Getting car hire Majorca is definitely a good idea, if you’re planning to explore the full sights of this amazing island and enjoy the Spanish heaven from every possible angle. Majorca seems like a compact version of Spain itself with hundreds of shopping destinations in Palma, the Gothic architecture of Le Seu (Palma’s Cathedral), the Bellver Castle from the 14th century, an enormous choice of exotic food and most importantly, the unforgettable beach sunshine that will keep a smile on your face for the whole holiday.
When you’re out and about on the island, car rental Mallorca Spain will offer you the freedom to do whatever you want, wherever you are – whether it’s the local shops, peaceful traditional villages, sandy beaches or night-life resorts booming with tourist all around the world. Traveling is so much easier on a car, and it’s a lot cheaper than taxis as well.
The food scene filled tapas in Palma city is something that you can’t afford to miss, the breath-taking cliffs in the north west of the island will keep you occupied for many hours, as well as the mysterious Caves of Drach. Also make sure to visit Valldemossa to celebrate Chopin and experience the life of inland villages.
Car Hire Majorca Tips
You will get a better deal on car hire Majorca, if you book it in advance, rather than pick up a car when you arrive at Palma Airport (PMI). The good news are, is that the island is very simple to drive around. The road network is well-marked, clearly showing you how to reach your resort destination.
The famous resorts of Majorca, such as Palma Nova, Magaluf, Alcudia, Puerto Pollensa and Soller can also be accessed by public transport, but traveling and exploring the island beyond that is much easier on a car.
Car Hire Majorca Driving
For example, if you were to use the services of car hire Majorca, then getting to outside resorts, like Cala San Vicente and C’an Picafort in the north part of Majorca, wouldn’t be a problem at all. If you’re going on a tour around the whole island, then you want to visit Cala Bona, Porto Colom and Sa Coma in the east, as well as Playa de Palma in the south.
A few things to remember about driving in Majorca – drive on the right, always fill up with the right fuel for your car (unleaded is gasoline sin plomo and diesel is gasoleo or sometimes called gas-oil).
When parking your car in the city center, preferably use multi-storey car parks, as common parking spots on the roads are usually full and can be more expensive as well. Finally, it’s always advisable to book car hire Majorca in advance, because you will get cheaper offers and have a bigger choice of cars, plus it’s very convenient to pick up your pre-booked car from the airport using your credit card, when you arrive.