Madrid Car Rentals

Madrid Car Rentals - Madrid, Spain

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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.

From our Madrid blog

Welcome to EuroCheapo, a guide to cheap hotels in Madrid and throughout Europe.

Since 2002, our editors have been visiting, inspecting and photographing budget hotels in the best neighborhoods of Madrid. The places we've chosen as "Editor’s Picks" have certain qualities in common: They're all clean, central, cheap and, if we're lucky, have a touch of personality unique to the city.

Find the perfect budget hotel

Madrid is a feast for budget travelers, and not just because sightseeing, eating and drinking tend to be less expensive here than in other European capitals. Sleeping, too, comes affordably, as the city’s hotels, hostals, and hostels are cheaper than in many other popular Spanish destinations.

• Search for your dates in the box above to see available hotels.

• Click through to see a list of our recommended cheap hotels in Madrid.

Our guide to Madrid on a budget

Check out the articles in our city guide and in our Madrid blog for tips on additional ways to save on your trip, including free and cheap things to do, dining options and more.

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