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Explore Vestmannaeyjar's Unique Charm with Car Hire from Vestmannaeyjar Airport
The Westland Islands

Vestmannaeyjar Airport (IATA: VEY) is the primary airport serving the Vestmannaeyjar, also known as the Westman Islands. Located off the south coast of Iceland, this archipelago is renowned for its unique volcanic landscapes, rich birdlife, and significant cultural heritage.

Car Hire with Rhino Car Hire from Vestmannaeyjar Airport: Begin your exploration of the captivating Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) with the personalized and convenient service provided by Rhino Car Hire at Vestmannaeyjar Airport. From the moment you touch down, immerse yourself in the island's volcanic beauty, rich wildlife, and historical sites with the freedom that comes from choosing the right vehicle for your needs. Rhino Car Hire ensures your visit to this extraordinary part of Iceland starts without delay, offering a range of vehicles suitable for the unique island terrain and your individual travel preferences.

Distance from the Town: The airport is conveniently situated approximately 2 km from the main town of Vestmannaeyjabær, a mere few minutes' drive.

Car Hire Benefits:

  1. Unrestricted Exploration: By hiring a car with Rhinocarhire at Vestmannaeyjar Airport, travellers gain the flexibility to explore the islands more deeply, beyond the commonly trodden paths.
    Tailored Experience: A range of vehicle options ensures that whether you're looking for a cozy compact car or something more rugged for challenging terrains, Rhinocarhire has got you covered.
    Comfort & Privacy: The weather in Iceland can be quite unpredictable. Having a private vehicle allows you to stay comfortable, irrespective of sudden weather changes.
    Time Efficiency: While the islands aren't vast, having a car ensures that you maximize your time, visiting multiple sites in a single day.
    Economical Travel: Especially for those traveling in groups or families, car rental can often prove more cost-effective than other transport modes.

Recommended Routes & Attractions: Embarking from Vestmannaeyjabær, several exciting locations beckon:

  • Eldfell Volcano: A relatively young volcano, its 1973 eruption is still fresh in the memory of locals. A short drive and hike will lead you to panoramic views from its summit.

  • Sæheimar Aquarium: Located in the town itself, it's a hub for learning about local marine life and the island's puffin population.

  • Museum of Remembrance: A touching tribute to the 1973 eruption, detailing the event and its impact on the islanders.

  • Heimaey Stave Church: This wooden church, a gift from Norway, is a tranquil spot reflecting the deep historical ties between the two nations.

Driving Tips: In Vestmannaeyjar, roads can be narrower and more winding than on mainland Iceland. Always stay alert, drive cautiously, and respect local speed limits. The weather can change quickly, so always be prepared and perhaps keep some warm clothing and snacks in the vehicle. As always, ensure you check the weather and road conditions, even for short trips, to guarantee safe and enjoyable travels. Remember, in such remote areas, it's wise to fuel up whenever you come across a fueling station.

With Rhino Car Hire, your journey through the enchanting Vestmannaeyjar promises to be filled with natural beauty, cultural insights, and the ultimate freedom to explore this unique island destination at your leisure.

Current Rental Rates at Vestmannaeyjar Airport

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 108.30 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 758.10 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 113.84 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 796.94 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 116.97 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 818.83 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Tesla Model Y

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 208.89 EUR/day
Tesla Model Y

7 Days rental at 1462.27 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Renault Captur Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 132.54 EUR/day
Renault Captur Hybrid

7 Days rental at 927.79 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Hyundai Tuscon Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 177.82 EUR/day
Hyundai Tuscon Hybrid

7 Days rental at 1244.74 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Vestmannaeyjar Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Utilize your rental car to explore the island at your own pace, visiting natural wonders like the Eldfell volcano and the magnificent sea cliffs.
  • Drive to key historical and cultural sites such as the Eldheimar Volcano Museum to learn about the island's dramatic history.
  • Experience the convenience of a rental car when visiting local birdwatching spots, where you can observe puffins and other seabirds in their natural habitat.
  • Take advantage of the mobility a rental car offers to find secluded beaches and hidden coves around the island, perfect for private picnics or quiet reflection.
  • Enjoy the freedom to attend local festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout Vestmannaeyjar, enhancing your travel experience with ease.


Vestmannaeyjar Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Heimaey Harbor: 1 mile
  • Stórhöfði (puffin viewing area): 3 miles
  • Herjólfsdalur (festival and historical area): 2 miles
  • Sæheimar Aquarium: 1.5 miles
  • Eldfell Volcano: 2 miles

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Vestmannaeyjar Airport

No.1: HERTZ,
based on 182 reviews
13 min (average wait time)

Vestmannaeyjar Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
  • € 758.10
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 108.30
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 6
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Yaris
  • 19
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at Vestmannaeyjar Airport

January€ 89
February€ 78
March€ 70
April€ 72
May€ 81
June€ 119
July€ 187
August€ 186
September€ 107
October€ 87
November€ 81
December€ 77
January€ 73
February€ 62
March€ 58
April€ 55
May€ 68
June€ 103
July€ 149
August€ 137
September€ 86
October€ 60
November€ 61
December€ 61
January€ 200
February€ 166
March€ 156
April€ 145
May€ 150
June€ 247
July€ 349
August€ 287
September€ 187
October€ 139
November€ 150
December€ 145
January€ 102
February€ 102
March€ 87
April€ 89
May€ 107
June€ 135
July€ 201
August€ 193
September€ 110
October€ 111
November€ 102
December€ 95
January€ 249
February€ 253
March€ 221
April€ 217
May€ 244
June€ 380
July€ 457
August€ 517
September€ 254
October€ 337
November€ 276
December€ 263
January€ 67
February€ 57
March€ 53
April€ 52
May€ 62
June€ 102
July€ 141
August€ 128
September€ 79
October€ 57
November€ 57
December€ 56
January€ 244
February€ 224
March€ 216
April€ 211
May€ 211
June€ 308
July€ 490
August€ 444
September€ 283
October€ 278
November€ 226
December€ 225
January€ 101
February€ 87
March€ 80
April€ 85
May€ 73
June€ 121
July€ 212
August€ 187
September€ 114
October€ 81
November€ 81
December€ 81

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