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Car Rental Svolvær

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Location information for Svolvær

Introduction

Svolvær is a town on the Lofoten Islands. For most tourists who want to enjoy the rough rocky coast and nature of these islands Svolvær is often the start of their tour.

Population

The town has less than 5,000 inhabitants, but during the fishing season (January-April) the number doubles when fishermen from other parts of Norway come to Svolvær.

Location

Svolvær is located in the north of Norway on the south coast of Austvågøy, which forms part of the Lofoten Archipelago. The town lies on the Vestfjorden, which isn't a narrow fjord, but more a gulf: the part of the North Sea between the Lofoten and the Norwegian mainland.

Economy

Until recently, Svolvær's economy solely revolved around cod fishing and the fish-processing industry. Salmon is also cultivated. In recent years, tourism has become increasingly important.

Airports

Harstad/Narvik Airport in Evenes is situated over 160 kilometers east of Svolvær. It's easily reachable by rental car via freeway E10. It's also a scenic route. The smaller airport near Svolvær is only used for regional flights to Bodø, Leknes and Tromsø.

Public Transport

There are only regional buses to several places on the Lofoten, and to destinations on the Norwegian mainland. There are also many taxis and there are ferry connections with Skutvik and Bodø.

Traffic and Parking

Svolvær is a small town but because of the many tourists it can get busy in summer. Still, you won't have problems finding a free parking place for your rental car. Parking in the city center is free.

Hotels

Svolvær has a reasonable choice of accommodations, including a new hotel and cultural center of ten floors. Most accommodations are located elsewhere on the Lofoten, like the attractive so-called rorbuer (fishermen's cabins). There's a youth hostel in Kabelvåg, just west of Svolvær.

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental 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? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). 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 EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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