The Edinburgh Festival Experience

Join ISO Music Director Ken Lam and Executive Director Trevor Orthmann on a 9-day/8-night journey to the world’s largest performing arts festival, The Edinburgh Festival in Scotland from Friday, August 16 – Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Trip includes:

  • Round trip nonstop airfare on United Airlines from Chicago O’Hare to Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • 7-nights at the convenient Apex Haymarket Hotel with breakfast every morning.
  • R/T Transfers from Springfield or Bloomington/Normal to O’Hare and Edinburgh airport to hotel.
  • Travel Insurance


  • $3,499: Double/Per Person
  • $5,199: Single

Deposit of $1,750 (Double/PP) or $2,600 (Single) required at reservation. Payment by cash or check only (payable to The Springfield Travel Shoppe). Final payment due by May 6, 2019.

A limited number of seats and rooms are available at this price, and reservations are on a first-come/first-served basis. Additional seats may be available at a different price.

Additional Options:

  • Festival tickets (on sale in late March 2019)
  • Day-trips/tours

For information contact:

Jill Bowen
Springfield Travel Shoppe
552 S Mac Arthur Blvd., Suite C
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-753-0255
Toll Free: 1-800-446-0549

Venue The Edinburgh Festival

180 High Street Edinburgh EH1 1QS United Kingdom
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The Edinburgh Festival in Scotland is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2018 spanned 25 days and featured more than 55,000 performances of 3,548 different shows in 317 venues.

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