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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Dublin Visitor Centre, the one stop shop for all your tourist needs.

We’ve developed this site with you in mind and have included a few features to make your visit to Ireland’s capital a memorable one. This Need Help? section is designed to make sure you get the most out of our website.

The Home Page:

The is the first page to greet you when you enter the site, from here you can quickly:

  • Select listings from our Special Offers, Hidden Gems or Top 5 tabs.
  • Check out our blogs to get a bit more insight on Dublin and some top tips on what to do and where to eat etc.
  • Browse our in-store Gift shop, find your closest Dublin Visitor Centre shop and meet our friendly team, all before you brighten our day by visiting us in person.
  • Most importantly, you can select from our four main sections listed across the top of the page to help arrange your visit.
Our four main Sections:
  • nav-things-icon  Things To Do
  • nav-travel-icon  Travel
  • nav-food-icon  Food
  • nav-stay-icon  Where to stay

Each section is subdivided into 3 main categories that make it easy for you find a wide range of listings that meet your needs.
If you are looking for something a little more specific, click on one of the subheadings to get options that meet that particular choice.
Alternatively, you can use the search bar to search key words across the entire site.

How to search:

If you want to find an Activity, Tour or Attraction.

Click on the ‘Things to do’ tab and select which Category you like, for example ‘Tours’.
This will list all of the Tours available on the website.

If you want a more specific list click on a subheading, for example ‘Bus Tours’
You will now see a list of all the bus tours on offer and related services.

The Listing page:

Click on the  ‘Bus Tour’ that most appeals to you, I know it’s hard to pick just one. But lets select ‘Wicklow Mountains Tour’
You are now on the Wicklow Mountains Tour page.
This page includes a brief description of the tour, the tour price range, where it leaves from and the closest transport links.

You can also select the View Site button and in this case, the Book Now button.

The View Site button will open up a new browser tab and take you to website of the company offering the tour or a reputable booking agent.
The Book Now button will allow you to directly book the tour through our secure booking system.

You have the ability to click Print to print the page or Show on Map to view the listing on our map, we’ll discuss the map later.

save-icon  Save to Favourites:

You can also save an item to your itinerary and view it later.
The ‘Save to Favourites’ option gives you the ability to select several listings and arrange your stay based on what’s most important to you.

Click the ‘Save To Favourites’ button to save the ‘Wicklow Mountains Tour’.
Now select the ‘View my Favourites’ button in the page header.
This will take you to a page listing all of the items you have saved and the map displays just these listings.

You can add any listing on the site to Your Favourites & it=f you change your mind, it’s easy to delete the selection in the Favourites screen.

So, now you can plan your stay based on, what you want to do and how close your preferred activities or restaurant is to your hotel.
Book a hotel, arrange a morning visit to a museum or park and stop for lunch at a traditional Irish restaurant, Simple.
The Dublin Visitor Centre site will remember your favourites, so you can leave the site and come back later. (if you delete our cookie on your browser, you’ll lose your saved listings, sorry)

Have a look around and save listings that you like.

You may come across one of our little Section symbols above the main image on a page, nav-things-icon nav-travel-icon nav-food-icon nav-stay-icon this indicated a related listing. For example a Hotel that has a separate Restaurant or Bar, Click on the symbol to go to the related listing.

nav-map-icon  The Map:

We have a very big map too.

The map has all of your Categories and Subheadings listed, so you can easily find places of interest or great restaurants near you. Again you can select a Category or a Subheading and all the applicable listings will appear on the map, click on a particular item to go to it’s page.

Voucher & Special Offers Terms and Conditions

Voucher can only be used once.
One voucher per person.
Voucher much be used within 30 days of registering
Must be 2 or more people dining to avail of offer.
Menu is subject to change.
Vouchers are not redeemable for cash

Visitor Information outside of Dublin:

Wicklow

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Bray Visitor Information Point
Wicklow Tourist Office
Glendalough
Meath

Newgrange Visitor Information Point
Trim Visitor Information
Clare

Ballyvaughan Visitor Information Point
Ennis Tourist Office
Lisdoonvarna Visitor Information Point
Lissycasey Visitor Information Point
Milltown Malbay Visitor Information Point
Shannon Airport Community Tourist Office
Belfast
Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau
Kilkenny
Kilkenny Tourist Office
Cork & Kerry
Cork and Kerry Tourism
Cork
Ballydehob Visitor Information Point
Cork Tourist Office
Mallow Visitor Information Point
Midleton Community Tourist Office
Skibbereen Community Tourist Office
Youghal Community Tourist Office
Kerry
Ballinskelligs Visitor Information Point
Ballybunion Visitor Information Point
Caherdaniel Visitor Information Point
Dingle Tourist Office
Glenbeigh Visitor Information Point
Kenmare Tourist Office
Kilfinane Visitor Information Point
Killarney Discover Ireland Centre
Sneem Visitor Information Point
Tralee Tourist Office
Waterville Visitor Information Point
Galway
Ireland West Tourism
Tourist Information Offices
Clifden Tourist Office
Galway Discover Ireland Centre
Kylemore Visitor Information Point
Loughrea Visitor Information Point
Spiddal Visitor Information Point
Limerick
Askeaton Visitor Information Point
Limerick Tourist Office
Louth
Cooley Peninsula Community Tourist Office
Drogheda Community Tourist Office
Wexford
Wexford Tourist Office

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+353 0 419808000
+353 0 469437227

+353 0 657077464
+353 0 656828366
+353 0 861250111
+353 0 656834151
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+353 0 61712000

+44 0 28 9024 6609

+353 0 567751500

Cork & Kerry
+353 0 21425 5100

Cork
+353 0 2837640
+353 0 214255100
+353 0 2242222
+353 0 214613702
+353 0 2821766
+353 0 2492447

Kerry
+353 0 669474888
+353 0 6825555
+353 0 872617522
+353 0 669151188
+353 0 669769184
+353 0 646641233
+353 0 6391748
+353 0 646631633
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+353 66 9478818

Galway
+353 0 91537700
+353 0 9961263
+353 0 9521163
+353 0 91537700
+353 0 9552001
+353 0 91842670
+353 0 91553666

Limerick
+353 0 876305922
+353 0 61317522

+353 0 429373033
+353 0 419872843

+353 0 539123111

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I hope this little Need Help section does just that and remember, you can email, phone or simply stop by one of the Dublin Visitor Centre shops if you need assistance with our site, your stay in Dublin or just to say hello.

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