LATEST TRAVEL UPDATES AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS (UPDATED JANUARY 14, 2022)

Updated January 14, 2022

Travel Updates

Travel Updates will keep you informed on the operating status of tours or cruises by destination, and provide up-to-date information on our travel policies. To learn about Tauck's universal vaccination requirement and destination-specific COVID policies, please visit our COVID-19 Travel Requirements page.

Tour & Cruise Status by Destination

UNITED STATES

All tours and cruises are operating.

 

CANADA

All tours and cruises are operating.

 

EUROPE

All tours and cruises are operating.

 

LATIN AMERICA

All tours and cruises are operating with the following exceptions:

  • Argentina & Chile: Due to border closures and COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to operate our January and February departures of Patagonia. At this point we plan to operate all later departures.

 

AFRICA

All tours are operating.

 

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

All tours and cruises are operating with the following exceptions:

  • Morocco: Due to border closures and COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to operate our January 23 and February 6, 2022 departures of Morocco. At this point we plan to operate all later departures.
  • Israel & Jordan: Due to border closures and COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to operate our Israel & Jordan tour through February 2022. At this point, we plan to operate all later departures of the Israel & Jordan tour. Unfortunately, due to additional operational challenges, we are unable to operate our Jerusalem, Red Sea & Petra tour through May 2022. We plan to operate all later departures of Jerusalem, Red Sea & Petra tour.

 

ASIA

At this time, we are unable to operate several itineraries due to current travel restrictions.

  • Japan: All 2022 departures of Cruising the Land of the Rising Sun are currently on hold due strict border regulations for non-resident foreigners. However, we are hopeful for good news in the coming months and we are ready to operate should entry be allowed. We expect to make a final decision on these journeys in February 2022.
  • India: Unfortunately at this time, we are unable to operate our tours to India due to current entry restrictions. As a result, we have been forced to cancel trips to India through March 31, 2022. For all guests departing April 2022 or later, we will notify you before your final payment is due to confirm the status of your tour.
  • Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand: Unfortunately, we are currently unable to operate our tours to Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand due to current entry restrictions and operational challenges. As a result, we have had to cancel all tours through August 31, 2022. For all guests departing September 2022 or later, we will notify you before your final payment is due to confirm the status of your tour.

 

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

Although Australia is starting to open up its borders, we are unable to operate our itineraries within the current travel restrictions. Due to these challenges, all trips to Australia and New Zealand are cancelled through August 31, 2022. For all guests departing on September 1, 2022 or later, we will notify you before your final payment is due to confirm the status of your tour or cruise.

 

 

We continue to make every effort to provide the most up-to-date information on the status of your tour or cruise. However, please know that as we share the above plans, we recognize there are events outside our control that we cannot predict or prevent. While the above details may evolve over time, what won't change is our commitment to doing everything possible to deliver the quality experience and peace of mind you expect when traveling with Tauck. We hope you will share this spirit of adventure with us as we hit the road once again.

Travel Policy Updates For Our Guests

Important Vaccination Policy Update

  • As our partners and the places we visit have increasingly required that all visitors be vaccinated, it has become clear that it is no longer possible to accommodate unvaccinated guests and provide the quality experience you expect from Tauck. Therefore, effective September 7, 2021, all guests ages 12 and over are required to be vaccinated and to carry proof with them, such as the CDC Vaccination Record Card, at all times while traveling with Tauck. There are no exceptions to this requirement, which is in place until further notice.
  • Additional information regarding all COVID-19 travel requirements can be found here.

For travel scheduled for January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022

2022 FINAL PAYMENT

For all land tours, final payment is due 60 days before trip departure and 120 days for river cruises, small ship cruises and rail journeys.

Please note: Final payment for Life on the Mississippi and Grand Alaska is 120 days before trip departure.


2022 TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY

If you have to cancel your trip, regardless of reason, cancellation of confirmed bookings results in costly penalties and fees from hotels, ship operators and other travel providers. Applicable fees are tour specific and dependent on the timing before your trip's departure. Please refer to your specific tour or to the applicable General Information page for details: https://www.tauck.com/guest-travel/general-information 

If you have purchased Tauck's Guest, Cruise or Train Protection plans and cancel your trip, you can find detailed information at: http://www.tauck.com/guest-travel/travel-protection

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