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Feb 26, 2018
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My husband and I are planning a trip to Ireland in August. We usually plan our own trips, but I found The Destination Company based out of New York state with Irish personnel who will put a custom self-drive package together for us centered in Donegal. I can't find anything online about this company and would like to know if it is reputable. Many companies focus on the southern and southwest coast. This company claims they can help us with the northern route.
 

Carrie Livingston

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@patmap I would agree. If there's really nothing about them, it truly is buyer beware. I would want to know more about the people that run the company before I would do business with them. And if Neil hasn't heard of them, I would definitely be wary.
 
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having been to Ireland many times, I can say that you can do most of Ireland on your own without the need for a travel guide. I have also used local guides when I got there. And I don't remember the names.
For stuff around Dublin, I found the hop on, hop off bus to be great
 
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having been to Ireland many times, I can say that you can do most of Ireland on your own without the need for a travel guide. I have also used local guides when I got there. And I don't remember the names.
For stuff around Dublin, I found the hop on, hop off bus to be great
The only issue is if it’s your first time you don’t know what you are seeing without guides. Our first time there we did a tour and then rented a car and went out on our own. Both my wife and I says we wished we still had the driver because he told us what we were seeing while driving, while guiding us through castles, the Cliffs of Moher, the the Bunratty Folk Village, etc.
 
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