Algarve Car Hire Terms & Conditions

  • Insurance is included in all car hire, with excess of €900 for Groups H and L - €1,500 euros for Groups D, J, M, F - €2,000 euros for Groups I and K.

  • Clients have the option of taking an extra insurance, to avoid the excess, by paying locally - €20 Euros per week for the Groups B, F, H, and L - €40 Euros per week for the Group J, I and K.

  • The extra insurance do not cover damages to wheels or tyres, lost coded keys and any accident caused by driver under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

  • An inprint of a valid credit card is asked for locally, as a guarantee for petrol deposit and excess insurance. This will be returned to the client if the car is returned undamaged and with an equal amount of petrol as on collection.

  • €10 is requested on arrival to cover the new airport tax.

    Unlimited mileage is included in the rates.

  • Baby seats, child seats and booster seats should be ordered in advance with the car request, and arc charged locally at €20 euros per baby and child seat per week, and €10 euros per booster seat per week.

  • Roof racks are not available.

  • There will be no charge for extra drivers added to the insurance, when requested by the client.

  • A Zitauto representative meets clients in the Arrivals Hall with a "Zitauto" board.

  • A Car Hire Voucher, Driving licence and passport will be required by the representative.

  • Cars are reserved by Groups. The model quoted is an example of the car size and we reserve the right to substitute an alternative model in the same group where necessary.

  • The vehicles are parked at the Airport and are collected and returned at the same car park (Park 1). If vehicle is returned in another car park client will be charged accordingly to time parked.

  • If client is dissatisfied in any way with the condition of the vehicle, this will have to be reported straight away to the Zitauto representative. If needed car can be changed at the beginning of the rental.

  • Minimum hire 3 days (half price of 7 days).

  • Out of hours mobile no. 912255085 - please inform client of this number.


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