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Car Hire Chaves Useful Information

Unlock the wonders of Chaves with Rhinocarhire, where every journey promises adventure and discovery. With our convenient car hire service, you can explore this charming Portuguese town and its picturesque surroundings at your own pace. From the historic city center to the tranquil landscapes of the Douro Valley, a rental car from Rhinocarhire provides the freedom to experience Chaves and its hidden gems with ease and comfort. Whether you're here for leisure or business, our diverse fleet and flexible rental options ensure a seamless and unforgettable travel experience in Chaves.

Your nearest airport is Porto and if you are collecting your rental car  from there  once on the road  it takes approximately a 1 ½ hours drive to reach the town.  Alternatively we have car hire pickup points throughout the area. Just check online and expand your search when getting a car hire quote to see the different places from which you can collect your rental vehicle. 

Chaves is a beautiful historic town in Portugal and close to the Spanish border. It is surrounded by mountains and sits on the Tamega River. It is a Roman spa town and was known as Aquae Flaviae.  We have detailed below useful information regarding Chaves for your interest.

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.

Here are some general points to consider regarding driving regulations and road conditions in Chaves:

Driving Regulations and Practices:

  • In Portugal, driving is on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Seatbelts are mandatory for all passengers. The legal blood alcohol limit is 0.5 g/l.
  • Speed limits are generally signposted and can vary depending on the type of road.

Road Conditions and Challenges:

  • Roads in Chaves and its surrounding areas are generally well-maintained. However, some rural roads may be narrower and winding.
  • The terrain around Chaves can be hilly, so be cautious while driving, particularly in rural areas.

Tolls and Fuel Stations:

  • Some highways in Portugal may have tolls. Make sure to check the toll system and payment methods before your trip.
  • Fuel stations can be found along major roads and within urban areas. 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 Portugal typically use both Portuguese and international symbols and are generally clear and easy to understand.

  • While Portuguese is the official language, some people, especially in tourist areas, might have a basic understanding of English.
  • Chaves is situated near the border with Spain, approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) away from the Spanish border. Nearby towns include Verín in Spain, which is around 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) away.

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 your trip.

Current Rental Rates in Chaves

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.85 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 209.00 EUR from 23/09/2024

  1 |
  Manual |

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.07 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 224.50 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.28 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 240.00 EUR from 23/09/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

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

  • Thermal Springs Retreat: Unwind in Chaves' renowned thermal springs, easily accessible by rental car, offering a tranquil escape and therapeutic bathing experiences.

  • Castle Exploration: Embark on a historical journey with your hire car to the Castle of Chaves, where medieval tales come to life amidst picturesque surroundings and panoramic views.

  • Roman Bridge Discovery: Take a scenic drive to the ancient Roman bridge, Ponte de Trajano, a marvel of engineering and a testament to Chaves' rich Roman heritage.

  • Montalegre Castle Excursion: With the convenience of a rental car, venture to Montalegre Castle, perched majestically atop a hill, offering captivating views and a glimpse into medieval times.

  • Culinary Delights Tour: Cruise through Chaves' charming streets in your hire car and sample local delicacies like cozido à portuguesa and pastéis de Chaves, immersing yourself in the flavors of the region.


Chaves - Popular Destinations

  • Porto: Approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Chaves,

  • Braga: Situated around 100 kilometers southeast of Chaves

    Guimarães: Just over 80 kilometers southeast of Chaves

    Av. Ten. Valadim

  • Av D Joao

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Chaves

No.1: HERTZ,
based on 608 reviews
23 min (average wait time)
based on 3191 reviews
15 min (average wait time)
based on 1204 reviews
18 min (average wait time)

Chaves car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hertz EMEA Franchise
  • € 208.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 29.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Kia Picanto
  • 4
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Chaves

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