Los Cabos Airport Car Rentals

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Planning a trip to Cabo San Lucas or San José del Cabo? The good news is that both taxis and Uber are available for those who want to take quick trips from point A to point B — just be aware that you’ll likely have to negotiate a price with a taxi before hopping in and while Uber is safe and professional for the most part, it can be pricey.

If you’re looking for a little more independence and you want to explore Cabo and the incredible southern coastline of Baja California, renting a car will be be your best bet.

Renting a car at Los Cabos Airport will allow you to start your vacation off on the right foot and give you the ability to create your own personalized itinerary that includes all the things you want to see, do and explore in Baja. Consider a visit to Todos Santos or a enjoy a beach day at one of the lesser visited beaches along the coastline.

Los Cabos Airport Car Rentals

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish, Mayan

Local Currency: The local currency in Los Cabos is the Mexican peso (MXN). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the Los Cabos Airport ATMs before arriving to your accommodations in Los Cabos.

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 (31 mph) in the city and 80 – 120 km/h (50 – 75 mph) on open roads.

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

Types of Car Rentals

Los Cabos car rental options include everything from economy cars to standard sedans and full-size SUVs, with daily rental rates averaging around $38 USD per day.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found as low as $13/day with unlimited mileage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Vehicle Type:Model:Rates P/D:
Small CarsChevrolet Beat or similar$13.30
CompactVW Gol or similar$14.50
Full-sizeChevrolet Cavalier or similar$24.90
IntermediateChevrolet Aveo or similar$17.70
StandardVolkswagen Vento or similar$19.60
Compact SUVNissan Kicks or similar$20
Full-size SUVDodge Durango or similar$42.70
Intermediate SUVToyota RAV4$26.70
Mini VanDodge Grand Caravan or similar$79.20
Standard VanFord Tourneo or similar$268.20
Station wagonToyota Avanza or similar$67.90

Note: The two most important things to keep in mind when renting a car at Los Cabos Airport are to book in advance of your arrival and don’t hesitate to experiment with different dates to get the best rates.

Car Rental Companies

The Los Cabos International Airport is home to a variety of car rental agencies, including Avis, Budget, Hertz, MEX Rent A Car Dollar, Enterprise, SIXT, and more.

🚙 Car Rental Company:⭐ Rating (1-10):💰 Rates:
ACE Rent a car5.6 stars🔍 Check Rates
Avis8.3 stars🔍 Check Rates
Budget7.5 stars🔍 Check Rates
Dollar7.2 stars🔍 Check Rates
Enterprise8.9 stars🔍 Check Rates
Europcar6.7 stars🔍 Check Rates
Hertz6.9 stars🔍 Check Rates
Keddy6.8 stars🔍 Check Rates
MEX RENT A CAR7.5 stars🔍 Check Rates
SIXT8.8 stars🔍 Check Rates
Thrifty6.5 stars🔍 Check Rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find some frequently asked questions about car rentals at Los Cabos Airport, covering everything from rental requirements to types of vehicles, insurance options, recommended rental agencies, and more.

What are the requirements to rent a car at Los Cabos Airport?

Renting a car in Los Cabos will require you to provide proof of a valid driver’s license, a major credit card in the driver’s name, and usually requires that the driver is at least 21 years of age. Some rental agencies might require you to be 25 years of age or older. Always be sure to check with the rental agency before signing a car lease agreement.

Do I need an international license to rent a car in Los Cabos?

You usually just need your regular driver’s license from your home country to rent a car in Los Cabos. That said, we recommend getting an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving in Los Cabos as a backup in case of an emergency.

How much money does it cost to rent a car in Los Cabos?

Los Cabos car rental rates average at approximately $12 USD per day. However, these rates can vary based on factors such as travel dates, rental duration, vehicle type, and insurance options.

How do I make a car rental reservation at Los Cabos Airport?

We recommend to book your Los Cabos Airport rental car online in advance by clicking here or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.

What type of car should I rent in Los Cabos?

The type and size of the rental car that you rent in Los Cabos will depend on the size of your group as well as your budget.

Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Los Cabos Airport:

Car Rental Type:# of PassengersModel / Make:
Small Car (Mini, Economy)1-3Chevy Aveo or similar
Medium Car (Compact)3-5VW Gol or similar
Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)3-5VW Vento or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7Renault Duster or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Chevrolet Express or similar

Do I need insurance for a rental car at Los Cabos Airport?

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Los Cabos. At just $11.05 USD per day, this is an absolute no brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means and exactly what it covers below.

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