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Car Hire in Mexico City

Car Hire in Mexico City

This information is correct as of August 2015.

Enter Mexico City, and get to its points of interest like Museo Nacional de Antropologica, Historic Center of Mexico City, Chapultepec Castle, Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan, Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, Zocalo, National Palace, Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in addition to many more. There are a good number of car rental companies that operate within the city, all ready to take you to where you need to go and to start on your unforgettable Mexican road trip.

Where to hire a car in Mexico City

Car rental companies within Mexico City include major local and international car rental providers like Sixt Rent a Car, Dollar Rent A Car, Avis, Thrifty Car Rental, Europcar, Mexico Car Rental, Eclipse Rent a Car, National Rent a Car, Continental Mexico Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Hertz, and Tipoa Rental Car, in addition to many more. Among the rental vehicles offered include compact cars, sedans, sports cars, convertibles, SUVs, and 4x4s that come with the economy, standard, premium, or luxury vehicle categories. Some of the car models are Chevrolet Spark, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Nissan Altima Coupe, Buick LaCrosse, Chrysler 200 Convertible, Toyota RAV-4, Chevrolet Aveo, Dodge Attitude, Nissan Tiida, BMW 520, Volvo S 80, and BMW X3, in addition to many more. Usual car rental locations in Mexico City include the airport, Mexico Centro, and Santa Fe German Centre.

What to expect when hiring a car from Mexico City

Driving in Mexico City, its main arteries and urban trace include the Anillo Periferico, Paseo de la Reforma, Eje 3 Poniente Avenida Coyoacán, and Insurgentes Avenue, among others. The arterial roads in the city come in the form of high-volume one-way roads that cross the city side to side. They run north-south and east-west. The ring roads that serve the city are the Circuito Interior (inner ring), Anillo Periferico, the Circuito Exterior Mexiquense toll road, the Chamapa-La Venta toll road, and the Arco Norte. Mexico City also has some four-lane toll roads that are well maintained and can also have poorly maintained smaller roads.

Getting to your destination

Oaxaca City
Oaxaca City offers points of interest like the Church of Santo Domingo de Guzman, Basilica of Our Lady of Solitude, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, and Oaxaca Mexico Temple.

Driving from Mexico City to Oaxaca City will take five hours and 36 minutes for 465 kilometres. Drive down via México 150D and México 135D; or only via México 135D to get to the destination. There are partial toll roads and regular toll roads when following either route.

Guadalajara
Drop by Guadalajara Zoo, Templo Expiatorio del Santísimo Sacramento, Museo Regional de Guadalajara, Guadalajara Cathedral, Estadio Jalisco, and Auditoría Telmex, which are some of the points of interest in the city of Guadalajara.

Get to Guadalajara from Mexico City in five hours and 34 minutes or so, for 539 kilometres. Route options include México 15D; Arco Nte and México 15D; and México 45D. There are partial toll roads, regular toll roads, and restricted usage roads along the way.

Acapulco
Acapulco offers Capilla de la Paz or Chapel of Peace, La Quebrada, El Fuerte de San Diego, Punta Diamante, Barra Vaja Beach, Acapulco Historical Museum, Isla La Roqueta, to name a few. Also referred to as Acapulco de Juárez, Acapulco is a city well known to be among Mexico’s beach resorts, and nightlife, both play a great role to the tourism in the area.

Reach Acapulco from Mexico City by driving 380 kilometres or four hours and 32 minutes down Mexico 95D, Acapulco - Chilpancingo de los Bravo/Acapulco - Pinotepa Nacional/Acapulco - Salina Cruz/Acapulco - San Marcos/Carrera Nacional México - Acapulco/Av Cuauhtémoc/Pinotepa Nacional - Acapulco/México 200/México 95, Chilpancingo - Acapulco/Blvd. Vicente Guerrero/México 95D, and Pinotepa Nacional/Puerto Marqués/El Cayaco. There are partial toll roads when following this route.

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