Want to see the world with your fellow alumni?
The Flying Longhorns Young Alumni Travel Program offers well-designed, hassle-free tours that will broaden your horizons—think Morocco, Portugal, Egypt, South Africa, and Greece, just to name a few. They’re also a great opportunity to bond with old and new friends who share your burnt-orange pride.
Travel the world with recent graduates and friends of peer institutions, who graduated within the last 10 years. These programs provide social, cultural, and recreational activities and many opportunities for learning enrichment and enjoying a connection back to the University of Texas at Austin. They are an awesome value, operated by a travel company, AESU, with over 45 years of experience in the young professional travel market. Click on the buttons below to find detailed itineraries, travel dates, and pricing. You can also book online!
These outstanding itineraries are brought to you by the Texas Exes Flying Longhorns travel program, which supports the association's mission of promoting and protecting The University of Texas at Austin and uniting its alumni around the world. While you do not have to be an alumnus of UT to travel with us, we do ask that all Flying Longhorns travelers have an active membership in the Texas Exes; memberships start at just $5 per month.
If you have any questions about the young alumni travel program, please contact tour operator AESU at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-638-7640.
“Really liked how everything was planned for us – the main things we wanted to see, yet still a lot of free time to do what we wanted.”
“The tour was a fantastic introduction to Europe and I had an amazing time seeing new places and meeting new people.”
“It was my first time taking a tour like this. It was a great experience and fellow travelers made things even better!”
“Not only was this a vacation, it was a
wake-up call for me to see the world!”
“This trip was phenomenal! I loved visiting both large and small towns, sampling the local cuisine, and meeting fellow alumni on the trip. I have made some lifelong friends and look forward to my next trip with AESU!”
“10/10 would recommend!”
“The tour was phenomenal. I felt like I got more than my money's worth. The logistics were planned perfectly. This is exactly what I dreamed of but could never plan myself.”
“I loved this trip! The tour was phenomenal”
“I really enjoyed this tour! The mix of scheduled and free time was just right for people like myself that came in without any prior plans.”
“It was the most fun I’ve ever had!”
“This trip was the most amazing and rewarding experience!”
“Definitely the best week of my life, without a doubt; new friends, amazing experiences and a ton of fun – I am so thankful for this trip!”
“Hotel was beautiful, meals were 10/10, tour director was wonderful and local guides were upbeat and personable!”
“Tour of a lifetime!”
“I had so much fun on this tour! Everything worked well, we got to see so many major sites and have a great amount of free time too.”
“There was the perfect balance of group activities and free time - the itinerary was very well thought out and moved at a great pace!”
“A wonderful time with wonderful people.
“First time in Europe and this trip was everything I wanted it to be and more.”
“The tour guide was great, and the fact that I came alone and met all new people - best way to do it.”
18-day Land package from: $4,565
5-day optional add-on to Greece: $925
Tour dates: May 29 - June 20, 2023
Galapagos Eco Experience
Land package per person in 2-share: $2,587
($120 est. park entrance fees additional)
Tour dates: April 22 - 29, 2023
Land package per person in 2-share: $1,885
Tour dates: June 24 - July 2, 2023
Treasures of Scotland
Land package per person in 2-share: $2,465
Tour dates: July 1 - 8, 2023
Greek Island Hopper
Land package per person in 2-share: $2,275
Tour dates: August 19 - 27, 2023
Land package per person in 2-share: $2,489
Tour dates: September 2 - 10, 2023
Live in the Land of Fire & Ice
Land package per person in 2-share: $1,996
Tour dates: November 1 - 5, 2023
After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure, some tours require full payment 120 days before departure. Check your tour for details.