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The Italian Consulate in Belfast is an Honorary Consulate, with limited hours and limited services. According to the site of the Italian Consulate in Edinburgh (which covers Northern Ireland), due to the need to collect biometric data (fingerprints), you can no longer apply for a visa through the Honorary Consulate in Belfast. You have to apply at the ...


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Remember that for most, adjusting to driving on the left isn't the hard part, it's adjusting to sitting on the right of the car. You'll have this instinct to veer more to the left of your lane than normal - fight this! Roundabouts also seem to surprise some foreigners (we have them in NZ and see the results). Follow the general rule that traffic in the ...


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You should bring your passport, you don't need anything in addition to this. Northern Ireland is part of the UK, so it's a domestic trip with no "immigration" or similar. However, almost all airlines require passengers to have photo ID (for their own commercial reasons - basically to ensure that person flying is the same as the person named on the ticket) ...


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It may be more difficult than you think to find good accommodation spontaneously in rural Ireland. November is the off season and many B&B's could be closed and they would not be expecting passing trade. While most Irish people are extremely friendly, knocking on random houses and expecting to be offered a bed is unlikely. It would be better to book at ...


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The signage will be more than adequate given your proposed route. It's well travelled. Problems with signage will occur between November and June when they are insufficiently lit and the weather limits visibility. There's some free B&B locator apps (also commercial grade) for the UK and ROI that you may wish to install before leaving.


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I just checked several flight options. EasyJet, if you do not need to bring luggage, starts from €32, a few months from now. That is including all taxes but excluding all extras you can avoid, like luggage and from Schiphol, so €2.10 for a bus ticket needs to be added. Not sure how much extra for the Belfast end, Belfast International. Eurolines London to ...


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Yes, more often than not petrol stations in the rural areas are represented by national chains like Tesco's, Jet, Morrisons, and locals like Go. Most of them will have a cash point also. There are also lots of self-service petrol stations where the pay point is next to the pump and an attendant is not required at all. Tip: Get a Tesco Loyalty card ...



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