Cheap Porto Alegre Airport Car Rental (POA)
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We also provide 24/7 booking support service which is one of the most authentic ways to get answers to your car rental queries. With their years of experience, they can also help you in locating that perfect deal, within minutes! So do book a cheap POA Airport car hire with us, and save your money and time in the process!
Best type of car to rent in Porto Alegre
VIP Cars offers cheap Porto Alegre Airport car hire deals with a wide fleet of cars – the fleet which allows you to choose from a big range of car categories, some of which are given below:
Porto Alegre Airport – Car Rental Companies
VIP Cars offers Porto Alegre airport car hire deals through the following suppliers:
- Thrifty Car Rental
Inclusions Offered with our Porto Alegre Airport Car Rental Deals
Though every supplier offers its own set of inclusions, here are some of the most common ones offered by our suppliers.
Collision Damage Waiver
In the case of an accident or collision, Collision Damage Waiver or CDW reduces your legal responsibility from the total damage done to your Porto Alegre Airport car hire. It is applicable only if the accident occurs unintentionally and the renter is found to be not under the influence of drugs/alcohol. Have a word with the supplier or our booking support to know about the car parts which are covered by CDW.
The Theft Waiver or TW inclusion with your Porto Alegre Airport car hire reduces your legal responsibility in case of thievery; however, it doesn’t cover the cost of the lost personal articles. Before booking, do read about the Theft waiver in the terms and conditions provided with the car rental documentation.
Car Rental Age Requirements for POA Airport
Generally, the suppliers allow only those renters to rent a car at Porto Alegre Airport, Brazil, who fulfill the minimum age requirement of 21 years. However, note that with some suppliers, you might have to pay extra charges if you are less than 25 years and beyond 65 years of age.
Since age requirements can change from supplier to supplier, if you have any query related to age requirements while renting a car for Porto Alegre Airport, you can contact our booking team.
Porto Alegre Airport – Overview
Also known as Salgado Filho International Airport, Porto Alegre Airport (POA) is an international airport. It serves Brazil's city of Porto Alegre, which is also the largest city of the Brazilian state of the Rio Grande do Sul. Operated by Infraero, it was named after Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho, the first Minister of Brazilian Air force and a noted senator.
Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) provides flights to numerous destinations around the globe, through airlines like Aerolíneas Argentinas, Avianca Peru, Lima Azul Brazilian Airlines and LATAM Brasil etc. The airport is well connected to the city of Porto Alegre via a developed network of roads and rails.
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Porto Alegre Airport Facilities
Porto Alegre Airport Banks
The banks which provide full banking services at POA Airport are Bank of Brazil (Banco do Brasil), Banrisul, Bradesco and Federal Savings Bank (or Caixa Econômica Federal).
Location: All banks are located on the 3rd floor of Passenger Terminal 1
ATMs of various banks are located at POA airport; their names and locations are given below:
ATMs of Banco do Estado do the Rio Grande do Sul & Banco do Brasil banks
Location: They are located on the 3rd floor of passenger terminal 1 as well as on the Ground floor of passenger terminal 2
ATM of Bradesco bank
Location: Ground floor of the passenger T1 and T2
ATMs of Santander, Itaú, and HSBC
Location: Ground Floor of Passenger Terminal 1
Porto Alegre Airport Food Shops
Here are some of the food shops available at POA Airport:
Location: Passenger Terminal 1 - 3rd floor; provides 24 hr services
Embarkment Cafe (and Pizzeria)
Location: Passenger Terminal 2 - 1st floor; provides 24 hr services
Location: Passenger T2 -Boarding lounge; provides 24 hr services
Location: Passenger T1 – 2nd floor
Location: Passenger Terminal - 1st floor; provides 24 hr service
House of the Cheese Bread
Location: Passenger T1 (Boarding) - 2nd floor; provides 24 hr service
Porto Alegre Airport Internet
For passengers who want to use internet, they can use Porto Alegre Airport’s Internet Mania which is located at Passenger T1’s 3rd floor. It remains open throughout the week!
Porto Alegre Airport’s Official Parking
Stop & Park is Porto Alegre Airport’s official parking space. It is a self-park service where you can pay electronically, and since it is located a few minutes away from the airport, POA Airport provides a free shuttle which you can board to reach the airport!
Porto Alegre Attractions
The capital city of Brazilian State the Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre is also one of the largest city in the state. Located on the eastern bank of the Guaíba River - where five rivers merge, this place is now one of the most prosperous commercial centers in Brazil. And not just that, besides its unique culture, the city of Porto Alegre is also known for its landmarks and natural marvels. So, if you are going to detour the city in your POA Airport car rental, here are a few attractions in Porto Alegre that are worth visiting!
Porto Alegre Public Market
Porto Alegre Public Market is a historic market of great significance, with a bevy of shops & stalls.
PUCRS Museum of Science and Technology
PUCRS Museum of Science and Technology is a Museum run by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul.
Porto Alegre Botanical Garden
Large and full of green cover, Porto Alegre Botanical Garden is the best place to explore the regional flora
The Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art
It is the Museum in Porto Alegre, where one can explore the region's best art at one single place
Road Trip from Porto Alegre to Rio de Janeiro
Since the trip is more than 1500 kilometers by car and offers a lot of worth-visiting stops on the way, we suggest that to make the journey easy, split the trip over a span of 2-3 days! However, do keep a day solely for Rio de Janeiro!
Places to visit on the way
Torres, BrazilPorto Alegre to Torres Driving time: 2 hrs 30 minutes
Top Sights in Torres:
- Itapeva State Park
- Guarita State Park
- Praia Itapeva
- Praia da Guarita: Beach
Imbituba, BrazilTorres to Imbituba Driving time: 2hrs 22 minutes
Top beaches in Imbituba
- Praia do Rosa
- Do Luz
- Rosa Beach
Balneário CamboriúImbituba to Balneário Camboriú Driving time: 2 hr 5 minutes
Top sights in Balneário Camboriú
- Praia das Laranjeiras
- Barco Pirata - Balneário Camboriú
- Cristo Luz Monument
- Morro do Careca
PantanalBalneário Camboriú to Pantanal Driving time: 1 hr 15 minutes
Top Sights in Pantanal
- Museu de História do Pantanal
- Arena Pantanal
- Estação Natureza Pantanal
Sao PauloPantanal to Sao Paulo Driving time: 6 hr 13 minutes
Top Sights in Sao Paulo
- Ibirapuera Park
- São Paulo Museum of Art
- Paulista Avenue
- Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo
ResendeSao Paulo to Resende Driving time: 3 hr 18 minutes
Top Attractions in Resende
- Itatiaia National Park
- Mirante Do Sereno
- Parque das Águas
- Horto Paraiso
Rio de JaneiroResende to Rio de Janeiro Driving time: 2 hr 32 minutes
Top Sights in Rio de Janeiro
- Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
- Christ the Redeemer
- Sugarloaf Mountain
Frequently Asked Questions?
Except for a few suppliers like Hertz which accept debit cards having VISA, MasterCard and Discover logos, majority of car hire suppliers only accept credit cards.
As already stated above, to rent a car at Porto Alegre Airport, you need to be at least 21 years old, and if that condition is fulfilled the car rental agency will ask you to present the following documents at the time of pickup:
- A valid Driver License
- A valid Credit card with the same name as on the driver’s license.
- Passport or any other government issued ID
Restricted, suspended or temporary driving licenses are usually not entertained by the car hire suppliers. You need a valid driver’s license in your name to successfully rent a car at Porto Alegre Airport.
Though most of the car rental companies will allow you to take your POA Airport car hire anywhere in Brazil but, taking the vehicle on Cross-country travel is not allowed.
The cost of your Porto Alegre Airport car rental depends upon the duration of the car hire, the type of car you are thinking of renting and whether you are booking in advance or at the last minute. For a cheap deal make sure you are booking your POA Car Hire in advance and if it is fine with you, go for compact or economy car categories, as they tend to be the least expensive among the lot.
Yes, the service is available but not with all the suppliers and in most of the cases when it is available, it is only on request and is entertained only within the office hours. Have a word with our booking support for any guidance.