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Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

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Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

Hi, We have booked this hotel for August and was wondering about car hire. We are flying into Faro and need to either arrange a transfer from Portugal to Spain and then look at hiring a car in Isla Canela or hire a car for the full duration from Portugal.

Does anyone have any recommendations? Do you know if it is OK to hire in Portugal and then take car to Spain?

Any advice of car hire companies or best way to do this would be very much appreciated.

Saskia

Liverpool
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1. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

Yes you can take car over the border. There is a new toll system on the motorway which may cause some confussion, unless car hire company sort for you.

We have never hired a car use a company called links taxi, english couple and very reliable, linkstaxi@hotmail.com and we are using them again this year.

However we have had recommend the following company for car hire, it might be worth giving him an email to check prices. luisromeira@hotmail.com

The Riu may be able to sort a transfer for you, might be worth giving them an email as well.

London, United...
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2. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

Thanks for your reply. Am now thinking it might make more sense to take a taxi to and from the hotel and then hire a care for a few days whilst in Spain.

Just out of interest - how much roughly do you pay for a taxi transfer from Faro to Isla Canela?

Thanks again,

Saskia

Liverpool
posts: 97
reviews: 16
3. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

Think the council recommend euro 180 return including tolls, best to give links an email they will be able to tell you. We have used suttle direct in the past they were the same price and much more stressful, for example trying to contact their agent about collection time. Links have an estate agents right on the marina,

London, United...
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4. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

Thanks for your help with this.

corby
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5. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

If I was you I would not book a transfer when in the uk, we did through Experia and nobody turned up! The firm which should have taken us were rolling down the shutters just as we walked up to the in airport office.We cadged a lift in a minibus which was going by the hotel, but a bit miffed as we'd paid for a taxi, we had a small refund when we complained.

Book it when you get there.

East Riding of...
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6. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

have booked for next july with thompsons have not heard anything from them about it not being a rui been to shop and they had not been told anything

East Riding of...
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7. Re: Riu Atlantico - Isla Canela

have booked for next july with thompsons have not heard anything from them about it not being a rui been to shop and they had not been told anything

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