Not too many companies are able to offer Debit Card Car Hire Portugal, hence the clients have many doubts prior booking a car.
We received many questions about hiring a car with debit card in Portugal. We put all these questions together in an article: Debit Card Car Hire Portugal Q&A.
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Can I rent a car in Portugal without credit card?
The answer is Yes, and we arranged deals in multiple locations across Portugal. Please click here for further info.
Can I hire a car in Portugal with just a debit card?
Some car rental companies advertise debit card payments, yet when it comes to the security deposit they will ask for a credit card.
This is not the case here. With us, you can hire a car in Portugal with just a debit card.
Can I hire a car in Portugal with Visa Electron card?
At the moment, car hire Portugal with Visa Electron is not possible. However, if things change, we are going to announce it on our blog.
Can I hire a car in Portugal with Maestro Card?
Just like the Visa Electron cards, the Maestro ones aren’t accepted either by any of our rental partners in Portugal. When it comes to these special types of debit cards, we can rarely find a supplier who accepts them.
Can I hire a car with a debit card in Portugal with no deposit?
Yes, we’re offering this option to all those interested in not paying rental deposit when hiring a car in Portugal. Few conditions from our local partners must be met, but this is definitely possible.
Can I hire a car with a debit card in Portugal if I am over 70?
Portugal is one of the countries where we can help also the senior drivers to hire a vehicle using debit cards.
When I hire a car with a debit card in Portugal can I have unlimited mileage?
Yes, we are offering car hire with unlimited mileage in Portugal. However, this depends a lot on the location you want to hire your vehicle. So we advise you to contact us prior making any plans to clarify whether the mileage is limited or not.
What types of vehicles can I hire with a debit card in Portugal?
In Portugal, the acceptance of the debit cards is restricted for the premium vehicles only. All the other vehicles in our partner’s fleet are available to be booked using debit cards.
Can I hire a car with a debit card in Portugal with my domestic driving licence?
Driving licences written in Roman alphabet are accepted, however we recommend to all our clients to hold an international driving licence.
What documents do I need to hire a car in Portugal with a debit card
Like in most of the European countries, when hiring a car in Portugal, the following documents are required: Valid Passport or National ID card if you are a EU citizen, Valid Driving licence and Return flight/train/boat tickets – in some cases.