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Recent reviews

Average rating: 9.5 of 10 Number of customer reviews: 8
Average rating: 9.5 / 10
Number of reviews: 8
John Thrifty Killarney Airport
“Always competitively priced”

“Cars have always been available for collection at the stated time from whichever car hire company is used to make the supply. The prices are always competitive.”

27-12-2019 07:16
Sarah G Enterprise Killarney Airport
“Seamless from start to finish and best…”

“Seamless from start to finish and best value for what I needed.”

14-01-2019 07:44

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Killarney Airport Guide

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Kerry Airport is also known as Aerfort Chiarrai in Irish, while it is sometimes referred to as Farranfore Airport. It is located in Farranfore, County Kerry, eight miles southeast of Tralee. Flying into this airport is a great way to see the stunning Irish scenery as the airport is within driving distance of a number of local tourist destinations. Therefore taking advantage of car hire at Kerry Airport is recommended.

Who to Book With
There are a number of car rental companies with representatives in the main terminal. International companies such as Avis, Budget, Hertz and Europcar can be found here, along with local company Dooley Car Rental. All suppliers offer advance booking on a number of vehicles.

Need to Know Essentials
In order to collect a pre-booked vehicle, you must present the following documentation:

- Both parts of a valid driver’s licence
- The credit card used to make the reservation
- A valid passport
- A booking confirmation email
- Proof of address, such as a utility bill

For more info read our FAQ's.

Driving
Driving in Ireland is similar to driving in England. The drink-driving limit is the same (0.08 percent) and strictly enforced, with serious reprimands for drivers found over the limit. Seatbelts are required for all passengers and speed limits should be adhered to, with fines in place for anyone caught driving over the limit. Distance and speed signs are in kilometres, so ensure you understand the conversion. A map will come in handy as not all roads are signposted. Motorways are well maintained, although some country roads are unlit at night.

See our guide to the Republic of Ireland for more information on driving here.

Transport

Although both taxis and buses service Kerry Airport, self-driving is the preferred option. As the airport has direct links to National Route N23, it easy to get around the area without delay.

Taxis
The taxi rank can be located directly outside of the main terminal. There are a number of local companies servicing the airport, including John Brosnan (+66 7141184) and Sean Casey (+64 6636666).

Taxi prices:
Kerry Airport to Tralee is about £25
Kerry Airport to Kilarney is about £30

Buses
Directly outside of the main terminal is the bus terminus. Here, passengers can find bus services run by Bus Eireann linking Kerry Airport with surrounding areas such as Tralee, Killarney and Limerick. These buses also link to a number of other Bus Eirean stops which have services to the destinations in the rest of the country. Tickets vary in price and can be purchased onboard.

Facilities

Terminals
A number of airlines have regular services to Kerry Airport, including Ryanair and Aer Lingus. There is one main terminal which houses arrivals and departures. Here, passengers will find tourist information, check-in, baggage reclaim and a number of other services. Departures and arrivals boards are available.

Parking
There are two car parks at Kerry Airport. Short-term parking can be found directly outside of the main entrance. Charges change according to length of stay, but the first half-hour is free, with charges of between £1.50 and £8 per day thereafter. The long-term car park is around two minutes’ walk away from the terminal. Here, the first hour is free and then prices run from £3.50 to £5 a day.

Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is provided at no charge: simply request the details and password from customer services.

Information Services
There is a customer services point in the main terminal. This facility is for passengers wishing to find out about local events, hotel reservations and a number of other services. Customers wishing to use the airport Wi-Fi can obtain details on how to do so here.

Useful Numbers
Service Centre: +353 66 9764644

Accessibility
Kerry Airport complies with the European standard of airport facilities. This means that the airport has a number of lifts, disabled persons’ bathroom facilities and wheelchair hire. There are a number of disabled persons’ parking spaces directly outside of the terminal. For those needing further assistance, the information services booth can help.

Restaurants and Bars
Kerry Airport has a bar and restaurant, both of which are located in the main concourse and are fully licensed to serve alcohol. Here, customers can purchase a pre-flight drink as there is a choice of wines, spirits and beers. The restaurant offers hot meals as well as a variety of snacks and beverages.

VIP Lounges
There is no VIP lounge in Kerry Airport; however, there are a number of meeting rooms available for hire.

Money and ATMs
ATMs are located throughout the terminal. Along with ATMs, there is a bureau de change outlet next to the customer service information desk in the main concourse. Here, customers can exchange euro and pounds sterling. The bureau also accepts travellers’ cheques.

Shopping
There is a gift shop in the Departures lounge, after security. This shop offers a wide range of duty-free products such as perfumes, wines and spirits, chocolates, and jewellery. There is also a wide selection of books and magazines for customers to grab pre-flight.

Frequently asked questions

Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk? at this location
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