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MarkWritten on May 17th, 2022if your goal is to see five national parks in rapid succession, this is an ok experience. vast majority of time is spent on bus. rest stops about every 1.5 - …Read moreTrafalgar commented on this reviewWe thank you for putting your concerns through to us; as this helps our team learn where we are going right and where improvements might be made. That being said, we were concerned to note that there may have been several elements of the Five Epic National Parks trip that had fallen beneath your expectations. This is especially concerning, as we know how long some of our guests have waited to be able to travel with Trafalgar since the start of the pandemic. As such, we would like to assure you that all of your valid concerns have been shared with our Operations and Product Development departments for their attention and consideration going forward. In this way, we aim to provide a better overall experience to our future guests. Though we know this cannot change the outcome of your trip, we hope this goes some way to preserve your faith in our company. Furthermore, we look forward to journeying with you again later this season.
KarenWritten on May 4th, 2022The tour was excellent. Our tour guide, Agnas, was excellent. She was very informative, sweet , and accomodating.
susanWritten on April 20th, 2022Miguel was a passionate, knowledgeble guide. Our driver Francisco, was an excellent, friendly driver in some really tight places. Food, wine,Places , awesome.
ColleenWritten on April 12th, 2022Sites were fabulous!
BarbaraWritten on April 8th, 2022Booked pre-Covid then trip was canceled. Unable to get a refund and now they changed the rules to be fully vaccinated. So now we loose all our money! Hoping our…Read moreTrafalgar commented on this reviewThank you for sharing your experience here with us. We regret that your 2020 trip was affected by the pandemic, as we know that this was certainly not part of your plans. Furthermore, we appreciate that our company's policy requiring that all of our guests be fully vaccinated, may affect your eligibility to participate in our trips going forward. Having said this, we suggest contacting our Reservations Department, as they may be able to offer you some alternative solutions to your particular concerns. Once again, thank you for sharing your concerns, and we wish you all the best in your future travels.
CarolynWritten on March 26th, 2022Everything was well organized.
GazalWritten on March 25th, 2022i had an amazing experience
AnonymousWritten on March 24th, 2022Retired and excited to spend our time traveling. Booked our first ever tour with Trafalgar, through Costco. Expected that it would be the first of very many. I …Read moreTrafalgar commented on this reviewTo begin, we sincerely regret to learn that your overall experience was anything short of exceptional, given that the complete satisfaction of our guests is an absolute priority. With this in mind, we genuinely regret that we were not able to host you on either of the guided vacations that you had booked with our company, as they were both suspended due to the pandemic. On top of this, we certainly undesrtand the frustration that may have been felt as a result of our cancellation policy and in learning of the wait time for reimbursement. We have shared this feedback with our Reservations Department for their attention and consideration, as indeed, our team will look into making any possible improvements. You have every right to expect the highest level of service from us, as this is something we have always been known for throughout the travel industry. While we note with reluctance that you may not be travelling with us again, we nevertheless wish you all the best in your future vacation endeavors.
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Best of Italy (Summer, 13 Days)13 days • (90)
From $4,275 $3,848
- Gaze at the frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
- Feast on tortellini, parmesan, and tasty local treats
- Pass through fair Verona and admire Juliet's balcony
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Irish Experience (11 Days)11 days • (9)
From $3,025 $2,662
- Delve into the history of the Emerald Isle in lively Dublin
- Sip a Guinness with friends and flag a black cab in Belfast
- Explore seaside city Galway and wild beauty Connemara
Britain and Ireland Highlights (10 Days)10 days • (27)From $2,750
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European Whirl (Summer, End London, 15 Days)15 days • (34)From $4,955 $4,460
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Best of Scotland (Summer, 7 Days)7 days • (19)From $2,195 $1,976
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Egyptian Voyager (9 Days)9 days • (3)
From $2,477 $2,229
- View the Great Pyramid of Giza and the mythical Sphinx
- Stroll the streets of vibrant Cairo and savour local cuisine
- Enjoy the views as you cruise along the Nile on a felucca
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Best of Portugal (11 Days)11 days • (18)
From $2,750 $2,475
- Gaze at the enchanting religious landmarks of Fátima
- Saddle up for a superb stud farm visit with the locals
- Indulge in a traditional home-cooked meal in Alentejo
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Best of Ireland and Scotland (15 Days)15 days • (14)
From $4,650 $4,185
- Explore the historic Dublin and the remarkable Edinburgh
- Admire the Giant's Causeway and kiss the Blarney Stone
- Learn about traditional farming and indulge in local cuisine
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Bohemian Highlights (14 Days)14 days • (1)From $3,425 $2,911
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Switzerland and Austria (13 Days)13 days • (3)
From $4,250 $3,613
- Treat yourself to a slice of Sachertorte in Vienna
- Admire alpine views from the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
- Enjoy a traditional Carinthian feast inside a castle
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Best of Germany (12 Days)12 days • (1)From $3,675 $3,124
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Britain and Ireland Panorama (19 Days)19 days • (9)From $4,950 $4,356
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With almost 70 years experience, we’ve managed to create meaningful relationships with everyone you encounter on your journey with us. From hoteliers to local providers, we strive to provide you with nothing but the best.
Travel with us and you’ll discover the local culture first hand at every destination. Mingle with the locals, taste their food, listen to their stories and encounter a truly authentic experience.
With more than 230 trips worldwide, we are sure to have a travel style and trip to suit you. We provide more destinations, styles of trips, and experiences than any other guided vacation company. In addition, we also offer more optional experiences and entertainment options too.
Innovation is important to us. We help bring your destination to life with our Insider Experiences, the first of its kind. We were also the first to offer guided vacations at a more leisurely pace. We are constantly striving for innovation and to provide you with the best possible experience.
The quality of our vacations are second to none. We ensure quality in everything we do, whether it be inspecting our hotels or training our travel directors.
Everyone at Trafalgar has a passion for travel. From the person who greets you at the airport, to the team dedicated to uncovering extraordinary experiences. You will encounter our passion at every turn.
We are very proud that no other guided travel company has received so many awards. What’s most important though, is that our guests give us a 97% rating.
Sustainable and responsible tourism
As part of its continuing sustainability journey, The Travel Corporation’s family of brands, including Contiki and Trafalgar, have partnered with World Animal Protection to help ensure their policies and itineraries improve the lives of animals everywhere they travel.
One of the greatest advantages of travelling with us is our network of local characters. With almost 70 years experience, we’ve developed intimate and valued relationships with locals in every destination, from chefs and farmers to even taxi drivers. You will share their food, their wine and listen to their stories. It is a truly unique way of getting to know your destination and something we love to see our guests experience.
We are confident we have a travel style and trip to suit you. We provide more destinations, more styles of trips, and experiences than any other guided vacation company.
We know flexibility is important and there is always an element of free time built into our vacations. In addition, we also offer many optional experiences and entertainment options.
On our vacations, you’re a VIP. You won’t need to read maps, carry suitcases or wait in line at famous sites. You’ll stay in carefully picked hotels and enjoy exclusive access to many sights. We promise the real deal and that’s what we deliver.
We have all adapted to this new world, where it’s imperative for us to take additional hygiene measures. That’s why you can travel with us and be assured that we have put numerous new measures in place to elevate our hygiene standards and protocols. The well-being of our guests and team has always been, and always will be, our primary concern. In this new, fast changing Covid-19 era, we are doing all we can to adapt to new requirements and expectations. Here are some important new steps and procedures that we have implemented to enhance hygiene protocols, to comply with physical distancing requirements by relevant government authorities and to give you the peace of mind when you are travelling during these new times.
Covid Travel Declaration
All team members and guests will complete a personal travel declaration before joining their trip. If a guest has tested positive for COVID-19 (or is travelling with someone who has), they will not be able join the trip until cleared as ‘fit for travel’ by a medical professional)
Upon arrival and prior to joining my trip, I will be able to present one of the following:
- •Authentic COVID-19 vaccination certificate (electronic or paper showing date and time of vaccination(s) with final dose given at least 14 days before departing for this trip, OR:
- Verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 (electronic or paper showing date and time of test) taken within 72 hours of this Trafalgar trip departure. For trips in the United Sates, the test must be a PCR test.
Expertly Trained Travel Directors
Travel Director training equips them with enhanced hygiene and physical distancing procedures. During your trip, they will operate with a duty of care and monitor the hygiene etiquette of our guests, reacting and advising as needed, to ensure high standards are maintained. Before you travel, we will also keep you well informed about new protocols required in these areas, and ask that you cooperate with and heed the advice and direction of our Travel Directors while on your trip. Our Travel Directors have preventative measures in place to try and ensure your well-being and in the event that any unexpected issues arise on trip, they will activate additional protocols.
Stringent On-the-Road Protocols
Our customized luxury coaches are sanitised before the start of your trip and have always been kept to very high standards. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken additional measures to elevate our hygiene and sanitary practices in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and as required, applicable government regulations. Our Driver training provides them with the latest hygiene protocols. They will clean and disinfect all surfaces including handrails, door handles, tables, seats, air-conditioning filters and overhead lockers on a daily basis. All our guests are asked to follow hygiene practices recommended by the World Health Organisation including the thorough and regular washing of hands and sanitising when required. Hand sanitiser is freely available on board for your use throughout the day. Please bring your own washable face mask and gloves with you, and additional hand sanitiser to make you feel comfortable, as these will be required to be worn in public in some countries. Should an unexpected situation arise, additional face masks, rubber gloves, antiviral sprays and wipes will be available for guest distribution on all trips.
A Full Team of Support 24/7
It’s not just your Travel Director and Driver who will be taking care of you. Behind the scenes, our operations and guest support teams are in contact with them and on call 24/7, so you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.
Adapting to the right size groups, based on government distancing requirements, you can rest assured that you will travel with the comfort of your own personal space. Have peace of mind that all of the experiences, hotels and restaurants you’ll enjoy on your trip have been vetted to ensure they adhere to physical distancing and hygiene guidelines.
Trusted Partners, Exceptional Standards
We are very selective in who we work with and choose to only use hotels, restaurants, ground handlers and venues that take the well-being of our guests as seriously as we do and agree to meet expected guidelines and specifications. We only work with establishments that we are confident will consistently adhere to our standards.
Always in the Know
As part of The Travel Corporation (TTC), Trafalgar is kept up to date with all government advisories and travel alerts on a daily basis and is continually in touch with all of our partners on the ground in each destination. Also, rest assured that during your trip, our teams work to ensure our supplier partners (hotels, restaurants, museums and other venues) are also applying the same standard to these new hygiene and distancing protocols, to the extent possible.
Contact our Travel Experts
+1 844 311 8331
Our team of experienced adventure specialists have travelled to hundreds of countries around the globe and have decades of first-hand travel experience to share. Contact us now to have all of your tour-related questions answered!