Castelo Branco car hire

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Castelo Branco car hire information

Pick-up locationCastelo Branco
Car types
Hire locations8
Airport locations0

Cheap car hire in Castelo Branco

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Castelo Branco

  • Car hire in Castelo Branco allows you to explore attractions like the stunning Castelo Branco Cathedral, Jardim do Paço Episcopal and Museu Francisco Tavares Proença Jr at your own pace. With a car, you can also easily venture to the scenic Serra da Estrela Natural Park. Compared to public transport, car hire offers flexibility, as public transport in Castelo Branco may have limited schedules and routes. With a car, you have the freedom to maximise your time and enjoyment in the city and its surrounding areas, making it a convenient choice for exploring Castelo Branco and its attractions.
  • One of the closest international airports to Castelo Branco is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO), located in Porto, Portugal. It is approximately a 3-hour drive from Castelo Branco. Several car hire companies can be found at the airport, providing convenient options for travellers. Some of the car hire companies at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt. These companies have desks located in the arrivals area of the airport, making it easy for visitors to pick up their hire cars upon arrival. From there, travellers can embark on their journey to Castelo Branco and explore the city and its surrounding areas with ease.
  • Travelling via car hire in Castelo Branco is a pleasant experience. Portugal follows right-hand traffic rules, so you will drive on the right-hand side of the road. The roads in and around Castelo Branco are well-maintained and offer smooth driving conditions, allowing you to comfortably navigate through the city and explore nearby attractions. You will encounter a mix of vehicles on the roads, ranging from compact cars to larger vehicles. It is not uncommon to see sedans, hatchbacks, SUVs and the occasional motorbike. With proper road signage and a reliable GPS, using Castelo Branco car hire is an enjoyable way to explore the city and its surroundings.
  • While driving around Castelo Branco in your hire car can be enjoyable, there are a few potential difficulties to consider. The IC8 road, which connects Castelo Branco to other major cities, can become congested during peak travel times and holiday seasons. Rush hour traffic in Castelo Branco typically occurs from 08:00 to 09:30 and 17:30 to 19:00, so it's advisable to plan your journeys accordingly. Additionally, during peak holiday seasons such as July and August, the roads leading to popular tourist destinations can experience increased traffic. It's recommended to allow extra time for travel and be prepared for occasional congestion during these periods.
  • Book your car hire in Castelo Branco at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Castelo Branco are around 72% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Castelo Branco

  • How much is the price of fuel in Castelo Branco?

    The average price of fuel in Castelo Branco is €6.53 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between €78 and €104, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Castelo Branco?

    Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Castelo Branco.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Castelo Branco?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Castelo Branco?

    A Mini car hire in Castelo Branco costs €9 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Castelo Branco?

    When it comes to car hire in Castelo Branco, it is recommended to choose a versatile and comfortable car that suits your needs. Opting for a compact or mid-size car would be ideal for navigating the city's narrow streets and finding parking. Additionally, considering the beautiful natural surroundings and potential road trips, a car with good fuel efficiency and adequate storage space would be beneficial. Whether you prefer a hatchback, sedan or SUV, select a car that provides a smooth ride and enables you to explore Castelo Branco and its attractions with ease.

  • What’s the speed limit in Castelo Branco?

    In Castelo Branco, the speed limits are typically as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in city/town areas, 90 km/h (56 mph) outside built-up areas and 120 km/h (75 mph) on highways and motorways. However, it is essential to pay attention to posted speed limit signs, as they may vary in specific areas. Additionally, always adhere to any temporary speed limits or restrictions indicated due to road work or other conditions.

  • Where are the best places to park in Castelo Branco?

    Finding parking in Castelo Branco for your hire car is generally manageable, with various options available. The city offers both street parking and paid parking areas. For free parking, consider the area around the Castelo Branco Cathedral or Jardim do Paço Episcopal, where street parking is often available. Paid car parks can be found near popular attractions and in the city centre, with prices ranging from €0.50 to €1 per hour (around £0.43 to £0.86). Some hotels may also provide parking facilities for guests.  

Castelo Branco car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

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Av De Espanha N22 Rc Drt Loja 2

+351 272 036 781

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R.cidade Da Covilha,51-53

+351 275 771 271

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Free2Move

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Parque Industrial, Rua A - Lote 4Q - 4B

+351 272 349 160

Monday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:30 - 12:30
Thursday14:00 - 18:0008:30 - 12:30
Friday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00

Zona Industrial

+351 272 330 036

Monday08:30 - 12:3013:30 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 12:3013:30 - 18:00
Wednesday13:30 - 18:0008:30 - 12:30
Thursday13:30 - 18:0008:30 - 12:30
Friday13:30 - 18:0008:30 - 12:30

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keddy by Europcar

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51-53, Rua Cidade Da Covilha

+351 275 771 271

Monday09:00 - 12:3014:30 - 18:30
Tuesday14:30 - 18:3009:00 - 12:30
Wednesday09:00 - 12:3014:30 - 18:30
Thursday14:30 - 18:3009:00 - 12:30
Friday14:30 - 18:3009:00 - 12:30

Av.Gen.Humberto Delgado,33

+351 272 324 168

Monday14:30 - 18:3009:00 - 12:30
Tuesday14:30 - 18:3009:00 - 12:30
Wednesday09:00 - 12:3014:30 - 18:30
Thursday09:00 - 12:3014:30 - 18:30
Friday09:00 - 12:3014:30 - 18:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:30

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Budget

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Av Cidade De Zuhai

+351 272 321 344

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Rotunda Da Europa

+351 272 320 131

Monday09:00 - 12:3015:00 - 18:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:3015:00 - 18:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:3015:00 - 18:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:3015:00 - 18:00
Friday09:00 - 12:3015:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:30
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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Guerin

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Rotunda Europa

+351 272 320 131

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:59 - 12:58
Tuesday14:00 - 18:0008:59 - 12:58
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:59 - 12:58
Thursday08:59 - 12:5814:00 - 18:00
Friday08:59 - 12:5814:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:59 - 12:58

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Sunnycars

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Rotunda Europa

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Mini

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Car hire insurance in Castelo Branco

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Castelo Branco car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the hire price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when hiring a car in Castelo Branco.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car hire insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your hire. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Castelo Branco car hire.