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Car hire in Porto Airport [OPO]

Dreaming of a beach holiday combined with top-notch sightseeing opportunities? Welcome to Porto! Located on the northwest coast of Portugal, this place is famous for its warm climate, picturesque ocean coast with excellent beaches, as well as a huge selection of cultural values ​​and entertainment venues. Plus, a large international airport situated 9 kilometers away from the city makes it easy to get there.

That’s why choosing Porto for your next vacation is a great idea. Another great idea is to pick up a car hire Porto Airport for your trip. The car will allow you to explore the city at your own pace, choosing the most interesting and unique places. With a hire car Porto Airport your journey promises to be truly exciting as you don't have to wait for the bus at the bus stop. Just jump into your hire car and drive towards adventure!

Porto is also a great starting point for incredible day trips. If you book a Porto Airport car hire, in addition to the amazing city attractions, you have access to many other interesting places in the area. Easy and cheap car hire Porto is what you need for the perfect trip. Thus, don’t miss to find the best deal on our website and guarantee a successful trip to Porto.

Ford Ka

Mini

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

$8.84 /day

Opel Adam

Mini

4x
1x
Hire Opel Adam
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$9.46 /day

Smart Fortwo

Mini

2x
1x
Hire Smart Fortwo
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$29.00 /day

Peugeot 107

Mini

4x
1x
Hire Peugeot 107

$56.39 /day

Ford Fiesta

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Ford Fiesta
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$10.29 /day

Fiat Punto

Economy

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

$11.12 /day

BMW i3

Economy

5x
2x
Hire BMW i3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$39.58 /day

Mini Cooper

Economy

4x
2x
Hire Mini Cooper

$56.75 /day

Opel Astra

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Opel Astra
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$11.89 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$12.74 /day

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Toyota C-HR Hybrid
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$51.13 /day

Audi A3

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Audi A3
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$97.66 /day

Peugeot 2008

SUV

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

$12.95 /day

Renault Captur

SUV

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

$16.64 /day

Volvo XC60

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Volvo XC60
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$107.51 /day

Mercedes GLC

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Mercedes GLC
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$134.33 /day

Renault Megane Estate

Estate

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

$14.59 /day

Peugeot 308 Estate

Estate

5x
4x
Hire Peugeot 308 Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$19.58 /day

Volkswagen Golf Estate

Estate

5x
4x
Hire Volkswagen Golf Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$159.90 /day

Mercedes C Class Coupe

Intermediate elite

4x
3x
Hire Mercedes C Class Coupe
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$288.80 /day

Fiat 500 Convertible

Convertible

4x
1x
Hire Fiat 500 Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$17.52 /day

Smart Fortwo Convertible

Convertible

2x
1x
Hire Smart Fortwo Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$19.91 /day

BMW 4 Series

Convertible

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

$164.26 /day

Ford Mustang Convertible

Convertible

4x
4x
Hire Ford Mustang Convertible
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$426.12 /day

Seat Alhambra

7 seat people carrier

7x
2x
Hire Seat Alhambra
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$33.60 /day

Ford Galaxy

7 seat people carrier

7x
2x
Hire Ford Galaxy
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$36.95 /day

Toyota Hilux

Cargo van

5x
3x
Hire Toyota Hilux

$124.36 /day

Renault Espace

7 seat people carrier

7x
2x
Hire Renault Espace
  • Airport fee

$186.88 /day

Mercedes CLA

Premium

5x
3x
Hire Mercedes CLA
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$47.36 /day

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

Premium

4x
3x
Hire BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

$69.20 /day

Porsche Taycan

Luxury

4x
3x
Hire Porsche Taycan

$344.89 /day

Porsche 911

Luxury

4x
1x
Hire Porsche 911
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$467.78 /day

Mercedes C Class

Fullsize

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

$47.72 /day

Volvo S60

Fullsize

5x
4x
Hire Volvo S60
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$52.36 /day

Lexus IS200

Fullsize

5x
4x
Hire Lexus IS200
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$68.26 /day

Mercedes C Class

Fullsize

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

$81.20 /day

What is the best car to hire at Porto Airport?

If you are planning a summer trip then a convertible will be a great option for car hire Porto. What can be more exciting than driving along the coast in the iconic Ford Mustang Convertible, or the smaller Fiat 500 Convertible?

For travelling with children, consider a spacious 7-seater minivan such as the Renault Scenic, Opel Zafira, or similar. Mini, economy, and compact categories will be the best way to find cheap car hire Porto. In addition, such cars are convenient to park in a confined space, which is very important when driving in Porto.

If you are going to travel on country roads, take advantage of the SUV car hire Porto Portugal.

How to hire a car in Porto with Rental24.co.uk?

Using the search form, you will see a list of cars available for hire in OPO Airport, Portugal 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 Porto OPO Airport. 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 Porto - 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 arrange a car hire Porto Airport. Most of the companies are located right at the airport terminal. Among them are Avis, Budget, Europcar, Geurin, Enterprise, National, Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, and Sixt, which are available just after luggage claim. This means you can pick up a car hire Porto Airport Portugal as soon as you land.

Firefly and Drive & Go are located 300 meters from the airport terminal, and you can easily reach them on foot. Other providers offering a car hire Porto are based off the airport. Alamo, Centauro, Goldcar, Interrent, and Rhodium provide free shuttle service to their offices, while Drive on Holidays is ready to welcome you with a “Meet and Greet” service. Buses run every 10-15 minutes 24/7, making it easy to get to the pickup location.

Once you have picked up the car hire Porto Airport, getting to the city centre is not a problem. Start at the car park, and head towards the south exit of the airport. Then turn right onto the VR1 motorway. At the next fork, keep to the left and continue driving along the VR1 road. In Custoias, drive on the right side and take the A4 exit towards Matosinhos Centro. At the next roundabout, take the first exit onto the A28, which will take you to the centre of Porto.

What car hire companies are in Porto?

Hire a car in Porto 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:

You can find here as in most airports overall two types of suppliers. Some car hire companies are located just in the OPO Airport, Portugal terminal: Europcar, Avis, Thrifty, Cael, Drive4less, Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Enterprise, Guerin, Dollar, Hertz dream collection, Keddy by europcar, Flizzr, Dollar and others.

Some companies could provide a shuttle bus from the terminal to their pick-up point or hire a car office: Bravacar, Sadorent, Green motion, Centauro, Oporent, Turisprime, Mex, etc.

What is the best car hire company in Porto OPO Airport?

Find the best car hire companies that are recommended to hire a car from at Porto - Airport:

  • Autocunha is the best car hire company in Porto according to our customers’ reviews (9.1/10). It is a global company with a system of huge discounts and huge variety of vehicles of reasonable prices.
  • Cael has the average score of 8.9 out of 10. The company offers one of the best selection of business class vehicles.
  • Europcar 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 OPO Airport, Portugal.

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 Porto OPO Airport?

The most popular car hire agency in Porto - Airport is AUTOCUNHA. 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 £41. The company offers transparent rental conditions, discounts, and bonuses.

Car hire locations near Porto Airport [OPO]

You can see a list of rental locations near Porto OPO Airport 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 Porto - Airport and compare prices before hiring a car.

Nearby car hire locations on railway stations

Nearby downtown car hire locations

Map of car hire locations near Porto

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 Porto.This will help you find car hire near me effortlessly.

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How much will it cost to hire a car at Porto Airport [OPO]

The average cost of hiring a car at Porto OPO Airport is £68 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 Porto - Airport are displayed in the table below. Check out car hire prices of different vehicle types from agencies presented in Porto:

Vendors Mini Mini Economy Economy Compact Compact Standard Standard Full Size Full Size Van Van SUV SUV Luxury Luxury Convertible Convertible
- from $25.58 from $49.27 from $43.14 - from $74.67 - from $94.40 -
- - from $47.73 from $33.91 - from $108.52 from $41.87 - -
- - from $23.15 from $31.54 - from $75.84 from $25.69 - -
from $13.11 from $19.40 from $17.83 from $35.71 from $47.72 from $43.51 from $47.63 - -
- from $24.43 from $19.59 from $19.79 - from $33.60 from $18.63 - -
from $17.65 from $24.17 from $42.36 from $32.02 from $52.36 from $56.10 - from $90.32 -
- from $56.75 from $28.74 from $31.37 from $60.93 from $50.37 from $61.38 from $69.20 -
from $14.99 from $15.98 from $19.60 from $24.98 - from $39.38 from $27.27 - -
from $29.00 from $13.42 from $16.99 from $35.41 - - - from $47.36 -
from $56.39 - - - - - - - -
- from $19.82 - - - from $56.04 - - from $17.52
- - - from $288.80 - - - from $103.40 from $164.26
from $17.71 - from $21.90 from $38.81 - from $84.93 - - -
from $12.40 from $13.77 from $15.62 from $19.58 - from $54.96 from $16.64 - -
from $15.20 from $18.04 - from $30.23 - - - - -
from $10.42 from $12.21 from $20.71 from $24.85 - from $49.55 from $18.59 from $82.89 from $26.11
from $9.46 from $10.29 from $11.89 - - from $51.05 from $12.95 - -
- from $20.70 from $35.99 from $25.33 from $65.17 from $73.58 from $29.40 - -
from $8.84 from $11.12 from $12.74 from $14.59 - - - - -
from $15.36 from $16.10 from $20.83 from $28.05 - from $74.80 from $19.10 - -
from $16.14 from $18.37 from $18.98 from $28.42 - from $63.36 from $31.51 - from $19.91
- - from $97.66 from $56.60 from $68.26 - - from $88.25 -
- - - - - from $122.27 - - -

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

Which car hire is the cheapest in OPO Airport, Portugal?

If you are looking for the cheapest option in Porto OPO Airport, pay your attention to BRAVACAR company. They offer Mini class vehicles (Ford Ka or similar) for just £6 per day if you pick up and drop off your car at Porto - Airport.

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 Porto before paying for your reservation.

Which car hire I can rent at OPO Airport, Portugal?

Due to the fact that there are 43 car hire companies at OPO Airport, Portugal 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 Porto OPO Airport 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 Porto - Airport.

What car hire class is the most popular at Porto?

The most frequently booked car hire class in OPO Airport, Portugal is 7seatcarrier - Renault Scenic or similar. 7seatcarrier car hire prices in Porto OPO Airport differ a lot from various car hire companies. The lowest rate for 7seatcarrier vehicles is offered by EUROPCAR and starts from £72 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 Porto OPO Airport

For your convenience, all car hire available in OPO Airport, Portugal 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 Porto

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 Porto. 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
1,250 EUR - 6,890 EUR
$1,465.32 - $8,076.82
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
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
  • Environmental fee
  • Unlimited mileage
950 EUR - 1,500 EUR
$1,113.64 - $1,758.38
Free shuttle bus Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental 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
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage available not for all cars
  • Premium Location Fee
1,250 EUR - 9,595 EUR
$1,465.32 - $11,247.76
- -
  • Young driver
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Misc fee
960 EUR - 1,230 EUR
$1,125.36 - $1,441.87
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Road tax
  • Unlimited mileage available not for all cars
950 EUR - 1,500 EUR
$1,113.64 - $1,758.38
Meet and greet Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Senior
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Meet late fee
  • Unlimited mileage
780 EUR - 1,000 EUR
$914.36 - $1,172.25
- - -
2,352.38 EUR - 5,645.7 EUR
$2,757.58 - $6,618.18
- - -
960 EUR - 1,560 EUR
$1,125.36 - $1,828.71
- - -
1,000 EUR - 2,500 EUR
$1,172.25 - $2,930.63
- - -
1,599 EUR - 2,460 EUR
$1,874.43 - $2,883.74
- - -
950 EUR
$1,113.64
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Airport fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Misc fee: $5.86
  • Unlimited mileage
5,000 EUR - 8,610 EUR
$5,861.26 - $10,093.09
- - -
1,250 EUR - 6,150 EUR
$1,465.32 - $7,209.35
- - -
1,950 EUR - 3,500 EUR
$2,285.89 - $4,102.88
- - -
1,250 EUR - 2,500 EUR
$1,465.32 - $2,930.63
- - -
1,000 EUR - 1,250 EUR
$1,172.25 - $1,465.32
- - -
850 EUR - 1,100 EUR
$996.41 - $1,289.48
- - -
1,599 EUR - 3,075 EUR
$1,874.43 - $3,604.67
Free shuttle bus Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Senior
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,550 EUR - 3,050 EUR
$1,816.99 - $3,575.37
- - -
1,050 EUR - 3,690 EUR
$1,230.86 - $4,325.61
- - -
1,000 EUR - 3,200 EUR
$1,172.25 - $3,751.21
Meet and greet Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Younger driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Customer drop off
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
880 EUR - 1,100 EUR
$1,031.58 - $1,289.48
Free shuttle bus Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,100 EUR - 2,000 EUR
$1,289.48 - $2,344.50
Airport terminal pickup -
  • Customer pickup
  • Customer drop off
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
900 EUR - 1,000 EUR
$1,055.03 - $1,172.25
- - -
1,330 EUR
$1,559.10
- - -
1,000 EUR - 3,075 EUR
$1,172.25 - $3,604.67
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
Free shuttle bus Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Senior
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
- 1,500 EUR
Free shuttle bus -
  • Young driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Customer drop off
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
850 EUR - 1,000 EUR
$996.41 - $1,172.25
- - -
1,000 EUR - 1,550 EUR
$1,172.25 - $1,816.99
- -
  • Young driver
  • Younger driver
  • Customer pickup
  • Oneway rental fee
1,200 EUR - 2,000 EUR
$1,406.70 - $2,344.50
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Unlimited mileage
1,180 EUR - 2,980 EUR
$1,383.26 - $3,493.31
- - -
1,180.8 EUR - 2,830 EUR
$1,384.20 - $3,317.47
Free shuttle bus 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.

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How old do I have to be to rent a car at Porto - Airport

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 OPO Airport, Portugal.

The minimum age to hire a vehicle in Porto OPO Airport 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 Porto - Airport. We want to make vehicle hire affordable for everyone!

To find out more about underage car hire deals in Porto, visit our pages for young renters:

FAQ - Car hire in OPO Airport, Portugal

How to get cheap car hire in Porto OPO Airport?

Hiring a vehicle at Porto - Airport 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 Porto OPO Airport, Portugal?

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 Porto OPO Airport. 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 Porto - Airport?

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 Porto.

Which car hire companies accept debit cards in OPO Airport, Portugal?

In Porto OPO Airport, 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 Porto - Airport?

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 Porto! 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 OPO Airport, Portugal?

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 Porto OPO Airport?

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 Porto - Airport. 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 Porto Airport?

As a renter, you have several ways to pick up a hire car Porto Airport. Check your booking confirmation voucher for more information. Most of the agencies are located in the terminal, and a few are within 300 meters from it. While other Porto car hire companies are based off the airport, providing free shuttle buses to their offices or giving you the benefit of a “Meet and Greet” service. Let's look at each case separately:

  • In-terminal pickup. Since the counters of the companies are located right in the arrivals hall, go there immediately after collecting your luggage. Most of the international suppliers are represented there, as well as several local firms. The wide variety of offers increases your chances of getting a cheap car hire Porto Airport. In-terminal pick-up is the fastest and easiest way to start your road trip.
  • On-airport pickup. Firefly and Drive & Go have their offices within walking distance of the terminal. In order to get there, you need to exit the terminal and walk about 300 meters to the right. If you want, you can also use the shuttle transfer.
  • Free shuttle bus. Several companies including large international brands allow car hire Porto Portugal to be picked up off the airport. They provide a free shuttle transfer to their offices where you sign the contract and collect your vehicle.
  • Meet and Greet. Several companies offer Porto Airport car hire vehicles through the “Meet and Greet” service. This means a company representative will be waiting for you in the car park at the pre-agreed place, where you will provide all the documents and pick up your car.

How to drop off a car hire at Porto Airport?

It’s an easy task to drop off car hire Porto Airport Portugal. For this, you need to return the car to a pre-agreed location. If you picked up a hire car in the terminal car park, then you need to drop it off at the same place. For off-airport companies, a drop-off location is most often a car park near the office. Although the procedure if returning hire car Porto Airport is not complicated, you need to follow a few important recommendations:

  • Don't be late, thus allow enough time for the return trip. Also, don’t drop off your vehicle too early, so as not to be charged.
  • If your flight departs late at night and you need to return your vehicle after hours, just leave the key in the dropbox. You can find it right in the Drop Off car park.
  • Refuel your hire car before returning according to the specific fuel policy. The nearest refueling point is the Jumbo Gasiloneiras petrol station located at Avenida Fernando Távora 1570, one minute drive from the airport.

Driving in Porto

Car hire Porto Portugal is the best solution for getting around the area. You don't have to stick to public transport schedules. Moreover, buses and trains cover only a small part of local points of interest.

Pick up a car hire Porto Airport and head to the picturesque coastline full of amazing beaches. Then, set off to explore Porto's iconic cobbled streets with famous architecture, museums, and entertainment venues. And if you get bored, grab your car hire Porto to find even more great places in the region. Around Porto, you will find atmospheric old towns, natural attractions, and endless wild beaches.

Like other major cities, Porto has its own driving features. We have prepared a few important points for you to remember:

  • Exploring the Old City by car can be difficult due to the narrow, one-way cobbled streets. So if you've picked up a car hire Porto Airport, leave it a few blocks away and take a walk.
  • The busiest traffic in Porto is from 8 till 9 am and from 5 till 7 pm. Allow more time for your trip if you plan to travel during these hours.
  • The A20 and A41 motorways are the busiest roads in the city. If possible, choose alternative routes to avoid traffic.
  • Driving car hire Porto Portugal involves travelling along toll roads. However, you can’t pay by credit card or cash at a toll gate for most of them. They are electronically tolled, so you need to have a special e-toll device in your car. These include the A28 and A24 motorways heading north, as well as the A28 heading south and the A7 that leads to the east. Ask your supplier about the e-toll device when you pick up a Porto Airport car hire vehicle.
  • Street parking in the city centre is not always a good idea. Firstly, it’s difficult to find, and secondly, someone may block you. Give preference to car park garages, which you will find a lot in Porto.
  • Porto may seem rather confusing for inexperienced travellers. Use the GPS navigator to feel confident and not get lost.

Points of interest near Porto Airport

If you pick up a hire car Porto Airport, you can enjoy endless sightseeing opportunities. The city is located just 9 kilometers from the airport, so you can quickly access its most amazing spots. Outside of Porto, there are also many interesting places to explore. Here are some incredible attractions to travel by car hire Porto Airport:

  • Porto City Park, 10 kilometers from the airport. No parks in Portugal can match the size of Porto City Park. It covers an area of ​​83 hectares, including four lakes bordering the Atlantic Ocean. This makes it a great place to breathe fresh air and unwind among the greenery.
  • Sea Life Porto, 12 kilometers away from Porto Airport. Be sure to head there for an unforgettable underwater experience. You will be glad about the riot of colors of its marine life. Large sharks, rays, seahorses, colorful tropical fish live here. Various shows are another reason to go there.
  • Guimaraes, 52-kilometer-drive from the airport. Guimaraes is the first capital of Portugal and the birthplace of its first king. The old medieval streets and the well-preserved old castle make this city one of the most attractive spots to explore with a car hire Porto.
  • Aveiro, 86 kilometers away. Aveiro is located on the southeastern edge of a picturesque lagoon. The city is crossed by three canals with beautiful pedestrian bridges across them. Aveiro is made for walking. There are no hills, and the main attractions are close to each other.
  • Espinho, 34 kilometers from the airport. Espinho is a young resort full of excellent long beaches. This is where you should come to experience tranquility, and enjoy the beauty of the water element.

One-Way Car Hire from Porto Airport

Porto Airport car hire one-way is a great idea to make your trip even more vivid and memorable. For example, you pick up a car hire Porto, then cross Portugal from north to south, while exploring the amazing sights along the way, and return the vehicle to Faro. Sounds good? In fact, you have a lot more one-way locations at your disposal. This will allow you to find new experiences and get so much more out of your trip.

One-way deals available on our website already include all associated fees, so you can count on an affordable and cheap car hire Porto Airport wherever you travel. If you are dreaming of enhancing your trip with even more sights, then consider the following points as one-way destinations for car hire Porto Airport:

One-way directions Distance Average travel time
Braga 52 km/34 miles via A3 45 min
Coimbra 134 km/83 miles via A1 1 h 25 min
Santiago de Compostela 229 km/146 miles via A3 and AP-9 2 h 25 min
A Coruña 297 km/186 miles via A3 and AP-9 2 h 55 min
Lisbon 324 km/202 miles via A1 3 h 05 min
Setubal 359 km/223 miles via A1 3 h 20 min
Madrid 559 km/347 miles via A4 5 h 35 min
Faro 561 km/348 miles via A1 and A2 5 h 00 min
Seville 580 km/360 miles via A-66 6 h 15 min