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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

New Zealand
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers;
Natural Wonders North & South;
Wait list
Rhine River
Grand Circle Travel - group of 45
aboard a 140-passenger ship;
Visit castles, vineyards & more
Collette Small Group - 24 or fewer;
Explore this country's rich culture
& complex history.
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers;
Learn about 2,000 years of history;
One shared room remaining
Collette Small Ship Cruise;
Discover medieval architecture
to beautiful natural wonders
Argean Islands
O.A.T. small ship - 25 or fewer;
Journey to ancient treasurers
of antiquity & bustling cities
Collette - Once-in-a-decade
chance to see the legendary
passion play in Bavaria
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

Backroads of Iberia
O.A.T. - 16 or fewer travelers;
Stay in Portuguese pousadas
& Spanish paradores