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        The Balearic Islands are our speciality!

        We can provide the best car hire prices by comparing prices with all major car rental companies in the Balearic Islands. You can rent a car for you or your family on all of the four largest islands:

        • Mallorca
        • Menorca
        • Ibiza
        • Formentera

        These islands have the best roads connecting the biggest cities, airports, beautiful beaches and main sightseeing attractions. With our selected car rental partners, you will find great deals and companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars on the spot of your arrival. Find a wide range of deals for the economy, compact and luxury cars in the Balearics. On our site, you can transparently compare prices for your car in the Balearic Islands in 2 simple steps: no hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Enjoy Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance included in the prices for EU and UK residents.

        What to keep in mind when renting a car in the Balearic Islands

        The minimum age to rent a car is 19 years old, with some suppliers for people over 75. Young driver surcharges may apply to car rental companies for people under 25. This information is visible in the search engine Orbit. Accidents are something we do not control. Therefore, you must keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit, you can buy additional coverage to travel around Balreacis Islands without worry. When driving on the Balearic Islands, it is essential to be alert to drive on the right side of the road. Roads are toll-free, so you only need to relax and drive safely.

        Pay attention to motorbikes and cyclists on the roads. Otherwise, driving on the islands of the Balearic is relatively stress-free. All passengers in the vehicle must wear seat belts all the time. Be also careful about the speed traps as they are prevalent, and fines are high. 

        Find cheap Balearics car hire deals.

        Book with us online at affordable prices on the Balearic Islands and explore what the Islands offer. It is a great way to find a rental car arrangement at a low price in advance, so you don't need to worry about your travel. At Orbit, we have made agreements with some of the best car rental companies for you to compare low prices for all seasons. By doing this, you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality service to make your experience unique. 

        Looking for a rent a car for holiday or business? With our search engine, you can find low prices for all categories, from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUVs, to find the car that suits your trip. With the search engine at the top, you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country, whether looking for a one-way trip or at an airport location. You can compare prices in the search engine transparently: filter your preferred transmission type with no hidden fees and choose the pickup location. Book online and let us help you with our customer support team by phone, email or Live Chat. 

        Europcar in the Balearics Hertz in the Balearics Enterprise in the Balearics
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        Best ways to travel to the Balearic Islands

        The most popular way to travel to the Balearic Islands is by plane. Many airlines fly to the Balearic Islands, such as Vueling Airlines, TUI, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, Eurowings, EasyJet, SWISS, Alitalia, Germania, Finnair, Air France, Air Europa, SkyWork, Smart Wings,  KLM, British Airways and many more. The best time to visit the Balearic Islands is from March to May or September to November.

        Information about the Balearic Islands

        The Balearic Islands are located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, and it has typical Mediterranean climates. The Balearic Islands have a unique charm that is unusual in their beauty. Here you will see dreamlike bays, beautiful sunsets and limitless nature. You can also enjoy these Islands with all the tranquillity you are looking for or the craziest nights you can imagine. The tranquil islands are Menorca and Formentera, two small paradises in the Mediterranean. The two liveliest islands are Mallorca and Ibiza. The capital Palma, the Cabrera National Park and the Serra de Tramuntana stand out in the first islands. On the other hand, Formentera and Ibiza have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO for their biodiversity and culture. All this makes the Balearic Islands one of the most desirable destinations for a summer vacation.

        Fun facts about the Balearics

        • Spanish (Castilian) isn't the first language
        • Each island is very different
        • These islands have a rich and fascinating History
        • The Siesta is still respected 
        • You shouldn't drink tap water in the Balearic Islands. 
         Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands

        One-Way Car Rental in the Balearic Islands

        When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its Car Rental companies, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in the Balearic Islands and return to another site. One-way fees may apply, which are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one-way car hire. Our car rental companies in the Balearic Islands do not offer to return the car to another country. However, you can find domestic one-way rental options.

        Places to visit in the Balearic Islands

        Palma De Mallorca

        Mallorca, the largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands, shines with a stunning coastline, stunning limestone cliffs, and Mediterranean charm. The island is crowned by the capital, Palma de Mallorca, a walled city and offers secluded bays, stunning natural landscapes and beaches surrounded by spectacular cliffs. Visitors can orient themselves on a sightseeing bus tour of Palma to admire the Gothic Bellver Castle, Palma’s Arab Baths, and Palma La Seu Cathedral, illuminated at night. When your cruise ship docks in Mallorca for the day. Palma de Mallorca is an ideal destination for renting a car with which you can discover the various attractions the destination offers. Try to visit the stone town of Valldemossa and the town of La Granja. The impressive Valley of Sóller; and the Serra de Tramuntana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where adrenaline lovers can try the divers. Bike and segway tours take you through the old town's winding streets and Palma's Gothic quarter. Visit the family-friendly Palma Aquarium and the mysterious Drach Caves, surrounded by stalactites and mysterious rock formations. The culinary tours invite gourmets and friends to find their bearings in the region: spend the evening with tapas or sangria in Palma, enjoy a Son Amar dinner and a flamenco show, do a wine tasting through the vineyards and wineries of Mallorca, or masters Spanish dishes such as gazpacho, paella and Catalan cream during a cooking class. 


        Ibiza may be much smaller than Mallorca, but the pretty island is even more famous for its excessive parties and clubs than its older sister island Mallorca. A local club scene with great venues was formed in the 1990s, attracting top DJs worldwide to cater to the crazy summer party crowd. One of the many large clubs out there, Privilege, has even become famous as the largest club in the world and has a capacity of 14,000 people who can drink and dance simultaneously. Although Ibiza is famous for it, the island has much more to offer, such as natural parks, hippy markets, beautiful forests, a rocky coastline with incredible cliffs and mysterious caves. But most of the tourists come there because of the famous party life. In Ibiza, you will find a wide range of Car Rental providers through Orbit Car Hire,


        Menorca is the most northern and eastern island of the Balearic Islands. It is much smaller than Mallorca but a little bigger than Ibiza. Tourism also plays an important role there, but the number of visitors is lower, and the type of tourism in Menorca is very different from Mallorca and Ibiza. Visitors can feel this immediately once they have reached their destination. There are fewer people and cars, and the accommodations are (on average) more excellent and welcoming. Menorca is also proud of its nature and relies more on sustainability and balanced tourism than the other two islands. In 1993, Menorca was included in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), which covers internationally designated protected areas. This could have protected the island from events in Ibiza and Mallorca. There are many things to discover in Menorca, among them several dunes: Cala Pilar, Es Grau, Pregonda, Son Saura, Tirant, La Vall and Cavalleria are on the north coast, Son Bou in the south. Beach lovers can relax in beautiful bays like Cala Galdana and Cala n'Bosch and less populated beaches. Menorca also offers excellent locations for surfing, wakeboarding, snorkelling, and other water sports. 

        Cap de Formentor, Mallorca


        Santa Eulalia Del Río, Ibiza


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        Most popular destinations:

        1. Palma de Mallorca
        2. Ibiza town
        3. Menorca
        4. Formentera

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        What you need to know about renting a car

        What do I need to rent a car in the Balearic Islands?

        credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so it is important that the credit card has sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. In many European Union countries, a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

        How old do I need to be to rent a car?

        The minimum age to rent a car is 19 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.

        Do I need car rental insurance?

        Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in the Balearic Islands with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car?

        In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        Do I need an international driving license in the Balearic Islands?

        Drivers licenses issued in the Balearic Islands or within the European Union does not have to provide an international drivers license. For drivers with a license issued outside of the EU will need to have an international driving license as well as your standard driving license. You must have both licenses with you at all times while driving a car in the Balearic Islands.

        How do I find the cheapest rental deal in the Balearic Islands?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets. You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as VW UP and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices.

        What is the best car rental company in the Balearic Islands?

        You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise rent a car, Centauro and OK Rent a Car.

        What are the types and makes of rental cars that are available in the Balearic Islands?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are VW Polo, Fiat Panda, VW Polo, Ford Fiesta, Fiat 500.

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in the Balearic Islands?

        Most car rentals in Balearic Islands offer unlimited mileage in their offers.

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