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Sixt Car Rental in Spain

Car rental in Spain is easy and convenient with SIXT. With multiple branches in many major cities, you can pick up your rental car and start exploring Spain in no time. You’ll be able to rent a car in Spain that fits your needs, choosing from our vast fleet of economy and luxury vehicles. Whether you’re headed to Barcelona, Madrid or elsewhere on the mainland, or you’re taking an island vacation to Mallorca, we’ve got you covered. If you’re headed to the beach, choose a luxury convertible. If you’re staying in the city, choose a compact model that will be easy to park. No matter what you need, our friendly English-speaking customer service is there for you 24/7. 

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SIXT makes a car rental in Spain quick and easy. Our fleet of vehicles includes manufacturers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. If you’re on a family vacation, you may want to rent an SUV. If you’ll be cross-country road-tripping, consider a fuel-efficient sedan. If you’re spending most of your time at the beach, check out our convertible models. All our cars can be enhanced with bookable extras such as GPS, child seats, an additional driver and more. Whether you need a one-day rental or a long-term rental, we’ve got you covered. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Spain

Cross-border travel

Whether you can take your SIXT rental into other countries depends on which of our three zones the country falls under, and the car category you have booked. 

Flexible rental options

 If your travel plans are uncertain, don’t stress. We give you the option to pay later when booking, and you can cancel your reservation for free. 
 

Documents you need to rent a car in Spain

You need a valid driver’s license plus an ID or passport for a SIXT rental in Spain. Renters with licenses using a non-Roman alphabet, like Arabic or Cyrillic, also need an international driving permit. 

Accepted payment methods

Credit and debit cards from internationally recognized companies (Visa, MasterCard, etc.) are accepted at our branches in Spain. Prepaid cards are not accepted. Some car categories require a credit card as payment. 

Car rental under 25 in Spain

The minimum age to rent a car with SIXT in Spain is 18. An underage driver fee applies to those under 23 years old. 

One-way car rental in Spain

You can rent a car one way between SIXT stations in Spain, depending on the tariff. One-way rentals to Spanish islands are not allowed. 
 

Best places to visit in Spain

  • Barcelona: This is one of the most popular cities in Spain for visitors. Barcelona is home to incredible history, culture, and amazing architecture. The highlights of what to see here are La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and Casa Mila, all designed by the famous artist Gaudi. When you’re done sightseeing, stroll down La Rambla, the main street for shopping, or head to the beach.  
  • Madrid: The capital and the largest city in Spain, Madrid is full of personality. Visit the lively Plaza Mayor, the main square. You’ll also want to check out El Retiro Park and the Royal Palace of Madrid. For shopping and amazing food, head to the Gran Via. 
  • Mallorca: This is the perfect destination for beachgoers and outdoor adventurers. Mallorca is home to the Drach Caves, an underground tunnel of interconnected caves. You’ll also want to see the lighthouse at Cap de Formentor and the Castell de Bellver for panoramic views of the island and the coast. And finally, check out the beautiful beach of Calo d’es Moro. 
     

Summer 2021 in Spain

Spain is an incredible summer destination. It gets hot, so you’ll want to take measures to stay cool. With its beautiful islands and beaches, you’ll want to rent a convertible to enjoy the sea breeze as much as you can. Summer is also the perfect time to head to places like Ibiza to explore the scenery and the nightlife with ease. If you’re more of a city-dweller, check out Barcelona, as the city comes alive with culture and events in the heat of the summer. 

What to Do in Spain in Summer 2021

In addition to the beaches that are necessary to cool down in the hot Spanish summer, there are historical and artsy things to see and do. The summer months are the high season in Spain as people flock here from other European countries for the beaches and culture. In Madrid you can take in the Veranos de la Villa, the music and performing arts festival, throughout July, while in Cordoba you will find the Festival de la Guitarra, which celebrates the guitar. The famous Running of the Bulls takes place in Pamplona in the summer. And did we mention the beaches? You can fly to Mallorca as much of Europe does, or hit the sand near Barcelona or Seville. Or head to Malaga and take in the Andalusian fair, La Feria de Málaga, in August!

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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