Car Hire at Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal [FNC], Portugal

Best car hire prices

Free cancellation or amendment

No hidden charges

Breakdown assistance

Enter pick-up location
3

Car hire at Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport

Endless landscapes of mountains, valleys, gardens, and a mighty ocean - it's all about Madeira. Known as the Pearl of the Atlantic, this island boasts incredible nature and beautiful views. Scenic coastal drives along with excellent road conditions make Madeira the perfect place to explore with a hire car.

Pick up a car hire Madeira and you can experience the best this heavenly place has to offer and at your own pace. The most suitable spot for this is car hire Madeira Funchal Airport, which is also known as Madeira Airport. With direct connections to over 45 airports and annual passenger traffic of 3 million people, it’s the main gateway to the island. Therefore, picking up a car hire Madeira Airport will be the most obvious idea to start your journey immediately after landing.

Ford Ka

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Ford Ka
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$17.98 /day

Citroen C1

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Citroen C1
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$18.18 /day

Fiat Panda

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Fiat Panda
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$35.02 /day

Peugeot 108

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Peugeot 108
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$45.12 /day

Fiat Punto

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Fiat Punto
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$20.69 /day

Opel Corsa

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Opel Corsa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$21.28 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage

$61.62 /day

Renault Clio

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Renault Clio
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$66.64 /day

Renault Captur

SUV

5x
3x
Hire Renault Captur
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$25.61 /day

Nissan Juke

SUV

5x
3x
Hire Nissan Juke
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$41.50 /day

Renault Captur

SUV

5x
3x
Hire Renault Captur
  • Unlimited mileage

$89.83 /day

Nissan Qashqai

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Nissan Qashqai
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$94.31 /day

Peugeot 2008

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Peugeot 2008
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$29.26 /day

Mercedes A Class

Compact elite

5x
3x
Hire Mercedes A Class
  • Unlimited mileage

$29.39 /day

BMW 1 Series

Compact

5x
3x
Hire BMW 1 Series
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$81.89 /day

Mercedes A Class

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Mercedes A Class
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$92.80 /day

Renault Megane Estate

Estate

5x
4x
Hire Renault Megane Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$32.00 /day

Ford Focus Estate

Estate

5x
4x
Hire Ford Focus Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$32.30 /day

Renault Megane Estate

Estate

5x
4x
Hire Renault Megane Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$106.21 /day

Volvo V60 Estate

Estate

5x
5x
Hire Volvo V60 Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$259.59 /day

Mini One

Convertible

4x
1x
Hire Mini One
  • Unlimited mileage

$32.28 /day

Fiat 500 Convertible

Convertible

4x
1x
Hire Fiat 500 Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage

$37.18 /day

BMW 2 Series Convertible

Convertible

4x
3x
Hire BMW 2 Series Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$117.61 /day

BMW 4 Series Convertible

Convertible

2x
4x
Hire BMW 4 Series Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$299.45 /day

Renault Scenic

7 seat people carrier

7x
1x
Hire Renault Scenic
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$38.76 /day

Renault Trafic

9 seat people carrier

9x
4x
Hire Renault Trafic
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$61.68 /day

Volkswagen Transporter

9 seat people carrier

9x
4x
Hire Volkswagen Transporter
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$131.39 /day

Renault Espace

7 seat people carrier

7x
2x
Hire Renault Espace
  • Airport fee

$143.19 /day

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

Premium

4x
3x
Hire BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$76.57 /day

BMW 4 Series Coupe

Premium

4x
3x
Hire BMW 4 Series Coupe
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$98.19 /day

Mercedes C Class

Fullsize

5x
4x
Hire Mercedes C Class
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$79.43 /day

Mercedes C Class

Fullsize

5x
4x
Hire Mercedes C Class
  • Unlimited mileage

$84.12 /day

How to hire a car in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal with Rental24.co.uk?

Using the search form, you will see a list of cars available for hire in Madeira - Intl - Funchal for the dates you selected. When you are choosing a vehicle, pay attention to the number of passengers, the capacity of the trunk, and the type of transmission. Make sure that the vehicle matches your needs.

If you choose a car marked "or similar", you will get a selected or similar vehicle, which means, if you select a 7-seater vehicle with automatic transmission, you’ll get a car that accommodates at least 7 passengers with an automatic transmission. Use a filter to find offers that match your needs. Clicking on the "Important information" button near each vehicle, you will find car hire conditions and requirements to the age of the driver, driver experience, information about available methods of payment, insurance rates, etc.

Pay attention to the reviews and ratings of car hire companies because different providers have different ratings in FNC Airport, Portugal. To reduce the likelihood of problems while hiring a car, give preference to companies with a higher rating. Look through all the offers on our list, choose the one that matches your budget and hire it.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by chat, email [email protected] or phone, 1 (347) 719 1928

Things to know about hiring a car from Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport

Language

English

Currency

GBP

Traffic direction

Left-hand

Speed limit in town

30 mph

Speed limit out of town

60 mph

It will be easy for you to enjoy car hire Madeira Funchal Airport. Most companies have counters right at the terminal, so you arrive, pick up your luggage, get in your car and start your trip. Several agencies are also located outside the airport, providing car hire Madeira Airport via a free shuttle service that runs between the office and the terminal.

Once you are behind the wheel, getting to any part of the island won’t cause any problems. Port Moniz is only an hour's drive away, although it’s located on the opposite end of the island. If you need to get to Funchal, it will be even faster. From the airport, drive Madeira car hire southwestward and take the VR-1 motorway. A scenic coastal road takes you directly to the centre of Funchal. The distance from the airport to the city is 21 kilometers, so you will spend no more than 20 minutes on your trip.

What car hire companies are in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport?

Hire a car in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal is provided by world-leading car hire agencies and local suppliers with different ratings. You can hire a car from a well-known company or learn more about a new one just by clicking on the provider’s logo. Fill in the search form to get all available offers or choose any company from the list:

Where are companies located in Madeira Airport?

The majority of suppliers are based at the airport, providing car hire in Madeira right at the terminal. However, some companies are located outside the airport and offer free shuttle service to their desks along with a Meet & Greet option.

Depending on the location, all Madeira car hire agencies operating in the airport area can be divided into two groups:

In-Airport Companies

Budget & Avis

Phone Number:

+351 291 524 392

Rodavante

Phone Number:

+351 291 524 718

Dollar & Thrifty

Phone Number:

+351 210 413 333

Dollar & Thrifty

Phone Number:

+351 219 426 300

Sixt

Phone Number:

+351 255 788 199

Enterprise, Guerin, National & Alamo

Phone Number:

+351 291 522 248

Europcar & Keddy by Europcar

Phone Number:

+351 291 524 633

Global Rent-a-Car & Madeira Rent

Phone Number:

+351 291 523 355

Goldcar & Rhodium

Phone Number:

+351 291 523 689

Interrent

Phone Number:

+351 21 145 1381

You will find all these companies before Security on Floor 0 in the Arrivals Hall. The exact address of the location is Aeroporto Do Funchal, 9100-105 Santa Cruz, Portugal

Off-Airport Companies

Centauro

Phone Number:

+351 308 810 777

Address: Rúa 24 de Julho nº 9 Sítio da Bemposta Freguesia de, Agua De Pena, 9200-229 Machico

Insularcar

Phone Number:

+351 919 479 639

Address: Rua da Casa Brancanº 27 A 9100 Funchal

Centauro provides car hire Funchal Madeira via a free shuttle transfer to its office, while Insularcar welcomes its customers through the Meet & Greet service.

What is the best car hire company in Madeira - Intl - Funchal?

Find the best car hire companies that are recommended to hire a car from at FNC Airport, Portugal:

  • Insularcar is the best car hire company in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport according to our customers’ reviews (9.3/10). It is a global company with a system of huge discounts and huge variety of vehicles of reasonable prices.
  • Rodavante has the average score of 8.5 out of 10. The company offers one of the best selection of business class vehicles.
  • Alamo has a 8.4/10 in accordance with the reviews of our customers. They provide a lot of additional bonuses free of charge. You can also find that their prices are amongst the lowest in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal.

Other providers also deserve attention. But three mentioned above have worldwide recognition of the level of car hire service.

Which car hire company is the most popular at Madeira - Intl - Funchal?

The most popular car hire agency in FNC Airport, Portugal is INSULARCAR. This company is well-established in the global market, offers a good discount system for regular users, is a guarantee of reliability and good service. Daily car hire rates start from £26. The company offers transparent rental conditions, discounts, and bonuses.

Car hire locations near Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal [FNC]

You can see a list of rental locations near Madeira - Intl - Funchal below. For your convenience, all the points are sorted by three types: car hire in airports, the city centres, and railway stations.

Note that the prices and the number of cars in the location may vary depending on the hire a car location. For example, hiring a car at the airport is sometimes more expensive than in the city centre, but the vehicle inventory is the largest, so first, check all offers in FNC Airport, Portugal and compare prices before hiring a car.

Nearby downtown car hire locations

Map of car hire locations near Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport

Ease your search by using the map below. We gathered all car hire locations, mentioned above, on this map. Zoom in or zoom out to make out how far all these offices are from Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport.This will help you find car hire near me effortlessly.

Show in Google Maps

How much will it cost to hire a car at Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal [FNC]

The average cost of hiring a car at Madeira - Intl - Funchal is £55 per day, but the final car hire cost directly depends on your requirements, age, time of booking, term of rental, etc.

When choosing a car for hire, it is worth to consider some factors:

  • It will be cheaper if you take and return the vehicle in the same place.
  • A car hire with a manual transmission will cost you less than with an automatic.
  • The lower the class of the vehicle, the cheaper it is to hire.
  • The more experienced a driver is, the more chances to save on hire car insurance.
  • To save money, choose a compact vehicle. It has lower rental costs and fuel consumption.

The daily prices to rent a car from the most trusted car hire agencies at FNC Airport, Portugal are displayed in the table below. Check out car hire prices of different vehicle types from agencies presented in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport:

Vendors Mini Mini Economy Economy Compact Compact Standard Standard Full Size Full Size Van Van Convertible Convertible SUV SUV Luxury Luxury
- from $28.12 from $40.84 from $32.63 - from $96.21 - - -
from $23.45 from $44.08 from $34.94 from $45.23 - from $127.60 - - -
- - from $62.80 from $65.94 - - - - -
from $23.45 from $23.45 from $29.26 from $32.30 - from $108.11 from $299.45 - -
- - from $65.43 from $59.89 - - - - -
from $22.83 from $24.09 from $30.19 from $32.00 - from $38.76 - from $25.61 from $76.57
from $22.25 from $26.70 from $36.26 - - - - from $94.31 -
from $33.92 from $36.63 from $48.82 from $106.21 - from $131.39 - - -
from $22.92 from $25.46 from $29.39 from $53.50 from $84.12 from $109.86 from $32.28 from $52.33 from $101.47
from $24.89 from $27.35 from $34.61 from $44.86 from $117.87 from $143.19 - - -
- - - - - - from $44.46 - -
from $25.56 from $27.02 from $31.84 from $36.96 from $79.43 from $70.62 from $102.82 from $55.45 from $98.19
from $27.64 from $30.16 from $35.21 from $51.77 - from $127.57 from $71.35 from $41.50 -
- - from $48.57 - - - - from $56.33 -
from $17.98 from $20.69 from $29.83 from $32.77 - - - - -
from $29.11 from $66.64 - from $50.58 - from $121.82 - - -
from $18.18 from $21.28 from $40.20 from $37.47 - from $91.44 - - -
from $28.22 from $30.89 from $37.42 - - - - - -
- from $61.62 - - - - - - -

Use the search form above for the exact car hire prices for your rental dates

Which car hire is the cheapest in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal?

If you are looking for the cheapest option in Madeira - Intl - Funchal, pay your attention to BRAVACAR company. They offer Mini class vehicles (Ford Ka or similar) for just £13 per day if you pick up and drop off your car at FNC Airport, Portugal.

You can find this company just at the airport terminal They also have other types of vehicles for the lowest prices ever. Before you rent a car, be sure to check all rental conditions, whether insurance is included, and whether there will be additional payments. Be sure to have the answers to all your questions about hire a car in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport before paying for your reservation.

Which car hire I can rent at Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal?

Due to the fact that there are 26 car hire companies at Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal and next to it, the choice of vehicles is quite large. Frequently, you can choose a car for yourself according to such parameters like capacity, type of gearbox, car class, etc.

  • By capacity: 2-, 4-, 5-, 7-, 8-, 9-, 11-, 12-seaters.
  • By type of gearbox: manual or automatic.
  • By vehicle class you have more options: Mini, Economy, Compact, Mid-size, Standard, Full-size, Premium, Luxury, SUV, Van, Convertible, etc.

The full list of car hire classes available at the Madeira - Intl - Funchal on Rental24.co.uk is presented below:

Select a group of vehicles to see detailed information about it, including pricing, models, and requirements to hire a car at FNC Airport, Portugal.

What car hire class is the most popular at Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport?

The most frequently booked car hire class in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal is 7seatcarrier - Citroen C4 Grand Picasso or similar. 7seatcarrier car hire prices in Madeira - Intl - Funchal differ a lot from various car hire companies. The lowest rate for 7seatcarrier vehicles is offered by RODAVANTE and starts from £100 per day.

The reason for this popularity is easily explained. Such vehicles are not only inexpensive to hire, but also very economical in fuel consumption.

What car models can I hire in Madeira - Intl - Funchal

For your convenience, all car hire available in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal are divided by brands. If you prefer a certain car model or you are sure that a car with the needed characteristics is presented in the lineup of a certain brand, start your search from the relevant page. You will get the vehicle of this brand at the top of the list of search results. If you are looking for a car from an appropriate manufacturer, the nearest rental locations are also on these pages.

Note In order to get a vehicle of a particular brand or an exact car model, you have to find an offer with the “Guaranteed car model” sign in the search result page. Otherwise, you will get a vehicle of the same car hire class, but not the car model or make that was on the image during your booking.

Basic car hire conditions and bonuses in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport

All the key points and answers to the most disturbing questions are right in this table. You don’t need to start an online investigation to find out how much is the young driver’s surcharge (for drivers younger than 25), or what fees are included in your car rental price in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport. We’ve done it for you.

Vendor Pick-up type Fuel Bonuses Excess Fee 2
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage available not for all cars
1,275 EUR - 5,050 EUR
$1,494.62 - $5,919.87
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Environmental fee
  • Meet late fee
  • Unlimited mileage
950 EUR - 1,600 EUR
$1,113.64 - $1,875.60
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,250 EUR - 3,813 EUR
$1,465.32 - $4,469.80
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Premium Location Fee
1,250 EUR - 3,815 EUR
$1,465.32 - $4,472.14
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,250 EUR - 3,075 EUR
$1,465.32 - $3,604.67
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Misc fee
  • Unlimited mileage
960 EUR - 1,230 EUR
$1,125.36 - $1,441.87
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
960 EUR - 1,180.8 EUR
$1,125.36 - $1,384.20
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Road tax
  • Unlimited mileage available not for all cars
950 EUR - 1,159 EUR
$1,113.64 - $1,358.64
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Unlimited mileage
1,200 EUR - 5,000 EUR
$1,406.70 - $5,861.26
- - -
1,200 EUR - 6,150 EUR
$1,406.70 - $7,209.35
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Younger driver
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,200 EUR - 1,600 EUR
$1,406.70 - $1,875.60
Airport terminal pickup -
  • Customer pickup
  • Customer drop off
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
950 EUR - 1,100 EUR
$1,113.64 - $1,289.48
- - -
1,180.8 EUR - 1,970 EUR
$1,384.20 - $2,309.34
- - -
600 EUR - 1,000 EUR
$703.35 - $1,172.25
Free shuttle bus Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Senior
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
- 1,200 EUR
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,330 EUR - 2,980 EUR
$1,559.10 - $3,493.31
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Younger driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,200 EUR - 2,000 EUR
$1,406.70 - $2,344.50
Free shuttle bus -
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Meet late fee
  • Unlimited mileage
800 EUR - 1,250 EUR
$937.80 - $1,465.32
Meet and greet Pick up and return quarter full
  • Young driver
  • Senior
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Road tax
  • Meet late fee
  • Unlimited mileage
800 EUR - 1,200 EUR
$937.80 - $1,406.70
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return quarter full
  • Customer drop off
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Meet late fee
  • Unlimited mileage
750 EUR - 1,000 EUR
$879.19 - $1,172.25
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,100 EUR - 2,000 EUR
$1,289.48 - $2,344.50
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
No data
2 This sum will be held on your credit card within the rental period, unless you’ve purchased full insurance.

Your search results will include rental conditions such as young driver requirements, fees and other charges. Please review them carefully.

How old do I have to be to rent a car at FNC Airport, Portugal

Want to hire a car, but you are under 25? On our website, you can get one of the best “young driver” options, which allow drivers under 25 year old to hire a car in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal.

The minimum age to hire a vehicle in Madeira - Intl - Funchal is 20 years old. But young drivers should be prepared for two additional terms and conditions:

  • The rates for young drivers with minimal driving experience are higher than for 25 years and older ones.
  • Not all models and brands of cars are available to young drivers to hire. Many agencies do not hire cars with powerful engines or luxury vehicles to drivers under 25 years of age.

With Rental24.co.uk, you will find the best car hire under 21 and under 25 year old in FNC Airport, Portugal. We want to make vehicle hire affordable for everyone!

To find out more about underage car hire deals in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport, visit our pages for young renters:

FAQ - Car hire in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal

How to get cheap car hire in Madeira - Intl - Funchal?

Hiring a vehicle at FNC Airport, Portugal is a good idea. That is why there are so many car hire companies at the airport. How to choose the cheapest car hire amongst all these offers? Heed the following advice:

  • Book your car hire in advance. So you can not only guarantee yourself the perfect model, but also count on an “Early bird” discount.
  • Pay attention to large network companies. Most often they have the opportunity to offer low-cost deals.
  • As a general rule, to hire a car in the city is cheaper than at the airport, but the selection of vehicles is also smaller off-airport.
  • When choosing a vehicle, assess your needs sensibly and do not require more options than you need.
  • Rental vehicles will cost you less if you collect and return it in the same place.

What documents do I need to hire a car in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal?

After you made a reservation on Rental24.co.uk, be sure to prepare and bring with you all the documents listed below to successfully pick up your car hire in Madeira - Intl - Funchal. If you do not present the required documents, the documentation is not valid or you do not have enough money on your credit or debit card, the car hire agency may refuse to release the vehicle and your funds spent on car hire won’t be reimbursed.

Don’t forget to provide upon arrival at the rental desk:

  • A printed version of your voucher as a proof of your booking at Rental24.co.uk.
  • A full driving licence held for a minimum of 1 year (sometimes 2 years are required; check terms and conditions) with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photocard.
  • International Driving Permit accompanied by the original domestic licence is constantly required. Read rental conditions to find out in which cases you do not need to provide IDP.
  • A valid photo ID (passport or national ID).
  • A credit card (or debit card if accepted) in the first name and surname of the main driver to pre-authorise a deposit. Your credit card must be valid for up to 6 months after the end of your hire a car period.

How to hire a car without a credit card at FNC Airport, Portugal?

You can use your debit card to pay for a reservation on our website. Note that to pick up your car, you must provide either a credit card, or a debit card to pre-authorise a deposit at the rental counter.

Mindfully read the rental conditions of your selected offer. On Rental24.co.uk, some car hire companies accept only credit cards to cover the deposit, whereas others allow debit cards as well.

Please note, only MasterCard or VISA debit cards in the main driver's name may be accepted. Moreover, if you need to use a debit card to hire a car, your rental duration can be no longer than 28 days.

You won’t be able to authorise the deposit with prepaid and electronic cards (Visa Electron). They are not accepted in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport.

Which car hire companies accept debit cards in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal?

In Madeira - Intl - Funchal, the following world-famous car hire companies may accept debit cards: Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Dollar, Budget, National, Enterprise, SIXT, Europcar, etc.

You also should know that if you purchase the Excess Reimbursement Insurance on our website, you will be required to present a credit card at the rental counter so that the car hire agency can authorise the deposit.

Can someone else drive my rental car at FNC Airport, Portugal?

If you plan to drive a rental vehicle with an extra driver, be sure to check this while booking. Some car hire companies may charge you extra money for each additional driver. This is primarily due to the different cost of insurance for one or more drivers.

Good news! You can find many car hire deals with free additional driver options in Madeira - Intl - Funchal FNC Airport! So don’t forget to check if the provider you selected offers a free additional driver option or for an extra charge.

What is car hire excess insurance in Madeira - Intl Airport - Funchal?

The general rule to drivers of rental vehicles is that they must be insured. Car insurance is usually provided by a car hire company. If you have your own insurance, be sure to consult with an insurance agent before the trip whether it covers car hire in your country and abroad.

If you want to save money and not buy a full insurance package, take the opportunity to secure your deposit by purchasing Excess Reimbursement Insurance on our website. Excess Insurance implies that the deposit will be required on your credit card during the pick-up, but if any money will be used from your deposit, they will be reimbursed by an insurance company.

What type of fuel policy should I choose in Madeira - Intl - Funchal?

The best petrol option is full-to-full (pick up and return full tank of fuel). In this case, you need to return the vehicle with the same fuel level as you collected; therefore, you pay only for the petrol you used.

But other fuel options are also possible, be sure to check them before hiring a car at FNC Airport, Portugal. And do not forget to fill the tank before returning the vehicle if this will save you some money.

How to pick up a car hire at Madeira Airport?

It all depends on where the company is based: at the airport or in the city location. You can find the exact location on your confirmation voucher. Let’s consider two possible options to pick up a car hire Funchal Madeira Airport:

  • Car hire in the Madeira Airport terminal. Such companies as Budget, Avis, Europcar, Keddy By Europcar, Rhodium, Goldcar, Enterprise, Guerin, National, Alamo, Hertz, Interrent, Global Rent-a-Car, Madeira Rent, Rodavante, Sixt, Dollar and Thrifty have desks at Floor 0 in the Arrivals Hall of the Madeira Airport. By following the signs, you will quickly reach any of them, where you will sign the contract and receive the keys.
  • Car hire near Madeira Airport. Centauro provides a free shuttle bus from the terminal to its office. In order to find it, head to the exit of the terminal building. Then turn right and walk about 50 meters. You will see a ‘Go to coffee & Food’ where you can wait for your shuttle bus that comes every 10-15 minutes.
    As another car hire Madeira off-airport company, Insularcar provides a Meet & Greet service. This means a company representative will meet you at the Arrivals Hall.

How to drop off a car hire at Madeira Airport?

First of all, don’t forget to clarify the drop-off location with a company employee when picking up a hire car. This way you will know where to go at the end of your trip and it won't take long to return the car hire Funchal Airport in Madeira.

If you picked up a hire car at the airport, then you will need to return it to the company's dedicated car park, or to the car park near the terminal. Picking up a Madeira car hire vehicle near the airport means returning it to the same place, that is, a car park near the provider's office.

What if you need to return your hire car after hours? Just park it in a pre-arranged location and leave the keys in the dropbox located nearby.

Don’t be late as this will result in a fine and don’t forget to refuel the vehicle according to the applicable fuel policy. The nearest gas station is Repsol, situated at AEROPORTO STA CATARINA, 9000-000 Santa Cruz.

Driving in Madeira

Car hire Funchal is the best way to get to know the island. You will be able to explore its most famous places as well as discover several secret destinations during your trip.

The scenic roads along the Madeira coastline are also a great reason to pick up a car hire in Madeira. However, despite the well-developed road network, some historic routes haven’t lost their charm, and are a kind of test of driving skills for travellers. Narrow sections, sharp turns, and windy climbs always keep you on the lookout.

There’s almost no traffic in Madeira, so it will be quite easy for you to travel in your hire car wherever you go. The streets of historic cities can cause some difficulty, where parking can be tiresome due to the tight space. Be careful not to damage the vehicle, or consider car hire Madeira no excess to protect yourself from any material risks. Alternatively, choose spacious underground and multi-story garages to park your car. Parking costs range from 0.10 to 3 Euros per hour.

Points of interest near Madeira Airport

Car hire in Madeira gives you freedom of movement and many sightseeing options for your trip. Due to its small size, the island is easily travelable by car. This means you can go anywhere and then change your travel plans without wasting a lot of time. Car hire Madeira makes it a reality.

When you pick up a car hire Madeira Funchal Airport, the first question you will have is where to go. We have compiled a small but informative travel guide for your future car hire trip:

  • Funchal, 20 kilometers from Madeira Airport. Funchal is the ancient and very beautiful capital of Madeira. The picturesque southern coast of the city resembles a natural amphitheater with tropical greenery, beautiful parks, and gardens, as well as historic buildings and neat tiled houses.
  • Câmara de Lobos, 26-kilometers-drive from the airport. This charming fishing town is renowned for its picturesque countryside and the highest cape in Europe called Cabo Girao. The blooming city is spread over fertile terraces of an impressive landscape and offers stunning views of the coast and the ocean.
  • Sao Vicente, 50 kilometers away from Madeira Airport. This place is distinguished by fertile green terraces set against the backdrop of majestic mountains. The winding road leading to the city is also where you should stop. It offers incredible views of the valleys, rocky cliffs, and Madeira waterfalls.
  • Calheta, 52 kilometers away. The resort town of Calheta has a beautiful harbor, picturesque landscapes, and endless sandy beaches. This place seems to be created for a comfortable stay, leisurely walks along the sea promenade, and admiring incredible natural views.
  • Porto Moniz, 66-kilometers-drive from Madeira Airport. Porto Moniz is located in a picturesque area between the rocks and the ocean. From anywhere in the city, you can enjoy an amazing panorama of the Atlantic waters, pristine nature, and charming tiled houses. Porto Moniz is also famous for its hiking trails in the unique Laurissilva Forest and stunning natural pools of volcanic origin.