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Updated Information on Covid-19 **Updated 7/10/2020** Effective immediately all Bluebird Tour Program trips through December 31st have been postponed.
Over the past month many states have entered into Phase III of reopening due to COVID-19 numbers reducing.
However, over the past week we have seen states start to retract these decisions as COVID-19 cases have begun to rise again.
Due to the ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19,and in order to ensure the safety of our participants, .

All Bluebird Tour trips through the remainder of 2020 have been postponed

This includes overnight trips.
CDC guidance recommends that older adults take everyday precautions to keep thems elves safe, to include washing your hands often, avoiding crowds – especially in poor ventilated areas, staying away from others who are sick, and avoiding non-essential travel.
For those participants who have already been charged for trips, .

Quality Tours has issued an automatic credit for a tour of your choosing in the future

However, If you desire a refund instead, .

Quality will be issuing refunds to those participants who write in or e-mail to request

Due to the nature of these refunds it is important that Quality has a written/e-mail request from participants to ensure disbursement.
Refunds will be issued by check and all participants who have already written in are scheduled to receive their refund by check in the coming weeks.
Additionally, a revised tour schedule for tours starting in 2021 will be posted at a later date.
For more information about how to prevent the spread of germs and respiratory diseases, please visit pwcgov.org/emergency.

If you have any general questions regarding the Novel Coronavirus

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Important.
We ask that you issue a check for each tour booked and indicate the date of the tour on each check.
If you pay by cash, you must present the exact amount.
Payment can also be made by credit card .
Trip money will be accepted as soon as the reservation has been confirmed.
Please refer to the Bluebird Tour Program Policy Manual for full details of the policies governing the Bluebird Program.
Bluebird Policy Manual.

The current Bluebird policy manual is online at www.pwcgov.org/bluebird

It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of important information  concerning your Bluebird experience.
Payment Policy.
Payments for trips are due within two weeks of making the reservation.
Check, exact cash, money order or credit card is accepted.
If you do not make your payment within those two weeks your name can be dropped from the reservation list without notice.
Receipts for payments can be emailed.
When making your payment, request a receipt by providing an active email address .
If you don’t have email, request a confirmation be mailed.
Refund & Cancellations.
If you need to cancel your reservation, please call Quality Tour Transportation and speak with one of the agents handling the Bluebird Tour program.
All cancellations are subject to an administrative fee of $5.00 for day trips and $10.00 for overnight trips.
A refund will only be given if there is someone on the “standby list” to take your space.
Trip cancellation insurance is available only for the overnight tours and it is highly suggested Trip Cancellation Insurance.
TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE ONLY ON OVERNIGHT TOURS AND IS NOT INCLUDED in the price of the overnight trips.
However, .

Insurance is available through AIG Travel Guard and is available for everyone

Rates are based on the cost of the tour and your age.
The insurance provides trip cancellation coverage, trip interruption coverage, baggage up to $500, emergency accident/sickness medical expenses up to $2,500, and emergency evacuation repatriation of remains up to $25,000.
The insurance must be paid for with your first deposit or payment on the trip.
The cost will be provided on request.
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Booking Information

Booking Information.
Tour Prices and Inclusions.

Tour prices are in US dollars and are based on double occupancy

Published tours and tour prices are subject to change at any time.
Single occupancy prices are available, upon request.
Costs generally include the following services and amenities.  Please refer to each tour”s itinerary to confirm the exact inclusions.
Personalized itinerary planning, handling and operational charges.

The full services of Artisans of Leisure and our overseas associate offices before

during and after your trip.
Private sightseeing with local, English-speaking guides.
Luxury rooms in 5-star accommodations, including hotel taxes and service charges.
Internal flights and regional surface transportation, including airport transfers.
Meals as indicated in detailed itinerary.
Admission fees during touring.
Travel visas and permits in certain destinations (for US citizens residing in the US only).
Reservations at restaurants, spas, cultural events and performances.
Access to private gardens, artists and art collections, special-interest lecturers (if desired).

Comprehensive Trip Confirmation and Travel Documents packages

Note: Minimum stay requirements and rate surcharges may apply at certain hotels during peak holidays and travel dates coinciding with major events.

Items excluded Trans-Pacific and/or trans-Atlantic airfare

Travel insurance, Airport departure taxes, Excess baggage charges, Gratuities, Personal expenses, Other services specified as optional or not included.
Deposits and Payments A deposit of $1,000 per person is required to confirm all services.
Final payment is due 90 days prior to the tour start date.
For reservations made within 90 days of departure, the entire tour cost must be paid at the time of booking.
We accept payment by American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and personal or travel agency check.
All services and payments are non-transferrable.
Additional deposits may be required for certain destinations or for travel during peak holiday dates.
Cancellation Policy All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to our New York office.
Your cancellation date will be the date we receive your notice.
No verbal refund requests will be honored.
Deposits are non-refundable.
Refunds of final payment will be honored as follows: • Notice received between 61-90 days of scheduled tour departure: 75% refund • Notice received between 31-60 days of scheduled tour departure: 50% refund • Notice received 30 days or less prior to scheduled tour departure: No refund Note: Certain tour destinations, or tours booked during peak travel dates, require additional advance deposits and/or have different payment terms and conditions.
In such cases, the additional deposit amounts and related payment terms and conditions will be advised once required.
Cancellation penalties and fees imposed by our suppliers may be additional and, if imposed, will be deducted from the above refunds, if any.
A change of trip date or change of travel destination(s) will be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees may apply.

Visas and Passports Visa requirements and application forms

if applicable, will be sent once tour services are confirmed.
All tour participants must be in possession of a passport valid for six months from their date of arrival in any foreign country.
For some tours, you will also need to have multiple consecutive blank visa pages within your passport (the number varies depending on the destination(s)).
It is the sole responsibility of the tour participant to secure a valid passport with sufficient blank pages for immigration and visa stamps.
Travel Insurance We strongly recommend purchasing comprehensive travel insurance (including trip delay, trip cancellation, trip interruption, and baggage insurance) once a trip has been booked.
Health, accident, and emergency evacuation insurance are also strongly recommended.
Please visit https://www.artisansofleisure.com/travelinsurance/ for more information and instructions for linking your insurance to your tour.
Terms & Conditions A complete Tour Participant Agreement can be found at: https://www.artisansofleisure.com/tour/TourAgreement.html.
The Tour Participant Agreement outlines all of the terms and conditions pertaining to bookings with Artisans of Leisure, including necessary limitations on our liability.
Itemized cost breakdowns are not available.
Following full payment, final travel documents will be sent approximately two weeks prior to international departure.