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Essential Britain & Ireland - Globus
Essential Britain & Ireland - Globus
Good
5 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+12
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Essential Britain & Ireland, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through London, England and 12 other destinations in Europe. Essential Britain & Ireland includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
8 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

5 Reviews

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  • AD
    Written on November 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very knowledgeable, professional, and courteous.

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  • AG
    Written on September 13, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Covered alot of ground and very busy of course with never enough time, but that was expected. Great driver, found tour director somewhat unenthusiastic - would have liked more concise info on how each day was going to progress and a little more interaction... Read more

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  • Essential Britain & Ireland reviewer 3
    Written on July 1, 2018
    1.5 - Rather poor

    Bus was fine. Driver was great. “Customer Care” was deplorable. Poor communication about seat rotation. Much seat jumping caused our family of 7 to be separated and me to have to skip breakfast daily to scrap for seats together on the bus. Kevin did not... Read more

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  • MW
    Written on June 21, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    great support driver and guide, excellent stops, especially edinbriugh... BUT... too much time on the bus. This needs to be better balanced.. either shorter distance or more timer

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  • Essential Britain & Ireland reviewer 5
    Written on May 31, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Everything was planned and organised professionally. Absolutely hassle free travelling. Our guide was friendly, funny and incredibly knowledgeable.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
  2. Day 2: LONDON–STONEHENGE–BATH–NEWPORT, WALES
  3. Day 3: NEWPORT–CARDIFF–WATERFORD, IRELAND
  4. Day 4: WATERFORD–KILKENNY–DUBLIN
  5. Day 5: DUBLIN
  6. Day 6: DUBLIN–BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND–EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
  7. Day 7: EDINBURGH
  8. Day 8: EDINBURGH–JEDBURGH–YORK, ENGLAND
  9. Day 9: YORK–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–LONDON
  10. Day 10: LONDON

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Can this tour accommodate a disability scooter?

      Globus can accommodate electric scooters/carts on our tours. however, their motorcoaches do not have ramps. Passengers using scooters may be charged a fee per travelling day, and they or their companion are responsible for the scooter at all times. Globus would also require information on the dimensions and weight of the scooter.

    • How many hours a day will be spent on the bus between locations?

      While the trip does have a few longer travel days, the trip leader makes sure no more than 2.5 hours is spent on the bus at once and offers frequent stops in between destinations.

    • What are the other costs associated with this tour?

      TourRadar does not charge any booking fees or credit card fees, so there are no additional costs added to the trip, extra costs would only be incurred on the booking if you wished to add extra services, such as an extra night or an airport transfer.

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    • Elvio18th May 2018
      When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England , Wales and Scotland
    Euro
    Ireland

    Plugs & Adapters

    England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Globus to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 January 2019 the full payment of $2,108 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2108 for Essential Britain & Ireland, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Globus tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,629 km.
    • London (England)
    • 123 km
    • Stonehenge (England)
    • 43 km
    • Bath (England)
    • 50 km
    • Newport (Wales)
    • 17 km
    • Cardiff (Wales)
    • 284 km
    • Waterford (Ireland)
    • 45 km
    • Kilkenny (Ireland)
    • 102 km
    • Dublin (Ireland)
    • 140 km
    • Belfast (Ireland)
    • 230 km
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
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