When you have booked your flights to the 5 star Resort of La Manga Club,
which is situated in the Murcian hills of the Costa Calida, you will also need to choose the accommodation you require.
There is a huge selection of accommodation to choose from, one bedroom apartments to 6 bedroom villas, and something to suit everyone's budget.
Murcia or Alicante airports are the closest to the resort and are only twenty minutes or just over one hour away respectively. The cost of flights will vary of course depending on the time of year but the price you for your flights may help you to decide whether you require a car or taxi transfer from the airport to La Manga Club.
When hiring an estate car in Spain, we would recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment as they are very popular, especially for transporting extra luggage about, estate Cars are very handy for large families or groups as you have the 5 seats plus a large space for lots of luggage or sports gear, for example golf clubs.
In this day and age, a large number of car manufacturers have an estate model so the choice is vast in Spain. All prices quoted are inclusive of tax and insurance so you wont have any extra costs to pay upon arrival but do remember to inform the car hire company if there are any extras you may need such as booster seats, child seats or roof racks. You must also make sure that you inform the car hire company of any additional drivers.
If you are planning on hiring a vehicle for your holiday to La Manga, then you are in luck,by using our comparison search engine, you can find the best car hire deals for your time of travel from just filling in some details. Our search engine will check over more than 500 different vehicle rental companies to guarantee you the best deal at the current time. A very popular company at the minute, Auto Europe, has some very good prices on car hire currently as well as offering to beat any offer that you find that beats their price.
When you are travelling to La Manga Spain you will most likely to be flying into either Alicante Airport or Murcia Airport.
When renting a vehicle in La Manga Spain, you will have a vast choice of car hire companies to find the best deals, there are many car rental companies based at Murcia San Javier airport, so you can relax with all the paperwork ready for when you land. We would advise you to shop around for a lower price or use a comparison search engine to find you the best deals at your time of travel, or you have to take the decision to deal with a company that you may have been with before and trust. Sometimes it is worth going with somebody you have been with before and to pay out that little extra.
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Cost is a big factor when considering whether to hire a car or to grab a taxi when you are visiting La Manga Club, as there are two airports that guests can fly into, namely Murcia Airport and Alicante Airport. Murcia Airport is 20 minutes away and Alicante Airport is about 60 minutes away.
If you are flying into Alicante Airport we would definitely recommend a car hire, as the cost of a return taxi transfer will probable cost more than a weekly car hire from Alicante Airport. If you are travelling for 2 weeks, then many clients will consider picking up a car hire from the airport for a period of 3 days, then dropping it at La Manga Club and doing the same and the other end of the holiday.
For those who enjoy tranquil beaches, either this month or next could be a great time to holiday in La Manga Club.
Low-cost airline bmibaby flies to Alicante Airport, which serves La Manga, and believes May and June are the perfect months for those who want to avoid the school holiday rush.
The carrier recommends a host of beaches for early summer - which La Manga guests might like to hire a car in Murcia and visit. For example, the 900-metre Playa del Postiguet is one of the cleanest beaches one can visit, having consistently been awarded the Blue Flag.
Those planning on renting a car in Murcia may be interested by the latest advice to come from consumer champion Which?.
The body is urging people who plan to spend portions of their holidays driving to be well prepared in advance.
In particular, Which? claims that travellers should stock up on refreshments before they take to the road, rather than stopping off at services and petrol stations.
Research by the organisation shows that, in the UK at least, the stores at such stopping points do not always offer value for money.
The AA has issued advice to anybody hiring a car in Spain or simply travelling long distances as part of their holidays.
Car hire in Murcia is one of the best ways to explore this beautiful region of southern Spain, but motorists should be wary of spending too long on the road.
Research by the AA revealed that two-thirds of drivers do not take breaks when travelling long distances - putting them at risk of becoming tired and potentially causing accidents.
Therefore, the organisation advises planning journeys properly before they take to the road, factoring at least a 15-minute break into journeys of more than three hours.
Renting a car in Murcia can help families, groups and couples to get the most out of their holiday in La Manga Club - therefore it is especially important that they stay safe on the road.
The latest research by the UK's Department of Transport may make interesting reading for those planning on driving on holiday. According to a study by the department, 12 per cent of motorists admit to sending text messages while driving.
Despite this, nearly all (93 per cent) drivers said they understand the dangers that using a mobile phone when on the move can present.
Music lovers planning on holidaying in La Manga Club might be interested to learn that Antony and the Johnsons are planning a show in Murcia.
The band, fronted by Antony Hegarty, will be playing at the Auditorio de Murcia on May 7th - one of only three shows the New York-based outfit will be playing in Spain.
Tickets for the Murcia gig are still available, but those interested in renting a car in Murcia and driving to the gig may like to act soon, as the other two dates - in Madrid and San Sebastian - have already sold out.
News of the European tour comes after critical and commercial success for Antony's other band, the disco-influenced Hercules and Love Affair.