Alicante is a historical port on the Costa Blanca Mediterranean coast of Spain. Originally used as a trade centre for Spanish exports of rice, wine, olive oil, oranges andwool Alicante is now a busy tourism driven city. During the 1960's, after some troubled years under the dictatorship of Franco, Alicante began to boom as tourists arrived from Britain and across Europe.
Today Alicante is home to one of the regions largest airports - Alicante Airport and a port that attracts over 80,000 cruise passengers every year. The city has a wide variety of shops and restaurants, As well as many beautiful sights to go see including the castle of Santa Barbara, situated on top of the mountain overlooking the city, giving amazing views from the top. There are also many beautiful cathedrals including Cathedral of St. Nicolas of Bari, Making Alicante a great place for shopping and sightseeing. If you enjoy Spanish cuisine, be sure to enjoy some of the traditional dishes in the array of restaurants throughout the city including Paella and Calamari.
Alicante Airport is the gateway to the Costa Blanca coast and serves thousands of holidaymakers each year that are heading to resorts such as Benidorm, Javea, Benifallim, Algorfa and Torrevieja.
Located in the municipality of Elche Alicante Airport lies 10km from the centre of Alicante. Passengers landing at the airport are often advised to pick-up car hire at Alicante Airport as most of the holiday resorts are over 15km from the Airport.
Alicante Airport handles over 10 million passengers each year with the largest share of passengers flying with easyJet, followed Ryanair and Air Birlin. There are two terminals at Alicante Airport, the second of which will open in 2010 and will enable the capacity of the airport to exceed 12 million passengers per year. The terminals contain a range of duty free shops includinga Warner Bros gift shop, a great place to spend your last few Euros!
The Salon Ifach airport lounge is available for passengers that want to escape the busy departures lounge.
SIXT at Alicante Airport is perfectly positioned at the exit of arrivals and you can't fail to miss our bright orange branch! We offer a wide variety of cars from small economy right the way to large luxury cars. Our friendly staff will be happy to help with any questions or assistance that you need before you set off to enjoy the rest of your stay in Alicante!
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At the Sixt branch please turn left, take the elevator or the moving stairway and follow the signs to the Parking area. Cross the footbridge and take the exit B. Go to the Parking level 3. Once you are there turn right and you will see our Sixt desk. There, you will find our Servicepoint, where our helpful staff will hand over the keys of your vehicle presenting the contract.
Take exit 22 towards the N-340 / Torrellano road. Join the N-338 until the roundabout. Take the third exit to the airport. In the airport area, follow the signs "Car rental". In the carpark, you will find the Sixt car return in level 3, where you also picked up the keys. There are signs posted for the return area. During the opening hours, a Sixt staff member will escort personally the returnof the car. Please hand over the key to a Sixt staff member.
Take the left-hand exit towards the N-338 road. At the roundabout, take the third exit to the airport. In the airport area, follow the signs "Car rental". In the carpark, you will find the Sixt car return in level 3, where you also picked up the keys. There are signs posted for the return area. During the opening hours, a Sixt staff member will escort personally the returnof the car. Please hand over the key to a Sixt staff member.
handover directly on the branchOut of hour return possible.
If you return your car out of hours, please deposit the key in our secure key return box, which is situated just next to the Sixt office in the parking.
Our car hire desks are located at the Arrivals Hall. At our rental desks you will be served preferred with a speedy check out. Thank's for using Online Check-In