Car Rental & Rent a Car Deals in Ireland

Search for and compare prices on car rental in the whole of Ireland. Good rental prices on family, luxury and economy cars. When you rent a car with no surprises awaits when you pick up the car on your arrival. The prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees. Our aim is to help you find cheap rental cars in Ireland online. Do you prefer some companies before others? You can choose that when you do your search.

Prices from large companies as well as small ones in Ireland

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Search for a city or an airport and choose your destination from the list. If you search for a country or an island, auto suggestion will list the largest airports in that country. Search and book in advance if you want an extra-large car and/or extra options such as booster seat, car seat, infant car seat, GPS, tow hitch, roof rack etc. It is also possible to rent a car for one way drive, called a one way rental. You collect the car in one place and return it somewhere else, e.g. another city or country.


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Car rental in IrelandWe can offer car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations or amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy and safe booking of rental cars online. can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in Ireland.

Here you can compare rental cars and hiring of vehicles from several companies in cities in Ireland. Look for and find the best prices on car rental. Search for and book directly in cities such as, Dublin, Cork, Dún Laoghaire, Limerick, Galway, Tallaght, Waterford, Swords, Drogheda, Dundalk, Navan, Ennis, Balbriggan, Tralee. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you want to pick up your car.

Info about Ireland

Ireland (Republic of Ireland) is a country with approximately 4,623,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. The capital is Dublin which has 1,024,000 inhabitants. Total surface/area 70,280 km² / 27,135 mi². It is the 27th largest country on Europe when it comes to inhabitants and the 23th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is Saorstát Eireann, Irish Free State, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland. It consists of four regions/states/counties and the largest are Leinster, Ulster, Munster and Connaught. Ireland is the 122th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 123th largest regarding its surface area. United Kingdom are countries with close borders. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to United Kingdom. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Euro (EUR). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Dublin (c. 1024000 pop), Cork (c. 190400 pop), Dún Laoghaire (c. 185400 pop), Limerick (c. 90100 pop), Galway (c. 70700 pop) are the five largest communities. To buy and make purchases, the currency Euro (EUR) is used. To make a call to the country, use the country code +353. Get more suggestions on attractions, culture and tips for destinations to visit during your stay in Ireland, and see what the weather is normally like, and find a map. English, Irish are official languages spoken and written in the country. The five highest mountains are Carrauntoohill (1038 m / 3,406 ft), Beenkeragh (1010 m / 3,314 ft), Caher (1001 m / 3,284 ft), Brandon Mountain (953 m / 3,127 ft) and Lugnaquillia Mountain (926 m / 3,038 ft). Websites on the internet often have the domain .ie.

Tourist attractions & activities in Ireland

Experience an amusement park, water park or theme park, then there are these options, Aqua Dome, Off Road Driving Centre, Tayto Park and Seasonal Tramore Amusement Park. Looking for experiences and activities for the whole family? Tropical World and Zoo Dublin are aquariums, zoos, animal parks, tropicarium, tropical house and terrarium in Ireland. Looking at exotic animals? Wineries and wine producers located in Ireland are, for example, Tŷ Croes Vineyard and Nectar Wines. Are you dreaming of going on a wine trip to Ireland? Many vineyards also offer accommodation and other activities.

Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Ireland

There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Ireland: Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Medium SUV, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Economy cars (Economy), Fullsize elite, Mini cars (Mini), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Intermediate, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Luxury cars (Luxury), Intermediate elite, Compact cars (Compact), Exotic cars (Exotic), Standard cars (Standard), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Mini elite, Estate, Minivan, Special cars (Special), Luxury elite, Economy elite, Cargo van, Premium cars (Premium), Hybrid cars, Compact elite, Moped, Convertible, Small SUV, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Electric cars, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan). Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Leinster, Ulster, Munster and Connaught etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.

Cars you can rent in Ireland are e.g. Intermediate: e.g. Skoda Octavia, Ford Mondeo, Toyota Avensis, etc. Small-medium truck-lorry: e.g. Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Citroen C4 Picasso, Renault Scenic, Citroen Berlingo, Hybrid cars, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Audi A4, Volkswagen Passat, Electric cars, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Opel Corsa, Volkswagen Polo, Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris Hybrid, Luxury elite, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes E Class, Mercedes C Class, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Mercedes S Class, Mercedes E Class, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Nissan Qashqai, Volkswagen Tiguan, Toyota Rav4, Fullsize elite, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Ford Ka, Smart Fortwo, Volkswagen Up, Toyota Aygo, Fiat 500, Small SUV, etc. Convertible: e.g. Audi TT Convertible, Exotic cars, Special cars, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Renault Trafic, Ford Transit, Ford Tourneo, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Minivan, Economy elite, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Volkswagen Sharan, Volkswagen Caddy, Renault Espace, Moped, Mini elite, Intermediate elite, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Ford Transit LWB, Ford Connect, Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van, Fiat Ducato High Roof, Volkswagen Sharan, Large truck-lorry, etc. Estate: e.g. Toyota Avensis Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, Ford Focus Estate, Mercedes E Class Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Compact elite, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Hyundai i30, BMW 1 Series, Renault Clio, Medium SUV, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Valentia Island, Whiddy Island, Umfin Island, Turbot Island, Tory Island, Tormore Island, Tearaght Island, Tawin Island, Suir Island, Station Island, Spike Island, Sovereign Island, Sherky Island, Sherkin Island, Shenicks Island, Scattery Island, Scariff Island, Samphire Island, Little Saltee, Great Saltee, Saint Thomas Island, Saints Island, Saint Patricks Island, Saint Macdaras Island, Rutland Island, Rossmore Island, Rossdohan Island and Rocky Island etc, the range is smaller.

Parking and traffic regulations

Driving a rental car in Ireland is not that difficult, but as in most countries there are parking and traffic regulations you must abide by. It is better to learn the most important parking and traffic regulations before your trip to avoid fines and make your trip safe. If you are planning to rent a car in the larger cities such as Dublin, Cork, Dún Laoghaire, Limerick, Galway, Tallaght, Waterford, Swords, Drogheda, Dundalk, Navan, Ennis, Balbriggan, Tralee, you had better plan ahead! You might have trouble finding parking and there is often traffic, especially during rush hour.

What to consider when looking for a rental car in Ireland?

How do you find the cheapest rental car in Ireland? Book your car online, it is cheaper, easier and saves time. Book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. Book before you leave, especially if you are going to collect your car at an airport, such as Dublin International Airport, Cork International Airport, Shannon International Airport, Ireland West Knock Horan Connacht Airport, Kerry Farranfore Airport, Galway Airport, Kilkenny Airport, Letterkenny Airport and Donegal Airport. When you are searching with us you will find the best prices. We compare, for example, these companies in Ireland: Payless, Hertz, Keddy By Europcar, Thrifty, Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Flizzr, Dollar, Enterprise, National, Advantage, Budget, Alamo,

Destinations in Ireland

Compare car rental in regions such as: Rental Cars Leinster, Ulster, Munster and Connaught. Car rental in towns such as: Car Rental Dublin, Cork, Dún Laoghaire, Limerick, Galway, Tallaght, Waterford, Swords, Drogheda, Dundalk, Navan, Ennis, Balbriggan, Tralee, Sandyford, Kilkenny, Naas, Sligo, Carlow and Wexford. Car rental in airports such as: Car Hire Dublin Airport, Cork Airport, Shannon Airport, Ireland West Airport Knock, Kerry Airport, Galway Airport, Kilkenny Airport, Letterkenny Airport, Donegal Airport and Waterford Airport.

Frequently asked questions about car rental in Ireland

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Ireland?

Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.

Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in Ireland?

Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.

Can I book without a credit card in Ireland?

Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.

Where can I purchase car rental insurancein Ireland?

We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.

Car rental companies we compare in Ireland

To find the best price for a car, compares, among others, the following companies;, Sixt, Alamo, Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, National, Payless, Keddy By Europcar, Hertz, Advantage, Enterprise, Flizzr, Europcar and Avis in Ireland.

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