Cala Ratjada has become the main tourist center in the northeast of Mallorca, and as such, it has a wide range of services for its visitors. Among these are the car rental agencies.
Why car hire in Cala Ratjada
Renting a car in Cala Ratjada has several advantages over renting at the airport
It is the farthest tourist center from Palma airport, more than 80 km away, and you have to cross several towns. If you do not know the roads of the island it can be a somewhat stressful start to the trip to drive for more than an hour through a place that is unknown to us.
On the other hand, it is common for tourist packages to include the transfer from the airport to the hotel and vice versa, so we already have that trip covered.
Cala Ratjada has a wide range of leisure activities for its visitors, as well as magnificent beaches very close by, so it is likely that we will not be driving every day.
Planning our stay and visits to more distant places will allow us to save money by renting a car only for the essential days.
Some places can even be reached by public transportation:
- Line 411 will take us to Capdepera, Artà and Manacor.
- Line 422 will take us to Cala Mesquida and its nearby beaches.
- Line 423 runs along this small bay
- Finally, the line 424 arrives to Porto Cristo, another important enclave in the east of Mallorca.
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Car rental companies in Cala Ratjada
These are four of the companies with which we can rent a car in Cala Ratjada.
Life Cars is a family company based in Cala Ratjada with 30 years of experience in car rental. It has a wide range of cars, and also offers motorhomes. The prices are very reasonable, include full insurance (with excess), and do not require a credit card. Friendly and efficient service, they will recommend the best routes to discover Mallorca by car.
They have an office in Cala Ratjada, as well as offering pick up and delivery service at the airport. They have a wide variety of vehicles: cars, vans, camper vans, motorhomes… The rates are very flexible according to the extras contracted. The service is fast and efficient.
Rent Auto l’Agulla
This small family company has more than 50 years of experience in the sector, which guarantees its good work. The fleet is renewed annually, or every two years at the most. The only drawback is that they may soon run out of the more economical categories as they are not a giant in the sector. The staff is friendly and professional, and will be able to recommend good itineraries for touring the island.
The Cala Ratjada office of this multinational company is located in the R2 hotel, so it is available 24 hours a day for the pick-up (with additional cost, depending on the hours) and return of the vehicle. The fleet is very varied and modern.