✓ GIVING SOMETHING BACK
Global warming; a term that everyone is well aware of nowadays. We know that it is now time to do something in order to prevent further warming of the earth. At Shoestring, we think about the preservation of our world. For example, we compensate 100% of CO2 emissions generated from your entire trip. To choose Shoestring is to choose to travel in a sustainable way!
Interesting articles, the latest developments and tips on what you can do to make your trip 'greener'. Discover it all on our dedicated Feeling responsible
✓ RECEIVE YOUR NON-BINDING OFFER
There is no obligation to book the offer that you receive from our local partner (though we hope you do). Simply submit your request through our website and within 2 working days, a local expert will contact you. Depending on the nature of your request, they may need to gain some more information from you but then soon afterwards you will receive a complete offer for your tailor made holiday!
✓ ACCESS TO OUR LOCAL EXPERTS
Your tailor made holiday will be arranged directly with our local agent. Our local agents are highly knowledgeable, English-speaking experts that you can rely on to deliver your dream trip. He/she really knows the destination and can give you great tips about the nicest places to visit and the best restaurants to dine in. Why? They eat there themselves!
In all cases, Shoestring already have longstanding relationships with these partners.
✓ ARRANGE YOUR DREAM TRIP AT THE BEST PRICE
Having a direct channel to our local agent makes for a strongly priced offer, eliminating the expensive and unnecessary middleman (the travel agent). It also means that a larger portion of the money remains in the local economies. You get a great price and the local peoples stand to benefit as well. A win-win situation for everybody!
✓ BOOK SECURELY WITH PEACE OF MIND
Once you have finalized your booking with our local partner, Shoestring will take up contact with you to take your payment securely (no transferring of payments to far-flung places). Your contract will then be with Shoestring and the terms and conditions as advertised on our site, will continue to apply. Shoestring has been operating successfully for over 15 years and is part of DER Touristik and REWE Group, providing us with an enormous array of additional resources.