Book Online  or  Call Toll Free

1(800) 896 4600

Mon-Fri 9am-8pm EST | Sat 10am - 6pm EST

Emerald Classic Vacation

Cliffs of Moher Day-TripIrish Bed & BreakfastIrish Bed & Breakfast Vacation PackageIrish Bed & BreakfastHouse of Waterford Crystal TourAran IslandsIrish Bed & BreakfastBlarney Castle TourRing of Kerry TourCork Vacation TourSelf-Drive Vacation Package
Vacation is round-trip, per person based on 2 travelers. Includes air & taxes, hotels and car rental.
Spend 6 or 8 nights in Ireland and enjoy accommodations at a lovely hotel in Drogheda and your choice of Irish Bed & Breakfasts throughout all of Ireland!
Why we love this package:
  • This self-drive vacation allows you to travel and tour at your own pace! You can explore the beautiful countryside while you travel on your own itinerary.
  • Spend five nights in one or more cozy Irish Bed & Breakfast's of your choice offering you complete flexibility with a personal Irish touch.
  • By purchasing our upgrade you will receive a tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory, admission to the Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Blarney Castle and more!
6-night vacation based on two people traveling together includes:
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual shift economy car rental for duration
  • 5 nights with open Bed and Breakfast Vouchers (breakfast included)
  • 1 night at the d Hotel in Drogheda
You will experience the warmth and comfort of an Irish Bed & Breakfast.  With hundreds to choose from all across Ireland you will be sure to find one that will fit your needs.  Your open voucher will give you five or seven nights at a B&B depending on how many nights you would like your Ireland vacation package to last.
The upgrade available for this vacation package offers visitors tours and discounts into several different attractions throughout Ireland. The Cliffs of Moher have some of the most breath taking views in Ireland.  Also included in the upgrade is admission to the iconic Blarney Castle, and admission to the Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.
Complete your getaway in Drogheda at the 4-star d Hotel. Situated overlooking the historic River Boyne, you will have lovely waterfront views of this charming town. 
Please Note: If you are traveling in 2016, Bed & Breakfast rates will become available in September for reservation.

Terms and Conditions:

We have selected the most economical flight schedule for you. Please note that shorter and more convenient flight options may be available at an additional cost.

Advertised vacation package prices are per person based on two people traveling together, unless otherwise noted. Advertised package rates are based on select departures as noted on the booking calendar above, were available via the Great Value Vacations website and may not represent current prices.

Vacation packages include round-trip economy class airfare on valid international carriers as noted in specific package inclusions and as indicated on booking engine calendar, which may also include code share flight agreements between carriers as indicated during the booking process. Carriers may vary based on city of origin.

Air fares are based on a 14-day advance purchase and include round-trip economy class airfare, including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees, and the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees. Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates. Fares apply to North American originating passengers only, and are not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Child/infant discounts are not available, and stopovers are not permitted. Advance seat selection is controlled by the carrier(s), and may not be available on all flights. Baggage fees may apply; please check with carrier for specific policies.

Vacation packages are subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may not be available on every date or on all flights, and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. Higher rates may also be available throughout travel period. Full payment is required at the time of reservation. Rates cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion, and are valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Website contains special pricing that is exclusively for Internet sale only. Bookings made through our call center may incur a concierge fee of up to $25 per person.

Escorted vacation packages are per person based on two travelers (unless otherwise specified), and typically include hotel accommodations; transportation with professional driver/guide; sightseeing as listed, some meals, local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage of one (1) suitcase per person, due to limited capacity on motor coaches. Space is limited and prices may be restricted to certain travel dates, length of stay or room type. Driver and guide gratuities are not included, and are at the discretion of the traveler. Terms and conditions apply. Minimum child ages and handicapped traveler restrictions may apply on escorted tours; please call for details. 

Promo Code Offer Details: All promotions are subject to availability, valid for new bookings only, cannot be combined with any other promotion, discount, voucher or any other offers, and are not redeemable for cash. Offers are available for phone bookings via our reservation agents as well as online. This promo code can be input online on the payment screen. The call center is open Monday through Friday 9AM – 9PM ET, Saturdays 10AM – 6PM ET. Discounts will apply only once per passenger and are not valid for airfare only, or any other products or services. If a flight reservation is changed or cancelled, the original fare basis rules apply (plus any increase in fare). Additional restrictions may apply.

Cancellations/Changes: Rates are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change, and depend upon the package type. Trip protection is recommended.

The applicable Travel Protection Plan will be applied to your purchase. Additional details will be provided on your Itinerary and Travel Protection Plan Voucher travel documents upon purchase.

Travel Protection Plan 1 (excludes Escorted, Golf, Cruise, Rail and/or Group Vacations) 
This coverage is designed to protect your investment on all featured self-drive and customized bookings. You may cancel your trip up to 72 hours prior to departure for any reason and you will receive a refund equaling the full amount of all payments made, less any Travel Protection Plan Cost and fees. Passengers who chose to rebook their vacation and originally booked airfare must rebook air on original air carrier. Coverage goes into effect on the day the premium is received. The cost of this coverage is 9% of your total trip cost and must be purchased at time of booking. Full description of coverage can be found by visiting Pre Departure notice of cancellation must be made during normal business hours (9AM to 5:30PM, Monday - Friday and 10AM - 6PM Saturday, Eastern Time) by calling (800) 495-5220. Note: Inside 72 hours prior to travel, full cancellation penalties will apply. Plan fees are not refundable at any time.

Claims for travel insurance related benefits (post departure benefits) should be made to Trip Mate Inc. 1-800-888-7292 or 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64114 Plan #: F421W

Travel Protection Plan 2 (applies to Escorted, Golf, Cruise, Rail and/or Group Vacations)
For travelers on offered Escorted Vacations, Golf, or Cruise Vacations, travel protection is provided by Trip Mate Inc. This coverage is designed to protect your travel investment with a full cash refund less the cost of the insurance and cancellation fees for the following covered reasons such as death, sickness, injury or certain other covered reasons. Full description of coverage can be found by visiting The cost of this protection is 9% of the total cost of your trip and must be purchased at time of booking.

All claims are to be made to Trip Mate Inc. 1-800-888-7292 or 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64114 Plan #: F421S

Call 1-800-896-4600 or go to for full details on change/cancellation policy.

Vacation package ID: PK-GC4P-ECL-DUBAIR


Ireland Bed & Breakfast - Ireland, Ireland
Ireland Bed & Breakfast

The link below will help you find the perfect Irish B&B for you!

Staying in an Ireland Bed & Breakfast offers travelers the complete flexibility of creating their own itinerary. You can select your accommodations ahead of time, or take advantage of the flexibility of choosing them along the way. Enjoy your choice of accommodations from big cities to small towns to quaint villages to countryside manors.  All of the B&Bs pride themselves on providing their guests with a fresh, home-cooked full Irish breakfast each morning and quality accommodations that cater to every need. At a B&B, you are much more than just a room number, you’re a welcomed guest.

Draw on the local knowledge, personal touch and warm welcome of your Irish hosts.  Learn about all the best local restaurants, pubs, shops, attractions and activities.  Your hosts specialize in the best services available from golf to walking tours of the area, to adventure breaks and much more.

Why Stay in a B&B?

  • Most bed and breakfasts are owned by the B&B operators themselves, who usually live on the premises. It's natural to expect that B&B operators who live in their own B&B's will bring a different perspective to the job.
  • At B&Bs, "customers" are truly guests, and it shows. The B&B owners will gladly help you find the best restaurant in town, the best pubs, point you to the best tourist attractions and local amenities and much much more.
  • Many B&Bs depend on word-of-mouth recommendations. Combine those two factors and it's easy to see why B&B owners go out of their way to make sure your stay provides some great memories of Ireland.
  • B&B check-in is between 3-6pm.

6 Great Reasons To Choose B&B Accommodations:

  • Good, reasonably priced accommodation, widely available
  • Inexpensive with a good atmosphere. Personal touch with a local flavor
  • Staying with Irish families and getting to know the people, culture and landscapes
  • Freedom to decide where to stay, with a variety of different town, cities, countryside and farm locations
  • Quality of food - often sourced locally with regional specialities. Enjoy the full Irish breakfast cooked with local produce.
  • Enjoy the true Irish family welcome!

Hotel Amenities
  • Full Irish Breakfast
  • Parking
  • Private Bathroom
Hotel Location
The d Hotel Drogheda - Drogheda, Ireland
The d Hotel Drogheda


The d hotel in Drogheda is only 40 minutes from Dublin using the Port Tunnel, only 25 minutes from Dublin airport and only an hour and a half from Belfast; making it the ideal base for a trip to the East Coast of Ireland. This impressive waterfront location includes the Scotch Hall shopping complex and a purpose-built pedestrian bridge to the town centre with its many traditional pubs and restaurants. This luxury Drogheda hotel is only 30 minutes drive to Tayto Park!


This Louth hotel offers 104 superb bedrooms designed for guest comfort and relaxation, many with superb views over the river and town.  Hotel dining at The d is an experience… Not only will the menus satisfy your taste buds, Wm Cairnes & Son Gastropub opens onto riverside terraces and a promenade with superb views of historic Drogheda. This truly offers a fantastic dining experience at one of the finest Gastropubs that county Louth has to offer.

Hotel Amenities
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
Room Amenities
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Handheld showerhead
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Plasma TV
  • Private bathroom
  • Satellite TV service
  • Sewing kit
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
Hotel Location
Day 1: Depart the United States and relax on an overnight flight to Dublin. Ireland is five hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and most flights from New York to Dublin are around seven hours so you’ll want to sleep on your flight and arrive ready to explore!  
Day 2: Welcome to Dublin! Upon arrival you will collect your rental car at the airport and take the 40-minute drive to your first destination. Keep in mind that you will be driving on the opposite side of the road so always proceed with caution! The next five nights of your vacation will be spent at the Irish Bed & Breakfast of your choice! Choose from hundreds of properties throughout Ireland.  It is highly recommended to book your stay prior to your departure date to ensure you are accommodated at your first choice Bed & Breakfast. Having a local host is beneficial in many ways. They can help you with directions, or suggest different places to visit around their home. 
Day 3: Some popular destinations in Ireland include Clare, Cork and Waterford. Waterford is a coastal city with a rich Viking heritage. You can find the Waterford Crystal Factory here (a tour is included in our upgrade) and the Viking Triangle here. You will also be a short drive from Cork where you can visit the English Market, the Blarney Castle or the fishing village of Cobh for an afternoon trip.
Day 4: Choose a Bed and Breakfast in Clare and you will be in the most ideal location for visiting the Cliffs of Moher, which is included in our upgrade. Visiting the Cliffs of Moher is a once in a lifetime experience.You’ll have the most spectacular views of the Galway Bay and the Aran Islands.
Day 5: With your rental car you will have the opportunity to travel to Killarney, one of the most beautiful cities in the south. Here you can find the Ring of Kerry trail, Killarney National Park and the Gap of Dunloe. Take a lunch-break in the charming town of Kerry and peruse the shops.
Day 6: No matter where your B&B is located, you will have beauty and history surrounding you. Keep in mind that if six nights is not enough, you can extend to eight nights and add an extra night at the B&B of your choice and a night in Dublin at the Regency Hotel at the end of your vacation. While in Dublin you can visit the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College or the Glasnevin Cemetery.
Day 7: Your final night will be at the 4-star d Hotel in Drogheda. This modern hotel comes with the high level of service expected of a fine European establishment. While here you can take a stroll around the lovely city and enjoy a meal in the nearby Wm Cairnes & Sons Gastropub.
Day 8: Return home today.