Sceptre Ireland was founded as a charter company in 1980 and over the past 22 years they have grown into the largest United States tour operator to Ireland. As a family-owned and operated company, it's strong sense of value and service stand out in the industry. Sceptre offers the largest menu of escorted motorcoach tours, self-drive packages, a portfolio of golf packages, and the best airfare prices to Ireland. Sceptre Ireland strongly believes in providing the best product at the best price.
Sceptre Ireland recently expanded their product to include 21 new gateways around the country, over 25 total. Their goal of offering the very best value to Ireland without compromising quality or service is a natural complement to their partner Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland, which shares to these goals. Now Sceptre Ireland conducts all of its flights exclusively with Aer Lingus, with reliable service and guaranteed seats.
The firm brought nearly 15,000 passengers to Ireland in 1999, 2,000 of which purchased a land product, such as a hotel or castle stay, in addition to air. In 2000 this figure rocketed to 40,000, with 8,500 purchasing a land product. In the first half of 2001 the firm has booked over 45,000 passengers, with 16,000 purchasing a land product. Average sales have increased nearly 30% for the year.
With over 120 of Ireland's best hotels and castles to choose from, as well as over 3,000 B&Bs, Sceptre Ireland offers travelers the best value, the best quality, and the best satisfaction rate, guaranteed, to Ireland.
Hotel Hopper Week that gives travelers the freedom to explore Ireland at their own pace, using open hotel vouchers. The Hotel Hopper Week includes roundtrip airfare, a first night pre-booked at either the Shannon or Dublin Great Southern Hotel; five nights' open-voucher hotel accommodations; free Irish coffee reception; full Irish breakfast daily; and weekly rental car or chauffeur.