Renting a car in Majorca
Majorca is a beautiful Spanish island in the Mediterranean. It's one of the most popular holiday spots in Europe and has a rich history stretching from Antiquity to the present day. The best way to explore Majorca is along the many highways that span the length of the island, allowing you access to all the natural riches it has to offer.
Car rental companies out of Palma de Majorca Airport
Car rentals are located throughout the main building in front of the exit. Some of the companies that operate here include:
• Hertz • Avis • Europcar
There are many more options to compare; all are located within easy walking distance from one another.
Driving conditions near Palma de Majorca Airport
The airport connects directly with the Autopista de Llevant, a large highway that generally has good traffic. It's a short 10 minute drive to the city of Palma. From there, you can reach the rest of the island via Majorca's highway system.
Be warned that if you are headed north from Palma in the direction Soller, Ma-11 is a toll road. Cash or credit may be used to pay the toll.
Looking to refill your tank? There is a Repsol gas station right in the airport itself and dozens more throughout the city.
Where to go in Majorca
Most visitors to the island first stop in nearby Palma around 6 miles away. While the outside districts of the city are planned along regular grid patterns, the central section is quite chaotic and one-way streets are the norm. Free street parking can be found throughout Palma and there are several free or affordably priced garages.
Top tourist destinations in the area include: Soller - This town is a 40 minute drive from the airport. It's a great spot for art lovers, featuring many historic buildings incorporating the efforts of famous architects and artists. There's even a museum dedicated to the works of Picasso and Joan Miro.
Bellver Castle - Enjoy panoramic views from this amazing circular castle but 15 minutes away. Attractive architecture is paired with a main yard where concerts and shows take place.
Palma Aquarium - This attraction is right outside the airport, only 5 minutes away. Here you can enjoy award-winning quality while gazing upon sea life from throughout the world.