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Campervan hire Portugal has always been a popular European destination with a high demand for rental campervans during the summer and autumn months

Campervan Hire Portugal a safe Holiday

Campervan hire Portugal comes with freedom and wide open spaces that you control. Having control over your personal space makes a campervan hire Portugal holiday a safer bet than staying in a crowded hotel.

We can offer a wide selection of campervans including the VW California 3 berth and larger motorhomes includings Class A, Class B luxury campervans. We provide Campervan Hire Spain which is next door with some McRent offering offering one way campervan rental. One way fees normally apply. Being a safe holiday campervan hire Portugal is in high demand in 2020 and onwards in 2020, please book early.

Portugal has a lovely countryside, a fantastic coast, quaint villages and a unique culture ― all of which are ideally visited on a self-tour. Portugal Motorhome hire is a great way to do this, and there are plenty of facilities available, some of which are free. The roads here are ideal for exploring the country and the RV rental selection is good.

Although sometimes overlooked by travelers, Portugal is fast becoming a popular motorhome holiday destination. It allows visitors to not only travel the popular areas along the coast, but to explore the less traveled areas of the north and south tips of the country.

Top Brands Offering Portugal RV Rental 

Portugal is home to a thriving campervan rental scene, catering to a wide range of campers seeking budget to luxury style motorhome rental adventures. To get the best deal for your Portugal RV rental adventure, comparing options from leading campervan rental brands is key. Here's a quick guide to get you started:

More than 200 professional partners around the world

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Rent Easy
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McRent Campers Italy

Rent Easy: Rent Easy Italy is a company that specifically rents out campervans and motorhomes for exploring Italy. They have a fleet of various sizes and types of campervans to suit different needs and budgets, from compact vans for solo travellers to larger motorhomes for families or groups.

They have rental stations in several convenient locations across Italy, including Florence, Rome, Naples and Turin. This allows you to pick up your campervan in a major city and easily start your Italian adventure.

CampiLider : CampiLider offer fully equipped camper hire and all rentals include the following

  • Unlimited mileage
  • European road assistance
  • LED TV
  • Outside awning
  • Bicycle rack
  • Inverter 150W
  • Air conditioning in cab
  • Outside awning
  • WC chemicals
  • Propane gas bottles
  • Electric cable

Blue Rent: This Italian campervan rental company offer a modern and well-maintained fleet: Enjoy reliable and comfortable campervans with the latest features. One of the popular rentals with solo adventures and couples is the compact and trendy VW California. They also have a good selection of spacious Family Vans, suitable for families or small groups, with pop-up roofs and full amenities.

Motorhome Italy With locations in all key Italian location and a wide selection of campervan hire vehicles. They are able to provide vans of all sizes will meet all the needs of small and large families or couples

McRent: McRent Portugal has depots in all the key entry points to Portugal. With Faro Airport campervan hire in demand all year round.

Motorhome Rental Portugal

Should you need another reason to choose Portugal camping along the coast and in the woods and forest are free of charge! Restrictions do apply during the months of July and August when camping on the beachfront is prohibited in Algarve.

Campervan Rental Portugal Cost

We have multiple motorhome rental and campervan hire companies available for online booking. RV Rent a Campervan offers multilingual customer services 7 days a week. Call us or email us with any questions or advice we can share with our other customer booking a campervan rental in Portugal.

The cost to hire a campervan in Portugal depends on  a number of factors. The first is the size of the campervan the more berths the more expensive. However you can reduce costs by book out of season. This translates into booking in the low season or the cooler months of the year in Portugal.

We have a wide range of campervans from trusted rental supplier that include Indie Campers, Camperline, Campilider, Energi and Euromotorhome Rentals

Recommended Motorhome Drives in Portugal

Lisbon to Geres:

This is one of Portugal’s most popular drives from the capital city to Peneda-Geres National Park. Stay at Parque Munic de Campismo to visit the ancient city of Coimbra, stop in the wine region of Vila Real at Parque de Camp de V Real and explore the park from Parque de Cerdiera. Peneda-Geres National Park is the only national park in Portugal and is the Norte region. Shockingly there is signs of life here dating back to 6000 B.C.

The area itself has several different trails and relatively well-marked signs for the best camping. While making your journey, try and stop to see the magnificent Pitões das Júnias, the ancient monastery. Castro Laboreiro Calcedónia can also be seen here. Some of the other things that are worth noting here are the great waterfalls that many people travel for hours to see. See the waterfalls near the Vilarinho das Furnas village.

North Central tour:

Taking you from the coast to the mountains through a number of historical towns. From Lieria, drive east along highway A23, west on E80 and south along the Silver Coast back to Lieria. Stay overnight at Parque de Campismo de Ortiga or Parque Camp Municipal da Guarda, among other sites.

The North Central tour includes over 6 different regions and over 10 different unique cities. Lieria itself, the starting point, is perfect for people who love ancient history. It’s presence has been well known since around 400 B.C., but still dates back earlier. One of the sights that is worth checking out is the Castle of Leiria, with a history so long that you’d need an afternoon to just get a grasp of all that has happened within the castle walls. The Centro region itself, where Lieria is located, hosts ancient ruins like Conímbriga and historic towns like Sortelha.

South interior scenic route:

From Setubal, visit Serra de Arabalda National Park then continue east on highway E90. Head towards Evora along the E802 to Mertola. Finish in Setubal by driving north on highway A2. Rest overnight at Campsite Orbitur Evora, Campismo Serro da Bica or another site. Setubal is 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Lisbon and is where the journey begins.

Setubal is known for the fishing industry and was a large contributor to Portuguese sardines, though not anymore. Most people who visit this area don’t skip out on seeing the glorious Serra da Arrábida mountains. Mértola is a smaller city with a larger history. Some of the main things people see and do in this area is go to the highest point of the town, Castle of Mértola, and learn about why such a small city has such a vast history. A little known fact is that this city was also under Islamic rule at one point in history, which helps contribute to what makes this cities story so fascinating.

The Portuguese Weather

Portugal is one of the warmest countries in Europe. It is defined as having a Mediterranean climate due to its location along the Atlantic Ocean. The only exception is the mountainous interior region close to Spain, which is wetter and cooler than the rest of the country. 

There is little or no snow in the winter, except in the northern region, such as in Vila Real, and at high elevations in the mountains. Summers can get extremely scorching in central cities like Évora, while in west coast cities like Lisbon the ocean breeze keeps things cooler, yet still hot. Portugal’s Azores and Madeira islands have a subtropical climate, making them wet and warm throughout the year.

Driving in Portugal

Driving in Portugal

Road network:

The main roads are in good condition, but caution should be taken on secondary roads.

Speed limits:

Urban roads:50kph
Provincial roads:90-100kph
National roads and motorways:120kph

Alcohol limits:

0.5 per cent, with extremely high fines to be paid on the spot by law breakers.


Driving is on the right, roads are patrolled and speeding is not tolerated. Beware of locals driving fast and ignoring lane markings.

Compare the price for Campervan Hire Portugal

We can deliver budget campervan hire Portugal deals direct to you. However, we also have available a wide selection of luxury motorhomes from top suppliers. These suppliers include Indie Campers, Energi Motorhomes Portugal,Pure Motorhomes and McRent. 

Campervan hire Portugal provides an easy way to tour Portugal. Many campervan rental suppliers are located at the key locations. They all offer a slightly different choice of camping vans and extras. All offer free unlimited miles, but some may charge for one way rental. To get the best deal, use our friendly booking engine below to find a deal that matches with your budget and requirements.

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Campilider And GoFree Campervan hire Portugal FAQ's

What is the minium age to rent a campervan with Campilider, Portugal?

We work with Campilider Portugal the minimum age to rent and drive any of their campervans is 23. 

  • GoFree Portugal minimum age 21
  • Campilider  - Minimum age 21

Does the cost of campervan hire come include unlimited mileage

Yes, We have partnered with Campilider and unlimited kilometres is included in the price. 

  • GoFree Mileage Policy 400km per day
  • Campilider Milleage Policy - Unlimited / Free 

How old are the campervans

This will depend on the motorhome rental company, campervan age 2017.

  • GoFree  Campervan Age  2017
  • Campilider Campervan Age  - 2022 or newer

How much does it cost to rent a campervan?

The cost of hiring a campervan in Portugal can vary depending on season and campervan size, but for a small campervan that can sleep 2-3 expect to pay in the region of  €50-€100 per day

Is a special (heavy vehicle) HT Licence Required?

No special licence required, Avis will accept your standard driving licence. 

Is Portugal, Campervan Friendly?

Yes, Portugal is definitely campervan friendly! It offers a variety of options for campervan travellers, including designated campsites, motorhome parks, and areas where wild camping is permitted.