Top Places to Travel Where your Money Makes a Difference
A list of tours around the world to destinations where your money can make the most difference- All of these operators have a strong focus on contributing to local communities directly by using locally-owned companies and local guides - giving you an authentic cultural experience and allowing for communities to grow their resources. Let your travel make a difference!
Essential IndiaRead moreNotes "Experience quality transport and make a difference- This tour utilises an amazing Planeterra Initiative; an all female taxi service that is dedicated to providing the women of India with training, education and employment, allowing them to forge their own careers and provide for their families.The tour uses a multitude of local guides on treks through villages and markets, giving many the opportunity to earn a living and escape poverty."
- Price $1,499
- US $ 1,007
Best of CubaRead moreNotes "Experience Cuba like a true local exploring local farmer's markets, staying in family-owned guesthouses and hotels and indulging in traditional Cuban taste sensations at local hotspots. Live la vida loca while your money spent helps the Cuban community flourish!"
- Price $2,240
- US $ 1,828
Thailand on a ShoestringRead moreNotes "Experience the flavours of true Thai street cuisine with your money directly supporting local Thai families and then try your hand at your Thai food skills with a masterclass from one of the expert locals."
- Price $1,119
- US $ 913
Egypt & Jordan AdventureRead moreNotes "Following the rise and fall of the Egyptology movement in the 20th century, Egypt began to suffer economically as larger international resources and venues attracted all of the business. G Adventures opts to use strictly local resources, guides, venues and businesses to ensure that these communities can continue to thrive. Aiming to give 55c on the dollar directly to these communities from your holiday, they also partner with Planeterra to front initiatives in support of female entrepreneurs within Egypt and Jordan."
- US $ 2,111