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Madrid Car Rental Deals

Madrid is the third largest city in the European Union and is both a major financial center and a hub for art and culture. As there is so much to see and do in this exciting Spanish capital, give yourself the means to move about with ease and rent a car in Madrid from SIXT. With our affordable rates on premium vehicles and six branch locations offering car rental in Madrid, we are ready to help you get on the road. Whether arriving by air or land you can find us at convenient locations including the Madrid Airport.


Sixt Car Rental Services in Madrid, Spain

Our extensive fleet of rental cars can cater to a variety of travelers and mobility needs. We offer affordable options so you can have a comfortable business trip or fun weekend away or family vacation. From budget friendly compact cars, spacious SUVs to luxury sedans and sports cars we can accommodate you with a rent a car for all kinds of occasions.

To make a quick-and-easy booking, simply choose your ideal pick up location and dates in the reservation form above, or read on below for more information about what we offer in Madrid.

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Our Additional Services

Some of our Madrid branches like Madrid Chamartín Train Station and Madrid Nuevos Ministerios even have a selection of reliable van and truck rentals so you can achieve all sorts of transportation tasks. Haul cargo with a van rental or relocate with a moving truck, passenger vans are also available to help you organize a group outing.

A number of useful add-ons can also be included to your car rental in Madrid for an optimal drive. While booking you can tack on extras such as an additional driver or protection coverage or a GPS. Child seats suitable for babies, toddlers and small children are also available which allows you to leave yours at home. Deals can be had on other optional features as well.

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Traffic Information

Madrid is the center of the national highway system and the six main roads coming from the city are marked A-1 through A-6. Roadways in Spain, especially close to Madrid are well-maintained and if there should be any construction or maintenance taking place, there is always a marked detour. While touring the city, make sure you park in a designated spot or there are numerous parking garages where you can leave your rent a car. For example, there is parking available at the Madrid Atocha Train Station, where we also have a pickup location. Parking here puts you in close proximity to various museums, like the Prado and Reina Sofia. When parking on the street, zone rules are generally more relaxed over the weekend, but prices can vary depending on where you park in the city. If you need more information about the rules of the road, check out our article on driving tips for Spain.

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Sixt Sightseeing Tips

Madrid is a very modern city, but many of its historic neighborhoods and structures have been well-preserved. The Spanish capital is lined with contemporary sculpture, some of the most famous the Fountain of Neptune, by Ventura Rodríguez and the grandiose Monument to Alfonso XII, by José Grasés Riera. The Royal Palace of Madrid, which is still the official residence of the Spanish Royal family, is an example of Madrid's rich history dating back to the early 1700s. It is possible to visit some parts of the palace, which is filled with art and fine artifacts, such as furniture and silverware. One of Madrid's most unique attractions that cannot be missed is the Temple of Debod. The ancient Egyptian shrine was originally in Aswan, but was gifted to Spain in the 1960s and reconstructed in Parque del Oeste.

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Business Travel

Madrid is the second largest industrial hub in the country, known for various industries like aircraft, electrical equipment, agricultural goods. As the capital is the seat of the national government, other sectors like finance and tourism are also important to Madrid's economy. Madrid is also home to the Feria De Madrid Convention Center, home to Trade Fair Institution, IFEMA. Hosting close to 100 events per years, ranging from trade fairs to international conventions and events like Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, IFEMA has created a rich environment for international and local business in the Spanish capital.

What to Do in Madrid in Winter 2020

In winter months Madrid often maintains its blue skies and fresh mountain air. However, the temperature can dip to freezing, and there is even the occasional snowfall. Madrid is such an architecturally beautiful metropolis you should not let the cold weather stop you from seeing it. Bundle up and walk through Gran Via, or Calle Fuencarral and follow the quotes of famous writers written in the street of Calle de las Huertas. Churros dipped in hot chocolate can be found during the winter in Madrid cafes, such as Chocolatería Valor. A great way to keep warm is to visit the host of famous museums all over Madrid, including the Sorolla Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. And you can go skiing just outside the city at Puerta de Navacerrada. In December into January you can browse the Christmas markets, the biggest and most iconic being in Plaza Mayor. The Three Kings celebration takes place on January 6 with a parade through the city streets. Carnival marks the beginning of Lent and is held in February. And the Festival de Arte Sacro celebrates culture in February and March all over the city. For getting around Madrid, a smaller city car would be suggested due to the narrow streets.

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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