Why are your prices in US dollars?
All of our partners in all of our destinations use USD. With the fluctuating Canadian dollar, this helps us to keep our posted prices from changing constantly. As clients, you have the option of paying us in USD directly or paying in CAD at the exchange rate on that day.
Do I need a travel visa for the countries I'm visiting?
A few of the countries that we travel to (e.g. Brazil) do require a visa to visit. If you are going on a tour where a visa is needed we will let you know and also help you get started on your application process!
What will the food be like?
On our tours we like to provide an authentic, cultural experience. Therefore, we will be sampling local cuisine whenever possible! However, we also take dietary restrictions into consideration and will give you plenty of opportunity to...
Is it safe in Ukraine?
Yes. Most of our travel is through Western Ukraine where the situation is calm. There is very little risk associated with travelling to this area and we are continually monitoring the situation.
How many people are typically on a tour?
Depending on the tour, the number of people attending can range anywhere from 4 people to 25. We like to keep our group sizes small.
What if I don't speak the language?
That's okay! All of our tours are fully guided by our trusted Cobblestone Freeway hosts who are fluent in English.
Which vaccinations will I need for the area that I am travelling to?
We will send you a list of required and recommended vaccinations in your tour confirmation package. In the meantime, you can check out this website for up-to-date travel vaccination information.
What are the hotels like?
We offer accommodation in a combination of 3 & 4 star hotels and sometimes more character rich accommodations - all in great locations! Wi-Fi will be available in the hotels where possible.