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About Explore Come and Meet Us

Come and Meet Us

Come and see us at shows and events throughout 2019! Our adventure travel experts regularly attend shows and festivals around the country and are keen to share their knowledge of our trips and top travel tips to inspire you.

Come and see us and take advantage of exclusive show discounts and competitions.



Where: Stand E36, EventCity, Manchester
When: 17 – 20 January 2019
Meet the Experts: Theatre at 15:00, 18 January 2019
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Where: Stand AC93, Olympia, London
When: 31 January – 3 February 2019
Meet the Experts: Theatre 2 at 13:30, 31 January 2019
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Come and visit us at our stand for your chance to win a trip for two to Costa Rica*

Discover your next adventure at Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show, in association with The Times and The Sunday Times, the UK’s biggest event for travel inspiration. As well as invaluable and inspirational travel advice on offer, Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show brings together travel’s very best authors, TV presenters, photographers and internationally renowned musicians and performers.

Meet the Experts

We are pleased to confirm that Explore will be giving insightful travel advice at both the London and Manchester shows. In London, Clare Collins will be delving into the world of dark tourism, with a talk on the unusual but breath-taking destination of Chernobyl. In Manchester, Glyn Thorneloe will be discussing ‘Enhancing travel experiences and building bridges with your camera’, with tips and advice for capturing lifelong memories on your travels.

Clare Collins: ‘Chernobyl – A holiday with a difference’
Destinations London, Meet the Experts Theatre 2 at 13:30, 31 January 2019

Glyn Thorneloe: ‘Enhancing travel experiences and building bridges with your camera’
Destinations Manchester, Meet the Experts Theatre at 15:00, 18 January 2019

*Costa Rica competition – “Win an Explore Holiday for two to Costa Rica”

Terms & Conditions
Explore holiday prize Terms and Conditions

1.The prize draw is open to residents of the UK aged 18 years or over, except employees of Explore Worldwide Ltd (Explore) and their families, or anyone else professionally associated with the promoter.

2.The promotional period commences on 17 January 2019 and closes at 5pm (GMT) on 03 February 2019.
3.No purchase is necessary. To enter the prize draw, individuals must complete and submit an entry form during the promotional period, at the Explore stand at either the Destination Show Manchester or the Destination Show London.
4.Lost, late, incomplete or incomprehensible entries or those containing offensive content will be deemed invalid. The promoter is not responsible for any technical issues (or other), which impede an entry being submitted correctly and/or in full. No robot or automated entries will be accepted. Only one entry per unique valid email address is eligible and duplicate entries will be deleted. Explore’s decision to disqualify an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
5.One prize winner will be drawn at random from all eligible entrants by an Explore representative on Monday 11 February 2019. The prize winner will be notified by email within 2 working days of the draw.
6.In the event that the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable or should the winner be unable to accept their prize within 20 working days of being notified, it will be deemed that the winner has forfeited their prize and Explore reserves the right to award the prize to an alternative winner drawn from all remaining eligible entries.
7.Explore reserves the right to request proof of residency at the stated address and identification for verification before issuing the prize. Written confirmation of the prize will be sent by post to the winner’s address within 10 working days of the winner’s acknowledgment.
8.The prize is a 9 days Explore holiday for two adults travelling together on the Costa Rica Highlights of Costa Rica (BCC) trip, worth up to £3640.
9.The prize holiday includes accommodation (on a twin-share or double basis), ground transport, activities, some meals, an Explore Tour Leader, return economy class flights from a London airport and airport transfers both ways between San Jose airport and the hotel. The prize does not include any optional extras or upgrades; nor does it include the cost of travel insurance. 
10.The prize holiday can be booked for any available departure date in October 2019 or November 2019.
11.The prize holiday must be confirmed at least four weeks prior to the departure date. 
12.Additional passengers may be added to the booking, but will be subject to availability and will be charged the full adult price applicable at the time of booking.
13.The booking must be made directly with Explore and is subject to Explore’s normal Booking Conditions (see
14.The prize is an Explore small group adventure tour for two up to the value of £3640 to Costa Rica. It is not a voucher for the value of £3640. The prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed in full or part for cash or any other alternative prize.
15.The prize holiday may not be used in conjunction with any other Explore discounts or promotions.
16.In the event that Explore is no longer able to provide the winner with the prize, an alternative holiday of the same value will be offered.
17.In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Explore reserves the right to withdraw or amend the prize at any time and without notice.
18.The Promoter is Explore Worldwide Ltd, Nelson House, 55 Victoria Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7PA.


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