What is the minimum age to rent a car in Mexico?
The minimum age to rent a car in Mexico is 18, however, those under 25 will receive an additional charge.
What is the best time to visit Mexico?
Mexico is a year-round destination. The dry season (November to April) is ideal for beach vacations and outdoor activities. The rainy season (May to October) is good great for the scenery and is a quieter time of year. Just be prepared for the rain!
What are the must-visit destinations in Mexico?
Mexico offers a wide range of attractions. You can find our recommended places above if you need some inspiration!
What currency does Mexico use?
The official currency in Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN). Urban areas and tourist destinations widely accept credit cards. It's advisable to carry cash, especially in smaller towns and local markets.
Do I need an international driving license for Mexico?
No, your national license is sufficient. However, an International Driving Permit is also accepted.
Do I need a visa to visit Mexico?
It depends on your origin. Many countries, including the United States and Canada, do not require a visa for tourist visits of up to 180 days. Travellers should check with the Mexican embassy or consulate in their country for specific visa requirements.
Is insurance required when renting a car in Mexico?
Yes, third-party liability insurance is mandatory in Mexico, and we include this in the rental price. It's a good idea to buy extra insurance for accidents and theft to reduce costs if something happens to your car.
Are there any restrictions on where I can take the rental car in Mexico?
We allow you to take your car across the border if you have pre-arranged with our team. Some cars have a mileage limit, restricting how far you can travel. If you are unsure of your limits, check your agreement or contact our team.
Can I return the rental car to a different location than where I picked it up?
Yes! We offer one-way rentals and are happy to accommodate any requests.
Do I need to purchase Mexican auto insurance at the border if driving from the United States?
Yes, we recommend purchasing Mexican auto insurance before crossing the border. American car insurance policies generally do not provide coverage for driving in Mexico. Therefore, it is crucial to obtain Mexican insurance to ensure legal and financial protection.
Are there gas stations readily available in Mexico?
Gas stations are abundant in Mexico, especially in urban areas and along major highways.
What are the road conditions like in Mexico?
Major highways in Mexico are generally in good condition, but road conditions may vary in rural or remote areas. Be cautious, especially during the rainy season, as heavy rains may affect the roads.
What should I do in case of an accident or breakdown while driving in Mexico?
In case of an accident or breakdown, contact our team immediately. Follow local procedures, document the incident, exchange information with other parties involved, and cooperate with local authorities.