The following car rental brands are available in Portugal: Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, Guerin, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Goldcar, Alamo, Enterprise, National, OK Rent a Car, Turisprime, FireFly, Centauro.
All of our rentals in Portugal include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank of fuel and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Portugal. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you book a car with us.
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of extra charges that standard insurance doesn't.
Essential Cover includes key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the vehicle rental process as easy as we can.
Booking your car hire couldn't be easier, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.
Collecting at the airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Including your flight number will help the car hire provider to wait for you if the flight is late. We recommend that you check the terms and conditions to understand what to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed.
We don't hide any fees, from the get-go, we are completely transparent.
Need to pay with a debit card? Need an extra driver? No problem. We have all the options on the website including the best prices for extras such as additional drivers and GPS. We offer options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. You can use the filters on our search results page to quickly and easily find them
When you book a hire car with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're paying beforehand - no hidden costs, no scary fees.
Before you start your journey spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
It might seem daunting at first to drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great holiday
It's worth keep some loose change available in the vehicle to pay for tolls. most toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have some change just in case
You should always drive in Portugal is on the right hand side of the road
When hiring in Portugal you're able to bring along a child seat provided that you purchased the seat within the EU or UK and it meets all of the required regulations. You're also able to pre book a child seat from the car hire provider in the booking process on the site.
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be extra careful of road circles. Always navigate road circles in an anti-clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles currently on the roundabout to the left.
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.