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  1. 1. University of California RetireesAssociation presents…Shades of IrelandOctober 29 – November 7, 2013For more information contactCollette Vacations(877) 872-4331Reference booking #545146250$
  2. 2. 10 Days ● 13 Meals : 8 Breakfasts, 5 DinnersBOOK NOWsee please note section for detailsDouble $3,049 *Single $3,449; Triple $3,019Regular rates:Double $3,299Single $3,699; Triple $3,269Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Los Angeles Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, HotelTransfersNot included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $220 per person* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to changeIMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Yourprice is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increasesin government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumerconsent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)The “Collette Foundation” is an employee-run, global initiative connecting Colletteemployees, its vendors, and travelers like you with partner communities worldwidein our mission to improve the quality of life for children worldwide – one project at atime.250$
  3. 3. HIGHLIGHTS… Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle,Jaunting Car Ride*, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher,Galway, Castle StayDay 1: Tuesday, October 29, 2013Overnight Flight The Emerald Isle, a landrenowned for its “forty shades of green,”is filled with rolling hills, warm people,stately castles and rollicking fun. VisitDublin, Waterford, Killarney andLimerick as this comprehensive tourintroduces Irelands natural beauty, richhistory and most importantly, itshospitable culture.Day 2: Wednesday, October 30, 2013Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins Your tourbegins in Dublin. Tonight, meet yourfellow travelers at a fun-filled Irishevening complete with traditionalentertainment. (D)Day 3: Thursday, October 31, 2013 DublinToday, enjoy a sightseeing tour ofDublin, the “Fair City.” Visit St.Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street,Grafton Street, Phoenix Park and see thecitys trademark - magnificent rows ofstately Georgian town homes. Theremainder of the day is at leisure to relaxor discover the cultural offerings ofdelightful Dublin on your own. (B)Day 4: Friday, November 1, 2013 Dublin -Kilkenny - Waterford Start your day with atrip to Kilkenny and explore this medievalcity situated on the banks of the RiverNore. Arrive in the historic city ofWaterford and visit the House ofWaterford Crystal factory with afascinating visitors center and retailstore housing the largest collection ofWaterford Crystal in the world.Complete your day with a leisurely-pacedwalking tour of this unique city. (B, D)Day 5: Saturday, November 2, 2013Waterford - Blarney Stone - KillarneyToday, journey to historic Blarney Castleand embrace the opportunity to kiss thefamous Blarney Stone. Legend has it thatthose who kiss the stone are bestowedwith the gift of eloquence. In Killarneyyou will be treated to a time-honored Irishjaunting car ride*. A tour of the beautifulMuckross House and Gardens offers aglimpse into the elegant lifestyle of theVictorian gentry. Explore the perfectlyrestored rooms of this magnificentmansion or stroll in the lush gardens,spectacularly adorned with blooms. (B, D)Day 6: Sunday, November 3, 2013Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney Travelalong one of the most beautiful coastalroutes in the world, the Ring of Kerry.At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for traditionalIrish goods handcrafted by local artisans.
  4. 4. Enjoy pristine ocean scenery as you movethrough picturesque villages. Continue onas you traverse rugged mountain passesinto “Ladies View.” From this spectacularvantage point, gaze upon the Lakes ofKillarney. Tonight, use your leisure timeto sample a true taste of Irish culture. (B)Day 7: Monday, November 4, 2013Killarney - Limerick Today, experiencethe customs and daily life of atraditional Irish family during amemorable visit to the Molanna DairyFarm. Continue to Limerick where youwill enjoy a city tour showcasing KingJohns Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delveinto the fascinating history of the "city ofthe violated treaty." (B)Day 8: Tuesday, November 5, 2013Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway -Limerick A most interesting day awaits.Journey to the stunning, 700-foot-highCliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring viewsof the mighty Atlantic and the AranIslands. Learn about our ColletteFoundation project that benefits over 470children in the local community. Then,travel through the vast limestonelandscape of the Burren, known for itsstark beauty and Neolithic tombs.Continue past scenic countryside intoGalway, where a brief city tour introduces“The City of Tribes.” (B, D)Day 9: Wednesday, November 6, 2013Limerick - Tullamore - Kingscourt Today,travel across country on your journey toTullamore. Visit the Tullamore DewHeritage Centre where you will learn howIrish whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting.Your day is topped off with anovernight stay on the regal grounds ofCabra Castle, where you toast the endof a fabulous trip during your farewelldinner. (B, D)Day 10: Thursday, November 7, 2013Kingscourt - Tour Ends Your tour ends inKingscourt. (B)ITINERARY AT A GLANCEDay 1 Overnight FlightDays 2, 3 Trinity Capital Hotel, DublinDay 4 Granville Hotel, WaterfordDays 5, 6 Killarney Avenue, KillarneyDays 7, 8 Absolute Hotel, LimerickDay 9 Cabra Castle, KingscourtOn some dates alternate hotels may be used.Forimportant reservationinformationvisitwww.collettevacations.com/link/545146.You can also findthisinformationon yourtourdocuments.
  5. 5. Experience It! Cabra CastleCabra Castle stands on 100 acres of gardens and parkland, with delightful views over theCavan countryside, famous for its beautiful lakes. Formerly known as Cormey Castle, thehistory of the castle dates back to the pre-Cromwellian times of the 16th century. Theproperty was bought in the early 19th century by Colonel Joseph Pratt who rebuilt it,renaming it as Cabra Castle. Its long legacy lends a mature, cultured air to the castlewhich can be felt by strolling through the castle’s magnificent hallways and stairwells.Experience this history when you enjoy an overnight stay on the castle grounds. Therooms are outfitted to the highest standards with every comfort and modern facilities. Thebar and restaurant offer views of the countryside famous for its lakes and fishing, as wellas Dun an Ri Forest Park.PLEASE NOTE:Book Now rates valid until Apr 29, 2013, validon air inclusive packages only.To complete your vacation, we include roundtripairport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing Colletteairfare with your tour. If you have arranged for yourown air, we are pleased to provide you the option ofpurchasing these transfers. Please note that alltransfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.*Jaunting car ride is included, weather permitting.Single accommodations are limited and are availableon a first come, first served basis.Days of features are interchangeable.Air passengers will arrive and depart from Dublinairport. All transfers will arrive into and depart fromDublin airport.On day 10, due to flight schedules, you may requirean early morning departure from your hotel. Returnflights should not be booked prior to 9:00 AM.This tour includes moderate physical activity. Theitinerary blends some longer days with shorter daysand more leisure time. Walking tours, as well aswalking slightly longer distances, up stairs or onuneven walking surfaces should be expected.Air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10or more traveling on the same flights and dates.
  6. 6. NOTES:For more information visit www.collettevacations.com/link/545146
  7. 7. Shades of IrelandRES#: 545146 TRAVEL DATE: 10/29/2013 TERRITORY: W4For Reservations Contact: Collette Vacations (877) 872-4331Collette Vacations, 162 Middle Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860First deposit of $250 per person due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis.Reservations made after the seat reduction date of 5/23/2013 are based upon availability. Final payment due by8/30/2013. The waiver insurance fees are fully refundable up to 5/30/2013.YOUR INFORMATION:Clearly print your full name (first/middle/last) as it appears on your government issued travel documentation.First: Middle: Last: Suffix:Address: City: State:Zip Code: Phone: ( ) Cell: ( )Email Address:Gender: ( ) Male ( ) Female Date of Birth: (dd/mm/yy)Passport Number: Expiration Date: Date of Issuance:City, State, Country of Issuance: Citizenship:Emergency Contact: Phone:( )ROOMING WITH:First: Middle: Last: Suffix:AIR GATEWAY:Departure airport for this tour:Air Seat Request: ( ) Aisle ( ) Window ( ) Next To Traveling CompanionCollette Vacations cannot guarantee your seat preference. If you have not purchased air through Collette Vacations andwish to purchase transfers, you must transfer at our pre-scheduled times.AIR UPGRADE:I am interested in purchasing an air upgrade to business or first class ( ) Yes ( ) NoAre you willing to separate from the group air schedule to accommodate your upgrade request? ( ) Yes ( ) NoTRAVEL PROTECTION: ( ) Yes, I wish to purchase travel protection $220 ( ) No, I declineIf you choose not to purchase Collettes Waiver Insurance Plan, you will incur penalties for changes and cancellations. Travel Protection Payment isdue with first deposit. The waiver insurance fees do not cover any single supplement charges which arise from an individual’s traveling companionelecting to cancel for any reason prior to departure. In this case, the single supplement will be deducted from the refund of the person who cancels.PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Collette Vacations ( ) Check ( ) Credit CardWaiver/Insurance Amount: $________ Deposit Amount: $________ Total amount enclosed: $________Cardholder Name:Cardholder Address:Cardholder Phone: Expiration Date:Credit Card Number: Amount charged: $Important Conditions: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject toincrease after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees.SIGNATURE REQUIRED for acceptance of the above conditions and agreement to credit card use:Date: I agree to pay according to the card issuer agreement. I understand and accept Collette Vacations cancellation policy,terms and conditions.
  8. 8. For more information contactCollette Vacations(877) 872-4331Reference Booking #545146
  9. 9. SHADES OF IRELAND545146 10/29/2013 W4 1/3/2013For Reservations Contact: Collette Vacations162 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI 02860(877) 872-4331INFOIMPORTANT: Please Print Your Name EXACTLY As It Appears On Your Government Issued Travel Documentation (Passport)YOUR INFORMATION:Salutation: First: Middle: Last: Suffix: Nickname:(Mr., Mrs., Rev.) ( Please print EXACTLY as it appears on Passport) (Jr., Sr.)Address: City: State: Zip Code:Phone: ( ) Mobile: ( ) Email Address:Date of Birth: / / City, State, Country of Birth:Gender: ( ) Male ( ) FemalePassport Number: Expiration Date: Date of Issuance:City, State, Country of Issuance: Citizenship:Emergency Contact: Phone:( ) Relationship:ROOMING WITH:Salutation: First: Middle: Last: Suffix: Nickname:(Mr., Mrs., Rev.) ( Please print EXACTLY as it appears on Passport) (Jr., Sr.)IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after youmake full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees.Signature Required: __________________________________________________to acknowledge your acceptance of these conditions.ENHANCEAIR GATEWAY: Please advise your departure airport for this tour: ______________________________Air Seat Request ( ) Aisle ( ) Window ( ) Next To Traveling CompanionCollette Vacations cannot guarantee your seat preference. If you have not purchased air through Collette Vacations and wish to purchase transfers, you must transfer at our pre-scheduled times.AIR UPGRADE: I am interested in purchasing an air upgrade to business or first class ( ) Yes ( ) NoAre you willing to separate from the group air schedule to accommodate your upgrade request? ( ) Yes ( ) NoTRAVEL PROTECTION: ( ) Yes, I wish to purchase travel protection $220 ( ) No, I decline travel protectionPLEASE NOTE: If you choose not to purchase Collettes Waiver Insurance Plan, you will incur penalties for changes and cancellations (see brochure for details)Travel Protection Payment is due with first deposit.PAYMENTPLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Collette VacationsWaiver/Insurance Amount: $_______________ Deposit Amount: $_______________ Total amount enclosed: $_______________Collette Vacations accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa as payment toward your group reservation. If paying by credit card, please complete the attached authorization form.First deposit of $250 per person due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations made afterthe seat reduction date of 5/23/2013 are based upon availability. Final payment due by 8/30/2013.Please Cut and Keep Bottom Portion for Your RecordsTERMS AND CONDITIONS: Payment of a per person waiver insurance fee guarantees full refund on all payments (including deposit), except the waiver fee itself, made to ColletteVacations for tour service in case of cancellation for any reason prior to the day of departure. Air inclusive waiver insurance may be purchased only if you purchase your airline ticketsfrom Collette Vacations.Once on tour, if a passenger has to return home early due to personal illness, illness or death of a member of the immediate family, (physician’s statement required), payment of thewaiver fee to Collette Vacations guarantees full refund for any unused land services after departure from the tour. Payment of the air inclusive waiver guarantees your returntransportation, with no additional supplement, utilizing your original airline tickets. In the event you have purchased non-refundable airline tickets, the air waiver does not apply.The waiver insurance fees are fully refundable up to 5/30/2013. Waiver insurance is non-transferable and valid for each applicant only. Waiver Insurance must be purchased at time offirst deposit.Collette Vacations can assume no responsibility for and cannot be held liable for any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized acts or omissions of any travel agent or travel agency other thanthat of Collette Vacations itself, and its own employees.The waiver insurance fees do not cover any single supplement charges which arise from an individual’s traveling companion electing to cancel for any reason prior to departure. In thiscase, the single supplement will be deducted from the refund of the person who cancels. Division of this charge between the two passengers involved is solely their responsibility. Ifinsufficient funds are deducted from the canceling client, the traveling client will be charged the remaining portion of the single supplement. The waiver covers cancellation of your trip anddoes not cover cancellation of the airline portion only.The waiver insurance fees cover lost, damaged or delayed baggage as well as medical expenses, emergency medical attention and worldwide travelers assistance. See your bookingagent for details.
  10. 10. 162 Middle StreetPawtucket RI 02860Phone: 1-800-770-6740, Fax: 1-401-727-9014TOUR: Shades of Ireland DEPARTURE DATE: Oct 29, 2013GROUP NAME: University of California Retirees Association BOOKING NUMBER: 545146AVAILABLE PREPAID OPTIONSPersonalize your tour by adding an optional activity below. Our recommended options have been carefully chosen to help enhance yourindividual experience. Complete the provided Prepaid Options Form to reserve your options.Availability is limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Payment must be received no later than 15 days prior to departure.Prices are subject to change. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.PASSENGERS NAME: (Please submit a separate form for each passenger)Salutation:____ First:___________________ Middle:_________________ Last:______________________ Suffix:____ Nickname:_____________(Mr., Mrs., Rev.) ( Please print EXACTLY as it appears on Passport) (Jr., Sr.) OptionPrice Per Person(USD)Medieval Banquet 95.00Pub Lunch & The Guinness Storehouse 60.00Please make checks payable toCollette Vacations and send to:Collette Vacations162 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI 02860Fax: 1-401-727-9014
  11. 11. 162 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI • 02860Phone: 1-800-752-2655 Fax: 1-401-727-9014If paying by credit card, please complete this form and return to Collette Vacations. We can onlycharge your credit card for the amount noted if the signature, address and phone number are listedbelow. Thank you!CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORMBOOKING NUMBER: 545146 TOUR: Shades of IrelandDEPARTURE DATE: October 29, 2013 GROUP NAME: University of California RetireesAssociationName of Passenger:Salutation:______ First Name:__________________ Middle Initial:____ Last Name:_________________ Suffix:____(Mr., Mrs., Rev.) (Please print as it appears on Passport) (Jr., Sr.)Cardholder Name: _________________________________________________________________(Please print as it appears on your Credit Card)Cardholder Address: _______________________________________________________________(as it appears on your credit card statement)_________________________________________________________________________________Cardholder Phone: _________________________________________________________________Credit Card Type: ___American Express ___Discover ___MasterCard ___VisaCredit Card Number: _______________________________________________________________Expiration Date: ___________________________ Amount to be charged: $ ___________________Cardholder’s Signature: ____________________________________ Date: ___________________I agree to pay according to the card issuer agreement. I understand and accept Collette Vacationscancellation policy, terms and conditions.Participating credit card companies are now requiring a billing address and phone number forFRAUD PREVENTION. All information MUST be provided. Thank you for your cooperation!If using your credit card for payment, please return this Authorization Form by mail to:Collette Vacations162 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI 02860Or by fax: 1-401-727-9014 Above credit card information has been called in to Collette.
  12. 12. 162 Middle StreetPawtucket, RI • 02860Phone: 1-800-752-2655 Fax: 1-401-727-9014BOOKING NUMBER: 545146 TOUR: Shades of IrelandDEPARTURE DATE: October 29, 2013 GROUP NAME: University of California RetireesAssociationAvailable OptionsPersonalize your tour by adding an optional activity below. Our recommended options have been carefully chosen to help enhance yourindividual experience. Complete the provided Prepaid Options Form to reserve your options.Availability is limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Payment must be received no later than 15 days prior todeparture. Prices are subject to change.Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.County ClareMedieval Banquet $95 USDIn a beautiful land of rolling green fields, ancient battlefields and medieval fortresses once inhabited by generations ofclansmen, you can conjure up a world filled with lords and ladies, knights and damsels as you experience a truemedieval banquet hosted in a real castle! The 15th century magically comes to life the moment you enter the castle.Sip honey-rich mead and admire the ornate tapestries and royal furnishings before sitting down for a sumptuous four-course meal and some fine wine suitable for toasting the royal court. Spirits run high with delightful song and danceperformances reminiscent of this unique period. Available from Limerick. Time depends on the confirmed seatingtime and will vary by departure. Duration: Approximately 4 hours. Please note a minimum of 15 passengers isrequired. Transportation is included.DublinPub Lunch & The Guinness Storehouse $60 USDEnjoy a traditional pub lunch at the Brazenhead Pub, Ireland’s oldest pub, established in 1198, where you will soak upthe atmosphere of days gone by. After lunch, continue on to the nearby Guinness Storehouse, Irelands topinternational visitor attraction. Learn about the brewing process that creates this beloved beverage and discover thetechnique needed to pour the perfect pint! Classic Guinness ads and memorabilia create a nostalgic ambiance as youindulge in a complimentary pint and learn about a different yet key part of Irelands history. Private roundtriptransportation is included. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult and may not participate inthe tasting at the Guinness Storehouse. Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours. Please note a minimum of 10 passengersis required. Transportation is included.

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