Young people taking trips with youth travel tours are making international destinations a popular choice. Backpackers and others, who plan their own vacations and trek around Europe alone, will miss out on the many advantages of using a professional tour company.
The price for a youth travel trip will vary, depending on destinations, length of stays, and inclusions. As well, the type of tour impacts upon the types of travellers who take part. It is possible to find highly specialized trips, in particular countries or you can take longer tours that visit almost every single country in the continent of Europe!
Travelers to Italy can learn about Italian customs and their way of life. Ride the gondolas through the canals in Venice, experience places in history in Rome at the Colosseum, or have a photo of yourself trying to hold up the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa! Spain is another popular destination for youth tours. Its cities offer both modern and historical attractions, as well as magnificent culture. France is also popular with youth travelers as the fantastic Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe make Paris a favorite vacation spot. There are also many wonderful castles to explore throughout the country.
There are multiple tour operators throughout the world offering youth travel tours. One such operator, Contiki, has in excess of 60 European trips to offer. Duration and prices can range from several days in London for $225 to almost $4500 for a 48 day ultimate European vacation. The cost of accommodation, transportation, some meals and plenty of excursions are typically included in their price. Oftentimes the price for admission into area attractions is also covered. Contiki are the biggest youth travel tour operator and have been around for more than 50 years.
If you are a student, a number of tour operators provide discounts for youth tours. However, you might have to provide proof of your student status at the time of booking. If you carry an International Student Identity Card (ISIC), you can often get special discounts for youth travel tours.
Youth travel tours allow young people to experience and learn about other cultures. On these trips, you will be able to meet and develop new friendships. This is an opportunity to make memories that last a lifetime.
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