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Caddie Tours Catalog 2009

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									Dia Dhuit A Chairde                                                    Index
(hello my friends in Gaelic)                                           Chauffeur-Driven Tours, page 1 – Smart luxury! You will be sur-
                                                                           prised at how affordable these tours are. A sample tour is offered on
At Caddie Tours we realize vacations are a very important                  page 1; however, these are our specialty, so we are happy to customize
part of people's lives. Choosing the right vacation involves               your Ireland chauffeur tour to meet your needs.
many factors and we know you often need advice to make
the right vacation choice for you. We are Ireland specialists,         Self Drive Vacations, page 2 – Consult with your personal travel
and we believe that we know what it takes to provide the                   planner. From B&Bs to castles, select your lodging, and we will help
ingredients for the perfect Irish vacation.                                create an itinerary to make your vacation one to remember.

                                                                       Recommended Accommodations, page 3-5 – Each of these
We offer very flexible and affordable fly/drive and chauffeur              properties has been handpicked by one of our representatives. Your
drive vacations year round and for the more active travelers               Ireland travel planner will assist you with selecting properties to suit
we have a variety of cycling & walking itineraries to choose               your style and budget.
from. We also specialize in golf vacations to Ireland,
Scotland, Spain and Portugal. So whatever type of package              Properties of Distinction, page 6 – Whether you are looking for
                                                                           a luxury castle, a decadent spa retreat, or a romantic hideaway, these
you choose, you'll find accommodations to suit every taste,
                                                                           amazing properties offer special amenities and services to make your
from deluxe hotels to comfy B&B’s, 5 star castles to rental
                                                                           stay unforgettable.
cottages that let you settle in one spot.
                                                                       Experience the Magic, page 6 – Step back in time with this luxu-
So come discover the Island of Ireland, the people, the place,             rious self-catering castle. Recently refurbished to offer all the modern
the unhurried pace...discover the enchantment of Ireland.                  conveniences in a truly historic and majestic environment.

Niall P. Leogue                                                        Custom-Designed Tours, page 7 – Indulge & Rejuvenate: A luxu-
President, Caddie Tours                                                    rious Irish spa journey with the finest treatments. This sample itinerary
niall@caddietoursonline.com                                                highlights the more decadent side of Ireland. Our customized tours
703-938-1300                                                               feature the elements you want to experience.

                                                                       Driving through Postcards, pages 8-9 – Customized vacations
                                                                           to Ireland are our specialty, no matter what your group size, we will tai-
                                                                           lor your tour to your specifications. These limited edition small group
                                                                           tours are specially themed: Elegant Ireland and Gardens & Historic
                                                                           Houses.

                                                                       Highlights of Ireland, pages 10 -11 – This leisurely 10-day tour
                                                                           of Ireland includes many of the traditional sights that she is known for:
                                                                           Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle, Guinness Storehouse, Waterford Crystal,
                                                                           Cliffs of Moher, and many more.

                                                                       Walking & Cycling, page 12 – Going Green! Discover the 40
                                                                           shades of green on one of these environmentally friendly tours. The
                                                                           climate and scenery make Ireland an excellent choice for activity-based
                                                                           vacations. It’s no wonder Ireland is ranked as one of the top European
                                                                           destinations for cycling and hiking tours.

                                                                       Golf Vacations, page 13 – Peruse a sample of our custom designed
                                                                           golf tours. Have a truly unique golf experience as we customize your tour
                                                                           based on courses, areas, and accommodations to suit your preferences.

                                                                           Insurance, page 13 – Travel Insurance for Medical & Cancellation
                                                                            is highly recommended. Additional details are available on our web-
                                                                             site or available through your personal travel planner.

                                                                              Terms & Conditions, back cover – Please review terms and
                                                                                  conditions prior to booking.

                                                                                      We customize Pub Tours, City Breaks, Honeymoon
                                                                                         Packages, Romantic Getaways, Spa & Golf
                                                                                     Vacations, Family Reunions, Church Groups, Musical
                                                                                        Tours, Self-Catering, & Special Interest Tours.
                                               Distances can be misleading.
                                          Many properties are off major roads &         Please visit our website for additional
                                           secondary roads can be slow going.
                                           Allow time to enjoy the countryside.           information and special packages
                                                                                                  caddietoursonline.com
Chauffeur-DrivenVacations
Treat yourself to the affordable lux-
ury of a chauffeur-driven vacation.      Chauffeur-Driven Vacation includes*:
Indulge in the stress-free travel that   ❧ Airport pick-up and return
comes along with having your very        ❧ 7 days with private driver & vehicle
own driver to guide you through          ❧ 6 nights bed & breakfast accommodations
the picturesque landscape of the         ❧ Selection of 1500+ properties
Emerald Isle. Enjoy the unique           ❧ Private bath
insight into Irish culture and folk-
                                         ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily
lore that your personal driver will
share as you travel throughout the       Passengers    Jan - Apr     May - Oct 15   Oct 16 - Dec 15
magnificent countryside. Your pri-
                                             2          $1855           $2159           $1915
vate tour will be tailored to suit           4          $1169           $1319           $1205
your individual needs including              6          $ 975           $1089           $ 975
number of guests, length of stay,        *All rates are per person and based on double occupancy.
                                         We will gladly customize your package to include the
and accommodations.                      appropriate number of guests, length of stay and upgrad-
                                         ed accommodations.


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                                                 Custom Genealogy Chauffeur-Drive
                                                 Did your ancestors come from Ireland? Would you like to learn more about them, the life they led,
                                                 and the country they called home? Explore Ireland with our unique chauffeur-driven vacation
                                                 featuring a consultation with a Genealogy Butler. Based on information provided by you, the
                                                 Genealogy Butler will gather relevant details about your Irish heritage and present the findings
                                                 over coffee or tea in the comfort of your 5-star, city-center hotel. Your Ireland travel planner will
                                                 create a tour to take you to the regions you would like to explore. This trip can be customized for any
                                                 number of travelers, length of stay, and accommodations.
Day 1 - Arrive Dublin. Transfer by taxi to the five-                                                  Day 5 - All work and no play does not a vacation make.
star Shelbourne Hotel to drop off your luggage                  Included in this sample               Local points of interest include the legendary Blarney
before setting out to explore Ireland’s vibrant capi-          itinerary for four people:             Castle where those industrious enough may climb the 104
tal city. Relax in your hotel this afternoon and              ❧ 5 days with private                   steps to kiss the stone and gain “the gift of the gab”; the
prepare yourself for an evening out at one of                    driver & luxury vehicle              world famous Blarney Woollen Mills; and quaint coastal
Dublin’s great pubs. Overnight: The Shelbourne                                                        towns with picture perfect harbors. Overnight: Hayfield
                                                              ❧ 6 nights in 5-star hotels
Hotel, Dublin (B)                                                                                     Manor, Cork (B)
                                                              ❧ 1 night manor house
Day 2 - A private consultation with the Shelbourne’s          ❧ Private bath                          Day 6 - A leisurely day of touring the countryside may
very own Genealogy Butler. A full assessment of               ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily            take you through the historic town of Cobh. Known as
your ancestral information, a detailed map of Dublin                                                  the last port-of-call for the Titanic, it was also the port of
repositories, and a brochure on Irish genealogy will          ❧ Personalized genealogy                departure for many Irish people during the Great Famine
be provided. Spend the afternoon continuing your                 consultation                         from 1844 to 1848. Many Irish left their homeland hun-
research armed with the resources provided at your            ❧ Deluxe document holder                gry and penniless in search of a better life in America.
consultation. Overnight: The Shelbourne Hotel,                   & luggage tag                        Overnight: Dunbrody House, Wexford (B)
Dublin (B)                                                    ❧ Itinerary development by
                                                                 experienced travel planner           Day 7 - The Dunbrody Emigrant Ship replicates the foot-
Day 3 - Meet your driver and enjoy a relaxing sce-                                                    steps of Famine immigrants bound for New York in 1849,
                                                              ❧ Ireland at a Glimpse dis-
nic drive with your chauffeur. This sample itinerary                                                  a fascinating story for those interested in genealogy. As
                                                                 count book
                                            ,
takes you to Cork via the Rock of Cashel, a historic                                                  you return to Dublin, a tour of the 6th century monastic
site featuring ancient fortifications including a             ❧ Detailed map of Ireland               ruins of Glendalough completes your sightseeing for the
cathedral, chapel, and castle, some of which date                                                     day. Arrive in Dublin in the late afternoon with time to
back to the 12th Century. Overnight: Hayfield                                                         explore the city’s many pubs and restaurants and ponder
Manor, Cork (B)                                                 Jan–Apr and Nov–Dec 15                your ancestral findings. Overnight: The Shelbourne
                                                                      $2074 per person*               Hotel, Dublin (B)
Day 4 - Spend today getting to know the area your                         May – Oct
family called home. Perhaps visit local libraries,                    $2459 per person*               Day 8 - Following breakfast take a taxi transfer to Dublin
churches, or pubs to find out more about your ances-               *based on 4 people sharing         Airport for last minute shopping at the duty free before
tors. Overnight: Hayfield Manor, Cork (B)                                                             boarding your return flight home. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                       1
    Self-Drive Vacations
    Looking for an unforgettable adventure? Our inclusive self-drive
    vacations give you the flexibility to explore the Irish countryside at
    your leisure. Your possibilities are limitless with nearly 1500 cozy bed                                                                                      Errigal Mountains
    and breakfasts and charming farmhouses to choose from throughout
    Ireland. This is your opportunity to live like a local in a privately
    owned home while experiencing the warmth and hospitality the Irish                          Included:
    are famous for. Go as you please or map your trip ahead of time, it is                      ❧ Car rental as indicated                ❧ Ireland at a Glimpse
    up to you. Whether you would prefer to immerse yourself in rural                              for 7 days                               discount book
    landscapes to escape the pressures of daily life, or you would like to
                                                                                                ❧ 6 nights Bed & Breakfast               ❧ Service of experienced
                                  experience homes in Ireland’s exciting
                                                                                                  accommodations                           travel planner
                                  urban communities, your trip can be
                                  customized by one of our experienced                          ❧ Private Bath                           ❧ Deluxe document holder
                                  travel planners to compliment your inter-                     ❧ Full Irish Breakfast daily             ❧ Luggage tag
                                  ests and travel style. Inquire about air                      ❧ Admission to Waterford                 ❧ Map of Ireland
                                  from your hometown airport.                                     Crystal
                                     Land-only Self-Drives                                      Maximum number                Jan - Apr &                 June
                                     These packages include 7-day car rental                   of people per car              Oct - Dec 13     May       & Sept      July - Aug
                                     and 6 nights Bed & Breakfast based on the                 2 pax - manual car B               $405         $419      $442          $504
                                     number of people sharing car and accom-                   3 pax - manual car C               $395         $400      $424          $458
                                     modations as indicated. For your comfort,                 4 pax - manual car D               $392         $399      $423          $444
                                     you may wish to upgrade to a larger car,                  2 pax - automatic car E            $420         $510      $534          $577
                                     your travel planner will assist you with                  3 pax - automatic car F            $402         $462      $486          $524
                                     selecting the best vehicle for your party.                4 pax - automatic car G            $405         $472      $496          $507
                                     Personalize your vacation with a night in a               *All prices are per person sharing, based on maximum number, and do not
                                     castle or city center hotel.                              include CDW. Single supplement payable direct to B&B, when applicable.



                                       Sample Itinerary:
             Birr Castle                                                                                                                                Driving on the left can
                                       -2 nights B&B Kerry – Take in the awe-inspiring views as you tour the Ring of Kerry.
                                                                                                                                                      be a challenge, consider an
                                       -2 nights B&B Galway – Experience the rugged beauty of the Connemara.                                                automatic car.
                                       -2 nights B&B Clare – Contemplate the mystical lunar landscape of the Burren.


                       A La Carte                                                                                  CAR RENTALS
                       At Isle Inn Tours we endeavor to provide the best                                           Jan - Apr &    May - June     July - Aug &         Premium
                       possible customer service. As one of our valued                                             Oct - Dec 13    & Sept       Dec 14 - Dec 31     CDW Package*
                       customers you will receive your own personal
                       Ireland travel planner who will assist you with cre-
                                                                                          Manual
                                                                                          B – Ford Fiesta              $150         $175              $300             $185
                       ating your customized itinerary, accommodation
                                                                                          C – Ford Focus               $190         $210              $310             $220
                       and vehicle selection, and recommendations of                      D – Ford Mondeo              $245         $275              $360             $225
                       things to see and do. The following pages (3 –7)                   J – Alfa Romeo 159           $265         $295              $390             $285
                       provide a listing of cars, hotels, castles, and manor              M – VW Caravelle             $495         $965             $1380             $310
                       homes for you to select from.                                      P – Opel Vectra Estate       $315         $430              $635             $245
                                                                                          S – Ford Galaxy              $380         $725             $1025             $310
                     Bed & Breakfast Accommodations:                                      W – Lexus IS 200             $585         $750              $790             $310
                   June - Sept $59*        Rest of Year    $55*
                            *Prices are per person sharing                                Automatic
Dublin supplement – There is a daily supplement in Dublin of €7.50, per room,             E – Ford Fiesta              $180         $360              $445             $195
payable directly to the proprietor from June – September. During these months it is
highly recommended to have a confirmed booking. Isle Inn Tours will pre-book              F – Ford Focus               $215         $395               $510            $245
accommodations for a non-refundable fee of $10 per booking, provided they are             G – Ford Mondeo              $300         $565               $610            $245
requested at least 30 days prior to departure. Single Supplement payable direct to        I – Volvo S80                $740        $1000              $1110            $310
B&B proprietor.                                                                           N – VW Caravelle             $710        $1140             $1540             $310
                                                                                          T – Ford Galaxy              $880         $990             $1365             $310
                                                                                          Y – Landrover Discovery      $945        $1140             $1510             $310
                             Save up to €450
                                                                                            Weekly car rental price includes unlimited mileage, third party liability,
                              Each self-drive package for two                               vehicle license fee and taxes.
                              receives “Ireland at a Glimpse”,                         *The Premium Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) package includes the first additional
                               a 2- for -1 discount booklet for visitor                driver, €26 Location Service Charge, Theft Protection and reduces liability to €0,
                                                                                       with the exception of the front windshield, side-view mirrors, and tires. Please read
                               attractions throughout Ireland.                         Terms and Conditions and Age Requirements on the back page.


                                     Call for a free no-obligation estimate & visit our website for current specials: www.isleinntours.com
2
 Recommended Accommodations


Sandhouse Hotel                                    Arnolds Hotel                                                              Gougane Barra Hotel


The following properties have been selected based on quality and location. They range from charming guesthouses to large city-center
hotels with leisure facilities. Your personal travel planner will be happy to assist with your property selection and itinerary development.
Prices are per person sharing and include full Irish breakfast daily and private bath.

See legend at the                                      Jan - Mar        Apr                            See legend at the                                     Jan - Mar    Apr
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ANTRIM                                                                                                 CORK
Ballygally Castle ......................................$85           $115             $115            Actons Hotel.............................................$95      $109       $109
Europa Hotel ..........................................$139           $139             $139            Bayview Hotel........................................$119         $119       $145
Holiday Inn.............................................$155          $155             $155            Carlton Kinsale ........................................$79        $79       $145
Londonderry Arms..................................$95                  $95             $109            Casey’s of Baltimore ............................$109             $109       $125
                                                                                                       Castle Hotel & Leisure Center ...........$109                     $109       $125
CAVAN                                                                                                  Fitzgerald’s Vienna Woods Hotel........$95                         $95       $109
Cabra Castle Hotel................................$135                $135             $160            Garryvoe Hotel ........................................$95         $95       $109
Cavan Crystal ...........................................$95           $95             $115            Gougane Barra Hotel .............................$85               $85        $95
Errigal Country House Hotel ................$95                        $95             $109            Imperial Hotel........................................$120        $120       $120
                                                                                                       Perryville House ....................................$165         $165       $195
CARLOW                                                                                                 Seaview House Hotel ..........................$135                $135       $160
Seven Oaks ............................................$109           $109             $125            Sheraton Fota Island ..............................$85             $89        $95
                                                                                                       The White House ..................................$115            $115       $135
                                                                                                       Trident Hotel ............................................$89     $109       $145
CLARE                                                                                                  Waters Edge .............................................$95      $100       $109
Armada Hotel...........................................$95             $95             $109
Bunratty Castle Hotel ...........................$115                 $115             $120
Bunratty Manor .....................................$139              $139             $139            DERRY
Central Guesthouse................................$59                  $59              $79            Beech Hill Country House Hotel .......$119                        $119       $145
Doughmor Lodge....................................$70                  $70              $89            Brown Trout Golf & Country Inn .........$95                        $95       $109
Falls Hotel .................................................$75       $75              $95            City Hotel ................................................$105   $105       $105
Greenbriar Guesthouse .........................$80                     $80             $105            Everglades Hotel .....................................$85         $115       $115
Gregans Castle Hotel ...........................$145                  $145             $175
Grovemount House ................................$59                   $59              $79            DONEGAL
Hotel Doolin .............................................$95          $95             $109            Arnolds Hotel ...........................................$95       $95       $109
Hylands Burren Hotel ............................$95                   $95             $109            Bayview Hotel .......................................$109         $109       $119
Sheedys Country House......................$119                       $119             $145            Carlton Redcastle Hotel.........................$79                $79       $155
Temple Gate Hotel................................$105                 $125             $125            Coxtown Manor.....................................$119            $119       $135


  MANOR HOUSE HOTELS:                             PREMIER COLLECTION:                    IRISH FAMILY RUN HOTELS:                          ISLE INN TOURS FEATURED PROPERTIES:
  These accommodations provide                    Small hotels and guesthouses           Offer traditional Irish hospitality in            Featured properties that are recommended by our
  an exclusive selection of                       offering the comforts and              an intimate affordable setting.                   staff. Every property has been inspected and
  charming luxury Country &                       services of larger properties but                                                        selected by one of our team.
  Manor House Hotels and luxury                   in a smaller and very personal
  boutique hotels.                                way, all at affordable prices.                   All prices are per person sharing and include full Irish breakfast, private bath,
                                                                                                   service, and taxes. *Rates quoted are Sun-Thurs. Weekend Surcharges apply.



                                                                                                                                                                                               3
         Recommended Accommodations


Butlers Townhouse           Ballynahinch Castle                          Cahernane                          Killeen House                            Bush Hotel        Lough Rynn


          See legend at the                                  Jan - Mar        Apr                 See legend at the                                    Jan - Mar    Apr
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          Harvey’s Point........................................$109        $129      $145        Harbour Hotel ........................................$119       $119      $139
          Herons Cove.............................................$85        $85       $95        Hotel Meyrick.........................................$119       $119      $155
          Mill Park Hotel.......................................$109        $109      $125        Imperial Hotel ..........................................$69      $85       $89
          Sandhouse Hotel ..................................$165            $165      $195        Lough Inagh Lodge ..............................$135             $135      $160
                                                                                                  Marian Lodge...........................................$70        $70       $89
          DUBLIN                                                                                  Portfinn Lodge .........................................$70       $70       $89
          Butlers Townhouse ...............................$119             $119      $145        Rock Glen Country House Hotel ......$135                         $135      $160
          Camden Court Hotel ............................$115               $129      $129        Roundstone House Hotel......................$85                   $85       $95
          Carlton Hotel Airport..............................$95             $95       $95        Shannon Oaks Hotel............................$100               $100      $119
          Charleville Lodge ....................................$70          $70       $89        The House Hotel ...................................$145          $145      $145
          Clifden House ..........................................$80        $80      $105        The Twelve .............................................$129     $129      $129
          Davenport Hotel....................................$145           $165      $165        Zetland Country House Hotel ...........$135                      $135      $160
          Deer Park Hotel & Spa ........................$109                $109      $125
          Donneybrook Hall ..................................$70             $70       $89        KERRY
          Egans House.............................................$70        $70       $89        Abbey Lodge ............................................$70       $70       $89
          Glenogra Guesthouse............................$89                 $89      $119        Ashville Guesthouse...............................$70             $70       $89
          Grafton Capital ......................................$105        $119      $119        Butler Arms Hotel .................................$135          $135      $160
          Harrington Hall......................................$155         $155      $179        Cahernane House Hotel .....................$165                  $165      $195
          Hillview House.........................................$70         $70       $89        Crutch’s Hillville House Hotel ..............$95                  $95      $109
          Jurys Croke Park ...................................$109          $109      $135        Dingle Benners Hotel...........................$119              $119      $145
          Kilronan Guesthouse .............................$89               $89      $119        Glenn Fia Country House .....................$80                  $80      $105
          Merrion Hall ...........................................$135      $135      $160        Grove Lodge .............................................$70      $70       $89
          Mont Clare..............................................$109      $125      $125        Hotel Dunloe Castle.............................$165             $165      $165
          Radisson SAS Airport .............................$95             $105      $105        International Hotel..................................$85          $99      $109
          Redbank House .......................................$70           $70       $89        Killarney Avenue ..................................$105          $105      $129
          Shelbourne.............................................$200       $239      $239        Killarney Plaza .......................................$115      $125      $175
          Westin Dublin ........................................$199        $220      $220        Killarney Royal ......................................$125       $125      $145
                                                                                                  Killarney Towers....................................$105         $105      $129
          FERMANAGH                                                                               Killeen House Hotel ...............................$85            $85      $139
          Killyhevlin Hotel ...................................$109         $109      $125        Loch Lein Country House ......................n/a                $100      $109
                                                                                                  Pax House ...............................................$115    $115      $135
                                                                                                  The Malton .............................................$120     $120      $149
          GALWAY
                                                                                                  Towers Hotel.............................................$95      $95      $109
          Abbeyglen Castle Hotel ......................$135                 $135      $160
                                                                                                  Whitegates Hotel.....................................$95          $95      $109
          Ard Einne Guesthouse ...........................$70                $70       $89
                                                                                                  White Sands Hotel..................................$95            $95      $109
          Ardagh Hotel..........................................$109        $109      $125
          Ardilaun House Hotel ..........................$139               $139      $155
          Ballindiff Bay Lodge ...............................$59            $59       $79        KILDARE
          Ballynahinch Castle Hotel ..................$165                  $165      $195        Barberstown Castle...............................$179            $179      $179
          Byrne Mal Dua Guesthouse.................$89                       $89      $119
          Carna Bay House ....................................$85            $85       $95        KILKENNY
          Claregalway Hotel...................................$95            $95      $109        Hibernian Hotel* ...................................$100         $119      $119
          Connemara Country Lodge..................$80                       $80      $105        Hotel Kilkenny .........................................$95       $95       $99
          Corrib Haven ............................................$70       $70       $89        Kilkenny River Court*.............................$85             $85       $85
          Galway Bay Hotel.................................$100             $100      $125        The Laurels ...............................................$80    $80      $105
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                    The Malton                                           Dunraven Arms                             Markree Castle                                     Knockranny House Hotel


See legend at the                                     Jan - Mar        Apr                            See legend at the                                   Jan - Mar           Apr
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LIMERICK                                                                                              ROSCOMMON
Castle Oaks Hotel ...................................$85              $85              $95            Abbey Hotel ...........................................$109           $109        $125
Clarion Hotel ..........................................$119         $119             $125
Dunraven Arms Hotel..........................$135                    $135             $160
                                                                                                      SLIGO
Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House............$95                           $95             $109
                                                                                                      Clarion Hotel ............................................$99          $99        $105
Mustard Seed.........................................$145            $145             $145
                                                                                                      Markree Castle.......................................$119             $119        $145
                                                                                                      The Glasshouse .......................................$75              $85        $115
LEITRIM
Bush Hotel ..............................................$109        $109             $125
Lough Rynn Castle ...............................$165                $165             $195            TIPPERARY
                                                                                                      Dundrum House Hotel Hotel.............$119                            $119        $145
LOUTH                                                                                                 Hotel Minella & Leisure Center.........$109                           $109        $125
Lismar Guesthouse .................................$70                 $70             $89
                                                                                                      WATERFORD
MAYO                                                                                                  Athenaeum House Hotel ....................$135                        $135        $160
Atlantic Coast ...........................................$75         $75             $135            Diamond Hill Guesthouse ....................$70                        $70         $89
Augusta Lodge ........................................$80             $80             $105            Dooley’s Hotel .........................................$85           $100        $109
Cill Aodain Court Hotel .........................$85                  $85              $95            Granville Hotel ......................................$100            $119        $119
Clew Bay Hotel ........................................$95            $95             $109            Tower Hotel ..............................................$95         $105        $105
Hotel Westport.........................................$89           $105             $120
Knockranny House Hotel ...................$135                       $135             $160
                                                                                                      WEXFORD
Mount Falcon.........................................$165            $165             $195
                                                                                                      Cedar Lodge Hotel ...............................$109                 $109        $125
Park Hotel .................................................$85       $85              $95
                                                                                                      Churchtown House ...............................$119                  $119        $145
Westport Plaza.......................................$100            $119             $165
                                                                                                      Ferryport House.......................................$59              $59         $79

MEATH
Bellinter House Hotel ..........................$135                 $135             $160            WICKLOW
Headfort Arms Hotel ..............................$95                 $95             $109            BrookeLodge..........................................$165             $165        $195
Newgrange Lodge ..................................$59                 $59              $79            Hunter’s Hotel........................................$165            $165        $165
Trim Castle................................................$59        $69              $69            The Glendalough Hotel ......................$109                      $109        $109



  MANOR HOUSE HOTELS:                            PREMIER COLLECTION:                    IRISH FAMILY RUN HOTELS:                         ISLE INN TOURS FEATURED PROPERTIES:
  These accommodations provide                   Small hotels and guesthouses           Offer traditional Irish hospitality in           Featured properties that are recommended by our
  an exclusive selection of                      offering the comforts and              an intimate affordable setting.                  staff. Every property has been inspected and
  charming luxury Country &                      services of larger properties but                                                       selected by one of our team.
  Manor House Hotels and luxury                  in a smaller and very personal
  boutique hotels.                               way, all at affordable prices.                   All prices are per person sharing and include full Irish breakfast, private bath,
                                                                                                  service, and taxes. *Rates quoted are Sun-Thurs. Weekend Surcharges apply.



                                                                                                                                                                                                    5
    Properties of Distinction
    Ireland has won numerous accolades for
    their deluxe properties. Whether you are
    looking for a luxury castle, a decadent
    spa retreat, or a romantic hideaway, these
    amazing properties offer special amenities
    and services to make your stay extra spe-
    cial. Your personal travel planner will help                                                                                                                    Glin Castle
    you select properties to suit your style.         Solis Lough Eske

                                             Jan - Mar         Apr                                                                  Jan - Mar         Apr
    Property                                 Nov - Dec        & Oct         May - Sept   Property                                   Nov - Dec        & Oct       May - Sept

    Adare Manor, Co. Limerick                  $185           $265           $339        Kinnitty Castle, Co. Offaly                  $109            $129         $129
    Aghadoe Heights, Co. Kerry                 $165           $165           $239        Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny *              $109            $109         $109
    Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo                   $205           $285           $369        Mount Juliet, Co. Kilkenny *                 $155            $200         $200
    Ballyseede Castle, Co. Kerry               $135           $135           $169        Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry                $239            $239         $265
    Capella Castlemartyr, Co. Cork             $145           $145           $165        Ritz Carlton Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow        $175            $175         $225
    Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare                $185           $270           $355
                                                                                         Sheen Falls Lodge, Co. Kerry                 $255            $309         $355
    Dunbrody House, Co. Wexford                $185           $185           $199
                                                                                         Shelbourne, Dublin City                      $200            $239         $239
    Dylan, Dublin City                         $205           $205           $205
    Faithlegg House, Co. Waterford *           $115           $115           $155        Solis Lough Eske, Co. Donegal *              $129            $129         $155
    Glenlo Abbey, Co. Galway                   $215           $215           $255        The Westin, Dublin City                      $199            $220         $220
    Glin Castle, Co. Limerick                  $225           $225           $225        The Merchant, Belfast                        $225            $225         $225
    Hayfield Manor Hotel, Co. Cork             $159           $215           $215        The Merrion, Dublin City                     $295            $295         $329
    Hotel Europe, Co. Kerry                    $185           $200           $200        Tinakilly House, Co. Wicklow                 $145            $145         $185
    Killarney Park Hotel, Co. Kerry            $200           $200           $269        Waterford Castle, Co. Waterford              $165            $205         $279
    Kilronan Castle, Co. Roscommon             $200           $200           $200        Wineport Lodge, Co. Westmeath                $139            $159         $159

                                                                                                     * Sunday - Thursday rates (weekend surcharge will apply) All prices are
                                  Time flies when you are having Irish                               per person sharing and include full Irish breakfast and private bath.
                               fun. Ireland is 5 hours ahead of New York.

                                                                                Exclusive Castle Rental Step back in time with this recently rennovated

                                 Experience the                                 historic castle, offering all the modern amenities of a self-catering property
                                                                                that truly allows you to make this castle your home. Sleeping up to 16 peo-
                                                                                ple and encompasing 15 acres of gardens and wooded walks, it is the per-


          Magic of Ireland
                                                                                fect setting for a special retreat with friends and family. Ideally located for
                                                                                day trips to Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Cork, Rock of Cashel, Adare Village,
                                                                                Cliffs of Moher, the Bunratty Folk Park, and much more. Tour the surround-
                                                                                      ing countryside by day, then return to your castle to enjoy enchanted
                                                                                      evenings beside a roaring log fire, roaming the grounds, or exploring
                                                                                      the wine cellar. With a capacity for over 50,000 bottles, it is home to
                                                                                      Ireland’s largest wine cellar. Your exclusive rental of this luxurious cas-
                                                                                      tle is available for self-catering or can be staffed with butler service and
                                                                                      private chef for a thoroughly care-free vacation. This is a place where
                                                                                      dreams really do come true.

                                                                                                                                                        $220 per person per
                                                                                Exclusive Castle Rental Includes:           ❧ Drawing Room                night based on
                                                                                                                                                           16 residents
                                                                                ❧ Eight rooms with private bathrooms        ❧ Billiards Room
                                                                                ❧ Egyptian cotton bedding & towels                                       $21,025 (total for
                                                                                                                                                             6 nights)
                                                                                ❧ Fully equipped kitchen and                Optional Extras:
                                                                                  utility room                              ❧ Butler service
                                                                                ❧ TV, DVD, and Internet access              ❧ Private chef available on request
                                                                                ❧ Continental breakfast daily               ❧ Private chauffeur or car rental
                                                                                ❧ Baronial Dining Room                        arrangements
                                                                                ❧ Ballroom




6
Customized Vacations
Indulge and Rejuvenate
Seeking the ever-elusive sense of peace and tranquility in your
vacation? Want to return home relaxed and rejuvenated for a
change? Then this special journey is your dream come true. A spa
vacation is so much more than a traditional vacation. From morn-
ing serenity walks to moonlight/starlight meditation, each day
will bring new experiences. This peaceful journey is limited to 8.

Day 1 - Arrive Shannon Airport and meet your Irish guide. A
short drive will take you to the quaint town of Adare, known for
                                 its many thatched roof cottages,
                                 where you will enjoy a stroll
                                 around town and a delicious Irish                Capella
                                 breakfast. Your journey continues                Castlemarytr
                                 on to the Park Hotel and the world               Ruins
                                 class SAMAS Spa, where you will
                                 be spoiled with the ultimate spa
                                 experience for the three days. The              for your afternoon spa experience. Dinner will be at the hotel
                                 SAMAS Experience consists of a                  this evening. Overnight: The Park Hotel, Kenmare (B, D)
                                 three-hour journey incorporating
                                 assorted heat features, an outdoor              Day 5 - Your next two days of indulgence will be at the peaceful
                                 vitality pool, and a holistic treat-            retreat of Capella Castlemartyr. A visit to the Stephen Pearce
ment of your choice, followed by pure relaxation in a glass-                     Pottery Studio will give you an opportunity to peruse this
enclosed room overlooking the grounds. Settle into your very                     remarkable pottery which fits the theme of your tour; the pottery
luxurious home for the next four days. Each day offers a selec-                  is Zen in design and stunning in appearance. Enjoy a relaxing
tion of well-being activities, for those seeking solitude you can                dinner in the hotel this evening. Overnight: Capella
find calm in the tranquil surroundings of the property or a short                Castlemartyr, Cork (B, D)
walk to the heritage town of Kenmare.
Hike, breathe, relax, and go beyond your                                                             Day 6 - The Capella Signature Spa offers four
boundaries. Enjoy a relaxing dinner in                                                               signature treatments designed to reflect the
                                                   Included:                                         energies of the lunar cycle using organic ingredi-
the hotel. Overnight: The Park Hotel,
Kenmare (B, D)
                                                   ❧ 8 nights 5-star hotels                          ents and Irish traditions. The treatments here
                                                   ❧ 3 3-hr SAMAS Spa experiences                    will help you feel grounded, awakened,
Day 2 - A leisurely day of sightseeing             ❧ 1 Auriga Spa Signature Treatment                renewed, and bring harmony into your life. The
takes you for a tour of Bantry House, one                                                            afternoon is free to relax or explore the grounds.
                                                   ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily (B)
of Ireland’s grandest 18th century homes.                                                            Enjoy some local flavor with a special dinner at
Where you have time to tour and explore            ❧ 3 table d’hote dinners (D)                      Aherne’s, a world famous seafood restaurant in
the grounds. Return to the hotel with time         ❧ Dinner at Aherne’s world famous                 the historic seaside town of Youghal. Overnight:
to soak in your peaceful environment and             seafood restaurant (D)                          Capella Castlemartyr, Cork (B, D)
begin your afternoon SAMAS Experience.             ❧ Services of an experienced
Enjoy one of the many pubs or restaurants            Irish driver                                    Day 7 - Today you will journey to Ireland’s capi-
in town for dinner this evening.                                                                     tal city, stopping in route for a tour of
Overnight: The Park Hotel, Kenmare (B)
                                                   ❧ Admissions as highlighted on                    Russborough House, considered one of the most
                                                     the itinerary                                   beautiful houses in Ireland. Navigate the pas-
Day 3 - Today a short drive south to the           ❧ Porterage of one suitcase                       sages of the amazing Beech Hedge Maze before
town of Glengarriff where sub-tropical veg-        ❧ All service charges and local                   continuing on to your city-center hotel. From
etation thrives on indented bays warmed              government taxes                                the moment you enter the wrought-iron
by the Gulf Stream. A short boat ride will                                                           canopied entrance of this beautiful hotel, you
                                                   ❧ Isle Inn Tours flight bag and
take you to Garnish Island where delight-                                                            will understand why The Shelbourne is a true
                                                     luggage tag
ful Italianate gardens have been planted                                                             Dublin landmark. Dinner will be on your own
with exotic species from all around the            ❧ Deluxe document holder with                     this evening. Overnight: The Shelbourne,
world. Return to the hotel with time to              information                                     Dublin City (B)
enjoy your afternoon SAMAS Experience.
Overnight: The Park Hotel, Kenmare (B)                              Per Person          Single       Day 8 - Begin your day with a short city tour
                                                                     Sharing*         Supplement     culminating at Dublin Castle, which houses the
Day 4 - Travel through Killarney National                                                            Chester Beatty Library and Gallery. Dublin
Park and a portion of the breathtaking             April & Oct        $4425             $995         Castle’s current use is primarily ceremonial. The
Ring of Kerry in route to the town of              May - Sept         $4549             $1198        remainder of the day is free for independent
Killarney. Visit Muckross House &                  *Land only, based on 8 people sharing.            sightseeing and exploration. Overnight: The
                                                   This amazing journey is seasonally priced         Shelbourne, Dublin City (B)
Gardens, which are spectacularly adorned           according to the details above. To allow the
with the red and pink flowers of mature            most relaxing & enjoyable experience, this
rhododendrons. Return to Kenmare via               particular tour is limited to 8 people however,   Day 9 - After breakfast your driver will take you
Moll’s Gap with stunning views of the              we are happy to customize a tour to suit the      to Dublin Airport to board your return flight
                                                   needs of your group.                              home. (B)
Lakes of Killarney. Arrive back at the hotel
                                                                                                                                                          7
    Postcards of Ireland
                                                                             These limited edition tours are customized with special touches.
                                                                             Leisurely paced, both tours are limited to 12 participants, based
                                                                             on eight nights, and highlight the dramatic scenery of Ireland;



    Gardens and                                         Included:                                          Day 6 - The once forgotten
                                                                                                           Vandeleur Walled Garden at
                                                        ❧ 6 nights manor house hotels
    Historic Houses                                     ❧ 2 nights 5-star hotel
                                                                                                           Kilrush House is where you
    This delightful tour will captivate you with                                                           visit today. This garden
    some of Ireland’s most impressive estates,          ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily (B)                   specializes in many unusu-
    gardens, and follies and is designed for an         ❧ 5 table d’hote dinners (D)                       al plants that thrive in the
    intimate group of twelve whimsical people.          ❧ Services of an experienced Irish driver          area’s unique climate.
    This tour will delight those interested in                                                             Afterwards, you will cross
    Classical architecture, as well as those who        ❧ Admissions as highlighted on the itinerary       the Shannon River by car
    wish to explore the beauty of Irish gardens.        ❧ Porterage of one suitcase                        ferry and continue on to
    Enjoy the splendor of these magnificent             ❧ All service charges & local govt. taxes          Glin Castle for lunch and
    gardens and historical estates.                     ❧ Isle Inn Tours flight bag & luggage tag          a stroll through its beau-
                                                                                                           tiful garden.
    Day 1 - Arrive Dublin Airport and meet your         ❧ Deluxe document holder with information          Overnight: Adare
    driver. A short drive will take you to                                                                 Manor, Adare (B)
    Killashee House, which is set amidst 200            Depart US    Arrive Dublin Return US     Price*
    acres of manicured gardens, for tea and                                                                Day 7 – In route to
    scones. After a refreshing break you will con-      May 19      May 20      May 28           $3250     Dublin, you will visit
    tinue to Powerscourt Estate, a magnificent          June 23     June 24     July 2           $3250     Castletown House,
    property well recognized as one of the              Sept 15     Sept 16     Sept 24          $3250     which is said to have
    world’s greatest gardens. An early afternoon        Single Supplement $1255                            influenced the
    arrival to your country estate leaves time to       *Land only, based on 12 people double occupancy.   design of the White
    explore and visit with the hounds, one of the                                                          House. There are two follies on the
    most adoring attractions of this intriguing                                                            grounds, The Conolly Folly, or Obelisk, and
    mansion. Enjoy an intimate group dinner.          grounds. The mighty oak trees on the front           The Wonderful Barn. Arrive at your city cen-
    Overnight: Mount Juliet, Kilkenny (D)             lawn date from 1815 and are planted in the           ter hotel with time to relax and explore this
                                                      formation of the Battle of Waterloo. Continue        thriving cosmopolitan city independently.
    Day 2 - Today is filled with fascinating garden   on to Seaview House in Ballylickey, your             Overnight: Westin Dublin, Dublin City (B)
    features. Lose yourself in the intricate yew      home for the next two nights. Remainder of
    hedge maze of Dunbrody Abbey or the               afternoon will be free to relax before dinner.       Day 8 – After breakfast, enjoy a driving tour
    Monkey Puzzle Walk at Woodstock Gardens           Overnight: Seaview House, Cork (B, D)                of the city that concludes with a tour of
    & Arboretum. The garden tour concludes at                                                              Dublin Castle. The remainder of your after-
    Newtownbarry House & Gardens with a tour          Day 4 - Following breakfast, you will travel to      noon is free to shop, tour, or stop in one of
    of the grounds and afternoon tea. Dinner will     Garnish Island, an island garden of rare beau-       the many quaint pubs for a taste of the local
    be at the estate this evening. Overnight:         ty and a highlight of this trip. The gardens         fare. Dinner is on your own this evening.
    Mount Juliet, Kilkenny (B, D)                     are landscaped with Neo-Classical follies and        Overnight: Westin Dublin, Dublin City (B)
                                                      planted with sub-tropical flora. Then you are
    Day 3 - Journey into the heart of the             off to Bantry House for a self-guided tour of        Day 9 – Depart for the airport following
    Blackwater Valley with a stop at                  the house and gardens before returning to            breakfast with time for last minute, duty-free
    Longueville House for a                           your hotel for the evening. Overnight:               shopping and a leisurely airport check-in. (B)
    stroll on the                                     Seaview House, Cork (B, D)

                                                      Day 5 – Journey through the Kingdom of
                                                       Kerry as you head towards the quaint village
                                                       of Adare, stopping along the way
                                                        to explore Muckross
                                                         House and Gardens,
                                                         an imposing
                                                          Victorian mansion
                                                           in the Elizabethan
                                                            style. Arrive mid-
                                                             afternoon at Adare
                                                              Manor, a luxuri-
                                                               ous hotel that
                                                               occupies a mag-
                                                                nificent Victorian
                                                                 Gothic mansion.
                                                                 Tonight you will
                                                                 dine and sleep
                                                              in one of the great
                                                          houses of Ireland.
                                                        Overnight: Adare Manor,
                                                      Adare (B, D)
8
each featuring it’s own theme. Inspired by your own ideas of
traveling to Ireland, let us turn your vision into a reality.




                      Elegant                       in the castle. Overnight: Ballyseede Castle,
                                                    Tralee (B, D)
                      Ireland
                        You have heard of           Day 4 - A short ride brings you to the
                        hybrid cars, how about      bustling town of Killarney for a visit to
                        hybrid tours?! This is      the stately Muckross House. Travel
                        where motorcoach tour       through the Killarney National Park to the
                       meets independent            village of Blarney where those energetic
                       travel. Here is a great      enough can receive the “gift of elo-
                      opportunity to tour           quence” by climbing the 104 steps to kiss
                      Ireland in a small group      the famous Blarney stone. Others may
                      setting without the small     enjoy the time to shop at the well-known
                     group price tag. The           Blarney Woolen Mills. Arrive in the
                     first six days you are         charming village of Kinsale, the gourmet
                     accompanied by your            capital of Ireland, for hotel check-in and
                     driver/guide as you jour-      time to explore this vibrant town before             and shops. Bid farewell to your driver as you
                    ney through the heart of        dinner in your hotel. Overnight: Trident             embark on the independent portion of your
                    Ireland and visit spectac-      Hotel, Kinsale (B, D)                                tour. Dinner tonight is on your own to enjoy
                   ular sights. Upon arrival                                                             this thriving city. Overnight: Davenport Hotel,
                   to Dublin City, your driver      Day 5 – Today’s scenic drive takes you               Dublin City (B)
                   will deliver you to your         through the picturesque harbor town of Cobh,
                   hotel where you have the         the last port of call for the Titanic, and on to     Day 7 - Today is yours to explore the capital
                  next two days to explore          Waterford. In route, you will stop at the            city and take in some sights. Tour by foot or
                  the city at your leisure.         Stephen Pierce Pottery Museum and the                double-decker bus. Some of the most visited
                                                    quaint village of Ardmore, before arriving at        sights include Trinity College and the Book of
Day 1 - Arrive Dublin Airport and meet your         the 15th century Waterford Castle where you          Kells, Dublin Castle, The National Museum,
driver in the arrivals hall as you begin your       will ferry over to the castle’s private island.      the Irish Writers Museum, and of course,
Irish journey. A short coastal drive takes you      Enjoy an elegant evening in the castle’s din-        Guinness Storehouse. We are happy to help
to Malahide Castle where you can stretch            ning room. Overnight: Waterford Castle,              you narrow down your itinerary based on
your legs with a tour of the castle and please      Waterford (B, D)                                     your own interests. Overnight: Davenport
your pallet with your first taste of Irish tea                                                           Hotel, Dublin City (B)
and scones. As your journey continues, you          Day 6 – Following a breakfast fit for a king
will find yourself in the historic town of Trim     and queen you will begin your journey to
with time to explore the grounds of Trim            Dublin. Along the way your group will stop
Castle, the site of the acclaimed movie             at the magnificent Powerscourt Estate set in
Braveheart. An early arrival to your hotel          the Wicklow Mountains. Arrive Dublin for
allows time to relax before dinner.                 hotel check-in and time to explore. Your
Overnight: Wineport Lodge, Athlone (D)              hotel is centrally located amidst the
                                                    Georgian area of Dublin and steps away
Day 2 – Your first stop today takes you to          from an abundant selection of restaurants
Clonmacnoise, one of the most famous eccle-
siastical sites in Ireland. Continuing on your
       way, you arrive in the quaint village of        Included:
       Adare, one of Ireland’s prettiest towns,
                                                       ❧ 3 nights castles
       punctuated with thatched roofs and
       clever stonework. After a stroll around         ❧ 5 nights 4-star hotels
       the village you will have a chance to           ❧ Champagne reception
       explore the grounds of Adare Manor              ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily (B)
       and enjoy afternoon tea. Today’s jour-          ❧ 5 table d’hote dinners (D)
       ney concludes with a warm welcome at            ❧ Services of an experienced Irish driver
       Ballyseede including a champagne                  for 6 days
       reception and gourmet dinner in the             ❧ Admissions as highlighted on the itinerary
       castle. Overnight: Ballyseede Castle,           ❧ Porterage of one suitcase
        Tralee (B, D)                                  ❧ All service charges & local govt. taxes         Day 8 – Enjoy the day at your leisure. You
                                                                                                         may wish to indulge in a relaxing boat ride
                                                       ❧ Isle Inn Tours flight bag & luggage tag
      Day 3 - Today a scenic drive through                                                               on the River Liffey, a stroll through Stephen’s
                                                       ❧ Deluxe document holder with information         Green, more sightseeing, or shopping on
      charming villages and fuchsia-lined
      hedgerows takes you to Dingle Peninsula,                                                           Grafton Street. This hybrid tour allows plenty
      Ireland’s most western point. In the town        Depart US   Arrive Dublin Return US      Price*   of time for you to enjoy Dublin City at your
      of Dingle, you will hear the locals speak-                                                         own pace. Overnight: Davenport Hotel,
                                                       June 6        June 7       June 15       $2475    Dublin City (B)
      ing the native tongue of Gaelic. A breath-
      taking coastal drive around Slea Head
                                                       July 18       July 19      July 27       $2475
      allows you to catch a glimpse of the             Oct 10        Oct 11       Oct 19        $2295    Day 9 – Taxi to Dublin Airport with plenty of
      Blasket Islands. This evening enjoy              Single Supplement $620                            time for last minute duty-free shopping and
       another delightful Irish dining experience                                                        airport check-in. (B)
                                                      *Land only, based on 12 people double occupancy.
                                                                                                                                                           9
      Highlights of Ireland
                   Enjoy touring Ireland while our experienced driver takes you on a leisurely journey through
                   beautiful towns, villages, and other dramatic scenery. Ireland truly is a magical country. She will
                   captivate you with her beauty. Prepare to be amazed by her breathtaking scenery and the
                   many interesting attractions you will encounter, including Trinity College, Kilkenny Castle, Rock
                   of Cashel, Ireland’s only fjord, and the Guinness Storehouse. This is our most requested escort-
                   ed tour for over 10 years. This tour is limited to 26 passengers.

                   Day 1 - Depart the United States on your overnight flight to Dublin, Ireland. Our travel planners are
                   available to assist with your flight arrangements.

                   Day 2 – Cead mile failte! Meet your Irish driver/guide in the arrivals hall and start your journey.
                   Your early arrival should have you ready for traditional tea and scones at Malahide Castle.
                   Following a leisurely visit, enjoy a scenic drive along the coast before arriving at your city center
                   hotel. The evening is free to explore this vibrant city and dine in one of the many traditional pubs
                   or restaurants. Overnight: Camden Court Hotel, Dublin (B)

                   Day 3 - After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing
                   tour around Dublin City. You will see ele-
                   gant Georgian squares and houses, colorful
                   parks, and bustling shopping areas. Take a
                   guided tour of Trinity College, one of the old-
                   est centers of learning, dating to the 16th cen-
                   tury. The library is home to the world-
                   renowned 9th century Book of Kells, an illumi-
                   nated manuscript with meticulous artwork
                   around the borders. The city tour will end at the
                   Guinness Storehouse where you can explore
                   exhibits with over 250 years of creative history.
                   Your tour ends in the Gravity Bar with a pint of                              el
                                                                                           f Cash
                   Guinness and a great view of Dublin. Remainder of                 Rock o
                                                afternoon is free. Tonight
                                                enjoy a candle-lit dinner in
                             At the Airport:
                          Don’t start your trip Ireland’s oldest pub, The
                          stressed out. Allow   Brazen Head, including sto-
                             at least 3hrs to   rytelling and an insightful
                          check-in and reach    look into Irish folklore.
                                your gate       Overnight: Camden Court
                                                Hotel, Dublin (B, D)

                   Day 4 - As you journey to Galway, you will stop by the Japanese
                   Gardens and National Stud. Learn about Ireland’s exciting horse
                   breeding industry and enjoy a stroll through the Japanese
                   Gardens. Before arriving in Galway City for a brief city tour, you
                                                                                                      Cliffs of
                   will visit the Monastic site of Clonmacnoise. A guided tour of this                Moher
                   site will show you some of the best examples of high crosses
                   and round towers in Ireland. Overnight: Galway Bay
                   Hotel, Galway (B, D)

                   Day 5 - Today will be filled with spectacular
Kilkenny           scenery from land and sea. A scenic drive
                   through the wild and wonderful Connemara
                   region, where colorful wildflowers bloom, leads
                   you to the highlight of your day, a cruise along
                   Killary Harbor, Ireland’s only fjord. Enjoy compli-
                   mentary tea and scones as you take in some of
                   Ireland’s finest scenery from the comfort of this luxu-
                   rious purpose-built catamaran. Back on land, you will
                   continue to Kylemore Abbey, one of the most pho-

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                                                                                         Temple Bar
tographed locations in Ireland and home to the Benedictine nuns. Overnight: Galway
Bay Hotel, Galway (B, D)

Day 6 - Traveling along the coast of Clare and the lunar landscapes of the Burren,
today’s tour features the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher that stand 700 feet above the
Atlantic Ocean. Continue to the medieval city of Kilkenny with plenty of free time                   Mal
                                                                                                        ahid
                                                                                                            e Ca
to explore the city before dinner. Set in the heart of the city, your hotel is steps                            stle
from countless pubs and shops. Overnight: Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny (B, D)

Day 7 - Start the day with a guided tour of the 12th century Kilkenny Castle, home to the
Butler family for centuries and now restored to its original splendor. Board your motorcoach for a
trip to the world renowned Waterford Crystal Factory where you can observe skilled craftsmen
                blow, cut, and polish this Irish keepsake. Peruse the exquisite showrooms and shop
                for the perfect piece to bring home. Return to Kilkenny in the late
                 afternoon. Overnight: Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny (B, D)
                                                                                                        Most music in the pubs
                                                                                                      starts after 9:30 regardless of
                Day 8 - Today includes two legendary highlights of
                                                                                                      what the sign, the bartender,
                Ireland. Your first visit is the Rock of Cashel, an enor-                         or the fellow who fiddles says.
                 mous limestone mound bristling with ancient fortifications. These
                 include a cathedral, chapel, and castle, some of which date back to
                  the 12th century. A brief audio/visual presentation of this mighty structure helps
                   explain its historical significance. As you continue your drive to Killarney, your
                   next stop will be Blarney Castle, where those energetic enough will have an
                    opportunity to climb the 104 steps to kiss the stone located in the battlements
                    and gain “the gift of the gab.” Others may wish to spend their time shopping
                     at the Woolen Mills. Arrive Killarney in the early evening for hotel check-in
                     and time to relax before
                      dinner in your hotel.
                      Overnight: Killarney              Included:
                       Avenue Hotel, Killarney          ❧ 8 nights first class hotels
                       (B, D)                           ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily (B)
                        Day 9 - Today your driv-
                                                     ❧ 6 table d’hote dinners (D)
                     er/guide will take you on       ❧ Special dinner with entertainment in Dublin
               a tour with such beautiful
                                                        at Dublin’s oldest pub
               scenery, the memories will            ❧ Services of an experienced Irish driver/guide
                last a lifetime. The Ring of         ❧ Admissions as highlighted on the itinerary
                 Kerry is one of the most            ❧ Porterage of one suitcase
                 spectacular scenic drives in        ❧ All service charges & local government taxes
                  all of Ireland. It is 110 miles
                                                     ❧ Isle Inn Tours flight bag & luggage tag
                  of dramatic coastal and
                   mountain scenery, envelop-        ❧ Deluxe document holder with information package
                   ing the towns of Killorglin,
                    Glenbeigh, Caherciveen,           Depart        Arrive          Depart         Land
                    Waterville, Sneem,                USA           Dublin          Shannon        Only
                     Kenmare, and Killarney.          April 16      April 17        April 25       $1699
                     Return to Killarney with         May 21        May 22          May 30         $1895
                      time to explore the town        June 4        June 5          June 13        $1945
                    or enjoy a pint in the hotel      July 2        July 3          July 11        $1965 ♣               Kylemore Abbey
             pub before dinner with your              Sept 3        Sept 4          Sept 12        $1965 ♣
           group. Overnight: Killarney                Oct 15        Oct 16          Oct 24         $1699
           Avenue Hotel, Killarney (B, D)             Single Supplement $469
                                                      ♣ These tours are eligible for our Shamrock Special.
            Day 10 - Arrive Shannon Airport           Book by St. Patrick’s day 2009 (March 17th) and receive
            with plenty of time for last minute       a discount of $100 per person.
            duty-free shopping and airport
             check-in. (B)


                                                                                                                                          11
     Going Green!
     Walking & Cycling Holidays
     Going Green in Ireland not only offers you an environmentally
     friendly travel opportunity but a chance to discover the 40 shades of
     green in the patchwork of fields. The temperate climate, mild
     weather, and dramatic scenery make Ireland an ideal destination for
     activity-based vacations. Ireland
     offers a wide array of terrain; enjoy
     the solitude of a spectacular coastal      Included in all Walking Holidays:
     walk or the thrill of whirling down a      ❧ 7 nights accommodations with
     mountain pass with your cycling              private bath
     group. Visit our website for detailed      ❧ 6 walking days & 1 day of
     itineraries and additional information       alternate activities or rest
     on our cycling and walking tours of        ❧ 6 evening dinners
     Ireland at www.isleinntours.com.
                                                ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily
     Walking Tours                              ❧ Picnic lunch on walking days
                                                                                                   SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS:
     (Saturday – Saturday)                      ❧ Luggage transfer                                      May – September........$1629
     GUIDED WALKING TOURS:                      ❧ Experienced guide                                         per person sharing
     Daily Distance 10 – 12 Miles               ❧ Airport transfer on arrival
                                                  (per timetable)                              Antrim Glens & Coast........10 – 12 Miles daily
     ROUTES AVAILABLE:                                                                         Traditional Ireland..............8 – 10 Miles daily
     Burren & Connemara
     Dingle Peninsula
                                                   April & October.........$1449
     Donegal Coast                                 May - September........$1579
     Kerry                                              per person sharing
     Achill Island & Mayo                                                                                       Weather in Ireland is
     West Cork & Beara Peninsula                    Single Supplement.......$355                            ever changing. Dress in layers
     Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland                                                                              and carry rain gear.



     Cycling Tours
     (Saturday – Saturday)
     Enjoy the adventure without the hassle. From the rolling green fields dotted with ancient ruins and forts to the dramatic coastline, towering
     cliffs and amazing scenery, Ireland offers endless fuel for your active spirit. These group cycling tours of Ireland allow you to enjoy your
     daily rides without the worries. Your equipment is provided, your luggage is transferred, and
     your routes are set, all you have to do is enjoy the journey. The average daily route is 30 –
     40 miles and allows cyclists to travel at their own pace. There is plenty of time for rest stops,            Included in all Cycling Holidays:
     detours, and soaking up the magnificent scenery. These cycling itineraries have been created
                                                                                                              ❧ 7 nights Bed and ❧ Luggage Transfers
     with a range of cycling abilities in mind. Each route should be manageable for all levels, and              Breakfast          ❧ Roaming Guide
     alternate routes are available for the more avid cyclists (the more challenging routes are denot-
                                                                                                              ❧ Full Irish break- ❧ Back up Vehicle
     ed with an asterisk below). Novice riders can take comfort in knowing that the guide will do                fast daily
     daily sweeps to pick-up anyone wishing for a break!                                                                            ❧ Pannier bags
                                                                                                              ❧ Dinner one             ❧ Tool repair kit
                                                                                                                evening
                                                                                                                                       ❧ Maps
                                                                                                              ❧ 21-speed hybrid
                                                                                                                bicycle                ❧ Helmet

                                                                                                                 May, June & September...........$1039
                                                                                                                      July & August............$1099
                                                                                                                           per person sharing

                                                                                                          ROUTES AVAILABLE:
                                                                                                          West Cork & Kerry            Wild West Mayo Tour
                                                                                                          Connemara, Galway            Ring of Kerry
                                                                                                            and Mayo                     and Dingle*
                                                                                                          West Cork Coastline          Highlands of Donegal*
                                                                                                          Clare and the Burren         Antrim Coast*


                                                                                           Inquire about our FAMILY TOURS, LOWER MILEAGE TOURS, and SELF-
                                                                                           GUIDED TOURS…or visit our website for details.

                                                                                           PROOF OF ACCEPTABLE MEDICAL & CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS
12                                                                                         REQUIRED FOR ALL WALKING & CYCLING. SEE PAGE 13 FOR DETAILS.
Customized Golf Vacations
Ireland is host to some of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world.
Visit the courses that delight golf legends for their diverse, challenging terrain
and majestic views. With over 400 golf courses throughout Ireland, there is
something for everyone. From pristine, natural links on the Atlantic seaboard
to scenic parkland courses in the heart of
Ireland, you will be spoiled
for choice. So whether golf
is the focus of your trip or        Southwest Links Golf Package Includes:
just one element of your         ❧ 6 nights at Killarney Towers Hotel,
dream vacation, our travel           Killarney
experts are available to
                                 ❧ Full Irish breakfast daily
customize your tour.
Accommodations range             ❧ 1 round of golf Ballybunion (Old Course)
from charming Bed &              ❧ 1 round of golf Lahinch (Old Course)
Breakfasts to luxurious          ❧ 1 round of golf Waterville
spas and castles.                ❧ 1 round of golf Dooks
Experience the ultimate in
relaxation with your own
                                 ❧ Confirmed tee times
chauffeur. Whatever you          ❧ Green fees
choose you will enjoy a          ❧ 7 days with an 8-passenger automatic mini-
worry-free vacation with             van OR 7 days with a private chauffeur
guaranteed tee-times and
advance reservations for          Transportation      May/June/Sept   July & Aug
each night of your stay.         8-passenger Minivan $2435              $2509
Allow us to take the work        Chauffeur               $3089          $3089
out of your Irish golf vaca-     Single Supplement $389.
tion so you can focus on         *Based on double occupancy with a minimum of
                                 4 people traveling.                                                                  Ireland is becoming the
the more important things,
                                                                                                                    #1 overseas golf destination.
like your game.



                        WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TRAVEL INSURANCE
THEN YOU ARE COVERED IF:                            sickness and emergency dental expenses with          4. If insurance is purchased within 7 days of
❧ you or a traveling companion get sick             no daily limits or deductibles.                         deposit the Pre-Existing Medical Condition
  before or during the trip.                                                                                Exclusion will be waived. This is applicable
❧ you lose your baggage or your passport or         $20,000 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANS-                        to all coverages contained in the policy.
  documents are stolen.                             PORTATION Pays expenses as directed by a                The insured must be medically able to trav-
                                                    doctor to the nearest medical facility.                 el when you pay your premium.
❧ you incur medical expenses on your trip.
                                                                                                                 IMPORTANT – exclusions apply
❧ you are in a foreign country and need med-        $500 BAGGAGE & TRAVEL DOCUMENTS                               to certain medical conditions.
  ical assistance.                                  Pays for items lost, stolen or broken on your trip
                                                                                                             TOUR                       PREMIUM
TOUR COST TRIP CANCELLATION &                       $100 BAGGAGE DELAY Pays for the purchase                 COST                     PER PERSON
INTERRUPTION Pays for financial losses you          of essential items if your bags are delayed for          $ 501 - $1000 ....................$ 76
incur if you must cancel your tour or interrupt     more than 24 hours.                                      $1001 - $1500.....................$ 98
your travel because of an illness, injury or
death of the insured, a family member or trav-   WHEN ARE YOU COVERED:                                       $1501 - $2000....................$ 131
eling companion. Military duty, if within 10     1. Trip cancellation insurance becomes effec-               $2001 - $2500 ...................$ 164
days of departure, the Insured has his/her          tive on the date the premium is paid; all                $2501 - $3000 ...................$ 197
leave revoked or is reassigned.                     other insurance takes effect on the date and
                                                    time the Insured starts the trip.                        $3001 - $3500 ...................$ 201
$500 TRAVEL DELAY Up to the maximum limit 2. All insurance shall terminate on the earlier                      If you have any questions about
of coverage if the Insured’s trip is delayed for    of the following events: (a) the date the trip                   specific coverage, call
more than 12 hours for reasonable costs, addi-      is completed,(b) the scheduled Trip                     INSURE AMERICA at 1-866-385-4839
tional accommodations and traveling expenses        Completion Date, (c) The Insured’s arrival at                 Product #004096-P1 9/06
until travel becomes possible. The benefit is       the return destination on a roundtrip, or the
payable for only one delay for all Insureds.        destination on a one-way trip, (d) cancella-
                                                    tion of the trip covered by the policy.
$25,000 ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEM-               3. The duration of coverage shall be extended
BERMENT Pays for direct accidental death or         under the following conditions: (a) the Insured’s
dismemberment 24 hours a day.                       entire trip is covered by the policy, and; (b) the
                                                    Insured’s return is delayed by unforeseeable
$10,000 MEDICAL EXPENSES Pays accident,             circumstances beyond his control.                                                                      13
                                                                                                   Please read this information carefully. The payment of required

 Terms and Conditions                                                                              deposits or receipt of full payments for a reservation on any
                                                                                                   program constitutes consent to all provisions of the terms and
                                                                                                   conditions contained in this brochure.


RESPONSIBILITY: Caddie Tours, is not responsible for               ny a tour, every effort will be made to secure alternate &      GASOLINE: The purchase of gasoline is the hirer’s
any personal injury, property damage or other loss a pas-          comparable entertainment. Cancellation by the entertain-        responsibility and is not included in the car rental price.
senger incurs on any tour arising from acts or omissions           er for reasons outside of our control will not be reason for    The rental will be supplied with a full tank of gasoline,
by any air carrier, public transport company, hotel, car           cancellation of the tour, refund by tour operator, and will     which must be replaced or paid for upon return of vehicle.
rental company, subcontractor or other person or organi-           not be covered under insurance.
zation, whether or not such company is rendering any                                                                               NORTHERN IRELAND RENTALS:                 Separate pricing,
services supplied on the tour. All tickets and vouchers are        LUGGAGE: Handling of one piece of luggage per person            terms, and conditions apply.
issued and supplied subject to the foregoing and to any            is included in the cost of all coach tours. One suitcase per
and all terms and conditions under which transportation            person is permitted and size should not exceed 30 x 20          CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: Airfare cancellation
and services are provided. Caddie Tours accepts no                 x 10 inches and should not exceed 44 pounds.                    penalties are set forth under Air Transportation. Refunds
responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay or                                                                              cannot be made to any passenger who does not complete
changes in schedules, flight cancellations due to mechan-          GRATUITY: Gratuity for the driver/guide is not included         the tour. In the event of cancellation by the Tour Operator,
ical problems, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine         in any group or chauffeur drive tour, unless otherwise          Tour Operator’s liability shall be limited to a refund of all
or other causes. Passengers must bear all such losses or           specified, and is at your sole discretion.                      tour payments by the tour participants to the Tour Operator.
expenses. Luggage is carried at owner’s risk throughout                                                                            All cancellations and request for refunds must be submitted
the tour. Hand baggage and small articles such as coats,           CAR RENTAL INFORMATION                                          in writing to the Tour Operator, and refunds will be made
umbrellas or cameras are entirely in the care of the pas-          Drivers must produce a current driving license issued in        within 14 days of receipt of your notice of cancellation. In
sengers. Caddie Tours reserves the right to decline to             their state or country of residence without endorsements.       addition to the airline penalties imposed and a processing
accept or to return any person as a member of any tour or                                                                          fee of $250 per person, the following land penalties apply
to cancel or alter the tour. Airline tariffs limit liability for   RENTAL PERIOD: A weekly car rental is defined as a              to all cancellations:
passenger baggage.                                                 7day rental. One day is equivalent to 24 hours. Please              60-31 days prior to departure 25% of land price
                                                                   consider arrival and departure flights when reserving your          30-16 days prior to departure 50% of land price
DEPOSITS & FINAL PAYMENTS:                Non-refundable           car rental.                                                         15-03 days prior to departure 75% of land price
deposits of $250 per person are required for coach tours.                                                                              Less than 72 hours & no show 100% of tour price
On independent travel packages, full payment is due with-          AGE LIMIT: Hirers must be over 25 years and under 76            Self-catering properties, chauffeur driven vacations and
in 24 hours or 7 days of booking. On escorted motor-               years of age. Certain restrictions for drivers under the age    activity holidays carry separate penalties.
coach tours, full payment is due 90 days prior to depar-           of 30 apply.
ture. Written authorization is required for all credit card                                                                        REVISIONS: Any changes to land arrangements made
charges. Failure to pay by “Final Payment Due” date noted          INSURANCE: All rental cars in Ireland include Third Party       after the original booking has been processed will incur a
on invoice may result in cancellation and/or late fees to          Insurance. This means that if you have an accident, the         $50 per change handling fee. No revisions will be accept-
maintain booking, regardless of receipt of deposit.                other party is covered; you and your car are not covered.       ed within 14 days of departure.
                                                                   Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) Package is available - see
DOCUMENTATION: All tour documents will be sent to                  Page4 for details. CDW is mandatory in Ireland. The client      UNUSED TOUR VOUCHERS: Any tour vouchers for
the travel agent approximately 15 days prior to the depar-         is responsible for CDW insurance. You can obtain CDW            hotels, B&Bs, car rental or any other unused services are
ture of the tour provided full payment has been received.          insurance in one of the following ways:                         not exchangeable or refundable.
In the event this is not acceptable, we require sufficient             1. By purchasing CDW through Caddie Tours at the
notice in order to avoid express shipping charges. If we                   time of booking                                         FIT PACKAGES: Our agents will be pleased to assist you
are not given sufficient notice, the passenger or travel               2. By purchasing the CDW from the rental car compa-         with your fully independent travel plans. We require a
agent will be responsible for express delivery charges.                    ny at the commencement of the rental period.            $250 per person non-refundable deposit. After accommo-
                                                                   Please note: MOST credit card companies have discontin-         dations have been confirmed, there will be a $50 fee to
AIR TRANSPORTATION: All fares are subject to govern-               ued CDW coverage in Ireland. If you hold one of the             change, cancel or alter each reservation.
ment approval. Prior to ticketing, airfares are subject to         select credit cards that do provide the coverage and you
change without notice. Airfares are guaranteed once they           wish to avail of that benefit then you must purchase your       IMPORTANT: To guard against unforeseen circum-
have been paid in full & issued. Caddie Tours is not               entire package on that credit card and present the credit       stances, Travel Insurance is strongly recommended and is
responsible for mechanical breakdowns, government                  card with written documentation of coverage for the dates       available for purchase. We recommend you review the
actions, weather, acts of God, acts of war, misconnections         of travel in Ireland from your credit card company to the       outline on page 15 and elect the Optional Travel
or related expenses to/from flights or other circumstances         car rental company upon commencement of the rental.             Insurance included on your invoice. If prices are misquot-
beyond its control. Once travel is completed Caddie Tours          All car rental rates are inclusive of VAT at 13.5%.             ed or misprinted, the passengers will be offered the tour
cannot issue copies of airline tickets for clients with fre-                                                                       at the correct price or may cancel with a full refund.
quent flyer programs. Therefore the traveler should keep           LOCATION SERVICE CHARGE: A LSC of €26 per rental
the passenger coupon at the back of the airline ticket.            is applicable when clients opt not to prepay car insurance.
                                                                   The LSC is waived when CDW insurance is purchased in
NAME CHANGES: Aer Lingus - All Aer Lingus fares are                advance.                                                                        CADDIE TOURS
non-refundable once ticketed. Unused group tickets have
no value for future travel. Name changes may be made               DRIVER & BAGGAGE PROTECTION: Driver & Baggage
                                                                                                                                                703-938-1300
PRIOR to the travel date for a fee of $200. Date changes           Protection is optional at €5.50 per day and is paid to the            niall@caddietoursonline.com
prior to the original travel date carry a $100 per segment         car rental company directly.
fee plus any increase in airfare. Other Carriers - Tickets                                                                                  caddietoursonline.com
are non-refundable once issued. Some carriers may allow            THEFT PROTECTION: TP provides clients with coverage
you to use the value of your ticket less a penalty for future      for theft of the rental vehicle. This cost is included in the
travel. Please inquire at the time of booking what restric-        Premium CDW Package.
tions are in place. Client or travel agent must supply
Caddie Tours with passengers’ legal name as it appears on          CREDIT CARDS: Clients are required to give a credit card
passport. Name changes after ticketing will incur a penal-         imprint deposit to cover such items as fuel, insurance,
ty for which the client/travel agent is responsible.               extras or damage.

MOTORCOACH TOURS                                                   ADDITIONAL DRIVER: There is a supplemental charge
ACCOMMODATION: Land arrangements are provided as                   of €9.50 per day to cover an additional driver payable
described in each tour program. Caddie Tours reserves the          directly to the car rental company. First additional driver
right to substitute hotel accommodations in similar categories.    is included in the Premium CDW package.

MEALS: Meals are provided as specified in each tour pro-
gram. Dinners in hotels are on a table d’hote basis.

CHILDREN: Children are welcome on all customized itin-
eraries. The escorted tours in our brochure are not appro-
priate for children under the age of 12.

VISITS, ENTERTAINMENT & OTHER FEATURES:
Caddie Tours reserves the right to substitute visits, enter-
tainment, and other features when establishments are
closed or cannot be visited for reasons beyond our control.
In the event a scheduled entertainer is unable to accompa-

								
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