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About Car Hire Dublin City

Car Rental Ireland offers car booking service in Dublin City and other locations across Ireland for easy access for customers. We also provide information on the best locations in Ireland where you can enjoy your outdoor activities.

Benefits of Hiring a Car with Car Rental

When you rent a car with Car Rental, you will benefit from a customer friendly cancellation policy, free amendments to your rental and a choice of cars, from compacts, intermediates, people carriers, SUVs and even prestige vehicles. All cars are supplied by Europcar - largest car hire company in Europe.

About Dublin City

Dublin city centre remains the heartbeat of Dublin, socially, culturally and economically, Dublin stands out. With the River Liffey dividing the city you get to tour between both sides of the River by crossing the famous O’Connell bridge to O’Connell Street to D’Olier, Westmoreland Street and the south quays.

The City Centre engages your imagination with array of impressive and historic buildings and sculpture from the GPO (General Post Office) to the public art across the whole city permanently displayed.

From the city centre, you are within driving distance to stunning coastal views of Howth Head, Wicklow Mountains and Mourne Mountain where you can enjoy hiking with breath-taking panoramic views.

Things do in Dublin City

Dublin City hold its own and doubt everyone who visit leaves with a story or two, it is a city with so much character, there is always something interesting just around the other corner.

In the city centre alone, you can take park in various activities like touring the town on the tour buses, visit the National Museum and other historic buildings like the GPO (General Post Office) which is strongly associated with the 1916 rising right in the heart of O’Connell Street.

The famous Temple bar is located in the city centre where you can enjoy the rich Irish culture from any of the bars with a little indulgence in Irish music; you will feel just at home.

Imagine this is only in the middle of Dublin City, if you are looking to see more places around Dublin, a rental car would be best preferred option, as this would allow you the flexibility to visit Malahide castle, Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo, and Howth. And if you are feeling really adventurous, you can drive down to Wicklow to visit the Guinness Lake.

Things To See and Do in Dublin:

It is easy to see how Dublin has become one of Europe’s most popular short break destinations with fascinating cultural and historical attractions, superb shopping, and warm hospitality. Ireland’s capital city Dublin is situated on the banks of the River Liffey, on the eastside of the country.

The city offers a wide range of highbrow, low cost attractions and Dublin is home to Ireland’s national museums and galleries, most if not all of which offer free admission.

The city has long been associated with the arts and with writing in particular. As the one time home of literary greats such as James Joyce, Jonathan Swift and Oscar Wilde, visitors are sure to find something about Dublin to catch their imagination. A visit to the Dublin Writer’s Museum is highly recommended for all bookworms or anyone interested in the world of literature. Joyce, Yeats, Beckett, Shaw and Wilde are amongst those represented in exhibitions throughout the museum. The museum is located at Parnell Square, just off O’Connell Street. Apart from literary giants, Dublin’s greatest gift to the world is probably Guinness.

Tours of the Guinness Storehouse at St. James’ Gate are popular with visitors to the city, who can take advantage of excellent panoramic views of the city while enjoying a complimentary pint of ‘the black stuff’ at the brewery’s stunning Gravity Bar.

Though downtown Dublin attractions are wonderful for sightseeing such as Trinity College. There are also other activities around that would keep you engaged, you could even combine your activities with bike riding to ensure that you take full advantage of your time in Dublin City. You could take a bike tour of the city with Dublin city bike tours or you could go it alone by renting a Dublin bike for short trips around the city centre.

For more adventures outside the city, you can hire a car to take a drive to Portmarnock, Howth or Salthill, Dun Laoghaire to partake in some windsurfing, canoeing, Scuba diving, and our favourite fishing ranks among the best things to do in Dublin, right there in Dun Laoghaire. It is just over 25 minutes’ drive to enjoy the serene environment. Due to its location, it makes a perfect base from where you can explore not only in the immediate area, but also in the surrounding areas of County Wicklow.

Picking Up Car Hire Dublin City

Renting a car in Dublin City Centre is more convenient if you have not had the time to pick one up at the Dublin Airport car rental desk.

Car Rental Ireland is located on 26 Lombard Street, Dublin 2 which is within 15 minutes’ walk from O’Connell Street where you can quickly and easily rent a car to visit these fantastic places with our variety of vehicles to choose from, we have made the process easy where you can rent and pick up your choice of vehicle within 20minutes.

You may not need to hire a car when just visiting the city only, walking around or use of public transport will suffice however if you are going outside Dublin, then it is advised to get a car. FAQs section for one way drop off information.

Choosing a Vehicle

A full range of fleet is available, the cars on offer range from the economy car rental which is suitable for city breaks, SUV and luxury cars. When you enter a search into the website, you will be shown a comparison of all car types with prices. This allows you to compare the type of vehicles on offer, and make an informed choice based on your individual 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.

If Long term car rental Dublin is what you need, this service is available from Dublin.

Useful information

Car Rental Ireland Branch Map & Contact

Our Address:

26 Lombard Street East
Dublin 2
Co Dublin

Our Contact Numbers:

Telephone Number: +353 1 6707890

Fax Number: +353 1 6707844

Emergency Telephone Number: +353 1 844 1944

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