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Choose car hire in Ireland and you have the most practical and straightforward travel option for this green gem of Europe. Drive where and when you wish in a quality car hire booked through Nova Car Hire.

Car Hire Ireland

Ireland may be small, but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in beauty and variety. Anyone who has spent time in this wonderful country will tell you that car hire in Ireland is really the best option for discovering the magical hidden corners of this Atlantic outpost. You will find some of the world’s most dramatic views along the scenic coastal roads, and car rental from Nova is a great option for seeing it all.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Ireland with Nova?

We search the world’s leading car hire suppliers to save you the bother, leveraging the buying power of 1.5 million customers to bring you hugely discounted rates at 26,000 locations across the globe, including many in Ireland. With no forms to fill, you can book instantly online , and if you want to ask us anything, our friendly and efficient staff are just a phone call away.

Car Hire Requirements in Ireland

When collecting your hire car in Ireland, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Ireland

Ireland is a small island, with relatively few airports. The busiest is Dublin, with other international airports including Cork, Shannon, Ireland West (Knock), and Belfast.

Ireland Driving Rules & Regulations

In Ireland, you drive on the left and overtake on the right. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation with you in the car. Speed limits range from 50km/h in built-up areas to 100km/h on the open road and 120km/h on motorways. You'll find further information on Ireland's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.

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Your prices also happen to be very good and we will certainly be using your company in the future for all our travels and we'll also tell all our family and friends.

Good luck and thank you today for such a quick and efficient service.

Fenton Collins, Jul-2013

Found your staff to be most helpful and the car we booked for our holiday in the west of Ireland was completely fine. Very happy with the price for the hired car.

Sarah Halliday, Aug-2012

I would like to thank you for your prompt and comprehensive response. I will certainly intend to use and recommend my friends as well to use NOVA in hiring a car in Ireland.

Mordecha , Jul-2012

Found your staff very helpful and the whole booking process went without a hitch. I'd have no hesitation in recommending you to a friend.

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