The 2019 Globus family of brands Escorted Tours are here!

Back by popular demand, our Escorted Tours for 2019 are here! You’ll see that we’ve renamed ‘Grownups Tours’ to ‘Globus family of brands Escorted Tours’ – different name, same fantastic travel package!

These packages have been put together for the last 6 years by the Globus family of brands, offering the 50+ community a range of escorted travel packages to the world’s most exciting destinations. These are the perfect opportunity for those wanting to get out and see the world with all the details taken care of, along with the bonus of a great group of people to share the experience with. So, come join us on a trip of a lifetime on a 2019 Globus family of brands Escorted Tour.

All Escorted Tour packages include:

  • Return airfares from Auckland (enquire about domestic add on options)
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Many meals (varies depending on the itinerary)
  • Sightseeing
  • A professional Tour/Cruise Director & Local Hosts
  • A Group Host travelling with you from Auckland to the key destination

For 2019 we’ve picked some bucket list destinations. Travel with like-minded Kiwis on one of these incredible itineraries:

The Tastes of Italy & Croatia

Live like a Mediterranean local on this exciting Adriatic adventure with Globus!

23 days from $10,659 per person twin share (single supplement from $1,720pp)

Departs Auckland 23 May 2019


  • 3 night stopover in Doha, including sightseeing tour
  • 8 day Globus ‘Italian Vista’ tour followed by 11 day Globus ‘The Croatian’ tour, including hotel accommodation and sightseeing
  • Breakfast daily & 8 dinners
  • Professional Tour Directors throughout the European tours
  • First class coach with complimentary WiFi throughout Italy & Croatia
  • Airport tranfers in Doha, Dubrovnik & Rome

Explore Route 66 with Hawaii

Follow famous Route 66 on this epic cross-country tour, then finish off with a relaxing stopover in Hawaii.

21 days from $7,899 per person twin share (single supplement from $2,000pp)

Departs Auckland 21 June 2019


  • 1 pre tour night in Chicago
  • 16 day Cosmos ‘Highlights of Route 66’ tour, including hotel accommodation & sightseeing
  • 6 continental breakfasts
  • Professional Tour Director throughout the Route 66 tour
  • First class coach with complimentary WiFi throughout the USA
  • 3 night stopover package in Hawaii
  • Airport transfers in Chicago, Los Angeles & Honolulu

Whiskey, Castles and Wine

Combining a Celtic adventure with a dreamy Rhine river cruise creates the perfect European holiday.

26 days from $14,269 per person twin share (single supplement from $4,490pp)

Departs Auckland 1 August 2019


  • 3 day stopover package in Doha, including breakfast and sightseeing
  • 1 pre tour night in Glasgow
  • 13 day Globus ‘Celtic Highlights’ tour followed by an 8 day Avalon ‘Romantic Rhine’ river cruise
  • Breakfast daily, 6 lunches & 12 dinners
  • Professional Tour Director on tour and Cruise Director onboard your cruise
  • First class coach with complimentary WiFi throughout Scotland and Ireland
  • Airport transfers in Dubai, Glasgow, Amsterdam & Zurich

Mysterious Vietnam & Cambodia

Discover the graceful beauty and interesting cultures of Vietnam and Cambodia.

25 days from $14,599 per person twin share (single supplement from $1,700pp)

Departs Auckland 14 September 2019


  • 11 night Cosmos ‘Simply Vietnam’ tour followed by a 7 night Avalon Mekong river cruise
  • 2 nights Siem Reap, including hotel accommodation, sightseeing and a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 night Hong Kong stopover package
  • Breakfast daily, 17 lunches & 15 dinners
  • English speaking guides throughout your journey
  • Airport transfers in Hanoi, Siem Reap & Hong Kong

Click here for more details on each itinerary. For more information and to order your copy of the 2019 Escorted Tours brochure, please fill out the below form.

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*Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person twin share based on the cabin category/room type specified. Price includes air taxes known at time of production (these are subject to change and will be confirmed at type of payment. Single Supplements or Share options may be available – please enquire for further details. Globus family of brands Escorted Tours have been put together as an exclusive package and any amendments to the itinerary will be subject to approval by the Globus family of brands and may affect price. Non-refundable non-transferable deposit of $1000 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Full payment must be received no later than 3 months prior to NZ departure date. All cancellations must be made in writing to the Globus family of brands. Cancellation penalties apply and will be advised at time of cancellation. Not included is transport to/from Auckland Airport; passports; visas; vaccinations; tips; laundry; telephone; mini-bar; alcohol (unless otherwise stated); beverages and food not on the standard/included menu; optional excursions; porterage at airports/train stations; insurance of any kind; baggage fees; and all other items of personal nature. Group escort will travel with the group from NZ to the main destination. Operating each package as an escorted group is subject to a minimum of 15 passengers. Travellers are responsible for ensuring they have a valid passport and any applicable visas/specific entry requirements for the countries visited. Standard Globus, Cosmos, Monograms & Avalon Waterways conditions apply. A copy of these will be sent with your booking confirmation. Additional restrictions may apply. Further terms & conditions may apply to specific packages – email or call 0800 267 672 for full details.