What documents do I need to hire a car in Malaga?

If you are thinking of hiring an electric car at Malaga airport, get the famous electric car myth answered, this is surely one of the questions you are asking yourself and at Malagacar.com we are happy to answer you in detail with everything you need to know!

If you have never rented a car in an foreign city, it may seem a complicated process, more so if we take a look at the typical review pages (Google, Facebook, Trustpilot), where mostly renting a car seems more like something risky that may or may not turn out well.

Car from Malagacar.com in Marbella, courtesy of one of our clients

We at Malagacar.com have been in the Malaga airport car hire business for over 20 years; many years during which we have been constantly profiling and improving our service, as you can see from the large number of satisfied customers.

What documents do I need for hiring a car in Malaga?

Renting a car with us is very easy and basically you only need 3 things: Your passport or ID card, driving license and a valid credit/debit card.

The details are explained in more detail below.

 

Booking your car online

• Booking without credit card

Most rental companies at Malaga airport require your credit card details during the online booking process. In case you have to cancel your reservation, this may also result in some cases in a cancellation fee or at least the inconvenience for you of having to check if the money has been refunded.

All these steps are skipped in Malagacar.com.

With us you simply fill in your online booking form with your pick-up, return and flight number details and within a few minutes you will have your booking confirmation emailed to you.

• Cancellation of the booking

You want to cancel your booking? No problem! You simply reply to your booking confirmation, and that’s it.

Collection of the car in our office

Clients arriving by minibus at our office at Malaga Airport

When you arrive at our office at Malaga airport, then we do need your credit or debit card. You can pay in cash (a valid debit or credit card is required) if you take out the supplementary insurance (extra insurance) or the Full pack rate. The owner of the credit card must be the lessee (main driver). If you don’t already have insurance, then consider getting this cheap car insurance

Brexit and international driving licence

Are you worried if you need an international driving licence now after Brexit, or do you come directly from another country outside the EU and need to know if your driving licence is accepted?

We make it very easy for you.

At Malagacar.com we accept driving licenses from other countries outside the EU, even if they are written in languages other than the Roman alphabet, if you do not have one, we recommend the driving lessons online to get it now . However, it is recommended that you bring your international driving licence, especially as licences not issued in at least English are not accepted at a police check.

International drivers license

Did you know that…?

Whether you have not yet rented with us or you are already one of our customers, you may be interested in the fact that we have a great loyalty program with interesting discounts and also all our clients can access directly to their client menu where they can edit details like modify their personal data, change their password or cancel pending reservations.

Minimum age for renting a car

In order to rent a car with us, you must be at least 21 years old, plus young drivers will have to pay a supplement and cannot choose certain categories of premium cars.

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