Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated 31 August 2020

While the government travel advice remains as avoid non-essential travel and even though some destinations are included in the Green List of destinations, we are working with all our customers to help them with their holiday plans, so please be patient we will be in contact with you.

The safety and wellbeing of our customers will always remain our top priority.

The Green list – things to know

  • Destinations will be updated by the Government at any time
  • Countries can come off the green list if they do not meet the criteria set out by government
  • People returning from a Green List country, do not have to self-quarantine, however they are asked to restrict their movements
  • If you book a holiday to a green list destination and should it come off the green list while you are there or before you are due to travel – we will contact you and offer assistance
  • Please refer to the following link for an up to date list of countries included in the Green List

I am booked to travel to a destination included in the Green List, can I still go?

Government advice for countries included in the Green List is currently to avoid non essential travel, however you may still travel if wish to do so. We will be contacting all customers regardless of the destination they are travelling to and will discuss what options you have.

I am booked to travel to a destination that is not included in the Green List?

We will contact you and discuss your options as you would be travelling against government advice. Travel Insurance may not cover you, so it is essential that you check your travel insurance policy.

I am due to travel from September onwards

A lot of flights are operating albeit on a reduced frequency for September and beyond. If you are due to travel in September we will contact you and discuss all options with you. We will be contacting people in order of travel date, so bear with us we will get to you.
We are prioritising all rebooking’s based on travel date.

I am due to pay the balance of my holiday, but I’m concerned
We will do our very best to work with you in this regard. On some selected destinations we may be able to delay the balance due date. Please contact our sales team regarding your booking.

I want to change my holiday, what do I do?
Depending on when and where you are travelling to, we will assist you where we can but please bear in mind our focus is on September holidays at the moment.

You are welcome to contact our office during our normal office hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon-Fri. You may also email and one of our team will get back to you.

I’m still worried, can I cancel my booking?
If your flight is still operating and you choose to cancel your holiday, then this would be subject to our cancellation policy as per our booking conditions.

I want to book a new holiday but I am concerned I will lose my money?

  • You can book your holiday in complete confidence with Sunway
  • We are an Irish Family owned and operated holiday company, taking Irish holidaymakers on holiday for more than 53 years
  • Sunway Travel is licensed and bonded with the commission for aviation (TA 0731 and TO 101) Do not take chances with unlicensed travel companies

I hope the above information has helped answer some of the queries you may have. Finally, I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the kind words of support you’ve shared with me over the past few weeks. These are really tough times for Sunway and the Travel Industry of Ireland, but we look forward to planes flying soon so we can take you on holidays.

I remain convinced that, when we do return to the skies, we will be both stronger and better than before.

Let’s all look forward to travelling again soon!

Warm regards
Mary Denton

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Eastern Cities Express, Fly Drive

Canada Fly Drive Accommodation - Eastern Cities Express - Eastern Cities Express, Canada Fly Drive
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Eastern Cities Express

Toronto, Nigara Falls & on the Lake, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Kingston, 1000 Islands, Toronto

8 Day / 7 Nights Itinerary

Embark on a popular Canadian Eastern Express Fly-Drive on this 8 day journey through the urban centres and rural splendour of Ontario and Quebec celebrating Canada’s English and French heritage. Travel from Toronto and the natural wonders of Niagara Falls to the neo-gothic parliament buildings of Ottawa. Cross into Quebec and pass the rolling hills and dense forests of Maurice / Bois-Francs region and the metropolis of Montreal before returning to Ontario to visit historic Kingston and its tranquil 1000 islands from the deck of a comfortable cruise ship.

Day 1: Toronto – Arrival
Arrive in Toronto, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel. The remainder of your evening is at leisure to explore the many attractions of this vibrant and culturally diverse city. Overnight Toronto 2 Nights. Accommodation: Bond Place Hotel or Similar (2 Nights).

Day 2: Toronto – Niagara Falls – Toronto – 260 km
The day is free to discover Toronto at your own pace. Visit the impressive city landmarks such as the Rogers Centre Sky Dome, explore the harbour-front district on foot or by harbour cruise or perhaps find some shopping bargains at the Eaton Centre. A visit to the Ripley’s Aquarium and excursion to the top of the CN tower is included, take an express, glass elevator to the observation lounge over 553m above ground to admire the wonderful views over Toronto and the surrounds. For the afternoon, plan your travel arrangements to Niagara Falls approx 1hr 30mins from downtown Toronto. You’re route will take you through Ontario’s wine-growing region and should definitely include a stop in the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Plenty of photo opportunities await you at the falls to see one of the wonders of the world. Overnight Toronto. Accommodation: Bond Place Hotel or Similar.

Day 3: Toronto - Ottawa – 450 km
Drive East today following the shoreline of Lake Ontario and pass through the small communities and villages that dot the landscape. The city of Kingston is home to the prestigious Queen’s University and is the gateway of the port lands of the beautiful 1000 islands – a nearly countless collection of small islets grouped over a vast natural waterway. The road turns north along the Rideau River Heritage Route in and intermittently follows the Rideau River. The route takes you through riverside towns such as Smiths Falls and Edmond’s Lock, many of them with working marine locks allowing boats to traverse from higher to lower river elevations. Arrive in the afternoon in Canada’s capital. Overnight Ottawa 1 Night. Accommodation: Capital Hill and Suites or Similar (1 Night).

Day 4: Ottawa – Quebec City – 460 km
Before departing Ottawa today, you may choose to visit the Parliament Buildings, museums or National Gallery, take a tour of the Royal Canadian Mint or enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the Ottawa River. Crossing the border into the province of Quebec, taking the North Shore of the St Lawrence will bring you through the town of Trois Rivieres. We suggest a stop at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, a rebuilt Gothic cathedral with magnificent examples of stained glass throughout the church. Continue your journey and later you will pass through the walled gates of Quebec City for two days of exploring this historic, beautiful city. Overnight Quebec. Overnight Quebec 2 Nights. Accommodation: Travelodge Quebec or Similar (2 Nights).

Day 5: Quebec City
Spend a full day in Canada’s oldest city. Founded in 1608, Quebec City is the only walled city in North America and a designated United Nations World Heritage Site – Just one of the many things you’ll learn on your sightseeing tour offering a comprehensive orientation of historic and modern Quebec City. You will see the Latin Quarter the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the fortification, the National Assembly, Place Royale, the basilica and other points of interest within Quebec City. Stroll the Cobblestone streets of the city in the evening and enjoy one of the many fine dining or casual restaurants Overnight Quebec City. Accommodation Travelodge Quebec or Similar.

Day 6: Quebec City – Montreal – 255 km
Today’s scenic drive takes you through the fertile plains and rolling hills of the Maurice / Bois-Francs and Lanaudiere regions bound for the forests and unspoilt scenery of Lac a la Truite. Stop in Berthierville and visit the Gilles Villeneuve museum then continue onto the vibrant city of Montreal. We suggest a visit to Notre Dame Basilica, the Olympic site, the Bio-dome, Mount Royal Park or the Underground City. Overnight Montreal 1 Night. Accommodation Les Suites Labelle or Similar.

Day 7: Montreal – Kingston – 290 km
Cross the border into Ontario today and experience the tranquility of the thousand Islands region. Visit Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg or Old Fort Henry, a historic fortification dating from the 1830’s where a fully costumed military parade is held daily. You can choose to visit colonial grounds of Queens University or the Museum of Royal Military College, the oldest military academy in Canada. You will also enjoy a cruise of the beautiful 1000 islands – an unforgettable trip through the near countless small inlets that are home to a wide variety of marine mammals and waterfowl. Overnight in Kingston 1 Night. Accommodation Ambassador Resort Hotel or Similar.

Day 8: Kingston – Toronto – 260 km – END OF TOUR
Price based on Economy Accommodation as stated above.
Standard Accommodation options and Deluxe Accommodation Options are available to upgrade.

Price includes: -

Return Flights Ex Dublin/Shannon, 7 Nights Hotels, 8 Days standard Car Hire, Admission to CN Tower & Ripley’s Aquarium Toronto, 2hr Quebec City sightseeing tour, 1hr 1000 Islands Cruise (Rockport from 01May-04Oct) or Gananoque (05Oct-22Oct), A personalised Canada Road book with essential guide tips and provincial maps.

Not included:

Transfers, Car Extra’s and deposits required locally, meals and other attraction entrance fees not mentioned, travel insurance and Canadian ESTA Visa requirements

*=local charge

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