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Car Hire Trondheim – Cartrawler car hire Norway

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In Norway the city of Trondheim is also known as the “Viking Capital”. With a population of approximately 175.000 Trondheim is Norways 3rd largest city after Oslo and Bergen.

Trondheim Airport in Værnes is an international airport with direct services to the UK, Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, Holland and many other holiday destinations in the south of Europe.

Trondheim Airport TRD is located approximately 12 miles east of the city in the Trondheim Fjord.

At present only ‘Norwegian’ provide a service from the UK to Trondheim TRD, which is from London Gatwick Airport.

However, Trondheim Airport has got plenty of domestic connection flights to other Norwegin cities such as Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Skien and Tromso.

Car hire Norway - do not expect cheap rental cars in Norway
There is a great selection of cars for hire in Trondheim Airport. However, do not expect Norwegian car hire to come cheap compared to the UK and central Europe.

Expect the cheapest hire car to be priced above £300 per week in Norway. Please also note that occasionally there will be hire cars which hasn’t got unlimited mileage included. Please see more under “Rate details” on the desired hire car before booking.

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Occasionally Norwegian car hire companies run promotions where automatic vehicle upgrades are given without any additional charge.

Prices on car hire are generally high in Norway, so if in luck you may be upgraded from a VW Polo or a Ford Fiesta to a VW Golf.

Please note that insurance excess (car damage or theft) on Norwegian car hire usually is expensive – typically in the region of £600-£800 in case you’re out of luck. On Full size, Premium and Luxury hire cars the damage excess are some times over £1000.

It is therefore worth considering the optional collision damage waiver which can be added whilst booking your car online for a low daily price.

Apart from collision damage the excess waiver also covers, loss of keys, glass damage, suspension damage, fuel contamination and tyre damage. Some of the aforementioned would typically not be covered under the car hire companies own standard insurance.

Insurance terms and conditions are available under each rental car when clicking ‘Rate details’ in the Cartrawler search engine.

Adding the collision damage waiver will cover any damage up to 3000 Euros. The additional insurance is added in Cartrawler after you’ve chosen your hire car. The insurance is underwritten by ‘Mondial’ who can be contacted at their UK offices.

Car hire prices in Norway usually doesn’t fluctuate that much depending on season if compared with holiday destinations such as Portugal, Italy and Spain, where prices are sometimes double in high season.

It is however possible that Trondheim and other smaller airports in Norway have got reduced availability on small hire cars, so make sure to pre book Norwegian car hire well ahead. 

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Car Hire Trondheim – Cartrawler car hire Norway
Article: Car Hire Trondheim – Cartrawler car hire Norway
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Published: Friday, September 23 2011
Latest revision: Tuesday, June 26 2012

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