Ireland football itinerary

Nebraska vs Illinois



9-Night package

August 27 - September 05, 2021

Final payment due June 1, 2021



Tour pricing based on double occupancy per person is $3,455.00

Reservations may be made online or by calling Odyssey Travel. Payment may be made by major credit card or personal check. All reservations will be acknowledged on a first-come, first-served basis.

Air Fare cost is $1,200.00 per person round trip

Odyssey Travel has group seats confirmed with United Airlines from Omaha to Dublin.

Departure from Omaha is Aug 26 - return Sept 5, 2021



A refundable initial deposit of $ 500.00 per person is required upon registration.  This is refundable up to March 31, 2021.

The second deposit of  $ 500.00 per person is due by March 31, 2021, at this time you are committing to the tour and we highly recommend travel insurance.

The final payment will be due June 1, 2021. Penalty schedule listed below.



What to know

Travel Protection Plan

  • The premium per person for the Travel Protection Plan is $249.00. The plan can be purchased up until March 31, 2021. Travel protection is non-refundable.

Special Excursions/Meals Included

  • Tour, tasting, and dinner at Dublin's legendary GUINNESS storehouse
  • Medieval Banquet at a Historic Irish Castle 
  • Dinner at Taylors Irish Cabaret featuring the world champion Irish dancers


  • Dublin Clayton Cardiff Lane Hotel
  • Galmont Hotel (or similar)
  • Strand Hotel (or similar)
  • Towers Hotel (or similar)

All Included

  • Transport by luxury motorcoach with driver/guide in Ireland.
  • Meet and greet service with one group transfer arrival and departure at the airport.
  • Five-star hotel accommodations based on twin-bedded rooms with a private bath.
  • All visits and meals as outlined on the itinerary.
    • Full breakfast for nine days
    • Dinner for five days
  • Hotel porterage for one bag per person


  • Game tickets are not included in land cost and will be announced at a later date. (If needed)
  • All visits are outlined on the itinerary and are included in the cost unless otherwise stated.
  • All meals are noted on the itinerary and are included in the cost unless otherwise stated.
  • Passengers are responsible for any additional baggage such as carry-ons, wheeled or unwheeled, throughout the trip. Storage is limited and additional porterage charges may apply for additional baggage.
  • Baggage fees according to the airline directly.
  • Other: Gratuity to driver/guide, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, possible fuel surcharges, transportation to and from departure airport (Omaha), and passport fees

Cancellation Policy

Land Cancellations:

All penalties are per person. No refunds will be made for unused services or pre-purchased events. 

  • 119-65 days prior to departure :  $250.00 non-refundable individual deposits penalty
  • 64-22 day prior to departure : 20% non-refundable
  • 21-8 days prior to departure : 30% non-refundable
  • 7-1 days prior to departure :  50% non-refundable
  • On departure day and later : 100% non-refundable

Air Cancellations (United):

Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and have a penalty for any changes. Unused air credit will be direct with United Airlines.





August 26, 2021 - Board your overnight flight

Depart your hometown and take an overnight flight across the Atlantic. Enjoy in-flight entertainment and meal service as you travel to start your vacation.





Day 1: August 27 - Dublin

Céad míle fáilte — a hundred-thousand welcomes! Upon arrival, meet your Tour Director and enjoy a group transfer to the hotel. This afternoon, set out on an afternoon orientation drive through statue-lined O’Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, and past St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Oscar Wilde’s Trinity College. Tonight, discover the history, traditions, and brewing techniques behind one of the world’s most popular beers on this fascinating tour, tasting, and dinner at Dublin’s legendary GUINNESS STOREHOUSE. 

DINNER & HOTEL: Dublin, Clayton Cardiff Lane Hotel



Day 2: August 28 - Dublin

Today, drive to Aviva Stadium, a sporting stadium wit ha capacity for 51,700 spectators. It is also commonly known as Lansdowne Road while UEFA refers to it as the Dublin Arena. The stadium opened May 14, 2010, and is built on the site of the old Lansdowne Road Venue. Nebraska will play Illinois in what is hoped to be an epic game where bragging rights are on the line (tickets not included in the price of the tour). Tonight, dinner is independent.

BREAKFAST & HOTEL: Dublin, Clayton Cardiff Lane Hotel



Day 3: August 29 - Dublin

Continue your exploration of the “Fair City” with a tour conducted by your Tour Director. Then visit the IRISH WHISKEY MUSEUM, where a journey back in time takes you through the origin and all of the successes and pitfalls of the libation. The balance of the day is at leisure. Dinner is on your own. 

BREAKFAST & HOTEL: Dublin, Clayton Cardiff Lane Hotel




Day 4: August 30 - Dublin - Kilbeggan - Galway

Today we head west, first to the KILBEGGAN DISTILLERY for a tour and tasting of another local whiskey. Continue on to Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan center with colorful shops and a busy café and bar culture. On your tour of the city, see the Spanish Arch in the Claddagh area, the city Museum, and the cathedral of Our Lady. Enjoy dinner tonight at the hotel restaurant.

BREAKFAST, DINNER & HOTEL: Galway, Galmont Hotel (or similar)




Day 5: August 31 - Galway (Excursion to Connemara)

Today head for the unspoiled region of Connemara, an area known for its hardy breed of ponies. Visit KYLEMORE ABBEY, a massive yet graceful castle acquired by Benedictine nuns as a precious heirloom for Ireland. Return to Galway where the rest of your day is at leisure. Find dinner independently for tonight. 

BREAKFAST & HOTEL: Galway, Galmont Hotel (or similar)




Day 6: September 1 - Galway - Cliffs of Moher -Limerick/Ennis

Take the scenic route across the desolate limestone plateau known as the Burren, and stop for photos of prehistoric Poulnabrone Dolmen. At the CLIFFS OF MOHER, rising 668 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, savor the breathtaking panoramic views of the Clare coast. After time to refresh at your hotel this evening, enjoy a very special night out and attend a medieval banquet at a historic castle. Enjoy a 4-course feast with wine, then relax as your medieval hosts dazzle you with unforgettable music and storytelling.

BREAKFAST, DINNER  & HOTEL: Limerick/Ennis, Strand Hotel (or similar) 



Day 7: September 2 - Limerick - Adare - Ring of Kerry - Killarney

Via quaint Adare with its pretty thatched cottages and Killorglin on Dingle Bay, join the spectacular RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile panoramic drive around the island’s southwestern tip. Later, you might like to take an optional jaunting-car ride through Killarney National Park, with glorious views of the Lakes of Killarney and ancient Ross Castle.

BREAKFAST, DINNER & HOTEL: Killarney, Towers Hotel (or similar)



Day 8: September 3 - Killarney (excursion to Dingle)

Enjoy panoramic views on Dingle Peninsula on the way to the BLASKET ISLANDS CENTRE. Learn about the way of life and unique literary achievements on the string of remote offshore islands evacuated by the last inhabitants in 1953. Visit Dingle, then return to Killarney. Later you might like to take an optional jaunting-car ride through Killarney National Park, with glorious views of the Lakes of Killarney and ancient Ross Castle.

BREAKFAST & HOTEL: Killarney, Towers Hotel (or similar)


Day 9: September 4 - Killarney - Blarney -Cashel - Dublin

On the way to Dublin, visit BLARNEY CASTLE, renowned for its magical KISSING STONE, then to Cashel to take your photographs of the famed rock where St. Patrick preached in the 5th century. Tonight for your farewell dinner, celebrate everything Irish during this very special evening at TAYLORS IRISH CABARET! Savor a delicious 3-course dinner with wine and then sit back with an Irish coffee and enjoy an action-packed show. Featuring world-champion Irish dancers, a sensational Irish tenor and other talented singers, superb professional musicians, and an Irish comedy legend — it’s a fun and festive night you’ll never forget! The perfect capstone to a journey on the Emerald Isle.

BREAKFAST, DINNER & HOTEL: Dublin, Clayton Cardiff Lane Hotel

Day 10: September 5 - Departure from Dublin

All too soon, your vacation has come to its final day. Transfer to Dublin Airport in a good time to check-in for your flight. You may do some last-minute shopping at the duty-free stores before boarding your aircraft and flying across the Atlantic Ocean back to the United States.





Final payment due June 1, 2021