Ireland Has Cheapest Rental Cars

Have you ever wondered where in the world you can pick up car hire at the cheapest rate? A recent report by suggests that “The Emerald Isle” is your best bet for cheaper car hire…

This recent study of 131 locations worldwide looked at the cost of car hire  for one week’s rental using the same pick up and drop-off points.
The study found that car hire in Dublin (Ireland) was the cheapest of all the destinations followed by locations in Spain, Portugal and Malta. Of the 20 most expensive locations, 11 were in Africa. In fact, a pick up at Dublin Airport was just
£76.90 for one week’s hire. If one compares that rate with the most expensive pick up location, Georgia’s Tbilisi International Airport, the difference is almost a staggering £600.  The second most expensive destination was Zambia at £532.40 and the Seychelles was third at £509.00.

Car hire in Spain and Portugal were next cheapest in line after Ireland at £81.28 and £87.06 respectively. Prices are obviously dictated by  destination, demand and availability. The most competitive rates worldwide for travellers and holidaymakers are popular destinations such as Australia, South Africa , the USA and Western Europe.

Top 10 Cheapest Car Hire Destinations

1. Ireland Dublin £76.90
2. Spain Palma  £81.28
3. Portugal Faro £87.06
4. Malta Malta City £92.90
5. United Arab Emirates Dubai £93.12
6. Costa Rica San Jose £93.91
7. Mexico Cancun £94.78
8. South Africa Johannesburg £95.45
9. Peru Lima £97.68
10. Saudi Arabia Riyadh