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About us

As our name suggests, we are single-minded about Latin America. This is what sets us apart from other travel companies – and what allows us to offer you not just a holiday but the opportunity to experience something extraordinary on inspiring journeys throughout Mexico, Central and South America.

Having exclusively dedicated ourselves to the region since 1980, we’re still the UK’s leading specialist in travel to Latin America. 

When you travel with us, you gain access to well over 30 years of experience and expertise, knowledge and know-how, not to mention a friendly team of travel experts who all have extensive first-hand knowledge of Latin America and a passion for sharing it.

Our journey

Forty years ago, when Brian Williams and I first met as teachers at the British School in Rio de Janeiro, we could never have imagined where it might lead.

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Our service

As the UK's leading specialist in travel to Latin America, we know that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to meeting our client's needs and preferences.

JLA staff

Our specialists

With a wealth of first-hand experience on the ground, every one of our team of travel experts is passionate about Latin America.

Our awards

As an independent company, Journey Latin America is proud to appear consistently among the winners of many prestigious travel awards.

Travel News Papers

Press coverage

We've been delighted to host journalists from all the leading national newspapers and travel magazines on their travels to every corner of Latin America. Take a look at our recent coverage.

What our clients say

We’re proud of our awards and press coverage, but what means even more to us is the praise we receive from our clients. Read what some of our many satisfied customers have to say.

Consumer Protection

Consumer and financial protection

At Journey Latin America, we understand the value of financial protection for our customers. We are members of ABTA and AITO, and all our holidays are ATOL protected.

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Journey with the UK's NO1 specialist in travel to latin america


  • The pioneers in travel to Latin America since 1980
  • The UK's no.1 specialist – nobody knows it better


  • All our staff are in-depth Latin America specialists
  • Get the inside track with expert advice based on first-hand experience


  • Our love of Latin America runs through all we do
  • We take pride in providing a genuinely personal service


  • Unbeatable and secure financial protection
  • Book with confidence, knowing every penny is secure


  • The widest range of travel options to Central and South America
  • The journey you'll love, in a style to suit you


  • Award-winning holidays, endorsed by our clients and the press
  • Exclusively dedicated to 
    Latin America – it's all we do


Wanderlust Reader's Travel Awards - Top Ten Tour Operator 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015

Latin American Travel Association – Award for Customer Service 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Specialist Tour Operator 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Best Value Tour Operator 2011

Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award2013

British Travel Awards – Best Small Tour Operator Central & South America 2011, 2012

Condé Nast Traveller – Top Ten Specialist Tour Operator: 2010, 2011, 2012

Guardian and Observer Travel Awards– Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2009, 2010, 2012

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