Guadalajara car rentals

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Guadalajara, JA, Mexico
20 Apr — 27 Apr
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Guadalajara, JA, Mexico
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Guadalajara car rental information

Pick-up locationGuadalajara
Rental locations51
Airport locations21

Guadalajara car rental reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
5.3 Okay (32 reviews)
2 locations in Guadalajara
Alamo
Locations in Guadalajara
Av Vallarta 1285 Entre Emerson+52 33 3613 5531
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Miguel Hidalgo Intl Arport+52 33 3688 8078
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 5.5
  • 5.6
  • 5.3
  • 5.5
  • 4.6
Recent reviews
6.0 Good27 Jan 2021
Pros: Staff was good but not very helpful, they gave me a quote over the phone and then try to change me over $300 dollars more of the original reservation o had made. We came to a "negotiable" price but still paid more than expected from the phone quote.Cons: I honestly think they should stick to their prices it's no the first time this happens to me, not by Alamo but all the time is the same. Prices are rediculously higher when you are there to pick up than over the phone or even from the kayak app.
2.0 Mediocre5 Jan 2021
Cons: Car was not available at pickup, staff were unhelpful and blamed me for using third-party booking site
2.0 Mediocre17 Mar 2020
Cons: The car I reserved was not honored for me at pick up, instead they gave me another car that was not ready to be released. Halfway through my trip the oil warning cane on, checked the engine oil level and it had almost nothing so I HAD to BUY oil for this car to keep the engine from blowing. Not happy at all.
10.0 Excellent2 Mar 2020
Cons: Insurance price to expensive
2.0 Mediocre5 Jan 2020
Pros: Never rent a car.Cons: They just want to robe your money. I will never rent a car with them. I lost my money and they never gave me the rental car.
5.6 Okay29 Dec 2019
Pros: Car was clean and waiting for us.Cons: The actual price quoted was not what we ended up paying. Very misleading on rental rate
10.0 Excellent27 Dec 2019
Pros: The carr was very affordable on gas nice and cleanCons: I love the service
2.0 Mediocre18 Dec 2019
Pros: No very rude and not helpful.Cons: Go with a better rental agency.
2.0 Mediocre1 Dec 2019
Pros: They didn't honor my reservation when I arrived and wanted to charge me triple of my original contractCons: Didn't bother trying to accommodate me, so I went some where else
2.0 Mediocre3 Aug 2019
Cons: We rented a van when we got there they said they had no vans and would not have any, any time soon? The reservation meant nothing! Being in a foreign country is stressful enough but not having transportation made things harder.
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Rated no. 2
Avis
6.6 Good (3 reviews)
3 locations in Guadalajara
Avis
Locations in Guadalajara
Avenida De Las Americas 1169+52 33 3817 5226
Monday09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
Thursday09:00 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00
16:00 - 19:00
Carr Guadalajara Tiajomulco De Juniga+52 33 3688 5784
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Hilton Hotel- Av De La Rosas 2933+52 33 3671 3419
Monday09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
Thursday09:00 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent14 Sep 2016
Buen servicio de entregaPros: Rapidez entregaCons: Nadie recibe auto al llegar
Rated no. 3
Thrifty
5.5 Okay (23 reviews)
1 location in Guadalajara
Thrifty
Locations in Guadalajara
Carr, Guad-chapala Km 17.5+52 800 021 2277
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 6.2
  • 5.9
  • 5.1
  • 5.8
  • 4.3
Recent reviews
6.0 Good10 Jan 2021
Cons: Letting customers know the real price, and telling them that is now required to buy full coverage insurance, and the price for it doubles the price for the rental,
2.0 Mediocre3 Jan 2021
Pros: Do not rent here!! They lied to us about the car rental. Want more money (3x more). They blame all the to Kayak website do not have their inventory and intend of a full size car they want to have me a mini compact manual car from early 2000’s with a lot of damagedCons: No not offer this company anymore I contact Hotwire and cancel this reservation. They told me that they try to scam us. I prefer to rent my own vehicle with budget
2.0 Mediocre24 Dec 2020
Cons: I had made a reservation for a vehicle with plenty of time in advance and when I show up to pick up the car, they said they no longer had the car available. They couldn’t respect the reservation price or anything.
2.0 Mediocre24 Jun 2019
Cons: I reserved the car with an 11AM pickup time. I called the local office to confirm that this was correct. I reached the airport and the person working there said that they didn’t have anything available, and that their system showed the reservation as 11pm. We were not able to rent the car.
5.2 Okay2 Apr 2019
Pros: The vehicle I rented was availableCons: Insurance costs were not disclosed and turned up to be three times the rental cost.
8.4 Excellent18 Sep 2018
Hidden costsPros: Everyone was friendly and helpful. We were shuttled to the rental agency and given a car. The car was clean and comfortable. Dropping the car off went smoothly and quickly with no delay getting us to our flight on time.Cons: I was led to believe the price quoted online would include everything. Upon arrival we were informed of the mandatory insurance which was way more than the cost of the rental. It was definitely not what I expected to pay. They also put a very high hold on my credit card while we had the car. I would have liked to know about all of this before booking.
8.0 Excellent11 May 2018
CarPros: The car was ok.Cons: The insurance price was triple the price of the car.
2.0 Mediocre15 Dec 2017
Cons: Price was not accurate
10.0 Excellent27 Jul 2017
Great servicePros: Got a brand new car and staff was very helpful
2.0 Mediocre7 Jul 2017
Terrible experience !Cons: Car was not in a good mechanical condition. Everyone seemed to be fine until 3 days after driving the car. The breakes were not working! I considered that to be a major issue; i was afraid I'd be in a higher risk of getter no into an accident. When I called they concluded by saying "We only act when the vehicle has a rally severe damage, and that the breaks not functioning wasn't one of them. They simply told me to take go find a mechaninc and fix it myself with no chance of my getting a different vehicle, and instead they tried persuade me with a pricier vehicle. Never again!
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Rated no. 4
National
5.3 Okay (15 reviews)
4 locations in Guadalajara
National
Locations in Guadalajara
Av Mariano Otero 3261+52 33 3540 8940
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Av. Ninos Heroes No 125+52 33 3614 7994
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Ave. Lazaro Cardenas 3073+52 33 3614 4595
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Miguel Hidalgo Airport,chapala+52 33 3688 5522
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 6
  • 6.1
  • 4.8
  • 5.3
  • 4.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent14 Jan 2018
Good experience in mexicoPros: Courteous staff. Good car. Very pleased with the turn-in inspection of the car condition. Car was spotless at pick-up. (Alas, I could not turn it in as clean - washed the car the evening before turn-in, and the dusty Mexican dust took away the shine. I wanted to make it look. Better)Cons: Did not like the explanation of the cost. At sign-in, they left me totally confused about the pricing, with the insurance. Then entered about US$400 on my credit card, as “deposit”?. When I turned the car in, they said, pay the new “bill” and your $400 is cancelled. At least that is what I think they said - I will see when I get my credit card bill later this month. If, indeed that $400 is cancelled - then National was truly excellent - the price was very reasonable (ie, very competitive). If not, kind of a rip off.
2.0 Mediocre2 Jan 2018
Bad ExperiencePros: NothingCons: On kayak the vehicle specified a vw golf or similar. A car which was able to fit two suitcases. National offered a Nissan March instead, a car which I was only able to fit one suitcase in it's tiny trunk. I had to cancel cause the car did not provide what kayak offered. Very disappointed
6.0 Good29 Aug 2017
Pros: The employees are very nice, and helpful I have a broken SUV in the road. They very nice bring me another SUV. Take time but arrivedCons: The first SUV interior seat looks duty to many spots on the seat.. not clean very well. Plus broken on the road in Mexico? And the second SUV looks ok, but star driving and feel vibrations so alignment and later the light engine come on
6.8 Good15 Aug 2017
Pros: Overall nice, clean van; excluding one malfunctioning IP light switch which made driving in the night or in the rain (lights on) difficult. Service was personable and friendly.Cons: My Am Ex covers car rental insurance. I checked. The person attending insisted I pay for 3rd person insurance. I declined. She would only rent me the car if she secured $18,000 on the Am EX. $18k is beyond my limit. She got an extra $130 out of me.
2.0 Mediocre10 Aug 2017
RidiculousPros: They wanted a $1500 USD Deposit to take the car. We walked out. False advertisement.Cons: They tried to take our vacation money... nothing compared to renting a car in the states. Never again.
4.0 Okay8 Aug 2017
This is just a drop offPros: Looks like they have more caraCons: It's hard to find
8.0 Excellent29 Jun 2017
Good experience but make sure you read the fine printPros: Customer service, drop off/pick up experience, clean placeCons: Insurance coverage for cars is different than the US so read the details before you commit. Insurance coverage is mandatory and comes with a large US dollar deposit. The lower the coverage you select the higher the deposit will be.
2.0 Mediocre18 Apr 2017
Horrible - Europcar MéxicoPros: Horrible experience they wouldn't take the insurance from rentacars.com so I had to purchase their insurance originally for $380 then miraculously after 1.5hra fighting them it went to $200 extra only. Also when dropping off the car they tried to charge me because there was no car manual which was never in the car to begin with and for a scratch on the rim, when I went to look at what they wanted to charge me for they were looking at a totally different car. HORRIBLE HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE, I will never use rentalcars.com nor Europcar again.
2.0 Mediocre21 Sep 2016
Overpriced insurance packagesPros: Get a car from a local hotel.
10.0 Excellent14 Sep 2016
Pros: The car was nice and clean
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Rated no. 5
Economy Rent a Car
5.1 Okay (20 reviews)
1 location in Guadalajara
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Guadalajara
Guadalajara International Airport+52 336 601 8375
  • 5.3
  • 5.5
  • 5.3
  • 4.7
  • 5.2
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre3 Apr 2021
Cons: Actually acknowledge the price that is given
2.0 Mediocre29 Mar 2021
Cons: Phonecalls went unanswered. No office at the airport. I could not reach someone to ask for pickup. I had to cancel the reservation and ended up renting from a different xompany
2.0 Mediocre23 Mar 2021
Pros: The staff was not very friendly and not recommended for nobody
2.0 Mediocre21 Dec 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly and helpful but was still far below my worst expectations.Cons: There needs to be a more clear communication about all incidental and or additional fees. The communication was not there and completely changed my experience from satisfactory to horrendously sub standard.
9.2 Excellent5 Jul 2020
Pros: The price was good.Cons: Waiting time was not so great.
2.0 Mediocre20 Feb 2020
Cons: Be open. Do not allow vendor to place pick up times when they are closed.
7.6 Good21 Aug 2019
Cons: closing time is not what they say it is
5.2 Okay30 Mar 2019
Pros: You have to call to comunicate to them of your arrival, so you have to keep trying until you get them. Ones yiu get them they come pretty fast, the drop off was fast.Cons: The car had a bunch of scratches all around, had no power, and half through our trip we found put the engine oil was extremely low, that explained all this noices coming through the engine. I spent a lot of time worrying this thing would break on us.
3.2 Mediocre10 Mar 2019
Pros: Nothing about it.Cons: everything
2.0 Mediocre7 Dec 2018
DECEIVING!!!Pros: Almost nothing.Cons: Pretty much everything. I rented a Jeep and they didn’t even own any. Gave me a Renault suv that was low in power and all scratched up. Rental pick up isn’t even near the airport, had to use a taxi to get to location. Then the price I already paid for the rental didn’t include the insurance. Paid over $350 more when I got there otherwise I couldn’t even touch the car. Overall I wouldn’t give any stars tbh. It was a hassle and very deceiving. Don’t use kayak for car rentals period. Will never make the same mistake!!!
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Rated no. 6
Enterprise
4.8 Okay (6 reviews)
3 locations in Guadalajara
Enterprise
Locations in Guadalajara
Av Ninos Heroes No 125+52 33 3614 7175
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Ave Lazaro Cardenas 3073+52 33 3613 8170
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Miguel Hidalgo Airport,chapala+52 33 3688 5522
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 5
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  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre23 Jan 2021
Pros: They did not honor my contract...Cons: It was all payed off, and they wanted me to pay three times more... 👎🏼
10.0 Excellent1 Jul 2020
Pros: I liked how they looked out for everybody’s health, by having disinfectant and hand sanatizer in the entrance. They were very friendly and helpful.Cons: Include prices for insurance so it is clear for the beginning .
2.0 Mediocre15 Oct 2019
Pros: Yes, staff was friendlyCons: Not to deceive customers about their fees and costs
2.0 Mediocre17 Sep 2019
Pros: No cars were available to rent, didn't give options of other companies to rent from
2.8 Mediocre10 Jul 2018
Not goodCons: They didn’t have the car I booked and gave another, in which they said it was better. But it ended up being more expensive. They change and added all this bs stuff. I was running late didn’t have time to argue. Not renting with them again!
Rated no. 7
Ace
4.2 Okay (6 reviews)
2 locations in Guadalajara
Ace
Locations in Guadalajara
Av. Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1923+52 33 4624 2114
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Av. de Las Americas #861+52 33 4624 2114
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 3.6
  • 4.3
  • 4.3
  • 4.6
  • 4.3
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre28 Dec 2019
Pros: Staff was semi helpfulCons: Fully transparent pricing, bait and switch not appreciated it!
2.0 Mediocre6 Oct 2018
Pros: NothingCons: The service, they stole my money so sad
2.4 Mediocre20 Sep 2018
False Advertisement, I will never recommend ACE car rentalPros: Nothing;Cons: horrible customer service it took over 2 hrs to get a vehicle, the vehicle I paid ACE was never carried by MEX rent a car (false advertisement), when I asked for a full refund the representative claimed she could not issue a refund, a supervisor from Mex rent a car told me to temporarily take a Toyota Camry (after making me miss an important meeting) and that they would deliver an SUV to me, as soon as one became available (empty promise).
2.0 Mediocre19 Aug 2017
Worst company in townPros: Nothing at allCons: I made my reservation from this site for a full size sedan preferably a Optima since that is what the listing said, OPTIMA. A few days after reservation I purchased the insurance through the website since it was a pretty decent deal. Well at my arival apparently a Kia Optima means a small VW Jetta with bunch of scratches and the airbag light on. I showed her the listing and it said Kia Optima or similar full size, welll to them, a Kia Optima is not a full size but a Luxury category which costs waaaay more. The teller did not want to take the insurance I purchased prior but gave me two choices, I either purchase their insurance since for them the insurance I purchased was not a valid insurance or leave a $5,000 dollar deposit in guarantee if something happens to the car they will fix from those $5,000 dlls. Really? My first and my last rental from this company, hands down. P.s. The insurance they charged me was almost $300 dlls. Awesome!!!
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Rated no. 8
MEXRENTACAR
4.1 Okay (6 reviews)
3 locations in Guadalajara
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Guadalajara
Aeropuerto Intl. de Guadalajara+52 334 170 8243
Av. Adolfo López Mateos #1923+52 334 170 8243
Av. De Las Américas #861+52 334 170 8243
  • 3.6
  • 4
  • 4.3
  • 4.3
  • 4
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay29 Mar 2021
Pros: Not much really.Cons: Better customer service from staff. Car smelled like urine whenever you turned in the ac. Seats and carpet were stained. Car was delivered with an empty gas tank.
2.0 Mediocre22 Mar 2021
Pros: Nothing they did have my van at the time of my pick up. And wouldn’t give another one so I had to get service else where. I would never recommend this place to anyone imagine getting there with a family of 6 kids are tired.Cons: If they would of giving me the car I made a reservation for.
4.8 Okay30 Dec 2019
Pros: How quick it was to arrive and pick up the car.Cons: The insurance cost was too expensive and the cost should be transparent. The car had issues, I think it was involved in an accident.
10.0 Excellent25 Dec 2019
Pros: The helpful and very friendly of the agent AlbertoCons: I don’t see nothing that you can do better.
2.0 Mediocre20 Nov 2019
Cons: The car was not ready and we were not able to rent from them. A refund would be great!
Rated no. 9
Budget
3.5 Mediocre (27 reviews)
2 locations in Guadalajara
Budget
Locations in Guadalajara
Av. Mariano Otero # 1288+52 33 3613 0027
Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday07:00 - 19:00
Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday07:00 - 19:00
Sunday07:00 - 19:00
Carr. Gdl-Chapala Km 17.5+52 33 3688 5216
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 3.5
  • 3.4
  • 3.5
  • 3.8
  • 3.4
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre6 Apr 2021
Pros: The agent sent me to a different place to rent a car only to find out they were a bunch of thieves. Not the agents fault.Cons: Everything.
5.2 Okay3 Feb 2020
Pros: Customer service representatives were friendlyCons: The company making you purchase additional insurance was annoying when I had already purchased it through a third party company. Additional 260 was not necessary
3.2 Mediocre2 Jan 2020
Cons: The vehicle couldve been in better conditions. The driver’s seat was broken and the seats were dirty. Also, I reserved a Jetta and they gave me a Vento. They would not honor my reservation for the vehicle I reserved.
2.0 Mediocre20 Dec 2019
Cons: The whole experience was a mess! Ordered a Suburban, got a dated minivan. Took 2 hrs to prepare the car. People before us had waited 3 hrs. Most unorganized and disappointing experience with a rental I’ve ever had.
4.4 Okay8 Nov 2019
Pros: The only thing I liked, was i was running g late and they took me to the airport right away.Cons: They can refund me the deposite right away not keep it for ransom it's been a mouth already and nothing is happening need to make a claim.
3.2 Mediocre22 Oct 2019
Pros: The staff upon return was courteous and polite.Cons: Don’t allow me to book for a certain price and then TRIPLE it once I’m there! Completely unacceptable! Felt like I was taken advantage of!! Will never use Budget again!
7.6 Good16 Sep 2019
Cons: Took too long to get the car. Short on staff.
2.0 Mediocre11 Sep 2019
Cons: Cobraron US$80 al recibir el coche porque segun ellos en Mexico, se exige un Liability mayor al incluido en la reserva inicial de $750.000 pesos mexicanos, y que debe ser el seguro por $2 millones de pesos mex. la Camioneta no estaba en las mejores condiciones, plumillas del limpiavidrios defectuos
2.0 Mediocre28 Aug 2019
Pros: NothingCons: Everything
5.6 Okay8 Jul 2019
Cons: Check in was long, we had to wait for a while for the guy to wash the car. It arrived when we did so we understood we needed to wait for them to prepare it for us, but he washed others even after he was told to wash ours first. Also no car manual MUCH needed bc we got a flat tire!!
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Rated no. 10
Payless
3.3 Mediocre (9 reviews)
3 locations in Guadalajara
Payless
Locations in Guadalajara
20 De Noviembre Lot 9+52 333 688 6256
Monday09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
Thursday09:00 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:00
Av Marino Otero 1288+52 33 3121 0799
Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday07:00 - 19:00
Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday07:00 - 19:00
Sunday07:00 - 19:00
Carr Gdl-Chapala Km 17.5+52 33 3688 5649
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 3.3
  • 3.3
  • 3.3
  • 3.3
  • 3.3
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre11 Apr 2021
Pros: NothingCons: They didn’t have any car available at the time I reached the car rental office. They even told me that my only solution was to go to other car rental companies, however same day reservations are usually more expensive. I found another place nearby from the company Mex Rent a Car, however I had to Pay more than double the price of what I reserved on Payless. I will never choose Payless again.
4.0 Okay19 Nov 2019
Pros: When I arrived to pick up vehicle the Payless Rental Agency had no office inside the airport or shuttle that takes you to pick up the office. You have to walk three blocks towards there office!!!! With a family of three small children and four suitcases.....Once I arrived to the office there was a line of about 15 people in front of me, which was not a problem because it was a Friday and I could understand the rush. Once it was my turn after one hour and half of waiting they informed me that the vehicle I had requested was not available even though I had reserved it with more than a week of anticipation. That they could offer me a regular car but that it would cost me about double what the original reservation would be. They informed me that because I did not do the reservation directly with them that I had to call you're office to change anything ……..I tried many times calling you're office but with no luck...….This has been the worst experience me and my family have had …..We have never been treated like this …...We will never you you're service and will definitely recommend to any one we know or meet never to use this service ever.Cons: Everything..........When I arrived to pick up vehicle the Payless Rental Agency had no office inside the airport or shuttle that takes you to pick up the office. You have to walk three blocks towards there office!!!! With a family of three small children and four suitcases.....Once I arrived to the office there was a line of about 15 people in front of me, which was not a problem because it was a Friday and I could understand the rush. Once it was my turn after one hour and half of waiting they informed me that the vehicle I had requested was not available even though I had reserved it with more than a week of anticipation. That they could offer me a regular car but that it would cost me about double what the original reservation would be. They informed me that because I did not do the reservation directly with them that I had to call you're office to change anything ……..I tried many times calling you're office but with no luck...….This has been the worst experience me and my family have had …..We have never been treated like this …...We will never you you're service and will definitely recommend to any one we know or meet never to use this service ever......…Lastly I forgot to mention that they want to charge you a almost 3000 US dlls deposit to rent from them even though you get the full coverage insurance...Whoever does not listen to me and rents from them will definitely regret it when the arrive to their office......
2.0 Mediocre9 Sep 2019
Pros: Nothing what i expected, terrible service and hidden charges, not the price they say it is.Cons: Accurate pricing
2.0 Mediocre22 Aug 2017
Pros: NothingCons: Nothing
2.0 Mediocre3 Apr 2017
They didn't respect the reservation with you guysPros: NothingCons: The service poor, the insurance with kayak reservation was to expensive (about $900.00dollars total) overall I was not happy, also I lost one of the tire cover and I had to pay to Payless cash there $1,300.00pesos because they said insurance didn't cover it.
2.0 Mediocre5 Jan 2016
Give your review a headlinePros: There was no shuttle to transport us from the Airport to the rental location, tried calling and no one was available. Arrived at location by taxi and there was no represetative there to assist.
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Rated no. 11
Dollar
3.2 Mediocre (15 reviews)
1 location in Guadalajara
Dollar
Locations in Guadalajara
Carr, Guad-chapala Km 17.5+52 800 365 1111
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 3.3
  • 3.2
  • 3.2
  • 3.6
  • 3
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre9 Jan 2021
Pros: NothingCons: Stop scamming people. Just because I didn’t want to buy the insurance I was forced to take the worst car.
2.0 Mediocre6 Jan 2021
Cons: I did not rent a car with them bc they didn’t have the car any longer for rent.
2.0 Mediocre28 Dec 2020
Pros: The dollar location is closed said to go to thrifty, my rental online was 100$ when I talked to thrifty, they wanted 750$!!!!!Cons: Everything
5.2 Okay9 Feb 2020
Pros: They are pretty efficient to pick you up and drop you offCons: We arrived over two hours late and they have cancel my reservation they also need to stop forcing people to buy insurance it’s optional and if you don’t buy insurance they don’t give you the car
2.0 Mediocre15 Oct 2019
Pros: Nothing when I went they didn't have the car and wanted to sell me something more expensive
2.0 Mediocre4 Jan 2019
Car requested not availablePros: They had a carCons: We rented a standard SUV but they did not have the car available. They only had a standard car. It was the last car they had in the lot.
2.0 Mediocre27 Apr 2018
Cancelled at last moment over pricedCons: I didn’t get the rental after all, ended up going with another agency for half the price same value. Insurance was unbelievably expensive.
2.0 Mediocre2 Mar 2018
Cons: When I got there they change the price it was extremely more expensive so I decided not to rent any car
2.0 Mediocre5 Jul 2017
Worset everPros: They did not accept your rate it was 4 times the amount.
2.0 Mediocre3 Apr 2017
Make sure you add insuranceCons: I truly dislike the fact that insurance is not included on the package. I click on the add on for it and when I got there they wouldn't honor it because it's Through a third party. Racing the rental price to about $300 instead of the $60
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Rated no. 12
Europcar
2.9 Mediocre (15 reviews)
3 locations in Guadalajara
Europcar
Locations in Guadalajara
Av Lazaro Cardenas 2838+52 33 1562 0572
Av. Lopez Mateos N.830+52 33 3880 7500
Carretera Guadalajara+52 33 3688 5787
  • 3.3
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  • 2.5
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2.0 Mediocre7 Jan 2020
Pros: Nothing at all never got a car rental !!!!Cons: Everything specially don’t lie about prices insurance etc ....
6.0 Good1 Oct 2019
Pros: I did NOT like that I was not able to use the insurance I purchased through Kayak with this rental company. I WASTED MY MONEYCons: A whole lot. How about you don’t offer insurance when the rental company is not going to accept it, requiring you to purchase additional insurance.
2.8 Mediocre29 Jan 2019
Pros: The car was niceCons: They did not honor the price that I booked with you guys, although I showed my confirmation for the booking they said I booked for a smaller size car (which was not true) we had car problems and got stranded with a broke down van, plus they stole some of our gas. Worst experience with a car rental
2.0 Mediocre16 Jul 2018
Rip offPros: Nothing !Cons: I rented the car I was given a price online. I was to pay at pick up. Once I got to Mexico to pick up the car, Europcar try to charge my credit card $9,000 US Dollars for insurance protection. I declined it online because my credit card covers any theft or accidents. The gentleman at the rental place said that he needed me to send him my visas terms and conditions which I did. He then said he still needed to place a hold. Because of the large amount the bank placed a fraud alert, and shortly after he attempted to run my card for the $9,000 US dollars I saw that they had a sign in Spanish that read that if you purchase insurance with them then there would be a $5,000 Mexican pesos hold on the card. In the end because of the fraud alert and such they ended up placing the insurance I left a $700 US dollar deposit and upon return I was charged almost $200 US dollars for the vehicle which I only rented for 2 1/2 days. They overcharged me, my initial quote was for $70 US dollars. I am extremely dissatisfied. The only good news is that I called my credit card company and explained the situation and they will submit a claim so that I only pay my quoted amount. Locals told me that yes I was ripped off and that next time I should pay ahead of time rather than waiting to pay at pick up.
2.4 Mediocre7 Jun 2018
I had the worst service and i got the worst car, it smelled awful on tCons: I had the worst service and i got the worst car, it smelled awful on the inside and it was so dirty and it wouldnt run more then 40 km. I was also given the car with an empty tank in a city that i dont know and i didnt have any nearby gas stations. With the conversión of dollars to pesos i could have gone to a junk car place instead and gotten a car of better conditions. Lastly, i do not understand how RentCars can have such a nasty company like Eurocars. I am extremly disappointed that i spent my money for such poor service and experience.
2.0 Mediocre20 May 2018
Did not honor reservation price. Tried to scam for a lot more!Pros: Nothing. I left without the car.Cons: Iended up leaving without the car. They did not honor my reservation and prepurchased insurance. They argied that Kayaks reservation was just a booking fee that was not shared with the rental agency and that they did not accept the prepurchased insurance. They wanted to charge 10 times more likely what I was quoted and I prepaid. This company is a horrible scam!
2.0 Mediocre19 Mar 2018
It was terriblePros: Nothing
2.0 Mediocre19 Feb 2018
Pros: NothingCons: Everything. Tried to charge me for a car I had already prepaid. Then the rate they quoted me was double what I had booked. They didn't care and didn't try to fix or check the mistake. They completely ignored me and went back to playing on their phone. Walked out and rented from another agency (much more credible, larger chain) for a much better price and WAY better service.
2.0 Mediocre2 May 2017
Unprofessional/IrresponsableCons: Nobody was at the counter when I got there and their office was closed. Terrible
2.0 Mediocre20 Apr 2017
Cons: They didn't have a car when we arrived. Only available for prepaid customers had go elsewhere.
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Rated no. 13
Hertz
2.5 Mediocre (10 reviews)
5 locations in Guadalajara
Hertz
Locations in Guadalajara
Adolfo Lopez Mateos Sur 2500+52 800 709 5000
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
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Av 8 De Julio 2206, Interior A+52 800 709 5000
Monday09:00 - 18:00
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Av Mariano Otero 1326+52 999 911 8040
Monday09:00 - 18:00
16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
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Carr. Chapala Km 14 #390+52 999 611 8040
Monday00:00 - 23:59
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Carr.transpeninsular Km+52 999 911 8040
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
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Sunday09:00 - 18:00
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  • 2.4
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre17 Jan 2017
Horrible experiencePros: NOTHINGCons: The car that we reserved and had confirmation for was not available upon arriving to pick up. This caused a lot of chaos and nerves as we were left without transportation. How can this happen when you have a confirmed reservation and are counting on having a vehicle? I've never experienced something this horrible and their customer service associates were horrible and didn't care we were left without transportation.
2.0 Mediocre10 Jan 2017
Pros: Despite making a reservation, they had no cars available. They did not apologize at all for it, did nothing to help us make other accommodations, and so we were stuck without a car.
2.0 Mediocre8 Jan 2017
Worst service ever! They overbooked and didnt havePros: Nothing. This is the worst experience I have had ever with a car rentalCons: They didnt respect my reservation! Got there and they overbooked so I didnt get any car! Had to pay twice as much in booking last minute with another company and wasted half day of vacation. The guy at the reception wasnt even nice; he was giving all types of excuses.
2.0 Mediocre7 Jan 2017
We didn't even get the car.Pros: NothingCons: We got to the Hertz and they didn't have a car for us. Their excuse was "sometimes people don't return the cars on time, sorry!" And we had to scramble last minute to get a rental elsewhere so we could still go on our trip.
2.0 Mediocre3 Jan 2017
no cars availablePros: we could not get a car the website says its available but it was note and were left stranded. I think you should have better communication with the areas renting the cars.
2.0 Mediocre3 Jan 2017
No carsCons: There were no cars for us. We were told that there was a waiting list. Really disappointed.
5.2 Okay2 Jan 2017
Never againPros: Made a reservation in advance but they didn't have it when I got there. Took an hour and a half to get a car which is longer than the plane ride to get to Guadalajara. The physical appearance of their facility is very poor, it's dirty, unkept. I was told to wait in a certain area for a van and waited there for 30 minutes. Finally got their facility and they sent me back to the terminal saying that I had to go upstairs. They said they didn't have a car for me. I think they overcharged me but it was Christmas, so what could I do!
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GREEN MOTION
3 locations in Guadalajara
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Guadalajara
Antigua Carretera A Chapala 6502, Parque Industrial El Alamo
Calle Galileo Galilei 3792 Fracc Arboledas Zapopan Jalisco
Chapala 6502+52 333 642 4180
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keddy by Europcar
3 locations in Guadalajara
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Guadalajara
Av Lazaro Cardenas 2838- Col.Jardines Del Bosque
Av. Lopez Mateos N.830- Fraccionamiento Chapilata
Carretera Guadalajara- Chapala Km 17.5
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Sunnycars
3 locations in Guadalajara
Sunnycars
Locations in Guadalajara
Avenida Lazaro Cardenas 2838
Carretera Guadalajara
Lazaro Cardenas 3260 Local D
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Sixt
2 locations in Guadalajara
Sixt
Locations in Guadalajara
Av. Mariano Otero 2397+52 33 3123 2253
Monday09:00 - 18:00
15:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
15:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
15:00 - 19:00
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Carr.Guadalajara ChapalaKm17.5+52 33 3688 5613
Monday06:00 - 23:00
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U-Save
2 locations in Guadalajara
U-Save
Locations in Guadalajara
Federalismo Sur 480
Solidarida-Iberoamericana 9880+52 333 825 5080
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America Car Rental
1 location in Guadalajara
America Car Rental
Locations in Guadalajara
Av. Solidaridad Iberoamericana No.7973 Col. San Jose El Quince+52 33 3160 4536
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Firefly
1 location in Guadalajara
Firefly
Locations in Guadalajara
Guadalajara International Airport
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NU Car
1 location in Guadalajara
NU Car
Locations in Guadalajara
Av. Solidaridad Iberoamericana 7973, San Jose El 15+52 998 253 6110
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Rhodium
1 location in Guadalajara
Rhodium
Locations in Guadalajara
Guadalajara International Airport
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Routes Car & Truck Rentals
1 location in Guadalajara
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Locations in Guadalajara
Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (Gdl)
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187 travellers who rented a car in Guadalajara gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.4

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When to book a rental car in Guadalajara

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Top tips for hiring a car in Guadalajara

  • Planning on picking up a hire car for your trip to Guadalajara? If your flight lands at Guadalajara International Airport then you will find the airport’s various car hire desks in the main hall of Terminal 1.
  • One of the more unique features of parking in Guadalajara is that you are often expected to tip for parking. Specifically, you will commonly see people guiding drivers to parking spaces nearby and, although they are not a professional service, they still expect a tip for their work.
  • Traffic circles, or glorietas, as they are known as in Mexico, are a key feature of driving in Guadalajara. They are very common and can be quite intimidating for new drivers because traffic may be moving quickly and apparently dangerously through them. However, they are simple enough affairs as long as you drive defensively and know ahead of time where you are going.
  • Rush hour in Guadalajara, like in many major cities in the world, is no joke. Drivers not wanting to get stuck in traffic are advised to avoid the daily rush hour if possible. In general, the morning rush hour goes from 6:30 a.m. and lasts until 9:30 a.m. or even 10:00 a.m. As for the afternoon and evening peak, it starts at around 5:30 p.m. and finishes up at around 8:00 p.m. One of the main avenues to avoid during rush hour in Guadalajara is the Anillo Periferico, as it is among the worst roads hit by congestion.
  • Book your rental car in Guadalajara at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Guadalajara

  • The average price of fuel in Guadalajara is S$ 5.43 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between S$ 65 and S$ 87, depending on the car size.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Fortunately for travelers, all sizes of vehicles are found on the road in Guadalajara. So whether you prefer an SUV or a two-door coupe, you will be comfortable driving here no matter what. However, if you plan on exploring the older corners of the city, it may be worth renting a smaller vehicle as the lanes and alleys can become a bit narrow at times.

  • Speed limits in Guadalajara, and in Mexico as a whole, usually are 60 km/h (37 mph) on roads with no posted speed limited, 60 to 80 km/h (37 to 50 mph) on larger arterial roads such as beltways and freeways, and 100 to 110 km/h (62 to 68 mph) on major highways,

  • Petrol prices in Guadalajara are around 20.80 MXN ($1.02) per liter of gas, which is 78.73 MXN ($3.84) per gallon of gas. While this is a fair bit more expensive than the prices seen in the U.S., compared to prices in Europe this is still quite affordable.

  • Private parking garages and lots are certainly the best options for travelers visiting Guadalajara. Though theft and crime are not an issue in most of the city, it still pays to stick to secure parking lots just in case. Additionally, such lots and garages are widely available in the popular districts of the city.