There are numerous places to visit in Cancun. Even the resorts and hotels are an excellent place to relax. If you are a beach person, you can choose to have a long drive and visit beaches around the area. Yes, a long drive is possible, even if you’re a tourist. However, there are a couple of things you might need to know before availing car rentals in Cancun.
When you cross the U.S. border into Mexico, you can see signs advertising car insurance before crossing into Mexico. Before you make a decision, you should know that the differences between the insurance policies of car rental companies and the U.S. government are considerable. Rental insurance is a must; however, insurance bought in the U.S. would probably not extend across the border. So one tip is if you rent a car in Mexico, be sure to rent it before crossing the border by land, air or sea. Renting a car in Mexico is in many ways, similar to renting a car in the United States. Before you leave, you should always inspect your rental vehicle or car and photograph the condition of the vehicle when it is returned.
You should always be prepared with certain documents if you’re driving in Mexico. If your driver’s license is from an English country, it’s a sufficient id to present. However, if you’re from another country of origin, you might need to present an international driving permit. You should also carry with you your passport and immigration documents just in case. And just like in any other country, always be ready with your car registration and insurance issued in Mexico.
You have the ability to choose which car you’re going to rent. It’s advisable to rent a car with GPS to help you navigate your want around Cancun. If none, of course, there are helpful apps you can like Waze. People in Cancun are helpful and can guide your navigation. Navigating around can be nerve-racking, but once you understand the flow, it becomes a lot easier. Keep in mind that many drivers in Mexico do not routinely turn signals, and some vehicles do not have working brake lights. Observe Mexican traffic laws as you would in your own country.
During the busiest period of the year, the military sets up random vehicle checks on the roads. Along the way you can see military and police checkpoints. These guys are generally polite and courteous and do everything in their power to keep you safe by deterring the bad guys.
Renting a car in Mexico is an uncomplicated process. You’ll be advised to rent from popular car rental companies, but you always have the choice to do your own research and rent from cheaper ones, as long as they provide the same quality service. If you’re in a hurry, you can rent straight from the airport. It might cost more, though. Just make sure that you follow their rules and regulations to avoid inconvenience for both parties.…