In Almeria you will have a choice between several car rental categories. According to your need and budget pick the correct model, deals start usually 9 euros / day.
A mini guide to Almeria
Almeria lies on the Eastern coast of Andalusia by the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout the centuries and due to its fine location, Almerias business centre and port was invaded by Carthaginian and Phoenician tribes first, to finally get conquered by the Arabs and the Romans. The Moorish Alcazaba, a former fortress built to protect Almerias inhabitants from the enemy, is considered to be one of the most important relics in Europe.
One of the main agricultural producers in Europe, Almeria is currently well-known for its beaches and, consequently, numerous high quality resorts have been erected on its coasts to welcome tourists, especially at Almerimar and Aguadulce.
Nature and adventure lovers will be delighted to know that Almeria is home to the breathtaking volcanic-origin Cabo de Gata-Nijar natural park. If this should not be enough, visitors might also like to experience a stay in the city centre as it is a true hot spot in itself. Walking along its main avenue La Rambla, literally dotted with shops and restaurants of every kind will give the tourist a chance to meet Andalusias friendly people and mouthwatering gastronomy. On the other hand, discovering the historic sites that the Old Quarter has to offer- principally the Cathedral of Almeria, the church of Santiago or the Cervantes Theatre- will no doubt prove to be an unforgettable experience.
Tips and tricks on Almería The Alcazaba Castle is the 2nd largest Moorish castle in the Iberian Peninsula.
The city had a flourishing silk industry based on mulberry bushes.
It was almost totally ruined by an earthquake in 1522.
It hosts the largest naturist beach in all Europe
A daily ferry from its port provides a link with Morocco.
Almeria welcomed the crew which shot films like A Fistful of Dollars or Lawrence of Arabia.
Almeria has more than 300 days of sunshine on average per year.
Before booking a car in Spain, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on Spain's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!
In Spain drivers must drive on the right side of the road
Town : 30-50km/h
Carriageway : 90-100km/h
Motorway : 120km/h
Blood Alcohol Level : 0.05%
In Spain drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass 0.05 grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood
Driver under 18 are not allowed to drive car.
Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.
25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.
Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.
The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank.
To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.
On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.
Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car
For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.
The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.