Mexico City Airport Car Rentals FAQ
Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to car rentals at Mexico City Airport — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage, recommended car rental agencies and more.
What are the requirements to rent a car at Mexico City Airport?
Renting a car in Mexico City will require you to provide proof of a valid driver’s license, a major credit card in the driver’s name, and usually requires that the driver is at least 21 years of age. Some rental agencies might require you to be 25 years of age or older. Always be sure to check with the rental agency prior to signing a car lease agreement.
Do I need an international license to rent a car in Mexico City?
In most cases, showing proof of a valid driver’s license from your home country is usually sufficient. That said, we recommend getting an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving to Mexico City as a backup in case of an emergency.
How much money does it cost to rent a car in Mexico City?
Mexico City Airport car rental rates can be found for as low as $12 USD per day. Of course, rates vary depending on dates of travel, duration, type of vehicle, car insurance and more.
How do I make a car rental reservation at Mexico City Airport?
We recommend to book your Mexico City Airport rental car online in advance by clicking here or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.
What type of car should I rent in Mexico City?
The type and size of the rental car that you rent in Mexico City will depend on the size of your group as well as your budget.
Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Mexico City Airport:
|Car Rental Type:||# of Passengers||Model / Make:|
|Small Car (Mini, Economy)||1-3||Chevy Aveo, Chevy Beat, VW Polo, Dodge Attitude, Nissan March or similar.|
|Medium Car (Compact)||3-5||VW Gol, Renault Logan, Chevy Onix or similar.|
|Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)||3-5||VW Vento, VW Jetta, Kia Forte, Toyota Avanza|
|SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)||5-7||Chevy Tahoe or similar.|
|Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)||5-7||Chevy Suburban or similar|
Do I need insurance for a rental car at Mexico City Airport?
We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Mexico City. At just $7.93 USD per day, this is an absolute no brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means and exactly what it covers below.
Mexico City Airport Car Rental Companies
|🚙 Car Rental Company:||⭐ Rating (1-10):||💰 Rates:|
|Avis||8.6 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Budget||7.9 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Dollar||7.0 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Economy Rent A Car||5.8 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Enterprise||8.8 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Firefly||6.1 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Flexways||7.4 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|GreenMotion||6.7 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Hertz||7.5 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Keddy||6.6 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|MEX RENT A CAR||6.3 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|SIXT||7.5 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|
|Thrifty||6.4 stars||🔍 Check Rates & Availability|