Faro car hire from £9 per day and Lisbon car hire from £12 per day this summer

(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED KINGDOM - May 18th, 2012 - Award-winning car rental website ArgusCarHire.com is urging holidaymakers bound for Portugal to discover the city of Guimaraes which is Europe's Capital of Culture in 2012.

This year, Guimaraes is ready to showcase a host of colourful events combining music, cinema photography, fine arts, architecture, literature, theatre, dance and street art.

With car hire in Faro airport or Lisbon car rental it's possible to take a day-trip or even spend a few days in the city.

Commenting on the Lisbon airport car hire and Faro car hire offers, a spokesperson for ArgusCarHire.com said:

"Anyone visiting can expect to find a vibrant creative energy and a place where anything is possible. Throughout the course of the year, the city is promoting Europe's cultural diversity, revealing its creations and welcoming those from other countries."

Guimaraes is a city rich in history. The city's heritage can be traced all the way back to tenth century, since it was here back in 1128 that the Portuguese nation was founded and D. Alfonso Henriques was recognised as the king of Portugal.

Guimaraes was recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 2001.

This summer, ArgusCarHire.com is offering car hire in Lisbon from £12 per day and car hire in Faro from £8 per day.

To book Faro airport car hire or Lisbon airport car hire visit http://www.arguscarhire.com or call: 00 44 (844) 330 2581.

About ArgusCarHire.com:

Argus Car Hire was established in 1959, online since 1996. ArgusCarHire.com is recognised today as one of the world's leading rental car consolidators. The company's 'direct connect' technology allows customers to search hundreds of suppliers and book their rental car in just three clicks. Currently 550 of the world's most trusted car hire companies subscribe the system, providing Argus customers with the lowest all-inclusive pricing in 29 languages at 25,000 locations worldwide including airports, train stations, ferry ports and city centres in 175 countries worldwide.

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