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Our missionWe strive to create extraordinary travel experiences that fulfill the holiday dreams of our clients. Here's what we consider most important.
We're all about familyCollette Vacations is a third generation, family-owned company headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island with offices in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada; and London, England. Collette's executive team and our employees are travel experts who are passionate about travel and who strive daily to make your holiday worry-free, fun, and memorable.
Creating a World of TravelWe offer more than 150 expertly designed, escorted tours spanning 50-plus countries on all seven continents. Founded in 1918, we are the oldest major U.S. tour operator and have taken countless travellers around the globe on escorted holidays that balance extraordinary experiences that connect you to new places and people, history and culture, with leisure time to venture out independently
It's all about choiceThrough a process of constant innovation, our diverse roster of tours continues to meet the needs of today's savvy world travellers. Our diverse travel roster features inclusive land tours, river cruises, holidays that visit a Collette Foundation site, rail journeys, small group tours, family holidays and more. In addition, we have tours centred on food and wine, holiday travel, fall foliage, and summer getaways. Across 3 distinct brands, Collette provides a hassle-free way to see the world while fulfilling the singular dreams our customers.
Ingredients of a great tourWhen you travel with Collette, you'll find that our escorted tours are crafted to provide enriching cultural experiences, classic sightseeing, many included meals, and centrally-located accommodations that reflect the of the destination. Professional tour managers, accompany you throughout the entire tour so enjoying your trip is easy, safe and stress-free. Plus, when you add up the cost of hotels, transportation, meals, sightseeing and entertainment, you'll find what an incredible savings a tour offers.
Value-Packed…Collette Vacations prides itself on our approach to personalized service exemplified in our groundbreaking complimentary roundtrip home to airport sedan service on all air-inclusive tours.
Leave those worries about getting to the airport behind. Now your holiday with Collette begins at home. Great savings, added comfort, more convenience…that's the Collette difference!
…and Worry-FreeOur No Worries Cancellation waiver means you can cancel any time prior to the day of departure and receive a full cash refund for the price of the tour – not a travel voucher – minus the small cost of the waiver. There is no fine print or exclusions for pre-existing conditions. Travel worry-free knowing if anything changes, you're protected.
Caring for the environmentThe goal of Collette's Go Green team is to bring environmentally–friendly alternatives to employees, vendors and our travellers. Whenever possible, we make choices in our facilities and on tour which are friendly to the environment. travellers have a choice of travel gifts that now include having a tree planted in their honour in Gallatin National Forest as part of a partnership between Collette and the Arbor Day Foundation.
Supporting the communityThe Collette Foundation, an employee-run global initiative, connects employees, vendors and travellers like you with partner communities and children around the globe. Our mission is to enrich the lives of children worldwide – one project at a time. Currently, over 19 projects are under way around the world - from China and Kenya to right here in the United States.
How we operateWe are a fiscally conservative company with no debt and our 90-plus years of experience have been built on fiduciary responsibility. Collette enjoys an exceptionally strong financial rating by Dun & Bradstreet and was one of the original tour operators admitted to the United Sates Tour Operators Association (USTOA). Collette also holds membership in Travel Industry Council of Ontario and The Alliance of Canadian Travel associations.
AccoladesYou can check out the awards and honours we've enjoyed and read about newsworthy happenings in our newsroom.
But the best recommendations for travel come from the passengers who have enjoyed our tours—and Collette enjoys a 98% satisfied customer rate.