Here you will find important tips and useful information for Ireland .
in Euro (EUR)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
EUR 1 = ~ CHF 1.10 ; CHF 1 = ~ EUR 0.91 (07/2020)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
In Northern Ireland the Northern Island Pound (NIP) is national currency. Cash payment in GBP nearly everywhere possible.
Irish and English
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Valid passport or valid ID card for stays up to 3 months.
Dublin, 6 Ailesbury Road, Ballsbridge
Tel. +353 1 218 63 82 / +353 1 218 63 83
Nordirland: London (Grossbritannien), 16-18 Montagu Place
Tel. +44 20 7616 6000
10.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
Northern Ireland: 10.00 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 17.30/18.00 h (Mon - Wed, Fri)
9.00 - 20.00/21.00 h (Thu)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 2 years previously, varies by rental company.
Minimum age for car rentals: 23 (varies by rental company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
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