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Frequently asked questions
The rental car counters at Barcelona Intl. Airport (BCN) are in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Here you can book a vehicle at Avis, Europcar or Hertz. Goldcar Rental and Firefly also provide some impressive deals.
If you need to change your plans, the majority of prepaid bookings qualify for a full refund. Cancellations will need to be made more than six hours in advance of pickup. Have a thorough scan of your policy for any exemptions. Your itinerary will have more details, or head over to our Customer Service Portal for more information.
Jump into a mini in Barcelona and see the sights in the most popular car here. From impressive fuel economy to their city-friendly size, these rides are made for the urban explorer. Cruise the city streets with minimal fuss and maximum enjoyment. There’s nothing to say you have to stick to small though. Why not upgrade and choose an intermediate or even a premium vehicle?
There are tons of reasons to book your wheels with Expedia. We have suppliers to take your pick of in Barcelona, and we’ll help you land the best deal with our member prices and exclusive offers. Love to save even more? Combine your rental car, flights and hotels into a holiday package. The more you book and travel with Expedia, the more perks you get!
Nabbing the best deal on your Barcelona rental car is a cinch with Expedia. Choose your preferred car type, add in a few more details and compare prices across leading brands. Why not add hotels and flights to your booking? You’ll unlock terrific discounts when you create a holiday package.
Drivers with a valid license 21 and above can rent a car in Barcelona. While some companies may be willing to accommodate drivers younger than 21, expect an extra fee. Find out what ages the young renter fee applies to, and the cost, before locking in your ride. Companies also restrict the types of cars young drivers can rent. Higher limits are in place for specialty and luxury vehicles.
Before you can road trip around Barcelona, you’ll need a valid driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. If you don’t take out the rental company’s insurance plan, you may also have to provide proof of other coverage. Requirements may vary, so read the contract terms and conditions before you choose a rental company.
Getting behind the wheel in Barcelona may feel like second nature to drivers from the U.S. This place, and the rest of Spain, sticks to the right side of the road.
Many countries require an International Driving Permit for foreigners to drive legally, so apply for one if you plan on travelling by car in Barcelona. This permit must be carried with your U.S. License. We highly recommend obtaining this document well ahead of your departure date.
Expedia makes it a snap to find a reliable long-term rental in Barcelona. Simply click on our long-term car rental deals page, enter your information and compare the offers.
This depends on the car rental companies operating in Barcelona. They often have different age policies. If you’ve found a supplier that does cater to drivers under 25 years of age, bear in mind that extra costs may apply. Do some research into any extra charges before picking up the keys to your vehicle.