Rental Conditions

1. Verification

The renter (hirer, customer) has the responsibility to check the fuel and vehicle conditions upon receiving it. That will be the right moment to make any claim concerning fuel and vehicle conditions. No claims of this will be accepted later.

2. Inclusions

Rates include unlimited mileage, CDW, additional driver, young driver, late return, crossing border (upon notification/authorization from LCRent) and I.V.A. (tax).

3. Excess Responsibilities

Depending of the group of vehicle, the renter will be responsible for the following excess amount:

  • Group A, H, L – 800€
  • Group G, C – 900€
  • Group J – 1000€
  • Group I – 1500€

Please note that in case of accident/collision with another vehicle the renter must call the local authorities in order to obtain the report of the accident (phone number for Portugal: 112). Also, if the Police Report and the “Declaração Amigável” properly signed by both drivers are not delivered to LCRent the renter will be charged for all damages.

CDW covers damages of accident/collision with other vehicles. NOT the following will be covered: any damage on vehicles in parking, forced locks, wheels and tires, glasses, mirrors, loss of documents or car keys, negligence, which are costumer’s responsibility for the amount as above mentioned for each car group.

4. Fuel Policy

Vehicle must be returned with same amount of fuel and condition as delivered. If car is filled with wrong fuel the renter will be responsible for all expenses concerned. When fuel on return of the vehicle is less than on collection, the difference must be paid as follow: each ¼ 20€, full 80€.

5. Crossing Border

The renter must inform LCRent of the intention to go abroad. If any accident or breakdown occurs in a foreign counter the renter will be responsible for bringing the vehicle back to Portugal where it will be assisted.

6. Reservations

Vehicles supplied are always in accordance with the requested car group, not brand or model.

7. Delivery/Collection

Upon arrival on Faro airport, the renter must go to the counter on Park 4 in order to fill in the rental contract.

Delivery and collection are on Park 1. The renter is responsible for all costs if not returning car to Park 1.

On high season no delivery/collection is made outside Faro airport. On middle and low seasons, it can be made according to LCRent availability and payment of an extra tax that will be according to the place where it will take place, in the Algarve only.

8. Minimum Age

21 years old is the minimum age required, except if specific authorization is required and granted. There is no age limit for driving.

9. Guarantee Deposit

A deposit is always applied as a guarantee of fulfilment of the general car hire terms and conditions. This may be made by a credit car imprint (in blank) or 200€ cash which will be returned to sponsor at the end if there are no charges to apply.

10. Baby seats

To be booked in advance. It is paid locally upon arrival. Charges for the whole rental:

  • Baby carrier (0-1 year)
  • Baby seat (1-5 years)
  • Booster seat (> 5 years)

11. Payments

Euros only. Payment can be either cash or international Credit/Debit Card (plus tax 5% of fare).

12. Extra - GPS

To be booked in advance. Charged:

  • 1 – 6 days: 5€
  • >7 days: 10€

13. Breakdown/Collision/Accident

Must always be reported to LCRent by the contacts on the contract. LCRent offers an assistance service, provided by Zurich insurance, which may be requested by customers whenever they need. Phone number on the green/card insurance with the vehicle documents (inside de glove box). If the vehicle can be driven, the renter must bring it to the airport to be checked and fixed/replaced; if not, a taxi can be provided to take the costumer to the airport and have it replaced.

14. Passport and Driving Licence

Valid Driving Licence and Identity Card or Passport must be presented for the contract and always hold by driver.

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