College Football Classic
Lively Dublin

Aer Lingus College Football Classic - Lively Dublin Tour

Join our 4-night tour package that is based in Dublin for all of the fun of the football game weekend. It's the perfect choice for those who have just a short time to visit for the game, or for those who want to make their own tour arrangements around Ireland while still having their game ticket and arrangements in Dublin confirmed. In addition to the game, we've included some of our favorite sightseeing and Irish entertainment as part of the package.

Registration Is Open

Ha Penny Bridge Dublin 1x1(2)

Dublin (4 Nts)
5 Days/ 4 Nights

Depart US on Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Land Tour: August 24 - August 28, 2023

Land Only Package:

$2,365 per person, double occupancy
        $3,279 per person, single occupancy

Highlights

Highlights


  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Glendalough
  • Merry Ploughboy Dinner and Entertainment
  • Notre Dame vs Navy game in Dublin

Inclusions

Inclusions


NOTRE DAME VS NAVY FOOTBALL GAME

  • Aer Lingus College Football Classic game tickets
  • Recess 4 Grownups Tailgate Party

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

  • Transportation as per itinerary in Dublin
  • Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy with private bath for 4 nights
    • Clayton Burlington Hotel | Dublin (4 nights)
  • Porterage of one piece of luggage at arrival and departure of hotels
  • Airport transfers at start and end of tour (on scheduled tour dates)
  • Flight bags, ticket wallets, baggage tags
  • On-site Recess 4 Grownups event staff in Dublin
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • City stay taxes

DINING

  • Full breakfasts (4)
  • Dinners (1)
    • Dinner and entertainment show at Merry Ploughboy Pub

TOURS, ENTERTAINMENT, ENRICHMENT

  • Glendalough
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Hop on Hop off open top bus tour of Dublin

Itinerary

Itinerary


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2023: DEPART US FOR IRELAND


THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2023: FLY TO IRELAND | GUINNESS STOREHOUSE

Guinness GlassesAfter landing at Dublin Airport, complete customs and immigration formalities. You will be welcomed to Ireland and transferred to your hotel.

This afternoon at 2:00 meet your Dublin guide for a panoramic sightseeing drive around Dublin. Then visit the Guinness Storehouse to see exhibits on how this world-famous stout was first created and why it is so popular today. Finish your visit in the roof-top bar, Gravity, overlooking the city center where you can sample a draft Guinness and enjoy the view of the city. The evening is free for you to explore Dublin and the Temple Bar area. 

OVERNIGHT: Clayton Burlington Hotel | Dublin


FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2023: GLENDALOUGH | GAME ACTIVITIES

St. Kevin's kitchen in Glendalough, IrelandDepart in our private coach and drive south from Dublin and through the mountains to visit the scenic valley where Glendalough is located. Glendalough was an important monastic settlement, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century, which became one of the most important centers of learning in Europe. Today, the well-preserved round tower and church ruins are interesting to explore and the Visitor Center explains the history of the settlement. Then return to Dublin where the balance of the day and evening are free for you to attend any game events like pep rallies, and exlore Dublin and the Temple Bar area. (Breakfast)

OVERNIGHT: Clayton Burlington Hotel | Dublin


SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2023: AER LINGUS COLLEGE FOOTBALL CLASSIC

This morning enjoy attending the Recess 4 Grownups tailgate party in a Temple Bar pub reserved just for our guests. Then we’ll drive to Aviva Stadium, a sporting stadium with a capacity for 51,700 spectators. It is also commonly known as Lansdowne Road while UEFA refers to it as the Dublin Arena. Today, Notre Dame and Navy will kick off the football season in what is hoped to be an epic game, where bragging rights are on the line. (Breakfast)

OVERNIGHT: Clayton Burlington Hotel | Dublin


SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2023: DUBLIN | MERRY PLOUGHBOY SHOW

Enjoy your day in Dublin independently on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and a visit to your choice of one of Dublin’s top attractions – Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum. Enjoy discovering Dublin where you can choose from a wide variety of pursuits. There are plenty of museums of Irish interest such as the National Museum, the National Gallery or the Writers Museum. There are plenty of shops along Nassau Street and the pedestrianized Grafton Street or Henry Street and you may like to explore Temple Bar or visit some of the traditional pubs.

This evening drive to the town of Rathfarnham to The Merry Ploughboy Pub for dinner followed by a lively show of traditional Irish songs, dancing and music. (Breakfast, Dinner)

OVERNIGHT: Clayton Burlington Hotel | Dublin


MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2023: RETURN TO THE US

Your program ends after breakfast. Transfer to the Dublin Airport for your flight home. (Breakfast)

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Notre Dame-Navy Tour Packages


By booking travel with us, you hereby agree to all of our terms and conditions of travel which can be found here:    Click Here to Download Terms & Conditions (pdf)

You should read the terms and conditions in their entirety before booking travel with us.
If you do not agree with any terms, you should speak to us before making any booking

Payment Amounts and Dates for Notre Dame-Navy Tour Packages

General Tour Inclusions – see tour listing for specifics:

  • Football Game Tickets for College Football Classic at Aviva Stadium, Notre Dame vs. Navy
  • Exclusive Tailgate party in Temple Bar pub for Recess 4 Grownups tour guests, including food and beverage
  • Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy rooms with private bath as listed in specific tour description
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning of tour (after first overnight)
  • Transport by luxury motorcoach with a professional Irish driver/guide (one man) for tour days
  • Airport transfers on tour start and end dates
  • Additional meals, visits, activities, and admission fees as described in specific tour itinerary
  • Hotel porterage, service charges and government taxes
  • Flight bags, ticket wallets, baggage tags and identifying strap

Tour packages are land only and airfare is not included.

All travel packages are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tour space is limited, and pricing is subject to change prior to deposit. Land tour prices are guaranteed once deposited. It is best to make reservations early to ensure you can confirm your desired travel package.

Tour Deposit and Payment Information:

  • $500 per tour package at time of booking
  • September 1, 2022: $900 Additional Due per Tour Package {$1,400 total deposited}
  • May 23, 2023, 2020: Final Balance Due 

Tour Package Cancellation Policies:

  • Through August 21, 2022: $250/tour package
  • September 1, 2022 - May 22, 2023: $1250/tour package
  • May 23, 2023: Non-refundable

Name Change Policies:

Name Changes - Air:

  • Cannot change names or substitute for air reservations.

Name Changes - Land Tour:

  • July 31, 2022: No change fee
  • August 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023: $300 change fee/tour package
  • After March 1, 2023: No Changes Allowed

Travel Insurance is highly recommended to protect your travel investment.

Participant Agreement terms and conditions acknowledgement required for tour registration.