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Contiki tours

Who are Contiki?

Contiki tours take travelers aged 18-35 on tours around the globe for unforgettable experiences, lifelong memories and plenty of LOLs. All the stressful stuff, like accommodation and transport, is taken care of, leaving you and your new friends to discover the undiscovered. With over 350 tours across six continents led by expert trip managers and local guides, there’s something for every personality type.

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Southern Soul

Enrich the soul on this trip through the South, with mouthwatering BBQs, southern hospitality and the sultry sound of jazz and blues. This one brings you from Fort Worth through Austin, Houston and New Orleans, taking in all of the mosaics of music, culture, history and delicious food that the deep south has to offer. 
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Eastern Discovery

This All-American adventure kicks off in Dallas before heading through melodic Memphis, sultry New Orleans and finishing up on Miami's sun-kissed coast. Along the way you can expect plenty of musical heritage, world-famous theme parks (Disneyworld, anyone?) and plenty of delicious food. 
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LA to the Bay + Ski Tahoe

 From the Golden Gate to the Hollywood sign, your eyes will be a popping the whole trip long. We'll feast on legit Mexican food, marvel at Joshua Trees and party in Vegas. But wait, there's more, winter departures means an unforgettable stopover at Lake Tahoe, where we'll get our snow fix.
Summer 2021 On Sale

Save up to 25% on Contiki Europe Tours

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European Highlights

This trip delivers a highlight reel of European beauty, history, culture and food over two unforgettable weeks. The perfect loop from London, it will see you gliding through Venetian canals one moment and gawping at the Austrian Tyrol the next. Twinkling cities, lush vineyards and enough culture to fill a thousand journals - this one has it all.
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European Horizon

Short on time but want to fit in the best of Europe's icons? Broaden your horizons without compromising on the sightseeing. In 10 days we'll journey through 8 countries and fit in plenty of favorites, including Germany, Amsterdam, France & the Swiss Alps. 
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Quest to London

The perfect mix of sea-sides and cities, the 18-day Quest to London kicks off in Barcelona, skirting the Mediterranean Sea before heading up through the middle of Italy and on to Eastern Europe, winding up in London after a perfectly balanced adventure.

What are the benefits of a Contiki Tour?

55% of Contiki travelers are solo, meaning everyone's open to making new friends, and LOLs are guaranteed. The average age is around 26, and there's a good gender balance on every tour. Plus, Contiki is committed to ethical, sustainable tourism, so no matter where on planet Earth you are, you can rest assured you'll be treading on her lightly...

And if that is not enough, all of Contiki's super-modern coaches have free onboard WiFi, as do most of the lodging, meaning you can stay connected every step of the way!
blue map icon exceptional travel managers
Contiki's Trip Managers know the destination better than Google Maps, so they’ll help you dive deep into the local culture and avoid the tourist traps.
blue noodle bowl icon Authentic local Experiences
What you do is just as important as where you go. Contiki’s local experiences include foodie odyssey's, cultural deep-dives and wellness activities.
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Where you sleep is part of the Contiki adventure. Think floating riverside bungalows, traditional junk boats and a chic chateau.

"The Contiki tour was the highlight of my gap year for sure! I was nervous about traveling alone, but I made loads of friends in the pre-departure meeting the night before we left.” - Abby, STA Travel Expert in Auckland

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Contiki Europe trips

Sailing the Mediterranean, eating your way around Italy, exploring Eastern Europe's history and architecture, or skiing in the Alps. All of this while traveling with a bunch of like-minded people, and potentially making some lifelong friends? Ideal.
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Contiki New Zealand trips

Experience all the magic of New Zealand from the North to South Island with Contiki. From Franz Josef Glacier, Rotorua and Millford Sound...Contiki has you covered. New Zealand is here to steal your heart away. Get ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush.
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Contiki Asia trips

Amazing temples, fascinating history, beautiful beaches and of course so much yummy food are just a few reasons you should explore Asia with Contiki. From the islands of Thailand, to the rivers of Vietnam to the bustling cities of Japan, Asia awaits you. 

Why book a Contiki tour with STA Travel?

We’re good at what we do, and we have been doing it for over 40 years! We’ll match your Contiki tour with the best flights for your dates, plus make sure you have the rest of your trip sorted. We do the boring bits so you can focus on the fun stuff. Find out why we were voted the Best Youth Travel Agent of 2019 at the Global Youth Travel Awards. 
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Book Now Pay Later

We get that sometimes you won't always have the money to pay for your trip of a lifetime outright. So you can lock your Contiki trip in with a $200 deposit and pay off the rest 10 weeks before you go. T&Cs apply.

Did someone say discount?

If you’ve traveled with Contiki before, you’ll get a 5% discount. Or if you want to book another trip, we’ll give you another 5% off. Got an ISIC card? This will also save you 5%. High fives all round! T&Cs apply.

"Waking up every day and jumping into the ocean before sailing to a new island was nothing short of amazing.” - Aimee, Brochure Designer in Auckland

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Contiki Terms & Conditions

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20% off USA & Canada 2021 Sale Terms: 
*Save up to 20% on select USA & Canada 2021 trips and departures. Applies to new bookings only starting 29APR2020 and ending 30SEP2020. A $200 deposit per person, per trip is required within 7 days of booking (per standard deposit terms). Must book and pay deposit by 30SEP2020. Valid for travel from 29APR2021 and 31MAR2021. Offer not combinable with other Promotions. Offer may be combinable with Ongoing Deals (i.e. Past Passenger discount, Multiple Trip discount, etc.) and up to one Special Deal. Discount based on availability and applies to the land portion of your trip price only (this excludes taxes, internal airfare, and food funds). Offer valid for US residents only. Restrictions apply. Contiki and STA Travel reserve the right to withdraw promotional offers at any time. 

25% off Europe 2021 Sale Terms: *Save up to 25% on select Europe 2021 trips and departures. Applies to new bookings only starting 10JUL2020 and ending 17DEC2020. A $200 deposit per person, per trip is required within 7 days of booking (per standard deposit terms). Must book and pay deposit by 17DEC2020. If payment in full is not received by 17DEC2020, promotion will be removed and no longer redeemable. Valid for travel from 01JAN2020 and 17OCT2021. Offer not combinable with other Promotions. Offer may be combinable with Ongoing Deals (i.e. Past Passenger discount, Multiple Trip discount, etc.) and up to one Special Deal. Discount based on availability and applies to the land portion of your trip price only (this excludes taxes, internal airfare, and food funds). Offer valid for US residents only. We advise not booking airfare until the trip is confirmed as “definite”. Restrictions apply. Contiki and STA Travel reserve the right to withdraw promotional offers at any time.  

 

Contiki FlexDeposit are starting from $200 at time of booking and the fee is securing a place on your dream trip. Your price will be guaranteed, and you will have until 10 weeks before your scheduled departure to pay off the remaining balance. Your deposit (excluding flights and any additional deposits) can be used as credit towards booking a new Contiki trip. Only one deposit amount can be credited per trip, they cannot be combined, however multiple trips can be booked using multiple FlexDeposits. Valid on all Contiki trips 7 days or longer until you turn 36 (subject to availability). The deposit can also be gifted to family or friends within 5 years of the original booking. FlexDeposit has no cash value and is non-refundable. An additional cancelation fee of $100 will be applied by STA Travel once additional payments to the deposit have been made. All other conditions not mentioned in this section continue to apply as described in the general T&Cs for tour deposits.

 

5% repeat booking & student discount (“loyalty discount”): applicable to trips of 7 days or longer on selected departures and only on the land portion of tours. Excludes flight costs, taxes, any applicable food funds, optional activities or pre & post trip accommodation rates. The discount applies to prices available at time of booking only. If a multi-trip discount is being used and applied to the lower-priced trip, the loyalty discount will be applied to the other (higher priced) trip.  You must have completed a trip before you can redeem a repeat discount on a subsequent trip booking. Student discount is only valid with an ISIC card.

 

5% multiple trip discount: Book 2 Contiki trips 7 days or longer at the same time & get 5% off the cost of the lowest price trip. This discount applies to the land portion of the lowest-priced trip (this excludes taxes, included flight costs, extra accommodation, any applicable food funds & optional activities). Subject to availability. Exclusions apply.