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Halloween tours in Ireland

 

Day 1

  • visit to the haunted prison Crumlin Road Gaol, the jail of horror and a 5 star visitor attraction
  • visit to the Titanic Museum awarded as World’s leading tourist attraction.

Day 2

  •  The Return of the Ancients, Halloween Parade in Londonderry
  • Halloween Party in Ireland
  • walking tour of Londonderry and one of the most haunted place in Ireland: Bishop Higgins’ Grave

Day 3

  • get scarred with the Dracula Castle experience with a show where we promise not to bite, unless…

Day 4

  • Irish dinner with traditional music and dances and the best in home cooked Irish dishes
  • walking tour of Dublin with its castle and its ghost legends

Day 5

  •  one of the Ireland nine-most-haunted attractions Kilkenny’s John’s Bridge over Ghost River
  • Blarney Castle and visit with the Stone of eloquence

Day 6

  • drive to the ring of Kerry
  • the Skellig Experience– follow the footsteps of those Skellig monks

Day 7

  • Medieval Banquet in an Irish castle, Bunraty
  • stay in Bunratty Castle Hotel

 

Day8

  • visit one of the most haunted castles in Ireland Leap Castle, host to The Bloody Chapel, the site where a man murdered his brother for the family seat
  • Cliffs of Moher Ireland’s favorite tourist attraction

Itinerary

Day 1  October 30 Dublin Belfast Londonderry

halloween in Ireland 3 day short break
Dublin strip

Departure from Dublin at 09.30 am.
Arrive in Belfast and pay a visit to the Titanic Museum awarded as World’s leading tourist attraction.
Walk in the footsteps of the men who built RMS Titanic, the world’s most famous ship, in Belfast’s historic shipyard.
Visit to the haunted prison Crumlin Road Gaol, the jail of horror and a 5 star visitor attraction, which witnessed the execution of 17 men over its 150 year history.
Drive to Londonderry accommodation 2 nights in a centrally located hotel

Day 2 October 31, Londonderry

halloween in Ireland-Lodonderry the best spot for Halloween
Lodonderry Halloween Festival the best spot for Halloween in the world (USA Today)

9.30 City tour walking Including one of the most haunted place in Ireland: Bishop Higgins’ Grave.
“Don’t disturb the dead – unless you want to be haunted. Such was the case at St Columb’s Cathedral when renovations in 1867 disturbed the grave of former bishop William Higgins.
His tomb was moved inside the cathedral and that’s when things started to get weird.
Workers began hearing footsteps in the locked gallery, apparitions appeared in photographs and the organ would sound without a soul near it.”

Derry~Londonderry is the only completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest in Europe, and the best way to enjoy these stony ramparts is to go slow.
Take a walking tour and hear the fascinating stories about brutal 17th century sieges, starving citizens and fearsome roaring cannons. Then finish off by crossing the Peace Bridge to Ebrington Square and the Walled City Brewery, where you can raise a glass to this unique city.
The Guildhall is a red-brick, neo-Gothic wonder, on the edge of a picturesque square that’s perfect for a stroll or a snack.
Enter these red-brick walls, and if you’re really lucky, you might catch someone playing on the massive organ; let the music move through you as you admire the iconic building’s stunning stained-glass windows.
To get a look at the city from the water, why not take a walking tour and see the iconic Peace Bridge?
Since it opened in 2011, this bridge has won a number of awards and is a vital link between the two sides of the River Foyle.
19.15 The Return of the Ancients-Halloween Parade in the city center
21.30 Halloween party –all tour goers have to participate in disguise. A bottle of wine will be the prize for the best costume.

 

Day 3  November 01 Londonderry -Dublin

halloween in ireland short break
Castle Dracula Experience with Bram Stoker Museum and a show at the end

Departure 11.00 from Londonderry toward Dublin. The beautiful Irish scenery will unfold in front of your eyes.  Arriving in Dublin. Check in to the hotel and free time for the rest of the day.
19.30 Castle Dracula Experience  In the evening have a heart beating tour of Castle Dracula, meeting the incredible Dracula Characters and then an opportunity to visit the only ‘Bram Stoker Dracula Vampire Museum’ in the World! Journey through Castle Tunnels, over Spinning Bridges to the Vampire Courtyard, up to Dracula’s Lair and down to the ‘World’s Only Graveyard Theatre’ for a Show where they promise not to bite, unless… Don’t miss this Unique Irish Experience! (Strictly 14+) Strobe Lighting & Smoke Effects are used extensively in Castle Dracula, Not suitable for Pregnant Women, those with Heart or Breathing conditions, Claustrophobia or a Fear of Fun!

 

Day 4  November 02, Dublin

Panoramic tour of Dublin. Trinity College, the Georgian houses, the financial center, Dublin castle.
Your guide will provide you with recommendations for lunch. Free time in Dublin.

Dubllin castle in your Halloween in ireland tour
Dublin Castle with its ghosts stories

A  visit to National Galeries is not to be missed (admission free of charge)

Optional: Whiskey tasting at a haunted castle
You can book a Whiskey tasting experience to a haunted castle with a story about a Jester’s Curse.
The only thing more tragic than a sad clown?
A murdered jester. Just look at Malahide Castle, a medieval fortress on Dublin’s coast where the spirit of one can be seen roaming the grounds.
Puck was his name, and stories say he’d fallen in love with one of Malahide’s prisoners, Lady Elenora Fitzgerald. Puck was found out, stabbed in the heart and with his last breath, swore to haunt the castle.

The evening dinner with Irish night show 3 courses with Irish specialties and Irish songs  starts 19.00.
This high energy show gives a flavor of the different styles of Irish Dance.
From Sean nos, the ‘old style’ traditional solo Irish Dance to the familiar jigs and reels, the synchronized precision and heart racing rhythms that characterize what Irish Dancing has become today.
The spectacular show features many opportunities for audience participation.
All tables have a great view of the raised stage.
You will be served a sumptuous three course menu offering a choice of the best in home cooked Irish dishes.

 

Day 5  November 03, Dublin-Killarney

Dublin street in a Halloween tour
Dublin street

Departing from Dublin. On the way we will visit  one of the Ireland nine-most-haunted attractions Kilkenny’s John’s Bridge over Ghost River.
Home to the first ever witch trial in Ireland, Kilkenny is no stranger to the supernatural.
During a great flood in 1763, a crowd was crossing John’s Bridge when it collapsed, drowning 16 people in the swollen Nore below.
Ever since, locals and visitors tell of eerie ghostly figures in the river, scratching at the banks, leaning where the current structure stands and rising on the morning mist.
Visit Kilkeni’s Castle Kitchen Tea-Room, and Medieval Room.

Drive to Blarney Castle and visit with the Stone of eloquence. For over 200 years, world statesmen, literary giants, and legends of the silver screen have joined the millions of pilgrims climbing the steps to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence.
Its powers are unquestioned but its story still creates debate. Arrive in Killarney. Dinner at the hotel on individual account.

 

Day 6  November 04, Killarney

Skeeling in Halloween tour in Ireland
Once described by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw as “part of our dream world”.

Drive to the ring of Kerry. Drive to Valentia island visit the Skellig Experience. Learn about Island of Skellig Michael, one of the location for the film Star Wars VII.You can experience many aspects of those offshore Skellig islands while remaining on the dry land.
You can study the works and lives of the Skellig monks of the early Christian period, their activities, their endurance and their dedication in gaining a foothold on a tiny, inhospitable, offshore island and creating a community there that survived for some 600 years.
In The Skellig Experience’s 80-seat auditorium, through a 14-minute film presentation you can follow the footsteps of those Skellig monks, and wonder at the legacy of architecture that they left behind.
The Skellig Experience Centre also offers – again through artefacts and realistic re-creations – an experience of Skellig lighthouse – its history – its light keepers and its service to mariners since the 1820’s.

Break for a stroll around Sneem and at Moll’s Gap.
Free evening in Killarney.  Your guide will give recommendations for diner in a  local pub.

 

 

Day 7  November 05, Killarney- Shannon

Medieval banquet in Halloween in Ireland tours
Medieval banquet

Drive toward Adare traditional village and visit to the Desmond Norman Castle.
The castle was erected with an ancient ring-fort around the early part of the 13th century. It became a strategic fortress during the following turbulent years.

Head toward Bunratty Castle Hotel for accommodation.
In the evening you are invited to Medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.
Enjoy a 4-course feast fit for a king. Be welcomed by a kilted piper as you cross over the drawbridge into the castle.
Witness a crowning before making your way to the banquet room with long oak tables and candlelight.
Listen to wonderful harp and fiddle music while you eat and drink wine, and then end the night with more medieval-themed surprises and music.

 

Day 8 November 06,  Shannon-Dublin

cliffs-of-moher-halloween-tours
Cliffs of Moher

Drive toward Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s favourite tourist attraction.
The breathtaking Cliffs of Moher are situated situated along the wild Atlantic Way.  The Cliffs of Moher have majestically faced the Atlantic for over 350 million years and their beauty is incomparable.
It is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction and when you visit you will understand why. Driving toward Dublin.

On the way stop and visit Ireland most haunted castle, Leap Castle.
The Bloody Chapel  Behind the medieval walls of Leap Castle are stories of murder and betrayal.
Like in 1532, when two ambitious brothers vied for the family seat.
One, a priest, was giving mass in the castle chapel when his brother ran in and plunged a sword into his heart on the altar of what’s now called the Bloody Chapel.
And then there are the skeletons discovered on a secret spike. Late arrival to Dublin, around 20.00.

Say Slán (Good bye)  to Ireland.


Map of the tour

map of the Halloween in Ireland

Departure dates:

Departure datePrice per person (price based on 2 persons sharing a double room)Single travelerAvailability
8 day tour. Departure from Dublin (09:30 AM GMT)
October 30, 2020€ 2799+ € 389Guaranteed departure

 


Meeting point

Dublin, Hotel Belvedere, in front of the reception desk


Departure Guaranteed

These tours are guaranteed to depart on the dates given, as we do not insist on a minimum number of bookings before departure.

 

Book your  8 Days Halloween in Ireland tour now!

We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form.

  • MasterCard and Visa via fax and phone.
  • We also accept payments via PayPal and bank transfer.

  • At the moment of booking we require an advance deposit in the amount of Euro 145/person. Once the advance deposit is registered with our accounts we issue a Confirmation Letter.
  •  The final payment is due 60 days prior to tour departure. Should the booking be made within 60 days prior to tour departure, entire tour cost is requested at the time of booking.

 


Available for free if:

  • You don’t have a reflection in the mirror,
  • You decompose when sunlight strikes you,
  • You’re over 200 years old,
  • Can use your wings to fly to Transylvania,

Well, this holiday is free for you! Come join your fellow vampires in Transylvania:-)
Blood treats not included!

 

Other mentions

  • Once you realize the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
  • People speak plenty of English in Romania and you will find the locals and the other tourists are friendly and open.
  • No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.

 


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Itineraries

Day 1

Date : October 30, 2020

Dublin-Belfast-Londonderry

Departure from Dublin at 09.30 am. Arrive in Belfast and pay a visit to the Titanic Museum awarded as World’s leading tourist attraction. Walk in the footsteps of the men who built RMS Titanic, the world’s most famous ship, in Belfast’s historic shipyard. Visit to the haunted prison Crumlin Road Gaol, the jail of horror and a 5 star visitor attraction, which witnessed the execution of 17 men over its 150 year history. Drive to Londonderry accommodation 2 nights in a centrally located hotel

Day 2

Date : October 31, 2020

Londonderry

9.30 City tour walking Including one of the most haunted place in Ireland: Bishop Higgins’ Grave. “Don’t disturb the dead – unless you want to be haunted. Such was the case at St Columb’s Cathedral when renovations in 1867 disturbed the grave of former bishop William Higgins. His tomb was moved inside the cathedral and that’s when things started to get weird. Workers began hearing footsteps in the locked gallery, apparitions appeared in photographs and the organ would sound without a soul near it.” Derry~Londonderry is the only completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest in Europe, and the best way to enjoy these stony ramparts is to go slow. Take a walking tour and hear the fascinating stories about brutal 17th century sieges, starving citizens and fearsome roaring cannons. Then finish off by crossing the Peace Bridge to Ebrington Square and the Walled City Brewery, where you can raise a glass to this unique city. The Guildhall is a red-brick, neo-Gothic wonder, on the edge of a picturesque square that’s perfect for a stroll or a snack. Enter these red-brick walls, and if you’re really lucky, you might catch someone playing on the massive organ; let the music move through you as you admire the iconic building’s stunning stained-glass windows. To get a look at the city from the water, why not take a walking tour and see the iconic Peace Bridge? Since it opened in 2011, this bridge has won a number of awards and is a vital link between the two sides of the River Foyle. 19.15 The Return of the Ancients-Halloween Parade in the city center 21.30 Halloween party –all tour goers have to participate in disguise. A bottle of wine will be the prize for the best costume.

Day 3

Date : November 1, 2020

Londonderry - Dublin

Departure 11.00 from Londonderry toward Dublin. The beautiful Irish scenery will unfold in front of your eyes. Arriving in Dublin. Check in to the hotel and free time for the rest of the day. 19.30 Castle Dracula Experience In the evening have a heart beating tour of Castle Dracula, meeting the incredible Dracula Characters and then an opportunity to visit the only ‘Bram Stoker Dracula Vampire Museum’ in the World! Journey through Castle Tunnels, over Spinning Bridges to the Vampire Courtyard, up to Dracula’s Lair and down to the ‘World’s Only Graveyard Theatre’ for a Show where they promise not to bite, unless… Don’t miss this Unique Irish Experience! (Strictly 14+) Strobe Lighting & Smoke Effects are used extensively in Castle Dracula, Not suitable for Pregnant Women, those with Heart or Breathing conditions, Claustrophobia or a Fear of Fun!

Day 4

Date : November 2, 2020

Dublin

Panoramic tour of Dublin. Trinity College, the Georgian houses, the financial center, Dublin castle. Your guide will provide you with recommendations for lunch. Free time in Dublin. A visit to National Galeries is not to be missed (admission free of charge) Optional you can book a Whiskey tasting experience to a haunted castle with a story about a Jester’s Curse. The only thing more tragic than a sad clown? A murdered jester. Just look at Malahide Castle, a medieval fortress on Dublin’s coast where the spirit of one can be seen roaming the grounds. Puck was his name, and stories say he’d fallen in love with one of Malahide’s prisoners, Lady Elenora Fitzgerald. Puck was found out, stabbed in the heart and with his last breath, swore to haunt the castle. The evening dinner with Irish night show 3 courses with Irish specialties and Irish songs starts 19.00. This high energy show gives a flavour of the different styles of Irish Dance. From Sean nos, the ‘old style’ traditional solo Irish Dance to the familiar jigs and reels, the synchronised precision and heart racing rhythms that characterise what Irish Dancing has become today. The spectacular show features many opportunities for audience participation. All tables have a great view of the raised stage. You will be served a sumptuous three course menu offering a choice of the best in home cooked Irish dishes.

Day 5

Date : November 3, 2020

Dublin - Killarney

Departing from Dublin. On the way we will visit one of the Ireland nine-most-haunted attractions Kilkenny’s John’s Bridge over Ghost River. Home to the first ever witch trial in Ireland, Kilkenny is no stranger to the supernatural. During a great flood in 1763, a crowd was crossing John’s Bridge when it collapsed, drowning 16 people in the swollen Nore below. Ever since, locals and visitors tell of eerie ghostly figures in the river, scratching at the banks, leaning where the current structure stands and rising on the morning mist. Visit Kilkeni’s Castle Kitchen Tea-Room, and Medieval Room. Drive to Blarney Castle and visit with the Stone of eloquence. For over 200 years, world statesmen, literary giants, and legends of the silver screen have joined the millions of pilgrims climbing the steps to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence. Its powers are unquestioned but its story still creates debate. Arrive in Killarney. Dinner at the hotel on individual account.

Day 6

Date : November 4, 2020

Killarney

Drive to the ring of Kerry. Drive to Valentia island visit the Skellig Experience. Learn about Island of Skellig Michael, one of the location for the film Star Wars VII. You can experience many aspects of those offshore Skellig islands while remaining on the dry land. You can study the works and lives of the Skellig monks of the early Christian period, their activities, their endurance and their dedication in gaining a foothold on a tiny, inhospitable, offshore island and creating a community there that survived for some 600 years. In The Skellig Experience’s 80-seat auditorium, through a 14-minute film presentation you can follow the footsteps of those Skellig monks, and wonder at the legacy of architecture that they left behind. The Skellig Experience Centre also offers – again through artefacts and realistic re-creations – an experience of Skellig lighthouse – its history – its light keepers and its service to mariners since the 1820’s. Break for a stroll around Sneem and at Moll’s Gap. Free evening in Killarney. Your guide will give recommendations for diner in a local pub.

Day 7

Date : November 5, 2020

Killarney - Shannon

Drive toward Adare traditional village and visit to the Desmond Norman Castle. The castle was erected with an ancient ring-fort around the early part of the 13th century. It became a strategic fortress during the following turbulent years. Head toward Bunratty Castle Hotel for accommodation. In the evening you are invited to Medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. Enjoy a 4-course feast fit for a king. Be welcomed by a kilted piper as you cross over the drawbridge into the castle. Witness a crowning before making your way to the banquet room with long oak tables and candlelight. Listen to wonderful harp and fiddle music while you eat and drink wine, and then end the night with more medieval-themed surprises and music.

Day 8

Date : November 6, 2020

Shannon - Dublin

Drive toward Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s favourite tourist attraction. The breathtaking Cliffs of Moher are situated situated along the wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher have majestically faced the Atlantic for over 350 million years and their beauty is incomparable. It is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction and when you visit you will understand why. Driving toward Dublin. On the way stop and visit Ireland most haunted castle, Leap Castle. The Bloody Chapel Behind the medieval walls of Leap Castle are stories of murder and betrayal. Like in 1532, when two ambitious brothers vied for the family seat. One, a priest, was giving mass in the castle chapel when his brother ran in and plunged a sword into his heart on the altar of what’s now called the Bloody Chapel. And then there are the skeletons discovered on a secret spike. Late arrival to Dublin, around 20.00. Say Slán (Good bye) to Ireland.
  • Halloween party in Ireland
  • Medieval Banquet in a castle with a 4 course menu
  • Irish night show with music dance and plenty of food
  • Castle Dracula experience
  • accommodations with breakfast
  • English speaking guide
  • transportation with micro-bus
  • entry fees to Titanic museum, haunted Prison Crumlin Road Gaol, Dublin haunted Castle, Blaney castle with stone of eloquence, Skilling experience,  Desmon Norman Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Leap haunted Castle

fligts to/from Dublin

  1. :

    The tour exceeded our expectations.
    So many fascinating tour stops, so much history to absorb.
    The Halloween party was the highlight of the tour for us. Not only was it fun dressing up and relaxing away from the bus, but there was plenty of entertainment & we were well fed.
    There were 3 parties: the Halloween party, the medieval banquet and the Irish traditional evening.
    We all agreed the private Halloween party was the best night out we’ve ever had!
    If you’re thinking of going to Ireland then we highly recommend you book a tour with Transylvania Live, or a party; they made it so easy to enjoy.

  2. :

    My family and I just finished a 7 day tour.
    All the accommodation was great and all included excellent breakfasts.
    There were all kinds of food choices at every stop.
    Our guide was well informed.
    He provided informative and entertaining tales of the areas.
    The parties were a lot of fun.
    An amazing Halloween experience overall!!

  3. :

    The Halloween tour was fantastic.
    The guide was brilliant and had a great knowledge of the history of the area, he is a great storyteller and we learnt a lot from him about the Ireland’s history.
    Our total group was 12 travelers leaving Dublin to see first the Northern Ireland and to party on Londonderry Halloween festival. Then we went South and we had a funny party at an Irish castle.
    It was amazing how much we covered and experienced in so many different cities, towns, and villages during our time in Ireland.
    We would definitely recommend Transylvania Live to our friends, and would certainly like to go again

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88–61 days, loss of deposit.
60–31 days will be subject to 50% of tour price;
30 days or less will be subject to 100% of tour price.

Please check with the airline company. Anyway is good to pack light, some of the hotels – historical buildings do not have elevators.

Our tours include the services of English-speaking guides.
German, French, Hungarian and Hebrew-speaking guide are also available.

We can design an itinerary at a time that suits you, to your own comfort levels and within your own budget. Please send your request by e-mail or by fax.

Yes, most of our tours operate even if there’s only one person.
Due to socialization reasons our special tours for couples require a minimum of five couples.

The tour has a general audience as it targets people interested in history, culture, customs and beliefs. Group size can be between 4-26 people. Transylvania Live is member of the responsible travel network and we are committed to operating a travel policy that is supportive of local economies, cultures and the environment. We operate our tours with small groups in order to minimise the negative impact on the environment and allow our guests to interact more easily with the locals, facilitate the communication with the guide. The average age of group is, most of the time, between 35-45.

We do not provide individual tickets for rail, air, boat or ferry.

A minimum age of 10 years is required on non-family programs, unless otherwise indicated on the individual tour page. A client under 18 years of age and travelling alone during the tour period shall provide Transylvania Live with written consent of his/her guardian. Clients under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. On “for couples” tours a minimum age of 20 years is required.

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If you pay on-line using our secure internet booking form your credit card can hold any type of currency, the amount of money to be taken will be exchanged in EURO by your bank, at their rates.
We accept USD and EURO for offline credit card payment and wire transfer.

Yes, we do offer discounts provided they travel as a group; Contact us

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In case we’ll have a full house situation at one of the hotels, an accommodation of an equal classification or better will be booked for you. In case of closed roads due to bad weather, working situations or dangerous weather conditions the itinerary could suffer changes.

If you follow our recommendation on How to arrive (heading found for any of our holidays at the Special notes and info section at the end of the tour page. Our guide will expect you with a Transylvania Live sign. In the unfortunate case of a flight being lost or delayed and prevent you in this way from getting to your meting point in good time, please call 0040 723 565 255.

Our tour fares are based on two in one hotel room. For occupancy by one person, the "single supplement" cost specified in each itinerary will be required.

If you travel alone you have to book the tour with a single supplement; if you wish to book a double room which you want to share with another traveller, we’ll do our best to make all arrangements, but in case this is not possible, you’ll have to pay the single supplement; however it is our strongest recommendation to book the tour with a single supplement when travelling alone.

A welcoming country house, not necessarily decorated in a peasant like style; you’ll stay under the same roof with your Romanian host! In most cases dinner and breakfast are included, and rates are based on two guests per room.
They offer one bathroom for two rooms; the bathroom can be situated on the hallway.
Staying at a “traditional Maramuresean country-inn” or “a typical Hungarian-Sekler country-inn” will prove to be an unique experience.

Yes, also gluten-free, vegan. When you make the reservation of your tour please do not forget to fill in this information at Dietary Restrictions section.

American citizens do not require a visa for Romania (Romania is a member of the European Union so it shares the same legal legislation – a passport is all you need)

To check the list of the countries that require a visa please see the web site page of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at www.mae.ro.

Romanian currency is Lei (written symbol Ron). All the places in Romania trade lei (pronunciation: lay). You can bring some of the local currency from USA or you can change here the amount of money you need (advisable due to the lower exchange rate). Credit cards are accepted in large hotels, restaurants and malls. ATM machines are available at banks, airports and shopping centers all over the country. (except in remote areas or villages). Foreign currencies may be exchanged at banks or authorized exchange offices. International airports and larger hotels also offer currency exchange services. The tour guide is also responsible for helping clients with money exchange; recommend the exchange offices which charge the lowest commission.

Local Costs in a 3* restaurant: Soft Drink: $1.3; Beer: $1.7; Bottle of Wine: $8.7 - $18, 3 course dinner: $13.28 - $18.11. In shops these products can be 50% cheaper.

ATMs are available in all the cities; near by hotels, our guide will come with good advice and recommendations.
MasterCard ATM Locater– Search by address and by airport https://www.mastercard.com/atmlocator/index.jsp atm locator
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In Romania electric power in use is of 220 voltages, AC, usually 2 pronged.

Romania enjoys warm summers and cold winters. In summer, cool cottons are best and in the winter a warm jacket or alike is recommended. Autumn is dry and cool, with fields and trees producing beautifully colored foliage. The weather in October-November is very unpredictable, with daytime temperatures between 6°-17° Celsius (42.80 - 62.60 Fahrenheit), and night time temperatures between 3° - 10°Celsius (37.40 - 50 Fahrenheit); but it is very much possible that you will see some snowfall especially in the mountain areas.

Romanian time is EET (Eastern European Time, two hours ahead of GMT, seven hours ahead of New York and ten hours ahead of Los Angeles. Check right now what time is in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania: https://time.is/Bucharest

The dress code in Romania is the same as all over Europe (think France, Germany, UK or Italy). Wearing jeans, t-shirts/sweatshirts and athletic shoes is standard casual in Romanian. Plenty of designers’ shops are to be found in major cities: Bucharest, Cluj, Brasov, Sibiu, where people are a bit too pretentious when it comes to their outfits. Dorobanti Boulevard in Bucharest can easily be compared to Chaps Elysees in Paris when it comes to “fashionists” (costs are similar too). The malls are well supplied with designers’ clothes and with respect to the prices, a great deal of our clients found the Romanian costs to be more acceptable then the ones in US.
With regards to the restaurants’ dress code, something casual is sufficient. You can wear whatever you would wear at home.
To satisfy dress codes for churches and monasteries, men and women are requested to cover their arms and legs (no shorts above the knees or sleeveless garments).