The renter must be over 25 years old to rent standard cars in Ireland.
The renter must have been eligible to hold a valid driving licence for 8 years of which 2 years must be at a
full driving licence qualification.
To rent a people carrier, customers must have been eligible to hold a valid driving licence for 10 years of
which 2 years must be at full drivers licence qualification.
To rent a minibus, a 4x4, premium or a luxury car customers must have been eligible to hold a valid
drivers licence for 12 years of which 2 years must be at a full drivers licence qualification.
Restrictions may be reduced where renters provide their own fully comprehensive insurance cover, by
prior arrangement only. If you have your own insurance cover, you must produce a copy of your motor
insurance policy at the time of rental.
For any customers that are aged 75 years and over, Budget requires the following:
Confirm that you drive on a regular basis.
Provide us with a letter from your insurance company to confirm that you have an up to date insurance
policy, and have not had any accident in the past 5 years.
- Provide us with a letter from your doctor confirming that you are in good health and fit to drive.
- The Budget rental agent may ask to sit in the car with you to assess your driving.