The answer is a definite "maybe" ... it all depends on how the service providers will react and what your personal needs are. Smokers and those partial to a bottle of wine may well cut back on their overall consumption. And if you are staying at a B&B or renting a car you may the odd Euro added to your bill. But overall the news are not too bad: fuel prices are not hiked (again) and VAT stays stable, even the reduced rate in the tourism sector. So ... could have been worse. To find out more, read my short summary on the Irish Budget 2013 (for tourists).