NOTE: The following terms and conditions do not apply to Country Travel DISCOVERIES. See individual Tour Itineraries for their policies, procedures and cancellation policies.
HOW TO MAKE RESERVATIONS:
Mail reservation form (included in brochure or here) and deposit to:
2533 132nd Ave., Hopkins, MI 49328
Provide the following information:
When Brenner receives your reservation and deposit, we send a confirmation and Travelex Trip Cancellation Insurance folder information along with a
confirmation. On the confirmation you will see your balance owed on the trip.
- Name and Date of Tour
- Number of Reservations Needed
- Type of room accommodations (single, double, triple)
- Your preferred departure point
RESERVATIONS MADE EASY: See reservation form in our
2018 TOUR BROCHURE
for a copy of our Registration Form
BRENNER ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOURS INCLUDE:
- Brenner Escort
- Taxes and gratuities on included functions
- Sightseeing and admission per itinerary
- Fun experiences, unique dining experiences
- Modern, deluxe, restroom-equipped motorcoaches with A/C, large windows, reclining seats, and DVD monitors
- Carefully planned itineraries
- Professional Drivers, Holiday Coach Company
- Rest stops approximately every 2 - 2-1/2 hours
- Seating rotation which affords equal opportunity for each traveler to view scenery equally from different areas of the coach throughout the trip.
- Deluxe hotel accommodations at hotels, motels, motor inns, and resorts
ALLEGAN – First Baptist Church on M-40 south of M-89 in back lot on the west, not by road
MARTIN - Reformed Church, east off US 131
GRAND RAPIDS - 28th & Michael in Wyoming. Please do not park near the Family Fare Store.
Park on east side facing Michael Street
HOLLAND –Walmart west of 31, south of James Street.
not near the Store Entrance
KALAMAZOO – Maple Hill Mall near McDonalds, north side of M43, east of US131.
INDIANA PICK UPS
MIDDLEBURY, IN - The Essenhaus Restaurant, located one mile west of SR 13, north side of US 20.
Check in at front desk at the Country Inn with your car's license plate number
SOUTH BEND, IN – Bob Evans Restaurant, 204 Dixie way South Route 933 at I-80/90 Exit 177
TOURS DO NOT BEGIN OR END IN HOPKINS
WE DO NOT PICK UP AT ALL LOCATIONS ON EVERY TOUR!
Although every effort to is made to accommodate every traveler, pick up at your desired location may not be possible on every tour. This is determined approximately two weeks prior to departure based on direction of travel, number of travelers at each location, attractions and the drivers' federally-mandated hours of service. If you plan to leave your vehicle at the departure point for the duration of the tour, please inform someone at the establishment. Be aware neither that establishment nor Brenner Tours can accept responsibility for damage to vehicles left. We do advise you to have someone pick up your vehicle the day you depart and bring it back on day you return.
The 2017-2018 tour prices listed is based on currency exchange in effect. All tour prices are subject to revision in the event of a fluctuation in tariff rates, currency rates, gasoline surcharges or other factors beyond our control. Every effort is made to publish accurate printing. Rates quoted in US Dollars. We reserve the right to vary itineraries and substitute facilities, hotels, or events of equal or better quality if necessary.
BRENNER MOTORCOACH TOURS
Complete a reservation form and mail it to us along with your deposit OR mail us your name, address, phone number, the tour name and date, departure date and deposit.
DEPOSIT DUE DATE
Motorcoach Tours in this brochure. $25 per person. Please make your reservation early ... Today! Do make your reservation before due date (listed by each tour) and save $20 per person on tours 2 days and longer. Payments due and final payment are listed by each tour.
Please note that either a valid Passport or Passport Card is required to cross the US/Canada border by land. It is recommended that travelers carry their Passport or Passport Card on their person and carry a photocopy of their Passport or Passport card in their carry-on luggage. Brenner Tours assumes no responsibility for any individual who cannot provide the necessary identification/documentation required to board any air, ferry, or rail component included in their tour, nor for any individual who is denied entry at any border. Any specific questions regarding entry into Canada or re-entry into the US should be directed to the appropriate consulate. www. state.travel.gov
On Brenner Motorcoach Tours, the tour director begins each morning on the coach with a brief devotional and prayer. If the vacation includes a Sunday, we try to include a worship service at a local church for those who wish to attend. Occasionally because of the location or schedule, a short devotion will be conducted on the coach. The devotionals and devotion services are appropriate for people of all denominations.
Travel to Canada, Europe Mexico, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand and the Far East requires a valid Passport. Non-citizens must have a valid passport, visa or alien card which permits re-entry. For Canada: (either a passport, a passport card, OR an enhanced driver’s license).
With the rising cost of fuel, there may be surcharges imposed by motorcoach companies, airlines and cruise lines. In the event this occurs, we will need to add these to the cost of the tours affected.
TRAVEL PROTECTION CANCELLATION/INTERRUPTION
Upon receipt of your deposit, this information will be sent to you with your confirmation. It is your decision when to purchase coverage. We recommend the purchase of travel protection within seven days following your deposit. The self-mailer form and enrollment fee are sent to Travelex, not to Brenner Tours. We strongly suggest protecting your investment by purchasing travel protection.
To fully enjoy your vacation you should be in good physical and mental health. If you have any physical or mental limitations, please advise us of your situation when making your reservation. Travelers who require assistance must be accompanied by an able companion who will provide all necessary assistance. To be fair to all travelers, we reserve the right to decline or remove anyone whose health impacts the safety, welfare or enjoyment of the group. Due to the nature of our vacations, we are unable to accommodate travelers requiring mobility devices other than canes or walkers.
CANCELLATION POLICIES FOR MOTORCOACH VACATIONS
In the event you must cancel your reservation, we must be notified as soon as possible by telephone AND also in writing 55 days prior to departure. Applicable refunds will be processed within 15 business days upon receipt of written cancellation. Per person cancellation fees will apply. Less than 55 days prior to departure will result in a refund less any expenses incurred on the travelers behalf for hotels, tickets, etc. which are non-refundable to Brenner Vacations as well as a per person cancellation fee. Some motorcoach tours (Washington D.C., Nashville, New York City packages for example) have a 60 to 90 day cancellation policy. If sharing a room and your partner cancels or leaves, you will be responsible for the difference between double and single accommodations. If you leave the vacation once in progress any refund will be based on actual costs. Refunds will not be made for unused motorcoach transportation, hotels, attractions, tickets, meals, etc. Any refund will be calculated and issued by our office following the return of the vacation. No-shows are ineligible for refund. Cancellation involving motorcoach, air, rail or cruise will result in a fee. We strongly recommend purchasing trip cancellation/interruption protection. In the event Brenner Vacations cancels a tour you will be notified as soon as possible. You will receive a full refund on all monies paid. Cancellation policies involving some motorcoach, air, rail and cruise vary. Brenner Vacations cannot be responsible for cancellation penalties imposed by airlines and other carriers and suppliers. Cancellation of Cruises, Independent Vacations, All-Inclusive Resorts, etc. are subject to the policy of each supplier.
BRENNER MOTORCOACH VACATIONS INCLUDE
A professionally driven, private, deluxe, smoke and alcohol-free motorcoach, equipped with restroom, air-conditioning, heat, adjustable lounge seats, stereo and public address system, reading lamps, DVD and tinted panoramic viewing windows. Applies to other transportation forms. A professional, knowledgeable tour director. Rest stops approximately every two to three hours. Seating rotation which affords equal opportunity for each traveler to view scenery from different areas of the coach throughout the trip. Baggage handling for one large suitcase per person. Quality hotel accommodations. Additional step-on guides where applicable. Entrance fees for all attractions described in the itinerary.
Although every effort is made to handle your luggage carefully, we do not assume liability or accept claims for loss or damage to luggage due to breakage, theft or wear and tear through hotel and group carrier handling. Brenner Vacations is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged articles, including luggage or personal property.
Meals not specifically listed. Incidentals (phone calls, etc.) Pre and post tour hotel accommodations. Airport baggage handling. Attractions listed as optional. Excess luggage charges. Gratuities to the tour director, step-on guides and driver.
Extending gratuities to the tour director and bus driver is a personal choice. Most agencies suggest $3.00-$4.00 per person per day of tour for tour director and driver.
During participation in tours certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control including, but not limited to, the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas, travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other means of transportation; the forces of nature, political unrest and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Brenner Vacations will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. It is understood that Brenner Vacations will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken.
Brenner Vacations acts solely as your agent arranging accommodations for your trip. No liability is assumed in connection with any transportation, restaurants or lodging used during these vacations. We reserve the right to cancel any vacation prior to departure, and in such case, our total obligation will be only to refund all payment toward said vacation. The participant agrees that neither Brenner Vacations nor the affiliates shall be liable for any damage, loss (including personal injury, death, and property loss) or expense occasioned by any act or omission of any supplier providing tour services, or any insurer of insurance administrator under the Travel Protection Plan, or any other person. The carriers, accommodations and other suppliers providing tour services are independent contractors and are not agents, employees or servants of or joint ventures with Brenner Vacations. All certificates and other travel documents for tour services issued by Brenner Vacations are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the supplier and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied. If, after tour departure, the services included in the tour cannot be supplied or there are changes in the itinerary for reasons beyond our control, Brenner Vacations will arrange for the provision of comparable services. Any resulting additional expenses will be payable by travelers and any resulting savings will be refunded by Brenner Vacations to participants.