Car rental in Ireland
Tips for driving your rental car in Ireland
If you're travelling to Ireland, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Ireland is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Dublin counts 1045769 inhabitants. In Dublin hosts 21.9% of the entire country's population, which counts over 4780000 inhabitants. In Ireland the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak Gaelic. The time zone in Ireland is GMT+00:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Ireland is G and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Ireland is +353, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Ireland
With a fuel cost in Ireland averaging at 2.02 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Ireland shares its land borders with United Kingdom, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 96602, 1224 of which motorways, which ranks Ireland as the 51st country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Ireland there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Ireland, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ireland
Ireland boasts two UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (cultural) and Sceilg Mhichíl (cultural).