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Mary Ann L Oct 31, 2014 at 02:24 PM

I'm interested in this trip for next year but read some negative reviews about the tour guides, hotels, etc., particularly on the July 2014 trip. Just wondering if anyone who took this tour after July 2014 has any info on whether or not RS has taken care of these problems. I recently took a RS tour of Croatia by yacht that was fabulous and I'd hate to be disappointed after such a good experience. Thanks.
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 03:28 PM

I was on the trip September 10 - September 24
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 03:45 PM

I found the trip to be a wonderful experience! Extremely well . Our Group especially enjoyed and appreciated bot hour Tour Director and our Tour Guide
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 03:45 PM

I found the trip to be a wonderful experience! Extremely well . Our Group especially enjoyed and appreciated bot hour Tour Director and our Tour Guide
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 03:46 PM

Sorry! I am having trouble getting back into my post to add to or correct. I am re-posting.
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 03:50 PM

I took the Sept. 10 - Sept. 24 trip. I found the trip to be a wonderful experience! Extremely well organized. Our group especially enjoyed and appreciated both our Group Leader Drysdale) and
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 04:01 PM

Tou Instructor to be magnificent! Very knowledgeable and personable! I found the hotels to be charming and comfortable. Keep in mind, most of the hotels are old, but I found that to be part of the charm. They were still clean and I found them comfortable. The countryside is beautiful, and the people very friendly. Wonderful and interesting sights, including many castles!). I don't think you will be disappointed! Go!
Sandy Lilley Oct 31, 2014 at 04:03 PM

Tour Instructor's name was Rita Adam. Sorry for all the re-posting! Kept having problems getting back into the post to add or correct.
Mary Ann L Oct 31, 2014 at 04:04 PM

Thanks for the feedback, Sandy.

Roger McCann Sep 02, 2014 at 04:37 PM

My wife, Susan, and I are on the Oct 1-15, 2014 trip. This is Susan's first trip to Scotland. I was there 3 times on business last century. We live in western Nort Carolina, will fly from Greenville, SC to New York (Newark) to Glasgow. We are looking forward meeting everyone on the trip.

Alta Smith Aug 27, 2014 at 12:27 PM

My husband, Brad, and I are on the 9/10-24 trip. We're from the Denver area. First time in Scotland but have traveled a lot in England and Ireland. Looking forward to seeing everyone and Scotland.
Sandy Lilley Sep 04, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Looking forward to meeting you both!! First time to Scotland ~ first International trip ~ went to France at Christmas time 2013 ~ WONDERFUL Trip!!

Sandy Lilley Jul 19, 2014 at 08:04 PM

I'm going to the Best Of Scotland ~ September 10-24 - I live in Phoenix, Arizona ~ any one else from Arizona going?
George Shumaker Aug 19, 2014 at 04:41 PM

Sandy, we are going from Buffalo via Toronto. See you there. George and Mary Anne
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:17 PM

Thank You, George and Mary Anne!! Looking forward to meeting you both!
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:18 PM

This will be a Beautiful trip and an Exciting experience!!

Lorna Truck Jul 12, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Does anyone know how many of us are enrolled in the July 16 program?
Sandy Lilley Sep 04, 2014 at 10:06 PM

I don't ~ but I think it is a trip for 30 people.

Helene Androski Jul 12, 2014 at 10:36 AM

We are enrolled in the Sept 10-24 trip. Anyone been there at that time of year? Suggestions on what clothes to pack?
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:20 PM

Hi! Helen ~ you should have received a packet by now that includes what type of clothing to pack. It will likely be pretty cool ~ so I'm looking forward to taking warm clothing!
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:20 PM

Looking forward to meeting you!

Joyce Kinkead Jun 06, 2014 at 01:08 PM

I read books set in Scotland for our trip; reviews and pics are on my blog: (It also has our Croatia Road Scholar trip books.)
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:21 PM

Thank you, Joyce!!

Lorna Truck May 31, 2014 at 01:26 PM

My husband, Fred and I are enrolled in the July 16 program. We will arrive one day early in Glasgow. We just finished watching the 10 episode History of Scotland BBC video which was great. Lots of gorgeous scenery as well as history.
Sandy Lilley Aug 24, 2014 at 07:23 PM

Looking forward to my trip Sept. 10~ Sept. 24th!

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