Although taxis offer you the convenience of being chauffeured around and almost nil chances of getting lost they tend to get expensive with the distance covered and not forgetting the increased rates in the evening hours. If you are therefore planning a trip to Portugal that will last several days then car hire services will be a good option with regards to travelling convenience and minimum costs. Renting a car will also help you to explore areas that are not covered by bus routes and this can be plenty of fun especially if you are traveling as a group.
There is good number of well reputed car hire companies that have their customer help desks located right inside Porto Airport at level zero. These companies include Hertz, Budget, Europcar, Avis, Sixt Rent a Car, Auto Jardim, Guerin and National. As you may have noticed, some of these companies e.g. Budget and Hertz are international companies and so you can trust that their services are world-class. With the services that EasyTerra.com provides you can make car reservations in advance of your arrival date. This website is also great for comparing the rates charged by the different aforementioned Porto Airport car hire companies.
There are great vehicles to choose from including the small to large cars, family cars, vans, trucks, luxury, specialty vehicles, eco friendly or hybrid models, and manual and automatic models. For every category these vehicles vary in fuel consumption and size. Whatever car you book will be made available right outside the airport.
Travelers are advised to be cautious when hiring vehicles from local car rental companies and this is because they are often unusually cheap but laced with of plenty of hidden charges.
Car rental companies working at Oporto Airport:
AVIS/SOVIALTel.: +351 22 9436900Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00
EUROPCARTel.: +351 22 9482452Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00
GUERINTel.: +351 22 9415939Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00
AUTO-JARDIMTel.: +351 22 9413661Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00
Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgTel.: +351 219 426 300Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00
BUDGET / A.A. CASTANHEIRATel.: +351 22 9443914Schedule: 07h00 – 00h00