Getting To Ireland

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Here at Europcar we strive to provide not just premium car hire but also premium service and information. Dublin Airport is the chief gateway into Ireland seeing over 20 million passengers enter Ireland annually. We have rental desks in both terminals at Dublin Airport and indeed at all major airports in the country including Shannon, Cork, Knock and Kerry. Once you land and make your way to our desk our friendly staff will be ready and waiting to process your details and have you on your way in no time. We recommend you book in advance so our staff are expecting you and make the rental experience even better.

If you find yourself in need of a car at any point during your time here we have regional locations in Cavan, Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Mayo, Meath, Waterford and Westmeath. Each location boasts a wide choice of cars and vans to suit any need you might have.

Ireland is chock full of beauty which can only truly be experienced by car as a lot of Ireland’s top attractions are located in rural areas that lack consistent public transport or guided tours. By renting a car you have the freedom and flexibility to explore everything Ireland has to offer on your own schedule and by your own compass.

Irish Airports
Europcar offers locations at 5 International airports in Ireland, namely Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Shannon and Knock airports. Information about each of the airports and where to collect your car rental from is provided below.

Dublin Airport
Situated to the north of Dublin City, Dublin Airport is the largest airport in Ireland, and serviced over 18.4million passengers in 2010, down from a peak of 23.5million in 2008. The airport serves as the headquarters to both Aer Lingus and Ryanair, with a range of short and medium-haul routes on offer. In 2010, the new Terminal 2 was opened to operate alongside Terminal 1. Europcar offers a car rental Dublin Airport service in both terminals. In Terminal 1, the Europcar car rental desk is located in the main arrivals hall and will be visible after exiting customs. In Terminal 2, Europcar is located in the dedicated car rental section on the same level as customs and is clearly signposted.

Cork Airport
Cork Airport is the second busiest airport in Ireland, catering for over 2.4million passengers in 2010. Cork Airport is located a short distance from Cork City and focuses on routes to and from England, namely London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, Liverpool, Birmingham, and Manchester. The Europcar car rental Cork Airport desk is located in the main arrivals and can be easily found once you exit customs.

Kerry Airport
Kerry Airport is located midway between Killarney and Tralee and is ideally located as your starting point for exploring the beautiful south west of Ireland. The airport is serviced by Aer Arann and Ryanair with routes servicing Dublin, Manchester, Hahn, Luton and Stansted airports. The Europcar car rental Kerry Airport desk is situated in the arrivals hall. Due to the small size of the airport, locating the Europcar car rental desk is extremely straightforward.

Shannon Airport
Shannon Airport is one of the three primary airports in Ireland along with Dublin and Cork Airports. The airport serviced over 1.75million passengers in 2010, down from a peak of 3.6million in 2006. The routes on offer from Shannon Airport are concentrated on London and New York flights. The Europcar car rental Shannon Airport desk is located in the main arrivals hall at Shannon Airport. After exiting customs, you will see the Europcar desk where our friendly car hire team will guide you through the entire rental process.

Knock Airport
Knock Airport or Ireland West Airport Knock is located in County Mayo and serviced almost 600 thousand passengers in 2010. The routes offered from Ireland West Airport Knock are mainly to popular the United Kingdom with seasonal tourist routes such as Portugal and Spain also on offer. Locating the Europcar Knock Airport car hire desk, due to the small size of the airport, will not be a problem. The Europcar rental desk is located in the main arrivals hall in Knock Airport.

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