We are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make renting a car Stress Free for our customers
Car rental availability can vary significantly at different times of the year. peak holiday times are an important thing to recognise that affects car hire prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared with the alternatives.
Extra drivers are available to reserve on our website on step two of our booking process. In many cases you will pay for extra drivers when you collect the car.
Vehicle Models at each car rental location can vary. The car rental company will always provide you with a car that’s the same size in terms of body style, passengers and luggage capacity but the exact make may vary from the one listed. If you require a particular make, at most car rental locations we provide pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . Use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model options.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your ideal car rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel engine and reduced insurance excess options.
We compare deals on a wide range of car types and sizes. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around | Portugal, we’ve got you covered.
Planning a trip with a lot of passengers in Portugal? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van deals from a wide range of minibus and van rental brands.
Travelling with more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental compares a variety of people carriers available in Portugal that easily accommodate 7 or 8 passengers. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of bags) we recommend comparing our selection of rental minibuses.
Have a lot of luggage? Want to take quite a lot of stuff with you but not enough to require a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We list estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Portugal.
Feel the wind in your hair as you drive around Portugal in your convertible car rental. We find low cost deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.
If you’re struggling to find a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any queries regarding trunk space or seating set up, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team.
From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we have a huge selection for you to compare on the site before you book your rental in Portugal.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
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.
Car rentals in Portugal are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.
An example average price for 5 days in Faro for November is GBP344.94 for a lead driver aged 35
The following car hire brands are available in Portugal: Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, Guerin, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Goldcar, Alamo, Enterprise, National, OK Rent a Car, Turisprime, FireFly, Centauro.
Premium cover is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.
You're able to buy Premium Cover bundled with your car rental, so that you understand the price of everything before completing your booking.
Choosing Premium Insurance is optional, you can also opt to buy Premium Cover at the car hire counter, It is usually less expensive to buy this up front on our website when you make your car hire booking.
Many of our customers decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a car because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.
Along with being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a car with us.
Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and more.
Essential cover will appear as an optional extra in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the car and other things. To view the detailed information see the T&Cs on the extras page
You will have been provided with car hire location collection instructions with your confirmation email. Spend some time to read through how to find the car hire collection location before you begin your trip
Always inspect the wheels and locks for issues as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you're in a hurry to begin your trip
Spending some time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the vehicle rental company when returning the car
If you have not already ,check the vehiclehire terms. There may be additional charges for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting all damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle hire provider before driving away
Be sure to check the fuel type for the vehicle and check which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on