Join Grand View Tours as we travel to Dublin for the Aer Lingus College Football Classic. Bragging rights are on the line as Notre Dame vs Navy. August 26 - 31, 2020Book Now
Round trip airport transportation from Bethany Beach/Ocean City
Roundtrip non-stop airfare from Philadelphia to Dublin
Airport transfer from Dublin International to hotel
Professional Grand View tour manager
4-Nights hotel accommodations at the 4-star Citywest Hotel
All visits and meals as outlined on the itinerary
Tailgate party with dinner & entertainment at Taylors Three Rock
Coach Transportation to/from Aviva Stadium
Game ticket based on your chosen team (to be confirmed) **
Dublin Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour Pass
Breakfast Daily (except upon arrival day)
2 Dinners: 1 Tailgate Party and 1 dinner at local restaurant
Hotel porterage for one bag per person
Service charges & government taxes
Grand View Tours Mobile App
Flight bags, ticket wallets, baggage tags and identifying straps
**Game tickets will be secured through an official source at a later date, as they have been in the past.
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Hotel Accommodations: Citywest Hotel , Saggart, Co. Dublin
August 26, 2020
DEPART THE UNITED STATES
Depart for Dublin on your overnight flight across the Atlantic. Enjoy in-flight entertainment and meal service as you travel to start your vacation.
August 27, 2020
After landing at Dublin Airport, complete customs and immigration formalities. Your tour manger and local CIE driver/guide will welcome you to Ireland and escort you and your luggage to the coach. Next, stop have breakfast with your group at a local restaurant or pub. Then, set off with a local guide who will show you around Dublin. The city has been molded through the centuries with many architectural styles, reflecting the economic, political and artistic influences. Stop to tour Guinness Storehouse to see exhibits on how this world-famous stout was created and why it is so popular today. Finish your visit in the roof-top bar, where you can sample a draft of Guinness. After, transfer to your hotel, check in and spend the balance of the day at leisure for individual pursuits and dining. B
August 28, 2020
DUBLIN AT LEISURE
Today, spend the morning and afternoon completely at leisure to relax or sightsee and explore Dublin. There are plenty of museums of Irish interest such as the National Museum, the National Gallery or the Writers Museum. There are also plenty of shops along Nassau Street and the pedestrianized Grafton Street or Henry Street. You may like to explore Temple Bar or visit some of the traditional pubs. Use your Hop On, Hop Off Dublin Bus Tour pass to get around and see the city at your own pace.
This evening, we drive into the town of Rathfarnham to Taylors Three Rock to enjoy a Tailgate party with our group. Enjoy dinner & fun, lively entertainment. B, D
August 29, 2020
Sat, Aug-29 NOTRE DAME VS NAVY
After breakfast, head to Aviva Stadium, a sporting stadium with a capacity for 51,700 spectators. It is also commonly known as Lansdowne Road while UEFA refers to it as the Dublin Arena. The stadium opened May 14, 2010 and is built on the site of the old Lansdowne Road Venue. Notre Dame will verse Navy in what is hoped to be an epic game, where bragging rights are on the line. Tonight, dinner is on your own. B
August 30, 2020
Sun, Aug-30 FREE DAY IN DUBLIN WITH OPTIONAL TOUR TO GLENDALOUGH OR GOLF
Spend another day free to join us on an excursion to Glendalough, or perhaps play a round of golf. (Additional fee for golf and excursion) Or perhaps you would like to take a stroll through Phoenix Park, a delightful rustic park almost in the city center, which is the largest walled park in Europe. Another place you may like to visit is Croke Park Museum, Ireland's largest stadium, and home of the Irish sport known as Gaelic Football or Hurling. You'll have your Hop On Hop Off Dublin Bus Tour pass which will provide plenty of options for things to see and do. Dinner tonight with our group. B, D
August 31, 2020
RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES
All too soon, your vacation has come to its final day. Transfer to Dublin Airport in good time to check in for your flight. You may do some last-minute shopping at the duty-free stores before boarding your aircraft and flying across the Atlantic back to the United States. B, L
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, CB=Continental Breakfast
GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
BOOKING & PAYMENT INFORMATION: A $500 non-deposit per person is required to confirm your reservation; a second deposit of $500 is due November 1; final payment is due April 1, 2020. We accept all major credit cards and checks. Please make payment to: Grand View Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 844, Ocean View DE 19970. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.
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GROUP AIRFARE: Airfare is included in the price; non-stop from Philadelphia on American Airlines. Seating is at the discretion of the airlines. You will have the option to buy premium seating if desired and available.
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be in writing. Deposit is non-refundable. Unused portions of the trip are not refundable. No refunds after April 1, 2019. Trip Cancellation/Travel Protection is recommended at an additional $239. Additional details and policy information can be found on our website at: www.grandviewtours.com/insurance.
CHANGES: Any changes after May 1, 2020 are subject to a $50 change fee. Changes are not permitted 30 days prior to departure and once final documents have been issued.
PASSPORT: A valid US Passport is required for this tour. Passport must valid at least six months from your return date.
AIRLINES SEATNG: Seating is assigned by the airlines. You may change or upgrade your seat for an additional fee prior to departure, based on availabiltiy.. All special needs and dietary requests must be sent/emailed in writing prior to final payment. Mileage program information can be added directly by the passenger at airport prior to departure.
PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Guests with special needs must advise Grand View Tours at time of booking. Coaches are not equipped with lifts or ramps. Therefor guests must be able to walk a at least four steps to enter. Grand View Tours cannot provide individualized assistance getting on/off the coach, in addition to accessing hotels, restaurants and attractions listed in the itinerary. Grand View Tours is not responsible for the denial of any service by vendors nor any additional cost incurred.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: A few single rooms are available for an additional $699.00 per person. Prices are based on two people per room. Should your roommate cancel you are subject to the single supplement charge but travel insurance would cover this increase in price.
BAGGAGE: Each participant is allowed to check (1) suitcase weighing no more than 50 lbs., and one small carry-on bag on the plane. Baggage fees are not included. Please check the specific baggage fees on the airline website.
RESPONSIBILITY: Grand View Tours, Inc. and supplier services in connection with this travel program are not responsible for any illness, loss or injury to person or property, any delay, or extra costs incurred due to the delay or cancellations caused by weather or events beyond anyones control. Travel documents will be sent approximately 3 weeks before departure date, pending all payments are received on time. Grand View Tours, Inc. reserves the right to make any changes to the itinerary if necessary due to circumstances beyond our control.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
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