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British Airways (tel. 0844/493-0787 in Glasgow) flies directly to Tyree from Glasgow, with about six 90-minute flights per week (none on Sun). A car ferry sails from Oban to Coll (a 3-hr. trip, costing £85 round-trip) and Tyree (an extra 45 min.), but, in very rare instances, gales may force cancellation of the trip. If the gale is very strong, you might be stranded on an island for a while, waiting for the next departure. Details and bookings, essential for cars, are available from Caledonian MacBrayne (tel. 08705/650-000; www.calmac.co.uk).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.