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About us

Allow us to introduce ourselves. The story begins in 1986 with one man and one great idea to organize great ski vacations. That idea became a reality, and before long, Andrew Dunn was leading a dedicated team, crafting luxury ski chalet and ski hotel experiences for the most discerning guests.

Since then, we've taken our expertise to the Mediterranean by adding luxury villas to our portfolio. Part of the chalet/villa experience is enjoying a full Scott Dunn staff, including private chef and host. And for families, fully qualified UK nannies are on hand too.

In addition to ski chalets and summer villas, we also arrange luxury vacations to amazing destinations (and the finest properties) around the world, and unlike other luxury travel agents, they’re completely tailored to your requirements and to your budget. Our travel specialists have been to every property in their specialist destination, and know their area like the back of their hand. So they'll only recommend properties ideally suited to you and your party.

The history of Scott Dunn

Scott Dunn started life with just two chalets in Switzerland in 1986. Andrew Dunn brought together a group of friends including the present Guest Operations Director to create the very best chalet experience. They were innovative and changed the way chalets were run and today are the benchmark for the way things should be run.

A decade later we started creating worldwide customized vacations. They, as they do today, provided adventure but without substantial loss of creature comforts.

Before long, Mediterranean villas were added to the portfolio, mirroring the success of the alpine chalet vacations in that they are fully staffed and fully catered. Today we run professional children’s clubs in many of our favorite destinations.

Our vacations

Customized private journeys worldwide. African safaris. Foodie forays. Barefoot luxury beach breaks. Stunning private villas in France and Italy. Family and multi-generational vacations. Honeymoons. Whatever you're looking for, we're ready and waiting to craft something extra special just for you.

Meet the team

Everyone at Scott Dunn has one thing in common: a deep and abiding love of travel. From the moment you speak to one of our travel experts you'll realize that they live to explore the world and discover new places. They all have first hand experience of their specialist areas so jump at the chance to show off their expertise. Here we put a face to the voice so you can learn a little more about them.

Why Scott Dunn?

Many of our guests return to Scott Dunn to help them plans their vacations year after year. Why? For the matchless service, attention to detail, and our vast and varied portfolio of properties and vacation experiences that sets us apart from the rest. It's why we won 'Favorite Specialist Tour Operator' for the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Awards, 2015.

What's hot

With over a thousand luxury properties in our portfolio, you're spoiled for choice. That's why we bring you our top picks of the month, including our latest 'Top 10' which could be anything from our favorite diving spots to a brand new luxury rainforest retreat.

Gift vouchers

Give the gift of a Scott Dunn vacation with our travel vouchers. Voucher values start at £250, these can be used towards a vacation of the recipient's choice including our customized experiences, or one of our Alpine chalets or Mediterranean villas.

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Press Center

Read what the press is saying about our customized private journeys around the world.

Responsible tourism

With our love of travel comes a sense of responsibility to respect and conserve economic, environmental and social-cultural balances in the destinations we offer. Find out how you can contribute too.

Our partners

From Laurent-Perrier and Cowshed to British Airways, we work with a range of partners to ensure our guests enjoy the best possible vacation experience from start to finish.

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In the infinite and exciting world of travel, it's great to share. Join our rapidly expanding online community for travel nuggets, pictures and news, and be the first to know about exclusive offers and competitions.

Travel center

This is your go-to resource for all things travel-related. Everything you need to know, from airport parking and insurance to how to book, what to pack and where to get the latest information on visas and vaccinations.

Work with us

Want to work for an award-winning travel company with great perks and a dynamic team that’s, quite literally, going places? Are you a firm believer in the idea that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer? Ever dreamed of turning your passion into an exciting, rewarding career? Read on…


It might not be quite as exciting as browsing for your next vacation, but here you can look at company information, our privacy policy and your rights, as well as useful information on air carrier liability, and the EU directive on delays and baggage handling.

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How we work
  • Browse our website for inspiration
  • Call us and speak to a travel expert
  • Tell us what you want to see and do, when you want to go and give us an idea of your budget
  • We’ll customize an incredible vacation just for you (we never sell packages or escorted tours)
What guests say

"Excellent service throughout with great attention to detail and thoughtfulness. I believe Scott Dunn does deliver more than most high-end vacation companies and will go "the extra mile".