A SUMMARY TO QUICKLY HELP YOU
ATTRACTIONS SOUGHT, TIME AVAILABLE, COSTINGS - the Desire to Experience - all factors helping to determine the type of Tour
Many Visitors already have a clear idea on what they want to do and see. Perfect - we can facilitate and assist with Bookings for Accommodation if required.
It may be you simply have everything organized and stitched up - you just want to be driven - perfect too.
Locality and Base - leading to Tour Route and Planned points along the route - Itinerary, all known in advance, through our email consultations.
Where Clients have no great knowledge of the geography, scale of access and traveling time on our roads - we guide you to maximise your time for Value - all designed to give you the best of experiences in Scotland.
Our Pages are designed to help provide information for Visitors with little information on Scotland's Regions.
Driving Through Scotland PAGE - a quick information source
Mileages assist in timing the journeys and predicting the time to explore - Choose Your Destination PAGE
Our system to Book is easy to follow - per Planning and Conveyance PAGE
Choosing Your Destination is sometimes hardest - so much choice - so we break down what is possible in a Day.
Then you can construct your ideas on where you would like to go - Day by Day the Packages and Geographic Areas can lead to maybe a Week Long Tour or Days Linked for consecutive days of traveling that involve linking of Packages.
Every Package identifies a Day / sometimes extending to two Days - of visiting and immersing yourself in a geographic area.
Our SPECIALITY - SHORT TOURS - With great Local Knowledge
We provide a Day to Remember, for not a lot of traveling time
Part Day to Fuller day - we offer lots of choices and options on places to see and what can be done - all geared to Client Choice and Preference
We call these "SMALL TOURS".
The Small Tours information is specific to Central Scotland and in particular, our base of Stirling and surrounding area - see also our TROSSACHS Tour.
With a National Park on our Doorstep - You will be amazed at what you can see within 4 hours of leaving Stirling.
5 castles could be seen within your day - 4 to 6 hours - depending on how intense your curiosity is, pouring over the History and Atmosphere!
You might wish a quick 2 hour mini Tour of the surrounding countryside, including notable features as Doune Castle (used for the "Outlander" Series) and we have a few Gems of Locations that will captivate you and excite - just ask and we will detail all that is available, via email.
If you extend the mini Tour to 3 hours, we could take in the Mountain Route to Loch Achray and Loch Katrine, where the Steamer Sir Walter Scott awaits to take you on a small cruise to the other side and back (you can be picked up in the deep countryside at the other end and taken to Loch Lomond).
So you choose - 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours - up to 6 hours for a Small Tour - so stimulating - with or without a taste of Whisky (Many Distilleries achievable!).
1 person Books the Right of Hiring the Car with Driver, Solely for his / her Party (if in a Group) or for themselves - Each Tour is strictly Private - No Person or Party sharing Tour with strangers - so ideal for a family trip!
So Prices - Lets give you an example *based on a family of 4 persons - Mum, Dad and 2 Children (Children / Persons under 16 travel for £5 per head) - we offer this same rate of £5 for any other Adult [normally £10 per other Adult] - Special Rate for Summer 2018;
2 Hours - £65 for 1 person making Booking, plus £5 per head [for a Party of 4 persons, that means £65 Booking plus 3 x £5] - Total Price £80:
3 Hours - £90 for 1 person - *For Party of 4 - £90 plus £5 x 3 - Total Price £105
4 Hours - £115 for 1 person, *plus £5 per head x 3 - Total Price £130
5 Hours - £140 for 1 person, *plus £5 per head x 3 - Total Price £155
6 Hours - £165 for 1 person, *plus £5 per head x 3 - Total Price £180 (*Price example as stated, for a Family of 4)
Short Tours can be Booked with only a little advance Notice, subject to our available Service - early Bookings help secure the Day.
Payments for SHORT TOURS can be made through Advanced Booking per Secure Online Payment Link, sent by BENSON DRIVE SCOTLAND and PayPal, or Cash on the Day.
A FULL DAY TOUR - Capped at 8 Hours - This will include BENSON DRIVE SCOTLAND Returning the Client, where requested,
to their place of residence as at commencement of the Day Tour (A change of Residence address will require to be discussed prior to Booking and may result in an increased charge, according to the situation). The Price for 8 Hours is £250 - regardless of how many persons are conveyed within the Booking.
For a slightly shorter Day of 7 Hours, the Price charged will be £205 for the Booking Person and £5 for anyone else within that Party / Booking.
The PACKAGES Page incorporates the Full Day, for progressive traveling through different Regions of Scotland - these are restricted to availability of Service and 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.
For the Large Tours - CONSECUTIVE FULL DAYS OF TOURING - in different locations and Regions of Scotland ~ £265 per day ~
A Day that ends when you are at your arranged location for overnight stay - We also charge £60 for Overnight Driver Supplement.
**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.