Portugal car rentals

Driver's age: 26-65
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Cheap car rentals in Portugal

Economy₪18/day
Compact₪18/day
Intermediate₪22/day
Mini₪18/day
Passenger van₪260/day
Convertible₪19/day
Compact SUV₪18/day
Compact station wagon₪20/day
Intermediate SUV₪22/day
Supplier choice₪39/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Portugal

  • If you plan to park your rental car in Portugal, you will need to look out for the "blue zone" parking. These parking spots are available in most Portuguese towns, and you can obtain a parking disc free of charge from either the police or from local motor club offices.
  • Renting a car in Portugal is ideal if you plan to visit more than one area of the country. If you fancy city driving, rent a compact car and discover Lisbon. Or you could opt for a comfortable saloon model and enjoy the short, 33 km (20 mi) drive out of the capital and to the Atlantic coastline at Cascais, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Sintra.
  • If you want to cross the Portuguese border in your rental car, you will need to put in a request with your car hire agency. You will be able to cross over to certain European countries, including France, Germany, Great Britain, and Spain. Fees for taking your car over the border will cost anything starting at 9 € ($10) per day.
  • It is against Portuguese law for children under the age of 12 and shorter than 1.50 m (5 ft) in height to travel in the front passenger seat of a car. Children must sit in rear seats in a suitable child restraint. If a child is younger than three, they may be transported in the front seat in a child car seat if the airbag is deactivated. You will need a car seat even when you are leaving the airport, so rent one for around 6 € ($7) per day from your car hire agency.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Portugal for ₪75 or less
  • Book your rental car in Portugal at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Portugal are around 18% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Compact rental cars in Portugal are around 41% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Portugal

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Portugal?

    On average a rental car in Portugal costs ₪57 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Portugal?

    Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Portugal.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Portugal?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Klass Wagen (₪18/day), Right Cars (₪18/day) and CarWiz (₪18/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in Portugal?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Portugal are Sixt (7.6, 127 reviews), Hertz (7.5, 70 reviews), and Budget (6.7, 88 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Portugal?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in Portugal?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Portugal are Lisbon (74% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Portugal), Ponta Delgada (13%) and Funchal (10%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Portugal?

    On average a rental car in Portugal costs ₪677 per week (₪97 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Portugal?

    On average a rental car in Portugal costs ₪2,903 per month (₪97 per day).

  • What is driving like in Portugal?

    When you rent a car in Portugal, you will need to drive on the right-hand side of the road and overtake on the left. You will find that the country has a brilliant network of highways and that traffic in Porto and Lisbon’s city centers is light. Most highways are toll roads, so they require payment by cash or credit card. On the Algarve highway, an electronic toll pass is required.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Portugal?

    If you plan to rent a car in Poland, the minimum age for drivers is 19 years old, although this varies according to car size. Drivers must have held a license for at least a year, and those younger than 25 years old will incur a surcharge. Both EU licenses and international driving licenses are accepted.

  • How much does petrol cost in Portugal?

    When you fill up your rental car’s tank in Poland, you will find that the average price of petrol is 1.52 € ($1.72) per liter, which equates to $6.50 a gallon. You will find a good choice of petrol stations around the country, which are open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Some petrol stations on highways and in major cities are open 24h.

  • What are the speed limits in Portugal?

    Before you drive in Portugal, you will need to know the speed limits. In residential areas, the speed limit is between 30 km/h (18 mph) and 50 km/h (31 mph), and on national roads, you can travel up to 90 km/h (56 mph). On highways, the maximum speed limit is 120 km/h (74 mph), with a minimum speed of 50 km/h (31 mph).

Car rental directory

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    Free2Move car rental locations in Portugal

    179 Locations

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    Sunnycars car rental locations in Portugal

    154 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Portugal

    138 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Portugal

    96 Locations

  • guerin

    Guerin car rental locations in Portugal

    91 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Portugal

    69 Locations

  • firefly

    Firefly car rental locations in Portugal

    59 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Portugal

    55 Locations

  • masterkings

    Master Kings car rental locations in Portugal

    48 Locations

  • drivalia

    DRIVALIA car rental locations in Portugal

    44 Locations

  • sadorent

    SADORENT car rental locations in Portugal

    41 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in Portugal

    40 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

DriveGO

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

₪97/day

Good deal

₪75/day

When to book a rental car in Portugal

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car rentals for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car rentals listed or dates of travel. Some car rental providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car rental providers' sites.