What are the Passport and Visa Requirements for entry?
For UK nationals a passport is not strictly necessary but photographic identification is required. Check with your airline/ferry company as requirements vary. Other nationals- valid passport or national identity card required. Citizens from Europe and most other western countries- visas not usually required. Further information available from the British Embassy in your country of origin or call: +44 (0) 870 606 7766. For lost/stolen passport information please contact local police station, embassy or consulate.

Do I need extra car insurance if I bring my car to Northern Ireland?
Additional insurance is not required if travelling from Britain or the Republic of Ireland. Travellers from other countries should check with their insurance companies.

Will I be able to use Euro in Northern Ireland?
Yes, in most of the high street stores in the major cities of Belfast & Londonderry.

What happens if I require medical treatment?
UK nationals require no documentation and will receive treatment as they would at home. Visitors travelling from the EU should obtain an E111 form from the post office prior to departure. Visitors from all non-EU countries should take out medical insurance before leaving home. E111 helpline is +44 (0) 207 210 4850, www.e111.org.uk 

Where is the main hospital in the Causeway Coast and Glens?
The Causeway Hospital is located in Coleraine.

4 Newbridge Road, Coleraine, BT52 1HS

Tel: +44 (0) 28 7032 7032 or Email: info@chsst.n-i.nhs.uk

What should I budget for lunch & dinner?
The average pub lunch (without drinks) costs approximately £5-10 per person. Dinner for two without wine in a mid-priced restaurant costs approximately £10-£20 per person.

Are we required to tip in restaurants?
At a restaurant check your bill to see if the service is included. It usually is. If not, and you are satisfied with your service, pay 10 percent as a tip.

How far is the Causeway Coast and Glens from…?

Check out our Mileage and Route Planner for the island of Ireland.

Is there a bus service that runs to the Giant’s Causeway and other major attractions in the area?
Yes, Translink run a bus service throughout the year to the Giant’s Causeway and other major attractions in the area including Bushmill’s Distillery. For information and timetables visit www.translink.co.uk and click on the journey planner menu or Tel: + 44 (0) 28 90 666 630.

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