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Automatic Car Rental in Faro

Renting an automatic hire car in Faro is a great option for those not used to driving a manual car or anyone concerned about driving on the opposite side of the road to what they are accustomed to. Approximately 60% of all automatic hire cars in Faro are rented by US visitors who rarely drive manual (or stick shift) cars which drives demand for automatic car hire in Faro. The leading automatic car hire companies in Faro like Alamo, Enterprise and Thrifty all offer a wide range of automatic hire cars including compact, fullsize, estate, SUV and 9 seater rentals.


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Can I rent an automatic car in Faro?

To hire an automatic rental car in Faro you'll need to present the following documentation to the rental company on arrival;

  • Full driving license (we recommend a DVLA license check code)
  • Credit card with enough balance to cover rental deposit (some companies allow debit card)
  • Passport or other acceptable form of ID

Depending on your license issuing country you may be required to present an internation driving permit when renting an automatic in Faro. Drivers under the age of 25 will be charged an additional young driver surcharge of up to 25 EUR per day (varies by supplier) and license must have been held for at least 12 months (sometimes 24).

Most popular automatic hire cars in Faro

  • Economy: Hyundai i10 automatic
  • Compact: Ford Focus automatic
  • Intermediate: Skoda Octavia automatic
  • SUV: Nissan Qashqai automatic
  • Premium: BMW 3 Series autmatic
  • Convertible: BMW 4 Series Convertible automatic
  • 7 Seater Minivan: Ford S-Max automatic
  • 9 Seater Minibus: Mercedes Vito automatic
When you hire an automatic rental car in Faro with us you are guaranteed to be provided with an automatic rental car. The 'or similar' refers to the exact make and model of car provided by the rental agent and not the gearbox / transmisson. Any or similar car offered with be an automatic and of at least an equal rental car category or higher.
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How much is automatic car hire in Faro?

  • Automatic cars in general are more expensive to buy for rental companies
  • Less automatic cars are rental company fleets means less competition and  higher prices
  • Small rental cars are rarely offered as automatics meaning the smallest hire cars is often a standard class or higher which are more expensive anyway
  • Not every rental company have automatic hire cars in Faro
  • Premium rental cars are often automatic as standard which cost more to rent in the first place
Expect to pay around a 20% premium for automatic car hire in Faro compared to a comparable model from the same rental agent. You might find a much cheaper automatic car rental deal from a different car hire company, use our handy filter to return results for only automatic hire cars in Faro.