Escorted Tour Operators

 

It is important that you choose the right tour operators for your escorted tours. You would probably prefer a good tour operator who understands the requirements of senior travelers. You might also with to avoid major city-center hotels and prefer ones that are quieter where you can spend quality time with your family and friends.

Listed below are names of some of the best known tour operators in the US and abroad. These companies do not advertise with regular travel agencies. You need to sign up for the company’s mailing list to receive their pamphlets and brochures.

Saga Holidays

Department W Saga International Holidays,
1161 Boylston St,
Boston, MA 02215
Phone:617/262-2262
Toll free: 800/343-0273 (outside Massachusetts)
www.saga.co.uk/travel/General

One of the largest tour operators in the US, it conducts trips for over 250,000 senior citizens every year.

Destinations Covered: It offers motor coach tours in the US, Mexico, the Far East and in South America.

Grand Circle Travel, Inc.

347 Congress St,
Boston, MA 02210
Phone:800-959-0405
www.gct.com

The oldest among US companies dealing with seniors’ traveling, Grand Circle conducts extended-stay vacation tours during off-seasons at very reasonable prices.

Destinations Covered: Offers packaged tours to Portugal and Madeira, Malta, and the Amalfi coast.

Elderhostel

11 Avenue de Lafayette,
Boston, MA 02111
Phone:877-426-8056
www.elderhostel.org

A non-profit organization, Elderhostel offers you the opportunity to visit as many as 2,000 US and other foreign educational institutions.

YMT Vacations, Inc.

8831 Aviation Boulevard,
Inglewood, CA 90301,
Phone: 800-922-9000
www.ymtvacations.com

Globus tours

Group Voyagers, Inc.
5301 South Federal Circle
Littleton, Colorado 80123
www.groupvoyagers.com

It offers tours throughout North America.

Caravan Tours

5301 South Federal Circle
Littleton, CO 80123
Phone Toll free:800.276.1241
http://www.caravan.com

Mayflower Tours

1225 Warren Avenue P.O. Box 490 Downers Grove, IL 60515 Phone: Outside Illinois (800) 323-7604 In Illinois (630) 435-8500 www.mayflowertours.com

Monograms

5301 South Federal Circle
Littleton, CO 80123
http://monogramstravel.com

Finally, you can call the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) on their toll free number: 1-866-809-4061.

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