There's a new company on Islay for car rentals. The owners from the Sornbank B&B started this new company which will be fully operational beginning of March 2008. With the increase in tourism and the cheaper flights to Islay there will certainly be more demand for hiring a car. Their new website is called www.islaycarhire.com, they have an online enquiry form and payments can be made online. The types of vehicles you can rent are 5 door hatchback type vehicles with manual transmission such as Fiat Punto, Vauxhall Corsa, Skoda Fabia, VW Polo etc. A quote from their website:
Islay Car Hire is strategically located, to provide a quality service enabling you to pick up your vehicle at either of Islay's ferry terminals or our airport. Islay Car Hire is commencing business in March of 2008 and we are now available to take bookings. Explore our lovely island at your pace with a car from www.islaycarhire.com. Our cars are fully comprehensively insured and there are no hidden extras.
The daily rates are ?32.50 and weekly rates are ?175.00. Islay Car Hire can be contacted by phone at +44 (0)01496 810 544, by email at email@example.com or through the contact form on their website.