Cheap car hire is a fantastic opportunity for you to take charge of your holiday. It is the best way to forget about the expensive and restrictive organised trips, unreliable bus and taxi services and to travel where you want, when you want! As well as this, vehicle rental allows you to be much more comfortable as you don’t need to worry about the stress of using public transport which can be confusing especially in a foreign country and language. Hiring a car also allows you to expand your possibilities of not just exploring the main tourist areas which can get a bit repetitive after a while but also the entire surrounding region which often includes plenty of gems that are slightly off the beaten track.
Low Cost Rent-a-Car in Murcia
Murcia is both the name of an entire region in the south east of Spain as well as the name of the capital city of the region. For an authentic slice of Spanish culture, architecture, tapas and everything else, then low cost rent-a-car to the city of Murcia should definitely be on your to-do list. The grand cathedral sits at the centre of the city in the main plaza. Not only does it have stunning exterior architecture but the interior is just as grand and impressive - even featuring artifacts like the preserved heart of an old Spanish king! Wandering the streets you will find an abundance of tapas bars, beautiful gardens, shops and a thriving university-centred community. Outside of the city you have all of the splendours of the surrounding region of Murcia. Perhaps the most famous is the areas surrounding the Mar Menor. Here you will find the more tourist-focused areas of Los Alcázares and San Javier. Here you can expect plenty of sunshine, beaches, warm waters, water sports and a mixture of Spanish, English and International cuisine to suit your tastes.
Car Hire Tips for Murcia
- Hiring a car is highly recommended if you are heading to the city of Murcia or anywhere in the surrounding region. Since the closest airport is now Alicante from most UK destinations, you will have to commute from the airport in most cases anyway.
- The major car hire companies in Alicante include Europcar, Goldcar, Enterprise and Avis.
- Because of the amount of companies at the airport, you can expect competitive prices. We always recommend booking your car hire in advance though.
- Murcia city centre can be a little difficult to navigate by car and get parked. However, if you are staying in the surrounding region it is essential for getting to and from the beach, the shops, the weekly markets and so on.