Expat Explore Travel

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Written on 7 days ago
The tour was fantastic and the guide and driver were terrific. I highly recommend this tour.
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Written on 2nd February 2016
Everything is absolutely perfect ..transport tour leader driver co tourist the places..first time to go as tourist..celebrati...
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Europe Escape - 12 Days with laura on October 2015
Written on 22nd January 2016
hello, the truth was very disappointed with the tour, so the person that guided us as the driver did not have a good attitude...
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Written on 14th January 2016
Just back from the tour.. = ) The good things are: 1- Meet amazing people in the group & have new friends from different coun...
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Christmas & New Year - 10 Days with Mark Fay on December 2015
Written on 13th January 2016
Our trip with Expat Explore Travel was amazing! We were skeptical to go on a 10-day bus tour with strangers, but it was the ...
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Written on 10th January 2016
Was so much better than expected! Tour leader was great, accom and food were great, tours great, everything! Will definitely ...
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Written on 9th January 2016
An absolutely amazing tour! Fun filled and jam packed with surprises! I've seen each and every cm Italy had to offer thanks t...
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Italian Delights - 12 Days with Roma on December 2015
Written on 8th January 2016
All I can say is that this has been a fabulous trip, I have met the most wonderful people from all over the world, and our to...
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Written on 6th January 2016
Absolutely Fantastic!!! From start to finish Expat Explore's 26 Day Ultimate Europe tour was incredible. As a single travelle...
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Written on 6th January 2016
Absolutely Fantastic!!! From start to finish Expat Explore's 26 Day Ultimate Europe tour was incredible. As a single travelle...
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Why Expat Explore

Major Attractions, For Less

Expat Explore offer value for money tours, so you can see all the major attractions, without it costing a fortune. Some of the other reasons to travel with Expat Explore include:

Guaranteed departures on Comfort tours

This means that they are guaranteed to operate, regardless of how many people are booked on. This means you never have to worry about a last minute cancellation of your tour.

Early Bird Savings

With some of the most competitive prices in the market, Expat Explore offers early bird specials. As these more affordable seats are sold, the prices of others will go up – so make sure to book early to get yourself a deal!

Stay Connected with Wifi

All of the Europe hotels that Expat Explore use now have free wi-fi, so even while you’re traveling and on the road, you can stay connected.

Value For Money

Expat Explore tours allows you to see even more, for even less - traveling on a budget has never been so good!

Worldwide Community

As well as this, Expat Explore are proud that our passengers are part of a world wide community, who get together to enjoy some of the worlds most spectacular landmarks and attractions. Expat Explore have an enthusiasm for travel and adventure, and help other travelers from around the world realise their passion for travel and exploration. They do this through their friendly, professional tour leaders who are well traveled industry experts - English speaking guides that over the years have shown many thousands of passengers some of the worlds most amazing places!

About Expat Explore Travel

Expat Explore offers Europe, Egypt, Croatia, Turkey and Greece Tours. They are passionate about travel - and they want you to be too! Across the team, they have many combined years of experience, and have explored many regions of the world, and discovered what makes each location unique, authentic and unforgettable. It is all about the experience!

Memories, friendships and appreciation of the world around us. Anyone can be a tourist, but Expat Explore will show you how to be a true traveller. Choose from their extensive range of Europe Coach Tours, or take a look at the Sailing Tours of Croatia and Group Tours of Turkey and Egypt. The Expat Explore head office is in London (UK) but we also offices in Australia, The Netherlands and South Africa.

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The ideal age is between 10 and 75 years
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The average tour length is 11 days
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about Expat Explore Travel.

June 15, 2015
Will I receive payment confirmation?
Once you have booked and paid for your tour, you will recieve a payment receipt via email within 24-48 hours.
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June 15, 2015
Who is the tour leader?
You will be emailed the name and contact details of your tour leader approximately one week before your tour start date.
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June 15, 2015
Where does my tour starts?
Most of Expat Explore tours start and finish in London, but they also have regional tours that start and finish in Paris, Amsterdam, Dublin, Rome or Munich.
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June 15, 2015
What time does the tour starts each day?
On travel days Expat Explore like to make an early start so that you get to spend more time at each destination, however on your free days however you can choose to sleep for as long as you like!
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June 15, 2015
What is the departure and arrival time of the tour?
Tours that depart in London are scheduled to leave between 06:00-07:00 in the morning and arrive back in London at around 17:00-20:00 on the last day of your tour, depending on ferry crossing times and local traffic.
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June 15, 2015
What things do I need to bring?
You will need to bring comfortable shoes, as the trip involves a lot of walking. Also a watch is essential as time keeping is very important on tour. It is also recommended to bring spare memory cards for your camera, and a relevant adapter so you can recharge the batteries, your passport and visas.
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June 15, 2015
What level of fitness is required on the tour?
Travellers must be able to carry their own bags, get on and off the coach and use public transport. Our city walking tours can last up to 3 hours and certain places involve walking up and down lots of steps.
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June 15, 2015
What is the Nile felucca option?
You have an option between sleeping on a Felucca or to Cruise in style down the Nile on a 5 star liner. For more details please get in contact with us and we are happy to provide more details!
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June 15, 2015
What is the age range for the tour?
The average age of Expat Explore travellers is approximately 30-35 years old. However, ""older travellers"" are also more than welcome.
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June 15, 2015
What is included in the tour price?
The tour price includes: Accommodation for the duration of the tour, transport by private coach, breakfasts and dinner as per the itinerary, ferry crossings (where applicable), guided walking tours and excursions as well as the services of a trained tour leader.
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Expat Explore Story & History

Years ago, there was a young South African by the name of Carel Cronje, who traveled around Europe, ending up in Paris. using only public transport and walking, he managed to explore and become familiar with the city. On his last day, and as his funds were running low, he had a difficult decision to make; to have lunch, or go on an adventure to Disney Paris. True to the travelers spirit, he decided to go explore Disney Paris!

After this initial trip to Paris, he started to take his friends around the city of love, and joined forces with another Expat in Europe, Jakes Maritz. Together they started to lead tours around Europe, and as this venture of theirs grew, this was the birth of Expat Explore Tours.

They founded the company wanting to offer great value tours to those travelers wanting a once in a lifetime experience. Since 2005, Expat Explore Travel has been conducting expert-led coach tours to Europe and the UK. A small company started by two South African travelers, the company has grown to now run tours in Europe, Turkey, Greece, and Croatia - all the while focusing on the desire to share the knowledge and experience of amazing travel, at a competitive price.

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110 meets
I get there on Friday afternoon but I'm staying at the Novotel by greenwhich station.
11th February 2016
Anyone there yet???
9th June 2015
I'm staying in Greenwich for my two days with my friend cause she was going to show me around London haha, if we hit that area ill definitely let you know though.
1st February 2016
I am excited, is my birthday trip I cannot wait
31st January 2016
Hi, I will be taking this tour. My name is Elizabeth from Australia.
4th January 2016
Hi everybody! Will be great to see you all on tour!
6th February 2016
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Hi Abdul, we are both looking forward to meeting you all. Where are you from Abdul, we are both from Australia. Be seeing you soon. Heather
8th November 2015
Hi Everyone..just booked the 12 days Europe Escape tour departing on 31st jan
21st July 2015
Hello all, I hope that you all had an amazing trip. My wife and I are looking to do this trip in June., but are nervous about some of the feedback. What was your experience? Any help is appreciated! Thanks
7th February 2016
Can't wait!!!
12th January 2016
Hi all! I'm Reba. I will be traveling w/ my husband and daughter. Looking forward to visiting Egypt!! Its been a dream of mine ever since I was a young child.
5th October 2015
Hi will be joining this tour also! :)
22nd December 2015
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