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SCOTLAND OR IRELAND: SPRING/SUMMER

SWITZERLAND: LATE-SUMMER & FALL

ITALY: LATE-SUMMER & FALL SALE

LONDON: LATE-SUMMER & FALL SALE

DEPART FRIDAYS 15MAY–21AUG20

DEPART FRIDAYS 28AUG–30OCT20

DEPART FRIDAYS 28AUG–30OCT20

DEPART DAILY 23AUG–1NOV20

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TRAVEL BACK IN TIME TO the Middle Ages!

CHOOSE SCOTLAND!               OR                  CHOOSE ireland!

Summer's sweeter
in the Highlands.

Suddenly cheaper, too —
so bring the whole family!

This year, explore the land
of St. Patrick for a lot less.

Bring the family on
an unforgettable
summer vacation!

 

Doune CASTLE — central SCOTLAND

DUNGUAIRE CASTLE — CENTRAL IRELAND

 

HOME AT FIRST's

SCOTLAND -or- IRELAND

Depart any Friday from May 15 to August 21, 2020

DEPARTURES FROM NEWARK NJ (EWR) & NEW YORK CITY (JFK), USA
Transatlantic or Domestic Connecting flights from other USA & Canada airports available.
Flight connections — including domestic add-on flights — from all other airports available.
Our expert air travel department researches the lowest fares & best itineraries for you.
 

1-Week Full-Package Vacation: Air + Lodging + Car

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY $1,887PER PERSON

SAVE UP TO $643/person (25+%) UNDER OUR NORMAL HIGH SEASON RATES FOR 2020!

 

Add a 2nd Week in Ireland or Scotland, or in England, Wales, or Paris for a great rate.
Please inquire.

 


THESE SPECIALLY PRICED FULL PACKAGES INCLUDE:

FLY FRIDAY EVENING to SCOTLAND or IRELAND: Overnight from New York (JFK/EWR) USA. Arrive non-stop at your destination airport: Glasgow (GLA) Scotland or in Dublin (DUB) Ireland Saturday morning. Self-transfer by rental car to your lodging in Scotland (from GLA) or in Ireland (from DUB). Take occupancy at your Scottish or Irish lodging Saturday afternoon.

RETURN FLIGHT SATURDAY 8 DAYS LATER: Daytime flight from Glasgow (GLA) Scotland or Dublin (DUB) Ireland back to New York (JFK or EWR) after 7 days & 7 nights lodging in a Home At First lodging in Scotland or in Ireland.

LODGING: 7 total Nights Lodging in a cottage or apartment lodging in SCOTLAND or IRELAND. Note that minimum occupancy numbers and some luxury upgrade supplements may apply to a few specific lodgings.
SCOTLAND lodging locations are in 3 regions: CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, THE SCOTTISH BORDERS, & GLASGOW.
IRELAND lodgings located in 3 regions: CENTRAL IRELAND, SOUTHWEST IRELAND, NORTHWEST IRELAND.

GROUND TRANSPORT:

FOR SCOTLAND: Guests have use of a rental car for 7 days. Pick-up and return at Glasgow Airport. Most insurances and taxes included, but rental may be subject to some locally charged fees.

FOR IRELAND: Guests have use of a RENTAL CAR for 7 days. Pick-up and return at Dublin Airport.
Most insurances and taxes included, but rental may be subject to some locally charged fees.

EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITY GUIDE: Home At First's "Activities Guide" keyed for your exploration of Scotland or Ireland. Included are suggestions for touring, walking, restaurants, shopping, castles, historic sites, pubs, churches and cathedrals, golf courses (including many famous links courses), villages, towns, cities, scenic byways and coastal routes, even scenic rail journeys and boat rides.


 

  LIMITED TIME OFFER! 

 

— CURRENT AVAILABILITIES REMAIN EXCELLENT FOR ALL AFFECTED WEEKS —

 

  BOOK YOUR TRIP BY MARCH 2, 2020 

 

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—SELF-DISCOVERY in SWITZERLAND
Your independent journey to Switzerland is a voyage of self-discovery. Discover the Alps, and
test yourself. Experience up to four new cultures and language groups — in Switzerland where
English is always spoken. Never tried a public transportation vacation? Discover stress-free
travel using the trains, boats, buses, and cablecars of the world-class Swiss Transport Network.

In Switzerland you don't need ropes, boots, and packs to get close to the Alps.
But your close encounter will nevertheless be exciting
.
Photo © Home At First

 

SWI +  ZERLAND

LATE-SUMMER & AUTUMN 2020 Travel for a bargain price!

 

TRAVEL LATE-AUGUST into NOVEMBER, 2020

$1,992/person

SAVE up to $375 (16%)

Per Person DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

Depart Fridays 28aUG-30OCT, 2020

 

1-Week Full-Package: Air + Lodging + Ground Transportation

FRIDAY DEPARTURES AUGUST 28 through OCTOBER 30, 2020
Prime Time to Visit Switzerland

 

1-WEEK FULL-PACKAGE INCLUDES:

ROUND-TRIP FLIGHTS: NEW YORK (JFK & EWR) to ZURICH (ZRH)
Flight connections — including domestic add-on flights — from all other airports available.
Our expert air travel department researches the lowest fares & best itineraries for you.

STAY 7 NIGHTS IN A WELL-EQUIPPED VACATION APARTMENT IN SWITZERLAND
Choose from any HOME AT FIRST Swiss Region:
• HEART OF SWITZERLAND (Kandersteg or Mürren): THE BERNESE ALPS, CHEESE & COWBELLS
• ITALIAN SWITZERLAND (Locarno & Ascona) — TICINO, THE BEST OF TWO CULTURES
• THE UPPER ENGADINE (Pontresina): EASTERN SWITZERLAND'S HIDDEN GEM
ZERMATT & THE MATTERHORN: SWITZERLAND'S HIGHEST ALPS
All apartments are within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, & transportation.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION PASSES & AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Transport options include Swiss Transport Passes, or Swiss regional passes.
ON-SITE ENGLISH-SPEAKING HOSTING AND SUPPORT
Your host welcomes you and is always reachable for questions or problems.

EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES GUIDE FOR REGIONAL SWITZERLAND
Scenic excursions, walking, cycling, restaurants, museums, and more — keyed for your destination.

  

  BOOK BY FEBRUARY 27, 2020  

 

WE KNOW SWITZERLAND

 

MAKES A ROMANTIC GIFT for your VALENTINE!

 

CHOOSE— CHOOSE—
   

Exploring Rome begins as you walk out the front  door of your Roman apartment. Discover over  2,000 years of history and ultra-modern art, fashions, and design. Your apartment is situated in the old city within walking distance of many of the city's architectural treasures, like the 2,000-year-old Pantheon (shown above). Across the nearby River Tiber the Vatican is also within a short walk of your Roman lodging. Many ancient alleyways of the old city are traffic-restricted, making this important part of Rome a pedestrian paradise. alive with shops, cafés, and restaurants.

Photo © Home At First

Imagine having an apartment on an expansive estate just outside the medieval walls of Siena. Within short walking distance, the nearly car-free World Heritage city of Siena is a remarkably preserved elegant survivor from the high Renaissance. From your Sienese estate apartment, the sublime landscape of Tuscany's wine country and notable larger cities of Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Assisi, and Perugia are within day-trip range. With a superb selection of shops and restaurants near your Sienese estate, can there be a better base for your exploration of Tuscany?

Photo © Home At First

   Experience   la dolce vita in Italia   in late-summer or autumn 2020 

CHOOSE ROME

OR

CHOOSE SIENA

LATE-SUMMER or AUTUMN in ROME, or in SIENA

ITALY

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY $1,830 PER PERSON

 

  SAVE $513/prs! 

SAVE 22.9% BELOW OUR NORMAL MAIN SEASON RATES FOR 2020!

 

1-Week Full-Package Vacation:
Rome: Transatlantic Flights + Apartment + Rome TransPass
Siena: Transatlantic Flights + Apartment + 1-Week Car Rental

 


   

Depart Fridays August 28 – Oct. 30, 2020

DEPARTURES FROM NEW YORK CITY (EWR or JFK), USA
  Flights from all other USA & Canada airports available at extra cost. Please inquire. 

 

Add a 2nd Week in any HOME AT FIRST lodging location in Italy (including Amalfi, Florence,
and Cinque Terre) or in Paris, Switzerland, London, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, or Iceland.
Please inquire.

 


THIS SPECIALLY PRICED FULL PACKAGE INCLUDES:

FLY FRIDAY EVENING to ROME: Overnight from New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR) USA. Arrive non-stop at your destination airport: Rome (FCO) Italy Saturday morning. Rome guests transfer by train to Roma Termini train station in downtown Rome, then take taxis to their apartments from Roma Termini station. Siena guests pick up their rental car at Rome (FCO) Airport and drive (approx. 3 hours) north to Siena in Italy's beautiful Tuscany region. Guests in Rome and Siena begin their apartment occupancies Saturday afternoon.

RETURN FLIGHT SATURDAY 8 DAYS LATER: Daytime flight from Rome (FCO) Italy back to New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR) after 7 days & 7 nights lodgings lodging in Italy.

LODGING: 7 total Nights Lodging in a vacation apartment lodging in ROME SIENA guests get 7nights lodging in a vacation apartment on a lovely, historic, rural estate just outside the medieval walls of the small Tuscan city of Siena. Note that minimum occupancy numbers and some luxury upgrade supplements may apply to a few specific lodgings.

GROUND TRANSPORT: Rome guests receive Rome Transport Passes for 7 days, valid for transport on Rome's buses, metro trains, and the airport train. Siena guests receive one-week's rental car use from Rome (FCO) Airport and back Saturday-to-Saturday.

ACTIVITY GUIDE: Guests receive an activities guidebook keyed for their independent exploration of Rome or of regional Tuscany in north-central Italy. Included are suggestions for touring, walking, restaurants, shopping, historic sites, pre-historic sites, ecclesiastic sites, churches & cathedrals, villages, cities, scenic byways and coastal routes, even beaches & islands.


 

  DISCOVER ITALY DURING ITS PRIME WEATHER SEASON! 

 

— CURRENT AVAILABILITIES REMAIN VERY GOOD; BUT BOOKING FLEXIBILITY IS HELPFUL —

 

  EXTENDED! BOOK YOUR TRIP BY FEBRUARY 27, 2020 

 

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— THE POOL OF LONDON WITH THE CITY OF LONDON SKYLINE —

LOOKING ACROSS THE RIVER THAMES TO THE CITY OF LONDON, FROM LEFT:
THE HMS BELFAST; THE TOWER BRIDGE STRADDLING THE DOME OF ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL AND A GREENWICH-BOUND THAMES CRUISER RIVERBOAT; THE
1,000-YEAR-OLD TOWER OF LONDON, MOSTLY HIDDEN BEHIND THE DIXIE QUEEN
 PADDLE-WHEELED EXCURSION BOAT; THE 'WALKIE-TALKIE' SKYSCRAPER (TOPPED
 WITH THE PUBLIC-ACCESSIBLE SKY GARDEN); ST KATHARINE'S DOCK (CENTER,
SITE OF OUR ST KATHARINE'S MARINA APARTMENTS); THE GREAT CLUSTER
OF TOWERING SKYSCRAPERS OF THE LONDON'S FINANCIAL DISTRICT.

THIS IS HOME AT FIRST'S LONDON HOME BASE: WITH 2,000 YEARS OF HISTORY;
TRAVERSED BY TRAFFIC-FREE WALKING PATHS ON BOTH RIVER BANKS; WELL-
SERVED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT (UNDERGROUND TRAINS, BUSES, & RIVERBOATS);
DENSELY LADEN WITH RESTAURANTS, SHOPS, MARKETS, & ATTRACTIONS;
SAFE, BUSY, FASCINATING — FULL OF WONDROUS SURPRISES FOUND
ONLY HERE IN LONDON, CULTURAL CAPITAL OF THE WESTERN WORLD.

Photo © Home At First

 

LONDON: THE 2020 MAIN SEASON SALE

LATE-SUMMER & FALL TRAVEL: 23AUG20 – 01NOV20

FOR UP TO 21% BELOW REGULAR RATES!

PRICE PER PERSON: $1,818DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

1-Week Full-Package Vacation: Flights+Apartment+TransPass

Special low rate well below our official, published 2020 Main Season prices to London.
  Late-Summer & Fall Travel Savings — Aug. 24-Nov. 8: 21% per person — $479/prs! 
Price savings based on 2-person occupancy may differ for different occupancy numbers.


Depart USA for London any day from August 23 through November 1, 2020

DEPART FROM NEW YORK (EWR & JFK), USA.
ARRIVE NON-STOP THE FOLLOWING MORNING LONDON (LON), UK.

  Flights from all other USA & Canada airports available at extra cost. Please inquire. 


YOUR OWN LONDON VACATION APARTMENT
In the historic heart of London, England. Stay at a HOME AT FIRST
vacation apartment at their superb location by the Tower of London & Tower Bridge.


  EXTENDED! BOOK BY FEBRUARY 27, 2020 

Add a 2nd Week in any of 18 HOME AT FIRST locations throughout
Britain & Ireland for low rates. Easily add a week in PARIS, too! Please inquire.
 
  — CURRENT AVAILABILITIES ARE EXCELLENT — 


THIS SPECIALLY PRICED FULL PACKAGE INCLUDES:

FLY TRANSATLANTIC OVERNIGHT to LONDON, ENGLAND: Depart any day between August 23 and November 1, 2020, from New York City (JFK) or Newark (EWR), USA. Arrive the following morning at your destination airport in London, UK. Self-transfer to your HOME AT FIRST's London lodgings on both sides of the iconic Tower Bridge — a marvelous location in itself and a great base from which to explore London.  Begin your apartment occupancy on Saturday afternoon.

LODGINGS: 7 nights lodging in a central London vacation apartment on the north side of the iconic Tower Bridge at traffic-free St. Katharine's Marina or another fine location near the Tower of London close to Tower Hill or Monument Underground stations, or across the River Thames in Bermondsey on the south side of the Tower Bridge, within walking distance or a short bus ride of Tower Hill or London Bridge Underground stations. All of Home At First's London lodgings are close to stores, services, restaurants, and transportation. You will be met and introduced to the apartment, its workings, and neighborhood by the apartment manager or representative.

GROUND TRANSPORT: Home At First's London guests receive London Transport Passes for public transportation throughout London (all 9 fare zones!) on the London Underground, the red buses of London Transport, on the Docklands Light Railway, on certain railway lines serving Greater London, and on certain Thames River passenger boats that depart from St. Katharine's Pier and the neighboring Tower Pier.

EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITY GUIDE: Exclusive Home At First "London Activities Guide" keyed for your exploration of London and throughout parts of England & Wales reachable by day-trips from London. Included are suggestions for touring, activities, restaurants, shopping, historic sites, museums, galleries, theatres, pubs, parks, gardens, churches, villages, towns, cities, scenic boat trips, and scenic rail journeys.

RETURN TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT 8 DAYS LATER: Daytime return flight from London, UK, back to New York City (JFK) or Newark (EWR), USA, after 7 days & 7 nights lodging in your London vacation apartment.

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Some specials may require instant purchase with booking. Home At First recommends
you protect your travel investment by purchasing trip cancellation/interruption insurance.)

 


 

FAMILY FRIENDLY VACATIONS

KIDS STAY FREE in BRITAIN, IRELAND, & PARIS!

          Cottages & large apartments are perfect for family vacations. HOME AT FIRST makes it easier than ever to bring the whole family to Britain, Ireland, & Paris with our "Kids Stay Free" program!

Meet new kids! Photo © Home At First.
MEET NEW KIDS!
Photo © Home At First.

  HERE ARE THE DETAILS:

Parents (or grandparents or guardians) with kids under 12 years
old pay the normal UK, Ireland, or Paris full package rate only for each
person 12 and older.

Kids will pay for their necessary airfare only kids under 12 may
receive child airfare reductions of up to 20% depending upon airline.

One kid stays free for every full-paying adult in the group.

Availability limited to participating accommodations only. (Most accommodations participate.)

The appropriate size rental car for the number of paying adults
will be provided. Larger cars may be ordered at supplemental prices.

In Paris kids 5-11 are required to have a reduced-price transit pass.

FAMILY TRAVEL IN BRITAIN, IRELAND, & PARIS:
FAMILY TRAVEL BENEFITS EVERYONE.
Let your kids discover a Britain, Ireland, or Paris of their own.
You'll have the fun of
seeing everything through the eyes of children, too. Like these 5 kids in Scotland! Or like Jacklyn in London.

 

In our customers' own words —

         "Our grandchildren are still talking about their London experiences, from the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, Windsor Castle, and the wonderful parks. And, of course, their favorite new saying, 'Mind the gap!' We look forward to traveling with you again."

— D. & R. Stowers, Florida

 

Share the Adventure of Travel with your Family!

— HOME AT FIRST —

TRAVEL WELL FOR LESS