If you want to see everything Funchal, Madeira has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from National. Don't spend time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have access to your own vehicle, you can go anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next trip to Portugal more enjoyable with a National car rental.
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With everything to do in and around the Funchal, Madeira area, you'll be wanting to take in more than the area surrounding your hotel while on your trip. Whether you are wanting to check out the chophouse that has gotten great reviews across town or check out some of the local favorites, you'll want your own car to explore as much as possible while on your vacation. No matter what you have planned while in Funchal, Madeira, if you wish to get the most from your trip to the city, having your car is a must.
Founded by twenty-four independent rental car agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the United States to over 2,000 international locations. National offers everything SUVs to economy, allowing you to choose the ideal ride for your upcoming vacation.
What you need to know before you go
How do I get a Funchal, Madeira National car rental at a great rate?
We strive to get you the lowest price, no matter when you book. But reserving your car ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to not add an additional driver and check the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
What should I have with me when I pick up my car rental in Funchal, Madeira?
Make sure to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What is the minimum age to rent a car in Funchal, Madeira?
Most suppliers in Funchal, Madeira require that you at least be 21 years old to rent a car. Make sure to check National's policies, as there could be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category cars in particular.
What kind of National rental car should I get for my trip to Funchal, Madeira?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Funchal, Madeira. Compact or economy cars are good for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a sedan or SUV will have more room and offer a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their Funchal, Madeira vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in Portugal?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from National in Portugal. Many major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) generally offer coverage. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Funchal, Madeira. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does National require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
National requires a deposit when you book your rental. National will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the model and make of the car.
Do I have to return my National rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we suggest a full to full policy. You pick up your National rental topped off. However, if you return your rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to triple the amount of current fuel prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to National. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Funchal, Madeira definitely has its charms, but you may want to hit the road after you've checked off all the activities here.
Does Funchal, Madeira National offer one-way car rentals?
National typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to return your rental car at a different location. However, there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Funchal, Madeira, having the keys to your own vehicle lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to check out more of Portugal, you can leave when you want to, without having to hanging out a stop waiting for the bus or signal for a cab.
Before you head out of town, book your National Funchal, Madeira car rental and visit all the must-do activities at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and hit the streets in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.