smarTours articles

(Third of three parts)
In the last three years, my husband and I booked tours with Adventures Abroad, smarTours, Vantage Deluxe World Travel, Overseas Adventure Travel, Odysseys Unlimited and Road Scholar. The tours were each in the range of roughly $3,000-$5,000 per person.
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My wife, Nenko, and I have taken 14 tours and traveled extensively independently, and we have never met a finer guide than Ron McGregor, our guide on the 14-day trip “South Africa — Highlights and Safari” with smarTours (New York, NY; 800/337-7773).
Using Globetrotter Guides’ “Turkey Travel Guide” to compare the itineraries offered by several large tour companies, my parents and I started planning our 2010 vacation. We decided on smarTours’ 14-day “Treasures of Turkey.”