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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I collect the car from one airport and return it to a different airport?
Yes you can, please contact our office at info@flamencacars.com who can arrange this for you
What happpens if I refuel car with the incorrect Fuel Type?
You will be charged 375€ plus the full refuelling of the vehicle.
What happens if I lose my car key?
You will be charged for a replacement key of €300, this is not covered by our insurance waiver that is included within your price.
What happens if I get a flat tyre?
Tyres are the responsibility of the hirer. If any tyres get damaged or punctured you will need to replace the tyres before returning the car. We recommend you call 677 555 135 - This (english speaking) mobile tyre service will come to the location of the car and replace the tyre. The new tyre must also be replaced with a same/similar brand like for like. If you return the vehicle and the tyre is damaged/punctured you will be charged accordingly the cost of replacement plus 30€ administration fee for the inconvenience and time. Tyres are not covered by our insurance waiver that is included with your hire.
What baby car seats do you offer?
We offer baby seats multi use front and rear facing, from 0-19kgs. We also offer booster seats but do not provide booster seats with backs.
When is my payment taken from my card
Payment is manually taken within 24 hours, of initial booking, 25% DEPOSIT will be taken immediately to confirm booking. Full payment will then be taken approximately 10 working days prior to arrival.
Can I have more than one baby/booster seat?
Yes, The first is free of charge. After that you can hire extra seats for €10 each.
I’ve completed my booking online but I have not received my agreement e-mail yet?
I’ve you’ve just completed the form then please wait up to 10 minutes. If after 10 minutes please check your spam mail box and that you have entered your email address correctly. If you have entered the wrong address or still unable to find your agreement then please Email us. info@flamencacars.com
What details are needed for me to create an account online?
New User name (email address),
And a new User password.
The password that must contain the following:
Upper Case,
Lower Case.
And a Number
Can I smoke in your cars?
No, Smoking is not allowed in any of our vehicles.
Where can I leave a review of my rental?
Because your opinion matters to us, we've put together 4 ways you can tell us how we're doing and what you'd like to see more of in the future. Review Centre, TrustPilot, Google and Facebook.
If I have paid in full and need to cancel my booking do I get a refund?
If you have paid in full and need to cancel your booking 7 - 10 days prior to arrival you will lose the full payment of your booking. If you need to cancel before 7- 10 days, you will lose 25% of the cost of your booking and the balance will be kept as a credit on your account which can be use towards your next booking. We are unable to offer refunds.
Do I have breakdown cover?
We have a 24hr breakdown emergency contact number (0034) 900 923 900 / (0034)913 939 030 Both English and Spanish speaking. If you still require help please contact us on (0034) 661 086 403
Why are our prices apparently more expensive than big companies?
It's very simple, they are apparently cheaper but when you collect your car they add huge and abusive extras ( Fuel insurance deposits) and the end total is multiplied by 4. We are very clear, what you see is what you get. The price we quote is the last price you pay with no hidden extras. We do not take any holding deposit.
Can more than one person drive the car?
There is no limit to extra drivers, first additional driver free of charge, for any more additional drivers there is a surcharge of 20€ per driver. This is automatically added to your total quote when making your booking online.
Are there any hidden costs or charges?
No, The price we quote is the price you pay. There are no hidden costs or extra charges, all paperwork is completed before your arrival.
Can I drive the vehicle out of Spain?
No, our vehicles are only insured to be driven for mainland Spain.
Do you have a 24 hour emergency number?
Yes, the 24 hour emergency telephone numbers are:
Breakdown: (0034) 900 923 900 / (0034)913 939 030
General: (0034) 661 086 403
Alicante: (0034) 604 259 262 (collection and returns)
What is the minimum/maximum age for hire?
You must be over the age of 25 and have held a full drivers licence for over 3 years.
What happens if my flight is delayed?
All flights are monitored however if you could inform us on any flight delays from your local airport as flights are only monitored once departed. If your flight is delayed and you arrive between hours of 01.00-06.00 there will be a charge of €40. You can contact us on our contact number:
Alicante: (0034) 604 259 262
Murcia: (0034 ) 613 902 832 
Or email us at info@flamencacars.com
What information do you need to book?
To confirm booking we require the following details:
Full flight details,
Full Spanish address,
Full Home Address,
Driving license numbers,
Passport numbers,
Credit card details and expiry date,
Mobile contact number
Please include any additional driver license numbers and passport numbers if required.
What happens if I have to cancel my reservation?
To confirm booking you are required to pay a deposit of 25% of the total car hire balance, in case of any cancellations you will be charged the 25%. If you cancel your booking within 10 days of arrival you will be charge the full balance amount of you booking.
If I arrive in the middle of the night, is that a problem?
No, However if you arrive between hours of 01.00-06.00 there will be a charge of €40. You can contact us on our contact number:
Alicante: (0034) 604 259 262
Murcia: (0034 ) 613 902 832 
Or email us at info@flamencacars.com
Can I waiver the excess?
All of our bookings now come with the insurance waiver already included within the price.
How can I pay?
We accept Debit and Credit card, but not American Express. Your remaining balance will be debited approximately 7 - 10 working days before your arrival using your details you provided at booking.
What do you need from me when I arrive?
All paperwork is complete prior to your arrival. You must print your car hire contract agreement and carry it with you along with your drivers license and passport for the full duration of your car hire.
How long will I expect to wait for my car at the airport?
There are no airport queues, you are met at arrivals and shown straight to your car, we aim for you to leave the airport within ten minutes. All paperwork is completed prior to your arrival.
What do I need to carry with me when I drive?
A copy of your contract agreement, driving licence and passport.
How do I know if my booking is confirmed?
Booking is confirmed once a deposit of 25% of total balance is paid, you will then receive confirmation and a copy of your contract rental agreement stating your deposit is paid or paid in full if you requested this option.
What is your fuel policy, are there any additional charges on arrival?
Our fuel policy is that you return as received. If the car is not returned with the same level of fuel as when it was collected, the hirer is responsible for the cost of refueling the car plus an administration fee of 30€.
Can I hire a vehicle long term ?
Yes, depending on our current availability. Call or email us for further information.
(0034) 661 086 403
info@flamencacars.com
Can I extend my booking once I have picked the vehicle up?
Depending on availability, we will try our best to accommodate if possible. Please provide at least 24hrs notice by contacting (0034) 661 086 403.
Can I Hire an Automatic car?
Yes, we have a number of automatic cars. Visit "Our Fleet" page to see our selection.
Can I book a car for today?
Please contact the office at info@flamencacars.com for short notice bookings

What customers say about us on reviewcentre

“Hassle free car hire”

Written on: 28-01-2018 by Lakeqb148

what a breath of fresh air... Having young children, we always prepare ourselves for the nightmare of collecting hire cars at Alicante, we couldn’t have asked for a better service with Flamenca Cars. The price we were quoted was the actual price, inclusive of insurance and child seat. Such a change from the usual hidden extras. No messing about when we arrived, contacted the number at baggage claim and the car was waiting for us. Exactly the same high standard of service when we… Read Full Review

“Just used Flamenca cars for the first time. I wished...”

Written on: 27-06-2018 by Kimwillson

Just used Flamenca cars for the first time. I wished we had used them sooner for many previous trips. Very straight forward and transparent as well as easy to collect and return the car. There may appear to be cheaper rental advertised but once you get all the add ons when the car is collected, it makes Flamenca very good value. Won’t heaitate to use for our future trips… Read Full Review

“Friendly firm ”

Written on: 07-02-2018 by Rich40

Flamenca cars were friendly, very helpful in a difficult situation, good value. If they were in other locations I would use them every time . I recommend them whole heartedly !!! Thanks to the team. New Forest… Read Full Review

“Reliable and great prices!”

Written on: 02-01-2018 by Wagner19

huge well done to these guys for great prices on car hire. Excellent communication with myself or directly with my clients. No hidden fees. Very reliable… Read Full Review

“Excellent”

Written on: 06-04-2018 by SaniyahStuart

First time we used this company and from start to finish the service was excellent. Very professional and the staff really friendly. We had problems with our flight, but they made sure we had nothing to worry about. Our flight was diverted but they made sure a car was available. Dropping the car off was very efficient we will book with them again. Brilliant!!!… Read Full Review

“We wouldn’t use anybody else”

Written on: 30-12-2017 by raywalsh

We have flown to Murcia for our holidays for many years and hirred a car each time. We had mixed results over the years with other suppliers, from total rip with upsales by staff at collection point to being ripped off after our return, with claims for damage that never happened. This year we decided to give Flamenca a go, they were excellent, very nice guy met us with the car, no delays, no attempt at ripping us off with their upsales, price was exactly as quoted and pre payed for. Car… Read Full Review

“Fantastic in the the time of disaster. ”

Written on: 29-09-2019 by Raine999

This company is FANTASTIC having read some of the dreadful reviews of the other companies at Corvera airport I cancelled a booking I had made and trusted the positive reviews that Flamenca cars had. It cost more than the previous booking but my goodness it was worth it. Apart from tyres all insurance is included in the price, no add ons at the airport. Flamenca representative was waiting and we were out of the airport 5 minutes later in our SEAT car, all was well until the last day of our visit… Read Full Review

“Brilliant service ”

Written on: 21-02-2018 by AdriennePugh1969

Collection of car was very quick and easy Vehicle was clean and tidy On return due to personal issues I was not able to return on time, did not re fuel and blew the tyre. The office staff were extremely helpful and charged me an appropriate balance to pay for the fuel and tyre. Would def recommend and use again… Read Full Review

“Great service”

Written on: 28-01-2018 by GordonDale

A breath of fresh Air in the ques and rip off culture in Spanish Car hire will defiantly use again… Read Full Review

“Excellent service and process”

Written on: 19-04-2019 by EamonnD

Finally a car hire firm that understand what the traveller wants, when a car is required. Met at their airport-no queueing, simple process. No need to worry about hidden extras etc when you return the car. Great clean cars. Will use again definitely… Read Full Review