|Pick-up location||Ponta Delgada|
|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Compact estate car, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Passenger van, Standard, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Guerin, Ilha Verde, Micauto, 2Rent, Autocunha|
|Compact estate car||£43/day|
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 Ponta Delgada 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 Ponta Delgada.
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 Ponta Delgada car rental.
Some car hire companies in Ponta Delgada which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Avis, Europcar and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Ponta Delgada costs £27 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Ilha Verde (£11/day), Guerin (£12/day) and 2Rent (£17/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Guerin Aeroporto De Ponta Delgada 9500-749 (1 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Ponta Delgada is £5.49 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £66 and £88, depending on the car size.
Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Ponta Delgada.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Nordela airport to off-airport locations include Ilha Verde, INTERRENT, Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Autatlantis, Luso, Autatlantis Rent a Car, Thrifty and Rhodium.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Ponta Delgada costs £6 per day, on average.
A Mini car hire in Ponta Delgada costs £5 per day, on average.
A Supplier choice car hire in Ponta Delgada costs £7 per day, on average.
In Ponta Delgada, cars are most frequently hired at INTERRENT Aeroporto de Ponta Delgada (1 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Ponta Delgada costs £190 per week (£27 per day).
On average a car hire in Ponta Delgada costs £812 per month (£27 per day).
What type of car is recommended for driving in Ponta Delgada?Because many of the streets are narrow, it can be difficult to pass if you are driving a large car. Consequently, a compact car is best to rent when you are driving in Ponta Delgada. A small Jeep might also be ideal due to the mountain driving. Just stay away from small cars with little power as you will need to drive up hills.
The speed limit around Ponta Delgada and on other islands is less than it is on the mainland. This is to make for safer driving on the narrow roads and hills here. On the freeways of the islands, you can drive at maximum speeds of 62 mph (or 100 km/h). If driving through neighborhoods, be sure to stay under 31 mph (or 50 km/h).
You’ll be able to fill up your car while in this part of Portugal for about $6.18 per gallon (or 1.45 euros/liter). Note that these prices are slightly higher than the cost of petrol on the mainland. Additionally, it is more costly than in the United States, the United Kingdom, or Canada.
Downtown tends to be the busiest area in Ponta Delgada. Many tourists visit the center of the city to shop at the market or enjoy the sights of the botanical garden. You’ll find it easy to park your hire car in its underground parking lot which is within close proximity of the waterfront. There are also a number of parking spaces on the street, although the spots can be pretty tight.