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Why book with us?

Touring explained

Tours are a great way to discover and learn about a destination. Using the expertise of your local English-speaking guide you will benefit from informative but enriching information about the destination, culture and spectacular sights that may not be readily available when travelling independently. Not only do you get the chance to get off the beaten track, you may well also have the opportunity to develop long-standing friendships with like-minded travellers.

We are all about finding a unique travel experience that suits you. We can arrange all sorts of tour extensions before you travel.

Once you're sky high, you'll want to stay there. That's why, as an ATOL protected company, we can guarantee that your money is totally safe when you book a package with us.

Our Worldwide Journeys are designed to showcase the best of your destination and we'll sprinkle it will allsorts of once-in-a-lifetime experiences too.

We offer guided journeys with group sizes between 25-55 with knowledgeable local guides in each country.

Our specialist team of experts who have extensive knowledge of Worldwide destinations and will provide you with a personalised service.

Whats Included Why Book with Us

What's included

It is difficult to list a generic list of inclusions for all tours as they are all so different around the world. What you can be sure of is that we work closely with our local agents and expertly chose or design the tours specifically for our guests. Throughout our program we guarantee a superior service from our local agents and our guides, we ensure we have selected the outstanding sights to see, the best hotels in the right locations and the correct transport for you, be it a safari vehicle, an air-conditioned coach or a business class seat on the bullet train. Let us be the experts and lead the way.

Extensions Why Book with us

Extensions

There is no denying it, touring is one crazy holiday. Most itineraries involve several destinations, some early mornings, maybe long days and lots of walking but we guarantee that it is well worth the effort. What is an early morning if you can see the Taj Mahal at sunrise? Is a walk too much if it is along the Great Wall of China? No way. We guarantee the all that hard work pays off and we know you deserve some well-deserved R&R afterwards. On each tour page we have highlighted our favourite extension to your tour, usually down to flight routes or distances from the end of the tour, we make it easy for you with our expert recommendations.

Accessibility Why Book with Us

Accessibility

With so many amazing tours to experience, we've highlighted which we feel would be most suitable for those travellers who can walk short distances, manage the steps on and off the coaches either by themselves or supported by an accompanying passenger and where a folding wheelchair can be accommodated in the coach’s luggage compartment. So don’t hold back on seeing the world with Virgin Holidays!

 

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Your holiday may be affected by the government’s travel restrictions

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK have advised against all but essential travel. Depending on when you are due to travel, your holiday may be affected.

You’ll be away before you know it

Your next holiday is only a click away - our website has thousands of hand-picked options ready to book. But if you need more help, just let us know.

Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types and save your faves to your very own Wishlist.

Or dive right in to our 2021 holiday offers.

Your holiday will not be going ahead as planned

Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the Foreign Commonwealth Office have advised against all but essential travel. Therefore, with known airline cancellations, the following holidays will not go ahead as planned:

  • Any holidays departing before 27th April 2020.
  • Any Caribbean holidays departing before 1 May 2020.

We’re flexible with your holiday plans

We understand you may want to change your holiday plans. You can postpone your holiday to any time before 31 December 2021, and even choose a different destination. We won’t charge you to make these changes.

For now, we do ask you not to contact us. As a priority, we are currently supporting those customers whose holidays have already been directly affected by cancellations. We will contact you as soon as we can, or if there are any further changes that could affect your holiday.

We know you’ll want to get this sorted as soon as possible, and we’re very grateful for your understanding.

Please look out for an email from us in the coming days and weeks with our latest advice. See our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for latest updates.

You’re good to go

In line with the advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK, and known airline cancellations, all trips booked from June onwards are currently going ahead as planned.

As a priority, we are currently supporting those customers whose holidays have been directly affected by cancellations.

So, for now, we ask you not to contact us. Rest assured we are contacting all of our customers by email in departure date order to support them with options, and we will absolutely let you know if your situation changes.

If your remaining balance is due within two weeks, and you’d like to know what your options are, please log into Manage my Booking for further information.

Please look out for an email from us in the coming weeks. See our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for latest updates.

Rebook your holiday


We are sending all affected customers a voucher by email that is valid for the full value of your cancelled holiday. When you rebook, we’d like to gift you with 4,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles too.

There’s no rush. You can redeem your holiday voucher on a new booking with us any time before 31 July 2020.

We know you’ll be wanting to get this sorted as soon as possible. So please look out for our email for more details of how to amend your holiday plans.

Cancel your holiday


We're sending all affected customers a voucher by email that is valid for the full value of your cancelled holiday.  

Rather than cancel, if you’d like to travel with us sometime in the future, we would still love to find a great holiday for you (and gift you with 4,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles as a thank you).

If you'd prefer to cancel completely, we understand. We will refund you in full. We’re currently dealing with a huge volume of enquiries from our customers, including refund requests. Because of this, it’s likely it will take much longer than usual to process your refund. We’re very grateful for your continued patience, and we’ll work as quickly as we can to get to you.

We know you’ll be wanting to get this sorted as soon as possible. So please look out for our email for more details of how to amend your holiday plans.

Your holiday is in safe hands


No need to contact us. Be assured, that if the situation changes, we will contact you as soon as this happens with the options available to you.

Change it up


You can postpone your holiday to travel any time before 31 December 2021, and even choose a different destination. We won’t charge you to make these changes and our Service Team are there to help – just give us a call.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

Your holiday is in safe hands


Your holiday is scheduled to depart as booked. Continue to pay off your holiday balance with the assurance that your money is fully protected through ATOL. Be assured, that if the situation changes, we will contact you as soon as this happens with the options available to you.

The choice is yours


No problem! To amend your holiday dates, just give us a call. Any amendments to your booking can be made for £50pp, and our Service Team can help you decide on dates, or even a different destination.

Please bear in mind our wait times are currently longer than usual due to high demand.

Register yourself as away from home


If you’re abroad and your flight home has been cancelled please let us know, as relief flights will end soon.

Register as away from home

Alternatively, call our UK Duty Office on +44 0344 472 9646 (option 3) to discuss your options for getting home.

Book online


Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types and save your faves to your very own Wishlist

Or dive right in to our 2021 holiday offers

Help is at hand


Looking for inspiration? Explore our destinations and holiday types online and save your faves to your very own Wishlist

If you’re ready to book but can’t find the information you need on our website, just call our travel experts who will be happy to help.

To redeem your holiday voucher on a new booking with us, just give us a call and quote your old booking reference.

How would you like to talk to us?

Important information: We are working hard to help all of our customers, particularly those already on holiday or due to travel in the next 72 hours.

Let's talk

If you still need to speak to us to change or cancel your booking, and you are due to travel in the next 72 hours, please log into Manage my Booking to call or message us. You are our immediate priority.