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Three things Irish tourists traveling to Spain, Portugal and Italy should know: dress code, strikes and airport


Irish tourists going on holiday in the coming days and weeks will need to be prepared as things could be a little different to the last time they were abroad.

Some dress codes to access popular resorts have changed, which could force you to rethink your holiday wardrobe as well as airline staff strikes, which are also set to take place in the coming weeks.

And of course, knowing when to arrive at the airport to make sure you don’t miss your flight is essential, especially given the recent delays.

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Here are three things every Irish tourist should know before they go this summer.

Dress codes

Some of Spain’s most popular resorts have issued a warning to tourists about their holiday wardrobes.

Tourists leave the beach dragging suitcases in the sand on July 16, 2021 in Ibiza, Spain. The Balearic Islands, Spain’s holiday archipelagos, have been moved to the UK’s orange list. Travelers who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be required to self-isolate for up to ten days upon returning to the UK from the Balearics after 4am on July 19.

Restaurants in one of the The most popular resorts in Mallorca said they would not allow people wearing football shirts or glow-in-the-dark hats on their premises.

business people in Palma Beach say they are already fed up with the so-called “drunk tourism”, even though the season has only just begun.

A group of restaurants in the resort have come together to impose new dress codes that all tourists must follow or risk being denied entry.

Prohibited clothing includes strapless tank tops, bathing suits, bathing suits, any accessories purchased from street vendors, such as gold chains or glow-in-the-dark hats, and football shirts.

Venues have placed QR codes at the entrance for customers to check the dress code.

If a tourist wears clothes bearing the logo of a company that “promotes drunken tourism”, they will also be banned.

Ryanair strikes

Belgian Ryanair cabin crew have become the latest group to join strikes due to take place at the end of the month across Europe.

Unions representing Ryanair workers in various European countries said on Friday they were planning a strike in Belgium from June 24-26.

Ryanair’s Portuguese cabin crew have said a tree strike day will take place on June 24, 25 and 26.

The strike could see 50 possible flights to and from Ireland to Portugal affected over the three days.

Ryanair’s Spanish cabin crew have announced a six-day strike. The action will take place on June 24, 35, 26 and 30 and July 1 and 2.

Meanwhile, Ryanair’s Italian cabin crew announced strikes on June 25.

The FILT-CGIL and UIL Trasporti unions have said they want improved wages and conditions after staging a four-hour work stoppage earlier in June.

Dublin Airport

All passengers are advised to allow 2.5 hours before a short-haul flight and 3.5 hours before a long-haul flight.

If you are checking baggage, check your airline’s check-in and baggage drop-off counter hours and, if possible, allow up to an extra hour for baggage check-in.

Security in T1 is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. While security in T2 opens at 04:00, people traveling from T2 should take this into account.

The Departures road outside Terminal 1 is now closed to all vehicles, so the passenger drop-off has been moved to our Atrium road.

Departing passengers can enter through our Atrium. This change will remain in place for the coming weeks and is to allow covered passenger waiting areas to be installed outside T1 for use if required.

These shelters will be set up and available to accommodate passengers.

Face coverings are not compulsory at airports in Ireland or on board aircraft, although we continue to advise the wearing of face coverings.

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