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        Compare cheap car hire in Terceira Airport

        Hiring a car for your trip around Terceira is a great idea. With Orbitcarhire.com you can compare cheap car hire with some of the best local companies in Terceira as well as well known brands. If you are planning a trip to Terceira Island, then a rental car is best suited so you can explore all of what the Island has to offer. 

        Why rent a car in Terceira

        Check Orbitcarhire.com if you are looking for a cheap car rental in Terceira Airport. Our team negotiates with all the major car rental companies to bring you exclusive deals and the lowest prices on a range of vehicles. We will always do our best to provide a service that will make your car rental in Terceira Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rental at  Terceira Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire where we offer 24/7 customer support. 

        Where to pick up your Terceira Airport rental car 

        Picking up your rental car at Terceira Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as IlhaVerde, Goldcar, and Angrauto to have rental kiosks inside or near the terminal.  You will find your rental car pick-up instructions on your voucher, you can also see it while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.

        Terceira Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in Azores Islands. So if you have any doubt after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Azores Islands.

        What to see in Terceira

        It is one of the most beautiful islands in the Azores archipelago. Geographically, it is an island full of contrasts with black volcanic rocks and green fields. If you are planning a visit to Terceira, do not miss: - The beautiful town of Lajes do Pico with its numerous restaurants and bars. We strongly recommend enjoying the Duke of Terceira Garden. And if you want to buy local products, go to Biscoitos or Praia da Vitória.

        Biscoitos is a good tip for buying local produce. It's not far from Angra dos Reis, but you get to see a pretty fishing village with colourful houses. In Biscoitos itself, there is this cute little man selling delicious shell-shaped cakes that I personally loved!

        There are many things to see on Terceira in the Azores. First of all, you should definitely visit Praia da Vitória, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island! Caloura Cave is a must for nature lovers. Would you like to visit Corvo Island? It is one of the smallest islands in Portugal and can be reached by ferry from Terceira in about 30 minutes! Do not miss Biscoitos, a fishing village where you can also find some great local products. And last but not least: Lajes do Pico, where you will find great restaurants and bars.

        Automatic car hire at Terceira Airport 

        If you are looking for a great deal on automatic car rental in Terceira, then this is the place to be. We have excellent deals with local companies Ilha Verde and Angrauto who will provide your generic vehicle of choice! Book today before prices go up again

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          Most popular rental cars at Terceira Airport

          The most popular rental car in Terceira Airport is the Mini or economy car category as they are the most suitable l for driving through busy streets and cities. With the Opel Adam and Renault Twingo often offering great prices. 

          Travelling to Terceira with a large group? You can rent a 9 seater Opel Vivaro at affordable prices. With seats for 9 passengers and large luggage space, you can travel all around the island without any problems. 

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          Hire a car at Terceira Airport (TER) 

          Terceira Airport also goes by the name Lajes International Airport. It is the main airport for the Terceira island in the Azores. You will find cheap flights with low-cost airlines from the UK and Portugal to Terceira Airport. When you travel around the island you will find that hiring a car is crucial. It will give you the freedom to explore all of what is to offer at your own time and pace. 

          Lajes International Airport

          Terceira Airport (TER)

          Lajes, Portugal

          IATA: TER

          ICAO: LPLA

        FAQ

        What you need to know about renting a car

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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 great car hire deals 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 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.

        Do you need a car in the Azores?

        Public transportation is limited in the Azores, the only option for public transportation is in Ponta Delgada. It is highly recommended to hire a car for your trip to the Azores so you can explore all of what the nine Islands have to offer. 

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Terceira Airport

        • Angrauto
        • Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar
        • Europcar
        • GoldCar Rental
        • Ilhaverde

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