Ireland Alumni Tour - Texas A&M University - Summer 2019
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Ireland Alumni Tour Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Join your fellow Texas A&M-San Antonio Alumni for an adventure tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the University. This guided coach tour of the Emerald Isles will explore the beauty and majesty of southern and western Ireland. This program begins in the historic city of Dublin and will visit Trinity College/Book of Kells and St. Patrick’s Cathedral among many other stops. Optional visits to sites such as Guinness Storehouse, Temple Bar, Kilmainham Goal, the National Library, Farmleigh House and the National Museum will also be available during your 3-day stay in Dublin. A special treat will be a night of traditional Irish music and dance at Belvedere Irish Nights!

Among the sites you will visit while traveling from the east to west coast of Ireland are:

  • Glendalough
  • Powerscourt House & Gardens
  • Waterford Crystal
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Day trip to Killarney National Park, including stops at Muckross House and Ross Castle
  • Day trip to the Ring of Kerry, including stops at the Stone Circle in Kenmare and Molls Gap
  • Cliffs of Moher and the Burren
  • Day trip to Aran Islands

Overnight stays are planned in Dublin (3 nights), Waterford (1 night), Killarney (3 nights), Galway (2 nights) and Shannon or Dublin (final night). A full Irish breakfast will be included each day.

Note: Spouses, friends, colleagues, significant others of Texas A&M S.A. Alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please choose "Non-consortium" in our application portal.

Space is limited (maximum of 44), so ensure your place by applying early. Acceptance into the program is on a first-come first-served basis and will be determined by the submission date of the registration fee.

Tour Package

  • Twin bedded accommodation in 4-star hotel or higher
  • All tour-related ground transportation
  • Additional cultural program excursions
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7
  • Daily breakfast and some additional meals

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

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Dr. Mary Kay Cooper

Director of Alumni Affairs
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Dr. Bob Shelton

TAMUSA CCSA Representative

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David Nelson

Registration and General Inquiries
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Robert Bedard

Financing and Payments
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Robin Byerly

Travel and Accommodation

Payment Schedule Jaguar Alumni Tour

Program Registration Fee First Payment Final Payment Group Air
Jaguar Alumni Tour $150 $1850 Remainder + group airfare (optional) $1600 - $1800
* until Nov 1, 2018. Registration fee goes to $250 thereafter.

Payment Options Jaguar Alumni Tour

ACH (e-Check) Payment Recommended

To pay via ACH please download and fill out the ACH Payment Form.
When finished:

  • Scan and email to finance@ccsa.cc
  • Fax to 1-270-745-4499

Credit or Debit Card

Please visit the CCSA payment gateway here.


Please be aware that CCSA has a 3% surcharge for all credit or debit card transactions to cover processing costs.

Pay by Mail

CCSA also accepts checks and money orders through the mail. Please make payable to CCSA or The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad and send to:


CCSA - The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Tate Page Hall, Room 121
Bowling Green, KY 42101 USA

Option 1 Group Travel

Estimated Cost $1,600 — $1,800 *

Travel together with your fellow Texas A&M-SA Alums departing from San Antonio, TX. CCSA will book air and ground transportation on your behalf and the cost will be included in your final bill from CCSA. Round-trip air transportation from other cities MAY be considered on a case-by-case basis at an additional cost (if applicable) Contact robin@ccsa.cc for details.

Includes:
  • roundtrip air transportation from San Antonio, TX
  • roundtrip ground transportation between airport and the hotels in Ireland.
* Travel price estimate based on summer 2018 pricing, final price will be published here by March 8, 2019.

Option 2 —Independent Travel:

Book your own airfare to/from Ireland. You will receive instructions regarding meeting with the group in Dublin on July 13, 2019. Please note: the program dates July 12 - 23 include an overnight flight from the USA. The first full day of the tour begins on July 13 following the arrival of the group travel passengers.


Visas

"Not required for U.S. citizens for less than a 3-month stay. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for obtaining a visa as needed."


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Tour Dates
July 12, 2019 — July 23, 2019

Base Price
$3,099

Estimated Airfare
$1,600 — $1,800
(estimated additional cost based on recent airline prices)

Registration Status: OPEN

Application Deadline
Feb. 01, 2019
($100 registration fee discount for registrations
received and paid by Nov. 1, 2018)


Planned Activities

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Trinity College

St Patricks

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Glendalough

Glendalough

Powerscourt House

Powerscourt House

Powerscourt Gardens

Powerscourt Gardens

Waterford Crystal

Waterford Crystal

Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel

Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park

Muckrock House

Muckrock House

Stone Circle of Kenmare

Stone Circle of Kenmare

Ross Castle

Ross Castle

Ring of Kerry

Ring of Kerry

Moll's Gap

Moll's Gap

Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher

The Burren

The Burren

Aran Islands

Aran Islands

Optional Activities

Guiness Storehouse

Guiness Storehouse

Temple Bar

Temple Bar

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol

National Library

National Library

Farmleigh

Farmleigh House

National Museum

National Museum