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Irish dance steps, rugby and St Patricks day; Yes we are talking about the beautifull Ireland. Green landscapes and the home of Guinness, are just a fraction of what Ireland has to offer. One of the best ways to move around is by rent a car. offers cheap car hire in Ireland.

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Explore the Great Ireland in A Rental Car

This is an Island country located to the North West side of Europe. The main language of Ireland is Irish and it is categorized as the third biggest island in Europe. Ireland has got an estimated population of about 6.4 million with 1.8 million people residing in the northern part of Ireland and 4.8 million people residing in the Republic of Ireland.

What are the requirements for entering Ireland?

In order to enter Ireland you must have a valid passport for six months after your given date of departure. If you intend to visit Ireland as a tourist for about three months, then you must apply for a visa. There are visa waivers in place for people who travel to Ireland for business purposes and for students as well.

How do I travel around Ireland?
This is one way of touring around the great Ireland. With trains, you will visit the major attractions in Ireland but you will have very little time and flexibility as the trains can only a limited number of attractions. They only get you to a central location from where you are left on your own to look for other modes of transportation get you to your destination.

You can as well settle on using buses, there are quite a number of bus stations in Ireland. Tourists who are lost can easily find places by using the bus since it has got several terminals and the drivers are quite friendly.

Touring around places in Ireland using bicycles can be very enjoyable and interesting, but at times it can be very risky particularly when you come across the major roads. Cycling normally helps you stay in shape but you have to be ready to deal with changing climate conditions like rain.

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Car rental is the most convenient mode of transportation in this country. With your rental car, you will be able to visit the wonderful sceneries in this Island at your own pace. There are a number of car rental companies in Ireland, and so it is quite easy to locate one and hire a car of your own choice. You can also get cheap car hire services from car hire companies.

What places do I need to visit in Ireland?
  • Burren

This is a rocky but very beautiful area in Ireland situated in the northern county of Clare. The name Burren was derived from boireann which in Irish means a stony place. The area mostly comprises of limestone which is simply scoured by water to make crevasses and caves in Burren.

  • Ennis

This is a good place to view the entire west coast of Ireland. It provides big city facilities such as endless restaurants, department stores, and pharmacies. Ennis is a wonderful place to window shop and to take snacks all day.

  • Kinsale

Kinsale is located on the southern part of Ireland just near Cork. This city has got beaches, perfect seafood and chilly breezes as well. There is the Kinsale Gourmet Food Festival every October that has been celebrated for the last 35 years.

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Car rental tips for Ireland

Driver's licence

A full license held for minimum of 2 years with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photocard.
If your driver's license is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Russian or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic license. 
When renting within the EU, customers from non-EU countries must also present an International Driving Permit along with their domestic license.
UK driving license holders must present their photocard when hiring a vehicle within the UK or the Republic of Ireland. 

Additional driver

Additional drivers can be added to your rental for an extra daily charge.
Please pay for the additional drivers at the rental desk when picking up your vehicle.
Check the detailed rental terms for the fee.

Travel Restrictions

Vehicles may be driven in Northern Ireland but cannot be taken outside Ireland.

What to do in an emergency

For a problem with the vehicle, call the number given to you by your car hire company or if driving your own car, the Irish partner of your home breakdown service. On the motorways there are orange emergency phone boxes if you don't have your mobile phone with you.

Need help choosing a rental car

If you are not sure which car to rent or do not understand completely how it works, you can always contact our call center by phone or live chat. We can help you out by selecting the right car for you and advising there where its needed.

No credit card fees and free cancellation for car rentals in Ireland

FREE CANCELLATION of your booking up to 7 days after your reservations has been confirmed, if your rental starts in less than 7 days you can cancel for free up to 48 hours before the rental starts. does not charge any credit card fees or booking fees.

Cross border with the rented car

Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.

Car Rentals in Ireland compares car rental prices for Ireland). We work with many car rental companies so the quality of the cars is guaranteed. This way you will be sure to get a rental car that suits you the best and for a competitive price.

Sightseeing with my rental car in Ireland

Renting a car is a good way to go sightseeing, especially if there is a lot of distance in between the different sightseeing sites. This way you don’t depend on any buses or trains and you will be able to move around in the time schedule that you wish. This will give you more time to enjoy a scenery or simply pass more time in one place.

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Facts about car rental in Ireland

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Ireland was 4 days.
  • The average rental car length in Ireland is 5 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Ireland is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Ireland were ECONOMY cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Ireland? Last month, the average car rental price was 247 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Ireland? Last year, the average car rental price was 287 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Ireland? Last month, the average rental price was 62 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Ireland over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 57 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Ireland are: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Green Motion, Easirent, Budget.

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Popular Ireland car rental and rent a car locations

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Ireland Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Ireland Car Rental with an average of 9.43 based on 7 ratings.

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Mr John

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August 01, 2018


Easy To Use

A very good easy service to use.

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Mr Jorge Raul

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July 09, 2018


Good Experience

Fast and good service

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Mr Adolf

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May 13, 2018



The employees are friendly and anticipate on wishes of the customers

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April 26, 2018


Great Value , Not Sixt Standard

Great value deal . both the collection and return of the car was not a typical sixt experience at all but beggars can not be choosers and the value of the rental was not typical sixt either .

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February 09, 2018


Great Experience

Liked the company and i got upgraded