Trafalgar has announced it will begin offering a "Risk-Free Guarantee" program, which includes a feature that gives travelers a full refund for its National Park vacations if those parks are closed due to a government shutdown at the time of departure.
The tour company’s guarantee will apply to 15 Trafalgar vacations, including:
- The Trailblazer – On this eight-day trip, travelers take a geological history tour of the Grand Canyon with a local specialist, off-road along the Soldier Pass Trail in Sedona, drive by the iconic rock formations of Monument Valley in an open-air vehicle and learn about Zion National Park’s wildlife with a local specialist.
- Best of the Canyonlands – Beginning in Denver, guests spend seven days in the Southwest, hiking to Utah’s iconic Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, learning about the Ancestral Pueblo people and seeing the massive Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park and more at Canyonlands and Grand Canyon National Parks.
- Wild West Cowboys and Buffalos – Going from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Keystone and Rapid City, this eight-day tour takes guests further north and includes a stop at Bear Country USA, a wildlife park with the world’s largest private viewing habitat of American black bear.
- Other trips with the guaranteed shutdown refund include Pioneer Adventures of the Old West, Five Epic National Parks, National Parks Wonders, Colorful Trials of the Southwest, Iconic National Parks of the American & Canadian Rockies, Western Frontiers, Scenic Parks Explorer, Northern California, California’s Great National Parks, Coastal California with Yosemite National Park, Adventures in the Wild Northwest and Western Discoverer.