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Car hire Ireland rates are available from as little as £9 per day with unlimited mileage & no hidden extras.

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"Car hire tends to be more financially favourable if you make your bookings prior to arriving in Ireland" - this is the official statement on the Tourism Ireland website

So make sure to check out our special car hire Ireland rates and offers below and save £££'s off your car hire in Ireland today!

Driving your hire car in Ireland

Here are a few things that you may find useful especially if this is your first time driving in Ireland:

  • Speed limit
    Motorway: 70mph/112kph. Towns: 30mph/48kph. Major roads: 60mph/96kph.

    Please Note:

Speed cameras are in operation on many major roads.

  • Cost of Fuel

Current fuel prices vary between 60p and 75p per litre although these prices may vary widely.

Petrol is usually cheaper in The Republic of Ireland than in Northern Ireland.

  • Alcohol

Drink driving is taken very seriously in Ireland and heavy fines are imposed motorists found to be above the legal blood/alcohol limit which currently stands at 0.08%.

  • Tolls

There are no toll roads in Ireland. There are two toll bridges in the Dublin area costing 70 pence approximately.

  • Seat Belts

Seat belts are compulsory in the front and the rear if fitted in Ireland.

  • Licence

You are legally required to carry your driving licence, registration and insurance papers with you at all times.

If you have a hire car you do need to carry all the necessary documents and produce them on request.

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