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Dear friends,

I hope that you and your loved ones are staying healthy and optimistic during these difficult times. Our industry is still deeply affected by the ongoing pandemic, from the airlines that take you to far flung destinations, to hotels, attractions, restaurants, and every other detail that goes into our trips.

At this time, we have suspended all our travel programs through February 2021. We are hopeful that the virus will soon be controlled enough here at home and abroad so that we can resume travel in March, but we will only do so if and when we can assure your wellbeing. Meanwhile, we have been working diligently with our partners to enhance our health & safety protocols to ensure that every aspect of our trips will be as safe as humanly possible.

In the meantime, you can continue planning future vacations with confidence with our Carefree Booking policy, which offers you the flexibility to change or cancel your plans without fees or penalties until your final payment due date, which we've reduced to 60 days prior to departure on most packages. And with our new lower deposits, you can lock in your dream vacation for only $99 on most packages, and pay the rest later.†† I invite you to check out our new catalog for some inspiration, including a brand new tour to Alaska and several to new destinations in Europe.

Finally, I want to personally thank you, on behalf of our entire team, for your patience as we have navigated the difficult past few months. We are doing our best to continue providing the excellent service you have come to expect from us, but like many of you, we are working remotely, which makes everything more difficult. We sincerely apologize if you have had to wait longer than usual for us to return calls or emails.

Next March, we will celebrate our 40th anniversary of creating and operating exciting, affordable travel programs. We look forward to celebrating this milestone with you in 2021—hopefully on tour!

Stay safe, healthy and keep dreaming, as this, too, shall pass.

Peggy M. Goldman
Peggy M. Goldman
President

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Planning a trip abroad can be a daunting task. Flights, hotels, buses, train schedules...why stress over all the logistics when our travel experts have done it all for you? Our carefully honed travel packages let you focus on exploring while we worry about the details. Trust our decades of experience and deep connections across the globe to turn your vacation into the trip of a lifetime—all for less than you’d pay on your own.

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Incredible Value Feature for feature, you'll get the best value in travel.
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A quick escape or an in-depth journey? A carefully structured itinerary or freedom to explore on your own? We have a variety of packages to suit your tastes.

Small Group Tours

Small Group Tours

Our most popular touring style! Enjoy expertly-crafted itineraries and guided touring with like-minded travelers.

  • Intimate groups of no more than 24
  • Carefully curated cultural experiences
  • Dedicated guides & tour managers
Value Vacations

Value Vacations

More great escorted tour packages to must-see places. Slightly larger groups, even better deals.

  • Tour groups of no more than 37
  • Guaranteed departures
  • Dedicated guides & tour managers
Independent Packages

Independent

With no set itinerary, enjoy freedom to roam with none of the hassle. Great for couples!

  • Save on bundled airfare & hotels
  • Optional guided city tours & activites
  • Help whenever you need it
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Custom Groups

Travel with your family, friends, school or club. Personalize one of our existing itineraries, or create your very own tour package.

  • Itineraries tailored to your interests
  • Choose your own travel dates
  • Pricing for all budgets

Our experts make it easy

Whether you've got questions before you book or need help while you're traveling, our destination partners and 24/7 U.S.-based support team are here for you, from start to finish.

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Local Guides

"Our tour leader, Moustafa, was a huge asset to our experience, providing insight into daily life in Egypt and ensuring our trip ran smoothly."

— Carol

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"The service was excellent as I booked my tour. The service representative went beyond the required work to help me in the process. She made an additional phone call and stayed on the line with me as I book the tour."

— Ronald

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We could share all the wonderful stories and feedback we've heard over the years, but we'll let our happy travelers speak for themselves!

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New Independent Package Athens, Paros & Naxos Adventure
The ancient capital of Athens, then 2 of the magical Greek Isles: Paros & Naxos; travel independently with flights, hotel & ferry included.
from $2499 w/ Flights from $1999 Tour Only 10 days
per person, double occupancy*
New Small Group Tour Highlights of Scandinavia
Discover the wonders of Scandinavia: The Old World charm of Copenhagen in Denmark; Norway’s gems of Oslo, Flåm and Bergen; and Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.
from $5399 w/ Flights from $4899 Tour Only 12 days
per person, double occupancy*
New Small Group Tour Highlights of the Baltics
Explore the best of the Baltics: Historic Vilnius in Lithuania; beautiful Riga, the “Paris of the North” in Latvia; Tallinn, the medieval capital of Estonia.
from $2899 w/ Flights from $2299 Tour Only 11 days
per person, double occupancy*
New Independent Package Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Rainforests & Beaches
The capital San José, spectacular Arenal and its volcano, 3 relaxing days in Playa Panama; travel on your own with flights & hotel included. Optional pre-tour to Tortuguero.
from $1799 w/ Flights from $1599 Tour Only 7 days
per person, double occupancy*
New Small Group Tour Highlights of Alaska
Explore Fairbanks, Anchorage, & Seward, scenic Deluxe Dome Railcar ride to/from Denali National Park, cruise to Kenai Fjords National Park, and more!
from $4099 Tour Only 9 days
per person, double occupancy*
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* Advertised prices may include an "Instant Savings" discount and/or sale discount, available for a limited time. Prices reflect these discounts. Advertised prices are per person, based on double occupancy; single occupancy rooms may be available for an additional charge. Advertised prices are the best available based on the least expensive travel dates, departure city, and other options, and do not include optional excursions or other optional items. Your total price will vary based upon the dates, flights, and other options you select during the booking process. For packages including flights, prices include Airline Taxes, Fees & Sept. 11th Security Fee, but do not include excess baggage fees or advance seat reservations. Prices and availability subject to change. More about our prices.

** Sale discounts valid for a limited time on new bookings only. Not valid for Biblical Journeys tours or private, custom, or group travel. Advertised sale discounts generally also include any applicable "Instant Savings" discounts. Bookings made with sale discounts are not eligible for travel agent commissions and may not be combined with any other offers, discounts or credits, except our "Instant Savings" discounts.

† With our Carefree Booking policy, if you book one of our scheduled departures and decide later not to travel for any reason and let us know by your final payment due date (60 days prior to scheduled departure in most cases, but varies by package), you can transfer all payments you've made, including any travel protection premiums but not including the cost of any issued flight tickets, towards another available departure date or package, with no change fees or penalties. Alternately, you can choose to receive a future travel credit for all payments made, including any travel protection premiums but not including the cost of any issued flight tickets; or you can choose to receive a refund for that same amount, minus a $99 per person future travel credit. You may use these credits anytime and they do not expire, but some restrictions apply. Valid for bookings made March 19 – Dec 31, 2020. Offer may not be available on all packages, including private and custom group departures and Biblical Journeys. Changes or cancellations requested after final payment due date are subject to our regular change and cancellation fees & policies. For more information and some additional restrictions, see our terms & conditions.

†† $99 deposit available on select packages. Valid for new bookings only made Mar 19 – Dec 31, 2020. Changes to your package, departure date, or flights may require an increased deposit. If you add optional travel protection to your booking, the premium will be added to your deposit. See additional terms & conditions.

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