Escorted Tours

Get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime to Africa! Home to the ultimate safari, Kenya has piercing golden sunsets and is unparalleled to all other African countries in animal viewing. Keep an eye out for lions, zebras, elephants and more as you ride through game parks...continue reading
Utah Travel Expo Deals are available for a short time! Get a jump on your Winter and Summer vacations with Columbus Travel’s Expo Deals. Book by January 31, 2020 to save. For “The Best Travel Deals on the Planet” call Columbus Travel at 800-373-3328 or click on the offers below for...continue reading
Perhaps there is no such thing as a Leprechaun, but Ireland really is magical. The rich green that covers almost every corner of its landscape rightly earns its nickname of the Emerald Isle. Join Columbus Travel October 8 – 15, 2020 on a magical trip to the Emerald Isle...continue reading
Join Larry Gelwix the “Getaway Guru®” on one of the best Mediterranean Cruise itineraries available in May 2020.  Prices start at $929 per person plus taxes and airfare. You can also join Larry on a 3-day/2-night optional pre-cruise stay in Rome.  This cruise visits the jewels of the Mediterranean...continue reading
Join Larry Gelwix the “Getaway Guru®” from Columbus Travel® on an exciting Alaska cruise. This is the perfect getaway! Sail round trip Seattle in June 2020 on an incredible journey to some of Alaska’s iconic sights. For a limited time, Princess Cruise Line has a fabulous offer of FREE...continue reading
Israel is a religious headquarter for millions worldwide. Come join us as we discover this part of the world that keeps tourists coming back for more. Follow the footsteps of Christ in the Holy Land, sail on the Sea of Galilee, and pause at the Garden Tomb. Join Larry...continue reading
Embrace this Christmas season with an enchanting Europe river cruise onboard Avalon Waterways with Larry Gelwix, the “Getaway Guru®” himself! Your magical journey starts in Nuremberg, Germany where you will be able to stroll through the first of many Christmas markets and festivals. Enjoy immersing yourself in European culture as you learn...continue reading
Escape the cold and head to Summer time down under with Larry the “Getaway Guru®” and Cathy Gelwix! From underground cave systems to beautiful sand beaches, New Zealand has one of the most incredible landscapes. Experience the culture of indigenous Maori natives, take a scenic cruise on a vintage steamship...continue reading
Discover the highlights of the lost continent of Antarctica on an incredible expedition cruise. Experience wildlife like never before to some of the most pristine waters of the world and get ready to be filled with wonder as you visit the home of penguin colonies, whales, dolphins, and more....continue reading
Cruise the Pacific Coast including Canada and San Francisco in Fall 2020. Larry Gelwix, the “Getaway Guru®”, will be your cruise host while you visit Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. Plus, spend 1 day visiting San Francisco! The highlight of this cruise will be sailing into and out of San...continue reading
See the best of Britain with Abby Bonell. You’ll start in London and end up in Edinburgh including overnight stops in Wales and Chester (a walled city and a former Roman outpost). Tour runs September 30 – October 9, 2020 and starts at $2439 per person plus airfare. Click...continue reading
Sail in a once in a life time experience to the Greek Isles, Turkey, and Northern Cyclades on the Star Clipper! This ship is unlike any other ocean or river cruise line you have ever been on. Plus, you’ll get to sail with the guru himself, Larry Gelwix the “Getaway Guru®“!...continue reading
Journey to Thailand and the Legends of Siam on November 4-14, 2020 with Larry Gelwix, the “Getaway Guru®”. Enjoy an unforgettable elephant safari, see the wonders of Bangkok and sail on a “long tail” boat to Chiang Mai on the Kok River. Experience Thailand like never before! Plus, extend your adventure with an optional...continue reading
Enjoy some of the most iconic landmarks in Peru as you discover the Empire of the Incas with Carlos Fida! Plus, when you book by December 20, 2019, you get $100 discount per passenger. Explore Lima, Machu Picchu, and the Ballestas Islands, also known as “the Little Galapgaos,” for...continue reading
Set your course for an extraordinary expedition to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands! Head back in time and discover Inca ruins, take a zipline through the rainforest, walk through colorful, indigenous markets and so much more! This will be an experience never to be forgotten! Dates: September 18 – October...continue reading
Radio listeners and friends out there, hear this! Do we have the Puerto Vallarta experience for you! It’s time to celebrate leap year with a fabulous stay in beautiful Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the sun rays on your arms and the sand between your toes for a luxurious 4-night stay...continue reading
Return to the “golden age” of cruising! Sail with Larry the “Getaway Guru®” on a beautiful cruise to the Hawaiian Islands. Get onboard Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas for an all out fun experience for the whole family! Go early and see the sights of Vancouver or extend...continue reading
Join us on one of the most unique cruise itineraries you will ever embark on! Explore six European countries on a grandiose 12-night/13-day cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas. Sailing roundtrip Amsterdam, you will visit the Netherlands, Russia, Denmark, Estonia, Sweden, and Finland. Larry, the Getaway Guru,...continue reading
Thailand vacation deals
Sail to the Pearls of Asia onboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas visiting Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand!  This 11-day cruise and tour departs on January 27, 2021 and has an amazing price starting at only $1,395 per person plus cruise tax & airfare. This includes a pre-night hotel with sightseeing...continue reading
Two Amazing Tours: England & Scotland Tour with Abby Bonell or Ireland hosted by Mark Faldmo. Choose one vacation or combine these tours to see England, Scotland and Ireland from September 30 to October 15, 2020.  The first part is hosted by Abby Bonell where you will get the...continue reading
Patagonia, South America
Explore the wonders of South America on a remarkable adventure! See the iconic sights of Santiago, Chile, behold the majestic Iguazu Falls, cruise around Cape Horn, and so much more! This will be an experience never to be forgotten! Dates: November 1 – 13, 2020 Land Package Price: From$5,056.00 per...continue reading
Alaska, cruise
Join USU Aggie Alumni on an incredible journey to Alaska’s wild frontier! Keep your eye out for majestic animals and stunning wildlife as you cruise round trip Seattle to Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway, and Victoria. Plus, spend quality time with other alumni on Aggie only (optional) excursions. For a limited...continue reading
The fjords of Norway are breathtaking as well as the entire country. Sit back in luxury and sail throughout Norway on this special cruise next summer. Also spend time in charming Copenhagen, Denmark! Shore excursions during the cruise portion of the trip are not included and options will be...continue reading
A unique and exciting itinerary is coming your way this June. Discover four incredible countries and cities. Start in Sydney, Australia followed by Bali in Indonesia & Bangkok located in Thailand. End in Beijing, China with the Great Wall! Your Host: Andre Lortz Andre has always loved planning a trip. ...continue reading
Rome, Colosseum
This tour features stops at three incredible European LDS Temples. Start in Rome, Italy followed by Paris, France and end in Lisbon, Portugal. We will also be seeing all the main tourist sites in these fantastic European cities. Your Host: Curt and LeAnn Harris With over 40 years traveling...continue reading
Now is time to take that safari you have always dreamed of taking!  Save thousands of dollars and see a part of the world that is loved by travelers worldwide. Bring your camera and capture an adventure that you will keep talking about for years to come!  The animals...continue reading
Home to koala bears, aborigines, and film sites for Lord of the Rings, Australia and New Zealand are on most travelers bucket lists.  Come to the “land down under” on-board the luxurious Celebrity Solstice and sail throughout the stunning sites of New Zealand and Australia in comfort.  Following your cruise,...continue reading
Take the China tour of a lifetime this coming September! This tour is full of highlights including: walking on the Great Wall of China in Beijing, seeing the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an and coming face to face with pandas in Chengdu. Your family and friends won’t forget this magical...continue reading
Looking for an affordable trip to a World Wonder? Come and explore an ancient city at Machu Picchu and see the sites of the lost Inca empire. Cusco, Peru where you will spend time is just as impressive. This South America tour will be an adventure for everyone! Also included...continue reading
Come see why Europe vacations on the coast of Portugal. There is so much to see in this historic destination. Dates: October 5-16, 2020 Your Host: Coming Soon!  Click here for more information and a day by day itinerary. This tour is not operated by Columbus Travel®. Tour is...continue reading
Are you ready to cruise in 2020? You will be taken to places that people dream of seeing. You will cruise in luxury to Italy, Israel, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus! A 3-night land tour of Rome is included in this package so that you can discover the “Eternal City.”...continue reading
We are excited to announce a brand-new tour itinerary featuring the best of Asia with Cambodia, Thailand and India! Cambodia is home to the ruins of Angkor Wat. Thailand is home to Bangkok with its incredible shopping and ancient temples. End in India with the magnificent Taj Mahal and...continue reading
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