Beyond Words Tours – FAQ’s

Have a question about Beyond Words Tours? See some of our most frequently asked questions below.

 

How long is your tour offering?

You can expect to spend between 3 and 3.5 hours with us!

How much do your tours cost?

Beyond Words Tours – A Come From Away Experience, our 3-3.5 hour afternoon offering costs $99.00 per ticket. Beyond Words Tours – A Come From Away Evening has been discontinued for the 2019 season.

What's included in the Beyond Words Tour?

  • Beyond Words Tours – A Come From Away Experience is the afternoon offering. This tour includes stops at the Gander International Airport (world Trade Center Steel on display), Town of Gander town hall (World Trade Center Steel on display) including council chambers where a “notable local” such as Os Fudge or Claude Elliott will recollect their personal 9/11 experiences (usually takes 1-1.5 hours depending on questions from tour patrons), an exclusive mini exhibit (Location TBD for 2019) which includes an exclusive BWT gift shop. The final stop is the North Atlantic Aviation Museum (World Trade Center Steel on display) where you are free to look around until closing on the same day. This tour will average 3 – 3.5 hours in length and costs $99.00 per ticket.

Does the cost include admission to North Atlantic Aviation Museum?

Your Beyond Words Tours – A Come From Away Experience ticket includes admission to the museum, including re-entry with valid tour ticket on the same day, so you can browse as long as you like.

Does the North Atlantic Aviation Museum have free WiFi?

Yes! the museum offers free WiFi to all customers of Beyond Words Tours during regular business hours. Ask your tour guide for access upon arrival.

Where does the money from this tour go?

Beyond Words Tours is a fundraising project of the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. All proceeds from this tour go to the “Ferry Command Memorial Hall” fundraising project. This fundraising project aims to construct a new building on our current lot in which to house the prized Lockheed Hudson Bomber as well as to serve as a memorial to the airmen and airwomen who served in the Atlantic Ferry Command! CLICK HERE to learn more.

The date I want to take the tour appears sold out, is there a stand-by list?

We’re glad you asked! Actually, we do have four stand-by seats per tour which are released for walk up sales 24 hours prior to the tour departure time and available right up till 5 minutes prior to departure. So, if you are in Gander and interested in taking our tour, don’t hesitate to call us at 709-256-2923 or drop by the museum at 135 Trans Canada Highway, there is a chance you’ll get a seat!

What is your cancellation policy?

We ask that you give a minimum of 24 hours notice if you’d like a full refund.  Less than 24 hours notice will result in forfeiture of your fare. In the event that we have to cancel a tour, we will provide at least two weeks notice.