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Affiliations

AITO

AITO Adventure Alternative is a member of The Association of Independent Tour Operators, which offers financially protected quality holidays from award-winning specialist independent tour operators.

AITO Sustainable Tourism

The Association of Independent Tour Operators has awarded the holder of this emblem the maximum standard of 5 Stars in recognition of practising the highest standards in the field of Sustainable Tourism. Adventure Alternative, Registered Member No. 5005 The Aito ST star rating system evaluates tour operators against a series of Sustainable Tourism criteria and awards a star rating from 2* up to a maximum of 5*. Adventure Alternative have been awarded the maximum 5* rating.

ABTOT

ABTOT No. 5229 As a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT), Adventure Alternative has provided a bond to meet the requirements of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.
In the event of insolvency, protection is provided for non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK and other non-flight packages excluding pre arranged travel to and from your destination. Please note that packages booked outside the UK are only protected when purchased directly with Adventure Alternative.
In the above circumstances, if you have not yet travelled you may claim a refund, or if you have already travelled, you may claim repatriation to the starting point of your non-flight package.

ATTA

ATTA Adventure Alternative is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association which reflects and represents high quality, trusted Adventure Travel tour operators from around the globe

BS8848

BS8848 Ventures provided by Adventure Alternative Limited conform to British Standard 8848, Specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions, and adventurous activities outside the United Kingdom. Independently assessed and declared by The Young Explorers' Trust, on the basis of the operating procedures and safety management systems evidenced, and sample ventures examined, on 26th November 2012 and valid through to 26th November 2015.

EPA

EPA Adventure Alternative is a member of the Expedition Providers Association

KPAP

KPAP Adventure Alternative is a Partner of the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project

Tourism Concern

Tourism Concern Adventure Alternative is a member of Tourism Concern

Fairtrade Volunteering

Fairtrade Volunteering Adventure Alternative fulfils the criteria of being a member of Fair Trade Volunteering

Sustainable Travel International

Sustainable Travel International

Travel Matters

Travel Matters

Business Fights Poverty

Business Fights Poverty We are a member of this forum which connects with others who are fighting poverty through good business and advocacy campaigns

Green Traveller

Green Traveller Member of the Green Holidays organisation

Mountain Training in Ireland

MountainTraining.ie Mountain Training in Ireland with Bren Whelan (MIC, MIA, IML) who offers courses on mountain skills, rock climbing (single and multi pitch), Scottish winter skills, expedition training and film safety.

Wilderplaces: The Alpine Adventure Specialists

Wilderplaces The Alpine guiding company run by Irish UAGM guide Robbie Fenlon offering back country, ski touring, ice climbs, alpine workshops and ascents of perennial favourites like Mt Blanc.

Cardiology Foundation, Ireland

Cardiology Foundation Charity trips for Cardiology Foundation, Ireland, which are run by Adventure Alternative.

Frank and Honest

Frank and Honest Frank and Honest advice for young people about the things you want to know, plus information on our Africamp trips for school groups in South Wales.

D & B D-U-N-S Registered™

Adventure Alternative number for the global commercial database is 221016988. www.dnb.co.uk

Awards

Responsible Tourism Awards Winner Responsible Tourism Awards 2009, Best Personal Contribution

KATO

KATO Adventure Alternative Kenya is a member of the Kenya Association of Tour Operators

NATO

NATO Adventure Alternative Nepal is a member of the Nepal Association of Tour Operators

NMA

NMA Adventure Alternative Nepal is a member of the Nepal Mountaineering Association

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Health

FCO Know Before You Go

FCO Know Before You Go

InterHealth

InterHealth AA is a member of Interhealth which offers all our clients an advice line for travel vaccinations and also 24/7 Doctor support during any of our trips. Click the logo to go to our dedicated page for online advice. You will need to register with your email address in order to access the information.

AMREF

AMREF

Netdoctor.co.uk

Netdoctor.co.uk Travel Vaccination advice

MedEx

MedEx A great source of medical advice regarding trekking at altitude

UIAA

UIAA A comprehensive list of papers provides advice and are a valuable resource for climbers and medical staff alike. An emphasis is put on health problems that only occur at high altitude. Among the issues included are acute mountain sickness, nutrition and water disinfection.

British Mountaineering Council

British Mountaineering Council

International Society for Mountain Medicine

ISMM

The Altitude Centre

The Altitude Centre

PsychoVertical.com

PsychoVertical.com Interesting articles on how to avoid frostbitten feet and UV damage.

Equipment

The Outdoor Shop

The Outdoor Shop

Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire

Peglers

Peglers

Tiso

Tiso

Needle Sports

Needle Sports

Joe Brown

Joe Brown

P H Designs

P H Designs

Expedition Hardware

Expedition Hardware

Alp Kit

Alp Kit

Ellis Brigham

Ellis Brigham

Cotswold Outdoor

Cotswold Outdoor

Snow and Rock

Snow and Rock

Bradley Alpinist

Bradley Alpinist Excellent high altitude equipment

HumanEdgeTech

HumanEdgeTech All types of kit and expedition packages for sale and rent

Snow Shepherd

Snow Shepherd Snow Shepherd - lots of mountain kit

Tundra

Tundra Ethically sourced down sleeping bags

Top Out

Top Out Oxygen systems for high altitude climbers

Tourism

Consumer Rights Expert

Consumer Rights Expert Your rights explained when you book a holiday

Ethical Traveller

Ethical Traveller Interesting blogs on ethical travel

Young Explorers' Trust

Young Explorers' Trust The UKs National Association of Youth Exploration Societies

Tour Operators Initiative

Tour Operators Initiative

Responsible Tourism

Responsible Tourism Interesting forum on Responsible Travel

Travel Pledge

Travel Pledge

Miscellaneous

Moving Mountains

Moving Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council

The British Mountaineering Council

Mount Everest Expedition 2011

Mount Everest Expedition 2011

Everest 2007

Everest 2007 Gavin's Everest 2007 blog

Snow Forecast

Snow Forecast

Expedition Weather

Expedition Weather

Explorers Web

Explorers Web

Royal Geographic Society

Royal Geographic Society

Mount Everest The British Story

Mount Everest the British Story Great facts and figures about Mt Everest and is very easy to read. Well worth an hour of fascination!

Ocean Warriors

Ocean Warriors Surf and Kits Store - owned by AA staff Chris Little

Wilderness Medical Training

Wilderness Medical Training

Camp Recipes

Camp Recipes

Low Impact Living

Low Impact Living

Global Footprint Network

Global Footprint Network

SummitPost.org

SummitPost.org

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