SE Asia Connect 2018-12-28T15:53:32-05:00

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SE Asia Connect is a travel tour like nothing you’ve experienced before. It’s for travelers who want to experience the beauty and intrigue of Asian culture and go off the typical tourist path with others.

Trips incorporate structure, personal time, and a shared experience with a diverse group. You won’t have to plan or book a thing. That’s right, leave the work behind and simply soak up each experience!


Who is SE Asia Connect for?

  • Anyone, from anywhere, over the age of 21

  • Travelers who embrace inclusiveness and diversity

  • Those who have the ability to be easy-going and flexible and—most of all—understand that travel can be unpredictable (e.g. the weather)

  • Positive, independent, solution-oriented people with the willingness to offer their wisdom and skills for greater group enhancement

  • Ability to carry one’s own luggage—potentially up/down stairs

  • Participants must have the ability to walk up to 5 miles throughout the course of a day on varied terrain

  • Travelers who speak English (other language skills are a bonus!)

Onsite Concierge and Cultural Expert for SE Asia Connect

Each trip is led by an experienced guide. She will lead all group excursions and serve as your concierge for solo adventures. We also partner with local businesses/experts for certain aspects of Connect trips–see individual itineraries for more information.

“Traveling with Julie [Creative Travel Connection’s guide] is a great adventure! She is extremely savvy navigating through various locations and contexts. I always feel safe when I’m with her and confident she will have everything planned out with plan b and c ready if needed.” Katrina Haynes, MSW (USA) traveled with Julie to Thailand, Hong Kong, and Greece

Fees and Cancelation Policy

The fee is inclusive of accommodations, transportation and meals as noted on the itinerary, admission tickets, and gratuities.

  1. A $500 USD non-refundable deposit is due upon registration.
  2. Full payment is required 45 days before the trip.
  3. Cancelations up to 45 days before the trip are subject to a 5% administrative fee based on the full registration cost. 20-45 days before the trip: 15% administrative fee. 0-20 days before the trip: 25% administrative fee. The $500 deposit is non-refundable.
  4. Participants are responsible for their own airfare to/from the arrival/departure city.
  5. Participants are encouraged to purchase travel insurance. (recommendations available)

Other Important Information

  • Traveler’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months after date of travel in order to board flights.

  • You will be sent a packing list, optional pre-trip reading, and any other relevant information upon deposit. Really…you just need to pack and get on the airplane with your passport!

  • Travelers will meet each other virtually before the trip.

  • Questions are welcome.

If you’re looking for a customized trip for a group or family, please contact us.