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    Driving information Gibraltar


    Gibraltar is a small peninsula in the south of Spain. Book car hire from Gibraltar Airport and visit this small peninsula. It is easy to drive into Spain and explore the beautiful coasts and cities like Marbella and Estepona.

    To rent a car, you must be at least 21 years old (age can vary by car category) and have held your driver's license for at least 1 year. For drivers under the age of 25 an additional young driver surcharge may apply locally. Seatbelts are mandatory and children up to age 3 must be seated in a child seat. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed to sit in the front car seat.

    Speed Limits
    Speed limits in Gibraltar are:

    • Town and city: 30/50 km/h

    Traffic restrictions
    In Gibraltar you drive on the right and if a car approaches you and signals an intention to pass, you must turn on your right directional to signal that the road ahead is clear.

    There are some petrol stations in Gibraltar. When driving in Spain it is easy to find petrol stations.

    Gibraltar has no toll roads.

    Since many Spanish residents travel to Gibraltar to work it is hard to find a free parking spot during week days.

    Insurance Information

    General Information
    Car rental insurance varies widely, so please study the information below prior to making your booking. Regulations of the country where you rent the car will be in effect for the duration of your rental.

    All our car hire rates include Collision Damage coverage and Theft Protection for the vehicle. Rental limits potential vehicle damage or loss liability to an excess, which is stated on your voucher. If you plan to take advantage of coverage offered by your credit card, please contact your card issuer directly for details. Specific insurance information for your reservation will be printed on your confirmation voucher.

    Rental Restrictions

    General Information
    Travel is only allowed into Spain and Portugal. If you wish to drive abroad (outside Gibraltar) please let us know when booking. Please note that you may not take your rental car on a ferry. Due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury car categories and on travel in certain countries. Please take a moment to ensure that your intended itinerary will be possible with the car you plan to book.

    Restricted Countries
    When hiring a car in Gibraltar you can normally drive it into Spain and Portugal only. There are different rules applying so please let us know if you plan on taking your car outside of Gibraltar.

    When you rent a car in Gibraltar you can drop it off in Spain for an extra charge. Then the local supplier requires that you rent the car for at least 3 days.