Car rentals in Puerto Escondido: All you need to know
A Puerto Escondido car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Baja California Sur has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Puerto Escondido. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Puerto Escondido?
You are well on your way to locating the best deal on your car rental with us. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare and contrast all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your car of your choice and save more
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide what car you'll need for your drive. Don't rent more car than you need
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have outlets in Puerto Escondido?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Avis and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Puerto Escondido?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Puerto Escondido. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||Everyone who wants to travel Puerto Escondido in style||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Puerto Escondido together||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Puerto Escondido?
Generally, to rent a car in Puerto Escondido you must be at least 21. Please note, there might be an additional charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Go through the supplier's terms to find what the exact rate is before you book your rental.
Does Puerto Escondido require rental car insurance?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles such as premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Puerto Escondido.
What is the fuel policy for Puerto Escondido rental cars?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. Use as much gas as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service fees if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Puerto Escondido.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a good option if you decide to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Puerto Escondido. You can drive as much as you want and not incur added charges. Review your policy to discover if there are mileage limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you go over a few items before you leave the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the car and make sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Puerto Escondido car rental today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel piggy bank.