The Deluxe Motor Coaches in which you will be travelling feature toilet facilities, reclining seats, air-conditioning, mini bar and video.
Assorted beers, wines, sodas and mineral water are available at modest prices. For your additional comfort you may want to bring along:
As in all modes of travel, courtesy to fellow passengers is essential and care should be taken that one's own fun does not disturb others. Most tour operators and bus companies adhere to these requirements.
You should have a valid BLUE U.S. Tourist Passport ( with “status of forces agreement” SOFA certificate). For travel to former Eastern bloc countries, check with your Orderly Room for necessary documents.
Civilian employees and dependents must be in possession of a valid BLUE U.S. Tourist Passport. Civilians with official (RED) passports require visas for many countries and it is suggested that they obtain the BLUE Tourist Passport. Non-US-citizen dependents also require visas for entry into most countries. You should check with your respective Consulate for Visa requirements, as they are always changing.
Please limit yourself to one (1) suitcase per person and a small carry-on bag that will fit under the seat or can be stored above. Label all luggage inside and out with your name, European address (not APO) and civilian phone number. For your convenience and comfort, it is suggested that you include the following:
Discounts are offered for children and are explained in the travel brochures. Infants are required to be seated individually and in their own safety seat. Be advised that drivers can refuse entry if appropriate safety seat is not with infant children.
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Normally, you will obtain the best exchange rate for the appropriate currency at your community banking service. Some former eastern European countries require that their currency be exchanged upon crossing the border where the rate is usually better. Consult your local banking facility for the latest rates, requirements or restrictions.
Once you establish a place and time with an agent, it cannot be changed without first notifying the USO office or the tour operator INTERRA REISEN. Arrive at the departure point 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure ~ with your receipt(s).
If you like to park your car on Panzerkaserne overnight, please inform the USO Stuttgart tel. 07031-153505 about your car license plate!
The cancellation policy is stated on each tour brochure.
Cancellation and travel insurance can be obtained at a minimal cost and is stated on each tour brochure.
Reservations can be made directly with INTERRA REISEN via website, e-mail, fax or phone using your credit card. In case you prefer to pay cash please refer to your local USO office in Wiesbaden, Heidelberg and Böblingen. For more information please contact us.
As soon as we have received your reservation and have booked you on the requested tour, we will e-mail you a confirmation with a ticket.
If necessary, you can change your pick-up until one day prior to departure. Please do not change your pick-up point without notifying INTERRA REISEN.
Everybody can participate on our tours. In reference to the required documents please check with the appropriate embassies.
Please note, that your credit card only will be charged if a tour is confirmed. We reserve the right to cancel a tour if the required minimum participation is not reached.
If we have to cancel a tour we will try to contact you immediately via phone or e-mail. You can switch your reservation to any other tour or we destroy your credit card information. You will not have to wait until a certain amount is refunded on your credit card account.
We recommend to reconfirm your booked tour 2 days prior to departure!
Please refer to the particular tour programs.
Please note that we only check the website reservations during normal business hours, Monday - Friday from 9:30am – 6:00pm. If you are booking a reservation on the day of departure, please give us a call if you don't receive an email reply within 2 hours. If it is after business hours on Friday, please call us to confirm right away! Check the "Contact Information" page for contact information.