|Certain risks - from natural
disasters to accidents, outbreaks of illness, terrorism, and war -
are inherent in travel. While such occurrences are beyond the control
of Road Scholar, we endeavor to be prepared for such
In the event of conditions abroad that could
be potentially threatening, we are guided by advice from the U.S.
Department of State as well as from on-site personnel. Programs
operating in special environments and/or conditions, such as those
involving ocean-going vessels, must meet appropriate safety standards
and certification. As appropriate, our catalog descriptions
include information about special demands and/or conditions to guide
participants in program selection.