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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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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.


2020 Adventures

O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers;
due to the coronavirus.
Collette Small Ship Cruise;
due to the coronavirus.
Argean Islands
O.A.T. small ship - 25 or fewer;
Journey to ancient treasurers
of antiquity & bustling cities
until 2022 due to Coronavirus
travel restrictions
Nova Scotia
Premier World Travel -
Explore Eastern Canada's
rugged landscape & salty towns
Collette Travel - Stay in a
Tuscan Villa, take a rail trip
& explore Roman fortresses
Cape Cod
Premier World Travel - Visit
pristine seashore & dine on
seafood; no passport needed
Sydney Harbor
Collette - Explore the Great
Barrier Reef, snowy peaks,
natural vistas & modern cities
Northern Lights
Collette Travel - See the
"Golden Circle," national parks,
waterfalls & much more.
San Antonio
Premier World Travel - Savor a
multi-cultural heritage and enjoy
the Fiesta del las Luminarias


2021 Adventures

Cuba Trip
Premier World Discovery
See Old Havana, Hemingway's Farm
the Nacional Hotel and much more
Backroads of Iberia
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers;
Stay in Portuguese pousadas
& Spanish paradores- WAITLIST