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Travel Updates

Latest update – April 23, 2020 2:00p.m. EST

At this time many airlines have paused or significantly reduced their international flight schedules from the U.S., extended their change fee rules and change their status frequently. To learn more, visit updated flight schedules, rule changes and news update links to one of the International carriers listed below or contact us for more.

Useful Resources

Aer Lingus News
Air Canada News
American Airlines News
Delta Airlines News
United Airlines News
Homeland security
CDC.gov
Travel State Gov

For Clients with Travel in 2020

For our clients whose travel plans include a departure in 2020, if you need to reschedule your existing bookings, we’ll make our best effort to work with our suppliers to minimize, or avoid, penalties when it’s possible. Please contact us for assistance.

Flexibility for bookings

As a reminder, when you book with Authentic Vacations our Risk-Free Booking Policy is automatically included for you, our client. Simply put, should you need to change your travel dates, you can reschedule your trip up to 30-days prior to your departure date for ANY REASON. And, you may rebook your trip within one year of original departure with no penalties from Authentic Vacations. Your deposit and any payments made will be credited towards your rebooked tour, with absolutely no cancellation or change fees applied.

While Authentic Vacations does not charge you a cancellation or change fee when you rebook your travel plans, there could be rate, fare and cancellation differences imposed by suppliers, such as host inns or airlines. Please know we are here to work with our suppliers on your behalf. Our constant goal is to minimize, or eliminate, these types of penalties for date changes whenever possible.

We want your travels to be stress-free, filled with relaxation and wonder.

Future Bookings

Book with Peace of Mind with our Risk-Free Booking Policy

Authentic Vacations’ goal is to provide our customers the peace of mind necessary to enjoy their travel. We acknowledge the concerns surrounding the coronavirus, and we want to ensure that every one of you, our valued customers, is protected.

What does the Risk-Free Booking Policy include?

You can reschedule your trip up to 30 days prior to your departure date for ANY REASON. Your deposit and all additional payments will be credited towards the re-booked tour, with absolutely no cancellation or change fees applied. We want your travels to be stress-free and happy. See more

How does the Risk-Free Booking Policy cover me during the COVID-19 situation?

If the US government puts temporary travel restrictions on traveling to and within your destination, we will re-book the land portion of your tours on the dates you choose, within one year of your original departure date. This is absolutely free of charge.

Does this policy apply for airfare and land travel?

It only applies to the land portion booked with Authentic Vacations. But, this can be a good time to look for deals on airfare. Speak with one of our Destination Experts to find the best airfare and flight options.