Luxury Travel Tours & Trips 2020

107 trips to Luxury Travel tours from 400 tour companies. 1,761 reviews. 4.8/5 avg rating.

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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.

Trip Type Trip Type 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.
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.
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.
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 / Independent 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.
Vacation / Holiday Package Similar to a self guided tour, this usually involves a home base, such as a hotel or resort, with packaged activities and day tours as a part of the stay.
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.

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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.

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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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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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China, Tibet & the Yangtze

Abercrombie & Kent
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
17 days
$ 488 / day
$ 8,295
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Embark on a three-night cruise on the Yangtze River aboard all-balcony Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer'
  • Discover Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet's spiritual capital
  • Visit the less-crowded and well-preserved Mutianyu section of the Great Wall
  • Enjoy a private tour with an on-site archaeologist at the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit
  • Visit the Panda Research Center, where you learn about China's unofficial national symbol in its natural habitat
  • Experience the narrow winding lanes and courtyard residences of a traditional hutong
Visits:
Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Lhasa, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, Tiananmen Square, Tibet, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang, China
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Jewels of Central Europe Eastbound

17 days
$ 370 / day
$ 6,289
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Experience 17 day river cruise from Paris to Budapest
  • Opportunity to sail along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers
  • Visit the fascinating Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum
  • Explore Bamberg UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore Budapest
Visits:
Arc de Triomphe, Budapest, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Luxembourg, Munich, Notre Dame Cathedral, Nuremberg, Paris, Vienna, Austria, France, Germany, Hungary
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Complete Greece

Peregrine Adventures
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
17 days
$ 464 / day
$ 7,845
From : $ 9,711
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 : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
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
  • Experience a different side of greece by staying in the medieval village of dimitsana at a feature stay – a gorgeous 7th-century township set on top of two hills and a gorge in lesser-visited central arcadia. share a coffee or 'greek delight' with a monk during a visit to nearby prodromos monastery.
  • Visit the legendary theatres of the very first olympic games – the stadium, gymnasium, wrestling school, priest houses, temples and hippodrome.
  • With magical monasteries built on a series of ancient rock pinnacles, meteora is one of greece's most extraordinary sights.
  • Stop over at a local tavern in the village of vamos on crete and enjoy a typical greek moment with meze. clink glasses with the locals and wash it all down with the traditional local white spirit, raki.
  • Enjoy a sunset picnic overlooking santorini’s caldera away from the crowds. indulge in local cheese, ham and bread, all complimented by a local grape variety and a world-class view.
Visits:
Acropolis, Athens, Crete, Delos, Delphi, Epidaurus, Heraklion, Meteora , Mykonos, Parthenon, Santorini, Olympia, Greece
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Around the World

SmarTours
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
21 days
$ 314 / day
$ 6,599
From : $ 7,409
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 : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Panoramic London City Tour
  • Windsor Castle (London)
  • Great Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Buddhist Temples (Bangkok)
  • Optional Floating Market (Bangkok)
  • Tanah Lot (Bali)
  • Bali Herbal & Nature Walk
  • Sydney Harbor Lunch Cruise
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park
  • Explore Fiji
  • Garden of Sleeping Giant (Fiji)
Visits:
Bali, Bangkok, Cairo, Sphinx, Sydney, Ubud, Egypt, Fiji, Indonesia, Thailand
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Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town

Peregrine Adventures
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
48 days
$ 577 / day
$ 23,660
From : $ 34,065
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. 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
  • Do like the locals and settle in with a coffee or mint tea in cairo, relax on the sun deck on a four-night nile cruise, discover nubian hospitality and lose yourself in cairo’s fascinating khan al-khalili bazaar.
  • Experience a real safari camp in the serengeti, and witness the panoramic views from the rim of an extinct volcano at world heritage-listed ngorongoro crater, with game drives at both.
  • Take some time out from your safari adventures in search of the big five with a few days spent on the white sands of zanzibar – a colourful island paradise in the indian ocean.
  • Visit the majestic and magnificent cascades of victoria falls, and glide through the okavango delta in a mokoro (traditional dugout canoe), experiencing the ambience of these beautiful waterscapes.
  • Learn more about local cultures in africa, with a visit to a maasai community for village tour and talks by a local elder, and a chance to sing and dance by the campfire with the kalahari’s san people.
Visits:
Arusha, Aswan, Cairo, Cape Town, Nairobi, Ngorongoro Crater, Okavango Delta, Petrified Forest, Rift Valley, Zanzibar, Livingstone, Memphis, Chobe National Park, Johannesburg, Serengeti National Park, Victoria, Victoria Falls, Abu Simbel, Botswana, Egypt, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
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China Sampler

10 days
$ 330 / day
$ 3,299
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • With only 16 guests or fewer, you’ll have a better vantage and more time at the Terra Cotta Army.
  • Feel the ancient rhythms of Xian as you explore the Muslim market with an engaging, savvy resident.
  • Delve into the traditional ways of China when you meet tea farmers at their home near Hangzhou.
  • An intimate stroll along historic Pingjiang Road is the best way to appreciate the splendor of Suzhou’s centuries-old Song Dynasty architecture.
Visits:
Beijing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Suzhou, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian, China
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Classic Cuba

9 days
$ 649 / day
$ 5,840
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Discover this fascinating island with your expert insightCuba Tour Leader and experienced Cuban Guide.
  • Explore Old Havana and learn about daily life in the capital as you engage with residents from all walks of life.
  • Dine at La Floridita, one of Ernest Hemingway’s favorite spots.
  • Mingle with residents at a farmers market and visit a medical clinic for insight into the diversity of the Cuban economy – from its dual currency to socialized healthcare.
  • Visit the Korimacao Community Project, a respected school of the arts.
  • Learn about Trinidad’s stunning wealth of Colonial architectural on a guided tour of the Museum of Architecture.
Visits:
Havana, Miami, Trinidad, Cuba
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Highlights of Costa Rica

8 days
$ 300 / day
$ 2,399
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. Moderate
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • A canal safari along the pristine waterways of Tortuguero National Park reveals a stunning variety of tropical flora and fauna.
  • Enjoy splendid volcano views from the relaxing mineral springs of your Arenal resort!
  • Personalize your trip with the included guided adventure of your choice at Arenal.
  • Travelers love our resorts in Arenal and the wide range of activities available... So feel free to addd extra nights here – or at any of our fine resorts and lodges!
  • Manuel Antonio is the crown jewel of Costa Rica’s national parks... Let our expert naturalist guide reveal the many natural wonders of this pristine coastal reserve.
Visits:
Arenal Hot Springs, Manuel Antonio National Park, Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
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Family Tanzania Safari

Abercrombie & Kent
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
8 days
$ 812 / day
$ 6,495
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 : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Experience the best of northern Tanzania while staying in classic, family-friendly safari lodges and a luxurious tented safari camp, all set amid landscapes teeming with wildlife
  • Enjoy the services of a dedicated Young Explorers Guide, who travels with the group and organizes activities for all age levels
  • Ride a tuk-tuk through a Tanzanian village, then set out on a family treasure hunt through its market for an authentic opportunity to interact with the locals
  • Take part in a cooking demonstration of local dishes with the chance to sample the results
  • Visit a Maasai village, meet with a village elder to learn about the traditions of this nomadic people and experience an artisan visit with a beadwork demonstration
Visits:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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France's Finest
River Cruise
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France's Finest

Viking River Cruises
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
15 days
$ 267 / day
$ 3,998
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • See the fantastic Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral,
  • Get an opportunity to see historic beaches of Normandy
  • Explore France
  • Discover Lyon a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy cruising to Les Andelys, known for its imposing castle
Visits:
Arles, Avignon, Eiffel Tower, Lyon, Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
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Family Galapagos

Abercrombie & Kent
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
10 days
$ 920 / day
$ 9,195
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Cruise for seven nights aboard 'Xperience' - an expedition vessel that blends stability, comfort and flexibility - in the Galápagos Islands
  • Experience some of the most intimate and up-close wildlife encounters in the world, both on land and in the water
  • Discover the Galápagos Islands on twice-daily shore excursions that include nature walks limited to 12 guests for more interaction with your naturalist guide
  • Choose from kayaking or snorkeling, depending on the location, or simply relax on deck or on shore
  • Observe giant tortoises up close, in their natural habitats
  • A Young Explorers Guide provides child-friendly programs and activities, such as wildlife photography, scavenger hunts, Spanish lessons and art-making
  • Enjoy the convenience of earlier seating and kid-friendly menus at meal times
Visits:
Galapagos, Guayaquil, Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
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The Blue Danube Discovery

13 days
$ 253 / day
$ 3,289
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises. Very Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Melk and beer tasting in fascinating Regensburg
  • Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts
  • Visits cities in four European nations
  • Enjoy the beauty of river Danube.
Visits:
Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna, Wachau, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
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Peru: Machu Picchu & the Sacred Valley

Abercrombie & Kent
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
9 days
$ 666 / day
$ 5,995
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. Moderate
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Enjoy a private talk on Machu Picchu with a renowned scholar in Incan history before discovering the magnificent ruins for yourself in the company of a local expert guide
  • Relish the convenience of an overnight stay at the only hotel on site at Machu Picchu, and the extra time it affords you to explore this spectacular "Lost City"
  • Mingle with the farmers and children of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and gain an intimate understanding of their centuries-old customs during a private visit to their village
  • Savor a Chef's Table experience in the preparation of Peruvian cuisine while in the pastoral Sacred Valley
  • Discover Peru's rich musical traditions during a captivating private performance by an expert in Andean music
  • Celebrate your arrival in Peru with a welcome dinner adjacent to the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site in Lima
  • Achieve a deeper appreciation of Peru's fascinating and rich pre-Columbian cultures as you explore the Larco Herrera Museum and the new Inkariy Museum
Visits:
Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Santo Domingo, Urubamba, Peru
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Danube Symphony - Cruise Only Eastbound

6 days
$ 464 / day
$ 2,784
Travel Style : A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Visit large churches like St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Neo-gothic New Cathedral.
  • Explore the cities Vienna and Linz
  • Enjoy the cruise through the Dhanube River
  • Visit the Wachau wine region
Visits:
Lake Tanganika, Linz, Vienna, Wachau, Austria, Germany
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Cities of Light

Viking River Cruises
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
12 days
$ 263 / day
$ 3,156
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Explore Bamberg a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Würzburg
  • Enjoy tour to fascinating red sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle
  • Experience cruising towards Cochem is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Discover Luxembourg
Visits:
Arc de Triomphe, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Castle, Luxembourg, Paris, Prague, Trier, Czech Republic, France, Germany
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Luxury Travel Trip Reviews

1,761 Luxury Travel Tour Reviews - Summary 98% Recommend

4.8 out of 5
Excellent 1,444
Great 261
Average 39
Disappointing 8
Terrible 9
Value
4.8
Guide
4.8
Activities
4.8
Lodging
4.8
Transportation
4.8
Meals
4.8

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First Adventure

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

So far, this tour is the important tour of my life. The timing is great. The price is fantastic. Therefore, i have invited several other friends to join irma and i on our first adventure with smarTours. Just cant wait to visit new places a and relatives around the world with new friends Thank you so much in advance.

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Operator SmarTours

Paid In Full to Go Nowhere

1.0
  • Value 3.0
  • Guide 1.0
  • Activities 1.0
  • Lodging 1.0
  • Transportation 1.0
  • Meals 1.0

I chose the small group China Sampler and paid in full in December 2018 for the April 2020 departure to get the $300 discount. After that it was just waiting and waiting and waiting. I was looking to start making airline flight plans to and return from China in April 2019. But when my travel agent contacted A&R she discovered that I was the only one signed up for the small group tour. This continued through the remainder of 2019. I actually called A&R direct one day to find out what was going on. I was then told about the 90 day out policy before they would cancel the trip. I asked a couple of times through my travel agent if A&R could just go ahead and cancel out the tour and refund my money, but was told there might be some last minute people to sign up for a trip to China. So basically A&R had my $5,000 plus fully paid fee to invest and use as they chose for over a year. January 10 or 20 was the 90 day before date I was told when a decision would be made to cancel. On January 9th I checked the website of A&R and saw by the small group tour for April 9-19 the words "Sold Out". So I'm thinking "Oh, maybe they did get enough last minute people to go?" So I sent my travel agent info on what airline flights I would like to take to China and back. The next day I was sent an email from my agent letting me know that A&R had cancelled the April small group trip to China for the dates I had selected. So the "Sold Out" descriptor apparently was an attempt to save face by not admitting they could not fill the small group trip with enough people to make the trip happen. Not a very "transparent" policy. About a month before A&R did offer to have me join the May China Sampler trip, but those dates did not meet my travel plans. I never received an apology directly from A&R. No offer for a discount on a future tour, nothing. Last time I will ever consider A&R for any type of tour.

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Operator Alexander + Roberts

Thank you Ayana and Jared!

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

From panic to success!
Had some issues with getting my trip rescheduled after a family emergency . Ayana & Jared were most helpful in getting it resolved and helping straighten out the confusion. I look forward to my new travel plan with the company.

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Operator Aer Lingus Vacation Store

Impossible to get in touch with anyone…

2.0
  • Value 2.0
  • Guide 2.0
  • Activities 2.0
  • Lodging 2.0
  • Transportation 2.0
  • Meals 2.0

Impossible to get in touch with anyone there by phone without a minimum 30 minute hold! Amazing no one ever figured out how to have the caller leave a call back number to be reached in turn when staff is available. Ridiculous way to operate "customer service."

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Operator Aer Lingus Vacation Store

My wife and I just returned from a 10…

3.0
  • Value 3.0
  • Guide 3.0
  • Activities 3.0
  • Lodging 3.0
  • Transportation 3.0
  • Meals 3.0

My wife and I just returned from a 10 day Ireland Castle tour and were disappointed in two of the castles, Bunratty and Dunboyne. They are hotels only and not the original castle as indicated on the ad. They don't fully explain the rental car insurance which we ended up paying $700 dollars additional for although the Enterprise staff were great to deal with. All the hotels were pleasant and we had no issues with the staff only the AerLingus misrepresentation of the castle trip. Also, don't bother calling the 800 number unless you have time to sit on hold for a minimum of 30 minutes.

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Operator Aer Lingus Vacation Store

Tortuguero was amazing and worth

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

Tortuguero was amazing and worth the long trip to get there.. We enjoyed the atmosphere at Mawamba Lodge.. The trips by small boat into the national park allowed us to see three kinds of monkeys and lots of reptiles and birds in their natural habitat. Dennis was a knowledgeable guide. Si Como No at Manuel Antonio was a wonderful hotel with excellent rooms, staff and food

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Operator Alexander + Roberts

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Now you can search tens of thousands of trips from more than 1,000 operators and expert trip planners. Most travel agencies and websites only show options from large companies that pay big commissions. We show you all the options we can gather. We want you to have all the information to find your perfect trip, no matter who it’s with. About us.

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Search thousands of itineraries and match your style and budget.
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Compare local experts with global tour operators side by side.
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Read reviews by travelers and experts.
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Save money as a Travelstride member (its free), with exclusive deals & rebates.
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...to help more people travel further, travel more, and travel better. Learn more.

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