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September is Travel Together Month

Published Aug 27, 2018 12:00AM

The Tour Operator Members of USTOA Put the World on Sale This September

NEW YORK (August 27, 2018) – The United States Tour Operators Association’s (USTOA) Travel Together Month kicks off September 1 with exclusive savings, value-added perks and airfare offers on nearly 100 bucket list worthy trips around the world.


From a winter safari in Lapland, Finland, or a private walking tour of Chiang Mai, Thailand, to visiting some of America’s most famous National Parks, Travel Together Month showcases a selection of diverse opportunities from the country’s leading travel companies.


“Cruises, safaris, walking tours, independent trips, and more…our members know bucket list travel means something different to each person, that’s why each year Travel Together Month includes a wide variety of live-like-a-local experiences in countries around the world” said Terry Dale, president and CEO of USTOA.


Travelers can begin planning a dream vacation to all seven continents at Offers are available September 1-30, 2018.


Exclusive offers include the following:


  • CroisiEurope Cruises: Travelers can save $1,000 per couple on “Southern Africa: Journey to the Ends of the Earth,” including a cruise on Lake Kariba, Africa's largest man-made lake; available for travel through 2019.


  • Lindblad Expeditions: Travelers on 2018 and 2019 departures of the “Costa Rica & The Panama Canal” tour receive the choice of free airfare between Miami and Costa Rica or Panama City or a free overnight and sightseeing in Panama City.


  • Gate 1 Travel: Couples can save $400 on the “Antarctica Cruise with Buenos Aires” itinerary that includes an 11-night Antarctica cruise and three nights in Buenos Aires; available for travel November 2019 - March 2020.


  • International Expeditions: Kids under 18 receive 25% off published fares for the June 28 or August 9, 2019, Galapagos Islands expedition cruises.


  • Abercrombie & Kent: Guests on the August 18-30, 2019 departure of the “Italy Cruise: Hidden Treasures from Florence to Venice," luxury itinerary can save $1,000 per person.


  • smarTours: Couples can save up to $1,000 on the “Deluxe Dubai & Abu Dhabi” itinerary which includes non-stop, round-trip flights; available for travel through 2018 and 2019.


  • Collette: Travelers can enjoy a free three-night Fiji extension on May-August 2019 departures of South Pacific Wonders tours.


Note: Offers can be booked September 1-30, 2018. All travel deals, restrictions and booking instructions can be found at


For more information about USTOA or to find more inspiration visit the “Find Your Dream Vacation” section of the USTOA homepage.


For more information on USTOA, visit, call 212-599-6599, or email


About USTOA: 

Representing nearly $15 billion in revenue, the member companies of U.S. Tour Operators Association provide tours, packages and custom arrangements that allow 8.6 million travelers annually unparalleled access, insider knowledge, peace-of-mind, value and freedom to enjoy destinations and experiences across the entire globe. Each member company has met the travel industry’s highest standards, including participation in the USTOA’s Travelers Assistance Program, which protects consumer payments up to $1 million if the company goes out of business.


As a voice for the tour operator industry for more than 40 years, USTOA also provides education and assistance for consumers and travel agents.



Gina Dolecki/Katherine Henry                                            


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