Professional travel writers and editors conference, May 18-21, 2017 in Ireland
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Travel Classics International 2017

May 18-21, 2017 in Ireland


Terms & Conditions

Contact us to be added to the waiting list.

Conference Fees:

Early Bird (until January 15, 2017): $650
After January 15, 2017: $750
Spouse/Guest: $550
Accommodations: SEE BELOW*
Discount for Past TC Attendees: $200
If paying via PayPal, additional 3% service fee

Attendee and guest payments are due in full by March 15, 2017. To qualify for the early bird rate, you must pay the discounted fee of $650 in full by January 15, 2017, otherwise the regular fee will apply.

Accommodations fees are not included, and are to be paid directly to the hotel. Editors and writers will be staying at the same hotel and fees and quality will be comparable to past Ireland events.

*To arrange your accommodations at Lyrath Estate, Please contact and say you are a Travel Classics writer, coming to the Travel Classics May 18-21 conference. Departure is on the 21st. Available rooms (prices in Euros) are as follows:
25 Deluxe rooms at €150 per night B&B single / €170 Double or twin per night
20 Executive Rooms at €200 per night B&B / €220 double/twin per night
5 Suites at €250 per night B&B / €270 double twin per night


Open to 40 professional travel writers who have published a minimum of three major magazine articles within the last 18 months. A list of publication credits must accompany the application, along with two qualifying clips (winners of the Travel Classics Writers Contest need not submit clips but must send a list of recently published articles).

Your deposit reserves your spot.

Because only 40 writers will be accepted, a $450 deposit must accompany the application. The deposit is 100% refundable if the applicant is not accepted, and acceptance will be determined two weeks after receipt of application. If for any reason an applicant decides not to attend the conference, the deposit will be refunded in full up until January 15, 2017. Qualified wait-listed attendees will receive priority for the next Writers Conference.

Conference Fee:

The conference fee is $750 ($650 early bird rate). A $450 deposit, which will be deducted from your conference fee, must accompany your application. Please note: Attendee and guest payments are due in full by March 15, 2017 or the applicant's registration is void. For those receiving the early bird discount, the entire early bird fee of $650 is due by January 15, 2017, or the regular fee will apply. Returning Travel Classics Writers Conference attendees receive a $200 discount on the conference fee.

Guest Fee:

A charge of $550 for a non-participating spouse or friend will be applied to the attendee's conference fee to cover guest expenses, such as meals and activities not picked up by the accommodations fee.

Conference and Accommodations fees include:

  • 3 nights accommodations
  • 3 scheduled breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Refreshments during 4 scheduled breaks
  • All evening activities (including transportation to and from offsite events)
  • Editor presentations and one-on-one consultations with 7 or more editors
  • Promotion on
Not included:
  • Airfare
  • Ground transportation to and from airport
  • Lunches and snacks for guests
Please read Registration Information, Terms & Conditions before completing your application form.
For more information, please contact Maren Rudolph at

How To Submit Your Application:

  • STEP 1: complete the form above, then print out this page
  • STEP 2: submit this form on-line
  • STEP 3: mail the printed form along with your check* for
    a) $450 deposit or complete conference/accommodations fee;
    b) a list of your recently published magazine articles, and
    c) two recent clips
    (winners of the Travel Classics Writers Contest need not submit clips)
    *or pay via PayPal; additional 3% transaction fee applies


Application Form

Read the Terms & Conditions:
Check here to indicate that you have read and agree to
the Registration Information, Terms & Conditions (REQUIRED).
* Required
Name *
Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Phone *
Email *
First-time Attendee?     yes     no
If yes, tell us how you heard about the conference:
First time in Ireland?     yes     no
Check all that apply:
I'm interested in a pre- or post-conference tour
I am bringing a spouse or guest
Name of spouse or guest:
I have dietary restrictions
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Print out this page FIRST, then submit.


Pay online (via PayPal):

(fees + 3% service charge)


or mail your check to:

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