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Portugal car hire gives you the freedom to explore parts of the Iberian peninsula you might never have discovered otherwise. See what you want, when you want, in a quality rental car booked through Nova Car Hire.

Car Hire Portugal

Lined with delightful beaches, scattered with pretty whitewashed villages, and teeming with historical gems and cultural wonders, Portugal is one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations for a reason. Even if buzzing resorts don't do it for you, you’ll appreciate the sweeping sandy beaches, soaring cliffs, quaint historic towns, and rolling landscapes in a rental car booked through Nova Car Hire.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Portugal with Nova?

Simply enter your choice of dates and location to receive an instant quote for car rental in Portugal. You can select from more than 26,000 locations, and booking is refreshingly straightforward. Either accept the quote online, or speak to one of our efficient staff. There are no forms to fill out, and the value is so exceptional that you’ll wonder why you have not used Nova Car Hire before.

Car Hire Requirements in Portugal

When collecting your hire car in Portugal, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Portugal

Lisbon is by far Portugal's busiest airport, attracting more than twice as many passengers as its nearest rival, Porto. The tourist hub of Faro is the next busiest airport, with Funchal(Madeira) and Ponta Delgada(Azores) also attracting significant numbers of passengers.

Portugal Driving Rules & Regulations

Drive on the right, and do not exceeed speed limits - which are 50km/h in urban areas, 90km/h on open roads, and 120km/h on motorways. Wear your seat belt and ensure children under 12 are restrained appropriately. Carry a warning triangle and reflective vest in the rental car. You will find further information on Portugal's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.

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Our Car hire worked well in Portugal. The car was good and met all our needs. Also the price was competitive.

Michael Elliot, Aug-2012

Found you to be the best value for renting a car in Portugal. Easy to book, and even easier to recommend.

Jade Byford, Aug-2012

Great service - great car. I'm just home from two weeks in sunny Portugal and I'd like to thank your team for the attention to detail.

Alison Streeter, Jun-2012

Found it easy to contact your company when we needed to which is a rarity these days. We received a quality car at a great price. I would not hesitate to use your service again.

Pinal Sharma, Mar-2012

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