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Read up on our policies so you'll know what to expect. We're in the business of showing people a good time! Barkley Travel Service is available for school trips as well as group charters. If you don't find the information you need here, call us any weekday, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Reservations: Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Deposit Requirements:

Tour Cost Deposit Per Person

$300 or less $50.00

$301-$1,000 $100.00

$1,000 & over $200.00

Telephone reservations will be held for five (5) days awaiting receipt of your deposit. Your deposit is required with a reservation.

Balance: Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure.


Child Rate: Since children are part of a group that already has been extended the group rate, the cost for adults and children is the same unless otherwise noted.


Cancellations: Notify Barkley Travel in writing or by phone of your desire to cancel your reservation. Your deposit will be refunded if you cancel before 45 days prior to departure. If you cancel less than 45 days prior to departure, no refund will be given unless a replacement is secured. Trip cancellation insurance is available and recommended. If you are interested, contact our office.

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What is Included: The cost of each tour includes round trip transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing and admission fees, baggage handling to and from the hotel rooms, and any meals specified on the itinerary. All prices are per person and are subjected to transportation tariff charges.


Motor coaches: All coaches are air-conditioned and equipped with a restroom, Video/DVD player, and TV Monitors.


Departure Information: Departure time and location will be stated in the itinerary which will be sent to you prior to departure. All trips will originate in New Albany, MS.


Clothing: Clothing will be casual and for comfort unless otherwise specified in the itinerary. An all-purpose coat, which may be put in the overhead racks, is a good idea for possible cool weather on tours including the mountains and coastal areas. Comfortable walking shoes are a Must.


Medicine: It is advisable to have a supply of any needed medication adequate to last the duration of the trip. It is also advisable to have a spare pair of eyeglasses.


Luggage: We must limit luggage to one large bag per person. You may take a piece of carry-on luggage (small enough to fit on the overhead rack of the motor coach) if you are willing to be responsible for it.


Smoking: Frequent stops are made while on tour, therefore we ask those who smoke to limit their smoking to these times.


Travel Documents: Prior to departure, you will be mailed an itinerary with all pertinent information and a list of the hotels in which you will be staying while on the tour.


Canada: You MUST have a valid passport to enter or exit Canada.


Emergency Situations: For emergency use, include your insurance card and at least one blank check. You must also have at least one form of personal identification.


Barkley Travel Service operates under DOT Number 0239017. We cannot be responsible for the personal injury to customers or for the loss of their personal belongings. We accept no responsibility in connection with the service of any transportation company (other than Barkley Travel Service equipment) or conveyance used to carry out tours, nor are we responsible for delay, accident or loss of personal property, or for additional expenses due to floods, war, storms, or other causes beyond our control; any such expenses would have to be borne by the customer. We reserve the right to change the itinerary as may be necessary for carrying out the tour and to cancel any tour for conditions beyond our control, including insufficient participation. In the event of cancellation of a tour by Barkley Travel Service, all deposits will be refunded in full. We reserve the right to accept or reject any person as a member of our tour at any time. It is our aim to provide congenial traveling companions.

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