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Santa Cruz car hires from ₹ 3,962

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Santa Cruz with a pick-up date of 29/6 and drop-off date of 2/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Economy₹ 3,962/day
Compact₹ 4,321/day
Convertible₹ 4,458/day
Compact estate car₹ 4,356/day
Compact SUV₹ 5,188/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Santa Cruz

  • Hiring a car in Santa Cruz offers numerous advantages, making it an ideal choice for exploring this beautiful city and its surrounding areas. With a car at your disposal, you can create your own itinerary, allowing you to visit remote and lesser-known attractions not easily accessible by public transport. Additionally, Santa Cruz car hire enables you to conveniently explore popular destinations nearby, like the stunning cliffs of Cabo Girão or Camacha Village. Embrace the flexibility and convenience of car hire in Santa Cruz to make the most of your trip.
  • If you plan on getting a hired car at the airport in Santa Cruz, you'll find convenient car hire offices at Madeira Airport (FNC), which is the major airport serving the city. The car hire desks are in both the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1 and the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 2. Upon arrival, make your way to the respective terminals and follow the signs to the car hire desks. With car hire in Santa Cruz readily available at Madeira Airport, you can swiftly begin your journey and explore the wonders of this picturesque region.
  • When driving in Santa Cruz, it's important to be aware of the narrow and winding roads that characterise the city. Exercise caution and be prepared for unexpected turns and sharp bends. Keep an eye out for local traffic signs and follow the instructions diligently. Additionally, be mindful of pedestrians, especially in busy areas and near popular attractions. Take extra care when navigating through the city centre, where the streets can be narrow and crowded.
  • While Santa Cruz generally has manageable traffic conditions, it's worth noting that rush hours can bring increased congestion during weekdays. The morning rush hour typically occurs between 8:00 and 9:00, while the evening rush hour takes place from 17:00 to 18:30. During these times, expect heavier traffic on the main roads, such as Estrada Monumental or Estrada do Garajau. Be cautious during the rainy season, as the roads can become slick. Exercise caution and plan accordingly to ensure a smoother driving experience in Santa Cruz.
  • Book your rental car in Santa Cruz at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Santa Cruz are around 31% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Santa Cruz

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Santa Cruz?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Way2Azores Rent (₹ 3,962/day), Sixt (₹ 4,321/day) and Goldcar Rental SP (₹ 4,458/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Way2Azores Rent Rua Da Ventrecha Nº7a 9100-105 (2 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Santa Cruz?

    The average price of fuel in Santa Cruz is ₹ 597 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a petrol tank costs between ₹ 7,160 and ₹ 9,547, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Santa Cruz?

    Economy (Peugeot 208 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Santa Cruz.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Santa Cruz?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Santa Cruz?

    An Economy car hire in Santa Cruz costs ₹ 2,627 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Santa Cruz?

    A Compact car rental in Santa Cruz costs ₹ 1,771 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Santa Cruz?

    A Mini car hire in Santa Cruz costs ₹ 1,964 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Santa Cruz?

    Hire a versatile and compact SUV or hatchback when considering car hire in Santa Cruz. The city's narrow and winding roads require a nimble and manoeuvrable vehicle to navigate through tight spaces. Opting for a car with good ground clearance can provide a smoother driving experience, especially when exploring mountainous regions. Whether you're a family seeking comfort and extra space for luggage or an adventurous traveller looking for a reliable vehicle, a compact SUV or hatchback obtained through car hire in Santa Cruz will perfectly cater to your needs.

  • What's the speed limit in Santa Cruz?

    In Santa Cruz, the speed limits may vary depending on the type of road you're driving on. Within residential areas and local streets, the speed limit is typically 50 km/h (31 mph), ensuring the safety of residents and pedestrians. On major roads and rural routes, the speed limit increases to 90 km/h (56 mph). It's important to be mindful of speed cameras, particularly along the EN9 road and near school zones, where lower speed limits of 30 km/h (19 mph) are enforced during school hours. Always obey the posted limits to ensure road safety.

  • Where are the best places to park in Santa Cruz, Portugal?

    Parking in Santa Cruz is generally convenient and accessible. While some areas may require payment, there are also free parking options available. If you plan to visit the city centre, paid parking facilities near popular attractions, such as Praça da República and Praia Formosa, offer convenient options. The average cost of parking in Santa Cruz ranges from €1.50 to €2.50 per hour (£1.30 to £2.15). Additionally, parking outside the city centre and utilising public transport or walking is recommended for a more cost-effective and enjoyable experience.

Santa Cruz car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

10.0

Wonderful

3 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

9.5

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Do Funchal

+351 291 524 633

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2024

KAYAK
I landed 3 hours earlier at airport and car was not available. Had to rent at other location

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2024

KAYAK
Excellent experience

4.4 Mediocre

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

It wasn’t our fault at all. I believe somebody tried to break into the car during our stay and they scratched a little the top and the door. We didn’t notice until we returned the car. But Europcar charged us 430 euro for this.

1 out of 1

Guerin

8.0

Very Good

1 review

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Funchal

291 522 249 / 291 522 248

Monday06:59 - 23:59
Tuesday06:59 - 23:59
Wednesday06:59 - 23:59
Thursday06:59 - 23:59
Friday06:59 - 23:59
Saturday06:59 - 23:59
Sunday06:59 - 23:59

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Goldcar Rental SP

4.6

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

4.6

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto de Madeira - Funchal

+351 21 145 1595

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2.0 Poor

Nov 2021

KAYAK
Its possibly the worse experience with a car rental company ever - all I need to do its suggest you go look at the trust pilot reviews (which I wish I had), they will scam you out of money for insurance you dont need but your not allowed to take the car unless you take their insurance - even thou I had my own....the staff are just plain rude - I asked them how many times a day they "screw over" the customer - and they said - quite a few!! and thats before the car - "cleaned" not a chance!! it was a disgrace - it would be better off on a scrap heap! and to top it all off - conviencently as you full the tank the petrol gauge on "this type of vehicle" does quite go to the top - so you look like you havent filled it....I seen 2 people arguing this point for the Peugeots they had.....absolute disgrace - stay so far clear its untrue.

1 out of 1

Ok Mobility

2.0

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo

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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Came two hours before scheduled pickup time and were doing mandatory full coverage to take the car. Seems scammy

1 out of 1

Sixt

2.0

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

4.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Airport

+351 255 788 199

Monday08:00 - 23:59
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9.6 Wonderful

Jan 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Very professional and clean

Cons:

A little pricey but an awesome car!! And low on gas for a bmw!

5.6 Fair

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was clean and once we had sorted out the upgrade pick up was straight forward.

Cons:

We were told that the car we had booked wasn't suitable for driving in Madeira. We paid to upgrade but felt we had been duped. We also were told that it was better to pay for fuel upfront rather than return the car with a full tank as it was difficult to find fuel nearby. There is a petrol station just by the airport. We only used half a tank!

2.0 Poor

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Don’t deal with Sixt. They are a money hungry company that takes advantage of the fact thag their customers have flights to catch when dropping of the car. They will charge unfair and unnecessary fees and make you sign for them because they know you don’t have the time to argue it. They made the drop off an extremely anxiety driving experience. Avoid.

1 out of 1

DRIVEONHOLIDAYS

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Santa Cruz

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Rua Da Torre

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Driving Madeira Rent A Car

9.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Da Madeira

+351 925 900 280

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FunchalDrive Rent-a-car

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Funchal Airport

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Avis

5.9

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeoporto Das Flores

+351 292 542 372

Monday08:00 - 23:59
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Friday08:00 - 23:59
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DRIVALIA

7.0

Good

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Centro Comercial Matur, 1 Piso, Fracao A, Machico, Agua de Pena, Madeira

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Thrifty

6.3

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo

+351 21 041 3333

Monday07:00 - 23:59
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Friday07:00 - 23:59
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INTERRENT

4.4

Mediocre

No reviews available

2 locations in Santa Cruz

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Inside the terminal building - In Terminal

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Madeira Airport

+351 211 451 381

Monday07:00 - 23:59
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Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
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Autounion Car Rental

8.1

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Rua do Cano 42A

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Wheego

5.8

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo

+351 291 706 070

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Fox

5.4

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Santa Cruz

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Goldcar Airport Of Madeira Funchal

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7M Rent A Car

No score available yet

2 locations in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Rua da Praia, 7 e 8

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Santa Cruz, Madeira, Https://Goo.Gl/Maps/Xh2mbbzbsrwvas9w8

+351 910 797 202

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Sunnycars

No score available yet

2 locations in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Rua da Torre

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Rua do Cano 42A

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AbbyCar Car Rentals

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal

+351 291 783 446

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
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Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
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Ace

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Rua da Ventrecha nº7A

+351 910 162 577

Monday07:00 - 23:59
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Thursday07:00 - 23:59
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AD Car Rental

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One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo

+351 937 117 811

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AeroDrive

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Inside The Terminal Building

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Alamo

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Cristiano Ronaldo Airport

+351 291 522 248

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
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Atlantic Rent A Car

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Funchal Airport

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Cassiano's rent a car

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, 32.693605, -16.775852

+351 937 310 423

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Drive4Move

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Sitio do Janeiro, Rua do Cano, nº40, 9100-101, Santa-Cruz, Madeira

+351 300 500 406

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DriveGO

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Funchal Airport Madeira FNC

+351 300 500 406

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Cristiano Ronaldo Airport

+351 291 522 248

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
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Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
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Firefly

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo

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KeynGo

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Aeroporto da Madeira Terminal de Chegadas - Santa Cruz Funchal

+351 21 145 1595

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Magic Islands

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Cristiano Ronaldo Airport - Park P0

+351 912 261 378

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National

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Cristiano Ronaldo Airport

+351 291 522 248

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
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Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
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PremiRent

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Funchal Airport

+351 291 524 718

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Rent-a-Car- My Dream Property

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

+351 291 615 213

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RentX

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto de Funchal, FNC

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Shouqi

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Do Funchal

+86 10 6064 1387

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Specific Rent a Car

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

+351 915 236 815

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Tangerine

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One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Centro Comercial Matur, 1º Piso, Fração A, 9200-016 Água de Pena - Machico

+351 939 705 276

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UNITED RENT A CAR

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Airport

+351 915 236 815

Monday09:00 - 18:30
Tuesday09:00 - 18:30
Wednesday09:00 - 18:30
Thursday09:00 - 18:30
Friday09:00 - 18:30
Saturday09:00 - 18:30
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United Rent a Car Morocco

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Airport

+351 915 236 815

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Vanscape

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

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Madeira Airport

+351 917 999 201

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VIPCars Recommendation

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One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Funchal Airport

+351 308 800 391

Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
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Way2Azores Rent

No score available yet

One location in Santa Cruz

Locations in Santa Cruz

Rua Da Ventrecha Nº7a

+351 291 148 063

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12 travellers who rented a car in Santa Cruz gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.4

Car hire locations in or near Santa Cruz

Good to know

Most popular car type

Economy

When to book a car hire in Santa Cruz

Average daily price per month
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Santa Cruz car hire information

Pick-up locationSanta Cruz
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Compact estate car, Convertible, Economy
Hire locations45
Airport locations41
Popular agenciesSixt, Way2Azores Rent, Goldcar Rental SP, FunchalDrive Rent-a-car