Car and Van hire in Waterford
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Car and Van rental in Waterford
A south-eastern port, Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city. As a result of this, Waterford is home to and still maintains part of its ancient walls which were the core of the city. The Waterford Museum of Treasure is home to some of the architectural finds. Built in 914 A.D, Waterford’s refreshing beauty provides the setting for a unique cultural experience. Having been redeveloped, mainly along the waterfront, Waterford now benefits from being home to its Viking heritage whilst also having many attractions and modern features.
Exploring Waterford with a hire car ensures a convenient and stress free trip, allowing you to drive to one of the stunning sandy beaches as well as visiting all the fantastic museums.
Our branch located in Waterford has a range of vehicles from small economy cars to larger people carriers; additionally we also have vans available to rent from our Waterford Branch. With our one way hiring, you are able to start your adventure in Ireland from our Waterford branch and drop off your vehicle in another branch located in Ireland. Book online or in branch for our cheapest deals and to ensure you get the car that suits your needs.
The Viking Heritage ensures that Waterford is home to copious amounts of historic attractions. Car rental within Waterford allows you to start your journey here exploring beyond the city centre as well as giving you the freedom to start your journey around Ireland from the oldest city.
The captivating road loops around from Waterford to Tramore, Dungarvan, Comeragh Mountains, Lemybriend and then returning to Waterford. The hidden treasures of the mountain scenery to the remarkable Mahon Falls, Comeragh Drive provides plenty of scenery making it a must do when visiting Waterford. Choose your perfect vehicle from Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Waterford to start the drive through Ireland. The “Magic Road” along Comeragh drive is essential, fun for all of the family and an experience like no other.
Waterford Treasures Museum
Three museums tell Waterford’s 1100 year old story. Since being founded by the Viking’s in 914, Waterford has an incredible history ready to be shown and told by these museums. Exhibits within the Viking Museum include a Viking armour set dating back to the 9th century. The Medieval museum is located just across from the House of Crystal, it is set in a relatively modern building however the basement shows the ruins that are preserved and the remains that the building is built on. This museum, along with many other attractions, includes a 15th century wine vault as well as a 13th century Choristers’ Hall. Finally, Bishop’s Palace Museum build in 1741 which tells Waterford’s story from 1700s to 1970. The house is extraordinary, however the story told about Waterford is enlightening.
Waterford Viking Triangle
Part of the heritage of Waterford, and home to the three museums that make up the Waterford Treasure Museums, the Viking triangle is also home to the infamous house of Crystal. A tranquil place named after the Viking walls that previously surrounded the triangle, Waterford’s Viking Triangle is heaped with history and a place of culture, incredible architecture and worth a visit any time of the year.
Cheap Car Rental Waterford
Enterprise Rent-a-Car promise to provide cheap rates on all our car hire in our Waterford branch and across Ireland. Additionally, you can save with our weekend offers and all of our great deals. Our economy cars are renowned for their cheap rates, great fuel efficiency and low running costs – guaranteeing that hiring one of our economy cars will be cheap, reliable and stress free. Equally, we promise cheap car hire for all of our vehicles, from 4x4s to people carriers, book online or in branch for our cheap deals.
Van Rental in Waterford
Van hire with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Waterford is simple and stress-free. From small passenger vans to larger commercial vans, we have a vehicle that will suit your needs. Available in all our city branches, Enterprise vans are renowned for being reliable and convenient to suit all of your needs. From a day, week, month or longer – hiring a van through Enterprise at branches in and around Waterford promises to be flexible and convenient to suit you.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Will I be allowed to cross into bordering countries?
The essential items you will need to bring to an Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch when hiring a vehicle are a valid drivers licence, valid ID, and a credit or debit card. You will also need to prove you are over 25 years of age, and there may be additional documentation required for international drivers. Learn more about what you need when hiring here.
- Do I need insurance to rent a car or van?
No. At Enterprise you don't need to purchase insurance as we provide a damage waiver within the cost of your hire. You can, of course, take option to purchase additional protection products to reduce the excess further to give you complete peace of mind. Visit our car hire insurance page for further details.
- How old do I need to be to hire a car or van?
All drivers must be a minimum of 25 years old. Only drivers over 30 years old may hire full-size MPVs, premium vehicles/exotic cars and Luton vans. Learn more about age requirements for hiring a vehicle here.
- What are the driver's licence requirements for car hire in the UK & Ireland?
All drivers must produce all parts of a valid driving licence. Non-EU licence holders are required to have an international driving permit if the licence is not in English. Domestic renters must produce photo id, passport or driving licence. International travellers must produce a passport, proof of return travel and residency information while in Ireland. Learn more about car hire driving licence requirements here.
- Can I hire a car with a debit card?
We accept payment by either a debit or credit card in the name of the renter. A credit card is required if you are renting a People Carrier, Compact Elite, SUV, Premium, Luxury or Executive vehicle. Learn more about our accepted card payment methods here.
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