Trafalgar Tours

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  • Trafalgar - Spanish Wonder

    Jul 14, 2011 by
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    Pros: The local guides were generally good (but we could have accessed them directly).
    Cons: Long bus trips.  Tour director was unresponsive to problems.  Additional activities expensive.

    Summary: My wife and I did this tour in May 2011.  We both felt that we could have done better ourselves buying a travel guide and a rail pass.Hotels were either poor and well situated, or satisfactory and on the outskirts of the city.  ... read more

  • Trafalgar : the worst of Scotland

    Jun 4, 2011 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: Wrote a 4 page review. Won't fit. Called trip Scotland, "A drive by shooting". 

    Summary: This was the worst trip I have ever taken.  Trafalfar and our tour guide, Tom, did as little as humanly possible.  My husband and I recently took a trip to Scotland, May 2011, entitled the best (worst) of Scotland.  I ... read more

  • Spain, Morocco & Portugal Escorted Tour

    Mar 23, 2011 by
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    Pros: The country side was nice.
    Cons: This was my third trip with Trafalgar and for sure my last.

    Summary: Most locations had an included tour of a mosque and a run through the local markets. It would appear there were scheduled shops we had to visit and it was apparent the tour was getting kickbacks from these places. The stops at ... read more


    Dec 12, 2010 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons:  Trafalgar's lack of customer support and satisfaction.

    Summary: The worst tour I have ever taken. From the day I got there, I had trouble. I was left behind at the hotel the first day as the tour guide neglected to count the number of passengers. I subsequently missed the Children's Holocoust museum. ... read more

  • Trafalgar Best of Greece with Cruise

    Oct 5, 2010 by
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    Pros: Athens, Istanbul, Mykonosk, Santorini were worth seeing.
    Book extra time in Athens- worth it!
    land tour/cruise ship substandard 
    MANY people did not get the cabin paid for

    Summary: Very unhappy with this trip. We have traveled with Trafalgar before and loved our trip to Europe. We will not use Trafalgar again after this trip. Our tour quide was not informative nor personable.  Only gave us Greece Mythology and no ... read more

  • Europe(Austria and Germany)

    Sep 17, 2010 by
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    Pros: Nice bus and very effective driver. Good choice of airline.
    Awful food.Tour director effectiveness issues. LOTS of extras for side tours. Hotels:5 horrible.

    Summary: Ten day tour. Tour director did not know access to very important Museum. He spoke very highly of his experiences and excellence. Abandoned several of us in middle of city without ensuring we had information about Hotel or his cell ... read more

  • Trafalgar customer service sucks. Big Time!

    Aug 11, 2010 by
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    Pros: Can't think of anything good to say about Trafalgar.  Not a single word!
    Cons: I would crawl through Europe on my belly before I'd book another Trafalgar tour. 

    Summary: After taking our money, providing us with "firm" dates and allowing us months in which make all sorts of pre-departure plans, Trafalgar cancelled our tour - apparently because it did not fill up enough to be profitable.  Gee, I wonder why that was, ... read more

  • Scenic Scandinavia and Its Fjords

    Aug 2, 2010 by
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    Pros: beautiful place, polite driver.
    Cons: cramped coach, dirty linens, not first class rooms, optional tours more expensive than local 

    Summary: we are disappointed with the quality and cleanliness of the accommodations and quality of the inclusive city tours. we are most pleased with the beautiful scenery and optional tour sites we visited, as well as having breakfast planned each ... read more

  • Poor customer Service

    Jul 4, 2010 by
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    Pros: Up to the time we cancelled, all was good.
    Cons: We would never use this company, even if it was FREE!

    Summary: We booked an 8 day bus trip to the national parks in December 2009 due to leave on July 11, 2010.  My wife had a new knee on May 24th and we knew that would allow her enough time to heal and be ready.  On June 30th she went into the hospital ... read more

  • Trafalgar Tours: France/Paris & Italy/Rome

    Jul 1, 2010 by
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    Pros: Great tour guides and tours were sufficiency organized.
    Cons: Hotels were much less than advertised.

    Summary: Just return from tour.   I would not used Trafalgar again.   Hotels were 2 stars, not 4 stars as advertised.   Overnight train ride was cancelled but was not told of change until I received the travel ... read more


    Jun 10, 2010 by
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    Pros: There is NOTHING positive that I can say about them at this point. 
    Cons: Trafalgar has apparently taken my money and ran off with it. 

    Summary: I have signed up for the Wonders tour to St. Petersburg and Moscow coming up for July 10 - 18.They have taken my money and have abandoned me. A tourist visa requires an invitation. AN ORIGINAL INVITATION. I've been to the Russian consulate ... read more

  • Trafalgar Flavors of Italy Tour,

    May 11, 2010 by
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    Pros: Met great people on the trip.  Saw a lot in a short amount of time.
    Cons: Hotels were not quality.  Do not get to spend much time in key locations.

    Summary: The tour overall was pretty good.  Hotels are advertised as 4 stars.  It should be noted that 4 stars in Italy is not the same as 4 stars elsewhere.  The rooms were more like a Motel 6.  Decent not great.  The bathrooms in these ... read more

  • Italian Dream Tour 4/2010

    May 9, 2010 by
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    Pros:  excellent tour guide, knowledgeable, friendly and accomodating. Hotels were clean. Excellent breakfast every morning.
    Cons: Hotels far from the cities. Long bus rides, lots of walking.   

    Summary: Far from being a cost saver tour. Because the hotela were far from the inner cities we were forced to purchase the optional tours otherwise we would have been stuck at hotels with nothing to do especially in the evenings. This proved to be ... read more

  • Eastern Europe

    Apr 20, 2010 by
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    Pros: Very reasonable pirces
    Cons: fast paced

    Summary: I have used Trafalgar Vacations twice in a year and a half. They have reasonable prices and great tour managers. I booked them through Affordabletourscom because they gave the biggest discount on trafalgar trips. I didnt read any reviews before I went ... read more

  • Trafalgar Vacation

    Apr 18, 2010 by
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    Pros: Competent and a very reliable travel agency whomI I will book with from now on.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I just returned from my trip to Eastern Europe with Tragalgar tours. I booked through and our travel agent. Henry was a big help. He was able to get us the trip we wanted at the time we wanted for less than the price we expected. Our ... read more

  • Trafalgar Trip

    Apr 10, 2010 by
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    Pros: Great service, Very reasonable prices,
    Cons: takes a while to recieve travel documents

    Summary: About 2 and a half years ago I went on a vacation with Trafalgar to Austrailia New Zealand. I bought the trip through and its was simple and easy. I searched a couple sites and read some reviews and most were good so I tried it ... read more

  • Breat Britain

    Apr 9, 2010 by
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    Pros: Great service, good Hotels very friendly tour mananger
    Cons: not enough time at each destinantion

    Summary: I booked a Trafalgar tour through and It was one of the best life experiences I have had. Like most people I read a few reviews on Trafaglar and Affordable tours and they were 50/50 so i tried it out and I am better for my experience. ... read more

  • Northern California 2010

    Oct 8, 2009 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Customer Service Stinks

    Summary: I usually do the work and set up our trips on my own. For our 10th anniversary I figured I'd let someone else do the work.  I am in the first stages of planning this trip. I called Trafalgar to find out if they (for an additional fee) could set up ... read more

  • Euro. Surprise Fall 2009

    Oct 5, 2009 by
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    Pros: Great itinerary, excellent Tour Director ,Dinners
    Cons: none

    Summary:   Travelling became a passion when my friend and I travelled to Europe thru Trafalgar Tours and ever since travelling has been an inspiration for me to work harder so I can travel.I tried different  tours more expensive ones but this cost saver ... read more

  • Beware Baggage Problems

    Aug 6, 2009 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Never again

    Summary: We  were informed in the fine print AFTER we booked the tour that no wheels were permitted on carry-on baggage and that no more than one small suitcase the size of a carry-on would be permitted on their coach.  Only one carry-on for ten-day ... read more

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