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If your trip to Killaloe is all locked in but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Not far from the city center, St. Flannans Cathedral is one attraction you might like to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have space on your schedule, National Water Activities Centre and Killaloe Heritage Centre will keep you on the go too.
You're probably wondering what else is around you. Head a bit outside of Killaloe and you’ll encounter a few landmark sights. Cliffs of Moher barely needs an introduction. Located about 40 miles away in Liscannor, your itinerary just has to include this unmissable sight.
Avoid spending an arm and a leg on a rental car by following these top tips:
No matter your motoring needs in Killaloe, CarRentals.com will take you here, there and everywhere with ease. If you're visiting for work, a premium car may suit you down to the ground. These sorts of vehicles boast high-end finishes, sleek interiors, and a host of modern features. Traveling on a budget and looking to save a few bucks? A mini or a compact car is the way to go. Little runabouts like these are fuel-efficient and fantastic for getting about tight city streets. If you've got the youngsters and loads of luggage in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the space and room you need.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to embark on an amazing road trip around Killaloe, a roomy SUV could be your perfect match. If you're hoping for the best possible deal and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is a smart pick. All you have to do is decide what suits you best, throw your bags in the trunk, and start clocking up those miles.
There's a fair bit more to road-tripping around Killaloe than just buckling up in the driver's seat and firing up the engine. Familiarize yourself with a few of the most important local road rules here:
In Killaloe, you'll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. This means the steering wheel is on the right side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, you'll have to get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Killaloe, though you might find it hard to get a spot in the busier streets. Booking a hotel that provides guests with parking is always a good idea.
Since the population of Killaloe is approximately 1,300, you shouldn't have too much trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, major roads are generally busier in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
There are. In Killaloe, speed limits range from 50 km/h to 120 km/h. Residential zones have a default speed limit of 50 km/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Or it may pass on your contact details to local authorities so the fine is sent to you directly.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Killaloe, and you could also be issued a fine for simply holding a phone when you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
In Killaloe, it's illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a few drinks with dinner, it's a good idea to leave your car behind.
You aren't allowed to turn at a red light in Killaloe. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment until the light turns green.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in County Clare.