Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated 27 July 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 every 2 weeks.
  • 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

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

Government advice 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 August onwards

A lot of flights are operating albeit on a reduced frequency for August and beyond. If you are due to travel in August 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 July 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

01 2311889

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Gold Rush Pioneer, Fly Drive

Gold Rush Pioneer Holidays with Sunway

USA Fly Drive Accommodation - Gold Rush Pioneer - Gold Rush Pioneer, USA Fly Drive
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Gold Rush Pioneer

Denver to Denver - 12D/11N 

HIGHLIGHTS: Discover some of America’s finest national parks, admire the spectacular scenery, retrace the incredible history and be awed by nature. Start and End in Denver, the Mile High City for the start of your fly drive trail. First stop is Cheyenne, passing Rocky Mountain National Park. Cody where Buffalo Bill once lived and then the famous Yellowstone National Park to see Old Faithful the best known of the park’s geysers. Next is Jackson Hotel & Grand Teton National Park before ending your journey via Riverton, Rawlins and Larmie

Day 1: Denver - Arrival

Arrival. Vehicle pick-up at the airport. Take a first look at Denver. With the impressive Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, Denver effortlessly blends the city's Old West heritage with today's modern skyscrapers and urban energy. Time permitting, explore some of the city's must-sees, including the gold-domed State Capitol building, Larimer Square, City Park, or Denver's most scenic attraction - Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Overnight Red Lion or Similar. Overnight in Denver 1 Night.


This morning, discover the Mile-High city from its beginnings as a Gold Rush City then onwards to Cheyenne. A short distance from Denver, enter Rocky Mountain National Park where you'll feel like you're on top of the world. And if you thought the journey to the park was beautiful, just wait until you experience the 'Highway to the Sky.' From here it's on to Wyoming where the Wild West comes alive. One of the most sparsely populated states in the U.S., Wyoming is a land of rugged landscapes, rich tribal legend, cowboy towns, an astounding diversity of wildlife and some of the world's greatest wilderness areas. Your first stop is Cheyenne, Wyoming's capital city that embodies the spirit of the Old West. See Old Number 4004 - the world's largest steam locomotive and one of the eight remaining Big Boys on display throughout the country or take a trolley tour which provides a great introduction into the city and the Wild West. Overnight  in Cheyenne 1 Night.


Today, embark on a scenic drive to Casper that encompasses numerous points of interest. Visit Fort Laramie National Historic Site - the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains before its abandonment in 1890, and Register Cliff - the first night camp west of Fort Laramie for Oregon Trail travelers. Continue to Casper, a city steeped in western history and the legacy of pioneers who forged their way through the mountains and plains. A visit to the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a great place to start your exploration of Casper's frontier history. Overnight Casper 1 Night.


Enroute to Cody, experience a powerful sense of place created by nature in Thermopolis, home of the world's largest mineral hot spring. Here you may want to enjoy the hot springs, cooling ponds, a swinging foot bridge across the Big Horn River, hiking paths and the chance to see wild buffalo. Located just 86km from the East Entrance of Yellowstone, living legend Buffalo Bill's Cody offers a little something for everyone. Celebrate the spirit of the American West at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Visit the Irma Hotel which once housed Annie Oakley and Calamity Jane. Step back in time at Old Trail Town. Enjoy an evening of entertainment at Dan Miller's Cowboy Music Review and watch broncs, bulls, steers, cowboys and cowgirls at Cody's nightly rodeo (June - August). Overnight Cody 1 Night.


Today, take an unforgettable journey into the world's first national park and nature's wonderland - Yellowstone. Here, the Earth is in action with geysers, mountain ranges, rivers, waterfalls and ancient volcanoes. The iconic spots - Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Grand Prismatic Spring and Yellowstone Canyon - will be familiar from photographs, but seeing them in person is a humbling experience.  Yellowstone for 2 nights. Overnight Yellowstone for 2 Nights.


Spend the day experiencing more of Yellowstone's natural wonders. Marvel at a volcano's hidden power rising in colorful hot springs, mudpots and geysers. Explore mountains, forests and lakes to watch wildlife and witness the drama of the natural world unfold. Home to eagles, grizzly and black bears, buffalo, elk and much more, you're bound to see wildlife wherever you go.


Make your way to Grand Teton National Park where jagged peaks tower more than a mile above the Jackson Hole valley. Rising above pristine lakes and alpine terrain, the Teton Range dominates the park's skyline. Be sure to stop at the Snake River Overlook where views of the Snake River flowing along the mountains puts the size of the Tetons into perspective. Continue to Jackson Hole where the untamed spirit of the West lives on. Enjoy perusing boardwalk-lined shops and galleries, savor a fabulous meal and be sure to catch America's longest running shoot out. Overnight 1 Night Jackson Hole.


Your destination today is Dubois. Sitting in a valley, between the Absaroka and Wind River mountain ranges, Dubois' wooden boardwalks, pioneer architecture and rich history. Stop at the Crow-heart Butte interpretive sign (a Native American historical site) and drive the Trail Lakes road to Indian petroglyphs and a wildlife viewing area. Overnight 1 Night Dubois.


This morning enroute to Riverton, visit the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary in Lander to see real wild mustangs up-close by taking a tour and the importance of the horse in the culture and traditions of Native Americans. Once in Riverton, be sure to check out the Northern Arapaho Experience located in the lobby of the Wind River Hotel & Casino. Overnight 1 Night Riverton.


Today make your way to Rawlins. Located in Wyoming's Railroad Country, Rawlins is home to Wyoming Frontier Prison - the supposedly haunted museum and former state penitentiary that has been relatively untouched since it closed a little over 30 years ago. Get a glimpse into Rawlins' colorful past with a walking tour of downtown, a nationally designated historic district rich in 19th century architecture. Native American Indians, wagon trains, railroads and the Old West can all be found in Rawlins. Overnight 1 Night Rawlins.


From Rawlins, continue to the eclectic town of Laramie rich in Wild West history and has an abundance of attractions to keep you captivated. Experience ‘The Legends of Laramie’, from gun-fights and brothels, to historic landmarks and famous architecture. Explore the American Heritage Center, the University of Wyoming's repository of manuscripts, rare books and the university archives. And visit the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site which housed over a thousand "evil doers of all classes and kinds", including the notorious Butch Cassidy. Overnight 1 Night Laramie.


Return to Denver. Time permitting, stop in Fort Collins recognized as "The Craft Beer Capital of Colorado," Fort Collins is home to 20 different micro-breweries and maybe some last minute sightseeing and souvenir shopping before your return flight home. Return your vehicle to the airport and check-in for your onward flight.

**Please note that local car extra's can apply to your car hire payable locally, for example added insurance, GPS, Booster Seats. Sunway will provide for information.

*Prices Include: Flights from Ireland with 2 & 3* accommodation based on 2 sharing and fully inclusive car rental for duration.
Price also includes car hire, flight taxes and baggage. Hotels may be substituted for similar starndard hotels subject to availability if original options are not available. 4 star hotel packages also available upon request, please call (01) 2311 889 for more information.

*=local charge

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