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e.g. Ford Ka Or similar
Ford Ka
from 20 £/day
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Ford Ka
from 23 £/day
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Ford Ka
from 20 £/day
  • Without excess
Ford Ka
from 23 £/day
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VW Golf
from 22 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Opel Astra
from 25 £/day
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VW Golf
from 22 £/day
  • Without excess
Opel Astra
from 25 £/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. VW Jetta Or similar
VW Jetta
from 32 £/day
e.g. Ford Focus Kombi 5dr A/C Or similar
Ford Focus Kombi 5dr A/C
from 52 £/day
7 seater
e.g. Opel Zafira Or similar
Opel Zafira
from 42 £/day
9 seater
e.g. Renault Traffic Or similar
Renault Traffic
from 64 £/day
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Toyota RAV 4
from 34 £/day
Premium class
e.g. Mercedes E Class Or similar
Mercedes E Class
from 80 £/day
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Explore Longford with a rental car

Longford, along with its picturesque surroundings, is a great place to discover by rental car. The most convenient way to travel around the region is definitely with a rental car. With Driveboo, you can easily compare different car rental offers and book your rental car directly online. Longford is the largest town in the county of the same name. It is situated on the banks of the River Camlin, making it the ideal spot for relaxing leisure breaks. It offers a wide variety of attractions for tourists who choose it as a holiday destination.

The town of Longford is an important industrial centre of Ireland. It mostly specialises in food production and cable making, as well as the production of medical diagnostics. It is also the county’s commercial centre and boasts many shopping malls and markets. Ireland is a year-round destination; however, May and June are the sunniest months of the year.

Renting a car in Longford

In Longford, you will find a plethora of car hire companies. However, if you decide to travel to Ireland by plane, the most convenient way to get your dream rental car will be to pick it up directly at the airport.

The town itself does not have an airport, but there are two within easy reach:

What insurance do I need for my rental car in Longford?

All cars in the European Union have to be covered by civil liability insurance, which is valid throughout all Member States. The rental price should include the insurance of the vehicle. There is also the possibility of purchasing an additional non-compulsory insurance which covers other types of risk—these include theft, vehicle damage, legal aid, or passengers’ injury.

It is highly important that you read the terms and conditions of all agreements carefully as you need to be aware of what type of protection is included in your insurance.

What should I know before renting a car in Longford?

  • Ireland follows the left-hand traffic system
  • For those who are used to right-hand traffic, driving around Ireland might seem a daunting challenge. Therefore, you should try your hand at driving in less busy areas.
  • Remember to always turn left while entering a roundabout.
  • Wearing seatbelts is mandatory for passengers and the driver.
  • It is forbidden for children under the age of 12 to sit in the front seat of the car.
  • Children under the age of 12 can only sit in the front seat if they are secured by a safety device suitable for their height.

Mandatory car equipment in Ireland includes:

  • First aid kit
  • Fire extinguisher (stored inside the car, not in the boot)
  • Warning triangle

What are the speed limits in Ireland?

Type of road Maximum speed
Motorways 129 km/h
National roads (including dual carriageways) 100 km/h
Built-up areas 50 km/h
Regional and local roads 80 km/h

Emergency phone numbers in Ireland

Emergency situation Phone number
Police 999 or 112
Fire 999 or 112
Ambulance 999 or 112
Roadside assistance 1800 66 77 88

Discover the surroundings of Longford with a rental car

With its central location, Longford is a great gateway to discover the hidden treasures of Ireland. Renting a car will grant you the freedom to travel in whichever direction you want.

Those who enjoy exploring cities should head towards Dublin, which is an amazing place for sightseeing. The most noteworthy places to see in Dublin are: the Castle of Dublin, the Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick’s Cathedral, and Temple Bar, considered by many to be the cultural heart of Dublin. From Dublin, you can easily reach Howth Peninsula, located on the northern edge of the city. It boasts a scenic harbour, stunning promontories, and a number of hiking trails.

If you are looking to visit typical Irish countryside, drive to the Wicklow Mountains National Park. This picturesque mountain range offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, including bike riding, hiking, and even fishing. Inside the park, you will also find the monastery of Glendalough, which is a must-see spot.

Within an hour’s drive, you will find the city of Limerick, Ireland’s fourth most populous urban area. A trip around the city’s monuments will grant you a unique insight into the region’s history and cultural heritage.

Destination Distance by car Time
Howth Peninsula 137 km 1 h 42 min
Wicklow Mountains National Park 170 km 2 h
Dublin 120 km 1 h 32 min
Limerick 17.8 km 42 min

Highlights of Longford that you can enjoy with your rental car

You might choose to start your sightseeing with St Mel’s Cathedral, which is most notable for its extensive stained glass windows. In 2009, the cathedral was damaged due to fire. However, it was reopened in 2014 and can be visited on a daily basis. Film lovers should head towards the Backstage Theater, located just outside of the town. Inside, you will find a large cinema and a variety of interesting dining venues. The Mall will become a must-see attraction for those who enjoy long strolls in the sun. This small park offers scenic pathways and plenty of space for outdoor activities.

Art enthusiasts will be pleased with a visit to Ardagh Heritage and Creativity Centre, which offers an insight into the town’s past and cultural heritage. It offers a number of interesting permanent exhibitions divided into separate time periods that were particularly important in town’s past.

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