The passion to serve and inspire savvy travelers with innovative and personalized vacations has been the driving force for 31 years at Avanti Destinations. We have the passion for independent travel and want to share it with you! We provide you with authentic travel experiences backed by our expert knowledge. You go where you want. When you want. With the flexibility to savor special moments along the way. Your vacation is uniquely yours. That's Avanti!
Our record of success at Avanti Destinations reflects the way we have fine-tuned the art of independent travel. We create vacations of a lifetime for people who want to experience travel up-close and personal—at your own pace, without the constraints of a group.
5 Reasons to Pick Avanti
- Personalized Vacations - Our creative itineraries are for savvy travelers who want a vacation arranged just for them.
- Accommodations with Character & Charm - Choose from our wide selection of hand-picked full-service and boutique hotels, castles, inns, bed & breakfast, villas, manor houses and apartments.
- More to See and Do - Enjoy unique food and wine programs, cultural tours, cultural options, rail tours and more.
- Travel-wise Consultants - Let our team of experts guide you in making the best travel choices.
- Friendly Local Travel Partners - Wherever you go with Avanti, you'll have local professionals standing by to assist you during travel.
Among the specialty programs we offer in Europe are:
- Cooking classes in Belgium, France and Italy
- Food and wine programs in Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain
- Castle, châteaux and manor house stays in Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Portugal and Wales
- Rail programs connecting the major cities of Europe
- Biking programs in Tuscany & Umbria in Italy as well as La Rioja in Spain
- Self-drive programs in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Scotland, Spain and Wales,
- Villas and farmhouses in Italy, Castles and B&Bs in Ireland, Chateaux in France, Manorhouses and Castles in Great Britain
- Vespa Tour in Tuscany
In Latin America, in addition to hotel packages in major cities, we offer:
- Kayaking and rafting programs in Costa Rica. Cave tubing in Belize
- Galapagos Island, Amazon River and Patagonia cruises
- Jungle lodge stays in Belize, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
- Hiking programs to Machu Picchu and Patagonia
- All-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama
- Wine-tasting programs in Chile and Argentina
- Beach resorts in Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and Brazil
- Self-Drive programs in Belize and Costa Rica
- "Soft adventure" programs to visit volcanoes, waterfalls, lakes and glaciers
- Eco-Tours and Eco-Cruises in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama and Peru
Avanti's vacation packages are best for independent people who enjoy unique travel experiences, active "soft adventure" travel and an opportunity to explore the culture of a destination. Most of our clients are experienced travelers who like to venture off the beaten path but yet appreciate the pleasures of first-hand recommendations and comfortable accommodations. We've been helping independent travelers get more enjoyment out of their vacations.