Travel with WAA

Connecting Badgers to the world and to each other.

WAA Travel offers journeys of discovery — expanding global perspectives and fueling intellectual curiosity. And all the while alumni and friends share new memories, enjoy Badger spirit, and make lasting friendships.

2019 Tour Catalog

2019 Tour Catalog is Here

Badger travelers, start planning your next world-class trip by “paging” through the complete online version of the 2019 WAA Travel catalog. Features more than 50 tours and every continent represented!
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WAA Travel — what a trip!

To learn about specific tours, you can check out descriptions for all our upcoming trips. But to really get a sense of what makes traveling with WAA special, it helps if tour experiences, stories, and adventures come from the mouths of Badger travelers themselves. So discover the Badger difference by watching this video.

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  • Japan Cruise: An Intimate Look

    April 13, 2019 - April 27, 2019 starting at $5,349

    Uncover the breadth of Japanese culture on a 13-night cruise that takes you beyond Honshu, Japan’s largest island, to the other main islands of Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. Aboard the Azamara Quest, visit 10 ports on these islands plus Busan, South Korea. Discover the Japan you want to experience on optional excursions, and longer stays […]

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  • Dutch Waterways

    April 17, 2019 - April 25, 2019 starting at $2,795

    Glide through the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium during a seven-night cruise to discover Old World cities, picture-perfect towns, and centuries of history and culture. This journey aboard an exclusively chartered, first-class river ship features included excursions in Amsterdam, where a special canal cruiser takes you through tree-lined canals to see the city’s highlights: […]

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  • Destination Dubai (Young Alumni Tour)

    April 26, 2019 - May 3, 2019 starting at $1,795

    Dubai — one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates — seems rather like an independent city-state. It has developed at a fast pace and is today the most modern and progressive emirate in the UAE. Visit this fabulous desert city with an amazing infrastructure and relatively liberal policies. Dubai offers […]

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  • Amalfi Coast

    May 8, 2019 - May 16, 2019 starting at $3,295

    Discover Italy on a journey to the stunning Amalfi coast in the Campania region: an engaging crossroads of ancient history, scenic beauty, and captivating local culture. Spend seven nights in Sorrento, a beautiful city dramatically perched on a cliff overlooking the Bay of Naples; and admire the pretty pastel homes and fragrant lemon groves. Visit […]

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  • Croatia and Dalmatian Coast

    May 13, 2019 - May 24, 2019 starting at $3,995

    Surround yourself with both culture and the beautiful outdoors of Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast on this 10-night, small-group journey. Stay in Zagreb, the old capital city that is young at heart; and Split and Dubrovnik, two Dalmatian Coast treasures. Create memories of a lifetime as you explore Zagreb’s Old Town; wander through the grand […]

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  • Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

    May 19, 2019 - May 27, 2019 starting at $4,995

    Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords; remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland; to Bergen, Norway, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest five-star small ship LE CHAMPLAIN, with a private balcony in all suites and staterooms and […]

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  • Krakow, Poland

    May 24, 2019 - June 1, 2019 starting at $3,095

    Beautiful Kraków is a delight to explore. Discover its merchant past in Rynek Gówny, Europe’s largest market plaza, and the 16th-century Cloth Hall, where traders once hawked spices, textiles, and goods from around the world. See Saint Mary’s Basilica and its exquisite wooden altar, and listen to the song played by a lone trumpeter from […]

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  • Greece (Athens & Poros)

    May 30, 2019 - June 7, 2019 starting at $2,295

    Delight in the juxtaposition of the ancient and modern in Greece. Ascend the Acropolis to gaze upon the Parthenon, shielded by its perch from the sounds of the city below. Then leave the city behind to experience the slower pace of island life on Poros, one of the idyllic Saronic Islands. Stroll by the sparkling […]

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  • Celtic Lands – D-Day 75th Anniversary

    June 4, 2019 - June 14, 2019 starting at $6,895

    Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the historic D-day landings during this once-in-a-lifetime, nine-night Celtic Lands journey. By exclusive arrangement, walk the hallowed beaches of Normandy, France, with Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower; and meet Allen Packwood, director of the Churchill Archives Centre at the University of Cambridge. Cruise […]

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  • Mediterranean Marvels – Big 10

    June 7, 2019 - June 18, 2019 starting at $4,099

    Book by Dec. 6 to get an OLife Choice of significant savings or perks. Step onboard Oceania Cruises’ Sirena with alumni and friends from the Big Ten universities and enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you cruise the iconic Mediterranean. Revel in enriching onboard experiences during this ten-night journey from Rome to Monte Carlo; […]

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