Acapulco, Ixtapa & Zihuatenejo by Lynne Bairstow

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Prices may be considerably higher if you rent in these same cities around a major holiday. Deductibles Be careful—these vary greatly in Mexico; some are as high as $2,500, which comes out of your pocket immediately in case of car damage. Hertz’s deductible is $1,000 on a VW Beetle; Avis’s is $500 for the same car. Insurance Insurance is offered in two parts: Collision and damage insurance covers your car and others if the accident is your fault, and personal accident insurance covers you and anyone in your car.

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