top of page

Getting around Albufeira and Faro


If you are looking to rent a car in Albufeira, there are many options to suit your needs. You can find car rental companies at the region's airports, as well as in the city centers and tourist resorts.

It is recommended to book in advance online to avoid queues and to get the best rates. It is also important to check the terms and conditions of the rental, such as additional fees for young drivers, unlimited mileage and mandatory insurance.

Once you've found the rental company that suits you best, you can choose from a wide range of vehicles, from small economy cars to spacious SUVs. It is important to choose a vehicle that suits your needs in terms of comfort and cargo capacity.

Renting a vehicle in Albufeira will allow you to explore the area at your own pace, without being tied to public transportation schedules. It is an ideal way to explore the many beaches and picturesque villages of the region, as well as to travel easily to other destinations in Portugal.

PLEASE NOTE: It is important to note that most car rental agencies do not accept debit cards and require a valid credit card. This means that you must have a credit card issued by a bank or financial institution in order to book and pay for your car rental.

The reason why car rental agencies in Portugal prefer credit cards is that they offer an additional guarantee in case of an incident, such as an accident or damage to the rented car. Credit cards also allow you to block a certain amount of money on the cardholder's account (usually around €1500) to cover any additional costs, such as fuel or tolls.

It is therefore important to check with the car rental agency in Portugal whether a credit card is required for car rental, because if you do not have one, you may not be able to rent the car of your choice. Also, if you are planning to travel abroad and rent a car, it is always advisable to find out about the car rental requirements in the country you are visiting to avoid unpleasant surprises.


From the airport

There are several options for booking a cab from Faro airport to Albufeira:

Official Faro airport cabs: There is a cab rank right outside the airport terminal. Cabs are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The trip from Faro airport to Albufeira takes about 40 minutes and costs from 40€ to 50€.

Private transfer services: There are several private transfer companies that offer shuttle services from Faro airport to Albufeira. Rates vary depending on the size of the group and the type of vehicle. It is recommended to book in advance.

Transfer service from Faro airport to Albufeira:



You can also take the bus:

Le site web de l'entreprise de transport en bus qui dessert l'aéroport de Faro et Albufeira est www.eva-bus.com. Vous y trouverez les horaires, les tarifs (environ 5 €) et les arrêts de bus pour planifier votre voyage.

Phone : +351 289 580 611

Bus station : Alto dos Caliços (terminus)

15 minutes walk from your rental if you rented from www.pascale-philippe.com

Ticketing hours

Mon - Sat : 06h30 - 20h00

Sundays and holidays : 07h00 - 20h00


Here is a list of car rental companies available at Faro airport

  1. Avis Rent a Car : +351 289 809 840, Site internet : https://www.avis.pt/

  2. Europcar : +351 289 809 140, Site internet : https://www.europcar.pt/

  3. Hertz : +351 289 897 200, Site internet : https://www.hertz.pt/

  4. Sixt Rent a Car : +351 289 809 550, Site internet : https://www.sixt.pt/

  5. Budget Rent a Car : +351 289 809 890, Site internet : https://www.budget.pt/

  6. Alamo Rent a Car : +351 289 809 800, Site internet : https://www.alamo.pt/

  7. Thrifty Car Rental : +351 289 809 600, Site internet : https://www.thrifty.pt/

  8. National Car Rental : +351 289 809 550, Site internet : https://www.nationalcar.pt/

Note that information is subject to change, so it is best to check with the companies directly for the most up-to-date information. It is also advisable to compare rates and rental options before making a reservation to find the best deal.


Albufeira

Getting around by bus (in or from Albufeira)

Numerous bus stops can take you anywhere in town, from your accommodation to the beaches, historic centre, strip, shops, etc...

See Albufeira bus routes below

Giro_Map
.pdf
Download PDF • 578KB

But also throughout the country at unbeatable prices. For example, a one-way ticket between Albufeira and Lisbon from €3! Please visit the Check my bus website here



There are several car rental companies in Albufeira, Portugal to meet the needs of visitors.

  1. Avis Rent a Car Adresse : Rua das Flores, 8200-136 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 589 860 Site web : https://www.avis.pt/

  2. Europcar Adresse : Rua da Fonte Santa, 8200-164 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 583 940 Site web : https://www.europcar.pt/

  3. Hertz Adresse : Rua da Oura, 8200-365 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 586 440 Site web : https://www.hertz.pt/

  4. Sixt Adresse : Rua dos Navegantes, 8200-336 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 098 340 Site web : https://www.sixt.pt/

This information is subject to change, so it is important to check with each company before making a reservation. It is also possible to compare fares and conditions using online comparison sites such as Expedia, Kayak, Booking.com, Skyscanner, among others.


It is important to compare and book in advance to get the best rates and to ensure the availability of the vehicle of your choice. It is also important to check the terms and conditions of the rental, such as additional fees for young drivers, unlimited mileage and mandatory insurance.



OUR PARTNER RECOMMENDS ALBUFEIRA

We have negotiated the best discounts for your car rental

Contact the VISACAR agency in Albufeira (10 minutes walk from the Penthouse)

Google Maps : VISACAR

Tél : + 351 289 514 639 / + 351 966 828 729

Site web : VISACAR

Make a reservation on behalf of

pascale-philippe.com

and get a 15% discount






OTHER RENTALS


Scooter

  1. Rent4Fun Scooter & Bike Rental - Adress : Rua Da Senhora Da Saude, 8200-163 Albufeira, Portugal. Téléphone : +351 289 584 682

  2. ScootAlbufeira - Adress : Rua da Liberdade, 8200-165 Albufeira, Portugal. Téléphone : +351 926 959 548

  3. Siam Scooter Rent - Adress : Rua Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, 8200-392 Albufeira, Portugal. Téléphone : +351 926 107 838

  4. Scooter Algarve - Adress : Rua António José d'Almeida, 8200-162 Albufeira, Portugal. Téléphone : +351 914 271 127

  5. Freedom Bike & Scooter Rentals - Adress : Rua Infante D. Henrique, 8200-163 Albufeira, Portugal. Téléphone : +351 289 586 544

Vélo

  1. Bike in Algarve Adress: Av. dos Descobrimentos, 8200-178 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone: +351 289 586 663 Site Web: https://bikeinalgarve.com/

  2. Algarve Bike Hire Adress: Rua do Oceano Atlântico, Lote 24, 8200-394 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone: +351 936 653 801 Site Web: https://algarvebikehire.com/

  3. A-Z Bike Rentals Adress: Av. Sá Carneiro, 8200-394 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone: +351 289 589 869 Site Web: https://www.a-zbikerentals.com/

  4. Green Bike Algarve Adress: Rua do Oceano Atlântico, Edifício Montemar, Loja 2, 8200-394 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone: +351 935 258 579 Site Web: https://www.greenbikealgarve.com/

  5. Algarve Bike Tours Adress: Rua do Oceano Atlântico, Lote 24, 8200-394 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone: +351 914 764 030 Site Web: https://www.algarvebiketours.com/

Quad

  1. Albufeira Quad Tours Adress : Rua da Eira, 8200-639 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 511 826 Site web : albufeiraquadtours.com

  2. Algarve Quad Bike Tours Adress : Rua dos Pescadores, 8200-639 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 915 066 666 Site web : algarvequads.pt

  3. Zoom Quads Adress : Rua do Hospital, 8200-639 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 588 782 Site web : zoomquads.com

  4. TTT Quads Adress : Estrada de São Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 910 582 880 Site web : tttquads.com

  5. Algarve Off-Road Adress : Rua José Pinto, 8200-191 Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 589 489 Site web : algarveoffroad.com

Buggy

  1. Albufeira Buggy Adventures - Adress : Rua da Escola Primária, Albufeira, Portugal - Téléphone : +351 289 586 774

  2. Algarve Buggy Tours - Adress : EN 125, Guia, Albufeira, Portugal - Téléphone : +351 913 657 907

  3. Adventure Algarve - Adress : Rua Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, Loja 2, Edifício Arcos da Marina, Albufeira, Portugal - Téléphone : +351 289 511 397

  4. Algarve Off-Road - Adress : Rua Principal, Guia, Albufeira, Portugal - Téléphone : +351 913 657 907

  5. Buggy Trip Algarve - Adress : Rua do Convento, Albufeira, Portugal - Téléphone : +351 912 088 462

Trotinette

  1. Trotinette Albufeira Adress : Rua do Cerro dos Sete Pés, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 967 517 215

  2. Trotinettescoot Adress : Av. dos Descobrimentos, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 587 557

  3. Albufeira Rentals Adress : Rua do Alecrins, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 590 420

  4. Portugal Trottinettes Adress : Rua de Santo António, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 917 886 789

  5. Algarve Electric Scooters Adress : Rua do Cerro dos Sete Pés, Albufeira, Portugal Téléphone : +351 289 580 885


This information may vary and it is recommended to check contact information and rates with the companies before making a reservation.


Comments

Rated 0 out of 5 stars.
No ratings yet

Add a rating
bottom of page