Taking a ‘Chauffeur Holiday’ ? – Here’s what to look out for . . .

Chauffeur Holidays are great fun, just like taking a cruise, but on land.  You have all the benefits of a pre-planned journey (customised to your liking of course) plus the benefit of a knowledgeable Driver/Guide to whisk you through the countryside to your next destination, event or venue. What better way to enjoy a vacation than to sit back and experience the comfort of a Prestige Saloon, MPV, or luxury mini coach, to take you, your partner, family and friends into the most remote corners of this very green and pleasant land; especially along the Wild Altantic Way, and the most northerly regions of County Antrim.

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5 Top Travel Tips for transfers from Shannon Airport

Carrig Coaches Shannon Airport TransfersTransfers from Shannon Airport like many travel arrangements can become a lot easier when you get to know your options, and the lay of the land. Here we provide 5 Top Travel Tips for those planning to arrive at Shannon Airport on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. The first thing to note is that the airport is only serviced by road, so there is no rail terminal feeding through to major cities such as nearby Limerick and Ennis, as you may  find in regional airports elsewhere in Europe. The nearest main line rail station will be Colbert Station in Limerick operated by Iarnród Eireann which routes through to Dublin, Cork and other sizable towns and cities.

The National Bus company Bus Eireann and a number of other operators such as Silver Bus, Galway Express, and JJ.Kavanagh operate scheduled services into Limerick and beyond. You can of course Continue reading

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way Begins Here

Carrig Coaches Cliffs of MoherAn epic adventure along the 2,500 miles of Ireland’s Eastern seaboard is simply a breathtaking experience, certainly one destined for the bucket list. It’s not just knowing that the nearest landfall is some 3,000 miles away in Newfoundland, across the vastness of the grey Atlantic ocean, which captivates the imagination no, visitors are notably awestruck by the unfolding drama of mighty cliff faces (battered relentlessly by centuries of wild storms) together with the array of delightful fishing towns seeking shelter beside them, that makes this particularly journey so special.

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