VIP Tours, a boutique travel company, offers these
specialised and high quality services and facilities:


VIP Tours, specialists in escorted ‘off-the-beaten track’ adventures that challenge you not your budget. Explore South America, Italy, Europe, India, China, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand with us and enjoy value, originality and challenges.


VIP Tours is the sole NZ Representative for Paris based Tour toursExperts “French Links Tours “, specialists in Travel, Tours and Events throughout France. French Link Tours organise private and customized tours to all area of France ( and neighbouring Countries) for individuals and groups. As well as art, culture, fashion, history and food and wine tours they also organise cycling, skiing, fishing and hunting, ballooning and luxury chateau tours. France is surely the most romantic of Countries and the memories of a Wedding in France would last forever. All arrangements for a French Wedding can be attended to through associated Company “French Wedding Planner”.


Russell Duff FNZIM - Founder and Managing Director of VIP Tours has over 40 years Airline and Travel experience. After 20 years with Air NZ he started a new travel operation  -VIP International Travel, which soon grew to be one of Dunedin’s top Travel Agencies. VIP TOURS – specialising in Small Group Tours was formed in 2007.

Russell has amassed a total of over 150 trips overseas during his travel career and has a wealth of travel knowledge and experience to offer to clients of VIP Tours.

Lynda Duff B.Ed, Higher Dip. Tchg - Director, contributes over 35 years of Educational, Management, and organisational skills to VIP Tours. Lynda has also travelled widely with Russell over the past 40 years and offers a valuable female perspective to the organisation and content of present and future Small Group Tours