Driving a Car in Mexico
Mexico City (MEX) has a law that restricts driving in the city for one
day of the week depending on the vehicle's license plate number.
Drivers are subject to a fine (and possible vehicle impoundment) for
driving a vehicle on a day that such vehicle is restricted from
circulating the city. The restriction is based on the last number of the
The minimum age for renting a car in Mexico is 21. Drivers between
21-25 may be subject to a young drivers surcharge.
The maximum age for renting a car in Mexico is 75.
Travel Advisories and Warning for Mexico
We recommend consulting travel advisories when
travelling to Mexico. While most of the country is quite safe to drive
in, some parts may be experiencing problems.
In border towns, the police tend to be corrupt and crime is rampant
so we suggest not going into Mexico from the US.