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Salgado Filho International Airport stands just four miles northeast of the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil. Inauspiciously, it is named after an Air Force Chief killed in a plane crash here. There are two passenger terminals housing shops, restaurants and commercial counters. Outside you'll find more than 1,400 parking spaces. If you hire a car at Porto Alegre's airport you'll find that the main BR-116 road leads south towards the city centre and the bridges across the Rio Jacuí. The airport itself stands on flat land in the suburbs. Nearby are airport hotels, the ‘Pepsi On Stage' live music venue and a Metro station.
If you drive a hire car from Salgado Filho Airport into this high-rise city, you'll soon see it's the busy heart of a major urban conurbation: the fourth biggest in Brazil with almost 4.5 million residents. It's a wealthy industrial and commercial hub, and an important port on a huge lagoon linked to the sea. It has a long attractive lakeshore with beaches and an archipelago of unspoilt islands to explore. Tourist highlights include grand 19th-century neo-classical buildings like the State Government House, various museums and the Public Market. Also look out for the enormous parks, conservation areas and the acclaimed Botanical Gardens.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.