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Our Worry-Free Guarantee
Holiday Vacations’ top priority is and always has been safe-guarding the health, safety, and travel investment for you, our guest, so you can focus on the joy of new experiences – not anxieties or worries.
INCLUDED GUEST PROTECTIONS
Learn more about the included protections for every Holiday Vacations tour as well as our optional enhancements that ensure that no aspect of your trip is unprotected or left to chance. You have always been protected when you travel with Holiday Vacations with a fully refundable low $200 deposit*. With the events of the last year, we’ve decided to elevate this philosophy further by offering additional enhancements to provide even more peace of mind as we all begin to travel again. In addition, you can learn all about the health and safety measures that we are taking to ensure you can travel worry-free.
COVID-19 VACCINE POLICY
In the spirit of our commitment to guest safety, we have instituted a vaccination mandate that all guests, Tour Directors, and motorcoach drivers be fully vaccinated (one shot or two depending on brand) more than 14 days prior to the trip departure. Click here for the full details of the policy and a list of frequently asked questions regarding the mandate.
*Fully refundable up until the final payment date of the booked tour(s).
Whether you are thinking of making a reservation or have already booked, you can be confident that our built-in booking flexibility will protect your investment, just like it always has.
If you want your coverage to go beyond the basics and include additional coverage that’s relevant to you and your vacation, our enhanced protection through Travelex Insurance ensures you can travel with complete peace of mind.
The US Department of State and the CDC urge people to purchase travel insurance, now more than ever. Covid-19 has changed many things about our lives, including when and how we travel. Travelex Insurance provides valuable coverage should you or a family member contract coronavirus before or during your trip.
In addition, Travelex Insurance also covers:
Ask about adding Travelex Insurance for enhanced protection when you book your next trip with Holiday Vacations.
Click for more details on the Travelex Insurance Plan
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. Especially in these unprecedented times, your health and safety are a top priority for Holiday Vacations.
Our tours provide 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 works diligently to keep you healthy and safe throughout your travels. Below are some of the ways Holiday Vacation plans to operate today. We monitor ongoing changes to health guidelines and recommendations. As a result, our protocols are subject to change.
Click the icon to view these guidelines. See below for our health safety overview, tour and flight safety information, and more.
Tour-Specific Safety Information
When you book with Holiday Vacations, you receive destination-specific information regarding safety and health protocols which include vaccination and masking requirements if necessary. you 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 complete a health declaration prior to travel. Additionally, everyone participates in self-monitoring protocols while on tour.
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.
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
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.
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.
24/7 Emergency Assistance
Staff is available to you around-the-clock and our Tour Directors are trained to assist in emergencies.
Tour days tend to be shorter in length, at a relaxed pace, and include lots of unscheduled time for leisure. Expect standing and walking for extended periods of time on flat surfaces, mostly low altitudes, and consistent temperatures.
Tour days usually move at a leisurely pace. Some days’ scheduled activities last longer than others. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on occasionally uneven terrain. You may experience changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a consistent pace, and may include long travel days. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on uneven surfaces. Some destinations may have changes in altitude and/or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.