Tulum Airport Car Rentals

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If you are planning your visit to Tulum and you’re interested in exploring the ancient ruins, beaches, cenotes and everything else that the Riviera Maya has to offer, we highly recommend renting a car for the duration of your stay.

Renting a car in Tulum gives you the flexibility and the freedom to explore the incredible coastline of the Riviera Maya at your own pace and on your own terms.

For a quick, easy and hassle-free car rental experience, we highly recommend booking your Tulum car rental well in advance of your arrival in order to avoid wasting your precious vacation time standing in long lines at the rental agency.

Tulum Airport Car Rentals

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish is the official language of Mexico. While native Mayan speakers can be found in more rural areas of the Yucatan peninsula, English and Spanish will be the most common languages heard in Tulum.

Local Currency: The local currency in Tulum is the Mexican peso (MXN). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the Tulum airport ATM machines prior to arriving to your accommodations in Tulum.

Driving Rules: The law states that driving must always be on the right-hand side of the road.

Mexico Country Code: +52 We recommend taking a look at these dialing instructions in case of emergencies.

Speed Limits: 30-50 km/h (19-31 mph) in Tulum town, 80-120 km/h (50-75 mph) outside of town (state/federal highways).

Average Tulum Gas Prices: Check the latest gas prices in Tulum (Regular, Premium & Diesel). Note to tourists Please remember that prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Car Rental Types

Tulum airport car rental options include everything from economy cars to full-size vans and SUVs, with daily rental rates averaging around $61 USD per day.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found as low as $20/day with unlimited milage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Vehicle Type:Model:Rates P/D:
MiniChevrolet Beat or similar$27.30
EconomyNissan March or similar$45.26
CompactVW Gol or similar$53.01
Full-sizeChevrolet Cavalier or similar$56.36
IntermediateChevrolet Aveo or similar$63.45
StandardVolkswagen Vento or similar$74.26
Full-size EliteNissan Sentra or similar$99.13
Economy EliteChevrolet Onix or similar$63.04
Intermediate SUVToyota RAV4$54.70
VanDodge Grand Caravan or similar$93.05

Note: The two most important things to remember when renting a car at Tulum Airport is to always book in advance of your arrival and don’t be afraid to play with dates to find the best rates possible. Click here, enter your dates of travel, select your nationality and click ‘Check prices’ to see the latest rates and special offers available.

Car Rental Companies

Tulum is home to a small selection of car rental agencies including Europcar, Hertz and MEX Rent A Car.

🚙 Rental Company:Rating (1-10):💰 Rates:
SIXT Tulum Airport7.7 stars🔍 View Rates & Availability
MEX Rent A Car Tulum Airport6.7 stars🔍 View Rates & Availability
Keddy by Europcar Tulum Airport5.3 stars🔍 View Rates & Availability
MEX Rent A Car

MEX Rent A Car Tulum

Keddy Rent A Car Tulum

Keddy by Europcar Tulum

SIXT Rental Cars Tulum

SIXT Rental Tulum


Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions about Tulum Airport rentals — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage and more.

Is it worth hiring a car in Tulum?

Yes, absolutely. Hiring a car in Tulum is highly recommended for those wanting the freedom to explore Tulum on their own schedule. Having a car will also save you a lot of time, money and frustration during your trip to Tulum as you’ll be able to avoid haggling with Tulum taxi drivers when you want to go from point A to point B.

🌟 Pro Tip: The amount you will pay per day for a Tulum Airport rental car will likely be equivalent to the cost of 1 or 2 overpriced taxi rides during your stay in Tulum. With daily rental rates ranging from $20 to $61/day, renting a car is by far the most convenient and economical choice when visiting Tulum.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Tulum?

You must be at least 21 years of age to rent a car in Tulum. Please note that you must provide proof of a valid drivers license from your home country.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Tulum?

Tulum Airport car rental rates can be found for as low as $11 USD per day but are generally in the range of $30-50/day during peak season. Of course, rates will vary depending on dates, duration, type of vehicle and more.

What type of vehicle should I rent in Tulum?

The size and type of vehicle that you rent in Tulum will depend on the amount of people you’re traveling with and your overall budget for transportation in Tulum.

Generally speaking, we recommend renting a car that can fit your group comfortable. As a general rule, we usually recommend the following:

  • 1-3 passengers: Economy Car (Small group)
  • 4-5 passengers: Compact Car (Medium sized group)
  • 6-7 passengers: SUV (Large group)
  • 7 or more passengers: Van

The most popular rental cars at Tulum International Airport are the Chevy Aveo (Intermediate), VW Vento (Standard), Nissan Sentra (Full-size Elite) and Chevrolet Onix (Economy Elite).

What is the cheapest Tulum car rental available?

Cheap car rentals can be found for approximately $20-25 USD per day including taxes and fees and the most popular cheap rentals are the mini, economy and compact sized cars. Check prices now.

How much does rental car insurance cost?

Full coverage rental car insurance is available and highly recommended for visitors who are planning on renting a car at Tulum Airport, especially considering how affordable it is at just $7.93 USD per day. Learn more about what full coverage means and exactly what it covers below.

Is it worth it to purchase full coverage car insurance?

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