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Coronavirus Update - Covid-19

We continue to monitor the updates through the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization. 

* The March 25 trip to see Hamilton on Broadway was cancelled.  Full refunds will be sent, please be patient as we await the return of our payment from the theater.  We will try to reschedule this tour.  If we are able to secure tickets those travelers signed up for the March trip will be given first option to sign up before we open it to the public.  

* The April 10 Tulip Time on Jewels of the Rhine River Cruise has been canceled.  We are now accepting reservations on the April 13, 2021 departure and can offer you FREE AIRFARE if reservations are made by May 31, 2020.  

* The May 5-7 trip to Lancaster has been rescheduled for October 12-14, 2020 as the theater has announced it will be closed until May 15.  We will be contacting those with a paid reservation and giving you the opportunity to transfer to the new date or to request a refund.  We will provide an updated itinerary and details when we have them.  Details need to be finalized.  We appreciate your patience.    

If you were signed up for a tour that has been canceled, and you purchased Travel Insurance, you should reach out to the Insurance company to request a refund of the premium you paid.


We will keep you updated on any change to other public tours as necessary.  Thank you for your patience and please stay well.  


Our Travel Presentation scheduled on Thursday, March 19 regarding the December Tournament of Roses Parade tour and April 2021 Charleston, Savannah and Jekyll Island tour, has been postponed.  No new date has been announced but stay tuned.  Those itineraries can be found on our Public Tours page or call to have one sent to you.

*These tours are offered in conjunction with Mayflower Cruises and Tours.


Providing customized group tours and trips for the general public.  Now in our 18th year!

Thank you for your business, it is our pleasure to work with you and travel with you.  


Limited cabins remain on our 2020 Danube Delights River Cruise .  Don't miss out!  Call now and ask about Free Airfare!

Click here to watch a brief video on Danube Delights:

This River Cruise is offered in conjunction with Mayflower Cruises and Tours.



We customize tours for pre-formed groups.  Do you belong to a club, business, organization or school

and would like to have a tour set up just for you?   Call us today!


If you don't have a group to travel with, be sure to check out our Publc Tours for Individuals page

and make a reservation for yourself and meet new friends.  We'd love to travel with you! 




With more than 23 years of experience, Carol Buczek of Tours By Design provides quality tour planning

for pre-formed groups and for the travelling public and individuals.  Trust your travel plans to a professional.


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Arranged Group Travel Services

Why choose Carol to plan your group's next trip?


Carol has over 23 years of experience in the bus tour industry and can plan trips with destinations spanning from near and far; one-day tours to multi-day tours.

Fully Insured

Although not a bus company itself, Tours By Design utilizes only professional, fully licensed, and fully insured motorcoach carriers to get you to your destination and back home safely.

Prepared for Disruptions

Don't get stuck without a hotel due to a hotel error. Carol is a member of the American Bus Association which gives her access to a broad network of support services for when something unexpected occurs.

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