Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked QuestionsCan I custom build my Vacation or do I have to follow your Itineraries?
Are your Accommodations graded and inspected?
How do I contact Discovering Ireland Vacation?
What Is the currency in Ireland?
Do you need an international Drivers Licence to drive in Ireland?
Do you drive on the right side of the road?
What is the weather like in Ireland?
How can I trace my ancestors in Ireland?
How far is it from one major town or city in Ireland to another?
How much does it cost to drive in Ireland?

 

Can I custom build my Vacation or do I have to follow your Itineraries? 

Our Ireland Experts are here to help you plan the vacation that is right for you. If you can't find exactly what you're looking for on our website, just let us know and we'll get to work designing a trip that's specifically tailored to your interests, schedule, and budget.

Are your Accommodations graded and inspected?
Yes all accommodation and other vacation products we sell are inspected and graded by the staff at Discovering Ireland Vacation. So we can absolutely stand over the quality of everything we sell.

How do I contact Discovering Ireland Vacation?
For all our contact details please view our enquiry form.

What Is the currency in Ireland?
The currency in the Republic of Ireland is the Euro and in Northern Ireland it is the UK Pound.

Do you need an international Drivers Licence to drive in Ireland?
No. Your full US, Canadian or EU driving licence allows you to drive in Ireland both North and South. There are some age and other restrictions on renting cars in Ireland, for more details on this please click here.

Do you drive on the right side of the road?
No. We drive on the left. For more information on driving in Ireland click here.

What is the weather like in Ireland?
Ireland's weather is dominated by the Atlantic Ocean, as such we have far smaller temperature variations across the seasons than other countries this far north of the equator. Temperatures vary from an average of 8C/46F in the winter to 19C/66F in the summer. For more details on Irelands weather click here.

How can I trace my ancestors in Ireland?
There are up to 22 steps you can take to help trace your roots in Ireland, they are described in detail here.

How far is it from one major town or city in Ireland to another?
To check the distance from airports, towns and cities in Ireland click here.

How much does it cost to drive in Ireland?
Like in every other country, fuel prices fluctuate with the international Oil price and fuel consumption is dependent on the type of car you drive. However, as a general benchmark a basic manual economy car will travel about 11.5 miles per Litre. At present (January 2009) a Litre of Petrol costs on average €0.93, therefore the manual economy car will cost approximately €0.08 per mile to drive.

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