Puerto Vallarta Transportation



Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) is an international airport located in Puerto Vallarta. The airport is nestled on the Pacific Ocean coast and receives over a million tourists each year. The airport was recently renovated in 2011 and features a host of new amenities and restaurants to serve travelers. 


Immigration & Customs


When you reach the arriving terminal, you will be guided to the immigration hall where you will form a line and wait for your turn with the immigration officer. You will supply the officer with your passport and answer a few routine questions about the nature of your stay. Regarding customs, all you need to do is produce a current passport in order to enter and leave Puerto Vallarta. 


Getting to Your Hotel


Travelers have concerns about vacationing in Mexico. For the past several years, Cheapcaribbean.com has partnered with Amstar as our premier transportation company to provide safe, comfortable and professional transportation for our clients from and back to the airport. Amstar also provides transportation to any excursions booked through our site that you’d like to take while you’re in your destination.


It’s easy to find your Amstar team when you arrive at the airport. They wear floral shirts. All drivers are fluent in English, friendly and knowledgeable about the culture, history and things to do while you’re there. By the end of your ride, you’ll have made a new friend. Vehicles are all clean, modern and reliable.


Amstar is also the official transportation rep for CheapCaribbean.com excursions when you book vacations to Mexico on our site. The majority of our partner hotels have an Amstar desk in or near the lobby so they’re easy to find, should you need them. For this reason, we suggest that our guests do not rent cars while in the Caribbean or Mexico as traffic laws and road quality and street signs are not the same as they are in the US.


Getting Around Puerto Vallarta


There are plenty of ways of to get around Puerto Vallarta, depending on your budget and where you want to go. Many of Mexico's destinations are tourist-friendly and easy to explore. If you need to get around, local bus systems are the preferred mode of transportation as they're both affordable and operate throughout the day. If you'd rather have some privacy, taxis are always available, but can be a bit expensive to use. Another popular way to get around is by renting a car, but make sure the car is in good condition.