Locations - Mexico City AICM Terminal 1

Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport (AICM)
Terminal 1, Gate 2 y 8.
CDMX, 15620. 


+52 (33) 4624 2114


Monday to Sunday 24 hours.


Car Rental at Mexico City Airport: the best way to enjoy


Mexico City is one of the most sparkling and diverse destinations in the world. It offers a rich cultural heritage, lively nightlife, delicious cuisine, and countless attractions for all tastes and budgets. 

Renting a car at Mexico City Airport is the best option for exploring the city and its surroundings. It's perfect for both business and pleasure purposes. Here are common questions and answers to help you plan and enjoy your trip with MEX Rent-A-Car.


1. What is there to do in Mexico City?

As we said, Mexico City has something for everyone. For example, you can visit historical landmarks such as the Zocalo, the Cathedral, the National Palace, and the Templo Mayor. You can enjoy the art and architecture of the Palacio de Bellas Artes. You can also visit the Museo Nacional de Antropología and the Frida Kahlo Museum.


You can enjoy the green spaces of Chapultepec Park, Xochimilco, and Coyoacan. You can shop in trendy neighborhoods such as Polanco, Roma, and Condesa. You can taste the flavors of Mexican cuisine at street stalls, markets, and restaurants. And you can experience the nightlife at bars, clubs, and theaters.


2. What are some fun things to do nearby Mexico City?

If you want to venture outside the city, there are many options for day trips or weekend getaways. You can drive to Teotihuacan, the ancient city of pyramids and temples. You can visit Puebla, a colonial town famous for its pottery and mole sauce dishes.

You can explore Cuernavaca, known as “The City of Eternal Spring” and its gardens. You can relax at Valle de Bravo, a lake resort with water sports and hiking trails.

You can admire the natural beauty of Tepoztlan, a mystical village surrounded by mountains. And you can discover the magic of Taxco, a silver mining town with a baroque church and cobblestone streets.


3. What are the best places to have dinner in Mexico City?

Mexico City has a diverse and delicious gastronomy that reflects its history and culture. You can find anything from traditional dishes to international fusion cuisine. Here are some of the best places to have dinner in Mexico City:

  • Pujol: This is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Mexico and the world. Chef Enrique Olvera creates innovative dishes that reinterpret Mexican classics with local ingredients. The tasting menu is a must-try, but you need to make a reservation in advance. (Price: $$$$)

  • El Parnita: This is a cozy and colorful restaurant that serves Mexican street food with a twist. You can enjoy tacos, quesadillas, sopes, and tortas with different fillings and sauces. The drinks are refreshing and creative, such as the mezcal margarita or the hibiscus water. ($)

  • Contramar: A popular seafood restaurant with fresh and tasty dishes like tuna tostadas, grilled octopus, and red snapper. The service is fast and friendly, and the atmosphere is lively and casual. ($$$)

  • El Cardenal: A traditional restaurant with authentic Mexican food, including regional dishes like mole poblano, chiles en nogada, and escamoles. The portions are generous and the quality is excellent. We highly recommend the breakfast menu. ($$)


4. Why do I need a credit card to rent in Mexico?

One of the requirements to rent a car in Mexico is to have a valid credit card in your name. Rental companies will put a hold on your card as a deposit for your rental car.

The deposit amount will depend on the car and insurance you choose. However, you can be sure that MEX offers the lowest deposit available. You will receive the authorization back when your rental period ends. This is on the condition that there are no additional charges or damages to your car.


5. What is the minimum and maximum age to rent a car in Mexico City?

The minimum age to rent a car in most car rental companies is 18 years old. If you're 18-25, there's an additional fee for being underage ($10 USD p/ day plus taxes and fees). There is no maximum age to rent, as long as you have a valid driver's license and credit card. For more information, please check our terms and conditions.


6. How much are airport car rentals in Mexico City?

The price of rental cars in Mexico City Airport varies depending on some factors such as:

  • The type of car: We have different categories of cars to suit your needs and preferences. You can choose from economy, compact, intermediate, standard, full-size, SUVs, vans, or luxury cars.

  • The season: The demand for rental cars in Mexico City Airport changes throughout the year. The high season is usually from December to January when there are many holidays and festivals. The low season is usually from February to June and September to November when there are fewer tourists.

  • Insurance Requirement: Legally, one must have a minimum of Liability Insurance to rent a car in Mexico. We suggest getting Damage Waiver insurance for your rental car to cover damages from accidents or theft.

Normally, the prices of rental cars in Mexico City Airport for small cars are between $22 and $69 USD per day.


7. How can I rent a car when I arrive at the airport MEX?

You can rent a car at the airport with us easily. Just look for a MEX booth at Baggage Claim and follow the instructions of our agent. He will show you where to wait for our shuttle van. The van will take you to our check-in office at the Airport.

There, you will need your documents to sign the contract. Then, you will get the keys and directions to your car. Check it for any damage and enjoy your ride.


8. What is the MEX fuel policy?

Our fuel policy is simple. We provide you with a car that has a full tank of gas. We expect you to return the car with the same amount of gas. This way, you only pay for what you use and avoid any extra charges.

You can prepay for the fuel at the check-in office. That way you can return the car with any amount of gas. This choice can save you time and money, especially if you're in a rush or if gas prices are high.


9. How to get to Mexico City car rental?

Getting to Mexico City car rental is very easy. You have several options depending on where you are:

  • If you are at the AICM Terminal 1, you can find the rental car zone inside the airport facilities. Just look for the MEX sign and follow the directions.

  • At AICM Terminal 2, a free shuttle bus connects both terminals every 10 minutes. Once you are at Terminal 1, go to the rental cars zone and look for MEX.

  • If you are at another location in Mexico City you can go to one of our other locations in Mexico City. We´re at the Angel de la Independencia zone, Felipe Angeles International Airport, and Toluca Airport.


10. What is the best car rental at Mexico City Airport?

Definitely MEX. We are the cheapest car rental at Mexico City Airport. This is because our service is good, our insurance covers a lot, and we have new cars. We also offer special discounts and promotions on our website and social media.


Why choose MEX Rent A Car?

As you can see, MEX car rental at Mexico City Airport is easy, affordable, and convenient. Enjoy the perks of having your own car and freely explore the city and its surroundings at your own speed. Our staff is professional and friendly, and they will help you with anything you need while you rent from us. And you can trust our reliable and safe cars that will make your trip comfortable and enjoyable.


So don't hesitate and book your car today with the best company in Mexico City: MEX Rent-A-Car. You will not regret it!