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Car Rental in Albufeira Mini Guide

If visiting Albufeira be sure to hire a car to see all this area of Portugal has to offer. The beautiful coastal city of Albufeira is a leading tourist resort in Portugal with a plethora of hotels, apartments, restaurants, cafes and bars. It has two main beaches, an attractive marina and a golf course. There are two main tourist areas, Areias de São João which is known locally as ‘The Strip’ and has a host of nightclubs and bars and then there is the more sedate Old Town which is more traditional.

 Renting a car in Albufeira, Portugal, offers several advantages for travelers:

Freedom and Flexibility: Having a rental car allows you to explore Albufeira and its surrounding areas at your own pace. You're not dependent on public transportation schedules, and you can create your own itinerary.

Exploring the Algarve: Albufeira is a great base for exploring the Algarve region. With a rental car, you can visit nearby towns and attractions like Lagos, Portimão, Silves, and Sagres, each offering unique experiences and beautiful beaches.

Scenic Drives: With a car, you can take scenic drives along the coastline, explore hidden coves, and discover picturesque villages tucked away in the hills.

Convenience: Car rental offices are readily available in Albufeira, including at Faro Airport, which is the nearest major airport. This makes it convenient to pick up and drop off your rental vehicle..

Day Trips: Albufeira is well-positioned for day trips to attractions like the historic town of Silves, the coastal caves of Benagil, or the natural beauty of Ria Formosa Natural Park.

Comfort and Privacy: You have the convenience of a private vehicle, making it comfortable for families and groups, and allowing you to carry your belongings securely.

Local Experiences: You can explore lesser-known attractions, interact with locals, and immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of the region.

Time Efficiency: With a car, you can cover more ground in less time, maximizing your vacation days and making the most of your trip.

However, it's important to be aware of local driving laws, road conditions, and parking regulations. Additionally, consider factors like fuel costs, toll roads, and the availability of parking in popular tourist areas. Overall, having a rental car in Albufeira can enhance your travel experience and help you make the most of your visit to the Algarve.
 

Current Rental Rates in Albufeira

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.85 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 201.98 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.86 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 202.04 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.00 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 203.00 EUR from 19/08/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 92.05 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 644.41 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.25 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 323.77 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 87.31 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 611.17 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.5

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 132.80 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.5

7 Days rental at 929.66 EUR from 19/08/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 128.06 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 896.42 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 81.84 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 572.91 EUR from 19/08/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Fiat 500 Electric

2 Adults, 2 Doors

From 40.25 EUR/day
Fiat 500 Electric

7 Days rental at 281.81 EUR from 19/08/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.5

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 116.55 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.5

7 Days rental at 815.88 EUR from 19/08/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.42 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 527.94 EUR from 19/08/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Albufeira: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • When the city was inhabited by the Romans it was known as Baltum.
  • One of the beaches Praia do Túnel which translates as the tunnel beach, is accessed through an actual tunnel in the cliffs.
  • At Ponte Grande you can see huge caverns with large archways and the underwater caverns of Grutas do Xorino.
  • Albufeira is located 250km from the capital Lisbon.
  • The Torre da Medronheira (Old Watch Tower) dates back to the 16th century and was used as a lookout tower for pirates.

 

Albufeira - Popular Destinations

  •  Faro
  • Faro Airport
  • The Old Town
  • Montechoro
  • Rua Manuel Teixeira Gomes
  • Rua Do Municipio Lote

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Albufeira

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Albufeira car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Best Deal
  • € 201.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 28.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 35
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 7
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 97
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Albufeira

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January€ 48
February€ 34
March€ 33
April€ 57
May€ 54
June€ 55
July€ 101
August€ 88
September€ 66
October€ 56
November€ 44
December€ 50
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January€ 39
February€ 28
March€ 28
April€ 40
May€ 40
June€ 38
July€ 64
August€ 68
September€ 52
October€ 45
November€ 33
December€ 41
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January€ 93
February€ 63
March€ 62
April€ 99
May€ 99
June€ 103
July€ 162
August€ 149
September€ 109
October€ 94
November€ 76
December€ 91
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January€ 79
February€ 55
March€ 49
April€ 88
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June€ 74
July€ 151
August€ 140
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October€ 89
November€ 68
December€ 84
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July€ 331
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January€ 26
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July€ 56
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December€ 31
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January€ 109
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April€ 120
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July€ 193
August€ 158
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November€ 93
December€ 128
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January€ 58
February€ 35
March€ 30
April€ 64
May€ 56
June€ 66
July€ 144
August€ 111
September€ 88
October€ 65
November€ 51
December€ 62

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