Badajoz, sitting on the border between Spain and Portugal, is a city rich in history with an impressive medieval heritage. It's the perfect starting point to explore Extremadura, a region famed for its rugged landscapes, robust cuisine, and unspoiled historical sites. Rhinocarhire offers you the flexibility to discover this charming area with ease.
Car Hire Benefits in Badajoz
Opting for a car hire from Rhinocarhire in Badajoz means you’re not just renting a car; you’re unlocking the potential for an immersive travel experience. Navigate the city's historic quarters, venture into the countryside to see ancient Roman ruins, or take a cross-border trip into Portugal.
Driving in Badajoz
- Nearest Airport: Badajoz Airport (BJZ) is located around 14 km east of the city, a straightforward 20-minute drive via the BA-20 and the A-5 motorway.
- Road Conditions: The main roads and highways around Badajoz, such as the A-5 and EX-100, are well-maintained and offer a smooth driving experience.
- Traffic: Traffic in Badajoz is generally light, though it can get busier during peak hours in urban areas.
- Parking: You will find on-street parking regulated by blue zones (paid parking) and several car parks within the city.
Attractions in and Around Badajoz
- Alcazaba of Badajoz: A stone's throw away from the city center, this Moorish fortress provides a glimpse into the city's past.
- Guadiana River: Take a scenic drive along this river that runs by Badajoz, offering beautiful views and areas for picnics.
- Mérida: Just a 45-minute drive away, Mérida is home to some of the best-preserved Roman monuments in Spain.
- Elvas: Drive over the border into Portugal to visit this fortified city, a UNESCO World Heritage site, only about a 20-minute drive from Badajoz.
Car Rental Policies in Badajoz with Rhinocarhire
Rhinocarhire is dedicated to making your car hire experience in Badajoz transparent and stress-free:
Important Information for Your Hire Car
- Insurance Coverage: Basic insurance is included, with options to add comprehensive coverage for full protection.
- Excess Details: The rental agreement will specify the insurance excess, the capped amount you’re responsible for should there be any damage to the vehicle.
- Deposit Information: A security deposit is mandatory for all hires, which will be held on the driver's credit card.
- Payment Cards: The main driver must provide a valid credit card for the security deposit and payment.
- Breakdown Assistance: Rhinocarhire includes breakdown assistance with every car hire, ensuring help is available at all times.
- One Way Rentals: For those wishing to travel further afield, one-way rentals can be arranged so you can pick up your car in Badajoz and drop it off at another location.
Explore Badajoz with Rhinocarhire
Whether you're drawn to Badajoz for its historic allure, its culinary delights, or as a stepping stone to the wider region of Extremadura and beyond, Rhinocarhire provides the perfect car hire solution. Start planning your trip and book with Rhinocarhire for an unforgettable journey through the heart of Spain's borderlands.