Ireland Adventure with Rose Gray

September 5, 2020 to September 13, 2020

Travel with Rose Gray to beautiful Ireland!  This custom tour has something for everyone.  We have included fantastic sightseeing and six nights of fun and entertaining dinners.  You will explore Ireland’s charming cities and breathtaking landscapes. Begin in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city and the heart of Irish culture and charm. Visit Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Jameson Distillery, where you will learn about and sample the “water of life.”

En route to Killarney you will stop at Blarney Castle and have a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone and visit the Blarney Woollen Mills.  Breathtaking landscapes in the Killarney area include the Killarney National Park, the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. After a ferry ride across the River Shannon, marvel at the majesty of the Cliffs of Moher along the Atlantic coast. Explore Limerick, a quaint Irish city, which is home to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Tradition, culture and charm await you as you join us for a true “Ireland Adventure”.

 

 

Your adventure begins, when you board your overnight flight to Dublin. (Optional motorcoach transfer from select cities to Chicago O’Hare airport.)

After landing at the Dublin Airport, your driver/guide will welcome you to Ireland. Today enjoy a tour to Malahide and visit the magnificent Castle. Dinner this evening is at your hotel.

Hotel: Brooks Hotel Dublin
Meal: Dinner

This morning discover the delights of central Dublin with public buildings, elegant Georgian townhouses and squares, as well as modern sculptures and busy shopping hubs. Visit Trinity College, home of the 8th century Book of Kells and see St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Stop for a visit at the Old Jameson Distillery, where you can learn about distillation processes for this “water of life.” Displays explain how barley and water are combined, distilled, aged and bottled and at the end of the tour you can enjoy a sample. Spend the afternoon shopping or sightseeing independently and in the evening join your fellow travelers for a fun dinner at the Hairy Lemon Pub.

Hotel: Brooks Hotel Dublin
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast today, travel to Killarney. Your journey will take you to Blarney to climb to the battlements of Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence”, or visit the Blarney Woolen Mills, which has an excellent range of traditional Irish products. You will have time to browse around the village, charmingly set around a large village green. Travel through the rugged countryside of County Kerry, where the town of Killarney is charmingly located with a backdrop of mountains and lakes. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Great Southern Killarney
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, an old-fashioned horse-drawn jaunting car will bring you through the Killarney National Park, which is closed to motorized vehicles. After your ride, it’s off to the Ring of Kerry - 100 miles of marvelous scenery consisting of the highest peaks in Ireland on one side and a coastline scattered with golden beaches and rocky headlands on the other. Enjoy plenty of stops to view the scenery and take photos. Travel through Glenbeigh and Cahirciveen and on to Waterville and the colorful village of Sneem. Stop at Moll’s Gap for a view of the three lakes of Killarney with the mountains and the town in the background. Return to Killarney for some time to relax and settle in before joining your group for a fun evening of song & dance with dinner at Kate Kearney’s Cottage.

Hotel: Great Southern Killarney
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, discover the beauties of the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by David Lean’s movie, “Ryan’s Daughter.” Here majestic hills soar green and purple over vast bowls of unspoiled valleys, and glittering mountain streams which tumble down to lakes. The peninsula is a Gaeltacht, an area where the Irish language is preserved and is home to some 2000 sites of prehistoric and early Christian remains. Drive on to Dingle, a market town and fishing port. You will pass early Christian monastic beehive huts and small fishing villages along the way. Return to Killarney where the balance of the evening is free.

Hotel: Great Southern Killarney
Meal: Breakfast

Today, travel via Tralee and Listowel to Tarbert, where you will take the ferry across the wide mouth of the River Shannon. Drive via Lahinch to view the Cliffs of Moher. The impressive wall of rock rises to a height of almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean and stretches for five miles along the coast. Departing the Cliffs of Moher, you will continue on to charming Limerick. After settling into your hotel, enjoy dinner at the historic Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub.

Hotel: Limerick Strand Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning you will tour the 15th century Bunratty Castle and walk through the streets of the Folk Park. Your afternoon is free to shop for last minute gifts and enjoy the charming city of Limerick. This evening join your fellow travelers for a fun and entertaining farewell medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.

Hotel: Limerick Strand Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

All too soon, your vacation in Ireland has come to the end. Transfer to the Dublin Airport in plenty of time to check- in for your flight. Upon arrival in Chicago, your (optional) motorcoach will transfer you back to your departure city.

Meal: Breakfast

* Hotels and itinerary subject to change.


Air-Inclusive Package Inclusions

  • Optional Motorcoach to/from Chicago O’Hare from Northeast Wisconsin locations:  $45.00 per person, each way (from select cities)
  • Round-trip flights from Chicago O’Hare to Dublin including current taxes and air fees
  • Meet and Greet and round-trip airport transfers

Sightseeing and Services

  • Professional driver/guide for touring, transfers and excursions
  • Hotel luggage handling for one suitcase per person, including service charges and government taxes
  • Highlights include: Malahide Castle, Trinity College visit and tour, Jameson Distillery, Blarney Castle and Woollen Mills, Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, Jaunting Car ride, The Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula tour, and Bunratty Castle and Folk park
  • Professional Tour Manager from Fox World Travel to accompany the group*
  • Customized, informative travel documents with helpful travel tips

Hotel Accommodations

  • Seven nights First Class hotel accommodations in Ireland
    • Two nights in Dublin at the Brooks Hotel (or similar)
    • Three nights Killarney at Great Southern Killarney (or similar)
    • Two nights Limerick at the Limerick Strand Hotel (or similar)

Included Dining

  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Six dinners including the Hairy Lemon Pub in Dublin, Kate Kearney’s Irish Night in Killarney, dinner at famous Durty Nelly’s and a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle in Limerick

* Minimum group required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to participate. In the unlikely event the minimum number is not reached, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination.  Hotels and itinerary subject to change.

Not included: Travel Insurance, gratuities for airport porters, tour guides, motorcoach drivers, meals (other than those included in the package), optional excursions that may be offered, trip cancellation insurance, and any items of a personal nature.

Tour-Only

Tour Only
Arrange your own airfare
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Includes round-trip airfare from Chicago O'Hare
Based on double occupancy

Single Supplement: $1,050.00
Initial Deposit: $400.00 per person
Final Payment Due:
No later than June 3, 2020

*Above price is per person based on double occupancy including air from Chicago and current taxes and fees of $120.12.  Taxes are subject to change even after the final payment has been made.

Rose Gray

Fox World Travel Show Host on WTMJ

Rose Gray is the Manager of Business Development for Vacation Sales at Fox World Travel. She is also the host of the Fox World Travel Show heard on WTMJ on Saturday mornings from 9-10 a.m. Rose has a bachelor’s degree from Lakeland College and has completed the C T C program, a two-year management course offered by the Institute of Certified Travel Consultants. During her 30 years in the travel industry she has traveled as far north as Reykjavik, Iceland, as far south as Porto Montt, Chile, as far west as Vanuatu, and as far east as Singapore. And although she loves traveling the globe, her favorite vacation is Arizona in March for Brewers’ Spring Training. Rose is a blast to travel with and our clients LOVE traveling with her escorted tours and river cruises to new destinations, most recently Alaska, Hawaii, Europe, Vietnam and Cambodia . Will you be next to join Rose?

Departing Flight (September 5, 2020)

Aer Lingus Chicago O’Hare – Dublin    8:30 PM – 10:00 AM  (arrive September 6)

Return Flight (September 13, 2020)

Aer Lingus   Dublin – Chicago O’Hare   4:15 PM – 6:40 PM

Flight schedules are subject to change and FWT has no control over flight changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance:

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties:

  • From date of deposit to June 3, 2020: Initial deposit of $400.00 per person
  • June 4 – July 1, 2020: 50% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • July 2 – August 5, 2020: 75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • August 6, 2020 to 0 days prior to travel: No refunds

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.

A valid passport is required with a validity of at least six months beyond the return date of the trip.

Note: Hotels and daily itinerary is subject to change. 

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