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Car hire at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport

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Top tips for hiring a car at Santa Cruz das Flores airport

  • A convenient way to explore Flores Island in Portugal is getting a car rental at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport (FLW). It is the best choice because you can get to different parts of the island where different public transportation options at the airport don’t reach. You’ll also avoid unnecessary stops, which is quite common when using public means, and also save time by opting for routes with less traffic. Taxis are quite expensive compared to renting a car at FLW when you look at the total costs to different parts of the island.
  • You’ll enjoy stress-free pickup when you choose a car rental at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport. Multiple car rental suppliers operate at the airport with on-site counters. Once you arrive at the airport, head to the car rental desks in the Terminal close to the Luggage Area. For meet-and-greet rentals, you’ll find a representative of your rental company waiting at the Arrivals area. After presenting the obligatory documents at your rental desk and filling out the required forms, you’ll be directed to the pickup point outside the terminal. Confirm if the vehicle is in the perfect technical state and your maps are working perfectly since most road signs in Flores are in Portuguese.
  • The return process is also straightforward when you opt for a car rental at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport. Simply return the vehicle to the same location you collected it or the drop-off point in your rental agreement. Most companies will also indicate a return period in your rental agreement. Make sure you return the rented car before the stated time to avoid the late return charge. You can inform the rental agency in advance if you’re unable to return the rented vehicle before the stated time due to different challenges. After dropping off the car, gather all your belongings and head to the rental counter to complete the handover process.
  • Flores Airport is popular among tourists visiting the Portuguese island and can get busy during certain times of the year. The airport records a high number of visitors from June through August. During this period, rental bookings are also higher. Traffic is usually high in the car rental section. You’ll also experience difficulties dropping off or picking up your car rental during weekends, holidays, special events, and festivals like the Festival of the Holy Ghost.
  • Book your car hire at Santa Cruz das Flores airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car at Santa Cruz das Flores airport

  • What documents do I need to rent a car at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport?

    Most rental agencies will ask for a valid driver's license from your home country that has been valid for at least one year. You should also provide an International Driver’s Permit for translation purposes. Your ID or passport may also be requested as additional proof of identity. The other document most rental agencies at Flores Airport will request is a valid credit card. Some rental companies may require you to present a printed document of the rental confirmation voucher sent to your email.

  • What kind of amenities will I find at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport?

    FLW is a small public airport. However, you will find several amenities when renting a car at the airport, including restaurants, resting areas, free Wi-Fi, and a small shop selling food, handicrafts, and works of art. The airport is perfectly equipped for travelers with limited mobility. You’ll find accessible washrooms, parking spaces, and walkways. Special assistance is also offered, so contact your airline in advance if you’d like to access this service.

  • How can I pay for my car rental at Santa Cruz das Flores Airport?

    Most companies prefer payments using a major credit card. It is a safe way to pay for your Santa Cruz das Flores Airport car rental and the perfect security for car rental suppliers during your rental period. You’ll come across a few companies that accept cash or debit card payments, but with conditions. Some companies ask for additional proof of identity and may also request the address of the places you’ll be residing in Flores. You’ll also have limited options on the types of cars you can rent.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Santa Cruz das Flores airport?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Santa Cruz das Flores airport to off-airport locations include Autatlantis, Avis, Europcar, Ilha Verde, and Sixt.

Santa Cruz das Flores Airport car rental reviews and directory

Autatlantis

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10,0 Wonderful

Sep 2023

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We picked their most basic vehicle for cost and because that was all we needed. It worked fine. Their service was friendly and very prompt! They did not try to sell us lots of extras.

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Europcar

10,0

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Aeroporto Das Flores

+351 292 542 372

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Ilha Verde

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Goldcar Rental SP

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Sixt

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Aeroporto das Flores

+351 255 788 199

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Avis

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Aeoporto Das Flores

+351 292 542 372

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keddy by Europcar

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Aeroporto Das Flores

+351 292 542 372

Monday08:00 - 19:00
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Autatlantis Rent a Car

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Rua do Aeroporto, 9970 Santa Cruz Das , Portugal

+351 296 205 340

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Rhodium

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Flores Acores

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Aerporto das Flores

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One traveller who hired a car in Santa Cruz das Flores Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.8

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