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Northern Ireland Warnings and Dangers: 12 reviews and 7 photos


I recently flew into Belfast, wanting to drop off in the Republic

With a drop-off in adifferent location, a're-location' fee is often payable. I recently had to stump up a whole 75 quid for that. Disgusting.

On the other hand the company I used (Dan Dooley) still came in cheaper than the big boys by quite a long way.

The 'big boys' computer systems seem incapble of dealing with that when the drop-off is in the republic. Given that it is 'cross-border' rent, they will ask an astronomical price for such an arrangement.

They also wanted to charge me 55 pounds for a tank of petrol ! - presuming that I would return it empty. I insisted that they could re-credit my account if I returned it full. I did, and it only cost me about 55 Euro (thus saving at least a third on their price)

So much for European Intergration.

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  • Written Feb 26, 2007
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