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Explore Portugal by car with TakeCars

Portugal is the perfect place for car enthusiasts to roam. With TakeCars, you can explore ancient cities, charming atmospheric villages, majestic monasteries, and regal castles in the neo-Manueline style. Don't miss the breathtaking mountains and stunning beaches—all accessible with a rental car from TakeCars. Renting a car provides a wonderful opportunity to witness all these wonders first-hand.

Why choose TakeCars for your car rental in Portugal?

  • We offer reliable cars and ensure the return of your security deposit.
  • All major credit cards are accepted for hassle-free prepayment.
  • Our streamlined deposit process leaves no question unresolved.
  • Earn discounts by leaving a review after your rental experience.
  • Join our affiliate program and earn money by recommending us.
  • No international license is required to rent a car with us.

Choosing a car for your travels

Your choice of car should match your plans: opt for a compact or mid-size car for city driving, a powerful vehicle with at least a 2.0-liter engine for mountain trips, a convertible for scenic drives, or a minivan for larger groups.

Where to rent a car in Portugal

Lagos is a haven for beach enthusiasts, centrally located near top beaches such as Porto Mos Beach and Praia da Falesia. Lisbon invites you to cross the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in Europe, and explore its historic city center on foot. Sintra boasts lush parks, palaces, and ancient Moorish fortresses, while Porto is essential for its wine estates in the Alto Douro Valley. Peneda-Gerês will captivate you with its natural beauty, rivers, waterfalls, and charming villages built from gray granite.

Our managers are ready to meet you at your convenience, handle all necessary paperwork, and ensure a seamless car pickup and return, either in the city or at the airport, for your utmost convenience.

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Local Car Hires in Portugal

These local businesses provide car rental services in Portugal

Local Car Hires in Portugal

These local businesses provide car rental services in Portugal


Madeira airport (FNC)


Faro Airport (FAO)


Faro Airport (FAO)

Carlos Dony

Madeira airport (FNC)
Carlos Dony
Rent a car online in Portugal with TakeCars.com
  • 1. Compare cars in Portugal

    We make it easy to compare prices and rental terms in Portugal so you can rent a car more easily

  • 2. Secure your online booking

    Reserve your vehicle with a small deposit, and we guarantee it will be waiting for you upon arrival in Portugal.

  • 3. Share your rental experience

    Help others make the right choice when renting cars on TakeCars Portugal.

Rental conditions and car return

To rent, all you need is a passport, a driver’s license, and a bank card. Carefully inspect the vehicle before your journey and photograph it from all angles. The car return process is quick and straightforward: simply arrive on time and ensure the car is clean and refueled.

Your journey through Portugal is set to be unforgettable with TakeCars!

Portugal car rental prices

Portugal attracts tourists not only with its magnificent beaches but also with the unique opportunities for traveling by car. Renting a car in Portugal gives you the freedom to explore the country from every angle.

Rates in Portugal vary throughout the year depending on the season and the rental length in days.

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chartHow expensive is renting a car in Portugal: average daily rates for a one-week car rental, across all car classes. Delivery across Portugal not included.

Portugal car rental questions

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How and when will my deposit be returned?

Your deposit will be returned within 5-7 business days after the car is returned, as long as there are no damages. All payments are processed strictly according to the contract.

What are the driver requirements in Portugal?

Drivers in Portugal must be at least 22 years old, have 2+ years of driving experience, and sign a rental contract upon pickup.

Can I add an additional driver?

Yes, you can add up to 4 additional drivers in Portugal, though extra charges may apply. Terms are specified upfront.

What documents do I need to provide for renting a car in Portugal?

You need to provide a valid driver's license, ID/passport, and a credit card. Documents are required as per the standard rental agreement.

What to do if the car breaks down in Portugal?

In case of a breakdown, please contact our 24/7 road assistance service provided in your rental agreement. We ensure that you receive immediate help.

Can I take a rented car in Portugal abroad?

Yes, taking a rented car abroad from Portugal is permitted with prior approval. Use our detailed filters to find cars that can be taken abroad.

Until when can I modify my reservation?

You can modify your reservation at any time before the pickup date. Please notify us or the rental manager as soon as possible. Flexibility in booking changes is a key aspect of our service.

Can I pay for car rental in Portugal with multiple cards?

Yes, you can use multiple cards to pay for your rental in Portugal. Please note that all payments must be completed using the same method for depositing the initial payment.

Can I return the car late at night?

Yes, you can return the car late at night in Portugal for an additional fee. Our service is designed to be as convenient as possible.

Is car delivery to a custom address available in Portugal?

Yes, we offer car delivery to custom addresses across Portugal. Additional charges may apply. Convenience and flexibility are important to us.

How to access rental car support 24/7?

Our 24/7 support team is always ready to help you. Just use the contact number provided on your voucher. Fast and convenient support is our priority.

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