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Rome, Paris & London

11 days Multi-country tours
Traverse Europe from south to north, stopping in three of the world’s most sought-after cities as you go. World-famous architecture, modern marvels and fascinating histories await you at every turn, from age-old Rome and romantic Paris to the regal English capital.

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      Local       cuisine

Handpicked hotels

Sightseeing with local guides

Private transportation

Personalized flight options

Tour group size: 18 - 35 travelers

Tour pace: You will walk for about 1 hour daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone streets, with some hills and stairs.

Let us handle the details

Expert Tour Director

      Local       cuisine

Handpicked hotels

Sightseeing with local guides

Private transportation

Personalized flight options

Your tour includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels

  • Breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners with beer or wine

  • Multilingual Tour Director

  • Private deluxe motor coach

  • Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees

Map of Italy, France, England & Ireland

Overnight Flight 1 night

Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Rome today.

Rome 3 nights Hotel info

Day 2: Arrival in Rome

  Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to Italy! Meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Rome

  Included meals: Breakfast

Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans with a guided tour of the Eternal City.

• Pass by Trajan’s Column and Piazza Venezia, the city’s central hub

• Stop at the ruins of the ancient Roman Forum, once the setting of parades, elections and trials

• Soak up over 2,000 years of history in Imperial Rome, viewing the Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Temple of Venus and Roma

• Enter the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire, and take time to explore on your own

Enjoy a free afternoon in Rome or add an excursion. (It may be offered on day 4, depending on the day of the week.)

Optional Excursion - Ancient Rome: St. Paul’s Basilica & the Catacombs $65pp* Details

Descend into Rome’s ancient catacombs, where early Christians buried saints and popes alongside commoners. A local guide will lead you through burial chambers before your visit to St. Paul’s Basilica, one of the four most important basilicas of Rome, originally founded by Constantine the Great. The Basilica also houses the tomb of St. Paul. Please note: Shorts and sleeveless shirts are not permitted within the basilica. Also, this excursion involves extensive walking and may be inadvisable for claustrophobic travelers.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $75)

Day 4: Free day in Rome

  Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Rome or add excursions. (Iconic Sights: Vatican City may be offered on day 3, depending on the day of the week)

Optional Excursion - Iconic Sights: Vatican City $99pp* Details

This guided tour takes you inside the world’s smallest state, Vatican City. Upon arrival, you’ll first visit the Vatican Museums, which recently celebrated a 500-year anniversary and hold many of the world’s most important Classical- and Renaissance-era sculptures. Next, visit the Sistine Chapel, where you’ll gaze on what is perhaps Michelangelo’s greatest masterpiece. Finally, you’ll visit the enormous St. Peter’s Basilica, the epicenter of the Roman Catholic faith. The artists whose efforts have contributed to its glory are some of the best Italy has ever known, including Bramante, Peruzzi, Raphael and Michelangelo. Masterpieces await at every turn, from Bernini’s magnificent bronze canopy to Michelangelo’s Pietà. Please note: This excursion is not available on Sundays. Backpacks are not allowed in the Vatican and a dress code of no shorts or sleeveless shirts is enforced.

Must be booked 70 days before departure

Optional Excursion - Dinner with Tenors $79pp* Details

End your day with an elegant four-course dinner at one of our favorite Roman restaurants. While you dine, you’ll be treated to some of opera’s best-loved arias…and you might even join the singers on stage. Don’t miss this lighthearted evening of food and fun! Please note: This excursion is seasonal and runs from February through November.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $89)

Paris 3 nights Hotel info

Day 5: Flight to Paris

  Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Fly from Italy to France today. Touch down in Paris and enjoy your first taste of French cuisine at an included dinner.

Day 6: Sightseeing tour of Paris

  Included meals: Breakfast

A guided tour introduces you to the architecture, scenery and history of the City of Light’s many neighborhoods, called arrondissements.

• Drive down the sycamore-lined Champs-Élysées in view of the Arc de Triomphe

• Pass the legendary Notre-Dame Cathedral, located on an island in the Seine River 

• See the Eiffel Tower, the Palais Garnier opera house and Place de la Concorde, the     city’s grandest square

• Marvel at the eclectic and iconic architecture of the Louvre

Enjoy a free afternoon in Paris or add an excursion. (It may be offered on day 7, depending on the day of the week)

Optional Excursion - Versailles Palace & Gardens $115pp* Details

The reign of Louis XIV, known as the “Sun King,” set new standards for decadence among the crowned heads of Europe. It took 50 years and 35,000 workers to turn Versailles, once a small hunting lodge, into the most magnificent château in all of France and the envy of royalty worldwide. On this excursion, you will see the palace in all its glory as you tour the State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors. Then, stroll through the lavish gardens to admire their fine statuary, splendid fountains and colorful flowerbeds.

Please note: The four rooms of the Queen's State Apartment are closed for renovations through 2017.

Must be booked 45 days before departure

Day 7: Free day in Paris

  Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Paris or add excursions. (Monet & the Landscapes of Giverny may be offered on day 6, depending on the day of the week.)

Optional Excursion - Monet & the Landscapes of Giverny $85pp* Details

Monet & the Landscapes of Giverny

The village of Giverny was home to Claude Monet from 1883 until his death in 1926. On a visit to Monet’s home and gardens, discover the subtle palette of colors that inspired his Water Lilies series and gave rise to a new way of seeing. Please note: This excursion is seasonal and runs from April through October.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $95)

Optional Excursion - Dinner in Paris & Seine River Cruise $115pp* Details

Take in the nighttime allure of the City of Light on a special evening excursion. The event begins with dinner at a local restaurant. After you dine, board a boat cruise along the Seine. As you coast along the river and under Paris’ bridges, you’ll behold the illuminated monuments of the city glittering alongside the riverbanks. Please note: The dress code may vary depending on the restaurant for your dinner. Your Tour Director will advise you on what to wear, but shorts and sneakers are likely to be considered inappropriate attire.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $125)

London 3 nights Hotel info

Day 8: Train trip to London

  Included meals: Breakfast

Journey below the English Channel on the high-speed Eurostar train to London. Then, spend a free afternoon in London or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - London Eye & Pub Dinner $125pp* Details

Glide through London's skyline on the London Eye. As the world’s third-tallest observation wheel, the London Eye lifts its passengers 450 feet above the River Thames on a 30-minute ride in an enclosed gondola. In clear weather, you can see for 25 miles around the city center. Afterward, take a brief tour of London’s West End before venturing to a local pub for dinner.

Must be booked 20 days before departure

Day 9: Sightseeing tour of London

  Included meals: Breakfast

View the regal landmarks of England's vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided tour. 

• Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill

• See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings and funerals

• View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London

• Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard

Enjoy a free afternoon to explore London on your own or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Windsor Castle $99pp* Details

Led by a Blue Badge Guide, you’ll travel to Windsor for a guided tour of the world’s largest and longest inhabited castle. Founded by William the Conqueror in 1070, Windsor has been the British Royal Family’s preferred retreat for the past 900 years. Step inside the State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel, where the Knights of the Garter ceremony takes place. View the exhibit of royal treasures on display within the castle. You’ll then have time to stroll through the town of Windsor and have a look at Eton College, a prestigious prep school attended by Princes William and Harry. Please note: Windsor Castle is occasionally closed when in use by the Royal Family; a visit to Henry VIII’s Hampton Court will be substituted when necessary. Additionally, St. George’s Chapel is closed to the public on Sundays. This excursion requires advanced reservation and must be booked by 20 days prior to departure.

Must be booked 20 days before departure

Day 10: Free day in London

  Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a full free day in London or add an excursion.

Share a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers this evening.

Optional Excursion - A Day in Oxford $99pp* Details

Oxford’s rich culture, world-renowned architecture and prestigious academic legacy have earned it the nickname “the City of Dreaming Spires.” Spend the day getting to know the city on a walking tour with a local guide, stopping at Brasenose College along the way. Many famous writers, athletes and politicians have studied at this 16th-century institution, and you’ll learn more about its history during your visit. Afterward, enjoy free time to explore and eat lunch before transferring back to London. Please note: This excursion requires advance reservation and must be booked at least 20 days prior to departure.

Must be booked 20 days before departure

Day 11: Departure

  Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to explore Dublin.

Add Dublin Starting from pp

Please note: Extension is not available on all departure dates.

The capital of the Emerald Isle is known for its rich history, vibrant pub culture and strong traditions. End your tour with two nights in Dublin, exploring everything from its landmarks to its lesser-known hotspots.

Dublin 2 nights Hotel info

Day 11: Sightseeing tour of Dublin

  Included meals: Breakfast

After a short flight, take a tour of Ireland’s capital city.

• Pass St. Stephen’s Green and admire the Georgian architecture of Merrion Square

• Walk down Grafton Street to see the Molly Malone statue and Trinity College 

• Stop in Phoenix Park, site of the presidential residence

• Step inside the soaring St. Patrick’s Cathedral 

• End your tour with an included pint at a local pub in the Temple Bar district

Enjoy a free evening in Dublin or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Traditional Irish Dinner & Show $99pp* Details

Enjoy this special evening of Irish food, music and live entertainment. Dinner will be served first, giving you a taste of traditional Irish dishes. You’ll then be treated to a live show of Irish music and dance. Join in the fun as you enjoy a merry and memorable night. Please note: The specific venue and day of the week for this excursion may change due to availability. This excursion is seasonal and runs from April through October.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $109)

Day 12: Free day in Dublin

  Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Dublin or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Powerscourt & Glendalough $79pp* Details

County Wicklow is home to some of the wildest and most spectacular scenery in Ireland, as well as two of the country’s most important historic sites. Your first stop is at the picturesque village of Enniskerry, where you’ll visit Powerscourt, an elegant country mansion with the finest formal gardens in the country. Later, continue on to Glendalough, which became famous throughout Europe as a center of Christian learning before it was sacked by Viking crusaders in the 10th century. You’ll also see St. Kevin’s Cross, the remains of the 6th-century cathedral and the remarkable Round Tower, thought to have been used by the monks as a place of refuge.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $89)

Day 13: Departure

  Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Passport & visa requirements

This tour includes the following countries: Italy, France and the United Kingdom (and Ireland on the tour extension). In order to enter these countries, U.S. and Canadian citizens need a valid passport. The expiration date must extend at least six months beyond the date of your return home. No visa is required for U.S. or Canadian citizens. If you’re not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, you must contact each country’s consulate for your specific entry requirements.

Airport & departure taxes

All airport and departure taxes are included in the total trip cost printed on your invoice.

Baggage allowance

Airlines have varying weight restrictions on luggage. Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage; be advised that you are responsible for any such costs. Contact your airline for detailed information regarding luggage size and weight restrictions for your flight, but please note that Go Ahead travelers are restricted to one checked bag per person due to storage limitations on motor coaches and other internal transfers, which may include train connections or flights. One carry-on bag is also permitted, provided that it does not exceed 45 total inches (length + width + height). Make sure you label your baggage and carry valuables, medication and documents in your carry-on bag.

Baggage handling

Please note that porter service cannot be guaranteed on certain portions of this tour and all travelers should be prepared to handle his or her own baggage as needed.

Clothing & packing tips

To ensure you’re comfortable while out exploring, we recommend packing lightweight, loose-fitting clothing that can be easily layered. For sightseeing, we suggest bringing a sturdy pair of walking shoes or sneakers, as well as a lightweight sports jacket or rainwear. If you’re planning a visit to a high-end restaurant or performance, you may also want to bring dressier attire. Also, please remember that it’s preferable to avoid showing bare legs or shoulders during visits to churches or other religious sites (entrance may be denied on this basis).

Health

There are no major health risks associated with traveling on this tour. Be sure to check with your healthcare provider for the latest updates and travel requirements.

Cuisine

Most of the staples of the Italian diet have already become favorites in America, but on your tour, be sure to try those less familiar pasta sauces and the vast range of cured hams, cheeses, rustic breads and desserts available. Rome has especially good gelato—authentic Italian ice cream.

Throughout Paris, you’ll find endless opportunities to sample wonderful food at every price range. For a casual snack or picnic, stop at a small grocery store for cheeses, patés, cured meats, fruit and fresh-baked bread. Sidewalk vendors are known for their steaming crêpes, filled with cheese, ham, fruit or chocolate. Flaky pastries and hot café au lait beckon from the cafes. At restaurants, opt for the prix fixe option, which offers a set three- or four-course menu for a good price.

For traditional British fare at a reasonable price, try a pub meal. Stilton cheese, fish and chips, steak and kidney pie and Cumberland sausages are specialties. Sip afternoon tea with finger sandwiches and scones at Harrods for the ultimate in English tradition. Modern-day London also boasts an array of ethnic restaurants, including Indian, Thai, Indonesian, Greek and West African cuisine.

Transportation

Round-trip flights arrive in Rome and depart from London (or Dublin on the tour extension). When you first arrive in Rome, a Go Ahead representative will meet you at the airport. Please remain in the arrival lounge, as the representative may be escorting one of your fellow travelers to the bus at the time of your arrival. There is also an included flight from Rome to Paris, and an included ride on the high-speed Eurostar train from Paris to London (and a flight from London to Dublin on the tour extension). All other transportation is by private motor coach. In your free time, you may wish to explore the three cities by public transportation.

Rome has a very efficient transportation system, serving all the major attractions from the Roman ruins to Vatican City. Tickets can be purchased separately or in bulk and also cover bus and tram travel. Paris’ massive Métro is world-class, easy to navigate and efficient. Make sure to take time and look for the best deal on travel passes. Ask your Tour Director which one might work best. Often the daily passes are not actually the best deal. London’s tube system, consisting of 12 lines, needs no introduction. Tickets and passes can be purchased in singles or in bulk. London also has an extensive (and perhaps more fun to ride) bus system.

Electricity

Italy and France operate on the European standard 220 volts. The United Kingdom uses 240 volts.

Time zones

The United Kingdom uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is five hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Both Rome and Paris are one hour ahead of GMT and six hours ahead of EST. When it’s noon in New York, it’s 5pm in London, and 6pm in Paris and Rome. 

Currency

The British pound and the euro (in France, Italy and Ireland) are the currencies you will use on tour. Better rates of exchange are usually available in your destination countries, although it’s worth ordering some currency from your local bank to use when you first arrive. We advise that you take a combination of bank/ATM cards and credit cards, as needed. We suggest that you inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.

Tipping

At the conclusion of your tour, it’s customary to offer your Tour Director and driver a gratuity. We recommend tipping in your tour country’s currency, the equivalency of $3USD/CAD per person per day for your driver and $6USD/CAD to $9USD/CAD per person per day for your Tour Director. If applicable, we also recommend the equivalency of $2USD/CAD per local guide. Tips can only be paid in cash. Please keep current local currency exchange rates in mind when tipping.

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2 / 5

2 / 5

Tour Date: 9/5/2016

Number of Past Tours: 2

From: RI

Tour Director: 1 / 5

Tour Value: 3 / 5

ROME PARIS LONDON

Review of our trip to ROME Paris & London To whom it may concern: Let me begin by saying that, if this was the first time that we booked with Go Ahead Tours, we would never make the same mistake again. This trip was filled with disappointments from the very beginning, first with the cancelation of the Dublin extension followed shortly by the cancelation of the London Eye option and this was before our adventure began. We then received our flight information which informed us that we were to fly to Rome from Boston on September 05, 2016 on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL2745). When our Limo Arrived at Logan we looked for KLM airlines but found none. After checking with many people at the airport we discovered that our flight to Rome was with Alitalia Air. This information was not specified on our flight itinerary causing us much distress. Upon our arrival we were escorted to our hotel to meet our guide Carmelo who gathered our group together, had us introduce ourselves to each other he then informed us that in addition to the London Eye being canceled, that A Day in Oxford and the Monet & the Landscapes of Giverny were also canceled due to lack of interest. He then told us we could use the time allotted to do as we pleased or REST in our rooms. This was one of his favorite lines as he repeated it very often. The fact is if we wanted to rest in our rooms we would have remained at home and not taken this trip at all. When we booked this trip our request to you was to have room assignments adjourning our friends from Texas Grover & Patty Downing who booked this trip on the same day as us. This never happened in fact in Rome not even on the same floor. Paris and London were not much better. On the days of canceled options and on free time days as well the four of us booked our own separate tour to the London Eye with another tour group and went to other places all on our own with no help from our guide. Whenever he brought us to a restaurant he would then disappear whenever he had a city tour or a special tour which included a local guide he would disappear leaving our group to a guide unfamiliar with our group. In fact one of our group was left behind at the Vatican for over four hours, when she finally reached Carmelo at the hotel he told her to get a taxi and get to the hotel. We thought he should have gone to get her as she was extremely distraught. If we wanted to book all things on our own we would not have needed your services. This trip with its many disappointment was terrible in comparison to our trip to Australia and New Zealand which was so wonderful that when it came to booking our current trip we did not hesitate in booking with your company not even considering another company. Australia was wonderful our guide could not have been better she could not do enough for any one in our much larger group. She escorted us and stayed with us in all our planned extensions and even in our free time brought us to additional places of fine foods and interest. This is what we expected from this trip as well. Sincerely Ray & Jackie Brodeur

 

Dear Jacqueline, We regret to learn that your tour did not meet your expectations. We are glad that a member of our Quality Control team was able to speak with you about your experience, as we take your feedback very seriously. Regarding the cancellation of your extension and a couple of the optionals, we certainly regret when this happens, and as a company of travelers who have experienced these cancellations first-hand, we can understand the frustration that comes along with it. That said, the reason we have minimum group size requirements is because, from an operational standpoint, we need a certain amount of people to afford to run it. For example, we need to be sure we can provide transportation, in some cases a guide, in some cases a meal, etc. Again, we regret that this was a disappointing way to begin your tour, and we will be sure to communicate this to our Operations team. Regarding your flights, your itinerary was operated by what is called a ‘codeshare,’ an alliance and cooperation between multiple carriers. Though KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was the company your ticket was purchased through, your flight was actually operated by Alitalia, and this information could be seen on your itinerary as well as your e-ticket. However, we understand that this is confusing, and we regret that this was not understood prior to your departure. We will be sure to speak with the Customer Representative you spoke with to discuss messaging going forward. With respect to room assignments, Go Ahead can never guarantee room placement, unless medical reasons require such an arrangement. Otherwise, room allocation is at the discretion of the hotel, and they must assign rooms according to party sizes and room capacities. Regarding our Tour Directors, they do not always attend each guided excursion or event, as sometimes they are busy arranging the evening’s activities or discussing logistics of the following day with a number of suppliers who work to orchestrate your tour, such as the bus driver, the restaurants, the local guides etc. Our Tour Directors oversee many moving parts of the tour, including but not limited to guiding the group from one place to the next, informing the group about the destination, and working with all of our suppliers to ensure a smooth journey. With regard to one of your group member’s separation from the group at the Vatican, we are sorry to hear that this happened. Though our guides do their best to ensure the group stay together, the reality is that tens of thousands of people visit the Vatican each day, and when the Vatican is packed as such, there is a certain amount of attention and effort required by each traveler to keep up with the group, particularly in such a highly regulated area. The flow of the Vatican is constant, and in many places, you are not permitted to backtrack for any reason. For example, once you exit the Sistine Chapel, you cannot go back in. These regulations are strictly enforced by the general Vatican security and Swiss Guard; therefore, it’s particularly challenging if a group member falls behind at this location. Again, we regret that this tour did not meet your expectations, but we are glad you were able to discuss your concerns with a member of our Quality Control team. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 1-800-597-0350.

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | September 27, 2016

5 / 5

5 / 5

Tour Date: 7/15/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: IL

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Excellent time in Europe!!!

This was my first trip abroad, and I admit I was a bit apprehensive about how everything would work with the tour company. But, from the moment we arrived at the airport in Rome, until our departure 11 days later in London, our tour director, Monique, make things go so smoothly. She was very good at anticipating needs and made our trip a very comfortable experience. The local guides were also outstanding!! The accommodations were wonderful as well as the food (except England). The only disappointment was the hotel staff and food in London. Otherwise, the trip was amazing!! We have already set up our next trip!!! Thanks, GoAhead!!!

5 / 5

5 / 5

Tour Date: 7/15/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: IL

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

First European Adventure was amazing thanks to GoAhead and Monique, our awesome Tour Director

This tour of these impressive European cities was amazing. A perfect first adventure for me and my mom! Our Tour Director was fantastic and she was always ready to help us in our exploration! Thanks, GoAhead! We will definitely be using this company again soon!

1 / 5

1 / 5

Tour Date: 7/15/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: MO

Tour Director: 3 / 5

Tour Value: 1 / 5

Don't use this company

This was worst experience of my life To begin they screwed up flights, And more frustrating they NEVER Answer the phone...you have to wait For hours at a time to get a return Call....they left a man and child trapped I'm Disney land outside Paris till 3am Because they wouldn't pay to get him back..whem Trains,we're shut down.we Had on man who had no luggage for whole.trip tho as told it was at airport I'm paris..no attempt was made to get it I had to.book all my own guide's as I saw after flights were screwed up..that they can't be trusted..and you shouldn't Either...they 7k from me and have some NOTHING to make this right DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY

 

Dear Dan, We regret to learn that you chose not to use our guides or take advantage of the inclusions in the tour. We can see that you spoke with a member of our Quality Control team after tour, and prior to tour, you spoke with a number of our Customer Service Representatives. We regret that the explanation surrounding your flights appears to remain unclear and that you may have some confusions surrounding the tour itself. For example, we do not offer tours to Disneyland. If you would like to clarify your concerns or have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach back out to our Quality Control team at 1-800-597-0350.

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | August 16, 2016

1 / 5

1 / 5

Tour Date: 4/15/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: MS

Tour Director: 2 / 5

Tour Value: 1 / 5

Not worth the money

I felt all Go Ahead did for us was arrange transportation and hotel rooms which we could have done on our own. Apparently Best Western is a preferred Go Ahead hotel. I never would have dreamed we would be staying in a Best Western with as much money as this tour cost. We were even changed from a nice 4 star hotel to a 3 star Best Western in Dublin. One of our paid excursions was shorted about an hour because the tour guide needed to return to the city. I will never be using Go Ahead again.

 

Dear Julie, Thank you for your feedback. We’re glad that one of our team members was able to speak with you regarding your experience, but we are sorry to see that they could not quell your concerns. Regarding your hotel change, your hotel was changed to the Best Western in Dublin because it is centrally located, as opposed to the alternative accommodations which are located by the airport. We always try to provide the most central location, which of course depends on availability. We are sorry to hear you were not pleased with the Best Western and will be sure to pass your feedback along to our Operations team. Regarding the paid excursion you mentioned, the length of this tour actually ran as long as it should have, which is approximately three hours. We regret if you had a different impression of the length of the tour, as we certainly don’t want you to feel disappointed. Again, we are sorry your concerns could not be resolved, and we hope you will give us a call if you would like to discuss your experience further. You can call 1-800-597-0350 and ask for Quality Control.

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | June 20, 2016

4 / 5

4 / 5

Tour Date: 2/19/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: NY

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 4 / 5

Excellent tour

My husband and I had been searching for the perfect tour company when we stumbled upon Go Ahead. I wanted the ability to do our own thing but have on "outline" done by someone else so I didn't have too much work ahead of me. Go ahead worked out great because we were only really with our group for travel and for one excursion and meal per city, (we added on Dublin too)! That way it wasn't like we were stuck in a massive group but still had a lot of great ideas from our tour director as well as people to hang out with in our free time if we wanted! I would definitely recommend Go Ahead, and we might be looking at doing another tour as well!

 

Hi Mackenzie! We're so glad you and your husband enjoyed the flexibility of your tour. We strive to design customizable itineraries that can be structured as much or as little as you'd like. It sounds like you and your husband were able to strike the perfect balance. We're so glad you used your Tour Director as a resource for great ideas! It's wonderful to hear you would recommend Go Ahead, and we hope to help you plan your next tour soon! Don't hesitate to give us a call when you're ready.

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | March 25, 2016

5 / 5

5 / 5

Tour Date: 2/19/2016

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: IL

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Great balance!

Our trip had the best balance of guided group time and free time. Our tour director, Marianna, was wonderful and we would love to go on future trips with her as a guide! We were there in the off season which meant shorter lines at tourist attractions and a smaller group (11 travelers) through Go Ahead. We cannot wait to book our next trip through Go Ahead!

 

Hi Megan! We’re thrilled that you enjoyed this tour and that you found the itinerary to be well-balanced. We’re also happy that you experienced the benefits of traveling in the off season. There are some great reasons to travel outside of the peak travel times, such as shorter lines at historical sites. Thank you for sharing your experience, and we look forward to your next tour!

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | July 05, 2016