Car Hire in Spain

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Barcelona, Spain
19 Aug — 26 Aug
Same drop-off
Barcelona, Spain
Fri 19/8
Noon
Fri 26/8
Noon
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Best deals found for Spain car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Spain
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£9/day

31 Aug - 3 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£9/day

30 Aug - 2 Sep
Audi A3
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£8/day

31 Aug - 3 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Peugeot 308 SW
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers

£10/day

18 Aug - 21 Aug
Peugeot 308 SW
Vauxhall Mokka
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

£12/day

30 Aug - 5 Sep
Vauxhall Mokka
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£16/day

30 Aug - 5 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£12/day

18 Aug - 22 Aug
Ford Focus
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£13/day

30 Aug - 2 Sep
Audi A3
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£12/day

21 Oct - 24 Oct
Toyota Yaris

Spain car hire information

If you’re looking for car hire in Spain, you should be well aware of several unique laws to abide by whilst driving. For travellers headed on a beach holiday, beware of parking on sand. Significant parking fines can be handed out for parking on any areas under environmental protection. Fines are also handed out for driving shirtless, bare foot or in sandals, as well as not having both hands on the wheel. Another rule is that you can be fined for driving with one hand or arm outside the car. Use of the car horn should also be limited to emergencies, or else you face a fine. Another unusual law is that you must not drive in the left-hand lane or middle lane if the right-hand lane is free. This can incur a steep penalty. Unlike some European countries, all roads in Spain have a speed limit.

Car hire in Spain requires the driver to be at least 21 years old, and certain companies or cars are restricted to those age 23 and older. Most often you’ll have to pay a daily surcharge if you’re under 25, in addition to the cost of the car. Drivers age 65 and up also sometimes require additional insurance which can be purchased from the rental company. Anyone who wants to rent a car in Spain will need a full driver’s license, a passport and a credit card. Any paperwork that comes with your rental car, such as the agreement, insurance and registration documents, must be kept with you at all times.

If you’ll be driving rental cars in Spain, you might want to be aware of which cities and regions have the most traffic. Barcelona is the place you’ll most likely be sitting in traffic jams if you’re driving through it. Granada ranks almost equal in terms of amounts of traffic. Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Valencia also rate as fairly congested. All of these cities tend to get particularly busy in the warmer months. Both Barcelona and Granada offer excellent public transport options, which often run late into the night. In Barcelona you can opt for the metro, bus or tram, and in addition there are funicular trains and cable cars, which connect the city to various tourist attractions such as beaches, or the Castell which offers panoramic city views. Granada has a widespread bus system, as well as a touristic train. In Tenerife, you can use the public bus system, as well as the TRANVIA metro between Santa Cruz and La Laguna. Valencia has a first-rate public transport system. One of the easiest options is to buy the passes available for 24, 48 or 72 hours; these give access to the bus, metro and tram networks.

For anyone using car rental in Spain to explore the country, there are vast amounts of beautiful routes and interesting landmarks for you to visit. Firstly, decide whether you’d prefer a scenic coastal road or a city tour, as Spain offers something for everyone. For coastal routes, you could choose from the AP-7 highway along the Costa Brava, which takes in the Salvador Dali Museum at Figueres, and Roman remains in Empuries. Alternatively, explore the Basque country with cities like Bilbao and San Sebastian, and smaller seaside towns. The east coast is also a firm favourite, along the AP-7 and A-7 motorways running along the coast from Barcelona to Almeria. The route takes in everything from the Calblanque Regional Park, to the famous Costa Blanca, Spain’s second city Valencia, and countless beaches and fishing villages. Around 20% of Spain’s motorways require toll payments, which can be paid upon arrival at the route.


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Find the car hire in Spain that's right for you

Small cars

£3 - £44

All Car Types

£11 - £104

The average price of a Small hire in Spain is £21. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Spain is in November. The price is 87% lower than the rest of the year at just £3 per day. A Small car hire is typically 64% less expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Spain Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Spain is £41. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Spain is in January. The price is 64% lower than the rest of the year at just £15 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 32% less expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Spain Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Spain is £82. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Spain is in February. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just £56 per day. A Large car hire is typically 27% more expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Spain is £30. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Spain is in November. The price is 62% lower than the rest of the year at just £12 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 49% less expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Spain SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Spain is £64. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Spain is in January. The price is 91% lower than the rest of the year at just £6 per day. A Van car hire is typically 8% more expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Spain Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury hire in Spain is £133. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Spain is in February. The price is 55% lower than the rest of the year at just £60 per day. A Luxury car hire is typically 55% more expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Convertible hire in Spain is £59. The cheapest time to hire a Convertible in Spain is in January. The price is 85% lower than the rest of the year at just £9 per day. A Convertible car hire is typically 2% less expensive than the average car hire in Spain. The average price of a car hire in Spain can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£8/day

31 Aug - 3 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£8/day

30 Aug - 2 Sep
Ford Focus

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Spain

Nearby attractions:

Estado Santiago Bernabéu6.6 mi
Benidorm Palace228.0 mi
La Zenia Beach233.3 mi
Sierra Nevada Ski Station236.9 mi
PortAventura250.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

La Rambla7.5 mi
Placa de Catalunya7.7 mi
Playa de la Barceloneta7.9 mi
Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona10.4 mi
Edifici Fòrum10.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

Palma Beach1.2 mi
Playa de Palma Nova10.7 mi
Magaluf Beach11.1 mi
Playa Santa Ponsa13.7 mi
Playa de Muro27.3 mi

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Car hire in Spain

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Spain so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Amigos Car Rental tends to have the cheapest cars for hire in Spain. Users can often find prices for as low as £4/day when booking through Amigos Car Rental. You are more likely to find car rental deals through Amigos Car Rental for less than the average national price of £38/day. These prices may be different depending on the type of car you hire and the city you hire it in.

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Spain is Record Go. 6 users have given Record Go an average review score of 7.0 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 16% of users selected Record Go for their car hire while visiting Spain.

If you plan on travelling to Spain and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 545 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Spain, consider Palma de Mallorca, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Sunnycars has 6 locations throughout the area.

You are required by law to drive on the right when you visit Spain. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

Spain ranked 11 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, Spain received a road quality score of 5.8. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in Spain can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

The BAC limit is 2.38 mg/l in Spain - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 2.38 mg/l is against the law in Spain and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 18 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

A Economy is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to Spain. According to our data, 32% of our users preferred a Economy over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a Economy in Spain, you can expect to pay £8 per day on average.

As of last week, the average price of petrol in Spain was £1.59 per litre. If you’re looking to hire a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Algeria which has an average price of £0.27 per litre. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about petrol prices, which tend to be around £2.45 per litre as of last week.


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