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Can I rent a car with debit card or cash in Panama? I have no credit card

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Is your debit card part of an international network such as visa or mastercard ? That will be treated the same as a credit card.

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The problem I can see is that credit cards require a minimum credit line. I suppose a debit card would be OK if there is a large enough balance in your account. But a debit card doesn't give you the protection that a credit card does. Cash...not sure how big a deposit you need to put down. I'd contact the rental company in Panama before you go. Depending on your plans a combo of buses and taxis could be a good alternaive. Probably even cheaper.

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With a debit card they would block part of your cash; with a credit card they block part of your credit limit.

Buses and taxis are probably cheaper but not as convenient.

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