After being frustrated with how inefficient it was to search and compare itineraries for a trip to Peru, Travelstride co-founder Gavin Delany was inspired to create a platform that allows you to search and compare multi-day and multi-destination packaged trips. Travelstride features details and user reviews on over 700 tour operators and showcases more than 30,000 expert-planned and highly complex trips in 130 countries. Each trip includes a complete itinerary, full transportation, and lodging – ultimately replacing hours of tedious research. Travelstride is a one-stop-shop for travelers to find customized recommendations, based on a brief survey of preferences, and book their perfect trip.
“Travelstride’s mission is to foster a global community connecting travelers with wonderful places, people, & experiences. JetBlue Technology Ventures as a partner expands our ability to reach more people and help local tour operators grow their businesses much faster. JTV shares our love of travel and goal to connect across the world.”
—Gavin Delany, CEO and Founder, Travelstride
“Travelstride’s detailed understanding of travelers’ needs and commitment to improving the customer experience were driving forces in our decision to invest. We know consumers want to have amazing travel experiences made as seamless and easy as possible for them, and we love that Travelstride offers a scope beyond that of single travel agents.”
—Amy Burr, Managing Director of Operations and Partnerships, JetBlue Technology Ventures
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