Rent a car at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

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About the Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

The Guadalajara International Airport (GDL), also known as Guadalajara Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Airport, is located just under 10 miles (about 35 minutes by car) from the heart of the city. Opened in 1951, the GDL is one of the biggest airports in Mexico and the third in number of flights. Aeroméxico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus, United Airlines and Copa Airlines all offer flights to and from GDL.

The GDL Airports has two terminals and an extra one that connects the airport to terrestrial modes of transportations. In the first two you’ll find stores and restaurants to enjoy yourself until your flight, banking services, tourist information, and VIP lounges.

If you plan on visiting Guadalajara, we recommend renting a car to make your trip easier and more comfortable. finds and compares the best prices from the rental companies you already know and trust, such as Hertz, Alamo, Europcar, National, Sixt and local brands as well.

Once you’ve picked up your rental car, hit the road and get to know the capital of Jalisco! We suggest the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Hospicio Cabañas (a hospital turned into a museum for its incredible architecture), the Degollado Theater, and the Paseo Chapultepec. If you have enough time, we also recommend driving to Tlaquepaque (less than 4 miles from downtown Guadalajara), Tequila (42 miles), Chapala (31 miles) and Puerto Vallarta (205 miles) for its crystalline waters and beaches!

Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

When to book a rental car at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico


Average rental day price in the last 30 days

US$ 35.64

Most popular car rental models at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

  • Nissan NV350 Urvan (Van)
  • Chevrolet Spark (Economy)
  • Chevrolet Cavalier (Full Size)

Best rated rental companies

  • Alamo
  • Enterprise
  • Thrifty

Car rental companies at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

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    Car Rental Requirements

    • Minimum Age

      In most countries, the minimum age required to hire a vehicle is 25.

    • Driver’s License

      Each driver must present a full, valid and original national driver's license held for minimum of 2 years. If your license is not in a language used in your destination country, an International Driver's Permit to accompany your national driver's license is highly recommended. Some rental companies and government agencies require that you present an IDP. It is the renter's responsibility to present both their IDP and Driver's License when picking up the vehicle. For more information, please reach out to the Rental Company.

    • ID or Passport

      Each driver must present a valid and original photo ID or passport.

    • International Credit Card

      The renter must present a personal credit card, valid in the country of pick-up with enough funds to put a hold for a security deposit. Third-party credit cards will not be accepted. The car rental company is solely responsible for approving the provided credit card. Online prepayment does not exempt the renter from providing a valid international credit card during vehicle pick-up. The rental company will place a hold in the amount of the security deposit and, when applicable, any additional local fees not covered in the prepaid voucher on the card provided at the rental location.

    • Prepaid Booking Voucher

      You must present a printout of the Booking Confirmation Voucher at the rental location. This document officially confirms all agreed upon services, payment conditions, rates, discounts, as well as vehicle availability within the group selected.

    • Important Information

      Car rental companies reserve the right to refuse service to underage or unlicensed drivers, those with poor credit history or individuals otherwise considered liabilities by the rental company.

    What to know before renting a car at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico

    • How much is it to rent a car at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      The lowest daily rate at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico in the last 30 days was US$ 2.20 with Mex.

    • Which rental company is the best rated at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      The car rental company best rated by our customers at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico is Alamo.

    • Which car model is the most rented at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      The most popular car rental model at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico is the Nissan NV350 Urvan.

    • What is the average car rental daily rate at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      In the last 30 days, the average daily rate was US$ 35.64.

    • How many car rental locations are there at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico there are 22 locations at 20 car rental companies.

    • Which categories are available for rent at Guadalajara Airport (GDL), Mexico?

      Van, Economy, Full Size, SUV, Midsize, Minivan, Mini, Compact, Standard, Premium.


    Proteções do veículo Vehicle protections

    Rental car protections usually have the abbreviations CDW and LDW and protect the vehicle from robbery and damage in the event of collisions or accidents.

    Proteções à terceiros Third party protection

    The protections against third parties have several abbreviations, such as ALI, SLI and others. In general, they protect the vehicle from third parties involved in collisions with your rental car.

    Caução Security deposit

    To pick up the car you must leave a security deposit, also called a pre-authorization. The amount is "blocked" on the renter's credit card and "unlocked" after the return of the car on the same conditions.

    Opcionais Optional items

    It is possible to add optional items to your reservation, such as GPS, child car seat or booster seat. Take advantage of those items so you don’t have to worry about it later!

    Condutor adicional Additional driver

    If someone else is sharing the wheel with you, they need to be added to the car rental agreement as an additional driver and meet the same documentation and minimum age requirements as the main driver or renter.

    Quilometragem Mileage

    Check if your reservation has free mileage or not. Free mileage means you can ride as much as you like with the rental car and you will not pay extra depending on the ride.

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