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Free & Easy Traveler

5.0 | Excellent
  • 100% Recommend
Service Level
  • Budget
Type
  • Global Operator
Established
  • 2000
Headquarters
  • Calgary, Canada
Trips
  • 30

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Absolutely one of the best experiences of my life! April 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Absolutely one of the best experiences of my life! LOVED Costa Rica and Panama!! The layout of the trip, the activities, the leaders and the people I met made the entire trip what it was- AMAZING! From white water rafting, to waterfalls, to hostels on the ocean, to beach days and bike rides- I could not have asked for a better experience. THANK YOU!
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It was a great way to experience April 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Amazing trip with Cody and Jasmine who lead an amazing jam packed 40 day LTC. Got to do everything I hope and more with a great group. Lots of laughs and an all around great time! It was a great way to experience SE Asia for the first time.
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It was incredible!!! April 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just finished southern Thailand 20 day trip with free and easy and it was incredible!!! The beaches are right out of a movie and you get to drink and eat as much as you can! Highly recommended.

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Exceeded my expectations to the best of their abilities April 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just finishing up a wicked 20 day trip to southern Thailand with Cody and Evan, would have to say these beauties exceeded my expectations to the best of their abilities. Thanks guys for all the amazing memories
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Has been an amazing experince March 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Free and Easy has been an amazing experince. This was my first time travelling overseas and they made it so much easy and less stressful. Some of our accommodations were in the most beautiful spots, had amazing views.
Ate such good food everywhere we went!!
There were lots of activities to do if you wanted to have a thrilling and exciting trip or if you wanted to take it easy and relax you had that option too.
Had Dom and Ben as our groups leaders and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better. They were so positive, energetic and hilarious. You’d be so lucky to have them as your guides, they’re great!
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An absolutely amazing time in Peru! December 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
An absolutely amazing time in Peru! For the price paid, the quality of the tour, experience and guide to traveller ratio is perfect. Would love to travel again with free and easy!

Stride Review

They provide budget friendly and customizable epic travel experiences for groups of friends and young single travelers.

What Makes Them Stand Out?

Backpacker style trips that are budget friendly, adventurous, and easy to customize. The majority of their tours are 20 days, with the minimum length at 10 and the maximum at 40. This is experiential travel at its most extensive. Their philosophy is based on providing fun new experiences, a community where you can meet and make new friends, and encouraging independent exploration.

Who Travels With Them?

They cater to young travelers, friend groups, and solos. This might not be the best company for couples. A major focus for them is being budget conscious so they do all they can to keep costs reasonable. If you don’t think you have the money to travel, they might be a good place to look.

Where Do They Operate?

They offer trips in Southeast Asia, The Mediterranean, The Americas, and Africa. Trips are typically around 20 days

Why Travel With Them?

Flexible itineraries and adventurous spirit. They are a great company to travel with for making new friends and meeting like minded travelers. Every trip has a unique Facebook group created where you can get to know everyone before traveling. And as much or as little that you want to customize your trip and strike out on your own is up to you. You’ll meet multiple kinds of traveler, usually around the same age and the odds are slim that you won’t make a ton of friends during your travel!

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From Free & Easy Traveler

The Evolution of Free & Easy

Free & Easy Traveler is a network of friends and family that have connected with one another through a love of travel to create and promote a company that provides life-changing travel experiences for people all around the world.

Founded in the year 2000 by a young 20-year old traveler named Curtis Smith, Free & Easy began as a way for Curtis to continue to travel and at the same time, share the amazing experiences he was having with a group of like-minded people. The concept became contagious and people were eager to get involved, including childhood friends, family and people who came on the trips, who quickly went from being customers to life-long travel companions and integral parts of the company.

Being a business comprised completely of people who are travel buddies and work colleagues has maintained the fun-loving and ‘free and easy’ way of living that can be found in everything that we do. As travelers, we want to design and share the best possible travel experience for anyone interested in travel because in the end, Free & Easy is all about enjoying life and experiencing the world and so that’s what we strive to accomplish with everything that we do.

Our Travel Concept

See the World

We want to change your life by raising the bar for what you consider to be the best time you've ever had, and at the same time we want to expose you to something completely foreign: another culture, a new landscape, a new way to live and a sense of freedom that most people never get to feel. We are travelers that create and run backpacker style trips all around the world for like-minded travelers.

Live Free & Easy

We want you to feel free and to take life easy. This is the root of what we believe makes for a great travel experience and simply shedding the anxiety of life at home and enjoying every moment of every day is one of our main goals. This is why we don’t travel with strict daily itineraries or force a handful of destinations into just a few days. We believe in traveling in a casual, unhurried manner that allows you to get to know a country, appreciate its beauty, interact with the local people and simply relax.

Your Trip is Your Trip

You should always feel like your trip is your trip, and you can make your trip whatever you want it to be. We’ll show you the best experiences and most amazing places a country has to offer and take away all the headaches of getting to and from each location, but you’re free to do as you please and we’ll help facilitate whatever you’re hoping to get out of your trip!

Meet New People

A huge part of traveling is the people that you meet and the friends that you make, and traveling with Free & Easy we can’t stress enough how amplified your experience can be by the people around you. We like to envision our trips as simply a group of friends traveling around and having fun together. Your group leaders are just as much a part of the group as everybody else and although they’ll always be there to help you along the way, they’re sure to join in all the fun as well!

Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist

There’s a reason that we call our customers travelers, not tourists and why our trips are called adventures, and not tours. We believe in providing people with the chance to not just see a country but experience it, too. On your trip, you’ll be exposed to an array of new things that you may not be used to and part of our goal is to stimulate your curiosity and open up a door in your life to the world of travel and to feel the amazing benefits of it in your life.

Epic Travel Alters Perspective

Free & Easy’s role in your trip is to set up the ideal framework of an epic travel experience. You’ll have a group of friends and cool destinations to travel to without concerning yourself with demanding planning details. You can relax, soak up the great things you encounter, and truly live in the moment. We not only want to show you an amazing country, we want you to experience a new way of thinking. Travel has provided us with a new perspective, and the essence of Free & Easy is to share that with you.

Associations:

Association of Canadian Travel Agencies

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Highlights

  • Traditional Kecak Fire Dance Show at Uluwatu
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Volcano Sunrise Mt. Batur
  • Visit the Monkey Forest in Ubud
  • Sunset Bike Trip
  • Snorkel Trip in a Glass Bottom Boat
  • Bike Ride Adventure through Ubud
  • Catch a Fish and Eat It, Too
  • Surf A Wave
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Highlights

  • Spend a Night in a Floating Bungalow
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Wat Pho Temple Tour *
  • Go Snorkelling
  • Phi Phi Boat Trip
  • Have One Night in Bangkok
  • Rock Climb Up a Natural Cliff Face
  • Buy Everything in Bangkok
  • Get Any Outfit You Can Imagine Tailor-made
  • Beach Cleanup
  • Party for Prosthetics
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Highlights

  • Go Scuba Diving
  • ATV Roadtrip in Santorini
  • Splash Around in a Waterpark
  • Waterfall Snorkel Trip
  • Try Water Sports in Ios
  • Party in Ios
  • See a Santorini Sunset
  • Pirate Boat Volcano Trip around Santorini
  • Road Trip in Rhodes
  • Walking Tour of Athens, The Acropolis & The Parthenon
  • Hiking up to Ancient Thira
  • River Hike in Plakias
  • Boat Trip to Palm Beach in Preveli Gorge
  • Beach Cleanup
  • Pirate Booty Hike in Plakias
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Highlights

  • Hike The Cristo De la Misericordia Viewpoint
  • Swim Through Phosphorescence
  • Surf a Wave
  • Hike a Volcano in a Rare Island Biosphere
  • Catch a Fish and Eat It, Too
  • See Baby Turtles Hatch
  • Practice Yoga on the Beach
  • Have a Sunday Funday
  • Pacific Coast Booze-Cruise!
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