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how to hire classic cars online

Forget about socks and aftershave, when your partner asks you what you would like for your Christmas or Anniversary present, tell him or her that there is a classy and stylish alternative. Consider a voucher to hire classic cars online.

Picture driving along country roads in a classic Mercedes with the top down and the wind blowing through your hair. You spot a grassy verge with a view down into the valley below. You pull in and throw down a picnic rug along with a tasty picnic full of all kinds of goodies.


How to hire classic cars online?

Sounds expensive? Not as much as you might think. There are many companies that offer such a service for reasonable prices. ShowOffYourClassic went to check out one such company based in Dublin, Ireland called Courtyard Classics.

Courtyard classics have a range of cars including a Mercedes 350Sl, Alfa Romeo Spider, MGB GT even a Morris Minor and a range of others.

alfa romeo spider

alfa romeo spider insidealfa romeo spider

How much does it cost?

Courtyard classics currently offer 7 cars in impeccable condition to drive away from 1 day up to 1 week with prices starting at an affordable €160 for 1 day right up to €1240 for 7 days hire.

price list

mercedes 350 sl

How does it work?

Very simply

  • Pick the car and dates
  • Email or ring courtyard classics and they will send out a booking pack.
  • Return a booking deposit + booking form.
  • Pack a picnic and head for the open road.

open road

Pick your “Hidden Ireland” destination and stay overnight or make a short break of it for 2 or 3 nights. Get off the motorway and take in the wonderful sights and driving routes and enjoy a driving experience like no other.

Stop for dinner, stay overnight and head back the next morning.


So what other cars are available?

How about a 1974 MGB Roadster? Put the hood down and let the breeze blow in your hair. MG’s are a timeless classic from the 1970’s and a beautiful car to drive.


Or a beautiful Rover P5b. The ultimate in luxury motoring.

 Rover P5b

  Courtyard classics have the most beautiful MGB GT with it’s sleek lines and powerful engine this is a real drivers car.


What about a 3 litre V8 Rover with luxury interior, a dream car for cruising on longer trips.

 Rover P6


Join us for the next blog where we take out one of these classics for a day’s trial and take you through the experience!

Where can I contact them?

Email them on

Visit their website at

Or call +353 86 365 8445

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