Payment Policies

Starr Travel accepts cash, checks, and credit cards on behalf of our travel vendors.

Airline tickets:
 
Airline tickets are instant purchase.
 
Cruise packages:
 
Cruise lines require an initial deposit with final payment due 60-75 days prior to departure (for most cruise lines). Some cruise lines offer discounts for making full payment early.
 
Tour packages:
 
Tour companies require an initial deposit with final payment due 35-60 days prior to departure (for most tour operators). Packages that include airfare sometimes require that the airfare be purchased at the time of booking.
 
Hotels:
 
All hotels require a credit card in order to reserve a room. Some hotels may require a deposit or full prepayment prior to arrival. If the hotel is booked as a package, the tour package policy will apply.
 
Car rentals:
 
Domestic car rentals do not require advance purchase. Most rental car companies require a major credit card in order to rent a car. Debit cards are not accepted by all rental car companies. Please let us know what kind of credit card you will be using at time of booking.
 
International car rentals offer both a prepaid rate and a pay at the counter rate. We will advise you which program works better for your rental dates.
 
Rail tickets / Rail passes:
 
All require advance payment.