Dublin airport is the busiest airport in Ireland, ahead of Cork, Shannon and Belfast airports. Dublin airport is also amongst one of the top 10 busiest airports in Europe. In 2012 it had 19 million passengers pass through which is about 60,000 people a day, or 80,000 at peak summer and holiday traffic. The airport is located 10km North of Dublin city and it is a popular landing spot for business people and tourists looking to explore the Emerald Isle. There is a lot to do in Ireland for tourists and the best way to explore the country is by rental car as a lot of the favorite tourist attractions are off public transport routes.
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Renting a car in Ireland is by far the easiest way to get around and see what’s on offer. Because it is a small country without a vast public transport network, airport car rental in Ireland makes your trip and experience more comfortable and will allow you to see and do more. You will never be very far from the next place on your to do list. Car Booker recommend you book in advance for the best deals, and our car rentals in Ireland include taxes, collision damage waiver etc as standard in your price. So get booking now for an easy way to explore Ireland, and some companies allow you to bring your car to the UK, so you could use the ferry to get across the water.
Dublin airport has two terminals, terminal one is older and is mostly used by Ryanair. Terminal 2 is only a few years old and is now the Aer Lingus hub. Car Rental is located in both terminals, but if you are not renting a car, then you will need to get a bus or taxi to get to your destination. There are public buses and private buses servicing the airport. All buses depart from outside the arrivals, however, depending on your bus, you will need to check from exactly where it departs; Air Coach, Bus Eireann (national bus service) or the private bus groups. Taxis are available outside the terminal and a taxi to the city should cost between €20-30, all fares should be metered.
Ireland is one of the world’s most romantic destinations and is a favorite location for fishing, golfing, hiking and cycling and horse racing enthusiasts. Ireland is known as the ‘Emerald Isle’ because of its large rolling green fields and forestation. So for beautiful and varied scenery, you should visit Wicklow’s mountains and lakes, Kerry’s rugged coast and mountains, the many castles and ruins around the country, fun and vibrant cities such as Dublin, Kilkenny, Galway or explore Connemara in Mayo, go surf in Sligo, drive around the coast of Donegal and Antrim and all the smaller towns and village that you pass along the way.