About

About VDL Car Hire

VDL Car Hire’s goal is to provide a simple, straightforward and transparent process to car hire, delivering real customer value! VDL is totally focused on delivering an exceptional hassle free service with no hidden extras to visitors and residents of Vale do Lobo and its surrounding areas.

What makes us different?

Best all-in price guaranteed with no hidden costs – The car you select is the car you receive (all cars under 24 months old) –  Sat Nav included and first address entered to help your departure – Free child car seats – Free meet & greet at the arrivals area to assist you you’re your luggage – Free Airport collection point only 200 metres from arrivals exit – Click and Collect service for existing clients or residents of Vale Do Lobo and Quinta do Lago – Fair fuel policy: full on arrival full on return.

The Team

Jonathan ParishJonathan Parish

Role:      VDL Car Hire CEO
Offices:  Sheffield (United Kingdom), Faro (Portugal)
E mail:   jparish@vdlcarhire.com

 Jonathan founded VDL Car Hire with the support of his commercial team in response to receiving what he described as indifferent service and confusing commercial practices from both local and global car rental companies during his many years of travelling around the world. It was his goal to provide a simple, straightforward and transparent process to car hire, delivering real customer value!

VDL Car Hire was launched with the aim of enhancing the market by offering an innovative and extremely customer focused service with an emphasis on quality and value resulting in the delivery a fluid transition process from arrival to departure for all our customers.

More about Jonathan

 

Luis CarvalhoLuis Carvalho

Role:      VDL Branch Manager
Offices:  Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago & Faro Airport
E mail:   lcarvalho@vdlcarhire.com
Tel:         +351 289 153 310

Luis is a dedicated professional with over 17 years’ experience working within the car rental industry and the last 5 years as a station manager in the Vale do Lobo resort. His wealth of experience with the local area, clients and their needs ensures an extremely pro-active approach to customer service which manifests itself in a hassle free, quality experience for all of our customers. The company’s ethical approach to car hire is consistent with Luis’ own belief with respect to transparent business processes and customer satisfaction. This approach has resulted in a large number of customers using VDL as their first choice for car hire. Luis (as are all our staff) is multi-lingual both in written and spoken word.

 

Ana VilarinhoAna Vilarinho

Role:      VDL Seasonal Sales Representative
Offices:  Vale do Lobo & Faro Airport
E mail:  avilarinho@vdlcarhire.com
Tel:         +351 289 153 310

Ana has over 12 years experience working within the car rental industry, which has included secondments to Faro airport and also the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo areas. Ana is an extremely customer focussed professional and is fluent in English and Portuguese. Ana also manages accounts with our Villa management partners.

 

Luis Espanha

Role:      VDL Seasonal Sales Representative
Offices:  Vale do Lobo & Faro Airport
E mail:  lespanha@vdlcarhire.com
Tel:         +351 289 153 310

Luis has 18 year’s experience working within car rental industry, mainly in Faro airport. He has excellent professional skills, a very friendly character and being fluent in English and Portuguese makes him an excellent addition to our team.

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