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Self-Drive Vacations in Ireland

Explore Ireland your way!

A self-drive program is ideal for the independent traveler looking to see Ireland at their own pace, offering you the best way to enjoy the beauty of Ireland and meet the people, with the flexibility of being your own driver and choosing your own destinations.

We can customize a self-drive program to your exact specifications of accommodations & activities alike. From 5* Castle & Deluxe Hotel Accommodation to B&Bs & Self-Catering Accommodation, all our itineraries are tailor made to meet your specific interests, needs, and budget! We at Specialized Travel Services have many offers available specifically with the Independent traveler in mind!

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As your travel partner in Ireland for over 30 years, choose from a selection of our best loved itineraries for the perfect Ireland vacation! 6 Night Self-Drive Packages Available from $499.00 so experience the Ultimate Irish welcome in local towns, or enjoy a cultural city hop.

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The 3 Day/2Night Causeway Coastal Route from $219.00 takes you from the outskirts of Belfast on one of Europe’s most scenic journeys taking in picturesque fishing villages, rugged cliffs, three designated areas of outstanding natural beauty and the UNESCO world heritage site at the Giants Causeway.

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Ireland Your Way!
7 day/6 night B&B Self-Drive vacation package from $499.00

The Best of Ireland – Deluxe Self-Drive Vacation from $1299.00
7 Nights 5* Deluxe Accommodation in Ireland’s most luxurious properties (in Dublin, Cork & Killarney) and last night in Dromoland Castle; Includes car rental with CDW insurance.


Design your own Route around Ireland

We can help you to design your own route and your qualified driver / guide will be at your service! Ireland’s deluxe accommodations range from five star luxury Castles to Georgian Townhouses, stylish boutique hotels to country house hotels, all which exhibit the perfect blend of luxury, privacy and location. Let Specialized Travel Services show you the very best of Ireland for the most unforgettable trip to the Emerald Isle.

HOTEL CATEGORY Low Season: October 1- April 30 / High Season: May 1 – September 30
3* Country Hotels/Guesthouses $75 $115
4* Manor Homes & Boutique Hotels $100 $160
5* Deluxe Hotels & Castles $170 $255

Price is per person per day based on 2 people  & is subject to availability; based on sharing in a twin/double room for minimum of 5 nights; car rental is based on automatic economy car.

Price Includes:

  • Prebooked hotels as required.
  • Automatic compact car rental includes unlimited mileage, Collison Damage Waiver Insurance, Third Party Liability, Theft Protection, Location Service Charge, and all taxes. {Manual Drive Rentals also available}
  • Hertz GPS Navigation System available on request for all car rentals.
  • Full Irish breakfast daily.
  • Options for pre-booked activities, such as golf and spa services.
  • Deluxe portfolio of travel documents with your own customized itinerary prior to travel.
  • Expert travel arrangements provided from your city of origin to commencement of tour in Ireland. (Additional cost for airfare.)
  • Discount Ireland-at-a-Glimpse book to over 70 attractions throughout Ireland.
  • Offices in both Ireland and the USA, offering 24 hour coverage while traveling.
  • All Taxes & service charges

Call or email us now to discuss your requirements for your independent tour in Ireland.

Also view our wide range of  Escorted Tours in Ireland

Private Chauffeur Drive Packages from $1099.00

For more information on Activity Breaks such as Golf, Hiking & Cycling, or Special Interests such as Culinary, Historical & Religious, check out Our Top Packages!

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