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* The prices were calculated on 07.02.2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Guadalajara Airport starting on 14.02.2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Guadalajara Car Rental Deals

Guadalajara Car Rental Deals

SIXT offers two branches for car rental in Guadalajara, conveniently located at Guadalajara Libertador Miguel Hidalgo International Airport and in the city center at Guadalajara Holiday Inn. Each of our branches offers a superb choice of rental cars, from luxury sedans to affordable compact models. We also offer an array of spacious minivans and SUVs, powerful sports cars, fun convertibles, and larger vans. There are also numerous useful services and optional extras, which help you to tailor your rental vehicle to your own requirements. Rent a car in Guadalajara and get around independently with more comfort and ease.
Sixt Car Rental in Guadalajara

Sixt Car Rental in Guadalajara

Find out more about our Sixt car rental in Guadalajara branches on our branch menu. You can gather helpful information such as the addresses, opening hours and the car categories on offer. Clicking on the right-hand tab opens up an overview of our locations on Google Maps to give you a better idea where exactly we are situated. Choose where you want to rent a car and then head to our booking page. Please be aware reservations can only be guaranteed for the selected car category as specific models are subject to availability at each Sixt branch.
Our Service

Our Service

Our car rental fleet features some of the best-known premium brands and we aim to offer our up-to-date rental cars at competitive rates. Take advantage of our weekend rates and enjoy driving a convertible or sports car. A luxury BMW or Mercedes-Benz sedan may set the right tone for a business trip and those traveling with more companions or cargo might want to opt for an SUV or van. Once on our booking page you can do a quick price comparison between the models available during your desired rental period.
Along with our diverse fleet we offer a range of services to help you have an optimal car rental experience. For example, you can usually cancel your booking without penalty, so you can secure an ideal rental vehicle even if your plans are subject to change. Unlimited mileage benefits those who intend to do a lot of driving and naming an additional driver allows you to share time at the wheel. A GPS can keep you on course and booking one of our child seats means you can travel lighter and leave yours at home.
Traffic Information

Traffic Information

If you are arriving from Guadalajara Libertador Miguel Hidalgo International Airport, you can take the Chapala - Guadalajara road to the city center. It will take you around 30 minutes to drive the 11 miles. In heavy traffic you can divert via the Mexico 23 route, which will only add a minute or two and a mile to your journey. Our Holiday Inn Guadalajara branch is just 3 miles from the city center on the Avenue Mariano Otero and will take you around 15 minutes. An alternative route is to go via Calzada Lazaro, which is a little longer at just over 4 miles and will take around 22 minutes.
Route 150 runs from southeast to northwest through Guadalajara, taking you to Tepic in the north and Morelia in the south. Route 54 runs north to Zacatecas and the 80 will take you northeast to San Luis Potosi. The roads in Guadalajara itself are mostly of good quality and driving can be a pleasure. Parking is reasonably easy to find but do watch out for touts who will guide you into the spaces. They will be looking for a tip to reward their efforts. Lots of hotels also have free parking.
Sixt Tips

Sixt Tips

Guadalajara is Mexico's second largest city and the capital of the state of Jalisco. The Centro Historico (historic downtown) area has lots of beautiful colonial buildings and striking murals by one of Mexico's most famous artists, José Clemente Orozco. Guadalajara Cathedral dates from the 1560s and includes an eclectic mix of architectural styles and important murals by Murillo. Bullfights take place every Sunday at the Plaza de Toros on Calzada Independencia. Tlaquepaque is just 4 miles to the southeast of the city center and has a craft center where you can buy lots of different artisan objects. There is also a well preserved colonial village to explore. Parque Agua Azul is the city's main park and is a great place to take a break from the bustle of the city. Plaza del Sol is the place to go to for fine dining and is also the main shopping area in the city, with lots of upscale stores and malls.
Sightseeing Destinations

Sightseeing Destinations

Chapala

Just 30 or so miles to the south of the city on Route 23, Chapala provides a relaxing contrast to the buzz of Guadalajara. This lakeside town started life as a weekend getaway for wealthy Guadalajara residents. The president of Mexico started going in 1904, which cemented the popularity of the resort. There are lots of cafes, shops and restaurants along the Avenida Madero and Lopez Cotilla is a great spot to relax and enjoy the specialty sweets sold by the local shops. The lake has lots of boating activities to enjoy and provides a pleasant view.

Distance to Chapala

  • From Guadalajara International Airport: 21 miles, about 43 minutes
  • From Guadalajara Holiday Inn: 32 miles, about 54 minutes

Tequila

Lovers of Mexico's national drink will enjoy a road trip to Tequila, the birthplace of the famous spirit. The town and the surrounding blue agave fields are now a world heritage site and there is a museum dedicated to the history and production of the spirit. Some of the distilleries offer guided tours and the opportunity to buy a huge range of tequila.

Distance to Tequila

  • From Guadalajara International Airport: 51 miles, about 1 hour 25 minutes
  • From Guadalajara Holiday Inn: 38 miles, about 58 minutes
Business Travel

Business Travel

Guadalajara has one of the fastest growing populations in Mexico and much of this growth is due to the boom in the electronics and information technology industries around the city. Lots of big names such as IBM, Intel, HP and General Electric have manufacturing sites here. Fashion, food processing and pharmaceuticals are other important industries in the city. Many of these businesses are located in the Libertad district. The Guadalajara Expo Center, meanwhile, is the main convention venue in the city and hosts a huge variety of events.

Distance to Libertad

  • From Guadalajara International Airport: 12 miles, about 42 minutes
  • From Guadalajara Holiday Inn: 6 miles, about 35 minutes

Distance to Guadalajara Expo Center

  • From Guadalajara International Airport: 14 miles, about 35 minutes
  • From Guadalajara Holiday Inn: 4 miles, about 23 minutes
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Good to know when renting in Guadalajara
What's the minimum age to rent a car in Guadalajara?
To rent a car with SIXT in Guadalajara you need to be at least 21 with a valid license. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee may apply.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
At SIXT you can either pay online or when you pick up your car at Guadalajara.
Can I choose a different drop-off location in Guadalajara?
It is possible to rent a car one way between stations for pick-ups in Guadalajara. A fee may apply.
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Customer reviews & feedback
Adrian Sanchez M.
(5.0)
Does anyone ever rate car rental places in Mexico with anything other than one star? They all change the prices once you get there, and then tell you about obligatory insurance that doubles or triples the price. Why not here? I don't know. But they are upfront about their pricing, no surprises when you get there. We needed to return our rental car earlier than they open, and they not only sent someone to open the office really early just for us, but had a supervisor there as back up in case something went wrong. They answered the phone when I called, and they confirmed everything via text a few hours before the flight, and sent us a picture of the shuttle that would be picking us up at the airport. I normally plan for at least 1.5 hrs to go through the rental process in Mexico, and this took about 15 easy minutes. I cannot recommend them enough, especially if you are a novice traveler (because the rest of the companies will make you regret choosing them). And if you are renting, I recommendv using a credit card that covers your CDW to make it even cheaper. There was coffee available, but I didn't have any. You're on your own there.
Elias P.
(5.0)
Rented from Sixt and after some dealing they upgraded me to a nice minivan free of charge. I do recommend sixt.
Will M.
(5.0)
We rented a car for 9 days. This is my second time in three years renting from Sixt. David is awesome. He speaks 4 or more languages. He is super friendly and reasonable. Most rental agencies in Mexico pressure you into buying CDW insurance, which doubles your rate. My Visa covers the CDW if I use it to pay and the rental period is not longer than 12 days. It cost me $400 for 9 days which i thought was fair. I will call David directly next time I'm in beautiful Guadalajara to set up my rental from Sixt.
Michael M.
(5.0)
I did not know about Sixt until a relative recommended it to me. The arrival in Guadalajara is matched with a person waiting or calling you to check on your status. They are prompt to drive you to the nearby office where the cars are waiting. You get what you order online and are not hassled for additional things that other big named agencies would say are required. Getting in and out is very easy and have not had any problems the last three rentals that lasted weeks.
Ing. Luis Gilberto López D.
(4.0)
Made reservation over the net, decided to rent car for longer period than anticipated. Excellent customer service and best pricing I could find near Guadalajara's international airport. Ask for David or José Luis, they will take care of your car rental needs.
mario c.
(5.0)
Great service, I highly recommend using sixt car rental. Divid was very helpful.
Eli R.
(5.0)
Best services and prices for that location! Rented a car for 3 weeks. Had no issues. Customer service was great. Paid under 200 for 3 weeks during holiday season. Over great experience! Totally recommended giving then a try.
H.
(5.0)
I recommend this rental company. I had no issues for a 9 day rental in October. My wife used them months later and had no issues too. Buen trabajo 👍
Brittany R.
(4.0)
We rented a car from Sixt for 8 days and had an overall good experience. Process was easy, staff is friendly. They pick you up and take you to the airport, which is convenient. The car itself was a little iffy, however. We rented a Chevy Aveo. The check engine light came on a day into our trip but made it through with no issues. No hidden fees. Highly recommended.
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