|Most popular company||RECORDGO|
|Price of gas per litre||£1.59|
|Average price per day||£40|
|Cheapest price per day||£12|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Alicante is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
You’ll have to be at least 21 years of age to qualify for basic car hire in Alicante – and if you want to hire high-end or more powerful cars, you’ll need to be 23-25 or over, depending on which of the car hire locations in Alicante you use. You can get relatively cheap car hire in Alicante without needing an International Driving Permit, as long as you have a UK photocard driving licence. You must have held it for at least 12 months, but this is car hire company policy rather than Spanish law.
Like most of Europe, you’ll drive on the right-hand side in Spain, so consider an automatic for car hire in Alicante. You’ll have to book this well in advance, as most cars in Spain are manual. The speed limits have been reduced and are now 30 km/h (about 18.5 mph) on all single-lane roads in Alicante, and two-lane roads are limited to about 50 km/h (31 mph). Seatbelts are compulsory for all occupants, and the drink driving limit is stricter than that in the UK, at 0.5 mg per ml of blood, so be very aware of this if you hire cars in Alicante. When you arrive, check with the town’s traffic department for recent law changes that might affect your plans for Alicante car hire.
The town is on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, roughly opposite the Balearic Islands, so you have a pretty free hand with car hire in Alicante. It’s an ancient town that still retains some of its narrow streets, so for downtown driving, go for something small like economy car hire. Don’t waste the chance to go road tripping along the Valencian Coast – for that, you can opt for an SUV or passenger van hire. If you’re visiting alone or with a partner, you can get a convertible. Alicante car hire leaves all options open to you.
The choice to hire cars in Alicante will mean you’ll have to take parking space in the town into account. A colour-coded system is in use: white spaces are free, blue are paid. Parking costs about €0.60 (£0.50) per hour, up to a maximum of two hours. You can also find cheap parking to go with your cheap car hire in Alicante in central car parks, like Alfonso el Sabio. Parking rates usually vary from about0 €1.20-2.00 per hour (roughly £1-1.70).
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £32/day when booking a car hire in Alicante. The absolute best deal a user found was for £9/day from Dickmanns, booked on Jul. 28.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Alicante from the following companies over the past two weeks: Wiber (£18/day), CLICK RENT (£24/day), and OK RENT A CAR (£27/day).
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Rhodium (10.0 rating) and Alamo (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Alicante.
The average price of petrol in Alicante is £1.59/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £71 and £103 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
Record Go is one of the top picks in Alicante. They can have you in a hire car for about £207 per week on average.
Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 18% in Alicante - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.
Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Alicante check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.
Car hire prices in Alicante are typically £48 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to £48. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in June to be on average £46 per day.
Class Mini Car, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Alicante according to Cheapflights users.