Car Rental at Santa Maria Airport

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Santa Maria Airport, Vila do Porto, Portugal - Azores Islands
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Santa Maria Airport
Economy
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$31.98 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
United Rent A Car
$70.21 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Intermediate Van
Dacia Lodgy or similar
Dacia Lodgy
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
AddCar
$115.74 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Compact SUV
Nissan Juke or similar
Nissan Juke
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Ilha Verde
$158.76 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Santa Maria Airport
Full-size SUV
Jeep Compass or similar
Jeep Compass
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
United Rent A Car
$89.16 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Standard Van
Fiat Talento or similar
Fiat Talento
  • 9
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
United Rent A Car
$91.27 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Economy
Renault Clio STW or similar
Renault Clio STW
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$37.89 per day
Santa Maria Airport
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$40.90 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 08:07 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
Portuguese
Currency
EUR
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+351
Average car rental price
$79 per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.1 / 10

Airport info

Rating
6.5
  • Getting to the airport 7.8
  • Check-in and departures 7.2
  • Terminal facilities 5.7
  • Wi-Fi 6.1
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.0
  • Lounge 6.0

Santa Maria Airport (SMA)

  • IATA: SMA
  • ICAO: LPAZ
  • Name: Santa Maria Airport (SMA)

Top 9 locations near Santa Maria Airport

  1. 96.2 km / 59.8 miles away
  2. 96.2 km / 59.8 miles away
  3. 96.9 km / 60.2 miles away
  4. 261 km / 162.2 miles away
  5. 324.3 km / 201.5 miles away
  6. 337.1 km / 209.5 miles away
  7. 350 km / 217.5 miles away
  8. 356.1 km / 221.3 miles away
  9. 589.3 km / 366.2 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Santa Maria Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Santa Maria Airport varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day at Santa Maria Airport
$27.56
January
$37.52
February
$36.64
March
$48.53
April
$54.73
May
$68.80
June
$89.94
July
$97.37
August
$63.84
September
$40.15
October
$53.31
November
$23.02
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Santa Maria Airport is December — when rental costs average $23.02 per day. This is 57% cheaper than the yearly average and 76% cheaper than renting a car in August (when prices average $97.37 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Santa Maria Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in January the average rental period is 6 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average number of rental days at Santa Maria Airport
6
January
3
February
4
March
3
April
3
May
4
June
4
July
4
August
4
September
4
October
6
November
4
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Santa Maria Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Santa Maria Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car in August, while they are least likely to rent in in February.
Monthly searches at Santa Maria Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
28%
January
20%
February
45%
March
75%
April
70%
May
128%
June
158%
July
228%
August
186%
September
93%
October
58%
November
110%
December

Car rental information

Popular suppliers Ilha Verde, Autatlantis, Avis, AddCar, United Rent A Car
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars, Vans
Lowest price $32 per day
Cheapest supplier Europcar

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ilha Verde Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
Autatlantis Volkswagen Up 5 1 Small cars
Ilha Verde Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Autatlantis Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Avis Renault Clio 4 1 Small cars
Autatlantis Renault Captur 5 3 SUVs
Ilha Verde Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Autatlantis Citroen C3 4 1 Small cars
Avis Renault Clio 5 1 Small cars
Autatlantis Opel Corsa 5 2 Small cars

Our customers' reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic.

Portugal
Ford Fiesta
September 12, 2023
nature hiking with kids, beach e natural pools, diving. relaxing.
Portugal
Renault Clio
June 19, 2023
Good restaurants, beautiful nature spots.
Portugal
Renault Twingo
July 14, 2021
Be aware of the holes and the curves. Slow and safe in Santa Maria is the way!
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Ilha Verde
9.2 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
United Rent A Car
7.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
11
Total rental companies
8
Average daily price
$79.49
Lowest daily price
$31.98
Total cars available
66

Top 8 suppliers at Santa Maria Airport in 2024

Ilha Verde
Exceptional 9.2 / 79 reviews
+351296886528 / +351917369160
Aeroporto Santa Maria - 9580-908 Vila do Porto
$159 - $201
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
Autatlantis
Very good 8.9 / 65 reviews
+351296886530 / +351296205340 / +351967316938
Aeroporto de Santa Maria, 9580-402, Vila do Porto
$80 - $85
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:00
Tue:06:00-21:00
Wed:06:00-21:00
Thu:06:00-21:00
Fri:06:00-21:00
Sat:06:00-21:00
Sun:06:00-21:00
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.2 / 15 reviews
+351296886528
Aeroporto de Santa Maria, Vila do Porto
$142
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
AddCar
AddCar
Very good 8.2 / 2 reviews
+351925520367
Aeroporto De Santa Maria Avenida De São Miguel 9580-402 Vila Do Porto
$93 - $124
Working hours
Mon:05:30-21:00
Tue:05:30-21:00
Wed:05:30-21:00
Thu:05:30-21:00
Fri:05:30-21:00
Sat:05:30-21:00
Sun:05:30-21:00
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8
+351255788199
Aeroporto Santa Maria
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.8
+351296886528
AEROPORTO DE SANTA MARIA
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
United Rent A Car
United Rent A Car
Good 7.6 / 1 review
+351962244746
Aeroporto de Santa Maria Avenida de São Miguel 9580-402 Vila do Porto
$70 - $281
Working hours
Mon:05:30-21:00
Tue:05:30-21:00
Wed:05:30-21:00
Thu:05:30-21:00
Fri:05:30-21:00
Sat:05:30-21:00
Sun:05:30-21:00
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.6
+351296886528
AEROPORTO DE SANTA MARIA
$32 - $57
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
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