Car Hire at Palma de Mallorca Airport
This information is correct as of August 2015
It's easier to get out of your resort and make the most of your holiday when you hire a car at Palma de Mallorca Airport. You don't need to stress about public transport or follow the tight schedules of a coach trip. Instead you can discover Mallorca's best beaches and most breathtaking sights at your own pace.
Where to hire a car at Palma de Mallorca Airport
Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, Goldcar, Europcar, Sixt and Record Go all offer car hire from Palma de Mallorca Airport. The car hire offices are on the ground floor of the airport in the Arrivals area.
Petrol stations near Palma de Mallorca Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There is a petrol station on the airport grounds. It's near the exit of the airport, so you will need to drive past your drop-off point to fill up your tank.
Driving around Palma de Mallorca Airport
The MA-19 highway passes to the south of the airport and will bring you straight into the island's capital, Palma. From here you can jump onto the other major roads, making it easy to reach your final destination. The MA-19 also links to the south-eastern coast of the island. Driving in Mallorca is fairly easy going, but be prepared for a bit of congestion around the resorts during high season (June-September).
Getting to your destination
The island's capital is a buzzing Mediterranean town, complete with an atmospheric old quarter.
It takes less than 15 minutes to drive into the centre of Palma from the airport. There are lots of underground and surface car parks in the city, and some hotels on the outskirts have their own car parks too. You can park on-street as long as the road has a blue line along it. These are pay and display spaces, so remember to buy a ticket.
The perfect base for a family holiday, Alcudia has fine sandy beaches and plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained.
It takes about 40 minutes to drive to Alcudia from Palma de Mallorca Airport. Like Palma, on-street parking is available in the blue zones in the city centre as well as in underground and surface car parks. There are plenty of public car parks, with a couple near the beach and the port. There's also plenty of free parking: but remember to check the signs, as the last thing you want is for your hire car to be towed away.
One of Spain's most notorious party towns, Magaluf is famous for its banging clubs and beautiful beaches.
It takes just over 20 minutes to drive to Magaluf from Palma de Mallorca Airport. Parking can be tricky during the high season, so your best bet is to book a hotel in Magaluf with car parking. Like Palma and Alcudia, blue lines indicate pay and display zones.
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