If beginning your rental in Portugal the insurance guidelines of Portugal will be in effect for the entire duration of the rental even in the event it is returned to a different country. Specific insurance information can be found in the terms and conditions area of your rental voucher.
When renting a vehicle in Portugal with Auto Europe your rental rate will automatically include all necessary insurances. Below we have gone into detail what insurance is required to be on your vehicle rental and what other options are available to your through Auto Europe and the local suppliers.
Fire and third party liability insurance are included on all rentals commencing in Portugal booked through Auto Europe, as they are required. Third party liability provides insurance coverage to people and property outside of the rental vehicle that may be damaged or injured by the rental vehicle. Third party liability coverage can range from 50 million euros up to an unlimited amount depending on the car rental supplier. Fire insurance provides coverage to the rental vehicle in the event is damaged due to a fire and most of the supplies that we work with will cover an unlimited amount.
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are option on car rentals taking place in Portugal. Auto Europe gives you the option to purchase these insurances ahead of time at an advance purchase discount by offering them on all inclusive rental rates in Portugal. CDW and theft will almost always have a deductible that you are responsible for in the event anything happens to the rental vehicle. in Deductible amounts in Portugal can range from $1,390 up to $4,000 CAD. Super CDW is an optional insurance that is usually offered locally to help reduce the amount of the deductible; it can cost about $16 CAD per day up to $35 CAD per day and is available with select suppliers only. Personal accident insurance (PAI) is another optional insurance that is available locally, which will provide death and disability coverage to the driver and passengers of the rental vehicle. PAI costs approximately $10 CAD per day up to $12 CAD per day depending on the rental supplier. Optional insurances are provided through certain supplies only and prices can change without notice at anytime. If you elect to decline CDW and theft to take advantage of coverage provided by your credit card please check with the card issuer to learn the specifics of your coverage.
Auto Europe would like to make sure that you are fully aware of any restrictions that may apply to your car rental in Portugal. If you are intending to rent a luxury vehicle, 4x4, large van or automatic there may be travel restrictions due to insurance regulations on those particular categories. At this time we would like to ask for you to take a moment and make sure the vehicle you intend to rent will be suitable for your travel needs. If you have any questions regarding the vehicle category youíre intending to rent please contact our friendly staff 24 hours a day by email at email@example.com or call us toll free at 1 888 223 5555.
Vehicles that are rented in Portugal through Auto Europe are restricted from travel to: Africa, Albania, Bosnia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and the Ukraine.
Note: Some specific vehicle categories may be restricted from traveling into Italy. Many vehicles are also restricted from traveling to island locations.
International one-way rentals are available at an additional fee. Domestic one-way rentals are offered with most being free of charge. Minimum rental lengths may apply and not all categories are permitted.