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Ensenada Car Rental Agencies

For those vacationing in the beautiful Ensenada, they quickly find that a personal vehicle is easily one of the best ways to traverse the area.

For the traveler who wishes to forget hailing taxis and memorizing public transportation schedules, below is a list of car rental agencies in Ensenada.

1. Hertz Car Rentals

One of the most popular car rental agencies in Mexico, Hertz Car Rentals offers an extensive fleet of vehicles ranging from the sporty to the simple including vehicles for leisure and business.

These range from small economic cars (including sleek two-seaters) to larger carriers (mini vans, small buses, etc.) including both manual and automatic transmission in each category.

In order to get the best deals as well as the best available vehicles, it’s important to plan ahead as Hertz’s cars are often in high demand.

2. International Car Rental

An agency that serves Rosarito, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas along with Ensenada, International Car Rental is an easily recognized car rental agency.

It is well known for hassle-free service that simplifies the rental process and minimized hang-ups. The fleet of vehicles includes several types of cars and vans as well as compact, mid, and full size vehicles with air conditioning and other standard amenities.

Additionally, for convenience, their offices are open 7 days a week and offer 24 hour drop off as well as shuttle service to/from the San Diego & Tijuana airport. They also offer weekly specials as well as package rates based on certain conditions.

3. Mexico Car Rentals

One of the first and larger car rental agencies in Mexico, Mexico Car Rentals offers rates that are inclusive and comprise free mileage as well as all the insurances costs and taxes.

They offer cars, minivans and vans for rental in more than 70 cities around Mexico. Additionally, Mexico Car Rentals offers extensive services all across Mexico with several alliances around the country.

4. ABC Car Rental

ABC Car Rental is all about affordable prices for reasonable quality vehicles. In fact, the agency not only offers cars, vans and buses but trucks as well for those looking to host events within the area.

For the traveler on a budget, ABC Rentals offers relatively low rates that include free mileage, insurance and taxes. This means that the vehicle can be driven limitlessly without paying an additional cost. Online bookings are available.

5. California Baja, Rent-A-Car

California Baja Rent-A-Car is a not based in Ensenada, but San Diego. However, the agency specializes in serving the entire Baja region in Mexico and is close enough to Ensenada such that it is a viable option for persons travelling from the US and would like a long road trip.

Offering more than a quarter of a century of experience, Rent-A-Car houses a large fleet of passenger mini-vans, full-size 12- and 15-passenger vans, cargo vans, 4x4 SUV’s of all sizes, crew cab pickups, Jeep Wranglers, and several sedans. The agency also offers its customers satellite phones, satellite radios and GPS. There is also an onsite mechanic who customers may speak to directly.

Renting a car in Ensenada is largely not much different than renting a car in most other places in the world. Most agencies simply require that renters possess a valid driver’s license.

However, the smart traveler would be keen to recognize that the driving laws that prevail in, say, the United States differ from those in Ensenada, which means familiarizing oneself with Mexican driving laws and regulations prior to attempting to traverse Ensenada’s streets is crucial.