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a brochure is informative, but it can’t beat first hand
holidays start with local knowledge
why we have a team of local resident advisors here in our Stornoway
office, to answer your questions and help you plan your holiday.
the area and the accommodation hosts, we’re well equipped to
arrange the destinations and features you want, together with a
practical travel itinerary. There’s no obligation to accept
quotation - so please feel free to talk to us, even if you’re
yet quite ready to book.
be on hand during your holiday, to offer assistance with any detail
that may make your holiday run more smoothly. In fact, if
booking a ‘Flydrive’ island-hopper holiday,
we’ll even meet you at your arrival airport and see you off
the end of your holiday - it’s not unusual, just part of
does the Price Promise mean?
We check prices regularly, to
sure that our holidays are competitive, both in price and
aim is to offer you the best value for money available.
28 days of booking your holiday with us, you find an identical travel
and accommodation package at a lower price with another travel
operator, send us your original quotation from the operator and we will
match the price or, at our option, cancel your booking and refund all
monies paid, allowing you to accept the other operator’s
0845 230 1236
subscriber, dialling our 0845 number limits your call cost to under 4p
per minute from your BT landline (other telephone operators’
rates may vary).
If you prefer to
dial a standard landline number, call us on 01851 706611
(International 44 1851 706611)
How do we price
Look at the accommodation guide page
and you’ll see we’ve colour coded the page
the hotels, guest houses and inns, according to their price
We do not grade the accommodation
ourselves - though we do make visits so that we can give you first hand
advice. Most establishments subscribe to
are quality graded by Visitscotland, the Scottish National Tourist
Board - you’ll see their star ratings alongside, together
their category, Bed & Breakfast, Guest House, Inn, Small Hotel
As we know the properties well, we are happy to discuss their individual merits with you in an unbiased manner.
How should I
We suggest that you reserve
with the activity provider, who will provide all the information you
need. Advance payment may be required, which
normally pay direct to the activity provider.
While our staff have not taken part in all of the activities, every
activity listed has been recommended to us for its quality and value.
Your contract for activities is with the individual provider, who takes
responsibility for supplying you with the activity described.
Some 2009 prices had not been fixed when we went to press, so they may
be a little more than the 2008 prices shown.
holidays using car/ferry
Total Payment Protection (topp) Policy cover:
In compliance with the UK Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package
Tours Regulations 1992 an insurance policy has been arranged with
Travel & General Insurance Company plc, authorised and regulated by
the Financial Services Authority, to protect customers’
prepayments in the unlikely event of our financial failure and paid in
· non-flight inclusive packages commencing and returning to the UK
· the ground handling aspects of packages
where the customer is responsible for arranging travel to the
· inbound business to the UK
offered in this brochure/literature/document/on this website (subject to the terms of the insurance policy), for:
· a refund of such prepayments if customers have not yet travelled, or
· making arrangements to enable the holiday to continue if customers have already travelled
Customers’ prepayments are protected by a topp policy. In
the unlikely event of financial failure please contact the claims
helpline on 0870 0137 965. A copy of the policy is available on request.
holidays and flights in
this brochure are ATOL protected.
you buy an ATOL protected air holiday package and/or flights –
from Hebridean Hopscotch Holidays you will receive a Confirmation
Invoice from us confirming your arrangements and your protection under
our Air Travel Organiser’s Licence number .
In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not
stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to
us for an advance booking. For further information visit the ATOL
website at www.atol.org.uk www.atol.org.uk.
to property and product illustrations, photos in this brochure have
been supplied by:
Neil and Jan Buxton (Cycling)
step by step guide to planning your Hebridean adventure.
here to help - to make it as easy as possible for you to plan and book
That means we’re happy to receive your call at any stage
your planning process, whether it’s to discuss the entire
holiday, or just to provide a little extra information.
you have an outline idea of what
you’d like to do, call one of our local advisors on 0845 230
1236 or 01851 706611.
Or click here to email your request
Talk your holiday ideas through - let us look after everything for you
and then you can forget steps 2 to 5.
Or, if you prefer to do all or some of the planning yourself, follow
decide if the Hebrides will be the main focus of your holiday, or if
your visit will be part of a wider Scottish touring holiday.
Think about the islands you’d like to visit, how
travel here, activities you want to sample and how much time
you’ll need to
do everything you’re planning.
your path through the islands - remember, the routes and
schedules we show at this site are only suggestions - feel free to plan
your own itinerary, if you prefer.
When you call us, we can sort out all the ferry or flight timings for
your accommodation from any price group - for example, you might stay
in a small guest house by a romantic beach one night, then in a 3 star
luxury hotel with international class restaurant the next.
There’s a tremendous variety to experience - all in one
if you want it - you choose and we’ll book it.
the booking enquiry form and send it to us - but before doing this,
you’ll probably want to check dates and availability by
one of our advisors on 0845 230 1236 or 01851 706611.
Or click here to email your request
Remember - we’re here to help - please feel free to call us
at any of the stages above.
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