Car Hire Galway Airport

  • Important Information: Galway Airport location is now closed.

Unfortunately due to cancellation of scheduled flight services to Galway Airport there is no longer a car hire facility at this airport. We now service our Galway rentals from our convenient city centre location in Eyre Square.

Galway Airport

Budget Car Rental
Arrivals Hall
Galway Airport
Co. Galway

Telephone: +353 (0) 91 564570

Leaving Galway Airport

The Airport is located in Carnmore - about 6km from Galway city. This is off the R339 (Monivea Road). To drive into the city take the R339/N6 which will bring you in to Galway city centre. The N18 Northbound/N17 leads towards County Mayo and the Northwest of Ireland. The N18 southbound brings you towards Ennis and County Clare.

Remember to have a look at driving rules and regulations in Ireland, by clicking here.

Explore the West

Galway is the capital of the west of Ireland and is a compact city. The surrounding county including Connemara is wonderful, and neighboring counties Clare and Mayo have a lot to offer the tourist.

Click here for more details of nearby attractions.

Are you sure you wish to Decline CDW?

Why would I wish to Decline CDW?

Certain American or Canadian issued Gold/Platinum credit cards may provide car rental CDW coverage. Holders of these cards may wish to decline CDW and Theft Protection Insurance.

Understanding CDW & Theft Protection Insurance

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection Insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default. By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle.

Requirements for Declining CDW & Theft Protection

Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle. We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover. Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of EUR €5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of EUR €28.38 applies for use of this service.Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to to leave a pre-authorisation of GBP £5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of GBP £30.00 applies for use of this service.

If you are certain you wish to decline CDW use the button below, otherwise press the cancel button.