Renting a Car in Cabo, Mexico

Wondering how to get around in Cabo? Driving your own set of wheels is an excellent way to explore!

You can head to the mountains, cruise along the oceanfront and make your way to other towns and cities on some easy Cabo day trips.

Most recently we embarked on a deep dive into comparing Los Cabos car rentals – coming up with tips to help your trip run as smoothly as possible.

Is it safe to rent a car in Cabo San Lucas?

It’s safe to rent a car in Cabo and drive. The crime rates are low and you’re not likely to be car-jacked on the main roads. The road conditions are generally pretty good, too.

Major companies offering car rentals in Los Cabos

– Hertz – Budget – Sixt – Alamo – Enterprise – Avis

Best car rental in Cabo San Lucas airport

Avis, Enterprise, National and Hertz pop up on various Cabo car rental review sites as some of the best companies.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cabo San Lucas?

To give you an idea of how much it might be, on our last trip to Cabo in late December, the rental rate ranged from $52 to $55 USD a day from big-name rental agencies.

Supplemental third-party liability insurance

Because the basic insurance coverage is so limited, it’s recommended that you buy additional third-party liability insurance to the tune of at least $300,000 USD.

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