The Perfect Tool For Your Next Trip

A personal guide that knows the area and knows you, right in your pocket.

Planning a trip?

The process of planning a trip is antiquated, forcing you to search multiple resources, spend countless hours, and sort through biased reviews.

Travel is evolving.

You need a tool that will adapt to you, distill it all down, and help plan your trip with freedom and flexibility.

Guidester is a virtual travel guide made for you.
Unbiased recommendations curated by real professionals.

Guidester is a virtual travel guide made for you.

Unbiased recommendations curated by real professionals.

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See what fellow travelers have to say!

  • Sue B. Avatar

    Guidester did a fantastic job preparing our trip plans so all we had to do was go, have fun and no stress. All sightseeing was well organized. I would highly recommend Guidester for your next adventure.

    Sue B.
  • Andrew W. Avatar

    I highly recommend Guidester. They helped us create a fantastic, custom itinerary complete with everything we needed. Guidester's wealth of knowledge and attention to detail allowed them to tailor our trip to our individual taste. Looking forward to working with Guidester again.

    Andrew W.
  • Jennifer L. Avatar

    positive review  We had a wonderful trip planned by Guidester. They recommended tons of things to see in the Black Forest region of Germany as well as in Austria. Many of the day trip additions we never thought of and ended up being our favorite parts of the trip. The guide had... read more

    Jennifer L.
  • Daniella E. Avatar

    positive review  My husband and I recently took a trip to Ireland, our first international trip together. We had soooo many questions, concerns, ideas of places we wanted to visit. It was frustrating and confusing to sort through ALL of the things that went into this trip. Before we left for our... read more

    Daniella E.
  • Bonnie Z. Avatar

    positive review  Wow, wow, wow is all I can say about Guidester!! I reached out for a guide for my short 4 day trip to Paris, and within a day I had my very own personal guide. The guide included day trips, personal tours, dining, and just all around tips. We booked... read more

    Bonnie Z.
  • Andrea L. Avatar

    positive review  Italy was a dream come true for me; especially seeing Venice. I could have never pulled off what Guidester did for all of us. The tours were amazing; the food was beyond my expectations and all the different places we got to explore made my trip perfect. ... read more

    Andrea L.
  • Herbert J. Avatar

    positive review  Great travel guides that really help me get the most from my vacation!

    Herbert J.
  • Ryan G. Avatar

    positive review  We absolutely loved our trip, and Guidester was very helpful in getting everything planned. This positive experience left us very much looking forward to our next trip, and I have no doubt that Guidester will point us in the right direction again, and make planning a breeze. Thanks!

    Ryan G.
  • Jim F. Avatar

    positive review  There is no way I could have put together the adventure that Guidester organized for us. The experience exceeded my expectations from the first day to the last day of departure. The advice on what to see when to see where to eat what sights to prioritize was... read more

    Jim F.
  • Sarah S. Avatar

    positive review  Guidester made it so easy. I had no time to plan a trip for myself but needed a getaway. This was easy to say yes to and I had to do no planning beyond basic booking. Every day was an adventure and the travel was there making sure we knew... read more

    Sarah S.

The Value of Guidester

Experience exactly what YOU want based on your travel style.

Love art and history? Are you a sightseer or more leisurely paced?
Maybe you’re a foodie!

No matter how you travel or what you want to do,
your Guidester has the information you need.

Stay ahead of the average traveler with insider tips and tricks.

Have you ever visited a place and wish you’d done it differently if you’d just known better?

With Guidester you’ll know better before you go. 

Be prepared with local customs and essential information.

From local tipping etiquette to the best way to get around your destination, we’ve got you covered. 

Everything you’ll need to travel like a pro is conveniently included in your guide. 

You'll navigate like a local
using interactive maps.

Your custom Google™ map has all your points of interest mapped out for you! 

Now you’ll know when that classic tourist spot is just around the corner!

How does it work?

Tell us
where you’re headed and how you like to travel

Our real travel experts
(and the latest tech)
create the perfect guide
for your trip

Download your
digital custom guide to your phone in as little as 48 hours*

*95% of our guides are delivered in less than 48 hours. What about the other 5%? If you’re visiting a less-traveled destination, we’ll need a few extra days to be sure you have everything you’ll need for your trip. But don’t worry – you won’t spend any extra time (or money) for your customized guide.

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