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An Update on COVID-19

Posted by Tom Casey Tom Casey on 8/4/21 9:00 AM

Our team is monitoring the travel guidelines closely and doing everything possible to ensure that our travelers make smart, informed decisions. (For more, see our terms & conditions)

Europe: See the  December update for each European countries in this article from Forbes

Ireland: See the latest update for travel from the US Embassy in Ireland

Scotland and the UK: See the latest update for travel from the US Embassy in the UK

Iceland: See the latest update for travel from the US Embassy in Iceland

Old Sod Travel is operating with increased flexibility and allows rebooking of trip dates at any time up to 30 days before the trip with no penalty. The trip can be moved to any available dates prior to the end of 2022. We want you to feel comfortable knowing that you can move your trip without penalty.

While we are often asked to help make the decision on whether or not you should travel, that decision is ultimately yours. We can provide you with as much information as possible, and will do our absolute best to accommodate whatever decision you choose to make. (See our terms & conditions)

Our cancellation policy

In the event you choose to cancel a trip, our terms and conditions continue to state that deposits are non-refundable. Our team puts in many hours to plan these trips and many of our supplier agreements are non-refundable. We appreciate your understanding on this matter. For trips that have been canceled after they are paid in full, refunds for the trip balance (not including the deposit) will be made within 4 weeks.

Please note there are rare exceptions where non-refundable booked activities exceed the amount of the deposit — our team will work with you on a case-by-case basis in that situation to refund as much of the trip as possible.

Terms & Conditions

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the enactment of various travel restrictions throughout the world. These laws can be enacted or modified in every country or local jurisdiction as conditions develop. Old Sod Travel strongly recommends that all travelers be fully vaccinated at least three weeks prior to commencing any travel outside the United States. Client/Traveler is hereby notified and acknowledges that travel restrictions throughout the world are outside the control of Old Sod Travel and are subject to change at any time and without notice to Old Sod Travel. Client/Traveler assumes all risks of travel, including the risk of contracting COVID-19 and agrees to hold harmless. Old Sod Travel of any claims or damages relating to illness, hospitalization, medical bills or death from this disease or any other disease contracted during travel. Client/Traveler assumes all risks of any changes, limitations, and restrictions in the travel plans due to COVID, including without limitation, site closures, travel restrictions, and/or mandatory quarantines. Client/Traveler agrees to hold harmless Old Sod Travel, its agents, employees and principals from all claims and damages relating COVID, including any cancellations, closures, changes, restrictions or limitations in travel plans due to COVID.


Tom Casey

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