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Madeira Airport is located in a place of beauty, Madeira. The best way to explore this gorgeous island, you'll need your own wheels! There are plenty of car rental companies that provide free pickup from Funchal's international hub and they're all ready for take-off with their affordable rates. The best way to explore Madeira is by car and the most common pick up location for cheap cars is at Funchal Airport. Funchal Airport is located 13km east-northeast of Funchal city, and with all local car hire companies offering free pick up for cheap prices here you will always find a way to explore this picturesque island! Fancy booking yourself one of these vehicles? Book now with Orbit Car hire. 

Why rent a car in Funchal

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

Where to pick up your Funchal Airport rental car 

Picking up your rental car at Funchal Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as Guerin, Centauro, Europcar, Hertz, SurPrice, Goldcar, and Enterprise Rent a Car 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.

Funchal 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.

  • Airplane landing at Funchal Airport

    Most popular rental cars at Funchal Airport

    The most popular rental car in Funchal Airport is the Mini or economy class as they are just right for driving through busy streets and cities. If you're travelling with a large group, be sure to find an affordable people carrier available at Funchal Airport! The Premium cars will give your passengers more space while on vacation adventuring around Madeira's incredible natural landscapes - perfect if that's what YOU want out of this trip too.

  • Take off at Madeira Airport

    Hire a car at Funchal Airport (FNC) 

    Funchal Airport is also known as Madeira Airport and Saint Catherine Airport. It is located 13km east-northeast of Funchal city. It is an important hub for TAP Air Portugal airline that offers direct flights from all major cities in Portugal. Offering cheap flights with a stop-over from the UK you can be sure to find a great flight to Funchal Airport. Search for your cheap car hire at Madeira Airport today with Orbit Car Hire. 

    Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport

    Funchal Airport / Madeira Airport (FNC) 

    9100-105 Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal

    IATA: FNC

    ICAO: LPMA

    Funchal Airport coordinates: 

    32.6958° N, 16.7759° W

FAQ

What you need to know about renting a car

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What do I need to rent a car in Portugal?

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. 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 in Portugal?

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 to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age.

Do I need car insurance in Portugal?

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

Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Portugal?

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 you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

How do I find the cheapest car hire in Portugal?

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 increase closer to the travel period. 

Are there any hidden fees in my Portugal car hire?

There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and 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 to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

What is the cheapest rental car in Portugal?

You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as VW Up, Fiat 500, and Peugeot 108 often provide the best prices. 

What is the best car rental company in Portugal?

You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise rent a car, OK rent a car, Centauro, Guerin, SadoRent and AirAuto. 

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.

Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for Portugal?

Most car hires in Portugal offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Funchal Airport

  • Alamo Car Hire
  • Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar
  • Centauro
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Europcar
  • GoldCar Rental
  • Guerin Rent a Car
  • National
  • SurPrice

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