Travel Tip Tuesday: Beach Packing 101

Want to go for a swim?  Going to the beach might feel like the easiest thing in the world to pack for, but au contraire! Those UV rays, the hot sand, and the cool ocean breezes mean that temperatures can change quickly and being soaked to the bone isn’t the most comfortable.

You might be wearing less but there’s plenty more to think about when sitting out in the summer heat.  Here’s a quick Contiki packing list to make sure you’re covered (in more ways than one!) when you hit some of the hottest beaches around the world.

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Being Vegetarian on Tour

If you’re like us, you probably love food (why else would we start a Foodspotting account?)  Contiki strives to accommodate the dietary needs of all of our passengers and one of our most frequently asked questions is about food options on tour for vegetarians.

We asked two of our resident Contiki staffers to give some general tips and advice about what food options they have encountered while on the road with Contiki.  Check it out! [Read more...]

Travel Tip Tuesday: Travel Insurance with Contiki

When you travel, do you get travel insurance? 

In this day and age, we’re pretty confident buyers.  We don’t insure everything we purchase off the internet because we’re pretty sure everything will arrive in one piece, exactly the way you bought it.

Are you wondering what the benefits of travel insurance are?  Look no further!  Contiki gives you the ins and outs of travel insurance.

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