Many people think of the golden beaches of the Algarve when Portugal is mentioned, but there is a lot more to this Iberian country than that. Porto (or Oporto) is a coastal city at the mouth of the Douro river, 200 miles north of Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon, and 100 miles south of Spain. If […]
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Watching the Atlantic ocean sparkle in the light from a sun-drenched sapphire sky may be the most strenuous thing you do while on your Portugal car hire break in the Algarve. Wander the beach and let the world go by, or simply snooze on the golden sand – it’s easy to perfect the art of idling in the beach haven of the Algarve. If all that relaxation proves exhausting, you can always use your rental car to explore the other delights of this region of Portugal. From golf to historic attractions, the Algarve has something for every kind of holiday.
Make your trip to Portugal even more enjoyable by researching the rules the road before you go. Once you know what to expect you can really make the most of your car hire experience. Here’s what you need to know: · Drive on the right-hand side of the road. If you are accustomed to driving on […]
The Algarve is the most southernly region in Portugal – in fact it might be bordered by the Atlantic but it posesses all the ingredients of a classic Mediterranean vacation – clean and golden beaches, plenty of sun and warm waters! The Algarve has something for everyone – whether you are going for a golfing break, […]
When it comes to a relaxing break in Portugal, you will be spoilt for choice. Despite being a relatively small country, there are treasures inherent here that you will remember for a lifetime! The country features cities with ancient attractions, castles and palaces, wonderful scenery with a diverse landscape from mountainous regions to river valleys, […]
Its obvious in these times of economic difficulty that a holiday abroad is a luxury good that many simply cannot afford – however if you are one of the lucky people that can venture abroad in 2010 we recommend that you book your car rental in advance of your holiday – similar to your flights […]
Portugal is located on the western section of the Iberian Peninsula. It’s bordered to the east and north by Spain and to the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean. The country has had a significant impact on world affairs in the past, in particular during the Age of Exploration when Portugal was a world […]