If you want to see everything Puerto Vallarta has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own car, you can go anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next getaway to Mexico even more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With all there is to do and see in and around Puerto Vallarta, you'll be wanting to explore more than just your hotel room while on your visit. Whether you are wishing to try the chophouse that has received great reviews across town or check out some of the best local favorites, you'll want your own auto to explore as much as you can during your stay. No matter what you end up doing in Puerto Vallarta, if you want to get the most from your trip to the city, having your auto is a must.
CarRentals.com works with several of the top rental car businesses in the world, like Thrifty, to not only get you the car you want for your holiday, but also get you the best rate. We can help your visit get off to a great start.
What you need to know for the road
How do I get the best rates on a Puerto Vallarta Thrifty rental car?
We strive to get you the best price, whether you reserve your vehicle. However, booking your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Puerto Vallarta?
You'll need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's the minimum age to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Puerto Vallarta is 21. Take time to read through Thrifty's policies, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars especially.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Puerto Vallarta?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Puerto Vallarta. Compact or economy vehicles are easier to park and good for short commutes. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle will have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Puerto Vallarta getaway can choose a higher-end car model like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in Mexico?
You are required to have insurance before you rent in Mexico. You may also buy additional insurance through Thrifty for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Many of the major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Puerto Vallarta. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Thrifty car rental?
Thrifty does require a deposit when you book your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip. Please note that the deposit may vary greatly depending on the model and make of the vehicle.
What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?
We encourage a full tank policy. You should get your car with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Thrifty.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Puerto Vallarta definitely has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities here.
Does Puerto Vallarta Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?
Thrifty usually offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at a different location. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you choose one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Puerto Vallarta, having access to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to see more of Mexico, you can drive when you like, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or hanging out a stop waiting for the bus.
Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Thrifty Puerto Vallarta car rental and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Go with CarRentals.com and cruise the highway in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.