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Car Hire: Waterford, Ireland

Waterford, known for its medieval character and rich Viking heritage, is Ireland's oldest city, standing proud since 914 AD. Beyond its famed Waterford Crystal heritage, the city is a mosaic of historic fortresses, meandering rivers, and cultural festivities. To unlock the essence of Waterford and its neighbouring beauty spots, car hire stands out as an ideal choice.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Waterford:

  1. Unparalleled Freedom: Explore at your leisure, be it the heart of Waterford or its verdant outskirts.
  2. Expansive Exploration: While the city centre is a hub of history, the surrounding areas hold their own allure, made accessible by car.
  3. Weather-Proof Travel: Rain or sunshine, your journey remains uninterrupted in the comfort of your car.

Nearest Airport and Distance: Waterford Airport serves as a regional hub. For international travellers, Dublin Airport, approximately a 2-hour drive away, offers broader connectivity.

Tolls: While the primary roads in Waterford are toll-free, if you're venturing to or from Dublin, you'll encounter tolls on the M9. Ensure you're aware of the payment methods and deadlines to avoid penalties.

Road Conditions: Waterford boasts well-maintained roads. Yet, during wet conditions, caution is advised, especially on lesser-used country roads.

Traffic: Central Waterford can see traffic surges, especially during weekends and holidays. It's always a good idea to have real-time traffic updates handy.

Weather-Dependent Car Choices: A compact car is perfect for city traverses. If you plan to explore rugged terrains or travel during winter, consider opting for an SUV.

Recommended Attractions & Routes:

  • Reginald's Tower: A symbol of Waterford's Viking roots, it's a must-visit right in the city centre.
  • Waterford Crystal Factory: Just a 10-minute drive from the heart of the city, it's where you witness the art of crystal-making.
  • The Copper Coast: A UNESCO Geopark, it's roughly a 30-minute drive south of Waterford, promising breathtaking coastal vistas.
  • The Comeragh Drive: Traverse this scenic route stretching across the Comeragh Mountains, only a 40-minute drive from the city.

Importance of Booking Early: To ensure you secure your preferred vehicle and benefit from the most competitive rates, early booking is recommended, especially during Ireland's peak tourist months.

Why Opt for Rhinocarhire?:

  • Diverse Fleet: From compact city cars to spacious SUVs, there's a vehicle for every journey type.
  • Transparent Deals: No hidden fees, ensuring clarity in every transaction.
  • Consistent Reliability: Be assured of quality, safety, and a smooth rental experience.
  • Convenient Locations: Pick-up and drop-off points tailored for your convenience.

Conclusion: Waterford's treasures, from its historical heart to its scenic surrounds, become all the more accessible with car hire. To ensure a seamless journey, trust in Rhinocarhire. Secure the best deals by booking early and set off for an unforgettable Irish escapade.

Current Rental Rates in Waterford

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 32.85 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 230.01 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.57 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 234.99 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Ford Puma

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.14 EUR/day
Ford Puma

7 Days rental at 260.00 EUR from 17/06/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Waterford: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Extensive Vehicle Selection: Choose from a wide array of cars from compact models to luxury vehicles and spacious family options.
  • Competitive Pricing: Enjoy affordable and transparent rates suited to all budgets and travel needs.
  • Strategic Location: Convenient pickup and drop-off locations in and around Waterford, providing easy access to the city and countryside.
  • Flexible Rental Terms: Customize your rental with options like additional insurance, GPS navigation, and child seats for a personalized experience.
  • 24/7 Customer Support: Benefit from around-the-clock assistance ensuring a smooth and stress-free car hire experience in Waterford.


Waterford - Popular Destinations

  • The Viking Triangle: Walk through Waterford's historic area.
  • Mount Congreve Gardens: Stroll through one of the great gardens of the world, renowned for its rare plant collections.

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Waterford

No.1: HERTZ,
based on 869 reviews
21 min (average wait time)

Waterford car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hertz IE Direct
  • € 229.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 32.85
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 3
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Up
  • 10
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Waterford

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