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Planning a trip to Ireland can be a pain in the…

It can. Especially if you’ve never been here before and you’re struggling with things like mapping out your Ireland itinerary. There’s a lot to see, after all!

Below, you’ll find a clatter of Ireland travel tips that’ll make planning your Irish adventure eaaaaasy!

Step 1: Things to know from the get-go

Before we get into the belly of planning a trip to Ireland, it’s worth taking a few things into consideration.

Knowing when you’re going to visit, what the weather in Ireland is like during the different seasons and where the various airports are will make step 2, the planning stage waaaay easier.

Step 2: Planning your trip

OK, it’s time to get planning. Whack open a spreadsheet or grab a notebook. This phase is going to take a while, but I’ve given you everything you need to plan your trip without the stress below.

Step 3: Tips for saving money

Ireland can be expensive… very expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Below, you’ll find everything from doing Ireland on a budget and how to claim a VAT refund to the brilliant Heritage Card and the very handy Dublin Pass.

Step 4: Useful things to know

Finally… says you! Some useful things to know before you visit. You’ll find everything from guides to Irish culture and Irish traditions to tipping in Ireland and our drinking laws below!