Playa del Carmen car rentals

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Playa del Carmen car rental information

Pick-up locationPlaya del Carmen
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KAYAK’s 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 hire 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 ₪242 or less
  • Book your rental car in Playa del Carmen at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Playa del Carmen are around 69% cheaper than other car types, on average

Playa del Carmen car rental experiences: the best tips from KAYAK users

Insights shared by verified travelers who rented a car in Playa del Carmen 
Verified travelerJan 2024
Don't book with Alamo. We changed to Easyway , they were very friendly and helpfull
Verified travelerJan 2024
Book ahead of time. Call to confirm with office, despite email confirmation that this is not necessary.

FAQs about renting a car in Playa del Carmen

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Playa del Carmen?

    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.

  • What’s the speed limit in Playa del Carmen?

    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.

  • Where are the best places to park in Playa del Carmen?

    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.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Playa del Carmen?

    On average a rental car in Playa del Carmen costs ₪242 per day.

  • How much is gas price in Playa del Carmen?

    The average gas price in Playa del Carmen is ₪19.32 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between ₪232 and ₪309, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Playa del Carmen?

    Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Playa del Carmen.

  • Which car rental companies are at Cancun airport (CUN)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Cancun airport include MEXRENTACAR, Europcar, Firefly, Right Cars and U-Save.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Cancun airport (CUN)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cancun airport to off-airport locations include MEXRENTACAR, Europcar, Firefly, and U-Save.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Playa del Carmen?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Playa del Carmen?

    An Intermediate car rental in Playa del Carmen costs ₪78 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Playa del Carmen?

    A Compact car rental in Playa del Carmen costs ₪250 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular rental car location in Playa del Carmen?

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

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Playa del Carmen?

    On average a rental car in Playa del Carmen costs ₪1,697 per week (₪242 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Playa del Carmen?

    On average a rental car in Playa del Carmen costs ₪7,275 per month (₪242 per day).

Playa del Carmen car rental reviews and directory

Budget

3.8

Best rated

Cleanliness

4.7

Comfort

4.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.8

Value for money

4.1

5 locations in Playa del Carmen

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Locations in Playa del Carmen

Av 10 Sur Plaza Paraiso

+52 998 803 1901

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Calle 1 Entre 15 Y 20

+52 984 803 1901

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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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2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
When I arrived, they told me that they did not have the car. i then went to the rental agency next door and they coincidentally has the same car at but at double the price. The cars all came from the same lot and had no Budget or other agency stickers to distinguish one from another. When I returned the car, there was a person waiting for the car who has just experienced the same scam.: rented online from Budget at one price, was told there was no such car on arrival, went next door and paid double for fhe same car. Total scam.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were friendly.

Cons:

The car wasn't there. There was no rental, the reservation wasn't honored. And even if they had had a car they would have demanded an extra $22/day in mandatory insurance that was never indicated in the rental agreement and would have priced them out no matter what.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing, we arrived and the unhelpful man working at the counter told us that there were no cars available and didn’t know when there would be again. I asked him how I was able to make a reservation if there were no cars available for rent and he simply shrugged his shoulders and told us to go across the street to Hertz. He was clearly not interested in assisting us and didn’t seem to care at all that we booked online in advance. Kayak should not route their customers to this company for booking.

Cons:

Nothing, we arrived and the unhelpful man working at the counter told us that there were no cars available and didn’t know when there would be again. I asked him how I was able to make a reservation if there were no cars available for rent and he simply shrugged his shoulders and told us to go across the street to Hertz. He was clearly not interested in assisting us and didn’t seem to care at all that we booked online in advance. Kayak should not route their customers to this company for booking.

4.0 Mediocre

Dec 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

They didn’t have the booked car available so we had to pay extra for another car which wasn’t in the best shape. Staff At the return wasn’t very friendly nor helpful.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Air conditioned office

Cons:

They tried to quadruple the price with hidden costs when we went to pick up our car! We cancelled as we couldn’t afford it and ended up with no car.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

After more than one month of returning the car, I still have not received my $1500 deposit back, despite no damages. This is illegal.

1 out of 11

Hertz

3.1

Cleanliness

4.1

Comfort

3.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.2

Value for money

3.0

8 locations in Playa del Carmen

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5 Avenida X Calle 28 Nte

+52 800 709 5000

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Area Comercial Hotel Xcaret

0180 0709 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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Blvd Aeropuerto

+52 987 869 8184

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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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10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Very helpful staff. We were running late for a flight and the staff accommodated us with a very fast drop off.

8.0 Very good

Nov 2021

KAYAK
The process went smooth, but there were a ton of fees added on that we were not prepared for. The rental ended up costing us $1100 for only 3 days

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Pick-up was at the airport directly out in front. Super easy.

Cons:

Don’t try too hard to sell insurance people don’t want.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Hertz could have actually had cars available at the location. Got to the airport and it was the guys day off. Nobody working counter. Finally found someone to call him and he had no car even available

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

We arrived to the airport, went to the Hertz counter and were informed that they did not have our vehicle. They tried to sell me on another vehicle half the size (which would not fit my group), and for more money.

Cons:

Honesty? Not giving away a vehicle that I had reserved, leaving me stranded at the airport to figure it out?

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They could have had the car or any car that they rented to me. Luckily Avis next door had a car to rent.

1 out of 9

Avis

7.0

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

7.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.2

10 locations in Playa del Carmen

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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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Carretera Cancun-Tulum Km 299

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Carretera Fed 307 Km 306 Punta

+52 984 803 8081

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Km 282 Puerto Juarez-L21-3

+52 984 188 0008

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Km 282 Puerto Juarez

+52 984 159 1600

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Lote 4 Manzana 73

+52 984 803 8081

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Paseo Xaman-Ha Mzn.25 L-207

+52 984 873 3843

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Tulum Playa D Carmen Km 294

+52 984 803 8081

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

YES, all was good and they spoke english, a real bonus!

Cons:

Pick up process was longer than expected, return was quick and easy

10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2022

KAYAK
When you rent a car in Mexico, Avis is the way to go. In Mexico, there is a mandatory liability insurance required by law. That insurance is rarely covered by your personal insurance and is provided by the car rental company. If you rent with other company, they will charge you that insurance at very high costs (an extra at your initial booking price). But at Avis Mexico, there are no bad surprises. That insurance is always included in the online booking price. Again, Avis is the way to when you are renting a car in Mexico.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2021

KAYAK
Avis staff is great. knowledgeable and friendly. I had a great experience with them

4.0 Mediocre

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The reservation was clearly indicating a drop off in a different city and the price did changes already when booked this way. We were charged double when we pick up because the drop off in diff city wasn’t actually charged according to Avis, this impacted our budget for the vacation, obviously we could not cancel the reservation cause all out itinerary was planed.. Then, the agency and location indicated in the avis summary was a location that is closed for one year now, we lost time and money going there and we had to go to another agency at the other side of the city that was actually next to where we came from. I will never book again through Kayak again and double check any information supplied by Avis

1 out of 2

NU Car

5.5

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Playa del Carmen

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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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10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2022

KAYAK
great service made everything so easy

2.0 Poor

Jun 2022

KAYAK
- Reserved and paid for a 7-passenger SUV. At pick-up get indication, they do not have any SUVs available, but could geve me 2 cars for the same price. How is one person supposed to drive 2 cars? 2 cars would also require 2 sets of insurance charges and gasoline. Decided to take 1 car, with a refund for difference from reservation. Response: We cannot refund anything, Kayak makes reservations without consulting us, you need to talk to Kayak, nothing we can do. - Car received: White, auto, Nissan Sentra 4 door. Car was clearly in accident, bumpers were discolored/misaligned relative to body, car had multiple dents on doors and trunk. Car had a flat overnight, when service came to replace tire (same guy from desk at agency) it was clear the rim was bent, reason for flat tire. Car was driven to hotel and back, did not feel save driving it. - Upon return, a bump in front tire was identified, rep indicated it would require replacement and charge against deposit. Upon review of video taken during pick-up, realized the bump was on tire originally. When shown the video, representative refused to recognize it and recommended filing a claim to the insurance company so tire would be replaced. Refused to file a fraudulent claim for damage that was clearly in the car previous to delivery, that was not appreciated by representative. Car return required 2 hours, time lost from vacation for a car that was barely used. - NU car rental is not the name of the company providing the car, name is American car rental. It is not a good idea to provide incorrect car rental company information to customers, there is no graphical or visual indication at the American car rental agency indicating it support rentals for NU car rental company. - Worst experience with a car rental in over 20 years. - Rent directly with car rental companies, do not recommend using Kayak based on this experience.

1 out of 1

keddy by Europcar

5.0

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.0

Value for money

5.0

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Carr Federal Chetumal

+52 998 877 2100

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Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo- Calle 8, Lote 10, Entre Av.15-Av.10

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2.0 Poor

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Very bad. And ripoff

1 out of 1

Infinity Car Rental

4.6

Mediocre

3 reviews

Cleanliness

4.6

Comfort

4.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.6

Value for money

4.6

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3 10th St, Mz 27 Between 2nd And 4th St.

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Calle 10 Mz 27 LT 3 entre calle 2 y 4

+52 984 803 3748

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2.0 Poor

Dec 2023

KAYAK
I liked nothing. The car was not available when I arrived in the office.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Simplicity and price

2.0 Poor

Jun 2023

KAYAK
Absolutely terrible and more like a scam than a reputable company!

1 out of 1

MEXRENTACAR

4.0

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

4.3

Comfort

4.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.6

Value for money

4.3

3 locations in Playa del Carmen

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5ta Avenida, Entre 14 N y 16 N

+52 334 170 8243

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Carretera Federal Cancún-Playa del Carmen Km 48

+52 334 170 8243

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Playa Del Carmen Airport

+52 33 4624 2114

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6.0 Okay

Apr 2022

KAYAK
The process at pickup took over an hour and a half in a tiny little room with only one desk worker. Then we had to wait for them to wash the car. When it was time to return the car they tried saying there was a new scratch and we showed them the pics we had taken upon pickup and they then believed us. Returning the car took about 25 minutes.

1 out of 1

Europcar

3.6

Cleanliness

4.2

Comfort

4.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.9

Value for money

3.8

6 locations in Playa del Carmen

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Locations in Playa del Carmen

Calle 10 Manzana 35, Lote 2-05, Local 6 Col. Centro Playa del Carmen Solidaridad Centro Comercial Plaza Paraiso

+52 984 157 9197

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Carr Federal Chetumal

+52 998 877 2100

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Ctra Cancun Chetumal Km 300

+52 984 179 9252

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Oficina virtual, comunicarse al: +52 (984) 873 2820

+52 984 873 2820

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Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo

+52 984 873 2820

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Predio Limonar, Fraccion 2, Acceso Xcalacoco Playa del Carmen, QROO

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3.9 Poor

Jul 2021

KAYAK
They will find a way to make you take their insurance! You'll need a letter from your insurer describing in detail what they are covering.

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The address is not correct, the car does not exist and the price is 60 usd (instead of 41 usd) for a cheaper category of car, plus i have to pay the insurance cause they don’t accept the insurance of the credit card. It’s a fraud.

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Super rude staff (young guy)

Cons:

Staff was so rude that we decided not to rent there and go somewhere else.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

STAFF WAS EXTREMELY EXTREMELY CANNOY SAY IT ENOUGH EXTREMEEEELY RUDE! NEVER EVER AGAIN!

2.0 Poor

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

NOTHING! They did not have a car for us! They confirmed that a reservation was made in our name but told us that since the car was not paid for in advance, car was given out to someone else. The site did not request payment at the time of reservation. They offered to give us another car for triple the cost! They told us that you should never use a third party site like Expedia or Kayak so don't waste your time making reservations with this company, they were not even sorry that we got stranded without transportation.

Cons:

Honoring the reservation!

2.0 Poor

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The people working at the agency were very nice.

Cons:

They didn’t have the car we had reserved. It was so much more expensive—like three times more! It took over two hours to figure it out. We ended up paying triple and driving a tiny car we didn’t reserve! It was a frustrating part if our trip. I would never rent a car from there again. However we heard that many companies are similar.

1 out of 7

Payless

3.5

Cleanliness

3.5

Comfort

3.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.5

Value for money

3.5

7 locations in Playa del Carmen

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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

+52 984 803 1901

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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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2.0 Poor

Nov 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

This was a complete joke. I asked my boyfriend and roomate, while booking my car rental on Kayak if it was legit, and they assured me it was. Well... It wasn't. I arrived to the car rental shop 'Pay Less Car Rental' to a very rude man, telling me he didn't have my reservation. Even though I had a confirmation number. So after digging he tells me the Luxury SUV we rented, they have never had had in stock. And all that was available was a low end small car. Considering I had 5 people waiting on me to take an 2 hour road trip, I had no choice but to take the car. This car should not be on the road, its old, rusty, dented, and dangerous. The seat belts don't work, It is standard and it barley switches gears, the windows leak, the lock on the drivers door barley unlocks, the wipers don't work, the lights are so dim I can't drive at night, and SO much more. This vehicle is an absolute JOKE and should be taken off the road. At this point I am under the impression that Kayak is not even close to legitimate, and it is a waste of time to book something, that doesn't even exist.

Cons:

Everything

2.0 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

price was way higher than advertised. I didnt rent a car because of it

2.0 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

Three of us with families reserved three vans at plays del Carmen, Mexico to drive to chichen itza. We have confirmed reservation numbers from kayak. When we went three to pick vans the didn't even know that we are coming. He had no vans cars or anything to rent to us. All three families stranded middle of no where with kids. Avoid at all cost. Kayak should ban them.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Absolutely nothing.

Cons:

There was a language barrier which normally isn't a big deal and is to be expected. But they told me the final contract could be printed in English which was the only reason we decided to go with them. After payment and a $250 USD hold on our card for the car, they said it can't be printed in English. Too late now, had to go through with it. It was a 3 hour ordeal to get the rental as well. After we turned it back in they said the deposit would be back in our account within 2 days. 5 days later and we're still not seeing the money hit our account. Go with a reputable company. Hertz was right down the street and would have been a much better option.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing to like.

Cons:

I booked a one day car rental for 10$. When I got there, internet was down and the agent told me that there was no way I could rent the car for $10. He said the rental would be much more, and that insurance was required and it was 78$ USD. He was not willing to honor the booking details at all.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I got the confirmation of the van and we went to the location. The representative said its not confirmed and there are no vans available. We had to take a bus to get on to several places with our kids. Its very disappointing for our friends and families to trust Kayak

1 out of 2

National

3.5

Cheapest deal
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5.1

Comfort

4.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.8

Value for money

3.9

3 locations in Playa del Carmen

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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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2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

I saw a price online and when I went to the shop they asked me for an insurance and I had to pay double the price of the car. I’ve never had this situation in over countries

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

They didn’t actually have any cars to rent out even though they had multiple listings online.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The office is hard to find and upon return they made my wife wait outside due to Covid ( even though when we came to pick up the car we were both allowed in the office). Furthermore I waited in the office for half an hour for them to give me my paperwork after asking twice for it they kicked me out. I now have the entire $2500 deposit pending on my credit card. Meanwhile we barely caught our flight back to the states thanks to this terrible experience.

8.0 Very good

May 2022

KAYAK
The car was clean and had no problems and the pre-inspection was thorough. That gives a very comfortable feeling It would have been more comfortable if the tank was full. We now had to stop for gas soon after we picked-up the car

2.0 Poor

Apr 2022

KAYAK
They tried to overcharge us. They took ages to assist us. Super bad manners and attitude. Never ever recommending this to anyone.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2021

KAYAK
We never used it. We tried to cancel, and were unable to. I feel the website is deceptive, and will not use again.

1 out of 3

Alamo

3.3

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3.8

Comfort

3.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.9

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2.9

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5a Ave Norte Esq Calle 6 Norte

+52 984 803 1239

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2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
We reserved a car and there was no car available.

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They did not have a car for me

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

You should communicate more with each other. In the rental: 1) they didn't have the car at all 2) the price was much higher (from 75 to 185 dollars) I was told that you know it but do not regard it. Make it better please. We solved it directly with Hertz in the end. Have a nice day! Petr

4.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

When I arrived to pick up my car rental reservation they did not have a car available and had me wait over 20mins to even get that information when they knew the entire time.

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

they didn’t have the car ,that we rented at least a month ago. And they couldn’t have cared less. We had to take a bus to get to our destination

2.0 Poor

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

It was a rip off and they had over $1,000 (US) in hidden fees. I didn’t even get the car. I walked out of the office

1 out of 4

Firefly

2.8

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4.4

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4.2

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3.0

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2.9

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Playa del Carmen Airport

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Plaza Tukan Local 4 10a Avenid

0180 0709 5010

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2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Scam, avoid They said they don’t have a car, and offered another 2000 USD more!

2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
They didn’t have the car we reserved available and said it could take a few days before they did . The only car they had was 5x the price. We ended up with no car.

2.0 Poor

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Very expensive extra charges that you cannot get rid of

2.0 Poor

Dec 2021

KAYAK
They don’t have my car

2.0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

They charge mandatory insurance which is 3 times more than the car rental.

2.0 Poor

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The drop off was super quick and efficient.

Cons:

We were quoted $350 we knew the y were going to try to sell us insurance so we got insurance trough our credit card, even with our credit card insurance they wanted to charge us the $350 plus another $850 for insurance for $1200 total!!! When we told them that was ridiculous and started to leave the price suddenly dropped to $750 total which was still twice what we were quoted but we accepted it. Its really sad that they try to take advantage of people on vacation!!

1 out of 6

Thrifty

2.6

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3.0

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3.0

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3.0

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2.0

2 locations in Playa del Carmen

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Av 10 Esq 16

+52 800 021 2277

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