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Guests of Costa del Sol can face problems with car rental

A car on a street of Malaga city
A car on a street of Malaga city

In spite of considerable slump in travel business in Andalusia this year the sector of car hire does not cope with current quantity of tourists. British tourists, the main clients of rent a car offices, can thereby face inconvenience especially in Costa del Sol, the most popular resort area located on the Mediterranean shore of Andalusia.

Such a situation has composed due to a bank’s politics concerning rent a car offices. The vast majority of these firms can not get credits for maintaining of car fleets. Therefore, owners of the firms are forced to offer to tourists used cars with sometimes more than 250 kilometers traveled.

According to the words of Antonio Quintana, a manager of Central Car office located in Malaga, the capital of Costa del Sol, maintaining of one hundred cars can come to enormous sums. Although, because of banks refusing to give a credit, Central Car obliged to offer less cars.

However, those tourists who will take care of car hiring in advance making use of a plenty of special sites will not face any problems. There are about 200 rent a car offices in Costa del Sol with more than 40000 cars in aggregate.

Photo is published under the public license: juanpol.

Date: 15/07/2009

Comments (1)



Let's hope that availability picks up again as I'm goin to the Costa del Sol at the end of August.

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