Sao Paolo maybe is not the capital, but with an estimated population of more than 11 million people, it is the largest city not only in Brazil (renting a car in Brazil), but in the whole South America. It is a real metropolis, which urban area is considered as the seventh largest in the world.
It is a melting pot city and home for many people around the world, with the largest Diasporas of the Italian (rent a car in Italy), Arab and Japanese.
Sao Paolo is located in the southeastern part of the state, in the continental area, only 70 kilometers away from the Atlantic Ocean.
For most Brazilians, Sao Paolo is the state within a state, with great autonomy in almost every aspect of public life. It has political, economic and educational independence, which is a result of a special political position of this city within the Federation.
Weather and temperature range are moderate, with all characteristic of humid subtopic climate. The lowest temperature is around 17 Celsius- the highest temperature never goes above 23 Celsius. However, if you have some health problems caused by high humidity, this city would not be the best possible destination.
Enjoy with car rental in Sao Paolo
Car rental in Sao Paolo can be the problem for people who are not skillful in driving on the crowded streets, with extremely heavy traffic. There are more than seven million registered cars and traffic jams are something that is almost normal. Because of that, local authorities have decided to implement rotation system and limit the traffic, especially in the city core. The limitation is determined by the last number of the registration plates. So, if you want to use car rental in Sao Paolo, make sure that you have previously checked on which days you will not be able to drive your car along downtown.
When we are talking about the required licenses, the situation in Sao Paolo is the same as in the whole Brazil. This means that you will be able to drive a car with you valid driver’s license, without any limitations. If you are planning to stay in the town more than 180 days, then you will have to apply for the local license in a driving school.
Of course, wearing a seat belt is mandatory. Drive on the right side of the road. You should not drink more than one beer, because the highest approved limit is 0,2 grams of alcohol.
If you are a nature lover, then you should use car rental in Sao Paolo for visiting the most famous and largest park in the city- Ibirapuera. It is very similar to the Central Park in New York (car renting in New York). It is the place where you can enjoy in picnics or open concerts.
City Zoo is also very popular tourist destination. In fact, it is declared for one of the most beautiful in the whole South America. If you have time, you can apply for the safari tour and enjoy in the beauty of the wild animals.
When you get tired from the city crowd, just sit in your car and drive to Praia Grande, wide and sandy beach, which is located only 100 kilometers from Sao Paolo.
Many international rental agencies are present in Sao Paolo and they are located across the whole city. The prices vary from $20 for economy 2-door vehicles to $80 for premium 4-door limousine. The basic insurance plan costs around $3,5 for a day. Avis, Budget, Alamo, Opodo, and Hertz are some of the most popular agencies in Sao Paolo.