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Discover the beautiful country of Ireland

Ireland is a fantastic destination if you love to drive on deserted roads. It has the benefit of a vibrant capital city, Dublin and a wide range of regional centres such as Cork and Galway. If history sites are your thing you will have hundreds to choose from dating back to pre history. Each year there are festivals of culture and music. If you are a sports fan you will be spoilt for choice and have the chance to experience something new such as horse racing on the beach. Ireland is essentially a rural country and if you enjoy unspoilt views of hills and coastline whilst staying in a friendly well run hotel with great food you have chosen the right country.

Getting there
Ireland has four international airports, Dublin, Cork, Kerry and Knock and a further seven regional airports. Spending a little time planning your trip we be worth it in the long while. It is maybe worth picking an airport close to where you want to start your tour. Arrange to pick up a hire car at that airport and drop it off at the one you intend to depart from. This means that you wont have to retrace your steps at any point.

When and where to go
A little research on the internet will show you dates for the wide range of festivals such as the ones at Cork, Kerry, Galway and Dublin. Allow yourself enough time to enjoy things, remember you do not need to drive everyday. I think it is good to have some accommodation booked for your trip. Pick out some good accommodation along your roif you wish to hire a car in Ireland cities center or airports, it has never been so easy thanks to our booking search engine.

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To learn more about this country we invite you to check wikipedia

What is required by law when driving in Ireland ?

Before booking a car in Ireland, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on Ireland's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!



Ireland Driving Side

In Ireland drivers must drive on the left side of the road

Ireland Driving Speed Limit

Town : 30-60km/h
Carriageway : 80-100km/h
Motorway : 120km/h

Ireland Driving Alcohol Limit

Blood Alcohol Level : 0.05%
In Ireland drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass 0.05 grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood

Ireland Minimum Driving Age

Driver under 17 are not allowed to drive car.

Car Rental With In Ireland

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Our car rental search engine will scan national and local car rental agencies in ireland to find the cheapest car rental available in the market. We are currently working with many companies like to make sure you will always have different rental options for your holidays or business trips.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

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When you rent a car, it is always usefull to check the terms and conditions of rental. In the FAQ, we tried to cover most of your frequent questions. If you have like to ask us direct questions please send us a message from our contact page.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Eligible Car Rental Driver's age

25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.

Eligible Driving Licence

Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

Car Rental Fuel Policies

The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.

Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car

For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.

  • Collision damage waiver (CDW) / Extra -> Complete cover package
  • Theft waiver (TW)
  • Third party liability protection (TP)

The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.

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