Car Rental in Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Puerto Vallarta Airport
Mini
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
MEX RENT A CAR
$17.54 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Compact
VW Gol or similar
VW Gol
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$27.60 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Intermediate
Chevrolet Aveo or similar
Chevrolet Aveo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
$33.88 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Economy
Nissan March or similar
Nissan March
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$38.83 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Puerto Vallarta Airport
Standard
Chevrolet Onix or similar
Chevrolet Onix
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$47.10 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Full-size
Chevrolet Cavalier or similar
Chevrolet Cavalier
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$49.70 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Premium
Nissan Altima or similar
Nissan Altima
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$53.68 / per day
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Economy Elite
Chevrolet Onix or similar
Chevrolet Onix
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$32.95 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 21:19 on 2024-04-17. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Spanish, Mayan
Currency
MXN
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+52
Average car rental price
$38 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 120 km/h or 50 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
7.9 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.39 per liter or $5.24 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.32 per liter or $4.98 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.41 per liter or $5.34 / 1 gallon

One-Way Car Rentals in Puerto Vallarta

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Puerto Vallarta and drop off in another city include:

  • From Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City - 72 offers from $50.79 per day

Top 20 Cities near Puerto Vallarta

  1. 185 km / 115 miles
  2. 202.8 km / 126 miles
  3. 233.8 km / 145.3 miles
  4. 295.7 km / 183.7 miles
  5. 324.5 km / 201.6 miles
  6. 362.3 km / 225.1 miles
  7. 390.6 km / 242.7 miles
  8. 393.2 km / 244.3 miles
  9. 449.9 km / 279.6 miles
  10. 479.8 km / 298.1 miles
  11. 508.3 km / 315.8 miles
  12. 524.3 km / 325.8 miles
  13. 526.6 km / 327.2 miles
  14. 536.3 km / 333.2 miles
  15. 647.4 km / 402.3 miles
  16. 659.8 km / 410 miles
  17. 723.8 km / 449.7 miles
  18. 738.4 km / 458.8 miles
  19. 772.8 km / 480.2 miles
  20. 784.6 km / 487.5 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Puerto Vallarta vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Puerto Vallarta
$26.49
January
$28.42
February
$37.91
March
$33.42
April
$31.10
May
$34.74
June
$41.59
July
$36.53
August
$26.03
September
$28.84
October
$33.38
November
$52.55
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta is September (when prices average $26.03 per day). This is 24% cheaper than the yearly average and 50% cheaper than renting in December (when prices average $52.55).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Puerto Vallarta?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in January, the average renter keeps their car for 12 days, and in August, they keep their car for 6 days.
Average number of rental days in Puerto Vallarta
12
January
10
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
8
July
6
August
8
September
8
October
8
November
8
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Puerto Vallarta is December, and the least popular is September.
Monthly searches in Puerto Vallarta by pick-up date relative to the average
181%
January
154%
February
98%
March
96%
April
55%
May
73%
June
76%
July
53%
August
43%
September
71%
October
112%
November
188%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 4
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers MEX RENT A CAR, Keddy, Europcar, Avis, SIXT
Popular car categories Large cars, Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars
Lowest price $18 per day
Cheapest supplier MEX RENT A CAR

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
MEX RENT A CAR Volkswagen Polo 4 1 Small cars
Keddy Chevrolet Beat 5 1 Small cars
Keddy VW Gol 4 2 Medium cars
Avis Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
SIXT Chevrolet Aveo Aut. 4 2 Medium cars
Keddy Chevrolet Aveo 5 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR MG 5 5 2 Large cars
Europcar Chevrolet Aveo 5 2 Large cars
MEX RENT A CAR Kia Forte 4 3 Large cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Canada
Chevrolet Beat
February 6, 2024
We used to car to drive to Lod Marco and from that base expore the area from La Cruz, Punta de Mita, Chacala, San Pancho and more.
United States of America (USA)
MG 5
January 29, 2024
I loved Puerto Vallarta. My first time there and I liked it so much I'm going back soon. I reserved an AirBnB for 2 months.
Canada
Chevrolet Beat
December 5, 2023
Seen some interesting places in Mexico and met many people and made some friends
United States of America (USA)
Nissan March
November 20, 2023
Driving in Mexico is not for the faint of heart. Roads are rough, tolls are expensive and road signage in towns is difficult to see. In large cities, the road signage does not sync up with the Navigation system making it difficult.
United States of America (USA)
Renault Scala
April 30, 2023
Hotel stay
Canada
Nissan Versa
December 27, 2022
One of our party is legally blind so the vehicle made it easier for her to travel.
Canada
VW Polo
October 18, 2022
Very easy going and reasonable rate. Agents are very good and will take care you fast.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Enterprise
8.1 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
3.9 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
8
Total rental companies
16
Average daily price
$37.66
Lowest daily price
$17.54
Total cars available
279

Top 16 Suppliers in Puerto Vallarta in 2024

Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.1 / 3 reviews
1 location
$57 - $91
SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.6 / 28 reviews
1 location
$46 - $184
National
National
Good 7.5 / 1 review
2 locations
$45 - $249
Avis
Avis
Good 7.4 / 13 reviews
3 locations
$46 - $339
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.4 / 3 reviews
2 locations
$44 - $337
Finalrentals
Finalrentals
Good 7.4
1 location
Flexways
Flexways
Satisfactory 6.3 / 3 reviews
2 locations
$58 - $110
Hertz
Hertz
Satisfactory 6.2 / 2 reviews
1 location
$75 - $299
Europcar
Europcar
Satisfactory 6.1 / 16 reviews
1 location
Keddy
Keddy
Poor 5.8 / 23 reviews
1 location
$24 - $129
Budget
Budget
Poor 5.7 / 10 reviews
2 locations
$34 - $93
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Poor 5.6 / 148 reviews
1 location
$18 - $44
Dollar
Dollar
Poor 4.9 / 15 reviews
1 location
$43 - $265
Thrifty
Thrifty
Poor 4.7 / 15 reviews
1 location
$56 - $204
Firefly
Firefly
Poor 4.6 / 14 reviews
1 location
$39 - $74
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Poor 3.9 / 32 reviews
1 location
$112
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