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Puerto Vallarta Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Puerto Vallarta Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

A little hint, if you pick up a few of those nice Mexican blankets on the beach, take them in your carry on luggage and lay them on the floor. - Marlene

Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small international airport with a good variety of both local and recognizable shopping and dining options
  • The airport provides free WiFi. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of June 2016, we have no reviews from travelers who have slept at this airport. Due to safety concerns, a few of our reviewers strongly caution against spending the night at this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Puerto Vallarta Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Puerto Vallarta Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Puerto Vallarta airport either by purchasing a lounge pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • VIP Lounge - Location: Terminal 1, Airside. Hours: 9:00AM - 7:00PM (Daily). Lounge Access: Buy a lounge pass (US$ 39 - 24 hour advance purchase is required).

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Puerto Vallarta Airport for 15 minutes.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Puerto Vallarta Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Puerto Vallarta Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - BBVA (Bancomer), Banorte, HSBC and Scotiabank have 24-hour ATMS located in the Domestic Arrivals area.
  • Car Rentals - Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty • Sixt • U-Save.
  • Currency Exchange - Globo Cambio currency exchange service Hours: 7:00AM - 10:30PM. Three locations: Landside, Airside and Domestic Arrivals.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A small variety of shops are available both airside and landside, with most operating from 7:00AM - 10:00PM
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with some open as early as 6:00AM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.
  • Information Desk - not available
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
  • Showers - not available
  • Tax Refund - Yvesam. Location: Terminal 1, Landside, Mezzanine area. Hours: 9:00AM – 9:00PM

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses

Travel like the locals do! If your load is light and you’re on a tight budget, you can take a city bus from the airport for just a few pesos. There is a bus stop outside and to the left of the airport terminal, located underneath the pedestrian overpass. Take any of the buses marked “Zona Romantica” or “Centro”. If you need a bus to the main bus station, walk across the pedestrian overpass to reach the bus stop located on the opposite side.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite: International Arrivals - Avis • Dollar • National • Thrifty. Domestic Arrivals - Alamo • Budget • Europcar • Fox • Hertz • U-Save.

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Taxis

Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. After clearing customs, ignore all of the timeshare touts and stop at the official taxi booth in the main atrium to pay for your ride. You will receive a ticket to give to your taxi driver before boarding the taxi.

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Last Updated: 01 May 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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