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Portugal Car Hire

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Most popular cities to hire a car in Portugal

Compare car hire prices for the most popular cities in the country
Current price range
£13 - £27 per day
CHEAPEST CITY IN PORTUGAL Faro 30% cheaper Car hire in Faro is usually the cheapest in Portugal at £13 per day on average.
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN PORTUGAL Lagos 49% more expensive Lagos usually has the highest-priced car hire rates in Portugal, with rentals averaging £27 per day.
MOST POPULAR CITY IN PORTUGAL Albufeira 74% more users visited More momondo users search for car hire in Albufeira than any other region in Portugal.

Car hire companies in Portugal

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
keddy by Europcar
108 locations
Lisbon £34/day
Porto £36/day
Albufeira £27/day
Europcar
92 locations
Lisbon £44/day
Albufeira £40/day
Faro £33/day
Guerin
72 locations
Porto £26/day
Faro £36/day
Hertz
65 locations
Porto £42/day
Faro £28/day
Lisbon £38/day
Funchal £21/day
Avis
48 locations
Lisbon £31/day
Porto £37/day
Funchal £21/day
Ponta Delgada (Açores) £33/day
Budget
34 locations
Funchal £21/day
Lisbon £29/day
Porto £36/day
Faro £22/day
Sixt
31 locations
Lisbon £33/day
Porto £35/day
Dollar
28 locations
Porto £19/day
Faro £13/day
Funchal £15/day
Lisbon £18/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Portugal and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Faro

£14/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Funchal

£23/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Porto

£17/day
Small

No. 3 most popular

Lisbon

£19/day
Small

No. 4 most popular

Albufeira

£26/day
Small

No. 5 most popular

Viana do Castelo

£31/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Faro

£23/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Funchal

£50/day
Medium

No. 2 most popular

Porto

£40/day
Medium

No. 3 most popular

Lisbon

£47/day
Medium

No. 4 most popular

Albufeira

£57/day
Medium

No. 5 most popular

Caldas da Rainha

£33/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Porto

£28/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Lisbon

£36/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Funchal

£44/day
SUV

No. 3 most popular

Albufeira

£46/day
Van
Van

Best value

Faro

£54/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Porto

£89/day
Van

No. 2 most popular

Funchal

£88/day
Van

No. 3 most popular

Lisbon

£76/day
Van

No. 4 most popular

Albufeira

£67/day
Large
Large

Best value

Faro

£58/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Porto

£70/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Funchal

£75/day
Large

No. 3 most popular

Lisbon

£74/day
Large

No. 4 most popular

Albufeira

£147/day

Hiring a car in Portugal

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Portugal

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Portugal?

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in Portugal is Best Deal, through whom users can find deals for as low as £7 per day. Users who book a rental car with Best Deal tend to find prices that are lower than the £24 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Portugal?

SURPRICE CAR RENTAL is the most popular car hire company in Portugal with 12% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. SURPRICE CAR RENTAL also has 5 reviewsand a score of 7.1 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travellers.

What car hire company in Portugal has the most locations?

With 178 locations across Portugal, Sunnycars has the most car hire centers out of any other rental agency. Sunnycars tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Portugal. Lisbon, for example, has 10 Sunnycars locations.

What side of the road do people in Portugal drive on?

In Portugal, drivers are required to drive on the right at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in Portugal?

As of 2019, Portugal ranked 5 out of 137 countries for road quality. Portugal received a road quality score of 6.2, which is based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 being the best possible score.

What is the drink driving limit in Portugal?

2.38 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Portugal. Both residents and visitors of Portugal can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Portugal, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Portugal?

32% of momondo users preferred to hire a Economy when visiting Portugal, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although car hire prices in Portugal will vary by city and supplier, you can expect to pay an average of £11 per day for a Economy.

How much does petrol cost in Portugal?

Petrol in Portugal costs £1.23 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in Portugal, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Kuwait at £0.26 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at £1.70 per litre.


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