Avis Azores Terms

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Rates included public liability and property damage, fire and theft of the car (luggage is not included or any items inside the vehicle). Theft of your personal property left in a hire vehicle is not covered by your vehicle insurance.

AVIS will add VAt taxes to all extras added on arrival

Insurance Excess Amount (Deductible)

The hirer is responsible up to a predetermined amount for the first x dollars of damage to the insurance for damage to the vehicle which may include windscreen, glass, tire or wheel damage and keys locks. This is the only liability in the event of an accident.

Below you will find the values called "deductible", "franquia", or "excess". This are the amounts that will be blocked on your credit card till you return the car.

With CDW, the driver is responsible for a deductible:

Group A, B €    1.016.95 
Group C €    1.101.69
Group D, F, M €    1.271.19
Group I, P                                         

€    1.355.93

Group E, J, L

€    1.610.17

Group G, H, K 

Group N

€     3.305.08


Super CDW

To avoid the deductible / franquia / excess, you may buy an optional insurance called Super CDW (available on arrival as an option only). If you buy the Super CDW, then Avis will only block money for fuel security and tolls.

Group A, B € 16.70 per day
Group C € 17.29 per day
Group D, F, M € 18.56 per day
Group I, P            € 19.81 per day
Group E, J, L                    € 19.49 per day

Group G, H, K

Group  N

€ 25.41 per day


Even with Super CDW client will be liable to a minimum deductible of € 50.43 in all car groups except the groups N and O.

P.A.I (Personal Accident Insurance)

PAI is insurance which covers the lives of the driver and the occupants of the hired vehicle, and costs € 3.07 per day.


Coverage Windows, lights, tires   --- Group A, B             €8.47 per day

                                                          Group C                   € 9.32 per day

                                                          Group D, F, M           € 10.68 per day

                                                          Group I, P                 € 18.98 per day

                                                          Group E, J, L            €19.49 per day

                                                          Group G, H, K          € 25.41 per day

                                                          Group N              N/A




Avis now charges an administrative fee of € 65.00 in case the client / renter has an accident.

Security Deposit & Payment Policy

If a pre-authorization is not left then the purchase of additional insurances are mandatory to reduce the excess to a minimum. If the excess is not reduced to zero a pre-authorization is required for the reduced excess amount.

You will also be asked to leave a security deposit for a full tank of fuel as all cars come full of gasoline or diesel depending of the car type.

Avis's maximum liability to its customers shall not exceed the value of the car rental price paid by the customer.

The mentioned values on this sheet are subject to the legal tax 23% (VAT) and can be changed without further notice.

Direct Payment: If you don't have a credit card, please write or call us for specific details how to rent a car. We only accept cash rentals for drivers 23 years old or older and on all groups besides Group H.

CASH bookings are not possible at the moment.

Drivers Policy

General requirements: All drivers must have driver's license, passport and 1 major credit card in their name, except Premium groups H, M, D require 2 major credit cards. All drivers must be present at time of delivery. Group H (Premium cars) MUST have two credit cards (1 GOLD) for security reasons. cars cannot go into other Islands bt ferry or any other mean.

Age requirements: The minimum rental age is 21 years of age. No maximum age restrictions apply. All drivers have to be at least 21 years old (1-year driving experience) to drive cars in Economy groups. Compact cars need to be 21 years old. 9 and 7 passengers cars required to be 21 years old. Luxury cars must be over 21 years of age. Group H (Premium cars) requires the driver to be at least 30 years of age.

Young drivers fee: € 2.20 per day up to € 21.94 maximum.

Minimum/Maximum Rental

Minimum rental is 3 days on all cars - price for 1 or 2 days is same of 3 days.

Maximum of rental: 30 days.

Fuel Policy

All cars come full and client must return car also full to avoid any charges and refueling fees.


Our cars are new and in tip top condition. Our fleet is changed twice a year with 24-hour road assistance. Automatic cars and vans are generally rented less frequently than passenger cars and may be slightly older for this reason.

We have one of the widest selection of cars of any car rental fleet in Portugal with offices at main Portuguese airports (Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Funchal) plus 25 locations through the country. Our service is on time, friendly, and hassle free. Cars are available inside the arrival halls at all 4 Portuguese airports.


GPS cannot be guaranteed and may be charge a fee if returned in a different location.

Out of Hours Fees

Late arrival / returns fee: € 26.81 per hour.