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Budget-friendly trips

Your dream vacation is in reach

Our guided tours include

Staff-vetted hotels
We handpick every hotel to strike the right balance of comfort, location, and local charm.

Expert Tour Directors
Your 24/7 Tour Director is an expert at showing your group everything your destination has to offer.

Authentic meals
Enjoy breakfast every morning, plus select local meals throughout your trip.

On-tour transportation
We handle the logistics of how to get you from one place to another, by bus (or train, or plane).

Incredible trips. Unbeatable value.

Get more of the good stuff (all at a great price) with these tours for traveling on a budget.

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$2,500 & under

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With select departure dates starting from $2,500 per person or less, these budget-friendly vacations offer big experiences at a great value.

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A Week in Ireland: Dublin, Cork & Galway
8 days | 11 days with London extension

4.6 star rating

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2023 Bonus Deal
Extra $100 off the UK & Ireland
for up to $500 off until 3/23†

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A personal take on group travel

Immersive experiences
Eye-opening travel is what we do—we've been helping people enjoy cultural experiences on guided tours for over 55 years.
Balanced itineraries
Our guided tours offer a mix of planned sightseeing and free time, so you’ll get the perks of group travel with the flexibility to make it your own.
Unbeatable value
We make it easy with down payments as low as $99 with our easy interest-free payment plan, our tours are more in reach than ever before.

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Budget-friendly group travel FAQ

What's included on your budget-friendly tours?

Our budget-friendly vacations include as much as possible to make sure your trip is nothing short of amazing.

  • Smaller group sizes
    Each tour is designed with an ideal group size, with some groups as small as 10 travelers and never more than 38 people.
  • Handpicked hotels
    All accommodations are selected and tested by our Operations Team to ensure they feature the right balance of comfort, location, and character.
  • Authentic meals
    Each day on tour begins with a full buffet breakfast, and you’ll enjoy select meals at local restaurants included throughout your trip (most with beer or wine!).
  • Tour Directors & local guides
    Experts will be there to lead the way on guided sightseeing tours throughout your journey, bringing you to the heart of your destination.
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
    We find the best way of getting you where you need to go while traveling on a budget. It’s often by private motor coach, but sometimes it’ll be by train, boat, or plane.

We also offer convenient, comprehensive airfare packages to get you to and from your destination with ease.

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Where can I go on your budget-friendly trips?

From Europe to Asia to Latin America, our budget-friendly trips cover almost every corner of the globe, so choosing the perfect trip might feel like a daunting task. That's why our expert Tour Consultants are here to help you find your dream tour. Ready to start planning? You can request a call now.

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Do you offer payment plans?

Yes! We know that flexible payment options are important for you, especially if you’re interested in traveling on a budget. We offer AutoPay, our monthly automatic payment plan that allows you to pay for your tour over time. Read more about AutoPay and our other payment options.

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Why is a guided tour a good option for traveling on a budget?

At EF Go Ahead Tours, we have more than 55 years of experience leading guided tours around the world—and travel experts on the ground across the globe. We make world travel easy. You can leave the logistics to us and enjoy the travel experience knowing all the details handled. From the carefully crafted tour itinerary to comfortable transportation, accommodations, and meals—you’ll get a great value when you choose our group tours.

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