With Auto Europe you can book a cheap car hire in Faro. Rent a car in Portugal and take a trip along the radiant Algarve coast. If you wish to stay in Faro you can enjoy this sunny and beautiful city with abundant history, friendly people and a very active nightlife. Stroll along the beach walk or do some shopping in the city center. Discover more with your car hire in Faro and visit some of the many small costal villages along the Algarve coast.
Drive your rental car to Spain on a day trip, but make sure you let us know if you plan on travelling abroad. Take the smaller roads by the sea and make some pit stops in some of the beautiful cities along the coast. With car hire in Portugal you will see more of sunny southern Portugal.
The city center of Faro has many one way streets and therefore parking in those areas is not easy and recommended. If you park a bit outside the city it is easier. There is a big open air parking lot just 5 minutes per foot from the city center. A short stroll will take you back to the pedestrian area in no time. In Portugal you drive on the right side of the road! The Portuguese are famous for their way of driving. Be observant and drive defensively. Keep a good distance to other cars and be prepared for risky overtaking. After a few days you will be used to the traffic tempo.
Take the main road A22 to reach the other cities along the coast. If you want to take the smaller roads near the sea we recommend driving towards Spain. Here you can visit many pleasant coastal villages. With car hire you can easily explore the beauty of the Algarve coast in the southern Portugal.
Here you will get some good tips when renting a car in Faro, Portugal:
Don't forget to bring your car rental voucher, valid driver's license, passport and a credit card in your name. On this credit card the local rental company will reserve a security deposit that will be held during your car hire. If the vehicle is returned undamaged and with the correct amount of fuel, the deposit will be released and visible on your account within a couple of days. At pick up the local supplier will ask you to sign a rental contract. Please read this carefully and sign only if you agree to all terms. If the car has pre existing damages ask the staff to make a note on the contract. Check also if the car takes Diesel or petrol. If you have any questions or concerns you can always reach us by using our toll free phone number 0800 943 075 (from Ireland). On your voucher you will find other toll free numbers from other countries as well. We wish you a pleasant and joyful car hire!