All of us have a bucket list – were no exception, ours just keeps getting longer! – but we believe seeing the world adds to our education and understanding of different peoples, which all helps to make us more tolerant.
Never before has the phrase ‘the world is your oyster’ been more appropriate there is not a corner of the planet where tourists can’t seem to visit.
So, if it’s the lovely Caribbean, exotic Far East, experiencing life ‘down under’ in Australia New Zealand – maybe sightseeing across the mountains and plains of America - then let us tailor-make your personal holiday of a lifetime.
Here’s a few ideas to get you started….
Australia's Pacific coast self drive from £ 456 per person
See the iconic sights on Australias east coast | 6 days self drive | Travelling 2019/20 | Sydney to Brisbane
Gourmet delights of Hunter Valley
26 golden sandy beaches of Port Stephens
Surfing and relaxing at Byron Bay
Buzzing gold coast
Outdoor lifestyle of Brisbane
All self drive itineraries include car hire, 24h assistance, accommodation and an exclusive ‘Co-Pilot’ kit featuring a personalised driving itinerary, road atlas, local visitor guidesand a handy backpack. For families, kids can have their very own backpack, simply request at time of booking. A wide range of late model vehicles are available, choose from small and economical to large
family size wagons; four wheel drive vehicles are also available on some itineraries. Most itineraries offer a choice of Standard or Superior
accommodation. Boutique accommodation options arealso available for selected itineraries; featuring smaller or boutique style properties which
have their own charm,character and offer a more personalised experience.
If you have a journey in mind that differs from our set self drive itineraries,
we can tailor make an itinerary to suit
Accommodation - All 4* Hotel accommodation
5 nights accommodation
6 days car rental with GPS
Co-pilot self drive kit
Please note that peak season supplements or blackout dates may apply to some hotels.
from £ 456.00 per person
This is a self drive holiday based on 2 people sharing accommodations and car, for other options please contact us. Let us add other destinations and flight options to create your perfect trip.
All prices are subject to change due to availability please ask for details
Canada west coast explorer from £ 1499.00 per person
Self drive | 13 nights | Travelling 2019/20 | see Islands, National Parks, wildlife and amazing vista - Canada has it all!
Self drive explorer tour
- Accommodation for 13 nights 3/4* grade
- Compact car hire with all insurances
- Ferry crossings (under height car and passengers):
- Inside Passage cruise Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Day 11
(depart: 07:30, arrive: 23:30, 15 hours. Off-peak season: depart: 11:00, arrive: 09:00, 22 hours). Note: In order to pre-book the Inside Passage, it is imperative that clients indicate the size of the vehicle and full passengers' names at time of
booking. Summer season: Day cabins (Outboard: DAYCPSH1 $110.80 per cabin; Inboard: DAYCABIN $83.09 per cabin) may be requested for 2018, subject to availability.
- Day 14, Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen (1 hour 35 minutes)
- A personalised Jonview Canada Roadbook, containing essential travel information featuring overview notes of the area of travel, local
sightseeing and attractions, daily itinerary highlights, provincial maps with city guides and customised day-by-day routing maps
- Provincial Taxes and Federal GST
- Flights - let us find the best ones for you...
- Airport transfers
- Meals and attractions unless otherwise specified
- Park entrance fees
Explore hundreds of kilometres of gigantic forests, crystal-clear lakes and snow-capped mountains of Western Canada, taking in the highlights of Vancouver and Victoria. Amidst the stunning scenery runs the Inside Passage, a legacy from the glacier era. This grandiose corridor of cliffs, greenery and ice opens onto Vancouver Island, one of the most beautiful islands on the North American Pacific Coast.
Marvel at the dizzying heights of the Capilano Canyon or explore the city of Vancouver
Drive past spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes en-route to the Revelstoke
Drive through Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass en route to the Canadian Rockies
Marvel at the stunning beauty of Lake Louise en-route to the bustling resort town of Banff
Experience the Columbia Icefield- one of the largest masses of ice south of the Arctic Circle.
Follow the Yellowhead Highway meandering past Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies
Travel from Prince George through Smithers to Prince Rupert and then cruise to Port Hardy
Enjoy the quaint sea-side towns of Vancouver Island as you travel down from Campbell River to Victoria
Self drive holiday | 13 nights in Canada | from 2019 / 2020 from £1499.00 | All prices are subject to change due to availability please ask for details
National Parks Explorer tour from £1542 per person
Escorted tour | 13 nights | Travelling 2019/2020 | tour & accommodation
The tour starts in San Francisco before heading inland, with Sacramento and gorgeous Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains our first stops. From there, we head to Reno and into the Black Rock Desert before crossing the Nevada state line into Idaho at Twin Falls. After a visit to the Craters of the Moon National Monument we arrive in the magnificent Yellowstone National Park, with its geysers and waterfalls. We move on to Grand Tetons National Park, Jackson Hole in the Rockies and Salt Lake City in the Mormon state of Utah. Our next stop is the canyon country of Moab and Arches National Park before we head for Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell and the unmissable splendour of the Grand Canyon. If you can tear yourself away, we move on to Flagstaff, Arizona before pushing on through the Mojave Desert to the 24-hour hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. After trying your luck at the casinos, or indulging in some luxury shopping, it’s back across the desert to Los Angeles, where our tour concludes.
Welcome reception to meet your tour guide and fellow travelers
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of
San Francisco including Union Square,
and Fisherman’s Wharf
Tour the historic Old Town of Sacramento
Tour Yellowstone National Park, and
witness the eruptions of geysers
Guided visit of Temple Square in Salt Lake City
Walk through Arches National Park
Travel along Route 66 and stop in the historic town of Seligman
Comprehensive city tour of Los Angeles including Beverly Hills, and Hollywood and the famous stars in the sidewalk(Walk of Fame)
Night tour of San Francisco with dinner in Chinatown
Cruise the Colorado on a float trip in Moab
Helicopter flights over the Grand Canyon
Fly over Lake Powell and enjoy a Monument Valley tour
Las Vegas by Night tour
“All-American” Picnic at a surprise
destination en route
Your itinerary includes tours of San Francisco, taking in Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf and Los Angeles, where you will see Hollywood, Beverley Hills and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Get your kicks as we travel along the iconic Route 66, immortalised in movies and songs, with a stop in the historic town of Seligman, said to have been the inspiration for the Pixar movie Cars.
Stroll the boardwalk on a tour of Sacramento’s historic Old Town, marvel at the 10-acre Mormon complex of Temple Square in Salt Lake City and relive the Old West in the 19th century mining town of Virginia City.
Choose from a range of optional experiences, including a night tour of San Francisco with dinner in Chinatown, a Grand Canyon helicopter tour or a flight over the beautiful Lake Powell.
Other optional experiences include a jet boat float trip on Colorado River in the Moab canyons or a trip to Universal Studios in Los Angeles to find out how your favourite movies are made.
Strike a pose at the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and then shop at one of its designer outlets. Take a stroll along the famous strip, try your luck at the casinos and enjoy dinner and a top show.
Yellowstone was designated America’s first National Park in 1872 and you can enjoy the best of it, including Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful geyser, Yellowstone Canyon Falls and Mammoth Hot Springs.
Take one of our optional tours from Las Vegas to the world’s hottest destination, Death Valley, or into Monument Valley. You can also book an All-American picnic at a surprise destination along the route.
Flights are extra let us choose the best one for you| 13 nights accommodation in3/4* hotels, room only basis| Depart late 2019 and through 2020 ask us for dates and prices, from £1542.00 per person based on two sharing| All prices are subject to change due to availability please ask for details
Classic fly drive in South Africa from £ 2649.00 per person
Classic fly drive iitnerary - Garden route, Winelands & Safari | 14 nights BB | Travelling Mar 2020 | Flying from Manchester including hotels & flights & car hire.
This fly drive itinerary is especially popular with first time visitors to South Africa as it combines some of the country's top attractions - Cape Town, the Winelands, the Garden Route and a game safari, travelling through non-malarial areas throughout. This itinerary can be enjoyed exactly as described or it can be adjusted at any point. You can choose from guesthouse style accommodation or top grade hotels depending on your taste and budget, the below are our suggestions.
Day 1 - Manchester or Heathrow to Johannesburg, then onward flight to Port Elizabeth.
On arrival be met and transferred to your hotel for one night - Garden Court or similar
Day 2-5 - transfer to the transfer to Pumba Private Game Reserve (full board and game activities) for 3 nights, arriving in time for the afternoon game drive.
Days 5 - Early morning game drive the transfer back to the airport and collect your hire car, compact grade with all insurances.
Cross the Outeniqua Pass and join the Garden Route at George. Drive along the coast passing through Wilderness and Knysna to Plettenberg Bay (c.2½ hours). Stay at Lairds Lodge for 3 nights (with breakfast).
At leisure to explore the surrounding area. Perhaps a drive through Nature’s Valley to Storms River Gorge or take a walking trail through the Tsitsikamma Forest.
Drive across to Mossel Bay and then inland to Oudtshoorn (c.4 hours). Stay 1 nights at Hlangana Lodge (breakfast).
Visit an ostrich farm and the famous Cango Caves or spend the day at leisure.
Drive to the Winelands (c.1 hour) for 2 nights stay at Avondrood Guest House, Franschhoek (with breakfast).
On arrival into Cape Town you stay at the Abbey Manor for 4 nights (with breakfast).
At leisure for local sightseeing. Table Mountain is a must and there are a host of shops, cafes and restaurants at the V&A Waterfront, as well as local food markets at the weekends.
Day 15 - Drop off the car at the Airport ready for your flight home to the UK
Pumba Private Game Reserve is set in an area that covers 6,000 hectares of savannah, grassland, fynbos, thicket and forest. The variety of vegetation supports an abundance of wildlife, including the Big 5 and over 250 species of bird. Game viewing is with knowledgeable rangers and other activities are available including horse riding, bird watching, archery, health spa and bass fishing.
Located between the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, Laird’s Lodge offers guests a getaway along the South Africa’s popular Garden Route. The Lodge’s Cape Dutch-style homestead is set on a 24-acre estate and delivers traditional South African hospitality and luxury accommodation.
Hlangana Lodge is a 4-star, family-run guest house near Oudtshoorn. A champagne buffet breakfast is provided each day in the breakfast room or on the patio, and the staff are happy to reserve dinner at any of the town’s restaurants. A swimming pool and sun-lounge area is set in the lush gardens.
This 4 star guest house is a charming Victorian Cape-Dutch style house built in 1870. It has been tastefully renovated adding modern-day comforts to many features of the original building. The premises are surrounded by a lush secluded garden with private swimming pool and spa bath. The property also features secure off-street parking.
Built over 100 years ago, Abbey Manor has been extensively renovated to ensure the highest levels of comfort. The mature gardens house a secluded solar-heated pool in addition to a spa bath on the upper balcony. There are numerous restaurants in the vicinity to enjoy your evening dining.
Andrew has travelled to South Africa over 5 times and always sees something new and different so if your into history - Battlefields or adventure activities in the Drakensburg Mountains or golfing in Kua Zulu Natal - or wine tatsing in Franschoek the cuisine capital of South Africa contact him now.
Heathrow or Manchester flights | 14 nights in S Africa - from March 2020 from £ 2649.00 pp | Return flights in economy (upgrades available) car hire based on a compact car all inclsuive of insurances| Accommodations based on B&B | Other dates available daily departures - All prices are subject to change due to availability please ask for details