Dan Meister, CMP

Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day the Irish Way 2023

Mar 10, 2023 to Mar 18, 2023
Best of Ireland

 
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day the Irish Way
A Grand Irish Adventure - March 10-18, 2023
 

Hosted by Irish Travel Specialist - Dan Meister

 
 
 

Friday · March 10, 2023  
DEPART THE USA FOR DUBLIN, IRELAND
(OVERNIGHT FLIGHT)

Saturday · March 11, 2023    
TOUR STARTS DUBLIN - GLENDALOUGH - WATERFORD 
(DINNER & OVERNIGHT - TOWER HOTEL AND LEISURE CENTER, WATERFORD)

Sunday · March 12, 2023    
WATERFORD CRYSTAL - COBH IRISH HERITAGE CENTER - BLARNEY CASTLE -KILLARNEY 
(BREAKFAST, DINNER & OVERNIGHT - KILLARNEY TOWERS HOTEL - KILLARNEY)

Monday · March 13, 2023     
RING OF KERRY - GAP OF DUNLOE - KILLARNEY
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - KILLARNEY TOWERS HOTEL - KILLARNEY)

Tuesday · March 14, 2023     
SHANNON RIVER FERRY - WILD ATLANTIC WAY - CLIFFS OF MOHER – GALWAY
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - GALMONT HOTEL, GALWAY)

Wednesday · March 15, 2023    
KYLEMORE ABBEY - DUBLIN
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN)

Thursday · March 16, 2023
DUBLIN CITY TOUR WITH GUINNESS STOREHOUSE - PRIVATE IRISH MUSIC /DANCING DINNER SHOW - DUBLIN
(BREAKFAST, DINNER & OVERNIGHT - ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN)

Friday · March 17, 2023    
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE AND CELEBRATIONS - DUBLIN
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - ASHLING HOTEL, DUBLIN)

Saturday · March 18, 2023     
DEPART DUBLIN AND RETURN TO THE USA
(ARRIVE BACK TO USA SAME DAY)

 

 

 

Q. What's Included?
 
A
  • This is a custom, exclusive and private group tour package only available for paid participants
  • All pricing and inclusions are for Land arrangements only
  • Hotel accommodations as listed or similar based on twin bedded or double rooms for 7 nights
  • Transport & sightseeing by private luxury motor coach with driver/guide
  • Dedicated & Private Irish Driver/Guide
  • Top Group Travel professional concierge host available for pre-trip, during trip and post trip assistance
  • All visits & meals as outlined in the custom itinerary (8 Full Irish Breakfasts and 3 Dinners)
  • Evening of Irish Entertainment with music and dance
  • Hotel porterage for one bag (luggage) per person, service charges and gov't taxes
  • Group roundtrip Dublin airport transportation
  • Flight bags, ticket wallets, baggage tags and identifying strap
  • Facebook group page to meet and communicate with group leaders and participants before, during and after trip
  • Custom mobile itinerary app so you’ll always have your trip details on your phone 

 

Q. What's Not Included?
 
A
  • Roundtrip Airfare to Dublin, Ireland (Coach airfare typically ranges from $600-$1000 per person and we have an independent air supervisor that can assist with this if you like)
  • Irish Driver/Guide Tips (apx $8-$10 per-person per day to be given to the driver directly)
  • Lunches, Dinners, Snacks and Beverages not listed in itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature, (room service, beverages, phone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.)
  • Travel Insurance - Highly recommended to protect yourself and travel investment (you can add this option at check out).
  • Independent tours, attractions and transportation not part of the group  
 
 
 
 
Important Traveler Information:
  • Due to contractual obligations, the initial deposit of $250 per person for this travel event is non-refundable
  • Making reservations for this package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions (you will be able to review all of these before payment)
  • Purchasing travel insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment (options will be provided during check-out)
  • St. Patrick’s Week in Ireland can be crowded, and hotels can be in high demand so book early to confirm your space before pricing increases
  • Tour inclusions, hotel accommodations, prices, itinerary and availability are subject to change at the discretion of Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel Corp. and / or our travel suppliers without notice.  We will notify you as far in advance as possible of any changes. 
  • Your Custom and Private Irish Land Tour will be operated by CIE Tours that specializes in travel to Ireland
 
 
Important Flight Information (Please Read):

******VERY IMPORTANT FLIGHT INFORMATION******** You're welcome to make your own flight arrangements but please plan on arriving to Dublin International Airport (DUB) on Saturday morning, March 11, 2023, before 9:30am local time (flights from the USA to Dublin are overnight flights so your flight will leave the USA on Friday, March 10, 2023).

Your tour starts at the Dublin airport on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 9:30am local time so plan on arriving in the morning before this time or arriving a day earlier as many of us are doing to relax, enjoy Dublin and be fresh/rested when the tour starts (Optional Pre-Tour Early Hotel Stay is available during check-out). If your flight is greatly delayed and arrives past our meeting time, you will be responsible for transportation to Waterford, Ireland to meet us at the hotel that evening (apx 2 hours away).

Your tour ends on Saturday, March 18, 2023, and we will be providing one group transfer to the Dublin International Airport that morning (time TBD). If you have any questions, please let us know.

AIR TRAVEL BOOKING ASSISTANCE:

Our independent air supervisor for our trip is:

  • Nancy Grossman - (423) 762-4942 or ngross4602@aol.com
  • Please contact Nancy directly, she doe charge an advance booking fee but is familiar with our tour and air options 

 

 

 

Quick Instructions: 

1)  Make a separate reservation for each room

2)  Click the "Book Now" button for your preferred tour options and add the number of travelers for that room

3)  Complete your travel information forms, proceed to payment information and when completed, click "submit" on right side of screen (you will receive a confirmation message and we'll get busy processing your reservation)

 
4)   Your credit card will not be charged until we have personally reviewed your information and may be in touch with questions to make sure you're all set.  Once charged, you'll receive a reservation confirmation securing your space so can start celebrating 
 
Please Note: 
  • Room occupancy is for one or two guests (triple rooms are based on available at time of request and 3rd person rate is the same as the first two guests  
  • All passengers must provide a valid passport with expiration date no earlier than October 2023,  Here is a Link to Passport Info
  • All passengers must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID19 including additional "booster" shots as required by Ireland or our tour suppliers to participate in tour 
  • All passengers may be subject to wearing masks, COVID testing and other health protocols as required by airlines, travel suppliers and applicable government agencies 
  • Name changes, revisions or additions after the original booking has been processed are allowed at the discretion of our travel suppliers and may be subject to cancellation and rate increases in addition to a $75 processing fee charged separately by our agency
  • At least one guest sharing a room must be 18 or older at time of travel 
  • Children are welcome if accompanied/supervised by parents and are at least 12 years old at time of travel (sorry, our travel supplier(s) do not offer any discounts for children) 
  • Room availability and pricing is not guaranteed until first deposit is received 

 

Reach out anytime with questions. Thank you!  💚

               

Dan Meister - Office; 561-279-2500, Cell; 561-866-7843 or dan@topgrouptravel.com              

 

 

 
Initial Deposits: 

$250 per person to secure your spot - Due to contractual obligations with our suppliers, initial deposits are non-refundable, (we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect yourself when traveling and your investment- options are available during checkout)

 

Final Payment is due on or before November 26, 2023 (we can arrange a payment plan if you prefer)

FYI, If final payment is not made by the noted date, we will attempt to contact you.  However, if we are unable to contact you and payment has still not been made in a timely manner your reservations, may automatically cancel without notice and cancellation penalties will apply.  A fee of $150 will apply to reinstate the reservation if possible, by our agency in addition to any extra charges applicable for our travel suppliers. 

 

Please Note:

Prior to final payment there is a potential for a price increase(s) from our ground tour operator, CIE Tours due to minimum number of passengers not being met, fuel surcharges, government levied taxes and fees and currency fluctuations.  We will notify you as far in advance as possible if this occurs. 

 

Cancellation Schedule:

DATE CANCELLATION AMOUNT
Booking date to November 26, 2022 Forfeiture of Deposit of $250 per person + cost of insurance if purchased
November 27, 2022, to February 10, 2023 50% of package costs per person 
February 11, 2023, through tour end dates 100% of package costs per person
 
 
 
 

Contact Information:

Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel Corp.  

(Office: 561-279-2500, Cell: 561-866-7843 or dan@topgrouptravel.com)
7491 N. Federal Hwy., C-5, #286   ● Boca Raton, Florida 33487 USA 
FL Seller of Travel Ref. No ST41916
 

Link back to Top Group Travel St. Patrick's Group Webpage:

 


Available Packages

Shared room for 2 or 3 guests - Pricing listed is per person (Land Package for March 11-18, 2023)
Available until November 26, 2022

$2,594.00
Deposit: $250.00

 

  • Occupancy: 2 guests (triple rooms are based on availability). Pricing is listed per person and third person costs are the same as first two guests sharing same room.  
  • Amenities: Two twin beds or a double bed with private bath (queen and king beds can be requested but not guaranteed). Complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, and a usually a hairdryer. No-Smoking. 
 
 

Single Room for 1 guest (Land Package for March 11-18, 2023)
Available until November 26, 2022

$3,439.00
Deposit: $250.00

  • Single Occupancy:
  • Amenities: One single bed with private bath. Complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, and a usually a hairdryer. No-Smoking

Extra Options

PRE-TOUR Dublin 1-Nt Early Hotel Arrival Package for two guests sharing a room - Highly Recommended - Price listed is per person (3/10-11/2023):
Available until November 26, 2022

$199.00

Arrive a day early into Dublin so you're rested and familiar with the city before your tour starts. 

Highly recommend arriving a day earlier into Dublin to relax, refresh, shop for your Irish sweaters and gear, etc., before the tour so you'll be ready to go when the tour starts the next day (we will be doing this ourselves). 

*Package includes:

  •  1-Nt Room Accommodations for two guests sharing a room at the Ashling Hotel Dublin (either a double or two twin beds)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Breakfast for two guests in hotel
  • Meet/Greet Arrival transfers from Dublin Airport to Hotel 
  • Meet/Greet Departure transfers from Hotel to Dublin Airport to join tour the next morning
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Most overnight flights to Dublin typically arrive in the morning. We can request an early check-in, but official hotel check-in time is 3:00pm. 

*Final pricing and availability are subject to change based on exchange rate.  Triple rooms available upon request. 

PRE-TOUR Dublin 1-Nt Early Hotel Arrival Package for Single occupancy - Highly Recommended (3/10-11/2023):
Available until November 26, 2022

$339.00

Arrive a day early into Dublin so you're rested and familiar with the city before your tour starts. 

  Highly recommend arriving a day earlier into Dublin to relax, refresh, shop for your Irish sweaters and gear, etc., before the tour so you'll be ready to go when the tour starts the next day (we will be doing this ourselves). 

*Package includes (subject to availability:

  •  1-Nt Superior Room Accommodations for one guest at the Ashling Hotel Dublin (single bed)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Breakfast in hotel
  • Meet/Greet Arrival transfers from Dublin Airport to Hotel 
  • Meet/Greet Departure transfers from Hotel to Dublin Airport to join tour the next morning
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Most overnight flights to Dublin typically arrive in the morning. We can request an early check-in, but official hotel check-in time is 3:00pm. 

*Final pricing and availability are subject to change based on any changes in exchange rate. 

POST TOUR - 2- Nt VIP Castle Stay for 2 guests sharing a Four Poster Bed Executive Room Double Occupancy, Price listed is per person (3/18-20/2023)
Available until November 26, 2022

$624.00

   

 

Treat yourself like Royalty with a stay in an authentic, historic castle. Celebrate, chill out, or relish in a little of both. The Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin, Ireland is a perfect blend of a boutique and luxury hotel, providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings.

 

With turrets, tapestries and an ancient history, the thick castle walls conceal a hotel interior and spacious rooms and suites offering unmatched luxury and utmost comfort to make guests' stay as enjoyable and memorable. Enjoy an optional afternoon high tea and fine dining with your friends in this surreal castle setting for incredible memories of your trip to Ireland.

The Clontarf Castle Hotel in Ireland is an oasis, tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and the sounds of lapping waters from the Irish Sea.

 

 2-Nt Post Trip Castle Package (3/18-20/2023) Includes:

  • 2 Nights Deluxe accommodations in VIP Four Poster Bed Executive Room 
  • Use of the castle grounds and hotel amenities
  • Daily breakfast at hotel and all hotel taxes
  • Private ground transfers from Dublin hotel to the castle and from the castle to Dublin Airport using our vetted supplier (we take care of you all the way)

          

*Final pricing and availability are subject to change based on any changes in exchange rate. 

POST TOUR - 2- Nt Castle Stay for 2 guests sharing a Double or Twin Bedded Room - Price listed is per person(3/18-20/2023)
Available until November 26, 2022

$549.00

  

 

Treat yourself like Royalty with a stay in an authentic, historic castle. Celebrate, chill out, or relish in a little of both. The Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin, Ireland is a perfect blend of a boutique and luxury hotel, providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings.

 

With turrets, tapestries and an ancient history, the thick castle walls conceal a hotel interior and spacious rooms and suites offering unmatched luxury and utmost comfort to make guests' stay as enjoyable and memorable. Enjoy an optional afternoon high tea and fine dining with your friends in this surreal castle setting for incredible memories of your trip to Ireland.

The Clontarf Castle Hotel in Ireland is an oasis, tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and the sounds of lapping waters from the Irish Sea.

 

 2-Nt Post Trip Castle Package (3/18-20/2023) Includes:

  • 2 Nights Deluxe accommodations in Double or Twin Bedroom 
  • Use of the castle grounds and hotel amenities
  • Daily breakfast at hotel and all hotel taxes
  • Private ground transfers from Dublin hotel to the castle and from the castle to Dublin Airport using our vetted supplier (we take care of you all the way)

          

*Final pricing and availability are subject to change based on any changes in exchange rate. 

POST TOUR: 4- Nts London & Paris Combination Package (March 18-22, 2023) for 2 guests sharing a room, Price listed is per person
Available until November 26, 2022

$1,998.00
Deposit: $600.00

    

Extend your vacation with an incredible experience visiting London and Paris before flying home.

This optional trip includes:

  • One-way, coach non-stop flight from Dublin to London (1hr and 25-minute flight)
  • 2-Nts center-city London 4-Star Hotel with daily breakfast 
  • 2-Nts center-city Paris 4-Star Hotel with daily breakfast
  • Morning guided sightseeing tour of London
  • Morning guided sightseeing tour of Paris (includes a Seine River cruise)
  • High Speed Eurostar train from London to Paris (standard class)
  • Ground transfers from London hotel to train station and from Paris train station to Paris Hotel
  • Arrival airport transfers in London
  • Departure airport transfers in Paris
  • Services of a private concierge at each hotel for personal assistance
  • Additional nights, excursions and tours also available
  • Hotels, tours and transfers handled by our local tour operator, Monograms Vacations

 

FYI, an extra night to London or Paris can be added as part of your package (cost is about $450-$500 per night for a center city 4-star hotel with breakfast and concierge support.   If you wish to add an extra night(s), just let us know which city and how many nights and we will send you a quote.  

 *Pricing is subject to change based on current airfare, price increases from suppliers and exchange rate at time of booking.  Initial deposits for tour and airfare are non-refundable du to supplier policies.     

Travel Insurance - Protect Yourself and Investment (pricing listed is per person and is non-refundable)
Available until November 26, 2022

$257.00
Deposit: $257.00

Travel Insurance is highly recommended to protect yourself and investment and will provide options in case of unforeseen circumstances. 

*Our Group Travel Deluxe Plan offered by Chubb Insurance Solutions Agency will protect you for the following should something happen before or during your trip for a covered reason.

Coverage Overview: 

Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Cost (up to $4,500 per person)
Trip Interruption 150% of Trip Cost (up to $6,750 per person) 
Missed Connection $500 Maximum ($200 per day) (delayed 5 hours)
Baggage & Personal Effects $1,500
Baggage Delay $400 (delayed 24 hours)
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $1,000,000 (includes Hospital of choice)
Assistance Services Included 
Premium listed covers Non-Refundable Trip costs up to $4,500 per person 

*Non-refundable trip costs can include hotel, tour, airfare, pre and post tours, etc. 

 If you need additional coverage to cover trip non-refundable trip costs over $4,500 per person just let us know the amount and we can send you a quote.  This travel insurance policy is not available for residents of New York or Hawaii. 

Policy will be paid in full at time of purchase to cover pre-existing conditions and once purchased is non-refundable.   We will send you an insurance brochure after purchasing along with your paid invoice.  

“This plan provides insurance coverage that only applies during the covered trip. You may have coverage for other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home, and automobile insurance policies. If you have any questions about your coverage, call your insurer or insurance agent or broker. The Travel Retailer offering this insurance may not be individually licensed and are not qualified to answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of the travel insurance plan. They cannot evaluate the adequacy of the prospective insured’s existing insurance coverage.”

 

Purchasing travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or service offered by the travel retailer.”