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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We’re Excited to Launch Our Upgraded Travel Blog

To celebrate being in business for almost 18 years and blogging for the last 5 years, we decided it was time to give our blog a new look and improved structure.  After months of brainstorming and hard work, we are excited to introduce Escape: AffordableTours.com Travel Blog. Travel lovers will find an array of travel tips, destination reviews, and discounted vacation deals through fun, relevant, and high quality content. In addition to the upgraded design and enriched page layouts, new functions have been implemented to better service our clients and fellow travel lovers.

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