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Do you want to explore the Costa Blanca? At QuarentaCars you will find cheap car hire Alicante and pick up at the airport, train station, Benidorm and many other locations around the province. Compare, book and save; enjoy the best conditions in one search.

Offices: Car Rental Alicante

Alicante Airport, Train Station, Benidorm, Elche

At QuarentaCars you can book a car rental Alicante and collect the vehicle directly from the airport, train station, Benidorm, Elche and other locations in the province.

Nearest Connections

Aeropuerto de Alicante, Estación de tren Alicante y Aeropuerto de Valencia.

The city is a destination that has everything for all tastes, located in the most favourable latitude of the Mediterranean arc, with a history marked by the diversity of cultures, emblematic festivities, exquisite gastronomy; these are elements that make the city a favourite destination of many people in Europe and the rest of the world.

The distance between the airport and the city centre is 12 kilometres. While the distance from the Valencia airport is 173 kilometres; a journey of less than 2 hours by car.

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“A journey of a thounsand miles begins here.”

Directory: Car Rental Spain Alicante

Cheap car hire Alicante airport Spain

The province is one of the tourist destinations in Spain with the best car rental prices, due to the large number of rent a car established in the area. At the same time, it maintains a considerable quality of service and vehicles in excellent conditions. 

Using our car rental comparison tool, you can enjoy the whole fleet of vehicles perfectly adapted to the region: small, compact, estate cars, SUVs, vans and 7-seater, and 9-passenger minivans.

What to do in the city?

Discover the province's main places of interest.

There are many reasons to visit the city, one could be the goodness of its climate and a sun that doesn’t know about seasons. Maybe you want to take a dip in one of its 44 beaches with blue flag certification, try your swing in one of its golf courses, dock in some of the yacht clubs, dive in its marine reserves, climb one of its mountains, or perhaps visit one of the thematic parks.

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If you are lucky enough to visit Alacant for the San Juan festivities, between the 19th and 24th of June, you will enjoy a spectacle for the eyes, the Hogueras de San Juan. On these dates the city becomes a large-scale exhibition of really impressive sculptures.

Other important celebrations are the Moors and Christians, which are held throughout the province, between July and October. And of course, the Mystery of Elche, a World Heritage sacramental event, celebrated in August.

First things first, Santa Barbara Castle, the hallmark of the capital, located 166 metres above sea level, offers you incredible views of the city and the entire bay.

In addition to El Postiguet Beach, the city has many interesting places, such as the Archaeology Museum of Alicante MARQ, the Modern Art Museum, the Hogueras Museum of Alicante, the Principal Theatre, the San Nicolás Cathedral, the Alicante Market, or the neighbourhood of Santa Cruz.

The nightlife of the city is quite active with a large number of bars, restaurants and clubs in the old town area.

In terms of beaches, the city has some of the best in Spain. A few kilometres from the city centre , you will find Playa de San Juan, El Campello, La Albufereta and La Almadraba.

Along the southern coast of the province, you have the beaches of Guardamar del Segura (and its dunes), Pilar de Horadada, Torrevieja, Santa Pola (and its marina) and Arenales del Sol. On the north coast (Marina Baja and Alta), you have the beaches of Villajoyosa; the beaches of Levante and Poniente in the bay of Benidorm, or the beach of Calpe and its rock of Ifach. Tabarca Island and Benidorm Island are also experiences you should enjoy.

Northern route of the Costa Blanca

Villajoyosa

Many of the best chocolates in Spain come out of this town, cheerful as their name suggests, derived from Latin. Besides its almost four kilometres of beaches and coves, you will be impressed by how they celebrate the Moors and Christians festival in July, where with a Royal Landing, they recreate a real naval battle.

Guadalest Castle

Considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Its bell tower, built at the top of the rock, is the picture of the village and one of the most visited places in Spain.

Altea

With one of the SEAT models named in its honour, and also known as the Dome of the Mediterranean, this town is synonymous with art. Because of its particular beauty and perfect state of preservation, it attracts artists from all over the world. It is no coincidence that Altea houses the Faculty of Arts of the University of Miguel Hernández in Elche.

Calpe

In this town you can find the symbol of the Costa Blanca, yes, the very same Peñón de Ifach, a gigantic rock that rises to more than three hundred meters of altitude, famous among climbers; and if you don’t climb, you can still enjoy the splendid views, ascending through a tunnel that leads to the summit.

Denia

With a Castle in keeping with its status as the capital of the kingdom which extended over the provinces of Albacete, Jaen, the Balearic Islands and Sardinia; it is a town you must visit. Besides the Regional Ethnographic Museum of the Marina Alta, it has excellent beaches: Les Marines Beach, Les Bovetes Beach, Les Devedes Beach, L’Almadraba Beach and Les Rotes Beach.

Southern route of the Costa Blanca

Santa Pola

Located about thirty minutes from the capital. A seafaring town by millennial tradition, since Roman times its ancient Portus Ilicitanus, was an important port of the empire. The Santa Pola Palm Grove still preserves traces of the old city. The Aquarium of Santa Pola represents the fauna and flora of the Mediterranean. Water and wind sports are another of its many attractions: its Cape of the Lighthouse, 140 metres away, is frequented by lovers of hang-gliding. It has the Playa Lissa and Playa Tamarit

Guardamar del Segura

From the Castle, almost 70 metres high, you can see the whole of the Gulf of Santa Pola. It has four very attractive beaches: Playa Centro, Playa la Roqueta, Playa Moncayo and Playa Tusales. The barrier of Dunas de Guardamar stretches for fifteen kilometres.

Torrevieja

The Paseo de vistalegre, the port and the central area of Torrevieja, make walking in this area a very pleasant experience. If you visit on a Friday, be sure to go to the flea market. You will be surprised by the Boats of Salt, unique souvenirs, collection pieces. In addition to the beaches of Las Dunas and La Mata, we recommend you visit the Natural Park of the Salt Mines of Torrevieja and La Mata, where you can see flocks of flamingos.

The Meadow of Campoamor

Here, golf lovers are literally in its waters, for in addition to a magnificent beach, the town has three 18-hole golf courses: Campo de Golf Villamartín, Campo de Golf de las Ramblas and the Real Club de Golf Campoamor.

Pilar de la Horadada

This town is famous for its Torre de la Horadada. Its four kilometres are its main attraction, as it has six excellent beaches: Playa de las Mil Palmeras, Playa del Río, Playa del Gato, Cala Rincón, and Playa del Mojón; four of which have been awarded Blue Flag certification.

Alicante’s excellent climate and its 18 golf courses make it an exquisite destination for golf lovers.

There are many golf courses and of great quality, we mention some of them: Alicante Golf, Lo Romero Golf, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, La Marquesa Golf, Font de Llop Golf Resort, Real Club de Golf Campoamor, Bonalba Golf Resort, Club de Golf Alenda, Vistabella Golf, Altea Club de Golf, Club de Golf de Jávea, Villaitana Golf, Campo de Golf Villamartín, Campbell Lamont Golf.

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FAQs About Car Rental in Alicante

Get all your questions answered before booking your car.

No matter the season, we recommend that you confirm your reservation well in advance to get better offers.

  • High season
    For dates such as Easter, summer and Christmas, we advise you to make your reservation 2 weeks in advance.
  • Low and mid season
    For the rest of the year, we advise you to make your reservation at least 7 days in advance.
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Most of the agencies will require a credit card, however, there are rent a car that allow you formalize the rental with debit card.

Yes. For a fraction of the usual price, you can select the AXA Seguros premium coverage, which allows you to have the maximum protection against theft and accidents with the guaranteed reimbursement of up to 3,000 Euros; in addition to road assistance. 

With the protection of AXA Seguros you can obtain savings of between 50 and 70% compared to direct agency coverage.

The lowest price for hire small car in Alicante is around £3 per day for a seven day period.

By activating the filter by vehicle type, you will find a wide range of small car models: Fiat 500, Citroën C1, Peugeot 107, and many more models.

The cheapest price for book a 7-seater car hire in Alicante is around 16 £/day for the period of one week.

If you activate the filter by category, you will find a full selection of 7-seat car models: Seat Alhambra, Opel Meriva, Ford Galaxy, and several more models.

The minimum price for book a 9-seater car hire in Alicante is around 37 euros/day in the duration of one week.

Be sure to filter by category, you will find a wide range of 9-seater minibus models: Peugeot Traveller, Opel Vivaro, Volkswagen Transporter, and many more models.

Yes, you can rent with full/full fuel policy in Alicante. You receive the vehicle full of fuel and return it full, without any refuelling surcharge.

Yes, usually most of the rent a car companies allow you to travel to the main destinations in Europe.

When you pick up your car, you must inform to the counter the destination you plan to travel to, and pay the cross border surcharge that will allow you to continue having the coverage abroad.

Yes, you can rent a car one way in Alicante, collenting in one city and returning the car at a different branch than the one where you picked it up.

When you make your search, you must specify both the pick-up and the drop-off city. Our search engine will automatically show you the available choices.

Yes, the main car rental companies have offices at Alicante Airport, both inside the terminal and outside the airport. The car hire Alicante airport companies that are located outside the terminal usually offer a free shuttle bus service or ‘meet and greet’ service, where the hire company staff will wait for you at the departure terminal.

Yes, there are several car rental companies in and around the Alicante train station.

In Alicante you can rent cars both in the centre and in different locations across the province. The main locations where you can rent a car in Alicante are Alacant, Benidorm, Elche, Calpe, Denia, Torrevieja, El Campello and San Juan de Alicante.

In Alicante there is a wide range of car rental offers, both from local companies and from companies in the premium, mid-tier and low-cost segments. The most popular car rental companies in Alicante are: Goldcar, Europcar, Enterprise, Centauro, Record go and Ok Rent a car.

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