Travel Advice

At American Holidays the wellbeing and safety of our customers is a high priority and while the world changes on a daily basis we aim to keep all our customers up to date with accurate travel information.

The Department of Foreign Affairs offers information on travel to all countries throughout the world, including safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, natural disasters, political situations, health alerts (inclusive of the latest Coronavirus information), and crime information, as well as what to do if something does go wrong.

For the latest travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs including security and local laws, health, plus passport and visa information check their website.

Before you depart:

Take out out appropriate travel insurance before travelling.

Learn about the laws, customs and entry requirements of the country you’re visiting and understand how they differ from home.

Research vaccinations or any other medical requirements for your destination, and if necessary visit a travel health clinic before you travel.

Tell your friends or family about your travel plans and where you’re going and leave emergency contact details.

Ensure you take the contact details of the local Irish Consulate in case of emergencies – www.dfa.ie/embassies

Act responsibly, and be responsible for yourself when abroad.

Coronavirus Travel Advice

*Updated 04/02/2020

WHO and the Irish Government are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States.

The DFA and FCO (UK) has updated the travel advice for a number of countries with information related to Novel Coronavirus. This includes information on any specific measures being introduced by countries including anybody who has recently travelled to China within the last 14 days. The US Government has also issued advice that any foreign nationals travelling to the US who have visited mainland China or Hong Kong in the last 14 days may be subject to additional border checks on entry to the USA. (Issued 4th February 2020).

American Holidays customers who are travelling to the USA in the next 30 days will be contacted with more information.

For more travel advice please visit www.dfa.ie/travel or www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice