December 18, 2017

Scotland with Highland Reign 2018

“The Reigniacs Return!”
March 19-28, 2018 

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Travel with the band on a great Scottish adventure:
historical cities, amazing castles, magnificent mountains, beautiful lochs,
as well as performances by Highland Reign in pubs throughout the trip.

Tentative itinerary subject to adjustment.

The Tour Features:

  • 8 nights hotel:  Edinburgh (2), Inverness (2), Portree the Isle of Skye (2) and Glasgow (2)
  • 11 meals (3 dinners and 8 full, Scottish breakfasts)                         
  • Private luxury bus and professional Driver and Guide
  • Experience Scottish cities and country including Edinburgh, The Highlands, The Isle of Skye, Inverness, Pitlochry and Glasgow
  • Sites from the Starz hit series Outlander
  • Admission to: Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness Boat Ride, Urquhart Castle, Killiecrankie, Working Sheep Farm, Scottish Whiskey Distillery and Tasting, Culloden Battlefield Visitors Center and more!
  • Free time to shop, dine, & make your own discoveries
  • Highland Reign Concerts! Make new Scottish friends as they see our boys make it reign in Scotland.

“If you like your traditional Scottish and Irish songs with an edge then Highland Reign is for you!”   -New York Times                                                                                                              

Land Only Tour Package: $1949 per person double, $1879 triple, $2397 single                           

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To our VIP Guests: If you’ve been on a previous Highland Reign Euro Tour, take $100 off the regular price.

  • Airfare – ONLY $875! Join the band on our group air out of Chicago! We were able to get fantastic rates on Delta for $220 LESS than estimated. Jump on-board now while there’s still space. Space is limited, and we cannot guarantee to be able to get more seats on this flight once group air is filled.  
  • Chicago to Edinburgh – March 19 5:30 pm
  • Arrive in Edinburgh via Amsterdam at 10:15 am on March 20th
    Edinburgh to Chicago – March 28 8:20 am departure from Edinburgh.
  • Arrive Chicago via Amsterdam  2:10 pm

Land Only Tour Payments: Send $300 to guarantee your space. This deposit is refundable until October 1, 2017. After that all payments become non-refundable*. 2nd suggested payment of $600 per person due Oct 1, 2017.  Final payment for land portion of the tour is due Feb. 4, 2018.  *(To protect your investment after the non-refundable date, we recommend travel insurance. See link below.)

Group Air: Guests who have committed to our group air must send an additional $600 toward the group air by July 1, 2017. The balance for your land and air tour will be due by Feb. 4, 2018.

To guarantee your space fill in registration form and send $300 per person:    

By Website with Credit Card: (Note: Credit card payments are welcome with 3% added to cover credit card fees.)

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By Mail: Print and mail form with your check for $300 per person

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Circle room type: 1 large bed  or two twin Euro-style beds  (All rooms are non-smoking.)

Credit cards are accepted but pricing is based on a discount for paying by check, so add 3% to pay by credit card. 
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Tentative Itinerary: Please note this is subject to change based on Scottish Guide input, weather, traffic, site availability, etc.

Monday March 19, 2018: Overnight Flight from USA. Group air will depart from Chicago. If you are not on group air, plan on meeting us at the Edinburgh Airport.

Tuesday March 20, 2018:  Arrive at Edinburgh airport from Amsterdam at 10:15 am; meet Prime Tour rep & Blue Badge Guide. Depart for our panoramic tour of New Town and Old Town Edinburgh. Lunch on your own at the Ocean Terminal Mall followed by tour of Her Majesty’s Royal Yacht Britannia, is the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in service from 1954 until 1997. After our touring we will check into our hotel for 2 nights, The Ibis South Bridge Street, just off The Royal Mile. Dinner on your own or group dinner depending on Highland Reign  Whistlebinkie’s Gig tba

Wednesday March 21, 2018:  Full Scottish Breakfast at our hotel. Walking tour of Old Town Edinburgh concluding with admission to Edinburgh Castle- explore the many attractions inside the castle such as the Great Room, St. Margaret’s Chapel and the Crown Jewels of Scotland. Lunch is on your own and the afternoon is yours to explore the many sites of Edinburgh. Evening dinner on your own and enjoy Highland Reign gig at Whistlebinkies. (If no gig on Tuesday).

Thursday March 22, 2018: Full Scottish Breakfast at our hotel. Checkout of the hotel and depart for Stirling with a photo op stop at The Kelpies, the largest equine statues in the world. Then it is on to Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most historically important sites and was once a favored residence of the Stewart kings and queens who held grand celebrations at the castle. After our Stirling Castle tour we will move on to lunch on your own in the quaint town of Pitlochry. In the afternoon we will have a stop at the Newtonmore Folk Museum (museum store only) and then it is on to the Highlands and Inverness. Check in to our hotel for 2 nights, The Royal Highland Hotel. The Former “Station Hotel” steeped in tradition and operating from 1856, enjoy the famed Highland Hospitality in the Capital of the Highlands. Evening group dinner at hotel. (If Highland Reign has a gig then group dinner will be Friday night).

Friday March 23, 2018: Full Scottish breakfast at hotel then depart hotel and coach to Urquhart Castle: Wild natural beauty and 1,000 years of history – Urquhart Castle offers a taste of the Highlands at their most dramatic. The visitor’s center museum explains the significance of this iconic landmark (located on Loch Ness) in Scotland’s history. From the castle, we catch the Jacobitte Cruise boat  to Clansmen Harbor, then we will coach back to Inverness where it will be free time for lunch on your own. After lunch it is on to Culloden Battlefield and Visitor’s Center the powerfully moving site where the 1745 Jacobite Rising came to its tragic end. After the tour we return to Royal Highland Hotel Inverness
Highland Reign gig TBA (if not Thursday)

Saturday March 24, 2018: Full Scottish breakfast at the hotel. Depart hotel destination Isle of Skye and a photo stop at Eilean Donan Castle-Eilean Donan is recognized as one of the most iconic images of Scotland all over the world. Situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet, and surrounded by some majestic scenery, it is little wonder that the castle is now one of the most visited and important attractions in the Scottish Highlands. Lunch on your own.  After lunch we will visit Clan Donald Visitor’s Center and Talisker Distillery. The day concludes with check into King’s Arms Hotel in Kyleakin Isle of Skye.

Sunday March 25, 2018:  Full Scottish breakfast at the hotel followed by our coach tour Isle of Skye
Trotternish Peninsula Tour with stops at Kilt Rock, Flora MacDonald Monument, and Old Man of Storr
lunch and free time on your own in Portree, Isle of Skye, and Dunvegan Castle then return to King’s Arms Hotel. Dinner on your own in Kyleakin or Highland Reign gig tba

Monday March 26, 2017:  Full Scottish breakfast at the hotel then checkout of hotel and depart for
photo stop at Command Monument with view of Ben Nevis, Scotland’s highest peak. We will also visit Hogwarts Express photo op at Glenfinnan Viaduct along with the Glenfinnan Monument, at the head of Loch Shiel, erected in 1815, as tribute to the Jacobite clansmen who fought and died in the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.  Free time for lunch in Fort William Enjoy the beautiful and scenic drive through Glencoa and afternoon photo stops on Loch Lomond on our way to Glasgow. Check in at Jury’s Inn in Glasgow City Centre.  Dinner on your own

Tuesday March 27, 2018: Full Scottish breakfast at the hotel Glasgow City Tour including St. Mungo’s Cathedral, Kelvingrove Park, Transport Museum and more. You will have free time for lunch on own in Glasgow. The afternoon is yours to explore Glasgow. Group dinner in Glasgow
and Highland Reign gig tba.

Wednesday March 28, 2018:  Transfer to Edinburgh airport. Breakfast will be tba since we are leaving before normal breakfast hours.

 

 

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