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Important News when flying to Spain:
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Car Hire

If you wish to hire a car we recommend Edi Rent A Car of El Campello. They also have a pick up/drop off point at Alicante airport.

When Driving in Spain

A full UK driving license is required and minimum driving age is 18

Drive on the right!

Drink driving laws
Beware in Spain. Spain is much stricter than the UK when it comes to drink driving laws, only allowing 0.5 milligrams of alcohol per millilitre of blood (UK limit is 0.8 - correct March 2007 source: Think )

Seat Belts
Seat Belts are obligatory front and rear.

Speed Limits
The Spanish are quite vigilant when it comes to speed limits. Radar sppeed traps are common and on the spot cash fines can be heavy. The general rule where not otherwise stated is:
  Motorway / Dual Carriageway 120 km/h (75mph)
  Open Road 90-100 km/h (56-62mph)
  Town 50 km/h (31mph)

Head Light Convertors
Head light convertors are compulsory.

Replacement Bulbs
A replacement bulb set is compulsory.

First Aid Kit
Advised but not compulsory.

Useful Terms when Driving
Ceda el Paso Give Way
Cuidado Drive with care
Desvio Detour
Dirreccion Unica One Way
Todas Direcciones All Directions
Autopista Motorway
Salida Motorway Exit

All information on this page is provided as a guide only. We cannot be held resposible in any way for any inaccuracies.

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