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Meet Up

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Before you go

Get in touch with passengers on your tour or ask others who have just returned what their experiences were like. Our Meet Up app can be accessed through Facebook and can be downloaded for free from iTunes and Google Play.


Travel insurance is compulsory

Travel insurance is a necessity, not a luxury

All clients must have comprehensive travel insurance cover while travelling with us. Find out more about how much cover you need for your adventure and what policies are available through Tucan Travel.

Visa Guide

Visa guide for Tucan Travel destinations

A rough guide for Tucan Travel destinations

We have compiled a brief summary of visa requirements for Tucan Travel’s destinations and advice on travel documents and visas. This is designed as a guide only and we recommend double checking information with embassy and consular websites.

Safety Updates

Travel safety updates

Keep safe and secure on tour

Before you travel it is important to make yourself aware of any potential safety or security risks. Please read our latest news updates and be sure to check with the relevant embassies listed on this page before you depart to ensure you are fully informed.

Skyscanner Flight Finder

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Find cheap flights to Tucan Travel destinations

Find and compare cheap flights from where you are to any Tucan Travel destinations. Simply type in your 'from' and 'to' destinations and click 'show flights'. You can also find cheap flights for your tour by clicking on your preferred airline. All searches are completely free of charge and any flights you choose to book will be booked through the individual airlines.


World weather and climate

World weather and climate

Need to know the best time of year to travel? View weather and climate information for your chosen destination on an interactive map. Click anywhere on the map to display average temperature, rainfall and sunshine information for the entire year.

Money Saving Tips

Save money before and during your adventure

Save money before and during your adventure

Don't let the so-called 'credit crunch' hold you back from taking the adventure of a lifetime! Tucan Travel staff have compiled this list of handy hints to help you make the most of your money before and during your travels so that you can enjoy your adventure holiday to the full.

Travel Health Advice

Staying healthy while you travel

Stay healthy while you travel

Staying healthy while you travel isn't really rocket science and it isn't all about vaccinations and pills. Most problems you could face are easily preventable. Putting on sunscreen, drinking bottled, boiled or treated water, washing your hands properly before eating and carefully avoiding insect bites could save you a great deal of hassle.

Local Payment & Kitty

Why we have a local fund and how to pay it

Why we have a local payment and how to pay it

Tour prices for Tucan Travel's Budget Expeditions  and Overland Tours travel styles are excellent value for money. We arrange the framework for your tour and take care of the hassle of organising things like transport and accommodation, giving you more freedom to plan your adventure holiday according to your budget. The local payment applies to Budget Expeditions and Overland Tours only. Some of our Adventure Tours operate with tipping kitties.

Extra Services

We can book extra hotels and transfers for you

Extra services - hotels & transfers

Our group tours, Add-ons and Expedition Cruises start and finish in some of the world's most fascinating cities. If you would like to take full advantage of all the interesting attractions on offer we can book extra hotel nights for you. We also offer airport transfers in many of our joining and departure cities.

Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go

FCO Travel Advice

Before travelling abroad, find out the latest on your destination from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


Customer Reviews


"One of the best ways to do South America! Stunning sights, unbelievably knowledge tour and local guides and time well spent with lifelong friends. An experience like no other."

Received March 2014

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