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Funchal Mini Guide

The city of Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Madeira. It is a prominent tourist area that has numerous hotels, apartments, its own port and also an international airport, Funchal Airport.  Madeira’s only airport, formerly called Funchal Airport is only a couple of miles from the city centre near Santa Cruz.

Cheapest car hire in Funchal

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.61 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 263.28 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 40.07 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 280.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.89 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 286.24 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.60 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 305.21 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.64 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 312.52 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.54 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 318.79 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.55 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 318.89 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 45.76 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 320.33 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.69 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 326.86 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Funchal car hire special offers

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

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from EUROPCAR.

Useful to know about Funchal

  • The name Funchal was derived from the large amount of wild fennel that used to grow there, originating from the Portuguese word funcho meaning fennel.
  • Funchal is situated within a naturally formed amphitheatre shaped valley.
  • The president of Funchal is Miguel Filipe Machado de Albuquerque.
  • Winston Churchill holidayed in Funchal regularly and was known to paint while on his visits.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Funchal

Best car rental companies in Funchal

8.5
No.1: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 2603 reviews
81
85
83
86
86
18 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.2: INSULARCAR,
based on 61 reviews
80
90
60
90
80
11 min (average wait time)
8.1
No.4: GUERIN,
based on 2156 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
20 min (average wait time)

Funchal car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Insularcar
  • € 263.27
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 37.61
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 27
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Renault Clio
  • 81
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Funchal

ItemPercent
January€ 55
February€ 48
March€ 45
April€ 64
May€ 73
June€ 76
July€ 105
August€ 104
September€ 76
October€ 67
November€ 57
December€ 70
ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 27
March€ 30
April€ 38
May€ 44
June€ 46
July€ 69
August€ 75
September€ 57
October€ 47
November€ 46
December€ 49
ItemPercent
January€ 102
February€ 107
March€ 111
April€ 133
May€ 128
June€ 131
July€ 164
August€ 174
September€ 144
October€ 127
November€ 108
December€ 127
ItemPercent
January€ 58
February€ 52
March€ 59
April€ 95
May€ 89
June€ 91
July€ 154
August€ 168
September€ 131
October€ 129
November€ 95
December€ 94
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April€ 71
May
June€ 83
July€ 280
August€ 245
September€ 215
October€ 265
November€ 147
December€ 132
ItemPercent
January€ 32
February€ 24
March€ 24
April€ 38
May€ 39
June€ 40
July€ 55
August€ 67
September€ 46
October€ 42
November€ 34
December€ 36
ItemPercent
January€ 125
February€ 144
March€ 143
April€ 146
May€ 167
June€ 171
July€ 198
August€ 216
September€ 178
October€ 197
November€ 170
December€ 174
ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 30
March€ 32
April€ 54
May€ 69
June€ 63
July€ 114
August€ 111
September€ 65
October€ 55
November€ 46
December€ 43

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FAQs about car hire in Funchal

How much does car hire in Funchal cost?

Car hire in Funchal costs as little as €37.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €50.70 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €371.80 per day from ENTERPRISE for a Audi A4 Estate.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Funchal?

6 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Funchal, including HERTZ, ENTERPRISE, THRIFTY, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Funchal?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Funchal?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Keddy by Europcar (Corporate) has the highest customer rating for car hire in Funchal with a score of 8.5/10

with Insularcar rated second best with a score of 8.4/10

.

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Funchal is €356.13 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Funchal?

The cheapest car hire company in Funchal is INSULARCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Citroen C1 available from as little as €263.27 per week.

How much is fuel in Funchal?

You can expect to pay €1.719/ltr of petrol and €1.829/ltr of diesel in Funchal. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Funchal?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Funchal with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, INSULARCAR, MADEIRA RENT, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Funchal?

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

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

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Funchal, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Funchal is €420.00 per week from EUROPCAR for a Fiat 500 Convertible.

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Funchal at the moment, however INSULARCAR rates start from just €263.27 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €263.27 from INSULARCAR in Madeira - Funchal 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 Funchal?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Funchal is €263.20 per week with an average price of €354.90 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Funchal

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Funchal

  • Guerin (tel: 291 764 337 / 291 775 208)
  • Europcar (tel: 351 291 765116)
  • Budget (tel: 351 291 764 546)
  • Avis (tel: 351 291 764 546)
  • Hertz (tel: 219426300)
  • Bravacar (tel: 00351 291 708 900)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 351 291 765116)
  • Sixt (tel: +351-255788199)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00351291775208)
  • Thrifty (tel: +351 219426300 )

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Funchal

  • Guerin (Rua Dom Ernesto de Oliveira, 123, Funchal, 9050 - 092)
  • Europcar (EST.MONUMENTAL,175-B, FUNCHAL, 9000-100)
  • Budget (Lg Antonio Nobre 164, (AV DO INFANTE), Funchal, 9000 022)
  • Avis (Lg Antonio Nobre 164, Funchal, 9000 022)
  • Hertz (Hotel Vila Baleira, Madeira Lido Atlantic Gr Htl., Estrada Monumental, 274, Madeira, 9000)
  • Bravacar (Caminho do Amparo, nº 2, 9000-248, Funchal)

Car hire company ratings in Funchal

  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 8.5/10 from 6 reviews
  • Insularcar: Rated 8.4/10 from 13 reviews
  • Madeira Rent: Rated 8.1/10 from 45 reviews
  • Guerin: Rated 8.1/10 from 494 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 7.9/10 from 29 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.7/10 from 43 reviews

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