If you are planning to rent a car in Cancun this could be a good idea, you just have to make sure to get a good insurance package from the car rental company. Remember you are going to a different country where you are not familiar with the streets nor the way locals drive. There is a big city beyond the hotels area, in Cancun down town you can find even better options for shopping and entertainment and if you would like to go downtown to take a look renting a car would be the perfect option for you. However, if you're planning on spending most of the time at your hotel and enjoy the benefits of the all inclusive package, renting a car would be an unnecessary expense for you. The public transport (bus) in the touristic area works 24 hours and it is very cheap and easy to use, the hotels area is a 28 kilometers avenue, so whenever you have to move within this same are you can just jump on the bus and tell the driver where to drop you off. If you're looking for a reliable car rental company in Cancun click here to get all the information you need.