How To Rent A Car In Portugal
If you want to explore Portugal by yourself, renting a car in Portugal may be best to give you full flexibility over where you go and when. There are airport car rental offices, but we don’t recommend renting. That will always cost five times more than booking ahead. You can get some fantastic deals on car rentals in Portugal if you book well ahead.
About Auto Europe
Auto Europe has been assisting travelers with their car rental needs for over 60 years and provides the industry’s best service before and during their rental. Auto Europe has long-standing relationships with the industry’s top suppliers like Hertz, Avis, National, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, and Europcar, allowing them to offer the best rates to travelers at over 20,000 pickup locations in 180 countries worldwide. Auto Europe provides quality short and long-term rentals from only reputable suppliers.
The Auto Europe Advantage
- Compare rental companies to find the best rates
- Upfront pricing, no hidden fees
- Ready-to-Go Pickup Guarantee
- 24/7 service hotline from pickup to dropoff
Automatic or manual transmission
Most cars in Portugal have manual transmissions. Automatic vehicles are in short supply and therefore are more expensive to hire, usually double the price.
When you collect your rental car, it should have a full tank of fuel. The rental company should give you the option of returning it full or empty. Please ask before what you need to do.
You must be over 18 to hire a car in Portugal, and some companies won’t even consider anyone under 21. Check age restrictions carefully before booking. The charges fee ranges from €7-12 per day.
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