Frequently asked questions
What are the requirements to rent a car?
The requirements to rent a car with Alamo are the following:
- Valid driver's licence.
- Valid official identification with photo and signature.
- Credit card Visa, Master Card and American Express; in case of previously paid reservations, said card must be the same with which the payment was made.
- Be over 21 years of age. *Drivers under 25 have to pay an additional cost.
How much does it cost to rent a car per day?
The cost of rent per day depends on the dates, type of car and rental branch, a price quote can be generated from this website, the process is really easy (check question 1).
What is the process to reserve/rent a car online?
The process is really easy, it can be done from https://www.alamo.com.mx/es, select the dates and travel destination, type of car with the desired level of protection and the payment method. As a recommendation, wide protection level can be selected, this allows the client to go completely calm in his trip and the retention is really low. Another recommendation is that if the client prepays the trip, he can take advantage of esclusive discounts on the base rate and protections.
What does the rent of a car online includes?
The rental of the car includes the cost per time and mileage, the client can add additional services such as insurances and extras, at the end of the price quote online the client will have the total price.
I want to know my reservation status
To know the status we recommend calling 800 849 8001.
What is the phone number for customer support?
The client can call 800 849 8001, you can also check in the Destinations section the phone number of a particular rental branch.
I'm under 25 years but over 18 years of age, can I rent a car?
Yes, it is possible to rent a car if the client has a valid driver's licence, you must hire the additional service called "Minor Driver".
What is the rental cost if the driver is under 25 years of age?
The cost per minor drivers is $17.4 dollars per day (at the exchange rate).
What is the rental cost per additional driver?
The cost per additional driver is $142.18 pesos per day.
I have issues with my reservation and/or payment method, what should I do?
For any doubt, problem or clarification with your reservation or payment method, we put at your disposal the emails firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, where with pleasure any of our advisors will respond. You can also call 800 849 8001 or through our official networks.
What do I need if I booked in (city) and want to cross the border?
The client will need to hire the "Right of Crossing" service, which you can take at the counter of the rental branch. The approximate cost is o 10 dollars per day, plus taxes (at the exchange rate).
Are you a company and are interested in an aggrement or do you need more information about our services?
Enter the Enterprises section on this website, fill your company's data and an executive will contact you to follow up the request and provice all the necesary advice.
Can I pay with another non-credit card?
No, as part of the requirements to rent in Alamo it is essencial to have a credit card. We recommend checking the rent policy section for more information.
Can I pay with my (family member) card, even if I am the driver?
Yes, as long as the additional driver service is acquired, this service has a cost of $142.18 persos per day.
What is the amount of retention on the credit card to rent a car?
Check the rent policy section in the Guarantees part where the amount of retention is indicated according to the coverage hired.
If I don´t have a credit card, what can I do to rent?
The credit card is a requirement for the rent, if any of the people who travel has a card, the rent can be done even if the person isn't the one who's driving, as long as the additional driver service is acquired.
Questions abour Refunds and Cancellations
The average refund time is 15 to 25 business days from the moment the corresponding area received the correct information from the account, for any doubts or clarifications we put at your disposal the mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We recommend checking the Refund Policies posted on the website.
Doubts about branches, phone numbers, locations and opening hours.
All of our rental branches information and travel destinations can be consulted in the following link: https://destinos.alamo.com.mx/
I had an accident with the car, what should I do?
If you suffered any mishap you need to remain calm and contact the Alamo staff where they will give you all the indications and support to handle the situation. You can also call 800 849 8001.
Doubts about forgotten objects in cars or branches.
We recommend calling the rental branch indicating the reservation number and the delivery time so they can look at the correspondent report and check if the staff found the object in the car.
Can the car be delivered in a city other than where I made the rent?
Yes, however, we recommend consulting the amount of this service previous to the delivery. You can do it directly at the rental branch or in any of our official channels.
Where can I get a discount coupon?
All promotions for the site www.alamo.com.mx are published in our official channels. We recommend following those to know the benefits.
I have a coupon, how can I make it valid?
The discount coupons apply at the time of making the prepayment online, to know the benefits, dates and validity of these coupons, enter the Promotions section on this website: https://www.alamo.com.mx/es/promociones.