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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

    8.2 (413)
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  • Hertz

    8.8 (7039)
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  • Thrifty

    7.4 (5640)
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Car rental location Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Location information for Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Vestmannaeyjar Airport is found on the Icelandic island of Heimaey, which is located off the south coast of the main island. The airport has one scheduled flight, run by Eagle Air, to Reykjavik, the country's capital. The airport also runs chartered flights to Bakki Airport, which is also in Iceland.

Vestmannaeyjar Airport facilities

This two-runway airport has little to offer in the way of facilities. The terminal building is made up of a corrugated iron shed which has a place for travelers to sit before their flight. There is a car park outside which never gets full, while car rental in Vestmannaeyjar Airport is possible if visitors reserve this service in advance.

Vestmannaeyjar Airport excursions

The island of Heimaey has an archeological site which dates back to the time of the Vikings. There is also a still active volcano which is a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can learn about when the volcano last erupted in 1973. The island has companies that conduct sea fishing trips in the summer. Ferries run regularly from Vestmannaeyjar to the south of the main island, opening up even more opportunities for scenic drives.

Best time to visit

Heimaey can feel very bleak in the winter months (November to February) when cold weather and five hours of daylight are the norm. The summer (May to September) is a complete contrast, as the warm weather and the long days enable visitors to take more in during their stay here.

Car rental in Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Most people who seek car hire in Vestmannaeyjar Airport arrange it before they travel. The best way to do this is to find out which rental company will drop a car off at the airport through a compare car hire search online. The island is quite small, though visitors can take their rental car to the main island by ferry to explore the south of Iceland.

Practical information

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

What most people want to know

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.

Is the cheapest?

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