• An overnight bag is essential for onward ferry crossings • Visits – admission to attractions included in tour itineraries
when overnight accommodation on board ship is involved, and guide fees are included in the tour price. Some guided
and also for transit hotels used on European and English tours may involve walking, sometimes over uneven ground
tours prior to arrival at main hotel. Not all overnight hotels or up flights of steps. Please enquire about suitability of
provide porterage. individual tours if you have any concerns regarding
personal mobility. Reservations staff will be happy
• Valid passports are needed on all Continental tours. to advise.
Please bring photo ID, preferably current passport on all
tours, in case of unforeseen emergency early return by air, • Additional needs – we try to provide holidays that all
when such ID is essential. customers can enjoy. However, if you do have a disability
or additional requirements it would be helpful if you could
EHIC (European Health Insurance Cards) – this allows you furnish us with details at the time of booking your holiday
to get state-provided health care in all European Economic so that full consideration can be given to the suitability of
Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland at reduced costs the particular tour.
or sometimes free of charge. You can apply online free of
charge at: www.ehic.org.uk • Please take advantage of all comfort stops and ‘stretch
your legs’ to help circulation – remaining seated without
Currency when abroad – please check currency needed for walking, or doing in-seat exercises may lead to discomfort.
your holiday. Some hotels do not accept credit cards as the
norm. Please check with the reservation staff. • All information correct at a time of going to print.
Ulsterbus Tours cannot be held responsible for any
Holiday insurance – all passengers must have adequate errors or omissions, and are not liable for the accuracy
insurance. A Special Holiday Travel Insurance Scheme is of information provided by third parties. For up-to-date
available – for details see page 95. If you choose not to details, please contact the Travel Centre or visit our
take our holiday insurance you must take alternative cover website www.ulsterbustours.com
which is as good or better than ours.
• Hotels – carefully selected for their quality and location.
Dinner, bed and breakfast included unless otherwise
indicated. On Bargain Break tours menus tend to be set
with no choice, sometimes they may be only two courses,
particularly on some overnight hotels. Most breakfasts,
and increasingly evening meals, are buffet style. This is
especially welcome on the Continent where set menus are
still very much the norm and where meals are normally
local, traditional and seasonal. It is quite normal for the
coach party to be seated together at meal times.
See hotel directory for brief hotel descriptions on pages
92 to 94. For further details please check individual
websites as shown. Overnight hotels (i.e. used en-route to
final destinations) are generally 3 star properties and
chosen largely for their location and proximity to major
routes. We reserve the right to change such hotels when
circumstances dictate. This is rare and we only accept
transfers to similar or higher standard hotels. City centre
hotel bedrooms tend to be more compact in size.
• We reserve the right to use third party coaches.
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