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Mexico Car Rental | Rent a car in Mexico

Mexico has invested heavily in road infrastructure in recent years. Getting around Mexico by road today is easier and safer than it ever has been. Book a cheap car with Car rental Mexico from 58 USD per week. 

Traffic signs are in Spanish, so before driving in Mexico make an initial orientation on Mexican road signs such as ALTO (stop) or CURVA PELIGROSA (dangerous curve).

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Experience the Best of Mexican Vacations with a Car Rental

The Federal republic of Mexico in the US is the thirteenth largest independent nation in the world. It comprises of 31 states with its capital city being the regional economic power.  It is also among the most populous nations of the world with a population of about 113 million people. If you are a cultural tourist, Mexico has 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site making it a top tourist destination. With so much to offer, the country receives over 20 million visitors every year. These are business travelers, eco-tourists, cultural tourists and international travelers.

Learn about historical developments and civilization in Mexico

Mexico has various attractions with a historical attachment. Sites like the Chichen Itza provide a host of information about the archaic and classic periods of history. The Teotihuacan pyramid defines the 5th century pre-Colombian city life. Academic tourists visiting museums in Mexico will learn about the stone tool era from as early as 7000 BCE. Sculptures, masks and art pieces of the pre-classical period show how complex civilizations developed in the region. Learn about the Mexican Revolution and the democratization process from museum exhibitions.

Do you know about Mexico’s beautiful islands?

If you stay in the US, you can drive to the Mexican Islands in the comfort of a car rental for days at affordable rates. Its Islands are among the most visited regions as you will find scenic views, classic accommodation units, resorts, colonial sites and wonderful entertainment. The beautiful land of Mexico has 6000 km2 of Islands within the Pacific.  Did you know that the Guadalupe Islands are located in Mexico? This volcanic Island has a rich colonial heritage of 19th century explorers and hunters. It has amazing marine animals like the Great white sharks among others. This beautiful Island also has a variety of trees, and wild flowers among them palms, cypress and pines.

It also has the Ravillagigedo and Rocas Alijos Islands on location. The Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of California link the Islands to the waters.

Diverse ecosystem

Mexico is among the top countries of the world with a diverse ecosystem. The country’s landscape is home to a variety of plant and animal species-as well as insects and birds. Within its forests, you will find reptiles, mammals, and amphibians in great numbers. On average it has over 200,000 species including 2500 protected species. As you tour any of its 34 biosphere reserves, you will agree that this is a paradise enriched with variety of breathtaking sceneries. In order to tour the region conveniently, you need car hire services. One could also get access to cheap car hire agencies online.

Vibrant days and nights

Life in Mexico is fascinating. Day time cultural events ad nature tours are invigorating. A visit to Acapulco Guerrero will leave you awe struck by the natural beauty of the ocean and beaches. Its towns have classic hotels, joints, and rental units for family vacations. These include hot spots for night time entertainment. To help you save on vacations, you get affordable tour offers from tourist companies, air travel agencies and car rental services. Mexico’s ultra modern railways, freeways and airports make it a favorite spot for business travelers and investors. Whether you are attracted by the natural features, indigenous culture or historical sites, Mexico is a place to visit. It has the best facilities, and attractions to satisfy your quest for an exceptional tour.

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Car rental tips for Mexico

Tolls and fees

Most of Mexico’s new interstate roads are tolled. The tolls are relatively expensive however, the roads are well maintained, modern four-lane roads which provide a fast, safe and effective way to move around the country.

Topes

Mexican speedbumps are know as topes. These are not always indicated and they might feel as brick walls as you pass them unnoticed. Car rental companies regular check under the car for speed bump damage.

Beware of animals

Many roads in Mexico do not have any fenced roads to separate farmland from the road. Its not uncommon to find cattle on the road at night time. This can form dangerous situations as they could be a catalyst for bigger accidents with multiple cars.

One way car rentals in Mexico

Most major car rental agents in Mexico offer one way rentals. One-way rental is when you collect the car in one place and return the car in another location. In most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. In the terms and conditions will state if the one-way fee is included in the rental price. If the one-way charge is not included in the rental price, the one way charge needs to be paid on arrival directly to the car rental agent.

My flight arrives at midnight. Are there still car rental agents open then?

For most locations it is possible to take a rental car out of office hours. When making a booking you can select the pick up time. If the pick up time is after opening hours, please check if there is an out of hours fee applicable. This fee must be paid on arrival directly to the car rental company. You can find the information in the detailed terms and conditions.

Need help choosing a rental car

If you are not sure which car to rent or do not understand completely how it works, you can always contact our call center by phone or live chat. We can help you out by selecting the right car for you and advising there where its needed.

Where to go with my rental car

When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.

Age requirements to rent a car in Mexico

Most car rental agents allow you to rent a car when you are 21, however a young drivers fees will be applicable up to 24 years and normally with 21 years you can only rent mini to compact categories. Maximum age to rent a car is 75 years but this depends on car rental agent. We advise you, to check the detailed terms and conditions of each car rental agent. 

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Facts about car rental in Mexico

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Mexico was 7 days.
  • The average rental car length in Mexico is 8 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Mexico is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Mexico were COMPACT cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Mexico? Last month, the average car rental price was 193 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Mexico? Last year, the average car rental price was 158 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Mexico? Last month, the average rental price was 26 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Mexico over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 20 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Mexico are: Alamo, Green Motion, Thrifty, Dollar.

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Mexico Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Mexico Car Rental with an average of 9.20 based on 5 ratings.

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Vehicle Conditions

The attentions that i had were what i expected from the staff very good attentions what if they should improve are the conditions of the vehicles that i have to rent, broken front glass, broken calabera torn, blows in facia back, rayones in helmet, knocks on doors if you hire the insurance is supposedly for the repair of these details because they leave it so is my very particular comment and it was what happened to me mechanically i had no problems best regards

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Great Deal

Great deal, reliable, convenient

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As Expected

Everything was as expected. no surprises.rnrnreturning the vehicle at the cancun airport was a little complicated and the paperwork to finalize the process was handled in an unprofessional way.

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Fox Rental Car

In cancun, fox rental cars does not have enough staff to attend when we arrive by car.rni made a wait of more than an hour and a half, to leave with the rented car.