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Rental car options at Vestmannaeyjar Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Vestmannaeyjar Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • National Car Rental

    8.5 (407)
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  • Hertz

    8.8 (7001)
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  • Thrifty

    7.5 (5593)
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Car rental location Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Location information for Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Vestmannaeyjar Airport, or Westman Islands Airport, is the air gateway to the Vestmannaeyjar island archipelago off the southern shores of Iceland. It has Eagle Air flights to the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík as well as charters to Bakki Airport, on the mainland. Car hire in Vestmannaeyjar Airport makes exploring easy.

Vestmannaeyjar Airport facilities

The passenger building at Vestmannaeyjar Airport is small but has excellent disabled persons' facilities and access, a café and roomy seating areas. Passengers can pre-book car rental in Vestmannaeyjar Airport and pick it up when they arrive. The airport is on Heimaey Island, two kilometres south of the main town, which is also called Heimaey.

Vestmannaeyjar Airport excursions

Heimaey is tiny and most sites are reached quickly with car hire in Vestmannaeyjar Airport. The Helgafell inactive volcanic cone is close to the not-so-dormant Eldfell volcano. A Pompeii-style excavation of a village buried by Eldfell's 1973 eruption is a popular visitor attraction. Golf and puffin sightings are other major Vestmannaeyjar draws.

Best time to visit

Vestmannaeyjar has a wet and cool climate, with rain liable to fall at any time of the year. Temperatures drop to around 0°C during the winter months between December and February, while the maximum temperature is 11°C in July. From June to September is when Vestmannaeyjar is at its finest.

Car rental in Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Roads in town are well set out, while roads around Heimaey are challenging to drive due to their terrain but uncrowded. Car rental in Vestmannaeyjar Airport is easiest for travelling between accommodation venues and sights. Get the best rental rates when you compare car hire before setting off for the Westman Islands.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Icelandic króna
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language

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The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • National Car Rental
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty