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* The prices were calculated on 06/04/2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Madeira Funchal Airport starting on 06/11/2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Santa Cruz Car Rental Deals

Santa Cruz Car Rental Deals

At Sixt we understand that our customers appreciate a reliable service when securing a car rental, so for your trip to Santa Cruz, you can relax knowing we're on hand to ensure your journey runs smoothly. Located within Madeira Airport, our Sixt office is easy to find for those who fly and drive into Portugal. This station has a great selection of vehicles, including SUVs and trucks for drivers seeking a more adventurous trip, and luxury sports and convertible cars for travelers seeking the premium experience when in Santa Cruz. Customers with an iPhone even have the opportunity to choose their car rental beforehand via their smart phone. Don't forget to take advantage of extras such as; additional drivers, unlimited mileage and sat nav, before setting out into Santa Cruz.
Things to see with a rental car in Santa Cruz

Things to see with a rental car in Santa Cruz

A charming tourist hotspot, Santa Cruz is situated in the east of Madeira, offering visitors stunning views and exciting activities to enjoy under the sun. There is plenty of gorgeous coastline in Santa Cruz, so whether you prefer water sports or sunbathing, be sure to drive along the coast to the likes of Palmeiras or Do Centro beaches. The local water park is also only a short drive away, offering slides and pools of various sizes. Santa Cruz also has a number of heritage sites, so take your Sixt car rental on a road trip to the pre-historic caves nestled into the Maceira hillside. Better yet, drive further from Santa Cruz to Canico to enjoy a seafood dinner and observe the stunning cliff-side views. Visit us in Santa Cruz where we'll be waiting with the keys to your new Rent a Car.
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Good to know when renting in Santa Cruz

What's the minimum age to rent a car in Santa Cruz?
To rent a car with SIXT in Santa Cruz you need to be at least 19 with a valid license. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee may apply.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
At SIXT you can either pay online or when you pick up your car at Santa Cruz.
Can I choose a different drop-off location in Santa Cruz?
It is possible to rent a car one way between stations for pick-ups in Santa Cruz. A fee may apply.
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Customer reviews & feedback

4.6
Based on 1867 reviews
The way to Sixt
(4.9)
Vehicle handover
(4.8)
Vehicle return
(4.8)
Manuel M.
(5.0)
Fantástico
I.
(5.0)
Very friendly and professional staff. The car was very useful to travel the island. I recommend the option where the car doesn’t go backward when you have to restart on a steep road. I also recommend a small car as the streets in Funchal are narrow and steep. The pick up is at the airport.
Ryan P.
(5.0)
Since I imagine many people have a smooth experience like me and don’t review, I wanted to reassure travelers that everything went as smoothly as expected for us at Sixt. We decided to pay an extra €120 upon pick up for the full insurance. Our car was as advertised and worked well. Pick up and drop off we’re very easy, and staff was friendly.
Jujujuijk T.
(5.0)
We have rented an Opel corsa for 2 people, that was ok but don't be shy to shift down to 1st gear every time you lose your momentum when climbing. From start to finish everything was smooth and precise. Had a little chat with Rogerio during the return inspection about what makes a good or bad car for Madeira, very pleased to share opinions with a car enthusiast and get some advices. Other people were friendly too. Price may be a bit above the cheapest you can find here but at least you know what you'll get and have no surprises.
Ronan M.
(5.0)
Very helpful and happy staff. It was a very quick process checking in and returning our car.
E P.
(5.0)
SIXT is an excellent rental car company at the Madeira airport with an amazing staff that really cares about you. I tried before a different rental company at Madeira airport and I was very disappointed, but since the first time I used SIXT, I don't want to use any other rental company, I will keep using them each time I have to travel to Madeira, Portugal. They are very professional, they will explain everything to detail, cars are impeccable, their office is very organize and clean, they also are fast in service, they really go the extra mile while taking care of the costumers, their staff is A+. The last time I got my rental car ( Feb. 04 to Feb. 19th, 2023) I was seriously impressed at the counter with Victor Olmin and Diana and at the pick up rental area with Bruno, wow! amazing people and very exceptional staff. The car was very clean from top to bottom, in and out. Thanks to Bruno's explanation, the return of the car was super easy even though the airport was doing some huge pavement work. Me and my family will keep doing business with Sixt and highly recommend them on your next car rental.
jean michel p.
(5.0)
The cars are well maintained and the service is great and so the prices , i recommend Sixt
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.
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