FAQs and Terms/Conditions of Tours

Below are comment frequently asked question regarding procedures and conditions here at Celtic Tours World Vacations. These terms are subject to change.

Please note, bookings are subject to our terms and conditions found here. These terms must be accepted when booking with Celtic Tours. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-833-4373.

Information and Tour Conditions

Deposits & Payments
Prices
Golf Green Fees
Late Bookings
Credit Cards
Accommodations
Meals
Changes & Revisions
Documents
Land Arrangement Cancellations
Travel Insurance
Important Note on Prices
Guaranteed Coach Tours
Self Drive Tours Ireland
Pre Booking Ireland Self Drive
Late Arrivals
Self Drive Northern Ireland
B&B and 1st Class Hotel Lists
Self Drive England, Scotland & Wales
All Self Drive Tours
Planning Your Self-Drive Vacation
Car Rental Information
Car Rental Insurance
UK Car Rental fees
Airfare
Motorcoach Tours
Motorcoach Luggage Restrictions
Airfare Tickets & Cancellations
Airline Baggage Fees & Hazardous Material
Travel Protection
Misprints/Errors
Your Privacy
Responsibility
Smoking
Travel Agents
Passports and Visas
Weather

 

 

 

 

 

DEPOSITS and PAYMENTS: Phone reservations require a non-refundable $200.00 per person land deposit, plus optional travel protection premium and applicable fees (such as pre-booking or green fee deposit) are required by Celtic Tours within 5 days of telephone reservations. If airfare is purchased, full payment for air is due at time of booking, as air is generally instant purchase and non-refundable. Bookings made within 65 days of departure require full payment within 24 hours for all land tours. Final payment on any balance due must be received by Celtic Tours 65 days prior to departure.

Online bookings require deposit and/or full payment at time of reservation. No online bookings are accepted within 2 weeks from date of departure.

PRICES: All prices for tours, packages, bookings with Celtic Tours are presented as a full package. Celtic Tours does not provide a breakdown for each item booked.

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GOLF GREEN FEES: When booking golf, 50% of the applicable green fees are due at time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable. Full payment for green fees is due 65 days from departure. Once paid, green fees are non-refundable.

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SPECIAL NOTE LATE BOOKINGS: Within 25 days of departure, additional late booking fees of $75 per booking will be charged to cover Express Mail and special handling. This fee is non-refundable. Late bookings accepted on a guaranteed basis only for OPEN VOUCHERS ONLY on self-drive tours. Escorted Tours are subject to availability.

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CREDIT CARDS: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX & Discover are accepted by Celtic Tours. No vouchers, coupons or tickets will be sent until full payment has been received. For your protection, we require your authorization to charge your card.

Credit Card form available here.

A security code, found on your credit card, is required for all credit card transactions. You will find this number in the following locations:

American Express: A four digit code printed on the front of the card (right hand side) above the card number.


Visa or MasterCard: The last three digits printed on the back of your card in the signature box.

We do not collect the security code on our authorization form for your protection. If you fax or email the form, please note, you will still need to call us with your security number. If you phone in payment - you do not need to add your full credit card number - the last four digits are sufficient. The form is primarily used as written authorization for us to charge your card.

Additionally - you can login to our system and enter your own payment. Please contact us if you need your login information.

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ACCOMMODATIONS: Land arrangements will be provided as described in each individual tour. The right is reserved to substitute hotels, guest house and sightseeing features listed herein for accommodations in similar categories as seasonal conditions may require.

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MEALS: Meals are provided per each tour. Breakfast is not included on day of arrival. Special dietary meals should be advised at time of initial booking.

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AIRFARES: Published air-inclusive rates are based on instant purchase tickets and are non-refundable and non-changeable.

Security fees, service charges and departure tax are additional. Fuel surcharges charged by airlines are included in prices quoted.

If you are unable to use our system to book airfare from your home city - or if you are looking for multi-city European air booked, please call our reservations department at 800-833-4373.

Please note, airfare, when booked, is subject to fuel and tax increases until ticketing date. Should this occur, Celtic Tours will notify you immediately. Note, all group ticketing must be done at the same time, as this is a group record and ticketing earlier to prevent any increases is not allowed. Your signature on your group application and/or our credit card authorization form is required acknowledging this.

Some airlines may  impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please click here for Airline Baggage Fee Information Links.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PROHIBITED: Federal law forbids the carriage of certain hazardous materials, such as aerosols, fireworks, and flammable liquids, aboard the aircraft. If you do not understand these restrictions, contact your airline or go to http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/hazmat_safety/

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CHANGES: Once we have received your deposit, there will be a $75.00 charge for each and every change, provided that no documents have been issued. This administration charge is levied to help offset fax and telephone charges necessary to change your reservation. No changes are allowed within 40 days of departure or after documents are issued.

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DOCUMENTS:Celtic Tours provides vouchers and documents as purchased. Documents are issued once our Customer Agreement is signed. Documents will not be issued without this being completed. Our Customer Agreement form assures us that the traveler has read and agrees to our terms and conditions.

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LAND ARRANGEMENT CANCELLATIONS:Written cancellation notice is required for all cancellations and if received by Celtic Tours more than 65 days prior to departing, a processing fee of the LAND PORTION of $200 per person will apply, plus any non-refundable fees for land portion of tours. Written notice should be received during normal business hours (M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm). Cancellations received when the accounting office is closed will be processed when the office re-opens. This may affect the charges that apply.

For Ireland/UK: From 64 days to 31 days prior to departure a cancellation fee of $350 per person will apply, plus any non-refundable fees, including your initial deposit. From 30 days to 21 days prior to departure a cancellation fee of 40% will apply. From 20 days to 8 day of departure a cancellation fee of 75% will apply. From 7 days from departure and after departure date 100% cancellation fee applies. Cancellation notice must be received Monday-Friday on normal business days between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST. Single room supplement withheld when a shared room is converted to single room due to a cancellation.
 
For Europe and all other destinations on our website: From 64 days to 45 days prior to departure a cancellation fee of $350 per person will apply, plus original deposit and non-refundable fees. From 44 days to 25 days prior to departure a cancellation fee of 50% will apply. Inside 25 days up to date of departure, 100% cancellation fee applies.

In the event of cancellation by the Tour Operator, Celtic Tours will offer an alternative departure date. If alternative date is not accepted, liability is limited to refund of all monies paid to the Tour Operator.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Sometimes it happens - an emergency at home or a sickness causes people to cancel their vacation or interrupt their trip. We hope this doesn't happen to you, but if it does, what about the financial costs involved?

Because these unfortunate events can occur, Celtic Tours is proud to offer you a comprehensive insurance plan for all of our tours.

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your trip investment and yourself while traveling.

Plan premium varies depending on vacation purchased. Please call for plan prices

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GUARANTEED COACH TOURS: Due to events beyond our control, it may be necessary to cancel a guaranteed coach departure. Under these circumstances we will offer the next available date at no additional charge on the land cost or 100% refund on all payments made to Celtic Tours. In addition, we will reimburse documented airline penalties/fare cancellations/changes not exceeding $250 per person. This includes airfare purchase independently. These stipulations apply only to those tours that are guaranteed.

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SELF-DRIVE TOURS

IRELAND: Hotels and Guest Houses are inspected on a regular basis by the Irish Tourist Board and Celtic Tours. A complete list of Hotels/Guest Houses is provided along with your final documents. Single room supplements and child rates in Ireland are as per the brochure and must be paid for before final documents are issued. A motoring map is supplied with your car.

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SELF-DRIVE TOURS PRE-BOOKING BY LOCATION ONLY (Ireland only): We will pre-book your B&Bs by location only if the request is received at time of reservation or at least 65 days prior to departure. Once final payment is received or documents are issued, this is not available. Pre-booking is by area only for this categories. First Class Hotels, Manor Homes or Stately Castle tours are pre-booked by property.

Celtic Tours does not hold block space at any one property for Self-Drive Tours. All properties are on a request basis and requested once initial deposit is received. Celtic Tours cannot guarantee that any one property will be available. B&B are requested by LOCATION/AREA ONLY. We will be happy to request specific choices for First Class, Superior or Deluxe properties, but cannot guarantee their availability. It may be necessary to choose alternate hotels and/or dates. Once your accommodation is confirmed, a $75.00 PENALTY applies for each and every change.

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LATE ARRIVALS: Be sure to arrive at your destination before 5:30 p.m. or advise your hotel/guest house of a later arrival time. Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled. If your plans change, please call and cancel your reservation. (Failure to do so will result in no-show charges.)

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REFUND FOR UNUSED TOUR ARRANGEMENTS: Unused hotel accommodations or any other unused services or features of any tour are not refundable or exchangeable for other accommodations, services or features. Request to waive this condition must be received by the tour operator in writing and fully documented within 21 days of your return to the U.S.

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IMPORTANT NOTE ON PRICES: All prices and conditions of travel are based on currency, fuel and VAT rates in effect at time of going to print. All prices are subject to change without notice due to currency exchange fluctuation, fuel or VAT increases. When your deposit is received by Celtic Tours, rates will be guaranteed.

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NORTHERN IRELAND: There is no restriction for travel in Northern Ireland; your accommodation vouchers will be accepted at hotels and farm/guest houses listed.

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A FULL LIST OF HOTEL/GUEST HOUSES, ADDRESSES, PHONE NUMBERS & VOUCHERS ARE SUPPLIED WITH YOUR FINAL DOCUMENTS.  If you request the list of hotels and/or guest homes prior to the shipment of documents - a $25 shipping and handling fee will be incurred and must be paid prior to shipment.

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ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES: Celtic Tours offers a wide range of hotels to choose from throughout the UK. From small boutique hotels to deluxe properties. At this time, we do not offer a B&B option for self-drive vacations, although B&B's can booked with many of our small group tours. All properties are pre-booked prior to your arrival.

U.K. SELF-DRIVE TOURS are designed primarily for one nights stay. Homes and hotels are generally not in the city center. Please see our city stay option for city center locations.

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ALL SELF-DRIVE TOURS:

DURING PEAK SEASONS, FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS CERTAIN AREAS MAY BE FULL AND YOU MAY HAVE TO BOOK INTO NEARBY TOWNS.

Your hotel/guest home will gladly call ahead for you and make advance reservations; however, hotels & guest houses may charge you for all phone calls.

The right is reserved to delete or add any hotel, inn or guest house at any time, from any published list.

In the event that a child occupies a single room or shares a room with 1 adult, the child will be charged as an adult and the extra charges will be payable directly to the hotel/guest house.

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PLANNING YOUR SELF-DRIVE VACATION:

To help you plan your Self-Drive independent vacation, please download a free copy of our Discovering Ireland - by Car, a guide for Independent Travel - to help you plan the perfect self-drive vacation.

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DRIVERS: Ireland - Age limits 23 to 75 and holding a valid driver's license. A surcharge applies to drivers between the ages of 23-25. The surcharge is approximately 26 euro per day, payable to the car rental company in Ireland, plus a deductible (of €1600) is held on your credit card for the duration of the rental (regardless of insurance coverage). Only groups A, B and E are available to drivers under 25 in Ireland.  All drivers must have a valid credit card. UK: Drivers minimum age is 25 years and cannot rent premium vehicles.

EXTRA DRIVER: The supplementary charges to cover an additional driver are payable at the start of hire and are 9.50 euro per day in Ireland and UK £10.00 per day plus applicable tax in Britain.

BABY SEATS: Baby/booster seats suitable for ages 6 months to 4 yrs. are on request basis only for a fee of 40 euro per hire paid direct to car rental company. In the UK - rentals are available at the airport for £9.00 per day, with point to point rental. One-way rentals of child seat incur an additional cost of £35 per rental.  Rentals should be requested at time of reservation.

GASOLINE: The purchase of gasoline is the hirer's responsibility and is not included in the car rental price.

One-Way fees: Southern Ireland to Northern Ireland rentals incur fees from 160 euro (North to South £140). In the UK - one-way rental fee from 35-75 Pound Sterling - for all locations, depending on the location. These fees are paid direct to Hertz and/or Enterprise and cannot be waived.

Cars are rented for 24-hour periods with all package tours. To avoid additional day charges, please return your car on time. In Ireland only, you are allowed to return your car with a grace period of up to 4 hours at no additional cost. Cars rented in the UK must be returned within the 24-hour rental period. Airports and some cities will incur a UK £30 + tax location service charge per rental.

VEHICLE LICENSING FEE (UK only): vehicle licensing fee which is a mandatory charge, is included with your rental.

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CAR RENTAL INSURANCE:
(1) Car rental charges include: unlimited mileage, local taxes and third party insurance, which provides passenger indemnity in respect of injuries resulting from an accident involving the rental car. The driver of the car is NOT covered by this insurance, but can purchase Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) coverage and optional Theft Protection Insurance, Extra Driver and Baggage Insurance directly from the car rental company.
(2) Under the third party insurance policy, the hirer is responsible for all damage to the rental car and must leave an imprint of a valid covering major credit card (in which available credit may be held) or *cash deposit with the car rental company at the start of the rental to cover any damage, which may occur. *Deposit cash required is for the full value of the car and is refundable less damage cost.
(3) The hirer can indemnify him/herself in Ireland against damage to the rental car, excluding deductible (€1600-3000) by taking out a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW/LDI) at a supplementary charge which is non-refundable. The supplementary daily charges are as follows, exclusive of local taxes.

Collision Damage Waiver in Ireland
Vehicle Type  CDW/LDI (Ireland) Theft Prot.
Compact      €14.50  €6.00
Intermediate  €18.50 €7.50
Luxury & Minivans €20.50     €9.00



NOTE: MasterCard (MC) may cover your CDW insurance in Ireland. You must check with your credit company prior to departure to ensure coverage. Verification will be required from your credit card company when picking up your car. Your land package must be purchased with the applicable credit card.

(4) Ireland Location service charges (LSI) €26.00 per rental paid direct to car hire company. (LSI is FREE when Insurance Inclusive package is purchased.)
(5) A prepaid insurance rate is available in Ireland and offers considerable savings on insurance. The prepaid rate is located on the Irish Self-Drive pages. Prepaid insurance in Ireland includes: unlimited mileage, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), Theft Protection (TP), Location Service Charge (LSI) of €6.00, 3rd party insurance and local taxes. Not included: Driver and Baggage, Non-waivable excess of €1600-2400 and additional drivers. Additional Insurance is available to cover these items and can be purchased directly from the car rental company.
(6) Cars may be picked-up/dropped-off at any Hertz location in Southern Ireland at no charge. Cars picked-up in So. Ireland and dropped in No. Ireland (or vice versa) require a minimum rental of 5 days otherwise a drop off or pick-up charge of €160.00 applies.

Deductibles for UK Car rentals - where Basic CDW and Super CDW have been purchased:

Inclusive Rates

Rates include unlimited mileage, damage waiver, and third party liability for one driver with:

  •  £700.00 for groups MBMN/MBMR (A group), ECMN/EBMR (B group), CCMR (C group), CDMR (D group), and IDMR (E group) SDMR (F group), ECAN/EBAR (B auto), CCAR
  •  £850.00 for groups IVMR (MMPV), IVAR (MMPVA) FVMR (MPV), FVAR (MPV auto), IKMN (small cargo van), SKMN (medium cargo van), and FKMN (large cargo van)
  •  £1,100.00 for groups PDMR (Small Prem Man),  PDAR (Small Prem Auto),  LDMR (Medium Prem Man) LDAR (Medium Prem Auto), IFAR (Small 4x4 Man)  IFAR (Small 4x4 Auto) and the insurance excess can be voluntarily reduced by £600 at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch on arrival; rates vary and will be clarified at that time.

Super Inclusive Rates

Rates include unlimited mileage, damage waiver, and third party liability for one driver with:

  •  £100.00 for groups MBMN (A group), ECMN (B group), CCMF (C group), CDMR (D group), and IDMR (E group) SDMR (F group), ECAN (B auto), CCAR (C auto), CDAR (D auto), IDAR
  •  £250.00 for groups IVMR (MMPV), IVAR (MMPVA) FVMR (MPV), FVAR (MPV auto), IKMN (small cargo van), SKMN (medium cargo van), and FKMN (large cargo van)
  •  £500.00 for groups PDMR (Small Prem Man),  PDAR (Small Prem Auto),  LDMR (Medium Prem Man) LDAR (Medium Prem Auto), IFAR (Small 4x4 Man)  IFAR (Small 4x4 Auto) and and FFMR (Large 4x4 Man), FFAR (Large 4x4 Auto)

Exclusive Rates include only: unlimited mileage and third party liability for one driver.

For full list of terms for all destinations car rentals can be booked with Celtic Tours, please click the links below:

        Hertz Ireland (Republic of Ireland - car collected in the ROI)
        Hertz UK (Northern Ireland car rentals from Hertz)
        Enterprise - Ireland Car Rentals
        Enterprise - UK Car Rentals
        Enterprise - Italy Car Rentals
        Enterprise - Germany Car Rentals
        Enterprise - Spain Car Rentals
     

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MOTORCOACH TOURS: Additional hotel days are available at a supplement. Transfers from airport to hotels and back on days of arrival and departure are provided only for passengers booked on our group blocked air space. Passengers arriving on earlier or later flights will be transferred provided that they are available at scheduled departure times from the airports and hotel.

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MOTORCOACH LUGGAGE COMPARTMENTS/SIZE/SMOKING: Require the restriction of one large suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. Please be sure your Celtic luggage tags are securely attached to your bags. Should the number of participants on any motorcoach tour drop below 25 passengers, we reserve the right to operate the tour with a smaller 18-24 seat passenger coach. Smoking is not premitted on our coach tours. However, frequent spots are made.

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AIRLINE TICKETS and CANCELLATIONS: Each airline may have different rules for restricted or non-refundable air tickets. It is the passenger's responsibility to be aware of all restrictions prior to purchasing air tickets. Celtic Tours will have no responsibility for non-refundable or restricted air tickets should a tour be cancelled for any reason.

Celtic Tours acts only as an agent for the airline in issuing tickets. In general, once airline tickets are issued they may not be changed or cancelled without penalty.

Not all airfares can be booked online using our online booking system. Some fares can only be booked via our call center. If you are looking to purchase airfare from an offline city - one that is not a major gateway for the carriers we contract with, please call 1-800-833-4373 for fares from these cities. These would not be available online.

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AIRLINE BAGGAGE FEES: Please note, Airlines may charge you for baggage to and from your destination. Each airline is different and each fee is different. To find your airline, please click this link for all airline links to their baggage fees. Airline Baggage Fee Information Links

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TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: Celtic Tours is pleased to offer a low cost Travel Protection plan. We recommend insurance coverage and we automatically include the cost on your invoice. If you decide not to purchase coverage, you must decline and deduct the premium from your payment. Click here for full details.

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MISPRINTS/ERRORS: In the event of misprints or errors in this brochure or on invoices received, Celtic Tours reserves the right to requote or offer a full refund of any monies paid without further liability.

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YOUR PRIVACY:Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we fully disclose full details explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. We do not share your information with any 3rd parties. Please click here for more information.

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RESPONSIBILITY: Celtic Tours, 1860 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203 is not responsible for any personal injury, property damage or other loss a passenger incurs on any tour arising from acts or omissions by any air carrier, public transport company, hotel, car rental company, subcontractor or other person or organization, whether or not such company is rendering any services supplied on the tour. All tickets and vouchers are issued and supplied subject to the foregoing and to any and all terms and conditions under which transportation and services are provided Celtic Tours accepts no responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay or changes in schedules, flight cancellations due to mechanical problems, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other causes. Passenger must bear all such losses or expenses. Celtic Tours reserves the right to decline, to accept or to return any person as a member of any tour or to cancel or alter the tour. Airline tariffs limit liability for passenger baggage.

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SMOKING: Smoking not permitted on our coach tours. However, coaches do stop approximately every 2 hours for visits, photographs, etc. Additionally, Ireland has banned smoking in all public places, including Bars and Restaurants for the enjoyment of all patrons.

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Special group rates are available when 15 or more persons travel together on any published departure date. We can tailor any tour to suit any group size. The right is reserved to reroute tours and to substitute hotels for similar or better quality.

YOUR TRAVEL AGENCY: Celtic Tours believes the best possible service is received when you work with your local travel professional to plan and book your Celtic vacation. Their expertise, knowledge and experience will help you with all aspects of your vacation. If you do not have a local travel agent, we will be happy to provide you with a list of travel agents in your area that are familiar with Celtic Tours products. Please call or email us at Celtic Tours Operations.

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PASSPORTS: You are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documents for the destinations on your itinerary. Please check with the respective consulate(s) or visa agency to determine current entry requirements. Visit US Department of State for more information.

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WEATHER:
Ireland
has a temperate climate. The westerly winds, that prevail from the warm waters of the Atlantic, sooth the heat in the summer and soften the severity of the weather in the winter.

While summers may experience some hotter days, the general daytime average in the summer months is around 65°F, with the colder winter months in the average of 40-45°F during the daytime. However, these are just guidelines and temperatures and conditions can and do change.

One should always prepare for rain in Ireland. Rain fall varies through the year and also throughout the country, with the Southeast region being the driest.

The length of a day - from sunrise to sunset, varies considerably throughout the year as well. This may be a factor when planning your vacation, with the most daylight generally in July.

Below is the average temperatures and rainfall throughout the year and approximate sunrise and sunset times. Again, this is only a guideline.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Day °F

46

46

50

54

61

64

70

66

63

57

50

46

Night °F

36

36

36

37

43

48

52

50

48

48

37

36

 

 

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Inches

2.37

1.95

1.95

1.78

2.21

1.97

2.18

2.81

2.74

2.58

2.67

2.97

 

 

 

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Sunrise-AM

8:41

8:11

7:13

7:00

5:53

5:05

5:00

5:43

6:32

7:26

7:23

8:16

Sunset-PM

4:15

5:09

6:01

8:01

8:54

9:44

9:56

9:22

8:13

7:04

4:55

4:10

 

Italy

The moderating influence of the sea and the protection given by the Alpine barrier from the cold north winds join to bless Italy with a temperate climate. Nevertheless, the weather varies considerably according to how far one is from the sea or the mountains. The winter is very cold in the Alps, cold and foggy in the Po Plain and the central Apennines; mild and even warm on the Ligurian coast, the Neapolitan coast and in Sicilia.

The summer is hot and dry, but the temperature is mitigated on the coast by sea breezes and in the Apennines and Alps it is pleasantly cool. In mountain areas, winter is ideal for skiing, and summer for excursions, hiking, etc. Seaside and lake resorts, with their excellent hotel facilities, have an intense tourist season in the summer, while the cities that are rich in art treasures are ideal in spring and autumn.

    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Florence Night °F 36 37 41 46 54 59 63 62 59 52 43 38
  Day °F 49 53 60 69 75 84 90 89 82 70 58 51
Milan Night °F 29 33 39 47 55 61 65 63 58 49 40 33
  Day °F 40 47 57 67 73 81 85 83 77 64 52 42
Naples Night °F 42 44 46 51 57 62 67 67 64 57 50 46
  Day °F 54 56 61 67 73 82 86 86 82 72 63 57
Rome Night °F 39 40 43 46 55 60 65 65 61 53 46 41
  Day °F 55 61 61 68 74 83 88 89 83 73 63 57
Venice Night °F 33 35 41 50 58 64 68 67 62 52 43 37
  Day °F 44 46 55 64 71 78 83 83 78 65 55 46

England's climate is mild and damp, with temperatures moderated by the light winds that blow in off its relatively warm seas. Temperatures inland don't get much below freezing in winter (December to February), or much above 30°C (86°F) in summer (June to August). The north is the coldest area; London, the southeast and the West Country are the warmest. Rainfall is greatest in hilly areas and in the West Country. You can expect cloudy weather and light drizzle in any part of England at any time. Aside from the more obvious tendency of temperatures in the south to be a bit warmer than the north there is also some lateral variation in weather. The west is usually cloudier, wetter, warmer in summer and colder in winter than the east.

    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Edinburgh Night °F 32 32 34 38 43 47 50 50 47 43 36 34
  Day °F 43 43 47 52 58 63 65 65 61 56 47 45
Glasgow Night °F 34 34 36 38 43 49 52 52 47 43 38 36
  Day °F 43 45 47 52 59 63 67 65 61 54 49 45
London Night °F 32 32 34 38 43 49 52 52 47 43 38 34
  Day °F 45 45 49 54 61 67 72 70 65 59 50 45

France
generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral.

    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bordeaux Night °F 36 38 40 43 50 56 59 59 54 49 41 38
  Day °F 49 52 58 61 67 74 79 79 74 65 56 50
Marseille Night °F 38 38 43 47 54 61 67 65 61 52 45 38
  Day °F 52 54 58 63 70 79 85 83 77 68 58 54
Paris Night °F 34 34 38 43 49 54 58 58 61 47 40 36
  Day °F 43 45 52 58 65 70 76 76 70 59 49 45

Germany's climate is almost as varied as its country but mostly temperate or marine. Extreme temperature lows and hights are rare. Winter temperatures vary from west to east, with about freezing temperatures in the west and well below freezing in eastern Germany. Summer temperatures are typically between 20 and 30°C, with more rainfall during the summer.

    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bamberg Night °F 24 26 31 37 44 51 54 52 47 40 33 28
  Day °F 35 40 48 57 66 72 74 73 67 57 44 37
Berlin Night °F 27 27 32 40 46 54 57 55 50 43 36 30
  Day °F 36 37 46 55 66 72 75 73 68 55 45 37
Cologne Night °F 30 32 36 41 46 54 57 57 52 45 39 32
  Day °F 39 43 50 57 66 72 75 75 68 57 48 41

Greece has a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine, mild temperatures and a limited amount of rainfall. Due to the country's geographical position, its rugged relief and its distribution between the mainland and the sea, there is great variation in Greece's climate. In summer, the dry hot days are cooled by seasonal winds called the meltemi, while mountainous regions have generally lower temperatures. The winters are mild in lowland areas, with a minimum amount of snow and ice, yet, mountains are usually snow-covered.

    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Athens Night °F 45 45 47 54 61 68 74 72 67 59 54 49
  Day °F 56 58 61 67 76 83 88 88 83 74 67 59

Czech Republic
Its climate is characterized by its mild winters with temperatures between 28 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit and its warm summers with temperatures ranging from 50 to 83 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

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