Listed below are some of the Benefits that Secret Scotland Guides offer over conventional travel books, internet research and travel agent services.
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Secret Scotland Tours provide all the information that you need to plan your holiday. You receive:
To plan your holiday, you just select the attractions that you want to visit. There is no need to spend hours piecing together a route or puzzling over maps to locate attractions.
View a Sample Tour.Finding accommodation is simply a matter of choosing from the recommended list of Bed and Breakfasts. You receive all the information to book directly so you can save money on a travel agent’s commission.
"I am delighted with my purchase of your Scenic Scotland 7 days tour, wish that I had found your website sooner. I would have saved many hours of uneducated web surfing and comparisons.
I truly believe that you have the right concept and offer a valuable service at a very reasonable cost." Dr. Jacinta Meharchand, Toronto, Canada.
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Buy a Secret Scotland Tour or Accommodation Guide and you instantly get an email giving you a link to download your guide.
There is no waiting for a book to be delivered and our guides never go out of stock, so you can start planning your holiday in Scotland today.
By creating guides in the format of detailed touring routes, we are able to give you directions to the lesser known places that other guides miss. So you discover an unspoilt Scotland away from the busy tourist trails.
“Just to say 10/10 for service, friendliness & the tour they prepared for us.” Barbara Tringham, 23/8/07 on www.ExtraMileScotland.co.uk
The problem with planning a Scotland Tour using guidebooks and internet research is the lack of information on how to schedule your days.
Secret Scotland Tours provide you with distances and estimates of travel times between locations. So you can enjoy your holiday time and avoid the stress of rushing between places.
“The tours look great…Your site was hands down the best all round site I found during my search.” Marisa Herring, New Braunfels, Texas, US
We live in Scotland, and constantly tour the country so that we can offer you a wealth of local knowledge for discovering Scotland.
Our guides are sent to you in an electronic format so, unlike printed guidebooks, we can update them whenever required. This means you can be confident that our information is up-to-date.
Read our Travel Blog to see where we’ve recently visited in Scotland.
On holiday, how you get somewhere is as important as getting there.
For example, the A9 from Perth to Inverness is the obvious main road into the Highlands, but it bypasses some of Scotland’s prettiest villages. Should you follow the “crowd” on this road, you will also spend most of your trip looking at the back of a bus or lorry.
With a Secret Scotland Tour, you are directed along the quieter side roads that allow you to stop and take the time to explore more of the beauty of the country.
“Mike went out of his way to ensure I got the itinerary that suited us, including detailed driving instructions, things to see and do as well as a list of recommended accommodation.” Vyvette Crompton, 13/7/07 on www.ExtraMileScotland.co.uk
With each Tour there is the option to buy the accompanying Accommodation Guide. The guides list carefully selected Bed and Breakfasts along the route of the tour.
This means you don’t have to take “Pot Luck” when choosing where to stay. You don’t have to pay a Travel Agent’s mark-up on accommodation booking and you avoid the reservation fees charged by the Tourist Information offices.
“Invaluable lodging guide from Secret-Scotland.com” Customer’s Blog of his Scotland Tour 19th March 2007
To provide flexibility, each Tour Guide includes directions for alternative routes and detour options to places of interest. This lets you adapt the tour as you go without getting lost.
Secret Scotland guides give recommendations that are based solely on merit.
Unlike some other internet guides, we do not feature attractions, restaurants or accommodation because they have paid for advertising space.
Our recommendations are based on personal experience and we only feature the places that we are confident you will enjoy.
“Stop for food at the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar which was a Secret Scotland recommendation. OMG, was it yummy.” K Musser’s Blog of their Scotland Tour 23rd July 2007
Our reputation is built upon the quality of your experiences. If you want further assistance to plan your tour, then we are always happy to help.
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If you aren’t happy with your purchase, just tell us why and if we can’t sort the problem we will give you a full refund.
No quibbles, no return postage problems, no hassle taking books back to the shop.
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Browse Our Scotland Tours to find an Itinerary for a route that matches your interests and schedule.
To quickly and easily find the tour you want, use our Tour Wizard.
Tell us what you want and we will create a Customized Scotland Tour just for you!
Full refund if you are not satisfied with our service.
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