Car crime is a problem for most major urban centres across the world, and sadly Malaga is no exception. You may be surprised to learn that while focusing on getting their holidays off to a good and quick start, many people forget to take the same security measures that they would at home. Crime figures for Spain as a whole are relatively low compared to many other European countries, and our roads are also very safe; but car crime does happen, and with so many visitors to Malaga, especially in the height of summer, tourists can be an easy target.
Safety and passenger comfort are the top priorities of Malaga airport authorities, therefore they will acquire more than 100 Magshoe devices (metal detector for shoes) between this year and early 2011. Those detectors are very effective and do not pose a health risk to travelers