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Alumni Travel

Are you up for a Bobcat adventure? Pack your bags! Tuscany, Morocco, Cuba, Alaska, and more…your Ohio University Alumni Association offers exciting tours and weekend getaways all year long. Travel with fellow Bobcats to exotic international destinations or fascinating domestic locales. Learn about culture, art and history from top OHIO experts, all while experiencing the friendship and fun of fellow Bobcats. Best of all, your participation supports your alma mater!

Travel Insurance

Your Ohio University Alumni Association partners with  USI Travel Insurance Services  for alumni and friends who travel with us. Every year, Travel Insurance Select gives peace of mind to thousands of alumni travelers just like you. Be sure you’re adequately insured for your next trip—whether participating in an OHIO Alumni Travel tour or traveling on your own.

Travel insurance  is important because it protects you when unforeseen circumstances occur after you’ve booked and paid for your trip. It helps if you have to cancel vacation plans because of a personal situation or error on the part of travel agencies and airlines, and safeguards you if emergencies arise once you reach your destination. Plus you get 24/7 worldwide travel assistance!

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2017 Tours


Eastern & Oriental Express: March 1 - 13, 2017

Begin your exploration in bustling Bangkok, and then celebrate the golden age of travel with three nights aboard the opulent Eastern & Oriental Express through Thailand and Malaysia. Admire Bali’s breathtaking scenery and meringue-hued beaches. Experts and local guides will bring your adventure to life with included excursions and fascinating talks. This small-group experience features deluxe accommodations throughout and an extensive meal plan.

From $5,995 + air,AHI

New Zealand train

Oceania Cruise – Outrageous Outback: April 7 - 23, 2017  

Visit the land of koalas and kangaroos on this adventure to charming seaside towns Down Under. Discover the stunning landscapes and rich heritage of Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand while cruising aboard Sirena, Oceania Cruises’ newest masterpiece.

From $6,799, includes air from select cities, Go Next
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OHIO Alumni Travel

River Life Along the Dutch Waterways: April 26 - May 4, 2017

Cruise for seven nights in Flanders aboard an exclusively chartered, deluxe, AMADEUS small river ship when Holland’s breathtaking tulip fields are in bloom. Meet local residents during the exclusive RIVER LIFE FORUM®. Tour the Kröller-Müeller museum. Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens. The Hague Pre- and Amsterdam Post-Cruise Options.

From $2,995 + air, Gohagan & Co.

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Oceania Cruise – Timeless Treasures: April 28 - May 6, 2017

From the color-splashed coastal towns of Italy to the idyllic clifftop villages of the Greek isles, celebrate timeless treasures on this adventure aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Indulge in world-class amenities and the finest cuisine at sea while sailing to fabled ports in Greece, Malta, and Italy.

From $1,799, includes air from select cities, Go Next

Grand Canyon

U.S. National Parks – Grand Canyon to Yellow Stone: May 8 - 19, 2017

Follow in the footsteps of the explorers on this tour of North America’s national parks. Explore the mysterious cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, gaze into the depths of the Grand Canyon and stand in the shadow of the Grand Tetons. And, within the borders of the parks, discover the amazing cultural and geographic diversity of the American West.

From $3,139 + air, Go Ahead Tours

OHIO Alumni Travel

Essential Europe: May 16 - June 2, 2017

Celebrate graduation with a 19 day/8 country tour of Europe. Visit London, Paris, Rome, Athens, and destinations in between. An optional 5-day extension to Greece is available.

From $3,898 + air, AESU


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American Queen – Southern Culture & Civil War: June 3 - 12, 2017

Explore the rich history of the South as you discover the legends and glory of the America Civil War. Cruise along the shores of the Mississippi River that includes stops in Vicksburg, the “Red Carpet City of the South” where you’ll find the Vicksburg National Military Park, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the capital city rich with historic treasures.

From $2,199 + air, Go Next


Paris Immersion

Paris Immersion: June 10 – 18, 2017

Immerse yourself in Paris enjoying apartment-style living and an itinerary that offers a balance of planned sightseeing and free time. Explore the city’s unique neighborhoods with engaging local guides. Your accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi and an equipped kitchen, and you’ll enjoy a Paris Museum Pass, an extensive meal plan plus wine with dinner.

From $3,295 + air, AHI

OHIO Alumni Travel

Grand Tour of Peru - Machu Picchu to Lake Titicaca: June 3 - 15, 2017

Travel from the Amazon rainforest to plateaus high in the Andes. See Spain’s colonial influences in Lima and Cuzco, then walk in the footsteps of the ancient Incas in the Sacred Valley and at Machu Picchu. Visit traditional Peruvian villages to discover the traces of pre-Columbian civilizations. You’ll see a country filled with wonder on this tour of Peru.

From $3,859 + air, Go Ahead Tours



Highlights of England, Scotland & Ireland: July 6 - 17, 2017

Journey from England’s cosmopolitan capital to Edinburgh, where the city streets have been declared masterpieces of urban planning. Then, pass through the Lake District and Wales en route to the Emerald Isle, where you’ll taste a Guinness with Dubliners before making your way through the beyond-scenic Ring of Kerry and Cliffs of Moher.

From $3,149 + air, Go Ahead Tours


OHIO Alumni Travel

Oceania Cruise – Awe-Inspiring Alaska: July 14 - 21, 2017

Begin your luxury cruise in Seattle and sail along Canada’s coast to Ketchikan, “Alaska’s First City.” Behold surreal seascapes while sailing Tracy Arm Fjord, and explore the gold-rush heritage of Wrangell, a storied town that attracts visitors with its unique Petroglyph Beach. Browse the waterfront attractions in delightful Prince Rupert, home to the Museum of Northern British Columbia.

From $1,999, includes air from select cities, Go Next


England’s Castles, Cottages, & Countryside: Aug. 3-13, 2017

Dip your toes into enchanting England during stays in Canterbury, Broadway and London. Local guides and experts provide intriguing insight during included excursions and interactive talks. This small-group experience features first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner.

From $3,995 + air, AHI
Special offer: Book by April 11 and save $500 per couple!


Food & Wine – Flavors of Tuscany & Umbria: Sept. 9 - 18, 2017

Tucked-away towns and villas make up the core of Tuscany and Umbria, while the cultural capitals of Rome and Florence offer urban elegance and historic remnants of the once-great empire. From handmade pasta in heavy sauces to wood-grilled steaks, discover the simple, honest flavors for which central Italy’s medieval villages and sweeping country sides are known.

From $2,849 + air, Go Ahead Tours

OHIO Alumni Travel

Highlights of Japan-Kyoto to Tokyo: Sept. 28 - Oct. 7, 2017

You’ll experience the traditional Japanese tea ceremony every day of your Japanese tour which is the embodiment of Japanese hospitality, representing harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility. Uncover ancient temples alongside futuristic cityscapes and witness how Japan’s art, architecture and day-to-day culture continue to reflect its time-honored philosophies.

From $3,699 + air, Go Ahead Tours

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Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia: Oct. 9 - 17, 2017

This nine-day voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona and Lisbon and features Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal’s Algarve region, Spain’s Granada and Valencia, the Strait of Gibraltar and the Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Cruise aboard the Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL. Barcelona Pre-Cruise and Lisbon Post-Cruise Options.

From $4,295 + air, Gohagan & Co.

OHIO Alumni Travel

Languedoc – The Real South of France: Oct. 14 - 22, 2017

Experience the “Real South of France” for nine days in the unspoiled Languedoc-Roussillon region of traditional French villages, Cathar fortresses, olive groves and vineyards. Stay in the 16th-century CHÂTEAU DES DUCS DE JOYEUSE. Visit La Cité de Carcassonne and cruise the Canal du Midi, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Exclusive VILLAGE FORUM® with local residents.

From $3,595 + air, Gohagan & Co.

OHIO Alumni Travel

Cuba: People, Culture, Art: Oct.  22 - 30, 2017

Enjoy authentic experiences as you uncover Cuban culture during presentations by local experts coupled with visits to historic sites, museums, schools and community projects.

The program includes round trip charter flights from Miami, all excursions and interactive activities and talks. Your small-group experience features first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan including local beverages with dinner.

From $5,895, AHI

OHIO Alumni Travel

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Marching 110: Nov. 21 - 25, 2017

Join us in celebrating the performance of the Ohio University Marching 110 in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition, enjoy 4 nights in New York City that includes a balloon inflation tour, Thanksgiving Dinner, Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes, shared rides via Super Shuttle, shopping discounts, and other extras. For more information and reservations, please contact your OHIO Alumni Association or NYCVP at 1-877-692-8747 (touch 12) and mention Ohio Alumni Association. 

From $827 + air, Price varies on # per room, NYCVP

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