Drivers must produce a full valid unendorsed driving licence at the commencement of rental which they have held for a minimum of two years.
They must also have been eligible to hold a valid driving license for at least the number of years specified:
Customers over 75 years are eligible to rent with the following specific conditions:
Customers with a new Photocard Driver's Licence must produce both the Photocard and its paper counterpart. Visitors from overseas must produce a driving licence issued in their country of permanent residence, along with a translation into English (where appropriate). Only the renter or drivers approved by Budget are permitted to drive the vehicle.
Customers requiring further clarification of our licence requirements please email us at email@example.com or call our reservations department at +353 (0) 90 66 27711.
Budget Car Rental accept all major Credit Cards. The renter must present their Credit Card at the time of picking up the car. Debit Cards or specified value pre-paid Credit Cards will not be accepted.
Budget Car Rental reserves the right to amend price structures without notice. Prices quoted at time of reservation however are guaranteed. Internet rates cannot be used in conjunction with any offline offers.
To cancel your reservation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our reservations department
at +353 (0) 90 66 27711.
If you cancel 48 hours prior to your pickup time there will be no charge. Cancellation after this time or if you do not pick up the car will incur a fee of € 30 including VAT
To amend a reservation simply cancel the original reservation and then re-book online. There is no charge for this facility and a cancellation fee does not apply.
Renters who wish to extend their rental may contact our reservations department at email@example.com or +353 (0) 90 6627711 to confirm availability. Extra days will be charged based on the local rate at the time the extension is made.
For your convenience your car will be supplied with a full tank of fuel which you will be asked to pay for when picking up the car. If you return the car full you will be refunded the cost of the fuel.
Vehicle models illustrated on this site are for guidance only. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that a vehicle from the group reserved is available, we reserve the right to substitute an alternative similar model.
Garmin GPS Satellite Navigation Systems can be booked at step 3 of the online booking process at a rate of EUR € 13.22 per day + VAT at 13.5%. This charge will be included in your total quotation.
Child Seats (1-4 years) and Booster Seats (5-12 years) can be booked at step 3 of the online booking process at a rate of EUR € 40 per rental + VAT at 13.5%. This charge will be included in your total quotation. Parents of children younger than 12 months are recommended to bring their own infant seat.
Additional drivers can be added when picking up the car for EUR € 9.50 per driver per day + VAT at 13.5%
The following insurances are included in your quotation:
The following optional insurance may be purchased at the time of rental.
CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default.
By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle. Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle.
We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover.
Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to pay a liability deposit of EUR €2,000. An administration fee of EUR €25.00 + VAT at 13.5% applies for use of this service.
One-way fees are included in your quotation.
In common with many car rental companies a standard airport surcharge of EUR € 28.00 will apply to your rental when picking up from an airport location.
A City Centre Location Surcharge of EUR € 28.00 only applies to rentals picking up from Dublin City Centre and Galway City Centre.
It is the renters responsibility to ensure all due tolls are paid within the correct time frame. More information about barrier free tolling is available here.
Budget cars can be driven into Northern Ireland without restriction but may not be taken outside the Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland.
Budget have no mileage restrictions.