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Faro car hire shortage in Algarve and Portugal know how to overcome

Algarve car hire is in high demand and there is often a shortage of cars available, especially in the peak summer months. The lack of rental cars is normal in times of high demand like festive seasons and summer but it got worse after the pandemic.

Covid-19 safe car hire at Faro airport or anywhere in Algarve by You Drive

Covid 19 Update - A message of confidence for our car hire customers. The cars we deliver at Faro airport or anywhere in Algarve are clean and safe.

Algarve rent a car reopens for tourism after covid-19

Algarve Tourism said it is "open for tourists this summer" once travel restrictions are lifted

The Portuguese Travel Industry is gearing up for the summer season regardless of the coronavirus crisis- “We are ready and open for tourists”!

Faro airport car hire fleet by You Drive Car Hire Algarve

The World Travel and Tourism Council reported that in 2018, a growth of 3.9% was witnessed by the global travel and tourism industry. It created more than 319 million jobs worldwide and amassed $8.8 trillion in 2018. This massive growth in the industry also boosted the growth of other related industries, such as car rental.

Uk drivers driving in Portugal after Brexit
On 13th September 2018, the UK Government published its latest round of technical notices which included what will be required in the event of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal.
Below is a summary of relevant notices to help understand what will happen in the scenario and what sort of actions that you should take.

The good news is You do not need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive n Portugal unless the UK leaves the EU without a deal and you’re staying for more than 185 days.

Portugal to Issue Rental Car Fines Faster

Drivers of rental cars in Portugal who commit road traffic violations will now be issued fines more quickly according to the National Road Safety Authority (Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária - ANSR).
Accoding to The Portugal News The ANSR has signed a protocol with leading car hire companies aimed at speeding up and simplifying the identification process of drivers who rent a car in the country.