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Horta Airport lies in Castelo Branco, just 10kms from the centre of Faial Island, in the Portuguese Azores. It provides a vital connection to the many smaller and more remote islands in the archipelago as well as domestic connectivity to Lisbon, on the mainland. Tap Portugal flies to Lisbon and SATA Air Azores flies to four other islands in the group.
Car hire in Horta Airport is a favourite with visitors who are planning to tour the island during their stay. It is easily arranged at the terminal through one of the three companies represented here. Other passenger facilites include a cafeteria, small shops, internet access, assistance for the disabled and luggage storage. Ground transportation here includes taxis.
Horta is a pretty, historic town set on the even prettier Porto Palm Bay. Three operational windmills are its landmarks along with San Salvador Church and the promenade overlooking the marina, with its impressive yachts. The looming crater of an extinct volcano attracts visitors, with car rental in Horta Airport making sightseeing straightforward.
Horta's delightful Mediterranean climate makes the island a great destination year-round, with winter temperatures staying at around 13?C and gradually warming through spring to summer highs of 25?C. Rainfall is mainly experienced in winter and spring, with the odd shower or brief thunderstorm in summer refreshing the earth and ensuring a pleasantly cool evening.
Apart from the slightly eccentric habits of local drivers, motoring here holds few challenges for experienced motorists. In the towns and villages, the roads are generally satisfactory, although rural roads can be difficult to negotiate after heavy rains. Those planning a self-drive touring holiday here are advised to compare car hire rates online in order to get the best deal available.
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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).