IDEAS FOR A GREAT DAY OUT - or Days of Touring
WELCOME to our CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION Page - a navigation guide
Be assisted by our Packages Page - Areas of Scotland broken down into a Day of Travel - that helps you construct your Tour of Scotland.
Whether its only one area you wish to see or a series of Days - combining these Packages into a longer Tour - comprising overnight stays - from every Package, you will see some absolutely sublime locations that satisfy the Soul.
Your email to us (link via our Contact Us Page) will enable us to give you detail on specific locations within these Geographic areas - and a Package is a rounding up of a Cost per Day.
One day might be less costly than another - it all depends on the amount of traveling and time you need with us. You will be given time on your own as per Client Requirement.
DAY TOUR from £300 (8 hours)
A Half Day Tour is £150 (4 hours)
Longer Touring requires much energy!
For progressive traveling through the different Regions of Scotland, our Service is restricted by availability of Service.
To Book such Tours, we require an ADVANCED NOTICE of INTENTION and SECURED BOOKING WITH PAYMENT (FULL PAYMENT MADE) at least 3 months ahead of any Large Tour.
**In the interests of Passenger and Driver Safety, Good Practice dictates that the Day "on the road" does not proceed towards 9 hours or beyond -
** There are legal consequences in terms of Health and Safety by Operatives / Managers and a Duty of Care to Clients by BENSON DRIVE SCOTLAND.
We reserve the Right to Decline ANY request that we believe might compromise Safety / or likely Places the Client or Driver in danger - in any circumstances.
Please note that an overnight supplement of £60 is added, for Driver Accommodation and Refreshment, for Days and Nights away from our Base.
It is by the Packages system that you can construct your holiday with us - "Choosing Your Destination" really means creating your own Tour - bespoke, chosen by you, with our help - Days leading to maybe a week or more.
All information we exchange via email is strictly protected by us.
We will always point out an opportunity to visit a scene as you go; You may have your own knowledge and between us, we will capture the Beauty, History and Excitement of Scotland, for your Scottish Experience.
PREVIOUS TOUR DETAILS
3 DAY TOUR - From Client base in Edinburgh.
Stirling (Castle), Glencoe to Glenelg (Sound of Sleat) and Dornie (Eilean Donan Castle) - overnight and on to Inverness, Moray and Malt Whisky Trail route in Speyside with Distillery visit - overnight at Kildrummy Castle and on to Aberdeen and South via Fife to Edinburgh (return Client base). Included family requests.
The above Tour was compiled for 6 Persons, all conveyed in one vehicle.
3 DAY TOUR - OVER 4 DAYS - 14.05.2015 to 17.05.2015 - From Client base in Glasgow.
Loch Lomond (Luss) North and East to Killin (Falls of Dochart), Mountain Views across Loch Tay, Ben Lawers, Kenmore, Aberfeldy and Crieff - overnight stay - then onwards into Lower Trossachs via Lochearnhead, Sail on Loch Katrine via Sir Walter Scott and continue drive via Inversnaid (Loch Lomond views from East side), to Aberfoyle and Doune Castle - on to St. Andrews (scenic run) for overnight stay and full day of rest with Saturday evening of MUSICAL entertainment arranged and booked, along with all accommodation.
Last day of Tour - East Neuk of Fife and return via Forth Bridge to Glasgow.
The above Tour was compiled for 2 Persons
Where Clients request, we arrange Accommodation Bookings and recommend Hotel Residencies and we also scour Entertainment/ Music Venues and book these in advance for Clients entering the U.K. from overseas.
For Your Convenience - Please see our Guide of average distances from our Base in Stirling to:
John O' Groats - 260 miles
Stornoway - 250 miles
Inverness - 145 miles
Aberdeen - 120 miles
Oban 85 - Miles
The Loch Lomond National Park is within 20 minutes and 15 miles of our base and The TROSSACHS link adds some folklore and informs on what can be seen in this smaller Tour - an option where Tourist time is constrained, but you want to sample the Highland Gateway!
All comments published here are with the expressed permission of the Clients and at their request, which we are pleased to facilitate and we thank them again for Touring with BENSON DRIVE SCOTLAND.
CLIENT COMMENTS -
"You were essential in making our tour the trip of a lifetime. By the end of the three days you were like a member of the family. Thanks again, for your patience and flexibility." - George from Chicago
"Thank you for making our family tour a most memorable one. You have to upload some pictures from our trip. Thank you we had such a great time!" - Alana from New York
Candi and I just getting back into the U.S. and wanted to reach out again to thank you for the exceptional service you provided. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with you and appreciate the itinerary you planned for us. It was quite a memorable trip for both Candi and I.
When you make your way to the U.S. please make sure to look us up.
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