Tours & River Cruising
Our concierge department can handle all of your tour bookings for tours and river cruises in Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, South America and New Zealand. We can manage bookings with any operator who deals with Australian travel agents and through our established relationships we can often provide further discounts on top of the suppliers rates including any early bird or repeat traveller deals.
Insight Vacations have been designing escorted itineraries for over 35 years and have tours covering 43 European countries, more than any other operator. They are the leading escorted tour operator in the Eastern Mediterranean and offer high standard touring itineraries to guests travelling to North America, India and Kolkata.
Insight’s luxury coaches provide guests with more legroom at no extra cost. Their Premium tours have a maximum of 40 guests and include quality hotels in desirable locations. As their tours consist of smaller groups, you receive personal service from Tour Directors and Tour Drivers. Insight Gold tours are top of the range and are all-inclusive of evening dining, excursions and Signature Experiences, handpicked events which take you far beyond the traditional tourist sights to unique places you might not normally get to see. Try picking up glass blowing secrets in Prague, going behind the scenes at the Vatican in Rome, or learning to make pasta the Italian way in Umbria.
Trafalgar have been creating guided holidays for almost 70 years and have more than 230 trips to worldwide destinations including Europe, North, Central & South America and Asia. They have received more awards than any other tour company. They were the first tour company to include Insider Experiences, enabling guests to enjoy genuine local experiences as part of their tours, such as dining with locals in their homes.
Tour group sizes are an average of 40 – 45 guests throughout Europe, and a maximum of 52 guests throughout the United States and Canada. Trafalgar tours are hassle free, they arrange everything from choosing great accommodation options, taking your luggage to your room and arranging VIP access to major attractions so you avoid queues. Their guided holidays are seen as a great additions to cruising as you will see more than just the coast, discovering places both by day and night and allowing you to experience local culture genuinely.
Every one of their tours includes VIP access to major sightseeing attractions, private deluxe motorcoaches, and first class seats on alternative transport such as rail journeys where they are required.
Globus tours also include superior hotels and local favourites with behind-the-scenes activities to spotlight what makes your destination unique – and to introduce you to its local flavours. One big difference with Globus is the group sizes, a smaller average group size of just 36 travellers ensures that you’ll have plenty of room on the coaches to stretch out and relax.
Cosmos Holidays offer tours to the Americas, Canada & Alaska, Asia, Europe, the British Isles and South America. Their tours include effortless transport, conveniently located hotels and inclusions, combined with plenty of free time. They have more than 100 tours and for just over $100 a day you can be well on your way to experiencing the world. Passenger numbers on Cosmos tours are limited to 51, however often group sizes average well below 50.
These tours are a great choice for the more budget minded traveller. They still offer a good standard of hotels and tour guides, but have less inclusions, offering you more free time to do your own thing.
Scenic luxury river cruises are aboard 5 star Scenic Space-ships which will be your gracious floating hotels as you cruise the waterways of Europe. Their river cruises are all-inclusive, you will only need your wallet for personal expenses. Onboard you’ll have full access to a Wellness area, complete with massage services and hair salon, a gym, onboard entertainment, wifi, electric bicycles, a wide selections of dining options, and a pillow menu.
Other Scenic cruising options include 5 star, all-inclusive Russian, Mekong and Myanmar river cruises along with all-inclusive, 5 star luxury small ship cruises of Antarctica and South America.
Avalon offers river cruising in Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the Galapagos Islands, and the Peruvian Amazon. Their cruise boats are the quietest and most spacious and include staterooms which are 15% larger than the industry standard, plus panoramic suites which are 30% larger. The staterooms and suites have floor to ceiling open air balconies that let the outside in on your command and include large private bathrooms with full showers. Your cruise will include breakfast, lunch and dinner, sparkling wine is available with breakfast, and beer and wine at every dinner on board along with unlimited premium coffees. Other inclusions are free wifi and “Avalon Choice”, allowing you to choose where and when you’d like to dine, your bed configuration, soft of firm pillows, your preferred pace and type of sightseeing, plus you can pre-arrange additional options excursions.
To discuss your Tour & River Cruising needs contact our experienced Concierge Team firstname.lastname@example.org