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Malaga

Malaga Car Rental Deals

Malaga is the largest city on the Costa del Sol and is the transport hub for the entire region. With two well-placed branches for car rental in Malaga, SIXT offers a premium fleet of rental vehicles to help you explore this exciting cultural city and the surrounding Andalusian countryside. Visitors arriving by air will find us at Malaga Airport, while those coming to the city by train will find a branch at Malaga Train Station. Both branches offer 24 hour return and their range of vehicles includes compact cars, convertibles, sports models, full-size sedans and SUVs. Truck rental is also available.

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The diverse variety of rental cars in our fleet means that we are sure to accommodate your for your rent a car in Malaga. Choose a compact model for city travel or select a premium sedan from BMW or Mercedes-Benz to enjoy your visit in affordable luxury. Convertibles are available for those who want to take in as much Mediterranean sun as can and SUVs are on hand for when needing more room for cargo or companions. When you go to book online you can make a quick price comparison of the models on offer during your desired rental period and find the right rental vehicle for your budget and plans.

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You can also customize your car rental in Malaga to tailor it to your mobility needs. Enhanced protection packages can eliminate excess charges in event of damage. Roadside protection means that you are covered should you run out of fuel, lock your keys in the car or suffer a flat battery. If visiting in winter and heading for the mountains, you can even specify ski racks and snow chains. Child seats are available for those with young families and a GPS is always a good idea to help you find your way around. You can also tack on an additional driver to share time at the wheel.

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Traffic Information

Malaga Airport is just eight miles to the southwest of the city center and the journey should take around twenty minutes on the MA-20 in normal traffic conditions. An alternative in peak periods is to use the Avenue de Velazquez and the MA-21. This is a slightly shorter route at just seven miles but takes roughly the same amount of time to get to the city center. Malaga Train Station is just two miles from the city center via the Calle Hilera. Traffic sometimes means the journey could take fifteen minutes.

The A7 / AP7 are the main coastal highways and run east from Malaga to Almeria and all the way north to Valencia. To the west of the city it runs to the popular tourist resort of Marbella and on to Gibraltar. The AP 7, also known as the Autopista del Mediterraneo is the newer toll road, which follows essentially the same route as the A7. The other major route is the A-45, which takes you north to Cordoba. The streets of Malaga can be narrow and winding away from the major routes. Look out for the Avenue Fatima running north to south along the Guadalmedina River and Avenue de Andalucia running east to west. On-street parking can be busy but there are plenty of parking garages across the city and you can usually find a space.

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Sixt Sightseeing Tips

Malaga is a vibrant mixture of old and new and is considered to be one of the coolest cities in Spain. The city has enjoyed a renaissance since the opening of the Museo Picasso in 2003 (Picasso was born in the city). The opening of the cruise terminal in 2011 has also increased visitor numbers. Restoration projects have included the construction of the MAUS Art District (Málaga Arte Urbano Soho) with three new art museums in the area between the river and the port. The Old Town lies around La Alameda Boulevard and here you will find elegant squares and pedestrianized shopping avenues in the shade of huge weeping fig trees. Eastern Malaga runs into Pedregalejo and El Palo, which were once small fishing villages. Here you can still enjoy great seafood. The bullring of La Malagueta is just a few blocks inland.

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Business Travel

Malaga has long been one of the major Mediterranean port cities. It is the second largest port in Spain and is the import and export center for countless cargo ships from Europe and North Africa. These days the economy of Malaga is quite dependent on tourism, with its growth as a cultural center an important factor in attracting visitors. The Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Malaga (FYCMA) reflects the city's commercial importance, hosting many international events.

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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