|Most popular company||BUDGET|
|Price of gas per litre||£1.62|
|Average price per day||£89|
|Cheapest price per day||£34|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Belfast Intl Airport is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
For travellers looking for car hire at Belfast International, you’ll need to have a full, valid driver’s licence and you may also be asked to show your passport. You’ll also need a credit or debit card. Car hire in Northern Ireland requires drivers to be at least 21 and have had their licence for at least two years. Those under 23 or over 70 may have to pay additional fees, and some car hire agencies have a maximum age of 69. International visitors are allowed to use their licences for up to 12 months from entering Northern Ireland.
For anyone hiring a car from Belfast International and planning to drive around Northern Ireland, you’ll follow the same rules as the rest of the UK. Cars drive on the left-hand side of the road, and all passengers and the driver must always wear a seatbelt. All children up to age 12 or 135 cm (whichever comes first) must be in a suitable car seat or restraint for their age/height. Those using car hire in Belfast should note that speed limits in cities are 30 mph, and on open roads this goes up to 60 mph. On motorways, the limit is 70 mph. The legal alcohol limit for drivers in Northern Ireland is: 35 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. Most car hire in Belfast can be driven anywhere in Northern Ireland and Ireland, though there are some restrictions on luxury car categories, so it’s best to check with the car hire agency.
You can choose from around eight different suppliers at this Northern Ireland airport, offering a broad spectrum of vehicles. Your choice of car will depend on your needs, so whether you’re opting for a compact city car, economy car hire, a family hatchback or a people-carrier or van hire, all options are available. Even if you’re opting to explore the rest of Northern Ireland, the roads in and around Belfast International and further afield are very good, and drivers are law abiding, so even compact city cars will be sufficient.
For anyone who needs to park their car hire in Belfast International, you can choose from four options. The main car park at Belfast International is a short walk from the main terminal building, and it can be used to park your hire car for a few days at most. It’s best to pre-book online, if possible. Other options include the long-stay car park (best if you need to park your car for more than four days); the short-stay car park, where you can park for up to a few hours; and the park and fly. This is situated a couple of minutes from the terminal via a shuttle bus and is suited for low-cost long or short stays.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £71/day when booking a car hire at Belfast Intl Airport. The absolute best deal a user found was for £27/day from Enterprise, booked on May 22.
There are 6 car hire providers located at Belfast Intl Airport. The following companies can be found near the Belfast Intl Airport car rental counter:
keddy by Europcar (10.0)
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire at Belfast Intl Airport from the following companies over the past two weeks: Easirent (£31/day), Free2Move (£50/day), and Budget (£67/day).
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Alamo (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at Belfast Intl Airport.
Budget is one of the most popular car hire companies at Belfast Intl Airport, offering car hire for around £465 per week on average.
Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 39% on a hire car at Belfast Intl Airport. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 90 days prior to your desired date.
Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Belfast Intl Airport however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.
Generally, a month-long car rental at Belfast Intl Airport can be found for about £1,992, with the average price for a rental being around £66 a day. Book with Enterprise, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 79% less compared to the average price of car rentals at Belfast Intl Airport.