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Practical info Malaga, Spain


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).


Electrical current is 230 volts, 50Hz. European-style two-pin plugs are standard.


Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards are widely accepted at most hotels, restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.


The international access code for Spain is +34. Mobile phone operators provide throughout the country and the Balearic and Canary Islands. Internet access is available at internet cafes in most towns and resorts, and wifi is increasingly easily available.

Emergency number

112 (General).

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Malaga International Airport


Getting to the city

Buses, trains and taxis all serve Malaga airport. A bus leaving to Malaga city centre departs regularly and the journey takes only 15 minutes. Taxis outside the airport add airport carrying charges and take approximately 20 minutes to reach the city. There are regular trains to Malaga, Torremolinos and Fuengirola.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar and Hertz, among others.

Airport taxi's

Taxis can be found outside the arrivals area of the terminal building. Fares are higher at night.

Transfer between terminals

The three terminals are adjacent and connected.


Facilities at the airport include a bank, ATMs, currency exchange, restaurants and bars, shops, a post office, the National Museum of Air Navigation and Transport and a VIP lounge.


There is plenty of short-term and long-term parking available at Malaga Airport.


Free wifi and internet kiosks are available.