Create tailor-made holidays with local experts in your destination

We help you to create holidays your way, with carefully selected local experts in your destination. Since 2012 we have scoured the globe to find these expert companies - entrepreneurs and innovators from Argentina to Zanzibar and anywhere in between. They know where you’re going better than anyone. These experts craft unforgettable trips, unique to you, combining your ideas with their local knowledge and contacts, to bring the world to life. So you get a better, more authentic holiday experience and they get a fairer deal. And for peace of mind, we are members of ABTA and your booking is 100% financially protected.

How it works

TravelLocal is the simplest, safest way to create and book your tailor-made holiday with a carefully selected local travel company in your destination. Here's how to do it:

1. Discover where you want to go

Use our destination pages to search for ideas to excite you and browse example itineraries from which to take inspiration.

2. We connect you with a local travel expert, who will create your itinerary

Fill out our short online form to allow them to create something truly special and unique to you. Your proposed itinerary will be available online soon thereafter.

3. Refine and personalise your itinerary to your heart's content

Our local experts love to create the right, bespoke holiday for you and to display their knowledge and expertise. Use the TravelLocal website to exchange messages with them, or speak with them by phone if you prefer.

4. Book and pay on with complete peace of mind

We’re a UK company and act as agent for the local travel company. For peace of mind, we are members of ABTA (membership number P6930) and your booking is 100% financially protected.

We’re always on hand for advice and questions, or you can use our site to ask questions directly of our local partners, whether it’s where locals eat in Mumbai, the best spot for sunset at Angkor or the quietest place to visit the Great Wall of China.

Our destinations 

Argentina, Armenia, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, The Galapagos, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia

What our customers are saying

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Here's a few:

"I prefer to book my travels with TravelLocal because I get connected to a local travel agent from the country I want to visit. In my mind the local travel agent knows the best his/her country can offer me and has in depth knowledge and can give me good advice".

"My travelling companion and I have now organised two very enjoyable trips with Travel Local. It has been a very efficient and personal service, a tailor made service at a more reasonable cost. Also as they put you in contact with the agents in the area you will be visiting you know that the local economy will benefit".

"We booked with Travellocal for our honeymoon in Sri Lanka. What was brilliant was being able to link up directly with the local agents over there. Together we designed the perfect trip! in the area you will be visiting you know that the local economy will benefit".

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