Car rental at the São Jorge Airport
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At the São Jorge Airport we recommend the following car rental offers

from 65 $ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Volkswagen Up!
4 Days from 12.06 - 16.06.2025
Example vehicle
from 83 $ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Renault Clio
4 Days from 12.06 - 16.06.2025
Example vehicle
from 69 $ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Citroen C1
4 Days from 12.06 - 16.06.2025
Example vehicle

Situated around 10 km from the town of Velas, São Jorge Airport (SJZ) is well equipped to serve travellers from near and far. Although small, the airport offers a selection of amenities including a café and car rental facilities.

Car Rental at São Jorge Airport

Several car rental agencies operate at São Jorge Airport, providing vehicles for all tastes and budgets. Remember to carry your driving license, credit card, and passport upon collection of your rental car.

Fueling Up

There's a gasoline station just a few minutes' drive from the airport, perfect for those immediate 'fuel-up' needs after collecting your rental car. However, the island has several other stations, so you won't be caught short during your road trips.

On the Road in São Jorge

Driving in São Jorge can be a unique experience. The roads can be narrow, winding, and hilly, but the fantastic views they offer make every trip worthwhile. Adjust your driving to the road conditions, weather, and local traffic laws.

Recommended Car Classes for São Jorge

A compact or mid-sized vehicle would generally be a good fit for São Jorge's roads. However, if you're planning some off-road exploration, a 4x4 may be a better option.

Exploring Surrounding Cities

With your rental car, consider visiting nearby cities like Horta in the neighbouring island of Faial, just a ferry ride away.

Practical Information for Travelers

The climate in São Jorge is mild and humid year-round. The Euro (€) is the official currency, and English is widely understood in tourist areas.

We hope this guide has provided some helpful insights for planning your trip to São Jorge. Enjoy your drive and your adventures on this remarkable island!

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