Centauro is a well-known car rental company, which is represented only in Portugal, Spain and Italy. Despite the fact that in Portugal Centauro Faro airport began to operate just in 2016 year, now they has a good reputation.
Generally, Centauro has branches in the majority of airports and AVE train stations, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
The car can be rented both on their website and through aggregator sites. The rating in Faro airport near Centauro is not bad (3.7 out of 5) in comparison to other distributors. A good site and extensive experience in the industry is credible, as well as very competitive prices.
It should be mentioned that their office is not right at the airport, but about a kilometer away from it. In order to rent a car in Faro airport, you must wait for a special bus that takes you directly to the rental office. Besides, it also delivers from the garage to the airport, about 3-5 minutes’ drive. Moreover, your suitcases are loaded and unloaded by the driver himself.
For hiring a car in Portugal, you must have the following documents:
- passport and/or international passport;
- driving license with driving experience more than a year. The surname and the name of the owner must be in Latin letters and the inscription PERMIS DE CONDUIRE. IDP (international driver’s license) in order to rent a car in most cases is not necessary;
- nominal credit card for blocking the deposit for the car). Remember that cash deposits, Maestro, Switch, Visa Electron are not accepted.
Important! A bankcard for blocking a deposit must be embossed (with a convex name and the owner’s name on the front side), with a chip, and there should not be a DEBIT written on it. Payment is made only by credit card and leave an additional 300 euros as a deposit or with a debit card and an additional 950 euros deposit.
As every car rental, Centauro also has age restrictions. Age of the driver must be from 19-21 years, ideally from 25 years. If you are younger, then you need to pay extra “for a young driver”, for example, 5 euros per day.
Basically, tourists choose Centauro because of a low rental price and quite low insurance – about 16 Euros per day.
To date, Centauro car rental in Portugal has one of the most complete and modern car parks, which includes hybrid cars and SUV cars, family cars, cars and with automatic transmission, cabriolet cars, vans, and 7 and 9-seat cars.
The most popular inquiries in economy class are Fiat 500 Lounge, Fiat Panda Dynamic, Ford Ka Titanum, Ford Fiesta Trend, Hyundai 120 Classic, Opel Corsa CMon, Ford Fusion, Volkswagen Polo Advance, Peugeot 207 HDI. These cars are good for individual research of Portugal cities, and for traveling outside Faro.
Optimum choice for family rest are comfortable cars Fiat Doblo Combi Panorama Active, Peugeot Partner HDI or Ford Focus Familiar. To admire the stunning views of the ocean from the elegant Volkswagen Beetle Cabrio Convertible is a real pleasure. And if you arrived in Portugal on business, you can make a proper impression on business partners by arriving at a meeting in a chic leased Jaguar X-Type Classic.
Summing up all the above mentioned one can say that excellent business relationships with the largest automakers along with car park renewal every 7 months are two fundamental factors that allow Centauro to offer its customers the best vehicles.
Thus, taking a car Centauro car rental you are guaranteed a perfect movement without any troubles!