Industry Partners

Our Industry Partners

We are proud to be associated with a range of partners in the travel industry. Please see below for a list of partners. If you are interested in a partnership please get in touch today on

Airport Hotels and Parking


We have negotiated a special discounted rate for all our participants for airport hotels and parking through our partners APH, a multi-award winning company for airport parking and hotels. Established since 1980, APH provide the best parking options at the best prices.

Campbell Irvine Direct

Campbell Irvine

The Different Travel Company is in Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Direct who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Click here for details .

Cotswold Outdoor

Cotswold Outdoor

Cotswold Outdoor started life in 1974 as Cotswold Camping, selling a range of basic camping accessories from a small outbuilding in the Cotswolds. Nearly 40 years later, the company is an award winning multi-channel retailer with over 65 thriving stores in the UK. With over three decades of experience in outdoor retail, Cotswold offer one of the most extensive and comprehensive ranges of outdoor clothing, products and equipment. Selecting from over 250 internationally recognised brands allows Cotswold to bring you the latest in outdoor technology and styles. Not only this, but each product is carefully selected and tested to ensure a high level of quality and value for money for our customers.

When you book a place on a Different Travel challenge you will receive a 15% voucher for Cotswold Outdoor.

International Mountain Explorers Connection


The International Mountain Explorers Connection was founded in 1996 in Boulder, Colorado to promote responsible and sustainable connections between travellers and the people of developing mountain regions of the world. Through its Porter Assistance Project, IMEC is focusing its efforts on improving the working conditions for porters on Kilimanjaro and in Nepal.

Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project


The mistreatment of porters can be a troubling challenge in the climbing industry. We are an approved Partner company with the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project - KPAP - and the International Mountain Explorers Connection - IMEC - Partner for Responsible Travel Program.
We voluntarily participate with KPAP's monitoring activities and allow KPAP to evaluate the treatment of our porters on all of our climbs. By climbing with us you can be assured that your porters are well taken care of.
KPAP also helps to improve the working conditions of porters by:
-Lending donated clothing at no charge to the mountain crew for use while climbing
-Educating the public on porter working conditions and climbing responsibly
-Providing industry guidelines for proper porter treatment
-Offering educational classes to porters
-Please consider supporting KPAP by making a financial contribution to enable them to continue with their Partner for Responsible Travel Program and free services for porters. To make a donation, please visit

Nomad Travel & Outdoor


Nomad have been kitting out travellers since 1990. Our ethos is the same today as it was then to ensure every traveller leaves with the correct clothing, equipment and medical supplies for their trip. Whether this is your first trip away or you simply want to update or replace your clothing or equipment, the Nomad staff will endeavour to supply you with the perfect item. Nomad also offer a free kit out consultation service simply book an appointment at your nearest Nomad store and clinic. It will save you both time and money in the long run! Tel: 0845 310 4470

When you book a place on a Different Travel challenge you will receive a 10% voucher for Nomad Travel & Outdoor.

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