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Car Rental at Mallorca Airport: The Best Companies

by Scott Dylan  |  Published August 6, 2018

Travelers arriving at Spain’s Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) have a total of five car rental companies to choose from. Deciding which company to choose can be difficult if you’re not familiar with the car hires that are available in this part of the world. TravelMag.com has taken a look at the agencies that are located inside Palma de Mallorca Airport and compared a variety of factors to determine the best options. We’ve picked out which options win in the categories of most affordable, best for families and best for luxury.

Mallorca Airport (Photo_: Like_The_Grand_Canyon via Flickr)

Palma de Mallorca Airport offers a mix of international and regional rental agencies that travelers can access directly upon entering the airport terminal after landing in Spain. TravelMag.com took a look at factors like daily rates, fleet availability, customer satisfaction and extra perks when determining which car hire companies are the best options for visitors of Mallorca. Our findings are shared below.

MOST AFFORDABLE: AVIS

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Avis is a sure bet for travelers looking for budget-friendly rental cars upon landing at PMI Airport. Avis offers a nice variety of compact and intermediate vehicles that are ideal for single travelers, couples or small travel parties. Travelers looking for ultra-affordable rental vehicles can opt for mini models. Mini models from Avis start extremely low. Of course, paying just a few dollars more per day can bump you up to the economy category. Avis also offers decent rates on fun car styles like convertibles. The Avis rental desk inside Palma de Mallorca Airport is open from 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily. The Avis location inside the airport is acclaimed for its speedy service.

BEST FOR FAMILIES: CICAR

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Cicar is a great option for a family looking for a cheap car hire to use to explore parts of Spain. Parents will appreciate the fact that they don’t have to get around the airport with jet-lagged kids when they book a reservation with this company. Cicar’s rental station is located within walking distance of the arrival gate. Cicar offers highly practical and family-friendly cars like the Ford Focus and spacious crossover vehicles like the Peugeot 3008. Even families who need plenty of seating and space for gear can appreciate the great selection offered by Cicar. The company makes ultra-roomy Citroën Jumper vans available to renters. Families looking to see as much of Spain as possible during a holiday will appreciate the fact that Cicar actually offers unlimited mileage. What’s more, the company includes a second driver for free with every reservation. That’s good news for parents hoping to take turns behind the wheel. Cicar also provides a free car seat with every rental when requested. People enjoying holidays in Spain enjoy a very personal touch when renting cars from Cicar due to the fact that this is a regional company that only operates in this part of Spain. The office located inside the airport is open from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily.

BEST FOR LUXURY: HERTZ

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Hertz excels at offering luxury vehicles with a compact twist. These small, breezy vehicles are perfect for enjoying the beautiful views and sweet breezes of gorgeous Mallorca. Renters can look forward to zipping around in cars like the BMW 1 Series or the Mini Cooper Cabrio convertible. The Hertz rental office at Palma de Mallorca Airport received a score of 8.3 out of 10 based on customer reviews on RentalCars.com. The agency received high marks regarding vehicle cleanliness, staff friendliness and on-time service. The Hertz desk at Palma de Mallorca Airport is open 24 hours a day. However, hours do switch to 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. from Nov. 31 until March 1.