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FAQ


To make life a little easier we have anticipated some of the questions you might have. If you don’t find what you are looking for, you can contact us at reservations@med- irishcentre.com


FAQ: Transport

Q. How do I get from the airport to Medjugorje?

A. Our driver meets you at the airport with your name on a card and takes you directly to your apartment where one of our staff meets you and helps you to settle in.

Q. How much does it cost to travel to Medjugorje?

A. During the season we operate a bus service throughout the week that corresponds with flights to and from Ireland and the UK.
We guarantee airport collection for our guests traveling to or from Dubrovnik for flights with Aer Lingus, Jet 2 and British Airways.

If you are looking for transport only please call us on 00 44 2882 241888 and if there are seats available we can get you to Medjugorje for only €30 each way per person.

For flights with Easy Jet, Monarch or Fly Bee or for transport from Split or Zadar give us a call and we will arrange transport to get you to Medjugorje.

We can arrange bus or taxi services from Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Sarajevo airports. Taxi for Dubrovnik, Split and Sarajevo is €120 each way and Zadar is €200 each way.

For a larger number of people traveling please call us for a quote.

Q. Can I pay transport on arrival?

A. No. We pay all transport bills before the driver departs.
In the event of a bus breaking down, another bus is sent to collect you.

Q. How long does it take to travel to and from the airport?

A. With the construction of the new highways, transport time has been dramatically reduced. Transport to and from Split, Dubrovnik and Sarajevo is approximately 2 - 2.5 hours and Zadar is 3 – 3.5 hours.

Q. Can I book transport even if I have not made a reservation with the Medjugorje Irish Centre?

A. Certainly. You can do so by making your transport reservation on the airport transport section of this website or by calling our office on: 00353 1 443 4510.

FAQ: Food:

Q. Where is the food served?

A. All meals are served in the Irish Centre from 8am until 9pm.

We find this is good because after 10am Mass a hearty breakfast sets guests up for the rest of the day. The real benefit is no fixed meal time, so come whatever time suits you.

Q. How do I pay for my meals?

A. If you have booked meals before your arrival simply take a seat and introduce yourself to the waiter who will check you against his list. You can book your accommodation without meals and purchase them later at the Irish Centre reception.

Q. What do I get from my meal?

A. Your breakfast options include Irish Breakfast, eggs, toast, cereal, ham, cheese, tea, coffee and juices.
The lunch and dinner menu changes on a regular basis but includes meals such as Irish Stew, Chicken and Vegetables, Fish and Chips, Pasta Bake with tea and coffee.

Snacks and daily specials are available throughout the day in the Irish Centre.

We also offer a room service menu that is included in your welcome pack.

FAQ: Accommodation:

Q. What kind of accommodation is available?

A. Our new apartment Hotel the Irish House has 3 lifts, is fully wheel chair accessible, air-conditioning in each bedroom and living room and has a fitted kitchen in each apartment.

Our Prayer Room is open each night and we have regular prayer Meetings and Testimonials. Our roof top terrace offers some of the most beautiful views of Medjugorje and we have an overnight laundry service.

The recently renovated Irish Centre offers both apartments and rooms and with ground floor apartments it is ideal for those with mobility concerns.

We also have a telephone in each apartment and internet service throughout our buildings.

Q. How do I book my apartment?

A. You can call us at our Medjugorje Office on 00 387 36 651 518 or our Irish office on 00353 1 443 4510. Give us your details and we can arrange everything for you.

You can also make your booking through our website by choosing the apartment you want to stay in and using your credit or debit card.

Q. How far is my accommodation from the St. James Church?

A. The Irish Centre accommodation faces into the Adoration Chapel and is less than 1 minutes walk from St. James Church.

The Irish House apartments are located 4 mins walk from St. James Church, 1 minute walk to the local shop and you are 30 meters back from the road so there is no noise from traffic or passing pedestrians.

If you would like to go to Apparition Hill or Cross Mountain our reception staff can order a taxi to collect you at the front of the building.

FAQ: General

Q. Will there be English speaking people to help me in Medjugorje?

A. Yes all of our staff speak English almost to native standard. Between us we speak English, Italian, German, Czech, Norwegian, French and of course Croatian.

Q. Will I be able to take part in the parish activities?

A. Absolutely. We have listed the prayer program in the Medjugorje Parish Program section of our website and all pilgrims are welcome to take part.

In response to the enquiries and requests we have received from our guests we have put together a new pilgrimage programme for the first timer and the experienced pilgrim alike. Our program is designed to let you take in Medjugorje at your own pace and at times that suit you whilst providing the security of knowing there is always someone at hand if you need them.

You can join in on day trips, excursions and guided tours as part of our regular pilgrimage programme or you can make your own reservation for a date and time that suits you by contacting any of our reception staff. Details and prices are included in your welcome pack and on the reception noticeboard.

Q. Can I arrange excursions after I arrive in Medjugorje?

A. Yes. We operate regular trips throughout the week so all you have to do is check the timetable on our noticeboard and contact any of our staff to arrange your excursion.

Q. Where can I buy souvenirs for those at home?

A. There are lots of souvenir stores all across Medjugorje. However if you are worried about weight restrictions on your flight, our staff can post your souvenirs home to you directly.

Q. How much is the local currency KM in Euro?

A. The exchange rate is fixed at 1.95 KM to every Euro. Generally speaking though a euro is worth 2 KM and most people in Medjugorje will accept this.

Q. What about my boarding pass and checking in online?

A. No problem simply approach one of our reception staff to print boarding passes and check in online.

 
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