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Guide & Tips for hiring a car in Spain| Penguin Car Hire

Q: How old do I need to be to drive in Spain?

A: You must be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Spain.

Q: What documents will I need?

A: You’ll need a full European driving licence or an international driving licence.

Q: What is required to secure my booking?

A: You will need your passport and a credit card to secure the booking and take a deposit.

Q: Do I have to drop the car back where I collected it?

A: Most rental companies will allow you to return the car in a different location to the one you collected it. If you plan to leave it in a different country, however, you may be liable for an additional fee so check details on collection.

Q: Do I need to bring a car seat for my child?

A: Booster seats or baby seats are required for anyone travelling in a car who is under the age of 12. Many hire companies rent these out along with the vehicle.