Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire in Faro

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Faro.

  • Unlimited mileage
  • 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

The opportunities are endless when you hire a car in Faro. Explore Portugal’s breathtaking Algarve – with its spectacular beaches, picturesque villages and incredible natural beauty or be captivated by the charm and culture of Lisbon.

Our car hire, in partnership with Avis, combines great rates and flexibility. Take advantage of the incredible savings and benefits when you book a flight + car together. Earn Avios on every rental and get a free additional driver if you’re an Executive Club member. Choose the perfect car for your holiday type and drive away in style on fly-drive holidays in Faro.


Driving itineraries we recommend from Faro

Explore sunny Portugal with Avis car hire from Faro

Lagos – 1 day.

Lagos – 1 day

Approximately an hour’s drive away, Lagos offers a great variety of things to see; the city centre is sculpted with traditional architecture and colours from the region. Beaches vary in shape and style from long sandy beaches to almost private ones hidden by cliffs. Ponta da Piedade is a beautiful spot with a nice lighthouse from where you can make boat tours to the natural caves. The harbour in the morning is full of activity.

Lisbon – 1 day.

Lisbon – 1 day

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon (Lisboa) is a 2.5 hour drive away and has experienced a renaissance in recent years, with a contemporary culture that is alive and thriving. Perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is one of the rare Western European cities that face the ocean and uses water as an element that defines the city. Lisbon enchants travellers with its white bleached limestone buildings, intimate alleyways and an easy going charm that makes it a popular year round destination.



A city in the famous Algarve, in the south of Portugal. Once a small fishing village, it has now developed to be a very popular tourist area. Many holiday makers return year after year because of the lovely beaches, very good climate and proximity of many restaurants, bars and pubs. Golf is a popular pastime here, as well as dining, with fresh seafood and local cuisine easy to find after a day on the golf course.



Portimao is the second biggest city in the Algarve and well-known for its fresh fish restaurants, with grilled sardines being the most famous dish. One of the most well-known beaches in the Algarve - Rocha ("Praia da Rocha"), meaning "Rocky Beach" - is very close to Portimao and there are numerous others nearby. Just an hour’s drive from Faro, this popular Portuguese destination has a shopping street offering a wealth of nice shops supplying clothes, jewellery and ornamental objects.



When Silves was the Moorish capital of the Algarve, this castle served as an administrative base for the rest of the Algarve. Silves Castle shows off the Moorish capital of the Algarve, this castle served as an administrative base for the rest of the Algarve. Try Fevres de Porco (literally secrets of Pork) and complement it with a Superbock Portuguese beer. Take a walk in the sunshine along the Arade River or explore the pretty central square Praça do Municipio.

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