Travel Made Personal

35 years of tailored experiences

Our world of inspiration

Established in 1989, we are an independent travel company known for our personal touch. Made up of knowledgeable travel professionals, we design your trip from scratch, giving you access to our first-hand experience to create a holiday you’ll love.


After 35 years of designing holidays, we’ve learnt that everyone travels in a different way which is why we offer a diverse range of trips the world over from train journeys, self-drive holidays, beach breaks, intrepid safaris, family adventure to cultural explorations.

Known for our candid advice and honest opinions, we take away the stress of travel planning. On hand to help every step of the way, we layer our experience onto each aspect of your holiday.

Travel with Confidence

Feel confident when you book with Real Holidays. Our highly personable service is more relevant than ever to today’s travel logistics. Our flexible approach and financially protected bookings give you confidence and reassurance in your arrangements, leaving you free to happily anticipate your holiday.

Our knowledgeable expertise underpins everything Real Holidays do

  • The itinerary was perfect, we loved the Hide and Changa in particular and were very well looked after with excellent guides throughout. Amazing experience all around. The travel was seamless. Thank you so much for organising!

    C Ormond - Zimbabwe, May 2024
  • Thanks for your help - as ever, Real Holidays are the only people you ever to take abroad with you; and if my Italian is any good, finche non lo faremo di nuovo!

    S Arnold - Italy, May 2024
  • Every time we go away with Real Holidays you deliver for us both. Please thank the whole team from the bottom of our hearts. This trip was truly special.

    Nick & Mal, Puglia - August 2023

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How it works

Your personal travel planner will devote hours of expertise, years of knowledge and every ounce of passion to create a holiday you’ll love.

  • We get to know you

    Your travel planner talks to you and learns about the experiences that suit you best

  • We design flexible holidays

    Any aspect can be refined, and we explain the pricing and itinerary in full

  • We do the booking

    Everything is taken care of from bookings to restaurant reservations

  • We support you

    From start to finish, and everything in between, we’re always here for queries or help