Puerto Vallarta

Cheap Car Rentals in Puerto Vallarta from $5

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Puerto Vallarta. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Most popular company

MEXRENTACAR

Price of gas per gallon

$5.34

Average price per day

$22

Cheapest price per day

$5

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

January

$16

February

$15

March

$21

April

$20

May

$17

June

$16

July

$17

August

$13

September

$11

October

$8

November

$13

December

$39

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta is October. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Puerto Vallarta

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Puerto Vallarta to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Small cars

$16 - $62

All Car Types

$36 - $89

To rent a small car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $28/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$16/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$62/day). In fact, February is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a small car saves you 45% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Puerto Vallarta small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $30/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$19/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$59/day). In fact, October is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a medium car saves you 41% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Puerto Vallarta medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $99/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$170/day). In fact, November is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a large car is 48% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Puerto Vallarta large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $60/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$132/day). In fact, November is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a SUV is 15% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Puerto Vallarta SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $138/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a van in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$106/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$193/day). In fact, October is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a van is 63% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Puerto Vallarta van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $255/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$209/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$351/day). In fact, September is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a luxury car is 80% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Chevrolet Spark$5/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai Accent$5/day
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Hyundai Accent
Hyundai Venue$24/day
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Hyundai Venue

Top rental agencies in Puerto Vallarta

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Puerto Vallarta known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Puerto Vallarta. Reviews were last updated on March 3, 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Puerto Vallarta, such as Alamo, Sixt and Avis. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Alamo

4.7
Mediocre
56 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.2

Comfort

5.0

Overall

4.4

Pick-up/drop-off

4.8

Value

4.2

Sixt

9.4
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.1

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

9.4

Avis

5.7
Fair
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.7

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

5.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

5.4
Fair
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

4.9

National

4.9
Mediocre
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.7

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

4.2

Hertz

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.2

Comfort

4.5

Overall

3.7

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.0

Budget

3.4
Poor
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

3.9

Comfort

3.6

Overall

3.3

Pick-up/drop-off

3.3

Value

3.1

Ace

3.3
Poor
28 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

3.9

Overall

3.2

Pick-up/drop-off

3.1

Value

3.5

Best Puerto Vallarta car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Puerto Vallarta. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Puerto Vallarta with an average daily rate of $12. Data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Puerto Vallarta we've found at this time. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Chevrolet Spark$5/day
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A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Toyota Yaris$5/day
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Nissan Sentra$5/day
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Nissan Sentra

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Puerto Vallarta, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on March 3, 2024.

What are the requirements to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?

To rent a car in Puerto Vallarta, you must be at least 21 years old. You also need a valid driver’s license and a legitimate passport to rent one of the rental cars in Puerto Vallarta. To rent a car from one of the car rentals in Puerto Vallarta, you must also have a credit card. As car rentals in Puerto Vallarta never rent out any of their cars to individuals without the mentioned documents, before heading out to any of the cheap car rentals in Puerto Vallarta, make sure you’ve got your documents.

What are the rules for driving in Puerto Vallarta?

Prior to renting one of the rental cars in Puerto Vallarta, you should be aware of the fact that in this city, cars are driven on the right. You should also be aware that different parts of the city usually have different speed limits. For example, in residential areas, the speed limit is slower, whereas on the major highways inside the city, the speed limit is naturally set higher. In Puerto Vallarta, drunk driving and not wearing seatbelts while traveling in a car are serious offenses. This being the case when driving, ensure your blood alcohol concentration is below 0.08%, and you’ve worn your seatbelt. As the traffic rules in Puerto Vallarta are constantly changing, you should check the city’s department of motor vehicles website.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Puerto Vallarta?

Most of the roads in Puerto Vallarta are wide and well paved. As such, you can easily drive an economy car rental or a passenger van in this city’s streets. Car rentals in Puerto Vallarta usually have a variety of rental cars. Thus, at any of the Puerto Vallarta car rentals, you’ll find a rental car that suits you. In case you need help choosing the right car, all you have to do is ask for help from one of the professionals at your preferred cheap car rental in Puerto Vallarta.

What are the best places to park in Puerto Vallarta?

Puerto Vallarta has plenty of secure and relatively affordable parking lots. Thus, you need not worry about not finding a parking spot after renting a car from one of the Puerto Vallarta car rentals. Downtown Puerto Vallarta is usually quite busy. Thus, while driving in this part of Puerto Vallarta, you can expect minimal traffic, which isn't present in the quiet neighborhoods.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Puerto Vallarta?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $22/day when booking a rental car in Puerto Vallarta. The best deal a user found was for $10/day from Advantage, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Puerto Vallarta?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Puerto Vallarta from the following companies over the past two weeks: Deal Mobility Rent a Car ($5/day), Economy Rent a Car ($5/day), and America Car Rental ($8/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Puerto Vallarta?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (9.3 rating), Routes Car & Truck Rentals (7.3 rating) and Hertz (6.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Puerto Vallarta.

What are gas prices like in Puerto Vallarta?

The average gas price in Puerto Vallarta is $5.34/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $63 and $92 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta for a week from MEXRENTACAR ?

MEXRENTACAR offers rental cars in Puerto Vallarta for about $77 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Puerto Vallarta for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 45% to make it a great deal in Puerto Vallarta. Try to book at least 77 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Puerto Vallarta?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Puerto Vallarta. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much is a car rental in Puerto Vallarta for a weekend?

$59 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Puerto Vallarta. To save money, consider booking a Economy car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in April, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $41 per day.

What car do most people rent in Puerto Vallarta?

Class Intermediate Car, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Puerto Vallarta according to Cheapflights users.

Small car rentals in Puerto Vallarta

Find small car rental deals in Puerto Vallarta from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Puerto Vallarta cost an average of $8 per day. Price data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
Hyundai i10$7/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$7/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$7/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Puerto Vallarta

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Puerto Vallarta. Deals were last updated on March 3, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Puerto Vallarta. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Hybrid

Hybrid

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