We will keep you informed as the situation warrants.  Please note the following:

– In Egypt, guests traveling by cruise ship have the option to change to land-based travel between Aswan and Luxor. All touring will still be done privately at the major sites where the cruise will stop at without penalty

– In Latin America, guests traveling by cruise ship in the Amazon between March 13 and May 31, 2020, can reschedule for travel to be completed by December 20, 2020 without penalty

– Galapagos Islands are allowing guests to postpone up to December 20, 2020 and are being handled on a case by case basis

– Big Five is not currently booking any overnight trains

– Big Five has ceased accepting any bookings for China and  Hong Kong or Vietnam until further notice

– If you confirm a booking with Big Five and the destination is later designated with an outbreak area, your reservation can be carried forward for up to 12 months from original start date with all land funds already paid applied to the new date; however, 2021 rates may apply

For the most up-to-date health information, please refer to these sites:

Also see Department of Homeland Security regarding European Travel Ban: