Multi-Day Tour

London & Country (7 days)

Globus family of brands

London, United Kingdom To London, United Kingdom

Valid for Departures: 27 May 2018 - 16 Sep 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
London, United Kingdom
None Dinner
ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND. Welcome to London! Your Tour Director will meet you upon your arrival at the hotel, and is available to help you make the most of your stay. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or start exploring the lively British capital. This evening, enjoy [LF] a three-course dinner, followed by a private, narrated CRUISE on the Thames River to admire some of the capital’s most beautiful illuminated sights. (D)
Day 2
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
LONDON. After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. In the afternoon you might enjoy an optional excursion to the 900-year-old Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. (B)
Day 3
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
LONDON. Today offers you the opportunity to explore London on your own. For departures 0729 to 0916, a morning visit to [LF] BUCKINGHAM PALACE is included (dates are subject to unexpected closures). You will see the magnificent State Rooms, richly furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection and used by the Royal Family for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. The afternoon is free for you to sightsee on your own or to join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, where you’ll see the magnificent State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel. (B)
Day 4
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
LONDON. EXCURSION TO SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY. Set out for an exciting day of sightseeing. In Stratford-upon-Avon, take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and visit SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE, with time afterwards to enjoy this pretty Elizabethan town at your own pace. Then, take a drive into the Cotswold Hills and through picturesque villages and idyllic rolling English landscapes. The final highlight is a walking tour through Oxford that takes in the colleges where Britain’s elite receives its outstanding education. (B)
Day 5
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
LONDON. EXCURSION TO STONEHENGE & BATH. Today’s excursion brings you to mysterious, prehistoric STONEHENGE. First, explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire the magnificence of the monument up close. Travel on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Following a scenic drive into the heart of the city, visit the ROMAN BATHS, built nearly 2,000 years ago. You will also have time to enjoy the city on your own and stroll past Bath Abbey and along the Avon River before returning to London. (B)
Day 6
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast, Dinner
AT LEISURE IN LONDON. Another day with time for independent activities. A variety of optional excursions is offered: you could stroll through Hyde Park and stop for a visit of Kensington Palace, home to Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; or you might consider an excursion to the Warner Bros. Studios, where the famous Harry Potter films were produced. This is an amazing opportunity to walk through the iconic set across the original stone floor of the Great Hall, or along Diagon Alley to see the array of wonderful wizarding shops. For the finale of your London vacation, join your Tour Director and newfound friends for a delicious [LF] three-course farewell dinner, followed by TICKETS for one of London’s leading theater productions. (B,D)
Day 7
London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
LONDON. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Highly Recommended

By: Fergie


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2013

Excellent experience with Globus. The entire tour was awesome and so informative. So much history and the presenter Gavin did a most wonderful narration of all parts of the tour and included music that was so touching to each event that it was representing. Would take another trip with Globus on a heart beat. Thanks
Travel Advisor:  Randy Raphael

By: JOANN


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2013

JUST CONCLUDED MY 3RD TOUR WITH GLOBUS. WENT TO GERMANY - OUR TOUR GUIDE, MIKE, WAS A FONT OF KNOWLEDGE. HE IS A HISTORY TEACHER, BORN AND RAISED IN GERMANY AND WAS ABLE TO MAKE THE HISTORY OF THE BERLIN WALL COME ALIVE FOR US WITH HIS 1ST HAND EXPERIENCE. ALL HOTELS WERE 1ST CLASS AND CENTRALLY LOCATED.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Howland

Globus Monogram trip- PERFECT!

By: Susan and Barry


Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

Hi Our Globus- Monogram trip to "Paris, Provence and Nice" was perfect. It was everything that was described in the "brochure" but better. Hotels, travel hosts, were all my wife and i could ask for. I would highly recommend Globus, and enjoyed the independent aspect of the Monogram experience.
Travel Advisor:  Michael Kahan

recommend

By: gotts


Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2013

My vac was great. I wish there wasnt so much extra $ needed. I think that all the extra excursions were just included. I felt like you were nickel and diming me everytime I turned around. That was the only part of the vac I didnt like.
Travel Advisor:  Sarah Strand

Well organized

By: Jack


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2013

Great itinerary. Very capable tour guide.Very well organized. Hotels mediocre. Included dinners touristy,and not well done. Optional tours very good.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Andersen

Highly recommended

By: traveler


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

I have been on many trips with Globus and I have enjoyed every one of them. They are all very organized and you get to see all the sights. I really enjoyed this last trip called Classic Fall Foliage. The tour guide and bus driver were delightful. We saw beautiful fall foliage and many other sights. We had good weather and lots of good food. The accomidations were also very nice.
Travel Advisor:  Bette Prochaska

No worries

By: Dean


Reviewed on: 16 Nov 2013

All was taken care of. We did not have to worry about getting to our hotel or train station. The tour guides were outstanding.
Travel Advisor:  Aline Coleman
Not Recommended

Will NOT travel with Globus again.

By: Kay


Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2013

Too many unincluded expenses...one day with two bus drivers and four guides the tips were expensive. Not enough meals included, and as we traveled with a large grandboy $$$$$. Karan helped us with a mix-up on return transfers to airport.

Highly recommended

By: Esta


Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

I have traveled with Globus on two occasions. Both trips were very enjoyable. Both trips involved 3 traveling companions. Everyone was very happy. I would recommend Globus to anyone.
Not Recommended

A Nightmare!

By: shia


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Highly recommend

By: Dundas


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Thiswas my second cruise with Avalon and I enjoyed it's much as the 1 st. The Avalon rep was excellent and very helpful. The food was great. I would like to send a message to the chef on theAvalon Scenery during our cruise drom September 11-17. The chef kindly shared several of his recipes with me and I have enjoyed trying my hand at French cooking. I did not know how to contact him. Thank you.
Travel Advisor:  Randy Raphael

Highly Recommend

By: Sandi


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2013

Travel Advisor:  Carolyn Kremer

Highly Recommended

By: Joe


Reviewed on: 17 Dec 2013

Excellent trip, excellent sites, excellent food, excellent tour guides, excellent cruise line and ship, excellent overall planning, and all on VERY short notice.
Travel Advisor:  Randie Rosenberg

Very good tour

By: ginger


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2014

Our tour director took great care of us.  He was very knowledgeable about Costa Rica and very friendly.  Our bus driver, too. And our travel companions were very interesting.  Very good experience.

By: chris


Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2014

Well paced tour, excellent guides, accomodation and meals. Group was a bit large but manageable.
Travel Advisor:  Melitta Hannon

Top shelf company with EXCELLENT tour director.

By: Rick W


Reviewed on: 12 May 2014

Recently completed a trip around Eastern Europe. Tour director Victor was EXCELLENT. Kept us informed and on time. Made recommendations for our free time and went above and beyond to make sure we had a good trip.
Travel Advisor:  Debra Wall

Highly recommended

By: Nancy


Reviewed on: 28 May 2014

Spain was full of great beauty, colorful history, gracious people, delicious food (especially in Barcelona), fabulous art and architecture.  Highlights included the Alhambra in Granada, Gaudi architecture in Barcelona and Valencia's modern new buildings. Globus did an excellent job touring us over 1,100 miles in 8 days through 6 cities; our tour guide was cheerful and knowledgeable about every city.  The special tour guides were mostly top-notch; the guide at the Prado was a true scholar. The hotels were terrific--clean, modern, spacious and hospitable.  Globus took care of every luggage detail.  The hotel breakfasts were fabulous and the group dinners were fun.  Our co-travelers were courteous to travel with. The trip was well-organized and we were escorted to wonderful places we wouldn't have found on our own; the mood was festive throughout.
Travel Advisor:  Marcie Kotler

best trip EVER

By: sue


Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2014

First vacation outside USA and I can't imagine anything topping this one.  Lorraine was very helpful in deciding both type of tour and duration/cities in Italy to see.  I've already recommended her to friends.  I will definitely go to her for the next trip.
Travel Advisor:  Lorraine Brunzlick

Would highly recommend a Globus tour

By: Jane and Dan


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2014

The tour was thoroughly enjoyable and informative.  Our tour director, Barbara Buryiak was great fun and extremely knowledgable. The tour was very well organized and we learned a lot.
Travel Advisor:  Naomi Sucha

Highly Recommended

By: Jackie in Nebraska


Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2014

We've just completed a European trip that included two Globus back-to-back motor coach tours through Italy, Germany and Austria.  We had a grand time in all respects, but this was no surprise.  We've traveled with Globus on several previous occasions and have never been disappointed.  Tour guides, itineraries and accommodations have all been excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Debra Rischling

recommended

By: Fr Erv


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2014

The trip was very interesting.  The tour guide was excellent.  My only criticism is that it was rigorous, i.e. we had very little time to catch our collective breaths.  I would have preferred a slightly more relaxed pace.  Otherwise, very satisfied with the tour.
Travel Advisor:  Sarah Fitzpatrick

What a wonderful experience

By: John and Lynn


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2014

This was our first bus tour and we thoroughly enjoyed it.  Our tour director, Giacomco DiMartino was exceptional--everything was as smooth as silk.  The driver, Antonio, was exceptional--I have no idea how he managed to maneuver that bus along some of those streets!  We will definitely consider Globus for another tour!
Travel Advisor:  Aline Coleman

Very highly recommended

By: Dee


Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2014

Scenic Norway was a sensational travel experience.  Joann Everhart did a spendid job as she has for several trips dating back to 2000.  An absolutely superb person to deal with.
Not Recommended

Would think twice

By: travilr25


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2014

See comments under review for Bobbi. I would recommend her. I was not sure how this review was set up.

Whirlwind of sights, smells and taste

By: Kathleen


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2014

Globus seemed to think of everything in planning this trip. Their tour guide and driver were experts!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Great Trip!

By: July


Reviewed on: 06 Sep 2014

Thanks to our Tour Director Peter in Canada, our trip was enjoyable. Thanks, Miriam Ato
Travel Advisor:  Marilyn McCourt

Boston, Cape Cod and the Islands, Newport, RI

By: Patty


Reviewed on: 05 Sep 2014

I had some issues with: (1) transfer voucher from the airport to the hotel, and (2) with one of the hotels wanting my credit card to charge me additional $100.00 for "extraneous fees" which I refused to give them my credit card on this trip. I would recommend the trip if one likes being on their own with "a lot of free time" to explore; I do not so I was very lonely and did not feel like I was in a group tour most of the time. The food was great. I loved the views--absolutely spectacular! It was fun riding the ferry to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard and I really enjoyed the whale watching in Hyannis. If you go be prepared to be shocked by some of the entry fees--$20.00 to go see a museum. We only had about an hour in New Bedford, RI and I would have like to have seen more of the town, just not enough time to see the New Bedford Whaling Museum which is a very nice museum. I definitely loved the views--just spectacular!
Travel Advisor:  Cindy Myers

Well Done!

By: Gizzardlee


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2014

Each day was better than the day before. Plenty of good food. Plenty to see. Fun rides. I had a great time. Tour guide and driver were great and put up with my grumpy self very nicely. :) Thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Debra Rischling

Friendly people made Italy awesome

By: Italy2014


Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2014

Our tour guide, Ornella, was a pro. She had a big group on our tour, with varied ages and interests and she handled it all with smile. Globus had us getting up early, which was a surprise and not something we expected but we quickly realized that was because they could get us through more sites with less traffic and crowds which was great. Good sites and tons to do with just those on the regular itinerary but great optional excursions too... Especially the farm dinner in Tuscany, the walking tour in Rome, and the gondola ride in Venice. Plus the perks of wifi on the bus and people to help with luggage, ticketing, and entrance fees included. Well worth it.
Travel Advisor:  Jackie Berube

London and Paris

By: Maggie


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2014

I have used Globus and Cosmos in the past, but never Monograms. I highly recommend it for travellers who want to be more independant.

Recommend Sally May

By: Bunny


Reviewed on: 05 Oct 2014

Great trip on the Avalon. Long layovers between Dallas and London and between London and Budapest were exhausting Great trip on the Avalon. Long layovers between Dallas and London and between London and Budapest were exhausting!
Travel Advisor:  Sally May

super travel agent

By: keit8


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2014

Excellent bus tour in California. Andrea did a super job AGAIN.
Travel Advisor:  Andrea Keiderling Fehl

Wonderful

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2014

The Globus tour we took was so great we cannot speak more highly of it. They provided us with an extraordinarily gifted tour guide (Carmel Schmidt) whose presentation was not "canned," but instead was scholarly, humorous, informative, entertaining and delightful. She shepherded us from beginning to end in a thoroughly professional, effective and adult manner. Our coach driver, Mags, was such a expert at driving and was charming too, and the coach was more than comfortable. I highly recommend Globus for your next tour.
Travel Advisor:  Tina Posila

Another great trip organized by Rose at Vision 2000

By: Dangie


Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2014

It was a trip of a lifetime seeing Africa for 5 weeks.
Travel Advisor:  Rose Rende

Great tour

By: Ollie68


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2014

We had a great tour. Our guide was knowledgeable about the history of the areas we visited. It made it more interesting than just visiting places. He was very personable, super-organized and always looked out for us. We had a fun group of people to travel with. It was a very pleasurable experience.
Travel Advisor:  Debra Wall

Well run tour of Europe

By: Ron


Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2015

The tour was very well run and the sites we were able to see were what we expected of this tour.
Travel Advisor:  Tracy Nutty

Successful

By: palda


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2014

The tour was certainly varied and interesting . I did feel more rushed that I usually do, and the distances were greater than I had expected , but it was definitely worthwhile. Our tour director and national guide in Morocco were excellent , as were most of the accommodations . I would suggest increasing the number of two night stays , or even one or two of three. The Portugal portion felt like an appendix and could have been dispensed with . If that were done the comprehensive tour of Portugal could be timed to fit on one end of a Morocco-Spain one .
Travel Advisor:  Darcy Flarity

Friendly service

By: Chris


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2014

We appreciated having Globus reps in the Hotels on our arrival & departure. On the tour, Finola was an awesome tour director as was Paul with his driving skills. Loved the Grosvenor Hotel, the Lobby was beautiful & the location perfect. The Hilton London Metropole was on the other hand was a big impersonal business in a bad location, a lot farther from anything & not near as good an area. The Holiday Inn Plymouth was not a good place (poor service & WiFi) & as for all the Hotels WiFi should be included & the service be quick & easy to connect. The Hilton Hotel Newport was out of town & had lousy beds. The Granville Hotel in Waterford was great, quaint good food but lousy coffee as was the case with most of the Hotels,,lousy coffee that is. The Hilton Metrople Brighton had excellent service. Should be said we found self service laundry in Killarney & Dublin. The Stormint Hotel in Belfast had comfy beds but slow service in the dining room.

Wonderful experience

By: ATLGator


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2014

This was my first tour and I loved it! Previously, I'd worked with a travel agent to map out a trip, hotels, excursions and transfers. Monograms took care of every detail - seriously there were days where I couldn't recall the name of the hotel for that night. But it didn't matter - my local guides took such good care of me, I never had to worry. I met some really nice people on the tour and had some great guides. This won't be my last Monograms trip!
Travel Advisor:  Linda Terrill

Loved it!

By: Cindy


Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2014

Great tour, great hotels. Fabulous trip!!
Travel Advisor:  Terri Stanfield

Who knew?

By: me


Reviewed on: 01 Nov 2014

Trip was cancelled.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Paderewski

Great trip

By: Ray and C


Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2015

The trip to South Africa and Victoria Falls with extension to Botswana was excellent. The accommodations were wonderful at great locations including beautiful resort areas while on safari. It was a nice mix of large cities, nature with the Cape tour and Victoria Falls, and marvelous safaris at Kapama lodge and Chobi NP. The tented camp in Botswana added a special experience that we really loved. All of the guides were interesting and helpful and food was great. We saw more birds and animals than I could ever imagine. We have traveled with Globus to China and will use them again in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Ortler

Expert, friendly service

By: Haydee


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2015

We always enjoy traveling with Globus. Service is excellent

Wonderful memories for our 50th anniversary

By: pj


Reviewed on: 04 Sep 2015

Our trip was everything we hoped it would be. Our tour guide was excellent, the group size (25) was fantastic, and our new travel friends were great. There was a good variety of experiences. We especially enjoyed the experiences outside of the big cities.
Travel Advisor:  Jay Musgrove

Newfoundland and Labrador

By: Geri


Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2017

The tour guide was lots of fun and took good care of us. The bus driver was amazing and I felt very secure with him
Travel Advisor:  Carolyn O'Meara

Newfoundland

By: Barbie


Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2017

Very good. It was the second tour with Globus and I was very satisfied
Travel Advisor:  Carolyn O'Meara

Hawaii

By: Sambo


Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2017

Wonderful trip. Excellent tour director, Judi. Great activities and accommodations.
Travel Advisor:  Suzanne Mahar

Very well run

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2015

Our trip to New Zealand and Australia through Globus was wonderful. All the destinations we wanted to see and an outstanding tour in Alison. She took care of all the traveler AND their luggage. We never had a problem with flights, rooms, or luggage. Alison was knowledgeable on every country, city, building, and venue that we were very well prepared for each stop on our 19 day adventure. Good mix of optional tours. The whole trip was great. The only negative is internet access. The world has wifi. Free in airports, bars, streets, but not at our hotels. Odd to see 20 people standing in the lobby trying to use there very slow free 10 minutes each! Prior to booking with Globus she helped us get tours and information offered by several other operators so we were able to make a very informed decision. Have worked with Lydia for several years now and sent many friends to her even though they live in other states. Lydia is great at her job and we will be partners for a long time.

Great tour

By: Nimaway13


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2015

Great tour with lots of historical highlights.

Italy tour

By: Cat 54


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

I loved the tour. I had a great time, no fuss, no worries, everything was set up perfectly. I was truly on vacation & I felt safe going to another country with your tour guide & motor coach driver. I will use your tour services in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Brown

Emerald Isle Tour

By: PJ


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2015

This trip far exceeded our expectations! All four of us on this tour had a great time and it was wonderful to see so much Irish History and culture. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, helpful and funny. Would recommend Globus!
Travel Advisor:  JoAnne Patterson

Best guide and driver ever

By: Booper


Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2015

Good group of people to travel with. Food sight's ,and hotel's every good for the most part. I would take this trip again in the Fall to see the foliage.
Travel Advisor:  Ann Winegeart

San Miguel Pilgrimage

By: Sal


Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2015

Great tour guides, transportation provided was great . Hotels were great. Local guides very knowledgeable. on a scale of 1 to 10 I would say a 10. Thank you.
Travel Advisor:  Rosie Goldberger

GOOD

By: jackie


Reviewed on: 02 Jul 2015

THE TRIP WAS GREAT. THE ONLY THING WAS THE FIRST HOTEL WE STAYED AT WAS VERY DIRTY. HILLARY WAS WONDERFUL AND MIKE THE BUS DRIVER WAS GREAT. I WOULD TAKE ANOTHER TRIP WITH THEM. BUT I WOULD NEVER STAY AT THE HOLET IN BOSTON.
Travel Advisor:  Elaine Villette

Great tour company!

By: Mbexy67


Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2015

I have used Globus many times and will continue to use them.Globus is one of the best tour companys for getting the most out of your travel experience!
Travel Advisor:  Brenda Walters

Andrew is the best

By: oyvey


Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2015

This tour was one of our best one due to the wonderful tour director. He is the best your compny has. The tour was well orgenized hotels were great. Could not fine any negative just great all the way around.
Travel Advisor:  Rosie Goldberger

traveler

By: music man


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2015

Beautiful!!! We got to see Italy in a very special way!

First time river cruising

By: Gary


Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2015

This was our first river cruise and we selected Avalon and the new Tapestry II. We could not have been more pleased and will definitely use Avalon for any future river cruises. The layout of the ship was excellent, and the room was superior. The small size of the ship let us get to know the crew and fellow passengers. Our captain, Rudy, was always there to welcome us back on board.
Travel Advisor:  Barbara Weigel

Would certainly recommend Globus tours.

By: Carlo


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2015

Globus provided great Ireland highlights for a weeks tour. The sheep farm was a memorable visit. Also the stud farm and certainly The Cliffs of Moher. Our tour director was personable, knowledgeable and helpful. The driver for our tour was excellent. Suggestions I would make is it would have been nice to have had a little more free time and the temperature on the bus not so cold.
Travel Advisor:  Carol Asivido

We like this Tour Company

By: catyoung


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2015

I have been on several tours with this company. We really like the pace & the style of travel & enjoy our tours. This tour was split, part tour/part cruise. The cruise & tour itself we really liked with the exception of the Basin Harbor Lodge on Lake Champlain & the "special dinner" that we paid extra($50) for in a restaurant in Montreal, Canada. The Lodge was old & historical BUT, remove it from your list!! The room we had was up 3 flights of stairs & the floor was slanted down on one side. We slept with lady bugs & such coming in the cracks thru the windows. The other people in our tour had rooms worse than ours. My 84 yr. old Aunt had a very hard time with the stairs. Their restaurant was very mediocre, as we had to order off a special menu. They did not have adequate shuttle service for the golf carts to carry you back to the main lodge. We waited 25 minutes for it to come back. The dinner in Montreal was TERRIBLE!! Food was misrepresented & bad, service was bad. All agreed.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Daniel

So organized!

By: jc2520


Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2015

Our trip went off without any problems. Wonderful time! Wonderful food! Amazing tour guides! We loved it!
Travel Advisor:  Debra Wall

Fantastic!

By: Grammy


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2015

The ship, the staff, the itinerary were superb. The weather was 90% but didn't dampen our fun!
Travel Advisor:  Jennifer Fried

fun and interesting

By: linda


Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2015

beautiful views and interesting information on the areas I visited with good local guides
Travel Advisor:  Cheryl Taylor

First time w/Globus

By: Patty


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2015

It was our first trip with a tour group. Met wonderful people. Our tour guide, Maria Gracia, was delightful, charming and informative. Aldo, our bus driver was professional and made us feel comfortable and safe during our 10 day tour. I would recommend Globus to a friend.

Excellent Adventure

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2015

Wonderful Trip. Lots of fun things to do rafting, hiking etc. Nice to see the animals up close. Great opportunities for nature photographs.
Travel Advisor:  Martha Gaughen

WOW every day on GLOBUS trip of the west

By: BOB


Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2015

Every thing was perfect- Great tour director, driver, and group of travelers. Even the bus was good and clean. WOW
Travel Advisor:  Patricia McKenzie

Good overview of the UK

By: P&D


Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2015

The Essential Britain tour was fast paced. We covered 2000 miles throughout the UK. Our tour director was knowledgeable in the history of the areas we visited. He made a special effort to include a stop at Hadrian's wall which has not on the itinerary. The local guides were excellent in all cases, giving us additional insight into the history and life of each community. Hotel accommodations were very nice and adequate for our needs. Overall, we were satisfied with our experience but wished we could have stayed longer in Liverpool, Inverness. These were cities that we arrived late in the day and had little time to explore.
Travel Advisor:  Brenda Cadman

Very organized

By: Carole


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2015

We saw and experienced much more than expected. The tour was very organized and the guide knowledgeable about all parts of Ireland.
Travel Advisor:  Sabrina Teyla

Total Trip

By: dalada


Reviewed on: 05 Oct 2015

Fabulous trip from Vienna to Istanbul. Tour guide most excellent...knowledgable, courteous and kept things on time. Excellent coach driver...great local guides and tours...hotels were first class...side trips well worth the time and money...overall...just fabulous!
Travel Advisor:  Erika Gal

Globus

By: CW


Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2017

Everything and more than expected. Comfortable bus, fabulous guide and driver. Trip was magnificent and saw all the perfect spots!
Travel Advisor:  Bea Clagg

cosmos Balkans

By: solo traveler


Reviewed on: 08 Sep 2017

nice itinerary, hotels and tour director
Travel Advisor:  Cindy Franklin

Iceland

By: Alexis


Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2017

Good in all expects Our Guide was very good
Travel Advisor:  Lorrie Dirksen

Globus did a very good job

By: DougAngieB


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2015

We had a superb tour guide Abaddi, an excellent driver Manuel and a great itinerary. The only annoying thing was carrying all our luggage onto and off the Spain to Morocco ferry. There has to be a better way of handling this for us seniors. The itinerary was energetic but so interesting and almost all of the hotels so usefully situated in the cities and towns we visited. Highlights for us were Fez and Barcelona. It was one of the best Globus tours we have been on. Well done Globus.
Travel Advisor:  Rose Rende

Globus did it again

By: Tim


Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2015

Our Globus Tour of Italy & Sicily was excellent. We thought the tour director, driver, and the sites were excellent. We were disappointed in the selection of hotels. We have come to expect better accommodations from Globus. The breakfasts at the the hotels were also minimally acceptable.
Travel Advisor:  Wayne Muhlstein

Excellent service

By: World Traveler


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2015

Our tour director in Japan, Hiro, was one of the best I've met, very professional and knowledgeable. He often re-arranged the order of the activities to avoid the crowds, which we saw as we ended our activity. In addition, he went the extra step by going with one of our tour members, who was taking an extra excursion to visit relatives on a eight-hour round-trip train journey, to purchase the ticket, and without being asked, arranged an escort and translator for her journey. He also went by himself to purchase a train ticket for another member, because we saw that the way to the train station in Osaka was very crowded. In Kurashiki, he allowed those who wanted, to join him for dinner at a Japanese pancake place, where the proprietor entertained us. In Osaka, he took some of us on a night tour of the street with 3-dimensional signs. Neither of these two excursions were listed in the itinerary, but they were the highlights of the tour for some of us.
Travel Advisor:  Eiko Yamamoto

Excellent

By: Nettie


Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2015

Miska was so nice & informative. We didn't know what we were getting into, but Miska made it all smooth. While on our trip we kept hearing great comments from other who have used Globus before. We were very pleased with no complaints. Would love to travel with them again, We went places we never expected. Mishkas was always there for us, he even got up early to see us off to the airport. Thank you so much
Travel Advisor:  Andrea Keiderling Fehl

Class act all the way

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2015

Hotels were all 5 star; beautiful; well staffed; and organized. Food was excellent. Our tour guides and drivers were friendly and very knowledgeable on history, language, and customs of the area. We felt safe all the way.

Spain trip was great

By: SuzyQ


Reviewed on: 10 Nov 2015

Fabulous trip! Tour director very informative and accommodating.
Travel Advisor:  Lorraine Brunzlick

San Francisco & Yosemite

By: Beans


Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2015

Hotel in San Francisco was great and every employee super helpful and courteous. Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite was awesome. Could have used an additional day in Yosemite. Could have used a little snow for atmosphere!! Ken, our tour director, was great! Grew up in the area and could answer all questions. Rock Star of Yosemite!!
Travel Advisor:  Kim Schneider

Thorough and complete.

By: Old Guy


Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2016

Simply the best tour!! 5+ STARS
Travel Advisor:  Honey Mistry

Rhine River Cruise

By: M and S


Reviewed on: 14 May 2016

All good............
Travel Advisor:  Peggy Sue Taylor

Fantastic Canada

By: Canadian Group


Reviewed on: 16 May 2016

Itinerary was perfect. Hotels and restaurants that Globus used were excellent. Only negative was that our tour guide, although very knowledgeable, tended to pace the walking portions of the trip as a route march and did not consider the age of those in our group. When someone commented on the pace he said it was good to set a fast pace. Also, would liked to have spent more time in Niagara Falls and Montreal.

Pampered

By: dreamer


Reviewed on: 02 Jun 2016

The crew were all friendly and helpful. The cruise director was super organized and a good resource. The land local guides were all friendly and knowledgeable, and several had a good sense of humour and wit. The accommodations were clean and roomy enough. The food was delicious, but I ate too much. The onboard musical guest performers were all talented and entertaining, and much appreciated. An enjoyable cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Erika Gal

Expert Tour Director

By: Traveller


Reviewed on: 26 May 2016

Our tour director was an experienced expert. She did an amazing job and handled every situation well. She shared her insight regarding many aspects of the areas we visited.
Travel Advisor:  Carla Staples

Pants On Fire

By: 2016now


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2016

Central Europe Tour was very ambitious and aggressive in its itinerary but would not eliminate stops. Tour Director was ok. Could have been accessible and engaging. Delivery was monotone. Could have edited his talk time. He wasn't always informative. Hotels were generally nice. Berlin hotel rooms were too warm despite requests for cooling. Budapest and Prague hotels were not in desired locations and not near major sites. Arranged dinners were ok but food was too common for a luxury brand such as Globus. Would have expected more sophistication. Danube river dinner was cheesy and salt mines unremarkable.
Travel Advisor:  Russ Dunlap
Not Recommended

Mixed results

By: Redheaded Traveler


Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2016

Assuming that Globus represents Andy's tours, Blue City Wonders tours and Walks of Italy tours, here are my thoughts: Our guide in Athens was from Andy's tours. He seemed unhappy with his job and annoyed by our questions. We would not use them again. Our guide through the Paris catacombs was from Walks of Italy tours. He was very knowledgeable but also very cynical. Our guides through the Roman Coliseum and the Vatican were were from Blue City of Wonders. Our guide at the Coliseum was fabulous. Our guide at the Vatican had a thick accent and was very hard to understand.

Globus knows the travel business

By: Harold


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2016

The tour director made everyone comfortable and the trip most enjoyable.
Travel Advisor:  Marilyn Bennett

Experienced and friendly

By: Tom480


Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2016

Our Globus Tour Director, Nicholas, was great. Very knowledgeable, personable, and made the trip very enjoyable. Our first time to Italy and it was amazing. Some comments on Globus • Very organized. We got into most major points of interest (Vatican, museums, etc.) quicker than the public. Like having EZ Pass. Our wait times in lines were very short compared to the general public lines. • The excursions are definitely a must to do or at least consider. Those not selecting the extra excursions had free time but I believe the excursion packages let us see and do more in Italy that we would have experienced with the extra free time. Globus gets high marks for their service and experience. Thank you
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Dorfman

enjoyed the trip

By: mike i


Reviewed on: 01 Jul 2016

For the most part we enjoyed our experiences on our trip to Japan. The only faults that we had related to having too many arts and crafts type activities along the way. Also, the hotels varied as to quality. The guide was excellent and we were quite satisfied.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Howland

Great tour

By: Louise


Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2016

All arrangements were great. All details were taken care of so all I had to do was enjoy myself.
Travel Advisor:  Carla Staples

Wonderful Trip

By: Mary Lou


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2016

This is a trip of a lifetime! It should be on everyone's "Bucket List ". Christine Van Vorst (Blue Skies Travel) Did an outstanding job with all of our arrangements. The staff and crew on the ship were wonderful and couldn't do enough for us.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Van Vorst

a wonderful trip

By: Robinhood


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2016

at the end of the trip we, my grandchildren and son, could not find a thing to criticize! Our tour leader Barbara was a jewel of a tour director, very well informed, efficient without being pushy, firm where needed and flexible where necessary, a nice sense of humor, always in a good mood even at 6:30 in the morning and late at night after having worked all day. The places we visited were exactly what we had wanted to see, the hotels a pleasure, the meals in great restaurants, delightful and tasty, the bus very comfortable, the driver Bobby gracious and a smooth driver - no sudden slamming of the brakes! - the speakers exceptional, in short, we are already thinking about travelling with you again this coming year.
Travel Advisor:  Janine Magnuson

Another great tour!

By: Stu


Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2016

Believe this was my 5th tour with Globus and as always, it was outstanding. Tour directors are great and the value of each tour also. The attention to details is perfect and I will not travel with any other company!
Travel Advisor:  Patricia McKenzie

Cosmos trip to Spain & Portugal

By: Jan4travel


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2016

A great experience in a recent trip to Spain & Portugal with Cosmos included our terrific tour director Enrique who displayed an amazing knowledge of the culture and history coupled with a good sense of humor and the ability to manage a diverse group of people that made it a wonderful experience! Now I hope to return to Spain in the near future.
Travel Advisor:  Cathy Lenox

Excellent trip

By: Nikihamer


Reviewed on: 06 Sep 2016

Loved the trip. It was everything I hoped it would be. Cindy is an excellent agent. I have never had any problems with a trip she has planned.
Travel Advisor:  Cindy Franklin

Busses and crew have always been great

By: Connie


Reviewed on: 08 Sep 2016

Busses are clean and comfortable and crew is knowlegable and friendly

Good Vacation

By: Fred


Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2016

Globus provided a nice trip with good service. The guide was very helpful and I would recommend friends to use Globus
Travel Advisor:  David Helfrich

Fabulous Tour

By: Bounty


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2016

We took a two week tour starting in Las Vegas to several National and State Parks throughout seven states returning to Las Vegas. The tour director was great and very knowledgeable. The coach driver was also great and a very safe driver. The accommodations throughout the trip were terrific and the food good especially the cookouts and dinner in Salt Lake City. The coach was clean and comfortable and we saw things we would not get to see or do if we had been on our own. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the entire trip. We have traveled with other tour companies but Globus was far superior to them. We highly recommend Globus and will use them in future travels.
Travel Advisor:  Glenda Carey

GREAT TOUR OF GERMANY

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2016

Thanks for a GREAT TOUR. The tour guide was just OUTSTANDING!!!!!! Her name is Mirella and hats off to her for a OUTSTANDING TOUR. Mirella gave 125 % during the entire tour. Great knowledge and a GREAT sense of humor and very personable to the entire tour group. A true asset to your company and she REALLY LOVES HER JOB !!!!!!
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Dorfman

excellent Service

By: bill


Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2016

All connections we as planned

Terrific Globus tour of Canadian Cities

By: Joanie


Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

The trip was excellent, as all of the Globus trips we have taken have been.
Travel Advisor:  Marlene Zabel

Tour of Italy

By: Carol


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2016

It was a wonderful trip, we enjoyed the tours and the food was great.

Good company

By: Sunshine


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Great company. Received all the information that I needed to plan a memorable trip.
Travel Advisor:  Patricia Mankin

Expert Friendly Service

By: Nick&Freya2016


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Globus was very good at making sure that we had the experience of a life time. They made sure that our trip was enjoyable and that we were able to see as much as we possibly could. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful and we couldn't have asked for a better tour group to travel with through Italy!
Travel Advisor:  Candace Dupps

Another Excellent Travel Adventure

By: David


Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2016

Globus always puts together an excellent travel adventure taking us to all the need to see, interesting to see and experience sites and attractions at a fast but thoroughly enjoyable pace. Globus did no less this time.
Travel Advisor:  Paul Samuel

New England Tour

By: Brock64


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Our trip was fantastic. The key for us was the bus driver she has worked with Wilson bus for over 20 years and really knew her way around. We even had a situation where one of our group needed to go to the emergency room and the bus driver dropped her off then went back to pick her up. The tour director did a good job as well. The sites were fantastic and the group of people on the trip made it all fun. I would love to go back in a few years and do this trip again.
Travel Advisor:  Karen LaCasse

Italian travel rocks

By: The Sarg


Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2016

Had a good time
Travel Advisor:  Jay Musgrove

Amazing trip, amazing experiences!

By: aokula99


Reviewed on: 10 Nov 2016

This was my first experience with Globus, but not my last. Having traveled with Monograms a few years ago to Peru, I was absolutely open to traveling with Globus to South Africa and Zimbabwe. The itinerary was spot on to what I wanted to see and do and I knew the experience would be first class. I absolutely loved the incredibly level of coordination provided by Globus broadly but then on-site by my tour director Linda. The hotels/resorts we stay at were impeccable, the tour guides and tours were wonderful and the transportation top notch. As I was traveling alone, I actually loved the small group nature of the tour -- I left with a bunch of new friends who I had the chance to get to know over these two weeks. And many of the people on the trip were lifetime Globus travelers who could not speak highly enough of Globus. I love how this trip was seamless for me -- I barely lifted a finger and had the chance to focus my attention on having fun and seeing the world.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Terrill

Friendly service

By: Joanne


Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2016

It was an interesting first time River cruise. The staff, the director ect.were professional and attentive to the travellers need. I would have loved to have more time in Vienna, overall was a good experience.
Travel Advisor:  Erika Gal

Always the best

By: Judy & Doug


Reviewed on: 06 Dec 2016

Our trip to cuba included visits to a ballet school, visiting with local fishermen, many musical groups and learning the local dances, and a visit to Havana and the "old cars". The history of Cuba was everywhere. We visited Guantanamo, San Juan Hill and the Bay of Pigs. In addition we learned of the many heros and their quest for independance through the years. The choice of Paladars was always very good. The food was excellent and the management was always went out of their way to make us feel welcome. All of the local people we met were always warm and friendly. I would recommend this trip to all who are interested in learning the local culture and history of Cuba.
Travel Advisor:  Sherry Wilczewski

Avalon 23 day tour to Southeast Asia

By: Alexis


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2017

This tour was well planned and the hotels were all first class and the locations of the hotels were great. The Avalon Siem Reap Riverboat was great but it would have been nice to have a TV in the room and also Wi-Fi in the room.
Travel Advisor:  Lorrie Dirksen

Cuba

By: PB


Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2017

We love Globus. They are excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Collins Bolus

Hawaii - cruise

By: KW


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2017

Bea, our tour director was great! She was always there to arrange and make sure we made connections with our transportation for additional local tours, our cruise, and final departure for the airport. She also spent time with us showing us local highlights of Honolulu. We feel we now have a new friend in Honolulu! Thank you, Bea!!
Travel Advisor:  Debra Rischling

Cuba

By: NYCALNEVAimee


Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2017

All well done but with few critiques: 1. Too much time on bus that we did not know about prior to trip. 2. 30 people too large a group. 3. Should have been told time of flights from Cuba so could book better connections.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Hollo

The Holy Land

By: Suzy-Q


Reviewed on: 18 Apr 2017

Excellent. Very organized tour; great daily trips, excellent tour guide and acceptable accommodations. Yogev was absolutely remarkable. Very knowledgeable, extremely polite, accommodating and made the trip an incredible experience. He is so well-versed on Israel, archeology, religion and history. Very impressive! WOW! Kudos to Yogev.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Ortiz

Monograms Australia/New Zealand/ Fiji

By: Annie


Reviewed on: 26 Apr 2017

Everyone was friendly and very helpful.

Globus Tours

By: Norm


Reviewed on: 06 May 2017

Always good value for the price, very interesting and sometimes exciting tours. Always good experiences.

River Rhine Cruise

By: Laurie


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2017

Avalon Waterways and Monogram Tours were absolutely exceptional. The food, service, motor coach transportation, staff and excursions were wonderful. Everything was efficient and we felt very cared for.
Travel Advisor:  Andrea Kurschinski

Great guided trip

By: Huey


Reviewed on: 14 May 2017

I was wanting a guided trip when going to France and England. Globus took great care in seeing everything was done. We had a great guide and had no problems.
Travel Advisor:  Jay Musgrove

Excellent Globus trip

By: Ben


Reviewed on: 31 May 2017

Everything was planned and went smoothly. The tour director was always available and gave a great description of every place we visited with interesting facts and history. Globus has a worldwide network that works together to ensure all customers receive the highest quality of service.
Travel Advisor:  Doria Gomez

Emerald Isle (10 days)

By: B and J


Reviewed on: 29 May 2017

An outstanding tour; tour director went above and beyond expectations. Had us totally immersed in Irish culture and history with his extensive knowledge and his dry sense of humor. Itinerary covered a wide range of historic and scenic locations as well as interesting activities, and the optional excursions were outstanding. Motor coach was very comfortable. Hotels varied, but met expectations. Meals were plentiful and delicious. All in all, a fabulous time!
Travel Advisor:  Rosemarie Spinney

Greece

By: Oyveytx


Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2017

Vasili was above and beyond. She made the trip very special. She was very sensitive to everything and everyone. Her personality is infectious she created wonderful friendships on the bus. I would love to have her again. Evi the land tour guide was great to Extremely knowledgeable She made the trip very interesting We learned a lot from her.
Travel Advisor:  Rosie Goldberger

pending vacation

By: Wayne


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

we don't take this vacation till September.
Travel Advisor:  Trish Mercer

italy

By: kenneth


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

great tour guilds. vary helpful in all things. knew their jobs very well.
Travel Advisor:  Tina Posila

Globus Italian Treasures

By: FunTime


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2017

This was and excellent trip. Laura and Renzo were the best! Our vacation was all we had hoped for and more. We noted that members of our group had not read the important literature that Globus provided. Agents should be encouraged to stress the importance of reading this prior to the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Pulliam

Hawaii

By: Roxi


Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2017

very organised and friendly
Travel Advisor:  Shelley Greenan

European vacation

By: Butch


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2017

Excellent. Was thoroughly taken care from start to finish. Will gladly book another vacation in the future with Globus.
Travel Advisor:  Karen LaCasse

Italian Treasures

By: J & K


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

It was just as Christine Ryan described - a great way to immerse yourself in the beauty and antiquity of Italy. Fabiola, our Tour Director, was a consummate professional. She was an experienced, patient, caring leader. She referred to all 43 of us as "family," and speaking for the whole group, we felt like her family. In a word, she was perfect.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Ryan

Iceland

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 13 Jun 2017

Good it met my expectations.
Travel Advisor:  Darcy Flarity

River Cruise

By: Traveler


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

We had a wonderful experience on our Avalon River Cruise. Everything from food to side tours was handled beautifully.
Travel Advisor:  Debra Wall

12-day Cosmos France Pilgrimmage

By: LindaLouAU


Reviewed on: 15 Jun 2017

My family thoroughly enjoyed our 12-day pilgrimage around France. There were too many highlights to include, but we loved touring Paris, Orleans, Rocamadour, Avignon, Carcasonne, Chartres and especially Lourdes. Our tour guide, Corina Moga was outstanding. She was very knowledgeable of all the places we visited and always accommodated our needs beyond expectations. We also had a wonderful driver, Giovanni. The down side of visiting so many places in just 12-days is that you never have enough time in one place, but it was worth the fast pace. The included dinners and Limoge hotel were lackluster, but those are minor complaints compared to the other aspects of the trip. We have now traveled with both Globus (nicer but more costly) and Cosmos (nice & more affordable), and for the price difference we would travel with Cosmos again. Our 12-day France trip cost less than our 7-day trip across Italy. Both companies are excellent, but Cosmos is a better value in my opinion.

Ireland

By: chris


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

Have been on previous tours and they are all fun and interesting. Tour directors are very competent and enjoyable.
Travel Advisor:  Michele Rando

Great Britian in Depth

By: KandB


Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2017

Our tour director Peter made the trip. He brought the area to life and made it an "experience" to remember. Peter was very knowledgeable and shared his information in an engaging and memorable way. Would do another trip under Peter at any time.
Travel Advisor:  Andrea Keiderling Fehl

Globus companies

By: Sara


Reviewed on: 01 Jul 2017

If our trip on the Avalon river cruise is indicative of other Globus experiences, we would recommend this family of brands. Bucher Incoming was an excellent resource for hotels in Switzerland, and the Swiss Bell Hop service is ideal for a mix of hotels and train travel.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Zelisko

British Isles

By: Sweet


Reviewed on: 14 Jul 2017

This was our second Globus trip. I definitely recommend Globus. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and provided many stories, details and music to enhance the tour.
Travel Advisor:  Jenny Gilbertson
Not Recommended

Trip to Holland and Scandinavia

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 14 Jul 2017

I have never used Globus, so cannot comment on Globus tours. This trip was with Cosmos, which I understand is an "affordable" subsidiary of Globus. I used Cosmos because I wanted to visit both Holland and Norway, and this tour went to both. The trip was very pleasant and I enjoyed it very much. But for me, the choice of hotels was highly variable. Of the seven hotels used, two (Stalheim Hotel, Flam Norway and Thon Hotel, Bergen Norway} were very good and in excellent locations. The hotels in Amsterdam, Hamberg and Oslo were good but way outside the city centers and thus inconvenient. The "First" hotels in Copenhagen and Gothenberg were minimalist with very small rooms and inadequate services. The tour guide and driver were very good, and the meals provided, and optional trips and meals, were all very good. So overall it was a good trip. But most hotels were below the standard and/or location I expect on a tour, thus I will not use nor recommend Cosmos again.

Globus Europe Essential Tour was fantastic

By: Mary R.


Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

We recently returned from the Europe Essential Globus tour that visits 6 European cities in 11 days. Our tour guide was Kess and he did an excellent job. My family and I have never been to Europe before so we were seeing all of the sites for the first time. We came home tired, but felt blessed that we were able to see and do so much in a very short period of time. All of the hotels that Globus used were very good. Yes, in some of them the rooms might be considered small by US standards but the were all of nice. The last hotel in London was brand new and very high tech! Kess made sure that we saw wonderful sites in each location and went out of his was to make sure that if weather was going to be an issue, he re-arranged things so that no excursion was missed. In several instances it felt like he went above and beyond just to make sure we saw or did something special. Seeing the illumination of the Eiffel Tower was definitely the cherry on top!
Travel Advisor:  Debra Rischling

Excellent!

By: Deed


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

Dan our tour guide was an excellent, competent professional. Our trip was more than we ever expected, and Dan was a big part of the reason why. Frenchie, our bus driver, is an amazing driver putting the safety of his customers first. He kept our bus immaculately clean.
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Our tour guide was wonderful

By: Rmerk


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

We had a wonderful vacation with Globus to Ireland. Our tour guide, Tom was fantastic! We had no worries, everything was well arranged and prepared at every stop. Tom was very knowledgeable about the areas that we traveled and he entertained all questions without hesitation. Our trip was very stress free and enjoyable, we will definitely consider travel again with Globus.
Travel Advisor:  Sherrie Coffey

National Parks

By: Kate


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

Top quality tour company. Daniel was excellent! We had the trip of a lifetime!!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Loved my tr!!!

By: Dee


Reviewed on: 16 Jul 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my lodges of the west tour. Nice pace , awesome views, exceptional tour director, friendly and adept bus driver. Very happy with globes and wouldn't hesitate to travel with them again!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Classic Lodges of the West

By: Wonk


Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2017

Absolutely wonderful trip. All and more than we imagined. We saw much more than was explained to us and we were so pleased with all the accommodations. It certainly was one of our best trips!!!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

National Parks

By: Molly


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2017

A great vacation. Everything was planned very well. Our tour guide was great,knowledgeable about the parks and always very pleasant. It was great having everything taken care of....baggage, transfers, tipping. Meals included were also great. The hotels were fantastic!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Type of tour

By: Joan


Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017

I asked for it and got the best of Italy! It was a bit of a whirlwind for me at 73 and coming from the flatlands of FL. But traveling with my daughter who wanted to see it all I plundered through. I may be traveling with another daughter next summer so I may be plundering through another bit of Europe. Please understand, I loved the tour but for myself would pick a less active even though I may end up on a level 4. Many happy memories for sure.!
Travel Advisor:  Sherry Wilczewski

Globus Bus Tour of the U.K. and Ireland

By: Suz


Reviewed on: 22 Aug 2017

Our Globus Bus tour was fantastic! We so loved our tour guide, Charlie, and bus driver, Kevin. Charlie was so full of information and had quite a sense of humor. I felt like I got to see WAY more of England, Ireland, and Scotland than I would have on my own. Our tour ran so smoothly and there wasn't a hitch. It's the only way to tour a country, in my opinion. How would you do it by yourself, or even know where to go or what you were looking at? Accommodations and meals were fine, and special entry into sites was a plus. If all Globus tours run like ours, we will definitely book through them in the future. Highly recommend!
Travel Advisor:  Glenda Carey

TexTravel

By: TexTravel


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

Usually Globus does very well on their trips, but this one just didn't work out the way I had hoped.
Travel Advisor:  Donna Leverson

Hawaii

By: Connie


Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2017

We were pretty satisfied with our Globus tour. However, they need to improve their pick-up procedures at the airport. There was no one there to meet us. I had to ask around to many of the other tour reps to find ours. It took quite a while. When we were schedules to leave our last hotel, the bus was late getting there. We had to call the front desk about what to do when they didn't show up.
Travel Advisor:  Naomi Sucha

Globus Germany

By: Brad


Reviewed on: 21 Jul 2017

Generally, I would give them an 8 out of 10. Buses were clean, hotels including locations were very good, included breakfasts were very good, and the tour director was very good. I bought an extension through Globus and they did not then include transportation from the airport which I think they should. I have been on 9 Globus tours and I think that they are slipping a little.
Travel Advisor:  Barbara Sanner

Tropper

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2017

A well verse man who loves his job and Native Americans of our great country. Sceen along with driver(Collin) were easy to like and understand -A great team.
Travel Advisor:  Carla Staples

enjoy Globus

By: Suz


Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2017

I have reported this via my tour director in S. Africa and with Ilene but once again want you to know that the travel booklet said I would need a notarized letter from my husband that it was ok for our daughter to travel but on arrival at Louisville she was denied travel because I did not have an original birth cert. I was able to get a family member to get to our bank deposit box and return to the air port in time to depart. I hate to think what would have happened if the bank had been closed.
Travel Advisor:  Ilene Griffy

Great service

By: Iguana1


Reviewed on: 09 Aug 2017

The Globus staff was very professional. When one of us got altitude sickness they helped make arrangements for staying in place, private car to next site where we could rejoin group, had someone meet us at airport when we left group to return to Lima to recuperate. That individual helped us plan alternate activities. Their choice of Metropolitan Touring to provide our ship experience in Galapagos wa perfect. We loved Santa Cruz II!! The Globus staff for city tours in Quito and Guayaquil were very fine. In Guayaquil she let us join the tour last minute. We returned happy from our trip!
Travel Advisor:  Judy Fishburn

Overall, a wonderful trip.

By: Katie


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

Touring with Globus through "Bonnie Scotland" was an unforgettable experience. Our tour guide and driver were highly professional, friendly, and informative. The tour was very efficient and allowed us to see so many different things in just a short week. We definitely want to use Globus for our next trip abroad. Our only complaint was with the some of the hotel accommodations, but the tour guide did his best to prepare us for them, since he sympathized with how poor they were. They were quite limited in their hotel options in certain parts of Scotland, which isn't Globus's fault.
Travel Advisor:  Nancy Nora

Cape Cod Tour

By: Penny


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

I have used Globus several times. They covered everything I wanted to see in Boston and Cape Cod. Nice tour director and driver. Price is reasonable.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Terrill

Cool Iceland

By: Cool Iceland


Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2017

Globus has been great to work with. Their trips are well planned and executed. They always keep the needs of the travelers at the top of the list.
Travel Advisor:  Ilene Griffy

Western adventure: globus style

By: NanPaul


Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2017

This was the best experience ever! My wife actually cried saying good bye to our guide& driver!!! Not high maintenance people, we still got the attention and care that was rated only as superior! On our trip, we were already planning our next globus trip!!! The hotels, areas of interest, food, excursions and time allotted at each destination was perfect!! We have done a lot of traveling with great experiences but this vacation was off the charts! We only wished I entire family could have been there!
Travel Advisor:  Beth Saboe Mollo

Charlie51

By: Charlie51


Reviewed on: 16 Aug 2017

Would highly recommend Avalon to anyone
Travel Advisor:  Barbara Weigel

National Parks Tour

By: PattiG


Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2017

This national Parks tour was the best ever! Globus must have the most knowledgeable tour director in the industry. This tour director, Steve O, and the bus driver, Frenchy, were great. Steve & Frenchy, made this trip ! They were outstanding . We learned so much because of them, thank you Globus for a job well done..
Travel Advisor:  Beth Saboe Mollo

Our Globus experience

By: Fritz


Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2017

Overall, these two tours by Globus achieved the high standards we've experienced previously. The tour directors and the coach drivers all had high levels of expertise. The only problem was that the Trip Scales for both CH and CF were level 3 out of 4, and they didn't seem to be anything alike. We found both the number of "one night stands" and the types of terrain covered in CF made for a more physically demanding tour. We would suggest a re-evaluation. We were also surprised in tour CF (0731) by being told only as the trip began that we would need Canadian cash for a number of meals. Fortunately, our travel account was able to handle this unexpected news. And we thought the "picnic" meal was a recipe for disaster, as a coach load of people tried to find portable food not needing refrigeration to carry along for the next day. Surely, a local vendor might have been arranged in advance for the whole group.
Travel Advisor:  Gianna (Jenny) Serena

European adventure

By: Famiglia


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

All of the tours that were arranged for us were top-notch. The tour guides were great; they were able to keep our entire family, ranging in age from 15-55 engaged. The tours chosen for us also appealed to the whole family. We were greatly impressed!
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Moran

British Panorama

By: Josel


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

The best tour so far! From planes, transfers, hotels, foods, venues and more; Everything was spot on! The tour director, Julie Ann, provided maps and information of every stop; we did not even open our map and travel guide. We plan to use the Cosmos tour operator on our next family vacation.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Renae Torgerson

Whirlwind of Europe

By: Barbara m


Reviewed on: 22 Aug 2017

What a fantastic fast pace adventure. Hit all the hotspots left lasting memories. Already looking at the one for next year.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Daniel

A wonderful holiday experience

By: Valerie


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2017

This tour was my first trip with any of the Globus brands but I expect it will not be my last. Our tour director, Lisa Bullerwell, was outstanding and anticipated every need. She is knowledgeable, pleasant, patient and has a great sense of humour.
Travel Advisor:  Maria Karmiris

Great trip

By: Rick


Reviewed on: 03 Sep 2017

The Poland and Germany trip was the best. The tour guides were informative and helpful. They made the trip great
Travel Advisor:  Paul Sacks

Great visit to Prague

By: J & B


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

I thought this tour was very well run. The local hosts were available to answer questions very often and were knowledgeable and helpful. They sent us to just the right place when we wanted specific souvenirs and our sightseeing guide was equally amazing and helpful. The variety of excursions was also very good, and the ones we chose were quite enjoyable. I'm bummed we couldn't pay on-site for an excursion with a card, but that's our fault for not having enough cash left at the end of our trip. Overall, it was a great experience and a good trip where we didn't have to worry about lining things up on our own!
Travel Advisor:  Debra Wall

Scandanavia

By: Henry


Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2017

good choices, guides wish the group were smaller
Travel Advisor:  Jacky Murphy

Globus tour to Israel

By: SantPapi


Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2017

Israel was must visit for us We have done Globus over seven visit From Greece,China,Egypt in 1999 , Europe ,England Scottsdale ,Peru Now Israel Guide was like history professor Yeval Thank Yeval Israel must visit for any one Jerusalem has no competition so far as far as history and multi faith holy site Felt safer than any other place I have visited Israel must visit / once in life time And Globus we are dependent Thank you Globus Journey .com Thanks Jodi to arrange
Travel Advisor:  Jodi Bushkin

Young family trip

By: Carol


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Globus was really good! The tour was very well done and the guide and driver could not have been better
Travel Advisor:  Sheri Phillips

Spain

By: Michelle


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

I had a wonderful travel experience.
Travel Advisor:  Patrice Thomas

Great Tour

By: DK


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

This was our first Globus tour but we found it well organized, seeing most of the major places we wanted to see. Good quality hotels and meals were provided. We had a highly knowledgeable, witty and patient tour director and a great bus driver, both of whom our tour group really liked. I felt we received good value for the money we spent. So much so that we are now planning our next tour through Globus.
Travel Advisor:  Rick Kritschgau

Globus Monogram London

By: MW


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

This was the first time using this company. The tours we picked ran on schedule and the local guides were knowledgeable and entertaining. The only thing we found there were too many people on a tour outside of London making it difficult to hear guide and stay with group. Cotswold tours seemed rushed in towns and too many different meeting times to get back on bus. Some suggestions by guide would have been difficult to achieve in time allotted.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Kellogg

Globus Tours

By: Jill


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

This is our 2nd trip with Globus. I would highly recommend them. Their tour directors are the best. Mauricio Yonfa on the Legacy of the Incas tour was incredible.
Travel Advisor:  Mary Emrich

Tennessee

By: Cory


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

I have traveled with Globus many times. This trip was good not great.
Travel Advisor:  Debra Stern

essential Britain

By: no


Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2017

Excellent !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Travel Advisor:  Stephanie Petros

Paris/Normandy, Brittany and Loire Valley

By: Unocanadiano


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2017

Very well run tour. Access to front row seating at le Moulin Rouge was so enjoyable. Our tour director was well-respected by other tour guides, knowledgeable, and provided a true learning experience for our tour travellers. She had a sense of what was important to her group members, and a sense of humour. Also she can trouble shoot to maintain a great travelling experience by solving problems which occur on the spot. I was very impressed with her.
Travel Advisor:  Carolyn O'Meara

Helpful Staff

By: European Newbie


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2017

We liked that we booked an independent tour, but there was an individual available at the hotels who we could contact with questions. While we booked all of our excursions before we left, the staff at the hotels would've been more than happy to assist with booking an excursion for you and assisting you in any way possible. Everyone that we encountered with our tour package was very helpful.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Salloum

Bavarian tour

By: Justamy


Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017

Our first tour- we enjoyed it. Our guide , Gerhart, was a great guy, full of information as well as suggestions for things to do on our own. Very nice bus ( Simon was an awesome driver!) and hotels were clean and modern.
Travel Advisor:  Britt Gerber

Every Globus Trip We Take is Memorable!

By: The Grant Coach


Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2017

We love taking Globus tours. This time we signed up for two tours with a Monograms stay in Paris between the two tours. This is the first time we have done this. I love the Monograms program and plan to look at more trips using Monograms. My husband developed a medical problem on the first of the two tours. Our tour director accompanied us during his free time to the hospital ER to make sure we could communicate with the doctors and nurses. That's going above and beyond and that's what Globus does.
Travel Advisor:  Tammy Jones-Deem

canada trip

By: Wayne


Reviewed on: 05 Oct 2017

The motor coach was clean. The driver was a professional and the tour guide made the trip very fun and informative.
Travel Advisor:  Trish Mercer

None

By: Nick


Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017

Globus was just as described.
Travel Advisor:  Cheryl Taylor

Great tour

By: Beanster


Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017

Great, awesome tour guide
Travel Advisor:  Andrea Keiderling Fehl

Great Time On My First Globus Tour

By: Lorene


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2017

I was very pleased with my first Globus travel experience and hope to travel with them again soon. The tours included with the package price were good. However, I was rather shocked as to what I spent on optional tours; the cost added up quickly. The location of the various hotels were great, many within walking distance to the city centers. Our tour guide was superb and extremely knowledgeable, making our coach rides informative and enjoyable. Our bus driver was outstanding....how he managed to make such tight turns was remarkable, let along backing the coach bus up down narrow streets, etc., was amazing!
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Renae Torgerson

Tara, tour director and Globus

By: jah


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2017

We were very happy with our tour director, Tara. She was very knowledgeable about England and all the sites. On out coach trips, she kept us informed about everything we passed that was of interest. She made sure all went smoothly. We were very pleased with our Globus tour. Everything was arranged to perfection. We had so much fun! We will definitely use Globus for our next trip.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Broderick

Trip

By: Travelers


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2017

The tour was well planned and gave us free time to do things we wanted to do
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Jaykus Peck

Globus is Great!

By: L&M


Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2017

We have taken multiple Globus tours and have always been pleased with our tour and local guides, our hotels, and the itineraries. We will continue to travel with Globus!
Travel Advisor:  Leigh Sullivan

Canadian War Memorials Tour

By: Susan


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

This is our second Globus Tour. We would very gladly take future Globus tours as well. This tour gave us a Canadian focus on the memorial sites in France and Belgium. There was an excellent tour guide provided. He was knowledgeable about Canada and its history during both World Wars. Local guides were also excellent in different locations of the trip. Very good to excellent accommodations were provided and meals were also very good. It was a very comfortable and informative trip.
Travel Advisor:  Shelley Greenan

B&J

By: Me


Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

Again, this was our first tour. There were no problems and we had a great time.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie May

sounds of the South

By: Sue


Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017

It was a fantastic trip. Peter was a wonderful tour guide. He did way more then anyone would expect with various hats and postcards from each location. Everyone should do this trip.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Ryan

Globus England

By: Gina


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

This was our 3 tour with Globus. We enjoyed this trip. I would recommend it to anyone. They are very professional and helpful. Looking forward to our next adventure with them
Travel Advisor:  Jeanine Grande

Tour of Germany

By: mj


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017

This was an incredible trip. I loved every part of it. Everyone working for Globus was courteous and informative. The hotels, and meals were out of this world. I enjoyed all the cities and towns we visited. I will be telling others about this trip and may even go back someday. Thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Jenny Gilbertson

Taste of Italy with Globus

By: Sibi


Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2017

This was just as advertised...a taste of Italy. Each day was full of activity and we saw so many of the highlights in each city, mixed with time in the countryside. Our coach driver was very skilled at driving in both cities and on narrow country roads. Our tour director handled all of the details thoroughly and we never had to worry about our luggage or arrangements for some of the optional excursions. We are healthy retirees in our early 70's and the days were tiring but we didn't have any trouble keeping up with the nice sized group. Overall, a very well planned tour showing the company's experience in the area of group tours.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Hartman

Australia

By: Ryan


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2017

The hotel & tour package was great. Nice hotel downtown Sydney, included breakfast every morning and our tour day was an amazing time for all 16 of us!
Travel Advisor:  Gay Johansen

Best of Spain

By: Joanne


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017

We have used Globus for many trips overseas. The itinerary is full of all the important sites to see. The tour guides have been personal and knowledgeable. Accommodations are excellent. We always recommend Globus to our friends.
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Dorfman
Not Recommended

bad

By: Mikey


Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2017

leader was pompous and dictatorial

Enchanting Canyon Lands

By: divingbell


Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2017

Everything was excellent. Christofer was extremely knowledgeable about the area. Wade was a very good driver, both were a lot of fun to share the trip with.
Travel Advisor:  Nella Ward

Review Canyon tours

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2017

Wonderful trip. Our tour guide was terrific. The entire trip was so organized and made so easy for us travelers. Luggage delivered to our room and picked up . No hassles at all. The driver was great. I have been recommending this Globus trip to all my friends. I have nothing but positive thoughts regarding the trip. It was my first Globus trip and I will definitely use them again.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Van Vorst
Not Recommended

Japan Trip

By: Ray


Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2017

It was so-so. Some problems include: 1. Hotel room in Tokyo was very small. While we expected a small room, given the 3 star hotel that we selected, we did not anticipate getting a room that did not have a closet and was generally very cramped. 2. Hotel room in Hiroshima (ANA Crowne) had a tired appearance and was not as clean as we expected. 3. We were not told that on our train rides to Kyoto and Hiroshima, our luggage had to be delivered separately. We decided to keep our luggage with us on the Kyoto to Hiroshima train after seeing what other passengers were doing with their luggage.

Peru with Nazca lines

By: Freda


Reviewed on: 15 Nov 2017

We have travelled with Globus several times and always find a well planned agenda and great hotels. Hotel location is always important and with Globus,the locations are always good with good neighbourhoods and close to attractions and amenities. The part of the vacation that wasn't great were the flight times. On arrival to Peru the Miami connection was only 45 minutes which left us scrambling and on return to Toronto we had a 7 hours layover after an overnight flight. In the future maybe some choice could be offered in alternative flight times.
Travel Advisor:  Herma Buchanan

Globus Review

By: Susie


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2017

A great tour, got to see 4 major Hawaiian Islands with beautiful accommodations and very nice included meals. Tour bus drivers and tour director great. Excursions we chose were excellent. We are repeat Globus customers.
Travel Advisor:  Marian Blessing

Unexpectedly pleasant

By: MrsLee13


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2017

This was our first Globus/Monograms trip. We appreciated the freedom to plan our own activities, while having our arrivals, greetings, transfers and inter vacation travel handles by the company, rather than having to worry about it on our own. I’d consider booking future trips with Monograms.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Ryan

Some recommendation

By: JJ


Reviewed on: 29 Dec 2017

Overall it was a nice trip in Iceland, I was on the tour with several folks who have done the Globus before and they really recommended your services. However, we all agreed our tour guy was not the best. Additionally, when traveling internationally and meals are included Dinner should never be in a name brand hotel like a hilton (breakfast is fine) but dinner should be with the locals!
Travel Advisor:  Amy Rectenwald

Globus

By: Susan


Reviewed on: 22 Dec 2017

Good organization. Expected more. Most hotels were well situated. Tour director and local guides were excellent but no different from less expensive tour groups. No individual orders were allowed at mealtimes (everything served family style) and beverages were not included with meals included in itinerary! Itinerary was excellent!
Travel Advisor:  Jackie Izzo

Costa Rica trip

By: Hala


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2018

Overall trip that was organized by Globus was good. Areas of interest, transportation, and lodging were all good. The only unpleasant incident that happened with us was when our itenenry got mixed up during internal errors within the company. This caused us to miss two excursions which is a loss to us in terms of experience in Costa Rica. The company did reimburse the cost of the excursions to us, although the trip was not fully complete in terms of quenching my traveling senses!
Travel Advisor:  Amal Mulhem

Repeat Customer

By: Victorian


Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2018

I have taken 3 different tours with Cosmos and once again, I had a fabulous time. Good value for money, a great tour director and a companionable group of like minded travellers.
Travel Advisor:  Carolyn O'Meara

Rose Parade 2018

By: Las Vegas Traveler


Reviewed on: 19 Jan 2018

The tour was well planned and executed. The hotel was very nice. As with any tour, you would like to have more time at each event, but overall the activities packed in to 4 days was amazing. The Tour Director and bus driver were very friendly and knowledgeable. Seating for the Rose Parade was great. In addition, the weather cooperated, each day was warm and full of sunshine. We can say we have checked one more item off of our bucket list.
Travel Advisor:  Peggy Sue Taylor

South Pacific UNI tour

By: Carol


Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2018

WOnderful trip, wonderful group, wonderful tour guide, Yvonne. Everything ran smoothly, saw so much! Globes certainly has this trip down
Travel Advisor:  Kristen Elfritz

South Pacific

By: Carol


Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2018

Great! It was wonderful
Travel Advisor:  Kristen Elfritz
Not Recommended

No full disclosure

By: Winnie


Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2018

Parts of the tour were great. The brochure description neglected to fully inform you of how many hours were spent on the tour coach. The hotels were just okay - nothing to rave about. Overall, I would rate Globus tours as a 5 out of 10.

Awesome!

By: Bill


Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2018

Only tour company I will use!
Travel Advisor:  Brenda Walters

Ireland trip

By: Kay


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2018

Globus is thorough, friendly, and professional.
Travel Advisor:  Christine Ryan

Great guides and choice of hotels

By: Larryt40


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Enjoyed our trip immensely. Our tour guide in Greece, Maria and the co-ordinator Beverly were knowledgeable, helpful and have great senses of humor.
Travel Advisor:  Judy Kotkin

Globus

By: 12travel


Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2018

A trip to Cuba may not be the best example of their tours. The bus seat rotation was not kept. The restaurant seating especially in Havana was with tables for four. This made it difficult when you did not have even numbers of individuals wishing to sit together. They included in your tour fee a tip amount but did not spell out exactly how much was going to be allotted to each category. This left travelers wondering if or how much additional you would like to give the parties. The Tour Guide was great. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and more than willing to answer all of our questions. We had a safe bus driver. The people to people interaction was very good with the Cuban citizens warm and welcoming.
Travel Advisor:  Willo Falk

Lima, Machu Picchu and the Peruvian Amazon - unforgettable!

By: Judy


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Globus put together a fabulous tour of Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley and Cusco. The tour guides at each venue were top rate, and our accommodations were wonderful. Machu Picchu was one of our "bucket list" destinations, and we were in awe of the site and the intelligence of the Inca people. Our Local Host in Cusco, Jamilet, was excellent! My husband and I have been fortunate enough to do quite a bit of traveling; and Jamilet was the most informative, accommodating and kind Local Host we've ever experienced. Our stay on the Amazon was truly amazing, and the warmth and caring of the people made our stay even more memorable. The only negative for us, however, was the fact that one side of our room was completely open (no screen, net or anything) to the elements and animals; and the other three walls did not go clear up to the ceiling which meant you could hear your neighbors conversations, etc. The daily excursions were, however, informative, fun and exciting!
Travel Advisor:  Michele Benigno

South American Excursions

By: Boss


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Mongrams came through again with great excursions in Rio, Igaussu Falls & Buenos Aires. The "hosts" met us at the airports and saw us off to our next destination wi9th precision and provided wonderful tours in their own domains. They were knowledgeable, personal and saw to your every need from banking to eating out. I felt like I had a friend in each destination.
Travel Advisor:  Yvonne PelletierPaul

German Escape

By: Wesley


Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2018

The only problem with Globus is the airline schedule changes which may have be on account that the air reservations was made through Air Canada. I had problems boarding the plane in Cincinnati and Newark on the way to Germany. The gate agent had to research the correct ticket number and confirmation numbers because there were three schedule changes and there were segments that had not been removed. I noticed three days before I was scheduled to leave that there was no reservation on the United website. I contacted my tour guide who contacted Globus. I was told to call United. I called United using the German phone number and I was placed on hold for 5-10 minutes. It was discovered that I was assigned a new confirmation number and no one took the time to tell me. Next time my travel agent Jayme Hood will handle my airfare and not Globus
Travel Advisor:  Tony Huffman

Tour Operator

By: Judy H.


Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2018

Everything was very well organized and all meets were right on time.
Travel Advisor:  Carla Staples

India trip( Taj Mahal & Bengal Tigers)

By: Khaki


Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2018

Great company! Very professional & very helpful & knowledgeable!!😀
Travel Advisor:  Martha Gaughen

Ali Morar the tourist guide

By: judith


Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2018

I highly recommend Ali Morar as the best tourist guide that I ever had. Miss Morar was very responsible, she know every thing related to history, culture, tips, facts and more that I was expected to know about each country, art, architecture, religion, politic, etc . She was extremely worry about the safety of every person on board, about every detail but also she was able to communicate in different language. On the top of it, she was really fun, polite and sweet.
Travel Advisor:  Mary Cedeno-Azanza

Globus is great!

By: K&D


Reviewed on: 01 May 2018

This was our 2nd trip with Globus and we were very pleased.....again! Our first trip was to the National Parks and our 2nd trip was to Hawaii. We were very impressed with how organized and effortless the trips were. Our tour directors were very knowledgeable and we were impressed as to how well they coordinated everything! We never had to worry about our luggage etc. Globus and the tour directors made our trips very enjoyable, safe & informative! We have recommended Globus to several friends and they were very pleased too! We will definitely be using Globus in the future!
Travel Advisor:  Jeanine Grande

Israel Jordan tour

By: Awesome God


Reviewed on: 03 May 2018

The tour was great. Jammed pack full. Israel tour guide, Anaka was great! The Jordanian tour guide, Saddam, was over two hours late getting to us! Caused our first day with him to be extremely late!(coming into the motel at 9pm). After that he was fine though his accent made him harder to understand and he didn't use headsets which would have been very good and helpful as with our first guide. Also waiting to see how this tour operator will deal with our Airline mechanical problems which caused us to forfeit our first prepaid night in Tel Aviv. Hopefully they will refund the night's cost as we had no control over the fact that we could not get there as planned. Glad to have the opportunity to go on the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Antenucci

Globus Experience

By: CassieJ


Reviewed on: 06 May 2018

Working with Globus was fantastic!
Travel Advisor:  Connie Frenzel

The Best of Spain

By: Jane


Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2018

My experience was ideal and full of learning moments. Beatriz, our tour guide is an individual that ‘sets a high bar.’ From the first gathering as a large group that Saturday night until the last morning of my contact with her she was cordial and accommodating. I personally was amazed to watch her in action on many occasions of transistions. Only a capable, experienced and professional individual could manage to adapt to all the demands of a very diverse group. I also want to mention the great and cordial service that our driver(s) offered. Always polite and glad to answer any questions I had at the time. They are also a great reflection of the type of brand Globus must be proud of. I hope to someday travel overseas again. Globus will be my only choice for travel overseas.
Travel Advisor:  Connie Frenzel

Trip 2018

By: Barbara1953


Reviewed on: 15 May 2018

The bus trips were well organized! Our hotel host very organized!
Travel Advisor:  Ann Harrison

Got the most out of it!

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 07 May 2018

Very pleased with the Globus tour. The whole tour was well planned and executed. Felt like we made the absolute most out of our time in Italy.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Voelker

Globus

By: Mo


Reviewed on: 13 May 2018

No problems with arrangements
Travel Advisor:  Sharon Howell

Great Trip!

By: Genedr


Reviewed on: 11 May 2018

This was our first tour and with the exception of one not so great hotel room ( one night & the room was a bit dated) and one less than mediocre meal (a bit stingy with the wine and the entree was no very good) everything else was fantastic! Considering we stayed at multiple hotels and had many dinners together I would rate this tour a 9 to 9.5 out of 10! The local guides and bus driver (Sandro) were great and our main tour guide (Elizabetha) was outstanding! We saw a lot, learned a lot, ate and drank well, but most of all laughed with and enjoyed everyone involved!
Travel Advisor:  Veronica Dempster

Constant Travel

By: Constant Travel


Reviewed on: 22 May 2018

Good. Well planned, but cruise director kept changing things. The tours were good and they left little time to dilly-dally or explore.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Allen-Speer