Houston Crippled as Hurricane Harvey Drops 15 Trillion Gallons of Water


Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the evening of August 25. Due to the slow storm movement from August 26-30, catastrophic flooding occurred in southeast Texas and the greater Houston area causing delays and interruptions in our communications with our travelers. We were forced to close early and even at the time of this writing we are operating with limited staff and resources.

More than 51 inches of rain fell from Harvey, which broke the record for the greatest amount of rain recorded from a single storm in the continental United States. That’s more than 4 feet of rain!

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No, Americans Don’t Need Visas To Visit Europe

Visa to visit Europe

In the past week, there have been some confusing and misinterpreted reports about purported visa requirements for US citizens to travel to Europe. Here at AffordableTours.com we felt like we needed to chime in and clarify: no visa requirement has been added for US citizens traveling to Europe. Period. It is highly unlikely there will ever be one. There. We can now stop the panic.

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