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Cheapest car hire in Algarve

Mini

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.60 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 305.21 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.92 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 321.47 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.14 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 323.02 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.94 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 328.59 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.94 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 328.59 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.03 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 329.27 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.19 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 330.36 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.36 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 331.54 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Renault Captur

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.97 EUR/day
Renault Captur

7 Days rental at 335.81 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in Algarve based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Algarve

  • The name Algarve originates from an Arabic word (al gharb) which translates as "the west".
  • The region is home to the Algarve Tiger also known as the Iberian Lynx which is near to facing extinction.
  • Over half of the 140 species of butterfly that reside in Portugal have been recorded in the Algarve region and it is home to a number of very rare and endangered species.
  • There are over thirty golf courses in the Algarve area.
  • In 2011 the Blue Flag was awarded to 69 beaches in the Algarve area for the quality of water, cleanliness, parking places, lifeguards and other services.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Algarve

Best car rental companies in Algarve

9.2
No.1: CAEL,
based on 926 reviews
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8 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 708 reviews
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90
18 min (average wait time)
8.5
No.3: AUTO RENT,
based on 3372 reviews
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12 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Algarve

EUROPCAR

Estrada Do Aeroporto, Faro, 8000-124

BEST DEAL

Av. Infante Sagres 171, Cv Esq., 8125-157, Quarteira , 8125-157

AVIS

R.da Botelha Delta Marina,lj.1, Vilamoura, 8125-448

EUROPCAR

R.da Botelha Delta Marina,lj.1, Vilamoura, 8125-448

AVIS

Av.alameda Da Orada,lt.6-lj.56 E 57 Marina De Albufeira, Albufeira, 8200-394

DISCOVERY

Rua Do Castelo, Torre Velha, Albufeira, 8200-385

Algarve car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Cael Rent-a-car
  • € 305.20
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 43.60
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 99
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    BMW 1 Series
  • 256
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Algarve

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January€ 37
February€ 29
March€ 33
April€ 53
May€ 48
June€ 56
July€ 89
August€ 68
September€ 52
October€ 44
November€ 30
December€ 46
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January€ 26
February€ 20
March€ 21
April€ 34
May€ 31
June€ 36
July€ 55
August€ 45
September€ 35
October€ 31
November€ 22
December€ 34
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January€ 80
February€ 74
March€ 74
April€ 101
May€ 102
June€ 116
July€ 192
August€ 147
September€ 116
October€ 103
November€ 82
December€ 111
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January€ 56
February€ 42
March€ 46
April€ 75
May€ 68
June€ 72
July€ 140
August€ 111
September€ 74
October€ 66
November€ 40
December€ 76
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January€ 105
February€ 112
March€ 112
April€ 166
May€ 161
June€ 170
July€ 183
August€ 187
September€ 144
October€ 130
November€ 110
December€ 178
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January€ 23
February€ 19
March€ 20
April€ 34
May€ 28
June€ 32
July€ 56
August€ 44
September€ 33
October€ 29
November€ 21
December€ 30
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January€ 86
February€ 66
March€ 82
April€ 105
May€ 94
June€ 104
July€ 193
August€ 141
September€ 111
October€ 106
November€ 81
December€ 126
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 30
March€ 30
April€ 55
May€ 45
June€ 56
July€ 111
August€ 84
September€ 58
October€ 46
November€ 32
December€ 46

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Algarve

How much does car hire in Algarve cost?

Car hire in Algarve costs as little as €43.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €63.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €520.80 per day from SIXT for a Porsche Taycan.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Algarve?

15 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Algarve, including INTERRENT, FIREFLY, BUDGET, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Algarve?

None of the car hire companies in Algarve are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Algarve?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Cael Rent-a-car has the highest customer rating for car hire in Algarve with a score of 9.2/10

with Alamo rated second best with a score of 8.6/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Algarve?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Algarve is €335.81 per week from DRIVE ON HOLIDAYS.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Algarve?

The cheapest car hire company in Algarve is TURISPRIME, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Volkswagen Up available from as little as €305.20 per week.

How much is fuel in Algarve?

You can expect to pay €1.878/ltr of petrol and €1.84/ltr of diesel in Algarve. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Algarve?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Algarve with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, CAEL, CENTAURO, DOLLAR, DRIVE ON HOLIDAYS, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, HERTZ DREAM COLLECTION, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, KEYANDGO, OK MOBILITY, SIXT, THRIFTY, TURISPRIME as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Algarve?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Luxury Elite, Mini, Premium, Special, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Algarve.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Algarve?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Algarve, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Algarve is €436.71 per week from EUROPCAR for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Algarve?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Algarve at the moment, however TURISPRIME rates start from just €305.20 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €305.20 from TURISPRIME in Faro - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Algarve?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Algarve is €305.20 per week with an average price of €442.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Algarve

Most popular car hire companies in Algarve

  • Europcar (tel: 351 289 818726)
  • Budget (tel: 351 289 810 120)
  • Guerin (tel: +351 289 800 883)
  • Discovery (tel: 00351 966 861 657)
  • Yes (tel: 00351 969 787 039, 00351 969 777 854 or 00351 967 779 347 )
  • Avis (tel: 351 289 810 120)
  • Thrifty (tel: 351219426300)
  • Drive on holidays (tel: 00351 96 224 74 04)
  • Cael (tel: +351 289 388 914 /+351 963 934 811)
  • Goldcar (tel: (+351) 211 451 595)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Algarve

  • Europcar (AEROPORTO DE FARO APT.2024, FARO, 8005-999)
  • Budget (Aeroporto Faro, Faro, 8000 124)
  • Guerin (Faro Airport, Aeroporto de Faro, Faro, 8001-701)
  • Discovery (Arrivals Hall, Faro Airport, Faro - Airport)
  • Yes (Faro Airport - Park P4, 150 meters from the terminal, Faro)
  • Avis (Aeroporto Faro, Faro, 8000 124)

Car hire company ratings in Algarve

  • Cael Rent-a-car: Rated 9.2/10 from 42 reviews
  • Alamo: Rated 8.6/10 from 59 reviews
  • Auto Rent - Rent a Car: Rated 8.5/10 from 590 reviews
  • Guerin: Rated 8.4/10 from 100 reviews
  • FLIZZR Franchise: Rated 8.2/10 from 10 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 7.9/10 from 17 reviews

Algarve Mini Guide

I Would Like Some Information About This Region
The Algarve is the most southern region of Portugal and has 16 municipalities, with an overall population of more than 450,000.  Being the most popular tourist region in Portugal, this area attracts an average of ten million tourists each year, partly due to the picturesque coastline.  The capital of this region is Faro and regions in the Algarve range from bustling busy cities, to quaint traditional Portuguese villages. 

Temperatures in the Algarve usually range between 15°C and 31°C and never fall below zero.  Traditional Portuguese items can be purchased in one of the numerous pottery and ceramics outlets.  Some of these are workshops, mainly in the towns of Almancil, Porches and Loule.  All types of holiday are catered for in the Algarve, from the old inner city of Lagos, with its quaint winding streets, to the lively bustling nightlife of Albufeira.

What Can I do in The Algarve?
Well known for its many beaches, watersports, boat trips and a wide range of golf courses, the Algarve has plenty to offer besides this. Take some time off from sunbathing to walk the clifftops of the iconic Algarve coastline and see the view from above. There are many marked trails which are great for a couple of hours' stroll. Visit the spa town of Caldas de Monchique which is renowned for its curative spa waters or for nature lovers, there are many choices, from the Ria Formosa Lagoon to the Monchique mountain.  For football fans, the Algarve’s major football stadium is the Estadio Algarve, where SC Farense and Louletano play their home matches.

Are There Many Transport Options?
The main airport for this region is Faro International, in the region’s capital and there are buses which run from outside the airport to the local bus terminal.  In addition to this service, the nearest train station is just a short drive away from the airport by car or taxi.  The bus service in the Algarve is a national service and there are express coaches to the main cities.  Also, the train network runs from the east to the west of The Algarve.  There is a wide selection of car hire options in Faro Airport, so why not contact rhinocarhire.com where our Customer Services team will be more than happy to assist you with your car hire plans.

What Are The Food And Drink Specialities of The Algarve?
Fish, seafood and fruit are the popular foods of the Algarve, as is the spicy dish of Piri Piri Chicken.  The Algarve's wines are well renowned in Portugal and Port and Sherry are also local specialities.

Where Can I Stay?
With many hotels, villas and manor houses to choose from, the Algarve’s accommodation caters for all types of holidaymaker and many have spectacular views and easy access to facilities, including golf courses.

The Algarve region is undoubtedly the most popular tourist destination in Portugal and on average seven million tourists visit the area every year. The area is blessed with an agreeable climate, stunning beaches and coastline, beautiful scenery and world class golf courses.

However if you travel just a few miles inland you will discover quite a different Algarve, one that has a slower pace of life, is steeped in history and has its own charming traditions. Hiring a car in the Algarve will allow you to take full advantage of what some of these less visited and more remote parts of this region has to offer.
  • Algarve car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Algarve including;

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    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, KEYANDGO, OK MOBILITY, THRIFTY.

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