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COVID-19: The Reopening

COVID-19: The Reopening

We could all do with some proper adventures in wild places to shake off those cobwebs. As and when travel restrictions ease up, we couldn’t be more excited to get you back out on your adventures again and for our local hosts to welcome you back to their amazing...

The Much Better Club

The Much Better Club

  For a while now we've been searching for a way to show our love and appreciation for the people in our community who've helped and inspired us to get this business of ours to where it is today. It's fair to say we've been feeling the love of late and it seems...

Adventures in Svalbard: Is It Responsible?

Adventures in Svalbard: Is It Responsible?

When we teased our new Svalbard adventure over on Facebook, we were asked how responsible it is. This is a very good thing. Ten years ago, this would never have happened and it says a lot about how far we've come as a society. We absolutely should be held to account...

Our Survey Says… 95% Hope to Adventure Overseas Again in 2021

Our Survey Says… 95% Hope to Adventure Overseas Again in 2021

In a climate where hyperbole is everywhere we are left without the means to express how significantly the world has been altered over the last few months. Few industries have been disrupted quite like travel, as countries take the necessary steps to isolate themselves...

A Lifetime Discount For All NHS Staff

A Lifetime Discount For All NHS Staff

We've had a lot of great NHS workers join our adventures over the years. Now more than ever we know they'll be needing a proper adventure when this pandemic is over and it's safe to travel again. We wanted to say thank you for all their amazing work in our own small...

COVID-19: Supporting Our Community

COVID-19: Supporting Our Community

Last updated: 12:32. July 10th, 2020. Naturally, a lot has developed since our original letter below about the COVID-19 situation, with some of our trips now departing again. Have a read of our Reopening Plans for the very latest about how, where and when we'll be...

We’re Calling on Tourism to Declare a Climate Emergency

We’re Calling on Tourism to Declare a Climate Emergency

The smoking Amazon rainforest. Australia in flames. It’s never been more clear that we're in the midst of a climate and biodiversity emergency. Any travel company, whatever their ethos, is heavily implicated. As an industry we need a bold, unified and immediate...

Invest in Much Better Adventures | Round 2

Invest in Much Better Adventures | Round 2

You may remember the heady days of late 2017, when we proudly became part community-owned after inviting you, our customers, to join professional investors and invest in us. Back then, we smashed our target inside 72 hours and finished 158% over target - one of the...

Why We’ve Partnered with Cool Earth

Why We’ve Partnered with Cool Earth

Ever since our inception, Much Better Adventures has been on a mission to conserve and protect the planet’s wild places. This is not some empty promise that we shine a light on once in a while to make ourselves feel better about actively partaking in the travel...

Guaranteeing Happiness

Guaranteeing Happiness

Over the last few weeks, a few things have happened here at HQ that have got us thinking about whether we could guarantee the quality of our trips or not. I thought I'd share that process with you. First, our designer Charlie had his favourite cap chewed by his dog....

Adventures not Dams | Our Fight to Save the Vjosa

Adventures not Dams | Our Fight to Save the Vjosa

We're supporting local activists and adventure guides fighting to stop the crazy plans to dam the River Vjosa in Albania, the last free-flowing wild river in Europe. Join us. 2018 is the last chance to save the Vjosa River. Today, the stunning 270km stretch of...