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  • Location
    England, Ireland & Scotland
  • Date
    May 8-20, 2020
  • Price
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ITINERARY

 

 

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DAY ONE
2:00 pm Depart Kingston and Travel to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport for our British Airways direct International Airport for our British Airways direct flight to London, England. 
DAY TWO 
  Arrive in London, and we’ll meet our local professional tour manager and private motor coach at the airport, both of which will be with us for the entire duration of our British Isles holiday! We’ll enjoy a panoramic coach tour of the iconic sights of London during which all the major sights of both London’s old city and vibrant West End will be seen. Included is a 2 course lunch followed by an early afternoon check in to our hotel so you can relax and rest before our included dinner tonight.
DAY THREE
  Breakfast is included at our hotel before we enjoy a full day in London with Changing of the Guard, when
scheduled, admission to Westminster Abbey, famous for so many national events over the centuries, most recently of course as the venue for the wedding of the now Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Join a vessel for a cruise on the River Thames from Westminster to Tower Pier. Visit the Tower of London and see the famous ravens, the Crown Jewels. We’ll enjoy an included lunch within the Tower of London before returning to our hotel.
Optional: West End Theatre production with included pre-theatre dinner and transfers available at an additional cost.
DAY FOUR
  Enjoy an included breakfast in our hotel before we journey north and visit Stratford-Upon-Avon. Highlights are William Shakespeare’s home town, where you have free time and admission to visit Shakespeare’s Brithplace in Henley Street and the family home of his wife Anne Hathaway. Continue to overnight in Chester dinner included in the hotel. 
DAY FIVE
  Again, breakfast is included in our hotel. We’ll enjoy a morning walk and short boat trip in Chester before our afternoon excursion to Liverpool. Admission in included to The Beatles Story at Albert Dock. Charting the story of the world famous group from humble beginnings in Liverpool to worldwide superstardom, the Beatles Story is the definitive Beatles museum with some superb memorabilia and interactive displays. We’ll also have photo stops at Penny Lane, The Cavern Club and Strawberry Fields! We’ll continue on to Chester where you can soak in the atmosphere created by an abundance of black and white buildings set in a circuit of glorious city walls. Within the walls, are the city’s delights like the enchanting Eastgate Clock and the 1000 year old Cathedral, a haven of reflective tranquility in a lively, bustling, cosmopolitan centre. Chester’s crowning glory however are the 13th century Rows – two-tiers of shops running along the main streets. We will overnight and you are free to enjoy the evening, having dinner on your own.
DAY SIX
  Breakfast again is included in our hotel before we cross North Wales and catch a late morning fast ferry to Dublin. We’ll meet a local guide for panoramic sightseeing tour of the city with admission included to the Guinness Storehouse and a pint of “the black stuff” for those who wish and an opportunity to pour your own pint of course! We’ll overnight in Dublin where you’ll have dinner on your own. Our local guide can suggest places to eat or to enjoy the wilder side of Dublin if you prefer!
DAY SEVEN
  After breakfast included in the hotel, with our local guide we’ll visit the 16th century Trinity College to view the medieval manuscript known as The Book of Kells and enjoy a tasting at the included Irish
Whiskey centre before a journey “over the border” to Belfast for an afternoon brief tour with admission to The Titanic Exhibition. We’ll overnight in Belfast and enjoy an included dinner in the hotel.
DAY EIGHT
  Before we begin our day, enjoy an included breakfast in the hotel. We’ll have a full day in Northern Ireland – excursion will go as far and include the Giant’s Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption, and who can come to this part of the world without exploring locations associated with The Game of Thrones with a full day local guide. Tonight we will overnight in Belfast where dinner will be on your own.
DAY NINE
  Once again, breakfast is included in the hotel before our early start today to reach the nearby docks for the ferry crossing to Scotland. A journey close to the Ayrshire coast brings us to Glasgow – Scotland’s buzzing largest city where we’ll overnight and share an included dinner in the hotel.
DAY TEN
  Enjoy breakfast included in the hotel before we meet our local guide for the day. Start the day with a tour of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which for generations of Galswegians has deep and personal significance. Included city tour with time in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. This afternoons excursion is a cruise on Loch Lomond amidst the wonderful scenery, journey in The Trossachs and of a course a visit with a sample if desired to a Scotch Whisky distillery. Tonight we’ll overnight once again in Glasgow where dinner will be on your own.
DAY ELEVEN
  After an included breakfast in the hotel, we’ll cross the central belt of Scotland arriving in Stirling for an included visit to the Castle before continuing to Edinburgh to meet a local guide for a panoramic sightseeing tour. This morning we visit the medieval fortress that is Edinburgh Castle, built on an extinct volcano in the centre of Edinburgh. Within the Castle see collections of weapons and armour, visit the Royal apartments and the room where Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to the boy who was to become King James VI of Scotland and King James I of England. Take in the magnificent views across the old and new towns from the battlements and watch the traditional firing of the One O’Clock Gun. We will check in to our hotel and enjoy an included dinner together tonight. We’ll be staying in Edinburgh for the next 2 nights.
DAY TWELVE
  After an included breakfast in the hotel, you are free to explore and discover Edinburgh on your own! Together we’ll enjoy a farewell dinner with a Scottish flavour and entertainment.
DAY THIRTEEN
  After an included breakfast at our hotel, we’ll check out and head to the airport for our British Airways flight home.

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PRICING

 

Early Booking Bonus! 

*** $200 off per person when paid in full by January 4, 2020 ***

 TOUR INCLUSIONS

• British Airways Flights from Toronto to London and Edinburgh to Toronto
• Motor coach transportation across the British Isles
• Local Guide Service
• Hotel accommodation as listed in itinerary
• Meals as listed in itinerary
• Guided coach tour of London
• 2 course lunch in London
• Changing of the Guard
• Admission to Westminster Abbey
• Cruise of the River Thames
• Tower of London
• Admission to Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Henley St. and family home of his wife Anne Hataway.
• Admission to the Beatles Story at Albert Dock
• Photostops at Penny Lane, The Cavern Club and Strawberry Fields!
• Ferry to Dublin
• Guided coach tour of Dublin
• Admission to the Guinness Storehouse
• Trinity College
• Irish Whiskey Tasting
• Admission to The Titanic Exhibition
• Giant’s Causeway Excursion
• Game of Thrones Site with Local Guide
• Ferry to Scotland
• Admission to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
• Guided coach tour of Glasgow
• Cruise on Loch Lomond
• Scotch Whisky Tasting
• Guided coach tour of Edinburgh
• Edinburgh Castle
• British Isles Information Session
• Services of a Maple Leaf Tour Director
• All Taxes, Service Charges and Gratuities except your Driver and Tour Director

 PRICE PER PERSON
DOUBLE SINGLE
 $6,599 Tax Incl. $7,999 Tax Incl. 
 
Occupancy: Double (2 to a room) Triple (3 to a room) Quad (4 to a room) Single (1 to a room)
Price is listed per person including tax.
  • A deposit of $300 is required at the time of booking, the deposit is non-refundable at any time.
  • Balance is due in full by February 4, 2020
  • Early booking bonus of $200 per person if paid in full by January 4, 2020 
  • Refunds are not available as of February 4, 2020
  • Proper Identification is required  for International Travel. A valid passport 
  • Guests are responsible for VISA application and cost if not travelling with a recognized passport. 
  • For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne, and other fragrances and scented hand sanitizers
  • Tipping for your Tour Director and Driver is voluntary depending on quality of service 
  • 1 Suitcase per person: Please ensure to follow British Airways Baggage Allowances

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DEPARTURES

3:30 pm Depart Brighton: Exit 509 Carpool Lot Telephone Rd.
3:00 pm Depart Belleville: Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)
2:30 pm Depart Napanee: Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
2:00 pm Depart Kingston: Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
1:30 pm Depart Gananoque: HWY#2 Carpool Lot
1:00 pm Depart Brockville: Food Basics
12:30 pm Depart Kemptville: Stinson’s Gas Bar HWY 43
12:00 pm Depart Ottawa: Robbies Restaurant 1531 St Laurent Blvd (parking)
11:30 am Depart Ottawa: All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd (parking)

 

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HOTEL

 

TBA

 

EXCURSIONS

 

As listed in itinerary

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BEFORE YOU GO

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.

 

  • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
  • Proper Identification is required for International Travel – a valid Passport
  • For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne, and other fragrances and scented hand sanitizers 
  • Tipping for your Tour Director is voluntary depending on quality of service

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