For this summer 2022 we expect a record number of arrivals at Malaga airport in high season.
A busy few months are expected at this facility on the Costa del Sol which is the main gateway for all tourists visiting Andalusia.
Planning to take a flight to Malaga during the high season months? Good weather will be assured: Long sunny days and clear skies to enjoy a perfect day at the beach.
First time renting a car at Malaga Airport
Hiring a car at Malaga airport and picking it up doesn’t have to be a headache or time consuming.
The summer in Malaga has started this year with a considerable number of cancelled and delayed flights, due to strikes by Ryanair and Easyjet crews.
In case your flight is delayed: Don’t worry.
At Malagacar.com we monitor flight schedules. Whatever time, we are waiting for you on arrival.
How to get to the Malagacar.com office
Our minibus will take you to our office located two minutes from Malaga airport.
On your booking confirmation voucher, you will find a detailed description of how to find our minibus.
The courtesy minibus stop is located about 50 metres from the Arrivals hall.
Turn left out of the building and follow the signs for “Courtesy Bus”. Very close to the suburban train station there is a large car park where one of our representatives will be waiting for you holding a Malagacar.com sign and properly uniformed.
Return the car at Malagacar.com and return to the airport
We are sure that many of our clients already know the simple process to return the car and how to get to our office.
For those who are hiring their car for the first time with us: In this video we show you how to return the car to our office.
Once you have returned the car, we will take you back to the departure terminal at Malaga airport. It is a quick and easy process.
Direction Malaga – Cadiz: South access to Malaga airport / Arrivals – Rentacar
Direction Cadiz-Malaga: South access to Malaga airport / Arrivals – Rentacar
In general, we always advise you to start your return journey to Malaga airport with plenty of time.
Especially in summer, we have to reckon with unexpected delays such as traffic jams on the road or long queues for check-in and security screening at the airport.
For more information we invite you to visit our section on Malaga airport.
Cities with flights to Malaga this summer 2022
This summer Malaga airport offers flights to Malaga from 110 destinations with almost 50 airlines.
If you are planning to come to Malaga this summer, discover in our complete list all the flights to Malaga: There is a huge offer of both national and international flights.
Destinations available are the big European cities as well as Canada, Turkey or Doha, among others. The last two are major hubs connecting to the Middle East and Asia.
Flying in Covid time requires to be continuously updated with the requirements in force.
Regulations summer 2022
Passengers arriving from EU or Schengen countries
Passengers arriving in Spain from these countries will NOT be required to present the SpTH health control form or a COVID-19 certificate.
For summer 2022, the use of the mask is not compulsory at airports, but it is compulsory on public transport (plane, train, bus, etc.).
Passengers from non-EU or Schengen countries
Passengers arriving from countries outside the European Union or Schengen area (except for children under 12 years of age and those in international transit), must present one of the following documents:
A digital EU COVID Certificate or equivalent of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative certificate of a diagnostic test for active infection or a certificate of Recovery after having passed the disease. You can apply for it in this link.
Spain Travel Health (SpTH) QR. If you do not have an EU COVID Digital Certificate or EU equivalent, you will need to fill in the SpTH Health Check Form and obtain your SpTH QR code by manually entering the details of your vaccination, recovery or diagnostic test certificate. Learn more.
Covid test centre at Malaga airport
At the airport on floor 1 in the check-in area there is a centre for the relevant tests: PCR, antibody test and antigen test.
Make an appointment for the test well in advance and get the results by email.
Telephone: +34 91 825 76 57
Shopping centre next to Malaga airport
Just 2 km from Malaga airport is Plaza Mayor, a large open-air shopping centre.
There could be many reasons why you might want to stop there.
Perhaps you want to stock up on groceries before continuing your journey to your holiday flat. Or maybe you’re just passing the time while you wait for a friend or relative’s flight to arrive.
Last not least, Plaza Mayor has a suburban train stop just one station away from Malaga airport and plenty of parking available. It is therefore an ideal solution if you don’t want to park at Malaga airport.
The Plaza Mayor shopping centre has a large number of bars and restaurants, cinema, shops and luxury brand outlet. Find out more here.