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Why book with Alamo Rent a Car and Orbit Car Hire?

Compare car hire prices with Alamo and Orbit Car Hire and enjoy great features such as unlimited mileage, low excess and excellent customer service at over 1.100 locations. You also enjoy 24/7 support with our team of experts who will help you at all times. Enjoy easy and stress-free car hire with Alamo. Find your low car rental price with Alamo Car Hire today! 

Why use Alamo Rent a Car?

  • Well known brand since 1974
  • Famous for their excellent customer service
  • Known for the quality of vehicles 
  • Have become known as one of the best car hire companies in the world
  • You can find great prices but still get the hassle-free service
  • Located at all major locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Who is Alamo Car Hire?

Alamo Rent a Car was founded in 1974 and is based in the United States. it is owned by Enterprise holding along with Enterprise Rent a Car and National Car Rental. Alamo has gained its reputation for low prices, quality vehicles and excellent service all over the world. With over 1.100 locations in all continents of the world, you can be sure to find your Alamo Car Hire where ever you travel. 

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Hire a car from Alamo Rent a Car with Unlimited Mileage

When you book your car with Alamo and Orbit Car Hire you will find all the offers with Unlimited Mileage. With Orbit Car Hire you can find both limited and unlimited mileage. It is displayed on the car card while searching for offers on our webpage. 

Rent a car with Alamo Rent a Car with free cancellation

When you book a car at Orbit Car Hire you will enjoy a free cancellation up to 48 hours before the rental. We issue all refunds the same day, to ensure your money is back in your account soon as possible. 

Hire a car with Alamo and enjoy a low-security deposit

All car rental companies require a security deposit to be taken before the rental. Each company has their own amounts according to its terms and conditions. With Alamo Rent a Car you can enjoy a low-security deposit at all locations. To find the security deposit you clock "Rental Details" on the offer you have found. 

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What do I need to book a car online for the Azores?

credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. In many European Union countries, a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

How old do I need to be to rent a car there?

The minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply for renters between 18-20 years old. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.

Do I need car rental insurance in the Azores?

Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Azores islands with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.

Do I need a credit card to rent a car and book online?

In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

Do I need an international driving license when renting a car in the Islands?

An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.

How do I find the cheapest car reservation in Azores Islands?

You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets. You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Toyota Aygo, VW Polo and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices. 

What is the best car rental company in Azores Islands?

You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Ilhaverde, Micauto, ANC Rent a Car, Enterprise rent a car, Ace Rent a Car and Europcar. 

What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find in Azores Islands?

You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are VW Polo, Fiat Panda, Toyota Aygo, Renault Clio and Toyota Yaris. 

Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in Azores Islands?

Most car rentals in Azores Islands offer unlimited mileage in their offers

What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?

Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.

Are there any hidden fees in the Azores Island car hire?

There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and in our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:

  • Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
  • One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
  • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
  • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not in relation to the regulation of the specific country),
  • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental in order to avoid any unexpected surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

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