Did you know that from 2008 to 2009 the fleet for tourism rental cars available in Portugal dropped by 20% from 50.000 cars to 40.000. This was matched by a similar drop of 20% in clients looking to rent cars but only outside of the peak months! The drop off in clients during the months of July and August was just less 3% (Portuguese Tourism Board numbers), which meant there was a shortfall of 9.700 cars during this period, equating to a total of around 30.000 rentals requests which were unable to be fulfilled. With further reductions in the number of cars held by the various rental companies the situation is expected to be even worse in 2010.
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