The phrase "car journey" suggests a long hard road, but in reality, everything is much easier. In San Sebastian, you may rent a car right on the spot and enjoy driving along beautiful city streets and suburban highways, and then just drop it off at the airport. Points of interest not hidden behind the wall of tourists, restaurants, where locals rest, routes hidden from prying eyes, all this will be available to you along with a personal car. Booking a car is simple, use the cars-scanner service.
Decide what car you want to drive in the city of San Sebastian to find out daily average cost.
Try also to choose different rental points; practice shows that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on where you are planning to pick it up.
Do not waste your time searching for a rental point of your operator, where you may pick up or hand over the car; we took care of you and plotted them on the special map.
More often than not, these new impressions of the trip will make you feel a bit reckless mad, making you willing to rush through streets of the city a little faster than the rules prescribe. Do not do this; the size of the fines will unpleasantlysurprise you. Therefore, try to keep within the specified speed limit:
In addition, do not forget to follow up-to-date information on the allowed speed limits on road signs; it may slightly differ from th information indicated in the table.
Please note that drivers under 25 and over 70 are often less trusted at the provider's office and are subject to an extra payment when renting. Visit the Age Restrictions section to find out how a driver of your age group is charged when booking.
The lion's share of fines, which are received by travellers who came to San Sebastian, are superimposed on them for non-compliance with the traffic rules. Be attentive and law-abiding. And in order not to get a fine being a pedestrian, you should be aware of the most significant monetary punishments in the city:
Be attentive to warning signs and plaques you meet in San Sebastian. All of them are accompanied by pictograms and arranged in such way to understand the rules of conduct even without knowing a foreign language. Anything may lead to a fine, speeding, a spontaneous lunch in the wrong place, or accidentally dropping litter. And do not forget a serious violation may lead you to a trial in court.
Local rental companies of San Sebastian may require you to provide an international driving licence.
In order to not find yourself in a situation where you accidentally end up in a place you are not allowed to go, visit the Border Crossing section in the rental terms.
By booking a car in advance, you are guaranteed to get the car at the fixed current price. In this case, you may cancel/alternate the order free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, without any penalties.
You may cancel the booking free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, in this case, the money will be returned to your account in full.
Petrol stations are located on the outskirts of San Sebastian, so it is better not to go to the city centre with the empty tank. You are allowed to transport fuel in a canister in the city, so you may, for your own calmness, buy and fill a 10-litre container with the right kind of petrol or diesel.
Approximate prices for fuel:
If the details of your trip have changed, and you do not need a booked car, there are no problems.
We will replace your booking free of charge, if you contact us at least 24 hours before the start of the rental time.
Cancellation less than 24 hours will cost you 50 EUR; the rest will be returned to your account.
Carefully read the cancellation policy for cars participating in deals and special offers; some of them may change their cancellation conditions.
You may take a car to San Sebastian and return it to another city without any problems. Just search for suitable offers by specifying the return city you need. The search results will show only offers from those companies that allow return in another city. The indicated price already includes a one-way tariff.