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This holiday has two centres: the south of Shetland near Sumburgh, the West Mainland convenient for Lerwick, and the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, Unst, where you will enjoy a day trip.
£1255 per person in April, £1360 per person in May & October and £1395 per person in June to September.
Prices based on two adults sharing a room, for eight nights (on a bed & breakfast basis in the accommodation as described for 6 nights), 2 nights return ferry travel for car and passengers between Aberdeen and Shetland, including accommodation in an outer two berth cabin in both directions. Meals on board are not included.
The holiday also includes a full day guided tour with a local guide, and boat trip around Noss (for May to mid September holidays only). The return ferry travel to Unst for car and passengers is pre-booked but must be paid on boarding.
This holiday can also be arranged as a “fly-drive” with six nights in accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis, return flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen to Shetland, and car hire while on the islands . Add £120 per person to the ferry-based holiday price for this option.
Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.
Please note that due to conditions imposed on our supplier by insurance companies, the maximum age for a driver on this holiday is 80.
All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.
We work hard to make sure the unexpected doesn’t affect your trip. On rare occasions, changes or cancellations may occur, affecting accommodation, transport or excursions. We are committed to informing you of any such circumstances and will use our knowledge and resources to offer suitable alternatives wherever possible.
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This holiday can be arranged from late April to the first week of October.
Availability is individually checked for a hand-picked selection of smaller hotels, guest houses and other independent businesses, so please bear with us and we will respond in 1-2 working days.
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All our holiday prices include a service charge of £9 per person per night towards the costs we incur in researching, planning and designing your holiday.
We guarantee to refund this service charge if you believe that arranging your holiday through McKinlay Kidd has not met your expectations for value. All we ask is that you write to us within 7 days of your return and explain your reason for claiming the refund. This will ensure that we can improve the experience for all our future guests.
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Very well organised holiday. Was reassuring and useful to have a help line that worked. Shows the real value of using this company.Robert & Catherine, Sheffield, England
We loved Shetland in all its moods. Our enjoyment was enhanced by the excellent information you provided & the fact all arrangements worked out well.Jennifer & William, Margaret River, Australia
The scenery was fantastic and the hotels booked were wonderful. We also enjoyed the day spent with our personal guide.Susan & David, Lancashire, England