PILGRIMAGE TO ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND & WALES


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Tour Information

Under Spiritual Guidance of Fr. Piotr Wojakiewicz C.S.M.A. Associate Pastor of St. Mary’s Parish, London, ON, Canada

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Date: May 15 – 26, 2023 12 day
Price: CA$4,890 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal/Windsor/Winnipeg departure
Price: CA$5,390 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Vancouver/Edmonton departure
Price: CA$5,590 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for San Francisco/Los Angeles departure
Price: CA$3,990 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

ADD ON FLIGHT FROM OTHER CANADIAN CITIES AVAILABLE

Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619 Office hours: Mon-Fri. 9 am to 6 pm EST


Itinerary

May 15 DAY 1 Depart Toronto to London.

May 16 DAY 2 From Heathrow Airport, we travel to Aylesford in Kent County for the relics of St. Simon Stock who was entrusted the Scapular of Mount Carmel by the Blessed Virgin Mary. Visit the National Shrine of St. Jude adjacent to Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Faversham. Then we visit the Canterbury Cathedral where St. Thomas Becket was murdered by the knights of King Henry II on December 29, 1170. Brief stop for Choral evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral if time permits. Dinner and overnight in London.

May 17 DAY 3 Visit Westminster Cathedral. After visiting Westminster Abbey, we go to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony if available. There will be a panoramic tour of London which includes Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Tower of London. Afternoon, travel to Oxford. En route, photo stop at the Windsor Castle. Overnight in Oxford.

May 18 DAY 4 Oxford known for its university founded in 1167 with 38 colleges , where Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman soon to be canonized, converted to the Catholic faith and C. S. Lewis at the prodding of J. R. R. Tolkien became a Christian. Pass by Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. Visit one of the oldest Catholic churches in the U.K., the Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs in Cambridge, famous for its university with 32 colleges, founded in 1209 with famous alumni like Lord Tennyson, Lord Byron, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and A. A. Milne’s Winnie- the- Pooh. Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham and the Slipper Chapel. Overnight in Doncaster.

May 19 DAY 5 After breakfast, travel to York, visit St. Joseph Church in York. Guided tour of York including the Shambles and the York Minstrel. Travel to Durham, visit Durham Cathedral to venerate the tomb of Venerable Bede and the relic of St. Cuthbert, a most beloved English saint. Continue to Scotland to visit Roslyn Chapel. Dinner and overnight in Edinburgh.

May 20 DAY 6 Today visit St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Edinburgh, then panoramic tour of Edinburgh, walk the Royal Mile then photo stop at Edinburgh Castle. See the impressive castle of Stirling. Continue to the scenic landscape of Loch Lomond and the Trossach’s National Park. Visit the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Carfin near Glasgow. Overnight in Glasgow.

May 21 DAY 7 Depart Glasgow for the Lake District, the finest of England’s National Parks, passing through Grasmere, home of the poet William Wordsworth. Attend the 11:15 AM Mass at Our Lady of Windermere and St. Herbert in Windermere. Travel to Chester, an ancient Roman town in the River Dee, with black and white half-timbered buildings and the “Rows”, and visit St. Werburgh Catholic Cathedral (if open). Overnight in the Beatles’ Liverpool.

May 22 DAY 8 Depart Liverpool to the village of Betws-y-Coed in Wales to the scenic Snowdonia National Park. Cross the Menai Bridge. Brief stop at Llanfairpwilgwyngyll. On to Anglesey. Take the ferry at Holyhead, Wales to Dublin. Overnight in Dublin, Ireland.

May 23 Day 9 Depart Dublin to visit the tomb of St. Patrick on the grounds of Down Cathedral in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland. Continue to Armargh to visit St. Patrick Catholic Cathedral. Continue to Knock for dinner and overnight.

May 24 DAY10 After breakfast, we visit the National Shrine and Sanctuary of Our Lady of Knock for the Virgin Mary’s apparition on August 21, 1879. Then, travel to Galway. Upon arrival, Visit the Galway Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Nicholas. Continue to the charming village of Adare, close by Limerick. Then via Tipperary to the spectacular Rock of Cashel, also called St. Patrick’s Rock, composed of Medieval buildings dating back to 12th to 13thc set on a limestone outcrop, a Round Tower, High Cross, Gothic Cathedral, the original Cross of St. Patrick. overnight in Cashel area.

May 25 DAY 11 After breakfast, pass through Kilkenny to the Monastic site of Glendalough, the center of Irish Celtic Christianity founded by St. Kevin. Continue to Dublin. Upon arrival, tour of the city o Dublin. Visit Trinity College. Overnight in Dublin.

May 26 DAY 12 Today, we board flight from Dublin to Toronto.

TOUR COST CAD$4,890.00 INCLUDES:

– Air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– All taxes and tips
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– All sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
– Single supplement $800
– Meals not specified, insurance, documentation
– Drinks at dinners

HOW TO BOOK:
A non refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.

BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 105 days prior to departure
For late bookings /within 105 days/ full payment is due immediately.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
105 days before departure ………………………………………….$300.00 per person
Between 105 and 60 days before departure …………………… 40% of the total cost
Between 60 and 45 days before departure ……………………. 60% of the total cost
45 days or less ………………………………………… 100% of the total cost

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 90 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.

UNUSED SERVICES:
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.

GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS:
In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrangements without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Canadian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/

FLIGHT TIMES
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an off-schedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

PRICES
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost.

LIABILITY
QS Travel & Tours Inc. is a tour operator and has made the advertised holiday arrangements with the airline/s/, hotel/s/, cruiseship/s/, other operator/s/ and other. Each of these organizations has its own specific terms and conditions for doing business and you will be bound by them. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for /A/ the acts or omissions of any party/ies/ other than QS Travel & Tours employees./B/failure by the passenger to be properly documented; /C/ failure by the passenger to comply with departure or joining or baggage requirements;/D/ aircraft delays, government actions, priests change their commitments as spiritual directors, etc, act/s/ of God or any factor beyond our direct control; /E/ cancellation or delay to any tour or holiday or change to the itinerary; /F/ expenses resulting from lost or damaged baggage. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for additional expenses due to delays or changes in air, rail, road, sea or other service, quarantine, sickness, war, weather or other causes All such expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to refuse any person as a member of these tours at its sole discretion. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to cancel any or all departure/s/ with or without prior notice and QS Travel & Tours sole responsibility shall be to refund all monies paid for such cancelled departures. The laws and courts which govern this contract are those of the Province of Ontario.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you book you QS Travel & Tours, an agreement is made between you and QS Travel & Tours and others who will provide services. Please read carefully the information on this page for it sets out the conditions governing the provision of these holidays.

INSURANCE
TRAVEL INSURANCE (tax included)

Age/Type of insurance         All inclusive          Trip cancellation/             Covid-19
Interruption                         only

    • Age: 0-59                      $387.91                        $351.00                        $27.48
    • 60-64                              $456.71                         $414.72                        $41.88
    • 65-69                             $542.37                          $469.80                       $41.88
    • 70-74                             $572.35                         $494.64                        $83.88

Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel 905-412-2242, 1-800-565-3619
Email: group@qstours.com

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