First Car Collection and Return Information

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What our Clients say:

I have used them many times without a problem, fill in the paperwork, pay (cash or card) - simple! No waiting to be bussed from the airport to pick the car up from an outside depot. Never had car meticulously examined on return unlike some companies who go over car with microscope trying to charge you for slightest blemish.

- E.M. - Warrington

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First Car Meet and Greet Service:

The Faro Airport building project is now nearing completion. When leaving the baggage collection area turn left towards the exit / Taxi / Car parking signage to meet the First Car representative. The following images were taken on 1.9.2017 and we will do our utmost to keep you informed of future changes.

On leaving the baggage collection area turn LEFT

FirstCar exit baggage area

Your view on turning left - the meeting area for passengers were representatives will be near to the exit for Taxis and car parks

FirstCar Car Hire collection point

Arial view of location of hire cars at Faro

First Car Car Hire collection point


A valid driving license, credit card and passport, holiday address and contact telephone number (mobile for example) will be required for presentation to our representative before renting the vehicle, and the hirer to comply with Portuguese law must be over 23 years of age.

Full payment is required on your arrival for collection of the vehicle, in cash euros, or alternatively payment is accepted only by the cards posted below (subject to a surcharge).

Please Note: Full Insurance (SCDW) insurance does not cover tyres, punctures, road tolls, parking fines, coded keys, damages inside the car and any accident caused by the driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In the event of robbery, locks or windows will not be covered as it is the clients responsibility if he/she leaves credit cardssomething inside the car that attracts thieves.


Car Collection and Return:

Once you have all the necessary rental agreement documents completed, the First Car representative will give you the required information for collection and return of the vehicle.

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A small booking deposit will be required at the time of booking and the payment balance is required on your arrival and collection of the vehicle in cash euros, or alternatively payment is accepted by credit cards only.

Images are for illustrative use only, the company reserves the right subject to availability to substitute a similar size vehicle without prior notice. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. This document is maintained by First Car U.K.. Last updated Dec 2017 © First Car U.K. 2017 - All rights reserved. design by KK