Travelling by car to Porto is an inescapable point of the travel programme. You will see the most interesting places and will feel the rhythm of the city. Rent a car and go! It is worth a lot to come to the main points of interest of Porto at a time when they are not surrounded by crowds of tourists and see them in their original settings And it is also easy to arrange when you have a personal car at your disposal. And to make your trip advantageous, cars-scanner gives you a discount on rental services up to 70%.
In order to see the daily average cost of a car, select a model from the list.
In addition, the price depends on the point where you are planning to pick up the car. Pay attention to this to make the trip more advantageous.
Use navigator's tips to plan the amount of fuel and route. Cars-scanner also advises you to always carry a small fuel canister so that the empty tank does not catch you out a long way from the nearest petrol stations. Approximate prices for fuel:
To travel calmly and to not to think about possible damage to the car, take out a full insurance policy; in this case, any difficulties with the car cease to be your concern and fall on the shoulders of an insurance company.
Carefully read the insurance document; therein, you will find information about what it covers, and how to proceed if an occurrence happens after all.
|Car rental company||Car class||Apx. Deposit amount|
|Mini / Economy||200-400 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-800 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy / Compact||150-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / SUV||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-750 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Minivan||600+ £|
|Compact / Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio||550+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-600 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-900 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||500+ £|
The lion's share of fines, which are received by travellers who came to Porto, are superimposed on them for non-compliance with the traffic rules. Be attentive and law-abiding. And in order not to get a fine being a pedestrian, you should be aware of the most significant monetary punishments in the city:
All this time, we've been speaking how to make the most of your trip budget. Now let's talk about how to avoid unexpected expenditures, for example, fines. Most of them can be avoided by following generally adopted rules of conduct, law-abiding behaviour, sticking to street cleanliness, and public order. However, be attentive to various warning signs on the streets and buildings, therefore, avoiding having lunch in the wrong place or accidentally entering a restricted area.
Do not waste your time searching for a rental point of your operator, where you may pick up or hand over the car; we took care of you and plotted them on the special map.
If you are a driver aged 25 to 65, consider yourself lucky. As a rule, it is this renter's age that establishes the strongest trust at a provider's office and is will result in your being charged at basic rates. Drivers under 25 and over 65 are often forced to pay an extra charge, whether there is an increasing factor and to what extent, you may find out on our website in the Age Restrictions section.
You may find the cancellation form on our website. Standard conditions provides the following cancellation rules:
Please note that some special offers may change the cancellation policy; carefully read the terms and conditions to plan your vacation well.
All the rumours that travelling across Porto by car are over exaggerated. Of course, there are difficulties with parking, but everything is solvable, moreover, the quality of the road surface is excellent. Plus there are minor traffic jams, and quite reasonable speed limits. Particularities:
Carefully follow the information on the road signs; sometimes the allowed speed is reduced for some local reasons.