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Traveleyes: Holidays Together for the Blind & Sighted


Open skies... with Traveleyes… a sensational experience!


Traveleyes is a world travel company with a difference. This unique international air tour operator provides hand-made, multi-sensory group holiday vacations for both blind and sighted travellers from around the world (solos, couples, groups of friends, etc. in any permutation) who journey together to stunning world destinations.

Blind Traveller kissing dolphinThe sighted travellers, who require no previous experience of blindness, describe the sights for their blind fellow travellers and in return, have the opportunity to travel for up to 50% off the standard price.

Though the blind and the sighted participants have never met each other before, all enjoy a shared group travel experience that's packed with fascinating multi-sensory features, sociability and impressive freedom of choice regarding activities. Traveleyes sets out to explore the real cultural textures of each destination with activities as diverse as: learning to cook in Italian farmhouse kitchens, jet-skiing across sparkling bays, wine-tasting in Mediterranean vineyards, salsa dancing and sky-diving in Cuba, camel riding in North Africa, exploring the textures of the Inca culture in Peru, and relaxing in unashamed luxury on perfect Brazilian beaches. Quality, attention to detail and value for money are the factors which seem to lie behind the unusually high proportion of Traveleyes repeat customers.

The Founder of Traveleyes is the blind traveller, world award winning entrepreneur and film director Amar Latif (37), who became 95% blind by the age of 19 and subsequently discovered that access to world travel for a blind person was fraught with pitfalls, problems, rejections and restrictions. His answer was to create Traveleyes, the first such international company (not a charity) in the world. Amar has been the recipient of numerous awards for this inspirational and innovative work, including: 'The Outstanding Young Person' of the World Award, Business and Entrepreneurial category, 2005. (Chamber of Commerce International (JCI).

All Traveleyes holidays and flights are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. (ATOL Number: 6600)

Blind Travellers DancingThe story is perhaps best told by Traveleyes customers themselves:
(A Sighted customer following a Traveleyes holiday to Sorrento):
“I enjoyed excellent company in beautiful surroundings, a different experience each day, I got to visit Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Amalfi coast and Capri, I shared the experience of cooking (and eating) a four course meal in the house of a teaching chef, I relaxed over a drink at a terrace bar watching the sun set over the Bay of Naples with my new friends, I laughed till my sides ached at the jokes and the humour of my wonderful fellow travel companions. I can honestly say it was one of the best holidays I have ever had.”

(A visually impaired holidaymaker following a Traveleyes holiday to Canada):
“As always I am so happy that a company such as Traveleyes exists, so that I can explore the world independently, and through the presence of guides and their descriptions, know that I’m able to appreciate the sites to the full.”

We have also recently featured in the Guardian - to read a humorous and informative review about the Traveleyes experience, please follow this link.

In these times of financial belt-tightening, value for money has become the number one factor in holiday choices. Before the arrival of Traveleyes, this kind of inspiring, rewarding holiday was hard to find at such a discounted price. So if you're sighted, and you feel it's time for a 'holiday with a difference' with a genuine 'worthwhile' factor, you could find yourself having a great time unlocking some of the world's most colourful secrets. 'Group of blind and sighted travellersPainting in the details' with your verbal descriptions for new-found blind friends can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable ways to break down barriers and to bring a 'new vision' to world travel. Blind or sighted, Traveleyes represents that rare thing: a true 'win-win' situation!

So, how do you fancy a bit of 'win-win' on that perfect Brazilian beach?

Take a look at a selection of Traveleyes holidays on laterlife or visit their website at:
Tel. 08448 040 221



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