Car Hire at Malaga Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Malaga AirportSpain’s glistening south coast won’t wait and neither should you. That’s why we make car rental comfortably quick. We look forward to meeting you on the ground floor of terminal 2 or 3 – wherever you land.
You can return your hire car out of hours, because we understand flights run through the night. Just tell us in advance.
Need to hire a car from central Malaga?
We can meet you at Malaga train station, if you prefer.
|Monday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Tuesday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Wednesday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Thursday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Friday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Saturday||07:00 - 23:59|
|Sunday||07:00 - 23:59|
Popular car hire locations in Malaga
Plan your trip from MalagaCollect the keys to your Avis hire car and set off to explore the sights in and around Malaga.
Gibralfaro castle was built back in the 10th century, and looms high over Malaga city and port. Pace its restored ramparts and lookout towers, spying Malaga’s La Malagueta bullring far below.
If you're an art enthusiast head over to the Pablo Picasso museum. The artist was born and spent his early childhood in Malaga. On display are over 150 works including paintings, sketches and sculptures donated by Picasso's family. There is also a library dedicated to titles about the artist.
For lovers of the outdoors, take in a round of golf at one of Malaga provinces’ 66 golf courses, or relax and enjoy the sun and surf on one the city beaches.
When the sun goes down, don't miss the flamenco dancing and tapas bars.
Beyond MalagaHead west to the lively beachside resorts that cluster the Costa del Sol, such as Marbella, Estepona and the more relaxed, picturesque villages in between.
Continue along the coast to Gibraltar. 'The Rock' offers visitors a small taste of the UK in Spain, including red telephone boxes, pubs and afternoon teas. Don't miss the mischievous Barbary macaques living at the Queen's Gate and in the area of the Great Siege Tunnels.
You could venture inland towards the foothills of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountain range, which peaks just past the beautiful city of Granada. It’s a 90-minute drive from Malaga to the city of Granada, which is most famous for the lavish Alhambra palace.
Take a detour to the delightful village of Alhama de Granada, perched on the edge of the gorge, and relax at its myriad of outdoor terraces and tapas bars. Or enjoy its warm thermal waters, the properties of which have been famous for hundreds of years. Follow the signs to Balneario and enjoy the naturally hot pools close to the spa hotel.
Your hire car in Malaga awaits … and the open road lies ahead.
Driving rules in SpainWhich side of the road?
In Spain, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may not be used at all whilst driving
- Do not use headphones when driving (except hearing aids)
- Dipped headlights must be used in poor daylight visibility
- Always use indicators, you will be fined for not using indicators when needed
- Cyclists have right of way, at all times
All speed signs will be in km/h.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 50 km/h (31 mph)
- Rural areas: 90 km/h (55 mph)
- Motorways: 120km/h (74mph)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 and less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
- Children aged under 12 are not allowed to sit in the front seat
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.