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Having a car in Madrid can be hellish. Avoid traffic congestion, pricey petrol prices, aggressive drivers, mopeds whizzing in and out of traffic and next-to-impossible parking, and stick to the reliable and easy-to-use Metro or buses in Madrid.
Then again, if you are looking to rent a car for outside excursions, there are many car rental options.
In terms of driving rules specific to Spain, know that all passengers are required to wear seat belts. An international driver license is recommended but not required in Spain. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed to sit in the front seat.
A good rate for a three day manual drive economy car rental in Madrid is €190. To see rates for a specific date, click here.
To get the best price, reserve a car before leaving home. Ask for an all-inclusive rate with full insurance and unlimited kilometers. Many of the less expensive rental cars in Europe will have neither air conditioning nor roll-down windows. To get the best deal, shop around, reserve ahead of time and pay in advance.
Check out our trusty consolidator AutoEurope to find the best car rental deals in Madrid and the rest of Spain.