121CarHire.com Faro is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.
Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Faro.
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Faro is the gateway to Portugal's Algarve region, which is characterised by golden beaches, historic architecture, a welcoming atmosphere and year-round warmth. Some tremendously scenic drives are possible from Faro, so visitors are likely to come across plenty of options for rental vehicles. Compare car hire online for cheap deals and book early for the best savings.
Faro Airport is located to the west of the city, and is the main transport into the region for domestic and international travellers. However, buses and train lines also stop in Faro. Parking can be difficult in the city, so getting around the centre on foot or by bus is preferred. Nevertheless, car hire in Faro is essential for exploring outside the city.
Sixt, Avis and Budget are some of the world-class car suppliers found within Faro. Most are available at the city's airport, though there are several companies operating in the centre of town. Tourists will find it inexpensive and convenient to drive in the region. Hence, car rental in Faro is a great option for visitors.
Compared to the rest of Portugal, Faro and its surrounding region are quite easy for driving. Toll roads are almost non-existent and road signs are easy to spot, making navigation effortless. In the centre of the city, parking is scarce except for the large parking station near Faro's shipyard. The free-flowing A22 connects Faro to the eastern and western areas of the Algarve.
Albufeira is 30kms from Faro, and offers spectacular beaches for sun lovers. Quarteira and Gale also boast beautiful beach resort facilities around Albufeira. About 40kms from Faro is Algarve's first capital, Silves. It contains a magnificent red castle to explore. Around 10kms east of Faro is Tavira and its wildlife-filled parkland.
Faro's summer months are busy, boasting plenty of sunshine. Temperatures are about 28°C with minimal rainfall. If tourists don't mind the crowds, Faro is best in June, July and August. However, the winter months (December, January and February) in Faro are quieter and still warm enough for swimming, shopping and sightseeing.
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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
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.
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).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
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).
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).