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Merida Airport Car Rentals

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Thinking about renting a car in Merida? If your itinerary revolves around exploring city sights like downtown or Paseo de Montejo, Uber might be your best option to move around the city.

However, if you’re eager to explore beyond the limits of guided Merida tours and the hassle of taxis, renting a car is the perfect solution. From ancient Mayan ruins to breathtaking cenotes, renting gives you the freedom to discover Yucatan’s treasures at your own pace.

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

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish, Mayan.

Local Currency: The local currency in Merida is the Mexican peso (MXN). We recommend withdrawing pesos at one of the MeridaAirport 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: 50 km/h (31 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 Merida Gas Prices: Check the latest gas prices in Merida (Regular, Premium & Diesel). Note to tourists Please remember that Merida gas prices are shown in liters, not gallons. There are approximately 3.78 liters in 1 gallon.

Types of Car Rentals

Merida car rental options include everything from economy cars to full-size vans and SUVs, with daily rental rates starting at $29.54 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$29.54
EconomyNissan March or similar$30.62
CompactVW Gol or similar$31.33
Full-sizeChevrolet Cavalier or similar$52.57
IntermediateMG 5 or similar$32.40
StandardKia Forte or similar$36.12
Full-size EliteNissan Sentra or similar$75.15
Premium VanToyota Hiace or similar$167.43

Note: The two most important things to remember when renting a car at Merida Airport are 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 Merida International Airport is home to a wide variety of car rental agencies including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Flexways, MEX Rent A Car, Keddy, and more.

🚙 Car Rental Company:⭐ Rating (1-10):💰 Rates:
Avis7.8 stars🔍 Check Rates
Budget6.1 stars🔍 Check Rates
Carwiz7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates
Dollar5.9 stars🔍 Check Rates
Enterprise8.1 stars🔍 Check Rates
Europcar6.3 stars🔍 Check Rates
Flexways6.3 stars🔍 Check Rates
Keddy5.6 stars🔍 Check Rates
MEX RENT A CAR5.3 stars🔍 Check Rates
NUCarrentals6.1 stars🔍 Check Rates
National7.4 stars🔍 Check Rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to car rentals at Merida 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 Merida Airport?

To rent a car in Merida, you will typically need to provide a valid driver’s license, a major credit card in your name, and sometimes an ID or passport for identification. Most rental companies require drivers to be at least 21 years old, though some may prefer you to be 25 or older. Always be sure to check with the rental agency before signing a car lease agreement.

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

In most cases, proof of a valid driver’s license from your home country is usually sufficient. Nevertheless, we recommend obtaining an International Driver’s Permit (IDP) before you visit Merida as a precautionary measure in case of emergencies.

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

Car rental rates at Merida Airport start as low as $29 USD per day. However, prices may vary depending on travel dates, rental duration, vehicle type, insurance options, and other factors.

What factors to consider when selecting a rental car in Merida?

Determining the right car to rent in Merida depends on several factors, such as passenger count, budget, terrain, and desired features. Check out reviews and ratings from companies like Hertz, Alamo, Europcar, and others to help you choose.

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

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

What type of car should I rent in Merida?

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

Here are six different types of vehicles you can rent at Merida 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 Cavalier or similar
SUVs (Standard, Intermediate, Full-Size, Premium)5-7MG 5 or similar
Van (Mini, Compact, Full-Size)5-7Nissan Sentra or similar

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

We highly recommend purchasing full coverage car insurance for visitors who are planning on renting a car in Merida. At just $10.16 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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