What will I experience on this Freestyle
This carefully planned semi-independent tour will
stretch your holiday time to the max, without making you feeling rushed. A
unique combination of travel by train and quality sightseeing will give you
extra time to explore Edinburgh in greater detail.
All the documentation you need, including your
rail tickets, will be emailed to you around 7 days prior to your trip. Just
print these out and you are good to go. Any questions or if you need your
documents earlier - just email or call us, weíre here to help.
On your tour youíll travel independently by
train to and from London. Weíll make sure you have a reserved seat and weíll
send you a comprehensive itinerary so you know whatís happening at any time
during your tour. When you arrive in Edinburgh itís just a short walk to join
your sightseeing tour - your itinerary will give you directions!
The city tour of Edinburgh is by open-top double
deck bus and is hop-on, hop-off with 14 conveniently located stops. No trip to Edinburgh is complete without a
visit to Edinburgh Castle - on your visit you can either explore on your own or
join a guided tour hosted by a Castle Warder.
What are the train times?
Subject to availability we will make a
reservation for you on a train departing London (Kings Cross) Station at 07:00
hrs (arrival time in Edinburgh: 11:22 hrs). The return journey will depart
Edinburgh at 17:00 hrs (arrival time in London (Kings Cross): 21:43 hrs).
Will someone meet me in Edinburgh?
This is a semi-independent tour so you will not be
met on arrival in Edinburgh. A comprehensive and customised itinerary is
included as part of your documentation together with an Official Guide to
Edinburgh. Assistance is also available by telephone 7-days a week.
How and when will I get my train
ll your documentation will be emailed
to you approximately 7 days prior to your tour commencing. It is important that
you print these documents and bring them with you on the tour as you will need
to exchange the vouchers to access the various services that make up this
Can I cancel or alter this tour?
We are sorry but once booked it is not
possible to cancel or change this tour without incurring 100% cancellation
charges. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance coverage in
How can I spend more time in
If you would like to spend more time in Edinburgh
then we would suggest our Edinburgh, Scotlandís Capital 2 day package which
includes a one night stay.
Do I need a passport to travel to Scotland?
Scotland is part of the United Kingdom so you do not require a passport to
travel from London. Please note that you will need to bring photo-id (driving
licence or passport) with you in case the train guard requires identification
during the ticket check.
What happens if I miss my train?
The tickets that are issued as part of
this package are only valid on the train service shown on the ticket and in
your itinerary. If you miss the train you will need to purchase new tickets at
your own expense. We recommend arriving at London and Edinburgh Stations at
least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of your train so that
you have time to locate the departure platform.