The Channel Islands are geographically closer to France but remain loyal to the British crown. This new tour offers a delightful blend of France and England, featuring both Jersey and Guernsey, the islands have a character all of their own with beautiful beaches, cliff paths, busy fishing harbours and a warm climate. Enjoy a continental atmosphere but without any of the problems associated with travelling abroad - no currency or language problems. Excellent for walking, join a guided walk or do your own thing using the excellent bus services to visit the many places of interest and superb beaches. Car hire is another good way to explore these great islands but island coach tours are included and we also take a trip to the island of Sark. We travel by air from Manchester Airport and coach transfers are included.
The 3 star Merton Hotel is a 10 minute walk from St Helier town centre and the nearest beach. Contemporary in style, it has a choice of bars and restaurants and excellent facilities including sun terraces and gardens, outdoor and indoor pools with water slides, fitness centre, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. All bedrooms are en suite with satellite TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer, ironing board & iron and Wi-Fi. There is entertainment most evenings. There is a lift.
The 3 star Peninsula Hotel is set in 5 acres of grounds in a prominent sea front position. It is located on the Vale of Peninsula, in a residential area and overlooks 2 sleepy fishing bays. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea making facilities. The restaurant serves a 3 course dinner and buffet breakfast using fresh local ingredients. There is an outdoor swimming pool, heated in the summer months. There is level access throughout the public area and a lift serves all rooms. Wi-Fi is available in the hotel lobby. Entertainment is generally provided twice a week throughout the summer season. A local bus service operates to St. Peter Port from near the hotel (approx. 4 per hour).
Please note: St Peter Port is built on a hill so walking around the town can be challenging.
Coach transfer from your local area to Manchester Airport for your flight to Jersey. Local coach transport will be waiting to take you to the Merton Hotel for 3 nights half board accommodation.
Coach transfer from the Merton Hotel to the ferry port for the 1 hour crossing to Guernsey where a coach will be waiting to take you to the Peninsula Hotel for 3 nights half board accommodation.
Coach transfer from the Peninsula Hotel to Guernsey airport. Our coach will be waiting at Manchester Airport to transport you home.
6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Return coach transport from your area to Manchester Airport, Flights from Manchester Airport to Jersey & return from Guernsey to Manchester Airport, 1 item of checked baggage per person, All transfers between airports, hotels and ferry ports, All passenger airport taxes and security charges, Single ferry crossing from Jersey to Guernsey, 2 full day & 1 half day excursions (excluding any admission fees).
There will be no seat allocation when booking and no staff from Bibby's of Ingleton will be accompanying this tour.
At the time this brochure went to print we are departing from Manchester Airport. Please note: this could change before departure.
Important: All passengers will be required to present photographic identification upon check in for all flights to Jersey & from Guernsey. The following ID will be accepted: Valid passport, Valid photographic driving licence, Citizen ID card, Valid student card, Valid airport/airline employee's security ID pass, Valid police warrant card/badge, Valid photographic forces ID card, Valid photographic bus pass ID card.
This tour is arranged by Norman Allen Group Travel (ATOL3683) for whom we act as agents. All bookings are subject to their booking conditions which we will supply upon request.
DEPOSIT: £100.00 per person
Single supplement: £100.00, Sea View Supplement: £36.00 per room (Guernsey only), Sea view rooms are on request and subject to availability.