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Excellent fun for the whole family

Had the most brilliant day out driving around Funchal in the bubble cars. Everyone loved it from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
So much fun!!

We hired one of these bubble cars for the day. It was absolutely brilliant and the men at the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Katie N
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
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We are fun electric cars, full of character, for two persons and ECOLOGIC. With the Bubble you can discover the secrets that make Madeira Island one of the most unique Islands in the world. Hire one of these City Bubble cars and have fun zipping...more
Edificio Atlantida Estrada Monumental 185 | Funchal Harbor, Funchal, Madeira 9000-100, Portugal
+351 916 558 805
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We hired a CityBubbles Renault Twizzy for the day in April 2014 and had a great time, which was the best day of our holiday to Madeira. Instead of expensive day trips on coaches full of old people, hire one of these and go see...More

8  Thank amarshall1
CityBubbles, Gerente at CityBubbles, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2014

Hello, Thank you so much for your comment. It was a pleasure receive you. We so glad that you had enjoyed the Bubble car and all our suggestion operation. A Really Big Thanks and see you soon. :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I rented this little car and told the guy I would use it for 2 hours. He told me the price was €16 for the first hour then €4 more for the second hour, for a total of €20. Ok fine, no problems. He also...More

8  Thank Tenchoc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most brilliant day out driving around Funchal in the bubble cars. Everyone loved it from the children to the great-grandmother.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We hired on of these cars when we stayed at the Pestana Porto Santo. The pre drive talk said that the battery should last for 4 hours. After one hour we were down to 40% so headed for the golf course where we were told...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We hired one of these bubble cars for the day. It was absolutely brilliant and the men at the Funchal office were SO helpful. We managed to see so many things in the car and wouldn’t have been able to do hem without it. Also...More

1  Thank Katie N
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were very impressed with how easy it was to arrange online and how smoothly the whole hire went. Very friendly and helpful service.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

There was one on the sidewalk as advertising so we tried it for size.. It was not so easy to get into and harder to get out. Probably better for the younger age group. Did see one struggling with a hill, so wouldn't suggest for...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I rent this car with other 2 couple. The car is funny and easy to drive. I been to Cabo girao, after I been in Camara de lobos were I was looking for a charge point, this was a bit hard, becouse not easy to...More

Thank amurru
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

For the second time we took a CityBubble car from the docks for full day 0900 -1700 to match our cruise day, for 60 euro for two. the guys were really friendly & helpful without the usual hard sell and gave useful tips on routes...More

Thank Xvictor
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Hired a citybubble for the day (around 5 hours). Staff were great, informed of controls very well. Sat nav was included albeit it got confused a lot. Our route took us to the valley of nuns - Camara de Lobos - Cabo Girao. Charge depletes...More

1  Thank RandR2005
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I had an enjoyable day, it was not greatly marred by the faults on the vehicle - but a responsible company should not permit a vehicle to leave the garage in such a dangerous condition. Quick shout out to the staff though, who are very...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Bubble Car turned out to be a great idea (of my boyfriends!), I was a bit sceptical at first having read horror stories of renting a car abroad, but the bubble car was a quick and easy process and turn out to be great...More

Thank Bobby D
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Elaine P
6 February 2017|
Response from CityBubbles | Property representative |
Hello. The driver must have driving license for at least one year. All the best
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Al R
2 February 2017|
Response from CityBubbles | Property representative |
Hello.. The Bubbles are electric, Renault Twizy, 100% environment-friendly, with capacity for two passengers. The car has a range of 60/70 km in one charge (3/4 hours driving) and a top speed of 90 km/h. If you need to... More
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Response from citfancier | Reviewed this property |
Each hire quoted was daily... at a max of 65 Euros I wonder how practical it would be for a week's hire. No windows means no weather protection. It would need to parked undercover at a charging point each night, or when it... More