Car & Van Hire in Málaga

Enterprise car hire locations in Málaga

The Spanish municipality of Malaga is situated on the Mediterranean Coast of the Costa del Sol in Andalusia. There has been human settlement in the area for over 2,800 years. During this time, Malaga has been ruled successively by Carthage, Rome and the Moors, before being recaptured by Christians in the 15th century. Today, Malaga is home to 600,000 people and is the largest southernmost city in Europe. The economy is centred on Malaga's reputation as a popular tourist resort, the construction industry is thriving and business in Malaga generally is being widely promoted. The city is the financial hub of Southern Spain, with a developing technology industry and research facilities centred on the university, and aspirations for Malaga to become Europe's Silicon Valley. Malaga benefits from a sub-tropical climate, with mild winters and hot summers with little precipitation during the year. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has two branches in the city centre. Access the link for details of Enterprise Malaga.

Our Vehicles For Hire In Malaga

Reasons for hiring a car in Malaga are varied. It is a place where driving down the coast on the MA-20 provides a great opportunity for getting the best out of a luxury car. Alternatively, many people take their holidays in large groups and need an MPV to get around. Whatever your requirements, Enterprise will have a vehicle to suit. Details of the cars available can be found on the website. Enterprise also hires out some great SUVs.

Cheap Car And Van Hire In Malaga

If you are planning to hire a car, not only do you want to get a great deal in terms of price, you want the car of your choice. The best way to get this is to look at the Enterprise website to see what is available, and book well in advance. This is where the savings are, and of course, the earlier you book, the more likely it is that Enterprise will be able to meet your preference. The cars Enterprise hires out are all from top manufacturers; they undergo regular maintenance checks and are valeted prior to being booked out.

Airport Car Hire

The opportunity to hire a car at an airport gives visitors a big advantage. Enterprise has a branch at Malaga Airport, which grew from being a small airfield in 1919 to a hub handling in excess of 17 million visitors a year, travelling to and from 60 countries. Malaga has one of the busiest airports in Spain. It is sited five miles southwest of the city. There are excellent public transport links with Malaga and the rest of Spain.

Attractions In Malaga

Malaga's chequered history has left a huge heritage in terms of historical buildings and monuments. Principal among these is the 11th-century castle of Gibralfaro, and the Alcazaba, a fortress built originally to defend the city against buccaneers. At various locations in the city, ruins of the defensive walls built by different occupiers of the city can be seen. The Church of Santiago, reflecting several different architectural styles, is a popular spot with visitors. Malaga also has its share of museums, including the Fine Arts and Archaeology Museum and a museum dedicated to the artist Picasso, who was born in the city.

Places To Visit Outside Malaga

The holiday resort of Torremolinos is an 11-mile drive south on the A7 from Malaga. This popular holiday destination has a five-mile beach, with designated lanes running alongside for cycling and skating. The town is renowned for the many different cuisines on offer. Travel a little further to Fuengirola, a large town with a Moorish fortress and its own zoo and breeding facility situated in the Bioparc. Take a walk along the walls at the Old Harbour. June, when the annual music festival is held in the grounds of Sohail Castle, is a particularly good time to visit.

Parking And Traffic Information In Malaga

Most of the major attractions are in the centre of Malaga. Those planning to drive around the city should remember that it is a major tourist venue and there can be a significant volume of traffic. It is perfectly possible to drive around the city, although drivers are advised to avoid the Old Quarter, with its convoluted one-way system and restricted zones. The busiest times to travel are 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m., 1.30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The general rule in respect of parking is the closer you are to the city centre, the higher the tariff. Although there is some cheaper Blue Zone street parking, drivers are restricted to a stay of two hours.