The Rudy Maxa Difference

Our small upscale group tours are strictly capped to 30 participants or less, fully inclusive, and crafted for ultimate peace of mind.

When you let The Original Savvy Traveler arrange your trip through Europe, you are guaranteed peace of mind.

Rudy and his professional team of travel experts have curated extraordinary itineraries featuring top destinations from Rudy’s shows. The team provides personal service and assistance from booking throughout your journey.

Discover what upscale travel with Rudy Maxa is about.

classic or luxury? The choice is yours.

Personalized welcome call

As soon as you sign up for one of Rudy’s tours, you can set up a call with one of our Concierge Team members to discuss your experience and preferences.

Welcome package

Classic Tours – Includes luggage tags. Luxury Tour – Includes luggage tags plus a special gift and note from Rudy Maxa.


 Guests receive a free 15-minute consultation and a 50% discount on booking fees through our Travel Agent Partner who can help with flight bookings, including award reservations using airline miles.

Small Groups

Classic Tours – Capped at 30 guests. Luxury Tours – Capped at 18 guests for a highly-personalized experience.

AN Expert Team

Rudy Maxa’s team makes travel seamless and magical, with highly-qualified local hosts at every destination.


Airport ARRIVAL Transfer

Classic Tours – Your airport arrival transfer to the first hotel is offered for a fee. Luxury Tours – Your airport arrival transfer is complimentary.



We offer multiple options at most destinations. You can also choose to tour on your own terms whenever you like.


Classic Tours – All activities per the program are included. Optional activities during free time are extra. Luxury Tours – Multiple options of activities are included.

Upscale HotelS

Classic Tours – Minimum 3 star hotels. Luxury Tours – 5 star hotels, when available. 


Classic Tours – breakfast daily, and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided with the meals included per program. Beer and wine included with welcome and farewell dinners. Luxury Tours – all meals included, and drinks including alcohol will be provided per menu at dinners. 

Luggage Butler Service

Classic Tours – not included. Luxury Tours – Enjoy a seamless luggage handling experience. Leave your bags in your hotel room in the morning, and find them waiting in your room at your next destination.

transportation Between destinations in the itinerary

Classic Tours – included. Transportation with bus, train, and flights in coach class are included. Luxury Tours – included. Provided via luxury vans, trains in first class, or flights in coach class. Business class flights available at an additional fee.


Gratuities for our guides, restaurants, and staff are neither necessary nor expected. If you receive exceptional service from anyone on our team, tipping is allowed through our Tour Director only.