The luck of the Irish…don't we all wish we had it? Well, you can create your own luck on this trip to Dublin, London, and Edinburgh by traveling with Monograms. You'll feel lucky throughout your stay, because we've arranged for you to have a Local Host in each city. This "friend in the city" is there for you to answer questions, share local insights, offer suggestions, and help make sure your vacation is everything you want it to be. On this 10-day vacation package, we've also arranged your hotel reservations, transportation between cities with transfers, sightseeing, and daily breakfast?all so you can skip the headaches that go along with planning a vacation overseas. Your vacation begins when you arrive in Dublin. Your Local Host will greet you with a warm welcome and materials to help familiarize you with the city, so you can put your own personal stamp on your vacation. In fact, each Local Host will welcome you to their city and help get you acquainted with the area so you can begin exploring immediately. In each city, after an included breakfast, we will pick you up at your hotel for guided sightseeing with a local expert, someone who knows the inside stories behind the attractions and can help enhance your experience.Your sightseeing in Dublin features the Old Library at Trinity College, where you will see the 1,200-year-old Book of Kells, the 9th-century Gospel manuscript that is famous throughout the world. In London, we will show you the must-see attractions, such as Big Ben. You'll visit St. Paul's Cathedral and hear about its long history before arriving in time to see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. In Edinburgh, guided sightseeing with a local expert includes "New Town,' dating from the 18th century, and "Old Town," featuring Edinburgh Castle, where you will see the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles. You will have a full day to explore on your own in each of these magnificent cities. Your Local Host will have plenty of suggestions and can help arrange the activities you desire. You may want to visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, take a pub crawl tour in Dublin, or join a ghost tour through Old Edinburgh. Or?you may want to take an excursion to Stonehenge and the Roman baths outside of London, or to Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland. The opportunities are endless! And did we mention that sightseeing with Monograms includes VIP access, which means you get to skip the lines? We know your travel time is precious and you don't want to waste it waiting in line like all the other tourists. That's why we give you VIP access-so your time is spent with the attractions rather than outside of them! Your vacation package also includes travel by air between Dublin and London as well as travel by Express train between London and Edinburgh. We've even included the transfers between your Dublin hotel and the airport, the London airport and your London hotel, your London hotel and the London train station, and the Edinburgh train station and your Edinburgh hotel. With the transfers and transportation we've included, the sightseeing and guides we've arranged, and the hotels we've booked, all you have to do is show up ready to have fun. We've saved you the stress and hassles of having to arrange everything on your own and figure out how to get from place to place-not to mention we've given you the comfort of having a "friend" in each city. It's a dream vacation!
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- Tour Operator
- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 10 Days
- Escorted - No
|Day 1||Dublin||Cead mile failte-a hundred-thousand welcomes! Your Local Host will help you maximize your time in the 'Fair City.'|
|Day 2||Dublin||Morning guided sightseeing takes you past St. Patrick's Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland, along elegant Georgian squares, and statue-lined O'Connell Street. Look out for the effigy of Oscar Wilde, reclining on a huge granite stone and seemingly without a care in the world; or Molly Malone, commemorating the young woman featured in the local ballad Cockles and Mussels. Finally, visit the Old Library at TRINITY COLLEGE, and see the famous 1,200-year-old Book of Kells. It is testimony to Dublin's literary tradition, dating back over a thousand years, when monks would transcribe the Bible into beautiful manuscripts.NOTE:Dublin sightseeing might take place on Day 1.|
|Day 3||Dublin||Your Local Host will have some interesting suggestions for your leisure day. Why not let yourself be transported back in time to 7000 BC and visit the National Museum of Ireland with its permanent exhibition on prehistoric Ireland?|
|Day 4||London||Travel to London by AIR on selected flights.|
|Day 5||London||Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London's famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Whitehall's mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister's Downing Street; and Piccadilly Circus. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the riverbank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London's skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history. The final highlight is the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard (if held).|
|Day 6||London||Full day at leisure for you to enjoy the very best of London. Your Local Hosts will have recommendations, like a visit to one of the Tate Galleries. Tate Modern exhibits international and contemporary art, while Tate Britain is home to British art from 1500 to the present.|
|Day 7||Edinburgh||Travel to Edinburgh by EXPRESS TRAIN (first-class).|
|Day 8||Edinburgh||Morning guided sightseeing introduces you to the 200-year-old elegant 'New Town' with its original neoclassical and Georgian period architecture. In the 'Old Town,' follow the Royal Mile and visit EDINBURGH CASTLE, perched on top of a rocky crag, the remnants of an extinct volcano. Tour the castle and admire the 'Honours of Scotland,' the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles and first used for the coronation of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1543.NOTE:Edinburgh sightseeing might take place on Day 7.|
|Day 9||Edinburgh||Ask your Local Host for recommendations on how to make the most of your day-you could visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, once home to Her Majesty the Queen, and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board.|
|Day 10||Edinburgh||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.|
- US$ Price Details
Dates & Prices do not include air travel.Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Monograms, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $211. Required intra-vacation air segment: Dublin/London. Air prices were effective on September 14, 2016 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your vacation, air prices may be higher.
Travel Terms & ConditionsThe purchase of any travel services offered by Monograms, constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and Monograms, and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.
- Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
- A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required for Monograms to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
- The following charges are not included in the land vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas and vaccinations; tips to your Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship's crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Monograms menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
Booking your Vacation with Air
For air departure dates within 331 days, you'll be offered a choice of carriers and flight schedules as well as price points to choose from when selecting your flights. Your schedule will be provided to you at the time of booking (schedules are subject to change by carriers). Monograms offers 2 air options: Flex Air and Instant Purchase Air. Flex Air allows flexibility if you want to make changes to your vacation schedule. Instant Purchase Air may offer additional airline options but has more restrictions. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. Guaranteed air-inclusive prices: air is only available to passengers traveling from the United States and only available when booked in conjunction with a land vacation. An additional $300 per person non-refundable air deposit is required for Flex Air booked in conjunction with any land vacation (i.e. air-inclusive vacation). Air can only be booked by Monograms in conjunction with a vacation package. Instant Purchase Air requires air payment in full at time of booking (i.e. air-inclusive vacation) plus non-refundable service fee ($30 per person for North America, $80 per person for South Pacific, $50 per person for all other destinations). Once booked, Instant Purchase Air is non-refundable, and non-changeable. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. However, once your airfare is confirmed and Monograms has received your full air and land deposit, your air-inclusive vacation price is guaranteed.
Air-Inclusive Vacations - Applicable Taxes & Fees
Air-inclusive vacations include government-imposed taxes and fees applicable at the time of booking and will be shown as a Total Amount. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply. At the time of booking your air-inclusive vacation online, carrier Websites will be provided to check baggage fees, or you can visit www.iflybags.com for up-to-date baggage pricing/restrictions. For return travel from some countries, international travelers are required to pay entry and/or exit fees at the airport. These fees will be collected by the local government and are payable by the traveler at time of travel. Your confirmation booking information will contain information about these fees.