Group travel made easy in Central New York.

Coronavirus Update - Covid-19

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

We look forward to traveling again when the time is right.  In the meantime please stay well.


Buses Move America!  Tour Operators can't run tours without Motorcoaches.  We are partners and family in this industry and Tours By Design supports all of the mom and pop small business motorcoach companies that are struggling right now.  There are major efforts underway to convince Washington lawmakers to add dedicated funding in the next Cares Act package specifically for the coach and bus industry.  A rolling bus awareness campaign was held in Washington D.C. on May 13 to get the message across.  Please contact your representatives in congress and the senate to voice your support for the motorcoach industry.  Without the buses, we can't move our group tours; we are all in this together.  Thank you for your support.


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.  


Our 2020 European River Cruises were both canceled due to Covid-19.  We are excited to announce these tours will be offered in 2021 and it's a great time to think about joining us!  We are working in conjunction with Mayflower Cruises and Tours to offer Tulip Time on Jewels of the Rhine in April, and Danube Explorer in August.  Call us today for a brochure and ask about specials on airfare.  


Thinking about our Southern Charms tour to Charleston, Jekyll Island and Savannah?  Take a look at this brief video for a preview:



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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