Car Rental in Mexico
Cheapest Car Rental Rates
Most Popular Car Rental Deals
Why rent a car in Mexico?
Mexico is a great country for renting a car. With stunning nature, great cultural variety, and access to two oceans, it is a great place to explore at your own pace. Having a rental car with lot you make your own discoveries as you’ll come across its hidden gems.
Top ways to enter Mexico
- Mexico City Airport: Mexico’s main airport hosts flights to and from many locations in North America, as well as in South America, Europe, and Asia.
- Cancún Airport: Cancún is Mexico’s number one beach resort and the largest city in the country’s southeast.
- Guadalajara Airport: Located in Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara Airport is also near the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas, and Aguascalientes.
- By land: If your rental car provider permits it, it might also be possible to rent a car in a neighboring country and then drive to Mexico. Large cities with international airports near Mexico include San Diego in California, USA, Phoenix in Arizona, USA, and Guatemala City in Guatemala.
Top cities and places to visit
- Cancún: The fanciest place is Mexico, Cancún has everything from wild beach parties to serene sea islands.
- Yucatán: Relics of Mayan culture can still be found in the lush jungle of this peninsula.
- Mexico City: Mexico’s capital and the surrounding area is a center of arts and entertainment, but if you look carefully, traces of ancient civilizations can also be found.
- Northern Mexico: The north is the least visited part of Mexico, but it won’t disappoint you with its vast, otherworldly desert landscapes and stunning mountains.
- Pacific Coast: Stretching from Baja California to Acapulco and further south, Mexico’s Pacific Coast rivals its Caribbean counterpart in everything from beach resorts like Mazatlan to nature and landscape.
Most popular rental car
The most popular rental car in Mexico is the Kia Rio. Many travelers also choose the Hyundai Grand i10 and the VW Golf.
Mexico is bordered by the United States of America, Guatemala, and Belize. Each of Mexico’s neighboring countries have their own visa policy. Depending on your citizenship, you may or may not need a visa to enter them. We advise getting in touch with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs to find out about the visa requirements in each country that you’d like to visit.
Many car rental providers in Mexico do not permit crossing the national border. Make sure you look up this policy on your rental terms and agreements. Learn more about cross-border rentals in our FAQ section.
Most popular types of rental car
The most popular type of rental car in Mexico is an economy, followed by intermediate and compact.
Top driving routes
- Cancún - Merida (303 km / 188 mi) The route between these two cities in Southeast Mexico gives many opportunities to explore the traditional life and jungle in the state of Yucatán.
- Mexico City - Acapulco (380 km / 236 mi) The route between the nation’s capital and the Pacific resort city can be done in under five hours.
- Guadalajara - Puerto Vallarta (334 km / 207 mi) Puerto Vallarta, another popular beach destination, can be easily reached from Mexico’s second city.
Car Rental Prices
- Convertibles - from $50 per day
- Station wagons - from $30 per day
- Large cars - from $37 per day
- Medium cars - from $34 per day
- People Carriers/Vans - from $99 per day
- Premium cars - from $51 per day
- Small cars - from $33 per day
- SUVs - from $81 per day
How can I save money on my rental car?
You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Mexico:
- Compare rates of different rental car providers
- Book your rental car as soon in advance as you can
- Plan your route before you go
- Know your fuel and mileage requirements
- Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Mexico is the cheapest in June when renting a car is about 36% cheaper than the yearly average.
Top 20 Most Popular Cities in Mexico
Car Rental in Cancun from $14.19 per day
Car Rental in Mexico City from $14.19 per day
Car Rental in Guadalajara from $5.06 per day
Car Rental in Playa del Carmen from $14.96 per day
Car Rental in San Jose del Cabo from $12.90 per day
Car Rental in Merida from $14.19 per day
Car Rental in Puerto Vallarta from $10.13 per day
Car Rental in Monterrey from $14.39 per day
Car Rental in Leon from $8.29 per day
Car Rental in Toluca from $16.51 per day
Car Rental in Tijuana from $13.05 per day
Car Rental in Tulum from $14.96 per day
Car Rental in La Paz from $11.28 per day
Car Rental in Puebla from $14.19 per day
Car Rental in Queretaro from $14.61 per day
Car Rental in Cozumel from $34.64 per day
Car Rental in Culiacan from $14.01 per day
Car Rental in Tuxtla Gutiérrez from $14.61 per day
Car Rental in Veracruz from $16.51 per day
Top 20 Most Popular Locations in Mexico
Car Rental at Cancun Airport from $14.19 per day
Car Rental at Benito Juarez International Airport from $14.19 per day
Car Rental at Guadalajara Int. Airport from $5.06 per day
Car Rental at Los Cabos Int. Airport from $12.90 per day
Car Rental at Playa del Carmen Airport from $18.37 per day
Car Rental at Merida Airport from $14.19 per day
Car Rental at Puerto Vallarta Airport from $10.13 per day
Car Rental at Monterrey Airport from $14.39 per day
Car Rental at Del Bajio Airport from $8.29 per day
Car Rental at Toluca Airport from $16.51 per day
Car Rental at Tijuana Airport from $13.05 per day
Car Rental at La Paz Airport from $11.28 per day
Car Rental at Puebla International Airport from $14.19 per day
Car Rental at Queretaro Airport from $14.61 per day
Car Rental at Cozumel Airport from $16.51 per day
Car Rental at Culiacan Airport from $14.01 per day
Car Rental at Tuxtla Gutiérrez Airport from $14.61 per day
Car Rental at Veracruz Airport from $16.51 per day
Car Rental at Acapulco Airport from $16.51 per day
Car Rental at San Luis Potosi Airport from $16.51 per day
Map of Car Rental Locations
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Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Firefly||Chevrolet Aveo||4||1||Medium cars|
|MEX RENT A CAR||Kia Rio||4||1||Small cars|
|MEX RENT A CAR||VW Polo||4||1||Small cars|
|Europcar||Renault Kwid||4||1||Small cars|
|Firefly||Nissan March||3||2||Small cars|
|Ace Rent a car||Kia Rio||4||1||Small cars|
|Thrifty||VW Jetta||4||2||Large cars|
|Routes Car & Truck Rentals||VW Vento||4||3||Large cars|
|Economy rent a car||VW Golf||5||2||Small cars|