Car rental in Mexico

Tips for driving your rental car in Mexico

If you're travelling to Mexico, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Mexico is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Mexico City counts 8851080 inhabitants. In Mexico City hosts 7.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 116220000 inhabitants. In Mexico the language spoken most widespread is Spanish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Mexico is GMT-08:00 to -06:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Mexico is A / B and the electric voltage is 127 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Mexico is +52, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Mexico

With a fuel cost in Mexico averaging at 0.86 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Mexico shares its land borders with Belize, Guatemala and United States, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 389345, 15283 of which motorways, which ranks Mexico as the 20th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Mexico there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Mexican peso (MXN). Speed limits in town are 20-45 mph km/h and on motorways they are 60-75 mph km/h. Bear in mind that in Mexico, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mexico

Mexico boasts thirty-four UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Sian Ka'an (natural) and Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque (natural).

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