Just You Cares

Changing lives through travel

Our Just You Cares programmes, in partnership with the Planeterra Foundation, support local projects and social enterprises by helping them earn an income from tourism.

We simply donate a portion of the funds from our tours, so it’s great to know that when you travel with us you are helping to change lives and turn travel into real impact. Here are a few examples of initiatives we’ll be working with in 2024 and beyond:

  1. Oodles of Noodles

    When you book a tour to Vietnam, you are helping to support the Oodles of Noodles project. A social enterprise which helps at risk youngsters. This acts as a curriculum module for the youth to practice their English language and presentation skills - two key qualities that are a necessity for success in the hospitality industry. Students lead a noodle-making class with travellers and teach them about the twenty-six different types of noodles available in Hoi An, Vietnam.

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  2. Justyoucares Nativegrill

    Native Grill

    When you book our National Parks, Mount Rushmore & Little Bighorn holiday, you're helping us support the DinéHózhó project 'Native Grill' - a food truck run by a local Navajo family, which you will visit. DinéHózhó aims to further integrate Navajo culture by assisting indigenous-owned businesses in their development and connecting them to the tourist industry.

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  3. Justyoucares Sthree cafe

    The Sthree Café

    If you join this tour you are helping us support The Sthree Café, which employs women from the local community. It helps increase their income, strengthen their financial independence, and encourages them to become economically empowered. The café provides the women with a fair wage and the skills and training needed to work in the service sector. It serves fresh, vegetarian cuisine and provides a traditional Sri Lankan dining experience.

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  4. Coffee Beans, Costa Rica

    Mi Cafecito Coffee Tour

    When you book our Real Costa Rica tour, you're helping to support the local community with a visit to the 'Mi Cafecito Coffee Tour'. This Fairtrade coffee farm was created after the devastating earthquake of 2009, which massively affected Costa Rica's producers. As well as learning about the coffee-growing process, you'll also get to taste what is considered to be one of the world's best brews.

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  5. Justyoucares Ccaccaccollo

    Ccaccaccollo Women’s Weaving Co-op

    Ccaccaccollo Women’s Weaving Co-op supports a community near the Inca Trail. It funds training programmes to help bring back weaving traditions that have been lost over generations. Today, more than 55 women are involved, producing textiles from llama and alpaca wool. On our Highlights of Peru Tour, you will visit the centre and have the opportunity to purchase souvenirs.

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  6. Asociación de Mujeres Artesanas Zoológico Mágico

    This newly formed cooperative was founded by 13 women who want to preserve the Zapotec culture and the cherished artisanal process of creating alebrijes, a local cultural heritage. We'll visit here to see members of the cooperative at work, with the chance to purchase some of their cherished handicrafts.

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  7. Solheimar Eco Village

    Solheimar Eco Village is our Just You Cares project in Iceland which fosters the inclusion and empowerment of a differently-abled community of artisans/staff. Residents support a more sustainable way of living through organic farming and recycled craft production. We’ll enjoy a coffee and cake stop here as part of the Icelandic Splendours tour in 2024.

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  8. Beit Khayrat Souf

    Beit Khayrat Souf is a women-owned and managed café in Souf, started with the purpose of combating women’s unemployment and building a strong community of women leaders. We'll enjoy a Jordanian cookery class here while learning more about this crucial project.

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Let us take you there

  1. White-faced Capuchin monkeys, Costa Rica

    Real Costa Rica

    If you want to discover the real Costa Rica, this is the tour for you. It's packed full of unforgettable experiences and visits the stunning Caribbean coast.

    • Return flights
    • 10 nights in 4-star hotels & jungle lodges
    • 21 meals: 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 7 dinners

    12 days from
    was £4,999
  2. Salt plains and hot lake, USA

    National Parks, Mount Rushmore and Little Big Horn

    On this thrilling holiday you'll explore the vast national parks, hear tales of the Wild West and visit the immense Grand Canyon.

    • Return flights
    • 15 nights in great quality hotels, 1 night in flight
    • 17 included meals: 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

    17 days from
    was £6,099
  3. Sri Lanka - Pearl of the Indian Ocean

    Head to this paradise island afloat in the Indian Ocean to discover mysterious ancient sites, lush tea plantations, idyllic  beaches and more.

    • Return flights
    • 12 nights in 4 & 5-star hotels, 1 night in flight
    • 25 included meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 12 dinners

    14 days from
    was £3,749
  4. machu picchu scenery on travel tour

    Highlights of Peru

    Follow in the footsteps of intrepid adventurers as you explore Machu Picchu, visit beautiful colonial towns and discover some of the islands of Lake Titicaca on this fascinating trip.

    • Return flights
    • 8 nights in 4-star hotels, 2 nights in flight
    • 14 meals : 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners

    11 days from
    was £4,499
  5. H? Long Bay in Vietnam

    Discover Vietnam

    An intriguing country with a colourful history, stunning landscapes, Vietnam is a truly unique destination. Discover the lively capital Hanoi, cruise on idyllic Halong Bay, journey to the Mekong Delta and explore memorable Ho Chi Minh City.

    • Return flights
    • 9 nights in 4-star hotels, 2 nights in flight
    • 21 included meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

    13 days from
    was £3,699
  6. Iceland - the northern lights

    Icelandic Splendours

    Discover an array of natural wonders and go in search of the Northern Lights on this exciting tour to Iceland.

    • Return flights
    • 4 nights in a 3-star hotel
    • 7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 dinners

    5 days from
    was £2,449
  7. The archaeological site at Petra in Jordan

    Jordan - A Land of Ancient Treasures & Empires

    Discover Jordan's gleaming treasures as you journey to biblical sites, the 'lost city' of Petra and through magical desert landscapes.

    • Return flights
    • 7 nights in 4-star hotels
    • 16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners

    8 days from
    was £3,149
  8. Just Landed

    A Mexican Adventure

    Experience a real Mexican Adventure as you explore Mexico all the way from its cultured capital - Mexico City - to the beach at Cancun.

    • Return flights from London
    • 13 nights in 3 and 4 star hotel
    • 18 meals

    15 days from
    was £4,749