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Summer’s almost gone. Go get some sun with cheap car hire in Spain!

Really cheap car hire in Alicante? How to plan your journey and not exceed your budget. A short hand manual to car rentals.

Feel like going somewhere warm and not too far away? Traveling to Spain offers both good deals and short time close distance flights. Even a longer weekend could be a great holiday experience. If you plan to rent a car in Spain, there are several things you need to consider before making your booking.

Either long or short term rental, insurance is the most troublesome matter to decide on. Make sure to verify the insurance option your are going to book. All car rental offers include full liability insurance. What differs is deductible for collision and theft. Usually, the deductible amount is blocked on the driver’s credit card at the pick up time, so don’t forget your credit card! There are also no excess offers – these packages usually do not cover all car parts. It is important to verify it, as locally you may be offered an additional insurance. In general, it is advisable to book the offer with low excess amount, or an offer with low local extra insurance fees.

Fuel option. Please check first in general T&C your fuel option. Most of the low cost suppliers offer full to full option for 3 days rentals. If you plan a longer car hire, choose offers with fuel included in the rates.

Additional driver? Eager to drive the car alongside the Spanish cost or to enjoy the landscapes yourself? You can find offers with additional driver fees already included.

Last but not least. One ways. Some of the rental companies apply one way fees for returns at a different location. It is very useful to call our toll free number and check the one way fee. Sometimes, there are no fees at all!

This check list will help you to choose the offer that suits you best! Have fun!

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