Reus Airport car hire – rent a car at a low-cost airport near Barcelona
Reus Airport – REU is the first stop to most of the tourists on their way to the holiday resorts of Costa Dorada in Spain.
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The airport is located in the town of Reus, approx. 5 miles north-west of the city of Tarragona and in a short distance from popular tourist area of Cambrils (9 miles) and Salou (7 miles). One of the largest amusement parks in Europe, PortAventura is only a short drive away from Reus Airport.
With a strong presence of low-cost airlines with routes from the UK, the small Reus Airport is worth considering as an alternative to the overcrowded Barcelona Airport. It only takes about an hour drive from Reus to Barcelona in Costa Brava and in most cases, car hire at Reus Airport is considerably cheaper than in Barcelona Airport.
Cheap flights to Reus Airport – Ryanair routes Spain
A number of low-cost and charter airlines offer cheap flights from the UK to Reus Airport, amongst them: Ryanair, Jet2, Flyby, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways.
Ryanair's budget flights to Reus Airport are available from the following UK cities: Bristol, Birmingham, East-Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow-Prestwick.
Jet2 flies to Reus from Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Dublin.
Please note, that most of the flights to Reus Airport are seasonal, being Ryanair’s routes from Bristol, East Midlands and London-Stansted, the only one operating all year.
Reus Airport car hire options - rental car companies in Reus Airport
Major rent a car brands are present with rental stations at Reus Airport: Europcar, Budget, Hertz, Avis Rent a Car and Goldcar.
Less known, local car hire companies will deliver rental cars to the airport upon client's arrival.
Cartrawler price comparison – rent a car Reus Airport
Frequently the best car hire deals can be found in the internet, by comparing offers from different suppliers. Cartrawler Spain search engine quotes current prices for Reus Airport car hire and allow you to book a rental car that best suits your needs.
As in a typical summer destination, during the low-season, car rental in Reus can be very cheap, with prices starting from £30 for a week of Reus Airport car hire, for the smallest city cars, such as Ford Ka, Chevrolet Spark, or similar. The prices tend to increase considerably, as the summer season approaches.
In April-May, however, when the weather in Costa Dorada is already very pleasant, with temperatures above 20 degrees Celsius, a 7 days rental of a small city car will usually cost from around £60.
At the peak of the summer season , in July and August it is rather hard to find Reus Airport car rental offers for less than £150 for a week, which in most case, is still less than you will be required to pay for a Barcelona Airport car hire.
Family holiday Spain – drive from Reus Airport to PortAventura
One of the most visited theme parks in Europe, PortAventura is located in a 15 minutes drive (approx. 8 miles) from Reus Airport, in Salou.
Apart from being an amusement park with a range of attractions for children of all ages, PortAventura is also a holiday resort with a wide selection of facilities for tourists, amongst them: hotels, restaurants, a caravanning park and a golf course.
Read more about PortAventura in Costa Dorada, Spain.