Covid-19 Safety Procedures

We're "Good to Go"

We have secured our tourism industry certification and are officially “Good To Go”. This ensures Discover Scotland Tours has demonstrated that we are adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance, have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and have the appropriate processes in place.

Updated 17th April 2022

The seating capacity on our mini-coaches is 16 passengers on all our tours.

Your well-being and safety are always our priority. All our mini-coaches have Air-Purification Systems fitted and additional PPE. You can read more on the benefits of Air Purification systems below.

Air Purification

Eco 3 Air Purifiers have been installed on all our coaches. Tested by National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA) and proven to be 99.7% effective.

  • Eliminates microbes (bacteria), viruses including SARS-Cov-2,fungi). allergens and germs in general.
  • Neutralises bad odours.
  • Reintroduces healthy negative ions just like nature.
  • Prevents air becoming stale (by increasing oxygen levels).
  • Reduces the risk of infection and illness.

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Lateral Flow Testing

Although not a legal requirement, where possible we recommend taking a lateral flow test prior to travelling with us.

Safety Onboard

Face Coverings

From 18 April 2022, the legal requirement to wear face coverings on our vehicles will change to guidance. From this date, passengers will no longer be legally required to wear a face mask on the coach unless it is by personal choice.

  Hand Sanitiser

Hand sanitiser will be available on all of our coaches. We strongly advise passengers to use this frequently throughout the day as well as when boarding and alighting from your coach.

  Touch Points

During your tour, touch points, handrails and areas with high traffic will be sanitised throughout the day as a further form of prevention.

Pre-Departure

  Driver-Guides

On the day of travel, your driver-guide will be temperature checked. For your safety and theirs they will wear a facial covering except when driving as per the Department for Transport guidance.

Temperature Checks

Temperature checks for each passenger will be taken by your driver-guide before boarding the coach to ensure the safety for all.

    Covid Questionaire

Each customer will be asked to answer a Covid-19 questionnaire prior to boarding your coach.

  Contactless Check-in

In order to adhere to social distancing measures, printed confirmation of your tour is not be required. Please just state your name and your Booking ID.

Flexible Booking Terms

 

1 Day Tours
Change your travel plans up to 48 hours prior to your tour departure without any charge fees.

2-6 Day Tours
Change your travel plans up to 15 days prior to your tour departure without any charge fees.

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