WHAT’S INCLUDED? ALMOST EVERYTHING!
Our tours INCLUDE all taxes and gratuities (see below). All attractions, step-on guides, accommodations, most meals (see tour information), motorcoach/air/cruise transportation, and hotel luggage handling for a single checked bag per person are included.
ARE YOUR TOUR DIRECTORS AND DRIVERS PROFESSIONAL?
YES! Every Tour and Day Trip is guided from start to finish. DIRECTIONS Tours provides professional, full-time and knowledgeable Tour Directors/Guides and Drivers on all of our tours. Your guide will outline each day’s activity, including the history, geography and facts about each area we visit. Your Tour Director/Guides and Drivers will make sure that your tour experience is comfortable, professional, safe, entertaining and courteous.
DO YOU INCLUDE GRATUITIES AND TAXES?
YES! An additional benefit traveling with DIRECTIONS Tours is that all gratuities for your Tour Director, Step-on Guides, advertised Meals, and Motorcoach Driver ARE INCLUDED in the price of all Day Trips and Overnight Tours!
DO YOU PROVIDE BOTTLED WATER ONBOARD?
YES! We do provide bottled water onboard the motorcoach. Guests are also allowed to bring non-alcoholic beverages onboard.
IS SMOKING OR FIRE ARMS ALLOWED ONBOARD?
NO. Smoking (both tobacco and electronic) is prohibited on the motorcoach. We will break every 2-2.5 hours on travel days. Absolutely no firearms (conceal-and-carry) allowed onboard at anytime.
WHERE DO I MEET TO BEGIN MY TOUR / DAY TRIP?
We offer convenient and safe pick-up locations in Metro St. Louis:
Overnight Motorcoach Tours: St. Charles Commuter Lot (I-70 across from Red Roof Inn at Zumbehl Road), Holiday Inn Southwest/Viking (located at Watson and Lindbergh) and South County @ McDonald’s at I-255 / Telegraph Road. (On overnight tours we may arrange a Metro East / Illinois Pick-up - Just call us). If you need information on optional Home Pick-up Service, please call us for assistance.
Air Tours: Depart from St. Louis-Lambert International Airport.
Day Trips: St. Charles Commuter Lot (I-70 across from Red Roof Inn at Zumbehl Road), St. Louis County Library Main Branch (Across Lindbergh from Plaza Frontenac), and South County Costco (Rusty Rd).
We offer convenient and safe pick-up locations in Metro Dallas:
Overnight Motorcoach Tours: Drury Inn and Suites - Frisco and Drury Inn and Suites - Richardson.
Air Tours: Depart from Dallas-Love Airport.
All DIRECTIONS Tours originate from St. Louis, Missouri and Dallas, Texas. Other Pick-up/drop off locations are available throughout the Mid South and Midwest (including Memphis, Nashville, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Kansas City and Columbus, OH). Please call us and we will be happy to help you join a DIRECTIONS Tour from anywhere in the USA! FLY IN / OUT OPTIONS are also available on most tours.
ARE TOUR SCHEDULES RELAXING?
YES! DIRECTIONS Tours ensures a relaxing and stress-free experience on every tour. Our tour schedules are not tiring or overbooked. No late hour traveling on the motorcoach is scheduled on any tour. “Stress-Free!”
WHAT TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION DO YOU USE?
DIRECTIONS Tours uses only the highest quality and safest modes of transportation. On Full Size Group Tours (20 to 52 guests), you can expect comfortable and newer motorcoaches. Our certified, licensed and registered motorcoaches “kneel” down for easier boarding. Snack and Beverage service is provided throughout your longer travel days. On Small Group Tours (15 guests or less), enjoy the comfort and safety of small motorcoaches and/or deluxe 15 passenger touring caravans which allow easy boarding. Your onboard experience and safety is always OUR priority at DIRECTIONS Tours. Sit back and relax!
Air travel is almost always non-stop from St. Louis Lambert International Airport to your destination city/departure city. Only commercial air providers are used (no charter flights).
WHAT TYPE OF TOUR MEALS AND ACCOMMODATIONS DO YOU USE?
Continental or Full Breakfast is always served on every overnight motorcoach tour. Dinners are usually “out on the town” featuring a taste of the area cuisine you are visiting. If you have a special diet (diabetic/allergies etc.), please let us know. We will try to accommodate your needs the best we can. Your hotel accommodations on tour are clean, safe and comfortable. All hotels are carefully selected and pre-scouted.
WHAT IF I HAVE TO CANCEL MY TOUR / DAY TRIP?
All of our tour packages are subject to our cancellation policies.
DO YOU OFFER TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE FOR CRUISES AND INT'L TOURS?
A travel protection plan may be separately purchase from AON/TravelEx Insurance. If purchased prior to 21 days of your initial deposit, most plans will provide a full refund for trip cancellations and medical emergencies. AON/TravelEx Insurance plans are reasonably priced and add peace-of-mind for any unforeseen reasons for cancellation. Please call us for more information.
I'M READY TO GO... HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION?
We are READY to help you make your reservations and welcome you! It is easy as 1-2-3 and all you have to do is call!
MY TOUR IS BOOKED, NOW WHAT CAN I EXPECT BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE?
We are getting ready for your arrival! But before departure, please review our important Customer/Tour Policies and Procedures for each tour vacation package. Thank you!
WE HAVE MADE IT MORE AFFORDABLE FOR SINGLE TRAVELERS TO ENJOY MORE TRAVEL!
TRAVEL WITH US FOR THE
SAME PRICE AS DOUBLES*
OR JUST A LITTLE MORE ON
ENJOY SINGLE TRAVEL ON ANY DIRECTIONS TOUR FOR:
*up to 3 Days: SAME PRICE AS DOUBLE (no extra supplement)
4 to 6 Days: ONLY $150.00 more
7 to 10 Days: ONLY $275.00 more
11 to 14 Days: ONLY $375.00 more
SINGLES CAN NOW TRAVEL LONGER FOR THE BEST RATES… PERIOD!
(Offer rates excluded on some tours - see specific tour details)
Join a Tour from Anywhere!
Call us for fly in/out options available on most motorcoach tours. Special air / tour rates are available - Give us a call!
Park, Sleep and GO!
We have special hotel accommodations and rates for our travelers to stay overnight prior to departing on overnight tours. We pick up at your hotel.
Parking is also available!
Home Pick-Up / Drop Off
Need a ride to/from one of our tour departure points? Just call on us... we will be happy to schedule you a car service both coming and going. Call our offices for more details.
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Directions Saint Louis, LLC / DBA DIRECTIONS Tours acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provided hotel accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, activities, or other services connected with any tour. Such services are subject to the terms and condition of those suppliers. Directions Saint Louis, LLC and their respective employees, agents, representatives, companies and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default of any company or person in performing theses services. Responsibility is not accepted for losses, injury, damages or expenses of any kind due to sickness, weather, strikes, hostilities, wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes. All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the state or country in which they are provided. Directions Saint Louis, LLC is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the tours/trips arranged by Directions Saint Louis, LLC. Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy, if desired, that will cover of some of the expense associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects. Directions Saint Louis, LLC reserves the right to change or alter any of independent hotels, attractions and suppliers on any given itinerary (client will be notified if any changes must be made). Directions Saint Louis, LLC holds all copyrights on all exclusive Directions Saint Louis, LLC tour itineraries and reproduction or use without the consent of Directions Saint Louis, LLC is strictly prohibited.
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