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CONN'S IRELAND
INDEPENDENT TOURING
SELF-DRIVE TOUR
8 DAYS
SOUTHWEST & WEST
CITSD5

SELF-DRIVE TOURS
Personalized & Customized
8 DAYS
SOUTHWEST & WEST
ONE, TWO OR MORE PERSONS

Personalized & Customized Self-Drive Touring

    Enjoy the southwest and west of Ireland at an unhurried pace on this 8 day itinerary. Your tour starts with the delivery of your Hertz car with luxury features. This itinerary is designed to allow you to start at Shannon and explore Kerry, Limerick, Clare, Mayo, Sligo and Donegal. You’ll enjoy the tranquility and scenic splendour of this area.

    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


      ITINERARY

      Day 1 - KILLARNEY
      Arrive at Shannon Airport. Take delivery of your Hertz car. Tour towards Limerick and stop at Bunratty Folk Park. Continue via Limerick, Ireland's third largest city, to the picturesque village of Adare with its thatch-roof cottages lining the main street. On to Killarney Town, set at the foot of the mountains and along the shores of the Lakes of Killarney. Enjoy a Jaunting Cart Ride through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle or Muckross House. Stay in Killarney.

      Day 2 - DINGLE PENINSULA
      Tour the spectacular Dingle Peninsula. Visit Blasket Island Center, Gallorus Oratory, Dingle Town and return via Tralee, famous for the Rose of Tralee. Stay in Killarney this evening.

      Day 3 - CLARE COAST
      Cross the Shannon from County Kerry to County Clare. See the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Tour along Galway Bay into Galway City. See Spanish Arch & Claddagh District. Stay in Galway this evening.

      Day 4 - ARAN ISLANDS
      Fly to Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands. Tour the island and visit Dun Angeus, a 2,500 year old stone fort. Tour Connemara. Stay in Galway this evening.

      Day 5 - FAMINE MUSEUM & SLIGO
      Tour from Galway to County Roscommon. Visit the Famine Museum at Stroketown. Continue north for a visit to 12th century Boyle Abbey. Visit Carrowmore Megalithic cemetery before arriving in Sligo Town. Stay in Sligo Town this evening.

      Day 6 - DONEGAL EXCURSION
      Visit W.B. Yeats Grave at Drumcliffe. Stop at Ballyshannon to visit Donegal Parian China. Visit Donegal Town and the 15th century Donegal Castle. Shop for tweeds at Woolens & Things of Donegal. Stay in Sligo Town this evening.

      Day 7 - KNOCK & COOLE
      Tour south to Knock, where Our Lady appeared in 1879. On to Gort, where you visit Thoor Ballylee, the summer home of W. B. Yeats. Visit Coole, the former estate of Lady Augusta Gregory. Continue to Ennis or Bunratty. Enjoy a medieval banquet at a 15th century castle. Stay in Shannonside this evening.

      Day 8 - DEPART FOR HOME
      Drive to Shannon. Turn in Hertz car and check in for flight home.

      SLAN LEAT

      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 or 3 Star Hotels,
        4 Star Hotels, 5 Star Hotels for 7 nights in Ireland.
      • Reservation fees to prebook all accommodation.
      • Full Irish breakfast daily in Ireland.
      Irish Cellular Phone Rental with 20 Euros of Airtime
      Itinerary Consulting Time by Email or Telephone
      • Irish jaunting car ride in Killarney
      • Aran island Air-Tour Excursion & Island Tour of Inishmor
      • Medieval Banquet at 15th Century Castle
      • Day-by-day itinerary that allows you to get more out of your touring day!
      • Conn's Ireland Souvenir Gift
      • DK Eyewitness Ireland Guide - 384 pages
      • Collins Ireland Road Atlas
      • Michelin Folding Ireland Road Map
      • Government Taxes


      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.

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      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 Killarney at the Muckross House or Ross Castle. 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, Ross Castle, Muckross House, Blasket Island Center, Gallorus Oratory, Dun Aengus, Boyle Abbey, Coole Park, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Donegal Castle, plus many more!

      There are a few sites that are privately owned; Bunratty Folk Park, Connemara Marble Factory, Celtic Crystal, Famine Museum Thoor Ballylee and are not part of OPW and you can choose to pay admission when you get there.


      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.

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


      Conn's Ireland 8 Day Personalized & Customized
      Self Drive Tour
      Start Shannon
      Finish Shannon

      Season
      Accommodation
      Type
      B & B's Guesthouses
      3 Star Hotels
      4 Star Hotel
      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 €815
      €790
      €189
      CITSD5
      High B & B's €815
      €790
      €189
      CITSD5
      Low Guesthouses €927
      €899
      €283
      CITSD5
      High Guesthouses €1027
      €996
      €283
      CITSD5
      Low 3 Star Hotels €927
      €899
      €283
      CITSD5
      High 3 Star Hotels €1027
      €996
      €283
      CITSD5
      Low 4 Star Hotels €1048
      €1016
      €411
      CITSD5
      High 4 Star Hotels €1162
      €1127
      €439
      CITSD5
      Low 5 Star Hotels €1230
      €1193
      €533
      CITSD5
      High 5 Star Hotels €1454
      €1410
      €614
      CITSD5

      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.

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

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


      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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