Tuesday,  September 27, 2022  5:30 pm

Intrepid phases out Peregrine to pave way for premium

Intrepid phases out Peregrine to pave way for premium
Machu Picchu, Peru. (Intrepid)
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Intrepid Travel says Peregrine Adventures will be phased out from January 2022, as the operator focuses on extending its higher-end travel options under the Intrepid Premium and Comfort ranges.

The brand simplification supports Intrepid’s ambitious growth strategy as the business aims to become the "first purpose-led $1 billion adventure travel company," reads a news release issued on Wednesday (Aug 25). 

It also provides customers with the widest range of sustainable experience-rich travel. In a similar move, Intrepid successfully phased out the Geckos Adventures ‘youth’ brand in 2018 to transition to its popular 18 to 29s range.

Peregrine Adventures has been part of Intrepid since 2012 and in 2021 offered 186 itineraries in 62 countries. 

In comparison, from January 2022, Intrepid will offer almost 300 itineraries in 73 countries across the Intrepid Premium and Comfort ranges.  

“By focusing all of our expertise and energy into one brand, we can deliver an even better sustainable experience for our customers while ensuring local communities benefit from tourism too,” said James Thornton, Intrepid Travel CEO. “We’re confident Peregrine customers will love our new Intrepid Premium range, which offers all the inclusions and experiences they’ve come to expect, plus our highest standard of accommodation, best tour leaders and even more choice." 

“Thank you to everyone who has been a part of Peregrine Adventures over the years and we look forward to having you on the next part of the journey with Intrepid Premium.” 

Intrepid Premium features Intrepid’s highest standard accommodation (on average 4-star) and exceptional on-trip experiences. 

Like all Intrepid tours, the range is designed to minimize travellers’ environmental footprint while maximizing their positive impact for local communities. 

Intrepid Premium tours will be offered in 40+ popular destinations, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Peru and Morocco, with trips commencing in early 2022.

Peregrine Adventures customers and agents with Peregrine Adventures credits will be supported through this transition, with a number of flexible options available for future travel plans. 

All Intrepid trips operate under enhanced health and safety measures underpinned by the  Safe Travel protocols developed and endorsed by the World Travel & Tourism Council. 

Travellers can book with confidence with Intrepid’s Flexible bookings policy.  

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