Both Ireland and Wales is full of beautiful coastlines and rich history. Ireland and Beyond tours (which is a subsidiary with Secret Ireland Tours) has been busy crafting this itinerary to Ireland and Wales for your enjoyment.
Our passion for connecting our travelers with other cultures is evident in the itineraries we plan for couples, solo-travelers, families and groups. With about 600 castles in Wales, not to mention all the Castles in Ireland, no wonder it is regarded as the Castle Capital of Europe, you’ll have plenty to explore while you are with us there.
Enjoy the city of Dublin with all it has to offer and the Irish countryside too! Ancient sites, beautiful landscape, history and so much more before going over to Wales to explore all the beautiful countryside for stunning beaches and castles as we make our way to Cardiff which will be our last stop before flying home.
The perfect spot for any outdoor enthusiast, photographer, artist or historian, you’re bound to be inspired by both Ireland and Wales.
We ask you to secure your booking with a NON-refundable deposit of $300 when we reach the required number of 24 participants. If we do not reach this number we return all refunds. However, if we reach 24 participants who have secured their booking with a deposit, we give you 14 days from the date of payment to change your mind, in which case we will return your deposit to you, but after 14 days the deposit is not refundable.
We offer an installment plan which is very flexible. It will be up to you how many months payments you wish to do. The Balance must be paid in full 60 days before the start date of the tour.
We are keeping up to date with what is happening in Ireland and other countries and also what the Government guidelines are. In Ireland all venue's and hotels who have, or intend to open up to the public are going through Safety Charter course. Once they have concluded the course they are awarded with a Certificate. We make sure that all hotels and venue's that we use have the Safety Charter Cert for your safety. We keep up to date with Government guidelines and we will act accordingly. Your health and safety is our top priority. Similar certs are being shown in other countries and we look for them in each hotel we use and all venue's we visit.
1 The company requires non-refundable deposits to be paid as per tour in a timely manner. By paying a deposit you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Company.
2 Our tours are all based on double occupancy. There will be an additional supplement for single travelers which will depend on tour taken.
3 Payment for deposit will hold your place, final balance payment will be 30 days before the start of your choice of tour.
4 Installment plans are available for anyone who would like to avail of them.
5 Travel insurance is something that the company strongly suggests all clients purchase to protect their travel investment.
6 Due to limited capacity on coaches, there is a limit of one suitcase per passenger.
7 Participants are responsible for all their property, luggage, backpacks, phone's, laptops etc.
8 The company tour guide will give all participants phone no's of tour guides and driver at the start of the trip or in an email before the start of the trip, it is vital that you keep these in a safe place.
9 At the start of each day your tour guide will tell you what time you should be ready, or to be on the bus for the next day's journey, it is up to you to contact your guide if you missed announcements on times.
10 There is a cancellation fee for participants who cancel within 90 days of the start of trip. Please see contract.
11 Some of our trips require walking over stony roads and pathways, it is advised to always bring strong waterproof walking shoes, and waterproof/windproof outer coats/jackets also.
12 We also advise all participants to let us know of food allergies they have.
13 Each participant is responsible for their baggage being brought from the Coach to their accommodation except in the case where the company have booked porterage. The group will be advised where porterage will take place.
14 Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
15. Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
We stay in 3 and 4 star hotels and also an Irish castle:
Accommodation to be confirmed. Will be posted early in 2023.
We will look for the most affordable way to travel to Wales. Depending on time of year flights can be very affordable and if that is the case we will have a group booking. Otherwise, we take a ferry over to Hollyhead. We will book this early in 2023 and it will be listed then.
We will pick you up at Terminal 2 Dublin airport on the morning of Sept 1st at 12 noon. We then bring you on a bus tour through Dublin Center City, pointing out all the important historical and interesting places. We then go to Temple bar and give you some time to explore the area before bringing you to Fitzpatricks Castle Hotel where we stay for the night. We have a meet and greet evening meal and relax in the hotel for the night.