The Complete Manchester Experience

4 Day Tour by Boat & Coach Includes:

  • Return sailings from Dublin to Holyhead
  • Luxury coach at group’s disposal from your school/club for the duration of the trip
  • 3 Nights half board in a 3* hotel
  • Team Development sessions at Platt Lane (Former home of Manchester City Academy)
  • Match tickets for Premier League game(subject to fixtures)
  • Standard fully comprehensive travel insurance
  • One free place for every 16 paying


Friendly match against similar standard local opposition(subject to availability and local teams’ league commitments)

Tailor-made tours

The tour opposite is a suggested tour. We would be happy to tailor make a package to suit your requirements on any date. Please contact our office for a quotation based on your dates and requirements.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Dublin to Manchester
  • Depart from your school or club by luxury coach
  • Depart Dublin Port for Holyhead
  • Arrive Holyhead & continue to Manchester
  • Afternoon Team development session at Platt Lane (Former home of Manchester City Academy)
  • Dinner and overnight in your hotel
Day 2
Premier League Match
  • Morning: Team development session at Platt Lane (Former home of Manchester City Academy)
  • Afternoon:  Premier League match (subject to fixtures)
  • Dinner and overnight in your hotel
Day 3
Training at the former Home of Manchester City
  • Morning: Team development session at Platt Lane (Former home of Manchester City Academy)
  • Pre-arranged friendly fixture against similar standard local opposition (subject to availability)
  • Dinner and overnight in your hotel
Day 4
Home Time!
  • Breakfast
  • Depart to Holyhead for sailing to Dublin Port.
  • Onwards to school or club


Republic of Ireland
01 240 1753

Northern Ireland
00353 1 240 1753

Why Choose Topflight?

  • 30 years experience

    Our Managing Director, Marco Piccoli has worked in student group travel for 30 years and is as passionate about delivering the best possible experience to his many long term and repeat clients More →

  • A name you can trust

    Marco joined forces with the esteemed Mr. Tony Collins almost 20 years ago, and Topflight for Schools has gone from strength to strength More →

  • Unparalleled service levels

    We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, which to us means having a thorough knowledge of our inventory, first hand experience of our products and helping you, our valued clients to make the choice of resort/trip that best suits your group’s needs. More →

  • We tailor every package

    We are experts in our field and can tailor make any of our itineraries to best suit our clients’ needs. We offer excellent value and exceptional service. More →

  • We support you at every step

    From our excellent and knowledgable Sales Team to our highly competent Operations Team, we are with you from the first moment of contact. More →

  • We put safety first

    We are dedicated to student safety and assess each component of a tour individually. All air, sea and land safety provided as part of a tour complies with regulations set down by the appropriate regulatory body. More →

Get in Touch

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If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team will be more than happy to assist you with any query you might have.

Republic of Ireland
00353 1 240 1753

Northern Ireland
07836 360131
02890 449665

England, Scotland & Wales please visit
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Head Office
01273 900 881

Topflight for Schools, 5th Floor. Jervis House, Jervis Street, Dublin 1

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