Hire an airport rental car to explore the seaside city of Fortaleza
Fortaleza on the northeast coast of Brazil is fast becoming a popular destination for overseas visitors, with amazing beaches and vibrant nightlife creating a lasting buzz. Take in all the sights of Fortaleza when you hire a rental car at Pinto Martins International Airport.
Away from the beach, soak up some history in the colourful Centro area. The oldest part of the city is home to many impressive historic buildings and monuments, such as the Palace of the Light, Catedral Metropolitana, and the José de Alencar Theatre. Also worth a visit is the majestic fort built in the 1600s called Forte de Nossa Senhora da Assuncao.
Booking a Fortaleza rental car
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Pinto Martins International Airport
The Pinto Martins International Airport, also known as Fortaleza International Airport, is located just 8 kilometres south of the city centre. The modern terminal offers a range of passenger facilities and amenities including ATMs, currency exchange, and tourist information. Enjoy free WiFi throughout the terminal. Make your way to the arrivals hall on the ground floor to collect your hired car.
Use this guide for a safe and pleasant driving experience during your time in Fortaleza.
Driving from the Pinto Martins International Airport to Fortaleza city centre
Getting from Fortaleza Airport to the city is quick and straightforward. Leaving the terminal, drive west along Avenue Senador Carlos Jereissati and follow this road all the way to the city centre.
Driving tips for your Fortaleza rental car
Fortaleza has a lot of one-way streets that can be a little confusing at first. Avoid frustration by pre-planning your journey and hiring a GPS with your rental car.
Brazil driving tips
● Drive on the right side of the road, overtake on the left side.
● Drive defensively and with care when in large cities as local drivers often disregard the road rules and drive aggressively.
● For safety, keep car doors locked and windows up when driving at night.
● Watch out for speed bumps which are often not marked or signed.
Parking options at the Pinto Martins International Airport
Parking is plentiful at the Pinto Martins International Airport with 1000 car spaces in the underground car park. The car park is open 24 hours a day and priced at $R7 for an hour, $R10 for two hours and $R1.50 for every hour after that.
Parking in Fortaleza city centre
On-street parking is an option, but finding a park in the busy Fortaleza city centre can be difficult. Save yourself some time and use the secure paid parking lots.