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Notre Dame vs Navy

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, 2020

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The rivalry continues on the Emerald Isle!




  • Round trip airport transportation from Bethany Beach/Ocean City

  • Roundtrip non-stop airfare from Philadelphia to Dublin on Aer Lingus

  • Airport transfer from Dublin International to hotel

  • Professional Grand View tour manager

  • 4-Nights hotel accommodations at the 4-star Ashling Hotel

  • All visits and meals as outlined on the itinerary

  • Tailgate party with dinner & entertainment at Taylor’s Three Rock

  • Coach Transportation to/from Aviva Stadium

  • Game ticket based on your chosen team

  • Visit Guiness & enjoy sightseeing tour of Dublin

  • Galway sightseeing with local guide

  • Breakfast Daily (except upon arrival day)

  • 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




Hotel Accommodations: Ashling Hotel , Dublin



August 26, 2020

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 CIE Tours driver/guide will welcome you to Ireland and escort you and your luggage to the coach. Next, stop to 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 first 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, motor a short distance to your hotel, check in and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure for individual pursuits and dining.


August 28, 2020

After breakfast, spend the morning and afternoon 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. In the evening, drive into the town of Rathfarnham to Taylors Three Rock to enjoy a Tailgate Party with your group, which will include dinner. OVERNIGHT: ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN

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August 29, 2020

Today, 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 independent. OVERNIGHT: ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN


August 30, 2020

This morning, journey into Galway and join a local guide for a gentle walking tour of the city. See the medieval city walls, Lynch’s Castle and the narrow streets. Then, enjoy some time at leisure to explore the city on your own. Return to your hotel in Dublin, where the rest of the day is free for individual sightseeing, shopping, dining, pubs and much more. OVERNIGHT: ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN


August 31, 2020

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 back to the United States.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, CB=Continental Breakfast



BOOKING & PAYMENT INFORMATION: A $800 non-deposit per person is required to confirm your reservation; final payment is due May 15, 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:


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 anyone’s 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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