Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Have a question? Check out our FAQs below or contact us for more info.


We are a travel agency that specializes in international adoptionhumanitarian, and missionary travel. Started in 1985, we’ve spent over thirty years going the second mile for our clients. Check out our About Us page for more info.

For daytime emergencies, please contact one of our office locations: here. For after-hour emergencies, call (620) 878-0110.

We book for everyone! Missionary travel is one of our specialties, but we also book travel for individuals, schools, church groups, NGOs, and humanitarian agencies. Visit our Plan My Trip page to get a quote.

We’re happy to give you a quote! Fill out our quote form here or email your trip details directly to [email protected].


It depends on the airline, type of fare, and destination. Some of our missionary fares allow travel with more free bags than normally permitted by a carrier. Check with one of our agents for more info.

Seating assignment policies vary by airline. Some offer free seat assignments, while others charge for their seats unless you wait until check-in to choose your seat. Also, some ticket types (domestic Basic Economy fares) don’t permit preassigned seats. Check with one of our agents if you have questions.

Sorry, we do not offer that service. Feel free to check with us periodically to see what fare prices are.

If your tickets were not purchased through Golden Rule Travel, we are unable to change them for you. You will need to check with the company you purchased the tickets from. If you would like a quote for new travel, please visit our Plan My Trip page.

It might, but you if you want to be sure to make your trip, consider purchasing now. The fare may drop but is more likely to be higher close to travel time.

Passengers traveling for non-profit purposes (mission/humanitarian) or to visit missionaries usually qualify. If you’re not sure if you qualify, ask one of our agents.

No, airline tickets are not are not inherently cheaper on Tuesdays or any other day of the week. But our agents research published, missionary, and adoption fares to ensure you get the best deal.

Visas, Passports, and Insurance

Golden Rule Travel does not offer travel insurance, but we recommend Travelex Insurance.

Passport Visas Express is our recommended provider of visa and passport services. You can also visit the website of the U.S. State Department’s website for a list of passport offices available to visit in-person.

Passport Visas Express is our recommended provider of visa and passport services. If you have additional questions, please contact us.