The joining instructions for each tour are outlined under the
drop-down menu 'Joining Instructions' to the righthand side of each
tour page. The exact arrangements will be confirmed to you by
email, a week or so before the tour.
Holiday insurance & European Health Insurance Card
Please ensure that you have adequate holiday insurance. This
insurance should include Personal Liability Insurance, Medical
Insurance (including repatriation, if necessary) and Holiday
Cancellation Insurance. If you are eligible for a EHIC, then please
ensure that you have one and that you bring it with you.
Please note that we do not sell insurance, but we do recommend
that you purchase your insurance in the country in which you
TRAVELLING OUTSIDE TOUR DATES
If you are intending to arrive into Britain before the tour start
date, or stay on in Britain after the end of the tour or, indeed,
if you are joining a tour as a part of a longer visit to Britain,
then we will assist you where we can with your travel arrangements,
within Britain, but please remember that we are not travel agents,
and we will make reasonable administrative charges for doing
Heathrow and Gatwick Airports
We do not collect customers from either Heathrow
or Gatwick airport terminals, although many tours do collect from
the Sheraton Heathrow Hotel and at other airport hotels, but only
where the circumstances warrant it.
Customers arrive from different airports, at different times and
you might have to wait until all your fellow travellers have
arrived before we leave an airport, or other meeting place.
LONG HAUL FLIGHTS
If you are planning to join one of our tours - and you are flying
a considerable distance to do so - then please:
- check that the tour has space for you before
you book your flights, and check with us too, that your proposed
flight arrival and departure times are compatible with the
- consider arriving at least the day before the
tour starts, so that you are refreshed from your flight, on the
first day of the tour.
Moreover, if you are flying 'long haul' into Britain and are then
considering flying 'short haul' - either within Britain or further
afield - you may encounter problems with your baggage allowances,
on your 'short-haul' flights. Please check allowances with all your
Updated 21 February 2016