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Travel Alert Information

The wellbeing and vacation enjoyment of our guests is the paramount priority. All of our brands remain active with high hygiene standards, and the additional preventative on-trip protocol implemented and will continue to follow advice from government advisories and remains in touch with all our on the ground suppliers. 

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BRENDAN VACATIONS

Updated October 6, 2020
 
Our hearts and thoughts go out to all who have been impacted by this unprecedented, ongoing global crisis and we want you to know that the wellbeing of our guests and our teams has always been – and will always be – our first priority.
 
We are here and want to help you. Due to government mandates are our offices are now closed, and our teams working from home. We sincerely appreciate your patience as we navigate this ever-changing, global situation together and apologize that our response times are significantly higher than our usual standard.
 
Have peace of mind knowing that there is no urgency for you to make any future travel decisions right now, your trip can be postponed and rebooked without any penalty, with these below options available to you.
 
 
Suspended Trips
 
Due to ongoing uncertainty, spiking cases of COVID-19, and in accordance with travel restrictions imposed by government advisories worldwide, Brendan Vacations has suspended all Guided and FIT trips (Private Chauffeur, Lux Self-Drive, Self-Drive and Locally Hosted Rail) departing up and until February 28, 2021.
 
If you have a booked trip during this suspension period, please rest assured that you have a Future Travel Credit (FTC) automatically available to you for the full value of the land portion of your trip, to use for travel before December 31, 2022.
 
You are eligible to either:
 
Rebook now and change your travel dates or destination to any trip in 2020, 2021 and 2022 without penalty on the land portion of your trip. Any discounts (of up to 15%) that had been applied to your original booking will be transferred and applied to your new booking.*
OR
 
Elect to hold a Future Travel Credit of the full amount paid for land portion of the suspended vacation, redeemable against any new booking for travel to any destination departing before December 31, 2022.**
Future Travel Credits can be redeemed with Brendan Vacations or another TTC brand (Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Costsaver, Uniworld or U by Uniworld) on any destination or trip for travel before December 31, 2022. To give you maximum flexibility, you can also choose to transfer your Future Travel Credit to a friend or family member. 
 
Please note: These policies are subject to change at any time and are not retroactive for bookings cancelled prior to March 16, 2020.

FTC Frequently Asked Questions:  HERE

For all suspended trips that include tickets to the 2020 Royal Military Edinburgh Tattoo
 
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
 
All other bookings
 
Have peace of mind knowing you have the flexibility to change your trip until 30 days prior to departure.
 
If you have an existing booking on a non-suspended trip, departing more than 30 days from today, you have the flexibility to change the land portion of your trip to a new destination or date, free of charge until 30 days prior to departure. Airlines may have different policies and penalty charges, any and all of which are your responsibility*.
 
Please also rest assured that our distancing and hygiene protocols on all of our trips meet requirements put forth by world health and local authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO). Our new 3 step wellbeing approach adheres to the global safety protocols from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and is recognized by the WTTC Safe Travels stamp, which outlines global safety and hygiene for Travel & Tourism, designed specifically to address COVID-19. See all the details here.
 
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the World Health Organization and government health bodies, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
 
We ask that you please take personal responsibility for your wellbeing. This begins with packing any personal protective equipment and sanitizers you require. Please adopt physical distancing and hygiene practices throughout your pre-trip travel arrangements and follow all health instruction whether physical signage, or requests from our professional staff, once you are vacationing with us.
 
In choosing to travel with Brendan Vacations, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
 
Let’s help keep each other safe and healthy. 
 
Terms & Conditions:
 
*The temporary change fee waiver only applies to the land portion of all trips and does not apply to group bookings. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Please note however, you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations.
 
** If you select this option, the new invoice will serve as the Future Travel Credit confirmation. A Future Travel Credit will be issued in the value of the amount paid for the land portion of the trip and is not redeemable for cash. The Future Travel Credit amount will stay assigned to the original booking number and can be transferred to another person. To redeem the Future Travel Credit, just give us the booking reference number when calling to make the new reservation departing at any time before December 31, 2022. If the new trip or departure is more expensive than the original, you will be responsible for the difference in price; if the new trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Discounts applied to the original booking will be transferred to the new booking up to 15%. These transferred discounts are not combinable with any land promotions available at time of booking the new trip. If discounts of more than 15% are available at time of booking, then the transferred discounts can be removed. Please note that you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations. This offer may be withdrawn at any time and other restrictions may apply. All offers are valid until further notice and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Policies are subject to change at any time. CST#2084503-20

INSIGHT VACATIONS

YOU’RE FREE TO CHANGE OR POSTPONE YOUR INSIGHT VACATION
Updated: January 15, 2021
 
Our hearts and thoughts go out to all who have been impacted by this unprecedented, ongoing global crisis and we want you to know that the wellbeing of our guests and our teams has always been – and will always be – our first priority.
 
We are here and want to help you. Due to government mandates many of our offices continue to be closed, and our teams are working from home. The volume of calls is immense, and this change has impacted our already stretched service levels.
 
Have peace of mind knowing that there is no urgency for you to make any future travel decisions right now, your trip can be postponed and rebooked without any penalty, with these below options available to you.
 
 
SUSPENDED TRIPS

In accordance with travel restrictions imposed by government advisories worldwide, Insight Vacations has suspended all Europe and Britain trips, and select worldwide trips, departing up and until February 28, 2021.

We are reviewing departures from March onwards on a case-by-case basis. Should your trip be impacted and unable to operate, your booking agent will contact you directly approximately 45-60 days prior to your trip’s planned start date.

If your booked trip is suspended, please rest assured that you have a Future Travel Credit (FTC) automatically available to you for the full value of the land portion of your trip, to use for travel before December 31, 2022.

 
You are eligible to either:
 
Rebook now, and change your travel dates or destination to any trip departing up until December 31, 2022 without penalty on the land portion of your trip. Any discounts (of up to 15%) that had been applied to your original booking will be transferred and applied to your new booking.*
OR
 
Elect to hold a Future Travel Credit of the full amount paid for land portion of the suspended vacation, redeemable against any new booking for travel to any destination departing before December 31, 2022.**
Future Travel Credits can be redeemed with Insight Vacations or any other TTC brand (Luxury Gold, Trafalgar, Costsaver, Brendan Vacations, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises or U by Uniworld River Cruises) on any destination or trip for travel before 31 December 2022. To give you maximum flexibility, you can also choose to transfer your Future Travel Credit to a friend or family member. 
 

FTC Frequently Asked Questions:  HERE

 
FOR ALL SUSPENDED TRIPS THAT INCLUDE TICKETS TO THE 2020 OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
 
FOR ALL SUSPENDED TRIPS THAT INCLUDE TICKETS TO THE 2020 ROYAL MILITARY EDINBURGH TATTOO
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
 
ALL OTHER BOOKINGS
Have peace of mind knowing you have the flexibility to change the land portion of your trip to a new destination or date, free of charge until 30 days prior to departure. Airlines may have different policies and penalty charges, any and all of which are your responsibility*.
 
Please also rest assured that our distancing and hygiene protocols on all of our trips meet requirements put forth by world health and local authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO). Our new well-being approach adheres to the global safety protocols from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and is recognized by the WTTC Safe Travels stamp, which outlines global safety and hygiene for Travel & Tourism, designed specifically to address COVID-19. See all the details here.
 
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the World Health Organization and government health bodies, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
 
We ask that you please take personal responsibility for your wellbeing. This begins with packing any personal protective equipment and sanitizers you require. Please adopt physical distancing and hygiene practices throughout your pre-trip travel arrangements and follow all health instruction whether physical signage, or requests from our professional staff, once you are vacationing with us.
 
In choosing to travel with Insight Vacations, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
 
Let’s help keep each other safe and healthy.
 
Please note: These policies are subject to change at any time and are not retroactive for bookings cancelled prior to 16 March 2020.
*The temporary change fee waiver only applies to the land portion of all trips and does not apply to group bookings. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Please note however, you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations.
 
** If you select this option, the new invoice will serve as the Future Travel Credit confirmation. A Future Travel Credit will be issued in the value of the amount paid for the land portion of the trip and is not redeemable for cash. The Future Travel Credit amount will stay assigned to the original booking number and can be transferred to another person. To redeem the Future Travel Credit, just give us the booking reference number when calling to make the new reservation departing at any time before December 31, 2022. If the new trip or departure is more expensive than the original, you will be responsible for the difference in price; if the new trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Discounts applied to the original booking will be transferred to the new booking up to 15%. These transferred discounts are not combinable with any land promotions available at time of booking the new trip. If discounts of more than 15% are available at time of booking, then the transferred discounts can be removed. Please note that you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations. This offer may be withdrawn at any time and other restrictions may apply. All offers are valid until further notice and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Policies are subject to change at any time. CST#2077132-20
 
Updated October 6, 2020

LUXURY GOLD

You’re Free To Change or Postpone Your Luxury Gold Vacation
Updated: January 15, 2021
 
Our hearts and thoughts go out to all who have been impacted by this unprecedented, ongoing global crisis and we want you to know that the well-being of our guests and our teams has always been – and will always be – our first priority.
 
We are here and want to help you. Due to government mandates, many of our offices continue to be closed, and our teams are working from home. The volume of calls is immense, and this change has impacted our already stretched service levels.
 
Have peace of mind knowing that there is no urgency for you to make any future travel decisions right now, your trip can be postponed and rebooked without any penalty, with these below options available to you.
 
 
SUSPENDED JOURNEYS

In accordance with travel restrictions imposed by government advisories worldwide, Luxury Gold has suspended all Europe and Britain trips, and select worldwide trips, departing up and until February 28, 2021.

We are reviewing departures from March onwards on a case-by-case basis. Should your trip be impacted and unable to operate, your booking agent will contact you directly approximately 45-60 days prior to your trip’s planned start date.

If your booked trip is suspended, please rest assured that you have a Future Travel Credit (FTC) automatically available to you for the full value of the land portion of your trip, to use for travel before December 31, 2022.

 
You are eligible to either:
 
Rebook now and change your travel dates or destination to any journey departing up until December 31, 2022 without penalty on the land portion of your journey. Any discounts (of up to 15%) that had been applied to your original booking will be transferred and applied to your new booking.*
 
OR
Elect to hold a Future Travel Credit of the full amount paid for land portion of the suspended vacation, redeemable against any new booking for travel to any destination departing before December 31, 2022.**
Future Travel Credits can be redeemed with Luxury Gold or any other TTC brand (Insight Vacations, Trafalgar, Brendan Vacations, Costsaver, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, U by Uniworld River Cruises) on any destination or trip for travel before 31 December 2022. To give you maximum flexibility, you can also choose to transfer your Future Travel Credit to a friend or family member. 

FTC Frequently Asked Questions:  HERE

 
FOR ALL SUSPENDED TRIPS THAT INCLUDE TICKETS TO THE 2020 ROYAL MILITARY EDINBURGH TATTOO
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
 
ALL OTHER BOOKINGS
Have peace of mind knowing you have the flexibility to change the land portion of your journey to a new destination or date, free of charge until 30 days prior to departure. Airlines may have different policies and penalty charges, any and all of which are your responsibility*.
 
Please also rest assured that our distancing and hygiene protocols on all of our journeys meet requirements put forth by world health and local authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO). Our new well-being approach adheres to the global safety protocols from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and is recognized by the WTTC Safe Travels stamp, which outlines global safety and hygiene for Travel & Tourism, designed specifically to address COVID-19. See all the details here.
 
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the World Health Organization and government health bodies, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
 
We ask that you please take personal responsibility for your wellbeing. This begins with packing any personal protective equipment and sanitizers you require. Please adopt physical distancing and hygiene practices throughout your pre-journey travel arrangements and follow all health instruction whether physical signage, or requests from our professional staff, once you are vacationing with us.
 
In choosing to travel with Luxury Gold, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
 
Let’s help keep each other safe and healthy.
 
Please note: These policies are subject to change at any time and are not retroactive for bookings cancelled prior to March 16, 2020.

*The temporary change fee waiver only applies to the land portion of all journeys and does not apply to group bookings. If you choose a journey or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the journey or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Please note however, you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to journey changes and/or cancellations.

**If you select this option, the new invoice will serve as the Future Travel Credit confirmation. A Future Travel Credit will be issued in the value of the amount paid for the land portion of the journey and is not redeemable for cash. The Future Travel Credit amount will stay assigned to the original booking number and can be transferred to another person. To redeem the Future Travel Credit, just give us the booking reference number when calling to make the new reservation departing at any time before December 31, 2022. If the new journey or departure is more expensive than the original, you will be responsible for the difference in price; if the new journey or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Discounts applied to the original booking will be transferred to the new booking up to 15%. These transferred discounts are not combinable with any land promotions available at time of booking the new journey. If discounts of more than 15% are available at time of booking, then the transferred discounts can be removed. Please note that you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to journey changes and/or cancellations. This offer may be withdrawn at any time and other restrictions may apply. All offers are valid until further notice and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Policies are subject to change at any time. CST#2077132-20

Updated: 6 October 2020

TRAFALGAR

CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL UPDATE
YOU’RE FREE TO CHANGE OR POSTPONE YOUR VACATION

Updated 15 January 2021

Our hearts and thoughts go out to all who have been impacted by this unprecedented, ongoing global crisis and we want you to know that the wellbeing of our guests and our teams has always been – and will always be – our first priority.

We are here and want to help you. Due to government mandates our offices are now closed, and our teams working from home. The volume of calls is immense, and this change has impacted our already stretched service levels.

 
Have peace of mind knowing that there is no urgency for you to make any future travel decisions right now, your trip can be postponed and rebooked without any penalty, with these below options available to you.
 
 
Suspended Trips

In accordance with travel restrictions imposed by government advisories worldwide, Trafalgar has suspended all Europe and Britain trips, and select worldwide trips, departing up and until 28 February 2021. Australia and New Zealand trips are suspended departing up and until 30 June 2021.

As the world begins to reopen and travel restarts from March onwards, we are reviewing departures on a case by case basis. Should your trip be impacted and unable to operate, your booking agent will contact you directly.

If your booked trip is suspended, please rest assured that you have a Future Travel Credit (FTC) automatically available to you for the full value of the land portion of your trip, to use for travel before 31 December 2022. 

You are eligible to either:
 
• Rebook now and change your travel dates or destination to any trip departing up until 31 December 2022 without penalty on the land portion of your trip. Any discounts (of up to 15%) that had been applied to your original booking will be transferred and applied to your new booking.*
 
OR
 
• Elect to hold a Future Travel Credit of the full amount paid for land portion of the suspended vacation, redeemable against any new booking for travel to any destination departing before 31 December 2022.**
 
Future Travel Credits can be redeemed with Trafalgar or another TTC brand (Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Brendan Vacations, Costsaver, Uniworld or U by Uniworld) on any destination or trip for travel before 31 December 2022. To give you maximum flexibility, you can also choose to transfer your Future Travel Credit to a friend or family member. 

FTC Frequently Asked Questions:  HERE

For all suspended trips that include tickets to the 2020 Oberammergau Passion Play
 
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
For all suspended trips that include tickets to the 2020 Royal Military Edinburgh Tattoo
 
Please click here for details on the postponement and your rebooking options.
 
 
All other bookings
Have peace of mind knowing you have the flexibility to change the land portion of your trip to a new destination or date, free of charge until 30 days prior to departure. Airlines may have different policies and penalty charges, any and all of which are your responsibility*.
 
Please also rest assured that our distancing and hygiene protocols on all of our trips meet requirements put forth by world health and local authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO). Our new 3 step wellbeing approach adheres to the global safety protocols from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and is recognized by the WTTC Safe Travels stamp, which outlines global safety and hygiene for Travel & Tourism, designed specifically to address COVID-19. See all the details here.
 
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the World Health Organization and government health bodies, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.
 
We ask that you please take personal responsibility for your wellbeing. This begins with packing any personal protective equipment and sanitizers you require. Please adopt physical distancing and hygiene practices throughout your pre-trip travel arrangements and follow all health instruction whether physical signage, or requests from our professional staff, once you are vacationing with us.
 
In choosing to travel with Trafalgar, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
 
Let’s help keep each other safe and healthy.
 
Please note: These policies are subject to change at any time and are not retroactive for bookings cancelled prior to 16 March 2020.
 
*The temporary change fee waiver only applies to the land portion of all trips and does not apply to group bookings. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Please note however, you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations.
 
** If you select this option, the new invoice will serve as the Future Travel Credit confirmation. A Future Travel Credit will be issued in the value of the amount paid for the land portion of the trip and is not redeemable for cash. The Future Travel Credit amount will stay assigned to the original booking number and can be transferred to another person. To redeem the Future Travel Credit, just give us the booking reference number when calling to make the new reservation departing at any time before December 31, 2022. If the new trip or departure is more expensive than the original, you will be responsible for the difference in price; if the new trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Discounts applied to the original booking will be transferred to the new booking up to 15%. These transferred discounts are not combinable with any land promotions available at time of booking the new trip. If discounts of more than 15% are available at time of booking, then the transferred discounts can be removed. Please note that you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations. This offer may be withdrawn at any time and other restrictions may apply. All offers are valid until further notice and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Policies are subject to change at any time. CST#2077132-20 
 
Updated 27 October 2020

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