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Escorted Tour Packages & Hosted Vacations
Do you want to tour the world’s sites without the hassle of planning? Ask us about an escorted tour package or a hosted vacation. Our travel agency is familiar with all brands of escorted tours and hosted vacations where your transportation, entrance to the sites, usually breakfast daily and a few hightlight dinners or lunches. ESCORTED TOURS - Escorted tours usually move by bus, but we have some that offer transport by train and other modes of transport. Big countries like China or Australia/New Zealand require intra-tour airfare which is usually not included in the quoted price. The escorted tour age has gone down over the last few years as customers realize these are a really easy way to travel plus the fact that tour companies have gotten more cultural as that has become the buzzword in our business. People want experiences, not tours and our tour companies have responded. We do escorted tours to most of the corners of the world including lesser known sites and countries. You name the experience/countries you want to see and your travel agent can specify a tour that will do exactly what you want to do in most instances. Many escorted tours visit multiple countries in the sam region while others do more detailed touring in one country. Tours come in various price points to fit any budget and we also have tours that move at a leisurely pace, moderate pace and also fast paced tours. Escorted tours are particularly easy in destinations where language is a problem as you are accompanied by an English speaking guide at all times. HOSTED VACATIONS - Hosted Vacations are offered by many of the escorted tour companies as they expand their product offering. These hosted vacations run the gambit from European city packages with a guide and one tour. They also include African Safaris where you can custom package whichever countries you desire to Central and South American cities that come with an English speaking guide and driver to welcome you. WHY BOOK AN ESCORTED TOUR OR HOSTED VACATION WITH TRAVEL AGENT? You might be surprised at the vast product offering travel agents have with Escorted Tours and Hosted Vacations. We sell Amtrak Vacations, Alaska Railroad and overseas train journeys. We handle Brendan and CIE for Ireland. Brewster and Rocky Mountaineer for Candaian Rockies. As a registered travel agency, we also book Tauck Tours, Trafalgar, Collette, Insight, Globus, Cosmos, Mayflower Tours and other escorted tour suppliers. Many suppliers sell the same destinations so its important to have someone help you sort out all the informaion. Sometimes with travel, there are compromises with destinations, season of travel and the pace of the tour so its helpful to be able to discuss pros and cons of particular offerings with an experience travel agent. Use a travel agent to book escorted vacations as we are familiar with promotional programs including reduced cost or “free” air. Travel agents can compare published airfares to contracted tour airfare as sometimes one is cheaper than the other. Tour companies will usually only sell contracted air. Most companies warn you they require you to pay extra for airport transfers if you are booking your own airfare but the routing/price might still be better than the contracted air. Also, if you are doing a deviation on the airfare from the tour dates for pre or post stays, separate airfare might be your best option as tour companies charge a deviation fee when you depart from the tour dates. Some tour companies have a separate promotion for land only if you don’t want the free airfare from a far off city. A travel agency has a proprietary airline computer system that has direct access to most airlines and hotel chains for an unbiased flow of information. A travel agency is usually located in your local market or region and will have experience specific airlines, back door routings and nearby airports that can make All escorted tour companies have you read and sign off on terms and conditions. These include your acknowledgement that you have the required visas, empty pages in your passport and months left on the passport to be able to enter each foreign country. Visas are permission stamps that allow you entry into a given country. It is important to cost the visa work with a given trip as it
Complicated worldwide travel is best handled with the assistance of a travel agency. Do it yourself is for the supermarket check out or pumping gas.
All of these escorted tour companies consider your travel agent a valued member of the booking team for a reason. Most legitimate tour companies pay agent commission so we help you with the details and there is never a fee to the consumer.
may be expensive if you require multiple visas for a multi-country trip. There are still areas of the world that have inadequate health care systems and other areas of the world that still require vaccinations (or a medical waiver). Travel insurance is another issue as there are “tour company” insurance and private insurance. Tour insurance is cheaper and may include any reason coverage but these are offered by the tour company which is backed up by limited medical insurance and may include voucher reimbursement. Private insurance may be more expensive but has quite a bit more medical and emergency evacuation coverage plus will reimburse cash in most instances when you cancel a tour. Travel agents are experienced with all the fine print, rules and regulations of travel. The things that you might forget or find troublesome are part of our job and we might have a facilitator like a visa service, air consolidator or wholesaler that we can use to save you time and money or take a particular routing to a destination.
Tampa Bay’s Cloud Based Travel Agency
813-868-0007 800-955-5594 info@vacationtc.com
Registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel. Reg. #10098 Cruise Lines International Association #00577404 Florida Travel Insurance License #A165107
© 2006 to 2020 Market Access Promotions, Inc. PO Box 290816, Tampa, FL USA 33687
813-868-0007
BOOK ESCORTED TOURS WITH OUR TRAVEL AGENCY
Escorted Tour Packages & Hosted Vacations Do you want to tour the world’s sites without the hassle of planning? Ask us about an escorted tour package or a hosted vacation. Our travel agency is familiar with all brands of escorted tours and hosted vacations where your transportation, entrance to the sites, usually breakfast daily and a few hightlight dinners or lunches. ESCORTED TOURS - Escorted tours usually move by bus, but we have some that offer transport by train and other modes of transport. Big countries like China or Australia/New Zealand require intra-tour airfare which is usually not included in the quoted price. The escorted tour age has gone down over the last few years as customers realize these are a really easy way to travel plus the fact that tour companies have gotten more cultural as that has become the buzzword in our business. People want experiences, not tours and our tour companies have responded. We do escorted tours to most of the corners of the world including lesser known sites and countries. You name the experience/countries you want to see and your travel agent can specify a tour that will do exactly what you want to do in most instances. Many escorted tours visit multiple countries in the sam region while others do more detailed touring in one country. Tours come in various price points to fit any budget and we also have tours that move at a leisurely pace, moderate pace and also fast paced tours. Escorted tours are particularly easy in destinations where language is a problem as you are accompanied by an English speaking guide at all times. HOSTED VACATIONS - Hosted Vacations are offered by many of the escorted tour companies as they expand their product offering. These hosted vacations run the gambit from European city packages with a guide and one tour. They also include African Safaris where you can custom package whichever countries you desire to Central and South American cities that come with an English speaking guide and driver to welcome you. WHY BOOK AN ESCORTED TOUR OR HOSTED VACATION WITH TRAVEL AGENT? You might be surprised at the vast product offering travel agents have with Escorted Tours and Hosted Vacations. We sell Amtrak Vacations, Alaska Railroad and overseas train journeys. We handle Brendan and CIE for Ireland. Brewster and Rocky Mountaineer for Candaian Rockies. As a registered travel agency, we also book Tauck Tours, Trafalgar, Collette, Insight, Globus, Cosmos, Mayflower Tours and other escorted tour suppliers. Many suppliers sell the same destinations so its important to have someone help you sort out all the informaion. Sometimes with travel, there are compromises with destinations, season of travel and the pace of the tour so its helpful to be able to discuss pros and cons of particular offerings with an experience travel agent.
All of these escorted tour companies consider your travel agent is a valued member of the booking team for a reason. Most legitimate tour companies pay agent commission so we help you with the details and there is never a fee to the consumer.
Tampa Bay’s Cloud Based Travel Agency
813-868-0007 info@vacationtc.com
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Registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel. Reg. #10098 Florida Travel Insurance License #A165107 Cruise Lines International Association Member #00577404
© 2006 to 2020 Market Access Promotions, Inc. PO Box 290816, Tampa, FL USA 33687
© 2006 to 2019 Market Access Promotions, Inc.
BOOK ESCORTED TOURS WITH OUR TRAVEL AGENCY
Escorted Tour Packages & Hosted Vacations Do you want to tour the world’s sites without the hassle of planning? Ask us about an escorted tour package or a hosted vacation. Our travel agency is familiar with all brands of escorted tours and hosted vacations where your transportation, entrance to the sites, usually breakfast daily and a few hightlight dinners or lunches.
ESCORTED TOURS - Escorted tours usually move by bus, but we have some that offer transport by train and other modes of transport. Big countries like China or Australia/New Zealand require intra-tour airfare which is usually not included in the quoted price. The escorted tour age has gone down over the last few years as customers realize these are a really easy way to travel plus the fact that tour companies have gotten more cultural as that has become the buzzword in our business. People want experiences, not tours and our tour companies have responded. We do escorted tours to most of the corners of the world including lesser known sites and countries. You name the experience/countries you want to see and your travel agent can specify a tour that will do exactly what you want to do in most instances. Many escorted tours visit multiple countries in the sam region while others do more detailed touring in one country. Tours come in various price points to fit any budget and we also have tours that move at a leisurely pace, moderate pace and also fast paced tours. Escorted tours are particularly easy in destinations where language is a problem as you are accompanied by an English speaking guide at all times. HOSTED VACATIONS - Hosted Vacations are offered by many of the escorted tour companies as they expand their product offering. These hosted vacations run the gambit from European city packages with a guide and one tour. They also include African Safaris where you can custom package whichever countries you desire to Central and South American cities that come with an English speaking guide and driver to welcome you. WHY BOOK AN ESCORTED TOUR OR HOSTED VACATION WITH TRAVEL AGENT? You might be surprised at the vast product offering travel agents have with Escorted Tours and Hosted Vacations. We sell Amtrak Vacations, Alaska Railroad and overseas train journeys. We handle Brendan and CIE for Ireland. Brewster and Rocky Mountaineer for Candaian Rockies. As a registered travel agency, we also book Tauck Tours, Trafalgar, Collette, Insight, Globus, Cosmos, Mayflower Tours and other escorted tour suppliers. Many suppliers sell the same destinations so its important to have someone help you sort out all the informaion. Sometimes with travel, there are compromises with destinations, season of travel and the pace of the tour so its helpful to be able to discuss pros and cons of particular offerings with an experience travel agent. Use a travel agent to book escorted vacations as we are familiar with promotional programs including reduced cost or “free” air. Travel agents can compare published airfares to contracted tour airfare as sometimes one is cheaper than the other. Tour companies will usually only sell contracted air. Most companies warn you they require you to pay extra for airport transfers if you are booking your own airfare but the routing/price might still be better than the contracted air. Also, if you are doing a deviation on the airfare from the tour dates for pre or post stays, separate airfare might be your best option as tour companies charge a deviation fee when you depart from the tour dates. Some tour companies have a separate promotion for land only if you don’t want the free airfare from a far off city. A travel agency has a proprietary airline computer system that has direct access to most airlines and hotel chains for an unbiased flow of information. A travel agency is usually located in your local market or region and will have experience specific airlines, back door routings and nearby airports that can make All escorted tour companies have you read and sign off on terms and conditions. These include your acknowledgement that you have the required visas, empty pages in your passport and months left on the passport to be able to enter each foreign country. Visas are permission stamps that allow you entry into a given country. It is important to cost the visa work with a given trip as it may be expensive if you require multiple visas for a multi-country trip. There are still areas of the world that have inadequate health care systems and other areas of the world that still require vaccinations (or a medical waiver). Travel insurance is another issue as there are “tour company” insurance and private insurance. Tour insurance is cheaper and may include any reason coverage but these are offered by the tour company which is backed up by limited medical insurance and may include voucher reimbursement. Private insurance may be more expensive but has quite a bit more medical and emergency evacuation coverage plus will reimburse cash in most instances when you cancel a tour. Travel agents are experienced with all the fine print, rules and regulations of travel. The things that you might forget or find troublesome are part of our job and we might have a facilitator like a visa service, air consolidator or wholesaler that we can use to save you time and money or take a particular routing to a destination.
Complicated worldwide travel is best handled with the assistance of a travel agency. Do it yourself is for the supermarket check out or pumping gas.
All of these escorted tour companies consider your travel agent is a valued member of the booking team for a reason. Most legitimate tour companies pay agent commission so we help you with the details and there is never a fee to the consumer.
Tampa Bay’s Cloud Based Travel Agency
813-868-0007 800-955-5594 info@vacationtc.com
Florida Seller of Travel. Reg. #10098
© 2006 to 2020 Market Access Promotions, Inc.
BOOK WITH OUR TRAVEL AGENCY
813-868-0007