We are scheduled for the Christmas Markets trip - south route starting on Dec. 6. Did anyone read the Wall Street Journal article this morning about the impact of ISIS and other terrorists on the Christmas markets? Very cautionary tone about travel in that region. Most airlines and hotels are waiving cancellation fees. Has anyone heard what Tauck's view is on the current terrorists crisis in Germany, France, Belgium, etc. ???
I am also scheduled on the 12/5 n/b Christmas market trip. I have traveled with Tauck in the past and have been very pleased at their handling of difficult situations. That said, I think Tauck is remiss in this situation by not, at minimum, publishing/emailing/contacting in some fashion all travelers on the Christmas tours to state their position on the advisability of going forward with these cruises. I don't feel each traveler should be obligated to call Tauck to negotiate possible alternative arrangements, cancellations, etc. I think a fair solution for all concerned would be for Tauck to offer a full refund to those travelers who wish to cancel (due to terrorist activity); said refund to be applied to a future Tauck journey.