one's way to and around the North is easier than ever, by air, sea, rail,
bus or car.
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U.S.-Ireland service includes:Aer Lingus
New York-Shannon, daily; New York-Dublin, daily, both year-round. Boston-Shannon-Dublin service, three times weekly off-peak; six to seven times weekly in peak season. Under consideration for 1995 is New York-Shannon-Belfast service.
Service from Boston, New York (Kennedy), Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles to London's Heathrow, and from Dallas/Fort Worth, Raleigh/Durham and Nashville to London's Gatwick; also Chicago-Manchester year-round and Chicago-Glasgow service, seasonally. Connections to Belfast from Heathrow, Manchester and Glasgow are frequent.
Service from 18 US cities to London's Heathrow, where British Airways' shuttle service to Belfast operates six times daily. Boston-New York-Glasgow service, five times weekly; British Airways Express' Glasgow-Belfast service, six times dally.
Delta Air Lines
Atlanta-Dublin-Shannon, once weekly off-peak; four days weekly in peak season. Atlanta-Shannon-Dublin, twice weekly off-peak; three days weekly in peak season.
Sceptre Charters operated by American Trans Air
Service from New York (Kennedy)-Belfast; New York (Kennedy)-Dublin, Shannon; New York (Kennedy) -Shannon; Boston-Shannon; Chicago-Shannon, and Chicago-Boston-Shannon, May through September.
Price: $36 for each passenger on foot, one way. US booking agent: BritRail Travel International, (800) 677-8585, (212) 575-2667; fax: (212) 575-2542.
Price: $30 per foot passenger, one-way. US agent: BritRail.
P&O European Ferries
Price: $30 to $35 per foot passenger, one-way. US booking agent: Scots-American Travel Advisors, (201) 768-1187; fax: (201) 768-3825.
In addition, Belfast and Liverpool, England, are linked by overnight ferry service, and ferries operate between Belfast and the Isle of Man from May to September.
By Car & Bus
Numerous international car rental firms have offices in Northern Ireland. For example, Avis Europe has a half-dozen locations in Northern Ireland (and about twice that many in the Republic of Ireland).
Touring Ulster by rental car grants clients "freedom and flexibility," in the words of an Avis Europe spokeswoman.
Car rental specials also make it cost effective. For example, Avis' Discover Europe provides guaranteed dollar rates in Northern Ireland starting at $116 for a seven-day rental. Effective through March 31, the rate requires that cars be booked and paid 14 days in advance.
Dan Dooley Rent-a-Car, Ireland's largest family-owned car rental company, operates a location at the Belfast airport and will deliver cars to Larne and the Belfast city airport.
Logan's Coach and Minibus Hire's executive coach travel has been in business for 25 years. The company caters to individuals and groups of all sizes. Some coaches can receive incoming calls for corporate customers.
The following car rental firms have locations in Northern Ireland:
Auto Europe: (800) 223-5555
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