Guadalajara Airport Car Rentals

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Considering whether to rent a car in Guadalajara? If your itinerary primarily involves exploring the vibrant neighborhoods within the city such as Chapultepec, Americana, Lafayette, Zona Minerva, or Zona Centro, relying on ride-sharing services like Uber may offer the most convenience when moving around the city.

However, If you want to explore beyond Guadalajara’s city limits and visit nearby attractions or the beautiful countryside of Jalisco, renting a car gives you the flexibility and freedom to fully explore the region. Whether it’s the scenic beauty of Lake Chapala, the charm of Tlaquepaque, or the historic sites in Tequila, having a rental car allows you to explore Guadalajara and its surrounding areas at your own pace.

Before you go ahead and reserve your rental car, we recommend reading through our guide to Guadalajara Airport car rentals below.

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish, Mayan.

Local Currency: The local currency in Guadalajara is the Mexican peso (MXN). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the Guadalajara Airport ATMs before arriving at your accommodations.

Driving Rules: The law states that driving must always be on the right-hand side of the road.

Mexico Country Code: +52 We recommend taking a look at these dialing instructions in case of emergencies.

Speed Limits: 40 km/h (25 mph) in the city, 80 km/h (50 mph) on open roads and 100-110km/h (62-68 mph) on major highways and roads.

Average Guadalajara Gas Prices: Check the latest gas prices in Guadalajara (Regular, Premium & Diesel). Note to tourists Please remember that Guadalajara gas prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Types of Car Rentals

Guadalajara car rental options include everything from economy cars to full-size vans and SUVs, with daily rental rates starting from $23 USD per day.

🌟 Pro Tip: Deeply discounted rates can be found with unlimited mileage when searching for weekly car rentals!

Vehicle Type:Model:Rates P/D:
MiniChevrolet Beat or similar$23.75
EconomyChevrolet Spark or similar$25.75
CompactVW Gol or similar$28.38
Full-sizeToyota Corolla or similar$45.08
IntermediateChevrolet Aveo or similar$45.15
StandardNissan Versa or similar$37.17
PremiumNissan Altima or similar$53.26
Luxury SUVChevrolet Suburban or similar$200.98

Note: The two most important things to remember when renting a car at Guadalajara Airport is to always book in advance of your arrival and don’t be afraid to play with dates to find the best rates possible.

Car Rental Companies

The Guadalajara International Airport is home to a wide variety of car rental agencies including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, SIXT, and more.

🚙 Car Rental Company:⭐ Rating (1-10):💰 Rates:
Avis7.5 stars🔍 Check Rates
Budget6.3 stars🔍 Check Rates
Dollar7.0 stars🔍 Check Rates
Enterprise8.2 stars🔍 Check Rates
Flexways7.7 stars🔍 Check Rates
GreenMotion6.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Hertz7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Keddy7.2 stars🔍 Check Rates
NUCarrentals7.1 stars🔍 Check Rates
National6.6 stars🔍 Check Rates
Routes Car Rental6.5 stars🔍 Check Rates
SIXT7.6 stars🔍 Check Rates
Thrifty7.0 stars🔍 Check Rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions regarding car rentals at Guadalajara Airport — from rental car requirements to vehicle types, insurance coverage, recommended car rental agencies, and more.

What are the requirements to rent a car at Guadalajara Airport?

When renting a car in Guadalajara, you will need to show a valid driver’s license and a major credit card in your name. Typically, the driver must be at least 21 years old, but some rental agencies might require you to be 25 or older. It’s always a good idea to confirm the age requirement with the rental agency before signing any car lease agreement.

Do I need an international license to rent a car in Guadalajara?

Most often a valid driver’s license from your home country is usually sufficient. Nonetheless, it’s advisable to get an International Drivers Permit (IDP) before arriving in Guadalajara as a backup in case of an emergency.

How much money does it cost to rent a car in Guadalajara?

Guadalajara Airport car rental rates start as low as $23 USD per day. However, rates vary depending on dates of travel, car insurance, duration, type of vehicle, and other factors.

How do I make a car rental reservation at Guadalajara Airport?

We recommend booking your Guadalajara Airport rental car online in advance by clicking here or by filling out the car rental widget located at the top of this page.

Can I drop off the car at a different location than where I picked it up?

In Guadalajara, many rental car companies offer the option for drop-off at a different location than where you picked up the car, known as a one-way rental. However, this service may come with an additional fee, and availability can vary depending on the rental company and the specific locations involved. It’s advisable to inquire about one-way rental options and associated costs when making your reservation.

What type of car should I rent in Guadalajara?

The type and size of the rental car that you rent in Guadalajara will depend on the size of your group as well as your budget.

Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Guadalajara Airport:

Car Rental Type:# of PassengersModel / Make:
Small Car (Mini, Economy)1-3Chevrolet Beat or similar
Medium Car (Compact)3-5VW Gol or similar
Large Car (Standard, Intermediate & Full-Size, Premium)3-5Chevrolet Aveo or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7Chevrolet Suburban or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Toyota Corolla or similar

Do I need insurance for a rental car at Guadalajara Airport?

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Guadalajara. At just $7.28 USD per day, this is an absolute no brainer. Learn more about what full coverage car insurance means and exactly what it covers below.

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