Central America & the Caribbean Tours & Trips 2020

234 trips to Central America & the Caribbean tours from 235 tour companies. 14,753 reviews. 4.4/5 avg rating.

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Style Style Small Group Tour Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Private Guided Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Self Guided Tour A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Group Tour Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
River Cruise These vessels are smaller than most ocean cruisers, limiting which amenties are available. Passenger counts can vary. One of the biggest advantages of a river cruise is the ability to dock at smaller ports and local villages.
Small Ship Cruise Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Large Ship Cruise This is the "floating city" experience, with multiple ways to enjoy your vacation aboard the ship as much as on land. Ships are multiple floors, provide several activities, culinary, and shopping options. They often make fewer stops and have less time available for shore excursions.
Retreats Similar to a self guided tour but staying in one location only with activities and day outings included as a part of the stay.

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Lodging Level Lodging Level Camping Typically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.
Basic - 2 star You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Value - 3 star Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Premium - 4 star 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Luxury - 5 star The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical Level Physical Level Very Easy Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip.
Easy Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments.
Moderate Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment.
Strenuous All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included.
Extreme Very challenging all day hiking and backpacking carrying significant equipment.

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Travel Style Travel Style Relaxed A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers.
Full on For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included.
Mixed You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included.

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Solo Friendly Solo Friendly Good for Singles Trips that specifically cater to travelers looking to meet other singles.
No Single Supplement Trips where single supplement is usually not required for solo travelers.

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Costa Rica Explorer

Great Value Vacations
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12 days
$ 141 / day
$ 1,686
From : $ 2,276
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Arrive in Costa Rica's capital San Jose and tour a few of the city's highlights including the neoclassical Teatro Nacional.
  • Watch thousands of turtles nest at Tortuguero National Park, then tour its canals and village!
  • Explore the secret waterfalls and rainforests of Bajos del Toro, one of the most beautiful areas in the country.
  • Hike, bike, and see the elusive Resplendent quetzal bird at Arenal Volcano and its national park.
  • Learn to surf in Guanacaste, a northwestern province on the Pacific known for its pristine beaches and perfect waves!
Visits:
Arenal Volcano, Guanacaste, San José, Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
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Tropical Costa Rica - 2021

Collette
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9 days
$ 174 / day
$ 1,569
From : $ 1,930
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. 3- Moderate
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
Highlights
  • Discover the history of coffee in Costa Rica during your visit to a coffee plantation.
  • Taste your way through a cooking demonstration featuring local ingredients.
  • Uncover the importance of conservation in Costa Rica during a visit to a tree nursery.
  • Discover the charming town of Zarcero and its whimsical topiary garden.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery surrounding Arenal Volcano.
  • Spot indigenous wildlife while on a Cano Negro riverboat cruise.
  • Learn about Costa Rica's vegetation on a guided walk in the cloud forest.
Visits:
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Montego Bay: All-Inclusive Hotel Riu Reggae (Adul ...

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Premier
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5 days
$ 333 / day
$ 1,663
From : $ 2,245
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Want to stay longer? You can extend this trip up to a total of 7 days!
Visits:
Caribbean, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Tropical Costa Rica - 2022

Collette
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
9 days
$ 152 / day
$ 1,369
From : $ 1,684
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. 3- Moderate
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
Highlights
  • Discover the history of coffee in Costa Rica during your visit to a coffee plantation.
  • Taste your way through a cooking demonstration featuring local ingredients.
  • Uncover the importance of conservation in Costa Rica during a visit to a tree nursery.
  • Discover the charming town of Zarcero and its whimsical topiary garden.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery surrounding Arenal Volcano.
  • Spot indigenous wildlife while on a Cano Negro riverboat cruise.
  • Learn about Costa Rica's vegetation on a guided walk in the cloud forest.
Visits:
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Cuba Highlights

Peregrine Adventures
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14 days
$ 288 / day
$ 4,275
From : $ 5,441
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included. Full on
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Be swept away by the eclectic history of cuba’s capital as you cruise through havana in a vintage american convertible and enjoy a 2-night feature stay at the iconic hotel nacional.
  • Experience old-world charm at a leisurely pace in the colourful coastal town of trinidad. delve into the city’s sultry latin rhythms with a salsa class and enjoy plenty of free time for seaside relaxation.
  • Glide around the culture-soaked streets of camaguey in true local style – on a bicycle taxi! feel the breeze on your cheeks as you explore parks, plazas and markets from the backseat of this traditional mode of transport.
  • Relish a real garden-to-plate dining experience at an organic eco-farm in picturesque vinales – indulge in a variety of fresh produce all while gazing across sweeping views of the valley.
  • Receive a fascinating insight into the rise and fall of the charismatic and highly celebrated cuban revolutionary – che guevara – at his mausoleum and museum in santa clara.
Visits:
Caribbean, Havana, Santiago, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, Camaguey, Bolivia, Cuba
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Costa Rica Family Holiday

Intrepid Travel
Premier
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10 days
$ 204 / day
$ 2,080
From : $ 2,808
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included. Full on
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Go beyond a biology lesson and immerse yourself in nature, from spotting rare birds in Monteverde to listening for the evocative call of howler monkeys in Manuel Antonio National Park.
  • Harvest produce and come together to cook a rustic meal from scratch during a homestay with family in an agricultural community.
  • Get active on guided walks through forest and jungle, plus an incredible canopy walk along suspended bridges in Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.
  • Family holidays aren’t always relaxing, but this trip offers plenty of opportunities to take it slow in thermal springs and pools and on beaches.
  • End this adventure by hitting Manuel Antonio National Park, where the evergreen forest grows right up to the long, white beaches and irresistible water.
Visits:
Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Panama City, Bocas del Toro & Chiriqui

Great Value Vacations
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8 days
$ 202 / day
$ 1,614
From : $ 2,179
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Experience city life, beach life, and jungle life - all in one trip!
  • Enjoy comfortable transfers between all destinations, including a ferry transfer across the bright blue waters near Colon Island Port.
  • See the locks of the famous Panama Canal in Panama City.
  • Spot colorful starfish at Starfish Beach in Bocas del Toro, then look out for monkeys, iguanas, and tropical birds in biodiverse Chiriqui.
  • Stroll through the cobblestone streets of the colonial Casco Viejo neighborhood of Panama City.
Visits:
Bocas Del Toro, Boquete, Panama City, Panama
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Costa Rica: A World of Nature featuring Tortuguer ...

Collette
Preferred
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13 days
$ 181 / day
$ 2,349
From : $ 2,889
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. 3- Moderate
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
Highlights
  • Taste for yourself why cacao is called “the food of the gods” and observe the process of converting this seed from bean to bar.
  • Enjoy a traditional Costa Rican dinner.
  • Learn how to cook using a coconut before making some delicious local candy.
  • Learn about Costa Rica’s ecosystem and local culture.
  • Visit the world’s first sea turtle research station in Tortuguero National Park.
  • Explore Arenal during a captivating 3-night stay.
  • Stay in Tortuguero National Park and find yourself surrounded by wildlife.
  • Hop aboard a river boat for a jungle crocodile safari and bird watching excursion.
Visits:
Costa Rica
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Guatemala to Mexico

Intrepid Travel
Premier
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12 days
$ 146 / day
$ 1,729
From : $ 1,895
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Learn some Spanish during an informal lesson in old-world Antigua, then put it to good use during the rest of your Central American adventure.
  • Wonder at steep, granite steps that reach into the sky while exploring the temples and monuments of Tikal: the seat of Maya power that mysteriously collapsed in AD950.
  • Explore Livingston: a unique riverside town where the local culture is heavily influenced by the Afro-Caribbean Garifuna population.
  • Walk along cobblestone streets and shop for local handicrafts in the tiny inland island town of Flores and learn the traditional methods of making tortillas in a small-group workshop.
  • Recharge and rejuvenate on the white sands of the Yucatan Peninsula, relaxing in stunning Bacalar and laidback Tulum.
Visits:
Antigua, Caribbean, Caye Caulker, Central America, Playa del Carmen, San Ignacio, Tikal, Tikal National Park, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
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Puerto Rican Paradise

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4 days
$ 190 / day
$ 759
From : $ 1,025
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : N/A
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  • Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Want to stay longer? You can extend this trip up to a total of 7 days!
    Visits:
    Puerto Rico
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    Two-stop Bahamas: city & beach

    Audley Travel
    Preferred
    Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
    9 days
    $ 488 / day
    $ 4,395
    From : $ 5,933
    The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
    Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
    Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
    Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Sail out to a secluded sand bank in the turquoise ocean.
    • Watch the setting sun over Pink Sands Beach.
    • Snorkel in the world’s third-largest barrier reef.
    • Taste local rum and traditional dishes like cracked conch.
    • Visit the historic streets of Dunmore town on Harbour Island.
    Visits:
    Nassau, Bahamas
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    Natural Costa Rica

    Great Value Vacations
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    5 days
    $ 240 / day
    $ 1,202
    From : $ 1,623
    The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
    Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
    Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
    Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Want to stay longer? You can extend this trip up to a total of 7 days!
    • Full-day Tortuga Island Tour, with light breakfast, lunch, cruise & tour
    • Full-day Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Hot Springs Tour
    Visits:
    Arenal Volcano, San José, Costa Rica
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    Costa Rican Adventure: White Water Rafting, Zip L ...

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    8 days
    $ 170 / day
    $ 1,356
    From : $ 1,831
    The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
    Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
    Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
    Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Pacuare River white water rafting and lunch
    • Half-day Sky Adventures Park (Zip line)
    • Evening Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Tour
    • Half-day Catamaran Ocean King Tour, with lunch
    Visits:
    Arenal Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, San José, Costa Rica
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    Panama City & Gamboa

    Great Value Vacations
    Premier
    Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
    6 days
    $ 201 / day
    $ 1,206
    From : $ 1,628
    The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
    Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
    Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
    Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Want to stay longer? You can extend this trip up to a total of 7 days!
    • Gatun-Canal Expedition
    Visits:
    Gamboa Rainforest, Panama City, Panama
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    Panama City & Bocas del Toro

    Great Value Vacations
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    7 days
    $ 173 / day
    $ 1,210
    From : $ 1,634
    The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
    Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
    Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. 2- Easy
    Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
    Highlights
    • Enjoy the best of both worlds. Live it up in vibrant Panama City, then relax the days away on the beaches of Bocas del Toro.
    • See UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Panama Canal, and other historic landmarks.
    • Try the famous flavors of Panama! Treat yourself to authentic Panamanian favorites made of maize, plantains, yuca, sweet fruits, fresh seafood, and other local ingredients.
    • Hike through lush rainforests, wade through the crystal-clear waters of Starfish Beach, or go snorkeling!
    • Take advantage of your convenient airport transfers. A ride will always be waiting for you.
    Visits:
    Bocas Del Toro, Panama City, Panama
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    Top Central America & the Caribbean Experiences and Attractions

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    Central America & the Caribbean Trip Reviews

    14,753 Central America & the Caribbean Tour Reviews - Summary 89% Recommend

    4.4 out of 5
    Excellent 10,945
    Great 1,994
    Average 374
    Disappointing 154
    Terrible 1,286
    Value
    4.4
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    4.4
    Activities
    4.4
    Lodging
    4.4
    Transportation
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    Meals
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    ACIS- lack of integrity and class- Parents beware

    1.0
    • Value 1.0
    • Guide 1.0
    • Activities 1.0
    • Lodging 1.0
    • Transportation 1.0
    • Meals 1.0

    What a disappointment this company is. After placing a deposit in early 2020, of course the trips to Australia were cancelled the next two years because of covid. Many companies that were in a similar situation offered full refunds and offered options to customers; not so with ACIS. Two years later with my daughter now in college and no visibility into the craziness in Australia the trip wont happen for her. Whether ACIS got PPP money or not, the right thing to do is to refund money for a service / experience you can't provide. I see many others are frustrated with similar experiences. A class action suit against the company may be the only way to go to get their attention. Do the right thing; it will pay off for you in the long term versus trying to give people the shaft today. What goes around comes around....

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    Operator ACIS

    Berlin was great!!

    5.0
    • Value 5.0
    • Guide 5.0
    • Activities 5.0
    • Lodging 5.0
    • Transportation 5.0
    • Meals 5.0

    I went on the Berlin, Germany training tour. I left the states at 7am on a Thursday and arrived in Berlin on Friday morning at 7am (there is a 9 hour time difference). They picked us (our little group of 3 that left from Sacramento) up at the airport and we started our day of touring the city-- no rest! It was tiresome, but we spent the whole day walking around,seeing some museums, eating out, enjoying a very rich hot chocolate at a Chocolate House. By the afternoon, we met up with all of the various travel groups and did some more tours, ending the evening at a great German restaurant, then taking a bus back to our hotel. We all slept about 10 hours.

    Up on Saturday morning to take our fast and easy Covid test for the return flight (NO covid in our group!), had a 2 hour training at the hotel, then onto the bus and back to downtown Berlin, where we started a walking tour with a local guide, Daniela. She lived through the Cold War and was able to tell us so much interesting stuff about life in East/West Berlin/Germany during the cold war. It was sad and amazing, reverent and depressing, but I loved what I learned and feel like I can appreciate the history of Germany so much more.
    Around 4pm we were let go to roam and enjoy the evening on our own. I enjoyed the down time. Slept so well on Saturday night.

    Sunday morning, 8am start. Another 2 hours of training at the hotel. These training sessions were so eye-opening for me. I didn't realize how much I didn't know about traveling with a large group of students. I took pages of helpful notes and had all of my questions answered. After the training, we took the bus (luxury bus, btw) to Potsdam and toured that small city. We got to tour the castle where the big 3 (USA, Russia and England) met after WWII to discuss the future of Germany. Bus back to Berlin, where we had some time at Potsdamer Platz to see the modern part of the city, have a farewell dinner together with the whole group, and then took the subway home (to get that experience of public transportation). Up Monday morning for our flight home.

    It was a whirlwind trip, and the 2 full days of travel to spend 3 days in Berlin was tiring, but totally worth it. I would do it again. I feel so much more prepared for my Spain trip next summer. Thanks to EF!!

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    Operator EF Educational Tours

    Belize Tour was FANTASTIC!

    5.0
    • Value 5.0
    • Guide 5.0
    • Activities 5.0
    • Lodging 5.0
    • Transportation 5.0
    • Meals 5.0

    All EF consultants were extremely helpful and provided a rich experience for my students.

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    Operator EF Educational Tours

    Name Change on Profile - Theives

    1.0
    • Value 1.0
    • Guide 1.0
    • Activities 1.0
    • Lodging 1.0
    • Transportation 1.0
    • Meals 1.0

    I noticed that my daughters name was spelled incorrectly on her account and notified them on two occasions prior to their change period (110 days before departure). Now they want to charge me $200 to make the change. They are theives!

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    Operator EF Educational Tours

    Great Service and Partnership

    5.0
    • Value 5.0
    • Guide 5.0
    • Activities 5.0
    • Lodging 5.0
    • Transportation 5.0
    • Meals 5.0

    To say that planning a trip in the midst of a pandemic is challenging is definitely an understatement. It is in these times that ACIS truly shines! My interactions with ACIS staff have just given so much confidence that I can seriously say I am able to "seat back and relax" knowing that we are in such good hands.

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    Operator ACIS

    Convention to Budapest

    5.0
    • Value 5.0
    • Guide 5.0
    • Activities 5.0
    • Lodging 5.0
    • Transportation 5.0
    • Meals 5.0

    I recently traveled on a teacher convention to Budapest Hungary. This was my 8th convention and probably the most amazing one ever. The trip was perfectly planned, the ACIS staff and the tour leader Peter Ede were exceptional! Everyone was so happy to be back traveling, and of course, Budapest is always fun and breathtaking!

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