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Car Hire Madeira with RhinoCarHire

Madeira, a captivating archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, promises a unique blend of natural beauty, vibrant culture, and historical wonders. Famed for its lush landscapes, terraced gardens, and gastronomic delights, Madeira is a destination that beckons road trip enthusiasts.

Car Hire in Madeira with RhinoCarHire:

Exploring Madeira by car offers unparalleled freedom. With RhinoCarHire, experience the island on your terms, visiting off-the-beaten-path locations, and soaking in panoramic views that many miss.

  1. Closest Airport: Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport (FNC) is the primary gateway. Conveniently located near Santa Cruz, it's approximately a 20-minute drive to Funchal, the island's capital.
  2. Tolls: Madeira doesn’t have any toll roads, simplifying your driving experience.
  3. Road Conditions: Roads in Madeira are generally well-maintained, but can be steep and winding, particularly in mountainous areas. Exercise caution, especially in wet conditions.
  4. Traffic: Traffic is moderate, but can become denser in Funchal during peak seasons.
  5. One-Way Rentals: RhinoCarHire offers one-way rentals, perfect for those wanting to start and end their journey at different locations.

Must-Visit Madeira Spots with RhinoCarHire:

  1. Funchal: A bustling port city, visit the vibrant Mercado dos Lavradores, historic Se Cathedral, and indulge in local cuisine.
  2. Cabo Girão: Located 20 km from Funchal, this is one of the world's highest sea cliffs, offering breathtaking views.
  3. Pico Ruivo: The island's highest peak and approximately a 45-minute drive from Funchal. Ideal for trekking enthusiasts.
  4. São Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre: Around 32 km from Funchal, delve deep into Madeira's volcanic origins.
  5. Porto Moniz: Approximately 54 km from Funchal, famed for its natural volcanic swimming pools.

Car Rental Policies with RhinoCarHire in Madeira:

  • Excess & Insurance: Detailed under the Important Information section for your chosen vehicle. Understand what's covered and any applicable excess.
  • Upgrades: Options to upgrade for added amenities or better coverage are available.
  • Deposit & Payment: Check the required deposit amount and accepted payment card details under the respective car's Important Information.
  • Breakdown Assistance: Your peace of mind is paramount. Breakdown Assistance is automatically included in every rental with RhinoCarHire.
  • One-Way Rentals: Ideal for flexible itineraries, RhinoCarHire offers one-way rentals to cater to your unique travel plans.

Making the Most of Madeira with RhinoCarHire:

  • Weather Influence: Madeira’s varied terrain means you might want to opt for a sturdier vehicle, especially if venturing into the mountains.
  • Local Knowledge: Engage with locals in towns and villages. Their insights can often lead you to hidden gems.
  • Book in Advance: Secure the best prices and ensure the car of your choice by booking ahead of your trip.

Madeira's enchanting landscapes, coupled with the freedom a car offers, ensures an unforgettable journey. With RhinoCarHire as your trusted companion, navigate the island's wonders seamlessly, soaking in experiences that linger long after the journey ends. Dive into Madeira's heart, and let every road lead to a new adventure.

Current Rental Rates in Madeira

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.56 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 248.94 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.03 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 287.25 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 41.81 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 292.73 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

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

  • Utilise your Hire Car and take a drive to:
  • Pico do Arieiro: Drive to the third-highest peak on Madeira for breathtaking views of the island's rugged landscape and dramatic cliffs.

  • Funchal: Explore the capital city's historic center, bustling markets, and botanical gardens, and visit iconic landmarks such as the Sé Cathedral and the Monte Palace Tropical Garden.

  • Levada Walks: Embark on a scenic drive to various trailheads for Levada walks, where you can hike along historic irrigation channels through lush forests and dramatic landscapes.

  • Porto Moniz: Journey to the northwest coast to visit the natural volcanic pools of Porto Moniz, perfect for swimming and soaking in the stunning ocean views.

  • Cabo Girão: Drive to Europe's highest sea cliff for panoramic views of the coastline and the Atlantic Ocean, with a glass-floored viewpoint offering a thrilling perspective.


Madeira - Popular Destinations

  • Funchal: Capital city with historic charm and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Canico de Baixo: Tranquil coastal resort known for diving and relaxation.
  • Calheta: Sandy beaches and marina in a picturesque setting.
  • Machico: Beautiful bay area with historical significance.
  • Porto Moniz: Natural pools and rugged coastal scenery.
  • Santa Cruz

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Madeira

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Madeira car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 248.92
    Average price:
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  • € 35.56
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Average prices per day in Madeira

January€ 61
February€ 58
March€ 53
April€ 73
May€ 78
June€ 83
July€ 113
August€ 106
September€ 81
October€ 69
November€ 57
December€ 68
January€ 44
February€ 39
March€ 40
April€ 49
May€ 51
June€ 54
July€ 78
August€ 80
September€ 60
October€ 50
November€ 46
December€ 52
January€ 103
February€ 110
March€ 108
April€ 136
May€ 132
June€ 130
July€ 165
August€ 170
September€ 145
October€ 126
November€ 109
December€ 121
January€ 79
February€ 80
March€ 80
April€ 115
May€ 115
June€ 108
July€ 163
August€ 163
September€ 133
October€ 124
November€ 96
December€ 98
January€ 199
February€ 210
March€ 190
April€ 139
May€ 220
June€ 130
July€ 286
August€ 250
September€ 231
October€ 238
November€ 147
December€ 183
January€ 38
February€ 35
March€ 29
April€ 46
May€ 46
June€ 49
July€ 67
August€ 70
September€ 51
October€ 43
November€ 35
December€ 40
January€ 161
February€ 165
March€ 158
April€ 181
May€ 185
June€ 195
July€ 224
August€ 223
September€ 191
October€ 200
November€ 168
December€ 177
January€ 41
February€ 38
March€ 31
April€ 65
May€ 74
June€ 73
July€ 118
August€ 112
September€ 66
October€ 56
November€ 45
December€ 52

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