Duration
6 Nights
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2018 & 2019
Destination
England & Scotland
Explore England and Scotland on this affordable 8-day tour in a private tour coach. From London’s Big Ben to Trafalgar Square and Stonehenge, you will experience England’s and Scotland’s rich history and heritage. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the home of Shakespeare and The Beatles.
HIGHLIGHTS 
  • MyDiscoveries exclusive saving of AUD $280 per person
  • International return flights from Australia to the UK on Etihad or similar
  • Visit the home of Shakespeare and The Beatles

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
MyDiscoveries exclusive saving of AUD $280 per person
Flights Sydney-London, Edinburgh-Sydney on Etihad or similar. Other departure cities available on request.
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
6 nights accommodations: 2 nights London, 1 night Bath, 1 night Liverpool, 2 nights Edinburgh
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel porterage
All transfers included
8 meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners with wine
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
Gratuities for tour manager and coach driver

TRAVEL DATES 
Departures in 2018: 
  • Nov: 16
Departures in 2019: 
  • Mar: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1 Depart for England
  • Day 2 Arrive in London / Meals: Dinner
  • Day 3 London City Tour / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4 Stonehenge & Bath / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 The Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Liverpool / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 6 Lake District, Grasmere, Edinburgh / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7 Edinburgh City Tour / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 8 Depart Scotland / Meals: Breakfast
For Full Itinerary CLICK HERE
MAP 
HOTELS
  • London: Melia White House Hotel
  • Bath: Hilton Bath City
  • Liverpool: Jurys Inn Liverpool
  • Edinburgh: Courtyard Edinburgh

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2018 & 2019.
  • Advertised price based on a 08 Mar 2019 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • My Discoveries Exclusive Saving / Discount has been applied to the advertised price
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Hotels listed are subject to change and will be confirmed by the tour operator prior to departure.
  • Please consider if this trip is right for you: This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day.
  • We can spend two to three hours on our feet during tours where you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking.
  • Hotels may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorised scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walking frames and motorised scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches.
  • Excludes: travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.

VISA INFORMATION
  • Australian passport holders travelling to the UK as tourists for a period of up to six months do not usually require a visa. 

TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Depart for England

Your British holiday will begin with an international flight to London.
2

Arrive in London

Arrive and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore this cosmopolitan city. This evening, your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 pm. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 pm if possible
MEALS: Dinner
3

London City Tour

Today, discover the history, pageantry and sights of the city with a half day tour of London’s West End. Begin with a drive through fashionable Kensington with its elegant squares and parks. Pass Harrods department store and continue to view Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and the famous River Thames. Proceed to view Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Your tour ends in the heart of town to explore this afternoon at leisure. Perhaps join the in-depth optional tour of the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral. Tonight, continue to discover London at your own pace
Optional: Tower of London & St. Paul’s Cathedral
MEALS: Breakfast
4

Stonehenge & Bath

Depart London to Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the middle of the Salisbury Plain, Stonehenge is unique among stone circles and its construction still defies belief. The first stone was placed here 5,000 years ago, with the structure finally completed 1,400 years later. Then on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, the setting for two of Jane Austen’s novels. Admire the stunning architecture highlighted by elegant stone terraced buildings, delightful crescents and graceful squares. Visit the original 2,000-year-old Roman Baths and the Georgian Pump Room with its natural mineral water. Enjoy dinner together at the hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
5

The Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Liverpool

Drive north into the heart of England through the unique Cotswolds region, an area of ancient limestone villages, charming stone and thatch cottages. Then on to Stratford-upon-Avon, a thriving market town on the River Avon, birthplace of England’s greatest poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. View Anne Hathaway’s cottage, Shakespeare’s school and his birthplace on Henley Street. Afterward, spend time at leisure in this celebrated town, where the Bard’s plays are still performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Then travel to lively Liverpool for a change of pace, where The Beatles were born and rose to fame. With your guide, explore the notable sights made famous in song by the Beatles – Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. View the legendary Cavern Club where the Beatles began their journey to fame and stunning Albert Dock complex, a reminder of Liverpool’s history as a great and prosperous port
MEALS: Breakfast
6

Lake District, Grasmere, Edinburgh

Today, travel along the shores of Windermere, the largest lake in England at the heart of the rolling hills of the picturesque Lake District, stopping for tea and fresh-baked scones at a local farmhouse. Continue toward the charming village of Grasmere, the 19th century home of the poet William Wordsworth. Next, cross into Scotland at the border town of Gretna Green, famous for its “runaway” weddings, and past Moffat, known for its high quality wool products. Arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, with its exquisite Georgian and Victorian architecture and winding medieval streets. During your stay, discover the city’s rich heritage and historic buildings. Its Old and New Town are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
MEALS: Breakfast.
7

Edinburgh City Tour

This morning’s tour of Edinburgh takes you past the Scottish Parliament and the baroque Palace of Holyrood house, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, once home of Mary, Queen of Scots. View the Museum of Scotland, and 12th century Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city on volcanic rock at the top of the Royal Mile. Balance of the day is at leisure to discover this royal city independently. Perhaps, a stroll along Princes Street, the city’s main thoroughfare with its many shops and cafes, or, stop at Princes Street Gardens, a lovely park in the center of the city.
MEALS: Breakfast
8

Flight back to Australia

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight from Edinburgh back to Australia.
MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION
England & Scotland are both countries with a rich history, wonderful monuments and landscapes that you will discover during this tour but also with a very peaceful and calm atmosphere.
FLIGHT 
  • Flights Sydney-London and Edinburgh-Sydney included!
  • Other departure cities available on request! Call us on 1300 404 606!
TRANSFER
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates
MYDISCOVERIES VIP PACK
  • Start your holiday before you’ve even stepped on the plane with MyDiscoveries exclusive VIP package.
  • Arrive at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport in the comfort and style of a privately chauffeured luxury SUV or sedan, complete with complimentary water and WiFi.
  • Relax and unwind away from the usual airport hustle and bustle with premium lounge access complete with an array of amazing facilities at your disposal.
Read more CLICK HERE
WEATHER
  • There are temperate winters and cool summers.
  • Then extreme seasonal variations are rare.
VISA 
  • Australian passport holders travelling to the UK as tourists for a period of up to six months do not usually require a visa. 
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer, an all-weather jacket, and an umbrella.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE