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Car Hire San Sebastian - Your Gateway to the Basque Country with Rhino Car Rental

San Sebastian, or Donostia as it is known in Basque, is a coastal city in Spain's Basque Country known for its beautiful beaches, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant cultural scene. It's a place where historical charm meets modern sophistication, and where the Bay of Biscay gently laps at city sands. 

Embark on your exploration of Spain's enchanting Basque Country with a rental car from Rhino Car Hire in San Sebastián. Navigate through the city's elegant streets, savor its world-renowned culinary scene, and venture out to discover the dramatic coastlines and rich cultural heritage of the surrounding regions.

Advantages of Hiring a Car with Rhino Car Hire

  • Diverse Fleet: Choose from a wide selection of vehicles, from economical compact cars perfect for city driving to luxury sedans and spacious SUVs ideal for scenic drives through the Basque countryside.
  • Transparent Pricing: Enjoy straightforward, competitive pricing with no hidden fees. Rhino Car Hire offers a transparent rental experience from start to finish.
  • 24/7 Customer Support: Benefit from around-the-clock customer service, ready to assist you anytime during your rental.
  • Convenient Locations: Rhino Car Hire has multiple pick-up and drop-off locations throughout San Sebastián, ensuring easy access no matter where you are in the city.

Booking Early

Booking your car rental in advance with Rhino Car Hire in San Sebastián offers several benefits:

  • Best Selection: Early booking secures the perfect vehicle for your travel needs.
  • More Affordable Rates: Take advantage of lower rates available for early bookings.
  • Peace of Mind: Settle your travel arrangements early, leaving more time to plan your visit and explore the diverse attractions of San Sebastián and beyond.

Car Hire Benefits in San Sebastian

Renting a car in San Sebastian with Rhino Car Rental provides you with the freedom to explore this stunning area at your own pace. Whether you're here for the renowned San Sebastian Film Festival, to indulge in Michelin-starred gastronomy, or to soak up the sun on Playa de la Concha, a private car is your ticket to convenience and comfort.

Driving to San Sebastian

  • Nearest Airport: San Sebastian Airport is located about 20 km from the city center, which is approximately a 20-minute drive via the GI-636.
  • Bilbao Airport: Many visitors arrive via Bilbao Airport, which is around 100 km away, roughly a 1-hour drive via the AP-8 toll highway.
  • Road Conditions: Roads are generally in excellent condition, with clear signage. The AP-8 toll road is particularly well-maintained, offering a smooth ride with beautiful views.

Car Rental Policies in San Sebastian

Rhino Car Rental ensures that all customers are fully informed about our rental policies, guaranteeing a straightforward and secure hire process:

Important Information for Your Hire Car

  • Insurance Coverage: Standard insurance is included, with the option to upgrade to a premium insurance package for comprehensive coverage.
  • Excess Details: The excess amount will be detailed in your rental agreement. It's the maximum amount you would be liable for in case of damage to the vehicle.
  • Deposit Information: A deposit is required for all rentals, blocked on the main driver's credit card.
  • Payment Cards: A valid credit card in the name of the main driver is necessary for security deposit purposes.

Added Benefits

  • Breakdown Assistance: Peace of mind comes standard with our included breakdown assistance, ensuring you're never stranded.
  • One Way Rentals: Rhino offers the flexibility of one-way rentals, allowing you to pick up your vehicle in San Sebastian and drop it off at another location, ideal for those planning a broader Basque Country or northern Spain itinerary.

With Rhino Car Rental, your journey through San Sebastian and its picturesque surroundings promises to be as comfortable as it is memorable. Embrace the freedom to explore the city’s famous sites, dive into the culinary scene, or venture into the rolling hills of the Basque Country. Start your adventure with us by booking your car rental today and prepare to discover the wonders of San Sebastian and beyond.

Contact and FAQs

For more information or to book your car, refer to our FAQ section or contact Rhino Car Hire:

  • Email: info@rhinocarhire.com
  • Phone: +44(0)345 508 9845
  • Social Media: Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, or X for updates and special offers.

Current Rental Rates in San Sebastian

Opel Corsa

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.42 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 359.98 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.56 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 381.95 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.28 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 386.96 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
Renting a car in San Sebastián allows you to fully experience the city's vibrant environment and explore the broader Basque region:

Key Highlights for Car Hire at San Sebastian: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Cultural Sites: Visit iconic landmarks such as the Concha Beach, the San Telmo Museum, and the stunning architecture of the Kursaal Congress Centre.
  • Gastronomic Exploration: Dive into San Sebastián's world-famous culinary scene, known for its pintxos and Michelin-starred restaurants.
  • Scenic Drives: Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Basque coast, including trips to nearby towns like Getaria and Zarautz.
  • Rural Adventures: Explore the rolling hills and traditional villages of the Basque countryside, offering a glimpse into the region’s rural life and customs.
  • Day Trips: Drive to nearby cities such as Bilbao to visit the Guggenheim Museum or venture into the French Basque Country for a cross-cultural experience.


San Sebastian - Popular Destinations

  • Downtown San Sebastián - Known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich cultural offerings.
  • Bilbao - Explore the contemporary arts and Basque culture in this dynamic city.
  • Hondarribia - Visit this picturesque town 
  • French Basque Country - Cross into France to discover towns like Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz.
  • La Rioja - A short drive to the south

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from San Sebastian

No.1: SIXT,
based on 4885 reviews
18 min (average wait time)
based on 4195 reviews
21 min (average wait time)
No.3: AVIS,
based on 2214 reviews
21 min (average wait time)

San Sebastian car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Sixt EMEA Corporate
  • € 359.94
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 51.42
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Peugeot 308
  • 6
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in San Sebastian

January€ 49
February€ 42
March€ 41
April€ 42
May€ 45
June€ 55
July€ 81
August€ 71
September€ 56
October€ 52
November€ 40
December€ 56
January€ 38
February€ 33
March€ 33
April€ 31
May€ 36
June€ 44
July€ 58
August€ 53
September€ 41
October€ 36
November€ 30
December€ 48
January€ 58
February€ 57
March€ 62
April€ 55
May€ 58
June€ 62
July€ 96
August€ 92
September€ 67
October€ 59
November€ 65
December€ 90
January€ 59
February€ 53
March€ 55
April€ 55
May€ 56
June€ 70
July€ 106
August€ 89
September€ 66
October€ 58
November€ 54
December€ 72
January€ 122
February€ 126
March€ 132
April€ 122
May€ 142
June€ 142
July€ 325
August€ 224
September€ 190
October€ 139
November€ 131
December€ 146
January€ 39
February€ 32
March€ 30
April€ 32
May€ 36
June€ 40
July€ 60
August€ 53
September€ 44
October€ 40
November€ 30
December€ 45
January€ 84
February€ 79
March€ 79
April€ 74
May€ 73
June€ 78
July€ 119
August€ 104
September€ 85
October€ 70
November€ 67
December€ 87
January€ 53
February€ 42
March€ 42
April€ 48
May€ 55
June€ 65
July€ 93
August€ 82
September€ 69
October€ 61
November€ 44
December€ 58

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Rental Process at Rhino Car Hire

Renting a car with Rhino Car Hire in San Sebastián is straightforward:

  1. Booking: Reserve your car online, via email, or by phone. It's recommended to book in advance for the best rates and selection.
  2. Pick-Up: Upon arrival in San Sebastián, visit the Rhino Car Hire location with your reservation details, a valid driver's license, and a credit card.
  3. Vehicle Inspection: Review the rental agreement and inspect the vehicle with an agent. Any existing damage will be documented.
  4. Enjoy Your Journey: Start exploring San Sebastián and its enchanting surroundings at your leisure.
  5. Return: Return the car to the specified Rhino location for a final inspection.
Embark on a Basque adventure – Book your San Sebastián car rental with Rhino today!

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