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Car hire in Spain.
Spain (España) in south-western Europe and it occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula. To the north is France, Andorra and the Bay of Biscay. On the east side of Spain is the Mediterranean Sea which also is found to the south. The Atlantic Ocean is to the west where Portugal also found. Spain also has many islands; The Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean are the two biggest. Madrid is the capital and also the largest city. The second largest city is Barcelona and other important cities include Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza and Bilbao. Car hire is available from all over Spain including car rental at airports in Spain
There are six main International Airports in Spain
Malaga Airport - Throughout Europ schedule and charter planes fly into Malaga, it is one of the busiest Airports in Spain. Malaga Airport is approx 6km West Malaga city.
Almeria Airport - national and northern European charter and schedule flights arrive at Almeria Airport. Almería airport is approx 10 Km east of Almeria.
Sevilla Airport - Int flights from all around Europeand many Spanish internal flights arrive in Sevilla. Seville airport is approx 10 Kilometres north east of Sevilla.
Gibraltar - aeroplanes from UK fly into Gibralter. Gibraltar airport is approx 2 Km from the centre of Gibralter adjacent to the frontier with Spain.
Jerez - flights from Europe including London Stanstead and internal routes including Madrid and Barcelona fly into Jerez Airport. Jerez airport is 5km north of the city of Jerez.
Granada Airport - Granada airport is about 16 Kilometres west of the city of Granada near the small town of Santa Fé.
Driving a hired vehicle (a car or campervan or motorhome) in Spain:
2 warning triangles, a spare bulb kit and a spare wheel are all mandatory. Car rental companies in Spain should have these items in their hire cars
SPANISH SPEED LIMITS
For cars only
Residential areas = 20 kph
Built-up areas = 50 kph
Roads outside towns = 90 kph
Major roads outside towns = 100 kph
Motorways = 120 kph
In Spain you drive on the right, overtake on the left.
Driving licences and vehicle documents (Spanish car rental documnts) should be carried at all times.
If you wear spectacle you need to carry a spare pair in the hire car at all times
Seat belts are compulsory in the front and compulsory if fitted in the rear.
Children Under 12 years not allowed in front unless in an approved seat or harness.
DRIVING LICENCE requirement for driving in Spain
National driving licence is accepted but an International Driving Permit is required unless you have a Photo card licence. Minimum Driving age 18 - years.
PARKING in Spain
In many Spanish towns and cities a Blue disc parking zone will be operated which can be found hotels and travel agencies etc. Parking meters also operate in Spain. Illegally parked cars can be towed away, even hire cars. Do not leave anything of value in a parked vehicle.
Motoring offences usually result in an on-the-spot fine, even in a hire car in Spain.
DRINKING and DRIVING when in change of an automobile in Spain.
Blood / Alcohol limit is 0.05%.Best advice is never drink and drive.
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS
Fire Service 080
FUEL - check the fuel type for the car you have rented before filling up! There will be a note in the glove box or inside the fuel cap.
Unleaded = Gasolina sin plomo
Diesel = Gasoleo
Credit cards accepted at some petrol stations
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