How soon should I book a tour? Seating assignments and tour space is based on availability. Many trips fill up rapidly, so it is advisable to make your reservations early.
Do you offer a child discount? Child discounts apply on some trips. Contact the office for information.
What type of motorcoach do you use? We charter deluxe motorcoaches with climate control, reclining seats, DVD, and restrooms.
Is smoking permitted on the motorcoach? Smoking, including e-cigarettes and vapor cigarettes, is not permitted. Rest stops are made frequently (every 2-3 hours) to accommodate those who wish to smoke.
May I take drinks or snacks on the motorcoach? Yes, you may bring food as long as the items can in front of or under your seat. No glass bottles or alcoholic beverages are permitted. Are meals included in the tour price? Meals are included if they are listed in the itinerary. Codes for included meals are as follows: CB= Continental Breakfast B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner
How should I dress for a tour? Casual, comfortable clothing and walking shoes are suggested. You may wish to carry a sweater or jacket on the coach due to air-conditioning.
What type of identification is required? If traveling into Canada, U.S. citizens are required to have a valid passport. Passport applications are available at our office.
May I pay for the tour when I board the motorcoach? No, payments must be paid prior to departure.
May I make special requests pertaining to my hotel room? We are happy to pass along any room requests to the hotel. Please understand that these requests are not guaranteed.
Are gratuities included? The gratuities for all included items (meals, luggage handling, etc) on your itinerary have been included. Customary end-of-trip gratuities for the driver and escort have not been included.
What is the suggested gratuity for the driver and escort? As posted by the American Bus Association, for a “job well done” it is suggested to tip $2 per person/per day for the Driver and $2 per person/per day for the Escort. We ask that you do this on an individual basis and let the quality of your service be your guide.
Can I book a group for a motorcoach trip? Groups are always welcome. Click HERE for more information.
Where may I board the motorcoach? Click HERE for a list of our pickup locations. Please note, some departure points may not be used for all tours.
Thomas Tours Inc., New Kensington, Pennsylvania, operating as a travel broker under P.U.C. rights # A-00108958, acts solely in the capacity of an agent in behalf of its suppliers in arranging for transportation, lodging, sight-seeing, and any other services, and as such is not responsible for any damage, loss, delay, injury, or accident due to any act or default on the part of any company or person engaged in any other services which are part of any tour. Thomas Tours Inc. expressly reserves the right to withdraw any tour, or to make any change in the tour, with or without notice, that may become necessary, including substitution of accommodations or transportation. No carrier with whom transportation shall be arranged in connection with the tour shall have or incur any responsibility or liability to any person taking this tour except its liability as a common contract carrier.