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Go Ahead Tours

4.9 | Excellent
  • 98% Recommend
Service Level
  • Standard
Type
  • Global Operator
Established
  • 1990
Headquarters
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Trips
  • 17

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Go Ahead Tours Reviews & Ratings 98% Recommend

4.9 out of 5
Excellent 44 Great 1 Average 0 Disappointing 0 Terrible 1
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This was a trip of a lifetime! November 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This was a trip of a lifetime! Everything went so smoothly. Everything and everyone were awesome!!

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This trip gave us that expectation July 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We wanted a stress free vacation and this trip gave us that expectation. Everything has been prepared for us upon arrival till departure, our tour director Oda is knowledgable, funny and thoughtful. Will use them again for our next vacation. Thanks for a great service.
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Lots of wonderful places, great June 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This as was our first time on a tour to Italy the Itinerary was full, lots of wonderful places, great food and the company knows how to see Italy in like 2 weeks! Even though the weather wasn't the best we saw a lot of history, churches and the beautiful countryside of Italy. I would recommend this Grand Tour of Italy if you want to see the best spots in Italy.
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Fabulous Time May 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Our first trip to Europe was fantastic thanks to Go Ahead tours taking care of all the details. We never would have been able to see and do so much in our own. Susie our guide was great and all the people in the group were really nice and fun. It was go,go,go and exhausting but worth all the great memories!
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This trip was excellent May 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This trip was excellent. Very nice hotels and awesome food. Our guide tour guide was knowledgeable, kind and very helpful. I highly recommend this great adventure.

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Exceptional four city tour April 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I went on the London, Paris, Rome and Madrid tour and it was exceptional from the first day to last. The Go Ahead excursions complemented our experience of the cities visited and their tour guides were experienced and knowledgeable and kept the pace of the tour at a satisfying level. . Our tour director, Pascal Wilson, did a great job of keeping our group well informed of all activities planned for the next day. His personal approach was very much appreciated by each of my fellow travelers and it made it easier for the group to bond and make new friends.
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Stride Review

Go Ahead Tours offers guided group tours around the world and on all seven continents. With 25 years of experience, they've built up an impressive array of itineraries and guides. 

What Makes Them Stand Out?

Groups never number more than 35 and may be as few as 14. Go Ahead calls this their 'Right Size Advantage.' A number of specialty trips include food and wine tours, religious heritage tours, family tours, nature & wildlife tours, and walking tours. They will also take you to special events such as Oktoberfest in Germany, Carnival in Venice, or New England fall foliage tours. 

As part of EF, Education First, Go Ahead tours specialize in cultural immersion and making connections, whether with locals or other tour members. 

Go Ahead Tours also promises value: if you can find a similar tour at a cheaper price, they'll match it, making it a good choice for budget travelers.  

Who Travels With Them?

Go Ahead is based in the US, and thus attracts mostly American travelers to their trips. Their age range is varied, but most travelers tend to be middle aged.  

Where Do They Operate?

Go Ahead offers a wide array of trips to over 100 countries on all 7 continents. Popular destinations include Italy, France, and the United Kingdom. They also offer trips to South America, Asia, and Africa.  

Why Travel With Them?

Go Ahead is backed by EF, one of the largest travel companies in the US, so has extensive resources at hand when creating their itineraries. They also use a combination of a 'western' tour director plus a selection of local guides, giving the traveler a glimpse into local life while still maintaining quality and comfort. 

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From Go Ahead Tours

We're a company of passionate adventurers dedicated to creating the best journey for every traveler. As a proud part of EF Education First, we draw on 50 years of expertise to continue to add meaningful travel experiences to our portfolio of more than 100 tours. 

GLOBAL EXPERTISE

Thanks to the global EF network, we have offices all over the world—you can count on expert support everywhere you go. And since we help thousands of people see the world each year, we’re able to negotiate the best rates with our partners.

A COMMITMENT TO QUALITY

Our team carefully considers the details of every itinerary and reads every review we receive to ensure that we're offering you the best possible travel experience. Our tour groups are always capped at between 14 to 35 travelers—well below the industry average.

UNMATCHED SERVICE

Your own expertly trained Tour Consultant will help with every step of the planning process. Then, once you’re on tour, your Tour Director will give you an inside look at all the best sights and hidden local favorites. Plus, you can reach us at any time on our 24/7 support line.

Associations:

United States Tour Operators Association, International Air Transport Association

Awards:

Better Business Bureau A+ - 4.51 out of 5 stars - 8 reviews 

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