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What our clients say about our Luxury Voluntourism Adventures

Family trip from the UK to India

“We had a fantastic volunteering experience thanks and felt that when we were at the project we were well looked after. We thought it was a great project and fell in love with the children, they’re adorable.” Mel, travelled to India with her family, from the UK

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TOMS Shoes Shoe Drop Trip to South Africa

Working with Hands Up Holidays to coordinate our TOMS volunteer trip in South Africa was a great experience. They were very attentive to our particular needs for transportation, lodging, and scheduling. It was with their logistical help that TOMS volunteers were able to personally give shoes to children in need and learn all about South […]

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Jody, family trip to Guatemala, from the US

“We had wanted to give back in some way and rather than take just another wonderful trip, we contacted Hands Up Holidays about mixing luxury vacation with volunteering. We had no idea at the start where we wanted to go or what we wanted to do. Our planner at Hands Up gave our family endless […]

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Luxury Voluntourism Reviews by the Media

Hands Up Holidays featured in The New York Times

Hands Up Holidays was recently featured in The New York Times: “Hands Up Holidays combines luxury travel with “a ‘taste’ of volunteering” through tailor-made volunteer vacations in 26 countries, ranging from building classrooms in a Berber village while staying in luxury riads in Morocco ($1,950 a person, not including airfare, for 10 days) to helping […]

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Family trip from the US to Cambodia

“It was wonderful! We absolutely loved Cambodia – hotel was a perfect choice, guide, “T” and Suy were so nice and it all was enjoyable. We all wished that we had stayed in Cambodia and gone south to the beaches as well. As usual, you handled every detail flawlessly, so all went very smoothly!” Stephanie, […]

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Building Memories

Building Memories For five out of 10 days of Hands Up Holidays’ “Mayans & Mountains” trip to Guatemala, you help build a home in an impoverished village by day, and hang in the romantic colonial town of Antigua by night. Other highlights: Hiking a volcano and boating on Lake Atitlán.

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Real life: Holidaying with teens

Have you run out of ideas when it comes to holidaying with hard-to-please teenagers? We find out what excites teens when it comes to getaways and reveal how such holidays can actually bring the family closer together.

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