The most reputable multinational car rental companies in Brazil are Hertz and Avis. The most reputable Brazilian car rental companies in Brazil are Unidas and Localiza.
Hertz and Avis rental locations exist only at both airports in Brazil. Unidas and Localiza rental locations reside at both airports as well as the shores of Copacabana. Travel guides advise that tourists should not drive in Brazil. If determined to do so, the driver must have a color copy of a valid driver's license that is translated into Portuguese. Without this document or for any road violation, the police can confiscate the vehicle.