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How to organise an affordable staycation in shadow of Covid-19

Planning a trip will be tricky but some beauty spots may now be more affordable, writes Louise McBride

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Planning a trip will be tricky but some beauty spots may now be more affordable. Stock photo

Planning a trip will be tricky but some beauty spots may now be more affordable. Stock photo

Planning a trip will be tricky but some beauty spots may now be more affordable. Stock photo

The coronavirus crisis has forced many Irish people to abandon their foreign holiday plans - and consider a staycation instead.

Many have lost money on foreign holidays which they had booked and paid for. Some are unsure if they will be able to go ahead with a sun holiday booked for the summer. Even if air travel restrictions are lifted in the coming weeks or months, many will be too nervous to travel.

So, if you are considering an Irish staycation this Easter or summer, how could you keep the cost of your holiday at home down? And is there any way to limit the chances of the coronavirus pandemic playing havoc with your staycation too?