Like iCarhireinsurence on Facebook Follow @iCarhire on Twitter

This site uses cookies. If you carry on using the site you are accepting the use of cookies on your device. See our privacy policy for more information. Continue

Our Car Hire Experts
Name: Ernie
About: Car hire insurance pioneer, industry expert focussed on value for money.
Likes: Transparent information, customer satisfaction.
Dislikes: Industry jargon.
Name: Ben
About: Car hire expert focused on consumer experience.
Likes: 1st class customer experience.
Dislikes: Bad practice and sloppy service.
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:57

Balearic Islands Eco-Tax for Car Hire Has Been Postponed Indefinitely

Written by 
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Back in February iCarhireinsurance alerted customers to a new eco-tax which was to be introduced in the Balearic Islands in April this year. This new tax would have seen those wishing to hire a car paying an additional €3 - €8 a day on top of the rental price depending on the size of car they were renting. 

However, in an announcement made last week, plans to introduce this tax have now been postponed thanks to opposition from The Association of Balearic Travel Agents and other tourism bodies who were concerned as to the effect such a tax would have on local tourism:

"This is fantastic news for both holidaymakers and car hire companies operating in the Balearic Islands," says Rory Sexton, Managing Director of Economy Car Hire. "This should give tourism here a welcome boost."

Remember, it's not just unexpected taxes that can drive up costs at the rental desk! From just £2.99 a day, be sure to buy your car hire excess insurance before you arrive at the rental desk to save up to 80% on insuring against excess fees should you damage the vehicle.

Last modified on Friday, 11 October 2013 08:49
Read 259 times
Social sharing

Quick Buys

Excess EuropeExess Europe
Full Excess Protection
Excess WorldwideExess Europe
Full Excess Protection
USA and CanadaExcess Europe
Excess, CDW/LDW
Worldwide PlusExess Europe
Excess, CDW/LDW


All prices within this section were correct at time of publication.