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Our Travel-Ready Approach

Wherever you go, whenever you travel.
We will always have your back.

Our Travel-Ready Approach

Wherever you go, whenever you travel.
We will always have your back.

See the world again with our
industry-leading approach to safer travel

Since our founding in 1965, our travelers’ safety has always come first. That’s why we’ve always provided unmatched global support, planning, and expertise, so everyone feels empowered to explore the world. Now, as we return to travel, we’re enhancing our policies even further to get you back on the road with peace of mind. This is our Travel-Ready Approach.

The EF Advantage

From our EF Global Safety Network to our crisis response team, we lead the way in safety and support. Our experts constantly review national and international travel guidelines to ensure your trip will meet our rigorous safety—and satisfaction—standards. We’re always there when you need us with:

  • 24/7 on-call support
  • 50,000 EF staff on the ground to support you in 50 countries
  • 55+ years of experience supporting travelers on tour

A comprehensive approach

We make travel less stressful for you, so you can book with confidence.

Flexible policies

We know that, lately, plans have been pretty hard to keep. That’s why we’re doing everything we can to help you book your dream trip with confidence. That includes:

  • Flexible booking policies
  • Cancel-for-any-reason protection

Enhanced protocols

The World Travel & Tourism Council awarded us the first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp. We’re proud to commit to:

  • Only featuring hotels, restaurants, and suppliers that follow local health policies
  • Sanitizing our private motor coaches throughout the tour
  • Visiting major tourist locations during off-peak hours

Ready to take a trip?

See where you can travel right now—and how our Travel-Ready Approach will support you from booking to breathtaking memories.

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Already booked?

Find out more about our on-the-road support, as well as our travel vouchers and rebooking policies in case your plans change.

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Entry requirements

Enter the name of the tour you’ve reserved (or put on your wish list), and we’ll give you the most up-to-date entry requirements.


European travel requirement notice

A new European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) requirement is coming in 2025. The European Union has not released all details yet. For now, visit our help center to see if your destination will require ETIAS approval.
Search for a tour to see entry requirements for each country you’ll visit

“Just returned from Greece (in June). The trip was wonderful and our entire group felt safe throughout. EF Go Ahead Tours did an amazing job of preparing us and facilitating testing for re-entry. Feels so good to be back out there!”

—Traveler Michelle

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