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You can specify required rental date and time, vehicle category, pick-up/return location criteria in the white form above. In case your return location is different from the pick-up location, check the box 'Different Drop Off Location?'.

The preset location address: Aeropuerto Del Prat, Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, Spain, area 'Barcelona - Airport'.

Alteration of the current rental location can be performed in three ways:
-by entering your desired destination in the 'Pick-up' field;
-by following the links to location pages shown below;
-by using the Barcelona interactive map on the left.

Car hire in Barcelona - Airport
Search for deals. Rental companies in 'Barcelona - Airport' frequently provide great offers. You can monitor the search results for best deals in Barcelona for several days. Another way to reduce a rental price is to book a car few months in advance. Finally, car offers with day-time pick-up and drop-off are much cheaper than night rentals.

Reservation. While completing the booking form, verify the correctness of your personal data, to avoid confusions at the rental desk in 'Barcelona - Airport'. At the same time, pay attention to the rental conditions. Each vehicle in Spain is provided with its own rental conditions, available by the link below the car photo.

Pick up. Be in time for the car pick-up. If you are too late, without notifying the office in 'Barcelona - Airport', an officer may release your vehicle to another client. In case of a delay, we recommend making a call to the desk in Barcelona a few hours before the pick-up time. The number of the desk is given in your voucher.

Rental location. Recently, rental parking areas in Spain have been moved away from airport terminals. For such situations, rental offices in 'Barcelona - Airport' are obliged to provide a shuttle bus from the terminal to the rental area.

Payment. Rental payments in 'Barcelona - Airport' are made exclusively by credit cards. Cash, debit cards and Internet cards are not accepted. Prior to pick-up in Barcelona, make sure that your credit card account has sufficient funds for an insurance deposit.

We wish you great holidays in Spain and fantastic discoveries in Barcelona!

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Typical models of OrangeSmile.com vehicles in Barcelona
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SUV, crossover & off-road vehicle: BMW X3, BMW X5 and Toyota Rav4
Cabriolet, roadster & convertible: BMW 3 series Cabriolet, Peugeot 206 Cabriolet and Renault Megane Cabriolet
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Barcelona - Airport and car rental services

Airport location, terminals and transportation

Barcelona - El Prat Airport is an international airport, which was opened in 1916. It is located in the territory of Catalonia, ten kilometres southwest of the business centre of Barcelona. It is the second busiest airport in Spain. It services approximately 48 million people every year. The airport encompasses 2 terminals (T1 and T2) and 3 runways. Terminal 2 is divided into three linked sections, which are A, B, and C. A free shuttle bus takes passenger from T1 to T2.

You can get to the city by rail, because a shuttle goes from T1 to the train station. The city can be reached not only by rail (the R2 train) and highway, but also by shuttle buses and metro line. Metro stations are found next to each terminal. Bus transportation is operated by TMB (urban transport of Barcelona) and Aerobus. The airport has a taxi stand, and a transfer service can be booked.

Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car

Several car rental agencies operate at Barcelona - El Prat Airport. They are Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Sixt, Goldcar, Autohuur Barcelona, Firefly, and Inter Rent. The representative offices of these companies are positioned in both the terminals. These of Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Sixt, Goldcar are situated in Terminals 1 and 2. The offices of Firefly and Inter Rent are based only in Terminal 2. The representative offices are placed inside the terminals, the desks are set in sections B and C. The customers receive their leased cars in the parking lots opposite the terminals.

In Terminal 1, the facilities of the companies are stationed on the ground floor at the exit from the terminal, opposite Modules C and D. The car rental facilities of Sixt car lie near the internet access point and Duty Free. As for Terminal 2, the car rental facilities can be found on Level Zero in sections B and C. They are just after the baggage claim areas. The majority of the car rental facilities operate from 7 a.m. to 0 a.m. The representative offices of Sixt and Goldcar companies are open round the clock.

Advance car booking through the online services has several advantages. Firstly, you can quickly and conveniently choose a car of a suitable class and model. Secondly, you are guaranteed to receive the selected model in the terminal. Finally, in case of advance car reservation a rental price may be lower.

Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby

The airport comprises 20,000 parking spaces. A nine-storey parking garage and an open-air car park are located next to T1. The car parks are connected with the terminal by pedestrian walkways. Two parking garages, which are PA and PC, are placed in T2. Besides, an open-air car park stretches around the whole terminal.

A long-stay car park is positioned between the two terminals. Free shuttles go from it in the direction of both the terminals. VIP car parks are found in front of each terminal. There are car parks outside the territory of the airport, which have a free shuttle service.

The number of hotels is nestled near the airport. Many of them offer a free 24-hour shuttle to Barcelona - El Prat Airport to their guests. These include the Hotel Ciutat del Prat, the TRYP Barcelona Aeropuerto, the Prestige Congress, the Renaissance Barcelona Airport Hotel and others.
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