Minibus Hire in Faro

Finding Faro's Closest International Airports

If you plan to enter Portugal via an airport, the closest international airport to Faro is Faro airport, located 3 kilometres away (in a straight line - driving distance may vary) from Faro. Faro Airport, on the South Coast of Portugal, provides flights from most major cities in Europe. Faro also offers transatlantic flights to Canada operated seasonally by Air Transat. The airport transports over 9 million passengers per annum, mostly holiday makers and tourists. Faro Airport is only 6km from the centre of Faro so you can drive into the town centre in less than 20 minutes. If you're planning to enter Portugal via the Airport, you can pick-up a rental car at Faro Airport then drive over to Faro. Look out for special discounts on our site for car hire including free extra drivers included, this can work out much cheaper than paying for additional drivers when you collect the car.

There's also the option of arriving into Lisbon airport which is around 222 kilometres away from Faro. The country's main International airport, Lisbon Airport transports in excess of 30 million passengers per annum. Lisbon Airport connects the country to the popular international and European destinations via Portugal's main airline TAP. Lisbon airport is located a 15 minute drive away from central Lisbon. The Airport's position makes it handy to gain access to central Portugal and the Atlantic coast to the west. When you're picking-up a rental car at Lisbon Airport then planning to drive onward to Faro, you will find the rental car collection area inside the terminal. Keep an eye out for the car rental signs once you have passed the luggage collection area.

252 kilometres further away than Lisbon airport is Porto airport. Portugal's Northern most Airport, Porto Airport is located just 11km from Central Porto. The Country's 2nd International airport, Porto Airport caters for more than 13 million passengers per annum. As well as operating routes to many major European airports, Porto Airport also offers flights to Toronto on a seasonal basis. If you've opted to pick up a cheap rental car at Porto Airport and then continue onward to Faro, you can find the car rental collection area inside the terminal building.

Top tips to find a cheap Minibus hire

Consider the time of year:

To find the best deals for your vehicle rental in Faro, it pays to book in advance, especially during peak times like Easter and Christmas. Minibus rental can be in high demand in the school holidays and often the availability of larger vehicles is more restricted than many other types of car. If you change your mind after you've booked , we include free cancellation, so you can cancel and rebook at any point up until 48 hours prior to collecting the car.

Mileage and fuel policy:

If you're comparing the options for your rental on other websites, be sure to check the mileage allowance and fuel policy. Many other websites hide this away in the terms and conditions. If you use more than the mileage allowance or hire a Minibus with a full to empty fuel policy, you might end up with some unexpected fees when you drop off the vehicle. We only compare full to full rentals and we always clearly display the mileage allowance.

Excess and Security Deposit:

Be sure to check the amount you'll have to pay as a security deposit on your credit card. For cheaper Minibus rentals, you'll be required to leave a much higher security deposit, this will be held on your credit card when you collect the car. You'll see the security deposit amount clearly displayed throughout our website.

Child seats and additional drivers:

You'll find the prices of these on our extras page. Quite often we have special deals, including extra drivers in the price. When free additional drivers are available, you can find them clearly displayed on the search results page of website.

One-way fees and border crossing:

If you plan to drive the Minibus across a border into a different country from Faro additional fees are usually charged by the car hire company. Be sure to check the T&Cs for these before you book as it can be expensive. If you can't find them on the website, please contact one of our car rental advisors and they'll be happy to help.

Minibus hire insurance options:

Minibus rental in Faro is fully insured with an insurance excess . You will be offered the option to buy an insurance policy to cover the excess when you make your booking. If don't insure the excess the amount held on your card could be at risk if there is any damage to the car or it's stolen.

Popular nearby Minibus destinations list for Faro

Popular nearby destinations list for Faro

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FARO - MONTENEGRO

Address
FARO-MONTENEGRO
FARO
8005-146

Opening hours

FARO - MONTENEGRO

Address
FARO-MONTENEGRO
FARO
8005-146

Opening hours

AEROPORTO INT FARO

Address
ALROPORTO DE FARO
FARO (AL)
8001 701

Opening hours

FIREFLY PREPAID FARO

Address
RUA EGAS MONIZ
FARO
8005 276

Opening hours

FARO - MONTENEGRO

Address
ESTRADA DO AEROPORTO
FARO
8000-124

Opening hours

Aeroporto Faro

Address
Aeroporto Internacional de Faro
Faro
8001-701

Location
On Airport

Opening hours

FARO AIRPORT

Address
AEROPORTO DE FARO
APT.2024
FARO
8005-999

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

FARO/MONTENEGRO

Address
ESTRADA DO AEROPORTO
MONTENEGRO
FARO
8005-146

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

VILAMOURA

Address
R.DA BOTELHA
DELTA MARINA,LJ.1
VILAMOURA
8125-448

Opening hours

FARO AIRPORT

Address
AEROPORTO DE FARO
APT.2024
FARO
8005-999

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

FARO/MONTENEGRO

Address
ESTRADA DO AEROPORTO
MONTENEGRO
FARO
8005-146

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

VILAMOURA

Address
R.DA BOTELHA
DELTA MARINA,LJ.1
VILAMOURA
8125-448

Opening hours

Faro Airport

Address
Faro Airport Arrivals terminal office 08005-143 Montenegro, Algarve
Faro

Location
On Airport

Opening hours
Monday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Tuesday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Wednesday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Thursday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Friday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Saturday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Sunday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00

FARO INTL AIRPORT

Address
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
FARO
8001-701

Location
On Airport

Opening hours

FARO INTL AIRPORT

Address
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
FARO
8001-701

Location
On Airport

Opening hours

FARO INTL AIRPORT

Address
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
FARO
8001-701

Location
On Airport

Opening hours

Faro Airport

Address
Edificio OK Rent a Car
Estrada do Aeroporto
Montenegro
Faro
8005-146

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

AAEROPORTO DE FARO

Address
Estrada Nacional 125-10 Nº 330
Montenegro
Faro
8000-124

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours

FIREFLY FARO AP

Address
SITIO DOS AVESTRUZES
FARO
8005 276

Opening hours

Faro Airport

Address
Estrada Nacional 125, Km 99
Sitio do Arneiro
Faro
8005-412

Location
Shuttle Bus

Opening hours
Monday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Tuesday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Wednesday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Thursday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Friday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Saturday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00
Sunday: 07:00:00 to 23:00:00

If you are planning a golf trip with your friends or a holiday with your extended family, we compare a wide variety of cheap vehicles for hire in Faro, from all of the brands you can trust like National and many more, so we are sure to include an affordable Minibusoption that meets your requirements .

Need an additional driver? look out for special offers on the website for Minibus hire with free extra drivers included. These offers can save you a small fortune compared to paying for additional drivers when you collect the vehicle.

All of the vehicles in Faro on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. So you can change your plans and cancel your rental with a full refund up to 48 hours before you pick up the vehicle.

Would you like to hire a Minibus in Faro without a credit card? We include all the options allowing you to pick up your Minibus hire using a debit card . Use the filter section on our search page to find them.

Our website only compares vehicles that include a fair full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the vehicle in Faro with a full fuel tank and return it full. A small deposit for the fuel will be held on your credit card when you pick up the vehicle and refunded when you return it full. Look out for full to empty fuel policies you might see at a lower cost on other sites, full to empty usually comes with some expensive extra fees for refuelling, we recommend to always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals.

If you're trying to find a Minibus rental in Faro with no deposit and no excess, check out our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the security deposit and excess on your rental (sometimes to zero).

Need help finding your rental? Get in touch with our car hire advisors and we'll have your rental sorted in minutes.

Collecting your Minibus hire in Faro with a debit card .

You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a Minibus with us.

Don't forget that quite often Minibus hire partners that do accept debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as those that accept credit card only.

It is useful to know the payment options for your Minibus hire, as payments for add ons (like GPS and extra drivers) might have to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) when you pick up the Minibus.

If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover for your vehicle, it often means that you will need to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the vehicle. You'll more often than not be given the option to pay for a top up policy by the hire partner on collection, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

You can book using a huge number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).

One thing to think about when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card on collection, Minibus rental companies sometimes block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold is often a large amount of money and if you opt to pay using debit card this might be debited from your bank and not refunded until a couple of weeks after you've returned the vehicle.

It's ridiculously easy on our website to view which X hire brands can accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare which Minibus hire brands do accept your card type at the counter.

Frequently, Minibus rentals that include the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the vehicle with no extra charges. You can view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the different vehicle rental security deposit and insurance options on the second step of our website booking process.

Would you prefer us to allow you to pay using something other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to contact us and let us know. We are open to new ideas regarding how to improve the service we offer and make arranging your vehicle hire as Stress Free as it can be.

Most of the Minibus rental brands we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you pick up the Minibus; sometimes these do have special T&Cs related with them. Be sure that you check the terms and conditions if you intend to pick up the Minibus using a debit card.

Why Stress Free Car Rental is different

There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.

Our website checks millions of Minibus hire deals at 1000s of vehicle hire locations to source great offers and make booking them on the website as easy, quick and Stress Free as it should be

Stress Free Car Rental work hard to ensure that we provide customers with all of the best Minibus hire prices with no hidden fees.

We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our Minibus hire price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.

Brands we work with include the main vehicle hire providers like Europcar and Hertz there are some companies we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not list these on our website.

Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any Minibus hire firms. We're selective to only work with brands you can trust.

Our pricing always includes extra fees that other vehicle rental websites don't usually display - this makes sure that our process is as transparent as it can be.

The reason we do things a bit differently is because we got frustrated with seeing people being hit with unexpected fees and felt like we could provide a better service.

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Rental car terms

Theft liability cover (theft protection)

Car hire at Faro is covered for theft liability included in the price (usually with an excess amount which is clearly displayed on our website).

Theft liability insures the amount due if the rental car is stolen. Theft liability is subject to an excess amount, this means you'll be required to pay the first part of an insurance claim (normally between £900 to £2,000, depending on the car, the country and the deal.

When you insure your excess , however, you will be reimbursed for any of of the excess amount you pay (See our essential cover). With Premium Cover the excess is often reduced to zero.

Hire car excess

The hire car at Faro will already be insured for damage and theft as part of the hire fee. For rentals outside of the US and Canada there's almost always an insurance excess to pay* - just like on your own car in the UK. The excess on hire cars can be high. It's usually in the region of £1,200 to £2,500. If you fail to cover the excess you will be liable to pay for any damage up to the excess . Take a look at our Premium Cover rental car options if you'd prefer not to have a large amount blocked on your credit card .

Extra driver costs

A rental contract at Faro is between the car hire company and the person that signs the contract and will be the main driver. This requires that you will need to ask for any other drivers to be added, this usually comes with a cost ( can be up to £12a day at Faro or even more). However, there are occasional special offers that include extra drivers are free. Always be cautious of being asked if you'd like to include a driver without being told the cost.

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium insurance is the highest level of Minibus hire cover we provide.

Many of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when they're are renting a vehicle because it usually lowers the security deposit for the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or vehicle hire insurance excess risk. You can also often collect the vehicle using debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also opt to purchase Premium Cover at the vehicle rental counter, It might be less expensive to book this in advance on our website when you make your Minibus rental booking.

You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your vehicle rental, so that you understand the price of everything before you pay.

We want you to be able to make an informed decision regarding which Minibus rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the option to rent a vehicle including a Premium cover product.

Stress Free Essential insurance options

As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a Minibus in Faro with us.

Essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the vehicle and other things. For more details see the terms and conditions on the extras page

Essential cover will appear as a choice in the vehicle hire insurance section. For some geographical/partner Minibus rental combinations the cover might not be available.

Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.

Essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle booking, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance doesn't.

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Why choose StressFreeCarRental.com during the Covid pandemic?

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.

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