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Aeroporto Internacional de Faro

Last Updated: 14th Feb, 2023

Faro Airport know locally as Aeroporto Internacional de Faro is situated 3 km west of the city of Faro on The Algarve in the South of Portugal. Faro Airport services the Algarve which include the tourist towns of Albufeira, Faro, Lagoa, Lagos Portimão, Alvor, Vilamoura, Praia da Rocha, all along the Algarve coast. Car Hire for drivers aged 18 to 99 years All Inclusive

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Compare Car Hire at Faro Airport to get the best price for car hire on the Algarve. Quick and simple quotes from the top rent a car companies Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Budget Dollar, National Sixt, Thrifty Europcar. If you are looking to rent a car on the Algarve just request a quote below and we will search the market for you to being you the best deals and cheapest car hire in Portugal, Choose from Convertibles, Smart cars BMW, VW Golf, Ford, Petrol or Diesel Manual or Automatic car available with GPS. Collect you Car Hire at Faro Airport or Faro city centre at competitive rates.

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Faro Car Rental FAQ

Which is the best car hire company at Faro Airport?

Based on feedback from our customers who hired a car at at Faro Airport, CAEL Rent A car had the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 9.1.

Can I rent a car at Faro Airport with a debit card?

Yes you can hire a car at Faro Airport with a debit card issued by a bank. Conditions of debit card use: card must be in main driver's name. MasterCard or VISA only. Debit cards must be issued by a bank, and numbers must be embossed. Please note, the deposit amount will be charged if using a debit card and associated transactions fees may apply. Maximum rental duration 28 days if using a debit card. Prepaid and electronic cards (Visa Electron) are not accepted. After the search results appear be sure to check the filter for Both Credit and Debit Cards. This is located on the search results page at the bottom of the left column under the heading Cards Accepted At Pick-Up. This will display the car hire companies that will accept a debit card for car hire at Faro Airport. Please feel free to contact us TEL +353 (0)16852606 and we will be glad to assist you.

Can I rent a car at Faro Airport Portugal without a deposit?

Yes this is possible, some car rental companies will provide car hire at Faro Airport with either no or a low deposit. When you do a search, click on the €0 to €500 filter which is situated on the left hand side of the results page. This will then display the companies that accept zero deposit at Faro airport.

Can I rent a car at Faro Airport Portugal if I am over 70?

es, you can hire a car in Faro from selected car rental companies up to 99 years of age with no extra charges. Some companies will charge a daily supplement so please choose carefully. Dollar, Firefly, Goldcar are a few of the ones that do not charge an additional fee. Contact us and we will be glad to assist you by comparing the leading car hire companies to get you the best deal.

Can I rent a car at Faro Airport if I am under 25?

You can hire a car at Faro Airport at 18 years of age, most companies charge a supplement of €9 per day for drivers aged between 18 to 20 and €7 per day for driver aged between 20 and 25. Enterprise does not charge a supplement for driver over 21. Please contact and we will be glad to explain how to get the best deal for your age group.

Can I take a rental car from Portugal to Spain?

Yes some car hire companies will allow you to take a rental car cross border, but you will need to get permission first. There will be additional fees to cross an International border.

How long do I need to hold a licence in order to rent a car in Faro Airport?

A full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photo card

Which documents do I need to hire a car at Faro Airport?

The principle driver will need to have the following documents in his or her name. A full licence, a credit card, the voucher we will send you when you complete your booking, and a passport.

What is the fuel policy for a hire car in Faro Airport?

The vast majority of cars have a full to full fuel policy, which means Your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

Car Rental Companies in Faro

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The best car hire company at Faro Airport

This rating is taken from feedback we received from our who booked car hire at Faro Airport. The score is based on overall value for money, cleanliness of the car, service at the rental desk, car hire pick-up process, car hire drop-off process. Cael Rent a Car have the best customer satisfaction rating with a score of 9.1 out of a maximum score of 10 points

Budget 7.4

Cael 9.1

Dollar 5.9

Enterprise 8.1

Europcar 7.0

Firefly 6.7

Goldcar 6.2

Guerin 8.3

Hertz 6.4

Sixt 7.8

Thrifty 7.3

Turisprime 3.9

7 Seater Car Hire Faro Airport

If you are looking to rent a 7 seater car at faro airport you have come to the right place. We have a large selection of 7 seater minivans that are suitable for golf trips and families. Choose from the Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, the Seat Alhambra, Volkswagen Sharan, Volkswagen Touran, Ford Galaxy or the Mercedes V Class, Renault Espace,

Faro Car Rental Locations

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Faro Campinas Campinas, 2 8005 faro
Faro Downtown Av. Da Republica 2, Faro, 8000- 079
Faro Edificio Rua Abel Viana, Sitio das Gambelas, Faro, 8000-810
Faro Montenegro Estrada do Aeroporto Edifício Hertz, Montenegro, Faro, 8000-124

Europcar Faro

Europcar Faro Airport

Address: Aeroporto De Faro, 8005-999 ,
Faro, Portugal

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Goldcar Faro

Goldcar Faro Airport

Address: Aeroporto De Faro, 8005-143 ,
Faro, Portugal

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Car Hire for Drivers Aged 18 to 25 Years in Faro

Car Hire is available for young drivers aged between 18 to 25 years of ages at Faro Airport in Portugal. However they will need to pay an additional daily supplement. The amount will depend on the age of the driver, the size of the car and the company they choose to rent from.

Payless are one of the few companies that will rent to an 18 year old driver, they charge a young driver's fee of €12.18 per day. Maximum €97.42 which includes 23% tax. While Best Deal Car Hire charges €5 per day, minimum €15 Maximum €50 Includes 23% tax. For drivers aged between 21 to 24 years.

Gold car Charges €8 per day for drivers aged between 21 and 24.

This fee will be included in the rental price and will be payable on arrival at the rental desk in Faro in Euros.

Car Hire For Over 70's in Faro

Car Hire at Faro Airport is available for drivers aged between 65 to 99 without incurring any additional supplement fees. All the rates quoted are fully inclusive and have no hidden fees. Toll fees are not included in your car rental.

Drivers over 100 years of age are unfortunately unable to rent a car in Faro.

Driving Licence Requirements in Faro

A full licence held for minimum of 1 years with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photo card.

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Faro Airport Information

Airport Name: Faro Airport, Airport Aeroporto de Faro
Address: 8001-701 Faro
City: Faro
Country: Portugal
Telephone: +351 289800800
Time Zone: GMT + 1
Coordinates: 37°00′52″N 007°57′57″W
Car Hire: The car rental desks are situated within walking distance just 50 meters across the road from the main terminal in the new car hire centre.
Driving Directions to Faro Airport Principal Access Route: A22 Motorway called ‘Via do Infante’ National Highway 125 Estrada Nacional 125 Other Access Routes (Secondary Roads):IC-1 N2, N12, N122
Car Parking: Car parking spaces available at Faro Airport for long and short term parking.
Taxi service: Available in front of terminal
Train service: No Train service
Bus service: use the local bus service, or take the Faro Airport Shuttle Bus which stops at main resorts close to the airport.
Information Desk: Located in the arrivals hall
Disabled Facilities: Disabled Facilities are present at Faro Airport.

Flight Destinations from Faro Airport

Aer Lingus Belfast-International , Cork , Dublin, London-Gatwick
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Dresden , Düsseldorf, Hamburg , Leipzig/Halle , Münster Osnabrück , Munich, Nuremberg , Paderborn Lippstadt , Palma de Mallorca
Arkefly Austrian AirlineVienna
British Airways London-Gatwick Brussels Airlines Brussels
EasyJet Belfast-International, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow-International, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Newcastle upon Tyne, Paris-Orly
Ryanair Bournemouth, Bremen, Bristol , Brussels South-Charleroi, Dublin, East Midlands, Glasgow-Prestwick, Hahn, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London-Stansted, Porto, Shannon Weeze
Thomson Airways Bournemouth, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Dublin, London-Gatwick, Manchester
transavia.com Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Rotterdam
TUIfly Düsseldorf , Frankfurt , Hanover , Munich , Stuttgart
TUIfly NordicBergen, Copenhagen, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Helsinki, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda

Faro See & Do

An intriguing mix of old and new, history and vision, the capital of the Algarve is a rich destination for travellers looking for a holiday packed with variety. From secluded beaches and deserted islands to bustling old squares and churches made of bones, Faro has plenty to offer eve the most discerning traveller – with plenty of surprises thrown in.

Must see attractions in Faro

Faro Old Town is a stunning place to start exploring the delights of this city. Take an historic walking tour or wander the streets at your own pace to soak in delights such as the marble mosaic paving, the Cathedral with its great bell tower views and quaint, bustling squares. Visit the marina for shopping and seafront restaurants, and take a tour of the hidden Teatro Lethes, to learn about its history, myths and legends.

For culture, the Capela de Ossos (chapel of bones), constructed from the bones of monks is an unusual, haunting attraction. Faro Archaeological Museum houses impressive permanent exhibits, with a rich programme of visiting collections. Also visit the beautiful baroque Carmo Church and the Estadio Algarve for sporting events or a tour. If adventure is your thing, diving off the coast of Faro is a popular activity for locals and tourists alike, with a rich marine locality including shipwrecks, artificial and natural reefs, with underwater archaeological tours widely available.

One of the highlights of any visit to Faro is the outdoor landscape. Just outside the city you can visit The Desert Island, one of the islands that protects the Ria Formosa from the effects of the ravaging ocean. Recognised as one of the greatest natural treasures of the Algarve region, its wilds boast 11 km of white sand. Another impressive and secluded beach is the Cape of St Mary, reachable via a short ferry ride. Home to sweeping dues, walking trails, azure sea and an amazing number of shells, this is a beautiful spot that cannot be ignored.

Recommended scenic drives in Faro

Collect your hire car at Faro Airport and head inland to Loule for a change of scenery. Here, you’ll enjoy ancient quarters, castle ruins, impressive traditional crafts and the fabulous Loule Market. Lagos is a popular local beach destination with plenty of restaurants, beach activities, and an active night life, as well as a rich history worth exploring.


If you’d like to travel further afield, Faro is a great base for exploring other countries and territories. Spain is very close to Faro, with Seville only a two-hour drive by car from its old, orange-lined squares, historic buildings, flamenco and warm welcome. Another great excursion is a day trip o overnight trip to Gibraltar, where you will see the impressive Rock of Gibraltar with its cheeky barbary apes, as well as get the chance to pick up some extra cheap tax-free shopping.


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Hotels Near Faro Airport

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Praça D. Francisco Gomes, Nº 2 FARO Algarve , Faro, 8000-168 Hotel Faro has 90 comfortable and modernly designed rooms, including 3 suites, the Panoramic Restaurante Ria Formosa, bar and a terrace, located on the top floor of the building that provides a beautiful sight over Ria Formosa and the historical part of the city. The hotel is located in the city centre of Faro, near the commercial and the historical area. The hotel offers services for both business travellers and tourists. The central location in the capital of the Algarve makes the hotel suitable for every occasion.

Best Western Hotel Dom Bernardo

Rua General Teofilio de Trindade, no. 20 , Faro, 8000 The Best Western Hotel Dom Bernardo is a three star hotel located in the centre of Faro, Algarve, Portugal. Modern and equipped with the most up-to-date technology, we offer the maximum in comfort and security for our guests.

Comfortably decorated, our oversized 43 guest rooms are all equipped with private bathroom, individual air-conditioning/heating units, direct dial telephone, Internet access, cable television, mini-bar and individual safes. The property also boasts two magnificent Jacuzzi® rooms and an oversized junior suite

Hotel Santa Maria

Rua de Portugal nº 17-19 , Faro, 8000 The Hotel Santa Maria it's a 3 star unit, completely remodelled, located in the centre of Faro, just 20 meters away from the Santo António street (commercial district). The Hotel is also just 200 meters from the Garden Manuel Bivar, the marina, the tourism information point and the historical centre, also called "Cidade Velha". Hotel Santa Maria consists of 5 floors in total of 60 rooms all equipped with comfortable furnishings and excellent facilities, certain to provide one with a carefree and relaxing nights sleep

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