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Discover Gibraltar - Car Hire Services with Rhino Car Hire

 Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, boasts a unique blend of Mediterranean charm and British influence. Nestled at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, it's famous for the Rock of Gibraltar, sandy beaches, and rich wartime history. Hiring a car here ensures that you navigate its attractions with ease and convenience. So start an unforgettable journey through the vibrant and historic Gibraltar with Rhino Car Hire. As a gateway between Europe and Africa, Gibraltar offers a unique blend of British and Mediterranean influences, stunning natural scenery, and rich historical sites. From navigating the narrow streets of the bustling town to exploring the Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Rhino Car Hire provides the perfect solution for your transportation needs, allowing you the freedom to explore this unique territory at your own pace.

Why Hire a Car in Gibraltar?

  • Compact Exploration: Gibraltar covers just 6.7 square kilometers. With a car, you can explore most of its attractions in a single day! 
    Border Travels: Renting a car offers the flexibility to drive into the neighboring Spanish region, unlocking a plethora of Andalusian treasures. Please check with the local car rental desk that this is permitted.
    Scenic Drives: Experience Gibraltar’s panoramic coastlines and drive up to the Rock's summit for a breathtaking view.

    The Advantages of Booking Car Hire with Rhino Car Hire in Gibraltar:

  • Wide Range of Vehicles: Choose from compact cars ideal for navigating narrow lanes, comfortable family cars, or luxury vehicles for a more refined experience.
  • Competitive Pricing: Benefit from our partnerships with leading car rental providers in Gibraltar, ensuring you receive the best value for your car hire.
  • Dedicated Customer Support: Our team is available 24/7 to assist with any inquiries, ensuring a hassle-free car rental experience from booking to return.
  • Booking Car Hire Early in Gibraltar: To secure the best rates and ensure availability, especially during peak tourist seasons like summer and major holidays, we recommend booking your car hire well in advance. Early booking also allows you more options to choose the perfect vehicle to suit your travel needs.

    Contact and FAQs: For more information or to book your car in Gibraltar, please refer to our FAQ section or contact Rhino Car Hire:

  • Email: info@rhinocarhire.com
  • Phone: +44(0)345 508 9845 (Visit our Customer Service Page for international calls)
  • Social Media: Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, or X for the latest updates and special offers.

Key Highlights/Making the Most of Your Journey: Explore Gibraltar's top attractions with ease:

  1. The Rock of Gibraltar: Drive to the top for breathtaking views and meet the famous Barbary macaques.
  2. St. Michael's Cave: Discover this stunning natural limestone cave known for its dramatic lighting and historical significance.
  3. Europa Point: Visit the southernmost point of Gibraltar for panoramic views of the Strait of Gibraltar and Africa.
  4. Great Siege Tunnels: Explore the network of tunnels carved during the Great Siege which tell the story of Gibraltar’s military past.
  5. Gibraltar's Beaches: Enjoy sandy beaches like Eastern Beach or Catalan Bay, perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing.


Top tips when hiring a car in Gibraltar

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Gibraltar
  • Driving License: Along with your native driving license, it's recommended (though not always mandatory) to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) if you plan to cross into Spain. 
  • Roads are very narrow in places, whilst speed limits are as low as 30km/h in some places you may still need to drive slower
  • Roads are often very quiet and used by pedestrians where there are no pavements so take extra care
  • Using a mobile phone whilst driving will result in a fine if caught
  • Check local rental policies if planning to cross into Spain.

Popular car hire destinations in Gibraltar

  • Tarifa: Drive to this nearby Spanish town known for its beautiful beaches and as a hotspot for windsurfing.
  • Algeciras: Explore this major port city in Spain, offering ferries to Morocco and access to the natural parks of the region.
  • Jerez de la Frontera: Famous for its sherry and horse traditions
  • Cadiz: One of the oldest cities in Western Europe, 
  • Seville: The capital of Andalusia,

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Gibraltar



    Road Driving Side



    Urban speed Limit



    Rural Speed Limit



    Motorway Speed Limit


    GIP  1.45/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price



    Drink Drive Limit


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    Min Rental Age


    Min Driving Age


    Front and Rear



    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras


    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire in Gibraltar

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Gibraltar

Apr , 2022

€ 2.12

€ 1.96

May , 2022

€ 2.12

€ 1.95

Jun , 2022

€ 2.17

€ 2.06

Jul , 2022

€ 2.32

€ 2.23

Aug , 2022

€ 2.31

€ 2.18

Sep , 2022

€ 2.12

€ 1.96

Oct , 2022

€ 2.07

€ 1.87

Nov , 2022

€ 2.17

€ 1.90

Dec , 2022

€ 2.13

€ 1.85

Jan , 2023

€ 1.96

€ 1.70

Feb , 2023

€ 1.91

€ 1.67

Mar , 2023

€ 1.88

€ 1.65

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Mar , 2023 1.88 1.65
Feb , 2023 1.91 1.67
Jan , 2023 1.96 1.70
Dec , 2022 2.13 1.85
Nov , 2022 2.17 1.90
Oct , 2022 2.07 1.87
Sep , 2022 2.12 1.96
Aug , 2022 2.31 2.18
Jul , 2022 2.32 2.23
Jun , 2022 2.17 2.06
May , 2022 2.12 1.95
Apr , 2022 2.12 1.96
FAQs - How can we help?

There are always some points on which you are not sure when hiring a car, so we have done our best to answer the frequently asked questions. Just click this link and you will find the questions are sorted by category for easy navigation.

Booking Process with Rhino Car Hire in Gibraltar:

  • Online Reservation: Choose your desired vehicle type and rental period on our website.
  • Get a Quote: Review and select any additional services, such as GPS or additional driver coverage.
  • Confirm Booking: Complete your booking by entering your details and making payment. A confirmation email with your booking voucher will be sent.
  • Pick-Up: Collect your vehicle in Gibraltar by presenting your voucher and driver's license.
  • Enjoy Your Trip: Explore Gibraltar and its surrounding areas at your leisure.
  • Return: Return the vehicle according to the agreed terms, typically at the same pickup location.

Rhino Car Hire – Your Passport to Explore Gibraltar and Beyond!

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