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|Most popular company||SIXT|
|Price of gas per litre||£1.59|
|Average price per day||£67|
|Cheapest price per day||£35|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Funchal is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
When you want to secure your car hires in Funchal, as a minimum, you need a valid driving licence, a passport and a credit or debit card. Some rental agents do ask for proof of address and proof of insurance. You must have held your driving licence for at least one year before you qualify for hire cars in Funchal.
When driving around in your Funchal car hire, don't drink and drive at all. It is a very serious offence. Don't cross solid or double white lines when changing lanes, and you will drive on the right-hand side of the road. It is mandatory to wear a seat belt in the back and front of the car. Children under 12 must ride in the back seat. Stick to the speed limit, which is 50 mph on most roads and 75 mph on highways. The use of mobile devices or any other device that might distract you from driving is not allowed in Funchal. You are allowed to make use of a hand-free kit to run your mobile device or your GPS system.
The best choice for your Funchal car hire is a medium-sized car. They are not likely to be affected by strong winds, which the area is known to experience, and not too large to easily navigate the sometimes narrow roads when driving in Funchal or other towns and villages, as the roads can be narrow at times. Mercedes-Benz A-Class would be a great choice. If you are planning on exploring the mountain tops of Maderia by car hire, you will be better off with a compact SUV like the Fiat 500X. These cars handle well on steep inclines and changing mountain terrains. Manual transmission would help for control during the ups, downs and sharp turns.
You will find that it is best to make use of the numerous paid parking lots situated close to the city centre when parking your Funchal car hire vehicle. You will find lots at the hospital, La Vie Funchal Centre, and Anadia Shopping centre. You will find on-street parking in some places, but be careful if the spot is marked in blue. These blue spaces are not for public street parking. There are parking garages located around the city. These garages are available for long-term and short-term parking rental. Some of the most popular choices, due to their accessibility and convenient locations are Park Estacionamento Almirante Reis, Parking Plaza CR7 and Parking Santa Luzia.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £55/day when booking a car hire in Funchal. The absolute best deal a user found was for £29/day from Rhodium, booked on Jul. 28.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Funchal from the following companies over the past two weeks: FunchalDrive Rent-a-car (£25/day), Centauro (£33/day), and Rodavante (£40/day).
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Centauro (10.0 rating), Europcar (10.0 rating) and Budget (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Funchal.
The average price of petrol in Funchal is £1.59/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £72 and £103 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
From Sixt you can hire a car in Funchal from about £494 per week on average.
Booking your car hire early can save you up to 19%. Aim to book your car hire at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Funchal.
Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Funchal check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.
The monthly cost of a car hire in Funchal is £2,117 (£71/day) on average.
£88 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Funchal. To save money, consider booking a Mini car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in September, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as £58 per day.
The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Peugeot 108) in Funchal, making it the most popular option.