|Zoom Vacations Frequently Asked Questions|
What is included in the rate?
Accommodations at the best hotels and inns, unique tours and excursions offered only through Zoom, several meals (depending on the destination), and admittance to various museums, sites and exclusive events.
How many people go on a trip?
Many of our vacations, like Zoom Iceland, and Zoom Costa Rica can accommodate as few as two people. Other events such as Zoom Brazil can accommodate as many as 100 guests. On Zoom Vacations and Events there will always be a designated Zoom Concierge to attend to your needs.
If traveling alone, does Zoom offer a roommate pairing program?
Yes, and Zoom Vacations has a 100% success rate in matching our travelers. We spend time getting to know our travelers and their interests, and then put people together whom we know will get along. Many of the people we have paired have become lifelong friends.
Prices are quoted as sharing. Do you offer a singles option?
Yes, all of our trips offer a single supplement option, which varies from trip to trip.
Where do your travelers come from?
Zoom Vacations travelers come from all over the world! While most come to us from the United States, we also have travelers from Paris, Central America, Australia, the UK, Israel, and more!
What is the ratio of couples to singles?
The average ratio for our trips is 50/50 couples to singles.
Is airfare included?
Zoom Vacations packages are stated in land only terms because so many people travel using miles, award coupons or upgrade certificates. However, we are happy to arrange airfare if desired and can offer you very competitive consolidator fares to most Zoom destinations as well as other air travel discounts.
Is Zoom a gay tour company?
Zoom Vacations organizes fun, exciting, exciting, luxurious and affordable vacations for the gay and lesbian community, their family and friends. Most of our travelers are gay, but any gay-friendly, modern person of good taste (straight or gay) would be happy on a Zoom vacation.
Is there flexibility in Zoom itineraries in which I may do my own thing?
Zoom Vacations provides detailed itineraries with specific days set aside for one to explore on one's own. On these days, Zoom provides suggestions on areas and sites to visit, including interesting excursions unknown by the general tourist. We also offer optional group excursions.
What are the accommodations like?
Accommodations range from the finest world renowned 5 star hotels to 3 star one-of-a-kind hotels that are unique to the destination.
How do I know what type of precautions I would need to take for various destinations?
Generally, common sense is the best precaution for just about any situation. However, this depends largely on where you are traveling. You may contact your travel agent, or click on the following link.
Should I get travel insurance?
We highly recommend that you acquire travel insurance to give you peace of mind before and during your vacation. Zoom Vacations can arrange this for you.
Your trips are inexpensive, but look so luxurious. How can they be this high-end without costing more?
We extensively research each destination to value engineer our packages. Also, we partner with local hotels and tour operators that are the best in their area, that have an impeccable reputation for service. Our longstanding relationships give Zoom Vacations travelers the lowest, best fares and rates at the best properties and highest quality services.