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Cheap car rentals in New Mexico

Economy$29/day
Compact$29/day
Intermediate$30/day
Standard$30/day
Full-size$32/day
Minivan$44/day
Full-size SUV$44/day
Premium$65/day
Passenger van$89/day
Luxury$49/day
Pickup truck$40/day
Premium SUV$59/day
Supplier choice$28/day
Compact SUV$33/day
Intermediate SUV$35/day
Standard SUV$40/day
Luxury SUV$66/day
Commercial$104/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in New Mexico

  • Located in the southwestern United States, New Mexico is a state waiting to be explored. Whether you’re going to the Land of Enchantment (as New Mexico is nicknamed) for business or leisure, you’ll find the liberty to accomplish all your goals with car rental services. New Mexico car rentals are generally available in the major cities or at airports and are perfect for those who want to travel outside the city limits. If you’re renting a car from Albuquerque, you’ll find two routes perfect for leaving the city: Interstate 40, running east to west, and Interstate 25, which runs north to south. To get the most complete taste of New Mexico, Route 66 connects major destinations like Old Town and the University of New Mexico.
  • New Mexico is known for enforcing severe penalties for speeding violations, especially in commercial areas. Locals sometimes refer to these penalties as Work Zone Enhancements, and they can be enforced even when workers are not present, as long as road signs are visible. Be sure to look out for these signs. Drunk driving is a serious offense in the state of New Mexico. Driving with a BAC level higher than 0.16 percent can result in automatic penalties that may include suspension of your driver’s license, a fine, or even jail time in severe cases. Operating a cell phone while driving is another serious offense that you must avoid while driving in New Mexico. Finally, all drivers and front-seat passengers are required to have their seatbelts on at all times. Children under eight are also required to be secured in car seats while riding in a car.
  • There is never a better time to explore New Mexico than the summer months. However, there are a couple of hazards you need to keep in mind when you’re driving. First, be watchful for other travelers of all kinds. Cyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians are some common people to look out for. Long road trips are an excellent way to spend quality time with your loved ones while also discovering the best of New Mexico, but it’s important to ensure that the car you’re renting for your New Mexico road trip is in good shape. Make sure your tires are in excellent shape and that your gas tank is full.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in New Mexico for $48 or less
  • Book your rental car in New Mexico at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in New Mexico are around 36% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in New Mexico are around 49% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in New Mexico

  • Should I rent a car in New Mexico?

    Renting a car gives you the ultimate freedom to explore New Mexico at your own pace and convenience. Seamlessly check off every item on your to-do list during a hassle-free adventure. With New Mexico car rental service, you can forget about standard public transportation and go where you want to go on your own time. No more spending hundreds of dollars on taxis or figuring out which train or bus to catch for your next destination. And if you’re traveling to New Mexico for a family vacation, car rental is sure to give you the special privacy you need to enjoy time with your loved ones. Browse through KAYAK online and find amazing car rental deals from local as well as multinational car-rental companies.

  • What is driving like in New Mexico?

    New Mexico is a beautiful state to explore with your rental car. Observing traffic rules, applying common sense, and exercising caution at all times goes a long way to ensure that your driving experience through New Mexico is low-stress. Weather conditions in New Mexico can be difficult to predict. Winter is mild in most parts of the state, with fairly dry conditions though often cold nights. The state experiences a fair amount of snow in the mountain regions. For the more rugged travel, you might want to rent a car with snow tires. Always be prepared for conditions like rain, snow, and icy roads.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in New Mexico?

    Most car-rental companies in New Mexico require you to be at least twenty one years old to rent a car. During your reservation, you will be required to produce a copy of a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and other forms of ID. Some companies also require renters under twenty five to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read and understand the car-rental company’s pricing policy if you’re under twenty five.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in New Mexico?

    On average a rental car in New Mexico costs $61 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in New Mexico?

    Standard (Toyota Prius or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in New Mexico.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in New Mexico?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise Rent-A-Car ($29/day), Hertz ($29/day) and Budget ($36/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in New Mexico?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in New Mexico are Alamo (8.8, 77 reviews), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.9, 151 reviews), and Avis (7.2, 122 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in New Mexico?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in New Mexico?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in New Mexico are Albuquerque (84% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in New Mexico), Santa Fe (10%) and Las Cruces (2%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in New Mexico?

    On average a rental car in New Mexico costs $421 per week ($60 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in New Mexico?

    On average a rental car in New Mexico costs $1,805 per month ($60 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in New Mexico

    29 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in New Mexico

    15 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in New Mexico

    10 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in New Mexico

    9 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in New Mexico

    9 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in New Mexico

    5 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in New Mexico

    5 Locations

  • shouqi

    Shouqi car rental locations in New Mexico

    2 Locations

  • vipcarsrec

    VIPCars Recommendation car rental locations in New Mexico

    2 Locations

  • ace

    Ace car rental locations in New Mexico

    1 Location

  • acerentalcars

    Ace Rental Cars car rental locations in New Mexico

    1 Location

  • advance

    Advance Car And Truck Rental car rental locations in New Mexico

    1 Location

Good to know

Most popular agency

Advantage

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$60/day

Good deal

$48/day

When to book a rental car in New Mexico

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