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1. Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of travel. Check if you need a visa for Dublin.

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2. EU residents enjoy free mobile roaming in the Republic of Ireland. Fans from elsewhere should check charges with their service provider. You’ll be able to connect to free Wi-Fi across the city in pubs, restaurants and museums. In case of an emergency you can dial 112, the European emergency number, free of charge from any UEFA EURO 2020 host city.

3. Local time currently is UTC, i.e.:

  • Amsterdam, Munich, Rome: +1 hour
  • Bucharest: +2 hours
  • Saint Petersburg: +3 hours
  • Baku: +4 hours
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4. The local currency of the Republic of Ireland is Euro (€). Credit cards are widely accepted across Ireland. ATMs are also abundant, although these often charge fees so you may like to consider obtaining cash before you get to Dublin.

5. Business hours for shops in Dublin are generally 9:00–18:00 Monday to Saturday, with extended hours till around 20:00 on Thursdays. Some larger supermarkets are open 24 hours a day.

6. Tipping: if you receive service that you feel is worthy of a tip, 10–15% of the bill will suffice.

7. You will need a travel adaptor – the plugs are different to mainland Europe.

Let me give you a top tip:

The UEFA EURO 2020 app will be your trusted companion on your tournament journey, whether you’re a ticket holder or simply want to join the UEFA Festival action. You will receive all the updates on matchdays and what’s on in the city, plus personalised tips, a journey planner, walking routes and much more.

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