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27·NOV·2015

Confused about which car hire deal to book?

Posted 27/11/2015. Revised 09/01/2018.

Here at Drivalia we pride ourselves on offering what is arguably the most honest and transparent car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports.  Our mission has always been to offer a simple pricing structure where the options are laid out in a clear and precise way who no hidden surprises.

Let´s look at the basics and what is on offer with our range of honest car hire packages and how they compare:

When you look at our website for your car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports and enter your travel dates you will be taken to a page that shows the groups of cars available for your trip.  For each of the car groups you will see two packages.  Whether you want your car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao or Girona airport the package options remain the same... Basic Plus and Ultimate.  So what is the difference?

Our Basic Plus package is our lowest cost package and incoroprates our full to full fuel policy. Our full full fuel policy which is often the best option for many people especially those who are unlikely to need a full tank of fuel..  We were very proud to launch our full full car hire at Alicante airport as we believe that this is the fairest way to hire a car.  The price is a little higher for the rental but you are not obliged to pay Drivalia for fuel.  We simply provide you with a full tank of fuel and you return the car full meaning that you only pay for the fuel you really use at a petrol station where you enjoy lower prices.

With the Basic plus package it is important to remember that the car insurance is basic. With these packages you have an excess of 1000 to 2000 euros depending on the car type as well as other things that are excluded form the insurance (see “what´s included” for a full list).  With this package you have the choice to leave a deposit for the excess amount which must be against a credit card in the name of the main driver or for complete peace of mind you can choose to purchase our SCDW zero excess cover which means that no credit card deposit is needed and you are completely covered for every eventuality.

In early 2015 we launched the “Ultimate” package which has proven to be by far the most popular package amongst our customers.  Ultimate was launched as part of our continual efforts to provide the most honest car hire and to offer complete transparency.   Drivalia Ultimate really does offer truly all-inclusive car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports. The car hire industry, particularly in spain has become renound for low prices and hidden costs and although logic says that if you hire a car for a few euros a week there is bound to be something else to pay, many people find themselves unsure of what the final bill will be and really not sure at all what they are booking.

With Ultimate all-inclusive car hire the price you see is the price you pay.  The car is supplied full of fuel and you don´t need to pay Drivalia for it, you simply top up at a petrol station and return full.  The beauty of this full full car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports is that you are only paying for the fuel you really need, not a drop more and you are only paying at mainstream prices, not a centimo more!

With Drivalia Ultimate honest and all-inclusive car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports the full to full fuel policy is only one element of what makes this package so good.  The next big thing is the insurance.  The car is fully insured.  Yep, complete coverage with no excess, no exclusions (except of course for obvious things like negligence or drunk driving), and best of all no deposits!  Debit card car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports is now possible for those who don´t have a credit card thanks to Drivalia Ultimate.

You benefit also from unlimited kms, a free second driver if you wish and priority over free upgrades when available.  When we say that Drivalia Ultimate is arguably the most honest car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports we really do believe that it is not only the most honest but the most transparent that we know of.

With Drivalia Ultimate the overall price will be slightly higher than some of the low-cost bargain basement packages that you can find but it´s a realistic price, a true price and there will be no surprises when you get there.  Also because you are fully insrued you don´t have to worry about any other types of cover and you can relax knowing that our team of multi-lingual experts are on hand to help no matter what may happen.

We are always happy to help you choose the best package for you and also always to give you exact pricing on all aspects of your car hire.  You can book online at www.drivalia.com or by emailing us through the contact page where a member of the team will be delighted to personally guide you to the perfect car hire at Alicante, Mallorca, Valencia, Santiago, Bilbao and Girona airports.

Posted 27/11/2015. Revised 09/01/2018.