Cheap Car Rentals in Manila - All You Need to Know

While Metro Manila serves as a paradise for every visiting tourist, the congestion and constant traffic on the roads can be frustrating. In situations like these, you would prefer to rent your own car and explore the city and its outskirts at any time of the day as per your choice and convenience. The city of Metro Manila has over 30 such places for leasing cars.

We have done some research and found out these 10 car rental places as listed below - 

1. Car Rental Manila PH

Car Rental Manila PH in Makati City is one of the places in the Philippines where you can get a car at the cheapest rates. They provide hassle-free service for car rentals with good standards of delivery for self-driving cars. This car rental place provides a lot of various models of cars to choose from and you can also lease the car for the short and long term. If you want to enquire about their rates or services you can fill out a form provided on their official website.

Location- 3268 Zapote Street cor Biak na Bato Street Olympia Makati City, Philippines
Available cars - Honda City, Honda Civic, Mitsubishi, Toyota Corolla Altis, Toyota Vios, Toyota Innova, or Toyota Fortuner among many others
Contact - (02)88438561/ 09778171690 or visit them at their official website on http://www.carrentalmanila.ph/
Email address - [email protected]
Average Cost - depends on your choice and the duration of the car lease. Per day self-drive without a driver will cost you 2,312.167 Philippino pesos for 3 days minimum lease.

2. VOYC Transport Services Inc.

VOYC Transport Services was initially registered under the name of Reia Rent-A-Car Services as it was a family run business. It saw a great demand from clients for its services after which they renamed the business to VOYC Transport Services. They provide a wide range of vehicles from Coasters, Sedan, SUV, Vans, and Wagon. You can lease these cars on short and long-term leases and make a payment through Paypal. The pricing of the leases will be depending on your lease duration and the vehicle you pick. You can also enquire about the pricing of the cars and request a quote directly from their website.

Location- 3rd Floor Lite Bldg. 108 Amang Rodriguez Avenue, Brgy. Dela Paz, Pasig City
Available cars- Toyota Corolla, Toyota Camry, Hyundai County, Hyundai Grand Starex
Contact- +632 7729 0854, +632 8681 4106 (Manila Line) or visit them on their official website at www.voygrentacar.com
Email address- [email protected] For reservations write to [email protected]
Timings- You can visit the place anytime from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm

3. ANIS Transport

ANIS Transport is another spot for leasing affordable cars and van rentals. This rental provides easy service and good maintenance for all of their cars. You get to choose from a range of Sedans, Hatchbacks, vans, SUVs, and AUVs. If you are looking for a budget-friendly rental service, this is the place to rent it from. You have the option to choose a self-driving option or you can also book a driver along with the car rental.

Location-  906 Pantaleon street Mandaluyong Philippines
Available cars- Toyota Vios, Honda City, Honda Civic, Toyota Innova, and Toyota Super Grandia among others.
Contact- 0921-600-5318 / 02-85198186, 02-86355083 or visit them on their official website at https://www.anistransport.com/contact-us.html
Email address - [email protected]
Average Cost- The price of the rentals start from 1450 Philippino pesos to 3000 Philippino pesos.

4. Thrifty Car Rental

Exclusive Cars International Holdings Inc. or Thrifty Car Rentals is an independent license vertical of the renowned Hertz Corporation which is said to be the world’s leading car rental company. With a reputation like this, Thrifty Car Rentals makes a good mark with their good service and helpful staff. They also provide free home delivery on a wide range of their cars in some regions like Metro Manila, Palawan, Bohol, Cebu, and Clark.

Location- 7912 Makati Ave, Makati, 1232 Metro Manila, Philippines You can enquire more on their website mentioned below.
Available cars- Hyundai Eon, Honda City, Toyota Yaris, Toyota Vios, and also an intermediate motorcycle
Contact- +63 2 8892 0274 or contact them on their official website at https://thrifty.com.ph/
Email address- [email protected]
Timings- Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 11 PM and on Saturdays from 9 AM to 6 PM. Closed on Sundays.
Average Cost- The price starts from 400 Philippine pesos per day up to 4000 Philippine pesos.

5. National Car Rental - Boni Avenue

The National Car Rental is an internationally recognized brand providing rental and transport services. Apart from self-drive car leasing options this rental also provides pick up and drop options from the airport, chauffeur driven car rentals, and Company auto leasing. The service provides a wide window of cars to choose from like Toyota, Hyundai, or Honda. The official website can also be used for booking international travel. 

Location-  673 Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City
Available cars- Hyundai Elantra, Honda City, Hyundai Starex, Nissan Estate, Toyota Altis, Toyota Innova
Contact- (+632) 875 8567 or visit them on their official website at http://nationalcarph.com/index.html
Email address- [email protected]
Timings- Daily, 8 AM to 5 PM.
Average Cost - You have 2 different options, rental Sedan cars for 24 hours with a manual transmission will begin from 1960 Philippine pesos and upwards while a Sedan car with automatic transmission ranges from 2100 Philippine pesos to 3000 Philippine pesos for a 24-hour lease.

6. AVIS Rent A Car

AVIS Rent-A-Car services are a subsidiary of the G and S Transport Corporation which is known locally and internationally for its efficient and hassle-free car rentals. Even their branches in the Philippines operate for global level quality services. You can visit their official website for a selection of cars and also make advance booking for the same. If you want to make an impromptu booking, AVIS Rent-A-Car has numerous rental stations around Manila where you visit and lease a car.

Location- 10 F DMG Building, 52 Domingo M. Guevara, Mandaluyong, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Available cars- Toyota Innova, Toyota Camry, Toyota Wigo, Toyota Yaris Sedan/ Vios, and Class Compact car
Contact- +63 977 352 0129 or visit their official website at https://avis.com.ph/ and their official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/avisphilippinesofficial
Email address- [email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected]
Timings- This rental place is open on all weekdays and is functional from 8 am to 6 pm
Average Cost- They provide services in 3 categories, Compact size will cost you around 1600 Philippine pesos, the intermediate size car would be for 1600 Philippine pesos and a full-size vehicle will cost you around 2500 Philippine pesos. All of these rates are for a 24-hour lease.

7. Europcar Rental

Europcar Rental offers the best offers and deals on the leasing of their cars. They have a new coming of age model where users can become premium members to unlock rewards and the best deals beforehand. To accomplish this they have launched a smart app named Europcar for android, iPhone, and iPad platforms. On the official website, you can also sign up for their newsletter to stay updated! 
Location- Europcar rental operates at multiple rental stations, some of them are The Peninsula Manila,  Go Hotels Mandaluyong, Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila, and the airports.
Available cars- Nissan Altima 2.5, Toyota Hilux, Toyota Innova, Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Touareg, Toyota Super Grandia 3.0
Contact- +632 8666 5120, +63 917 304 2366 or visit their official website directly on https://www.europcar.com.ph/
Email address- [email protected]
Timings- The rental stations open at 9 AM
Average cost- The car lease can cost from 1450 to 3000 Philippine pesos per day.

8. Alamo Transport Leasing Services Inc

Alamo Transport is yet another place to get a car at lease for discounted offers. Their discounts are mostly scheduled for weekends when they see the most traffic of visitors. Holiday seasons are also accompanied by a lot of interesting offers. They offer both self-drive rentals and chauffeur driven cars for you to choose from. You can browse through their chain of cars and other policies on their official website.

Location- JCI Compound, Km. 18 W Service Rd, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
Available cars- Toyota Camry, Altis, Nissan Urvan, Lexus, Innova, Grandia, and Hi-Ace
Contact- +63 2 8824 6912/ 8853-1080/ 8722-2803 or visit their official website directly on https://alamotransportph.com/
Email address- [email protected]
Timings- 24/7
Average cost- The cost for the leases per day is 1400 Philippine pesos and upwards.

9. Budget Car & Truck Rental Philippines

The Budget Car & Truck rentals were founded by Morris Mirkin in Los Angeles in the year of 1958. The name itself suggests that the services granted are pocket friendly and ‘in the budget.’ The Budget Car has ever since started some franchises across the Philippines. They have expanded their services near the airports and hence provide pick up and drop services across destinations.

Location- Unit 105 VM Tower, 727 Roxas Boulevard, Baclaran, Paranaque City  1700
Available cars- Vios, Honda City, Toyota Altis, Toyota Innova, and Toyota Camry 2.4 V
Contact- +63 2 88319999 /  +63 2 88160181 or visit them directly on their official website at https://www.budget.com.ph/updated/index.php
Email address- [email protected]
Timings- Daily, 8 AM to 11 PM
Average Cost- The cost for the leases per day is 1450 Philippine pesos and upwards.

10. Car Rental in Manila

Car Rental in Manila or VMCT Car services provides a local service center in the Makati City of the Philippines. It promises to provide the cheapest rates in Manila with its center functioning for 24 hours for all the 7 days of the week. They also stand out for their cooperative and responsible staff and drivers. All the vehicles provided by them are given regular maintenance and security checks. You can also follow their official page on Facebook to get to know more about their updates and promotional offers. 

Location- 3268 zapote street Olympia, 1207 Makati, Philippines
Available cars- Toyota Grandia, Toyota Hi-Ace Commuter, Toyota Grand Starex Gold
Contact- +63 977 817 1690/ +632 8843-8561 or you can visit them on their official website on www.carrentmanila.com and their official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/carrentalinmanila/
Timings- 24/7
Average cost- The cost of the lease of these cars start from 1870 Philippine pesos and upwards.

Rules and Regulations While Renting a Car in Manila

  • The minimum age for all the people going for self-drive rentals have to be 25 years and the maximum age for anyone is 60 years.
  • The cars are segregated into categories based on the people that can be accompanied by them, namely compact, intermediate, and full-sized. On most online reservations you can only choose the category of the car you want to lease and not the exact model. The various models presented are subject to availability.
  • On your car lease, you will be charged a tax of 12 %. You also have to pay a fine for cancellation, if you lose the keys or under ‘No Show’ or ‘Waiting Policy.’ You also have to pay some amount as a cleaning fee.
  • Every time you lease a car, you have to pay a security deposit of around 10,000 Philippine pesos or others depending upon the place where you lease the car. After you return the car and they check it for damage any additional charge is deducted from the deposit and the rest amount is returned.
  • You have to have a driver’s license, your passport in case of foreigners, or the Philippine Government  National ID for the locals.

This post was published by Kiran Kulkarni

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