Health and Safety Expectations

When travelling with TMF, health and safety is of utmost priority. TMF upgraded its travel procedures to better support the well-being and comfort of all customers and employees.

TMF continues to evaluate all travel procedures making adjustments as needed.

  • TMF provides each traveler a personal drawstring bag containing a personal safety kit with hand sanitizer, a destination mask, sanitizing wipes and a destination t-shirt.

  • TMF provides no-touch forehead thermometers to help group leaders take the temperature of all travelers at director discretion.

  • TMF provides a box of disposable masks for each group as backup.

Airlines
  • TMF works with airlines that follow CDC guidelines and procedures including, but not limited to, requiring employees to wear masks at all times, routinely clean high touch surfaces with a hospital grade disinfectant, and encourages social distancing.

  • All travelers are required to wear a mask at the airport, while boarding and deboarding, as well as while on the aircraft.

  • Airlines provide hand sanitizer throughout the flight.

  • Airlines place plexiglass shields at airport service counters to provide extra protection.

  • Airlines board fewer customers at a time beginning from the back of the aircraft to the front.

*Individual airlines have additional health and safety policies/procedures to follow.

Charter Buslines
  • TMF works with bus companies that follow CDC guidelines and procedures, including, but not limited to, cleaning and sanitizing high touch areas in each bus, requiring drivers to wear a mask at all times, and that routinely checks their temperature.

  • TMF recommends each traveler to have an assigned seat on the bus for the entire trip.

  • TMF recommends the group to load each bus from back to front and unload from front to back, and maintain social distancing from others when entering and exiting the bus.

  • TMF recommends all travelers to wear their mask on the bus.

*Some companies may require travelers to wear their mask on the bus.

Hotels
  • TMF works with hotels that follow CDC guidelines and procedures including, but not limited to, requiring employees to wear masks at all times, that routinely clean high touch surfaces with a hospital grade disinfectant, and that encourage social distancing.

  • TMF requests groups to be accommodated in lower-level floors of the hotel to help avoid long elevator rides minimizing interaction with other hotel guests.

Other Attractions
  • Frequent sanitizing and disinfecting

  • Controlling daily capacity

  • Separate guests on ride & attractions

  • Minimize guest contact during security pre-screen

  • Temperature and/or health screenings are required at most establishments

  • Wearing of a mask at all times

  • Social distancing from other groups and customers at all times

  • Wash hands and use hand sanitizer regularly

  • Follow policies and procedures at all times

*Each destination has their own additional CDC Guidelines to follow.

By traveling with TMF, Group Leader confirms all guests are healthy and not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or small

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Have been in contact with someone confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine
  • Are under any self-quarantine orders

To ensure the safety of the TMF staff, employees, students, guests, and vendors, TMF strongly recommends that you read and understand the above mentioned.

TMF’s priority is the health and safety of its travelers. If at any point on your trip you have questions or concerns, you may consult with your TMF host.

Disclaimer

While TMF and its vendors have health and safety guidelines and procedures, it is the responsibility of the director to determine the accommodations that will be made in the event of an emergency. At the expense of the traveler, TMF will assist in making accommodations at the sole discretion of the director.