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Who doesn't want a trip to Ireland? It's a charming and picturesque country with history and stories to explore. But let's face it: accidents and illnesses can happen anywhere, and Ireland's hospitals can be expensive compared to other countries, such as India. That's why it's always a good idea to consider travel insurance when planning your trip to Ireland. 

We have compiled all the information you need, so that you can make the most of your Ireland adventure, and ensure a stress-free time. 

Why do I need travel insurance for my trip to Ireland?
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Here are a few common reasons you should probably consider getting travel insurance for Ireland.

1. Healthcare in Ireland is generally of high quality but expensive. If you have travel insurance plan, it can cover the cost of hospitalisation.

2. Ireland has a low crime rate, but being prepared for unexpected events is still essential. With travel insurance, all your extra expenses will be covered.

3. It is not uncommon for travellers to experience problems like lost luggage, flight cancellations, or delays. If you have travel insurance, you can get back the money you spent on extras.

Is travel insurance mandatory for Ireland?
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No, travel insurance is not mandatory for visiting Ireland. Nevertheless, we highly recommend it for your own financial security and peace of mind while on your trip.

What’s great about ACKO’s International Travel Insurance?
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No, pre-travel medical exams - You don't need to undergo any pre-travel medical examinations before you can buy a policy. 

Support around the world - Regardless of where your travels take you, you can relax knowing that our travel insurance offers uninterrupted support around the world.

Immediate coverage​​ - Insurance protection will start on the first day you need it, with no waiting period.

Zero Deductibles - There are no out-of-pocket costs for you to worry about because we handle everything and there are no deductibles.

Mobile-friendly Processes - No paperwork is required. Simply give us a missed call at 01246174722, deliver copies of your bills and receipts, and we will promptly issue a refund.

Affordable - Our basic plans start at just Rs. 49 for a five-day journey, which is only Rs. 10 per day*.

Coverage at home - Leave your worries at home while travelling. If your home was unoccupied during your trip, we will compensate you for any losses up to the limit stated in the policy schedule

Meet Priya, an adventurous soul who loves exploring new destinations. During her trip to Ireland, she encountered an unexpected accident that left her with injuries needing immediate medical attention.

Fortunately, Priya had opted for Acko's travel health insurance Ireland, which proved to be a lifesaver. The policy covered all her medical costs for treatment, allowing Priya to focus on her recovery without worrying about the financial burden.

"Thanks to Acko's travel insurance, I received the medical care I needed after my accident," Priya shares. "Their support during this challenging time was invaluable, and I'm grateful for the peace of mind it provided me."

What's Covered

What's not covered

What does ACKO Travel Insurance for Ireland cover?
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ACKO's travel insurance for India-Ireland covers almost anything that could go wrong. Here are some things that are covered by our Ireland travel insurance: 

Accidental coverage - If you suffer injuries due to an accident, this policy will cover your medical costs for treatment.

Medical emergency coverage - If you suddenly require immediate medical support while on the trip, this policy will take care of the costs.

Flight delay/cancellation coverage - This policy financially compensates you for cancelled/delayed flights. 

Baggage delay/loss coverage - This policy will offer monetary compensation if the airline delays or loses your checked-in baggage.

Trip rescheduling/cancellation coverage— This policy comes in handy if you have to cancel your trip for a reason permitted under the policy or if the carrier reschedules it.

COVID-19 quarantine coverage - Coverage against trip cancellation/rescheduling due to observing a COVID-19 quarantine is covered.

Loss of passport coverage - If you lose your passport, this policy will cover the costs of getting a replacement. 

Loss of travel fund coverage—This policy helps you if your travel funds are misplaced or stolen by getting help from your friends and family back India.

What’s not covered by ACKO’s Travel Insurance for Ireland?
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Our Ireland travel insurance excludes the following:

  • Travelling to Ireland without a valid visa.

  • Travelling to Ireland solely for medical treatment.

  • Ignoring travel-related medical advice and travelling while unwell.

  • Committing suicide or self-destructive acts.

  • Completing tasks while intoxicated or drugged.

  • Having a crime found against you.

  • Pre-existing medical conditions are not covered.

  • Getting a family member to certify a disability.

  • Medical costs associated with pregnancy.

  • Trip extensions due to pregnancy-related issues are not covered.

  • Accident-related death or disability is not covered after 365 days.

  • Adventure sports injuries are not covered (unless you buy a separate policy).

Note: Please note that this is not a complete list of all the inclusions and exclusions. We recommend that you read the policy document in detail.

How do I buy Acko’s Travel Insurance for Ireland from India?
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Simply follow these steps to buy travel insurance from our mobile app or website and secure your trip in minutes.

How do I claim online travel insurance for Ireland from Acko?
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Claiming your ACKO travel insurance online for Ireland is super easy. Here are the simple steps to follow: 

For travel medical insurance that offers treatment without cash:

For cash reimbursement:

Know more about Ireland before you visit
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These are a few things that will help you on your trip to Ireland.

Best places to visit in Ireland
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With your travel insurance keeping you financially protected, here are some places you can visit in Ireland worry-free.

Ireland Visa Information for Indians
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The following categories of visas are available to Indian citizens travelling to Ireland.

Visa Type


Tourist visa


Family or friends visa

Visiting family or friends

Marriage visa


Training visa

Training purposes

Internship visa


Exam visa

Taking exams

Employment visa

Employment purposes

Business visa

Business activities

Medical treatment visa

Medical treatment

Conference or event visa

Attending conferences/events

Join ship visa

Joining a ship

Performance or tournament visa

Participating in a performance or tournament

Indian Embassy’s location in Ireland
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If you require emergency assistance while in Ireland, you can contact/visit the Indian Embassy in Ireland




69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Co Dublin, Ireland

Telephone number

00353-1 2604806

Working hours

09.00-17.30 hrs

International airports in Ireland
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The table shared below contains the list of some of the key international airports in Ireland.



Dublin Airport

On the east coast, south of Dublin City

Cork Airport

On the south coast, south of Cork City

Shannon Airport

On the west coast, north of Limerick City

Belfast Airport

West of Belfast City

Knock Airport (Ireland West Airport Knock)

In County Mayo

Ireland Currency and Foreign Exchange Rate
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The currency in Ireland is Euro (€). Here is the latest exchange rate as per 2024 guidelines:


Rate of Exchange


€1 Euro = ₹89.65

What is the best travel insurance from India to Ireland?
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Travelling to a new place is always an exciting experience, but it's also important to feel safe and secure while you're there. That's where travel insurance comes in! If you're planning a trip to Ireland, here’s how ACKO got you covered. 

- ACKO offers comprehensive and cost-efficient travel insurance plans for those planning a trip to Ireland.

- With years of experience, ACKO has a great reputation and an impressive claim settlement ratio.

- Customers can choose from multiple plans to suit their needs.

- Travel insurance can be purchased online from the comfort of your home.

If this interests you, don't hesitate to plan your travel insurance today and enjoy your trip to Ireland worry-free!

Frequently Asked Questions
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Got a question about this subject? Find out if your question about Ireland travel insurance is answered in this FAQ.


When should I buy travel insurance for Ireland?

You can buy travel insurance for Ireland before applying for a visa.

What does ACKO’s Travel Insurance for Ireland cover?

It covers hospitalisation, trip cancellation, medical costs, emergency medical care, loss of passport, and more. Check out our policy to get a full picture.

Can I buy ACKO travel insurance for my trip to Ireland while I am already there?

No, you cannot buy ACKO insurance after you have already left on your trip. It's always best to buy it before your trip in case an unexpected event occurs before you have a chance to purchase insurance. 

Can people over 65 buy travel insurance from ACKO for Ireland?

Yes, you can buy ACKO Ireland Travel Insurance if you are under 70 years old. 

Can I get travel insurance for a specific activity, like hiking in Ireland?

Yes, we offer coverage for specific activities, like hiking or adventure sports. Make sure to check the policy details and choose one that covers the activities you plan to engage in.

Is Ireland a part of the Schengen area?

Ireland is not a member of the Schengen area. It is a member of the European Union (EU), but it has chosen not to join the Schengen Agreement.

Disclaimer: The plans, services, features, processes, and other details mentioned on this page are subject to availability and change. Baggage cover for up to 5 days in Asia is available for just ₹49 (inclusive of GST) for adults – that's around ₹10 per day. Remember, prices may change, so be sure to check the policy details before deciding. If you have questions, reach out to us at [email protected].