About us

Goldcar a large business group at your service.

Goldcar is a market leader in holiday car hire in Europe. The company, with more than 30 years of experience, currently has more than 80 car hire offices, located at major airports and tourist destinations. A wide network of customer service present in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Malta, Andorra, Morocco, Greece, Croatia, Netherlands, Mexico, Romania and Cyprus.

The group offers its clients more than 50,000 vehicles of which more than 80% are renewed every year, providing one ne of the youngest fleets in Europe and a highly skilled workforce of over 1,000 professionals dedicated to providing clients who trust in Goldcar’s transparent and innovative quality of service.


Travelling the world together since 1985

  • 1985

    The brothers Juan and Pedro Alcaraz began their activity hiring vehicles from their first office in San Juan de Alicante next to carretera de Valencia with four Ford Fiestas and one Ford Escort.

  • 1987

    The second Company office opens in Torrevieja (Alicante).

  • 1988

    The Company is officially established under the name of Europa Rent a Car Ltd.

  • 1989

    The third Company office opens in Benidorm (Alicante).

  • 1995

    A new car hire office at Valencia Airport was opened.

  • 1997

    The Benidorm offices are moved to a better location. The first office in Alicante Airport is inaugurated.

  • 1998

    The Company begins a phase of growth and creates new departments which leads to the expansion of headquarters, based in San Juan de Alicante.

  • 2000

    A new office opens at Malaga Airport.

  • 2001

    Continuing the expansion process a new office opens at Murcia Airport.

  • 2002

    Development continues with new offices opening at Almeria and Jerez airports.

  • 2006

    New ventures open in Reus (Tarragona) and Seville.

  • 2007

    New openings in Girona and Granada. The Company brand name changes to Goldcar.

  • 2008

    New headquarters open along with centres in Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canarias.

  • 2009

    Creation of the new, corporate image more modern and directed at the global implementation of Goldcar.

  • 2010

    Offices open in North Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

  • 2011

    The offices at the airports of Barcelona, Bilbao, Ibiza, and Menorca are inaugurated and international expansion begins with the opening of Faro (Portugal).

  • 2012

    The expansion in Europe is consolidated with the opening of new offices in Portugal and Italy.

  • 2013

    Inauguration of 9 offices. Goldcar ranks as the number 1 hire car company in the Spanish holiday market.

  • 2014

    8 new offices open. Entry into Malta, Andorra and Morocco. Goldcar achieves number 1 in the holiday car hire market in Portugal. Investindustrial acquire 80% of GOLDCAR

  • 2015

    More than a dozen offices open reinforcing the presence of Goldcar in destinations such as Italy. Entry into Greece, France, Croatia and Netherlands.

  • 2016

    New franchise openings in Cancun (Mexico) and Corfu. New offices open in Italy reinforcing Goldcar's presence in this market. 2016 a year in which the international expansion will remain pro-active...

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