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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Waterford?
If your trip to Waterford is all organized but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a helping hand.Whatever you do, don’t forget to bring your camera when you head to House of Waterford Crystal. This great attraction is sure to offer some wonderful photo opportunities.Plan a stop at Waterford Golf Club. It’s one sight you’ll find on most travelers’ to-do lists. Edmund Rice Heritage Centre and Waterford Treasures Museum are also a stone’s throw away and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Waterford?
If you’re eager for a day trip out of Waterford, St. Mullins, 19 miles away, is a no-brainer. Interesting attractions here include The Piano Gallery and Carrigleade Golf Course. Eager to keep exploring? Carlow should be your next stop. It offers Fairgreen Shopping Centre and Carlow Golf Club and is 40 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Waterford?
There’s nothing quite as nice as rolling down the car window and feeling the cool sea air on your face while you’re cruising along the coast. Pack a picnic hamper and spend an afternoon relaxing at one of the stunning beaches near Waterford. Top options include:

  • Woodstown Beach (7 miles away).
  • Tramore Beach (8 miles away).
  • Duncannon Beach (8 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Waterford?
With your very own set of wheels, Waterford is yours to experience. People journey to this delightful city for a wealth of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the ideal car for each of them. A major priority for large families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a van. Travelers on a budget usually opt for the fuel-efficiency of our smaller cars, such as a mini or compact car. If you’re hoping to create an impression in Waterford, browse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car enthusiast go all tingly with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Waterford?
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff that dreams are made of. But renting the car of your dreams is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the feeling of cruising down the highway in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s only for a little while. Or perhaps all you’re after is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Waterford.
What side of the road do they drive on in Waterford?
The left-hand side of the road is where you’ll be cruising along in Waterford. The controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Waterford?
Scoring a parking space in Waterford won’t be too challenging. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — it could be a bit tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
Does Waterford have peak-hour traffic?
One of the great things about motoring around a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t need to stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of about 47,900, you can expect a smooth Waterford driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Waterford?
Speed limits vary in Waterford, but typically range from 50km/h to 120km/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 50km/h unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in County Waterford?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. On the other hand, it may supply your contact details to local authorities so the fine is issued to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Waterford?
As long as you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, it’s legal to use your phone while driving around Waterford. Just make sure you keep focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Waterford?
When driving in Waterford, it’s illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. Thinking of having one or two drinks while you’re out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Waterford?
You aren’t permitted to turn on a red light in Waterford. When you encounter one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal goes back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in County Waterford?
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in County Waterford.