New "Best of Britain" Escorted Vacation Includes Popular Destinations in England, Scotland and Wales

Oct 31, 2011, 17:23 ET from CIE Tours International

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new escorted vacation package from CIE Tours International optimizes travelers' budgets and time with an itinerary showcasing only the very best, must-see destinations in England, Scotland and Wales.  Appealing to vacationers pressed for time and seeking the most rewarding British travel experience, the "Best of Britain" features either an 8- or 9-day deluxe motorcoach itinerary, combining overnight stays in quality accommodations in each country's bustling city center, with dedicated visits to the Britain's most intriguing attractions.

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Itinerary highlights run the gamut from visits to ancient ruins and medieval castles, to banquets at sacred grounds and legendary settings.  Truly a magical history tour, "Best of Britain" enables travelers to take in landmark cities, enchanted forests and pastoral settings, while marveling at both old and new.  Travelers experience ancient ruins at Stonehenge and Bath, hallowed halls of Oxford, grand Scottish and Welsh banquets, the fabled Lake District, and visits to castles featured in a host of films from Robin Hood to Harry Potter. This turn-key immersion also includes an overview of the Fab Four, with a Beatles tour in Liverpool!

From wonderfully located upscale hotels, airport transfers and admission fees, to most meals, evening entertainment and sumptuous dining in captivating surroundings, like all of CIE Tours itineraries, "Best of Britain" also includes deluxe motorcoach transportation and skilled tour directors and local guides who help bring each region to life.  In addition, CIE Tours' $550+ Advantage means travelers are protected against unexpected costs along the way, as $550 is generally about how much travelers would have to pay for extra options such as medieval banquets, dinner, and shows on other tours.

Exemplifying the hassle-free, affordable dream vacation, land-only packages start at $1,648 per person including all local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage fees.  The "Best of Britain" tour features accommodations in superior first class hotels such as Harte & Garter Hotel, Windsor (one night); Marriott Hotel, York (one night); Barcelo Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh (2 nights); Marriott City Centre Hotel, Liverpool (one night); Maldron Hotel, Cardiff (one night); and Copthorne Tara or Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London (one night); a Scottish cabaret dinner show; a banquet at Cardiff Castle; walking tours of Oxford and York; plus visits to Windsor and Alnwick Castles, Tintern Abbey and more.  

According to CIE Tours International President Brian W. Stack, "We've taken special care to include only the most worthwhile destinations in this new itinerary, and provide our assurance that travelers will not encounter any hidden surprises or costs."

Celebrating its 80th year, CIE Tours International is hailed for its wonderful European itineraries, innovative travel incentives and host of exciting youth and senior discounts.  The standard-bearer for deluxe motorcoach tours of Britain and Ireland, CIE Tours guarantees land tour prices once deposits are paid, thus easing concerns regarding currency fluctuations.  For information please contact 1-800-243-8687 or visit

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