How to Visit Ireland on a Budget 1 Rent a car.
2 Don’t try to do it all.
3 Stay in guesthouses or Airbnbs.
4 Buy a Heritage Card.
5 Be careful in the pubs.
6 Utilize grocery stores.
7 Take advantage of free attractions.
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What is the cheapest month to fly to Ireland?
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Ireland. Flying to Ireland in July will prove the most costly.
What is the cheapest way to travel to Ireland?
If you can jump on a train or bus to either Kerry, Cork or Shannon airport you can rent a Volkswagen from January 18th to January 24th (the day before you depart) for only $23 and a €5 card fee. If you can’t drive, then Bus Éireann is the cheapest way to travel around Ireland.
Is it expensive to travel in Ireland?
Ireland has a reputation for being an expensive destination. And it can be, if you travel in the high season and expect 5 star luxury. But it is possible to travel in Ireland for much less, if you carefully plan an Ireland vacation budget.
How can I travel to Ireland on my own?
Depending on the length of your trip, and taking geographic proximity into account, here are our recommended priorities:
- 3 days: Dublin.
- 5 days, add: Dingle Peninsula.
- 8 days, add: Galway, Aran Islands, slow down.
- 10 days, add: County Clare/Burren, Kilkenny/Cashel.
- 13 days, add: Belfast, Antrim Coast.
How much would a week trip to Ireland cost?
Ireland trip cost for one week
|Accommodations||$1,200 (prices vary by location)|
|Transportation and attractions||$300|
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How many days should I spend in Ireland?
Ideally you should aim to extend the length of your trip beyond the minimum two weeks. Three or even four weeks, would give you the time to spend 10 days in Ireland, 10 days in England/Scotland/Wales (probably not all three) and four days in London.
How do people afford to go to Ireland?
How to Visit Ireland on a Budget
- Rent a car.
- Don’t try to do it all.
- Stay in guesthouses or Airbnbs.
- Buy a Heritage Card.
- Be careful in the pubs.
- Utilize grocery stores.
- Take advantage of free attractions.
Is food expensive in Ireland?
Ireland is the fourth-most expensive country in the EU for food and soft drinks, according to new Eurostat data. Irish food baskets cost 20 per cent more than the EU average in 2018, ranking the country fourth-highest for prices of food and non-alcoholic drinks.
How much cash should I bring to Ireland?
Most banks have a minimum amount of Euros you can order, often upwards of €250. Most banks do not carry foreign currency, so you will want to order it at least 3 weeks in advance. Be sure to request some small bills – €5 and €10- so you aren’t arriving with only €50. And don’t get bills larger than a €50.