Car rental in Ireland – average prices

  • Fiat Punto
    Number of days: 7
    80 Eur
    Ford Fiesta
    Number of days: 7
    90 Eur
    Peugeot 107
    Number of days: 7
    Peugeot 107
    80 Eur
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    Number of days: 7
    140 Eur
    Opel Astra
    Number of days: 7
    110 Eur
    Citroen DS3
    Number of days: 7
    110 Eur
  • Audi A6
    Number of days: 7
    176 Eur
    BMW 5 Series
    Number of days: 7
    225 Eur
    VW Passat
    Number of days: 7
    126 Eur
  • Range Rover
    Number of days: 7
    187 Eur
    Nissan X-trail
    Number of days: 7
    170 Eur
    Audi Q5
    Number of days: 7
    255 Eur
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    Number of days: 7
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    Number of days: 7
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    Number of days: 7
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Emerald Isle, as they like to call Ireland residents and guests of the country, is the best suited for traveling by car. And even if you have no experience of driving on the roads to drive on the left, it is suggested to plan the road trip. Why is that? Excellent quality of roads and polite drivers will include a bonus during your acquaintance with Irish places, explore the huge amount that you can in the process of auto-tour.

One of the most popular destinations for car hire airport. Here are the offices of such companies as SIXT, Avis, Car Hire, Europcar, Budget, Keddy, and the local landlord – Company Dooley. Book a car is recommended for at least a month and a half (or earlier) before you travel. So you will have a one hundred percent guarantee that upon arrival you sit behind the wheel of the model chosen, and go directly from the airport to get acquainted with the country.

Helpful hints and nuances of the lease at the airport Ireland:

  • booking a car online to the specified e-mail address you will receive a voucher from the company-lessor;
  • the letter will indicate the exact location of the office, as well as parking place free shuttle that brings customers from the terminal directly to the car park of rolling;
  • in its reply, specify your flight number to the company aware of its possible delay or cancel their reservation.

Whether you decide to rent a car at the airport and will save and order a car in a remote office, for registration of the lease required documents:

  • printed reservation voucher;
  • credit card in the name of the driver;
  • driver's license (minimum period – 1 year, no serious accidents).

The company may request additional documents or prescribe specific items in the contract. Carefully read the terms and conditions of renting a car and remember – from different companies may differ.

What is the average cost to rent a car in Ireland?

Decide on your personal budget to daily rental car and proceed to the election of the company. The cost of car hire for one day in Ireland starts from 14 euros. At this price, you can choose a small compact city, and even economical standard with a spacious luggage compartment. It is important to consider the reason for your visit to Ireland, because if a business meeting is planned, it is better to take the car or the luxury-class standard, and for family travel to the most remote corners of the country will approach the SUV.

Category For 3 days 7 days
Mini 41-200 euro 81-365 euro
Economy 46-256 euro 81-360 euro
Normal 68-330 euro 141-561 euro
Lux 186-454 euro 397-1740 euros
Versatile 71-422 euro 168-561 euro
SUV 68-863 euro 146-697 euro
Van 295-360 euro 657-850 euro

Price rent a car in Ireland also varies greatly depending on the airport where you will receive your own transport. Most advantageous to choose a car at Dublin Airport – is a greater selection of models at a lower price, and at other airports, some classes of vehicles are presented not as big, but the price "bite".

In the city, outside the city and on the road: speed limits

In Ireland, it will be charged for the use of some sections of roads, bridges, tunnels. In total, the country has about ten toll facilities where you will be given a card at the point of renting a car. Be prepared amount from 1 to 10 euros to pay for one of the following ways (in different sites can operate one or more payment methods):

  • Cash (automatic or operator)
  • credit cards (automatic or operator)
  • Registration (for residents of Ireland).

Unregistered users pay on such roads can produce with the help of a mobile phone, via the Internet or in specialized machines Payzone.

Rejection of "fare" is considered a crime in Ireland and subject to a fine up to 1270 euros, so be sure to pay on time use of roads!

Rent a car, do not forget to stick to the established speed limits:

  • in the village – 50 km / h;
  • outside of the village – 80 km / h;
  • on the road – 100 km / h;
  • on the motorway – 120 km / h.

Specific speed limit can be set optional – watch for signs and information on electronic signs above the road. The fine for speeding – 80 euros. Infringement Notification will be sent to the company that provided the car in the event of intentional or unintentional failure to pay the amount written off from your credit card.

SDA Ireland: Features

SDA system in Ireland will not bring inconvenience. Here follow the same rules as in other European countries. The differences are only in the penalty system: for violations provided as financial sanctions in the prescribed amount and penalty points with the mark of a driving license. In the case of foreign drivers will cop penalty points in a special database, and if in the future a driver wants to get Irish driving license points will be included in the law.

The main types of penalties:

  • driving under the influence (0.5 ppm and over / experience of 5 years and more than 0.2 ppm / experience 2 years) – up to 5,000 euros;
  • transportation of children without the safety belts, seats, other violations – 60 euros;
  • traveling without a fastened seat belts – 60 euros;
  • talking on the phone (the device "hands-free" is considered illegal and prohibited for use while driving the vehicle) – 60 euros;
  • running a red light – 80 euros.

Upon notification of the fine, you have 28 days to pay for it. In the case of non-compliance during the term of this amount is increased by 50% and the violator give another 28 days. Next, the case is referred to court, and if you are found guilty, the size of the fine could rise tenfold.

Important! In Ireland, talking on a cell phone while driving is prohibited. Do not save even the device Hands Free.

Insurance for leased cars

Before you sign a contract for the rental car in Ireland, make sure that the vehicle is insured under a mandatory package of Motor Insurance. Normally, there should be no problem, since the movement of the roads of Ireland without this insurance is equated with a criminal offense and is punishable by strict local laws.


In addition to compulsory insurance in the country has a significant number of other proposals with broader coverage areas, risk management and insurance services. Irish municipal organization, whose activities are related to insurance, even released a reference book "The independent guide to insurance services for car owners." The brochure helps as accurately as possible to determine the type of insurance for your car. As for the rent, you can choose any type of insurance – from mandatory to complete – because in a foreign country is very useful to protect yourself and loved ones from the force majeure on the road. Additional insurance services will add to the check for the rental car a few tens of euros.

Fuel costs in Ireland

At gas stations Emerald Isle drivers are invited to fill diesel fuel and unleaded petrol with an octane rating of 95. The gas fueling is more rare than a mandatory attribute. Convenience gas station located on the outskirts of large cities, but in remote areas of the country's gas stations are not so much. Ireland is authorized to carry fuel cans, so going on a long trip, take care of the stock.

Average fuel prices in the country (euro):

  • 95 petrol – 1.47;
  • Diesel – 1,35;
  • gas (LPG) – 0.69.

You can pay by credit card (preferred) or paper money.

Where to park and how much to pay for it

Parking in the cities of Ireland is paid. This was read as the information signs with time of day and days of the week when you can leave the car. The following fees and payment methods parking spaces:

  • the range of the cost of parking in the city: from 1.3 to 1.9 euro / hour;
  • parking spaces in towns served by automatic terminals;
  • Parking on the outskirts of the city paid parking disc with a dial, (can be purchased in local stores);
  • cost of space on the indoor multistory parking in the range of 1 to 2.5 Euros / hour;
  • pay for a place on the covered parking can be in cash or by credit card.

The fine for parking in Ireland is 80 euros. In the case of a penalty ticket immediately advise to pay it. Otherwise, the amount will be deducted at the time the vehicle is returned to a much larger size.

The estimated cost of rolled popular cities in Ireland


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