(Before the COVID 19 haitus …)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Are your tours booked through a registered TICO Travel Agent?
Yes – Georgia Hardy Tours
visit their website here
20 Eglinton Ave West #1104
Toronto M4R 1K8
TICO Registration # 2747543
(416) 483 7533
2. What set of accommodations do you choose?
Our hotels are usually “4 star” –
and occasionally “5 star” –
and are usually chosen to be
within easy walking distance
(back from) the opera house.
3. How do you plan your tours?
The design of each tour is usually planned
around specific opera performances,
(each of which, in situ, is preceded
by a background lecture from Iain).
Our sightseeing often has
an operatic focus –
We are “on the trail of Verdi,
or Puccini, or Mozart, or Wagner, etc.”
4. How many nights do you usually spend in one location?
Three or four.
we visit places of operatic interest.
is free to shop, see more or just relax.
In the evening,
if there is a performance,
Iain gives a backgrounder lecture
over supper beforehand.
5. How do you normally travel between cities?
By luxury highway coach,
to ensure luggage on/off
is easily handled by hotel porters —
and to have an enjoyable lunch
in an interesting spot en route.
6. Is Airfare included?
No. Tour costs are “Land Only”.
We have found that many,
if not most of our clients
either fly on points,
or are already in the area
on private business,
or prefer to fly “up front” or …
Our Travel Agent,
GEORGIA HARDY TOURS
will be very happy to assist you
with your “air” needs and wants.
7. What’s it like to travel with Iain and Barbara?
The atmosphere we try to create
is that of a group of compatible friends,
exploring their common interests.
In addition to opera,
these clearly include
good food and wine!
8. What is the only thing that you can buy which makes you richer?
Travel with OPERA-IS!