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  • 1.University of California RetireesAssociation presentsShades of IrelandOctober 29 November 7, 2013For more information contactCollette Vacations(877) 872-4331Reference booking #545146250$

2. 10 Days 13 Meals : 8 Breakfasts, 5 DinnersBOOK NOWsee please note section for detailsDouble $3,049 *Single $3,449; Triple $3,019Regular rates:Double $3,299Single $3,699; Triple $3,269Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Los Angeles Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, HotelTransfersNot included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $220 per person* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to changeIMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Yourprice is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increasesin government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumerconsent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)The Collette Foundation is an employee-run, global initiative connecting Colletteemployees, its vendors, and travelers like you with partner communities worldwidein our mission to improve the quality of life for children worldwide one project at atime.250$ 3. HIGHLIGHTS Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle,Jaunting Car Ride*, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher,Galway, Castle StayDay 1: Tuesday, October 29, 2013Overnight Flight The Emerald Isle, a landrenowned for its forty shades of green,is filled with rolling hills, warm people,stately castles and rollicking fun. VisitDublin, Waterford, Killarney andLimerick as this comprehensive tourintroduces Irelands natural beauty, richhistory and most importantly, itshospitable culture.Day 2: Wednesday, October 30, 2013Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins Your tourbegins in Dublin. Tonight, meet yourfellow travelers at a fun-filled Irishevening complete with traditionalentertainment. (D)Day 3: Thursday, October 31, 2013 DublinToday, enjoy a sightseeing tour ofDublin, the Fair City. Visit St.Patricks Cathedral, OConnell Street,Grafton Street, Phoenix Park and see thecitys trademark - magnificent rows ofstately Georgian town homes. Theremainder of the day is at leisure to relaxor discover the cultural offerings ofdelightful Dublin on your own. (B)Day 4: Friday, November 1, 2013 Dublin -Kilkenny - Waterford Start your day with atrip to Kilkenny and explore this medievalcity situated on the banks of the RiverNore. Arrive in the historic city ofWaterford and visit the House ofWaterford Crystal factory with afascinating visitors center and retailstore housing the largest collection ofWaterford Crystal in the world.Complete your day with a leisurely-pacedwalking tour of this unique city. (B, D)Day 5: Saturday, November 2, 2013Waterford - Blarney Stone - KillarneyToday, journey to historic Blarney Castleand embrace the opportunity to kiss thefamous Blarney Stone. Legend has it thatthose who kiss the stone are bestowedwith the gift of eloquence. In Killarneyyou will be treated to a time-honored Irishjaunting car ride*. A tour of the beautifulMuckross House and Gardens offers aglimpse into the elegant lifestyle of theVictorian gentry. Explore the perfectlyrestored rooms of this magnificentmansion or stroll in the lush gardens,spectacularly adorned with blooms. (B, D)Day 6: Sunday, November 3, 2013Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney Travelalong one of the most beautiful coastalroutes in the world, the Ring of Kerry.At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for traditionalIrish goods handcrafted by local artisans. 4. Enjoy pristine ocean scenery as you movethrough picturesque villages. Continue onas you traverse rugged mountain passesinto Ladies View. From this spectacularvantage point, gaze upon the Lakes ofKillarney. Tonight, use your leisure timeto sample a true taste of Irish culture. (B)Day 7: Monday, November 4, 2013Killarney - Limerick Today, experiencethe customs and daily life of atraditional Irish family during amemorable visit to the Molanna DairyFarm. Continue to Limerick where youwill enjoy a city tour showcasing KingJohns Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delveinto the fascinating history of the "city ofthe violated treaty." (B)Day 8: Tuesday, November 5, 2013Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway -Limerick A most interesting day awaits.Journey to the stunning, 700-foot-highCliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring viewsof the mighty Atlantic and the AranIslands. Learn about our ColletteFoundation project that benefits over 470children in the local community. Then,travel through the vast limestonelandscape of the Burren, known for itsstark beauty and Neolithic tombs.Continue past scenic countryside intoGalway, where a brief city tour introducesThe City of Tribes. (B, D)Day 9: Wednesday, November 6, 2013Limerick - Tullamore - Kingscourt Today,travel across country on your journey toTullamore. Visit the Tullamore DewHeritage Centre where you will learn howIrish whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting.Your day is topped off with anovernight stay on the regal grounds ofCabra Castle, where you toast the endof a fabulous trip during your farewelldinner. (B, D)Day 10: Thursday, November 7, 2013Kingscourt - Tour Ends Your tour ends inKingscourt. (B)ITINERARY AT A GLANCEDay 1 Overnight FlightDays 2, 3 Trinity Capital Hotel, DublinDay 4 Granville Hotel, WaterfordDays 5, 6 Killarney Avenue, KillarneyDays 7, 8 Absolute Hotel, LimerickDay 9 Cabra Castle, KingscourtOn some dates alternate hotels may be used.Forimportant can also findthisinformationon yourtourdocuments. 5. Experience It! Cabra CastleCabra Castle stands on 100 acres of gardens and parkland, with delightful views over theCavan countryside, famous for its beautiful lakes. Formerly known as Cormey Castle, thehistory of the castle dates back to the pre-Cromwellian times of the 16th century. Theproperty was bought in the early 19th century by Colonel Joseph Pratt who rebuilt it,renaming it as Cabra Castle. Its long legacy lends a mature, cultured air to the castlewhich can be felt by strolling through the castles magnificent hallways and stairwells.Experience this history when you enjoy an overnight stay on the castle grounds. Therooms are outfitted to the highest standards with every comfort and modern facilities. Thebar and restaurant offer views of the countryside famous for its lakes and fishing, as wellas Dun an Ri Forest Park.PLEASE NOTE:Book Now rates valid until Apr 29, 2013, validon air inclusive packages only.To complete your vacation, we include roundtripairport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing Colletteairfare with your tour. If you have arranged for yourown air, we are pleased to provide you the option ofpurchasing these transfers. Please note that alltransfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.*Jaunting car ride is included, weather permitting.Single accommodations are limited and are availableon a first come, first served basis.Days of features are interchangeable.Air passengers will arrive and depart from Dublinairport. All transfers will arrive into and depart fromDublin airport.On day 10, due to flight schedules, you may requirean early morning departure from your hotel. Returnflights should not be booked prior to 9:00 AM.This tour includes moderate physical activity. Theitinerary blends some longer days with shorter daysand more leisure time. Walking tours, as well aswalking slightly longer distances, up stairs or onuneven walking surfaces should be expected.Air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10or more traveling on the same flights and dates. 6. NOTES:For more information visit 7. Shades of IrelandRES#: 545146 TRAVEL DATE: 10/29/2013 TERRITORY: W4For Reservations Contact: Collette Vacations (877) 872-4331Collette Vacations, 162 Middle Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860First deposit of $250 per person due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis.Reservations made after the seat reduction date of 5/23/2013 are based upon availability. Final payment due by8/30/2013. The waiver insurance fees are fully refundable up to 5/30/2013.YOUR INFORMATION:Clearly print your full name (first/middle/last) as it appears on your government issued travel documentation.First: Middle: Last: Suffix:Address: City: State:Zip Code: Phone: ( ) Cell: ( )Email Address:Gender: ( ) Male ( ) Female Date of Birth: (dd/mm/yy)Passport Number: Expiration Date: Date of Issuance:City, State, Country of Issuance: Citizenship:Emergency Contact: Phone:( )ROOMING WITH:First: Middle: Last: Suffix:AIR GATEWAY:Departure airport for this tour:Air Seat Request: ( ) Aisle ( ) Window ( ) Next To Traveling CompanionCollette Vacations cannot guarantee your seat preference. If you have not purchased air through Collette Vacations andwish to purchase transfers, you must transfer at our pre-scheduled times.AIR UPGRADE:I am interested in purchasing an air upgrade to business or first class ( ) Yes ( ) NoAre you willing to separate from the group air schedule to accommodate your upgrade request? ( ) Yes ( ) NoTRAVEL PROTECTION: ( ) Yes, I wish to purchase travel protection $220 ( ) No, I declineIf you choose not to purchase Collettes Waiver Insurance Plan, you will incur penalties for changes and cancellations. Travel Protection Payment isdue with first deposit. The waiver insurance fees do not cover any single supplement charges which arise from an individuals traveling companionelecting to cancel for any reason prior to departure. In this case, the single supplement will be deducted from the refund of the person who cancels.PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Collette Vacations ( ) Check ( ) Credit CardWaiver/Insurance Amount: $________ Deposit Amount: $________ Total amount enclosed: $________Cardholder Name:Cardholder Address:Cardholder Phone: Expiration Date:Credit Card Number: A