Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Faro car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Faro.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Faro car rental.
Some car hire companies in Faro which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Avis, Europcar and Budget
On average a hire car in Faro costs $45 per day.
The average price of fuel in Faro is $9.98 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $120 and $160, depending on the car size.
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In Faro, cars are most frequently hired at Sixt Aeroporto Faro (3 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Faro costs $315 per week ($45 per day).
On average a car hire in Faro costs $1,352 per month ($45 per day).
Most of the cars available at Faro International Airport will likely have manual transmission. If you want an automatic, you’ll have to reserve early and pay more. Additionally, you’ll want to rent a small, compact car so that you can better navigate all of its narrow and winding roads.
On the freeway you’ll be able to travel at speeds of up to 75 miles per hour. On most city roads you can keep a consistent speed of 55 mph. However, when you are in residential neighborhoods or rural areas, you will need to slow it down to 30 mph.
On average, regular petrol prices in Faro costs from 5 euros ($5.50) per gallon. “Plus” petrol (or those with higher octane levels) costs more while diesel is slightly less. These rates are more than most other countries in Europe partially due to the cost of fuel tax. In Portugal the price of petrol fluctuates often, so it is a good idea to check online for the lowest petrol prices around town.
Much of Faro’s new business developments including its shopping centers are located outside of downtown. Nonetheless, there are many historical and cultural attractions in the old town, such as Faro Cathedral, Arco da Vila, and Faro Municipal Museum. While visiting these sights, you’ll find plenty of parking at Largo de Sao Francisco. Street parking is also possible.