Bales Worldwide is a pioneer in the touring market that provides tailor made holidays, small escorted group tours, arrangements for special groups and chartered adventures to over 50 destinations worldwide.

The founding company British Air Brokers was established in 1947 by George Bales. The company expanded over the years and in 1960 Bales Tours was formed under the leadership of George Bales. The company provided escorted tours to Greece, the Holy Land and Egypt. Within a few years of starting, the pioneering spirit of the Bales family had covered the globe adding more and more destinations to its portfolio.

In December 2009, Bales Worldwide became a part of the Virgin Holidays family allowing it to continue providing reliable specialised and personal service whilst leveraging the support of a strong established holiday group. The company is still under the direction of Mandy Nickerson (nee Bales) and possesses the same passion and pioneering spirit that it was built on so many years ago.

The company has since evolved and grown to employ over 50 specialist travel industry experts and now offers tours all over the world ranging from Borneo to Tanzania, from Canada to the Galapagos, and Tibet to Morocco.

Bales Worldwide are committed to inspire you and provide you with a holiday that meets and exceeds your expectations - holidays of a lifetime. We are constantly exploring each region to find interesting paths for you to explore whilst ensuring they are brought to life by local guides and our experienced and enthusiastic staff.

Our long-standing reputation is built on providing a first class service with real personal touches that make a difference to your holiday. We understand the importance of giving attention to even the smallest of details. We care about the countries to which we take you and make sure that we have a positive effect on the environment. Respect for locals and their way of life is an essential part of travelling with Bales.

Every person is unique and so is every journey. Whether it is pure luxury or authentic charm, we are committed to working with you to create your  perfect holidays.

Wherever you decide to travel and whether it is in 14 months time or just 3 weeks away, let our experience make yours...

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