There is no better way to see everything Mexico City has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Thrifty rental car. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have access to your own car, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to Mexico more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With everything to do and see in and around the Mexico City area, you'll be wanting to take in more than the block your hotel is on during your visit. Whether you are wanting to have dinner at the restaurant that has received great reviews across town or see some of the best local favorites, you'll want your own vehicle to take in as much as you can during your getaway. Whatever you have planned in Mexico City, if you wish to get the most out of your time in the city, having your vehicle is key.
CarRentals.com works with the top companies in the world, like Thrifty, to not only get you the ride you want for your holiday, but also get you the best rate. We can help your journey get off on the right foot.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best prices on a Mexico City Thrifty car rental?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, whether you book. However, reserving well ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Make sure to go over the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
What should I carry with me when I pick up my car rental in Mexico City?
You will need to present your driver's license and a credit card in your name.
What is the minimum age to rent a car in Mexico City?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Mexico City is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy to determine what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Mexico City?
That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Mexico City. Compact or economy vehicles are easier to park and ideal for short drives. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have more room and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of luxury on their Mexico City vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Mexico?
In Mexico you do need to have insurance before you rent a car from Thrifty. You may also purchase additional insurance through Thrifty for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Although many of the major card issuers, like American Express or MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check credit card issuer's policy before you decide. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Thrifty car rental?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental car. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Thrifty?
We advise a full to full policy. You receive the vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refuel up to the amount you picked the car up with. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Thrifty. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Mexico City definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Mexico City.
Can I get a one-way rental from Thrifty?
Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at another Thrifty. However, there may be an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Mexico City, having access to your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to check out more of Mexico, you can leave when you want to, without trying to signal for a taxi or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Mexico City rent-a-car and take off to all the must-see sights at your own pace. Go through CarRentals.com and drive the open road in Mexico City, Mexico.