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    Car Rental Ireland

    Rent a Car in IrelandA car rental in Ireland is an invitation to explore one of the most beautiful, historic countries in the world. From historic Dublin and Shannon to beautiful Killarney and Cork, Ireland is a thriving tourist destination for lads and lasses from around the world. A rental car in Ireland is the ideal way to tour the emerald isle because it's often cheaper than public transportation and offers the freedom and flexibility the modern traveler craves. There's something to be said for touring at your own pace and whether you're hoping to kiss the blarney stone or partake in an authentic St. Patrick's day celebration, a rental car in Europe from Auto Europe is the perfect place to start.

    Where to Pick-Up a Rental Car in Ireland

    Auto Europe guarantees the lowest car rental rates at all major airport and rail stations in Ireland. Use our booking engine at the top of this page to find the city or transportation station and start comparing prices today. To learn more about some of our most popular car rental pick-up locations for international travelers, click on the links below.

    Airport Car Rentals
    Shannon Airport Cork Airport
    Dublin Airport Kerry Airport

    Book with the best Car Rental Companies in the Emerald Isles

    Whether you need an economy vehicle or a motor home, Auto Europe and our suppliers have you covered. From Hertz, Sixt, and Budget, to Avis and Thrifty, Auto Europe has partnered with the top suppliers to make sure your trip is smooth. Learn more about our suppliers by clicking the links below.

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    Tour the Emerald Isle with an Ireland Rental Car

    From stunning cliffs to verdant hills, the Emerald Isle is a beautiful place to drive. With an Ireland car rental you have license to explore the island's thriving historic cities or escape for a peaceful drive through Ireland's picturesque countryside. Some of the best destinations in Ireland aren't on the tourist brochure and whether you're in the mood for traditional Irish fare or a locally brewed stout at a small-town pub, with a rental car in Ireland you're invited to enjoy the emerald isle the way locals do. If you're starting your journey in Dublin or Shannon, you'll enjoy a short drive to Blarney Castle and the Cliffs of Moher. A popular destination for international travelers is the famous Guinness Factory where you'll be invited to enjoy a pint of this famous beer. Wherever you're headed, let Auto Europe help you arrange your travel transportation and you'll enjoy the best of what this historic island has to offer.

    Travel Inspiration for your Next Trip to Ireland

    Explore Ireland in a Rental CarAuto Europe has been helping travelers find affordable rental cars in Ireland for decades. As a trusted travel partner, we love sharing ideas to help you build your upcoming travel itinerary. We've developed road trips highlighting some of the most sought after attractions in Ireland, as well as published a number of unique posts focusing on informing travelers on all there is to see and experience during your time abroad. Whether its your first time or tenth time, review the links below and let us inspire you to make the most of your visit to the Emerald Isle.

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    Popular Questions About Renting a Car in Ireland

    How old do you need to be to rent a car in Ireland?

    To rent a vehicle in Ireland through Auto Europe you must be 21 years old and have had a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years. A maximum rental age limit of 74 & 75 may apply depending on the supplier. If you are looking to rent a car under the age of 25 or if you are over the age of 70, you may be subject to an additional surcharge of $17-$25 CAD per day depending on the rental supplier. Auto Europe does recommend all travelers planning on driving in Ireland obtain a international driver's license to supplement your domestic license as it is a helpful if you get into a small fender bender or are pulled over by local law enforcement.

    What Side of the Road do People Drive on in Ireland?

    Like the United Kingdom, drivers in the Republic of Ireland drive on the left side of the road. This tradition evolved from days before cars were common. Driving on the left side of the road allowed riders on horseback to have their sword hand (right hand) available at all times.

    Can I drive my rental car into neighboring countries?

    Rentals in Ireland that are booked through Auto Europe with some suppliers are permitted to travel to Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom. Additional surcharges may apply to rentals being taken to the UK and Northern Ireland. Vehicles traveling Contact Auto Europe for your Rental in Ireland to the United Kingdom are required to be returned in Ireland and not all vehicles are permitted.

    Restricted Countries

    Rentals commencing in Ireland arranged by Auto Europe are restricted from traveling to: Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria etc.) and continental Europe.

    Find more questions and answers on our FAQ page about rental cars in Ireland or call us toll free at 1-888-223-5555. Don't forget about our great discounts on Ireland car rental insurance to help you save even more on your rental car!

    Additional Rental Options in Ireland

    Regardless of what your vacation requirements might be, Auto Europe provides the perfect mode of transport for a price that can't be beat. We're proud of promising the best prices for your transportation requirements. Review daily rental-car rates with high end, chauffeur, van or any kind of transportation to find the best choice for you and your travel party.

    Luxury Car Rental Ireland
    Luxury Car Rentals Ireland - Take to the streets of Ireland in style with a luxury car rental from Auto Europe! We show that high-class can be reasonably priced with the guaranteed best rates on prestige vehicle rentals in locations all over the region.
    Van Rental Ireland
    Van Rental Ireland - A van rental in Ireland helps to ensure that individuals can journey in comfort without having to sacrifice luggage space. Auto Europe supplies the biggest selection of minivans to choose from so you can find the size and price point that most closely fits your requirements.
    Motorhome Rentals in Ireland
    Ireland Motorhome Rentals - Auto Europe is an authority and industry leader in all global transportation services. We've got terrific rates on motorhome and RV rentals, a common choice for travelers looking to discover Ireland with all the conveniences of your home.