When you want to travel to a remote destination, whether it is in a group or by yourself, it is wise to have an expert travel partner that understands humanitarian travel. Good news! You’ve found them.Who better than the world’s first travel organization?On 8th October 1947, we chartered our first plane. The airplane was a Dakota, which departed from Amsterdam to Entebbe to help those who were in need. It changed the way of travel for humanitarian purposes for good as this had never been done before. In that time, ships were the most popular and cheapest means of transport. Since then, we’ve organized countless flights to the easy-to-reach and also the most different destinations all over the world. Here’s more information about our history.Serving NGO’s and humanitarian aid workersWe love to help you to help others. That is how we make sure you can contribute to preventing illness, provide education, build and rebuild amongst other humanitarian acts. We believe the world is a better place when care and compassion can travel where it is needed most.Humanitarian Travel ServicesRaptim Humanitarian Travel is a not-for-the-profit agency with offices around the world. Our people are always available, willing to listen, and understand the changing needs of humanitarian, faith-based and volunteer organizations. So they can offer creative solutions and efficient services that you can rely on. Here are some of our humanitarian travel services.Flights and ticketsOur travel consultants have many advanced booking systems at their disposal, allowing them to reserve flight tickets for virtually any airline across the globe, including the various low-cost carriers.Hotel ReservationsRaptim has access to the leading international hotel reservation systems. This means that whatever your destination, we will be able to arrange the appropriate hotel accommodation for you.Group TravelAt Raptim we understand the complexity of group travel coordination. Our travel consultants will help you arrange all details and deadlines, from pricing to seat assignments and ground transportation.24/7 emergency servicesWe recognize the importance of accessibility, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Raptim’s After Hours Emergency Service is available worldwide outside of our regular business hours. Your Raptim travel consultant handles it.Duty of CareThe duty of care is a legal obligation that an organization has to keep its employees safe and healthy, not only at home but when they work in another country. Aid and development organizations may be held responsible when something goes wrong. Raptim Care makes it easier for you to stay connected with your people in the field or on a mission, and to monitor them at any time in any given context. Our work doesn’t end until our travelers, your employees, are safe at home.Travel Where You Are Needed MostThanks to our exclusive, negotiated and flexible fares, we offer flexible travel arrangements to all destinations, even the most uncommon ones. Our staff is dedicated and focused on the complex and at times very urgent travel needs of humanitarian travelers. Our knowledge and expertise play a significant role in getting you to the right location promptly and on a tight budget. We will do everything within our power to help you deliver that aid to those who need it most. Please use our quick address locator to contact your nearest Raptim office should you have any questions.