Holidays provide an essential opportunity
to refresh ourselves and escape our
demanding schedules. Therefore holidays
need to be chosen carefully so that you
have pleasant memories.
We have given on the next page
two broad classifications of any holiday,
based on where, with whom and with how
many people you wish to take your holiday.
Holidays or Tours can be broadly
classified in Group Tours (package tours)
and Individual Tours (tailormade or
Based on these it's easier to decide which
is suitable to you based on what type of a
person you are.
We will take you briefly through some of
the key benefits of each type of holiday
to make it easier for you to make a well
This type of tour has carefully planned
itineraries and a well balanced mix of
essential sightseeing, planned activities,
coupled with meals. An experienced tour
director accompanies the group and
manages all the arrangements, so that
the 'guests' can have unlimited fun and
take back happy memories.
Group Tours - Advantages
- Get 'Great Value for Money' tours.
Enjoy the cost benefit which accrues because of bulk buying discounts from
- Avoid travelling alone. Get security for
you and your family in unknown
destinations. When you travel in a
group, you have other co-travelers and
the tour manager who can help in case
of an emergency.
- It is possible to estimate the actual total
cost of the holiday well in advance.
- You get a chance to meet different
people of varied cultures and interests
on the tour.
- No advance planning for the routes.
Everything is booked.
- An efficient way to visit all 'must - see'
spots. While you may spend less time in
one location, you'll see a greater range
of sights than you probably would
travelling on your own.
- You do not have to worry about anything
as the tour manager takes care of
Individual Tours (also known Tailormade
or Customized Tours) are designed to
enable you to enjoy complete 'freedom'.
Everything regarding your holiday is
'Tailor-made' depending on your individual
requirements, tastes and budget. You
can buy complete packages or just
components of a package amongst
other services. eg. only accommodation,
Individual Tours - Advantages
- Offers total flexibility in terms of choice
of itinerary, time, cuisine, sightseeing
and accommodation to suit your
budget and your taste. Follow your
- You can choose your own travel
companions, be it family or friends.
- There are indepth opportunities to
explore places in terms of sightseeing
and learning about the culture of those
- Experience the trip based on your
likes, dislikes and interests.
- You can be creative in planning your
itinerary. For example you could
choose a self-drive holiday in Australia,
with scuba diving and bungee
- You do not mind spending that little
extra to enjoy the holiday to its
fullest. For example you may hire a
private vehicle and pay extra for an
Now that you have a clear understanding
of the different types of holiday options
available, you will be better equipped to
make a choice that best fits your likes and
requirements. We have given you a simple
grid of the different types of holidays
that Cox & Kings sells under Group and
Individual tours to help you select your
choice. Bon voyage !