Bon Voyage vs The Family Adventure Company - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 4
Value — 3.9
Guide — 3.9
Activities — 3.9
Lodging — 3.9
Transportation — 3.9
Meals — 3.9
Recent Reviews

Excited!

5.0 January 2017
W
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
A big thanks to Kirsty for arranging our trip along Route 66. This is Day 4 of driving and its been absolutely amazing. Hotels are spot on and the little stop offs along the way are great. On route now to Amarillo, so excited
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Simply amazing!

5.0 January 2017
SL
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Thank you to Amanda and the BonVoyage team for arranging a trip of a life time. Amazing amazing!

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A great experience!

5.0 January 2017
KD
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Had a gr8 Route66 experience thanks to Bon voyage.. Everything sorted for us, flights, car hire, hotels (and all gr8 choices) I have a taste for it now.. Need to get organising my next tour, and im definitely using these guys again.. xxx
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The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The company provided an excellent pre tour service and the information sent was accurate and useful. I would definitely look at using them again and recommend them to any family.

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I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday

5.0 April 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday delivered which was exceptional. The booking and pre-holiday experience was fine although it would be better to have a specific contact to email rather than just to phone the general number with queries.
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Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
A
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  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective, FAC were not as welcoming. Another company we have travelled with sent a welcome pack with a travelling companion (soft toy) and activities to do while travelling. When on the holiday this company also catered more for families needs e.g. more frequent stops when travelling for food and toilets, without parents having to ask. The stops were also at more sensible times e.g. making sure there was a stop at lunch time (12.30ish), rather than early afternoon (1.30 onwards). Children (and adults) get irritable if they've not eaten making the journey more stressful.
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Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

Tours 4 Trips 14 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 292 $ 160
Operator Type Custom/Private Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Local Specialist Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level Standard Standard
Regions
  • North America
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
Known For
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Adventure
Headquarters Southampton, UK 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England
Year Established 1979 1996
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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      About Bon Voyage

      With nearly 40 years’ experience in the travel field, Southampton, England-based Bon Voyage specializes in arranging transatlantic holidays for British travelers to the United States and Canada. 

      What Makes Them Stand Out? 

      Bon Voyage offers a wide variety of holiday choices in North America – from motorhome adventures to Harley holidays, Route 66 road trips to rail journeys, steamboat cruises to stays at resorts and ranches, honeymoons to family holiday – and just about anything else you can think of. Most trips are un-escorted but you can also book escorted coach tours through them. 

      Who Travels With Them?

      Mostly British citizens who want assistance and suggestions when planning their visits to North America. 

      Where Do They Operate?

      Throughout the United States and Canada. 

      How Does It Work?

      Bon Voyage agents will help you tailor your transatlantic trip to your specifications. They also offer suggested holidays ranging from “Backroads and Bayous of the Deep South” to a “British Columbia and Alberta B&B Tour” and even an “Around the U.S. in 88 Days” trip. 

      Why Travel With Them? 

      Their published independent customer reviews – over which the company has no control – speak highly of their organizational abilities, experience, customer care, and confidence in their product.

      About The Family Adventure Company

      Founded two decades ago and based in the UK, The Family Adventure Company specializes in small group family adventure vacations. The company is now part of the global adventure travel operator Intrepid Travel, and trips are offered through Intrepid as well, allowing them to greatly expand their range.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      With more than 20 years’ experience, The Family Adventure Company helped pioneer the concept of small-group adventure travel for families with young children. Activities are wide-ranging, from river rafting and kayaking to cycling, sailing, camping, and wildlife viewing, all geared to the ages and interests of the family travelers.

      Who Travels With Them?

      A wide variety of families, including solo-parent, single-child, multi-generational families -- parents, children, and grandparents traveling together -- and families with teenagers. The latter have dedicated trips of special interest to teens.

      Where Do They Operate?

      Much of the world: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

      How Does it Work?

      No matter where you travel, The Family Adventure Company provides an English-speaking, family-friendly local leader. Lodging, transportation and activities are also included. Tours typically consist of three or four families with kids of similar ages or interests. (You can also put together your own trip with just your family or other families you’re friendly with.) Children 14 and under get a ten percent discount off adult prices; large families (over two kids) get another price break.

      Why Travel With Them?

      The award winning company offers a wide range of trips for a wide variety of families. Because they only cater to families, they know what kids like – and as any parent can tell you, nothing is more disastrous than a family tour not geared in any way to kids. The company also supports responsible and sustainable travel practices and gives back to local communities.

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