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Current offers Malaga

Economy
Economy
e.g. Seat Mii Or similar
Seat Mii
from 12 £/day
Economy
  • Zero deposit
Fiat 500
from 18 £/day
Economy
  • No credit card needed
Fiat 500
from 18 £/day
Economy
  • All-round carefree package
Seat Mii
from 12 £/day
Compact
Compact
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VW Caddy
from 16 £/day
Compact
  • Zero deposit
Renault Megane
from 36 £/day
Compact
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Renault Megane
from 36 £/day
Compact
  • All-round carefree package
VW Caddy
from 16 £/day
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Intermediate
e.g. SEAT TOLEDO Or similar
SEAT TOLEDO
from 22 £/day
Minivan
e.g. Seat Leon STW Or similar
Seat Leon STW
from 17 £/day
7 seater
e.g. VW Touran 5dr A/C 5+2P. Or similar
VW Touran 5dr A/C 5+2P.
from 32 £/day
9 seater
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Fiat Scudo Minivan
from 40 £/day
SUV
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NISSAN QASHQAI
from 24 £/day
Convertible
e.g. Fiat 500 cabrio Or similar
Fiat 500 cabrio
from 23 £/day
Premium class
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IF YOU ARE FLEXIBLE IN CHOOSING A VEHICLE, THEN TRY OUR SURPRISE CAR AT A BUDGET PRICE. WE OFFER ANYTHING UP TO A PASSENGER VAN
from 23 £/day
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Discover Malaga with a hired car

With Driveboo, you can now easily and quickly compare different offers of cars for hire in Malaga, and choose the one that best fits your needs. Malaga is the unofficial capital and heart of the region of Costa del Sol in the autonomous community of Andalusia. The area is known for its lovely beaches, breath-taking landscapes and friendly people. Driving in Spain is simply a pleasure — the roads are newly built and safe, and take you straight to the doorstep of the best accommodations, restaurants, cafeterias and feel-good-places. Even the smallest towns in Spain have ring roads. What is more, there are no holes or bumps, all the roads are well marked, and all the traffic signs are extremely clear, even for tourists with zero knowledge of Spanish. Are you ready to hit off?

Where can I hire a car in Malaga?

In Malaga and its surrounding areas, you’ll find over 20 car hire companies. You can also rent a car at the Costa del Sol Malaga Airport (AGP), located just 13 km from the city centre. This is definitely the most convenient option for those travelling by plane. At the airport, you will be provided with a wide choice of rental cars, tailored to many different needs. You can rent a small coupé or a large SUV — the options are endless! The desks from which you can collect your rental car are located in the Baggage Hall at carousel 31.

Insurance for your rental car in Malaga

Car hire companies in Spain are required to provide insurances for your rental car. For your own protection, you should opt for the full insurance without non-waivable excess in case of an accident, damage or theft. Your rental car also needs a third party liability coverage.

Driving a rental car in Malaga

All driving licences issued in the European Union are valid in Spain. In Spain, it is only necessary to pay a toll on motorways. Tolls are collected at toll gates and the amount depends on the category of the vehicle and the length of the journey. There is no need to buy a toll sticker. You can pay with cash or use your credit card. It is also possible to use a payment system, known as "Via-T", which allows you to pass through toll gates without stopping. However, it is only really suitable for those who frequently drive in Spain. The average price while driving a rental car is € 9.5/100 km.

What should I consider when driving a hired car in Malaga?

The legal limit of blood alcohol concentration in Spain is 0.05% (breath alcohol content: 0.25 mg/l), and 0.03% (breath alcohol content: 0.15 mg/l) for drivers with less than two years of experience. Exceeding this limit may lead not only to a high fine, but also to a driver being arrested and taken to the nearest police station. The driver and any passengers occupying the front and rear seats of the vehicle are all required to wear seatbelts. Law enforcement officers can fine a driver or passenger for not wearing a seat belt with a ticket of 90 euros per person. If you park in an unauthorised place, you can expect a penalty of up to 300 euros.

Important emergency numbers in Spain

Emergency situation Phone number
All emergencies 112
Local police 092
National police 091
Fire brigade 511 or 112
Ambulance 061 or 112
Tourist helpline and emergency 902 102 112

Enjoy Malagas surroundings with a rental car

Have you spent enough time sunbathing and enjoying the beach? Do you long for a little adventure? Then you should definitely take your rental car on a discovery trip along the Costa del Sol. Your first stopover should be Marbella, where you can mingle for a day with the rich and beautiful. Sierra de las Nieves, with its snow-capped mountains, numerous small and deep green lakes, and lovely watercourses, is also definitely worth a visit. From here, you can enjoy breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Castillo de Colomares, near Torremuelle, or the Castillo de Sohail in Fuengirola, where various cultural events, markets and concerts are held, are also great destinations for a day trip. If you prefer to visit Motril and Almería Nerja Caves and the Sugar Museum in Motril before heading to Granada, Cordoba and Sevilla.

Destination Distance by rental car Time
Marbella 61.4 km 57 min
Sierra de las Nieves 65.7 km 1 h 56 min
Castillo de Colomares 38.4 km 39 min
Castillo de Sohail 36.9 km 43 min
Seville 173 km 2 h
Nerja Caves 60 km 49 min

Our tip: If you travel without a lot of luggage, you can rent a small car or a convertible, for which you can always find a shady spot in a car park or enjoy the Spanish fresh air.

Car hire Malaga - The speed limits

In Spain there are different speed limits for every kind of road and vehicle. In the table below, we have included limits applicable in the case of passenger cars:

Type of road Maximum speed
Motorway 120 km/h
Standard roads 100 km/h* or 90 km/h
Built-up areas 50 km/h

*Only if it is a one-way road, a road with more than two lanes for at least one direction of traffic, or a road with hard shoulders more than 1.5 m wide.

Speeding in Spain may be penalised by a fine of several hundred to a few thousand euros, depending on the degree of the offense and the driver's income.

Your benefits with Driveboo

  • Rental cars available from the age of 18
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