Car rental in Madeira

 

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* The prices were calculated on 02/09/2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Madeira Funchal Airport starting on 02/16/2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Madeira Car Rental with SIXT

Madeira Car Rental with SIXT

If you book a Madeira car rental with SIXT, you will be provided with a reliable and comfortable vehicle that is perfect for exploring the area. We have a diverse fleet that is filled with car categories for every budget and preference. Whether you’re exploring the scenic city of Funchal or going to the Machico area, we have a car that will suit your needs. Our flexible rental periods and unlimited kilometers give you the freedom to explore the island on your own time. Soak up some sun by renting a convertible or choose a spacious passenger van for traveling with a group.
SIXT Services in Madeira

SIXT Services in Madeira

Our branches offer a variety of options for a rent a car in Madeira, including economy models and luxurious vehicles. Choose from car categories that include station wagons, SUVs, sedans, exotic cars, compact cars and convertibles. With our bookable extras, it’s easy to customize your reservation, whether you want a child seat or SIXT Connect Wi-Fi service. For a quick trip to the beach, opt for a one-day rental. If you’ll be exploring Madeira for a while, you may prefer a long-term rental. If you need some tips on driving in Madeira and the rest of Portugal, check out our article on
driving tips for Europe
.
Best Cities to Visit in Madeira

Best Cities to Visit in Madeira

  • Câmara De Lobos: Known for being one of the earliest settlements on the island, Câmara De Lobos has beautiful natural landscapes, which include beaches and impressive cliffs. The waterfront is lined with colorful fishing boats, while the town has charming cobblestone streets.
  • Funchal: Funchal has become particularly famous for its architecture, which includes Gothic and Romanesque buildings, such as the iconic Funchal Cathedral that is known for its carved wooden ceiling. There is also the São Tiago Fortress that was built in the 1600s.
  • Machico: The city of Machico is a great place to sunbathe or to swim, and it also is a popular destination for avid hikers, due to the many scenic trails that can be found in the area. For an interesting experience, go to Prainha Beach, which has black sand.
Winter in Madeira

Winter in Madeira

During the winter, Madeira tends to be colder and rainier, making this a convenient season for staying inside and checking out one of the interesting museums in the region. The Museu Quinta das Cruzes includes over 500 years of art, ceramics, and antiques, while the Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas is a home that dates to the 1800s.
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Good to know when renting in Madeira
Car rental under 25 in Madeira
You must be at least 19 for a Madeira car rental, with a license held for at least one year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and a surcharge applies to drivers under 25.
Documents you need to rent a car in Madeira
You will need a valid driver’s license held for at least one year, plus an ID or passport. If your license uses a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic or Arabic, you also need an international driving permit.
One-way car rental in Madeira
Rentals between SIXT stations in Madeira are allowed, depending on the tariff. It is not allowed to book one-way rentals between Madeira and the Azores mainland.
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Customer reviews & feedback
4.6
Based on 2456 reviews
The way to Sixt
(4.9)
Vehicle handover
(4.8)
Vehicle return
(4.8)
Maciej J.
(5.0)
Very good service, brand new car. Helpfull staff.
Dieter Georg H.
(5.0)
Everything was perfect! Thanks to Diana, who did the onboarding. Great service! Received a fantastic car for the steep roads. Booked via check24. Anytime again.
Mariusz N.
(5.0)
Cool, Nice and professional service.
Redd M.
(5.0)
We had a really positive experience using Sixt at Madeira airport in June 2022, particularly at the handover part. Fabinho was super friendly and spoke excellent English - he took care to explain the specifics of the car and wider context of driving in Madeira - also giving some recommendations for walks in the process. Return was quick, easy and the check was fair.
nicolae d.
(5.0)
The rental process was easy. The company personal was friendly and offered me all necessary Information. The vehicule meet my expectation.
Nicola S.
(5.0)
Thanks a lot Helena for the friendly service! Car was 1A!
A.
(5.0)
Not sure why they have so many bad reviews. Maybe the management/employees changed. I had a great experience as always with Sixt. Pick-up and drop-off where very smooth and car was in good shape. Would recommend.
Peter Pan D.
(5.0)
I booked the car beforehand using my company's platform. The reviews here made me slightly nervous beforehand but there was no issues at all. The check-in was super fast, stark contrast with the long lines at the other side. As for some reviews here: you can just choose to not take any extras, make pictures of everything, standard procedure. The car itself was exactly as booked, good enough ride for a good stay. Madeira is a pretty mountainous terrain, so it would be advisable to know how to handle a car before renting one
D S.
(5.0)
Great rental experience! Well maintained car, good service.
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