Is your home your castle? Is your castle on the sea? Well, if not, you are mostly welcomed to Albufeira, Portugal – The Castle on the Sea. The ancient roman, Moorish and eventually Christian fishing village is now a traditional touristic destination. Albufeira is located on the south coast centre of the Algarve region which itself is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal and Europe's westernmost tip. The Atlantic Ocean is playing with this idyllic region for about 150 km. If you are looking for cheap car hire Albufeira then compare prices with us.
The closest airport is Faro International, about 26 km drive along the coastline. Car rentals or transfers are at hand since annually there are about 5 million tourists enjoying the warm weather in Albufeira. Be sure to have a photo ID and driving license and you are good to go. If you are driving from Spain you do not have to worry about crossing the border. In EU there are no more border checks. The only thing that you have to remember is to inform your rental company about your travel plans. There might be extra fees for taking the car into another country. The main car rental companies have offices in the Faro Airport Terminal – Avis, Hertz, Europcar to name just a few. And if you are travelling from USA just be informed that the European compact/economy car is totally different from an American one. As well do not forget to buy an insurance just to be on the safe side. A little bit of extra protection never hurts. If you do not have a driving license or you just want to enjoy the ride there are plenty of taxis. Or if you want to travel in style you can have the option to hire a private car with driver.
In Albufeira, life is good and easy. The area is divided into two main points of interest. One is “The Strip” – nightlife fans will have a blast. Pubs, discos, karaoke studios and fancy cafes offer a huge variety of opportunities to get merry and get new friends. During the day you can immerse yourself in the “Old Town”. Moorish architecture entwined with roman vestiges and Christian styles offer an outstanding vista. While driving be aware of the “pedestrians only” areas. If you want just to enjoy the great climate you can take advantage of the gorgeous beaches, the marina (private tours are available) or you can use one of the several golf courses. Car hire Albufeira is the best way to view near by attractions.
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