Car Hire at Mallorca Airport | From €5 Day - Free Cancellation! (2023)

Car hire at
Mallorca Airport

Car hire at
Mallorca Airport

Pick up your car INSIDE Palma Airport

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CAR HIRE at Mallorca Airport

There are a number of car hire rental desks right inside Palma de Mallorca Airport including Avis, Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, Record Go, Rhodium, Sixt and Thrifty. They can be easily accessed in arrivals, located on the ground floor of Palma Airport.

Below are the daily car hire prices car rental companies are offering at Palma de Mallorca Airport. These prices are based on a 14-day rental period in 2022. Please be aware that car rental prices in Mallorca can fluctuate on a daily basis, especially as restrictions ease due to the pandemic.

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Please note. Car hire prices at Mallorca Airport can fluctuate depending on the time of year, choice of car, fuel policy, and added extras.

Extras such as child seats, GPS, additional drivers and WiFi are usually added to the daily cost of the hire price and can result in the initially quoted price increasing considerably.

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Hiring a Car at Mallorca Airport

A car is the most popular way to get to your accommodation and really get to know the beautiful island of Mallorca. Other alternatives include taxis, pre-booked private transfers, and buses.

Below you will find a comprehensive guide on everything you need to know about hiring a car in Mallorca in 2022.

The type of car you need largely depends on how many of you are travelling, the amount of luggage, your budget, and whereabouts on the island you are planning to go to. If you are still unsure about the last of those, make sure you check out our tips on places to visit in Mallorca further down this page!

If you’ve got limited finances to work with and are travelling as a couple with only hand luggage, a Fiat 500 or something similar will get you around Mallorca perfectly.

If you’re travelling as a larger group with more luggage than the Kardashians however, a tiny three-door car isn’t going to result in a harmonious holiday. You would be better served to opt for a people carrier.

Don’t worry if you are unsure about the exact make or model you want, just having an idea of your requirements will help you choose the right car to hire at Mallorca Airport.

When to Book Your Mallorca Car Hire

Pre-book Online

It’s always best to pre-book your car hire in Mallorca online in advance, as you get access to a much greater range of cars and discounted early bird rates. Use the comparison tool above to compare prices and deals for all of the different car hire companies in Mallorca

When looking for your car rental, if a price seems to be way cheaper than any others be aware. If a price seems too good to be true, then more often than not it is. Read the terms and conditions thoroughly, there is a very real chance you will end up paying excessive petrol rates or the deal will come loaded with other “hidden” extras.


On arrival At Palma Airport

Even if you haven’t booked beforehand, you can hire a car at Palma de Mallorca airport from any of the numerous desks located in the arrivals hall.

It is worth noting though, that car rental prices are higher when you book on the same day compared to pre-booking in advance. So try to plan ahead to save yourself some money.

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Mallorca Car Hire Fuel Policies

Fuel policies differ, not only between rental companies but also between the type of rental contract you take out. Make sure you read the small print and weigh up your options. Any contract will be one of the following:

Full to full

This means you collect your rental car with a full tank and you return it with a full tank. This option is made very easy at Palma Airport as there are plenty of petrol stations close by. Just don’t forget to fill up before returning your car, otherwise, you’ll likely be charged the cost of a full tank, no matter how much fuel is still left in it. This option often works out cheapest overall, even though you may pay more to begin with.

Pre-purchase or full to empty

With a pre-purchase fuel policy, you buy a full tank of fuel when you collect your rental. The car hire company dictates the price of the fuel, and you won’t be refunded for any petrol left in the tank. If you are not planning on doing much driving this probably isn’t the best option for you. It is worth considering if you are planning on driving a fair amount and/or you know you are going to be short of time when returning your car.

Pre-purchase with refund

Your hire car will have a full tank of petrol when you pick it up and you will have to pay the full cost for it. Again, the car hire company sets the price for fuel. When you return the car, however, the cost of the remaining fuel will be calculated and refunded to your card, minus an admin fee stipulated in the rental contract.

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Covid-19 protocols at Mallorca Airport

Car hire companies at Palma Airport have put in place a range of new safety procedures based on the latest guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local government. Although each car hire company has its own Covid-protocol, the measures taken are broadly the same – we have summarised these for you below.

Picking up your hire car

The following measures have been put in place at Palma Airport car hire desks and pick-up stations:

  • There are social distancing reminders (e.g. stickers on the floor) at car hire desks and offices, to help customers and employees keep a safe distance from others.
  • Protective screens have been fitted where needed.
  • All employees have been trained on health and safety standards, wear appropriate PPE (e.g. face masks and gloves) and practise good hand hygiene.
  • Enhanced, more frequent cleaning schedules are in place, especially of ‘high-touch areas’ (e.g. counters, door handles, payment facilities, etc.), which are cleaned and sanitised regularly.
  • Hand sanitisers are available for customers and employees.
  • One-way systems to direct the flow of customers have been put in place where appropriate and a limit to customer numbers at the desk or in the office has been introduced.
  • Car hire contracts and other relevant items of paperwork are available in digital format, although printed copies will be issued on request.

Changes to your plans

The car hire industry is doing everything possible to help customers who need to change an upcoming booking, or who fall ill during their rental.

  • Most Palma Airport car rental companies provide maximum flexibility with regards to changes to the car hire (e.g. time and location) and cancellation policies, with many offering free cancellation.
  • For detailed terms and conditions, please check with the relevant car hire company.

Using the shuttle bus

If you have chosen a car hire company located a short distance away from Palma de Mallorca Airport, you may be taken there on a shuttle bus. The following measures have been put in place to ensure that your journey is safe:

  • There is a strict limit on the number of passengers on each shuttle bus to or from the car hire office.
  • Passengers are provided with a hand sanitiser prior to boarding the bus.
  • Bus drivers wear appropriate PPE.
  • Every shuttle bus is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected at the start of each day.
  • Between trips, the driver disinfects handles, seatbelts and other frequently touched surfaces on the bus.

How cars are cleaned

Robust cleaning protocols are in place to ensure that all hire cars at Palma Airport are Covid-safe:

  • Cars are disinfected after every rental, with special attention being paid to the parts that people touch the most: steering wheels, dashboards, radio dials, centre consoles, hand grips, cup holders and door handles (both inside and out), etc.
  • Extras such as child seats and GPS devices are removed from the hire car for cleaning and sanitising. They are then stored securely until the next rental.
  • After the vehicle has been cleaned according to the Covid-protocol, most Palma de Mallorca Airport car rental companies place a cleaning certificate in the car and seal the driver’s door with a sticker. An unbroken seal provides reassurance that no one has entered the vehicle since it was cleaned and sanitised.
  • Palma Airport car hire companies are happy for you to use your own cleaning/sanitising products if you wish to give the car an additional clean and wipe-over. However, please avoid any products containing bleach as these can damage parts of the car.
  • Any car that is suspected to have come in contact with a Covid-positive person is immediately quarantined.


PMI Car Hire Insurance and Breakdown Cover

Most car rental companies include cover for damage and theft in the rental price and some even include basic breakdown cover. But remember, if you claim on the insurance, you will have to pay the excess. As always, check the small print so you know exactly where you stand and drive with caution.

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When you collect your car, make sure you’ve got a credit card (not a debit card) on you. This card will be used to block the excess amount until you return the car. If and when you return the car without any issues, the block will be removed. If the car is damaged when you return in, some or all the money could be deducted.

You can usually get out of paying the excess by increasing your insurance level. When you pick up the rental car at Mallorca Airport, the company will probably try and upsell you enhanced insurance, but this is never the cheapest option. You can pay far less if you arrange Car Hire Excess Insurance in advance. You can get a whole year of excess insurance for around €40 per year. Obtain a quote online with


There are plenty of optional extras you can add to make your driving experience in Mallorca smoother and more comfortable. Most extras are charged per day and they can end up doubling the cost of your car rental! That’s why it’s worth thinking about whether you really need the extras and if there are alternatives, such as bringing your own child seat or using Google maps on your phone.

Available extras with Palma Airport car hire:

Sat nav/GPS

Child seat

Additional driver


Places to visit in your hire car:
Centre de la Serra de Tramuntana – Raixa Country Estate

The Serra de Tramuntana is a stunning mountain range that forms the backbone of the island. It was recently awarded UNESCO world heritage status and it is not hard to see why. The brand-new visitors centre, set in the grounds of the beautiful Raixa country estate, is the perfect place to learn all about this remarkable region and its colourful history.

With the aid of modern technology, visitors will learn all about the region’s geology, geography, its flora and fauna as well as its cultural history. From the ancient technique for building dry stone walls to the remarkable irrigation systems that date back to when the Moors ruled the island, the information is presented in an entertaining and novel way that will delight visitors of all ages. Free audio guides in English, German, Spanish and Catalan provide visitors with additional information.

Entry to the centre is free of charge and is just a 20 to 30 minutes’ drive from Palma via the Ma-11, the main route from Palma to Soller.

Opening times:
Tue – Sat 10 am to 3 pm
Closed on Mondays, Sundays and Bank Holidays
There is no need to pre-book unless you are visiting in a group of more than 15 people.

Address and contact details:
Finca Raixa
Carretera Ma-11 de Palma a Sóller, km 12.2
07110 Bunyola
tel: (+34) 971 237 636

Petrol Stations

Near Palma de Mallorca Airport

If you need to return your car with a full tank, the closest petrol station is a Repsol garage close to the airport’s exit. To get there, you’ll need to drive past the car rental drop-off point, past departures, take the first exit on the right and continue along that road until you reach it.

Airport service stations are never the cheapest, so you’re better off filling up at one of these service stations close to the airport instead:

Repsol, Camí de Son Fangos, 151 …………..……..3km away
Repsol, Camí de Can Pastilla, 35 ……………………5km away
BP, Carretera Palma – Porto Petro, Km 10 …….5km away

Requirements for Hiring a Car at Palma de Mallorca Airport

A lot of car rental companies at Mallorca Airport won’t accept drivers under the age of 21. Anyone aged 21-25 can expect to be restricted to entry-level cars and be required to pay a young driver supplement. Senior driver supplements (generally over 70 years) also exist with age requirements differing from company to company. Some request senior drivers to take out additional insurance.

How to Cancel your Hire Car

Most companies let you cancel your car hire for free up to 24 hours before you’re due to pick it up. Others will charge a fee. Make sure you check the company’s cancellation policy on the rental agreement before you book to avoid any nasty surprises. Free cancellation policies are the way to go during this time of uncertainty.

Pick-up and Drop-off Times

By being clever with your pick-up and drop-off times, you can save yourself some cash. If you have your car for any amount of time within a 24-hour time period, you will be charged for a full day. So if you collect your car at 10 am on Monday and return it at 11 am on Tuesday, that works out at 25 hours and you’ll be charged for two days rental. Save money by arranging to return your car at least one hour earlier than you picked it up.

It’s also important to note that you’ll be charged extra for collecting your car during certain hours. Most companies charge a considerable fee for collections between 11 pm and 7 am, while some don’t let you pick your car up at all out of office hours. So be aware if you’re planning on arranging car hire when you land after a late flight, your options are going to be expensive and restricted.

Car Hire Usage Restrictions

Some hire companies or rental contracts impose mileage restrictions. Therefore, if you are planning on doing a lot of driving, you may want to double-check your mileage allowance.

If you are considering visiting one of the neighbouring islands, you will need to consult with your car hire company beforehand. Some car rental contracts do not permit the use of a ferry, others will allow it after prior notification and against an additional fee.

Please note that the use of a ferry without express permission from the car hire company will void any insurance cover you have.

Collecting your Car at Mallorca Airport

When it’s time to collect your car from Palma Airport, make sure you have your passport, credit card, driving licence, and booking confirmation (if you booked in advance) to hand in order to speed things up. If you’re from the UK, you’ll also need to obtain a code from the DVLA to show at the rental desk.

Resist the hard sell

If you’re happy with the conditions you booked online or negotiated in person, don’t let anyone bully you into paying for things you don’t want. You don’t need to take out pricey insurance policies or pay for fancy GPS equipment if you don’t want them. You may be offered a car upgrade for a small daily surcharge. This daily fee quickly adds up and could end up doubling the cost of your car rental.

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Read the contract

Take the time to carefully read the rental contract before you sign it. Check that the figures are what you expect them to be, and no added extras have snuck in. A car rental contract is legally binding, so don’t sign it until you’re 100% happy.

Inspect the car at Mallorca Airport!

Before you drive away, inspect the car and get any damage noted on your paperwork. Take photos of damage in case you have to use them as evidence later. Check the boot for a warning triangle and high visibility jacket. If they’re not there, request them or get the lack of them noted on your paperwork, so you don’t end up being charged for losing them.

Key’n Go

Some companies now offer a contactless option for collection, which enables you to pick up the car key at the hire company’s Key’n Go self-service machine at Palma Airport. This method has several advantages:

  • skip the queues at the car hire desk
  • no paperwork to worry about or slow you down
  • no face-to-face contact with anyone from the car hire company

Driving in Mallorca

Speed limit in Mallorca

Speed is measured in kilometres per hour (KPH) in Mallorca, not miles. Here are the usual limits:

Road typeKPHMPH
Main Roads10062
Minor Roads9055
Urban Areas5031

Alcohol limit

Mallorca has stricter laws than some European countries when it comes to driving under the influence. The blood alcohol limit for drivers and cyclists is 0.05%. New drivers with fewer than two years of experience and those driving vehicles with 8 or more passenger seats are restricted to a blood alcohol limit of 0.03%.

Obligatory breathalyser tests are carried out at random by police. If you refuse, your hire car will likely be taken off you and you could even be sent to prison. Driving under the influence of any illegal drug is totally prohibited.

Driving fines in Mallorca

If you’re stopped by police and issued a fine, you have to pay it immediately by cash or card. If you receive a fine on your hire car’s windscreen, after staying too long at a pay car park, however, you can waive it by paying a comparatively small fee at one of the nearby ticket machines as long as it is within 60 minutes from when the fine was issued. If it’s been over an hour, you’ll have to pay the full fine. Take a look at the ticket and pay the amount at one of the banks listed. You can almost always pay the fine online if you prefer.

Paying the fine quickly is always the best option. If you pay it within 20 days, the fine is reduced by 50%. If you wait until you return the car to pay the fee, the car rental company will likely add an admin fee onto the fine for their trouble.

Occasionally, people receive incorrect parking fines when using a hire car. To prevent the rental companies from filling up public car parks, the law states that they’re only allowed to be parked in these spaces when they’re being used by customers and not simply for storage. So if you think you were parked legally in a public car park and don’t deserve the fine you received, query it with the rental company. You might just be right! For more information on fines in Mallorca see here.

Mallorca parking rules

Here’s what you need to know about parking in Mallorca:

A single, unbroken yellow line on the road means no parking.

Signs with “vado permanente” or “prohibido estacionar” (usually found on garage doors) mean no parking.

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A blue line on the road means it’s a pay to park zone.

Disabled spaces, marked by a wheelchair symbol, can only be used by drivers with the blue permit badge or sticker.

If you park illegally in any of these situations, you run the risk of having your car towed away and facing a fine of around €150 to get it back.

More useful stuff you really should know

Here’s some more useful info to have up your sleeve before you hit the road in Mallorca in 2022:

  • In Mallorca you drive on the right side of the road
  • Some petrol stations require pre-payment before the pump will work
  • Gasolina = petrol
  • Gasolina sin plomo = unleaded petrol
  • Gasoleo = diesel
  • There are emergency phones available every 2km along motorways
  • The local emergency number is 112
  • See this website for emergency numbers and information.
  • You will probably be surprised to hear that it does snow in Mallorca! Don’t panic, snowfall is almost always confined to the higher altitudes of the Tramuntana mountains during late autumn and winter.
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Returning your car to Mallorca Airport

When you return your car to the airport, get the person checking the car to confirm it’s been returned without any damage and with the correct amount of petrol.

If you return your car out of hours when there are no staff members present, take a few photos (including one of the fuel gauge) to prove you returned it in good shape.

A few days after you return home, check your credit card statements to make sure the excess block has been removed and you haven’t been charged more than you expected to pay. If there are any unexpected charges, challenge them straight away with the rental company and back up your claim with your photo evidence.


  • GroundFloorArrivals
  • Url:
  • Avis Bookings: 902 180 854
  • Avis Customer service: 902 248 824

Goldcar Rhodium

  • GroundFloorArrivals
  • Url:
  • Goldcar Bookings: 902 119 726
  • Goldcar Fax number: 902 119 701

Europcar / Inter Rent

  • GroundFloorArrivals
  • Url:
  • Europcar Bookings: 902 105 055 / 902 503 010
  • Europcar customer service: 913 434 503


Enterprise, Alamo, National

Record Go

Hertz – Thrifty



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Which car hire companies are onsite at Palma airport? ›

Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, Goldcar, Europcar, Sixt and Record Go all offer car hire from Palma de Mallorca Airport. The car hire offices are on the ground floor of the airport in the Arrivals area.

How do I cancel a car rental reservation? ›

Enter your details and open your booking. You'll find a 'Cancel Booking' button at the top of the 'My Bookings' page. Tap that, enter the reason why you wish to cancel, and confirm the cancellation. We'll let you know if any cancellation fees apply, and we'll cancel the booking for you.

What is OK mobility? ›

OKMobility is the Brand of OK Mobility Group which offers effective, personalized, sustainable solutions and in real-time to bring the end customer mobility of the future. . A new identity with which the group brings its main business divisions together under the concepts.

Why are hire cars so expensive in Mallorca? ›

This year, the Balearic Islands will be the Mediterranean holiday destination where the prices of rental cars will increase the most, specifically in the high season months, due to the lack of vehicles because the manufacturers cannot meet the orders of the rental car companies in Mallorca and the rest of the islands.

Is driving in Mallorca difficult? ›

Mallorca isn't necessrily a dangerous driving experience compared to many other places, but it still poses its challenges. Additionally, whilst it's a relatively small island, it has a near infinite amount of ways to navigate. There's a lot to see and with limited time, you want to choose your transport wisely.

What is free cancellation on booking? ›

Free Cancellation

This is what you want to look for, especially for pricier bookings. Free Cancellation gives you the flexibility to cancel your booking without incurring any charges. There can still be charges for modifying your booking, however, so be sure to read the fine print.

What is free cancellation? ›

What are Free Cancellation Policies for Vacation Rentals? First, a quick definition of “Free Cancellation.” We're referring to a booking wherein a guest can receive all of their money back if they need to cancel within a given window, perhaps up until 7, 14, or 30 days before the check-in date.

Will I get refund if I cancel car booking? ›

If you aren't okay with a cancellation fee, take a 100% refund commitment in writing from the dealer.

Do you tip taxi in Mallorca? ›

As with bars and restaurants in Mallorca, tips for taxis are most welcome but not expected. The standard tip for taxis in Mallorca is 10% of the fare. But you can always round up an amount to something that seems reasonable to you.

Do I need an international permit to hire a car in Mallorca? ›

You do not need an IDP to drive here for periods up to 30 days. You do not need an IDP to drive here for periods up to 12 months. If you hold a paper driving licence or a driving licence from Gibraltar, Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man, you may need a 1968 IDP .

Can foreigners rent cars in Spain? ›

To rent a car in Spain, you will need to be at least 21 years of age and furnish a valid driver's license from your home country, a credit card and an international permit; you should also have a printed copy of the confirmation or voucher in-hand.

Can you use a mobility car without the disabled person in it? ›

The car must be used by, or for the benefit of, the disabled person. This does not mean that the disabled person needs to be in the car for every journey.

Can you get a free car on mobility? ›

You can get a Motability car or vehicle if you've been awarded: the higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) the enhanced rate mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) or War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement.

Can over 65 get a mobility car? ›

You can apply to join the Motability Scheme if you are aged 65 and over and you receive a qualifying mobility allowance. These allowances include: Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Why is Spain car hire 2022 so expensive? ›

Shrunken fleets

The price rises are mainly caused by car rental companies having sold off much of their stock of vehicles during the pandemic as demand collapsed.

Why is car hire so expensive in Spain at the moment? ›

BRITISH tourists heading to Spain for a summer holiday could face issues trying to find a rental car. Holidaymakers are advised to book far in advance, due to a shortage of available cars in Spain and 58 per cent price increase since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

Should I rent an electric car in Mallorca? ›

In a nutshell: Mallorca is perfect to discover by electric car. The best perks are the parking spots for electric cars at crowded places. But you need some patience if you have to depend on the public charging infrastructure.

How many days in Mallorca is enough? ›

Two days in Mallorca are enough to experience the atmosphere of its capital and some of the surrounding areas. It is a large island, so if you venture much further afield, you will find yourself spending quite a lot of time on the road and rushing from one attraction to another.

How many days in Majorca is enough? ›

In Majorca, you will need at least five days to realise that not only does it have an immense variety of plans but that it is an island you can easily live on.

Is free cancellation on booking really free? ›

Guests pay a certain amount up front, usually via bank transfer, which they'll get back if they cancel within the free (flexible) cancellation period. However, if they cancel after that point, they won't get the deposit back – meaning that you're covered if they cancel.

How can I avoid a cancellation fee? ›

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Does free cancellation mean free refund? ›

The two expressions mean exactly what they say. If a reservation is non-refundable, it means you pay for it when you book and you don't get any money back if you cancel the reservation. Free cancellation means that you are not charged anything if you cancel.

Can I cancel my car hire? ›

The way 'free cancellation' works varies. Whether you'll be able to get your money back depends on the rental company, the country you're hiring in, when you book and when you cancel. Some companies offer a level of free cancellation as standard; others offer cancellation insurance for an extra fee.

What are the grounds for cancellation? ›

Grounds for Cancellation Law and Legal Definition
  • Likelihood of confusion with petitioner's previously used or registered mark,
  • Fraud,
  • Descriptiveness,
  • Genericness,
  • Abandonment,
  • Misdescriptiveness and deceptiveness.

Are cancellation fees fair? ›

Consumer law may help you

Did you know? A business can only keep the payments you've made in advance or ask you to pay a cancellation charge if it's fair to do so. A charge is not fair just because it's included in the contract you signed.

Can you get a full refund on a car? ›

If you've purchased a new or used car and have second thoughts about it, you usually won't be able to return the car. The dealer who sold you the car is typically not legally obligated to take the car back and issue you a refund or exchange after you've signed the sales contract. There are some exceptions to this rule.

Can I drink tap water in Mallorca? ›

Conclusion about tap water in Palma and Mallorca

Generally it's safe to drink the public tap water in Mallorca and Palma. The exception is a few villages up in the north and country side homes with wells.

How much does a taxi cost from Palma airport to Palma? ›

Taking a Palma airport taxi is the fastest way to get to Palma's city centre. PMI airport taxis calculate their prices using a taximeter, so depending on the distance travelled. However, the average taxi fare from Palma airport to downtown Palma costs €25. The trip takes around 20 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

What clothes to wear in Palma in April? ›

In your suitcase to travel to Majorca in April (or to the other Balearic Island), you will need shorts, light trousers, T shirts during the day and a cardigan for night time. Don't forget the beach stuff such as towel, bikini and sun cream. Many beach hotels are already open.

Do I need an International Driving Permit for Spain in 2022? ›

An international driving permit is an official, multi-language translation of your driving licence and, according to the government website, you do not need one to drive in Spain, provided the trip is for less than six months.

What documents do I need to drive in Mallorca? ›

To drive in Majorca you must be 18 years of age and hold a valid driving licence, and have a valid certificate of insurance that covers the vehicle you are driving. When you collect your hire car, be sure to ask whether it is a petrol or diesel engine.

What documents do I need to drive a hire car in Mallorca? ›

What to expect at the rental counter in Palma de Mallorca Airport. Before you leave home, do check what documents you'll need with you. You will definitely need your driving licence, passport and credit card. You may also need other documents, such as proofs of address or an International Driving Permit.

What do I need to hire a car in Spain 2022? ›

Legal Requirements for Driving in Spain

Minimum age to rent a vehicle is 21. The minimum age can be 25 for certain types of vehicles. Valid driving licence, identity card, and/or passport. Additional proofs of address could be requested.

Is renting a car worth it in Spain? ›

Is it Practical to Rent a Car in Spain? Renting a car in Spain will never be the cheapest option for transportation, but it might be the most convenient. The basic rental will cost more than your train or bus ticket and then on top of that, you'll be paying for road tolls and petrol.

Do I need a Spanish bank account to rent in Spain? ›

Although it's not compulsory to have a Spanish bank account when you're (temporarily) living in Spain, it's useful to have one. You can use a Spanish bank account to pay your rent and utilities or buy your groceries. The banking system in Spain is comprehensible, even when you're a foreigner (yes, even for you).

Can I use my wife's Motability car for work? ›

(And can my partner/friend/family member use my Motability car for work?) Only you or your spouse can use the Motability vehicle to commute to work. While you or your spouse can use the vehicle to travel to work, neither of you can't use it for any unauthorised business purposes like as a delivery vehicle or taxi.

What age does mobility car stop? ›

There is no upper age limit for joining the Motability Scheme. As long as you already receive one of the relevant allowances, you are eligible for a car through Motability.

Do you have to pay insurance on a mobility car? ›

You just exchange your mobility allowance to lease the car that suits your needs best. Everyday running costs such as insurance for up to three named drivers, servicing and maintenance and breakdown recovery are all included in the weekly price. So, you just need to pay for fuel and off you go.

What cars are available on mobility allowance? ›

2. Cars that cost all of your mobility allowance with no Advance Payment:
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Who qualifies for mobility allowance? ›

It's for disabled people aged between 16 and State Pension age. If you have a letter inviting you for a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reassessment, you cannot order a vehicle until you've had your PIP confirmed. You can only make a new claim for DLA if you're claiming for a child under 16.

Can you claim PIP if you are over 70? ›

If you claim PIP after State Pension age, the DWP will usually give you an 'indefinite award'. This means there's no end date. They will usually review the award every 10 years. If you're already getting PIP when you reach State Pension age, the DWP will turn it into an indefinite award.

What do you get free at 60 UK? ›

In the UK, everyone over the age of 60 gets free prescriptions and NHS eye tests. You can also get free NHS dental treatment if you're over 60 and claiming pension guarantee credits or other benefits if you're under state pension age.

How far can you walk to get mobility allowance? ›

You can stand and then move more than 200 metres without any help. You can stand and then move more than 200 metres with a special aid. Examples of special aid: Walking stick.

How do I return a rental car to Palma airport? ›

You can return your car 24 hours a day. Most rental companies in Palma de Mallorca Airport have a 'drop box' where you can leave the keys when the office is closed.

Is it easy to get a taxi from Palma airport? ›

The Palma Airport Taxis stop and pick up outside the Palma Airport arrivals hall outside Gate D. They are easy to find and easy to use. If you are getting a Taxi from Palma Airport all you need to is leave the Palma Airport arrivals hall and the rank is in front of you.

Is there Uber at Palma airport? ›

Ride to and from Palmas Airport with Uber. Instead of waiting for the PMW shuttle or taxi, you can request a ride directly in the app and be on your way.

Does Cabify work in Mallorca? ›

Are there Uber and Cabify in Mallorca? In Palma de Mallorca you will not be able to use these two companies, they have never been able to operate and are not expected to do so in the future.

How much is taxi from Mallorca airport to Palma? ›

However, the average taxi fare from Palma airport to downtown Palma costs €25. The trip takes around 20 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

How much is a taxi from Palma to Playa de Palma? ›

The fastest way to get from Palma Mallorca Airport (PMI) to Playa de Palma is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs €14 - €17.

Is Uber allowed in Mallorca? ›

Taxi's are the only form of car transfer service. Uber and other car based driving systems are illegal in Mallorca, so you must relay on officially registered Mallorca taxis.

How far is the beach from Palma airport? ›

The distance between Palma Mallorca Airport (PMI) and Palmanova beach is 17 km. The road distance is 25.7 km. How do I travel from Palma Mallorca Airport (PMI) to Palmanova beach without a car?

How far is Palma Centre from airport? ›

Downtown Palma is located 9 km away from Palma airport and you can either get from the airport to the city by taxi or by bus.

Can you get around Majorca without a car? ›

Public transport is a good way to get around Mallorca without a car. The island has a fairly extensive network that connects the capital with many towns and tourist areas, with two overground train lines, one metro line, and 8 bus lines.

Do you tip taxi drivers in Mallorca? ›

As with bars and restaurants in Mallorca, tips for taxis are most welcome but not expected. The standard tip for taxis in Mallorca is 10% of the fare. But you can always round up an amount to something that seems reasonable to you.

How much does a taxi cost from Mallorca airport to Alcudia? ›

The average taxi fare from Palma airport to Alcudia costs €60. The trip takes around 45 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

Do Mallorca taxis take credit cards? ›

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Maestro. Payment is immediate and convenient, pay at the time of booking with your usual credit or debit card.

Is Cabify cheaper than Uber? ›

However, Uber tends to be a bit more expensive than Cabify. That applies to Cabify or Cabify Promo (the predetermined fare options), but not Cabify Taxi. However, that isn't always the case, as Uber's rates are sometimes similar to or cheaper than Cabify's rates.

Is Cabify similar to Uber? ›

Cabify Executive: This option offers luxury vehicles and is most comparable to Uber's Select service. Cabify Executive and Uber Select both allow you to upgrade your ride without getting a full-on black car service with professional, commercially licensed drivers.

What can I use instead of Uber in Spain? ›

Cabify. Cabify is a great app when you just want to get around your own city! This app is like our version of Uber. Spain does have Uber, but this app is more commonly used in Spain.

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