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Frequently asked questions
You’ll find a great selection of rental outlets just a short commute from Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX). Ace, Economy, Alamo, Sixt and NÜ Car Rentals are some to consider.
Reserve your Mexico City rental car with Expedia and you’ll often have the option to pay at the pickup destination. Looking for a full-size SUV that’ll fit your whole crew or something small that’s ideal for two? You’ll find it among our large selection of rentals. Once you’ve booked, you’ll only pay in full when it’s time to collect the keys. You’ll also have to pay the rental company a refundable security deposit with your credit card. It’s the little things at Expedia that can make a world of difference!
Canceling a prepaid reservation six hours before the scheduled pickup time should allow for a complete refund. But this is not always the case. It’s worth looking through your booking details and cancellation policy. Still need help? Jump onto our Customer Service Portal.
Economy, compact, full-size, premium … You name it, we’re likely to have it! But intermediate is the most popular rental category in Mexico City. These cars are roomy and comfortable compared to economy and compact rides. While an intermediate is smaller than a full-size, you’ll still have plenty of legroom and storage space. Whether you’re hanging around Mexico City or going farther afield, you’ll be doing it in style.
There are tons of reasons to book with Expedia. We have suppliers to take your pick of in Mexico City, and we’ll make sure you score the cheapest price with our member prices and exclusive offers. Want to save even more? Combine your rental car, flights and hotels into a vacation package. The more you travel and book with Expedia, the greater the perks!
Pick up an incredible deal with Expedia. Simply choose your preferred ride, select your dates and preferred pickup and drop-off points, and browse offers from leading suppliers. Save even more when you combine your Mexico City car rental with hotel or flight bookings.
Mexico City rules state drivers must be 21 and over to rent a car. However, young drivers can expect an extra cost and some restrictions. Most suppliers impose a daily young renter fee on top of the car rental rate. This covers the higher risk of damage or accident. While many car categories (like mid-size and compact) are available to young drivers, restrictions generally apply to luxury and specialty vehicles.
Be prepared to present your driver’s license and a credit card when you get to the rental counter. Prior to pickup, check with your selected company whether other documentation is needed. For example, you may also need to show proof of insurance.
Getting behind the wheel in Mexico City will feel like second nature to drivers from the States. This place, and the rest of Mexico, sticks to the right.
Yes, you can. If you have a valid U.S. license, you’re allowed to drive in Mexico City. You’re not likely to need an International Driving Permit. However, they are fairly easy to arrange, so it could be a wise move to organize one anyway.