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16 Days Christchurch to Auckland

Operator: Grand Pacific Tours

From 5,003
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10 Days Hobart to Hobart

Operator: AAT Kings

From 3,915
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24 Days New York to Los Angeles

Operator: Cosmos

From 5,859
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12 Days Amsterdam to Paris

Operator: Costsaver

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We know lasting travel memories don’t have to cost the earth. Our value tours cover all the essentials, while providing you the building blocks to tailor...more your dream holiday. We plan and include all the essentials – your quality transport, accommodation, sightseeing, many meals and the very best Travel Directors, leaving you the time to tailor your trip your way. As an active founder and supporter of the TreadRight Foundation, you’ll travel confidently knowing we support the protection and conservation of the places we visit. We tread far, but always tread lightly. Having won the 5 star gold award for highest travel satisfaction, from the independent review provider FEEFO, you can be assured you’ll get an unbeatable holiday at an unbeatable price. Value is in our blood, and thanks to our Ready To Go Rate, you’ll be confident that when you book, the price you see is the best it’ll be. Travel the world without a hassle in the world.
Accommodation:3 - 4 Star
Contiki are the world leaders in travel experiences for 18-35’s. We exist to connect young travellers to the time of their lives. We believe in real experiences...more and we care about making sure these experiences contribute positively to the people and places we visit. We are focused on discovery, once-in-a-lifetime moments, human connections, and making every second of being young count. For over 55 years we’ve been perfecting the secret formula to the perfect trip - we know you’re after unique experiences, local insight and accommodation that’s more than a place to sleep. We run over 350 trips across 6 continents, each one designed to get to the beating heart of a destination, understanding the local way of life, unearthing unforgettable experiences and creating lifelong memories. Real experiences, unique accommodation, local food, the best team and awesome people all deliver Contiki’s no regrets experience.
Intro Travel
Since 2005, we’ve been creating life changing travel experiences for 18-40+ year olds. Our group tours are designed to help you connect, explore, taste...more and give back to the world, all whilst making a new crew of mates along the way. We’re a little different to your standard big tour operator. We spend endless hours finding the best accommodation and the best experiences, many of which we create from scratch with our local partners to give you a truly unique experience. While our trips are laid back and relaxed with plenty of time to do your own thing, we don’t pad out our itineraries with loads of free time to explore or optional activities like other operators. Everything you'd want plus some special surprises are always included.

Discover Popular highlights and experiences you can have on an affordable 3 Star tour

Ireland's Ring Of Kerry

Ireland's Ring Of Kerry

This picturesque circuit in County Kerry offer views of the Atlantic coastline, the Lakes of Killarney and mountains sprinkled with colourful farmhouses.

Cruise Tasmania's Gordon River

Cruise Tasmania's Gordon River

Cruise past forests of Huon Pines that have lined the untouched riverbanks and been reflected off the tannin stained waters for thousands of years.

Under Niagara Falls

Under Niagara Falls

Feel the misty spray from the roaring cascades as you cruise to the base of Niagara Falls, camera in hand for an amazing photo!

The Normandy Landings

The Normandy Landings

Visit the legendary beaches of Normandy where Allied troops landed more than 70 years ago. Its a moving experience to witness the many sites such as Arromanches, St. Laurent, and the American Cemetery at Omaha.

3 Star Touring

3 Star Touring

The world awaits and you can explore it all on a 3 star guided holiday. Itineraries cover the highlights of every continent with a range of included or optional excursions, inclusions and accommodation styles.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about the experiences they had on their affordable 3 Star tours

Loved the NZ South Island   , NSW, Australia, Nov 2022
The first part of our trip through NZ South Island met and exceeded our expectation in terms of the scenery and places we visited. The valleys, lakes and snow-capped mountains where spectacular! We realise that long distances had to be covered but found some of the comfort and lunch stops very short. Regrettably, illness prevented us from completing ...read more the rest of the tour of North Island but our Global Journeys agent was as helpful as she could be in facilitating the necessary arrangements.
Great jaunt through Eastern Europe     , NSW, Australia, Nov 2022
Very good tour with Costsaver. Five countries in 2 weeks with two nights spent in each city wasn't nearly enough, but gave a good insight into each place. The pace was good with not too many 'travelling' days to get from one place to the next. Our tour director Mike was excellent, providing detailed commentary and guidance with lashings of English-Czech ...read more humour and a dose of commendable Photoshopping skills to boot!

Hotels were good to very good (with the best being in Warsaw of all places), and as expected for Costsaver, most were a bit far from the centre of the city (about half an hour away) but easily serviceable by public transport in all the cities. Provided dinners were so-so, with most hotels serving a perfunctory chicken and rice/potato dish, but Hotel International in Prague were surprisingly great with a well-prepared buffet selection instead of the aforementioned chicken and rice/potato.

The only thing we found excessive were the number of optional tours offered; we didn't do any because we did our own thing, but for those who did all or most of the optionals, that left very little time to self-explore (and in fact, there were times when an hour here or there was all those people got to explore on their own). Otherwise it was a highly recommended tour if you want to see some of Europe's most understated and underrated cities.
Tasmanian Wonders   , NSW, Australia, Nov 2022
Very comprehensive tour of Tasmania - gave us a real insight in to the varying landscape and the history of the state. We went to places that we would never had gone to had we planned a tour ourselves. Weather was beautiful and really gave us the chance to explore.
9 Day South Island NZ   , NSW, Australia, Oct 2022
We had a lovely time. It was a tour not a holiday. It was tiring. Lots of travel and times to adhere to. We saw and did wonderful things. The accommodation and food were great and our driver Megan and tour manager Peter were both fabulous, informative, professional and courteous at all times. We travelled with a wonderful group who all got on and did ...read more the right thing.