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car hire Alicante Airport

...your gateway to the Costa Blanca


Alicante Port seen from the historic castle of Santa Barbara  - car hire Alicante Airport
The imposing Santa Barbara Castle overlooks Alicante's cosmopolitan port area

Stunning views from Santa Barbara Castle over the Postiguet Beach and port areas.

CarJet still maintains a local office in Alicante car hire- it's where we grew up to be one of the web's most trusted sources of on-line car hire at Alicante Airport car hire. In that time, we've seen a lot of changes, not least Alicante Airport itself which has recently had a €629m make-over. The new terminal building is simply stunning, argueably "too much of a good thing" for an airport handling 10 million passengers a year and certainly ill-timed, as the new building came on-line in the middle of the worst recession in Spain's recent history.

That said, the investment has forever removed the fear felt by many "Alicantinos" that the airport was a bottle-neck strangling capacity and putting the region at a disadvantge compared to more pro-tourism regions, notably Malaga and Palma de Mallorca Airport.



A brand new Airport Terminal awaits




There are a few capital citites that wouldn't mind an airport like this one!

The expansion of Alicante Airport is a massive investment - it recognises that Alicante Airport car hire is now more important nationally than many "bigger" capital cities - notablly Valencia Airport and Seville Airport. There are a whopping 27km of floor space, so those long lines in the Alicante Airport should be a thing of the past.



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The car hire arrivals hall at Alicante Airport - plenty of space and plenty of car hire choice
Alicante Airport - car hire check-in desks

The new car hire hall in the arrivals area - Alicante Airport car hire

Car hire is a very lucrative activity for AENA (who own most Spanish airports), it's actually their second source of income after landing fees - if you hire a car at Alicante Airport, around 10% of the car hire price goes back to the airport authority in commission : food for thought?


Returning your car hire to Alicante Airport?

.. Stephen can show you how!

Stephen's article walks you through returning a car hire to Alicante Airport

Stephen, our Reservations Manager, did a huge piece recently which explains the whole car hire return proceedure at Alicante Airport - you might find it worth reading before you travel for a "heads up" on your car hire Alicante Airport - a little local knowledge goes a long way!

Stephen's piece is here: Returning your car hire to Alicante Airport


Looking for alternative cheap flights into Alicante?

..try Murcia Airport!

An easy jet aircraft turning round at Murcia Airport car hire -
Murcia's San Javier Airport is a bit more basic - but flight times and prices can be very interesting - car hire Murcia Airport

an easyJet flight turning round at Murcia's San Javier Airport - car hire Murcia Airport

Murcia's San Javier Airport (to the South of Alicante) can be a useful mix & match location with Alicante car hire - flights into Murcia Airport seem to operate at better times than their counterparts into Alicante Airport. What's more, CarJet has one-way car hire between Murcia Airport and Alicante Airport as well as the nearby airports of Almeria Airport car hire and Valencia Airport car hire. Check it out!