Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Porto car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Porto.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Porto car rental.
On average a hire car in Porto costs ₹ 1,069 per day.
The average price of fuel in Porto is ₹ 560 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 6,721 and ₹ 8,962, depending on the car size.
The only car hire company onsite at Porto airport is Turisprime.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
In Porto, cars are most frequently hired at Turisprime Porto Airport (10 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Porto costs ₹ 7,481 per week (₹ 1,069 per day).
On average a car hire in Porto costs ₹ 32,061 per month (₹ 1,069 per day).
To navigate through the narrow streets and find one of the scarce parking spaces within the city, travelers should choose a smaller car, if not a two-seater (depending on how much space is needed). Families can opt for a minivan, which will conveniently accommodate the whole family without being too bulky.
All the speed limit signs in Portugal are given in kilometers per hour. For driving within the Old Town and the narrow lanes, walking speed is recommended. Generally 35 kph (ca. 21 mph) is permitted in residential areas. Country roads and urban arterial roads allow between 55 and 88 kph (34-54 mph), whereas on highways drivers can speed up to 120 kph (74 mph). It is, however, always important to look out for speed limit signs and follow them.
Gas stations alongside the highways are usually open 24/7, but stations within the city normally close at 10 PM and open at 7 AM again. The average price for gas in Porto is around €1.60 per liter, which is around $1.80.
Porto has some blue zone parking spots, which allow free on-street parking for a limited time. Obtain a cardboard disc at the local police station or ask when picking up the car. Set the clock to when you parked and ensure to return in time. Alternatively, parking lots and garages are always a good option, as on-street parking is limited and other cars may block you if parked on the side of the road.