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Car hire Porto Alegre Airport

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Rental car options at Porto Alegre Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Porto Alegre Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Movida

    8.7 (6)
  • National Car Rental

    8.1 (366)
  • Hertz

    8.1 (5768)
  • Budget

    7.8 (8534)
  • Europcar

    7.6 (6754)
  • Alamo

    7.4 (7517)
  • Localiza Car Rentals

    7.2 (27)
  • Foco

    7 (28)
  • Unidas

    6.2 (3)

Car rental location Porto Alegre Airport

Location information for Porto Alegre Airport

Salgado Filho International Airport services the massive Brazilian city of Porto Alegre and handles scheduled fights arriving from main air hubs throughout South America as well as domestic aircraft. It has an annual passenger throughput of over six million making it the country's eighth busiest airport, and sits four miles northeast of the city's downtown core.

Salgado Filho Airport facilities

The airport consists of two passenger terminals, with Terminal 1 the main terminal building, featuring 32 check-in counters, 10 boarding gates and a 24-hour shopping mall. Terminal 2 is used by Azul Brazilian Airlines and Webjet and has similar facilities. Car rental in both terminals at Salgado Filho Airport is easily arranged in advance online.

Salgado Filho Airport excursions

Avenue dos Estados merges with the BR-290 and Avenue Farrapos, with both leading travellers into the city centre. Either of these routes is simple to follow, making transfer by car hire in Salgado Filho Airport effortless. Many come here to explore the beautiful beaches along the Baia de Guaiba, although the city centre also has a number of main draws including Piratiny Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral.

Best time to visit

Porto Alegre can be enjoyed at any time of the year, but many travellers opt to avoid the scorching hot months of December, January and February when the temperature can rise as high as 41°C. June through September are the wettest and coolest months, making March, April, October and November the most pleasant months to visit.

Car rental in Salgado Filho Airport

The roads within the city are in tip-top shape and easy to navigate, although drivers should be very cautious of the locals erratic driving skills. Self-drive with car rental is the best to way to explore the city as well as the nearby beaches. Be sure to compare car hire options online before arrival to grab the best rates.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Brazilian real
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

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The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Movida
  • National Car Rental
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Alamo
  • Localiza Car Rentals
  • Foco
  • Unidas