Most of the people who book onto our tours are travelling solo, so you won’t be the only one! On all of our tours you’ll be travelling with like-minded people, who enjoy the comfort of a guided tour. So you may start off as strangers, but will finish as an Ultimate Family! A great reason to book a group tour is to meet new people!
Departures do book out in advance so we recommend you book your travel sooner rather than later.
If you're planning your trip last-minute, no worries! We'll do what we can to help you with your travel arrangements.
You can also secure your spot on most of our tours with a non-refundable 20% deposit. The rest just needs to be paid 6-weeks prior to your trip departure date!
Our Group Leaders are responsible for making sure your experience travelling is the best it can possibly be! All 'Ultimate' branded tours are led by Group Leaders selected by Ultimate Travel. All 'Adventure', 'Experience' 'Camp' and 'Course' tours are led by our partner operators on the ground in the tours location.
Choosing between travelling with a backpack or suitcase is a dilemma most travellers are faced with but no need to worry - we’re here to help! Your decision will be based on a variety of factors such as where and how you’ll be travelling, how long you’ll be travelling for and personal preference. Check out our blog ‘Suitcase VS Backpack’ to help you decide. We recommend not travelling with luggage exceeding 23Kg.
Our travellers come from all over the world, so unfortunately we don't include airfare. We can help you find great flights though. Simply visit our get a flight quote page to search, compare and book an airfare via Skyscanner. Before booking flights, you should ensure you are booking your airfare into the correct airports. Checkout the Booking information on each tour page to know each tours start and end location.
Travel insurance is compulsory for all ULTIMATE tours. We highly recommend to organise a quote and policy for yourself here.
We recommend making an appointment with your GP to discuss which vaccinations may be required for your trip. There are no mandatory vaccinations for of our tours as the destinations we travel to are considered low risk. You should generally consult with your GP 4-6 weeks prior to your travels. Deciding whether to get vaccinated before you travel is a personal choice.
Booking a tour is easy: Browse the site to find the perfect tour for you. Select 'BOOK NOW' to access the booking form. Enter your details on the booking form along with your credit card details to process your payment. Once submitted you’ll get a notification that we’ve received your booking and we’ll send you the booking confirmation by the following business day. If you have booked a tour on 'Request' or 'Waitlist', our team will be in touch with you to reconfirm your reservation. Our crew will assist with anything else you might need to get ready for your adventure!
If you are booking outside of 6 weeks from your tour departure, you can pay a 20% deposit to secure your spot on any Ultimate Guided tour. Any 'Experience' or 'Adventure' group tours must be paid in full at time of booking. If you are booking a tour inside of 6 weeks from your departure date, the deposit feature will not be available and you must make full payment to confirm your booking.
Your final balance will be due at least 6 weeks before your tour starts. We accept payment via credit or debit card via our secure EWay booking platform.
ULTIMATE is an Australian based company. All payments are processed in AUD currency. We do our best to promote our tours in various currencies so that our customers have a better understanding of the value of our tours. The prices we use to promote each tour in EUR, GBP, USD and CAD are subject to change at any time.
After you’ve booked, we’ll send you a confirmation email with receipt of payment and further details about your booking. You will need to to make arrangements for your flights and travel insurance. You will also need to organise the appropriate Visa for the country you are travelling to.
After you’ve booked, we’ll send you a confirmation email with receipt of payment and further details about your booking. You will need to to make arrangements for your flights and travel insurance. You will also need to organise the appropriate Visa for the country you are travelling to
After you’ve booked, we’ll send you a confirmation email with receipt of payment and further details about your booking. You will receive the necessary tour information and welcome emails between 6 and two weeks prior to your tour date (Dependant on which tour you have booked) You can meet your group prior to travel via our Facebook groups. You can access our pre-tour information via the ULTIMATE app via Itunes or the Play Store