There are a variety of ways in which a tour can be purchased from operators featured on the TourHound website.


Tour Only

These are tours where no travel is provided to the starting point or from the finishing point of a tour. In this case, you are free to purchase your flight either from your selected tour operator or you may choose to make your own flight arrangements.

The reason some tour operators offer tour only prices is that some people choose to travel out a few days before or after their tour, or may prefer to fly from their local regional airport. Also, flight prices fluctuate so much throughout the year and some operators prefer to quote flight prices at the time of enquiry to ensure you are offered the best possible options and prices based on your individual requirements.

Those operators who don’t show flight inclusive prices can still book these as part of your holiday if required, so there’s total flexibility and the choice is yours.


Flight Inclusive Tours

These are tours where flight arrangements to and from your chosen tour destination are included in the price of the tour and are arranged by your selected tour operator.

Flights that are packaged into the tour price are usually based on a specific UK airport departure or based on a flight with a specific airline with supplements sometimes payable if you choose to fly from a regional airport or with a different airline.

Some operators offer special promotions associated with their flight inclusive package and these will be made known at the time of booking.

All operators offering flight inclusive tours are regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority under the ATOL consumer protection scheme.


UK Tours & UK Departing Coach Tours

These are tours which depart from selected departure points in the UK where you will board a coach and travel to and from your chosen tour destination.

These tours will normally have centralised and/or regional pick-up point arrangements which will feed into the coach undertaking the tour. In the case of a tour travelling into Europe or Scandinavia, transportation will inevitably involve a ferry crossing.