Coach Touring Groove

Coach touring is for you if you don’t like to travel independently.

Perhaps you're too scared to travel on your own. Therefore, you tend to like the security and comfort of knowing everything is pre-planned and organised for you. 

Or you have limited vacation time and so a tour is the best way to see as much as you can in a short amount of time.

So there are many benefits to coach touring, such as:

  • A Tour guide with you for the entire time, providing destination information and guidance.
  • Accommodation is all pre-booked. Therefore, no hassles of looking for hotels.
  • The transport driver is included. Hence, avoid getting lost or confused with driving rules of other countries, as with self-driving holidays.
  • Have the security of travelling with a group. Therefore, solo travellers are never really on their own.
  • Make new friends from all over the world.
  • City sightseeing tours can be all pre-booked on board with your tour guide.
  • The Itinerary is all pre-arranged that includes the major highlights of your destinations or provide exclusive experiences.
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Coach touring in West Australia with Australian Adventure Travel

List of coach touring companies

There is a huge selection of coach touring companies worldwide to cater for all destinations and needs. Below is small selection showcasing the larger, well known brands. – this website lists quality tour operators for UK touring.

TourRadar is a website that lists all tours from reputable tour companies, many that I've listed above. Such as Intrepid Travel, Trafalgar Tours, Globus, Cosmos, Top Deck, Contiki and more. Scan them all on one page.

Or check out their Deals of the Week here.

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G Adventures are the best in providing small group tours all around the world. It includes a wide variety of tours from safari's, cruising, well-being and hiking tours.

Check out their Last Minute Deals here for savings.

Independent bus traveling

However, if you do want to travel cheaply or need to save money or reduce your carbon footprint, you can opt to travel by bus.

Busbud is an online bus-booking platform. As it contains the world largest selection of bus tickets, you can easily compare bus tickets from different companies and book the best option for you.  Just click on the advert below to go direct to their website.

Train journey suggestions

Venice-Simplon - Orient Express

Great Rail Journeys - for escorted train journeys around the world

Sundowners Overland - for escorted Trans Siberian Railway tours

Real Russia - for train tickets only on Trans Siberian Railway

I'm not going to try and list every rail journey in the world when there is a website that already does it to perfection. It is the most comprehensive train travel website that I have ever seen. It has everything you need to know about train journeys - timetables, prices and the best way to travel. All brilliantly created by the man that sits in seat 61 on all his train journeys.

Alternatively, if you're interested to travel Europe only by train, then take a look at Rail Europe. The leading distributor of European rail products - with connections to over 50 European train companies.

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