You want to see the world, but you don't know where to begin? Well, we're Monograms and we began a long time ago — putting all of the planning, arranging and coordinating into an all-in-one package. A package that ensures you won’t find yourself forced into the unknown. Monograms factors in your travel dreams while conquering travel obstacles, trading worrying and wondering for wonderment. In places where you won’t even begin to know your way, you’ll never feel lost with Monograms. You have a choice in travel. You can choose to go it alone, or you can choose to feel like a local. That’s the Monograms difference – and why those who travel with Monograms never travel any other way again.
Our Monograms Package We Plan, You Play.
Globetrotting is fun. Research, logistics and getting lost – not so much. With Monograms, we take on the endless hours of organizing and scheduling so you can see the sights, experience new cultures, and dance to new rhythms. From arranging the right hotels and efficient transportation to providing a Local Hosts® and included sightseeing, we've thought of – and included – everything you need in an all-in-one package. But it doesn't stop there. We're also on the scene at your destination helping you make the most of your time. Because we’re proponents of doing and viewing, not stewing.
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Hand Selected Hotels We've Checked all the Hotels. You Just Check In.
Centrally Located Hotels Why dream of the world’s greatest sights when you can wake up right next to them? Our hotels are located in the city center, so you're close to the action. At Monograms we feel that being close to the major attractions on your vacation takes the headache out of planning transportation and finding your way around. We want you crossing sights off your list, not wasting time crossing town.
Monograms Hotels in London
Our Hotel Rating SystemWe've carefully screened and selected just the right hotels in the heart of your destination. And, on most packages, we give you a choice so you can match your personal travel style. Whether you prefer stately or trendy, you'll be close to the sights, shops and sidewalks that matter, and well rested to enjoy them all.
Local Hosts Everyone Loves an Insider.
Who has the strongest espresso in town? What street has the hippest boutiques? Where’s the quietest spot to view the sunset? On every Monograms vacation you’ll be given something that is truly invaluable – a Local Host who knows everything, which changes everything. Your very own friendly, knowledgeable insider in each destination will offer hints and recommendations, steer you off the beaten path, and help you maximize every moment of your time. No other travel company offers this accessible wealth of information. While others are walking in circles, your Local Host gets you straight to the famous squares. Why feel lost when you can feel like a local?
Meet a few of our Local Hosts:
VIP Sightseeing We skip the lines. (And you can, too!)
Must See Sights
You’ll see the landmarks and monuments, learn about the area’s cultural heritage, and hear fascinating anecdotes that bring it all to life.
With Monograms you enjoy VIP access that takes you right inside the iconic sights. Because standing in the footsteps of legends is so much better than standing in line.
What will make your trip more meaningful to you? A focus on art and architecture? Romantic meals in fine local restaurants? Learning about the area’s history and culture? Shopping ’til you drop? With all the logistics taken care of on a Monograms vacation, there’s more time built in for customized activities and excursions.
Excursions are categorized to help you make your choices:
Food & Wine
Below is a sampling of excursions for London & Paris.
Buckingham Palace & the Royal Mews
Classic Rock & Beatles Tour
Dinner & Theater-choice of shows
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Tower of London & Crown Jewels
Mont St. Michel with Lunch
Seine Cruise & Jazz Dinner Show
Our Transportation Your ride's here.
On a Monogram’s vacation, we believe the adventure is in the sightseeing, not the drama of getting from Point A to Point B. Whether it’s flight arrangements, transfers from the airport to your hotel, sightseeing, or traveling between cities, we take care of your transportation needs and can include it in your package price. No hailing cabs in a foreign language. No holding up the line confused at a subway station. We pick you up. And drop you right where you want to be. We want you to get a taste of the local scene and cuisine, not the local traffic.
Shuttles, Buses, Vans and Cars
These modes of transportation are used for transfers, excursions and driving vacations..
One of the most common ways to travel between international cities.
We can coordinate all of your flights, including all intra-vacation flights between cities.
Some packages include cruises or you’ll travel on a ferry. Plus, we offer many excursions where you’re on a boat.
Forks, Knives and Chopsticks Dining in Style
Before you feast your eyes on the sights, enjoy a morning feast to fuel your day.
The best part of traveling with Monograms is feeling like a local. Lunches and dinners are generally not included so you can discover everything from the sidewalk cafes to the hidden-alley bistros. Your Local Host is full of great suggestions, and we’ve partnered with Lonely Planet to recommend out-of-this-word meals.
Monograms has partnered with Lonely Planet and provides restaurant recommendations.
Vacations to Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and Africa include breakfast. Your Local Host® can assist in recommending local favorites or you can simply explore on your own!
In general, lunches and dinners are not included in your Monograms vacation. Your Local Host® will have a number of suggestions for dining--after all, one of the best ways to learn about other cultures is to eat like the locals do!
On travel days in remote regions, on safari in Africa, on cruises, and at some resorts we include lunches and dinners.