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Car Hire Acapulco Useful Information

Acapulco was the dream destination of the Hollywood set in the 1950s. Today tourists can see what attracted the big names by hiring a car and visiting the sights such as the traditional resort area of the city or drive out to watch the world-famous cliff divers of La Quebrada. Acapulco is the largest city in the state of Guerrero, larger even than the states capital city Chilpancingo, you can choose to collect your Rental Car from one of many offices throughout the city or from the airport.
 

Hiring a car in Acapulco offers a level of convenience and flexibility, enabling you to explore more of the region. Here's what you can expect:

Advantages of Hiring a Car:

  1. Flexibility: Renting a car allows you to set your own itinerary and pace, and you're not restricted by the timings of public transport or tours.

  2. Explore Beyond the Main Areas: Acapulco has more than just its main bay area. With a car, you can drive to quieter beaches, local markets, and viewpoints without much hassle.

  3. Cost-Efficiency for Groups: If you're traveling with family or friends, renting a car can be more economical than paying for multiple bus tickets or taxi fares.

  4. Comfort: Travel in the comfort of your own space, store your belongings, and enjoy air-conditioning in the hot, humid weather.

Where Else Can You Drive:

  1. Pie de la Cuesta: About 10 km northwest of Acapulco, it's a tranquil beach area known for its lagoon, sunsets, and water sports.

  2. Barra Vieja: Located around 30 km south of Acapulco, this area is famous for its beach restaurants and the Tres Palos Lagoon.

  3. Puerto Marqués: A peaceful bay about 15 km from central Acapulco, great for swimming.

  4. El Fuerte de San Diego: A historic fort and museum in Acapulco, it offers insights into the region's history.

  5. La Quebrada: Around 6 km from central Acapulco, this spot is renowned for its cliff divers.

Driving Practices and Conditions:

  1. Road Quality: Major roads in and around Acapulco are generally in good condition. However, some secondary roads might have potholes or be a bit uneven.

  2. Driving Behavior: Like many places, driving can be aggressive compared to what you might be used to. Stay alert and practice defensive driving.

  3. Speed Limits: These are posted in kilometers per hour. Typically, it's 40-60 km/h in cities and 80-110 km/h on highways.

  4. Parking: While central Acapulco has several parking lots, it can get crowded, especially during peak tourist seasons or weekends.

  5. Safety: Acapulco has faced security challenges in the past, so it's crucial to stay informed about the current situation. Avoid driving at night and stick to well-traveled routes.

  6. Local Tips: If you're unfamiliar with the 'topes' (speed bumps) commonly found on Mexican roads, watch out for them, as they can be quite jarring if taken too quickly.

In summary, while Acapulco offers plenty of attractions, having a car will allow you to explore the region more extensively and at your leisure. However, it's essential to remain cautious, stay updated on local safety conditions, and always park in secured areas, especially overnight.


Current Rental Rates in Acapulco

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 24.70 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 172.92 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Beat Sedan

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.92 EUR/day
Chevrolet Beat Sedan

7 Days rental at 300.50 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 42.92 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 300.50 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Acapulco: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • The city is properly called Acapulco de Juarez.
  • It’s 190 miles from the capital, Mexico City. and Mexico City Airport
  • It was very popular with Hollywood stars in the 1950s.
  • The name Acapulco means ‘at the big reeds’.
  • Acapulco is Mexico’s largest beach resort.

 

Acapulco - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Acapulco

7.8
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 315 reviews
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11 min (average wait time)
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No.2: HERTZ,
based on 14 reviews
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No.3: EUROPCAR,
based on 1039 reviews
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Acapulco car hire information

  • 7.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo EMEA Franchise
  • € 172.90
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.70
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 9
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 5
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Aveo
  • 30
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Acapulco

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