Information & FAQs

Glasgow Departures
The main departure point is 266 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QX (Outside Parish Halls).

We offer a Hotel, Guesthouse and Hostel pick-up service throughout Glasgow so there could be a nearer departure point than George Street. All you have to do is select the nearest departure point to you when booking.

Edinburgh Departures
Our scheduled tours depart from Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG (opposite the Apex Hotel).

Yes. We offer hotel pick-ups for all of our one day tours from Glasgow. If you require to change your pick-up point after booking please contact our office who will be happy to help you.

All of our tours which depart from Glasgow return to George Square. Our tours which depart from Edinburgh return to Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place. We are unable to offer hotel drop offs.

The tours are designed to appeal to different tastes so please read the itineraries carefully, but if you are in any doubt please tell us your interests and we will be happy to recommend the tour that will suit you best.

Regretfully children under the age of five years are not permitted on any of our scheduled group tours. Children aged between 5-15 are charged at the published child rate.

Our tours travel in; 16 seat luxury Mercedes mini coaches.

Meals, drinks and refreshments. are not included in your ticket price. We believe in giving you the choice to suit your budget. Alternatively feel free to bring your own packed lunch for day tours.

Our tours stop for lunch & refreshments in different towns/villages in Scotland. Most stops cater for dietary requirements, however if you have a specific questions regarding this please just ask. You are also welcome to bring a packed lunch if this would be more suitable.

Luggage is restricted to one medium sized suitcase/bag weighing no more than 15kg, and one carry-on bag per person.

There are left luggage facilities within the train stations in both Glasgow and Edinburgh should you require to leave luggage behind while on tour.

Discover Scotland Tours Ltd maintains insurance meeting all statutory requirements, we strongly recommend that passengers hold comprehensive and suitable travel, medical and cancellation insurance to cover their period of travel.

You can get 4 seasons in one day but Scotland is stunning no matter the weather.

We operate tours all year round and travelling in winter can be the most spectacular time to visit where we get some beautiful days, cold but with beautiful clear blue skies and snow topped mountains.

We want you to enjoy the very best Scotland has to offer and we believe the best way to do this is to get you off the bus as often as we can. We ensure this with a mixture of photo stops and comfort breaks.

Please see the page for your chosen tour and go to the Details & FAQs tab which lists the optional extras for the tour and their costs. Please note that some attractions are seasonal.

If you have any questions regarding our optional extras please just ask.

We accept reservations right up to the day of departure, but to avoid disappointment, it is always best to book as far in advance as possible.

One Day Tours
In the event a customer cancels a one day tour with Discover Scotland Tours Ltd a standard charge of 10% will be made to cover administration costs. 1) Cancellation more than 72 hours prior to tour departure – full refund less administration charge. 2) Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to tour departure – refunds (less administration costs) will only be given if your ticket is resold.

One Day Cruise Ship Shore Excursion
In the event a customer cancels any excursion with Discover Scotland Tours Ltd a standard charge of 10% will be made to cover administration costs. 1) Cancellation more than 28 days prior to excursion departure – full refund less administration charge. 2) Cancellations less than 28 days prior to excursion departure – refunds (less administration costs) will only be given if your ticket is resold.

Multi Day Tour
In the event a customer cancels a multi-day tour with Discover Scotland Tours Ltd a standard charge of 10% will be made to cover administration costs. 1) Cancellation more than 21 days prior to tour departure – full refund less administration charge. 2) Cancellations less than 21 days prior to tour departure – refunds (less administration costs) will only be given if your ticket is resold.

Click here to view our full terms and conditions.

Payment can be made by either Visa or Mastercard.

The tour and the services of a professional driver-guide.

If you are late in arriving at your departure point and as a consequence miss your tour you will not be entitled to a refund. Our tours must depart on time therefore we ask all passengers to arrive at their departure point 15 minutes early.

If you require any assistance on the morning of your tour, please call our office on 0141 887 6777 which is open from 7am and we will assist you.

If you wish to do so, please do as it would be greatly appreciated by our driver-guides. The amount is entirely up to you.

Our tours do not require a lot of walking and therefore may be suitable.

Our coaches have a handrail which can aid our passengers up the steps into the vehicle. We can also accommodate fold-able wheelchairs in the storage area of the coach. All passengers must be able to manage the stairs and sit on a coach seat for their tour.

If you require any assistance or have any questions regarding this please contact us and we will be happy to help.

We do not reserve seats on our mini coaches but will accommodate your needs to the best of our ability.

If you suffer from motion sickness please leave a comment in your booking or contact us and we will pass on this information to your Tour Leader.

Highland roads can be very narrow and twisty. Other travel sickness preventatives can also be helpful to ensure you enjoy your tour.

Private Tours

Looking for something that bit extra special?

Discover Scotland Tours can cater for your family, friends and groups of all sizes.

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