If you are travelling to or from the Republic of Ireland 

If you live in the Republic of Ireland, or your booking is for a property in the Republic of Ireland, and your booking is due to start before 7th June 2021, you may be affected by the restrictions in the Republic of Ireland.  

From 2nd June 2021 to 6th June 2021 only one household is permitted to stay in self-catering accommodation in the Republic of Ireland. Non-essential international travel is not permitted during this period. 

If your booking is affected you may either rearrange your booking to new dates, with no amendment fee; or receive a full cash refund* if preferred.

We have contacted all customers who we believe may be affected by this and are due to travel during this period. If you are unable to travel and wish to request a full refund or amendment, please follow the instructions contained in this email and log into your online account and select ‘cancel bookings’.

If you live in the Republic of Ireland, or your booking is for a property in the Republic of Ireland, and your booking is due to start between 7th June 2021 - 5th July 2021, you may be affected by the restrictions in the Republic of Ireland.  

Travel within the Republic of Ireland – 

From 7th June 2021 to 4th July 2021 up to 2 non-vaccinated households are permitted to meet indoors in the Republic of Ireland. 

There are less strict restrictions in place if you, or other households, have been vaccinated. For further information, and to see if you are eligible to travel, please refer to the government guidance found here.

International travel to and from the Republic of Ireland – 

Non-essential international travel is not permitted in the Republic of Ireland until at least the 5th July 2021. 

If your booking is affected you may either rearrange your booking to new dates, with no amendment fee; or receive a full cash refund* if preferred.

We have contacted all customers who we believe may be affected by this and are due to travel during this period. If you are unable to travel and wish to request a full refund or amendment, please follow the instructions contained in this email and log into your online account and select ‘cancel bookings’.

We are working hard to process refunds as quickly as possible, however due to the volume of affected bookings this may take up to 45 days from the date you submit your choice.


If your booking is due to start on or after 6th July 2021 and you believe your booking will be affected please bear with us, these FAQ’s will be continuously updated as we review our date bands in line with government guidance.

*Please note that the cash refunds offered under this policy for rental charges are made by the Owner of the property and facilitated and offered by Sykes as an Agent on behalf of the Owners. Sykes is happy to make an ex gratia payment covering our commission and fees, as a gesture of goodwill and not because of any legal obligation to do so.

Last updated: 3rd June 2021