Avoid roaming charges in Ireland

A fully customised smartphone to help you make the most of your trip

Helping you to avoid roaming charges in Ireland is certainly part of our aim. However, there's so much more to our smartphone and app bundle. All our guests, whether guided or self-guided, are given a welcome pack on arrival that includes your own smartphone to be used as you wish for the duration of your stay.

We're fully on board with the belief that a trip like this should be about getting away from life's little (or big) worries. For many of us, the first step should probably be to power off our smartphones and say goodbye to anything work related for as long as possible. On your trip to Ireland, the last place you should be looking is into your smartphone and the never ending list of client emails.

Having said that, there's no denying that these little devices are now rather important in our day to day lives. Quite simply, they are incredibly useful. Never more so than when you're in unfamiliar surroundings and you're not entirely sure where you're going or what to do. That's exactly where our smartphone bundle comes into its own.

You can avoid roaming charges, you can avoid having to network unlock your phone and you can avoid having to purchase a new sim card. And, best of all, the smartphone that you're given on arrival is already tailor made to suit your needs while you're travelling in Ireland. Imagine a thoroughly helpful guidebook that also allows you to contact home, book a taxi and plan your route for the day. If you can do it with your own smartphone, then you can do it while out on the road in Ireland.

Guided or Self-Guided?

As much as we like getting away from it all from time to time, that tends to be an awful lot easier when you know where you're going. For those of you on a self-guided tour, something as simple as knowing where the nearest petrol station is becomes an awful lot easier thanks to Google Maps and a decent internet connection.

On our guided tours, those kind of worries are already taken care of. However, that's not to say that a smartphone won't come in very handy from time to time. When you're out touring during the day, it gives you the freedom to change your tour at the drop of a hat. As with our sample itinerary, you may be enjoying the Ring of Kerry by bike when you decide to take a detour. Your driver/guide is simply a phone call away. He or she will help plan out a revised route and send you on your way. It's all about giving you the freedom to enjoy your trip as much as you possibly can.

The best part of all this? Our smartphones are included as standard in every YourWay Ireland package regardless of price or duration of trip.