Why Travel on an Escorted Tour?
What is an escorted tour?There's no better way to gain insight into a country or region's culture, history, food and traditions than to take an escorted tour. Collette's tours – or packaged holidays – connect you with the authentic essence of a destination and its people adding a sense of discovery to your journey and a deeper appreciation of the world we inhabit and its cultures
A Collette escorted tour includes your sightseeing, entertainment, admissions to museums and other venues, centrally-located hotels, many meals including welcome and farewell dinners that feature local specialties and the services of a professional tour manager who is with you every step of the way, orchestrating all the daily details of travel so you don't have to.
Why travel on an escorted tour?We take the hassle out of planning a holiday, so you can relax and have all the fun! It's included! Travel, down to the last detail
- Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the “must-sees.”
- Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life.
- Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home.
- A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip.
- Expert local guides provide insightful, personalised tours.
- Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour.
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling leaves the heavy lifting to us.
- Welcome and farewell dinners feature local specialties.
Our Product Managers search out the best accommodations, restaurants, entertainment and attractions to create a hassle-free experience that captures the spirit of your destination. The extra “wow's” that Collette includes and the insider access that might be hard to arrange on your own come from working hand in hand with destination experts in local markets giving you access to the best tour opportunities possible.
These authentic travel experiences can be seen and felt when you visit a school with your family that helps orphans on our Kenya Family Safari or when a countess greets you and welcomes you to her family's home - a medieval palace in Palermo, Italy.
Sure, with a lot of time and trouble arranging the logistics of a holiday, you might be able to do this on your own. But do you really want to return home and discover that you missed something special in your destination because you didn't know about it ahead of time? We plan ahead and this planning means we pass on volume buying power that translates into 40 percent savings compared to doing it on your own. And who needs the pressure of spending precious time to get a holiday right when this might be your only chance to visit Australasia, Argentina, or our National Parks?
Making sure the time and money you've invested in your holiday yields the best experience possible is what an escorted tour is all about.
Personalize Your TourToday's tours have evolved and they are exciting and interactive. Our travel packages range from small group tours, river cruises, family holiday, rail journeys, leisure stays, value tours and tours with plenty of free time. We can work to mix and match one of our existing tours with arranged pre-tour and post-tour extensions that allow for a truly customised holiday. Collette travels to more than 150 destinations on all 7 continents – we've got something for everyone.
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