Who is Whereabouts Holidays?
We are Whereabouts Holidays part of Sports Tours International EST 1973, a trustworthy, friendly and experienced team of Travel Experts that use our incredible worldwide knowledge to create unique and bespoke trips for both the young and the young at heart matching your requirements to the most suitable trip for you. We have access to hundreds of specialists and local operators who know each destination like no other, guaranteeing that we find your perfect adventure.
What are the 7 Travel Styles ?
Each of the 7 Whereabouts Travel Styles represents a different style of holiday on offer, giving customers the chance to find a trip aligned to their own personal interests as follows:
Find out more information about each of our Travel Styles here.
What Travel Style is right for me ?
Our Travel Styles are designed to suit everyone’s different personalities and interests. You might be thinking, what is a travel style? Well, like anything, we all have our own tastes. We have differing clothing styles, music styles and travel is no different!
At Whereabouts, we understand that the perfect trip is unique to you and each style relates to an individual personality. They are not defined by gender or age so if you are 62 and see yourself as a boundless backpacker then that’s what you are – the choice is yours.
Find out more about our Travel Styles here.
What is it like travelling on a group tour?
We cater for solo travellers, groups of friends and couples who want to travel with like-minded people. On a group holiday, there could be 4 or 5 people or up to 20. Much depends upon the nature of the tour / route. But don’t worry, our guides are there to make sure everyone feels part of the group and has a great time.
Please note on some tours you will be in groups with customers that have not booked through Whereabouts and who may not be from the UK, your guide will always be an English speaker though.
Do you do solo travel ?
Yes, we do cater for solo travellers and we tailor our trips to your induvial needs as required.
Do I need to pay in full straight away?
No, if you book your trip more than 12 weeks in advance of your departure date you can usually pay a deposit and then pay the balance in full with 12 weeks to go.
What is an Around the world trip?
Using our incredible worldwide knowledge the Whereabouts Team will find the best airlines and best tour operators to tailor you the very best route at the very best price.
Is my money safe?
Yes. Your holiday is ATOL protected and is also covered by the financial protection arrangements offered by ABTA.
What partners do you work with?
We work with some epic suppliers and operators from every corner of the globe, guaranteeing that we will find your perfect adventure. Our partners are listed below:
Intrepid – One of the largest adventure companies with over 30 years’ experience in running small group tours around the globe.
G Adventures – Founded in 1990 G Adventures is the world’s largest adventure company with more than 2,200 employees based in 28 offices worldwide.
Tru Travels – Award winning Tru Travels run life-changing trips covering 17 countries across Asia, Europe & Latin America. Tours include bucket list activities, all accommodation, and transport which are really popular with young and young at heart adventurers.
GVI – The world’s biggest group of volunteering trips, GVI runs programs in 21 locations, in 13 countries around the world. Each program is manned by their own staff and is aligned to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (or UN SDGs) as well as the objectives of local partners. Volunteering programs include marine conservation, local community projects and empowerment.
THL – Tourism Holdings Limited started in New Zealand in 1986 and are now the largest provider of motorhomes and holiday campervans for rent and sale in Australia, New Zealand and USA.
Travellers Autobarn - one of the top budget campervan hire & RV rental companies in Australia, New Zealand & USA.
Just go – A joint venture with THL, Just go has over 25 years’ experience in the motorhome service industry. The largest dedicated motorhome hire company in the UK with a fleet of over 250 motorhomes which can be collected from either Greater London or Edinburgh.
Kiwi Experience – New Zealand’s best bus tour network of hop on, hop off tours. Tours are run by local guides who know the country and culture better than anyone else and have hosted over 500,000 passengers in the past 30 years. Flexible, hassle-free, guided tours, tailored to your appetite for adventure and budget.