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COVID-19 – State of Emergency – Mandatory Curfew

Period: 15/01/2021 – 30/01/2020           Legislation: Minister Council Decree nº 3-A/2021

The Portuguese Government decreed general mandatory curfew in Portugal.

Here are some permitted car trips:

  • Acquisition of essential goods and services
  • Healthcare and pharmaceutical needs
  • Refueling
  • Attending school and driving students to school (if minors)
  • Acquiring healthcare or essential goods for pets
  • Attending religious cerimonies
  • Required travel arriving or departing from national territory, including to and from lodgings.
  • Returning home
  • Providing aid to other people

Check the Minister Council Decree nº 3-A/2021 ( for the complete list of exceptions to the curfew and more details about it.

Always wear your mask and keep a safe distance.


Failure to comply with these measures implies serious sanctions.

Protect yourself and others! We care about your health!



by Antonio on 16/01/2021 18:08.

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COVID-19 - Important Information

We are proud to inform you that Auto Rent has been awarded the “Clean & Safe” seal by Turismo de Portugal, in a protocol with ARAC, IMT and AMT. Being awarded this seal is the result of our commitment to implement a protocol with measures to protect employees and customers. We are committed to implementing hygiene and disinfection procedures for our offices and vehicles, as well as ensuring social distance between customers, employees, and suppliers, as well as defining a detailed contingency plan for hypothetical COVID-19 symptom situations.
Our customers will only have to choose which road to the destination they wish to visit and enjoy their well deserved holidays in the Algarve!
We will be here to take care of all the details so that this experience is as safe and hygienic as possible!
With Auto Rent, your safety comes first! Book now!
You’ll wish we were global!

by Antonio on 21/03/2020 17:24. Last edit by Joao on 20/05/2020.

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