The Grand Circle Difference

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Our local Program Directors

Throughout your trip, you will be accompanied by one Grand Circle Program Director who will connect you with the people and culture of their homelands like only a local can. In addition to uncovering hidden gems, you’ll experience truly authentic immersion as you candidly discuss controversial topics. And with our Program Directors by your side, you’re sure to feel safe, secure, and worry-free as your expert guide helps you navigate new destinations like a true insider.

We provide opportunities to interact with locals allowing an inside look at daily life.

Unique experiences & cultural connections

Our Exclusive Discovery Series events take you into the heart of your destination's culture, giving you a glimpse at its people's day-to-day lives during Home-Hosted meals, visits to local schools through Grand Circle Foundation’s World Classroom initiative, and more. We also recognize that every traveler is unique; that’s why in addition to our wealth of included features, you’ll enjoy a careful balance of free time to make your own meaningful discoveries.

There are so many ways to personalize your trip to create a unique travel experience that’s just right for you.

Freedom to Personalize Your Trip

Many travelers are choosing to make their vacations their own—in fact, 88% of our travelers now take advantage of the freedom and flexibility to personalize their trip. Choose your preferred airline, upgrade options, and departure city, spend more time in the region by arriving early or adding a pre- or post-trip extension, and more.

Solo Traveler Experience

Our top-rated onboard crew ensures you’re well taken care of 24 hours a day.

Best value in travel—guaranteed

Your trip price includes more than any other travel company can offer—from meals and guided tours, to Exclusive Discovery Series events and gratuities for local guides and motorcoach drivers. If you can find a lower price on a comparable trip from another company, we’ll match it with our Best Price Guarantee. Plus, each time you travel with us you’ll earn Frequent Traveler Credits worth up to 6% of your trip price, which you can apply to the cost of future vacations.

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Solo Traveler Experience

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Leader in solo travel

We offer FREE or low-cost Single Supplements on all vacations and FREE Single Supplements on all pre- and post-trip extensions, as well as a FREE Roommate Matching Program. Whether you’re traveling independently, or sharing your discoveries with a close friend or family member, the natural camaraderie of your group will ensure that you’ll never feel alone. And with your Program Director at your side and regional Grand Circle offices nearby for support, you’ll feel safe and secure, too.

Enjoy camaraderie with American travelers who share your passion for discovery.

American travelers

We cater exclusively to American travelers: English is the only language used during tours and presentations, and your trip is tailored to an American perspective, from experiences to accommodations to dining—which include regional specialties.