What time do you start in the morning?

Breakfast  is generally served from 8am until 10:30am. Our goal is to start each day no earlier than 10am and generally around 10:30am. Once we reach a destination, our goal is to have no day trip be more than a 45 minute drive from our hotel – ideally, no more than 30 minutes. There may be […]

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What is the Tinto Travels payment policy?

A $1,000 deposit per person secures your space on a trip. Payment is due in full 120 days prior to the trip. If you choose not to prepay, you are subject to currency fluctuations, both positive and negative. If you prepay in full, we assume all currency risk.  

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What is the Tinto Travels cancellation policy?

Because our group size is small, our trips are nonrefundable. It is very difficult to find someone to replace you last minute. If you think there is a risk of not going, we highly recommend purchasing trip insurance. There are many reputable trip insurance companies in the market.

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What is the difference between Tinto Travels and a Rick Steves tour?

What is the difference between tinto travels and rick steves? Three main differences . We lead the tours rather than hiring a tour guide. The pace is completely different. We assume you don’t want to see every church possible. That you don’t want to rush and get out of bed in the morning. That you don’t […]

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What makes traveling with Tinto unique?

In a word, knowledge. A second word, service. A third, community. What makes a Tinto tour special? We attract the right kinds of people – those that enjoy great food, great wine, great company. You’ll be interested in meeting your fellow travelers.

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What if I want to go off on my own?

Our goal is for you to have the trip of a lifetime. To think back on your experience with us as one of your top travel moments.

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When is the best time to visit Portugal?

We selected the end of June for our trip to Lisbon and the Alentejo this year. Lisbon is the kind of place where even in the middle of summer, you may need a sweater in the evening.

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