Playa del Carmen car rentals

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Playa del Carmen, QR, Mexico
29 Jun — 6 Jul
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Playa del Carmen car rental Information

Pick-up locationPlaya del Carmen
Rental locations71
Airport locations6

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From C$ 6/dayRated #1
Budget
Best rated
Most popular
5.5 Okay (39 reviews)
5 locations in Playa del Carmen
Budget
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av 10 Sur Plaza Paraiso+52 998 803 1901
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Calle 1 Entre 15 Y 20+52 984 879 4137
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Calle 4 Notre+52 984 879 4137
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Fed Cancun Chetumal Km 296+52 988 246 2014
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Paseo Xaman Ha, Lt. #2+52 998 246 2014
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  • 5.7
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Rated #2
Enterprise
10 Excellent (1 review)
4 locations in Playa del Carmen
Enterprise
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av Constituyentes 2+52 984 877 2900 ext. 244055
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Av. Constintuyente #1+52 984 873 4000 ext. 3055
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C. 3 Sur #229 Mza 16 Lt 2+52 984 873 0883
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Calle Quinta Avenida, Luis+52 984 873 4000
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From C$ 8/dayRated #3
Avis
5.3 Okay (3 reviews)
7 locations in Playa del Carmen
Avis
Locations in Playa del Carmen
1RA Sur Por 5TA Av Zona+52 984 168 2734
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Avenida 10 Calle 2 Y Calle 4+52 984 876 2612
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Avenida 10 Manzana 26+52 984 688 8154
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Hotel Xcaret Mexico - HOTEL GUESTS ONLY+52 984 159 1600
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Lote 4 Manzana 73+52 984 803 8081
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Playacar Mall-Paseo Xaman-Ha Mzn 25+52 984 873 3843
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Secrets Maroma Beach-HOTEL GUESTS ONLY+52 984 803 8081
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  • 9.3
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From C$ 1/dayRated #4
Europcar
Cheapest deal
4.2 Okay (16 reviews)
3 locations in Playa del Carmen
Europcar
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Carr Federal Chetumal+52 998 877 2100
Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo+52 984 873 2820
Predio Limonar, Fraccion 2, Acceso Xcalacoco Playa del Carmen, QROO
  • 4.2
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From C$ 22/dayRated #5
Hertz
3.6 Mediocre (12 reviews)
6 locations in Playa del Carmen
Hertz
Locations in Playa del Carmen
5 Avenida X Calle 28 Nte+52 800 709 5000
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Av 10 Norte Esq 14 Nte Bis+52 800 709 5000
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Av. 15 Local 41pb+52 999 911 8040
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Central De Autobuses+52 800 709 5000
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Paseo Xaman Ha Mza. 25+52 800 709 5000
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Quinta Ave. & Calle 10+52 999 911 8040
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  • 3.3
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Rated #6
National
3.5 Mediocre (4 reviews)
3 locations in Playa del Carmen
National
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av Constituyentes 2+52 984 877 2900 ext. 244055
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Av. Constituyentes #1+52 984 873 4000 ext. 3055
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C. 3 Sur #229 Mza 16 Lt 2+52 984 873 0883
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  • 6.5
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From C$ 1/dayRated #7
Alamo
3 Mediocre (9 reviews)
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Alamo
Locations in Playa del Carmen
5a Avenida Norte Esq Calle 6 Norte+52 984 803 1239
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  • 4.2
  • 3.7
  • 3.1
  • 2.4
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Rated #8
Payless
2.8 Mediocre (7 reviews)
7 locations in Playa del Carmen
Payless
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av 10 Sur Plaza Paraiso+52 998 803 1901
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Av Norte Mza .62 Reg33 #15+52 998 886 2812
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Calle 1 Entre 15 Y 20+52 984 879 4137
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Calle 4 Notre+52 984 879 4137
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Calle Plaza Marina Local 40+52 984 873 1395
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Carr. Cacun Chetumal Km 309+52 998 246 2014
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Paseo Xaman Ha, Lt. #2+52 998 246 2014
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  • 2.8
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Rated #9
Firefly
2.3 Mediocre (13 reviews)
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
Firefly
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen Airport
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Plaza Tukan Local 4 10a Avenid0180 0709 5010
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  • 3.6
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Rated #10
Dollar
2 Mediocre (6 reviews)
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Dollar
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av 10 Esq 16+52 800 365 1111
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From C$ 1/dayRated #11
Economy Rent a Car
2 Mediocre (2 reviews)
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Local 24, Manzana 81 Lote 1, Condominio Aldea Thai+52 998 253 6112
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From C$ 1/dayRated #12
Ace
2 Mediocre (6 reviews)
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Ace
Locations in Playa del Carmen
16 Bis+52 33 4170 8243
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Rated #13
Thrifty
2 Mediocre (4 reviews)
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Thrifty
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av 10 Esq 16+52 800 021 2277
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Sunnycars
7 locations in Playa del Carmen
Sunnycars
Locations in Playa del Carmen
10 Av. Sur 10
5 Av. Con Calle 10
5A Avenida Norte Esq Calle 6 Norte
Ave. Juarez
Avenida Paseo Xaman Ha mza 25
Calle 8
Carr Federal Chetumal
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From C$ 31/day
MEXRENTACAR
3 locations in Playa del Carmen
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Playa del Carmen
5ta Avenida, Entre 14 N y 16 N+52 334 170 8243
Carretera Federal Cancún-Playa del Carmen Km 48+52 334 170 8243
Playa Del Carmen Airport
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Adocar Rental
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
Adocar Rental
Locations in Playa del Carmen
10 Avenida Norte Mz 10 Lt. 2, Centro. Entre las calles 2 y 4
Av. Xcacel, Manzana 18 Plano 2
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From C$ 23/day
America Car Rental
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
America Car Rental
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Calle 4 Norte entre Av. 5 y Av. 10 Manzana 4+52 984 803 3748
Condominio Aldea Thai Local 24, Manzana 81 Lote 1 entre calle 26 y calle Cozumel+52 984 803 3748
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IssiCar
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
IssiCar
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Calle 12 #230 Mz 55, Lote 8 Local2, Entre Av 20 Y Av 15, Colonia Centro, Cp+52 984 115 2008
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Calle 30 Av 105 Y 110 Nte, Colonia Ejidal 2,mz 178, Lote 8 Zona Urbana, Cp+52 984 115 2008
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keddy by Europcar
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Carr Federal Chetumal+52 998 877 2100
Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo- Calle 8, Lote 10, Entre Av.15-Av.10
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NU Car
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
NU Car
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Avenida Primera Norte Local 3
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Local 24, Manzana 81 Lote 1, Condo Aldea Thai+52 998 253 6112
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From C$ 20/day
Sixt
2 locations in Playa del Carmen
Sixt
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Ave 10 N cruz Calle 28 Local 3+52 984 803 0768
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Carretera Cancún Tulúm Km. 62+52 984 877 4400
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Mas By Mex
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Mas By Mex
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Quinta Avenida+52 33 4170 8243
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Arrent Car Rental
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Arrent Car Rental
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Calle 10 Mz 6 Lt 3+52 984 803 3755
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City Car Rental
1 location in Playa del Carmen
City Car Rental
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Av constituyentes calle 20 y 25+52 998 980 0766
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Infinity Car Rental
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Infinity Car Rental
Locations in Playa del Carmen
CRT Cancun Aeropuerto, SM 301 Mza 8 Lte 8 Bodega 33-A+52 998 886 3145
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Rhodium
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Rhodium
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen Airport
MondayInvalid Date - 23:59
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Right Cars
1 location in Playa del Carmen
Right Cars
Locations in Playa del Carmen
Local 25 Manzana 82 Lote 1 Entre Calle 26 Y Calle
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122 travellers who rented a car in Playa del Carmen gave the car agency they used an average rating of 3.9

Car rental locations in or near Playa del Carmen

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 15/day

Good deal

C$ 7/day

When to book a rental car in Playa del Carmen

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Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Playa del Carmen

  • Playa del Carmen, Mexico is a beautiful vacation destination for many people, but it is also a remote place which is easiest explored and discovered on your own four wheels. Rent a car for your time in Playa del Carmen to benefit from the flexibility and freedom it can give you. Also bear in mind that the nearby Theme Park and Amusement Park are best reached by car in less than a quarter of an hour and cannot be reached by public transport easily.
  • Even though International Airport Cozumel is closer to Playa del Carmen in miles, the best choice is to fly into Cancun International Airport and rent a car from their on-site car rental center, which features the most car agencies in the vicinity including Alamo, Thrifty, and Avis. The drive to Playa del Carmen will take about 45 minutes and goes along the coastal 307 road.
  • Driving in Mexico can be daunting for some travelers at first, with safety concerns and the Mexican police who are known to be especially strict with tourists from abroad. However, as long as you adhere to the speed limits, check the car is properly insured, and have all the right documents in place, driving in Playa del Carmen should be no problem; travelers will get to explore the beautiful Tulum Ruins and more within their own time frame and with peace of mind.
  • During the morning hours, traffic mostly keeps flowing in Playa del Carmen, but there is some increased traffic during lunch time, around 11am-1pm, when the Cancún/Mexico 307 can get especially clogged up. In the afternoon between 3 to 6pm, traffic also increases regularly during the weekdays so, if possible, try to avoid going out during these times, or circumvent the traffic via the many little side alleys.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Playa del Carmen for C$ 7 or less
  • Book your rental car in Playa del Carmen at least 3 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact rental cars in Playa del Carmen are around 96% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Playa del Carmen

  • Some car rental companies in Playa del Carmen which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Europcar and Alamo

  • On average a hire car in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 15 per day.

  • Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Playa del Carmen. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • The average gas price in Playa del Carmen is C$ 5.17 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 62 and C$ 83, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Kia Rio Hatchback or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Playa del Carmen.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Cancun airport include Europcar, Budget, Alamo, Economy Rent a Car, Enterprise, Ace, National, Avis, E-Z Rent-A-Car and America Car Rental.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cancun airport to off-airport locations include Europcar, Budget, Alamo, Economy Rent a Car, Enterprise, Ace, National, Avis, E-Z Rent-A-Car and America Car Rental.

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

  • A Economy car rental in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 10 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car rental in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 11 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 7 per day, on average.

  • In Playa del Carmen, cars are most frequently rented at Europcar Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo (1 km from city centre ).

  • On average a rental car in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 102 per week (C$ 15 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Playa del Carmen costs C$ 439 per month (C$ 15 per day).

  • Playa del Carmen is one of the most beloved tourist destinations in Mexico for one main reason: the wonderful sunshine and scenic beaches. Make the most out of your stay there and rent a convertible to get the most out of the summer feeling. It may be advisable to not opt for the most expensive car to decrease the risk of being targeted by thieves.

  • Speed limits are given in km/h in Mexico and are clearly marked throughout. They must be adhered to at all times. Unless otherwise indicated, speed limits dictate 60 km/h (37 mph) on streets which do not indicate a clear limit, up to 90 km/h (56 mph) on rural roads with two lanes, and up to 110 km/h (68 mph) on highways.

  • Getting gas in Mexico is pretty cheap with an average price of Mex$14 per liter ($0.68 USD, which means $2.72 per gallon). Scams at Mexican gas stations still happen now and then, so it is important to check the gas filler beforehand to ensure all numbers are set to zero. Also, when paying with a credit card, always demand a receipt.

  • Finding a parking spot in central Playa del Carmen can be tricky, but street parking is possible, especially on the northern side of the city. Remember to never park on the street where there is yellow curb, as the car would most likely be towed! There are also public parking lots, such as the Parking Lot in Calle 8 Nte 2 or in 15 Avenida Nte LB, which are always a good choice.