The AFC Advantage - What Makes Traveling with AFC so Different?


The Leader in First Class, Guided Vacations
Since opening our doors in 1982, AFC Vacations has been designing and operating guided tours. We are proud to remain a leader in providing unique, distinctive, and educational vacation experiences to destinations all over the world.


Home Pick-up Airport Service
AFC pioneered door-to-door Round Trip Home Pick-Up Airport Service as an included feature on our travel packages.  After 25 years of experience in door-to-door airport service we do it better than any other travel company.  And YES, the driver’s gratuity is included.

Surcharges may apply to Single Travelers and outlying areas.


SAVINGS & MORE SAVINGS
AFC has 5 ways to save off the already low inclusive rates including Early Booking Cash Savings, Recruit or Refer-a-Friend Savings, Multiple Vacation Savings and Single Traveler Savings.  We love “Solo Travelers” and offer Single Supplement Discounts on over 90 of our tour programs!

Click here for more details on each of the 5 ways to SAVE

Click here for a list of tours offering a Single Supplement Discount


Real People, Real Service
Sit back, relax, and let the caring & experienced AFC customer service team handle your travel details.  Our inclusive packages and our commitment to personal service create a hassle-free travel experience and outstanding value. Travelling with AFC is a time for enjoyment, enrichment, adventure & companionship, and our personal service allows you to maximize those aspects of travel.  Real People, Real Service!


Inclusive Packages - Round Trip Air with Care
As you browse our tour programs keep in mind these are inclusive packages featuring Round Trip Airfare*, Home Pick-Up Airport Service, and an exciting travel experience.  AFC’s Personal Service is second to none when it comes to handling your air experience, and we call this Round Trip Air with Care.  Our Air Department is happy to get on the phone and provide you with options and information in order to take the worry out of your air travel.  We like to say, “The Extras are not Extra with AFC”.  

*Round Trip Air available from all US gateways, costs vary.  Cruises are often listed as cruise only.


Tour Managers - Experienced & Knowledgeable
Tour Managers are extremely important to the guided travel experience. We feature some of the best Tour Managers in the industry.  They are experienced, well-traveled and extensively trained professionals.  Our friendly and informative Tour Managers handle the details so that your travel experience with AFC is carefree.  From managing each day’s schedule to offering suggestions for leisure time and confirming transportation, each Tour Manager works with you to ensure a wonderful travel experience.  Local Guides on many city tours complement our Tour Managers, further enhancing your AFC travel experience.

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Memorable Dining Experiences & Many Included Meals
AFC understands that dining is a big part of travel.  You will enjoy memorable dining experiences aimed at capturing the flavor of the area or showcasing the area via a wonderful setting.  Breakfast is included daily along with many dinners.  Starting and ending a program with a dinner is an important part of your vacation.  The AFC Welcome Dinner helps you settle in and meet other guests, while the AFC Farewell Dinner allows you to gather one last time with new friends.


Worldwide Tours & Cruises - Variety of Travel Styles
AFC offers a diverse product line for your guided vacation featuring quality accommodations and inclusive sightseeing at affordable rates.  We ensure a wonderful travel experience at a great value with vacations that explore destinations close to home or to countries around the world. Our worldwide vacations combine different travel experiences to create a Variety of Travel Styles including Train Tours, Classic Tours, Unpack Once or Unpack Twice Tours, Mystery Tours, Special Events, Adventure Travel, European River Cruise Charters, and Ocean & Steamboat Cruises.


Enriching Sightseeing
AFC travel programs include the must-see venues, memorable highlights and icons of a destination.  In addition to the must-sees, AFC also adds some hidden treasures, immersive activities, behind the scenes visits or authentic local interactions to create lasting travel memories and to give you a better understanding of the destination and its culture.


Quality Accommodations
When you travel with AFC you will enjoy quality hotel, resort, or ship accommodations.  Each hotel or ship is selected based on a combination of comfort, location, amenities, and service. We feature some of the world’s most respected hotel brands and top cruise lines.

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Guaranteed Departures
No one likes to have a vacation cancelled due to low passenger numbers.  Know that you can book AFC’s Guaranteed Departures with confidence.  Look for the GD symbol next to the departure dates in our catalog and updates.

Click here for a list of Guaranteed Departures


Low Cost Travel Protection Plan
Cancellation and travel protection are extremely important to have before and during your vacation.  We are committed to a flexible and affordable Travel Protection Plan to give you the protection you want and need. For cruises, we offer a comprehensive cancellation & travel protection plan as well.

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Consumer Protection - USTOA
AFC is a member brand of the prestigious USTOA, an elite group of the finest tour operators in the United States.  For peace of mind, USTOA features a $1 Million Travel Assistance Program in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.  USTOA stands for United States Tour Operators Association.