Menorca (or Minorca) is the smaller of two very popular tourist islands of the Balearics in the Mediterranean Sea. The island is Spanish and is extremely popular with tourists for its warm climate, beautiful beaches, lively entertainment, restaurants and bars and friendly locals. The island has its own airport and handles about 1 million in passenger traffic every year. Minorca airport or Mahon airport as it is also known, recently underwent a refit and now has 16 gates for flights to 36 different airports in four different countries. As well as scheduled flights from tour operators in the peak seasons there are also regular flights from low cost airlines making the island a great prospect for short breaks and getaways. Airlines such as Easyjet have greatly increased the passenger traffic numbers over the past several years.
With Menorca being such a beautiful island with so much to see and do many people choose to hire a car for the duration of their stay to make the most of their time there. One of the easiest ways to hire a car is to pick one up directly at the airport when you land. With Menorca airport being so large and with a large amount of traffic, there is no shortage of national and international car hire agents within the passenger terminals. The downside is that even with so many car hire companies available there can still be a shortage of vehicles or vehicles that are only available for part of your stay. To ensure that you get the car hire you need it is always best to book your car in advance of arrival and booking online is the easiest way. Doing this will mean that you can arrive and have no concerns about collecting your car and then head straight out to discover the island at your own pace.