Car Rental Ireland

Car Rental Ireland is an Irish owned company offering car hire booking service in Cork, Dublin Airport, Galway and other locations across Ireland for easy access for customers. We also provide information on the destinations in Ireland where you can enjoy your outdoor activities.

We have access to one of Ireland’s largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 5000 vehicles ranging from small mini city cars to large SUVs offering varied options for you including luxury car hire vehicles.

With 9 locations, we offer car hire in primary locations in Dublin City and Dublin Airport where you can easily pick up your booked car to start your adventure to locations like Wicklow, Howth and Meath. We recommend visiting the Wicklow Mountains, Newgrange and Howth Castle respectively. If you are coming into the city, then picking up from the Dublin city rental office would be suitable and you have access to the same variety of cars as you would from the airport.

We are affiliated to the Car Rental Council of Ireland (CCI), the trade organisation for the car rental industry. Renting a car from a member of the CCI means you are using a company committed to providing a high quality car hire service to customers.

By hiring your vehicle with, you have the opportunity to book the car that would suit your holiday needs from sight-seeing SUV to city rides in our mini cars. You can also add our additional accessories to make your trip much more pleasurable and hassle free. Accessories like the child safety seats and Sat Nav are available for hire.

With our cars located in Cork and Shannon, you have the closest access to the Wild Atlantic Way route where you can explore the best of West Ireland. Driving along the West coast of Ireland is one of the most memorable driving experiences and it remains the longest driving route in the world, covering over 2500km from the North to the South of Ireland stretching from Donegal’s Malin Head to Cork’s Mizen head.

Exploring Ireland

One route to explore is Ireland's Ancient East (irelandsancienteast) located on the East of Ireland, revisiting over 5000 years of Irish history which has been buried within the meadows, towns and mountains in the East of Ireland.

The ancient east covers counties Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Louth and Meath. Each landmark tells different stories that will capture your imagination. Looking to hike, the Ireland's Ancient East areas would satisfy that urge so get your hiking boots on and explore the rugged mountain and iconic locations like the Cavan Burren Park.

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.

Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland’s most popular touring route from our survey of previous Ireland car rental customers. Customers have said that the Wild Atlantic Way is one of the breathtaking routes they have ever ventured.

It covers over 2500 kilometres of untamed, unspoilt countryside that follows along Ireland’s majestic Atlantic shores. This driving tour features 157 discovery points, and over 3500 attractions and activities.

Depending on your choice of start up, you can start from Kinsale, Co. Cork, and follows a suggested route that takes you around the spectacular coastal and cliff-top roads that takes you along Ireland’s Atlantic edge.

When you are heading into Kerry with your rental car, you’ll encounter Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and the North Kerry 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.'

If you are landing into Shannon, you will be right in the middle of Ireland busiest tourist county. From here you will be heading into Co. Clare, where you will encounter the Cliffs of Moher, the breathtaking Aran Islands, and remarkable views of River Shannon, Loop Head Lighthouse, and all these locations brings in visitors from all over the world, regardless of the weather or the time of year.

Galway City is also a lively city that awaits you with Connemara beaches nearby to visit.

Your journey then goes into Co. Mayo, where you will be able to see the remarkable Croagh Patrick Mountain which looms over the surrounding countryside, and you can make your way through the road bridge to Achill Island and visit the deserted village where the remaining locals mainly speak the Irish language, though you will still get to meet some locals that speak English.

If you are adventurous as well you can visit Skellig Michael named as Ireland most protected Island by UNESCO.

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, drivers license and your credit card. Our rental agents will attend to you look after your booking.

Fleet of cars

When renting a car with us, you have a choice of vehicles in different classes available at all nine locations; this includes our cheapest priced cars for quick city tours to our premium cars.

A full range of fleet is available from all locations nationwide this gives the opportunity of travelling in Ireland without any hassle and we offer cheap car rental rates with our vehicles. The cars on offer ranges from economy class which is suitable for city breaks, to MPVs, SUV and luxury cars which are more suited for travelling with family, or driving along the Wild Atlantic Way. See our vehicle range here.

When you enter your date 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.

Luxury Cars

We offer luxury vehicle hire at our major car locations in Ireland, these locations includes Dublin and Cork making it convenient to drive in style no matter where you might be. We understand your need to drive our premium cars so we provide them at affordable prices.

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

Rental Locations

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

Public Transport

Ireland has an efficient public transport network mainly serviced by buses; however, Dublin remains the most serviced city on the entire country. Being the capital, it enjoys frequent and modern mode of transportation with non-stop bus, train and tram services.

If you are planning to go outside Dublin to visit the likes of Galway, Cork and other counties, then getting a rental hire will be the best suited to your needs.

Rental Discount

When you rent car in Dublin, Car Rental Ireland will offer you the opportunity to book car hire at the lowest rate, where you can save up to 10% on normal car rental booking rates. You can avail yourself to this car rental discount through our deal page.

Car Rental Insurance Cover

This is one aspect that confuses of a lot car hire customers due to insurance words used when car rental are been booked. We have simplified the car rental insurance information to help you make the right decision that suites you while you are making your car booking.

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