• Land & Air Packages
    • International airfare from the departure gateway city selected.
    • Overseas internal flights as applicable; as listed in tour inclusions.
    • Airport transfers (airport transfer out is not included when you have early departure or extend your stay).
    • Daily breakfasts in the hotel, lunch and dinner as indicated in the tour itinerary.
    • Hotel accommodations
    • Sightseeing with an English speaking  tour guide, entrance fees to attractions,  transportation from city to city as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Land Only Packages
    • Includes the same features as our land & air package except for international airfare and airport transfers.
    • Airport transfers may be available for purchase for most of our destinations.
Yes, it is possible to add additional nights before or after your tour. Please note a $100 per person deviation fee plus any additional airline surcharges may apply. Hotel accommodations and airport transfers are not included when you add additional nights to your tour. 
Prices listed are per person based on double occupancy (two people sharing a room). A single supplement fee will be applied to solo travelers requiring a single room throughout the tour.
A deposit of $300 per person is due at the time of booking. Your final balance is due 60 days prior to the trip departure date.
To cancel your trip please email to Ritz Tours sales offices or use our contact us form to inform us that you wish to cancel your booking. Please note all written cancellations or departure date change requests must be received in writing. Cancellation and departure date change fees will be based on the date we receive your request in writing. Travel insurance is non-refundable after a reservation has been paid in full. Please click here for more details regarding our cancellation and departure date change policy and fees.
Please note: any passenger name change made to a reservation after it has been booked will result in a fee subject to additional airline surcharges. If airline tickets have been issued, you will be required to pay a refund penalty and book a new reservation might have additional airline surcharges based on availabilityIf airline tickets have been issued, you will be required to pay a penalty and fare difference if tickets need to be reissued.
Meals provided during your tour will feature local cuisine. Our customer service specialists will assist guests in communicating their special meal requests to airlines, hotels and restaurants but please be aware that we cannot guarantee your requests will be accommodated.   Please provide your requests at least 30 days prior to your trip departure; we will notify our tour guides of any food allergies. Please note all requested meal substitutions are subject to confirmation and are based on the availability of the providing restaurant. For those with strict dietary needs, we recommend bringing pre-packaged food alternatives for your trip.
You may add travel insurance to a reservation during the booking process. Travel insurance may also be added to an existing reservation before the final payment has been received.
Children must be 11 years old and under at the time of travel to qualify for child fares. Children 12 years old and older at the time of travel will be charged the regular adult price. For details of child fare, please refer to our “Charge for Children” in Terms & Conditions.
Our itineraries offer travelers the comfort of included city tours and free time to explore the area or join our optional tours. Many of our tours include a fair amount of walking, at times on uneven or sloped terrain.  We recommend that you carefully consider your ability to meet the physical demands of the tour after reading through each tour’s day by day itinerary, as every tour and destination will have varying physical requirements. To better explain the physical requirements of each tour we have added a ‘travel pace’ icon on each of our tours; you can read more about the different travel paces here. If you have any questions or concerns about your wellness, ability to travel long distances or your ability to meet the requirements of the trip, we urge you to consult your medical practitioner. Any physical or mental disability which requires special treatment or attention must be reported to Ritz Tours at the time of booking your reservation.
You may call our sales offices 1-888-345-7489 and one of our customer service specialists will be delighted to assist you in making a reservation. If you would prefer to book online please visit our website at If you have a preferred travel agent please ask them to contact us on your behalf.
Yes, it is possible. Please contact us for a price quote and more information.
If you are departing from different gateways or wish to pay separately, you will need to make individual reservations. After the first traveler has created a reservation the second  traveler can create a reservation and select the option ‘share room’ to input the first passenger’s confirmation number; this will remove the single supplement for the second traveler. When both bookings are complete please send us an email using the contact form providing both travelers’ confirmation numbers and your room share request and we will update the reservations accordingly.  Please note that room share requests must be received 60 days prior to the trip departure date.
Yes we allow payment with more than one credit card; you may pay using a third party credit card but will need to accept our terms and conditions for the payment.
Flight times and schedules will vary based on your departure date, airline, and departure gateway. Flights will either be displayed at the time of booking if booking online for select China tours only. If flight information is not displayed at the time of booking, it will be emailed to you by our customer service team 30 to 50 days prior to departure.
2024 Departures: The Post Departure Travel Protection Plan costs $28 per person. The price of the Trip Cancellation Protection Plan and the Cancel for Any Reason Upgrade is based on the age at the time of purchase.
Ritz Tours welcomes all travelers and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate the special needs of disabled participants. Please note that tour buses and other transfer vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair ramps. Clients may bring a fully collapsible wheelchair or walker on tour. Non-collapsible wheelchairs and walkers cannot be carried on tour buses, due to space limitations. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to a tour member for walking, dining, embarking or disembarking tour buses and other transportation vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified travel companion must accompany travelers who need special assistance.
Please check your selected departure date’s availability on the tour detail page or call our office for more information and tour availability.
Yes, you can opt out of any activities during the tour as long as you notify the tour leader/escort. However, all unused portions of the tour are non-refundable.
Triple rooms are available upon request for select tours. Please note a triple room surcharge may apply as the room category is likely to be more expensive than a standard room.
We accept Mastercard and Visa for online bookings. If you wish to pay by check please contact our sales offices to make your reservation.
Please make the check payable to: Ritz Tours and mail it to our office:
208 S, First Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
You can either select your seats from the airline’s official website after we have issued your tickets or at the airline check-in counter on the day of your flight; or you may call the airline directly and pay them to pre-assign your seats. Most airlines will charge a fee for preferred seating and the amount will be shown when you check the airline’s website.
You can  make a reservation without your passport information (passport number and/or expiry date) to hand. To create an online booking without your passport information, please enter nine 0's as your passport number and 01/01/2035 as the passport expiry date and continue with the booking process. When you have completed your booking with us and have your passport information, please login to your account online and update your passport information. Alternatively you can send us an email using the contact us form with your passport number and expiration date and we will update your reservation accordingly.  You may also call during business hours to provide your passport details. Please note your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your scheduled return date to the U.S.
You can find the hotels we generally use for each tour on the “featured hotels” tab of the selected tour package.  In the event that we have to change hotels, it will be of a similar category. The hotel list included in your document package will be the finalized version.
Please log in to your My Account, locate your upcoming trip under the “My Trips” tab, click on the “Pay” icon and follow the instructions to pay your account balance.
One or more flights are not available at our special group rate.  You may either pay the airline surcharge as shown or try a different departure date.
Once your reservation has been paid in full Travel insurance is non-refundable. If you have purchased the Cancel For Any Reason Upgrade, your insurance premium is non-refundable.
You must have all passenger names in order to create a booking. All traveler names input during the booking process will be used to make airline reservations, it is extremely important that each traveler's name exactly matches the name as shown in their passports. Please note, any passenger name change made to a reservation after it has been booked will result in a $100 per person name change fee and will be subject to additional airline surcharges. If airline tickets have been issued, you will be required to pay a penalty and any additional fare difference should we need to reissue tickets.
You are unable to add more people into your existing online reservation. You must make a new reservation for the additional passengers or call us for assistance.
Ritz Tours maintains the highest standard of Internet data security. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Private Communication Technology security standards that are supported by Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later as well as other popular browsers. SSL encodes your personal information (such as your password, address and phone number, or your credit card number) so that it is available only to you and Ritz Tours. You can verify that your transaction is encrypted and secure when the URL starts with https://, and a "lock" symbol appears in your browser’s address bar or in the browser frame
In addition to the benefits offered in the comprehensive Trip Cancellation Protection Plan we also offer the option to upgrade to Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage, which offers increased protection and flexibility with your travel plans. To be eligible for the CFAR upgrade you must enroll in this plan within 14 days of your initial trip deposit/payment. This upgrade can only be purchased in addition to the Trip Cancellation Protection Plan. Please note this upgrade is not available for NY residents.
You are welcome to email us or advise our sales team of your preferred tour leader at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate your request, however we can not guarantee it.
The refund process typically takes 7-14 days depending on your bank.
Weather varies from one destination to another. Please visit our Before You Travel section to view each destination’s Things to Know guides for more information.
For most of our tours a minimum number of passengers is required to guarantee the departure.  Ritz Tours will notify each passenger 60 days prior to departure if the group is guaranteed or not. If it is not materialized  you will receive a full refund of your deposit paid.
Your overseas relatives and friends are more than welcome to join your tour.  Please ask them to make their own booking online; you can also make a reservation for them by contacting our sales offices. They will need to purchase the tour as a “land only” tour package; which means they will be responsible for arranging and purchasing their own international airfare.
Please be advised airport transfers are not included in “land only” tour packages and they will be responsible for arranging this and securing any visas necessary for travel prior to departure; our customer service team will be happy to assist with this by providing any supporting documentation they may need. Please note we do not ship  travel documents outside of the US but we can send all the necessary travel documents via email instead.

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