Here you will find some additional useful resources from our trip to Ireland during Christmas and New Year’s Eve Holidays of 2022.
The car rental prices and general conditions of most rental companies are so outrageous that one can decide to abandon their plans for visiting Ireland. Especially the amount of the deposit, which the rental witholds for up to 40 days after returning the car is most terrifying. However, there are some options which will block only 1500 to 2000 EUR, instead of 4000 from your credit card. One such option is Fizzler, which is part of SIXT and you can book through Discovercars website – https://www.discovercars.com/
Be advised that the lowest deposit of 1500 EUR is for their smallest offer. And also you need to book the insurance which covers everything in order to avoid being blackmailed for bigger insurance on the spot (as is the usual practice of every possible rental on the planet).
Here is a list of the places, where we slept. I recommend any one of them, the owners are really nice people and we had zero problems (apart from being cold at some places, but, hey, there is an energy crisis going on)