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Christmas Shopping in Manchester

Have a ball this autumn shopping at two of England's leading Designer Outlet centres; Cheshire Oaks and the Trafford Centre and in addition, enjoy an opportunity to visit the annual Christmas markets in Manchester city centre.

Coaches ex. Limerick, Nenagh, Roscrea, Portlaoise, Waterford, Wexford, and Galway (on selected dates) picking up en-route to Dublin. Ferry travel from the North Wall on Irish Ferries Ulysses.

Friday 29th November 2013
Manchester City
  • 3 Day Coach and Ferry ex Limerick Dublin
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Package Includes

  • Return travel by luxury coach and ferry.
  • Two nights B&B at Bewleys Hotel, Manchester airport.
  • All coach transfers.
  • Half day visit to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
  • Full day at the Trafford Centre, Manchester.

NOT included:

  • Single room supplement: @ €80.00.
  • Travel insurance: €18.00 per adult / €9.00 per child.
  • Pick up outside of Dublin: €14.00 per person.

Additional Information:

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
At Cheshire Oaks, you will find up to 50% off top designer labels. The retail outlet has 120 shops, many of which sell designer label clothing. Cheshire Oaks also has ten great places to eat; two McDonalds, Garfunkels, La Brioche Doree, FT5K, Villa Pizza, Singapore Sam, Spud U Like, Madisons and BBs.

Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre in Manchester was voted "Large Tourism Retailer of the Year" in 2011 by the Mancheter Tourism Awards. In the shopping centre, there are 230 stores including six nationally renowned anchor stores, Europe's largest food court with seating for 1600; 60 restaurants, cafés and bars providing over 6,000 covers and a stylish new dining experience in the Great Hall! Also there is a 20-screen cinema, a state-of-the-art Laser Quest, an entertainment venue called Namco containing an 18-lane bowling alley and Barton Square - a unique, home retailing destination.

Hotel Options

Clayton Manchester Airport 2 Night Stay, Outwood Lane Manchester airport, Manchester, Lancashire M90 4HL Ph: +0044 161 498 0333

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Just minutes from terminals one and three at Manchester airport and only walking distance from Manchester international airport, Bewley's Hotel offers the epitome of affordable chic with spacious and superbly appointed ensuite rooms!



Coach ex Limerick, Nenagh, Roscrea, Portlaoise, Naas and Dublin. Direct coach transfers to Dublin from Galway and Waterford are with Go Bus and JJ Kavanagh coaches.

Transfers: transfers from Galway are direct to Dublin with Go Bus. Transfers from Waterford etc are with JJ Kavanagh coaches. There are no pick ups along the way. Please transfer to the Celtic Horizon Tours coach at Jury's Inn Custom House Dublin, as per the itinerary below.

Pick up times from the following points: Waterford - Bank of Ireland, Parnell St: 03.30, Galway - Go Bus Coach Station: 03.45, Dungarvan - the Ouncel: 04.05, Kilkenny - Silver Weir Paulstown: 04.20, Carlow - Deanes Shop: 04.35, Castledermot - Shamrock Bar: 04.55.

Friday 29th November 2013
03.40hrs:   Depart from Limerick [South Court Hotel].
04.05hrs:   Pick-up in Nenagh [Five Alley Bar].
04.35hrs:   Pick-up in Roscrea [Rackett Hall].
05.15hrs:   Pick-up in Portlaoise [Midway Hotel].
05.50hrs:   Pick-up in Naas (Courthouse).
06.45hrs:   Pick-up at Jurys Inn Custom House.
07.00hrs:   Pick-up at Irish Ferries Terminal 1 - North Wall.
                    [Please note the coach must check through at 07.05hrs].
08.05hrs:   Depart the North Wall on Irish Ferries Ulysses.
11.20hrs:   Arrive in Holyhead.
13.20hrs:   Arrive at the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
18.00hrs:   Depart Cheshire Oaks.
18.45hrs:   Arrive at the hotel.

Saturday 30th November 2013
10.00hrs:   Depart the hotel.
10.30hrs:   Arrive at the Trafford Shopping Centre. Spend the day shopping at your leisure!
                    [Please note that a shuttle transfer back to the hotel will leave at 14.00hrs.]
18.00hrs:   Depart the shopping centre.
18.30hrs:   Arrive at the hotel.

Sunday 1st December 2013
09.30hrs:   Depart the hotel.
13.00hrs:   Arrive at Holyhead [comfort stop en-route].
14.10hrs:   Depart Holyhead on the Irish Ferries Ulysses. Drops en route to Wexford.
17.25hrs:   Arrive at the North Wall.
                    [Coach will drop at Ulster Bank, Georges Quay for Go Bus and Kavanagh coach

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Please Note:

** Please note itinerary is subject to change.**
** It is the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers. **
** It is illegal to smoke on coaches. **
** Consumption of Food and Alcohol is NOT permitted on board any coach. **
** All alcohol must be stored underneath with the baggage. **