Jun 23, 2011
Tipoa Car Hire Location in Portugal
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Faro Airport (Portuguese: Aeroporto de Faro) (IATA: FAO, ICAO: LPFR) is located 2.6 km (1.6 mi) to the west of Faro, Portugal.
The Airport is very busy during the summer months, March to October, to an extent where the airport becomes a slot coordinated airport.
A total of 5.4 million passengers used Faro in 2008. The Airport became a base airport for the first time in March 2010 when Ryanair based 7 aircraft.
Car hire in Faro is adviceable, given that there are many worthwhile places of interest in any given direction out of the city. Faro car hire allows exploration of beautiful local beaches, and the charming towns and fishing villages that lie between, as well as the dramatic coastal scenery and the Monchique Mountain region.
Car hire is a convenient way to visit any number of outlying destinations. Use your car rental to discover Portimão, west of Faro, with its excellent shopping and dining. Or take a trip to Tavira, which has a very rich historical past. Experience the vibrant, ancient market town of Loulé, which lies amongst Roman ruins.
Arranging to pick up your car hire from Faro airport is the most convenient option for most travellers, as you can use it to transfer to your holiday accommodation as well as for day trips.
Over 10 car rental firms are located at the airport. The airport is also close to the A22 toll free highway, with connections throughout the Algarve and direct to Lisbon and Spain.
Book online in advance for cheap car hire in Faro and to avoid the hassle of hunting for good prices at the airport.