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Modern and Ancient Ireland

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From $898 Person when booked in January!  

Save $100 Per Person: Book by Jan 31, 2015!

This 8 night tour never strays too far from Ireland’s amazing coastline, as you explore the southern half of the country.  Beginning in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, and ending on the rugged west coast, you will experience a true cross-section of Irish life, history and culture – both modern and ancient.  We can accommodate any size group in our range of touring vehicles, and we know you’ll be surprised at how affordable this tour option can be.  Please bear in mind that you can also create a unique tour itinerary for your group by choosing a Custom Chauffeur Tour.  Our chauffeured tours are often arranged for family groups attending a clan reunion, or visiting their ancestral home – everything is possible and nothing is too much trouble!

This Chauffeured Tour includes:

6 full days of chauffeured touring – a touring day is a maximum of 8 hours or 220 kms (only 6 days as you will not need the coach for your first 2 days in Dublin City) Choose from a range of sumptuous touring vehicles, all of which offer Wi-Fi connectivity Transfers from and to Dublin and Shannon Airports An expert driver who is guaranteed to be friendly knowledgeable and flexible and won’t change from day to day 8 nights of pre-booked accommodation at the tour itinerary locations Full Irish Breakfast each morning Online access to all your vacation particulars via your individual customer account – detailed accommodation and regional information, as well as the ability to make online payments Guidebooks, maps, and visitor attraction discount cards, as well as a canvas documents bag and leather voucher wallet

The Benefits of Chauffeured Touring:

Your own personal driver, who won’t change from day to day - guaranteed to be friendly, professional and knowledgeable.  No worries about directions, parking, or missing the passing sites and scenery A range of luxurious, comfortable vehicles to accommodate any group size – ‘Are we there yet?’ may quickly become ‘Oh no, are we there already?’ Flexibility – although your nightly accommodations will not be subject to change, your daily plan can be altered at a moment’s notice.  Hear about something interesting in the pub the previous night?  Let your driver know and any reasonable detour will be accommodated

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“Everything went smoothly”

Jul 18, 2017 by Christine Crain. Your Hometown: Fredericton NB, Canada

Lonna took great care of us. I had never booked an overseas vacation before so was a bit apprehensive but it was a wonderful experience. I am recommending Lonna and Authentic Ireland Vacations to anyone who dreams of seeing Ireland. The car, rooms, excursions and advice were great. Each time I was pleased to see no hitches in the plan and lots of attention to small details to make our stay very special. We had 8 days so time was precious and none was wasted. The places Lonna picked for us were so helpful and friendly. They wen out of their way to make sure we had everything to make our trip smooth and lots of fun. The breakfasts included each morning were fabulous and we were so well fed on scrumptious food we never wanted to stop for lunch. Thanks again Lonna. Very successful adventure in Ireland!!

“Great Trip”

Jul 18, 2017 by Bernie O'Connor. Your Hometown: Brigantine, NJ

What a great trip we had. Our 11 days in Ireland was incredible, AuthenticIreland did a great job with setting our trip. We had one minor issue with a castle that was chosen, but, other than that, we had an amazing time.

“Great Travel Service!”

Jul 18, 2017 by Mike Ochs. Your Hometown: Lowell Massachusettes

I have to say that my experience with Authentic Ireland was first class! Our agent, Maggie Lunde did a great job and made adjustments to all the (many) changes we made as we were in the planning stages of our trip.
Once we arrived at each destination, there wasn't one hiccup or issue with rentals and accommodations. Everything was setup in advance and there weren't any problems.

I definitely recommend Authentic Ireland to anyone considering using them!

Jul 13, 2017 by Sara and Darren. Your Hometown: Emeryville, Ca

Thank you, Authentic Ireland! We had the most wonderful 8-night vacation, without a hiccup, thanks in no small part to the thoughtful, timely, flexible, and attentive support of our travel advisor, Edna Gudino, When we requested a couple of changes to our itinerary before the trip, she had a updated itinerary to us within 24 hours. Every accommodation we went to was beautiful and unique. Highly, highly recommend this company, and Edna in particular, should you find yourself planning to go to Ireland!

“6 Nights in Ireland”

Jul 13, 2017 by Alan. Your Hometown: Westchester County

I started "planning" my vacation with only the loosest of goals: to fly into Dublin, have a scenic drive, and spend a little time on the Western coast. Kati, from Authentic Vacations, helped fill in the blanks with helpful suggestions. She quickly understood the spirit that we had, and was able to offer a great travel plan. We enjoyed two nights in Dublin, one night in Kilkenny, two nights in Galway, and our final night in Bonratty. Authentic Vacations made all of the arrangements--hotel, car rental, and tickets for the hop-on/hop-off bus. The accommodations were fantastic. A very satisfying vacation.

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1. Click on the Green “Get Started” Button to the Right 

Submit your travel dates, number of people and type of transportation. We can adjust the length of our vacation packages to suit your needs.

2. Online Account & Quote Created

Our experts will create a custom quote & itinerary based on your requirements, and all details are posted to your Authentic Ireland online account (login info will be emailed to you!).

3. Make Changes / Ask Questions 

Your quote will have been created by your own personal Expert, who will be available to you at any stage of planning your vacation & even while you are in Ireland or Scotland. Call or email your dedicated Expert to discuss options, make changes or ask questions.

4. Reserve & Pay Online

Reserve your vacation package securely via your online account. We only require a 20% deposit to secure your vacation, and our Risk-Free Cancellation Policy provides you with complete peace of mind.

5. Print Your Travel Documents & Go!

Once your vacation has been paid in full, you will be able to print your travel documents directly from your online account. You’re ready to go!

Questions?

With offices in both Ireland & the U.S., we can offer you unrivaled support while you are in Ireland or Scotland. We truly believe all our clients deserve an extraordinary experience!

Call us toll-free, 1-888-443-5259 (US) or +353 01 293.3088 (international), and we will be delighted to answer all questions!