|Pick-up location||Punta Cana|
|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Passenger van, Pickup truck, Premium SUV, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Europcar, Alamo, National|
Some Punta Cana car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Punta Cana.
Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Punta Cana car rental.
Some car rental companies in Punta Cana which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Alamo, Europcar and Budget
On average a rental car in Punta Cana costs $21 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at National ($35/day), Europcar ($44/day) and Alamo ($62/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Europcar Carretera Friusa-melia null (1 miles from city center).
Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Punta Cana. 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 Punta Cana is $4.61 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $55 and $74, depending on the car size.
Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Punta Cana.
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Punta Cana airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Economy Rent a Car, Sixt, Europcar, Budget, Firefly, Payless, Hertz, Avis, and Enterprise.
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
A Economy car rental in Punta Cana costs $13 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Punta Cana costs $14 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Punta Cana costs $17 per day, on average.
In Punta Cana, cars are most frequently rented at Europcar Carretera Friusa-melia (1 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Punta Cana costs $147 per week ($21 per day).
On average a rental car in Punta Cana costs $631 per month ($21 per day).
Travelers who want to make the most out of the sun and salty breeze should consider renting a convertible for the ultimate feeling of summer. It is advised to opt for a compact car, as navigating and turning around on the streets of Punta Cana with a big car can be a hassle because of the unreliable driving behavior locals are known for.
Always look out for posted speed limit signs when driving in Punta Cana. General regulations permit 40 km/h (25 mph) in residential areas, 80 km/h (50 mph) on open secondary roads, and 120 km/h (75 mph) on highways. Even if locals go faster than allowed, don’t be tempted to do the same.
Gas will cost about 56 Dominican Pesos per liter in Punta Cana (roughly $1.11, which means $4.40 per gallon). Be vigilant when refilling the tank in Punta Cana, as attendants sometimes choose the more expensive gas and charge accordingly. Get out of the car and clearly indicate which kind of gas you want (and also which one is best for the car).
Most bigger hotels in Punta Cana come with a parking space included, so inquire beforehand if that is also the case with your accommodation. There are many parking lots dotting the coastline, like the Marina Cap Cana lot (which is for visitors only), the Playa Publica Los Corales, or general beach parking alongside most beaches.
Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).