*On your 11 Day Driftwood Discover Ireland Tour, you may travel around Northern Ireland in either clockwise or counter-clockwise direction.
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The minimum number for our tours is two people.
Your departure is 100% guaranteed once you've booked your tour (as long as there is one other person booked). We've never cancelled a tour.
The maximum group size is 13 for active Vagabond Tours.
The maximum group size is 15 for relaxed Driftwood Tours.Similar Questions
Yes. Once we have two people booked on a tour, it is a 100% guaranteed departure... And that’s a promise!
We've never cancelled a tour. We are proud that no Vagabond or Driftwood tour has ever been called off due to low bookings.
We are very aware that you have probably gone to great lengths to get to Ireland; organising time off work; buying flights; booking hotels. So we always run our tours once guests have booked. It's only fair!
Please bear in mind that this does mean that, every now and then, we do run tours with only two guests.Similar Questions
Yes. One of the only non-flexible things about our tours are the departure days.
All of our tours depart from Dublin's Grand Canal Hotel on either Sundays, Mondays or Tuesdays.Read More
Our mini coaches are not wheelchair accessible. In order to enjoy our tours, you must be able to get on and off our tour vehicles unaided; or have someone come along on tour to help you.
A lightweight foldable wheelchair can sometimes be stowed in the luggage compartment. Our tours are not suitable for larger wheelchairs or mobility scooters.Read More
We strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance cover before your trip to Ireland.
Your policy should cover medical cover and additional travel expenses such as flight cancellation, personal accident, lost/stolen personal luggage, lost/stolen money and public liability.Read More
Travel light. But your Ireland trip will run smoother if you pack these essentials.Read More
Our tours don’t include pre/post tour accommodation or activities in Dublin.
We find it’s best to allow you to book these elements, as tastes and budgets differ from guest to guest.
In your booking confirmation email, we'll recommend a list of hotels in Dublin that are close to your tour pick-up/drop-off point.Similar Questions
Airport transfers are not included in our tour prices.
Taxis cost between €20-25 from Dublin Airport to Dublin City Centre.
If you're staying at our pick-up/drop-off point at the Grand Canal Hotel, your taxi from Dublin Airport may cost up to €35.Similar Questions
Dublin Airport is the best option.
All Vagabond and Driftwood Tours depart to and from Dublin's Grand Canal Hotel.
There is no other airport within convenient driving distance.Similar Questions
The only travel document we need you to bring on tour is your disclaimer. This will be sent to you by email 21 days before your tour departure date.
After printing and signing your disclaimer, you can either:
In the true spirit of Ireland, we like to keep our tours as relaxed as possible.
Flexibility and free time are built into all of our tour itineraries.
Active Vagabond Tours feature lots of adventure activities.
Relaxed Driftwood Tours are more easy-paced, with plentiful free time to stroll and explore.
We feel that there's no better way to meet Irish people and experience firsthand Ireland's famous hospitality, warmth and humour.
In general, no special immunisations or medications are required when travelling to Ireland.
If you suffer from pre-existing medical conditions, we strongly advise that you check your circumstances with your medical professional before coming on tour.Similar Questions
Ireland is consistently named as one of the safest places in the world for tourists. The Global Peace Index ranked Ireland number 10 in the world in 2018 (from 163 countries).
We welcome lots of solo travellers on tour. Take one of our small group tours for a hassle-free way to explore Ireland and meet future friends.Read More
Simple answer = Lots!
All of our tours are packed with great scenery, local Irish culture and loads of laughs.Read More
Our tour prices include:
If you're from the USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, travelling for the sole purpose of tourism and staying less than 3 months in Ireland, you do not need a visa.
From a different country? Check the visa requirements on the official Irish government website.
If in doubt, please contact the Irish Immigration Service. Alternatively, contact the Irish embassy or consulate in your home country.Similar Questions
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Yes, when accompanied by their parent/guardian. In general, your kids can stay in an Irish pub until 9pm.
Children (anyone under the age of 18) are only allowed in licensed premises if they are with a parent or guardian. This provision carries certain restrictions. For example, if accompanied by a parent/guardian, the child may remain on the premises from 10:30am – 9pm in the months of October to April (until 10pm May to September). The pub licence holder has the right to contravene this if he/she sees fit.Read More
Find our tour cancellation terms and condition below.Read More
Yes. We are proud members of several professional tourism and adventure travel organisations.Read More
All Vagabond and Driftwood customer correspondence is carried out by email. This includes your booking confirmation.
Don't worry! There's no need to print your booking confirmation or voucher.
The only travel document we need you to print out is your disclaimer. This will be sent to you by email 21 days before your tour departure date.
After printing and signing your disclaimer, you can either:
✔️Most major credit cards (except AMEX and Discovery).
✔️Electronic Bank Transfer – get details from our reservations team
✔️International Euro drafts or euro cheques issued in Ireland
All bookings are confirmed by email. Your confirmation will include:
We can also send out physical copies of your confirmation in the post, if required.Similar Questions