AITO: The Association of Independent Tour Operators

Why you’re better off booking with an AITO member

  • AITO checks that our members are professionals, so you don’t have to
  • All holidays sold by AITO members have full financial protection
  • AITO members promote an ethical and sustainable approach to travel
  • All AITO members sign up to our Quality Charter, ensuring the highest standards
  • AITO is the best place to find authentic and original holidays from quality companies

Featured Holidays

Danish Castles & Coast Cycle
Enjoy leisurely cycling along the spectacular Danish Coast

Self-guided, hotel-to-hotel cycling holiday with Inntravel

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Ryder Cup 2018
A Golfing Experience Ryder Cup 2018

Official package provider for the 2018 Ryder Cup

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

Explore Japan by train & tram during its cherry blossom season

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A rustic Italian Honeymoon for old romantics

Your honeymoon with a difference starts here

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Splendours of Jordan
Limited availability for the autumn

This bestselling week-long tour explores the highlights of Jordan

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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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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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Ethiopian Simien Mountains Trek
Gondar's castles ,UNESCO rock churches & summit Ras Dashen

Superb walking and trekking holiday in the Simien Mountains

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

Encounter unforgettable rail journeys and natural wonders

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

An unmissable Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday

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Special Offers

Secret Suffolk Walk
Secret Suffolk

Discover the Waveney Valley

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Holidays to Western Crete
25% discounts in May June & early July on selected villas

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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Simien Mountains & Ras Dashen
Save up to £175 on Ethiopia holidays

Explore Ethiopia for less with Mountain Kingdoms

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The Azores: Volcanic Wonderland
Save up to £90pp when booking a holiday to the Azores!

Save up to £90pp when booking a holiday to the Azores in August!

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Late Availability Offers
Classic Tour du Mont Blanc
The Classic Tour Du Mont Blanc

Last minute space on our 19th Aug departure - KE Adventure Travel

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Annapurna Sanctuary and Poon Hil
Walk Annapurna Sanctuary with KE Adventure

Limited spaces available on our October 2018 departure

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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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Holiday Reviews

From Dubrovnik to Split by Happy Sailors, 22 Jun 2018
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Our week on the gulet "Croatia" was wonderful. We enjoyed perfect weather, a warm and professional crew and an outstanding ... read more

From Dubrovnik to Split by Midonz, 22 Jun 2018
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Archeologist Dr, Helena Tomas was our guide as we toured sites and cities along the Dalmatian Coast on a stunningly beautiful, ... read more

Naturetrek by jon boy, 6 Jun 2018
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good organised and well planned read more

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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Travelling with strangers!? 6 reasons why you won't regret it

One of the biggest trends in 2017 was the growth of people travelling independently. According to the latest ...

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