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Travel Flexibility with Authentic Vacations

Changes happen … let’s be flexible and kind.

Due to Covid-related restrictions, and any ensuing travel disruption, we’re giving you greater flexibility if you must change your travel plans.

Here’s what you can expect when you can’t travel as planned and must rebook/reschedule your trip:

  • More time to reschedule and take your trip. Now rather than one year from your originally planned date of travel, you have up to two years to rebook and travel on your trip. We will hold the money paid for your trip in the form of a travel credit for you to use.
  • No administrative or change fees for rebooking your vacation with new dates. You may even rebook to a different destination that we offer.
  • A No-fee, 0% interest Travel Layaway Payment Plan, for you to comfortably pay for the land portion of your vacation over time.
  • The option to gift your travel credit to a family member or friend to use on a newly booked Authentic Vacation.
  • If your new booking has a higher value, you will need to pay the price difference.
  • You are allowed to change your departure city and destination.
  • All travel for your new trip or gifted trip must be completed within two years of the original travel date.
  • Changes made to airline bookings are subject to the individual carriers’ rules.
  • Travel Insurance purchased through our insurance provider, Arch Roam Right can be rolled over to your new trip within two years of purchase but is non-transferable to another party.
  • For customers choosing to cancel outright, and not rebook, our standard Cancellation Policy applies.
  • Not valid for groups of 8 or more traveling together. See our Group Booking Policy for more.

European Destinations Travel, Health and Testing Requirements (10.13.21)

Destination Open to US travelers without need to quarantine Do I need to be vaccinated? Do I need a test to enter? Do I need a test before I return home?
Ireland YES YES (or certificate of COVID recovery within 180 days of travel) NO YES
Italy YES YES (or certificate of COVID recovery within 180 days of travel) YES YES
Iceland YES YES (or certificate of COVID recovery) YES YES
Scotland, Northern Ireland YES YES YES (plus further PCR test within 2 days of arrival) YES
England YES YES NO (PCR test required within 2 days of arriving) YES
UK and Ireland combo’s (including Ireland trips with Northern Ireland in them) YES YES Please contact your Authentic Expert to determine if your itinerary is possible and what testing is required. YES

Useful Resources

CDC.gov
Travel State Gov
Homeland Security
Aer Lingus News
Air Canada Covid Update
American Airlines News
Delta Airlines Travel Planning Center
United Airlines Covid Update