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Cartagena car hire

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Cartagena car hire information

Pick-up locationCartagena
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Hire locations10
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Cheap car hire in Cartagena

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Cartagena

  • Use your cheap car hire in Cartagena to enjoy a holiday in this beautiful, ancient part of Murcia, Spain, at your leisure. With public transport not being able to reach all the tourist sites or surrounding beauty, having a car hire is the best way to ensure independence when visiting historic sites, beaches and amazing shopping destinations. A port city, Cartagena has many fascinating attractions, such as the Roman ruins of a 1st-century amphitheatre, the villa of Casa de la Fortuna, the National Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and more. Reach them all with ease, no matter if public transport isn't running that day. When it’s time to visit the beach in this sunny location, drive down to Playa Calnegre for white, sandy Mediterranean shores.
  • When arriving for your Spanish holiday, you can collect your Cartagena car hire at Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV). Based just 25min away along the A30 highway, this airport has four major car hire companies just outside the terminal building, including Europcar, Goldcar, SIXT and Firefly. A fifth company, Centauro, is based nearby, and will send a free shuttle to collect you. Consider hiring a GPS before you leave the car park.
  • With your cheap car hire in Cartagena, you will find the city is easily connected to surrounding areas via two main highways, namely the A30 into Murcia and the AP-7 towards the coastal areas. Both motorways are in excellent condition and well-surfaced. When inside the city, you will find a variety of roads, ranging from narrow in the city centre to wider towards the coastline. The Spanish drive on the right-hand side of the road, and all signs will be in Spanish. Turn your GPS on to English mode if your understanding of the language is poor. Stay under the alcohol limit of 0.05% and if you are unsure, do a portable breathalyser before getting behind the wheel.
  • When driving your cheap car hire in Cartagena, you should not encounter any serious challenges. If you are not used to a manual transmission car, it is best you pre-order an automatic, as Spain always favours manual cars. The roads of the city are quite flat as the port is based in a valley, making it an easy drive. Weather is usually pleasant and sunny, and the Spanish, although confident and sometimes vocal drivers, are usually patient. Cartagena is not a particularly high-crime area, but always leave your car locked with valuables out of sight. You will also notice the city centre has many non-drivable streets of marble. Check your GPS as to which zones are restricted. Traffic peaks around 7:00 to 9.00 and again in the afternoon at about 16:00 until 19:00.
  • Book your car hire in Cartagena at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hire in Cartagena are around 34% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Cartagena

  • How much is the price of fuel in Cartagena?

    The average price of fuel in Cartagena is R125,19 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 502 and R2 003, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Cartagena?

    Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cartagena.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Cartagena?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Cartagena?

    A Standard car hire in Cartagena costs R844 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Cartagena?

    An Intermediate car hire in Cartagena costs R1 913 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Cartagena?

    A Full Size car hire in Cartagena costs R2 378 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Cartagena?

    With warm sun and sea breezes, Cartagena is the perfect destination in which to spoil yourself. If you are over 25 and the budget allows, consider a small convertible, as the city itself is not very accommodating to larger cars. You will find the city is best suited for a small economy vehicle, which saves on fuel and squeezes through the tightest of gaps on the narrow roads.

  • What is the speed limit in Cartagena?

    Spain, like most of Europe, observes the speed limit in kilometres. In the city of Cartagena, you will need to keep speeds down to a low 50 km (32 mph). When driving outside built-up areas and on main roads, you can drive at 90 km (56 mph). The motorway is restricted to 120 km (75 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Cartagena?

    When looking for parking in the city centre, it may be futile to look for street parking. It is often best to just head straight to a covered car park and pay a small fee. All car parks are within walking distance from major attractions. There are approximately six major car parks in the city centre, including Aparcamiento Los Portales de la Lonja, Aparcamiento Plaza de Espana and Aparcamiento El Corte Ingles. The average price is €1.80 (£1.55) per hour. Near the beaches and port, you will find more parking that is often free.

Cartagena car rental reviews and directory

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Estacion De Tren

+34 968 32 17 78

Monday16:00 - 19:0008:00 - 13:00
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Avenida Pintor Portela 24

Monday16:00 - 19:0009:00 - 13:00
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Avis

5,9

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Avenida Pintor Portela 24

Monday09:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
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keddy by Europcar

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Avd Trovero Marin 3 Bus Station

+34 968 523 620

Monday16:30 - 19:3009:00 - 13:00
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National

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Enterprise Rent-a-car

+34 968 32 17 78

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Alamo

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Enterprise Rent A Car

+34 968 32 17 78

Monday08:00 - 13:0016:00 - 19:00
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Europcar

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Avd Trovero Marin 3

+34 868 24 45 82

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Sunnycars

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Avenida de Trovero Marín, 3

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Plaza de Mejico 2

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Free2Move

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Paseo Alfonso Xiii, 73

+34 968 50 53 58

Monday16:00 - 19:0008:30 - 13:30
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