Millennials, take your first trip abroad with Contiki and get a passport for free

Millennials can grab a trip to Rome (shown here) or other international destinations with Contiki. The Anaheim-based tour company will pay first-time applicants passport fees as one of the perks of the trip.
(Mary Forgione)

Contiki believes millennials should travel abroad more. That’s why the tour company is offering to pay the cost of a new passport for America’s millennials, provided they take one of Contiki’s international trips.

The deal: The passport offer is good for the first 100 travelers who respond. You have to be between 18 and 35 and be a first-time applicant. You also must book a Contiki trip to Europe, Latin America, Canada, Asia, Australia or New Zealand for seven days or more.

An example: I found availability for an eight-day trip to Italy that stops in Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa and Verona starting at $875 per person. It includes lodgings, nine meals, a tour guide and ground transportation; airfare is extra.

How to get the free passport: Book your Contiki trip, call the company and tell it you are a first-time passport applicant, and $135 will be deducted from your trip cost. (This doesn’t work for renewals.)


When: The offer is based on availability.

Details: The U.S. passport you get with this offer will last a decade.

Info: Contiki’s Travel Creates You, (866) 266-8454



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