Etiqueta 'Car hire'
Balearic government saying it's getting tough with car-hire abusive practices.

Transport

Government campaign to end car-rental abusive practices

The most contentious issues which arise relate to price, fuel policy and insurance coverage.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/08/2016 00:00

Whole loads of hire cars available, but is there the demand?

Transport

Hire cars currently 50% cheaper in the Balearics than the mainland

Prices are in some instances 50% lower than on the mainland, meaning a day rate here of between 30 and 40 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/08/2016 00:00

There are more hire cars, but there are also more tourists.

Transport

Excessive number of hire cars is an "outrage"

"This oversupply doesn't benefit any business in our sector, while it affects the traditional image of the islands."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/07/2016 00:00

Authorities still trying to regulate the car hire sector.

Transport

The government doesn’t know how many hire cars there are

 “The administrations must take measures against companies that operate in a pirate manner this summer by not being officially registered.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/04/2016 00:00

Tighter controls on car hire.

Transport

Limit to the number of hire cars being proposed

The party argues that traffic congestion has been mainly caused by the number of hire cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/04/2016 00:00

Uncontrolled car hire concerns.

Transport

Coach operators concerned about foreign competitors

The FEBT is planning to take the matter up next week with the regional government’s commission for “intrusion”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/04/2016 00:00

The size of the region’s fleet of car hires could be capped.

Transport

Parliament considering a cap on the maximum number of hire cars

The government will be called on to look at the feasibility of establishing a maximum number of hire cars that can be marketed in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/11/2015 00:00

Rent a car in Palma. But how much road tax is the city getting from these vehicles?

Taxation

Majorca losing road tax from hire cars

It is unfair that cars use resources on the islands but that taxes are paid to a municipality on the mainland

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/08/2015 00:00