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Michoacan de Ocampo car hire

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Top tips for hiring a car in Michoacan de Ocampo

  • General Francisco Mujica International Airport (MLM), located in Morelia, is the largest airport in the state of Michoacan de Ocampo. The airport hosts different car rental agencies, including Hertz, Firefly, Budget, and Sixt. Car rental desks are in the arrivals hall in the terminal building. You’ll also find car rentals in other off-airport locations in Michoacan de Ocampo, including downtown Morelia, Jiquilpan, Lazaro Cardenas, Juan Rodriguez Clara, Alvaro Obregon, and Uruapan.
  • The state of roads in Michoacan varies depending on the location. Road conditions are generally good, but some places have roads that need improvement. The state has a network of highways and local roads connecting cities and towns. Most of them are typically paved and well-maintained. You may come across a few sections with potholes, so drive carefully. Michoacan de Ocampo is a rural state, so you should watch out for animals and roadside vendors, especially when driving in rural areas.
  • Michoacan de Ocampo has several toll roads known as “autopistas.” Popular toll roads include Federal Highway 14D, Autopista México-Cuernavaca, Autopista Morelia-Pátzcuaro, and Autopista E131. You can pay tolls in different ways, including credit cards, cash, and toll tags. Different car rental agencies have vehicles fitted with transponders for easy toll payment. You may consider them and be prepared to pay extra fees if you plan to use toll roads in Michoacan de Ocampo.
  • Traffic is generally heavy in most parts of Michoacan de Ocampo during morning and evening commutes. You’ll encounter rush hour traffic, typically from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The heaviest traffic is usually in major cities like Uruapan, Morelia, and Zamora. Plan your trip early and avoid driving during peak rush hour. If you must drive during this period, leave early or monitor traffic updates to find the best alternative routes.
  • Book your car hire in Michoacan de Ocampo at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard hire cars in Michoacan de Ocampo are around 20% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Michoacan de Ocampo

  • What is the most popular car hire in Michoacan de Ocampo?

    Standard (Volkswagen Tiguan or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Michoacan de Ocampo.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Michoacan de Ocampo?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Should I rent a car in Michoacan de Ocampo?

    Renting a car in Michoacan de Ocampo is a good idea if you want to enjoy flexibility and convenience during your trip. You can comfortably drive to different destinations in the Mexican state at your own pace and stop where you need. It’s more convenient than public transportation, especially if you have more luggage and want to avoid congestion. Popular attractions in Michoacan de Ocampo, like Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, are inaccessible by public transport. Car rentals provide easy access to such destinations.

  • What is it like driving in Michoacan de Ocampo?

    In Michoacan de Ocampo, people drive on the right side of the road. Drivers are generally courteous, but you should always remain aware of your surroundings. Driving in major towns can be challenging because of high human and motorized traffic, so be prepared to slow down and drive cautiously through these areas. The general speed limit in Michoacan de Ocampo is 10 km/h (6 mph) in residential areas, 60 km/h (37 mph) on streets with no speed limits, 60 to 80 km/h (37 to 50 mph) on urban roads, 70 to 90 km/h (43 to 56 mph) on rural roads, and 100 km/h (62 mph) on major highways.

  • How old should I be to rent a car in Michoacan de Ocampo?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Michoacan de Ocampo varies by agency, but it is usually 21 years old. Some companies have 25 as their minimum age requirement. If you’re between 21 and 24, you’ll be charged an additional young driver’s fee. A valid driver’s license is required to rent a vehicle in Michoacan de Ocampo. We advise you to carry an International Driving Permit (IDP) since Spanish is the primary language in Michoacan de Ocampos and Mexico. You must also provide an internationally recognized credit card for payment and additional identification documents like a passport or photo ID.

Car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • greenmotion

    GREEN MOTION car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • firefly

    Firefly car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • payless

    Payless car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • rhodium

    Rhodium car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

    2 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

    2 Locations

  • ace

    Ace car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

    1 Location

  • economy

    Economy Rent a Car car hire locations in Michoacan de Ocampo

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