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Traveling Safely

with Holiday Vacations

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Updated: 10/26/2020

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The love of travel is a shared passion between Holiday Vacations and our guests. We are dedicated to bringing you the same unparalleled travel experiences we’ve delivered since 1973. During these unprecedented times, we would like to highlight the many ways that your health and safety continue to be a top priority for Holiday Vacations.

We know the value our tours have in giving you extra peace of mind with prearrangements, good-faith health declarations, and safety protocols. These important tenets align with the TOURCARE guidelines given by the USTOA (United States Tour Operators Association). The USTOA supports integrity and trust-building in the US tour operator industry. Click or tap the icon to view these guidelines.

Holiday Vacations is diligently working to keep you healthy and safe throughout your travels. Below you will find some of the ways Holiday Vacation plans to operate today. We are constantly monitoring changes to health guidelines and recommendations. As a result, our protocols are subject to change.

Click or tap the icon to view these guidelines. See below for our health safety overview, tour and flight safety information, and more.

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Pre-Departure Safety

Booking Assurance Policy
When you are ready to travel, you can book your next Holiday Vacations tour with confidence knowing your investment is protected by our Travel Assurance Booking Policy.
Learn more about the Travel Assurance Booking Policy here.

Travel Protection Plan
Holiday Vacations recognizes the value and importance of travel insurance for our guests. Both the US Department of State and the CDC urge people to purchase travel insurance, now more than ever. We offer an optional Travel Protection Plan, which helps provide coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, and more.
Learn more about our optional Travel Protection Plan here.

Tour-Specific Safety Information
When you book with Holiday Vacations, you’ll receive destination-specific information regarding safety and health protocols. You’ll also receive details on what you can expect from Holiday Vacations for helping to protect your health on tour from start to finish.

Travel Health Screening
All travelers will complete a health declaration prior to travel. Additionally, everyone will participate in self-monitoring protocols while on tour.

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While Traveling

Motorcoach Safety
Hand sanitizer is available on motorcoaches for your use when boarding. Surfaces are disinfected frequently, drivers wear protective gear, and cabin air is cleaned by filtering fresh, outdoor air with HEPA filtration systems. Reduced group sizes allow us more room for physical distancing on the vehicles.

 

Flight Safety
Different airlines have their own safety protocols. Common standards for some of the airlines include mandatory mask wearing, enhanced protocol for sanitation, and modified food and beverage service for heightened protection. Practices can change at any time. Please click here for links to official websites of major airlines to learn more about current specific policies.

Delta      American      United      Southwest      KLM      Aer Lingus      Air Canada
Air France      Air New Zealand      Virgin Australia      Hawaiian

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While Touring

On-Tour Safety: Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions
We have coordinated with our travel partners and have agreements for effective physical distancing and sanitizing procedures in place for our tours.

Trained Staff
Our Tour Directors and Drivers are trained in enhanced health and safety protocols necessary for the operation of our tours. They work closely with our in-house operations teams and our travel partners to relay necessary safety and sanitation measures.

Smaller Groups
Tour size has been reduced by approximately half of normal capacity to allow for physical distancing. Respecting the boundaries and comfort zones of fellow travelers assures an enjoyable and memorable experience for all.

24/7 Emergency Assistance
Staff is available to you around-the-clock and our Tour Directors are trained to assist in emergencies.

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What You Can Do

There are many things you can do to take care of your own health while traveling with Holiday Vacations:

  1. Bring your own cloth masks, travel-sized hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  2. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after being in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  4. Watch for symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other COVID-19 symptoms. If you have symptoms, stay away from others and let your Tour Director know right away.
  5. Watch for symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other COVID-19 symptoms. If you have symptoms, stay away from others and contact a medical professional.
  6. Respect the boundaries of others including their wishes and concerns about personal space.
  7. Limit the amount of luggage and personal items you bring. Travel light with self-manageable carry-on items.

For additional questions please call us at

1-888-867-2190