What you should know before hiring a car in Benidorm
Car hires in Benidorm: practical information
Where to rent a car in Benidorm
Benidorm is prime territory for summer beach resorts. Just a stone's throw away from Alicante, Benidorm is a top destination for holidaymakers from around the world but especially from the UK. Benidorm doesn't have it's own airport, the nearest is Alicante which means that you'll definitely need to find the cheapest car hire in Benidorm to get around. Check out a car hire Alicante airport first. There are nine car rental companies at Alicante Airport including Auriga, Avis, Centauro, Europcar and Goldcar Rental.
Don't worry if you don't want to rent a car in Alicante and are looking for a car hire Benidorm city. There are plenty to choose from and having a one way car hire in Benidorm or a long term one will definitely help to get to and from the beaches. Centauro is right at the beach at the end of Avenida del Mediterraneo. Europcar and Avis are right beside it as well. To save, book your rent car in Benidorm at the same time you buy your tickets from London to Alicante.
Parking in Benidorm: what you should know
There is a ton of free parking in Benidorm if you arrive early enough to snag one of the free spots. Check out the residential side streets and you may get lucky to find a place to rest your cheap car hire in Benidorm without too much trouble. You can also park at the local Carrefour, a popular Spanish department store. If you know you're going to rent a car the entire time you're in Benidorm then book hotels in Benidorm with parking available.
Road trips from Benidorm: what to do, what to see
- A stone's throw away: Altea may seem a little upscale at first glance but it has a lot to offer in the department of Spanish culture. The town has an impressively preserved old town which an excellent outdoor market.
- A little further: Booked economy car rentals in Benidorm? Then head to the mountains. There are a ton of small and very charming villages on your way into the mountains which are really nice to visit. It helps if you know a little Spanish to converse with the locals.
- A proper day-trip: Love wine? Calp is your spot then. It's just a 30 minute drive from Benidorm. Get your palette ready to taste some big and bold red Spanish wines. Follow the signs towards Jalon on the highway and keep your eyes peeled for wineries open for tours and tastings.
For more things to do in Benidorm, check out Mini-guide: Benidorm.