Formed in 1994 Discovery Travel has successfully carried out group tours and holidays around the world.
Discovery Travel specialises in bespoke private holidays for individuals and groups a like. From a simple car car hire reservation for a solo traveler or couple right through to complete two week tour of Europe for a group or association.
Many groups of all varieties enjoy the vast array of bespoke and pre-organsised tours we offer. The types of groups we work with on a regular basis are:
- Alumni associations
- Church Groups
- Choral Societies
- School Groups
- Theatre groups
- Sports associations
- National Trust groups
- The Lions
- The Rotary Club
- Genealogy tours
- Group of friends
Starting out in the mid 1990’s as a coach tour operator for local clubs and societies, Discovery Travel soon gained a reputation as a reliable family owned company which delivers a personal service at a price that meets the customers needs.
With great attention to detail we have been able to provide far more that most of our market competitors.
We have evolved and now we are able to offer tailor made holidays around the world.
Specialists in UK and European special interest tours
Discovery Travel specialises in UK and European special interest tours, so whether its action sports, garden tours or art appreciation your group wants, we can deliver your dream holiday.
Hotels are always a very important key to a successful holiday. Of course quality dictates the price but after many years of building a trusted portfolio of all types of accommodation we feel that we can provide the perfect hotel for your group from a family run Albergo in Italy to a 5* Luxury in Paris.
If you group requires a coach tour around the UK or into Europe, our partners provide the last word in luxury coach travel. All vehicles are fitted with leather reclining seats with extra leg room, air-conditioning and all of the usual mod-cons.
All of our tours are escorted by a professional tour director who will help and guide passengers during the tour. Our drivers have also worked with us for many years, are hand picked and are extremely professional and proficient in all of European countries.
Should you wish to take a fly drive group tour, we are able to negotiate a flight from your nearest convenient airport whether its with a low cost European carrier or a main flag carrier. Upon arrival in which country you wish, we privately arrange for a luxury coach to meet you transportation needs.
As usual a tour director will travel with each group to ensure smooth passage through airports etc.
Here are a few types of groups we usually carry:
- National Trust
- Schools & Colleges
- Retirement clubs
- Garden Clubs
- Wine appreciation groups
- Church Parties
- Race enthusiasts
- Art appreciation groups
- Genealogy groups
- Farm study groups
- Corporate meetings and incentives
- Fishing parties
- Motor cycle and car driving groups.
John Makinson the proprietor has 20 years experience in European overland travel and has an impeccable reputation within the industry for his planning and dedication to customer satisfaction.
Discovery Travel can provide all your tour needs
Every tour is different, Discovery Travel can take care of as much or little as your group needs. Here is a brief description of what Discovery Travel is able to provide:
- Insurance (travel, medical and breakdown)
- Race Tickets
- Support vehicles
- All legal requirements information
- Detailed itineraries
- Car & Bike hire
We’ve got it covered from start to finish
At Discovery Travel we know it’s essential to provide all our customers with peace of mind. From start to finish we work with you to meet all your groups needs, from taking care of all travel arrangements right through to any special requirements for members of your group. No matter what, we work hard to provide you with a great experience from booking to arrival back at your return destination.
Our happiness is knowing every member of the group has had the best experience possible.
To ensure you have complete peace of mind when booking with Discovery Travel all bookings come with full financial failure protection for our clients.