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Terms & Conditions

1.1 - These rates are per day for pre-booked unlimited mileage rentals on Algarve, Lisbon & Oporto. Rates include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Full Comprehensive Insurance, Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW) with ZERO excess, Personal accident insurance (PAI) and Portuguese VAT at 23%. These rates do not include Fuel, Road Tolls, parking and traffic fines, Out-of-hours charge, Optional extras such as child seats / baby seats and GPS, damage to the vehicle caused by negligence, tyre and wheel damage, interior damage, damage to the roof, damage to the underside of the vehicle, damage to the glass parts of vehicle (including the windscreen), wing mirrors, loss or damage to the car key, locks, vehicle documents and registration plates, missfueling and damage to clutch and steering wheel box.

By mutual agreement with all the Portuguese Car Hire Companies it is essential to sign and leave a Credit Card Slip to rent one of our cars.   

1.2 -To calculate the rental price choose the column and Season which suits your Rental Period and multiply the daily rate for the number of rental days.  

1.3 - Minimum 3 days Rental Period price. 1 and 2 days rentals will have applied 3 days Rental Price. (Commercial cars not applied)  

1.4 - One rental day is considered a 24 hours period. There is a tolerance of 2 hours difference between delivery and return. If this 2 hours tolerance is exceeded one extra day will be added to the rental agreement.  

1.5 - The Season rental price will change in the precise day as referred in the price list. Any rental beginning in one season and ending in other season will have two season prices applied to the rental price.  

1.6 - Cancellation and “No Show” Policy:
Cancellation charges apply as follows: Within 48 hours of placing the booking there is no charge (unless within 48 hours before the rental takes place). When cancelling after 48 hours of making the booking and up to 48 hours before the rental takes place a € 25,00 charge is applied. When cancelling within 48 hours before the rental takes place the charge is 50% of the rental price, this is subject to a minimum € 25,00 charge. Credit card fees are non-refundable. Cancellations and amendments can only be made during our normal office hours.
“No Show” situations (when the client fails to collect a vehicle and the booking is not cancelled in advance) must be paid in full.  

1.7 - Vehicles in Groups E, F, G, H, I, J, J1, K, L, M, N, N1, N2, O, O1, 5+2, P and P1 are on REQUEST BASIS only.  

1.8 - Baby/Child seats are available ON REQUEST at a charge of €15,00 per week.  

1.9 - Global Positioning System (GPS) available at €5,00 per day up to a maximum of € 50,00 per rental(necessary to leave €100,00 excess for this equipment).  

2.0 - OUT OF HOURS (22:00 until 07:00) Delivery or Collection at an additional charge of € 20,00 for the Algarve and Lisbon, and € 25,00 for Oporto.  

2.1 - One way rentals between the Algarve and Lisbon will have an additional fee of €100,00 if the rental period is less than 7 days. One way Rentals ending in Oporto will have an additional fee of € 150,00, regardless of the rental period. Rentals starting in Oporto and ending in Lisbon or the Algarve will have a One Way fee of € 100,00 applied.  

2.2 - Free deliveries in the Algarve and Lisbon Airport. € 30,00 delivery fee for rentals starting in Oporto.  

2.3 - PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE (P.A.I.). Included except for commercial cars available at €6,00 per day and per car and covers the following:
- €14.963,93 per person for death or permanent incapacity.
- €1.496,39 per person for medical cares and repatriation.  

2.4 - GREEN CARD FOR SPAIN for an additional charge of €7,50 per day up to a maximum per rental of € 52,50.  

2.5 - Car type shown represents the main vehicles offered in each group. Similar type of vehicles but from different manufacture may be supplied at commencement of rental.  

2.6 - A full driving licence must be produced by each driver, and must have held it for a minimum of one year and be at least 21 years old. Young Driver fee up to 25 years old of € 5,00 per day.  

2.7 - In the event of an accident, if the driver has been driving under the influence of alcohol or narcoticts, in accordance with Portuguese Law, the driver will be required to pay the cost of any damage incurred. The insurance becomes INVALID if anyone whose name is not on the contract drives the vehicle, also if vehicles are loaded with more passengers than their stated capacity; or if drivers are found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Insurance cover will also lapse in the event of negligence or if the vehicle is driven on an unmade road or any road unsuitably narrow for vehicles to be driven on. The rental agreement and insurance becomes INVALID if out of the rental period duration or without the payment of the amounts due for the rental.

2.8 - In the event of an accident, a damage report must be completed by the driver for any damage to the vehicle, however minor it is. If a collision occurs, a police report and case number must also be provided. Clients must contact Rentcar4less in the event of any damage. If this procedure is not followed, the insurance cover will become invalidated, leaving clients liable for all damage.

Motorways Toll Rules

ON ELECTRONIC ONLY MOTORWAYS (electronic detection of plate number):
 Amoita Car Hire Toll Road Sign Electronic Payment
The Algarve's main motorway, the A22 and some Portuguese motorways with electronic payment, operate an unmanned toll system. A toll transponder device is available upon collection for an additional charge of 20 EUR, payable locally. This includes 15 EUR worth of pre-loaded credit and enables clients to use the toll road without having to visit local pay stations/post offices. An option to add more credit to the transponder is available upon collection or during the rental. Any remaining credit on the transponder cannot be refunded, even if the toll road is not used.
Clients wishing not to use the toll road must mention upon delivery of the vehicle and will be required to leave a deposit of 20 EUR. This amount will be refunded in full between 48 hours and 5 days of the rental ending, providing the toll road was not used (only possible to verify 48 hours after rental has finished).
If in the end of the rental period (48 hours after) the full credit is consumed and the balance is verified negative, if Client doesn't offer to pay the amount to cover the balance, the Car Rental Company will be obliged to identify the driver. Then the driver will be contacted by post as usual happens with traffic fines. Alternatively and to avoid these contacts there is the possibility of paying on any Post Office or Pay-Shop giving the vehicle plate number. Info only live after 48 hours of passing and during 5 days.
Note: this brings and issue for the last 2 days where payment is impossible. Later you'll receive a letter written in Portuguese with Portuguese E-Banking code to provide payment. Impossible from abroad! So we strongly recommend to always leave minimum credit on the transponder.
ON NORMAL MOTORWAYS (swipe card and toll attendant):
Amoita Car Hire Tolls Sign on normal Motorways
a) Entering pass only on the line where you see:
Amoita Car Hire Tolls Sign line for manual payment with Credit Card or Coins Credit Card and Coins Amoita Car Hire Tolls sign Attendant Line Tolls Attendant
Note: do not pass on the "Via Verde" line Amoita Car Hire Tolls sign Via Verde This is reserved for vehicles with Electronic Device Equipment! You'll be fined if pass here!
b) Press on the button to remove a tolls ticket to present when exiting. Keep this ticket till the end.
c) Exiting pass only on the lines where you see:
Amoita Car Hire Tolls Sign line for manual payment with Credit Card or Coins Credit Card and Coins Amoita Car Hire Tolls sign Attendant Line Tolls Attendant
Note: do not pass on the "Via Verde" line Amoita Car Hire Tolls sign Via Verde This is reserved for vehicles with Electronic Device Equipment! You'll be fined if pass here!
d) Swipe the tolls ticket and pay with Credit Card or give it to the Attendant and pay with Cash or Credit Card.

Rentcar4less main cars hire depots are at FARO AIRPORT, S.BRÁS DE ALPORTEL, CARVOEIRO and LISBON AIRPORT.  

HEAD OFFICE (East Algarve)
Avenida da Liberdade Nº15
S. Brás de Alportel
Mobile1: (+351) 962506357
Mobile2: (+351) 967575869  

FARO AIRPORT (Centre Algarve)
Rua Samuel Gacon - MARTERENT OFFICE PARK, 8000-019 Montenegro, Faro - Portugal
Tel: (+351) 289817290
Fax: (+351) 289817014
Mobile1: (+351) 964240701
Mobile2: (+351) 966391797
Mobile3: (+351) 966972004
Mobile4: (+351) 961893544  

LISBON AIRPORT (Airport and City)
Rua João Cunha Serra, Loja 33A, 1800-033 Lisboa - Portugal
Tel: (+351) 218521733
Fax: (+351) 218521734
Mobile1: (+351) 962506497
Mobile2: (+351) 912808777  

LAGOA OFFICE (West Algarve)
Urbanização Ind. Carmo, Lote 14, 8400-445 Lagoa - Portugal
Mobile: (+351) 964240700  

OPORTO AIRPORT (Airport & City) - Partner Company
Tel: (+351) 229448686
Fax: (+351) 229416921
Mobile1: (+351) 919704067
Mobile2: (+351) 919704066  

24/7 Assistance Nb: (+351) 96 659 75 06