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How to navigate Viator.com for the offered travel activities

     Viator is an online platform that provides its users with bookings worldwide of all kinds of travel activities such as tours, culture tours, walking tours, cooking classes with locals, skip-the-line tours, etc.  These travel activities ensure unforgettable experiences for travelers.  I have used them many times and have found their tour operators to be responsible and reliable which goes a long way when you are in a foreign country.

     This article will walk you through the various features of Viator.com, helping you navigate the website effortlessly to find the perfect travel activities for your next adventure.

1.  Creating an Account: To get started on Viator.com, the first step is to create a user account. Look for the "Sign Up" option on the homepage and provide the necessary details such as your name, email address, and password. Creating an account enables you to save your favorite activities, track your bookings, and receive exclusive offers and updates.

2.  Exploring Destinations: Viator.com offers an extensive selection of destinations around the world. Begin by entering your desired location and dates in the search bar, or explore the "Destinations" tab to discover popular cities, countries, or regions.  Clicking on a destination will open a page displaying an overview of the location, popular attractions, and available tours and travel activities.

Travel app Viator sample page with options

3.  Searching for Activities: To find specific activities, use the search bar on the Viator homepage. Enter keywords related to your interests, such as "sightseeing tours in Barcelona" or "snorkeling in the Cozumel." Viator.com will provide you with a list of relevant results. You can further refine your search by applying filters such as price range, duration, and traveler ratings to narrow down your options.

4.  Activity Pages: When you click on a particular travel activity, you'll be directed to its dedicated page. Here, you'll find detailed information about the experience, including a description, itinerary, inclusions, exclusions, and traveler reviews. Take the time to read through the reviews to get an idea of what to expect from the activity and what is expected of you, if anything. If you have any questions or need assistance, you can use the provided contact information to get in touch with Viator's customer support team.

5.  Booking and Payment: Once you have chosen an activity, select your preferred date, number of participants, and any additional options, if applicable. Then click on the "Check Availability” button.  Some tour operators may have you select a time if there are time options for the day you have selected.  Then click the “Book Now" button to proceed to the checkout page. Review your booking details, including the total price and any applicable terms and conditions. Viator.com accepts various payment methods making it convenient for travelers worldwide for the desired travel activities.

6.  Managing Bookings: Viator.com provides a convenient way to manage your bookings. After completing your purchase, you'll receive a confirmation email with all the necessary details. Additionally, you can access your bookings by logging into your Viator account and clicking on the "Bookings" section of your account.  You will see upcoming and past & canceled booking in this section. Here, you can view, modify, or cancel your reservations, print vouchers, and communicate with the activity providers if needed.

Viator.com is a great app that is user-friendly where you can book incredible global experiences.  

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