Car rentals in Puerto Vallarta: All you need to know
A Puerto Vallarta car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Jalisco has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in Puerto Vallarta. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Puerto Vallarta?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll down the list of rental car companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best packages Puerto Vallarta has to offer. You should also:
- Compare and contrast weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Don't get more vehicle than you need. Normally, the smaller the car, the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Puerto Vallarta.
What rental companies have agencies in Puerto Vallarta?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Puerto Vallarta?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Puerto Vallarta. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?
Generally, to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find any additional charges is before you rent your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a vehicle. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can just add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.
You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
What fuel policy should I get?
Most rental car companies give you a full tank policy. We suggest returning your car topped off. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Puerto Vallarta. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage limitations.
Before you drive off
Be sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot on your Puerto Vallarta adventure. You should:
- Inspect your car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Puerto Vallarta car rental today
When you reserve your Puerto Vallarta rental car with CarRentals.com, you can depend on a wonderful car that will leave you with extra cash in the bank. Cash in on cheap deals on your Puerto Vallarta car rental when you book with us. See you out here.