Discover a better way to explore Europe with Albatross Tours

Mali Ston - istockTo order a brochure, find out about the latest tour offers or book your next holiday, contact Wendy or Sara at The 50+ Travel Club on 1300 689 461.  We have recommended Albatross  Tours to many of our members and we always receive wonderful feedback about the touring programs and small group touring.

There are limited spaces available on these European tours:

CLICK HERE for The 18 Day Italian Grande Tour. limited spaces available for 2016 – one of our most popular tours.

CLICK HERE for the 26 Day Paris to Venice – La Grande France, Lake Garda & Tuscany tour. A new tour for 2016 combin

CLICK HERE for the 14 Day Ireland Connection – Dublin to Dublin

Just released but always popular, these Christmas Tours book early.  We can co-ordinate flights, stopover packages and tour extensions/river cruise options/back to back tours and cruises from Southhampton to Australia.

CLICK HERE for the 16 Day Bohemia and Christmas in the Tyrol – this is a new tour for 2017 and bookings are already strong for this tour. The itinerary is wonderful.

CLICK HERE for the 10 Day German Fairytale Christmas – this was the most popular  Christmas Tour last year. A delightful way to see Europe at it’s best.

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Scroll to the end for videos from Euan from the Albatross Team.

Since 1995, thousands of Australians have discovered a better way to explore Europe with Brisbane based tour operator, Albatross Tours.  By designing tours to suit the specific needs of Australian travellers, the tour operator offers small group European tours featuring longer stays in each location and genuine inclusions.

Founded by Euan Landsborough, now Managing Director of Albatross Tours says it all started nearly 30 years ago when he was a Tour Manager for another company heading into Austria. “The sky was blue, the sunshine was drenching the glorious green meadows and the Bavarian mountains soared either side. It was heavenly! Yet every person on the coach was fast asleep and oblivious to it all because they were all so tired. Another very long day on the coach and too many one night stops along the way has taken its toll. Sadly, they were missing so much.”

Those days left a lasting impression on Euan and when he first started designing European tours he knew he could offer a more satisfying touring experience. “The first thing I did was to incorporate leisurely two to five night stays in superb locations. Next I included so many wonderful European experiences and highlights and made sure we included a healthy balance of sightseeing along with time to relax and savour the surroundings. Plus, I limited the group size to ensure a more personal style of touring”.

Albatross Tours’ traveller Jean Brown felt the benefits of the Albatross difference firsthand, on her recent tour of Italy with the award-winning company.

“I’ve travelled independently, and my Albatross tour is by far the best travelling experience I’ve had. We couldn’t have done it anywhere near as well on our own.

“Other tours seem to be very rushed, and can leave you feeling like you’ve missed out on things, but with Albatross I felt l had a chance to stop and ‘smell the roses’ in each destination. I also loved that the hotels were all beautiful and had so much character. Albatross chooses hotels that are really true to the cultural heritage of the destination.

“It was also comforting to know that I wasn’t going to be charged additional costs for extras such as excursions and meals like some other tour companies who sell these as ‘options’ – Albatross was not only the best touring experience, but also the best value for money.”

Travellers interested for a travel experience with the European tour experts can contact Sara or Wendy at The 50+ Travel Club on 1300 689 461.