What will I
experience on this Premium Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of travelling in comfort and style then a Premium
Escorted Tour is for you. Youíll travel in a group that is restricted to around
40 fellow travellers. Travel is aboard a state of the art motorcoach with
air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows. For
your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too.
An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your
coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities
youíll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you
the highlights. These tours are fully inclusive of accommodation,
transportation, admission fees and most meals. Savvy travellers appreciate that
these tours have no hidden extras Ė all the ingredients needed for a great tour
are included in the tour price. There are no optional extras for you to budget
for during your holiday.
The group will stay together in first class/superior
standard hotels. Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and
ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key
sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available
Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from
cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket. From the hot plate youíll be able to
select from freshly grilled items and local specialities. A stop is usually
made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants
Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be
table díhote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there
will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing
demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room
should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little
bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel
accommodation offered as part of your tour:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in
one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person).
Please note that a family room is normally a standard
double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types
other than twin rooms are subject to availability.
How much luggage
can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per
person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so
you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to
What meals are
One of the great things about travelling on a Premium
Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the
day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, thereís always a lighter
continental option available too. Youíll find a number of evening dinners
included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies.
Check the "Whatís IncludedĒ list for the exact number of meals that are featured
on this tour.
Can you arrange
If you are flying internationally to reach Scotland then
it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg
subside. Please email us for a quotation at email@example.com.
Can I reserve
specific seats on the coach?
Seats cannot be pre-booked however your tour director will implement a seat
rotation system which will allow all passengers the opportunity of experiencing
spectacular views from different seats on the motorcoach.
How many people
will be on the tour?
The number of people travelling on a Premium Escorted
Tour will not normally be more than 40 passengers.
Complimentary airport transfers are included on day-one from Edinburgh
Airport to the Edinburgh Hotel and on day-nine from the London Hotel to London