Cheap car hire Malaga Airport: Latest deals for Costa del Sol

The best way to guarantee cheap car hire at Malaga Airport is by booking in advance and online with one of the latest discount codes. This could not only cut the cost of your rental but also save you precious time, allowing you to get on with enjoying yourself on well earned holiday to the Costa del Sol.

There's no better way to experience everything the Costa del Sol and its surrounding areas have to offer than by car. Enjoy the laidback nature of Nerja, the busy resorts of Torremolinos and the luxurious places to eat and sleep in Marbella, or head inland to the historic white-washed hill-top town of Casares. Just don't forget to search the offers below to find cheap car hire at Malaga Airport before booking.

Find cheap car hire at Malaga Airport

Finding cheap car hire at Malaga Airport needn't be difficult, as you'll find the very latest deals, discounts and special offers from leading car rental companies here to help you save on your trip to the Costa del Sol. Don't book a thing until you've found the right deal for you...

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About car hire at Malaga Airport

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport (as it's officially known), lies just five miles from Malaga city centre. The car hire desks are located on the first floor in Terminal 2 and on the ground floor in Terminal 3, where seven international vehicle rental companies offering cheap car hire at Malaga Airport can be found. These are:

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Distances from Malaga Airport

The Costa del Sol has long been a favoured holiday destination with those after reliable sunshine, sangria and the warm waters of the Mediterranean. From the bustling beaches of Torremolinos and Benalmadena, to the superyacht-rich marina at Marbella and posh clubs of Puerto Banus, there's something to suit every taste and budget along Spain's sunshine coast.

Cheap car hire Malaga Airport: Sunset on Marbella Beach © ctrif - Fotolia.com

By securing cheap car hire by Malaga Airport you not only gain the freedom to explore these various destinations, but further afield to the likes of beautiful Granada, stunning Cadiz or, if you're feeling adventurous, Morocco - a mere hop, skip and short ferry ride away.

Below shows the rough distance and time it takes to get to the Costa del Sol's main holiday resorts by car from Malaga Airport:

Destination Distance from Malaga Airport in miles (km) Estimated time to destinations (mins)
Benalmádena 10 (15) 20
Casares 59 (94) 90
Estepona 46 (75) 60 - 90
Fuengirola 16 (25) 30
Marbella 31 (50) 45
Mijas 16 (25) 30
Nerja 44 (70) 60
San Pedro de Alcántara 37 (60) 60
Torremolinos 4 (8) 15
Torrox 41 (65) 60

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Important information about driving in Spain

If you're planning on finding cheap car hire at Malaga Airport, you need to ensure you know Spain's driving laws and regulations to avoid anything from an on-the-spot fine to worse. Although your rental provider should include the legally required equipment such as spare warning triangles and a spare tyre, always check you have what is expected. In Spain you'll:

  • Drive on the right
  • Have to pay for toll roads, or autopistas, marked as 'A' roads

Remember to carry your documentation at all times when driving including passport, both parts of your driver's licence and any paperwork regarding your cheap car hire at Malaga Airport. It's best to swot up on the details of driving in Spain before you go, and if the idea of nipping across to Morocco sounds tempting, do remember to check with your rental provider to ensure you're entitled to do it with your vehicle.

The mountain-top town of Ronda, Costa del Sol © nathandanks.com - Fotolia.com

Speed limits

The following outlines the basic speed limits for cars in some areas of Spain. Speeds given are in kilometers per hour (kph) and miles per hour (mph) in brackets:

  Built-up Areas National Roads Motorways
Cars (without trailer) 50 (31) 90 - 100 (56 - 62) 120 (75)

Whether you're looking for a small car to nip between resorts, or a large people carrier for all the family, finding cheap car hire from Malaga Airport has never been easier with our deals and discounts, and will ensure you save on your next vehicle rental. Have you hired a car at Malaga Airport? Tell us about your experience with any tips and hints below...

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