The town of Drogheda is stepped in history that stretches back to its foundation in the 12th century by the Normans. Its coastal location on the River Boyne meant it had huge strategic importance to Norman forces coming in and out of the country. Aside from the history there’s plenty to see and do in the town.
There’s ample accommodation options in the form of top class hotels and quaint B&BS which act as a great base to explore the historic countryside by day and enjoy the towns vibrant social scene by night. An evening of entertainment can always be found in the theatres, comedy clubs and music venues throughout the town, there’s also a diverse range of pubs and restaurants to choose from to suit any taste.
CARHIRE.ie Drogheda is in a convenient location on the outskirts of the town centre adjacent to the M1 motorway which can be taken to Dublin or Belfast. Renting a car in Drogheda gives you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy beautiful townland and the historic countryside which includes the famous Boyne Valley where you’ll find over 3,000 years of history that was pivotal in the development of the Ireland we see today.
CARHIRE.ie offers customers a huge selection of different types of cars and vans available to hire. 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 bus and taxi routes from destinations around Ireland bring you to the CARHIRE.ie depot in Drogheda, which is situated in County Louth on the East Coast of Ireland.
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We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club and Discover Cards. GoCar by Europcar bookings have to be prepaid online. We only accept credit cards from the person in whose name the booking is made.
The main named driver must provide a major credit card in their own name to complete the booking, which must be used to pay the deposit. This card must also be shown on arrival. We do not accept other forms of payment such as cash, prepaid cards, debit cards, electronic cards or a credit card from a third party. 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' or 'Pay on Arrival' 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.
Drivers aged 75 and over must provide a printed medical certificate/letter stating that they are fit to drive, and a letter from their insurance company stating they are a current driver who has not been involved in an accident in the last 5 years. This information must reach us at least five working days before the rental.
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.