Puerto Vallarta

Cheap Car Rentals in Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of gas per gallon$4.81
Average price per day$29
Cheapest price per day$17

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

January

$26

February

$27

March

$32

April

$32

May

$24

June

$23

July

$27

August

$26

September

$21

October

$19

November

$23

December

$43

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.

Popular Car Types in Puerto Vallarta

There are, in total, 50 car rental locations in Puerto Vallarta that are operated by 25 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can rent (cheapest price last found: $17/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Puerto Vallarta rental providers:

Compare available car types for rental in Puerto Vallarta

Small Cars

$23 - $43

All Car Types

$58 - $128

To rent a Small car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $34/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$23/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$43/day). In fact, September is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Small car saves you 61% 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 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 $41/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$50/day). In fact, October is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Medium car saves you 53% 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 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 $84/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$119/day). In fact, November is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Large car saves you 3% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $64/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$86/day). In fact, October is about 32% 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 car saves you 26% 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $111/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$190/day). In fact, January is about 34% 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 car is 23% 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 Pickup Truck car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $80/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$69/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$131/day). In fact, May is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Pickup Truck car saves you 6% 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $195/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$116/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$349/day). In fact, February is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Luxury car is 56% 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.

To rent a Convertible car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you would pay an average price of $38/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (~$36/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$63/day). In fact, July is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Puerto Vallarta. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Puerto Vallarta, renting a Convertible car saves you 55% 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.

Chevrolet Spark$17/day
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Nissan Versa$19/day
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Kia Picanto$19/day
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Top rental agencies in Puerto Vallarta

All major car rental suppliers in Puerto Vallarta

Alamo

5.0
Fair
54 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.4

Overall

4.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.1

Value

4.4

Sixt

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

Enterprise

6.4
Okay
4 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

5.6

Avis

5.5
Fair
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

5.0

Overall

5.5

Pick-up/drop-off

5.0

Value

5.0

Hertz

4.7
Mediocre
4 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

4.5

Thrifty

4.0
Mediocre
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.5

Comfort

5.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

4.0

Dollar

3.8
Poor
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

3.0

Ace

3.8
Poor
28 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

3.9

Comfort

3.9

Overall

3.7

Pick-up/drop-off

3.6

Value

3.8

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Car Rental FAQs

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 $29/day when booking a rental car in Puerto Vallarta. The best deal a user found was for $17/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: Europcar ($19/day), Deal Mobility Rent a Car ($20/day), and Economy Rent a Car ($39/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 Enterprise (6.4 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 $4.81/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $57 and $83 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Europcar offers rental cars in Puerto Vallarta for about $148 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 13% to make it a great deal in Puerto Vallarta. Try to book at least 12 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?

$27 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 March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $35 per day.

What car do most people rent in Puerto Vallarta?

Kia Soul, which is a Compact vehicle, is the most popular to rent at Puerto Vallarta according to Cheapflights users.

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