AITO Sustainable Tourism
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.
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.
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.
Sustainable Travel International
Business Fights Poverty
Mountain Training in Ireland
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
Cardiology Foundation, Ireland
Frank and Honest
D & B D-U-N-S Registered™
Adventure Alternative number for the global commercial database is 221016988. www.dnb.co.uk
FCO Know Before You Go
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.
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.