Galway

Cheap Car Hire in Galway

Galway, Ireland
7 Jul — 14 Jul
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of gas per litre£1.88
Average price per day£201
Cheapest price per day£92

Cheapest time to hire a car in Galway

January

£44

February

£44

March

£60

April

£88

May

£97

June

£96

July

£64

August

£74

September

£64

October

£62

November

£50

December

£64

Popular Car Types in Galway

Top hire agencies in Galway

All major car hire suppliers in Galway
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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Galway?

If you plan on using a car hire in Galway, then you will be required to present your driving licence from your home country. If your original licence is not in the Roman alphabet, then you will be asked to provide a translation document or an International Driving licence to the car hire company in Galway. Most car hires in Galway ask that you provide a passport to prove your identity and that you pay the deposit with a credit card. Normally, if you are under 25 years old then you will have to pay a surcharge for the insurance when using hired cars in Galway.

What are the rules for driving in Galway?

If you would like to use car hires in Galway then you need to know that cars are driven on the left-hand side of the road and cars overtake on the right. The speed limit is displayed in kilometres per hour on signposts and all passengers in the car are required by law to always wear a seatbelt while the car is moving. You are not allowed to use mobile phones while driving Galway car hires unless you are using handsfree, and the legal blood-alcohol limit is 0.05% and is punishable with heavy fines or points. It is best to check with Galway motor vehicle authorities for recent law changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Galway?

The demand for electric car hires is growing in Ireland and if you are interested in cheap car hires in Galway, then we recommend that you consider this as a good option as there are more and more charging points around the city. The roads in Galway city are generally quite narrow but good quality so you may want to consider getting a compact car that is easier to control and drive. It rarely snows in Galway, but rain is frequent and there can sometimes be strong winds. You may want to consider getting a cheap car hire company in Galway that can provide you with an SUV that will give you more security and weight, especially if you plan on exploring outside the city. It could also provide you with more luggage room, which is ideal if you are going to use Galway car hires with more than two people.

What are the best places to park in Galway?

Galway city mostly uses a pay and display system where you need to pay for a parking ticket at an on-street ticket machine and display it on the dashboard. You should take a car with the maximum stay allotment as it is a parking offence to stay longer than you have paid for. There are a number of short- and long-stay car parks in Galway, as well as private car parks where you can park your car. There are two free car parks in the Salthill area of the city as well.