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Ponta Delgada Airport is also known as João Paulo II Airport which is an international airport located on the Island São Miguel in the Azores Islands. It is the most popular car hire pick up location in the Azores Islands. All of the major car 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 Rent a Car, Europcar, Goldcar and Enterprise Rent a Car. Find your cheap car hire in Ponta Delgada Airport with Orbit Car Hire 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 car rental 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 rental at  Ponta Delgada Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire 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 Rent a Car, Europcar, Ilha Verde, Micauto Rent a Car, 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 Car Hire.

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 doubt after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Portugal.

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    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 or João Paulo II Airport which is its official name 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 Azores Islands with many low-cost airlines providing cheap flight tickets to João Paulo II Airport. These are airlines such as Air France, Lufthansa, SATA International-Azores Airlines S.A., Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal 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 - João Paulo II Airport

    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 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.

Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Ponta Delgada Airport

  • Ace Rent A Car
  • Alamo Car Hire
  • ANC Rent a Car
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Europcar
  • GoldCar Rental
  • Guerin Rent a Car
  • Ilhaverde
  • Micauto Rent a Car
  • National

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