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What is the cheapest car hire agency in Spain?

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 hire deals through Amigos Car Rental for less than the average national price of £37/day. These prices may be different depending on the type of car you hire and the city you hire it in.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Spain?

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Spain is Record Go. 78 users have given Record Go an average review score of 6.3 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 51% of users selected Record Go for their car hire while visiting Spain.

What car hire company in Spain has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Spain and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car hire agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 450 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 Barcelona, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Sunnycars has 13 locations throughout the area.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Spain?

A Economy is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to Spain. According to our data, 34% 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 £27 per day on average.

Best deals found for Spain car hires

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

£4/day

2 Mar - 12 Mar
Ford Kuga
Hyundai i10
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

28 Feb - 2 Mar
Hyundai i10
Toyota Aygo
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

10 Mar - 16 Mar
Toyota Aygo
Ford Fiesta
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

9 Mar - 23 Mar
Ford Fiesta
Ford Kuga
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£4/day

28 Feb - 14 Mar
Ford Kuga
Fiat 500
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

10 Mar - 16 Mar
Fiat 500
Skoda Kamiq
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£4/day

28 Feb - 2 Mar
Skoda Kamiq
Volkswagen T-Cross
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

£4/day

4 Mar - 11 Mar
Volkswagen T-Cross
Fiat 500
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

28 Feb - 9 Mar
Fiat 500

Spain car hire information

Does Spain have any unique traffic laws?

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.

What are the legal and documentation requirements for renting a car in Spain?

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.

Which areas of Spain have the most traffic?

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.

Which areas of Spain offer the most scenic routes?

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

£10 - £30

All Car Types

£27 - £56

The average price of a small car hire in Spain is £22. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Spain is in January. The price is 55% lower than the rest of the year at just £10 per day. A small car rental is typically 47% less expensive than the average rental car 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 car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Spain is £43. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Spain is in February. The price is 39% lower than the rest of the year at just £27 per day. A medium car rental is typically 7% more expensive than the average rental car 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 car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Spain is £71. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Spain is in February. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just £51 per day. A large car rental is typically 43% more expensive than the average rental car 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 £36. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Spain is in February. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just £26 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average rental car 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 £70. The cheapest time to hire a van in Spain is in November. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just £47 per day. A van rental is typically 42% more expensive than the average rental car 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 car hire in Spain is £90. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Spain is in February. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just £59 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 55% more expensive than the average rental car 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 £51. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Spain is in November. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just £30 per day. A convertible rental is typically 20% more expensive than the average rental car 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.

Fiat 500
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

28 Feb - 2 Mar
Fiat 500
Chevrolet Spark
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£4/day

10 Mar - 16 Mar
Chevrolet Spark
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£4/day

2 Mar - 12 Mar
Ford Focus

Spain car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Spain

Sunnycars

450 locations

keddy by Europcar

256 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

196 locations

Free2Move

196 locations

Europcar

187 locations

Avis

153 locations

Alquicoche

139 locations

Budget

137 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Llevant Beach227.8 mi
Benidorm Palace228.0 mi
La Zenia Beach233.3 mi
Mojacar Playa249.8 mi
PortAventura250.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys6.0 mi
La Rambla7.5 mi
Placa de Catalunya7.7 mi
Sagrada Familia8.8 mi
Edifici Fòrum10.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

Playa Fuengirola12.5 mi
Nerja Beach34.5 mi
Mojacar Playa150.2 mi
La Zenia Beach224.3 mi
Llevant Beach271.6 mi

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Spain

Below are the most popular hotels in Spain
Holiday Inn Barcelona - Sant Cugat, An IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Barcelona - Sant Cugat, An IHG Hotel

Carrer Del Danubi, 24,Sant Cugat Del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain

9.7 mi from city centre

Hotel Sofia Barcelona, In The Unbound Collection By Hyatt

Hotel Sofia Barcelona, In The Unbound Collection By Hyatt

Plaza de Pio XII, 4, Barcelona, Spain

2.8 mi from city centre

Nobu Hotel Barcelona

Nobu Hotel Barcelona

Avenida de Roma 2-4, Barcelona, Spain

1.8 mi from city centre

NH Collection Barcelona Gran Hotel Calderón

NH Collection Barcelona Gran Hotel Calderón

Rambla de Catalunya, 26, Barcelona, Spain

0.7 mi from city centre

Eurostars Grand Marina

Eurostars Grand Marina

Moll de Barcelona Edifici Sud Of. 323, Barcelona, Spain

0.8 mi from city centre

Barcelona Princess

Barcelona Princess

Avinguda Diagonal 1, Barcelona, Spain

2.8 mi from city centre

Camping 3 Estrellas

Camping 3 Estrellas

Gavà, Catalonia, Spain

3.2 mi from city centre

Bah Barcelona Airport Hotel

Bah Barcelona Airport Hotel

Plaza De La Volateria, 3, El Prat de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain

1.3 mi from city centre

Servatur Casablanca Suites & Spa - Adults Only

Servatur Casablanca Suites & Spa - Adults Only

Avenida De Gran Canaria 24, Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, Spain

0.3 mi from city centre

Claris Hotel & Spa Gl

Claris Hotel & Spa Gl

Pau Claris, 150, Barcelona, Spain

1.0 mi from city centre

W Barcelona

W Barcelona

Plaça Rosa Dels Vents, 1, Barcelona, Spain

1.2 mi from city centre

Sercotel Rosellón

Sercotel Rosellón

C/ Del Rossellon 390, Barcelona, Spain

1.5 mi from city centre

Sercotel Caspe

Sercotel Caspe

Caspe 103-109, Barcelona, Spain

0.9 mi from city centre

Hotel SB Glow

Hotel SB Glow

Carrer De Badajoz 148-154, Barcelona, Spain

1.4 mi from city centre

NH Sants Barcelona

NH Sants Barcelona

Carrer de Numancia, 74, Barcelona, Spain

2.1 mi from city centre

Intercontinental Barcelona, An IHG Hotel

Intercontinental Barcelona, An IHG Hotel

Avenida Ruis I Taulet 1-3, Barcelona, Spain

1.4 mi from city centre

Barceló Imagine

Barceló Imagine

Calle Agustin De Foxa, 32, Madrid, Spain

3.9 mi from city centre

Exe Getafe

Exe Getafe

Calle Chamberlain 1, Getafe, Madrid, Spain

0.9 mi from city centre


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

What side of the road do people in Spain drive on?

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.

How good are the roads in Spain?

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.

What is the drink driving limit in Spain?

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.

How much does petrol cost in Spain?

As of last week, the average price of petrol in Spain was £1.34 per litre. If you’re looking to hire a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Kuwait 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 £2.48 per litre as of last week.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Spain?

Prices for cars in Spain are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Spain?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Spain?

Among different countries, including Spain, the minimum age for drivers varies. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be imposed. It's recommended that you review the policy of the rental company you're considering before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Spain?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in Spain. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Spain?

You should book a car hire in Spain using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Spain?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Spain easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Spain with free cancellation?

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car hire in Spain which offer free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Spain on momondo?

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Spain.

Can I find a car hire in Spain which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car hire locations including Spain.

Can I search for car hire in Spain with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in Spain.


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