Rocky Point (Puerto Penasco): Cars
Tips and facts about renting or bringing your own car into Rocky Point Mexico (Penasco)
What should I know if I’m taking a car into Penasco?
A lot of this is broken down on our customs page, but at a glance:
- DO NOT have any weapons/guns in the car!
- DO have all your registration and car insurance with you.
- You must also have mexican auto insurance! — read our Insurance page
- Remember – the border is CLOSED between midnight and 6am!
What if I don’t have a car? Can I rent one and drive it down to Penasco?
A lot of people who are just passing through the southwest ask this question, and because of the cross border nature of the trip, car rental can be tricky. It has, however, gotten a lot better in the last five years.
RENTING A CAR
There are a few rental companies that allow their cars into Mexico. Enteprise rent a car is one of them. If you need to rent a car
, you can visit their website (rent a car with Enterprise
). We have partnered up with them to offer you this service. Enterprise will rent you the car plus the mexican insurance that you must have. We will update this page with other rental providers in the next few weeks (update May 8th, 2008)
Here’s a short list of car rental businesses: