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Ireland Sampler

Apr 15, 2023 - Apr 22, 2023


Ireland Sampler - Includes Non-stop Flights & 2 Night Castle Stay!

8 Day(s) | 10 Meals


Highlights

  • Motorcoach transportation to Logan Airport
  • Roundtrip Non-Stop Air Flights
  • Six (6) nights accommodations in First Class hotels and Superior Class Hotels, Including two (2) nights CASTLE STAY!
  • Full Irish Breakfast Daily (except arrival)
  • Four (4) Hotel Dinners
  • Visits to: The Cliffs of Moher, Celtic Crystal, Guinness Storehouse, EPIC Museum
  • Panoramic tour of Dublin & scenic touring of the Dingle Peninsula
  • Ferry ride across River Shannon Estuary
  • Transportation & sightseeing by deluxe motorcoach throughout
  • Professional Irish Driver/Guide to escort you through the tour

Itinerary

Day 1

US-Ireland Depart the US for your overnight non stop flight to Dublin, Ireland. Dinner is served shortly after take-off.

Day 2

Dublin - Galway: Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Depart Dublin & travel the short journey to Galway, where we check into our hotel. Free time to rest. In the afternoon, we enjoy a local panoramic sightseeing tour of Galway City. Dinner & overnight in Galway.

Day 3

Galway- Connemara – Galway: Today, travel through the Connemara Region to admire the sweeping views and boglands and misty mountains. See the grazing sheep and tracts of boglands people hand-cut peat for home heating. Photo stop at Kylemore Abbey an elegant mansion and church, set beside a tranquil lake. Drive to Moycullen to visit the Celtic Crystal Factory and see a demo. Head back to Galway for a free evening. Overnight in Galway.

Day 4

Galway - Cliffs of Moher – Killarney: Morning departure from Galway. We make our way to the awe inspiring and majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Then, take a short ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary before making our way to Killarney for dinner & overnight.

Day 5

Killarney - Dingle Peninsula: A delightful day takes us along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. A full day tour returning to Killarney, where we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. Overnight in Killarney.

Day 6

Killarney -Cashel –Dublin: Leaving Killarney we travel over the mountains to Blarney. Here you have time to enjoy an optional visit to Blarney Castle, and perhaps kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel via Tipperary and Cashel, where we pause for a photo-op at the historic Rock of Cashel. Arrive in Dublin, where the evening is free to dine on your own tonight. Overnight at our castle hotel tonight in Killiney, Co. Dublin. Our castle hotel is situated at the brow of Killiney Hill, in the prestigious south Dublin suburb of Killiney and overlooking Dublin Bay.

Day 7

Dublin: Coming into the capital city this morning for sightseeing. We visit the Guinness Storehouse, enjoying panoramic views of the city from the Gravity Bar, followed by the EPIC Museum. Some time free then to enjoy the capital city independently. Dublin has plenty of shops, cafes, museums and more for you to enjoy. This evening, we enjoy a farewell dinner at our castle hotel in Killiney, Co. Dublin.

Day 8

Dublin - U.S.:Morning transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home!


Departure Locations

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.

Manchester

Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road


Pricing

DOUBLE - PER PERSON

$3199

SINGLE - PER PERSON

$3749


Policies

Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $900 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: December 16, 2022

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit date to December 16, 2022 the cancellation fee is $700 pp; December 17, 2022 to January 17, 2023 the cancellation fee is $1500 pp; no refunds if cancelled after January 18, 2023. All cancellation fees are plus any non-refundable airline fees.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Friendship Tours offers Travel Protection insurance through 2 insurance providers: NTA Travel Protection Plan and Travel Insured International. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068

OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Travel Insured International offers the Worldwide Trip Protection plan with the option to add upgrade benefits (available for additional cost) including CFAR when purchased within 21 days of your initial deposit. Other upgrades include Bed Rest, Electronic Equipment, Event Ticket Fee Protection, Travel Inconvenience.

To enroll: https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan Agency #18649

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply.

Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan.

Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.


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