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CONN'S IRELAND
INDEPENDENT TOURING
SELF-DRIVE TOUR
6 DAYS
SOUTHEAST & SHANNONSIDE
CITSD1

SELF-DRIVE TOURS
Personalized & Customized
SELF-DRIVE TOUR

6 DAYS
SOUTHEAST & SHANNONSIDE
ONE, TWO OR MORE PERSONS

Personalized & Customized Self-Drive Touring

Enjoy a comfortably paced touring itinerary through the Southeast of Ireland. You'll base in beautiful Wexford and visit the oldest operating lighthouse in Europe at Hook Head. Marvel at 12th century Jerpoint Abbey, Tintern Abbey and Kilkenny Castle. Take in the magnificent gardens at Johnstown Castle. You also have time for the Waterford Crystal factory and see the Rock of Cashel!

After you pay a $99 USD retainer (credited to the tour price), Conn will have a conversation with you to find out your interests and preferences, as well as activities you may wish to enjoy. We take the time to provide a detailed proposal for you to review before you make your decision to pay your deposit. We may not be the least expensive tour product, but WE ARE THE BEST! The features and inclusions of our SELF-DRIVE TOURS are numerous. When you make your comparisons with other tour companies, take that into consideration. Our SELF-DRIVE TOURS are COMPREHENSIVE & COMFORTABLE, as well as an excellent value....and a very PERSONALIZED style of touring... to provide what our clients tell us are "An Irish Symphony of Perfection!"

Map of Tour


    POST-TOUR DUBLIN PACKAGE: One or Two Nights
    Extend your Ireland Tour with one or two nights in Dublin, Ireland's Capital. Package includes: Private Taxi Transfer from airport to hotel, Dinner in the hotel restaurant, including an Irish Coffee, Dublin City Sightseeing Tour, and porterage at airport and hotel.
    Click here: Dublin's Fair City Package


    Day 1 - WICKLOW , GLENDALOUGH & AVOCA
    Take delivery of Hertz rental car and depart Dublin, travelling south through the Wicklow Mountains and the region known as "The Garden of Ireland." At Glendalough take a tour of the 6th century monastic settlement, with its round tower and Celtic crosses. Drive south to Waterford, a bustling town on the River Suir. You can see Reginald's Tower built a thousand years ago! Thomas Francis Meagher, a General in the Union Army during the US Civil War and the first Governor of the State of Montana, was born here. Stay in Waterford.

    Day 2 KILKENNY & THOMASTOWN
    From your Waterford base you tour to Kilkenny where you visit Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral. Stop for lunch at Dame Kyteler's Inn. On to Thomastown and a visit to Jerpoint Abbey, dating back to the 13th century. Return to Waterford via Inistiogue and the scenic Nore River Valley. You may wish to vist the House of Waterford Crystal this afternoon. Return to Waterford. Stay in Waterford.

    Day 3- TINTERN, KILMORE QUAY & HOOK HEAD
    Tour to Tintern Abbey and visit. On to Ballyhack Castle. Visit the oldest working lighthouse in Europe - Hook Lighthouse. Visit Johnstown Castle with its agricultural museum and gardens. Stop at picturesque Kilmore Quay for lunch. Return to Waterford. Stay in Waterford.

    Day 4- CAHIR & CASHEL
    Tour along the coast of County Waterford. Tour north to Cahir and stop and see 12th century Cahir Castle, fully restored to its original splendor. On to Cashel and visit the Rock of Cashel - a cathedral fortress dating to St. Patrick. You may wish to view Hore Abbey as well. Stay in Cashel.

    Day 5- LIMERICK & BUNRATTY
    Tour through County Tipperary and on to Limerick where you cross the Shannon River and view King John's Castle.On to Bunratty and visit the Bunratty Folk Park and enjoy a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. Stay in Shannonside.

    Day 6 - DEPART FOR HOME
    Drive to Shannon. Turn in Hertz car and check in for flight home.

    SLAN LEAT

    POST-TOUR DUBLIN PACKAGE: One or Two Nights
    Extend your Ireland Tour with one or two nights in Dublin, Ireland's Capital. Package includes: Private Taxi Transfer from airport to hotel, Dinner in the hotel restaurant, including an Irish Coffee, Dublin City Sightseeing Tour, and porterage at airport and hotel.
    Click here: Dublin's Fair City Package



    WE'VE ADDED FUN, FEATURES & SECURITY TO YOUR TOUR!
    You'll See more, Experience more & Get More out of each touring day!

    YOUR CUSTOMIZED PREBOOKED TOUR INCLUDES:
    • Room with private bathroom at accommodation selected:
      B&Bs (Bed & Breakfast), Guesthouses, 3 Star Hotels,
      4 Star Hotels for 5 nights in Ireland.
    • Reservation fees to prebook all accommodation.
    • Full Irish breakfast daily in Ireland.
    Cellular Phone Rental with 20 Euros of Airtime
    • Itinerary Consulting Time by Email and Telephone
    • Medieval Banquet at 15th Century Castle
    • Conn's Ireland Souvenir Gift
    • DK Eyewitness Ireland Guide - 384 pages
    • Michelin Ireland Fold Out Road Map
    • Collins Ireland Road Atlas
    • Day-by-day itinerary that allows you to get more out of your touring day!
    • Government Taxes at 13.5% and 9%

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    HERTZ CAR RENTAL IS NOT INCLUDED IN LAND TOUR PRICE USE HERTZ or Conn's Ireland Car Rental button AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO BOOK YOUR HERTZ 'FULLY INCLUSIVE' RENTAL CAR.


    ADMISSIONS: We have NOT included any site admissions as you may wish to choose which ones you wish to enter and take the guided tour. Many of the sites mentioned in the itinerary are (OPW) Office of Public Works sites and you can purchase a Heritage Card at the first site, perhaps in Dublin at the Botanical Gardens. The card cost is 16 for seniors and 21 for adults and is good for one year from date of issue and includes admission and guided tour to over 100 sites in Ireland. The Heritage Card will come in handy for visits to National Botanical Gardens, Dublin Castle & the State Apartments, Kilmainham Gaol, Glendalough, Tintern Abbey, Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle, plus many more!

    There are a few sites that are privately owned; Johnstown Castle, Hook Lighthouse, King John's Castle, Bunratty Folk Park and are not part of OPW and you can choose to pay admission when you get there.


    LAND TOUR PRICES ARE IN EUROS. USE CURRENCY CALCULATOR TO FIND TODAY'S USD PRICE FOR THE TOUR

    Note: Prices shown below are based on 2 persons sharing a Double/Twin room.
    Supplement to shared room price for single occupancy room is also shown.

    Conn's Ireland 6 Day Personalized & Customized
    Self Drive Tour
    Start Dublin
    Finish Shannon
    Or V. V.

    Season
    Accommodation
    Type
    B & B's Guesthouses
    3 Star Hotels
    4 Star Hotels
    5 Star Hotels
    Land Tour Price
    Credit Card Price
    per
    person
    Land Tour Price
    By Personal Check
    per
    person
    Single
    Room
    Extra
    Charge
    Tour #
    Low B & B's 593
    575
    135
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    High B & B's 593
    575
    135
    CITSD1
    Low Guesthouses 674
    654
    199
    CITSD1
    High Guesthouses 733
    711
    199
    CITSD1
    Low 3 Star Hotels 674
    654
    199
    CITSD1
    High 3 Star Hotels 733
    711
    199
    CITSD1
    Low 4 Star Hotels 758
    735
    236
    CITSD1
    High 4 Star Hotels 844
    819
    236
    CITSD1
    Low 5 Star Hotels 865
    839
    444
    CITSD1
    High 5 Star Hotels 1,179
    1,143
    749
    CITSD1

    LOW SEASON: November 1 - March 31 HIGH SEASON - April 1 - October 31



    HERTZ CAR RENTAL IS NOT INCLUDED IN LAND TOUR PRICE USE HERTZ or Conn's Ireland Car Rental button AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO BOOK YOUR HERTZ 'FULLY INCLUSIVE' RENTAL CAR.

    LAND TOUR PRICES ARE IN EUROS. USE CURRENCY CALCULATOR TO FIND TODAY'S USD PRICE FOR THE TOUR

    Note: Prices shown below are based on 2 persons sharing a Double/Twin room.
    Supplement to shared room price for single occupancy room is also shown.


    PAY BY CHECK DISCOUNT:
    If you wish to pay the land tour price BY PERSONAL CHECK, you can deduct 3% from the Land Tour Price shown in BLUE. Tour Deposit may be made by credit card but remaining tour balance must be paid by personal check to receive discount. Call us at 253 752 0448 to take advantage of this SPECIAL OFFER!
    The 3% discount is available if you make your reservation 45 days prior to tour departure date. Call now to book!


    To all of the above Land Tour Prices YOU add a Hertz Rental Car with a
    *Fully Inclusive Rate.

    *FULLY INCLUSIVE HERTZ CAR RENTAL Rates Include:

    • Unlimited Mileage
    • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
    • SUPER CDW INCLUDED!

    • 3RD PARTY LIABILITY INSURANCE!
    • Personal Accident Insurance
    • Personal Effects Coverage

    • Vehicle License Cost Recovery
    • Theft Protection (TP)
    • Location Service Charge (LSC)
    • VAT (Value Added Tax)
    • NO PAYMENT UNTIL CAR RENTAL IS COMPLETED
    • EURO CAR RENTAL RATE GUARANTEED
    • NO CANCELLATION PENALTIES

    • NO Airport Counter Hassles!!

    Pick-Up locations:
    Cork Airport, Dublin (Airport & Downtown), Kerry Airport, Shannon Airport, Knock, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford,

    CLICK THE 'CONN'S IRELAND CAR RENTAL' BUTTON BELOW. AFTER SUBMITTING YOUR DATES SELECT CAR GROUP SELECT EXTRAS YOUR FULLY INCLUSIVE PRICE WILL BE SHOWN INCLUDING TAXES FILL IN YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS AND BOOK

    Fully Inclusive DISCOUNTED Rates
    Fully Inclusive DISCOUNTED Rates

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