Be somebody’s eyes

Cathy's verdict
Travel is about seeing the world. So the unique trips from Traveleyes are a novel and inspired way to make that a reality, matching people who are blind or visually impaired with sighted companions. With discounts for sighted companions on tours across the world, it’s ideal for single travellers seeking a rewarding holiday with a difference.

Recommended company: Traveleyes International

Traveleyes International says

We believe travel is not only about seeing the places you visit, but it’s also about the experiences you share.

  • be the eyes of the blind
  • ideal for singles
  • up to 50% subsidy for sighted travellers

We are a unique tour operator providing group holidays for both blind and sighted travellers, journeying together to experience the world in a multi-sensory way – smell the aromas, taste the flavours, hear the music, feel the breeze, share the sights, share the adventure.

As a sighted traveller, you’ll share your sight and help to make the world accessible. At the same time, you’ll be guided yourself in an exploration of your other senses – you’ll be amazed at what you’ve been missing! No experience of blindness is necessary as full training and support are provided.

As you’re helping make the world accessible for our blind travellers, we are able to subsidise the cost of your holiday by up to 50%, meaning you can travel for less.

Our blind travellers can travel independently, knowing that they’re with a group of like-minded explorers. Our trips and planning process have been designed to make travelling as easy as possible for everyone – we have an audio brochure and accessible website.

Traveleyes’ holidays are renowned for their sociable and friendly atmosphere – over 80% of our travellers return to us time and time again. As a solo traveller, you can relax and enjoy the comfort and safety of the group.

The average group consists of around 16 people and every day, each blind traveller is paired with a different sighted traveller, ensuring a natural and positive way for individuals to get to know one another.

Year-round, we offer a diverse range of holiday experiences from Christmas markets to Cuban beaches, skiing in the French Alps to a tour of Australia – even The Galapagos.

Find out more about being one of our sighted companions and explore our full range of holidays departing from the UK.

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