What will I
experience on this Freestyle Train Tour?
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, comfortable accommodation and quality
sightseeing will give you extra time to explore Scotland 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 the 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.
document contains step-by-step directions to your hotel in Glasgow as well as
the sightseeing tour departure points, which are all close by. Your tour to Oban and the Western
Highlands will be fully guided by an experienced driver/guide. The city tour of
Glasgow is by open-top double deck bus and is hop-on, hop-off with 28
conveniently located stops.
What are the train
Subject to availability we will make a
reservation for you on a train departing London (Euston) Station at 07:30 hr
(arrival time in Glasgow: 12:01 hrs). The return journey will depart Glasgow
(Central) at 16:40 hrs (arrival time in London (Euston): 21:25 hrs).
Will someone meet me
This is a semi-independent tour so you will
not be met on arrival in Glasgow. A comprehensive and customised itinerary is
included as part of your documentation together with an Official Guide to
Glasgow. Assistance is also available by telephone 7-days a week.
How will I find my
This Freestyle Train Tour has been very
carefully planned. Your hotel has been selected not just for its comfort but
also for its location close to the railway station as well as your sightseeing
requirements. Concise directions on how to reach your hotel will be given in
your customised tour itinerary.
What type of room should I
Selecting the right sleeping
arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you
can expect from your hotel accommodation
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 separate beds Double room - this is a room for two
people sharing one large bed 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 can be a
standard double room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All our accommodation features en-suite facilities (the toilet and shower are
located in your bedroom for your exclusive use.
How and when will I
get my train tickets?
All 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
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
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 Glasgow Stations at least
30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of your train so that you have
time to locate the departure platform.