Worry-Free Bookings with TIK

December 12, 2022  |  By Peg Kern
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A view of the shore of Capri on your culinary tour of ItalyUpdated November 14, 2022. 

When COVID burst onto the scene, it meant a complete stop to international travel. Since travel has resumed, we understand that planning in the midst of COVID can still be a challenge.

To make it easier for our culinary travelers, we have, for the past 2 years, been offering as much flexibility with booking as we can.

Cheese and wine during our Living the Real Tuscan Dream culinary tour.Worry-Free Travel

Some of our partners are willing to work with us to offer Worry Free Trips.

What is a “Worry free trip”? Simply put, it’s a new booking for one of our eligible trips that you may cancel up to 60 days before the trip start date and get your deposit refunded minus a $200 fee. A 30% deposit is required to book, and balance payment is due 60 days prior to the start date. This means you can book knowing that if necessary you can change your mind and not lose a large deposit in the process.

The purchase of a travel protection plan is strongly encouraged, even if the package you are purchasing is Worry Free Booking eligible. 

But we hope that our Worry Free Trips will help you plan travel far in advance with peace of mind.

Here is a list of the trips that are eligible (list is subject to change, please consult Terms & Conditions for up-to-date list):

Tiramisu recipe from our Italy Cooking Vacations.Italy


Amalfi Coast:
Mediterranean Cooking Experience

Emilia Romagna
Emilia Romagna Food & Wine Tasting Tours in Parma & Bologna
Flavors of the Real Italian Countryside

Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun


Cooking in Andalusian Olive Country
Flavors of Andalusia


Rhone Alps:
Cooking in the French Alps


Authentic Algarve
Cooking & Hiking in Northern Portugal
Flavors of Portugal
Lisbon and the Algarve

Pouring champagne on a wine tour of Champagne countrySpecial Flexibility

If you don’t see the trip you want, don’t worry! If something affects your ability to take your trip, most of our partners will allow you to postpone your trip without penalty, or with only a small change fee.

As always, please contact us with questions or to start planning your trip!

Please note that Worry Free booking is valid for new bookings only for travel through December 31, 2023. It is also valid only for individual bookings, not for groups. This offer can be extended or withdrawn at any time, but we will honor its terms for any bookings received while it is in effect. See our terms & conditions for more, on contact us with questions!

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