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Key facts for hiring a car in Palma de Mallorca
When to visit
Temperatures are good from March - May, and you'll miss the worst of the crowds.
Car hire locations
There are pick up points across the island, so you can collect a car whenever is convenient for you.
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Hire a car in Palma de Mallorca
Mallorca’s reputation may be that of a typical resort destination, but Palma proves its so much more.
The largest city in the Balearics, Palma de Mallorca is a stand out capital with a long and interesting history. With stylish sandstone buildings, boulevards shaded by fragrant lime trees and the Gothic giant, La Seu cathedral, on the water’s edge – pretty doesn’t really cut it.
Once you’ve gotten a taste of the Mallorcan atmosphere in Palma, set your sights on the rest of the island. Each coast offers something different and there are some incredible drives to be had. Compare rentals from the top car hire brands in Palma de Mallocra with easyCar, and find the ride that suits your style, at the best price.
Hints for driving in Palma de Mallorca
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|Built up areas||50km/h|
There are thousands of parking spaces in the capital in municipal car parks, so you should be able to get a spot. However, traffic can get congested within the city – you can always park in the outskirts and walk in.
There are pedestrian crossings all over the island. They can be in unexpected places too, such as just off of roundabouts or near junctions for side streets. Cars should stop at these – people will walk out into the road expecting them to, so be wary.
Once upon a time, it was the most expensive toll tunnel in Spain. However, the fees were scrapped at the end of 2017 so now you can use it for free. This impressive section of road is carved deep into the rockface and means you can avoid the difficult mountain drive from Bunyola to Soller.
Travel tips and questions
|Frequently Asked Question||Answer|
|What is the most popular rental length in Mallorca?||Seven to eight days.|
|What is the most popular month to rent a car in Mallorca?||August, when a hire car costs on average £19.90 per day.|
|Cheapest month / most expensive month||Average cost per day of car hire in Mallorca|
Does my rental include free mileage?
Many of our car hire suppliers do include free (also known as unlimited) mileage in the rental price. Read the fine print though to be sure, as this can change depending on the location you’re picking up your car and the duration of your rental. Even if there is a mileage limit, it may still cover that amount of driving you’ll do, especially on a small island like Mallorca – to drive around the perimeter of the island is just over 300km.
From Palma de Mallorca, its not vary far to any of the island’s other towns and major attractions. But despite how close places may appear on a map, driving times can take longer than expected, particularly if you opt for the more scenic routes.
Car hire pick up locations in Palma de Mallorca
Where shall I pick up?
There are lots of pick up points at the airport and a handful around the city's port.
How do I choose a supplier?
There are over 20 different car hire companies in Palma de Mallorca. Use our site to filter and compare prices to find the right supplier for your needs.
How far is the airport from the city?
It is less than 10km from the airport to the city centre, between a 15-20 minute drive.
Which is cheaper – downtown or airport?
On average, picking up a rental from the airport is slightly cheaper, at £18 per day, than downtown, where it costs around £20 per day.
Info on car hire in Palma
|Ceda el paso||Give way|
|Prohibido aparcar||No parking|
| Legal drink driving
|0.5mg of alcohol per ml of blood||It is illegal to use a mobile phone at any point behind the wheel, even when parked.|
|Car Type||Average cost per day of car hire in Mallorca|
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The wine capital of the island, Binissalem is where you’ll find bodegas and
vineyards aplenty. It was thousands of years ago that growers realised that the hilly and
fertile lands were perfect growing grapes. In the Tramuntana hillside, this attractive town is nestled in an olive tree
covered valley. The honey-hued stone houses and villas make for an alternative retreat, if
you’d like to get away from the beaches for a day. An idyllic town that has attracted and inspired a number of legendary
creative figures over the years. Despite its celebrity status, you won’t find any chain
hotels here, only local vibes.
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The wine capital of the island, Binissalem is where you’ll find bodegas and vineyards aplenty. It was thousands of years ago that growers realised that the hilly and fertile lands were perfect growing grapes.
In the Tramuntana hillside, this attractive town is nestled in an olive tree covered valley. The honey-hued stone houses and villas make for an alternative retreat, if you’d like to get away from the beaches for a day.
An idyllic town that has attracted and inspired a number of legendary creative figures over the years. Despite its celebrity status, you won’t find any chain hotels here, only local vibes.