If you have found an Academy Travel tour that’s right for you, where to from here?

Express Your Interest in a Tour

We announce tours up to 24 months before departure. If you register your interest we will keep you updated on plans, let you know when bookings are open, and update you on any changes.

View a Detailed Itinerary

Around 12 months before departure we will publish a detailed itinerary on our website with precise details of the daily program, accommodation, land travel and included meals, performances etc. We will publish this on our website and send a copy to those who have expressed interest.

Book on a Tour

In order to guarantee a place on a tour you need to complete an online or paper booking form and submit it, together with a per person tour deposit. We will confirm your place on the tour immediately and follow up with a welcome letter and other materials.

Book on our website
Click ‘Book Online Now’ on any tour page to initiate your booking. A specific per person tour deposit is required to confirm your booking on a tour. Final payment of the tour fee, insurance and any additional travel will be due 60 days before departure. View our booking conditions >

Hold a place on our website
We are also happy to hold a tentative place for 48 hours while you make your final arrangements to come on tour. Click ‘Hold a Place’ on any tour page to initiate your booking.

Book via e-mail
Download our booking form, which can be filled in electronically, saved locally to your computer and then sent to us as an attachment in an e-mail. Download a booking form >

Book by post
A booking form is available at the back of each detailed itinerary, which you can send to the postal address below. You can also download our booking form if you do not have a copy. Download a booking form >

Academy Travel
GPO Box 5057
Sydney NSW 2001

Book over the telephone
Call us to make a provisional booking which we will hold for 7 days:

Sydney: 9235 0023
Rest of Australia: 1800 639 699
International: +61 2 9235 0023

Welcome Letter, Reading List, Lectures, Blogs

We’ll send you a reading/viewing list for your tour and let you know if your tour leader is presenting a public lecture or has published a blog.

Travel Documents

We’ll send you personal travel and transfer documents, a daily schedule, hotel and emergency contacts about a month before the tour starts. Your pre-departure materials will include detailed tour notes.

Final Payment

Full and final payment is due two months before the tour starts. Payment can be made by direct deposit or by credit card, subject to bank fees.


If there are any changes to an itinerary, we will let you know as soon as possible. For music and theatre tours, we will send you updates on performances as soon as they are available.

On Tour

The best bit.


About a month after the tour we’ll send you an online evaluation form. Your opinions on our tours are vital for us to identify issues and ensure the ongoing quality of our tours. Our tour leaders and mangers also submit detailed reports.