Enterprise Terms & Conditions - Ireland

Age Requirements

All drivers must have been eligible to hold a license in the country of rental for eight years for A-F class vehicles, 11 years for MPVS and Vans and 13 years for Small Premiums.

Cross Border Policy

For vehicles travelling to the U.K., there is an additional charge of 150 Euros plus vat. Please call the branch in advance. 

Customers wishing to return the car to a different location will be subject to an additional charge.

Damage Waiver

Reservations excluding Damage Waiver(DW) : 

If Damage Waiver is not shown as included in your booking then you may purchase it at the rental counter. 

Reservations including Damage Waiver: 

If Damage Waiver is shown as included in your booking then the cost is included in your reservation total. Damage Waiver reduces your liability for damage to and or theft of the vehicle subject to the terms and conditions of your rental agreement. The Excess that applies to Damage Waiver is 1600 Euro for all Manual vehicles and A-C automatic vehicles. Class F and F automatic, Vans and MPV have an excess of 1750 Euro. The price of DW is 17.62 Euro per day plus vat. 

You may wish to determine if your personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. If you decline Damage Waiver you will be required to pay these charges and then seek compensation from your carrier. 

Please be advised that the Republic Of Ireland may be listed as an exclusion zone to your standard provider of personal insurance or credit card coverage. Damage Waiver is not insurance.

Debit Card Policy

This location does not accept debit cards at anytime. A major credit card is required.

Excess Protection

In the event of damage and or theft, an excess is applicable which varies depending on vehicle type and location. 

Excess Protection will cover up to 1500 EUR of any damage, subject to Terms and Conditions of the Rental Agreement. If purchased in addition to DW, the customer can reduce or eliminate possible financial exposure caused by loss or damage to the Enterprise vehicle. The EP amount for this branch is 14.10 EUROS plus VAT per day for Class A-C vehicles and 15.86 Euros Plus VAT per day for Class F Vehicles and above and for all automatics. 

Excess Protection is an optional product and before deciding to purchase you may wish to check if your personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. Excess Protection is not insurance.

Exclusive Policy

Damage waiver is not included and must be taken unless alternative coverage can be verified at the time of rental.

Refueling Service

You will be required to return the vehicle with a level of fuel equal to the amount provided at the start of your rental as indicated on your rental agreement. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel you will be required to pay for the fuel needed to return the fuel level to that displayed on your rental agreement at the prices displayed at the branch. 

Optional fuel policies are available at participating locations.

Insurance Policy

A-E VEHICLES CARRY AN EXCESS OF 1600 EUROS, WHICH CAN BE REDUCED TO 100 EUROS. FOR F CLASS, MPVS AND VANS THE EXCESS IS 1750 EUROS, WHICH MAY BE REDUCED TO 250 EUROS. 

FOR SMALL PREMIUMS THE EXCESS IS 2000 EUROS, WHICH MAY BE REDUCED TO 500 EUROS. WHERE DW IS NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR RATE, IT CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE BRANCH WITH AN EXCESS OF 1750 EUROS, WHICH CAN BE REDUCED TO 250 EUROS.

Mileage Policy

Mileage- all vehicles include unlimited mileage

Miscellaneous Policy

Vat- the vat charge on vans and rentals lasting more than 35 days will be 23 percent.

Forms of Payment

Airport locations do not accept debit cards. 

If the rental is not prepaid the renter must pay the full rental charges plus a deposit of 500 Euros. 

If the rental has been prepaid then the deposit will be 500 Euros. 

All debit or credit cards must be in the name of the renter and present at the time of rental. 

All cards must be present at the time of rental. 

We do not accept Cash, Prepaid, Currency, Dinners club or Maestro Cards.

Roadside Protection

Enterprise offers roadside assistance protection - rap. 

Rap allows Enterprise customers to waive all financial responsibility for the following - tyre and glass repair or replacement costs, except when part of a larger repair, replacement keys costs, and all recovery and call out charges imposed by our chosen roadside assistance providers as result of a fault caused by renter error. 

Rap does not exempt you from these charges if there is any breach of our rental agreement. The price of rap is 4.40 Euro plus vat per day. Rap is an optional product; before purchasing you may wish to check if your personal coverage is adequate. 

If you decline RAP then you will be required to pay any applicable charges and seek compensation from your carrier. RAP is not insurance.

Renter Requirements

All drivers must produce all parts of a valid driving licence. 

Non-EU licence holders are required to have an international driving permit if the licence is not in English. 

International travellers must produce a passport, proof of return travel and residency information while in Ireland. 

Domestic renters must produce photo id passport or driving licence. 

For all drivers we reserve the right to conduct additional checks and ID verification including sharing information with external partners who may verify supplied details against databases to which they have access.

Shuttle / Arrival

Debit Cards are not accepted at airport locations. If arriving in Terminals 1 or 2, please proceed to the Enterprise Rent a Car desk in the arrivals hall.


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