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Dublin Car Rental Deals

The heart of the Emerald Isles, Dublin is the perfect jumping off point to explore the rich culture and history of Ireland. The unpredictable gloomy weather of Ireland means that there's always a slight chance of rain when visiting Dublin and its many tourist sites. Having the freedom to travel by rental vehicle keeps you dry, safe, and ready for any adventure in the comfort of your own sedan, van, or SUV. SIXT car rental in Dublin has five available pick up locations at the airport and within the city limits to accommodate every travel itinerary. Our affordable top-of-the-line rental cars give you the safety and reliability you need to truly explore the green rolling hills of Ireland.

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Visiting Dublin with a rental car

Our many pick up locations in Dublin give you the flexibility to move around the city at your own pace. Use our convenient mobile app or book online to find the car that works best for you. Choose between trusted brands to get the best sedan, station wagon, SUV, or van rental for your needs when visiting Ireland's capital city. Upgrade to a luxury BMW SUV or sports car convertible to make that time you spend in the four leaf clover state feel even luckier. Details about our offers and availability at specific Dublin car rental branches can be found when booking on our site or in our mobile app. Please take note that while we strive to meet your rental vehicle needs, we can only guarantee your specified car rental in Dublin category and not specific models.

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With so much to see when visiting Ireland, it can be a pain to know where to go first! Use our additional GPS to get you where you need to go or upgrade to our premiere internet-to-go for access to all your favorite apps and programs while traveling. Most of our Dublin rental cars come with unlimited free miles so you are free to roam. Extra features including tire and windshield protection options prepare you for the many notoriously rainy days in Dublin.

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Traffic Information

Dublin's motorway infrastructure is still in development and as such traffic in Dublin can sometimes be worse that in New York. Roads in Ireland are classified into four different categories: motorway, national roads, regional roads, and local roads. The M1-M9 motorways are based centrally around transportation in Dublin with connections to Belfast, Galway, and Cork. It's important to note that in Ireland, roads distances are measured using the metric system of kilometers and driving takes place on the left hand side of the road. Remember the two most important rules of driving in Ireland: stay on the left hand side and go slow. Most of Ireland's motorways will have you going an average of 40 mph. If you need some more tips on driving in Ireland, check out our article detailing driving tips for Europe

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Sightseeing Destinations

Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library located within Dublin Castle is a stunning example of Ireland's commitment to supporting the arts and education. The library holds a collection of ancient texts and artifacts from around the world, as well as conducting various workshops for children and adults alike. The Chester Beatty longroom offers a postcard perfect vantage point to snap photo to show your family back home. Entrance to the library is free and different language audio tours can be arranged to help guide you throughout your visit as well.

Guinness Storehouse

For those looking to do as the Dubliners do, take a trip to the famous Guinness Storehouse for a pint of the dark dry stout. The Irish like their Guinness like the English like their lager, and it shows in the many quaint pubs littered around the city. But there's nowhere like going for a drink at the source itself in the Liberties neighborhood of Dublin! For the most well rounded understanding about how the national drink is made, the Guinness Storehouse holds not only tastings but can give you more in depth knowledge about the brewing process.

Wicklow National Park

For more naturally breathtaking views of the Emerald Isles, rent a car for a weekend trip outside of Dublin to the nearby Wicklow National Park. The park has served as a backdrop to many famous films over the years including P.S I Love You and Braveheart. The quintessential Ireland you've imagined from the postcards, Wicklow's romantic rolling hills and meandering sheep will take you back to a simpler time in Ireland's long history.

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Business Travel

The largest economic hub in Ireland, the city of Dublin is well regarded for its economic contributions to media, culture, and many multinational company headquarters. It's fame of being the "Silicon Valley of Europe" attracts many high tech information technology, financial service, and digital media companies. Europe's famous low budget airline Ryanair was also originated in Ireland and is one of the most successful small airline companies within the 33 neighboring countries in Europe. The Convention Center Dublin consolidates all of these industries into one top of the line commercial exhibition space located right along the Liffey River in the North Wall neighborhood. The Convention Center's close proximity to downtown and its many cultural attractions make networking after your event natural and accessible when you rent a car in Dublin.

FIND OUT WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT US!

Louis F.

I had a great experience with Sixt. The lady at the check in desk was friendly and helpful. Sean the shuttle driver made great conversation and even picked the conversation back up where we left off when I returned the car because he remembered me. I had rented a mini class but they upgraded me to a Renault Clio which was in beautiful shape.

 

I look forward to using Sixt on my next trip to Dublin.

chris j.

Best deal on rental car period.

q.

Quick and friendly service. Great location

Eoin S.

Special shout-out Valter who is the Terminal Manager in Dublin. I had an issue with a car repair guy in Cork (subcontractor) but Valter's customer service was fantastic, he's the reason I am a returning customer to Sixt for my upcoming trip home to Cork in 3 weeks time!

Vikkineshwaran Siva S.

Car prices are getting more expensive

But the staff service is good

N.

I rented a car for a long weekend in March from the Dublin city centre branch of Sixt. I was given a practically new car (Renault Clio registered in 2021) that was a higher category than what I originally booked. I was given the car with a full tank (as expected) and spotless inside. As I chose to return the car on a Sunday after-hours, I was given the option to return it the next (Monday) morning before opening hours for free, if desired.

 

I initially reserved the car online with my debit card, however upon collection I had to use my credit card to pay the excess and fuel deposit, unless I paid the daily extra rate for a zero excess cover. This is a fairly standard procedure for renting a car, from my experience. The only downside from my experience is that the deposit remained blocked from my credit card for a few weeks after the booking, which was much later than the 10 working days I was told to expect. Despite this, I was impressed by the prompt and helpful customer service, whom answered my queries over email.

 

Overall, I had a great experience with Sixt and will definitely be returning to the company in the future. In fact, I have booked another car trip with Sixt for the next month.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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