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A la Carte B&Bs

Self-Drive Homestay B & B Vacation - 6 days ⁄ 6 nights or longer Featuring Town, Farm, Country & Historic Homes

Compare our costs with those of other companies before you book. With CIE Tours all inclusions are specified – no hidden costs!

  • Hertz self-drive car for 6 days or longer with unlimited mileage, based on 2 or 4 people traveling together. Other cars and minibuses available.
  • Standard or automatic transmission.
  • Pick up and drop off in Shannon or Dublin.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), theft protection (TP), government tax (VAT) and Location Service Charge (LSC).
  • Open vouchers for stays at over 900 approved, 3*, and 4* B & B properties.
  • Full breakfast daily except on day of arrival.
  • Rooms with private bath/shower.
  • Bed and Breakfast Ireland – 50-page guide of homes accepting vouchers.
  • Explore Ireland – 144-page guide with maps and suggested itineraries- (one per room).
  • Heritage Island Pass – travel guide and pass with 2-for-1 discounts, and free admission offers to over 80 of Ireland’s premier sites and attractions.
  • Go-To-Guide – information book with basic travel facts.
  • Document holder, luggage tags & strap.
  • Personal attention by phone with our staff at no additional charge.

The minimum length for self-drive packages is 4 days car and 3 nights’ accommodation.

Enjoy Famous Irish Hospitality

Experience the culture in a real Irish home.

Stay in a real family home to experience a friendly welcome from Irish homeowners. You have the freedom to decide where to stay and you can choose from a variety of different town, countryside and farm locations.

Most bed and breakfasts are owned by the B & B operators themselves, who usually live on the premises and bring a different perspective to hospitality. Get to know the people, culture and region and learn about local traditions. Enjoy a full Irish breakfast with great local produce.

At B & Bs, customers are truly guests and it shows. B & B owners will help you find the greatest restaurants in town, the liveliest pubs, the most interesting tourist attractions and local amenities.You may also mix-and-match with our pre-booked A La Carte hotels.

Our vouchers are valid for approved, 3*, 4* and 5* properties. No matter which category you choose, you can be assured of a warm welcome. You may also mix-and-match with our pre-booked A La Carte hotels.

B & Bs

There are over 900 private homes located all around Ireland and our program offers open vouchers for accommodations at all of these approved properties. You may choose houses in towns, in the countryside or working farms. Each home is inspected by Failte Ireland, the national tourist board, to ensure quality. All prices include private bath/shower.

Prebook Your B & Bs

Once you have purchased open B & B vouchers from us, you may prebook each night on a complimentary basis on the special B & B Ireland website. If you are heading to popular regions during high season, we recommend an advance reservation to ensure a place to stay. If you prefer to travel at will, you may book as you travel from one house to another or at a tourist information office.

Dublin Visit

Dublin is an extremely popular destination and there are no country homes or farms in the capital city. If you wish to stay in Dublin, we recommend prebooking our A La Carte hotels on pages 90-91 and using public transportation rather than renting a car for that portion of your vacation.
We recommend prebooking our A La Carte Dublin package, and collect your car as you depart Dublin.

Why Book a CIE Tours B & B Self-Drive Vacation?

Compare our costs with those of other companies before you book. With CIE Tours all inclusions are specified – no hidden extras!

    • Choice of how many homes?
      Our accommodation directory included over 900 B & Bs – with descriptions divided by region.
    • Is the cost of guest rooms with private facilities (shower/bath/toilet) included?
      Yes – Private facilities are always included in our rates.
    • Is comprehensive insurance (CDW/TP) included? Yes – always included in our rates.


  • Are Airport Location Service Charges (LSC) included?
    Yes – always included in our rates.
  • Extra expense for phone bookings?
    No additional expense with CIE. Plus our expert Irish-born reservations staff love to help!
  • Do you e-mail documents?
    No – we send you comprehensive information including a B & B directory, guide book, map and discount book.
  • Why book CIE Tours?
    Voted one of the best tour companies & no hidden extras!

Collision Damage Waiver Insurance Included

Our car rental prices include standard third party liability insurance. In addition, we have included Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection (TP) in our rates ($260 per week value if purchased separately).

Extra Coverage with Hertz Super Collision Damage Waiver

We recommend the additional purchase of Hertz Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW) at time of booking. This will protect you from possible CDW deductible charges of €1,200 – 2,500.
You can book a Go-As-You-Please Ireland vacation by contacting your travel agent or by calling CIE Tours International at 1-844-231-9285. You can also book your vacation online by clicking on the Book Now button below.


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