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What we include

We handle everything—accommodations, local guides, and so much more. All you have to do is travel.

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You’ll stay in a mix of boutique hostels and hotels that offer great location and comfort.

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Flights w/ airport transfers

We get great deals on flights and pass those savings to you. But if you wanna book your own flights, that works, too.

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EF Ultimate Break app

Get connected with your fellow travelers on our free app—available on both Apple and Android devices. Check out travelers’ profiles, get to know one another, and make plans for your trip in the days leading up to departure.

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City transfers

For your transfers between cities while traveling with us, all transportation is included. Your ride will always be waiting. No headaches and no fuss, just true door-to-door curbside service in your group’s own private coach.

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Tour Director

Throughout your trip, you’ll have your own personal Tour Director to help you live like a local.

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Metro passes

In select cities, we’ll throw in a metro pass to give extra freedom to your free time. Your Tour Director will orient you to local public transportation, so you can explore with ease and uncover every hidden gem.

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Iconic attractions

We include visits to popular attractions. These visits vary by itinerary. Check the “What’s included” section of each itinerary for specific sites.

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City walk

Your Tour Director will introduce you to each city as you arrive. These walks are meant to get you familiar with your hotel neighborhood. Whether they are telling you about the best local hangouts and restaurants or how to use the Paris Metro, you’ll love these fun city walks.

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Guided sightseeing

Professional local guides will help you explore some of the most beautiful, historic and exciting places on the planet. These panoramic tours of the city give you an insider perspective that the do-it-yourself traveler can only dream of.

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50+ years of experience

EF Ultimate Break is a part of EF Education First, the world's largest, private education company. EF operates worldwide with more than 40,500 employees, teachers and volunteers, working in offices and schools in 107 countries. With 50 years of experience organizing student travel, EF has the experience and expertise to operate the best international trips.

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Expertly crafted itineraries

Our efficiently planned itineraries get you where you need to go so you are able to do more and waste less time. EF has been creating trips for over 50 years. We know a few things about turning the best cities and activities into the best itineraries.

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Personal Trip Consultant

Our dedicated team of travel experts really know their stuff when it comes to planning awesome trips. They can help you figure out how to pack, how to spend your free time and so much more. Your own personal Trip Consultant will be assigned as soon as you book.

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24/7 trip support

You get 24/7 emergency support from our Trip Consultant and global EF team. Travel with peace of mind knowing you have our team on your side. Our around the clock emergency service is just a phone call away while you're traveling the world.

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Free breakfast

Each morning, your accommodation will provide free breakfast food and drinks, or as we like to call it—travel fuel.

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Welcome Dinner

This signature event is about meeting your fellow travelers over local cuisine and drinks at the beginning of your trip. This dinner is usually held at a bar or restaurant near your hotel and happens the first night your group is together. After dinner, take the party elsewhere with your new travel friends!

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Farewell Dinner

Enjoy local food, a great atmosphere and the company of lots of new friends and lifelong connections. Our highly-rated Farewell Dinners are exceptional experiences. It may be the end of the trip, but we know the goodbyes are rarely forever.

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