Answers to your most frequently asked questions:
It is also possible to purchase a cheap Irish cell phone with pay as you go credit. You can find out more about that here: http://www.vodafone.ie/ or http://www.o2online.ie/o2/. If you are interested in learning more about any of these options, email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in learning more about any of these options, email me.
Call your credit card companies and find out what kind of fees if any they charge while using overseas. There are plenty of cards out there that are fee free, so keep that in mind. Also, most Irish companies only accept Visa and Mastercard.
If you purchase anything using a credit card make sure the bill is expressed in the local currency. Merchants offer a conversion rate, but often it isn’t very good. Ask to have your bill in Euros. Make sure to tell your bank and credit card company when and where you will be traveling, so they don’t freeze your account. And finally, traveler’s checks have gone the way of the dinosaur. Don’t get them.