We continue to ensure your well-being and safety on tour with us...
Why choose a DIRECTIONS Tour in 2021?
☼ New Itineraries designed for New Travel Times All of our 2021 itineraries were redesigned and developed for these new travel times. Following the CDC and American Bus Association recommendations; we feel we have implemented the safest and most responsible tours on the road. We want our travelers to know that we are doing everything we can now and in the future to maintain the highest level of safety protocols for your tour vacation.
☼ We have included your Cancellation Protection in 2021 Our Cancellation Protection plan [included on all multi-day motorcoach/air tours in 2021] protects you and your finances and gives you peace of mind when booking with DIRECTIONS Tours. see more important details/ click here
Preparing for your tour vacation:
☼ Covid19 Vaccinations Having your vaccination against Covid-19 is highly recommended prior to traveling at this time. If you are not vaccinated before traveling, please advise us for your safety and the safety of others onboard your tour.
DIRECTIONS Tours follows the latest CDC protocols and mandates as well as current local and state requirements while traveling. We encourage you to check the current CDC Travel/ Traveler Guidelines/Mandates:
☼ Pre-Tour Health and Safety Questionnaire We require all travelers to complete a Health and Safety Questionnaire prior to all tour departures.
Upon departure and while on tour:
☼ Smaller Groups We continue to have smaller group tours throughout 2021. Keeping our groups smaller will accommodate a healthier and safe environment onboard. We will operate our state-of-the-art motorcoaches and caravans with many empty seats onboard to ensure comfort and relaxation. see more details/ click here
☼ Social Distancing Throughout 2021, we continue to encourage travelers to respect social distancing guidelines on tour.
☼ Guest Responsibility and Face Coverings We need your assistance and responsibility to maintain our commitment to a safe environment and successful tour vacation. Your own health priority will ensure you and your fellow travel guests safety. We ask that you adhere to our outlined health and safety protocols, including washing your hands frequently, wearing a face covering (when needed, mandated or asked to do so), and using provided hand sanitizers.
☼ Transportation Cleaning Our state-of-the-art motorcoaches and caravans offer the finest onboard amenities. Our vehicles are professionally cleaned and disinfected prior to every departure (above and beyond the American Bus Association and Federal Transportation Administration guidelines) and also disinfected inside at stops along the way by your Driver and Tour Director(s). *If your Tour Vacation includes Air Travel, our preferred airline is Southwest Airlines and will be used on most domestic air travel tours. All airlines are also following strict health safety protocols and will be outlined prior to your departure. see more details/ click here
☼ Clean Accommodations All accommodations while on tour have been extremely vetted by us for your safety. Hotel protocols must include deep-cleaning, regular disinfecting and overall health and safety consciousness. We are proud to continue our partnership with Drury Hotels®. Drury Hotels® has been awarded 16 consecutive “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains” by J.D. Power, and their cleanliness exceeds travelers expectations, now more than ever. Drury Hotels® will always be our first hotel choice wherever possible.
☼ Attractions, Meals and Itinerary Protocols Your tour destinations, attractions and inclusions have been carefully selected and added to your itinerary. All destinations offered during 2021 have been selected with your personal safety in mind (less crowded areas and less congregated places). We want your tour vacation to be relaxed and stress-free. Included Meals will be provided with/at restaurants that ensure/allow our guests physical distancing guidelines and seating for smaller groups. In some areas, we will have meals catered to achieve our safety measures.
☼ DIRECTIONS Staff Tour Directors and Resident Drivers To ensure a healthy environment, your Tour Directors/Guides and Resident Drivers are following strict protocols for our guests safety and health (and theirs).
*This page is continually updated. For our latest Traveler Safety Protocols, please check back here often. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
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