Important Information

YOUR RESERVATION should be made as soon as possible. Please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions. A seat will be reserved for you as soon as the registration form and the deposit of $100.00 ($300.00 for flight tours) for each person is receivedAdditional deposit required for all overseas travels.  Some tours require special deposit amounts and that is indicated in the tour in catalog.  The deposit amount applies to the final payment of the tour.  About 6 weeks before the tour departs, you will receive the addresses and telephone listings of the hotels, a list of tour members, a detailed itinerary, and a request for final payment. 

            CANCELLATIONS: A full refund will be given for cancellations made 35 days prior to departure, and on flight tours, 65 days prior to departure.  Specific cancellation dates may pertain to certain tours and will not be subject to the 35 or 65 day cancellation clause.  Less than these stated days, refunds will be made according to the refunds made to Heritage Tours by the hotels, transportation, and attractions. If you must leave the tour before it is completed, refunds for the unused portion of the tour will be made for moneys which we can recover. On flight tours Trip Cancellation Insurance is highly recommended.  Insurance brochures are available through our office, or your local insurance company.

RESPONSIBILITY: We, Heritage Tours or employees accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, delay or injury to persons or property. We reserve the right to increase or decrease the fares if the hotels, attractions or the carriers do so. If unforeseen changes become necessary or improvements can be made we reserve the right to change or modify any part of the tour. In the event of an outdoor entertainment or any show or event having to be cancelled, we attempt to substitute something of equal or better value.

LODGING: We select clean, modern, moderate priced accommodations. We request non- smoking rooms for travelers who request such. Our prices are based on two to a room. Singles who stay alone will be asked to pay a single supplement. This does not guarantee a seat by yourself on the motorcoach. Persons who prefer to stay three or four in a room will be given a discount.

LODGING BEFORE & AFTER THE TOUR: We have a commercial Bed and Breakfast, in Yoder, across the road from the office. They offer a special rate for our travelers.  They can be reached by calling 620-465-2200.

DEPARTURE and drop off point for all tours is Yoder.  If you wish to make prior arrangements for a pick up stop, along the route, we will certainly work with you.

MEALS are an enjoyable part of all of our tours. All of our meal stops are prearranged. Most of the meals are set up to order from the menu.  The cost of your meals is not included in the fare unless stated.

DOCUMENTS:   Passport are required for all travel outside the United States.

            TOUR INCLUDES:   Transportation, admission to planned attractions, lodging, luggage handling and stated meals.

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE items of personal nature, meals (unless stated), attractions to which you go on your own, tips to your driver or tour director, or other persons rendering personal services to you.

LUGGAGE: Each passenger is allowed one large piece of luggage, which will be handled for you, at most of the hotels. You will be responsible to handle your carry on luggage. At airports you will be responsible for all of your luggage. 

CLOTHING: Keep it casual. Comfortable walking shoes are a must for our sightseeing activities. Dress clothes are not necessary unless specified in the plans. Layered clothing makes it easy to adjust to varying temperatures. A rain poncho or light raincoat and umbrella are always advisable. Remember to travel light. Don’t over pack.

HANDICAPPED PERSONS are always welcome aboard, but MUST be accompanied by a companion. If medication is required, be sure to bring along a sufficient amount for the number of days on tour.

TIPPING:  Your tour director will take care of tipping to the porters, included meal wait staff, and step-on guides. If you wish to tip your driver or tour director for a job well done, you many present it on an individual basis.

MOTORCOACHES: We use modern coaches which are clean, temperature controlled, equipped with a restroom, public address systems, and reclining seats designed for your comfort. Smoking is not permitted on the motorcoach. Ample rest stops are made. Seats are not reserved, but filled on a first come, first serve basis. In order to give every one a variety of views and have the opportunity of meeting other tour members, we rotate seats on a predetermined basis. We like to start our day with a brief thought for the day and prayer. We welcome you to lead this, if you like. We encourage you to share readings, poems, songs, jokes, or anything else with the group, making our tours a group experience.

PARKING is available behind our office building and in the lot across the alley.  We do ask that you leave your keys in case of emergency.

TOUR DIRECTORS:  Directors will be carefully chosen for their ability to serve you with the same interest and care as you have come to expect and deserve. Our primary concern is to make sure that you receive all and more services as outlined and that you are satisfied and ENJOY your tour.

MEMBERSHIP: We are pleased to be a member of the American Bus Association, which takes pride in integrity in tourism. Our membership ensures that you are traveling with a reputable and established company. Being part of ABA guarantees for you that we have met the stringent professional guidelines which they require.

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available from Heritage Tours.  If you have that hard to buy for person on your list or maybe you ARE that person, consider a tour gift certificate.  You pick the amount and it may be applied towards any tour.  (NO wrong color or size!!)

HERITAGE TOURS has been in existence since 1976. It has grown into a full time business of planning and guiding tours in the U.S. and internationally.  Our best references are the people who have traveled with us. We would be glad to send you the names of our passengers as references. 

OFFICE HOURS continue to be 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS:   In case you can’t reach me at the office, try 620-960-4007. 


  Please call 1-800-364-2320 if you have any questions.  You may visit our website at


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Yoder, KS 67585


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