FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Euro Tripping tours are for all people seeking smaller group sizes, more attention per person and the comfort, freedom and faster arrivals that train travel offers.
We invite the more independent traveller, who really wants to discover a city with a lot of the freedom they would get if they were to visit on their own, but with all the information, help in all situations and guidance of a tour leader who can show them all the ins and outs to make it a fun adventure.
If you are in good physical health and self sufficent due to the nature of the activity levels on tour, then you are more welcome on our tours. One requirment is that you will be responsible for carrying or rolling your luggage at times.
We operate twin share hotel tours. If you are travelling with a partner you will be placed in a room with your partner. If you book as an individual you will be placed in a twin share room with someone else of the same sex.. Although we will do our best to accomodate for double beds we can not always accomodate this need. At this stage we do not offer single supplement.
We utilise the already existing train and public coach system in Europe. This means we arrive in central train and coach hubs and utilise metro and shuttle systems to get to and from hotels for arrival and departures.
We are unable to give you exact timings for amount of travel per day. However we try to limit journies to under 5hrs maximun per day on days that are considered travel days. A travel day is a day in which you are travelling from one city to another city and not on your city free days.
Check in time in the hotel is from 3pm in the afternoon. Your tour leader will have instructions left for all passengers on arrival as to the meeting times for your initial introduction meeting to the tour.
On the information page on all tours you will find all the relevant information from the duration of tour, number of people most likely on tour, transport mode and all inclusions in your package.
Your spending money, visas, personal travel insurance, medical fees, cost of optional activities and excursions, entrance fees to the various museums and sites visited, flights, departure taxes, and any meals not specified on the tour page.
Obtaining correct visas is your own responsibility. Not having correct visas could mean you missing out on part or all of your tour. Please ask your travel agent if you are unsure. You should also double check with the individual Embassies before you depart, remembering that visa requirements can change at short notice.
For most of the countries where visas are required, it is NOT possible to obtain the visa whilst on the trip and some visas take 3-4 weeks to obtain.
Yes. Comprehensive travel insurance is compulsory as per our booking policy. This should be taken out at the time of booking so you have it covered just incase you may need to cancel for any reason.
We recommend getting a comprehensive travel insurance policy which covers you for all medical expenses (including repatriation) and any expensive items you bring away with you such as laptops, tablets, smart phones and cameras. Always check the policy wording and excess limits before you book and make sure they are to your satisfaction.
Although we use rail and public transport options which differ in luggage limits, it is recommended you bring one main bag that is a backpack that you can carry for distances upto 500m or a suitcase on wheels that you can easily roll for upto 500m. This is in the event you need to walk from metro stations to your closely located hotels.