Authentic holidays for passionate travellers Est. 1983

If you’re looking for an inspirational and authentic holiday experience that’s tailored to your needs, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been at the forefront of tourism to Iceland, Lapland and the Polar regions for 37 years and are proud to be one of the UK’s leading independent specialist holiday companies.

Our hand-picked range of European and worldwide destinations offer plenty of adventures to choose from, which our team of passionate travel experts know inside out. We’ll work with you to create a trip that perfectly suits your interests, timescales and budgets whether that’s a stunning self-drive, a relaxing short break, an immersive group tour or an awe-inspiring small ship voyage.


When booking a holiday with Discover the World we will do our best to keep you updated with all new restrictions relating to the areas you visit. We also offer a special Flexibility Policy during these very unusual times, click to view the details »

  • Tailor made holiday specialists
  • Over 37 years of expertise
  • First hand destination experience
  • Independent and family owned
  • Full financial protection
  • 24/7 holiday support
  • Flexibility promise
No Surcharge Guarantee
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New UK Partnership
We are delighted to be partnering with award-winning specialists, Wilderness Scotland to bring you a collection of specially curated UK holidays. Trips include self-drive journeys, small group walking and wildlife adventures for 2020 and beyond.
UK Holidays
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Iceland is Open
Iceland's borders re-opened on 15 June as the country welcomes visitors back to its spectacular shores. Discover how you can safely travel to the incredible 'land of fire and ice' this summer and autumn with our great value holidays saving up to 30%.
Iceland Self Drive Holidays
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Book with Confidence
These are unpredictable times but with our Flexibility Promise you can book your next holiday with complete confidence that should you need to change your plans our expert team will help you to make the amendments where they are possible. You pay no deposit until September and we can recommend travel insurance.
Our Flexibility Promise

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