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How to Book

Choosing a holiday isn’t easy. Typing a few words into a search engine might seem the quick, easy option, but it can quickly lead to information overload, confusion and frustration. More crucially, you will miss out on reliable, personal advice. For this reason, we are don’t offer online booking. Instead, we look to provide the personal touch, engaging with our clients on the phone, by email and/or in person.

With their firsthand knowledge and passion, our Travel Specialists will guide you through every step of arranging your holiday, saving you time and often money by creating a trip that is personalised, excellent value and far from ordinary.

We are a fully bonded tour operator and offer our 100% Guarantee ensuring you complete financial and consumer protection as well as no surcharges, travel disruption protection and our price promise.

Call us on 01737 214 250 to discuss your plans or

 

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Browse the website Personalised quote Refine & book You're in safe hands
Find a holiday idea or suggested itinerary that inspires you, then send an enquiry or call us Your dedicated travel specialist will create a quote based on your preferences Together we’ll refine your itinerary until you’re happy and ready to book From the moment you book until you return home we’re here for you no matter what

The booking process in detail

Step 1 - Get in touch

Contact our experts to discuss your specific holiday wishes. You can make an enquiry through any of the following methods – we think it’s good to talk!

  • Call 01737 214 250
  • Complete our Enquiry form
  • Email us at travel@discover-the-world.co.uk
  • Visit our office – you are welcome to come to our offices and meet with one of our Travel Specialists to discuss your plans face to face. We recommend that you make an appointment beforehand so we can ensure the most appropriate member of our team is available. Contact details and directions »
Step 2 - Refine and perfect

Based on your requirements, your dedicated travel specialist will prepare and send a personalised quote. Take your time to review and we’ll work with you you modify the details until you are completely happy and ready to book.

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Step 3 - The small print and insurance

Simply call your Travel Specialist on their direct line or on 01737 214 250.

IMPORTANT
Having a valid travel insurance policy is a condition of travel with us. Should you wish to buy our recommended comprehensive travel insurance then simply advise your Travel Specialist at the time of booking.

Step 4 - Book & pay

To secure your booking you will need to pay a deposit or in some instances the full balance. Deposits vary for different destinations, so your travel specialist will advise exactly what is required and when. We will send you a reminder when full payment is due usually 2-3 months prior to departure.

  • To pay by debit or credit card*, simply call your Travel Specialist on their direct line or on 01737 214 250.

Following payment, we will confirm your holiday booking with our travel partners. When your arrangements have been finalised we will send you a detailed final itinerary and depending on your holiday further literature to ensure you leave home fully prepared. Final documents are emailed 10-14 days before your departure.

* If you prefer to pay by cheque, please note that your holiday cannot be confirmed until the cheque has cleared.

Step 5 - Download the app

Once you’ve booked you can download our travel app, iDiscover onto your phone. Here you can view your itinerary in full as well as find travel tips and live updates.

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Extras & Upgrades

  • After booking, if you would like to add any excursions to your itinerary, upgrade hotel rooms or extend your stay, simply contact your Travel Specialist.
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Airport Services

  • You can also book airport services like parking, hotels and lounges online.
  • Book airport extras »

Essential Travel Advice
For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) including health, safety, security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, check https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. Please note that advice can change at any time, so we recommend that you register for FCO email notification of any changes.

Accessible Travel – travelling with a disability, or special needs

We offer a varied and wide range of holidays, tours and activities, some of which may not always be suitable for customers with reduced mobility or special needs.

We strive to meet the needs of every one of our clients and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the general suitability of any holiday to help you decide. Please telephone us on 01737 214 250 to discuss your plans, or complete our enquiry form for one of our travel specialists to contact you. We will be happy to obtain any further specific information that you may require in order to assess the suitability of the holiday for your own personal needs and to assist with this, would ask you to download and return the completed customer care form to our office so that our team is able to provide the best possible customer service from the outset of your holiday planning with us.

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[Click the link above to download the form in Word format]

You may find the following practical guidance helpful for travelling with special or medical needs – www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-for-disabled-people