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What are the major attractions in Carrickmacross?

If your trip to Carrickmacross is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.

There's nothing quite as exciting as exploring new places. While you're in the area, Carrickmacross Lace Gallery and St Josephs Catholic Church should be among them. Another attraction to add to your itinerary is Dún na Rí Forest Park.

What are the best road trip destinations near Carrickmacross?

If you find yourself with a few more days to spare and you're happy to travel 19 miles, take a look at Kells. This place offers plenty to keep you entertained. Headfort Golf Club, Girley Bog Eco Walk and St. Columbas Church alone make the drive out worth it. Situated 22 miles away, Monaghan is another popular option. If you visit, make sure you check out Castle Leslie, Rally School Ireland and Monaghan County Museum.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Carrickmacross?

We've rounded up all the tricks of the trade to help you save on a rental car:

  • Look into as many different bargain car rental deals as you can (we make that job a pushover!);
  • By entering your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you'll be notified of all the unbeatable discounts for your chosen destination;
  • Research is the key to scoring the cheapest rentals deals in town, so be sure to take a look at both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you lock in your ride;
  • If you're not fussed about which day of the week you get the keys to your car and your travel plans are flexible, experiment with days and dates to find the hottest deal;
  • Nobody likes being whacked with a late fee. Avoid paying for an extra day by ensuring your pickup and drop-off times are around the same time;
  • If you'd love to keep some extra cash in your pocket, pay right away and enjoy some of the best rates around;
  • The early bird catches the juiciest worm, and also the hottest deals! Book as soon as possible to drive off with some impressive savings.

What kind of rental car should I get for Carrickmacross?

With your very own set of wheels, Carrickmacross is all yours to enjoy. People flock to this captivating city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have an unique car for each of them. The biggest priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size car to a 12-passenger van. Travelers on a budget usually go for the affordability of our smaller rentals, such as a mini or compact car. If you want to make an impressive entrance in Carrickmacross, browse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car fan wobbly at the knees.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Carrickmacross?

For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream ride can easily be a reality! Imagine tearing down the open road in a classy convertible, even if it's only for a few days. Or maybe all you want is a reliable set of wheels to get you safely from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you decide, one thing's for sure — there's a rental car to suit you in Carrickmacross.

What do I need to know about driving in County Monaghan?

Before you rent a car in Carrickmacross, you should be aware of the traffic laws here. From rules about turning at red lights to seat belt laws, here's what you should know:

What side of the road do they drive on in Carrickmacross?

Stick to the left side of the road in Carrickmacross. If you're planning to get a rental car here, be aware that the driver's seat will be on the right. It could take a bit to get the hang of!

Is it difficult to park in Carrickmacross?

It's relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Carrickmacross, although you might struggle to nab a spot in the busier areas. Booking a hotel that has parking included is always a good idea.

Does Carrickmacross have peak-hour traffic?

One terrific thing about escaping to a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won't need to stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of approximately 4,000, you can expect a smooth Carrickmacross driving experience.

Are there speed limits in Carrickmacross?

Speed limits vary throughout the city of Carrickmacross, but typically range from 50 km/h to 120 km/h. Most residential areas have a top speed of 50 km/h unless indicated otherwise.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in County Monaghan?

Generally, your rental car company will bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with local authorities so they can send a fine to you directly.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Carrickmacross?

As in many places, standard cell phone usage is prohibited while cruising around Carrickmacross. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Carrickmacross?

While driving in Carrickmacross, it's against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.05%. Thinking of having one or two drinks while you're out? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Carrickmacross?

Turning on a red light is prohibited in Carrickmacross. Always be on the alert for traffic lights and signs to ensure you don't break any road rules.

Are seat belts compulsory in County Monaghan?

Seat belts have to be worn in County Monaghan. Having said that, this rule may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.

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