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Cancun Airport car rental – find the best rates on Cartrawler Mexico

Car hire Mexico – compare car rental companies in Cancun Airport

Cancún International Airport  -CUN is the second busiest airport of Mexico (after the Mexico City Airport). It serves the popular tourist area in southeastern Mexico, on the Yucatán Peninsula. The airport is located in Quintana Roo district, approx. 10 miles south of Cancun city centre.

Washed by the Caribbean Sea, Cancun is a popular beach destination having Cancun Airport as its most important gateway for international tourists. Only 20 minute drive separate the airport from the Cancun hotel area and it takes approx. 40 minutes to get to Playa del Carmen and other popular locations on the Riviera Maya. See map of Riviera Maya.

Economy car hire Mexico - Chevrolet Chevy
Chevrolet Chevy in economy class is one of the cheaper rental cars in Mexico.

Holidaymakers interested in history will have to visit remarkable monuments in Riviera Maya, amongst them the Mayan archaeological site of Tulum.

Cancun hotel zone – close to the airport
The majority of Cancun hotels are concentrated on a narrow strip of land off the mainland, across the Nichupte Bay. Here, the tourists will find some of the best Cancun hotels, amongst them: Ritz Carlton Cancun, Le Meridien, Hilton Cancun Beach and Club Med. See map of Cancun hotel zone.

Apart from hotels and excellent beaches, this area of Cancun is also a great place to dine, shop and party, offering a vibrant nightlife.

An own means of transportation is not a necessity for travellers who arrive to Cancun via Cancun Airport and choose to stay within the city’s hotel zone. It may, however be an asset for those who plan to explore the Riviera Maya and Yucatan Peninsula outside the perimeter of their holiday resort.

Cancun Airport car rental companies – compare offers online
Cancun Airport is served by a large number of car rental providers (on- and off-site), amongst them: Europcar, Avis Rent A Car, Hertz, Budget, Alamo, Sixt Rent A Car, Tipoa Rental Car Cancun, MEX Rent A Car, America Car Rental, Tropical Car Rental or Blueway Renta de Autos Cancun.

With such a large choice of car rental suppliers, online search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler, are usually the best solution for finding cheap car hire in Cancun without much hassle. A single search on Cartrawler provides you with a reliable comparison of Cancun Airport car hire offers and the rates available for internet booking are often much more competitive than car hire directly from car rental company.

When booking well in advance, it is usually possible to find well-priced offers on Cancun car hire even in the high season, which in this part of Mexico stretches roughly between Christmas and Easter holidays. A one week rental of an economy car, such as Chevrolet Chevy or VW Gol, with the pick-up and drop-off at Cancun Airport is often priced on Cartrawler from approx. £100.

Competitive deals on Cancun car rental are available on Cartrawler in a wide range of rental classes, whether you require a compact car, a 4X4 SUV for an off-road adventure in Yucatan or a peoples carrier (with capacity for 7 or 9 people).

Toyota Sienna rental 7-seater Cancun
Toyota Sienna is a popular rental 7-seater in Cancun, Mexico

If you are travelling to Cancun in a larger group, please note that it is often possible to find 12-seaters in the fleet of car hire companies in Mexico, in a form of a Chevrolet Express or similar.

UK flights to Cancun
Although rating as the second largest airport of Mexico, Cancun Airport has the largest number of international passengers amongst all the Mexican airports, serving a good number of European routes. Direct flights to Cancun from the UK are available from British Airways, with departures from London-Heathrow as well as from the charter carriers Thomas Cook Airline and Thomson Airways, from different UK airports (London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham, to mention just some).


Cancun Airport car rental – find the best rates on Cartrawler Mexico
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Published: Wednesday, March 18 2015
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