|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Sixt, CARHIRE.ie, Europcar, Dollar, Hertz|
Some Cork car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Cork.
Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Cork car rental.
Some car rental companies in Cork which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Europcar and Avis
On average a rental car in Cork costs $30 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Sixt ($19/day), CARHIRE.ie ($28/day) and Dollar ($31/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Europcar Main Terminal, Cork Airport T12 H5XN (3 miles from city center).
Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Cork. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.
The average gas price in Cork is $6.69 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $80 and $107, depending on the car size.
Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Cork.
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A Economy car rental in Cork costs $26 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Cork costs $43 per day, on average.
A Mini car rental in Cork costs $7 per day, on average.
In Cork, cars are most frequently rented at Dollar Cork Ap (1 miles from city center).
On average a rental car in Cork costs $213 per week ($30 per day).
On average a rental car in Cork costs $915 per month ($30 per day).
For the most part, drivers will find mid-sized and smaller cars such as sedans, SUVs, and compacts are perfectly suited for hitting the road in Cork. This is because, in general, the roads and parking spaces are fairly large in the city. However, it should be noted that some of the older streets and alleys in Cork will be slightly on the narrower side so it may be worth renting a smaller car.
Speed limits in Cork vary from 50 km/h (31 mph) in built-up areas to 80 km/h (50 mph) on regional and local roads in the city. Additionally, larger roads in rural areas that aren’t quite highways go up to 100 km/h (62), while on freeways the speed limit is 120 km/h (75 mph).
Gas prices in Cork are about €1.43 ($1.62) per liter, which is roughly €5.41 ($6.12) per gallon. This is slightly above average for Europe and is just a bit more expensive than Bilbao, for example, where gas is €4.73 ($5.36) per gallon.
If you are in the central business district, then parking garages and lots are the go-to option. There is a decent amount of streetside parking in the city, but in the busiest areas these spaces can fill up fast. Outside of the downtown core, parallel streetside parking is abundant and easy to find, so it will likely be your best bet.
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