The Irish have a famous blessing, 'May good luck be with you wherever you go. And your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.' On this 13-day vacation, luck will definitely be with you. Why? Because Monograms has handled all your travel details for you, and what could be luckier than that? In fact, we've arranged your hotel reservations in Limerick, Killarney, Dublin, Belfast, and London; sightseeing; daily breakfast; transportation between cities; and intra-vacation transfers. Plus, a one-of-a-kind feature is the Monograms Local Host, a local expert in each city that will help you feel at home and help your vacation be all you want it to be.Your vacation begins as soon as you arrive in Limerick, Ireland, where your Local Host will greet you with an Irish smile and a destination guide to familiarize you with the city. We've arranged for you to have a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour, so you can experience this great city at your own pace. Similarly, we've arranged for a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour in Belfast, a perfect way to see Belfast and its many attractions. We've also included a ticket to see the enthralling Titanic Exhibition, where you'll learn all about this famous ship and its ill-fated maiden voyage. In Killarney, we've included a fun-filled jaunting car ride through the town and its national park. On your journey to Ross Castle, built in the 15th century, you'll enjoy spectacular views of Ireland's highest mountain range and the breathtaking Lakes of Killarney. In Dublin and London, we've arranged for you to enjoy guided sightseeing with a local expert, someone who can share the cities' histories and inside stories like only a local can! In Dublin, you'll visit Trinity College to see the famous 1,200-year-old Book of Kells, and you'll see must-see attractions such as St. Patrick's Cathedral, Ireland's largest church. In London, we'll take you to see the iconic landmarks, such as Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Piccadilly Circus; and Big Ben. We'll also take you inside St. Paul's Cathedral, where Princess Diana and Prince Charles were married, and we'll take you to see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.You'll have a full free day in Limerick, Killarney, and London to explore on your own. You may want to participate in optional excursions, such as an excursion from Limerick to the Cliffs of Moher, the world-famous cliffs rising 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean with breathtaking views; from Killarney to the Ring of Kerry, with some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery, picturesque villages, and panoramas of the magnificent MacGillycuddy's Reeks mountain range; and from London to mysterious and fascinating Stonehenge. You may want to explore St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick, founded in 1168 and the city's oldest and most historic building; take a boat trip on the Lakes of Killarney and explore Muckross Abbey, founded in the 15th century by the Franciscans; or discover the British Museum in London, with an immense collection of world art and artifacts. You may want to indulge in a drink at a local pub in each city on this vacation. Your Local Hosts will be available to help you plan your free time and arrange activities for you. On this vacation package, we've also included your transportation and intra-vacation transfers. We'll transfer you via chauffeured car/minibus from Limerick to Killarney. We've also included first-class train travel from Killarney to Dublin and from Dublin to Belfast (including transfers from/to your hotels to/from the train stations). Finally, we've arranged your travel from Belfast to London by air, as well as your transfers to/from the airports. We've made traveling seamless and easy for you-not to mention the sightseeing and guides we've arranged, the breakfast we've included, and the hotels we've reserved! Just be sure to grab your camera so you can capture this fantastic vacation!
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 13 Days
- Escorted - No
|Day 1||Limerick||Cead mile failte-a hundred-thousand welcomes! Arrive in Limerick (nearest airport is Shannon). Your Local Host will help you maximize your time. Your HOP-ON/HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR takes you past the Treaty Stone, King John's Castle, St. John's Cathedral, Tait Clock, and Shannon Bridge, and lets you experience the wealth of history and folklore that this lively Irish city has to offer.NOTE:The Hop-On/Hop-Off tickets in Limerick are valid for 48 hours.|
|Day 2||Limerick||Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Discover Limerick on foot or with the HOP-ON/HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR. Your Local Host might also have suggestions for you, like a visit to the Frank McCourt Museum, a vivid reconstruction of his childhood home, as depicted in Angela's Ashes.|
|Day 3||Killarney||This morning, you will be transferred to Killarney by chauffeured car/minibus.|
|Day 4||Killarney||Start your exploration of Killarney with a fun-filled JAUNTING CAR RIDE through the town and the national park to Ross Castle. Enjoy the splendid vistas of Ireland's highest mountain range, MacGillycuddy's Reeks, and stop for photographs of the glorious Lakes of Killarney.|
|Day 5||Killarney||Enjoy this colorful resort on your own today, or take up one of your Local Host's suggestions. A stroll through Killarney National Park and a cup of tea in the Deenagh Lodge Tearoom, which dates back to 1834, or a visit to St. Mary's Cathedral, used as shelter during the Great Famine and home to an impressive collection of stained-glass windows.|
|Day 6||Dublin||Travel to Dublin by TRAIN (with change at Mallow).|
|Day 7||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. In the evening, you might like to take a guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse and sample some of the 'Black Stuff.'NOTE:Dublin sightseeing might take place on Day 6.|
|Day 8||Belfast||Journey to Belfast by TRAIN (First class).|
|Day 9||Belfast||Your HOP-ON/HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR will take you past all the city's attractions, including City Hall, the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Queens University, the murals on Falls Road and Shankill Road, and the Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Also included is a ticket to the fascinating TITANIC EXPERIENCE, where you learn all about the building of the largest passenger steam ship, its maiden voyage, and the tragic night of April 14, 1912.NOTE:The Hop-On/Hop-Off tickets in Belfast are valid for 48 hours and can be activated on the day of arrival.|
|Day 10||London||Travel to London by AIR on selected flights.|
|Day 11||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 12||London||Enjoy a leisurely day on your own; your Local Host will be pleased to help you make plans. You might want to try authentic English afternoon tea at one of the exclusive hotels, consisting of finely cut sandwiches, warm scones with jam and clotted cream, delicate pastries, and freshly brewed tea.|
|Day 13||London||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 $262. Required intra-vacation air segment: Belfast/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.
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- 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.
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