These are UK-based tour operators and travel companies specialising in 18-30s holidays, youth travel, student travel.
Backpacker Tour Company, The 0870 745 1046 Online agency selling small group backpacker tours around the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Club 18-30 0870 750 0178 They've been running clubbing holidays around the Med for a long time now (1965!). Destinations include Ibiza, Mallorca, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Cyprus, Corfu, Zanta, Crete, Rhodes and Kos. Part of the Thomas Cook group.
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Contiki Tours 020 8290 6422 A 40 year-old Australian company now operating from the UK as well. Huge range of escorted small-group exploratory tours for 18-35 year-olds with plenty of activities. 
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Jeka Holidays n/a Summer camp holidays for youth groups in eleven European countries.
Pillow Adventure Travel 01666 504 601 Independent tour operator offering party tours to festivals and events across Europe - such as the Pamplona Bull Run and Oktoberfest in Munich - and adventure tours to Morocco, Egypt, Nepal, India and other destinations.
STA Travel 0870 1 600 599 Probably the best-known student travel brand around. Since the agency was set up over a quarter of a century ago it has grown into an organisation with 65 branches in universities and on high streets in the UK and 450 branches worldwide.
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Thomson Scene 0203 451 2688 Thomson's 18-30s clubbing & fun holidays in destinations like Ibiza, Majorca, Mykanos, etc.
Together n/a Specialising in party holidays in Ibiza, Majorca & Croatia. Launched in 2011 by three guys who were disappointed with the standard Ibiza party offering. They package or customise hotel & villa accommodation with club entry, excursions, and other experiences.
Tucan Travel 020 8896 1600 Expedition specialist brand Budget Expeditions has been absorbed in to Tucan now and is a travel "style"(!) but they still do what they always did: group adventure and discovery tours for 18-35s.
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  • Stoke Travel (Not based in UK) offer an eclectic mix of activity breaks: surf camps, sports trips, festivals, snow parties, road trips.... fun stuff!
  • has comprehensive details and handles bookings for over 8,000 hostels in 155+ countries worldwide, and likewise, (£) offer 10,000 budget properties in over 2,500 destinations Worldwide - both very useful sites if you are travelling on the cheap.

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