Last Updated: 16th Feb 2011
Contiki’s staff are what truly sets us apart from the competition. Only the cream of the crop make it through Contiki’s intensive training program to ‘graduate’ and become part of our team.
Our Crew, like you, are young people who love to share their passion for travel, adventure and discovery. All our staff are carefully chosen from the myriad of people who apply because of their attitude and people skills. No matter what their role, our Crew work together as a tight-knit team to make your European Tour the experience of a lifetime.
Most of our Crew are full time professionals and with well over 200 staff working on the road in Europe alone, their combined knowledge and skill easily make them the most professional and experienced on the road.
Contiki’s drivers are qualified, experienced professionals who’s number one priority is your safety and comfort while out on the road and in the cities. Whether it’s the Autobahns of Germany, the winding narrow streets of a Tuscan village or dealing with peak hour in Paris our drivers are experts at dealing with local traffic conditions and driving etiquettes.
Our drivers too are put through the most intensive training in the industry, and like our Tour Managers, Contiki only accepts the best. Contiki also has a policy of strict compliance with Europe’s driving rules and regulations.
Most of our drivers, like you, are often young, fun-loving people who share Contiki’s passion for service, travel, adventure and good times. Contiki also employs many Europeans Drivers from countries like Spain, Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic, France and the Netherlands. No matter who is behind the wheel you can rest assured, you’re in the hands of the best in the business.
Unlike many other tour operators in Europe, Contiki’s parent company also owns Contiki’s fleet of coaches and our drivers take great pride in their profession but also their coaches are often highly sought after by many other tour operators in Europe.
Not only do our drivers get you safely, quickly and easily from A to B, but they also load and unload your bags on and off our coaches.