No Matter the Name, an Unwavering Commitment to Quality
General Tours, founded in 1947, is one of America’s oldest tour companies. Since that time, more than one million travelers have enjoyed General Tours' programs and small-ship cruises to destinations worldwide. By blending thoughtful and unique experiences with exceptional value, General Tours was able to offer terrific travel at great prices.

General Tours World Traveler is now Alexander+Roberts, and continues to provide the same great travel experiences at affordable prices.

AAA Member Benefits

• $55 per person savings on independent "Free Style Travel" programs of five (5) nights or longer
• $115 per person savings on all Small Group Escorted Tours, Privately Guided Tours, and Small Ship and River Cruises

Valid through December 31, 2015. Subject to change. Restrictions may apply.
To receive benefits, booking must be made by AAA Travel.

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Recognized Excellence
Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine has named Alexander+Roberts (formerly General Tours) as "One of America’s Top Travel packagers." The New York Times, Travel + Leisure and the Los Angeles Times have all mentioned Alexander+Roberts as a tour company that offers great travel values. And on NBC’s Today show, Mark Orwoll, managing editor of Travel + Leisure magazine, called Alexander+Roberts "one of the most respected tour operators in the business."

Congenial Groups. Attentive Service.
Alexander+Roberts' Small Group, Privately Guided and Small Ship journeys will immerse you more deeply in the history, culture and landscapes of the world's most fascinating destinations.

Many of Alexander+Roberts' customers travel with them again and again. With never more than 16 guests, travelers know that General's innovative programs offer unforgettable and authentic encounters not available to larger groups. Guests will also find that Alexander+Roberts' carefully selected hotels and resorts, unique dining experiences and comprehensive sighsteeing reflect the committment to value and quality that has made them one of America's leading travel companies for 65 years.

When you join one of Alexander+Roberts' "never more that 16 guests" trips, you'll experience the extraordinary travel and unparalleled value which have earned them widespread recognition in publications ranging from Travel + Leisure to The New York Times. And unlike other premium travel companies, Alexander+Roberts never charges extra for the privilege of traveling in a small group or with a private guide. What difference does small group travel make?

• Spend less time waiting and more time seeing and doing
• Airport check-ins are faster and easier
• Stay at more intimate, atmoshpheric hotels, including some of the world's finest, and sit down to convivial meals while engagin more deeply with your fellow travelers
• With just a small number of guests, your Alexander+Roberts Trip Leader can be more attentive to your needs, allowing for the spontaneity and flexibility that makes for truly great travel!

Choose Your Travel Style
Everyone has a favorite travel style. Some simply want an independent journey to one specific area; others prefer an in-depth, fully escorted tour. Alexander+Roberts has planned something for everyone:

• Sampler - Value-oriented Small Group Journey, all with excellent hotels, comprehensive sightseeing and attentive services - at a really great price!
• Sojourn - Broad and in-depth, these journeys feature truly remarkable experiences in some of the world's most extraordinary destinations.
• Adventure & Safaris - Exploring the natural world, these active escorted trips offer comfort and style for the spirited, inquisitive traveler.
• Privately Guided - Personal, flexible touring just for your traveling party! Surprisingly affordable trips with your very own car and driver, plus wonderful in-the-know guides.
• Hosted - Independent journeys with Alexander+Roberts' fine hosts assisting you along the way for worry-free travel at the most affordable prices.
• FreeStyle - Shorter tours and city stays which can be added to any of General's other tours and cruises, or mixed and matched as you wish.

Handpicked Hotels: More Than Comfort and Style
For a truly memorable journey, a hotel must be more than just comfortable and beautiful. Therefore Alexander+Roberts hotels are handpicked to enrich your travel with their evocative ambience, great locations and true historical significance.

Local Cuisine: Experience All the Colors and Flavors
Often, the spirit of a place is found in its cuisine. So Alexander+Roberts makes sure that you'll experience the finest of these culinary traditions - whether it's savoring Peking Duck where Nixon and Mao also dined, sitting down to a gourmet a la carte evening meal with free-flowing wine on a small ship cruise in China or Europe, or dining under Serengeti stars at luxury Lemala safari camps.

The Best Trip Leaders in the Business
Alexander+Roberts' Trip Leaders hail from the lands they guide you through. Their knowledge of history and culture isn't gleaned from a text book or semester abroad. They're native born, highly-educated and handpicked for their unique capacity to enliven your travels with their deep knowledge and keen insider's perspective.

Alexander+Roberts… Legendary World Journeys to more than 80 amazing destinations!

Europe | Asia | South America | Africa | Middle East