Travel Beyond 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

First class vacation!

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My husband and I and another couple recently worked with Kayla at Travel Beyond. We traveled to Norway and Sweden. Kayla listened to us when we described the trip we were looking for and she and her team put together a fantastic adventure for us. We were all thrilled with the stops they had planned for us. Our trip was a first class vacation, they took care of every detail and reserved perfect hotels in the perfect location of each stop. I would definitely recommend Travel Beyond for your next vacation.
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What a great company!

5.0 January 2017
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We had never used a travel agent before, and can't speak more highly of travel beyond. Craig and his team set up an amazing african safari for us, within our very specific parameters and well within our budget. they listened to what we wanted--some structure, and more free time than most--and came up with the perfect itinerary for us. we saw everything we wanted to see, including some of the great migration (bucket list--check!) and were well taken care of every step of the way. there were moments during the trip where--despite our extensive travel experience--we were keenly aware that the good service we received was directly a part of being under the travel beyond umbrella. thanks for a marvelous journey, and Craig: I'M SO GLAD YOU RECOMMENDED KENYA!!!
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Very pleased!

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I recently returned from a 2 week trip to South Africa with my 3 sons and my daughter-in-law. We visited Cape town, the Wine country, the Cape of Good Hope, Sabi Sands Reserve and Victoria Falls. We has a wonderful time, saw the Big 5 plus many more and created many wonderful memories. This was due in large part to the work of Travel Beyond, specifically Jeanie Fundora and Pam Butner. Pam did the initial plan, and Jeanie took over for Pam less than a month before our departure and handled all the final details, including making dinner reservations. We were very pleased. I would definitely consider using Travel Beyond for my future travel plans.
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The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
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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
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  • 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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Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
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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 5 Trips 14 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 0 $ 160
Operator Type Custom/Private Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • River Cruises
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level Luxury Standard
Regions
  • South America
  • Australia & Pacific
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
Known For
  • Safari
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Adventure
Headquarters Wayzata, Minnesota, United States 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England
Year Established 1975 1996
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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    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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