Santiago de Compostela Airport Car Rental
Santiago de Compostela Airport is in Lavacalla and is the biggest airport in Galicia, with national and international flights managed by national or lo-cost airlines (for example Iberia, Swiss, Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Air Europa, specialised in tourist routes).
The car rental at Santiago de Compostela Airport is one of the facilities of the airport, in addition to the free Wi-Fi, the lost property office, the lounge room and a play area for children.
The airport is 15 minutes from Santiago de Compostela, easily reachable picking the rental car up directly at Santiago de Compostela Airport, previously booked on RentalUp.
Santiago de Compostela: points of interest
Santiago de Compostela is associated by everybody to the homonym trail: but this Galician city is one of the most beautiful ones all over Spain and its old town has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
Thanks to the car rental at Santiago de Compostela Airport, you can easily reach the old town! Following the shells imprinted on the paving from the old town, rich in rùas overlooked by elegant granite buildings, you will get to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, built on the tomb of the apostle St. James and destination for pilgrims who engage in the famous Way of Santiago de Compostela.
Outside it amazes wit its stunning baroque façade, while inside you will be enchanted by the Portico de la Gloria, in polychrome granite with 200 statues of biblical characters. During the Pilgrims’ Mass, you will take place at a very touching moment: the swinging of the Botafumeiro, the biggest thurible in the world to waft incense around in the aisles of the church.
A tour on the rooftops of the Cathedral, in front of the Cruz dos Farrapos, where in the past the pilgrims used to burn the clothes as a sign of purification, offers the most beautiful panorama over the city and the mountains which enclose it.
Santiago de Compostela: art and culture
The car rental at Santiago de Compostela Airport will allow you to discover the beauties of the city, such as Obradoiro Square, overlooked by the Palace of Raxoi, under the arcades of which the bands play Galician music, and the Hostal dos Reis Catolicos, the most ancient hotel in the world, wanted by the royal Isabella and Ferdinand in 1486 to host the pilgrims.
Praterias Square, where the cathedral shows its Romanic façade and in the middle of which there is the XIX-century Fuente de los Caballos, and, above all, Quintana Square are beautiful as well: on this latter, in the shadow the Berenguela Tower, there is the Holy Door of the Cathedral, the entrance, opened in the days of the Jubilee, that leads to the Crypt of the Apostle, where the remains of St. James are still preserved.
Car Rental with no credit card at Santiago de Compostela Airport
Thanks to RentalUp, you can pick your rental car up at Santiago de Compostela Airport, also if you do not have a credit card!
In a few minutes, you can search and choose place, date and time of pickup and delivery. By applying the “with no credit card deposit” filter, you will get a list of cars that you can rent with no credit card. Choose the one you prefer at the best price offered by one of the partners of RentalUp!
You can pay with debit card (Bancomat, Visa Electron, Mastercard Debit) or prepaid card: the car rental service at Santiago de Compostela Airportwith no credit card is affordable to everyone!