Hire an airport rental car to explore the beautiful beaches of Florianopolis
Welcome to Florianopolis or ‘Floripa’ as the locals know it. Hire a rental car and explore southern Brazil's most popular beach destination.
Florianopolis is situated half on Brazil's mainland and half on Santa Catarina Island and is connected by a bridge. Spend your time exploring over 40 nearby beaches, party the night away at one of the many bars and clubs, and get to know the history of the region with a visit to the city’s museums and historic sites. Plus, don’t miss the Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Ponta, a historic fort and must-see attraction, just 25km from the city centre in your hired car.
Booking a Florianopolis rental car with Airport Rentals
Use AirportRentals.com to secure a cheap rental car for your Florianopolis holiday. Simply pop your travel dates into the search box to generate a list of available cars from Hercílio Luz International Airport. Compare the benefits of big name international and domestic hire companies all on one handy page.
Use the preference filters to narrow your search by make and model, transmission type, price and more. Select your vehicle and securely complete your booking in just a few clicks, knowing you’re getting the best price with no hidden fees or charges.
Easily manage your booking online or contact our friendly customer service team who are ready to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Look no further than Airport Rentals for all of your car hire needs.
Hercílio Luz International Airport (FLN)
The Hercílio Luz International Airport is located just 12 kilometres from the city centre. Planning is currently underway to expand and upgrade the airport, which is now the third busiest in the region. Both international and domestic airlines operate out of the terminal, with regular flights to worldwide destinations and other Brazilian cities such as Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Brasilia, and Porto Alegre.
Visitors can enjoy amenities such as dining options, retail outlets, currency exchange, ATMs, and WiFi (for a fee). The car rental customer service desks can be found in the arrivals hall.
Driving from the Hercílio Luz International Airport to Florianopolis city centre
Florianopolis city centre is easily accessible from the airport and will take roughly 20 minutes of driving time. Follow Avenue Deputado Diomicio Freitas southwest from the airport. This road is well signposted and will take you all the way to the city centre.
Driving tips for your Florianopolis rental car
The Pedro Ivo and Colombo Sales Bridges allow access between the mainland and the Santa Catarina Island. Traffic during the week and late afternoons can be heavy. There is also increased traffic during the peak summer season.
Brazil driving tips
● Drive on the right side of the road, overtake on the left side.
● Seatbelts are compulsory for all passengers.
● Other drivers may flash their lights or make hand gestures to warn of upcoming hazards on the road.
● If driving during the rainy season, take care as the roads can become hazardous.
Parking options at the Hercílio Luz International Airport and downtown Florianopolis
The parking facilities at the airport are conveniently located opposite the terminal, with a capacity of 500 short-term and long-term spaces.
On-street parking is widely available and most hotels on the outskirts of the city offer parking facilities to their guests (for a fee). For vehicle safety and peace of mind, use one of the paid parking lots. The prices are displayed at the entrance.