Car Rental Ireland

Car Rental Ireland is an Irish owned company offering online car hire booking service. We provide informational guides on Irish destinations, activities and, attractions for your holiday planning & resources.

By booking with, you have access to one of Ireland’s largest vehicle fleets in the country. Over 5000 vehicle choices from small city cars, large SUVs, and luxury vehicles to meet your rental needs. Additional accessories like the child safety seats and Sat Nav are available to hire to make your trip hassle free.

We offer car rental in Ireland with nine primary locations including Dublin Airport, Cork and Galway where you can easily pick up your car to start your adventure to Wicklow, Ring of Kerry, and Connemara.

Car Rental Ireland is affiliated with Car Rental Council of Ireland (CCI), the trade organization for the car rental industry. Renting a car from a member of the Car Rental Council ensures you are using a company committed to providing a high-quality car hire service.

By hiring your vehicle with, you have the opportunity to book a car that would suit your needs from sight-seeing SUV to city rides in our mini cars. Additional accessories like the child safety seats and Sat Nav are available to hire to make your trip hassle free.

Rental Locations

Our rentals location are at the following locations: Dublin City, Dublin Airport, Dublin North, Cork City, Cork Airport, Galway City, Shannon airport, Kerry Airport and Knock Airport.

Dublin is the capital of Ireland, by no means, you should visit Dublin City. A trip to the Dublin Zoo and the Leprechaun museum will definitely fill your day with excitement.

If you are coming into the city first, picking up from the Dublin city rental office would be ideal and access the same variety of cars as from the airport. Visiting Wicklow Mountains, Newgrange, and Howth Castle are highly recommended.

Ireland's Ancient East

Explore the Ireland's Ancient East trail, revisiting over 5000 years of Irish history buried within the meadows, towns, and mountains.

The Ancient East covers the counties in East of Ireland; Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Louth and Meath. Each landmark tells different stories that will capture your imagination. Looking to hike? Then Ireland's Ancient East hiking trails would satisfy that urge so get your hiking boots on and explore the rugged mountains like the Cavan Burren Park.

Wild Atlantic Way

It covers over 2500 kilometers of the unspoiled countryside that follow along Ireland’s Atlantic coast. This driving route features 157 discovery points, and over 3500 attractions & activities.

The starting designated point is from Kinsale, Co. Cork, and follows a designated route signage along the spectacular coastal and cliff-top roads next to the Ireland’s Atlantic edge.

With our cars located in Cork and Shannon, you have the closest access to the Wild Atlantic Way route to explore the best of West Ireland.

As our previous Ireland car rental customers have completed Tourism Index survey. Driving along the West coast of Ireland is one of the most popular touring routes. The survey showed that the Wild Atlantic Way is one of the breathtaking routes they have driven.

When you are heading into Kerry with your rental car, you’ll encounter Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and the Slea Head peninsulas. These regions are considered to be Ireland’s most outstanding countryside. Take the cable car to Dursey Island as the night draws in and you can experience 'Europe’s last sunset.'

Flying into Shannon airport puts you in the middle of Ireland busiest county. From here you will be heading into Co. Clare visiting the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, River Shannon & Loop Head Lighthouse. All these locations bring in visitors from all over, regardless of the weather or the time of year.

Galway City is a recommended lively city that awaits you with Connemara National Park nearby to visit.

Your journey continues into Co. Mayo, where you will see Croagh Patrick Mountain looming over the surrounding countryside, and make your way to the road bridge to Achill Island. From here visit the village where the locals mainly speak the Irish language, although English is widely spoken.

If you are feeling adventurous, do visit the Skellig Michael named as Ireland most protected Island by UNESCO.

Public Transport

Ireland has an efficient public transport network mainly serviced by buses. Dublin enjoys a frequent and modern mode of transportation with the non-stop bus, train, and tram services.

If you are planning to visit outside Dublin to Galway, Cork and other counties, then a rental hire would be ideal.

Car Rental Pick Up Information

Car hire process is straightforward; all you need to do is arrive at the office with all the required documents such as proof of ID, driver's license, and your credit card. Our rentals agents will attend to your booking.

Fleet of cars

When renting a car in Ireland, you have a choice of full range vehicles available at all nine locations. This includes our cheapest priced cars for quick city tours to our premium cars.

The cars on offer from an economy class which is suitable for city breaks, to MPVs, SUV, and luxury cars which are more suited for traveling with family. See the full vehicle range selection here.

When making a quote, you will be shown a comparison of all car types & prices. This helps you to compare the type of vehicles on offer and make a choice based on your requirements. Before completing the booking, you will be provided information on the various insurance and the level of the excess for the car class you have chosen.

Should you need a long term car rental Ireland option, we can accommodate your rental requirement needs.

Luxury Cars

We offer Luxury Car Rental Ireland at our major car locations in Ireland; Dublin, Cork, and Shannon making it convenient to drive in style no matter where you might be.

If you would like to drive a BMW, Audi or Mercedes-Benz, we offers these brands at the cheapest rates, search for a quote above.

Car Rental Insurance Cover

We have simplified the car rental insurance information to help you make the right decision that suits you while you are making your car booking.

Rental Discount

When you rent a car in Dublin, we will offer you the opportunity to book car hire at the lowest rate, saving up to 10%. You can avail yourself of this discount car rental Ireland on our deals page.

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