Discover a Different Way to Travel with Contiki
Borders may be closed, but our imaginations are in distant lands
Bringing together young, fun, and carefree travelers – away and at home – Contiki has put together a list of travel books, podcasts and ways to stay active while you wait to travel again.
Are you someone whose life philosophy can be summed up with the hashtag #noregrets? Someone who spends perhaps too much time online? Someone who recognizes that you only live once, but if you do it right, once is all you need? If this describes you, then Contiki has you covered with more than 300 trips on 6 continents to choose from, 8 different ways to travel, a team of well-honed professionals on the ground, immersive local experiences, and all the free time you could dream of.

Your bucket list is about to get even longer
Want a sneak peek at just a few bucket list items you can tick off with Contiki? Ready, set, go!

See the Pyramids of Giza, bathe in the Blue Lagoon, stare in wonder at the incredible Machu Picchu, learn to surf from the pros at a surf camp in Australia, visit Koh Phi Phi’s "the beach," watch the world’s most iconic sunset in Santorini, awaken for the sunrise over the Sonoran Desert, watch a pizza demonstration in Rome at a family-run pizzeria, go on an energy-packed Shotover Jet in New Zealand… The list goes on and on!

Your trip, your way

Contiki trips give 18- to 35-year-olds a chance to experience the world their way because they know that travel is all about the experience. It’s a unique moment that can change a life. It’s the people you meet who change your entire perspective. But most of all, they know you want a trip that’s anything but cookie-cutter; one you can really make your own. Across more than 350 global trips, Contiki includes the coolest accommodations, unique discoveries and social travel experiences that are difficult to find elsewhere. Plus, they give you heaps of free time, flexibility and optional add-ons so you can craft your perfect itinerary – your trip, your way.

While visiting foreign countries isn’t possible today, this too shall pass. And when this is all over, the call for travel might be even stronger than ever before. Until then, let's look out for each other, share stories and start dreaming about future adventures. Contiki wants to bring you to the world, but today, they bring the world to you.Here are some of their recommendations to travel from home.

Travel podcasts

The best parts of travel are often found in true storytelling. Travel podcasts are the wanderlust element you need to feel like you’re in a land far away, even from back home. Broaden your listening scope and try travel podcasts on for size. Who knows? One of these might be the perfect fit for you right now! Get ready to revive that commute or your time at home with the best travel podcasts out there, featuring inspiring stories, fresh perspectives and, of course, tips and tricks for your inner explorer.
Travel books
Books are powerful, and nothing can take you on a journey quite like a great travel book. Words can bring exotic sights, sounds and smells to life; take you to places you’ve never been to before, and even shift your perspective on the world. So, if you’re looking to journey beyond your four walls, even if only in your imagination, here are 10 of the best travel books according to Contiki.

Keep your mind and body active
While WFH or staying at home with your family or partner, there are many ways to keep fuelling your creativity, your imagination and your productivity… besides dreaming of traveling. During these stressful times, it’s still possible to keep active and feel positive with a few simple activities. 

Here are 14 ways to look after your well-being during your time in self-isolation.

Contact us when you are ready to plan your trip!