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Pettitts Tailor Made Holidays


Pettitts is an independent travel company that for over 25 years Pettitts have specialised in arranging private and unique tours, journeys and itineraries for travellers’ worldwide. We are one of the UK’s leading tailor-made holiday experts and our central aim is to create the perfect holiday by combining our vast knowledge and experience with your thoughts, interests and ideas. Your holiday is designed around you making for a unique and special journey.


We cover some of the world’s most interesting and exciting destinations, from the high Indian Himalayas and vibrant cities of Asia to the jungles of South America and the classical sites of the Mediterranean. While away on your holiday you will be looked after by our overseas partners – many of these we have worked with since our company started. Regardless of where you are, someone from Pettitts is always on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer any assistance needed.


Tailor made holidays, by definition, are unique with no two tours the same. Our carefully selected and researched destinations set us apart from companies selling pre-determined packaged high volume tours and we are able to work to any timescale – whether that be last minute or months in advance. None of the journeys we prepare is the same and this is down to you, from length of holiday and places to visit, to special interests, hotels or experiences.


We believe in value and aim to design a holiday that fits your budget. When combined with our quality of service and expertise, we feel that our journeys represent excellent value for money. All of our prices are fully guaranteed and will not change for any reason whether that be currency fluctuations, taxes, airline or hotel price adjustments. We have also held a CAA ATOL Licence (No.2841) for over 25 years and are ABTA bonded members, so your money is completely protected with us.

Below are two of our suggested itineraries featured in our current newsletter. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter please enter your email address below.

  • Historic Rajasthan

    PRIVATE JOURNEY – 20 DAYS – From £3,750
    Exploring the diversity and heritage of India's most iconic state, this itinerary is a comprehensive itinerary covering the region's key cities. A land of immense forts and breathtaking palaces, the journey begins in Delhi before heading to Nagaur and the remote desert cities of Bikaner and Jaisalmer. Discover the many intricate havelis before continuing to the 'blue city' of Jodhpur - home to the spectacular Meherangarh Fort. With time spent enjoying the lakes of Udaipur and stays in rural Rajasthan, return overland via Jaipur and Agra to Delhi where your travels end.

  • Sushi and Samurai

    PRIVATE JOURNEY – 15 DAYS – £4,435
    Japan is famous the world over for its gastronomic and cultural delights and this journey explores the many different highlights. This itinerary combines unique cookery classes, including a lesson from an expert soba chef and a sushi making master-class, with some of the country’s finest cultural treasures. Alongside this, plenty of time will be spent experiencing Japanese cuisine including a visit to Tsukiji, the world’s largest fish market, and Osaka’s famous Dotonbori restaurant quarter. Some days on this journey will be spent with a local guide with the remainder of the holiday self-guided.

The air holidays shown are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 2841. ATOL Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to

If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information, or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL.

Non-air holiday packages are protected our ABTA  Bond (ABTA V5041).