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Isle of Man car rentals

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Top tips for renting a car in the Isle of Man

  • One of the best ways to explore the Isle of Man is by renting a car. You can drive to various destinations across the island that are inaccessible by public transport. Isle of Man car rentals are also convenient since you can stop at popular attractions. Begin your trip in the capital city, Douglas, and explore the scenic promenade and the town's picturesque streets, or head to Ramsey, the second-largest town on the Isle of Man, and explore the town's bustling harbor.
  • The Isle of Man has a good road network. Roads on the island are marked and generally well-maintained. However, some areas have narrow and winding roads, so you should drive cautiously. Blind corners are also quite common due to the island's mountainous nature. Slow down as you approach sharp bends. You should be ready to give way to pedestrians and cyclists when driving through several towns and cities on the island.
  • Well-maintained roads on the Isle of Man mean you can drive any type of car. The island has several good driving routes with stretches of tarmac. If you plan to drive through some offroad destinations or places with rugged terrain on the island, you can rent an SUV or a four-wheel drive. Choose a car that is comfortable and suitable for the type of driving you plan to do.
  • The Isle of Man has several car rental locations spread across the island. You’ll find rental cars in Douglas, Foxdale, Ballasalla, and Castletown. Avis, Europcar, and Thrifty are international rental companies that have presences on the island through their agent, Mylchreests Group. Other car rental agencies have offices at Ronaldsway Isle of Man Airport (IOM).
  • Book your rental car in Isle of Man at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Isle of Man are around 39% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in the Isle of Man

  • What is the most popular rental car in the Isle of Man?

    Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in the Isle of Man.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in the Isle of Man?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • What is it like driving on the Isle of Man?

    Driving on the Isle of Man is similar to driving in the UK. Traffic regulations are pretty similar, and people drive on the left-hand side of the road. Drivers on the Isle of Man are generally courteous. Stay aware of your surroundings, especially on roads with the “no speed limit” policy. There are no toll roads on the island, and you may encounter several traffic officers patrolling the roads and enforcing the law.

  • How old should I be to rent a car on the Isle of Man?

    The minimum driving age on the Isle of Man is 16 years. However, you must be at least 21 to rent a car on the island. Some companies have their minimum rental age at 25, and drivers younger than 25 may incur surcharges. To rent a car on the island, you must produce a valid driver's license, a valid identification document (national ID or passport), and a credit card for payment. If your driver's license is in any language other than English, you must provide an International Driving Permit (IDP). UK and EU citizens can provide their local licenses, but you’ll need to apply for a local license if you stay on the island for more than three months.

  • How are gas prices like on the Isle of Man?

    The average price of gasoline on the Isle of Man is £1.51 ($1.69) per liter or £5.68 ($6.38) per gallon. Gas stations are available in various locations across the Isle of Man. Fuel availability doesn’t seem to be a major problem on the island. However, you should plan your route and ensure you have enough fuel before embarking on a road trip on the Isle of Man. Consider a fuel-efficient vehicle to save on fuel costs.

  • What are the speed limits on the Isle of Man?

    The Isle of Man has no national speed limit, but there are restrictions in densely populated areas, with a speed limit of 30 mph. Some local areas have a speed limit of 20 mph. The Island has no motorways, and most unrestricted roads have bends, which may pose a challenge even for experienced drivers. Whenever you see the circular black and white sign, know you are on a road with no speed limit. While you can drive at any speed you want, be mindful of other road users or animals if you drive in remote locations.

Car rental directory

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    Athol Car Hire car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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  • firefly

    Firefly car rental locations in the Isle of Man

    1 Location

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    Free2Move car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in the Isle of Man

    1 Location

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    Iom Rent A Car car rental locations in the Isle of Man

    1 Location

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in the Isle of Man

    1 Location

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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When to book a rental car in the Isle of Man

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Car rental locations in the Isle of Man

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