Travel Insurance Comparison

One thing people often neglect to buy when travelling abroad is Travel Insurance. Or – they just buy it as part of the booking process and usually end up overpaying for it .  Travel insurance covers things such as medical expenses, cancellations, baggage loss etc. We did a quick travel insurance comparison from a few […]
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ATM Charges Abroad

ATM Charges Overseas: If you are travelling from Ireland to the UK, USA , Australia –  or any other country that doesn’t use the Euro  – you can usually use your Irish debit card to withdraw the local currency at an ATM . (Cash Machine) The exchange rates given by your card provider at the […]
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Ryanair Baggage Allowance and Charges 2019

Ryanair Baggage Allowance 2019  In August 2018 Ryanair announced  changes to their policy on hand/cabin baggage allowances. These changes came in to  effect on all flights from Thu November 1st 2018. Customers who pay  for priority boarding  costing €6 to €10 are allowed to bring two free “carry-on” bags  into the cabin (one 10kg bag  […]
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Free European Health Insurance Card – EHIC

If you are planning on travelling within Europe  – it’s a good idea to apply for a European Health Insurance Card  (EHIC ) (Formerly known as the E111) The EHIC is a FREE card available to all residents of Ireland which entitles them to get free or reduced price public  healthcare if needed whilst travelling […]
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Buying Australian Dollars in Ireland

If you are planning on travelling to Australia for a few months or longer –  it can be wise to bring some cash with you.  You might want to compare the Euro to AUD exchange rates on offer before you buy. There are a few places in Ireland where you can carry out currency exchange […]
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