Itineraries are prepared as a guideline only. Some variations may apply due to prevailing local conditions in a country. Transfer times, ferry schedules and flight schedules booked by Innovative Travel may be reconfirmed by the local operators upon arrival and are subject to change.
Itinerary descriptions and photographs: All photos and hotel descriptions are general impressions of the property booked. These do not necessarily represent the room or view you will receive.
Hotel check-in/out times are normally IN: 2pm /OUT: 12noon
The only way to guarantee an early check-in or late check-out is to pre-book the night before (early check-in) or night after (late check-out). Otherwise early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability when you are there.
Double Beds Please note we are able to request a double bedded room if requested, but cannot guarantee one will be available upon check in.
Non Smoking Rooms: As a policy Innovative Travel request non smoking rooms for all guests. These rooms are requested and are subject to availability.
Tipping: Please remember that tipping is an accepted practice throughout the world. In the majority of countries tipping acts as a supplement to a basic wage. Please ensure that you have some EURO cash in some smaller denominations such as 1, 5 and 10’s for non-included tipping. Innovative Travel will provide guidelines in the final comprehensive travel notes provided with your documentation.
On a lighter note
Please remember that religious beliefs, traditional customs and daily manners may differ from country to country, these may seem quite strange at first. These idiosyncrasies are part of what makes travelling a special experience. Please be patient if you think things are happening a different pace than you are used to and respect the differences in culture.
Dress Codes: Modest dress is required for entrance to holy sites – Men: Long pants, Women – skirt or long pants and shoulders covered. A scarf is often required to be worn– so handy to have with you.
General tour conditions apply as per the Ancient Kingdoms brochure. Specific tour conditions apply as per the details on your registration form. Signing your registration form is deemed to have accepted the tour conditions.
If you need assistance relating to travel arrangements provided while on tour, please speak to the escort or guide, who are there to assist you in the first instance. Please note it is our strong recommendation that any issues with hotel rooms or any other matters are brought to the attention of your tour leaders whilst on tour.
Travel Advisory Information can change at any time and we suggest clients refer to The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Travel Trade Advisory website at www.safetravel.govt.nz at the time of booking for the latest up to date information and general advice regarding the countries you are visiting.
Further information and registration
If you have specific enquires please contact The Innovative Travel Company or if you wish to register, you may visit your preferred travel agent or contact The Innovative Travel Company. A registration form should be filled out at the time of registration.