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It doesn’t matter if you are traveling by yourself, with friends, or with loved ones, if you are looking to experience exciting adventure travel with a great group of people, then the Global Expeditions Club is for you!

Our motto is simple - Make Friends. Travel The World.

We have provided some member testimonials for your reading pleasure.

Recent Group Tours


“The GEC Around the World Trip was an amazing experience from beginning to end. Every detail including flights, hotels, meals, activities, local transportation/guides, etc was perfectly planned. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. Looking forward to another GEC trip in the near future.”
Melanie L, Oviedo FL

“This was one of my best tours ever. Great itinerary. Very well organised and coordinated. Tour leader was very helpful and tour guides were very knowledgeable of their particular cities and places. An unexpected bonus was the group of fellow travelers sharing the same interests who were warm and friendly, many of whom will remain life long friends. GEC is to be commended.”
Errol C, Toronto Canada

“What an incredible experience! Made friends for life and the cost was so low compared to what I could have done on my own!”
Jillian W, Highlands Ranch CO

“I had an unbelievable Around the World Group Tour thanks to GEC. I hit so many different places- all with unique geography, culture, and religion. I used to wait around asking friends to travel with me. Now I don’t. I just take off with GEC to wherever I want. GEC is perfect for solo traveler like myself. I can’t wait to go on my next GEC adventure!”
Mimi P, Boston MA

“This tour was a fabulous way to get a flavor of 6 very different countries and experience some of the best of what they have to offer, including two Wonders of the World. The tour was excellently coordinated, and our group got along really well. The trip definitely inspired me to book more foreign travel!”
Monica M, Sarasota FL


“Thank you so much for a well thought out, fantastic trip. It was just what I needed and I'm so happy I took the risk and picked your club to travel with. I'll definitely recommend you to anyone who asks.”
Suzanne D, Gig Harbor WA

“Had an awesome time and made so many friends. Great planning and very smooth trip. Guides were friendly, approachable, and had fun personalities that were contagious and made the trip entertaining. I’ll be back!”
Kerri S, Boston MA

“Really easy going, great group of people. Excellent trip and guides.”
Alan C, Alexandria VA

“Loved all of it! Beautiful cities, ancient ruins and the guides were excellent & entertaining. Awesome travel club. Great assistance with everything both before and during the trip.”
Lorie S, Salt Lake City UT


"GEC's Antarctica trip was indeed the trip of a lifetime! It was a small and intimate group, and I met some great people. The tour leaders were great, and I felt very comfortable on the ship. Of course, the actual sites were incredible, too. I highly recommend taking this trip - it's my most memorable GEC trip thus far."
Leticia B, The Woodlands TX

"I highly recommend this trip! I traveled with Kevin and Jeff and published my Antarctica journal to It was a wonderful experience!"
Suzanna M, Marietta GA

"The GEC trip to Antarctica is a once in a lifetime experience that will give you a new outlook on the beauty of the earth."
Suneel K, Arlington VA

"I am normally a solo woman traveler, but there are some locations that are just better with company. Antarctica is one of those amazing places and GEC put together a beautiful trip with like-minded solo travelers. It was an amazing experience!"
Diana B, Denver CO


“This was my first GEC trip and I will definitely do another one soon. Traveling solo the roommate match was a great feature. Our tour leader and local guide were both friendly, helpful and knowledgeable; which enhanced the well organized, fascinating itinerary. I've traveled with other groups and GEC is by far the best!”
Mary R, Saint Petersburg FL

“I wanted to express my thoughts and feelings about my fantastic Cuba experience. I had a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful time. I will use GEC in the future and hope to travel with you all again. I made great friends on the Cuban extravaganza.”
Myron S, Oak Park IL

“I have done 3 trips with GEC since 2017 and they have all been amazing! The demographics are varied; anything from mid-twenties to early sixties and diverse ethnic backgrounds and travel experience levels. I have traveled a lot with friends and other tour companies and they are the best. Their trips have a great balance of information, tourist sightseeing and fun and adventure. They really love what they are doing and it shows how passionate they are about travel and about giving their customers the experience of a lifetime. Highly recommend! ”
Linda F, Boston MA


“Great trip - Prague, Vienna, Budapest. Hotels were excellent and service was as good as it possibly could be. Itinerary was practical with a focus on the most picturesque sights and monuments. just the right amount of free time to create flexibility for optional activities - suggestions by the local guides were very helpful. I would definitely travel with GEC again, and would recommend it as well.”
Anu S, Dallas TX

“The Prague, Vienna and Budapest trip was great. The people on the trip really jelled and the group was very fluid. Istvan was an excellent guide as he worked very hard to make tour arrangements, dinner, river cruise and concert reservations.”
Lisa D, Belmont MA

“The trip was great and it was a wonderful group of people. ”
Karen T, Arlington VA


"This was my first trip with GEC and I had a great time. Very well organized and fun! I will definitely do another trip with GEC."
Stacie B, McLean VA

"Excellent group management. Fantastic use of time to maximize sightseeing and personal time. Everything met and exceeded my expectations and standards. Thanks!"
Staci W, Tyrone GA

"Great group of people and excellent mid-ranged priced trip. Trip was planned out well and perfect length. Would definitely do another trip."
Manoma S, Arlington, VA

"Great destination, fantastic people and amazing guide! Will definitely sign up for more trips with GEC and tell friends to do the same."
Kim C, Leesburg VA


“It has been an incredible experience. Unforgettable Safari trip, loved everything, some of the most beautiful scenes with exotic animals. Tent experience was wonderful and very real. Loved our guides.”
Sophie D, Bethesda MD

“We loved every minute of it. The guide arranged, managed and helped with all our needs and desires. She really made the trip wonderful. This trip will be our favorite for a very long time!”
Ric K, Seattle WA

“Great itinerary. Excellent opportunity for cultural experiences; loved the time with the bushmen & the Masai tribes. Good care & attention by the guide to accommodate our needs.”
Rita M, Gaithersburg MD


“Great balance of planned activities vs travel time. Very smooth & well organized. Had a wonderful experience.”
Nidhi J, San Francisco CA

“I loved everything! I had such a great time and all my new experiences were wonderful. Would love to do it all again. Can’t wait to show my family & friends.”
Vickey G, Lemon grove CA

“Loved having so many great activities bundled together and all the details and transportation worked out. Great people to travel with!”
Stephen C, Woburn MA

“This was an outstanding trip from beginning to end! Everything was well planned & the people were warm & friendly. It was easy and fun.”
Joyce T, Atlanta GA

OKTOBERFEST - Munich & Salzburg

“Fantastic trip! Beautiful sights, great people…so much fun!”
Cher B, Boston MA

“I couldn’t be happier that I picked Oktoberfest as my second trip with GEC. I had a blast and Europe was a perfect mix of fun, adventure and visiting historical sites. GEC trips are unique as they are an ideal blend of planned activities and free time. I can’t wait for my third trip with GEC! Prost!”
Jane B, Northport NY

“Absolutely amazing trip – This is my third time travelling with these guys and I will definitely do it again.”
Greg S, Bristol RI

“I had the time of my life. Everything was organized and so much fun. Perfect combination of activities and free time to enjoy the festival. Can’t wait to travel with this club again!”
Celeste B, Los Angeles CA

“I really enjoyed the trips to Neuschwanstein Castle, Zugspitze, Garmish, Eagles Nest & the lake cruise. The tour of Salzburg was great because I love sightseeing.”
Clifford H, Alexandria VA


“The club coordinated an awesome trip of a lifetime that I will never forget! They always guarantee a fantastic time with lots of fun travelers. My experience in Greece was so magical, words cannot begin to describe!”
Cynthia R, Grand Prairie TX

“You guys were great. Amazing trip! Fun People. Best trip ever!”
Jeff W, Los Angeles CA

“Greece was by far one of the most amazing trips I have ever taken. The group experience is an awesome way to meet new friends from all over the U.S that share the same interest in travelling. The tour leaders were so helpful in making me feel safe and relaxed, so I had nothing to worry about other than to sit back and enjoy the ride. I hope to travel again with the group as soon as possible!”
Katie Q, Boston MA

“The Greece trip organized by GEC is a great combination of history (Athens), partying (Mykonos), and amazing natural beauty (Santorini). Jeff and Kevin are also a lot of fun to hang out with. I would definitely recommend this tour.”
Suneel K, Arlington VA

“I just wanted to thank you for organizing such a wonderful trip. The country was breathtaking, the food superb and I managed to meet some fantastic people not to mention the memories I will forever have of this voyage.”
Barbara P, Cambridge MA


“This was such a fun and interesting trip. Organisation was first class, pace of trip was just right. Thanks guys for a fab time!”
Jen S, NYC

“Small group travel to exotic locations without single supplements – Finally! It was especially great to get off the tourist grid and explore something different. Truly a trip to remember.”
Cindy T, Portland OR

“Loved all the boat activities. Very cool to see so much wildlife and explore the ruins. The evening/”after tour” activities were a blast. Thanks for another great trip!”
Chris M, Philadelphia PA

“An eventful trip with great hotels and restaurants. Machu Picchu and the Amazon were awesome. Looking forward to my next trip with GEC. Thanks guys.”
John F, Moorestown NJ

“The whole trip rocked! Amazing in the Amazon, Machu Picchu was stunning and the people were wonderful. Merci mes amis! A la prochaine... bisous!”
Arlene T, Toronto Canada


“I loved EVERYTHING!!! And I mean it! I had the time of my life. GEC came highly recommended. Thank you for one of the best experiences of my life!”
Theresa P, Middleton NY

“This was one of the best trips ever. Very friendly and well organized. The entertainment was exceptional.”
Steve F, South Grafton MA

“I loved this trip. You guys were terrific and went above & beyond. I would book another trip with you guys in a heartbeat. I can’t thank you enough for everything.”
Laura U, Fairfield CT

“I enjoyed everything. I like adventure travel and this was definitely an adventure. I knew I would have a good time with GEC. They plan the best adventures. See you guys on the next one!”
Erika M, Long Beach CA

“Thank you to the GEC leaders for being so entertaining and for making me feel welcome. I felt everything was well planned and everything was under control. Look forward to future travels.”
Marisa C, Ridgefield CT

“Awesome game viewing and a fun group of people = Great Trip!”
Andrew S, Washington DC

“It was amazing!!! I still can't believe I actually was there and with my own eyes saw these beautiful animals. The big five!!! Once again the guys pulled off a great trip and were the best hosts ever!!!! Looking forward to the next trip. Way to go guys!!!”
Terry L, Annapolis MD

“I just came back from Tanzania with GEC and had a great time! It was my third trip with Jeff and Kevin, and I highly recommend traveling with them. The sights may look the same traveling without them, but the experience won't be as fun!”
Susan B, Dobbs Ferry NY

“Busy, exciting days, including optional day trips while waiting for others to arrive. Relaxing evenings at comfortable lodges with new friends; and (importantly) time built into the last day to souvenir shop, and relax and regroup before flights home. Terrific planning. Well organized safari experience. Looking forward to many more club trips.”
Dave H, Portsmouth NH


“Holy smokes… I had the time of my life!!! I knew the destination would be mindblowing… but the unexpected bonus was the gem of fellow travelers, now dear friends I walk away with :-) Next trip? Can't wait!!”
Kimberly K, San Francisco CA

“This trip has spoiled me for life! Ideal tour leaders. The trip was organized, enthusiastic and most important fun. Can't wait for the next trip. Pura Vida!”
Jane B, Northport NY

“Great People. Great location. Best trip ever! Will definitely not be my last.”
Jen B, Huntington Beach CA

“Not my first trip with this club and not my last. Both times I had such a blast that I’m already selecting my next trip with this club. I keep telling everyone I know that they have to travel with GEC.”
Eric M, Signal Hill CA

“I met great people, had interesting conversations and laughed till I couldn’t breathe. I also liked how the guides made an effort to engage all group members in conversation and checked in throughout the trip.”
Cynthia O, Vienna VA

“Fun trip. Good Times. The activities were well-planned and adrenaline filled, and also a bit-scary. If the weather had cooperated, would've been even better. The accomodations were very good, with great hospitality, and good quality meals.”
Jay I, Bethesda MD


“The trip was absolutely wonderful! I can hardly begin to describe the sites, sounds, smells, and the great fun we all had! Can’t wait to go on another group adventure!”
Ariane D, Basking Ridge NJ

“I would do it all again, amazing trip. Rickshaws in Kathmandu, trekking to base camp by Everest, beautiful Himalayan Mountains, excellent guides. Met 15 interesting, fun people. Will definitely recommend GEC to other friends.”
Amy A, Stamford CT

“This was a dream come true! From the Taj Mahal to the top of the world, a wonderful experience. Kathmandu was great!”
Robert F, Richmond VA

“Loved the trip! Well organized. Fun and laid back staff. Would recommend to a friend.”
Simona G, NY, NY

“The train ride in New Delhi was great. Really enjoyed most of the temples/monasteries we visited. Also enjoyed getting to know fellow travelers. The mountain views of Everest were fantastic! Really enjoyed the ride through the mountain terrain back to Kathmandu. Very beautiful! Loved the shopping and riding a rickshaw.”
Rachel E, Boulder CO


“I enjoyed everything about this trip…The group was great as if it was handpicked. The tour locations were “SPOT ON” and the free day option was the best added touch. Thanks for a great experience.”
Jewel K, Bowie MD

“What an amazing trip this was, and what a great group! Jeff and Kevin were awesome leaders! They really took care of us and made the trip so much fun!”
Terri G, Huntington Beach, CA

“Excellent trip to Italy! Saw all the sights – Had fun – Will definitely travel again with you guys.”
Greg S, Bristol RI

“Best possible mix of travel adventures: urban and rural getaways with a splash of fun and frivolity. The group dynamics were great, the trip was fantastic. If all trips are this much fun, I don't think I'll be staying home too often. Thanks, gang!”
Darci W, Portland OR

“Had an amazing time. The group really gelled and became great friends. Seeing Italy with GEC was an excellent choice. This was my second trip with the club and I will definitely be traveling with them again.”
Eric M, Long Beach CA


“Thank you for a fantastic trip to Ireland. The tour was very well planned and the country was beautiful, but what really made the trip for me was the people. Thanks for making such an effort to get to know each of us and infuse a little “fun” in everything we did. Within hours, I was no longer traveling solo, but with a great group of friends. I can't wait to book my next trip.”
Elizabeth G, Hunt Valley MD

“My Ireland vacation with GEC was the trip of a lifetime. Jeff and Kevin put together a fun filled adventure from start to finish. A great experience, fond memories, and new friends. I am looking forward to my next vacation with the club!”
Jim A, Brooklyn NY

“This was one of the best experiences of my life! Kevin & Jeff did a wonderful job of making the trip more fun than you could possibly imagine. GEC is the ONLY way to travel!!”
Kim M, Salem OR

“Wow, what a great trip with a great group. We had so much fun touring and exploring the pubs of Ireland. I'm looking forward to another trip, soon.”
John F, Moorestown NJ

“I had a fabulous time and you both made everyone so incredibly welcome and were always there making sure no one was left out of the group. I have already told my house boating group how much fun I had and how great you both were at organizing and keeping everyone entertained. I may even have a few friends considering joining me on the next trip. I am definitely in for Costa Rica!”
Celeste B, El Granada CA


“This was the trip of a lifetime. I met many wonderful people. It was very organized and fun. Jeff and Kevin did a wonderful job. The local tour guides were very nice and knowlegable. It couldn't have gone smoother. Thank you Jeff and Kevin. Can't wait to join you in Italy.”
Audra K, Charlestown. MA

“The trip was excellent. The best trip I’ve ever taken. The people, the club leaders, local guides and activities were amazing. I’ve never had so much fun on a vacation!”
Erika M, Long Beach. CA

“We had a great time in Jordan and Egypt with the group and as a bonus we independently stopped in Istanbul, Turkey on the way back to Chicago. I'd highly recommend going with future trips planned by this group.”
Rick S, Waterford. MI

“The Egypt/Jordan trip was spectacular! We saw all the Top 10 sites in Egypt, 2 wonders of the world, and made life-long friendships with a great group of travelers. I can't wait to travel with this group again. Everything exceeded my expectations.”
Tara G, Hudson. MA

“Action packed, non stop adventure with great group of people who share similar desire for life changing experiences! Kevin and Jeff were great leaders from pre-journey prep through final destination and return home.”
Zany C, Falls Church. VA


“I thought I had had fun before, but never like this! The guides were so extremely accommodating, the activities were challenging and exciting, and the group I travelled with, all of whom I met for the first time in Costa Rica, were wonderful, fun, and just a great bunch of people. Couldn't have been better!”
Susan B, Dobbs Ferry. NY

“Beyond expectation! I had a fantastic time, made some wonderful new friends and pushed myself beyond my comfort zone. It was eye opening in more ways than one. This vacation had everything; You had to be there! Fun, Fun, and more Fun!!!!”
Terry L, Annapolis. MD

“Everything was fabulous. Had a great time. Loved meeting everyone and all the activities were fun. Excellent organizers – Thank you for a liquid lava time!!!”
Su-shien C, Phoenix. AZ

“Almost every aspect of the trip was above expectations. the group was great and the daily schedule was full but not overbearing! looking forward to the next trip!”
Bob S, Glenview. IL

“This was my first group trip and don't think I would travel again any other way! It was a great experience with an amazing group of people. Can't wait to see everyones pictures! Already thinking about my next adventure.”
Beth V, Cumming. GA


“Impressively more fun than I could have imagined. Well organized and great activities. The local guides were fun and knowledgeable. The club leaders were awesome, very nice and accommodating. Thanks so much for the effort you put into the planning and organization. It shows and makes a huge difference.”
Rebecca C, Alameda. CA

“Excellent! 100% great experience. Verry happy with the guides, hotels and all activities. Will definitely travel with you again!”
Greg S, Bristol. RI

“Once again I want to thank you for such a wonderful trip. Costa Rica will be my once in the life time and very vivid experiences... something I will remember always! This trip was perfectly organized with well balanced activities and free time.... I have nothing more to ask for to make the trip better. Also thank you for being such good, fun and friendly guides, you made us laugh and enjoy ourselves all the time. I definitely recommend you to all my friends. Great job guys.
Rasa G, Schenectady. NY

“Well organized and well led. Lots of fun. An adventure of a lifetime.”
Michael S, Vienna. VA

“I enjoyed this trip far more than I expected to. The activities were challenging but still do-able. You did a great job of making everyone feel comfortable and included. Things were very efficient and smooth – very impressive. I had a blast and haven’t laughed this much in a very long time. Thanks again. Can’t wait to see you on the Amazing Race… Good Luck!”
Christine M, Philadelphia. PA


“This trip was amazing! You planned the perfect trip. I was constantly in awe over the beautiful scenery and really felt lucky to share it with such a fun group of people and hope to travel with each one of you again someday.”
Karen G, Westfield. NJ

“I just want to let you know what a highlight this trip was to me! I can't stop thinking about all the places we visited and how much fun you guys were as well as the rest of the group. I loved everything, and you did an outstanding job planning the trip, and making sure that we all are having a good time.”
Rasa G, Schenectady. NY

“I've been raving to people about what a great job you both did in organizing the trip and especially making sure a group of strangers had a great time with each other. You made us feel welcome and showed us the highlights of the beautiful places we visited. What I especially appreciated was your easy-goingness (with people) and your attention to detail. Your humor helped the whole group gel.”
Deb S, Elk Grove. IL

“Our group bonded, laughed, shared and enjoyed one another from the get go and our appreciation for one another reflected in our enjoyment. I came home missing my Cali buddies something severe and hoping time brings us back to another locale to laugh and learn more about one another.”
Patricia S, NY


“Awesome trip, guys! Its been tough describing it to people.”
Bill D, Boston. MA

“Everything about the club trip in Peru was great. Machu Picchu and the Amazon were simply unbelievable. The guides were friendly and professional and the food was amazing, especially the beets…didn’t try the Guinea Pig!”
Eric M, Long Beach. CA

“This was an amazing trip with amazing people!”
Elaine S, Cambridge. MA

“A sweet trip, so unbelievably sweet!! You guys are the best.”
Suzanne D, Boston. MA


“GREAT FUN! The Costa Rica Adrenaline adventure exceeded my expectations. The local guides were incredibly knowledgeable, funny and friendly. The canyoneering/waterfall repelling was by far one of the coolest things I have done in years, so much so, we did it twice! This was definitely the adventure I was hoping for to break up a long New England winter. My bags are packed for the next trip already!”
Sharmila P, Portsmouth. NH

“This was my first trip with GEC and it was a blast! The pure adrenaline tour to Costa Rica was just that, rappelling down waterfalls & zip lining in the jungle followed by some great relaxation on the beach and watching the local wildlife. The hotels were clean and comfortable, and the people were extremely helpful and kind. I have never done a group tour but this experience would encourage me to do it again; I still felt like I was on my own vacation and I didn’t want to come back!”
Nancy S, Dover. NH

“I had a great time. The canyoning was by far the most fun I've had in years.”
Miranda B, Vermont

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