Ideal for the first-time visitor, this tour covers all of Ireland’s highlights including the unforgettable sights of the Cliffs of Moher and Ring of Kerry.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes
- Round trip airfare to Dublin
- 7 nights 4-star hotels: 2 in Dublin, 1 Waterford, 2 in Galway, 2 in Killarney
- Breakfast daily
- Transfer from Airport to Dublin hotel
- Taxi transfer from your Dublin Hotel to Hertz downtown office
- Hertz self-drive rental car with unlimited mileage based on a minimum of 2 people travelling together with either standard or automatic transmission
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), theft protection (TP), government tax (VAT) and Location Service Charge (LSC)
- Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of these prime attractions, Guinness Storehouse, General Post Office Museum, Epic Ireland or Teeling Whiskey Distillery
- Ireland Step by Step – 128-page guide with maps and suggested itineraries (one per room)
- Ireland at a Glimpse – discount book with 50% vouchers for almost 100 attractions
- Get Ready! Get Set! Go! – information book with basic travel facts
- Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
- All local taxes and hotel service charges
- Free Wi-Fi in most hotel lobbies
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Accommodations are set for each night
Not Included: Road tolls, hotel parking and Day tours and visits listed in itinerary are paid locally. Distance includes stopping at suggested sights but if you prefer to make a different stop that can be done instead but may change the distance between cities.
Day 1: Depart Canada
Board your flight to Dublin.
Day 2: Vacation Starts in Dublin
Arrive at Dublin Airport and continue into the city. Your day is free to explore independently. Use your prepaid vouchers for an open-top bus tour of central Dublin and a visit to one of Dublin’s prime attractions. Hotel: Ashling or Radisson Blu St Helens Hotel or similar
Day 3: Dublin to Waterford (B)
Take a taxi to the Hertz downtown office to pick up your car and head south from Dublin to your next hotel stay in Waterford, a distance of 100 miles. Suggested visits – Irish National Stud & Gardens, Kilkenny Castle, House of Waterford Crystal.
Hotel: Dooley’s Hotel or similar
Day 4: Waterford to Killarney (B)
Drive along the south coast of Ireland, a distance of about 120 miles. You may like to stop in Cork or Blarney. Suggested visits – Cobh Heritage Centre, Titanic Experience, Blarney Castle.
Hotel: Killarney Towers Hotel or similar (2 nights)
Day 5: Kerry Touring (B)
You may like to take a full day tour to travel the popular 100-mile Ring of Kerry – it is better to drive in a counter-clockwise direction. Suggested visits – Kerry County Museum, Skellig Experience. The Dingle Peninsula is also a lovely day tour. Suggested visit – Dingle Brewing Company.
Day 6: Killarney to Galway (B)
Today’s journey is about 120 miles traveling via Limerick. Suggested visits – Foynes Flying Boat Museum and Bunratty Folk Park. Or cross the River Shannon by ferry and drive along the coast of Clare to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Drive through the Burren and around Galway Bay.
Hotel: Westwood House Hotel Galway or similar (2 nights)
Day 7: Connemara Region (B)
Day 6: Connemara Region Tour Connemara, a region of unspoiled open scenery with misty mountains and sparkling lakes. Suggested visits – Kylemore Abbey & Gardens, “Connemara Lady” catamaran cruise or take “The Quiet Man” walking tour of Cong.
Day 8: Galway to Dublin (B)
This is a distance of 130 miles, traveling from the Atlantic Ocean on the West Coast to the Irish Sea on the East Coast. Stop for sightseeing along the way or get to Dublin by lunchtime. Check in to a different hotel in Dublin. Suggested visits – Strokestown Park House, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site or Kilbeggan Distillery.
Hotel: Grand Canal Hotel Dublin or similar
Day 9: Vacation Ends Dublin Airport (B)
Leave your rental car at Dublin Airport in good time to check in for your flight.
Any above suggested highlights that are not listed as included would be paid locally
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