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Renting a car in Madeira

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Renting a car in Madeira

Driving in Madeira is very demanding because of the hilly roads. If you normally drive an automatic car do not rent a manual car. Chosing the correct car to drive in Madeira is very important: 1 or 2 persons a 1.2cc car is enought but a 1.4cc Diesel is the best and diesel is a lot cheaper than gasoline and you can do more Km with the same amount of fuel, for 3, 4 or 5 persons chosing a 1.4cc petrol is enough but a 1.6cc disel is the best. The cars 1.0cc, normaly in all companies grup A or B is not the best choice for drivers that are not accostumed to hilly mountains and fuel consumption is quite high with these cars.

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If travelling from the UK to Madeira we have found it is best to book through an agent before you leave as you get better value. The best we have found are Economycarrentals Economycarhire and Autoeurope. We have no vested interst in any of them, just hired cars in Madeira many times and found them the best.

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Car Seats.

Never place your luggage in the back seats:

a) The seat will get dirty

b) There is a possobility that the seats get damaged

c) In case off emergency braking the luggages will be thrown against the front passengers.

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This has already been re,moved once - why repost it will only get deleted by the moderator again.

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Checking the damages on the car it's a responsability of the parts interested! The parts interested are the rental companie and the customer! Check your car before leaving the parking if notes are needed contact the companie representative to make them. If you rent a car in the evening make a 2 check first thing at the day after and call the companie if changes must be made. At the end if a new damage is detected and you did not check-it before it neans that it was not there and you are responsable for it. Superficial marks are not considered damage.

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