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        About Aalesund

        The beauty of Norway is something that will never disappoint you. The breathtaking fjords, dramatic coastline, and beautiful cities make this a country that truly deserves the hype. There are so many of the best things to do in Alesund. It's a great little town for a multi-day visit and definitely worth a visit before you continue on to the nearby fjords.  Ålesund seems to rise from the sea like a pastel Nordic Atlantis. It is magical and eccentric in equal measure. Ålesund is home to one of the densest collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world, so it's easy to spend an afternoon or even a whole day admiring the colourful and detailed buildings in this vibrant Norwegian city.

        Basic info and car hire in Aalesund

        • Location: Sunnmøre region.
        • Population: 46.000
        • Official language: Norwegian
        • Currency: Norwegian krone (NOK)
        • Weather: Ålesund is a long way north, at 62 degrees latitude. Bring clothes for every eventuality, including sturdy walking boots and a waterproof jacket.    
        • Internet coverage: Hotels, bars, restaurants, and cafes offer Wi-Fi.
        • Road conditions:  Across most of Norway, the roads are in excellent condition.
        • Car hire in Aalesund:  Hiring a car at Aalesund Airport and Aalesund Downtown at Orbit Car Hire gives you a lot of freedom to travel throughout Norway at your own pace. With a wide selection of vehicles, you can be sure to find the vehicle that suits your needs and will benefit you the most on your trip. 

         Driving in Aalesund

        Norway has a human-oriented traffic culture that puts pedestrians and cyclists first. Pedestrians who want to cross the street expect you to slow down or stop, and cyclists do not always obey traffic rules. In the event of a breakdown or accident, all vehicles must carry at least a high-visibility vest, a warning triangle and liability insurance. Dipped headlights are always mandatory, even on the brightest summer day.  If you want to drive in Aalesund and have a driver's licence issued in an EU/EEA country, you can use it in Norway as long as it is valid. Driving licences from most countries outside the EU/EEA can be used in Norway for up to three months. 

        Our Commitment

        Best Service Guaranteed

        We want our customers to experience only the best Aalesund car hire service at all times. We choose our partners carefully to ensure the best possible service. We want your trip to be unique.

        Popular Driving Routes

        Popular One-Way car hire from Aalesund

        Want to rent a car for a one-way trip? No worries! Orbit Car Hire offers a variety of one-way Car Hire options in many locations outside of Aalesund. One-way car rental is ideal for cross-town or cross-country travel, saving time by not returning to your original location. Start your reservation with Orbit Car Hire and find great options on one-way car hire at locations across the Norway.

        • Aalesund to Bergen
        • Aalesund to Oslo
        • Aalesund to Stavanger
        • Aalesund to Lillehammer

        Our Selected Partners

        Trusted Suppliers in Aalesund

        Orbit Car Hire connects you with the biggest brands and best local brands for your Aalesund car hire. We offer you to choose from a wide variety of different vehicle classes, so you can find a rental car that suits your needs and budget. 

        What to see in Aalesund

        Ålesund, with its Art Nouveau architecture, the surrounding Sunnmøre Alps mountain range and a breathtaking fjord landscape, is considered the most beautiful city in Norway. If you would like to get more knowledge about this charming country, you should definitely visit some of the attractions or museums. Learn about the local history of the Viking Age, town fire and fishing. For outdoor adventures, plan hikes in the area or take a sightseeing boat, kayak or fishing trip. Aalesund offers a variety of activities to suit everyone's taste. Take a walk through the Art Nouveau district in the centre of Ålesund or hike up Fjellstua for a view of the city. Other fun activities include night skiing in the Sunnmøre Alps and a trip to Hjørundfjord.

        Drive your rental car beyond Aalesund

        When you travel from Ålesund to Bergen, you travel through the beautiful Norwegian fjord landscape. You can plan every little stop in advance - or you can be impulsive and stop when and where you want. Car hire with Orbit Car Hire could not be easier. We offer car rental option at all major airports and city centres in and around Alesund-vigra airport, giving you the opportunity and freedom to explore beautiful Norway.

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        Where to eat, drink, and party in Aalesund

        Ålesund is a popular summer destination in Norway, and there is not a problem to find some good places where you can eat and drink. Many restaurants specialize in local, very fresh Norwegian dishes, from fish, especially cod, to game meat, asparagus, leeks and cabbage. Berries are on every menu, from plump blueberries and fresh raspberries to the delicious golden cloudberries found only in the far north of Europe.


        What you need to know about renting a car

        How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

        You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you must choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form, there is a step where you choose the payment method, and you simply fill in your credit card information. Finally, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at pick-up time.

        What are the charges for security deposits?

        Every car rental has a security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

        What if I would like to change my booking?

        If you need to change the booking you made through Orbit Car Hire. Please contact our customer support team at or by phone at +44 20 8089 0089. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Terms of Use. 

        How do I cancel my booking?

        You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

        When do I pay for the rental car?

        You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

        What is included in the price?

        Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

        Are there any hidden fees?

        There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in the case of:

        • Out-of-hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle outside of office hours),
        • One-way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
        • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
        • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
        • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring, you need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked, which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

        We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

        What is a voucher, and why do I need it?

        A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick-up. If you do not have the voucher at the pickup, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or change the rental price.

        What is an airport or premium location fee?

        A Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

        What is Premium Coverage, and how does it work?

        Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire that, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover refunds you if the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. You can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us for more information.

        How do I find cheap car hire online?

        Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks before your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. 

        How many countries do you compare to?

        We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, and Germany. 

        What currency should I use to pay for the car?

        You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire, you will pay the remaining balance in the currency in the pickup country. 

        Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

        You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

        What is the cheapest car to rent?

        The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

        Can I add a driver to my booking?

        You can always add a driver to your booking when finding your car hire deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add a driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

        What payment methods are accepted

        You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

        Can I drop off my car at a different location?

        Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage, you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and see all the best deals for one-way car hire. 

        How can I add a flight number to my booking?

        You can add a flight number on our webpage when you make a booking. If you already have a booking, email us at, and our customer service will add your flight number to the booking. 

        Do I have to pay for toll roads?

        If you drive where toll roads are required, you are responsible for paying for the toll roads on which you drive the rental vehicle. 

        What does deductible mean?

        If a rental car is damaged or even stolen while on rent, there will be a limit to how much the renter has to pay for it to be repaired or fixed. Excess (also known as deductible) is a name for the amount that has to be paid. This excess is different between countries and car rental companies in each country. Depending on the car rental company, this can include fire, vandalism, theft, or loss of use while the car is being repaired. You can read more about deductibles right here.

        What is Collision Damage Waiver

        Collision Damage Waiver, or CDW, is a basic car rental insurance offered to renters by rent a car company. CDW limits your financial liability in case of damages to the body of the hired vehicle with an excess. The driver is responsible for paying for the excess, but the car rental company waives the rest of the cost. This excess can be different between rent a car company.

        What is Theft Protection

        Theft Protection is a car rental insurance that car rental companies offer. It protects the renter up to a certain amount from the risk of stealing the rental car or somebody trying to steal it. There is an excess, also known as a deductible, that comes with each Theft Protection. This excess is the limit to what the renter would have to pay if the car is stolen or if somebody tries to steal it.

        Which brands can I compare with Orbit?

        With Orbit Car Hire, you can compare car hire with all the major car rentals like Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo, Sixt and Budget. You can also compare over 100 local companies from all over the world. 

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Aalesund

        • Alamo Car Hire
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        • Enterprise Rent a Car
        • Europcar
        • National

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