Music Tour of Ireland & Scotland with Pete Denahy

21
Nights
2019
Jul 15
From
$9995
Including accommodation, guided sightseeing,
tours, meals, music shows, singalongs and entertainment

The Music Tour of Ireland & Scotland, with Pete Denahy, is an opportunity to enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Ireland & Scotland, plus Liverpool and the Lakes District (in the UK). Sightseeing highlights include Dublin, Belfast, Donegal, Westport and Galway, in Ireland, and Glasgow, Edinburgh, Isle of Skye and Orkney Islands, in Scotland. Ireland, Scotland & Liverpool are famous for their music, so there will be many musical highlights, including the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and The Beatles Story (a fabulous museum in Liverpool). The tour, fully escorted by Pete Denahy and tour manager John Howie, is full of sightseeing & musical highlights, including the best of what John has discovered during his 24 years of taking tour groups to Ireland & Scotland.

Visiting Belfast, Derry, Donegal, Westport, Galway, Dublin, Liverpool, Glasgow, Oban, Isle of Skye, Ullapool, Orkney Islands, Inverness, Edinburgh

Tour highlights

  • Music session at Belfast’s excellent music pub, Madden’s Bar
  • See the colourful political murals on buildings in the Catholic and Protestant areas of West Belfast
  • The Giant’s Causeway (famous natural rock formations)
  • Coach tour of Derry with local guide
  • Informal performances by Pete Denahy
  • Lunch at Leo’s Tavern - Enya’s father established this 'Singing’ pub many years ago
  • Tobernalt Holy Well
  • Music sessions with John Howie and Pete Denahy and Gill Delaney
  • Much-photographed Kylemore Abbey
  • Trad on the Prom, fabulous Irish music and dance theatre show
  • Coach tour of Dublin with local guide
  • Irish Cabaret show, featuring hilarious comedian Noel V. Ginnity and traditional Irish music and dancing
  • Sightseeing tour of Liverpool, with local guide
  • The Beatles Story exhibition
  • Coach tour of Glasgow
  • Neptune’s Staircase, a staircase lock comprising 8 locks on the Caledonian Canal
  • Travel by ferry to the Isle of Skye
  • Skara Brae (4,500 year old village)
  • Orkney Accordion and Fiddle Club concert
  • Performance by Scottish ballad groups, On the Wagon
  • Explore Edinburgh and attend Fringe Festival concerts (Optional)
  • A traditional Scottish dinner at one of Edinburgh’s best restaurants
  • Attend the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Music Tour of Ireland & Scotland with Pete Denahy Map

Includes

  • Return economy airfare to Scotland/Ireland/Brussels flying Emirates Airlines ex Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. Also, one-way economy airfare from Dublin to Liverpool.
  • Ferry trips as follows: (1) from Mallaig (Scottish mainland) to Armadale (Isle of Skye), & (2) return voyage from Scrabster (Scotland) to Stromness (Orkney Islands).
  • 19 nights' accommodation in centrally located first-class and moderate first-class hotels, with private facilities, on twin share basis. Full Scottish or Irish breakfast daily. There may be 1 or 2 continental breakfasts, but it’s more than likely all breakfasts will be full Scottish or Irish cooked breakfasts. 9 Dinners, 3 lunches, 4 morning teas, 1 afternoon tea.
  • Entertainment. Ireland: Music session at Madden’s Bar, Belfast; live traditional music at one of Derry’s famous music pubs (Day 3); informal performance by Pete Denahy (evening, Day 3); Irish music at Leo’s Tavern; Irish music ‘session’ in Donegal Town; Irish music session, with Olcan Masterson (if available) in Westport; Trad on the Prom (Irish music & dance theatre show) in Galway; ballad group at O’Donoghue’s Pub (1st day in Dublin); ballad group at a well-known pub (2nd day in Dublin). Liverpool: informal performance by Pete Denahy. Scotland: music at The Scotia Bar (Glasgow); our own informal music session (Portree); informal performance by Pete Denahy (Oban); live music at The Ceilidh Place (Ullapool); our own informal music session, with locals invited, in Kirkwall; Orkney Accordion & Fiddle Club (Kirkwall); Scottish ballad group, On the Wagon (Inverness); Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (Edinburgh).
  • Entry to all sightseeing attractions mentioned in the itinerary, except for those marked ‘optional’ or ‘own expense’. If the itinerary says ‘see’ a particular attraction, it means we simply see it, rather than paying for entry and ‘visiting’ it.
  • All tours, as per itinerary. Aran Islands tour is optional, and paid for on day of tour.
  • Transport by luxury, air-conditioned motor coach throughout. All airport/hotel transfers.
  • Porterage of 1 piece of luggage per person.
  • Hotel taxes and service charges.
  • Tour leadership by John Howie, of The Howie Brothers, including the organisation of excursions to hear the best of Irish & Scottish music, most nights of the tour. Also, tour escorted throughout by popular Australian entertainer, Pete Denahy. Gill Delaney will come on the tour, as assistant tour leader, as long as we receive a reasonable number of bookings.
  • You can extend your stay at the end of the tour for minimal extra cost. Please check with us for other tours, car hire, hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc..
Maastricht and Amsterdam
including Andre Rieu concert (TBC)

Optional pre-tour extension to

11 - 16 July, 2019

Maastricht and Amsterdam including Andre Rieu concert (TBC)

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Pete Denahy

Pete Denahy

Pete Denahy is a musician and comedian from Yackandandah, Victoria. He is an outstanding singer, songwriter, multiinstrumentalist (guitar, mandolin, fiddle), and raconteur. He is famous for songs like Sort Of Dunno Nothin’, The Petrol Head Fly, & the Toilet Paper song. His bluegrass album, Singin’ Shoes, won a Golden Guitar award at Tamworth, in 2016. Pete is looking forward to sharing his passion for music with you, on the 2019 Music Tour of Ireland & Scotland.

John Howie

John Howie

John was a secondary school music teacher for 23 years (he taught Kylie Minogue). He and his twin brother, Graeme, perform as The Howie Brothers. John has been leading successful music tours for 22 years. John Howie's is passionate about his Music Tours and every tour is the result of a huge amount of thought and 'attention to detail'. He has been organising Music Tours since 1995, and his tours are full of travel/sightseeing 'gems' and unforgettable music highlights. John knows the best music venues to visit and the best performers to see.

Gill Delaney

Gill (accordion/ukulele/mouth organ player from Wangaratta) has played in dance bands most of her life, and knows a million tunes! She will be involved in lots of fun-filled informal music sessions with the tour group.

DAY 1 Monday July 15, 2019 Depart
Afternoon: Depart Australia on Emirates Airlines flight, via Dubai, to Dublin.

DAY 2 Tuesday July 16, 2019 Belfast
Midday: Arrive Dublin. Travel by coach to Belfast, Northern Ireland. On arrival, coach tour of Belfast with local guide. Visit the Crown Liquor Saloon and see the colourful political murals on buildings in the Catholic and Protestant areas of West Belfast. Evening: Attend music ‘session’ at Belfast’s excellent music pub, Madden’s Bar. Overnight: Park Inn by Radisson, Belfast. (B)

DAY 3 Wednesday July 17, 2019 Londonderry / Letterkenny
Travel along Northern Ireland’s spectacular Antrim Coast, to Derry. See Carrickfergus Castle, the Glens of Antrim, and the ruins of Dunluce Castle. Visit the Giant’s Causeway (famous natural rock formations). Afternoon: Coach tour of Derry with local guide, including a short walk on Derry’s famous 17th century walls. We will then visit one of Derry’s famous music pubs, for afternoon drinks & live traditional music. Evening: Enjoy an informal performance, by Pete Denahy, at our hotel. Overnight: Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny. (B,MorningTea,D)

DAY 4 Thursday July 18, 2019 Donegal
Tour County (Co.) Donegal, in the far north-west of Ireland. Lunch at Leo’s Tavern. Leo Brennan (Enya’s father) established this 'Singing’ pub many years ago. We will be entertained by a local ballad singer and one or two of the pub’s staff, including Leo’s son Bartley (if available). Pass through Kincasslagh, internationally renowned singer Daniel O’Donnell’s hometown. Visit the Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre, in the town of Dungloe. Continue south to the fishing port of Killybegs, before proceeding to Donegal Town. Evening: Prior to dinner visit a pub near our hotel, where you will enjoy a typical Irish music ‘session’. Overnight: Abbey/Central Hotel, Donegal Town. (B,Morning Tea,L,D)

DAY 5 Friday July 19, 2019 Westport
Today we travel south, to the coastal town of Westport, Co. Mayo. Soon after leaving Donegal Town, enjoy a guided tour of the Belleek Pottery factory. Then travel through Co. Sligo, including a visit to Sligo town. On the outskirts of Sligo town visit Tobernalt Holy Well, and see Ben Bulben (a distinctive mountain). On arrival in Westport free time to explore the town & go shopping. Evening: Attend an Irish music session in one of Westport’s excellent music pubs. We will endeavour to have outstanding whistle player, Olcan Masterson, involved if available. Overnight: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport. (B,D)

DAY 6 Saturday July 20, 2019 Galway
Travel south to Galway. On the outskirts of Westport see Croagh Patrick (a mountain, famous for an annual religious pilgrimage). Then travel through an unforgettable valley we have discovered, as we make our way to the Connemara region - famous for its unique, rocky landscapes. Visit much-photographed Kylemore Abbey. Guided tour of Kylemore’s main, castle-like building. Take a 'back roads’ coastal route to Galway, through some of the most beautiful parts of the Connemara. On arrival in Galway, see the Claddah region and sing Galway Bay. Evening: Explore Galway’s renowned session pubs with John Howie and Pete Denahy. Overnight: Jurys Inn Galway. (B,MorningTea)

DAY 7 Sunday July 21, 2019 Galway
Optional day trip by ferry to the fascinating Aran Islands (cost approx. $50). Tour the island of Inishmore by minibus, including the amazing stone Dun Aengus Fort (a cliff- top fortress dating back to the 5th century). Those not going on the Aran Islands excursion are free to spend the day exploring Galway city. Evening: Attend Trad on the Prom, fabulous Irish music and dance theatre show. (B)

DAY 8 Monday July 22, 2019 Dublin
Depart Galway and head east to Dublin. On the way, visit the town of Athenry and sing The Fields of Athenry. Afternoon: In Dublin visit Trinity College. See the Book of Kells (richly decorated Irish medieval manuscript) and the Old Library (1732). Afternoon drinks at O’Donoghue’s Pub (famous Dublin music venue), including performance by one of John Howie’s favourite Irish ballad groups. Evening: Join John Howie on a walk through Dublin’s famous Temple Bar precinct, including a visit to one or two of his favourite music pubs. Overnight: Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House. (B)

DAY 9 Tuesday July 23, 2019 Dublin
Morning: Coach tour of Dublin with local guide, including St Patrick’s Cathedral, the Doors of Dublin (Georgian architecture), & St. Stephen’s Green. See statue of Molly Malone. Tour concludes with lunch at a well-known Dublin music pub, including performance by another of John Howie’s favourite Irish ballad groups. Afternoon: Visit the excellent National Museum, then free time for you to explore Dublin at your leisure. Evening: Attend fabulous Irish Cabaret show, featuring hilarious comedian Noel V. Ginnity and traditional Irish music and dancing. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 Wednesday July 24, 2019 Liverpool
Morning: Fly from Dublin to Liverpool, UK. Liverpool is famous as the home of The Beatles. Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Liverpool, with local guide. Visit Penny Lane & Strawberry Fields. See the Mersey River and sing the Gerry & The Pacemakers song, Ferry Cross the Mersey. Visit The Beatles Story exhibition and Mathew Street, location of the Cavern Club (where The Beatles performed in their early days). Evening: Enjoy an informal performance by Pete Denahy, especially for our tour group. Overnight: Radisson Blu Hotel, Liverpool. (B)

DAY 11 Thursday July 25, 2019 Glasgow
Morning: Travel north, to Glasgow, Scotland. On the way visit the beautiful Lakes District, in north-west England. Afternoon: Coach tour of Glasgow, with local guide. Evening: Enjoy an informal evening of music at The Scotia Bar, a famous Glaswegian music pub (Est. 1792). Overnight: Jury’s Inn, Glasgow. (B)

DAY 12 Friday July 26, 2019 Oban
Travel north, to Oban, a lovely port town in Scotland’s Argyll region. On the way see Loch Lomond and sing The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond. Afternoon: On arrival in Oban, free time to explore the town centre. Evening: Enjoy relaxing group dinner in our hotel, followed by an informal performance by Pete Denahy. Overnight: Regent Hotel, Oban. (B,D)

DAY 13 Saturday July 27, 2019 Isle of Skye
Travel north, to the town of Fort William. Visit Neptune’s Staircase, a staircase lock comprising 8 locks on the Caledonian Canal. Continue west along the Road to the Isles. Visit the Glenfinnan Monument, which marks the spot where Bonnie Prince Charlie commenced his ill-fated attempt to restore the Stuarts to the British throne in 1745. Afternoon: Travel by ferry to the Isle of Skye. On arrival, short coach tour with local guide and free time to explore Portree (Isle of Skye’s main town). Evening: We will have our own informal music session. Please bring your instruments & voices and join in! Overnight: The Royal Hotel; The Pier Hotel, Oban. (B)

DAY 14 Sunday July 28, 2019 Ullapool
Return to Scottish mainland, via Skye Bridge. See Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland’s most photographed castle. Continue north to the pretty west coast fishing village of Ullapool. Evening: Dinner and local music performance at The Ceilidh Place, one of the best live music venues in the west of Scotland. Overnight: Royal Hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 Monday July 29, 2019 Orkney Islands
Travel along the spectacular north-west coast of Scotland. Travel by ferry to the Orkney Islands. Orkney is famous for its prehistoric sites and beautiful scenery. Afternoon: Visit Skara Brae (4,500 year old village), and the Ring of Brodgar standing stones. Then proceed to Kirkwall, the largest town in the Orkneys. Evening: Have our own informal music 'session’ in one of Kirkwall’s live music venues. We will invite local musicians to join us for this session. Overnight: Kirkwall Hotel / Shore Hotel, Kirkwall. (B,Morning Tea,D)

DAY 16 Tuesday July 30, 2019 Orkney Islands
Morning: Travel across the Churchill Barriers causeway to the island of South Ronaldsay. Visit the fascinating Italian Chapel (built by Italian POWs in 1943), and Scapa Flow (important wartime anchorage for British fleets). Return to Kirkwall, where we visit spectacular St Magnus Cathedral. Afternoon: Visit Maeshowe (5,000 year old chambered tomb). Then free time in Kirkwall. Evening: Attend Orkney Accordion and Fiddle Club concert. Hear some lovely Jimmy Shand type music. (B)

DAY 17 Wednesday July 31, 2019 Inverness
Return to Scottish mainland by ferry. Travel south, to Inverness. Visit Loch Ness and see the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Evening: Enjoy a performance by one of John Howie’s favourite Scottish ballad groups, On the Wagon. Overnight: Best Western Palace Hotel. (B,D)

DAY 18 Thursday August 1, 2019 Edinburgh
Morning: Visit Culloden Battlefield, where Prince Charlie’s forces were defeated in 1746. Afternoon: Visit St Andrews. Afternoon tea at clubhouse overlooking one of St Andrews’ famous golf courses. Near Edinburgh, cross one of the spectacular Firth of Forth bridges. On arrival in Edinburgh, check into our hotel. Evening: Attend an Edinburgh Fringe Festival concert (optional). Overnight: Hotel TBC. (B,AfternoonTea)

DAY 19 Friday August 2, 2019 Edinburgh
Morning: Coach tour of Edinburgh with local guide, including: historic Old Town area; New Town area (Georgian architecture); drive through Holyrood Park (Arthur’s Seat area) if possible. Also, visit port of Leith. Tour concludes with a walk down the 'Royal Mile’. Sense Edinburgh’s medieval past as you explore the alleys & closes that run off the Royal Mile. See the festival’s colourful street performers in action. Afternoon: Free time for you to explore Edinburgh and attend Fringe Festival concerts. Evening: Enjoy a traditional Scottish dinner at one of Edinburgh’s best restaurants. (B,D)

DAY 20 Saturday August 3, 2019 Edinburgh
Morning: Visit historic Edinburgh Castle. Afternoon: Free time for you to further explore Edinburgh & enjoy the outstanding Fringe Festival. Evening: Attend the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – a unique blend of music, ceremony, entertainment and theatre. (B)

DAY 21 Sunday August 4, 2019 Departure
Free morning in Edinburgh. Midday: Travel to Edinburgh airport for Emirates flight, via Dubai, back to Australia. (B)

DAY 22 Monday August 5, 2019 Australia
Morning: Arrive back in Australia and the tour concludes.

Optional pre-tour extension to

Maastricht and Amsterdam including Andre Rieu concert (TBC)

DAY 1 Thursday July 11, 2019 Depart
Depart Australia on flight to Brussels, Belgium.

DAY 2 Friday July 12, 2019 Maastricht
Mid Afternoon: Arrive in Brussels, capital of Belgium. Enjoy an orientation tour of the city and then travel through scenic Belgium, as we make our way to Maastricht, one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the southern Netherlands. Overnight: Novotel Hotel, Maastricht.

DAY 3 Saturday July 13, 2019 Maastricht
Morning: Sightseeing coach tour of Maastricht and surrounding region, with local guide. Afternoon: Free time for you to explore Maastricht at your leisure. Evening: We are hoping you can attend a fabulous concert by Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra, in Maastricht. This concert (to be confirmed) will be optional. For this series of summer concerts, Andre transforms the Vrijthof Square, in his hometown, into a grand, romantic, open-air concert hall. (B)

DAY 4 Sunday July 14, 2019 Amsterdam
Morning: Travel by coach to Amsterdam, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s a city of canals, bridges, bicycles (there are millions of them!) and distinctive canal houses, with their stately facades and striking gables. On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing coach tour, with local guide. Evening: Enjoy a one hour canal cruise. After the cruise, John Howie will take those interested on a walking tour of Amsterdam’s famous Red Light District. Overnight: NH Carlton Hotel, Amsterdam (B)

DAY 5 Monday July 15, 2019 Amsterdam
Morning: Free time. You may like to visit the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, or the Van Gogh Museum (all optional). Afternoon/evening: Coach tour to Volendam and Hoorn. In Volendam, get a glimpse of traditional Dutch dress, windmills, cheese, etc. In Hoorn, visit Cafe 't Schippershuis, where Dutch musician Pierre Partner wrote the famous song The Red Rose Cafe in 1974. Have dinner and enjoy a fun-filled singalong session, with local musicians, at 'The Red Rose Cafe’ before returning to Amsterdam. (B,D)

DAY 6 Tuesday July 16, 2019 Depart
Fly to Dublin to meet up with those who have just flown in from Australia. Commence main tour. (B)

Twin Fare Single Fare
$9,995 $11,990
Air taxes $325 $325
Total $10,320 $12,315

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Return economy airfare to Scotland/Ireland/Brussels flying Emirates Airlines ex Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. Also, one-way economy airfare from Dublin to Liverpool.
  • Ferry trips as follows: (1) from Mallaig (Scottish mainland) to Armadale (Isle of Skye), & (2) return voyage from Scrabster (Scotland) to Stromness (Orkney Islands).
  • 19 nights' accommodation in centrally located first-class and moderate first-class hotels, with private facilities, on twin share basis. Full Scottish or Irish breakfast daily. There may be 1 or 2 continental breakfasts, but it’s more than likely all breakfasts will be full Scottish or Irish cooked breakfasts. 9 Dinners, 3 lunches, 4 morning teas, 1 afternoon tea.
  • Entertainment. Ireland: Music session at Madden’s Bar, Belfast; live traditional music at one of Derry’s famous music pubs (Day 3); informal performance by Pete Denahy (evening, Day 3); Irish music at Leo’s Tavern; Irish music ‘session’ in Donegal Town; Irish music session, with Olcan Masterson (if available) in Westport; Trad on the Prom (Irish music & dance theatre show) in Galway; ballad group at O’Donoghue’s Pub (1st day in Dublin); ballad group at a well-known pub (2nd day in Dublin). Liverpool: informal performance by Pete Denahy. Scotland: music at The Scotia Bar (Glasgow); our own informal music session (Portree); informal performance by Pete Denahy (Oban); live music at The Ceilidh Place (Ullapool); our own informal music session, with locals invited, in Kirkwall; Orkney Accordion & Fiddle Club (Kirkwall); Scottish ballad group, On the Wagon (Inverness); Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (Edinburgh).
  • Entry to all sightseeing attractions mentioned in the itinerary, except for those marked ‘optional’ or ‘own expense’. If the itinerary says ‘see’ a particular attraction, it means we simply see it, rather than paying for entry and ‘visiting’ it.
  • All tours, as per itinerary. Aran Islands tour is optional, and paid for on day of tour.
  • Transport by luxury, air-conditioned motor coach throughout. All airport/hotel transfers.
  • Porterage of 1 piece of luggage per person.
  • Hotel taxes and service charges.
  • Tour leadership by John Howie, of The Howie Brothers, including the organisation of excursions to hear the best of Irish & Scottish music, most nights of the tour. Also, tour escorted throughout by popular Australian entertainer, Pete Denahy. Gill Delaney will come on the tour, as assistant tour leader, as long as we receive a reasonable number of bookings.
  • You can extend your stay at the end of the tour for minimal extra cost. Please check with us for other tours, car hire, hotels, bed and breakfasts, etc..

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Insurance – travel insurance is strongly recommended.
  • All items of personal nature such as drinks, room service, laundry and phone calls.
  • Meals and drinks, unless specified in the itinerary. Meals included are marked B,D,L, 'morning tea', etc, in brackets, at the end of each day's text in the itinerary.
  • Entry to concerts, pubs, and other musical entertainment not listed above. All Fringe Festival concerts are ‘optional’. Also, not included in the price is entry to musical entertainment marked 'optional' in the itinerary.
  • International airport and departure taxes above the rate quoted.
  • Domestic flight connections to and from departure cities.

The organisers reserve the right to change any details of the tour that they believe will enhance the safety, quality, success and smooth running of the tour. For instance, there may be a small amount of change regarding hotels – we are always striving to provide our tour groups with the best centrally located hotels possible. If any entertainment mentioned in the itinerary is unavailable, we need to replace that entertainment with something similar.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

International touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.

TOUR OPERATOR:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd. ABN 64 005 817 078 (Travelrite International) is the tour operator.

TOUR COSTS:
The tour's costs are based on transport, accommodation costs and entrance costs at 1 September 2018. Travelrite reserves the right to alter the costs if any of these factors change, giving any passenger that has booked the right to withdraw with full refund of monies paid or modify arrangements. No alterations to costings will be made within 60 days prior to departure.

DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS:
A deposit of $900 per passenger is required at the time of booking. Full payment will be required 60 days prior to departure. A 1.5% administration fee will be charged on payment by Visa, Mastercard and Amex Cards.

CANCELLATIONS:
Cancellations within 60 days of departure will result in the loss of all monies paid. Cancellation outside 60 days from departure will result in a cancellation fee of $900 per person. Travel insurance is recommended to cover the costs of cancellation fees due to illness, death in family, etc.

MINIMUM TOUR NUMBERS:
The tour has been costed on the basis of a minimum number of passengers having booked 60 days prior to departure. Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of all monies paid or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified cost if the minimum number is not achieved.

REFUNDS:
The tour is based on arrangements which do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals or other services not utilised after the tour has commenced.

TOUR PARTICIPATION:
Children under 5 years of age are ineligible on coach & cruise tours. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Travelrite & Cruise Offers tours provided they are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all necessary assistance, and do not require special assistance from Travelrite & Cruise Offers personnel. Travelrite and Cruise Offers reserves the right to refuse to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of coach & cruise tour travel and who may require services and facilities that Travelrite & Cruise Offers cannot guarantee will be available. You agree to not hold the Travelrite & Cruise Offers responsible for any decision made by any of them or any service provider to refuse to carry you, provide any facilities or accommodation to you or to provide any service to you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd. is the tour organiser. Travelrite International acts only as agents in making of arrangements with carriers, hoteliers and others for the tour. As a result we cannot accept liability for any act or omission whatsoever, whether negligent or otherwise of those carriers, hoteliers or other persons providing services in connection with the tour over whom we have no direct or exclusive control. We do not accept responsibility for any injury, damage, loss, delay, change of schedule or any other events which are beyond our direct control, such as, but not limited to, war, flood, fire, civil disturbance, acts of God, acts of government, or any other authorities, terrorism, accidents to or failure of machinery or equipment, or industrial action. The passage contract in use by the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the transportation companies or firms and the purchasers of these tours and the passengers. Baggage is at own risk throughout the tour. This contract shall be construed in accordance of the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and any legal action must be taken in the State of Victoria.

HOW TO BOOK:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $900 per person to:

Travelrite International P/L
182 Canterbury Road Heathmont, Victoria 3135

Further information can be obtained by telephoning
Toll Free: 1800 033 436
Phone: (03) 9729 8722
Fax: (03) 9729 0682
Email: heathmont@travelrite.com.au

ABOUT TRAVELRITE INTERNATIONAL:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a well established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 30 years and operating in Victoria for more than 32 years. It has two fully ATAS accredited (No: A10538) offices at Balwyn and Heathmont which are also accredited with IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotels, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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