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Golf in Ireland...6-Night Getaway Package with (3) Days of Golf and Airfare for (2)

Suggested Retail Value: $11,133
Cost to Non-Profit: $6,300

This Experience Includes:
  • Hotel accommodations - (6) nights including daily breakfast for (2) in some of Ireland’s finest hotels:
    Mont Clare Hotel (3-star) – night 1 in Dublin
    Randles Court Hotel (4-star) – nights 2 & 3 in Killarney
    The Old Ground Hotel (4-star) – nights 4 & 5 in Ennis
    The Carton House Hotel & Golf Club (4-star) – night 6 in Dublin, plus Three-Course Dinner for two (excluding beverages)

  • Thrifty Car Rental (Day 2 – Day 7) - Pick up in Dublin city center, return at Dublin Airport (includes VAT, collision damage waiver Insurance, theft protection insurance and unlimited mileage. Does not include a drop-off fee of €34 when returning car at the airport.)

  • (2) VIP tickets to the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin’s top visitor attraction.

  • (2) rounds of golf on Dooks Golf Club
    (2) rounds of golf on Lahinch Golf Club / Castle Course
    (2) rounds of golf at the Carton House Golf Club
    (choice of Montgomerie or O’Meara golf course)

  • Round-trip international coach class airfare for (2) from the contiguous U.S. and Canada to Dublin, Ireland

  • The purchase of this experience includes a complimentary booking service

Itinerary:
Day 1

Arrive in Dublin. There is no need for a car in the city of Dublin. There is plenty to see and do with visitor attractions such as the Jameson Distillery, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Goal, and St. Patrick Cathedral.

Includes (2) VIP tickets (plus one pint of Guinness per person in the Gravity Bar) to the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin’s top visitor attraction.  Stay overnight at the Mont Clare Hotel.

Day 2
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at the hotel. Rental car provided for the drive to Killarney (approximately 4 hours). Arrive in Killarney and stay overnight in the Randles Court Hotel. Your evening is open to wander around this vibrant little town.

Day 3
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at the Randles Court Hotel. Drive to the Dooks Golf Club in Glenbeigh (approximately 20 miles from Killarney) where you will play an 18-hole round of golf for two.

Dooks Golf Club, owned by its members and founded in 1889, is one of the 5 oldest links in Ireland. The charm, atmosphere and superb seaside setting of a truly traditional golf links makes Dooks a golf experience that has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. The Course (Par 71) is nearly 6600 yards from the back tees. Dooks is a place where every par feels like a birdie, but irrespective of the conditions or what you score, the stunning panoramic views will remain in your mind and make you want to come back again and again.

Stay overnight at the Randles Court Hotel.

Day 4
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at the Randles Court Hotel. Depart Killarney for the Shannon Region and take your car on the ferry crossing at Tarbert. Drive approximately 2 hours along the picturesque coastal route to the Cliffs of Moher and continue north through the scenic Burren to the Ailwee Caves. Make your way to the lively town of Ennis and stay overnight at The Old Ground Hotel.

Day 5
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at The Old Ground Hotel. Spend the day at the Lahinch Golf Club / Castle Course (approximately 30 minutes from Ennis) for an 18-hole round of golf for two and great scenery!

Lahinch Golf Club is frequently referred to as “the St. Andrew’s of Ireland” because of its close proximity and interaction with the local village. The links is situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The combination of bracing air and wind from the sea is one of the enduring attractions for golfers who test their skills on the Castle Course (Par 70), measuring 5556 yards.  Since 1895 Lahinch has hosted the South of Ireland Championship, the oldest provincial golf championship in Ireland. Lahinch has also hosted all the major Irish championships, amateur and professional, down through the years.  One’s golfing education is not complete until the challenge of playing Lahinch is taken on and thoroughly enjoyed.

Stay overnight at The Old Ground Hotel.

Day 6
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at The Old Ground Hotel and check out early for your drive to Maynooth, Co. Kildare (approximately 2 ½ hours). Once arriving in Maynooth, enjoy an 18-hole round of golf for two on your choice of the Montgomerie or O’Meara golf course at the Carton House Hotel & Golf Club.

Carton House Golf ClubThe Montgomerie Course (Par 72, 7301 yards), designed by Colin Montgomerie, is a journey across sweeping fairways, cavernous bunkers and impeccable greens. It’s an adventure from first to last and has hosted the world’s finest golfers at the 2005 and 2006 Irish Opens. The O’Meara Course (Par 72, 7006 yards) was designed by 1998 Open Champion and US Masters Champion Mark O’Meara. This classic parkland course might lull you with its beauty but is still full of challenge. The 16th hole was voted one of the best 18 holes in golf (UK and Ireland) by Golf World magazine.

Stay overnight at the Carton House and enjoy a three-course dinner for (2) (excluding beverages).

Day 7
Enjoy a full Irish breakfast at The Carton House Hotel. Check out of the hotel and drive to Dublin Airport (approximately 40 minutes) where you will return the rental car and say farewell to Ireland.

AIRFARE:

This package includes round-trip coach class service for (2) from any destination in the 48 contiguous United States or Canada to Dublin, Ireland, subject to availability. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. The following blackout dates apply:

2011: Jan 1-4; Dec 16-31. 2012: Jan 1-2; Feb 17-20; Mar 9-12, 16-18, 23-25; Apr 6-9; May 25-28; Jun 29-Jul 1, Jul 6-8; Nov 16-21, 24-26; Dec 21-24, Dec 28, 2012-Jan 2, 2013.

Airfare certificates will have a one-year expiration from the date of purchase. Any airport departure taxes, fees or fuel surcharges (if charged) are the responsibility of the purchaser.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Suggested retail value is calculated using tariff air rates and rack room rates. Ground transportation is not included unless where specified.