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Munster car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Munster

EconomyC$ 22/day
CompactC$ 22/day
StandardC$ 64/day
MiniC$ 17/day
LuxuryC$ 128/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 34/day
Compact SUVC$ 42/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in Munster

  • If you’re visiting Munster, you can fly into Cork Airport (ORK), a major airport serving the province and one of the busiest airports in the Republic of Ireland. The airport hosts various car rental agencies, including Avis, Payless, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Europcar, and Sixt. The car rental desks are conveniently located in the Arrivals Hall. You can also fly into Shannon Airport (SNN), another major airport in the province. It hosts different car rental agencies in the Arrivals Hall.
  • The roads in Munster, Ireland, are generally good. National roads and motorways are paved and well maintained. Likewise, most local roads are well maintained, but a few need repair. You’ll come across some with potholes, which may pose driving challenges, requiring you to slow down as you approach such sections of the road. The province has several narrow, winding roads, so you should drive carefully across these zones. Most roads are properly lit, so driving at night isn’t a challenge.
  • Munster is home to three of the largest industrial cities in Ireland and key ports: Waterford, Limerick, and Cork. You can expect busy roads and heavy traffic around the cities. Traffic in various towns in the province usually gets busy during morning and evening commutes. The region is also a popular tourist destination, so roads can get very busy during peak season, especially during the summer. Plan your trip to avoid getting caught in traffic.
  • Munster has several toll roads that include the Limerick Tunnel, the East-Link Toll Bridge, and the Dublin Port Tunnel. These toll roads connect different cities in and out of Munster. You can pay for tolls in the province using cash, a credit card, or eToll. Consider renting a car fitted with a transponder or automatic toll payment system if you plan to use toll roads in the province. Research the routes you plan to cover to confirm if they have toll roads.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Munster for C$ 40 or less
  • Book your rental car in Munster at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Munster are around 112% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Munster are around 70% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Munster

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Munster?

    On average a rental car in Munster costs C$ 49 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Munster?

    Compact (Seat Arona or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Munster.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Munster?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Europcar (C$ 17/day), Payless (C$ 22/day) and Thrifty (C$ 23/day).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Munster?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in Munster?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Munster are Cork (67% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Munster), Tralee (10%) and Shannon (7%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Munster?

    On average a rental car in Munster costs C$ 326 per week (C$ 47 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Munster?

    On average a rental car in Munster costs C$ 1,398 per month (C$ 47 per day).

  • Should I rent a car in Munster, Ireland?

    Car rentals in Munster offer a convenient option for exploring the vast Irish province. You can drive to various destinations with no public transportation coverage. Renting a car in Munster saves you the hassle of moving around with a lot of luggage and allows you to avoid the congestion that comes with public transportation. You can travel to cities like Limerick and Shannon at your own pace and stop at popular attractions. Renting a car is more affordable when you look at the cumulative costs of hiring taxis to various destinations in the Irish province.

  • What is it like driving in Munster, Ireland?

    Like most parts of Ireland, driving is on the left-hand side of the road in Munster. Drivers are generally courteous and follow traffic rules. Driving in major cities and towns in the province can be challenging due to high human and motorized traffic. Slow down as you approach highly populated areas in the region. The general speed limit in Munster is 30 mph (50 km/h) on urban roads (towns and cities), 50 mph (80 km/h) on non-urban roads, 62 mph (100 km/h) on national highways, and 75 mph (120 km/h) on motorways. Speed limits are strictly enforced, so adhere to the posted speed limits.

  • How old should I be to rent a car in Munster, Ireland?

    To rent a car in Munster, Ireland, you must be at least 21 years old. You’ll come across a few companies with a 25-year-old rental age limit. These companies charge an additional fee for drivers between 21 and 24 years old. You must provide a driver’s license that has been valid for at least a year to rent a car in Munster. Other documentation requirements include an International Driving Permit (IDP) for foreign renters, additional identification documents (passport or photo ID), and an internationally recognized credit card for payment.

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in Munster

    10 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Munster

    10 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Munster

    9 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Munster

    9 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Munster

    8 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in Munster

    5 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in Munster

    5 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Munster

    4 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Munster

    4 Locations

  • carhire car rental locations in Munster

    4 Locations

  • easirent

    Easirent car rental locations in Munster

    4 Locations

  • shouqi

    Shouqi car rental locations in Munster

    4 Locations

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C$ 47/day

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C$ 40/day

When to book a rental car in Munster

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