Wherever you choose to travel with Cox & Kings, you can travel with confidence.
The expertise and experience of our tour consultants, and the knowledge and enthusiasm of our guides and local representatives on the ground enable you to be fully informed before you book, and carefree when you travel.
Here are just some of the benefits of choosing to travel with Cox & Kings.
Dedicated teams of regional expertsOur specialist consultants have all travelled extensively in their regions and offer you a wealth of expert knowledge. Whether you are looking to join a set tour or take a private tailor-made journey, you can travel with the reassurance that your itinerary will have been planned by a regional specialist.
The best support in countryOver the years, Cox & Kings has sought out and developed working relationships with the finest local agents on the ground. These are all companies that have a detailed knowledge of their own country, a wide network of local representatives and expert guides, an understanding of Cox & Kings’ standards and, not least, an appreciation of the expectations of those who travel with us.
The Cox & Kings heritageAs the longest-established travel company in the world (founded 1758), we have the experience to create travel arrangements of the highest calibre.
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Low price policyWe believe that expert knowledge and excellent service should come as standard. Whether the planning of your holiday takes one phone call or multiple discussions over many weeks, there is no additional cost to you for our experts’ input. It is also our policy to keep our prices as low as possible, to make high quality travel accessible to the largest number of people we can.
Buying powerThis low price policy is made possible through our buying power, which is generated by the combined influence of the Cox & Kings group of companies worldwide. As a result, we are able to contract flights, hotels and ground services at highly competitive rates.
Comparing like with likeBy its nature, high quality travel is not cheap and, when planning a trip, it can seem as if there is a big difference in price between what, on the surface, are similar holidays. When comparing like with like, we are confident that our holidays represent excellent value for money when the number and quality of services included are taken into account.
Services of the London officeIn addition to the expertise of your personal tour consultant, Cox & Kings aims to provide the highest levels of customer care, from your initial inquiry through to the detailed itineraries and tour notes sent to you prior to departure, and finally, in answering any queries you may have when you return from your travels.
Personal service on your travelsWhether you are part of a group or travelling independently, you will be met at each airport, train station and quay along the way, transferred to and from your hotel and have the details of your itinerary explained to you.
Expert local guidesCox & Kings uses the services of specially chosen local English-speaking guides who really know their subject and can bring places to life. In addition to providing relevant background information, they can also explain the local way of life, customs and issues in depth, far beyond what is covered in even the best guidebooks.
We believe that holidays should benefit the local people and their environment, and we strive to ensure that the local culture and communities form an integral part of our trips.
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Your full protection We have full industry bonding, including Atol, Abta and Aito protection – meaning your money is safe with us.
British Foreign & Commonwealth adviceCox & Kings supports the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Travel Aware campaign to help you stay safe and healthy overseas. Find out more at FCO Travel Aware. The FCO website provides travel information for many countries around the world which includes advice on safety and security, entry requirements and health, as well as general information. Cox & Kings strongly recommends that you, and everyone on your booking, visit the FCO website and read the advice about the country you are planning to visit prior to booking. You should also revisit the advice regularly prior to your departure as it may change frequently. It is also possible to sign-up to receive FCO e-mail updates for your destination so you are aware of any changes to advice they issue and we recommend you do this. There are different levels of advice, and sometimes this includes advice against travelling to certain areas or countries. To check the current travel advice, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and follow @FCOTravel on Twitter and Facebook.com/fcotravel.Our feedback resultsWe believe the best judges of our holidays are our customers. Every Cox & Kings traveller is sent a feedback form, and all comments are fully read, considered, and appreciated.
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