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UC Retirees Travel offers extraordinary opportunities to discover and explore iconic sites and lesser-known destinations featuring a mix of history, culture, and nature. Connect with travelers from all UC locations including retirees, emeriti, family members, and friends. Expert group trip planners coordinate all of the details so you can relax and enjoy the journey.

Click on the image of each trip to see complete itineraries and reservation information. Contact Sue Barnes, UC Retirees Travel coordinator, at UCRetireesTravel@gmail.com with any questions.

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Safe travel update: All travelers are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Our tour operators are closely monitoring travel conditions for our upcoming trips; we will postpone or cancel trips if conditions are not safe.


2022 Adventures

Chile and Argentina Tour
O.A.T.-16 or fewer travelers
Registration is
now closed.
Christmas on the Danube
Collette Travel
Registration is
now closed.

2023 Adventures

Treasures of Egypt
Collette-44 or fewer travelers
Nile River cruise
pyramids, temples, and
more. With optional
Post-Trip Extension
Spectacular South Aftica
Collette-44 or fewer travelers
Safaris, Capetown, & more
Optional pre-trip to Dubai &
post-trip to Victoria Falls
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Backroads of Iberia
O.A.T.-16 or fewer travelers.
Trip is full
Email UC Retirees Travel
to join the wait list
Japan's Treasures
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers
3/8 departure details
3/27 trip is full
Email UC Retirees Travel
to join the wait list
Shades of Ireland
Collette Travel
Trip is Full
Email UC Retirees Travel
to join the wait list
Collette-148 max on cruise
A seven day River Cruise
on the MS Amadeus Queen
Untamed Iceland
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers
Gorgeous waterfalls, geysers,
lagoons, and more
Departure A is full
Greece & Its Isles
Collette-44 or fewer travelers
Greece, Mykonos & Santorini
Optional pre-trip to Rome &
post-trip to Istanbul
Cuba Discovery
PREMIER World Discovery
Havana, Vinales, & the
Pinar del Rio.
Cuba Discovery adventure.
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America's Music Cities Holiday
Collette-44 or fewer travelers
Memphis, New Orleans, and
Nashville in holiday splendor

Read About Our Travel Escorts

When you participate in UC Retirees Travel trips, you help to support CUCRA (Council of University of California Retirees Associations), a systemwide consortium of volunteer representatives from all of the UC retiree associations. CUCRA represents retiree interests and advocates for retiree benefits in regular meetings with UC leadership.