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What do you need to know about car rental

All you need to know about Irish Car Rentals and about cheap rental cars is in this section. You can find all the car rental information including the car hire excess, rental insurance, FAQs and renters terms of conditions. Please keep these things in mind as you start your search for a rental car and check the rental agreement for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please view the car rental Knowledge centre, if you have any questions about the services offered by Irish Car Rentals.

Car rental insurance / cover

To understand what are the car rental policies are, car hire excess insurance and waivers, please read the insurance information.

Documents Required & Payment

When collecting the car, we require that you bring your driving license, a credit card in your own name and 2 forms of proof of address that match the address on your credit card. One must be a bank or credit card statement for the credit card provided on collection of the vehicle. The second must be a utility bill dated within 8 weeks of pickup date.

Car rental locations

Irish Car Rentals offers cheap car rental services in Ireland, to see the network of locations;

Main International Airports - Cork airport location, Dublin airport location, Kerry airport location, Knock airport location and Shannon airport location.

Ireland's rental network- Athlone location, Cavan location, Dublin city location, Dublin City South location, north Dublin location, Drogheda location, Galway city location, Navan location, Naas location, Waterford city location, Sligo location, Limerick location, Clonmel location and Kilkenny city location.

Europcar provides the vehicles fleet to Irish Car Rentals in all locations in Ireland.

Van Rental Information

Irish Car Rentals also provides van rental service, to find out more renting a van in Ireland, read more.

Long Term Car Rental

Long term car rental option is available for those looking for long term car hire Dublin and other locations, the services will be provided through Europcar Business Fleet services where flexibile customised leasing is available for businesses.

One way car rental service is available for those who needs to drop off at a different location in Dublin and other locations in Ireland. Click to read more information on one way car hire.

Vehicle Information

Europcar ( supplies the cars & vans rental fleet to Irish Car Rentals. To read more about the Irish Car Rentals car rental choices and ACRISS car classifications explanation guide.

Renting a Car in Ireland Guide

A step by step guide on how to rent a car in Ireland including a free checklist to print - Rental guide.

About Irish Car Rentals Company

Irish Car Rentals is an 100% Irish car-rental company providing car and van rental business to both local & international customers. Europcar provides the vehicle fleet to Irish Car Rentals which they share rental desks from all locations. Read more about Irish Car Rentals.

To book a car or a van, please search for a car rental quote form or contact us.

Frequently asked questions

You will need your license, passport and credit card for booking your rental online and for signing the rental agreement at the pickup desk.

We cannot accept any temporary licences, certificates or letters stating the driver has a licence if it is not present on collection. All drivers must have their physical licence present on arrival for a vehicle to be released.

You must be at least 25 years of age to rent a car with Irish Car Rentals.

If you're 75 or older, bring a printed medical certificate or letter showing that you're fit to drive, as well as a statement from your insurance company confirming that you're actively driving and haven't had an accident in the last five years.

At the time of pick-up, the person renting the car must be present to sign the rental agreement and provide their credit card.

To add an additional driver, they must be present with their driver's license on the day of pickup. They must have a valid driver's license for at least two years.

Bookings made through must be amended over the phone with our reservations team on +353 1 8122880.

Yes. At Irish Car Rentals, we have one of the biggest and most modern fleets in Ireland for business.

You can choose from passenger vehicles, commercial or speciality vehicles – all of which can be customised internally or externally if required and delivered to you anywhere in Ireland.

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