The trips that young travellers go nuts for!

friends doing a wine tasting

What do you get when you mix a beaten-up double-decker-bus, a World War II airfield and a young Aussie? A leading global travel brand, of course.

That’s right, Topdeck, which specialises in life-changing travel experiences for 18 to 30-somethings, has all those elements in its origin story.

Conceptualised in the 70s by a then-23-year-old Graham ‘Skroo’ Turner between steins of Bavarian beer at Oktoberfest, Topdeck typifies the best of what can happen when one takes a “what if” and runs with it.

Dissatisfied with the lazily run tours he had experienced, Skroo, along with his partner in crime Geoff ‘Spy’ Lomas, flipped the double-decker bus they stumbled upon during their ventures in an abandoned WWII airfield in the middle of the English countryside, no less. The dynamic duo began their first authentic, youth-oriented European tours with their newly converted bus.

Almost 50 years later, the principles of founding father Skroo are still engraved in the ethos of the global tour operator for young travellers. They inspire young people with life-changing, hassle-free adventures through their group tours that feel real. Topdeck also pride themselves on their social inclusivity with a zero-tolerance policy toward discrimination. 

But don’t just take our word for it. Topdeck’s average 4.6/5 score on independent review site Feefo is proof of the proverbial pudding and testament to the guarantee of good times.

Reviewer T. Hodgkiss said of the Delve Deep: France trip: “Best tour guide, amazing overall experience to some of the most incredible places in France!  Highlights included Mont Blanc which was a pinch-me moment for sure, exploring the castle at Carcassonne and Nice!

Loved every second, also felt like we were never being rushed which compared to other tours I have done it was so nice.  Overall, I would rebook in a heart beat!”

Another user W. Charleson said of Sail & Swim: Croatia – Split to Split (Plus): “Fantastic for the price, great activities, people, sights and memories – what more could you want?”

And for those who may think you know the Topdeck product, don’t be so sure.

They took the time over the lockdown period during the pandemic to update their portfolio of trips to keep up with the latest needs and wants of young travellers.

Today Topdeck offers trips to Europe, The Americas, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The trips run between seven to 49 days for an in-depth experience of one country or to explore a bit of everything over multiple destinations on their longer journeys.

Europe remains their major destination, especially with their iconic Get Social: Mega European trip. With a full 49 days spent journeying across 19 countries, starting and ending in London, the tour is a surefire way to gift your customers a lifetime of memories.

So if you want to help young people explore the world and leave a lasting impression on your younger patron, it makes sense to trust the experts who have seen it all.

Keep Topdeck top of mind. Head to their website today and check out Topdeck’s complete portfolio of tours.

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