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Haugesund Guide


Situated along the southwest coast of Norway on protruding peninsulas and little islands, is the beautiful city of Haugesund. The surrounding countryside is captivating with many moors and mountains. Many tourists visit Haugesund city during it's annual festivities and cultural events, which take part in the summer months. The most notes is the International Trade Jazz festival and the Norwegian film festival. There is also an art gallery, exhibiting modern art, and a city museum. With so much wonderful scenery to see why not book car hire in Haugesund for the duration of your stay, and see the sights from the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle.

Explore Haugesund

There are numerous outdoor sporting activities here in Haugesund such as fishing, golf, and walking trails. It is the perfect place for fishing enthusiasts. There is even the option of hiring a boat or even joining one of the many fishing trips aimed at tourists. The golf course can be found only 20kms from the town, surrounded by magnificent scenery. For those who enjoy walking there are plenty of trails though the countryside which surrounds Haugesund, ideal on a beautiful sunny day.

Haugesund's a brilliant place for shopping, especially with its kilometre-long Skaregate Street, which has hundreds of different stores and a large shopping complex. Tourists should definitely visit Haugesund's outdoor market which sells a variety of souvenirs, foods, and clothing.

Opt for car hire in Hauesund for the duration of your trip and drive outside northwards from Haugesund to the grave of Harald Harfagri, the Viking who once ruled Norway. From here travel around 3 miles south until you reach Avaldsnes, with its beautiful St Olav's Church, constructed during the 13th century. The island of Larmoy, which is connected to Haugesund by an impressive arched bridge is a must see sight for travellers wishing to photograph or just view some of Norway's magnificent fjords.

Eating Out
The town has a lively nightlife, with numerous bars and restaurants to choose from. Delve into the Scandinavian delicacy of reindeer, or try the impressively famous seafood platter at one of Haugesund's restaurants, Vinhus and Lothes Mat. Irish folk, country music, and Norwegian pop are what's the bars play in the evening, as well as live acts from Mack Kjelleren.


By air
Haugesund Airport, located 20 minutes drive south of Haugesund city centre on the island Karmoy, offers flights to and from Oslo, Bergen, Copenhagen, Aberdeen and Billund. Car rental suppliers Avis, Hertz, Sixt and Europcar each have desks at the airport. For a greater choice of cars and car rental companies please book car hire in Haugesund with us today.

By boat
There are many ferries and express boats operating from the nearby towns of Bergen and Stavanger. There is also a ferry connection to Newcastle in the UK with the Fjord Line.

By bus
Buses operate to and from Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen and are a cheap travel option if you do not wish to book a hire car. Book tickets in advance of travel to secure a seat.

Frequently asked questions

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? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. 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
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • SIXT Rent a Car


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