Mystery Traveler Q&A: Cindy, Kevin, Carol, and Clinton

Cindy and Kevin were looking for a quick domestic getaway with new friends they met on a nonmystery trip that Stephanie, MMT cofounder, had arranged for them. They were hoping for beautiful scenery, delicious food and wine, and some fun adventure. When they headed to the airport in September 2016, they found out they were […]

Magical Mystery Tours in Atlas Obscura

We thought we were the founders of mystery trips, but thanks to a fun article in Atlas Obscura, we now know that it was a trend long before we were around! Check out the whole article, but multiple countries from England to the US to New Zealand all had mystery day trips that were quite […]

Mystery Traveler Q&A: Special MMT Founder Edition!

This is a particularly special Q&A in our traveler series because the travelers in question are Denise, one of our founders, and her husband, Joe! Denise and Joe are well-traveled and experienced with the ins and outs of mystery trips, but had never actually taken one themselves and decided their honeymoon was the perfect opportunity. […]

How to Budget for a Mystery Trip

I don’t know about you, but when planning a trip, I don’t necessarily have a total budget in mind at the outset. I might be debating a few different destinations and end up picking one based on whether it’s the best time to visit one location or flight/hotel options are better in one case over […]

How to Spend a Summer Weekend in Chicago

Did you know Magical Mystery Tours plans non-mystery getaways, too? If you’re considering a trip to Chicago—or another already-decided-upon destination—and want us to handle the details, contact us today! It’s the most wonderful time of the year: summer in Chicago. Last June, I had the pleasure of planning a mystery trip for a couple of […]

Mystery Traveler Q&A: Debbie, Donna, and Ryan

Donna, a previous Magical Mystery Tours customer, was in search of a perfect graduation gift for her nephew Ryan, and he knew just what he wanted: a mystery trip! The family headed to the airport, opened their envelope, and found out they were flying off to…Turks & Caicos! When we heard from them upon their return, […]

iExplore Travel Compares Magical Mystery Tours to the Amazing Race

  The vast majority of Magical Mystery Tours’ vacation requests are for standard, lovely vacations.  Our travelers want to relax, to check out local cuisine, do some touring.  The adventure lies in not knowing your destination until the last minute.  Occasionally we do get the odd request for swimming with sharks, eating bugs, and other extreme adventure…though […]

MMT Featured in Canada’s MoneySense Magazine

Magical Mystery Tours has has the pleasure of working with some fantastic Canadian travelers ever since we were featured on Canadian radio shortly after our founding.  Though this month we’re thrilled to find ourselves in MoneySense magazine! Unfortunately, the content is only available through MoneySense’s app, though MoneySense interviewed Stephen and Alicia Ellington from Quebec, who had MMT plan their […]

MMT’s Holiday Gift Guide

The ladies of Magical Mystery Tours put our minds together and came up with some gifts that we love to give (and that we’d love to receive!)  Without further adieu, here they are! Stocking Stuffers Nail Polish Remover Pads               Does anyone else go into a trip thinking about how […]

Magical Mystery Tours featured in The New York Times

We love to see The New York Times asking: “Instead of choosing your next vacation destination, what if it was a surprise?” Fill out our questionnaire to tell us about what you want (and don’t want!) in a vacation, and then let the guessing begin while our travel experts design your custom vacation.  You’ll receive […]