For many people Self-Cateirng Accommodation has been the sucess story of the summer with high demand for short-term house rentals for families and multi-generational breaks. Now with school retuning it is time for those working in Healthcare, the Activie Retired and people who can take holidays outside the high season to enjoy the safest way to holiday in 2021. The new LetsGoSelfCatering.ie webiste will allow customers to book directly with the owners. Book a week, a long weekend or mid-week break in the knowledge that you have your own safe space to holiday at. Be re-assured that the holiday home has the highest of safety and cleaning standards for your safety. For those travelling from overseas into Ireland the details below are details on the requirements for travelling into Ireland, in time of COVID-19.
The EU Digital Covid Certificate
The EU Digital Safety Certificate was introduced into Ireland on 19th July 2021 by the Irish Governemnt. Before Arriving into IReland EU visitors will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form where they can indicate which of the follwoign they have for travelling with:-
1 Proof of Vaccnation
2 Proof of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 6 months
3 Proof of a NEgative RT-PCR Terst taken within 72 hours of arrival
The EU Digital COVID Certificate can be used as proof of whihcever of the above applies. Self-Catering property owners can ask to see this proof. Sot checks will be carried out on the Digital COVID Certifacates at entry to Ireland at Airports and Ferry ports. For the domestic market you may choose to ask for COVID-19 Vaccination card and copy of ID, as is used to allow entry to restaurants and pubs. For further information look at the Government of Ireland website.
For the latest Travel advise, please visti the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland
Children and The Certification
As Children over 12 are presently being vaccinated in Ireland most did not have COVid-19 Certificates for this summer. Teenagers from 12-17 years of age must have a negative RT-PCT test to travel into IReland, even with full vaccinated or recovered adults. Children under 12 years of age do not need to take the RT-PCR test prior to tavelling to IReland. Details of this information and all changes please the Irish Government website for the latest informtion.
Covid Regualtions in Northern Ireland
The Government in Northern Ireland are operating a system of green, red and amber countries and the measures in place will depend on the countries the visitor is travelling from or passing through. Further details are on the Northern Ireland Government Website. As the regulations are constantly changing we can advise to look at the relevant sections of the Failte Ireland and Tourism NI webiste. For the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19 in Norther IReland look at the Public Health Ageny Northern Ireland website
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For the latest Travel advise, please visti the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland.
The regulations are changing as we go through this Pandemic. But rest assured that Self-Catering in a holiday home is the safest, most
comfortable, best value for money and relaxing way to holiday in Ireland. When you get the rate for a house calculate the cost by
- number nights staying
- the number of people in your party.
Most self-catering houses are for 1 -3 bedrooms but you can also find larger house with 4- 6 bedrooms, or a group of holiday homes beside one another for extended family groups to stay in. From November 2021 onwards you will be able to book directly with owners on the LetsGoSelfCatering.ie website. This will allow you to choose the areas of the country, the type of property, the number of guests in your group and choose from the properties on offer.
How to get into Ireland look at Gov.ie , which gives the latest travel details on access to Ireland.
Tourism Ireland also has press releases on the Covid-19 Pandemic and
access to Ireland with alll regulations.