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by mexicoman @, Mérida, Yucatán, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 12:05 (74 days ago)

Rob,

Can you recommend a car rental agency in downtown? I know cars are cheap online but since we are going to get killed with the mandatory insurance I'd rather give the money to a local agency than a national/multinational agency at the airport full of barracuda sales people.

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by Talley Ho @, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 13:04 (74 days ago) @ mexicoman

This is one of those areas where Taxi's are incredibly cheap. That's always an option.

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by mexicoman @, Mérida, Yucatán, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 13:48 (74 days ago) @ Talley Ho

They're cheap here in Merida also, but they are the same ones Rob pointed out that learned in bumper cars at he fairs.

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 14:10 (74 days ago) @ mexicoman

We used to have a car in Zihua, but sold it, since driving in Mexico is a pain in the butt. If someone else is doing the driving, you can relax and enjoy the view. The manager of our place is also a cab driver and speaks perfect English, since he lived most of his life in Georgia. If you're interested, e-mail me directly and I'll send you his name and number.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 13:29 (74 days ago) @ mexicoman

Rob,

Can you recommend a car rental agency in downtown? I know cars are cheap online but since we are going to get killed with the mandatory insurance I'd rather give the money to a local agency than a national/multinational agency at the airport full of barracuda sales people.

I don't believe there are any car rental agencies in downtown Zihuatanejo anymore. Only at the airport, and I'm not even sure all the ones I list on my website are even still operating here. I'll have to check, but according to their websites it appears that at least 3 of them no longer have offices here.

Most folks use taxis and buses to get around. Driving here is not a pleasurable experience, mostly because the roads are bad and too many local drivers apparently learned how to drive on bumper cars at the fairs.

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by SeeZTours ⌂ @, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 18:41 (74 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Hello Dear
seeztours offer car rental seeztravel9@gmail.com
Cel 011527551027632

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by Susan G @, Zihua/La Ropa, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 19:35 (74 days ago) @ mexicoman

Before we moved here, we stayed many times at the Catalina. We simply asked Miguel at the lobby desk to arrange for a car rental. Including full insurance, we paid about $45 per 24-hour rental of a small car. The local agency brought the car to us and we left it in the hotel parking when done.

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by juanrojo @, Sunday, September 02, 2018, 23:20 (74 days ago) @ Susan G

There was a rental place at the Mega/Soriana Mall but I don't know anything more. I am aware of rental car discussions on this forum and elsewhere but have never heard of an outstanding provider. It seems in other towns that small independents renters are often the best as you seek but I've got nothing for you.

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by Paulf @, Mount Sterling, Ky 40353, Thursday, September 06, 2018, 21:15 (70 days ago) @ mexicoman

If you have not driven on the main highway, watch out for topes. A couple of times they snuck up on us and our heads hit the ceiling of out little car we had rented.