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About Nova Car Hire

Operating from our base in Co. Kerry, Ireland, Nova Car Hire is an online car hire broker that has been providing exceptional value and service for its customers since 1997. In that time, we have forged valuable relationships with more than 500 of the world's leading car hire providers to bring you car hire quality, service, and economy in some 26,000 locations worldwide.

It's easy to access that value: Simply enter a few simple travel details in the search box on the left, and we will send you an instant quote selected from the lowest rate we can secure from our network of car hire providers. You can book online or over the phone - whichever suits you best - and if you have any queries, contact us and we will endeavour to address them as quickly as possible. You will have access to a great choice of cars, from convenient compact cars to spacious people-carriers, and our availability and service are unrivalled.

About Car Hire in Galway City

Considered Ireland’s most Irish city, Galway is a coastal town and Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) area where traditional culture has long flourished. A metropolitan university town packed with tourists in summer, Galway is never quiet, with a calendar of festivals that keeps the famously lively pubs buzzing every night of the year.

Car Hire Tips for Galway City: Top 5 Scenic Drives

Make the most of your car hire and get out of Galway City for some of the most breathtaking scenic drives you will ever experience.

Inagh Valley to Killary Harbour - 26km of soaring mountains, sparkling lakes, and rugged coastline.

Sky Road, Clifden - This 15km drive has been described as the most scenic coastal drive in Ireland.

Leenane to Drummin - The 27km route from the charming village of Leenane via Doo Lough to Drummin offers a memorable glimpse of the Connemara wilderness.

Lough Corrib - Drive a delightful 113km  loop from Galway to Lough Corrib via Moycullen and Oughterard through Clonbur to Cong in Mayo and back to Galway, via Cross.

Bearna to Lettermore - Discover Galway's cultural heartland on a 48km drive west from Bearna (west of Galway City) through Ireland's largest Gaeltacht region to Lettermore.

Image: The Claddagh, Galway, by Phalinn Oi