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  • AITO is the best place to find authentic and original holidays from quality companies

Featured Holidays

Ryder Cup 2018
A Golfing Experience Ryder Cup 2018

Official package provider for the 2018 Ryder Cup

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Slow Food, Art & Aperitivos
Save up to £200 per person

Discover the cultural and culinary highlights of Turin

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Antipodean Tour
A Great Antipodean Rail Journey with Ffestiniog Travel

Ecounter the vast landscapes of Australia & New Zealand by train

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Sicily Ancient & Modern
Complex Crossroads: Sicily Ancient & Modern

A comprehensive overview of Sicily’s major treasures ...

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Boutique Bliss Honeymoon
Experience pure luxury without breaking the bank

Learn more about your romantic Mauritius Honeymoon today

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Family Beach, Fun & Sun
A Mauritius island holiday that will appease everyone

Experience Mauritius island fun for the whole family!

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The Baltic-Trains, Boats, Trams
The Baltics -Trains, Boats & Trams with Ffestiniog Travel

Explore the Baltic region - Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Russia.

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Eastern Canada in the Fall
Eastern Canada in the Fall with Ffestiniog Travel

Access Canada's remote wilderness by train during autumn's glory

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Peru & Bolivia
Explore Peru & Bolivia by Train with Ffestiniog Travel

Encounter unforgettable rail journeys and natural wonders

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A rustic Italian Honeymoon for old romantics

Your honeymoon with a difference starts here

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Secrets of Madagascar
Discover the Secrets of Madagascar

Join our 17 Day Tour to Madagascar

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Indian Hill Railways
Ride Indian's Great Hill Railways with Ffestiniog Travel

Encounter amazing railways, elephants and India's cultural gems

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Safari, Sand and Spice
Our most popular, great value African safari

An unmissable Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday

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Japan – Trains, Trams & Blossom
Explore Japan - Trains, Trams & Blossom

Explore Japan by train & tram during its cherry blossom season

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Luxury Mauritius Holiday
Holiday like royalty at the LUX Belle Mare in Mauritius

Experience 5-star Luxury with Fleewinter exclusive offers

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Classic Costa Rica adventure
Classic Costa Rica adventure, discover it for yourself!

There's something for everyone in this two week holiday

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Special Offers

Serengeti Safari in Style
Save £400 on our Serengeti Walking Safari in Style

Experience the best of the Serengeti and stay in luxurious tents

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Holidays to Western Crete
30% discount in July & August on selected villas with pools

You can now treat yourself to a more spacious villa with pool

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Luxury Nepal
SAVE £170pp on our gorgeous Luxury Nepal holiday

Guided tour exploring the best that Nepal has to offer

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Secret Suffolk Walk
Secret Suffolk

Discover the Waveney Valley

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Dana Trek to Petra
Save £300 on our Dana Trek to Petra

Dana Trek to Petra with Mountain Kingdoms

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Late Availability Offers
Tokaido Trail
Save £200pp on selected Tokaido Trail Group Tour departures.

Save £200pp on Tokaido Trail departures in Aug/Sept 2018

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Cruising the Aeolian Islands
Last cabins available on this expert-led gulet cruise

Join this trip with AITO's Tour Operator of the Year

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Gentle Trekking Nakasendo Trail
2 places left on October departure of Nakasendo Trail

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Holiday Reviews

McKinlay Kidd by Van Morrison, 19 Jul 2018
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McKinlay Kidd organised three elements of the visit: the ferry crossing, accommodation and the day boat trip. Everything ... read more

Martin Randall Travel by Don Carlos, 16 Jul 2018
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Martin Randall Tours specialise in providing tours of historical, cultural, musical and gastronomic interest, using better ... read more

Martin Randall Travel by LesleyH, 14 Jul 2018
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Top 10 Landmarks in Australia

Australia – a land so vast and varied that it can seem a bit overwhelming when it comes to choosing where ...

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Top 10 tips for a hassle-free accessible holiday

Booking a holiday can be a challenge at the best of times, but it can be even more difficult if you are disabled...

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Five reasons why you’ll fall in love with Mauritius

Mauritius boasts soft sugar white sands, shallow turquoise lagoons, vibrant culture and friendly locals, ...

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8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is a land of immense and diverse landscape. You'll see things there that you won't see anywhere ...

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How to trek the Inca Trail in the most responsible way

“I was delighted! Until lunchtime on the third day of trekking, we did not see any other groups, other than ...

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The difference between tour operators and travel agents

Quite a common question for anyone not working in the travel industry is about the difference between a tour ...

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