We recommend bringing a small amount of cash in euros to Ireland with you.
Around €300 euro should be more than enough to get you through your first days in Dublin.
While in Ireland, you can withdraw cash from cash machines/ATMs as you need it.
You'll find cash machines/ATMs in most towns and gas/service stations on tour.
Just ask your VagaGuide tour guide for advice on when and where is best to withdraw cash.
Check how much the charges on your cards are for withdrawing foreign currency before you leave home.
Please note that American Express (AMEX) and Discover are not widely accepted in Ireland.
Our advice is stick to Visa or Mastercard, if possible.
It's important to let your bank know you are travelling to Ireland before you leave your home country.
If you don't alert your bank, payments could be blocked on the grounds of suspicious activity.
Remember that you'll need British pound sterling (£) in cash if your tour is visiting Northern Ireland:
The following tours visit Northern Ireland:
If you're travelling with dollars, you can exchange them for Euro (€) or Pounds (£) at Dublin Airport or any currency exchange.
Read our full guide to money, budgeting and credit cards in Ireland