Rental locations to suit you in Cork
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Cork has a range of CARHIRE.ie locations to get you on the road. Whether you choose Cork Airport or Cork City, County Cork is the perfect place to explore Ireland's rich cultural heritage. Explore the wonderful art, culture and music of the city centre before heading further afield to the surrounding areas. There are bountiful colourful towns from East to West Cork; discover Clonakilty's charm, take in Skibbereen's world-famous hospitality and reach Ireland's most south-westerly point at Mizen head lighthouse.
Airport: CARHIRE.ie is in the main car hire section of Cork Airport’s arrivals terminal. Find us near the lifts/escalator and the Arrivals Hall exit doors.
Cork City: The Cork City car hire depot is centrally located along the South Terrace on a bend in the River Lee. This places it between Union Quay and Sullivan’s Quay, within easy reach of the N27 motorway.
Whether you are looking for a van rental to move house, or a car to tour around Ireland, CARHIRE.ie has the vehicle for you.
Numerous trains, bus and taxi routes from destinations around Ireland bring you to the CARHIRE.ie depot close to Cork City and Cork Airport, which are situated in County Cork in the West of Ireland.
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If you can’t find the information you need in this FAQ section, please get in touch through our Contact us page.
We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club and Discover Cards. We only accept debit or credit cards from the person in whose name the booking is made. GoCar by Europcar bookings have to be prepaid online.
Debit cards will only be accepted if either (1) a credit card is also provided to cover the excess; or (2) the customer purchases our Super Collision Damage Waiver product, which reduces the excess to €250. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions.
Yes, you can check rates through our booking system before making a reservation. Your booking is only complete when you agree to the Terms & Conditions and click the 'Pay now' button.
Most of our basic rental fees include Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Waiver, which have an excess of between €1,500 and €2,500 depending on the vehicle category. For more information, please refer to the Excess Amounts and Coverages section in our Terms & Conditions.
Drivers must meet the requirement for licence eligibility. If the number of years is eight, this does not mean the driver must have held their licence for 8 years — they must have been eligible to hold their licence for eight years. This information is stated clearly in our Terms & Conditions.
When you arrive at the CARHIRE desk (operated by Europcar), we will ask you to provide a valid unendorsed driving licence issued by your country of residence, and a major credit card in the name of the main driver. If your licence is issued in the UK, you must provide the ‘Share Driving Licence’ information, which you can obtain by visiting gov.uk/view-driving-licence.
Non-EU/EEA driving licences cannot be accepted if the holder has been resident in Ireland for more than 12 months. Holders of UK, US, Canadian, Australian and all EU member states are not required to supply an International Driving Permit (IDP).
If an International Driving Permit is required, it must be accompanied by the driver’s original domestic licence, photo ID such as a passport or national identity card, and a utility bill or bank statement (dated within the last three months) with the same address as your driving licence. If you are using a prepaid voucher (with a specified value or that says group and days apply'), you must also present a credit card for your deposit and charges that have not been prepaid.