Car rental Faro airport
Faro airport (FAO) is located seven kilometers west of the city Faro. It is a relatively small provincial airport but the most important one in the Algarve region. It is capable of handling more than six million passengers a year, with continuous growth in the number of passengers. The airport consists of 22 stands of which 16 are remote, 60 check-in desks and 36 boarding gates, and is served by airlines including Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air Transat, British Airways, EasyJet, Transavia, etc. Most of the travelers using Faro airport come from the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Germany.
Car hire facillities at Faro airport
There is a large range of companies that offer car rental at Faro airport, such as Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, Rentauto, Sixt and Auto Jardim. They can be found in the arrival hall. Upon collecting your luggage from the collection area and follow the signs for the arrival halls. The desks of the suppliers of car rental at Faro airport are lined up against the back wall, easily spotted. Travelling around Faro
in a rental car is the most chosen way among tourists, as it gives you the freedom to reach places which the public transport system does not cover. You can arrange car rental at Faro airport when you arrive, but it's more expensive and sometimes has limited options, especially during the holiday high season. The best is to arrange your rental car prior to arrival in Portugal
, saving money and hassle. Rent a car at Faro airport at holidaycars.com, where you can easily compare the car rental rates, terms & conditions and options in our comparison chart.
Faro airport (FAO) facilities include:
- Airport general information desks.
- There are no hotels at the airport.
- Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
- The airport has a couple bars, cafés and restaurants
- Currency exchange, communications and banking facilities are available
- Disabled Facilities, including adapted elevators, toilets and special parking spaces, but there is no special wheelchair ramps.
- Wi-Fi is available for a fee.