A - You can download brochures by going to the TOUR Page of this site and clicking on the links for the individual brochures in pdf form. Or you can call us at 1-800-334-5425 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get one off in the mail to you right away.
A - By filling out the application section of the trip brochure and sending it to us by mail with your deposit. We do not accept Application Forms by e-mail.
A - The Tours include just about everything: Round-trip Airfare from NY/NJ and airport taxes and fuel surcharges (unless otherwise specified), Land transportation by Motorcoach (and sometimes air and rail), Hotel Accommodations in Double Room Occupancy, Breakfast and Dinner daily (and on many of the trips lunch is included as well) and Guided Touring as specified on the individual itineraries. The tours are fully hosted as well.
A - A letter of receipt will be sent to you confirming your reservation and letting you know your balance and when your final payment is due.
A - The amount of deposit required to hold a reservation is $500.00 (unless otherwise specified) and is non-refundable.
A - Yes, we would be happy to give you the contact information of other pilgrims or organizations, perhaps from your area, who have traveled with us in the past.
A - Approximately 50 days prior to the tour.
A - After you final payment and approximately 3 weeks prior to your departure you will receive your airline ticket or an e-ticket receipt as well as a travel brief detailing your meeting point information, flight schedule, baggage limitations, hotel phone numbers and country specific information (i.e. weather, currency, suggested dress and items to bring, baggage limitations and suggested gratuity amount).
A - We use only the major scheduled carriers.
A - The standard luggage allowance for international travel is 1 suitcase (50lbs. max and measuring in size no more than 62 inches adding together the length + height +width per piece) + 1 carry on bag (40 lbs. max) plus an additional item such as a purse, camera bag or laptop. This allowance varies according to the airline and the destination. Additional luggage is permitted at cost.
A - Yes, in most cases airport taxes and fuel surcharges are included.
A - Approximately between 18 and 35 persons.
A - No. We detail on the travel brief sent to you prior to the trip the suggested amount. The amount per trip for the bus driver, guides & hotel staff varies depending on the length of the trip.
A - If cancellation in writing is received more than 45 days prior to departure, a full refund less the $500.00 deposit will apply. If cancellation in writing is received within 45 days prior to departure your deposit plus any amount that the airlines, hotels and ground operators withhold are non-refundable.
A - For any travel outside the United States, in most cases, passengers must have a valid passport. For some countries a birth certificate and a drivers license is sufficient. For US citizens, visas are not generally required. Depending on the country you are visiting we will give you the country-specific entry requirements.
A - Personal check is the most widely accepted form of payment. Credit cards are acceptable at an additional charge of 3.5% of the total cost of the tour.
A - Yes, the tour costs are based two persons sharing a room. The hotels charge a supplement for a single room, which varies according to the property. If you are traveling alone and would like a roommate and someone else on the trip also requests a roommate we can arrange for you to share. Otherwise you would have to pay the additional cost for the single room.
A - Insurance is not included. We recommend MH Ross Travel Insurance. Information and an application will be sent to you upon request.
A - Yes, just indicate that you would like us to check on this for you on your application. We will research the best flights for you from your home city. Oftentimes we can secure special fares called add-ons if the airline we are flying on for the tour also serves your home city.