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Swiss Delight

9 Day Switzerland Tour from Geneva to Zürich

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9 Days
1 Country

Switzerland

12 Cities

Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, Gruyères, Bourg-en-Lavaux, Gstaad, Bern, Interlaken, Brienz, Lucerne, Kilchberg, Zürich

13 Meals

4 Dinners, 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch

Comfortable

Mainly 2 and 3 night stays in each location. Comfortable travel days with numerous stops. Requires walking to participate in top sites.

Average group size average 40-45
Tour brand Trafalgar

Trafalgar

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Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Geneva

Launch your love affair with Switzerland in the sophisticated lakeside city of Geneva, an international city with all the charm of its Swiss traditions. On arrival at Geneva Airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel where you'll have the rest of the day to recover or go out exploring on your own. This evening, make your way to a Dinner at a local restaurant to meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers to get a taste of the adventures to come.

Jet d'Eau in Lake Geneva, Switzerland
Arrival Transfer Depart the airport at 10:00, 12:00, 14:30
Accommodation Hotel Royal Manotel, Geneva
Included Meals Dinner

Day 2

Journey to Lausanne and Montreux

Start your day with a morning orientation of the city, after it's just a short hop along the lake and you're in vibey Lausanne where you'll have some free time. You might choose to visit the Olympic museum dedicated to the spirit of olympism or take a stroll through the old town to admire the majestic 12th-century Gothic cathedral. Next, we venture to Montreux, nestled between steep hills. Enjoy an orientation tour and the evening is yours to spend as you wish. Perhaps enjoy a cruise to Lake Geneva, including a visit to the Charlie Chaplin museum?

Freddie Mercury statue in Montreux, Switzerland
Accommodation Mona Montreux
Included Meals Breakfast
Iconic Experience Chateau Chillon in Montreux, Switzerland
Montreux Orientation

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Iconic Experience Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland
Geneva Orientation

Spend the day taking in the spectacular views of Geneva.

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Iconic Experience

Optional Experiences Lake Geneva Cruise in Montreux and Chaplin’s World visit
Chaplin's World and Lake Geneva Cruise

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Optional Experiences

Day 3

Venture to Gruyères and Lavaux

The fromage heartland of Switzerland beckons this morning. You'll head to the picture-perfect town of Gruyères where you can enjoy some free time. The 13th-century castle dominates the medieval town as you stroll down its cobblestone streets. Don't forget to sample the famous local cheese before we leave. Lunch is in the heart of Lavaux with views of the vineyards, Lake Geneva and the beautiful Alps. If you can tear your eyes away from the stunning setting, you'll Connect With Locals on this exclusive Be My Guest experience. Afterwards, we return to Montreux. You could choose to relax this afternoon, but we know you won't be able to resist an Optional Experience to the enchanting Chillon Castle on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Chateau De Chillon in Montreux, Switzerland
Accommodation Mona Montreux
Included Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Be My Guest Enjoy Swiss hospitality and the flavours of local wines, cheeses and breads in a vineyard overlooking Lake Geneva
Enjoy the Flavors of Local Wine, Cheese and Breads at a local Vineyard Overlooking Lake Geneva

Enjoy Swiss hospitality with a vineyard owner and savor the flavors of local wines, cheeses, and breads, all set against the enchanting views of the Lake Geneva.

Included in Trip

Be My Guest

Optional Experiences Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva, Switzerland
Chateau Chillon On The Shores of Lake Geneva

Visiting Chateau Chillon is like going back in time! Each room uncovers another layer of history behind this castle on Lake Geneva. Join one of the...

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Optional Experiences

Day 4

Golden Pass train and journey to Bern and Interlaken

The glamour of yesteryear and epic Alpine views are the stars of the show this morning as you take the Golden Pass Line Train from Montreux to Gstaad. Enjoy time on your own exploring Berne and see the parliament of Switzerland. Follow in the footsteps of Yoon Se-Ri and Ri Jeong-Hyeok from the popular romantic Korean drama series Crash Landing On You (CLOY), walk across the breathtaking Panoramabrücke Sigriswil (Sigriswil Panorama Bridge), a 340 meters long suspension bridge overlooking Lake Thun, where Ri Jeong-Hyeok asks Yoon Se-ri to take a photo of him and his fiancée. Continue to Interlaken in the heart of the Swiss Alps, located at the foot of a trio of famous peaks – the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for dinner at your hotel.

Explore Bern, the capital, Switzerland
Accommodation The Hey Hotel Interlaken
Included Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Iconic Experience Street and houses in Bern, Switzerland
Bern Orientation

Explore Switzerland's capital and see the Cathedral of St. Vincent, clock tower and Ogre Fountain.

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Iconic Experience

Day 5

Explore the sights of Lake Brienz

This morning, spend some time at leisure or you can choose to join an Optional Experience to Grindelwald and Jungfrau Mountain.

Iseltwald and Lake Brienz in Interlaken, Switzerland
Accommodation The Hey Hotel Interlaken
Included Meals Breakfast
Optional Experiences Cow and Mountain in Grindelwald, Switzerland
Jungfrau Excursion by Cogwheel

A once in a lifetime chance to travel to the Top of Europe. Our round trip cog railway trip will take us from Grindelwald, through the world famous...

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Optional Experiences

Day 6

Cross the Brünig Pass to Lucerne

Say a fond farewell to Interlaken as you journey through enchanting Alpine forests and peaks tracing the epic beauty of Brünig Pass. Join your Travel Director for a drive along the shores of Lake Brienz and enjoy superb views of the peaks of the Bernese Oberland. Next we travel to Lucerne, soak up the relaxed lakeside atmosphere during your orientation. Cross the wooden Chapel Bridge, visit the solemn Lion Monument, commemorating the Massacre of the Swiss Guards in 1792, and maybe spend some time shopping in the Old Town. Make a stop in Brienz and Dive Into Culture as you gain insights into its centuries-old wood carving tradition. Consider joining our optional experience as we join local farmers for a wonderful carriage ride through a typical Alpine dairy farming community. Return to Lucerne later, in time for dinner at your hotel this evening.

Lion Monument in Lucerne, Switzerland
Accommodation Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Included Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Iconic Experience Brienz on the edge of Lake Brienz, Interlaken, Switzerland
Scenic Drive Along Lake Brienz

Join your Travel Director for a leisurely drive along Lake Brienz. Marvel at the natural beauty of this region as you view the peaks of Bernese Oberland.

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Iconic Experience

Iconic Experience Enjoy a drive past stunning Alpine landscape, Switzerland
Scenic Drive Through the Alps

Marvel at the Alpine landscape as you drive past breathtakingly beautiful mountains and valleys.

Included in Trip

Iconic Experience

Iconic Experience Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland
Lucerne Orientation

During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the Lion Monument, Old Town Hall and Chapel Bridge, the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Included in Trip

Iconic Experience

Dive Into Culture Learn about Switzerland's wood-carving heritage at the Jobin wood sculpture museum in Brienz
Visit the Jobin wood sculpture museum and discover Switzerland's wood-carving heritage

Learn about Switzerland's wood-carving heritage at the Jobin wood sculpture museum in Brienz.

Included in Trip

Dive Into Culture

Optional Experiences Enjoy a horse and carriage ride, Switzerland
Swiss Countryside & Carriages

A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse-drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning...

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Optional Experiences

Day 7

Enjoy mountain views in Lucerne

With a full day to explore Lucerne your way, you'll be thrilled with whatever you choose to do. Your Travel Director is on hand to share their local tips on how best to spend your day, whether that's finding a few sweet treats to take home or choosing that Swiss watch you've always wanted as a memento of your magical time in Switzerland. There's plenty of time to live out your winter wonderland fantasy on our Optional Experience visit to Mount Titlis.

Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland
Accommodation Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Included Meals Breakfast
Optional Experiences Visit Mount Titlis, Switzerland
Mount Titlis Excursion

With guaranteed snow, two different types of cable car ride and the opportunity to walk inside a glacier, this is Switzerland's most exciting mount...

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Optional Experiences

Day 8

Discover cosmopolitan Zürich

We'll continue to Zürich to discover its historic center including the Munster Bridge, Paradeplatz, Lindenhof Square and other enchanting locations in Zürich's Old Town. Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience for a social impact guided walking tour of old town Zurich. This experience addresses the Sustainable Development Goals 10 & 12 - Reduced Inequalities & Responsible Consumption and Production. This evening, toast to your epic journey during your Farewell Dinner.

View of Zurich, Switzerland
Accommodation Hyatt Place Zurich Airport The Circle
Included Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Iconic Experience View of Zurich, Switzerland
Zürich Orientation

During an orientation, your Travel Director will show you some of the highlights of this beautiful lakeside city.

Included in Trip

Iconic Experience

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® See the Grossmunster and the Fraumunster in Zurich, Switzerland
Embark on a walking tour of Zürich's Old Town with a Local Change Maker

Join Diana and her team of socially engaged local guides, for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience. Uncover the old town of Zürich during a fun and edu...

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MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

Day 9

Farewell Switzerland

For now, it's farewell to Switzerland and newfound friends at the end of an enchanting Swiss holiday you won't forget. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

View of Zurich, Switzerland
Included Meals Breakfast

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Iconic Experience
Montreux Orientation

At the foot of the Alps this town boasts one of the most beautiful walks along Lake Geneva, join your Travel Director for an orientation before tim...

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Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Geneva Orientation

Spend the day taking in the spectacular views of Geneva.

Included in Trip
Be My Guest
Enjoy the Flavors of Local Wine, Cheese and Breads at a local Vineyard Overlooking Lake Geneva

Enjoy Swiss hospitality with a vineyard owner and savor the flavors of local wines, cheeses, and breads, all set against the enchanting views of the Lake Geneva.

Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Bern Orientation

Explore Switzerland's capital and see the Cathedral of St. Vincent, clock tower and Ogre Fountain.

Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Scenic Drive Along Lake Brienz

Join your Travel Director for a leisurely drive along Lake Brienz. Marvel at the natural beauty of this region as you view the peaks of Bernese Oberland.

Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Scenic Drive Through the Alps

Marvel at the Alpine landscape as you drive past breathtakingly beautiful mountains and valleys.

Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Lucerne Orientation

During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the Lion Monument, Old Town Hall and Chapel Bridge, the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Included in Trip
Dive Into Culture
Visit the Jobin wood sculpture museum and discover Switzerland's wood-carving heritage

Learn about Switzerland's wood-carving heritage at the Jobin wood sculpture museum in Brienz.

Included in Trip
Iconic Experience
Zürich Orientation

During an orientation, your Travel Director will show you some of the highlights of this beautiful lakeside city.

Included in Trip
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®
Embark on a walking tour of Zürich's Old Town with a Local Change Maker

Join Diana and her team of socially engaged local guides, for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience. Uncover the old town of Zürich during a fun and edu...

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Included in Trip

About this trip

An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Optional Experiences and free time
On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

What to expect

Explore Geneva, Lucerne, Zurich and Montreux
Scenic Drive along Lake Brienz and through the Alps
Discover Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, Gruyères, Bern, Lucerne and Zurich
See Panorama Bridge in Sigriswil
Scenic Train Ride from Montreux to Gstaad
View the Swiss Alps in Interlaken and the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

Optional Experiences

Sign up on tour for additional experiences that have been curated by your Travel Director from their own in-depth local knowledge.

Optional Experience
Chaplin's World and Lake Geneva Cruise

Enjoy the palm trees on the shores of Lake Geneva from a romantic side-wheel paddle steamer as we cruise along the eastern shore of Lake Geneva. We...

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Additional Cost Applies
Optional Experience
Chateau Chillon On The Shores of Lake Geneva

Visiting Chateau Chillon is like going back in time! Each room uncovers another layer of history behind this castle on Lake Geneva. Join one of the...

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Additional Cost Applies
Optional Experience
Jungfrau Excursion by Cogwheel

A once in a lifetime chance to travel to the Top of Europe. Our round trip cog railway trip will take us from Grindelwald, through the world famous...

See More
Additional Cost Applies
Optional Experience
Swiss Countryside & Carriages

A chance to get to know the Swiss, you’ll meet local farmers and enjoy a delightful countryside tour in horse-drawn carriages. Soak up the stunning...

See More
Additional Cost Applies
Optional Experience
Mount Titlis Excursion

With guaranteed snow, two different types of cable car ride and the opportunity to walk inside a glacier, this is Switzerland's most exciting mount...

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Switzerland

  • Official Language(s) in Switzerland: German, French, Italian, and Romansh.
  • Currency used in Switzerland: The Euro (€) is the currency used in Switzerland
  • Capital City: Bern
  • Time Zone(s) in Switzerland: Central European Time Zone (CET), Central European Summer Time (CEST)

Passport, visa, and entry requirements for Switzerland for US citizens.

  • Passport: Your passport should have at least two blank pages for entry stamps. Your passport is valid for at least six months beyond the conclusion of your trip
  • Visa Requirement: A visa is not required to enter Switzerland
  • Entry Requirements: You can see the most up-to-date entry requirements for the destination(s) you’ll visit on tour by going to getours.com/travel-requirements-restrictions.

Switzerland experiences a diverse range of weather and climate due to its varied topography. In general, it has a temperate climate with distinct seasons. Summers are mild to warm, with average temperatures ranging from 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F), while winters are cold, especially at higher altitudes, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. The mountainous regions receive significant snowfall, making them popular destinations for winter sports. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons characterized by mild temperatures and occasional rainfall.

On-Tour Luggage & Carry-On Bag Size Limits

Luggage: Each guest traveling may bring one suitcase no larger than 30” x 18” x 10" and weighing no more than 50 lb

Carry-On Bag: *Restricted to one piece per person, not to exceed 12” x 11” x 6”

  • *Please note: A "carry-on bag" on a tour coach is not the same as a "carry-on" for a flight. Because our coaches have large windows to enjoy the view, there is minimal space to store large items securely overhead or under the seats. A "carry-on bag" may be a soft-sided daypack, purse, backpack, tote bag, or the like. Because we value our guests' safety, small rolling suitcases or bags with telescopic handles are not permitted. In order to guarantee a smooth trip, guests are not permitted to store an additional "carry-on" bag beneath the coach with the luggage. 

So your driver and any hotel porters can safely lift and transport your suitcase throughout your vacation, we strongly recommend that you test the weight of your baggage prior to travel. You should be able to lift and comfortably transport it for short distances. 

Baggage allowances vary from airline to airline, and you should check with your chosen carrier for details prior to travel.

Packing Tips for Your Tour

Packing for a guided tour will vary depending on the duration of the trip, the time of year, and the activities planned. Here is a general packing list to help you get started:

Passport and Travel Documents: Ensure you have your passport, travel insurance, and any necessary travel documents.

Clothing:

  • Comfortable walking shoes: Cobblestone streets and uneven terrain require comfortable footwear.
  • Lightweight, breathable clothing: Pack clothes suitable for the season. Bring a mix of short-sleeved tops, lightweight pants or skirts, and a few long-sleeved options for cooler evenings for the summer months, and long-sleeved and heavier layers for early Spring, Fall, and Winter.
  • Layers: It's advisable to bring a light jacket or sweater and a scarf for layering, especially in Spring or Fall.
  • Nice evening wear: You may wish to wear a dressier outfit if you plan on dining in an elegant restaurant, for example. Smart-casual clothes are usually acceptable for all included daytime and evening activities throughout your tour.
  • Rain Gear: Depending on the season and the countries you're visiting, it's a good idea to pack a compact rain jacket or umbrella.

Sun Protection:

  • Hat, sunglasses, UV-protective clothing.
  • Sunscreen with high SPF. If you're visiting any coastal areas, bring reef-safe sunscreen formulated without harmful chemicals known to be damaging to coral reefs and marine life. Traditional sunscreens often contain ingredients like oxybenzone and octinoxate, which have been found to contribute to coral bleaching and negatively impact marine ecosystems. Look for sunscreens with certifications such as "Reef Safe," "Coral Safe," or "Ocean-Friendly" to ensure they are environmentally friendly.

Medications and First Aid:

  • Any prescription medications you need. (See more below under Health & Wellness)
  • Basic first aid kit with adhesive bandages, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, etc.

Toiletries:

  • Travel-sized toiletries, including shampoo, conditioner, soap, and toothpaste.
  • Travel towel (quick-drying and compact).
  • Hand sanitizer and wet wipes.
  • A washcloth and carry bag (often not available in hotels abroad).

Electronics:

  • A camera: You’re traveling to see extraordinary scenery and sites. So that you don't miss a single moment, bring a trustworthy camera. Check out our travel photography tips for capturing the best photos of your trips. If you feel comfortable, you can also try the camera on your phone. However, if you want to zoom in or capture moving objects, a camera might be your best bet.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Chargers for each electronic you bring.
  • Travel adapter and/or voltage converter
  • Portable power bank for charging devices on the go.
  • Small travel hair dryer (make sure you have the correct converter and adapter).

Miscellaneous:

  • A travel-friendly daypack or bag to carry your essentials during excursions.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Reusable water bottle. At GET, we’re all about caring for our planet, and with that in mind, we always recommend that you pack a reusable water bottle for your trip. Bringing your own reusable water bottle or asking for tap water at restaurants means you can make a difference by reducing your vacation plastic waste.
  • A small travel alarm.
  • A travel iron if you like your clothes to be pressed.
  • A travel pillow.

Optional:

  • Scarf or shawl for visiting religious sites or to cover up in conservative areas.
  • Light sleepwear.
  • A new, blank journal to document your trip. Don't know your travel journal style? Find out here!
  • Ziplock bags (storing snacks, toiletries, and keeping things organized).

Remember to pack light and versatile items that can be mixed and matched for different outfits. Laundry facilities are often available, or you can have your clothes laundered at hotels during your trip. It's also a good idea to pack a small bag or backpack to bring on the coach for day trips and excursions, leaving your larger luggage at the hotel.

Electricity

American appliances run on 110-120 volts at 60 Hz, while European appliances run on 220-230 volts at 50 Hz.

As a result, American appliances designed for use in the United States (typically 120 volts at 60 Hz) may not be directly compatible with the higher voltage used in European countries. Plugging a 120-volt appliance into a 220-240-volt outlet without the appropriate voltage converter or transformer can cause damage to the appliance or pose safety risks.

If you plan to bring American appliances to Europe, you will need a voltage converter or transformer to change the voltage to 220-240 volts from 110 volts. Additionally, you will likely need a plug adapter to fit the American-style plug into the European power outlets. All of Europe operates on the same two round-pronged outlets (Type C).

It's important to note that not all appliances are compatible with voltage converters, so it's essential to check the labels or user manuals of your devices before using them with a voltage converter. Some electronic devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and camera chargers, are dual voltage and can support 120V and 220-240V, so they may not require a voltage converter, but a plug adapter will still be necessary.

To avoid any issues with electrical compatibility during your travels, consider purchasing appliances specifically designed for the voltage used in the region you'll be visiting or use appropriate voltage converters and plug adapters to ensure the safe operation of your American appliances in Europe.

We recommend purchasing an adapter with a voltage converter so you can pack less. And to pick up any necessary adapters or converters for your electronic devices before departing on your guided tour and bringing them with you.

Hair Dryers in Your Hotel

Hair dryers are common accessories in hotels. Should you want to bring your own, though, you will need to bring an adapter and voltage converter or make sure it is dual voltage by checking the label for INPUT AC 120V - 240V or a switch that can be set to 125V or 250V. Many devices have this feature, so it's worth checking before you travel. If you need a hair dryer during your trip but can't find one in your hotel room, you can inquire with the hotel staff. Many hotels will be able to provide a hair dryer upon request, either at the front desk or through housekeeping.

Air Conditioning

Air conditioning is commonly available in European hotels, restaurants, and public spaces, especially in major cities and tourist areas, but it is worth noting that the settings will differ from what you are used to in the USA.

However, it's important to note that not all accommodations or historic buildings may have air conditioning, particularly in more traditional or rural settings. Most hotels in Europe can provide a portable fan for additional room cooling if requested. Your Travel Director will be on hand to assist you throughout your trip.

Traveling by coach

Our modern air-conditioned coaches have been selected with your comfort in mind. Your Travel Director will familiarize you with all the onboard features, including a washroom fitted for your convenience and comfort. Regular stops are made to stretch your legs, take refreshments, fill up your water bottles, and use the facilities.

Airport transfers

Airport transfers to and from the airport on the first and last days of your tour are complimentary only if you are traveling on a tour operated by Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, or Luxury Gold, and your flight times coincide with the shuttle-coach transfer timings. Learn more about Airport Transfers here.

To enable you to personalize your tour experience, you will find a number of Optional Experiences designed to complement the itinerary. These are designed to offer a deeper insight into the culture and character of the areas to be visited and provide some wonderful highlights to your travels. The optional program is designed to let you experience more of what interests you and to get the most from your vacation without replacing or overlapping with anything included in an itinerary.

The majority of Optional Experiences will be offered to you by your Travel Director at the beginning of your trip. Some may be subject to change, depending on the time you are traveling or local circumstances, including weather and days of the week. Your Travel Director will provide further information.

Usually, most Optional Experiences will be priced in the local currency, but please read through the details of individual optional experiences for specific information. Exact payment options will be advised locally by your Travel Director/Local Representative for each Optional Experience, but in many cases, cash, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are all accepted.

It is recommended to have travel insurance that covers medical expenses while abroad.

In order to ensure a healthy and enjoyable trip, we strongly suggest that you pack a plentiful supply of any medication you may need while on vacation. Here’s what you need to know about traveling with medications.

Prior to traveling, please notify GET of any disability requiring special assistance or any specific dietary needs that you may have, and we will strive to accommodate these.

It's essential to ensure that your routine vaccinations are up-to-date before traveling to any destination. Routine vaccinations may include vaccinations for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, and influenza.

When traveling with GET, baggage handling at hotels, service charges, and tips for hotel wait staff (for included meals) will all be taken care of by your Travel Director. There are, however, a few instances where individual tipping is welcome.

Local Specialists

It is customary to show appreciation for the insights, stories, and know-how shared with you by the Local Specialists, and we suggest a gratuity equivalent to $1.00-$2.00 USD per person per half day.

Your Coach Driver and Travel Director

The trip cost does not include gratuities for your Travel Director and Driver. At the end of your trip, you may express appreciation to your Travel Director and Driver for their excellent service and the personal attention you received. Gratuities are given at the discretion of each guest, and a suggested amount per person/per day is listed in your travel documents.

For your convenience and ease, there is an option to pre-pay gratuities for the Travel Director and Driver at the time of booking.

Hotel services

It is customary to tip hotel staff for room service delivery if the charge has not already been added to the bill. Where ice machines are not available, and you receive ice from the bar, a small tip to the bartender is always appreciated.

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Frank Colucci
Review date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
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Documents arrived on time electronically. On the downside, GET customer service recommended we arrive one day early to be sure we launched with our tour group and avoid catchup charges. When we did so, we forfeited our included airport transfer. The GET alternative cost $190. The rep could have worked a little harder on that. We called an Uber ride for $45.
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Tour guide advance communication was clear and welcome. Our tour Guide was excellent. The hotel locations were excellent.
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Review date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
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One phone call did it all. Even seat assignments. Great
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Did t like emphasis on shopping. Town we were to have lunch weren’t full of restaurants. We ate from the coop mostly. Days were awfully busy with rushing here and there. Last day of outlet shopping was voted against. The rest of us had 3 hours in a small town waiting for the shoppers. Felt this tour needs a lot of work. Tour guide excellent and so was driver.
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