Summer is upon us, and many of us are looking forward to escaping our offices and burn ourselves into lobsters under a foreign sun. For those of you who haven’t booked your holiday escape yet, whether you want to go birding in Bolivia, trekking through the rainforest or even stay in the British countryside, take a look at our suggestions for how to support WLT through your travel choices.
Fancy an Amazonian adventure? Book a rainforest tour with Thinkjungle.com, an online booking and enquiry service which organises your holiday with local tour operators in South America. For every tour booking, a donation is sent towards WLT’s Buy an Acre project. Explore the jungle »
Hunt for hummingbirds by booking a trip with Naturetrek who operates the largest selection of professionally organised, expert-led wildlife holidays and tours in the world. With them you can see tropical birds, tigers, whales, wild flowers or your choice in the wild world. Naturetrek support land purchase and protection with Fundación EcoMinga in Ecuador. Pick a wildlife adventure »
Run away to the countryside, visit WLT’s Kites Hill Reserve in the Cotswolds and book a stay in one of Sykes Cottages’ 6,000 affordable holiday homes to rent in the UK. Sykes Cottages support the conservation of WLT’s only reserve in the UK, located in Gloucestershire. Choose a countryside cottage »
Need to plan a business trip? Reduce costs and reduce your carbon footprint by planning personal and business travel with Essential Travel. They can map out a tailor-made holiday for your needs or create a business travel plan, always considering how to be environmentally friendly while supporting WLT’s work with REGUA in Brazil. Book your customised travel »
Reduce your carbon footprint by logging your holiday onto our Carbon Calculator and offsetting all or part of the emissions from your flights, saving areas of rainforest through our Carbon Balanced programme. Offset your flight emissions »
Taking a flight? Leave your car under the care of Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) if flying from Birmingham, Heathrow, Manchester, Gatwick, Luton or Stansted Airports. APH is a long-time supporter of WLT, supporting various projects including saving 350 acres of tropical rainforest in Ecuador through Buy an Acre. Book your airport parking »
Not leaving the office this summer? Not a problem! Bring the rainforest to your boardroom with a Green Wall or Orchid Display by Enterprise Plants, who have supported wild orchid habitat projects in Ecuador and continue to help us safeguard habitat for Bornean Orang-utans and fund tree planting.