We have a trip coming up which will have us arrive in Mexico City, and after a couple days there we will head out (by rental car) to more rural areas (up in the mountains of eastern Michoacan state to the monarch butterfly reserves). A few days later we will drive back to mexico City and drop the car, before moving onward.
I'm looking for recommendations for car rentals.
We will be staying at the Hotel Catedral, in the historic old center of Mexico City. My priorities are:
1) A good car rental price and good overall experience. No surprises.
2) A location to pick up the car (and return it) that is easy to get to/return to from my hotel, and easy to drive out and away from the city (and to reach upon return). Close to our hotel would be nice, but I am aware of how challenging it is to drive in Mexico City, so if we could find a good agency located further away from our hotel, but reachable via public transportation/Uber, etc, and which would allow a low-stress get-away/return...I'd be OK with doing that away from the hotel.
I am well aware of the challenges of driving in Mexico City itself, and I want to eliminate that or at least minimize it as much as possible. As for driving around the mountains and hinterlands in Mexico, I've traveled pretty extensively in Mexico before so I am comfortable with the challenges of getting around once you're off the beaten path there.
Thanks for any advice on Mexico City car rental places.