Italy Tour





We are pleased you have chosen to join us on one of our small group tours to Italy.  We are looking forward to helping you get to know this area we enjoy so much, and introducing you to life in Italian small villages.


Part of the charm of living in a small Italian village is life is slower and conveniences are not taken for granted.  The ancient tile floors are uneven, the stone stairways are worn, the hill towns are steep and require lots of walking.  This is all part of experiencing something old, something new, something different.


We try to plan for every eventuality, but of course that is impossible.  We will do everything we can to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable time with us in Italy.


To make a reservation for our Italian tour, please contact me by phone, text, or e-mail to be sure space is available. Once we have confirmed availability, please complete the form below and return to us, along with your deposit of $500 per person. The reservation form and check must be received within one week after space is confirmed.


Checks should be made payable to:


        Gail’s Great Escapes, LLC.

and mailed to Gail Hecko:

        107 Brunswick Ave.

        St. Simons Island, Ga. 31522






A $500 per person deposit is required at the time of booking, payable within seven days of reservation confirmation.  $250 of that deposit is non-refundable, in order to secure the hotel reservations.  Trip insurance is strongly advised.

The balance is due 90 days before the first day of the tour. For tours booked less than 90 days in advance, full payment is required at reservation.


Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation fees are as follows:

  • 91 + days (from the first day of the trip):  $250/person
  • 61 - 90 days:  25% of the total price
  • 31 - 60 days:  50% of the total price
  • 0 - 30 days:  100% of the total price

Once the week of your tour has started, no refunds will be issued for any unused portion.


Cancellation fees apply regardless of the reason.  NO REFUND can be made for tour activities in which a traveler does not participate.  If a traveler leaves the tour early for any reason, no refund can be made for unused accommodations or activities included in the price of the tour.


Responsibility and Release of Liability

There are certain risks and dangers in traveling on any tour.  We recommend that you review your medical and personal insurance coverage.  GAIL’S GREAT ESCAPES LLC, Gail Hecko, Roberto Crocenzi, our agents, sub-contractors, hotels, or village home-owners, assume no responsibility or liability for any claim of damages, expenses, injury, delay, inconvenience, loss or damage to person or property, or additional costs resulting directly or indirectly from causes that include, but are not limited to, acts of government, fire, theft, delays, cancellations, weather, vehicle traffic, strikes, illness (including Covid), or accident incurred in any manner including transportation by plane, bus, car, van, taxi, train, boat, or other conveyance.

Gail's Great Escapes and its owners/employees do not own or operate any entity which provides, or is to provide, goods or services to any Gail's Great Escapes tour, including accommodations, vehicles, meals, activities, or other services. Because Gail's Great Escapes does not exercise any control over the personnel, equipment, or operations of these suppliers, Gail's Great Escapes is not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such third person, or of any other third party. 

Gail's Great Escapes is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects, including any and all electronic equipment, of any individual participating in a Gail's Great Escapes tour.

Purchase of travel insurance is strongly advised and recommended, including trip delay, trip interruption, trip cancellation and baggage coverage.


GAIL’S GREAT ESCAPES LLC reserves the right in its sole discretion to accept or decline the participation of anyone, and to cancel the tour for any participant at any time should such person's health, mental condition, physical infirmity, or general deportment impede the welfare or enjoyment of other guests.  In such event, there will be no refund, and no reimbursement for any additional expenses incurred by the participant whose tour has been canceled.  If a guest causes any damages, he/she is solely responsible for replacement or reimbursement.

Please return this portion to us, along with your deposit.  This form will affirm you have read the above terms and agree.  Thank you.

Dates of Your Tour Week:


Street Address:

City, State, and Zip Code:

Passport No.:___________________________________

Date of Birth:___________________________________

Place of Birth:___________________________________


Email Address:__________________________________

Emergency Contact


Emergency Contact Phone:_________________________________

Please mail along with your deposit to:
Gail Hecko
Gail's Great Escapes LLC
107 Brunswick Ave.
St. Simons Island, Ga. 31522







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