Portugal Car Rental


Location Details

Opening hours

Sunday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday 05:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Economy Rent a Car Ponta Delgada
Joao Paulo II Airport
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal (PDL)
Phone Number
(786) 975-2222

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Ponta Delgada is a captivating city located in the Azores, a picturesque archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. As the largest city and capital of the island of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history and charming culture.
One of the highlights of Ponta Delgada is its breathtaking scenery, characterized by lush green fields, volcanic craters and stunning coastal views. The city itself is adorned with beautiful Portuguese architecture, cobblestone streets and vibrant gardens. If you explore the historic center, you'll find impressive monuments such as the São Sebastião Church and the Portas da Cidade (City Gates), which are iconic symbols of Ponta Delgada.
To fully experience the wonders of Ponta Delgada and its surroundings, having a reliable means of transportation is essential. At Economy Rent a Car, we understand the importance of providing convenient and affordable car rental services to enhance your visit to this remarkable city. Whether you prefer a compact car to maneuver easily through narrow streets or a spacious SUV to venture into the island's natural wonders, we have the perfect vehicle to suit your needs.
Count on us to provide you with the best car rental experience in Ponta Delgada. Our dedicated and friendly staff is ready to help you select the ideal vehicle for your adventures. We strive to offer competitive rates, ensuring you receive the best value for your money.
Discover the enchanting beauty of Ponta Delgada and the Azores with the comfort and convenience of Economy Rent a Car. Let us be your trusted companion as you explore the island's breathtaking landscapes, charming villages and hidden gems.
Don't miss the opportunity to create unforgettable memories in Ponta Delgada. Book your car rental at Ponta Delgada airport with Economy Rent a Car and embark on an carventure that will leave you in awe of the natural wonders of the Azores.

Important Information when Visiting Portugal

  • In Portugal, one drives on the right side of the road.
  • Consider that in urban areas the speed limit is usually 50 km/h, while on highways it is 120 km/h, unless otherwise specified.
  • Some roads in Portugal have electronic tolls. Make sure to know how these systems work and the different options that are available to pay for the toll. You can opt for an electronic toll tag or pay online after using the toll roads
  • In some rural areas in Portugal, especially in the mountainous region, it is common to find animal crossing signs. You can see signs that indicate the presence of goats, sheep or other animals on the road. Be careful and reduce the speed when nearing these areas to avoid accidents.
  • In the old towns of Portugal it is possible to find cobblestone roads. These streets can be beautiful and charming, but also slippery when wet. Drive with precaution in these areas and keep in mind that the grip of the tires may be affected.
  • Portugal is a country where walking and riding bikes are common, especially in urban areas. In the cities it is possible to find pedestrians and cyclists sharing the road with you. Respect them, maintain a safe distance, and remember to always yield when necessary.
  • The minimum age to rent a car in the offices of Porto and Lisbon is 25. There is a possibility, depending on the car type that the age might be reduced to 20 (mini/economy) or 23 (midsize/full size) for a price of 25,00 EUR.
  • In Terceira and Ponta Delgada there is a daily charge of 20,00 EUR if the age is between 21-23.
  • Consider the additional equipment that you may need during your adventure, such as a car seat, Wi-Fi, GPS, EToll, among others. At Economy you can obtain all of them according to availability.
  • For an additional cost you can use the rental car for cross-border travel into Spain, if you rent from the offices in Lisbon and Porto. For this, you’ll need to request pre-authorization when reserving the car (must be mentioned in the rental agreement).
  • You can always ask for an additional driver with whom to share the driving (one or more people).
  • Portugal has a well-developed network of highways that connect the main cities and regions in the country. The highways are well-maintained and offer a quick and convenient way to travel.
  • Valid Driver’s License – You’ll need a driver’s license from your home country to drive in Portugal (valid for at least a year), along with your passport. If you have a driver’s license that isn’t in French or English, it is preferable that you have an official translation of it, or an international driving card as back-up.
  • Method of Payment – You’ll need a credit or debit card (main driver is the cardholder) to pay for the rental and the security deposit (only credit card). The deposits vary according to the coverage and vehicle you select. This deposit is reimbursed when the car is returned, if the car is in the same condition it was given at the office, and this could take several days or even a week to process.
  • Portugal offers a great variety of panoramic routes that allow you to enjoy impressive views during your road trip. Some of the most notable are the Duero route, which crosses the beautiful valley of the Duero River with terraced vineyards, and the Algarve route which offers spectacular views of the south of the country.
  • During your road trip through Portugal, you’ll find numerous charming towns and cities that merit a stop. From the picturesque Obidos with its medieval walls to the historic Evora, which was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, there are many interesting places to explore and discover along the route.
  • Portugal is known for its impressive beaches along the Atlantic coast. From the fun Cascais near Lisbon to the beautiful Praia da Marinha in Algarve, there is a large variety of beaches for every taste.
  • Portugal is known for their delicious cuisine. During your journey, you can try traditional dishes like bacalao a bras, seafood rice, cream tarts, and Port wine. Each region has its own culinary specialties which give you an opportunity to delight your palate while traveling through the country.