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    Car Rental Galway, Ireland

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    Galway is located about 51 miles north of Shannon and is often considered to be the Arts Capital of Ireland. Many writers, artists and artisans reside in Galway and every summer the town hosts the Galway Arts Festival. With Galway only a short distance to Shannon, it is the perfect starting point for a vacation in Ireland. Auto Europe offers several car rental locations in Galway along with a large car rental fleet to make it easy to find the perfect car and location to start your vacation. Use your car rental to travel about Galway and to explore all that Ireland has to offer. Are you planning a road trip? Auto Europe has mapped out multiple routes helping travelers see more of this beautiful island, check out our Ireland road trip planner for ideas for your next trip. Use our simple three step booking engine at the top of the page to start planning your next vacation to Galway or give us a call today at 1-888-223-5555!

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    Galway, IE car rental pick-up and drop-off
    Let us know which of the Galway, Ireland, car rental sites you'd like to visit by utilizing our search engine to begin your search. There are both Hertz and Sixt facilities around the city. With Auto Europe, clients may pick up and drop off their Galway car rental in a variety of locations! Let us know if you don't see what you're searching for and we'll try our best to track it down. 1-888-223-5555
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    Galway, IE car rental models
    An ever-expanding selection of car rental models is available on Auto Europe's platform, as well as 24-hour customer support and pricing optimizations. Rates for Galway vehicle rental models can be found on, from Ford Edge SUVs to Chevy Impalas and Chrysler 300s. A Volkswagen Jetta or a Chrysler Pacifica 7-seater van for the family is not to be overlooked. In Galway, you may rent a vehicle whether you're in Ireland for business, leisure, or educational purposes.
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    Galway, IE car rental providers
    On the Auto Europe website, Hertz and Sixt car rental prices in Galway are updated in real-time. Online savings and 24/7 customer care may be yours for the taking with just three simple clicks. Your Ireland car rental will be waiting for you as soon as you arrive at the airport with your identification, driver's license, and airline boarding pass. To learn more about the Galway automobile rental companies we work with, click on the links below.
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    Points of interest with a Galway car rental

    What better way to see Ireland then with a car rental in Galway. There are many wonderful sites to see while visiting Galway. Galway is home to the magnificent Aughnanure Castle, that was constructed in the 16th century and lies close to the shores of Lough Corrib. At the center of the city you will find the John F. Kennedy Park at Eyre Square. The park is a pedestrian area and was named after JFK in commemoration of his visit to Galway in June of 1963. Close to Eyre Square you will find Galway's medieval quarter. If you have questions about driving in Galway, be sure to visit our rental car driving information page for Ireland.

    Travelers can also drive their Galway car hire to the following cities in Ireland:

    Driving Route

    Distance (mi)

    Distance (km)

    Avg. Trip Time

    Galway to Knock 43 MIs 70 KMs 1h
    Galway to Shannon 57 MIs 91 KMs 1h 4mins
    Galway to Cork 127 MIs 205 KMs 2h 33mins
    Galway to Kerry 127 MIs 205 KMs 2h 28mins
    Galway to Dublin 129 MIs 208 KMs 2h 18mins

    Galway car rental FAQ

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    Am I Allowed To drive in Galway with no international driver’s license?

    All of the following nations and territories demand you've got an international driver’s license (IDP) to rent a vehicle: Hungary, Iceland, Portugal, Italy, Dominican Republic, Czech Republic, Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Serbia, United Arab Emirates. If you have got any additional thoughts or concerns regarding getting your IDP make sure you get in touch.

    What's the legal age requirement to rent a motor vehicle in Galway?

    The lowest legal driving age in Galway is 21, (even though some rental car suppliers require drivers to be older), but individuals aged 18-24 are required to pay an additional fee, known as the "young driver surcharge," that may be more than $25 each day. Also extra drivers, past the primary, are required to pay an "additional driver fee" ranging from $15 - $25 each day.

    Am I allowed to use third party insurance for my car rental in Galway?

    Popular credit card providers such as Visa, Amex, MasterCard and many more credit cards will offer you insurance coverage options for your auto rental in Galway. Auto Europe advises you to evaluate offers to discover what insurance coverage is available for your rental vehicle.