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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Kilkenny?
If your trip to Kilkenny is all organized but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Kilkenny Castle. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have some space on that travel schedule, The Hub and Butler House will keep you entertained as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Kilkenny?
We know you want to test out your new wheels. How about taking a short trip out to Carlow? Just 19 miles away, roll down the windows and feel the breeze in your hair on the way there. Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow Golf Club and Carlow Town Park alone make the drive out worthwhile. Abbeyleix is another terrific option. It’s 19 miles away and has a variety of fascinating things to see and do. Abbeyleix Golf Club, Waterford Castle Golf Club and Abbeyleix Heritage House are just the start.
What kind of rental car should I get for Kilkenny?
With your very own rental car, Kilkenny is all yours to discover. People journey to this alluring city for loads of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a different car for each of them. A key priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to an SUV. Travelers watching their budget love the affordability of our smaller cars, such as a mini or an economy. If you’re looking to make a grand entrance in Kilkenny, you could even peruse our special category for a ride that’ll make any car buff giddy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Kilkenny?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s an impressive variety of both luxury and economy rentals in Kilkenny. What you end up going with is largely dependent on how much you’re willing to spend as well as what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about comfort and class. If you want to indulge yourself, why not go for an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you just need a car to zip around town in as economically as possible, go for a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your wallet).
What side of the road do they drive on in Kilkenny?
In Kilkenny, you’ll be driving on the left side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, get comfortable with shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Kilkenny?
Most of the time, finding a parking space in Kilkenny isn’t a difficult task. If you’re on the way to one of the busier attractions in town, it’s a good idea to check out parking options before you leave.
Does Kilkenny have peak-hour traffic?
As with most cities, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the early and late rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of approximately 21,600, traffic gridlock isn’t a huge concern in Kilkenny.
Are there speed limits in Kilkenny?
Most residential areas in Kilkenny have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 50km/h and 120km/h.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in County Kilkenny?
More often than not, your rental car company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Alternatively, they may share your information with the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Kilkenny?
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Kilkenny, and you could even receive a fine for simply handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Kilkenny?
In Kilkenny, it is a criminal offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. If you’re thinking of having a few drinks with lunch or dinner, you’d be wise to leave your rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Kilkenny?
It’s prohibited to turn at a red light in Kilkenny. When you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal changes to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in County Kilkenny?
Seat belts must be worn in County Kilkenny. That being said, these rules may differ for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.