Rent a car in Portugal. Basic rates:
MERCEDES B-classNumber of days: 7110 EurFord C-MaxNumber of days: 780 EurVW PoloNumber of days: 765 Eur
Audi A6Number of days: 7115 EurBMW X5Number of days: 7210 EurVW PassatNumber of days: 7110 Eur
Audi A6Number of days: 7160 EurMERCEDES SNumber of days: 7230 EurVW PassatNumber of days: 7110 Eur
Range RoverNumber of days: 7220 EurAudi Q5Number of days: 7200 EurBMW X5Number of days: 7210 Eur
(Русский) Теги “Популярные направления”Number of days:Audi A6Number of days: 7Range RoverNumber of days: 7Audi Q7Number of days: 7Nissan X-trailNumber of days: 7Audi Q5Number of days: 7BMW X5Number of days: 7(Русский) Телефоны в подвалеNumber of days:(Русский) ТелефонNumber of days:Fiat PuntoNumber of days: 7
How to diversify vacation during a trip to Portugal? Even before he met with its famous sights and resorts in the simplest, most convenient, and in some circumstances also advantageous solution would rent a car.
To see how well the Portuguese were able to combine the beauty of nature and modern achievements in the form of infrastructure, will need to expand the route. If you think about it in advance and worry about car rental, given the relatively small size of the country at a short holiday will see many things – from the coast and the mountains to the ancient monasteries and palaces. And then a trip to Portugal will really unforgettable!
The international car rental companies offer the most diverse selection of cars: economy class, standard, deluxe or luxury travel for family or a large company. Take advantage of the service will allow the presence of a driver's license and a credit card, the requirements with respect to age is also standard – 21 years old.
You can rent a car upon arrival at the airport, if the service book in advance, you will also save on rent.
Important: In some companies, one of the conditions of the contract for rental cars is secured. Usually it does not exceed the sum of 300 euros at the end of the rental period, if the car has no damage, the deposit will be refunded in full.
Regarding the cost of the rental, at the total amount will affect many nuances, roughly a day car rental in Portugal will cost about 50 euros.
The cost of rental for three and seven days
|Category||for 3 days||7 days|
|Mini||42-103 euro||75-620 euro|
|Economy||50-129 euro||89-1861 euros|
|Normal||65-478 euro||124-1074 euros|
|Versatile||79-816 euro||154-1861 euros|
|SUV||239-467 euro||456-935 euro|
|Van||212-818 euro||374-1861 euros|
His car rental services in Portugal offer the following companies:
- Drive on holidays.
- Go rent Lisbon.
- Keddy by europcar.
- Master cars.
The quality of road surfaces in Portugal, the state of roads and infrastructure have no complaints – everything corresponds to a high level. Therefore, it is very comfortable to drive, regardless of its class, it is necessary to consider when choosing a car. If you do not want to spend too much, the compact small-displacement cars will be the best choice for a small travel company, and there is always the possibility of taking a car a class above to travel maximum enjoyment.
Traffic rules and penalties for infringements
Very good condition roads in Portugal – still not a reason to disregard the rules of the SDA. Right-hand traffic, sufficient road signs informing about the direction or situations for them, expressways – all of it is typical for Western European countries. Among the general rules of the driver and passengers have to comply with the following:
- Always use seat belts, including passengers in the back seat.
- Transport children up to 3 years inclusive is possible only in a special chair, and children under 12 years old are prohibited to ride in the front passenger seat.
- You can not use the audio signal within the village.
- The driver must use the device "hands-free" to talk on a cell phone.
Requirements for high-speed mode in Portugal also did not differ from other EU countries: in the city or any other locality observe the limit of 50 km / h, and on all other roads 90km / h.
In recent years, the country's road network is supplemented with modern high-speed highways, many of them – a toll highway, where cars are allowed to reach the speed of 120 km / h. If the entrance to the highway there is a sign Portagem electronica, it provided an electronic payment method only. On other roads using different payment methods: cash, credit cards, special cards or payment via post office.
Practice and the option of using a special instrument: in the car rental service can be rented for 1.65 euros a day – and pass through it without the hassle of the strip via verde. All costs are then written off by rolling from customer's account when the contract expires.
Please note: the specifics of the Portuguese, which explains the high percentage of road accidents on the roads, is unpredictable driving habits of the local population, a large number of s / s transport and motorcyclists, disregard for rules.
Portuguese fines for violation of traffic rules – not the highest in Europe, and yet, in some cases, can be quite significant. To avoid penalties, especially for speeding, it will not work, because of security, not just police officers, but also a system of automatic control. Thus, the amount of the fine for:
- parking ticket – from 30 to 150 euros;
- talking on mobile phone – 25 euros;
- speeding – 50 euros;
- Overtaking is forbidden – 110 euros;
- running a red signal – from 1 800 euros;
- the presence of a radar detector – from 500 to 2,500 euros.
- drunken driving (depending on the degree of alcohol, drug intoxication) – from 170 to 2,500 a month of hard labor and deprivation of a driver's license.
Important! The rate of blood-alcohol rate allows 0.5 ppm, but this limit can not be exceeded, allowing you to get behind the wheel after drinking two or three glasses of wine.
Car Insurance of leased
Select insurance package – perhaps the most important point for everyone who decides to use the services of car rental company. The right choice of an unnecessary worry if the road will not be able to avoid unpleasant situations. Standard offer from companies necessarily includes such kinds of insurance:
- Theft Waiver – a package of auto theft.
- 3rd (Third) party liability – civil liability to third parties (insurance analogy).
- CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) – damage to cars (analogy CASCO).
Prefer "to pay for insurance, and nothing to worry about," as a rule, choose the complete package with zero deductible. In a foreign country and in unfamiliar circumstances, even experienced drivers do not want to take risks and take reasonable solution to ensure peace of mind, especially since the amount of such insurance is acceptable.
Fuel and refueling in Portugal
At gas stations for sale available diesel fuel and unleaded petrol, to a lesser extent on the road operate gas refueling. The quality offered at filling stations in Portugal, fuel or in no way inferior to European, and the average price for 1 liter is as follows:
- 95 petrol – 1.56 euros.
- 98 petrol – 1.69 euros.
- diesel fuel – 1.28 Euro.
Parking in Portugal
They are in every city, but everywhere has its own rules. In the capital, to find free parking will be very, very difficult, in other big cities the situation is somewhat simpler, and yet, it is better to ask about the availability of parking and the rules in advance. Among the general rule: when parking, it is necessary to put the car in the direction of movement. This specificity is due to the fact that in the Portuguese city of many streets with one-way traffic. During working hours in some areas to park your car out only with the permission of the local people. On weekends parking all free.
The estimated cost of rolled popular cities in Portugal Lisbon – 63 EUR per week
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