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We understand just how precious our natural world is. That’s why the charitable arm of our business, A&K Philanthropy, is constantly working to help reduce the impact of human activity on our planet. Read about our latest philanthropic projects in Antarctica.
For more than a century, the Trans-Siberian Railway has been transporting travellers across the vast and beautiful Russian landscape. A trip on this enchanting train will treat you to mesmerising vistas, delicious cuisine, elegant accommodation and fascinating stops en-route.
Our escorted tours allow you to explore the world's most incredible destinations with like-minded travellers. Accompanied by an expert guide, each trip is designed around you and your group.
Our range of luxury villas have been carefully selected to provide you with the greatest level of comfort, facilities and service. Browse our collection and find your luxury home away from home.
Our luxury family holidays are tailor-made for your needs. Whether you’re travelling with toddlers or teens our travel specialists will create a family holiday for you to remember.
We're an award-winning, luxury travel company. We create tailor-made holidays that are as individual as the person we're creating it for. We care about the smallest details of every holiday we design, but also about the world we're travelling through.
Abercrombie & Kent is an award-winning, luxury travel company with a difference. Our holidays aren't packaged or off-the-rack. We create tailor-made escapes. Each holiday as individual as the person it is created for.
We're pleased and proud to have been crowned 2018's best luxury tour operator at the sixth annual News UK Travel Awards. This accolade is voted for by the readers of The Times, The Sunday Times & The Sunday Times Travel Magazine.
Looking to book your next jaunt? We’ve devised a social calendar that will help you experience the hottest destinations in the most exclusive ways. Whether you glam out at Elton John’s Oscar party, usually near impossible to access, or enjoy a private box at the Rugby World Cup with on-button hospitality, chase the sun while globe-trotting to the world’s most sought-after events. All vetted by our destination experts of course.
When the winter nights set in, the Australian Open is hotting up. Head down under for the Melbourne-based Grand Slam where you can join the two-week bonanza in style. This is one of the best fun-loving sporting events on the circuit with vibrant crowds mad about tennis and a front-row guest list including Will Smith and Anna Wintour. January sees gorgeous temperatures, all the better for picnicking and milling in the beautiful Melbourne Park. In between matches, fill your time with wine tastings and fine dining. We’ll give you access to our little black book.
Undoubtedly one of the most glamorous months in the US. Firstly, the biggest event on the Hollywood calendar, the Oscars. Gain access to the star-studded Award Ceremony where you can see who wore what and those red-carpet looks. We can get you into star-studded soirees such as the exclusive Ari Emanuel Mansion Party or Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar-viewing party.
New York Fashion Week also kicks off in February. While the city heaves with designers, bloggers and influencers, we’ll get you enviable seats at the most prestigious catwalks and entrance to those hard-to-access after parties.
This month sees two of the world’s most sensational carnivals. Venice Carnevale explodes with masqueraded revelry and extravagant costumes, a tradition dating back to the 18th century. For upscale hedonism, attend one of the exclusive balls, full of gowns, fanciful masks and free-flowing champagne. In between you can join the painted faces out in St Mark’s Square and along the edge of the Grand Canal.
Further afield, Rio Carnival is just as flamboyant, bursting with sequins, feathers and unrestrained gaiety. VIP seats in the iconic Sambadrome mean you’ll be closer to the glistening bodies and dazzling floats.
One of the largest in the world, Melbourne International Comedy Festival is also one of the best festivals in Australia. With over 6,000 performances sprawled across the city over the month, expect the finest stand-up and cabaret acts that raise the bar and of course, the best seats in the house.
April also gears up for the US Masters. Why watch it at home when you can get close to the action. See the pros at work on the immaculate green grass and retreat to an exclusive clubhouse for champagne and lobster tails.
Monaco’s Grand Prix. The elite magnet where models, celebs and petrol heads come to fawn over the thrill of high-speed racing. In between races, we’ll organise motorboats for a seaside jaunt and reserve tables at Michelin-starred restaurants. And when you want to escape the buzz, why not consider an exclusive villa perched on the hillside.
Along the azure coastline, Cannes’ annual Film Festival beckons. One of the most glamorous events on the European calendar, we can arrange access to all its strictly invitation-only gatherings whether it’s the Opening Ceremony or Paul Allen’s yacht party. Stay in a lavish villa for the ultimate after-party.
For opera lovers, Verona is a must-visit this month. There could not be a more romantic backdrop than Juliet’s hometown with its ancient Roman arena atmospherically lit. Watch classics such as Turandot and Aida beneath the moonlight from the best seats in the theatre.
In France, the Bordeaux Wine Festival is a haven for oenophiles where come June, you can discover some of the best vintages in the world. Enjoy insightful private tours and tasting sessions in this premier wine region. Not to mention the indulgent trimmings; caviar, oysters, a vinotherapy spa anyone?
Siena’s annual bareback horse race is possibly the most exciting in the world. Its intense preparations include priests blessing horses, exuberant processions and both pre and post-race celebrations – a historian can help you discover all. For the best views, watch horses and jockeys roar around the piazza from a private residential balcony. Then retreat to a Tuscan villa so grandiose it hosted the race itself on seven occasions.
On home ground, Wimbledon offers a change of pace. Take behind-the-scenes tours of Centre and No. 1 Courts. We can arrange Semi-Finals and Finals tickets with access to the best hospitality tents.
The largest arts festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe Festival thrums with over 3,000 performances. From quick-witted comedies and experimental theatre to cabaret and family friendly events, we’ll help you choose the unmissable performances. Between shows, you’ll dine at the best eateries that the city has to offer, all pre-booked so you don’t need to worry.
For a dose of glamour, the Venice Film Festival takes over the city’s dreamy waterways. Immerse yourself in the oldest film festival in the world, brushing shoulders with an A-lister crowd as you enjoy days filled with film watching. Attend the red-carpeted Premiere and sip bellinis in Venice’s elegant bars.
Milan Fashion Week doesn’t fail to deliver show-stopping catwalks. During September, the fashion capital sets off in full swing with Prada-clad models, Versace-wearing IT crowds and the world’s revered designers. Discover the dolce vita mingling with the fashion-set over glasses of grappa. You can recover from the shows in the chicest suites. 2019 sees Japan’s Rugby World Cup, a first time for Asia. Experience the action from a box with privileged set up and famed Japanese hospitality. Combine the thrill of the stadium with exploration as well as the world’s slickest hotels. Think pampering onsen spas, world-class service and superlative sushi tasting menus.
Grandly named, Circuit of the Americas, the US Grand Prix doesn’t do things by halves. Expect a stars and stripes run off area and high-octane glamour.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be part of a major Formula 1 team? Our excellent relationships mean you can gain unprecedented access to the team of your choice and watch the race unfold from the centre of the action.
Meanwhile Mexico celebrates the Day of the Dead. View processions of painted skulls, elaborate floats and women sashaying down decorated streets. Visit pivotal ceremonial sites and enter the private homes to see the most elaborate altars adorned with offerings.
As the winter sneaks up, Australia’s summer beckons. The start of the month sees the Melbourne Cup, a horse race with tradition dating back over 150 years. Take racing to the next level and soak up the atmosphere from a design pavilion. From blooming floral displays and purple martinis to bespoke fine dining menus and champagne fountains – bask in an insta-enviable event.
Foodies should look no further than the Margaret River Region for its annual gourmet escape. Indulge in three days of food and wine galore with previous line-ups including Nigella Lawson and Rick Stein.
Australia’s Sydney Hobart Yacht Race marks the end of the year with a bang. Why watch the race on television when you could experience first-hand, hundreds of racing yachts spilling out of Sydney’s iconic harbour towards Hobart, a journey of over 1,000 kilometres. It’s a thrilling event, all the more scenic with perfectly sunny skies.
Then see in the New Year before the rest of the world in the most exclusive ways.
Watch the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s famed fireworks display from a private yacht or the Sydney Opera House where you can see the city light up in between arias of Puccini.