Our Fees

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Our standard 2020 rates are below; however, as many tours will be tailor-made to your requirements, please contact us for a final quotation.

  • Full Day/Half Day Rate for a Select Scotland Tour Guide for a walking tour (up to 8 Clients) will be from £180 per half day (4 hours) and from £280 per full day (8 hours) depending on the exact location.
  • Full Day Rate for a Select Scotland Tour Guide as a non-driver guide on client provided transportation will be from £180 per half day (4 hours) and from £280 per full day (8 hours) depending on the exact location.
  • Full Day Rate for Select Scotland Tours Driver-Guided Tours with guide providing own vehicle, based on tour of up to 150 miles with up to 6 Clients will be from £530 (exact price will vary depending on final hours & distance and itinerary).
  • Half Day Rate for Select Scotland Tours Driver-Guided Tours with guide providing own vehicle, based on tour of up to 100 miles with up to 6 Clients will be from £380 (exact price will vary depending on final hours & distance and itinerary).

Our rates are based on a standard working day of 8 hours (and we do try to be flexible), however for longer days we may need to charge extra hours at £40 per hour for walking tours and £65 per hour for driver-guided tours depending on the overall length of day. Our maximum working day is 12 hours of which no more than 10 hours actual driving time.

Unless previously agreed, Clients are responsible for the cost of the guide’s meals, coffees, entrance fees and sundry expenses incurred during the course of a tour.

For extended tours where our guides are required to stay away overnight we charge from £135 per night depending on location and time of year. We will provide an estimate for these expenses during the planning stage.

Ancestral Research and Itinerary Planning services will be charged at £50 per hour (minimum 2 hours). Please contact us for further details.

 

Deposit and Payment

  • 25% non-refundable deposit will secure your tour dates. 
  • The balance of 75% must be paid no later that 8 weeks prior to the start of the tour.
  • If the booking is made within 8 weeks of the start of the tour, the tour must be paid in full at time of booking.

Cancellation Terms

  • When notification of the cancellation of a tour is received more than 8 weeks prior to that tour’s start date, Select Scotland Tours will refund the balance of 75% minus a £50 administration fee.
  • Where notification of the cancellation has been received by Select Scotland Tours less than 8 weeks prior to the commencement of a tour or service and that tour or service has been paid in full, the following payment and refund schedule applies. 
    • 56-28 days before start: 75% of balance will be refunded, less a £50 administration fee. The non-refundable deposit (25% of tour price) will be retained by Select Scotland Tours.
    • 27-14 days before start: 50% of balance will be refunded, less a £50 administration fee. The non-refundable deposit (25% of tour price) will be retained by Select Scotland Tours.
    • 13-0 days before start: no refund.
  • In exceptional circumstances the management of Select Scotland Tours reserves the right (with absolute discretion) to cancel tours or services. In such cases clients will be promptly informed and offered a full refund or an alternative arrangement.

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