El Calafate Airport (FTE) Car Rental

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El Calafate Airport (FTE)

Follow signs to baggage claim. Go to the main hallway

Turn left and walk 20 meters, the Alamo counter will be on your right

Please proceed to the Alamo counter to obtain your rental agreement and vehicle keys.

Location Services

  • You can save time at the counter when you activate Accelerated Check-in online. Just provide your driver's license and contact information that are normally collected at pick-up and we will be ready when you arrive. You'll be on the road and on vacation before you know it!

  • After Hours Return:

    Returning your vehicle after the location closes is easy with Alamo. We'll tell you where to park it; just drop the keys in the dropbox and you're on your way!

  • Unavailable at this location

    Skip the rental counter lines and check-in directly by using Alamo's touch-screen kiosk. Check-in using the kiosk and a receipt-sized rental agreement is printed. You'll be directed to your rental car on the lot. At the exit booth, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and simply drive away.

  • Unavailable at this location

    No need to visit the counter or kiosk. You can go straight to your car!

    In order to take advantage of this optional free service, you'll need to activate Accelerated Check-in online then choose the 'Skip the Counter' option. You will be required to confirm your protection options, agree to the Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions and enter a valid credit card (no charge is made until you return your vehicle). Simply print your rental agreement to bring with you, and you are all set! Go directly to your car, show the booth agent your rental agreement and driver's license - and get on the road!

Rental Policies

  • All additional drivers must meet all rental requirements.
    Additional drivers must appear at the rental counter with the primary renter.
    Additional drivers must sign the rental agreement.
    An additional daily fee may apply for any Additional Drivers.

    The additional driver can only be added to the contract at the pick up location.

  • After Hours Returns
    This location offers After-Hours Returns. During the after-hours return please park the vehicle in a safe and secure designated parking space on the airport property and place the keys in the Express return box, located by our branch inside the airport.
    Make sure the vehicle is locked and ensure you have gathered all personal belongings before leaving. The renter’s responsibility for the vehicle and rental charges ends once an employee inspects the vehicle. We will email the receipt to you with all the final charges on the same day that we receive your return.
    No additional charges apply for returns outside the opening hours.

  • Minimum age to rent a vehicle is 21, and the maximum rental age is 75 years.
    Drivers between the ages of 21 and 24 will incur an additional daily fee.

  • The rental vehicles must be used within Argentina, not being able to cross to neighboring countries.

  • Delivery and Collection not available. customer can pre-arrange pick-up and drop off of vehicle in advance
    Pick-Up/drop off is available at a cost of $5.00 for 0-5 KM.

    Pick-Up/drop off is available at a cost of $10.00 for 6-15 KM.
    Pick-Up/Drop off is not available beyond 15 KM.

  • All one way rentals must be booked in advance and are subject to availability. One way charges apply and are payable at time of rental. One way charges cannot be prepaid.

    There is an minimum length of rental of 4 days for one ways picking up in one city and dropping off in another city. For reservations booked within the same city there is no MLR.

  • Collision Damage Waiver - Theft Protection (CDW-TP) is not insurance. The purchase of CDW-TP is optional and not required in order to rent a vehicle. If you purchase CDW-TP, the rental company agrees, subject to the actions listed on the rental agreement that invalidate CDW-TP, to contractually waive your responsibility for the cost of damage to or loss of the vehicle after the deductible of up to 5,000.00 USD, depending on car class. CDW-TP does not cover hail damage to the vehicle or damage to or loss of the windshield or tires. If CDW-TP is declined, the renter is responsible for the full cost of damage or the full value of the vehicle.
    Please be aware that most auto insurance policies from outside Argentina do not provide coverage in Argentina. Employees of the local rental car company are not qualified to evaluate the adequacy of the customer's personal auto insurance coverage. The customer should contact their insurance company in advance of the pickup date for the rental with any questions regarding their specific coverage.

  • As a customer, you have a choice as to how you would like to pay for fuel.

    Option 1- We Refill
    This option allows the renter to pay National at the end of the rental for gas used but not replaced. Price per gallon will be higher than local fuel prices. A 40% surcharge will apply.

    Option 2- You Refill
    This option allows the renter to return the vehicle with a full tank of gas to avoid extra fuel charges.

  • Full and Valid Driver's License from country of origin written in roman alphabet. If not, International drivers licensee required.

  • A passport in addition to a credit card, with available credit and in the renter's name, must be presented. The signature on the back must match the name imprinted on the card. In addition, if the renter has an online transaction, the number and name printed on the card presented by renter must match the name and number stored for the online transaction.

    Credit Cards Honored: American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®

    An authorization on the credit card will be taken on all rentals and may range from $1995 - $3420, depending on car class. This authorization amount may be toed toward damages of vehicles, late charges or citations incurred during rental of vehicle.

    $1995 for Economy to Compact
    $2280 for Midsize to Full-size
    $3420 for Premium and above

    Debit/Check cards are only accepted at this location as a form of final payment. Debit/check cards are considered to be any non-credit card with  American Express®, MasterCard®, VISA®, Diners Club®, Discover® logo.

    Cash is only accepted at this location as a form of final payment.

  • Must meet the location's minimum age requirements.

    Present a valid driver's license from country of origin.

    International drivers must provide a valid license from their country of residence. In addition to the drivers license, if the characters are not in English or Latin characters, an international drivers permit is recommended. If the drivers license is in characters other than Latin, an International permit is required or a Notarized English Translation is accepted.

    Present a major credit card in renter's name at the time of rental.

    This location accepts notarized Chinese Drivers License.

  • Third Party Liability (TPL) is included in the time and mileage rate. TPL covers damages and injuries to third parties under the local rental car company's insurance (according to law N* 24449  and its corresponding regulations), and provides you with liability coverage for all accident-related expenses not pertaining to passengers of a third party vehicle and for damages to third party vehicles, up to the policy limits, subject to the actions listed on the rental agreement that invalidate TPL.
    No deductible applies.

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El Calafate Central

Av Del Libertador 687 El Calafate 09405 AR

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