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        Ponta Delgada Airport is also known as Joao Paulo II Airport which is an international airport located on the Island of São Miguel in the Azores Islands. It is the most popular car hire pick up location in the Azores Islands. All of the major cars hire companies as well as the best local rental car companies have offices in or near Ponta Delgada Airport. Including Gurin, Ilha Verde, ANC Azores Holidays, Micauto, Europcar, Goldcar and Enterprise. Find the best car hire deals in Ponta Delgada Airport with Orbit and explore all of what São Miguel has to offer. 

        Why rent a car in Ponta Delgada

        Check Orbitcarhire.com if you are looking for a cheap hire car in Ponta Delgada 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 Ponta Delgada Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rentals at Ponta Delgada Airport, you can also contact Orbit where we offer 24/7 customer support. 

        Where to pick up your Ponta Delgada Airport rental car 

        Picking up your rental car at Ponta Delgada Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as Guerin, ACE, Europcar, Ilha Verde, Micauto, and Enterprise 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.

        Ponta Delgada 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 Portugal. So if you have any doubts after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Portugal.

        About Ponta Delgada

        Ponta Delgada is a beautiful city located on the island of Sao Miguel in Portugal. It is known for its stunning architecture and vibrant culture, drawing many visitors to the island each year. So if you are looking for a relaxing vacation in a picturesque location, Ponta Delgada is worth considering.
        One of the main things that make Ponta Delgada so unique is its impressive architecture. There are many gorgeous churches and palaces throughout the city, beautifully preserved over time. These striking buildings truly add interest and character to the city centre, making it an enjoyable place to explore.
        In addition to its fascinating architecture, Ponta Delgada also has a vibrant cultural scene with lots of great restaurants, bars and cafes. It is the perfect place to enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine and soak up the lively atmosphere. Many excellent shops sell locally made products, so it’s easy to find souvenirs to take home with you.
        Overall, Ponta Delgada is a beautiful destination for a relaxing vacation. Whether you’re interested in exploring its history and culture or simply enjoying its beautiful setting, this city-centre will impress you. If you plan to visit other islands of the Azores also, you can read more about what islands are best to visit

        Road trip ideas from Ponta Delgada

        There's something special about road trips. They're a great way to see new places and explore different parts of the country. And, when you're driving through Ponta Delgada, there are plenty of unique road trip destinations to choose from.

        Whether you're looking for stunning coastal views, charming small towns, or exciting cities, there's a road trip route in Ponta Delgada. So, grab your car keys and get ready for an adventure. Here are some of the best road trips from Ponta Delgada.

        North Coast Road Trip

        If you want to see the best that Ponta Delgada offers, then this North Coast road trip is for you. Start by driving to the town of Lagoa, where you can explore the quaint shops and cafes. Then, head to the city of Ponta Delgada for some sightseeing. Be sure to visit the Sao Miguel Island Fortress and the Portas da Cidade.

        After exploring Ponta Delgada, continue driving north to the town of Ribeira Grande. This charming town is home to a black sand beach and a beautiful church. From Ribeira Grande, drive to Furnas to see the famous hot springs.

        End your road trip in Sete Cidades, where you can admire the stunning views from Miradouro da Vista do Rei. It is one of the most popular spots on the island, and for a good reason. The views are simply breathtaking.

        West Coast Road Trip

        If you want to see a different side of Ponta Delgada, this West Coast road trip is right up your alley. Start by driving to the town of Calheta, where you can stop at some charming cafés or enjoy a cup of tea in one of the exotic gardens. Then head west to Porto Formoso, where you can take a refreshing dip in the ocean waters.

        The next stop is Ribeira Seca, another small coastal town with beautiful beaches and incredible views. From here, drive north to Faial da Terra for more stunning landscapes and rugged coastline. Finally, end your road trip to Mosteiros, where you can visit the black sand beach and admire the fantastic vistas.

        Whether you're looking for stunning views or charming small towns, Ponta Delgada has plenty of fantastic road trip destinations. So, get in your car and start exploring this beautiful island today! If you're looking for a fun and exciting way to explore Ponta Delgada, there's no better option than a road trip. Whether you choose the North Coast Road Trip or the West Coast Road Trip, you'll discover unique sights and enjoy breathtaking views. So what are you waiting for? Grab your car keys and start exploring Ponta Delgada today!

        • Car Hire in Ponta Delgada Airport

          Most popular rental cars at Ponta Delgada Airport

          The most popular rental car in Ponta Delgada Airport is the Mini or Economy car category as they are the most suitable l for driving through the town of Ponta Delgada and throughout the whole Island of São Miguel.

        • Cheap car hire Ponta Delgada Airport

          Hire a car at Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) 

          Ponta Delgada Airport is located in the city of Ponta Delgada in São Miguel, the largest island of the Azores. It is the main international airport of the Ponta Delgada with many low-cost airlines providing cheap flight tickets to Ponta Delgada Airport. These are airlines such as Air France, Lufthansa, SATA International-Azores Airlines S.A., Swiss International Air Lines, and TAP Air Portugal that provide flights from the UK to Ponta Delgada. Some airlines provide direct flights, but most of them will offer cheap flights with a stopover from London Heathrow. 

          Ponta Delgada Car Rental

          9500-749 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

          IATA: PDL

          ICAO: LPPD

          Name: João Paulo II Airport

          Ponta Delgada coordinates:

          37.7493° N, 25.7104° W

        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 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 Ponta Delgada with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include the mandatory insurance 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 Ponta Delgada?

        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 Ponta Delgada?

        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 car deals can I find in Ponta Delgada?

        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 Ponta Delgada?

        Most car rentals in Ponta Delgada 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 that, 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 Ponta Delgada 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. 

        Automatic Car Rental in Ponta Delgada

        Although most car rentals offer manual cars, you will be able to find great deals with Automatic cars at Ponta Delgada Airport through Orbit. You can filter "Automatic Transmission" when searching offers for deals at Delagada Airport. 

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