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Puerto Vallarta Car Hire

Puerto Vallarta Car Hire

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Pick-up location Puerto Vallarta
Rental locations 37
Airport locations 20

Puerto Vallarta car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (6,507 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Alamo
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Blvd Francisco Medina
+52 322 221 3030
Intl And National Arrivals
+52 322 221 1228
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Rated no. 2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,243 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Avis
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Gustavo Diaz Intl Airport
+52 322 221 0783
Secrets Hotel -David Alfaro Siqueros 164
+52 322 224 4859
Rated no. 3
Budget
7.4 Good (4,191 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Budget
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Francisco Medina Ascencio 141
+52 322 221 1210
Km 7.5 Carretera Tepic
+52 322 221 1210
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Rated no. 4
Hertz
hertz
7.4 Good (3,828 reviews)
3 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Hertz
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Fco Medina Ascencio #3987
+52 999 911 8040
Paseo De Los Cocoteros 85 Sur
0180 0709 5000
Paseo De Los Cocoteros
0180 0709 5000
Rated no. 5
Dollar
7.3 Good (6,361 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Dollar
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Blvd Francisco Medina Ascencio
+52 322 226 1400
Carr Tepic Km 7.5
180 0365 1111
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Rated no. 6
Thrifty
7.1 Good (2,738 reviews)
3 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Thrifty
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Francisco Medina Ascencio
+52 322 221 2984
Carr Tepic Km 7.5
180 0021 2277
Carretera Barra De Navidad
+52 322 221 5761
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Rated no. 7
Payless
6.6 Good (2,652 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Payless
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Calle Av. Francisco Medina Asc
+52 322 221 0263
Francisco Medina Ascencio 141
+52 333 688 6609
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Rated no. 8
National
8.0 Excellent (888 reviews)
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
National
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Carretera Tepic Km 7.5
+52 322 221 1226
Marriott Hotel
+52 322 226 0069
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Rated no. 9
Europcar
7.5 Good (361 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Europcar
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Carretera Vallarta-tepic Km 7.5
+52 322 209 0921
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Rated no. 10
Ace
5.9 Okay (382 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Ace
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Carretera a Tepic Km 7.5
+52 334 170 8243
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took over an hour
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Rated no. 11
Economy Rent a Car
economy
5.0 Okay (976 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Francisco M. Asencio 3987-10
+52 322 221 2413
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Rated no. 12
Enterprise
enterprise
5.8 Okay (34 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Enterprise
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Carretera A Tepic Km 7.5
+52 322 221 1226
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Rated no. 13
Advantage
advantage
6.0 Good (2 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Advantage
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta Int`l Airport - Europcar Carretera Vallarta Tepic KM 7.5
+52 787 710 2777
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Rated no. 14
Firefly
firefly
2.9 Mediocre (3 reviews)
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
Firefly
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Paseo De Las Rosas 27
0180 0709 5010
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Sixt
sixtrentacar
4 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Sixt
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Av Paseo Cocoteros Lt 28
+52 322 226 7503
Av Paseo De La Marina Nte. 585
+52 322 226 9500
Blvd Fr. Medina Ascencio 7930
+52 322 209 0685
Pelicanos 311
+52 322 209 0685
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
54 B, Calle Pelicanos
Carretera Vallarta-Tepic Km 7.5- Col.Villa Flores
Sunnycars
sunnycars
2 locations in Puerto Vallarta
Sunnycars
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Carretera a Tepic No 4690
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Inernational Airport
City Car Rental
citycarrental
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
City Car Rental
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio 8060
+52 322 308 0085
MEXRENTACAR
mexrentacar
1 location in Puerto Vallarta
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Puerto Vallarta
Aeropuerto Intl. Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordáz
+52 334 170 8243
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Francisco Medina Ascencio #4599

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When to book a hire car in Puerto Vallarta

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Top tips for renting a car in Puerto Vallarta

  • Perhaps the top reason travelers should rent a vehicle during their time in Puerto Vallarta is that there is no better way to see the beautiful coastline. There are many gorgeous beach spots that dot the coastline near Puerto Vallarta and many of them are a quick drive from town. Some of the options include Playa de los Muertos (7 km or 3.4 miles away) and Playa las Gemelas (16 km or 10 miles away).
  • Excited to begin your trip in Puerto Vallarta? You can pick up your hire car as soon as you arrive. For travelers with flights to Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, the hire car counters can be found in both the National and International Arrivals Halls.
  • Francisco Medina Ascencio is the main road in Puerto Vallarta and is often a key part of any itinerary. It is a very large road with four lanes of traffic on each side and can be a bit confusing for first time drivers. For instance, to take a left turn off the road you must exit onto one of the parallel running access roads and from there you can exit onto other streets.
  • Rush hour in Puerto Vallarta, like in many cities in Mexico, is no joke. In general, the morning rush hour goes from 7:00 a.m. and lasts until 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. As for the afternoon and evening peak, it starts at around 5:00 p.m. and finishes up at around 7:00 p.m. Highway 200, one of the main thoroughfares in Puerto Vallarta, experiences the bulk of the city’s congestion and should be avoided during peak hours.
  • Book your rental car in Puerto Vallarta at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Puerto Vallarta

What is the best hire car agency in Puerto Vallarta?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Puerto Vallarta are Alamo (8.7, 6507 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2243 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4191 reviews).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Puerto Vallarta?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Puerto Vallarta?

Fortunately for travelers, they will find that all sizes of vehicles are suitable for Puerto Vallarta. So, whether you prefer an SUV or a two-door convertible, you will be comfortable no matter what. However, if you plan on exploring the countryside a bit, it may be worth considering a more fuel-efficient vehicle.

What's the speed limit in Puerto Vallarta?

Speed limits in Puerto Vallarta usually are 60 km/h (37 mph) on roads with no posted speed limited, 60 to 80 km/h (37 to 50 mph) on larger roads such as beltways and freeways, and 100 to 110 km/h (62 to 68 mph) on major highways,

How are gas prices in Puerto Vallarta?

Petrol prices in Puerto Vallarta are around 17.00 MXN ($0.86) per liter of gas, which is 63.35 MXN ($3.19) per gallon. While this is a bit more expensive than the average prices seen in the United States, it is still quite affordable compared to petrol in Europe such as in Frankfurt, where petrol is €5.41 ($6.19) per gallon.

Where are the best places to park in Puerto Vallarta?

For the most part, parallel streetside parking is the most common option available to drivers in Puerto Vallarta. Additionally, drivers can expect most businesses and restaurants to have their own private parking. Aside from those two options, there are some parking lots and garages in the city, but they are not too common since streetside parking is so readily available.