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Covid-19 Update

July 7, 2020

To All Travelers:

Dear Ladies & Gentlemen:

I hope all of you are safe and well at this time.  As you are aware, these are unprecedented times in our country and world.  Safety and the wellness of all passengers is first and foremost our major concern with regard to travel.   The Travel’n Tarheel, LLC is cancelling the remainder of the 2020 travel season

Any deposits that have been paid for travel, have been credited to be used in the 2021 season or carried into 2022 if necessary.

 Deposits received are utilized across the board for contracts to hotels, attractions and transportation and administrative costs relating to group tour planning.  Our entire industry including hotels, attractions, and transportation have suffered great losses in revenue, along with our company in recent months.  Therefore, credits in lieu of refunds are being offered to our company for future travel; and in turn, we are forced to offer the same credits to each of you.

At this time, it is difficult to predict what the future holds and I am not one to attempt that. It is our plan to review group travel status in the fall; and, hopefully we will be able to determine what is appropriate for all groups and passengers at that time regarding travel in 2021.

Our prayers are with each and every one of you as we continue to journey through Covid-19, Social Unrest as well as the Political Unrest in our country and world. 


Renee W. Crawford, Owner



2019 Destinations have been added under the 2019 Tab! Just click the tour(s) that interest you and then contact our office for details or to make reservations. The 2019 Destinations catalog will be available after February 23, 2019!!!


Call The Travel’n Tarheel TODAY: 704.747.4597

All tours include round-trip motorcoach transportation aboard late model wi-fi restroom equipped coaches and services of a professional tour director with over 29 years experience in group travel.  

General Tour Information- Terms & Conditions.

All tours include the following:  Transportation by late model motorcoaches with professional drivers; first class hotel accommodations; admission to all listed attractions, sightseeing, “step on” guides, meals listed in the tour itinerary and services of a professional tour director.  Personal expenses such as room service, valet service, personal phone calls, tips to step on guides, etc. are not included in the tour price.  Gratuities for you tour director and motorcoach driver are not included but are always appreciated.

Reservations: We accept reservations on a first come-first serve basis.  The appropriate deposit is required within ten days of your phone reservation.  Balance of tour price is due 30 days prior to departure unless otherwise noted.  Personal checks, certified bank checks, and money orders are accepted forms of payment.  We do not accept credit or debit cards.  Appropriate bank charges will be assessed for returned checks.

Deposit Requirements:  One day tours – $30.00 per person; Tours up to $500.00 – $50.00 per person; Tours $500.00 to $1000.00 – $100.00 per person; Tours over $1000.00 – $200.00 per person. Payment arrangements can be made on more expensive tours by making payments of no less than $25.00 throughout the year.  Payments will be credited toward your account and balance information can be obtained from our office.

Payment of a deposit will indicate acceptance of all above mentioned information and conditions by the purchaser.

Cancellations:  Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation penalty (65 days prior to departure on tours that include train fare, air fare or cruise fare.  No Shows = No Refund.

Final Itinerary:  Final itineraries for your tour will be mailed approximately 7 days prior to departure.  No itineraries are mailed for one day tours – please contact our office for departure times and locations.

Luggage:  One large suitcase or garment bag and one overnight case per person is allowed.

Federal Motor Carrier Regulations prohibit smoking or alcoholic beverages aboard the motorcoach.

 Responsibility:  The Travel’n Tarheel, LLC operates as a tour broker, acting as an agent for the passengers in matters pertaining to transportation, lodging, sightseeing, and other services and can assume no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury to person or property whatsoever; for substitution of carriers, hotel properties or attractions with or without notice due to circumstances beyond our control.  The Travel’n Tarheel, LLC retains the right to decline or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time.  The Travel’n Tarheel, LLC cannot assume any responsibility for loss or damage to any personal property, including luggage, left on the motorcoach at any time.  Travel insurance is recommended for more expensive tours and is the passenger(s) responsibility to obtain.

2855 Puetts Chapel Rd. - Bessemer City, NC 28016
For More Information or For Reservations Contact:
Renee’ Wells Crawford, Owner 
704-747-4597   *

As Dr. Seuss said, “Oh the places you’ll go!” As The Travel’n Tarheel I sure am doing just that … going lots and lots of places, seeing smiling faces and having a wonderful time. I’ve guided several groups to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum (a real joy each time), Cincinnati, on some beautiful back roads along the New River, New York City at Christmas, Niagara Falls both stateside and on the Canadian Side.  I have hosted groups to the Amish Country seeing the spectacular production of The Story Of Jesus and the inspiring Museum of the Bible in DC!!!  We enjoyed an inspiring and beautiful Gospel Music Cruise, beating the winter blues, in the Crystal Waters of the Eastern Caribbean aboard Carnival’s Conquest. Come away with us for majestic Alaska and other fantastic tours in 2019.   Plan are already underway for the 2020 Gospel Music Cruise aboard the Carnival Magic along with our hosts, Carolina!!! You cannot match the fun and fellowship that develops on a group tour!!!


Come Along with the Travel’n Tarheel!


Renee Crawford (AKA The Travel’n Tarheel)

Greetings! I am Renee Crawford and I am The Travel’n Tarheel. Most of my life has been spent traveling our great country, either on bus or horseback, and loving the people I’ve met and traveled with along the way. Welcome

I want to use this blog site as: 1) and information4624965310_f48122d804_zal platform for trips and opportunities for ways I can serve you and groups you may be interested in traveling with; and

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2) an online journal of the places and people I have enjoyed and met along big-bus-london-hop-on-hop-off-tour-in-london-157328 (1)the way.

Take some time and come along with me and enjoy our beautiful countryside as a tarheel traveler too.

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