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Car Rental Benidorm

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Location information for Benidorm

Introduction

In the sixties, Benidorm has grown from a simple fishing village into one of the main seaside resorts of Europe. The development of tourism has resulted into a morbid growth of high-rise hotels and apartment buildings. Benidorm has the largest number of high-rise buildings per inhabitant in the world: for every 180 inhabitants there's a building of 35 meters or higher.

Population

Over 70,000 people live in the city, but that number is outstripped by the large number of 'temporary' inhabitants, the tourists. At the peak of the summer season about half a million people live in Benidorm.

Location

Benidorm is located in the east of Spain, on the Costa Brava. Alicante is situated over 40 kilometers southwest of the city. The hinterland consists of mountain ridges, dominated by the 1,406 meters high Puig Campana.

Economy

Benidorm's economy is solely based on tourism. Not only the summer tourists ensure a considerable flow of income. Winterers, mainly retirees from Northern European countries, who spend the winter months in Benidorm, are at least as important.

Airports

Alicante Airport is the gateway to the Costa Blanca. The airport is also called El Altet (the former name) and is situated about 50 kilometers southwest of Benidorm. It's easily reachable by rental car. From Benidorm you take the highway (Autopista) A-7. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted.

Public Transport

Benidorm has a good public bus system with several stops within the city and connections to surrounding cities like Altea, Alicante and Calpe. West of the city center lies the bus station for long-distance buses to other European countries.

Traffic and Parking

In summer months it's extremely busy in Benidorm and difficult to find a parking place in the street. Only when you arrive early you may be able to find a place in the side streets of the promenade. There are also some parking garages, both underground and aboveground. Some garages are reserved for hotel guests though. There's a new parking garage near the old city, but again: the later during the day you arrive, the more difficult it'll be to find a free place.

Hotels

Being one of the largest seaside resorts in Europe, there's no shortage of hotels, holiday resorts and apartments in Benidorm. Besides, compared to the rest of Spain, prices are low. This is because of the enormous competition. The hotels near the Levante Beach are most popular, followed by the accommodations on the Poniente Beach. If you want to stay further away from the nightlife, it's better to choose a hotel in the suburb La Cala Finestrat.

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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