Porto is a bustling tourist city that see millions of new tourists every year. The tourists come attracted by its sights and events, and stay for days on end. If you want to visit Porto, we highly recommend that you hire a car for yourself when you are there. A hired car will give you freedom of movement, and allow you to travel as you please. Cars can easily be hired by international tourists by showing their passport as well as their driving license. However, we do have some tips for you when you take car hire Porto.
One of the first things to do is to check online comparison sites for best deals in hired cars. A number of online comparison portals will allow you to check the rates of competing hiring services, and which you can check by using simple internet web browser. Another tip to keep in mind is that you should rent or order the car weeks or months before you visit the place. This is because there is lot of rush in Porto during the tourist season, and you will not find any car to rent if you wait till the last minute. Also, rates for hiring a car will go through the roof at the last minute, so you should hire a car while you can get the cheaper rates.
You should also take a photograph of the car when you take it, as a reminder of the condition of the car when you got it. This will save you bother when you return the car, and if claims are made that you are returning it in worse shape than you got it in. Similarly, you should also check off any dents and scratches on the car at the right places, as a reminder of the condition the car was in when you occupied it. Porto and the surrounding areas have a number of toll roads and tunnels, so you should be aware of the tolled roads and tunnels as you travel through the area. This will save you money and bother because you can save on the toll fees.