Cancellations Policy

A tour is considered booked on the day your signed contract and liability waiver arrives in our office or is completed via “DocuSign.”Trip cancellation and interruption insurance is mandatory, to protect you and your investment in case the worst happens. While a trip can be cancelled, it cannot be rescheduled. This is because once we […]

Traveling in the Age of Coronavirus

Take extra supplies of your medications with you. Take a supply of cold medicine and a thermometer. You might want to take work materials with you that you need after your return in case you end up stuck somewhere. Make sure you have health insurance documentation in case you end up sick.

Coronavirus and Travel – and you

For up to date information please visit the official website of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html The way I look at it, this will go global and it will be in every country. By spring, a person is just as likely to be exposed in their local supermarket in Tulsa, OK as they […]

2024 final year for new clients to join our family of travelers

Have you always imagined yourself enjoying Europe on a private, professionally-arranged and guided tour? Well, get out your calendar and choose your dates because you only have four more seasons to enjoy what thousands have enjoyed before you – the perfection and ease of a European Focus Private Tour. The 2024 season will be the […]

Mass Tourism is Ruining Europe’s Great Cities

Some day, not right now and not in 2020 or 2021, but some day soon, European Focus and its founder James Derheim will simply stop taking clients to Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Venice, Rome, Florence and the list goes on and on. Why? Mass tourism and the BILLIONS of people who are traveling – it’s ruining […]

Memories of the 11th trip with European Focus Private Tours

Art sure has seen much of Europe with guide James Derheim of European Focus. Since 2006, Art and his late wife, Carol, enjoyed adventures in Germany, Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and Croatia. In the fall of 2017 European Focus welcomed Art’s girlfriend Cindy for his 10th trip, this time in central and northern Italy. […]