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A Guide to Car Hire in Braga, Portugal

When planning a visit to the charming city of Braga in Portugal, consider Rhinocarhire for your car rental needs. Renowned for our reliability and exceptional customer service, Rhinocarhire offers a diverse fleet of vehicles to cater to every preference, whether you're seeking a compact car for city driving or a larger model for family travel. With competitive pricing and a straightforward booking process, we ensure a hassle-free car hire experience. Picking up your vehicle in Braga is convenient, allowing you to immediately embark on your exploration of this historic city and its surrounding picturesque regions. With Rhinocarhire, you have the freedom to discover Braga's rich cultural heritage, from its ancient cathedrals and gardens to the serene countryside of Northern Portugal, all at your own pace and comfort.

Here are some general points to consider regarding your hire car, driving regulations and road conditions in Braga:

Car Rental Policies: You will find these detailed under `Important Information for the hire car of your choice, including details about excess, insurance coverage and options to upgrade along with deposit and payment card information. Breakdown Assistance is automatically included.

Road Conditions and Potential Challenges: Roads to Braga are generally well-maintained, but some rural areas may have narrow and winding roads. Some hilly areas around Braga might present challenges, especially during adverse weather conditions.

Tolls and Fuel Stations: One of the main highways that may have tolls is the A3, which connects Braga to other cities, including Porto. It's essential to be aware of the toll system and payment methods before traveling on this route. Additionally, depending on your specific route and any detours, you might encounter tolls on other highways or expressways, so it's advisable to plan your journey accordingly and be prepared for any toll payments. Fuel stations are commonly found along major roads and within urban areas in Braga. Most stations accept major credit cards, but it's advisable to have some cash, especially for smaller, independent stations.

Road Signage, Language, and Distances:

  • Road signs in Braga typically use both Portuguese and international symbols and are generally clear and easy to understand.Portuguese is the official language, but in tourist areas like Braga, English is commonly understood.Braga is well-connected to nearby towns and cities. For instance, Guimarães is approximately 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) to the southeast, and Porto is about 55 kilometers (34 miles) to the southwest.

Emergency Telephone Number:

  • The emergency service number in Portugal is 112. This number can be dialed for police, medical, or fire emergencies.
For the most accurate and up-to-date information, always check with current travel resources and local authorities before collecting your hire car. 
 

Current Rental Rates in Braga

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.30 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 100.11 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Captur

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.30 EUR/day
Renault Captur

7 Days rental at 100.11 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 14.88 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 104.21 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.5

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.01 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.5

7 Days rental at 308.10 EUR from 20/05/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.31 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 450.17 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.30 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 345.13 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.5

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.86 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.5

7 Days rental at 279.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.31 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 303.17 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Zoe

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.22 EUR/day
Renault Zoe

7 Days rental at 218.54 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

  • Ancient History: Braga, one of Portugal's oldest cities, was founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago, originally known as Bracara Augusta.
  • Religious Significance: It's known as the "Portuguese Rome" for its abundance of religious architecture, including the renowned Braga Cathedral, the oldest in Portugal.
  • Easter Celebrations: Braga hosts one of the most impressive Easter celebrations in the country, known for its solemn processions and unique traditions.
  • Cultural Hub: The city is a melting pot of historical and modern culture, featuring a vibrant university scene, contemporary arts, and traditional Portuguese music.
  • Bom Jesus do Monte: This iconic sanctuary on a hilltop near Braga is famous for its baroque stairway, which pilgrims often climb on their knees as a sign of devotion.

 

Braga - Popular Destinations

  • Rua Doutor Franciso Duarte
  • Vila Nova De Famalicio
  • Guimaraes

Best car rental companies in Braga

8.9
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 332 reviews
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91
85
90
92
26 min (average wait time)
8.9
No.1: GUERIN,
based on 3274 reviews
90
89
86
89
91
25 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.3: BUDGET,
based on 1530 reviews
89
86
82
87
89
25 min (average wait time)

Braga car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 91.14
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 13.02
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 31
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Fiat 500
  • 82
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Braga

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January€ 44
February€ 37
March€ 37
April€ 54
May€ 58
June€ 60
July€ 125
August€ 107
September€ 71
October€ 62
November€ 45
December€ 53
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January€ 38
February€ 33
March€ 34
April€ 45
May€ 45
June€ 48
July€ 93
August€ 89
September€ 62
October€ 53
November€ 42
December€ 53
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January€ 83
February€ 67
March€ 69
April€ 95
May€ 104
June€ 106
July€ 225
August€ 167
September€ 119
October€ 102
November€ 86
December€ 101
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January€ 60
February€ 48
March€ 48
April€ 80
May€ 79
June€ 75
July€ 175
August€ 164
September€ 101
October€ 92
November€ 70
December€ 78
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January€ 80
February€ 84
March€ 42
April€ 160
May€ 191
June€ 161
July€ 247
August€ 219
September€ 178
October€ 127
November€ 111
December€ 119
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January€ 25
February€ 21
March€ 22
April€ 34
May€ 34
June€ 36
July€ 83
August€ 68
September€ 45
October€ 41
November€ 28
December€ 36
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January€ 90
February€ 81
March€ 81
April€ 102
May€ 101
June€ 121
July€ 219
August€ 173
September€ 110
October€ 110
November€ 99
December€ 144
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January€ 47
February€ 33
March€ 32
April€ 55
May€ 56
June€ 58
July€ 155
August€ 128
September€ 88
October€ 61
November€ 47
December€ 59

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