Ponta Delgada Joao Paulo II Airport (PDL)
Driving Directions and Car Hire / Rental

(Ponta Delgada, Portugal)

The Joao Paulo II Airport lies 3 km / 2 miles from downtown Ponta Delgada via a main road that is clearly marked with signposts. The city is accessible by public transportation, as well as by taxi, and driving is the perfect way to explore the island of Sao Miguel and its many coastal attractions.

Speed limits in Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Urban areas: 50 kph / 30 mph
Open roads: 90 kph / 55 mph
Motorways / highways: 120 kph / 75 mph

Ponta Delgada Joao Paulo II Airport (PDL) Airport Car Rental / Car Hire Rental

Cars are available for rent at Joao Paulo II Airport and the minimum age for hiring a car throughout Portugal is 21. Additional charges are often made for those under 24 years old.

When picking up your rental car, be sure to check what your insurance actually covers, making sure that it includes collision insurance. Cars are usually charged on a daily or weekly basis and rates can fluctuate according to demand and the time of year. The Portuguese always drive on the right and at road junctions, vehicles coming from the right have right of way, unless the signpost says otherwise - 'Nao tem prioridade'. The following car rental firms and car hire companies are available at Ponta Delgada Joao Paulo II Airport:

  • Alamo
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Thrifty
  • Europcar

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