We are a Western owned and managed company based in St. Petersburg, Russia with offices in Moscow, Budapest, Italy and the United States and a full member of ASTA, (ID 900214747 and 900175313). Because of our local presence, our customers get the best of both worlds – the lowest prices available for Russian tours with highest levels of quality. Just compare us with our competition for any of our Russian vacation packages!
Please check our customer testimonial webpage to read what other travelers have had to say about our services when using Express to Russia for their holidays in Russia – both summer and winter. We can also provide you with numerous references of past travelers who you may contact to learn more about how their journey went. Express to Russia has been reviewed favorably by the following publications:
A portion of the proceeds from every Express to Russia tour and cruise sale is donated to our charity Culture for Kids in association with Parents of St. Petersburg and is used for funding excursions for St. Petersburg orphans to the city's cultural landmarks. To learn more about the project or to help the project, please, click here.
Accountant Elena graduated from the St. Petersburg Institute of Economics and Finance with a degree in accounting and auditing. Her experience is well appreciated in our company. She is outgoing and always brings positive energy to the workplace. In her free time, Lena likes to read, travel and meet with friends.
Tourism Director Elena is a graduate of St. Petersburg University of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Although her major was in civil engineering management, from her third year at the University onward, she dedicated herself to tourism. She has worked as an English speaking guide for several years and now considers guiding her hobby. Elena is also interested in art and the culture of other countries - that is why she is currently learning Spanish.
Director, Moscow Ludmila graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in geography and tourism. She has work experience in different fields of tourism: youth tourism, business travel and outgoing and incoming tourism. But most of all she likes to work with incoming tourists and she is always ready to help them. She likes to meet with friends during the weekend and to discover something new in Moscow and the surrounding areas of the city. And of course she spends all of her free time with her daughter Olivia.
Hotels & Tourism Department Andrei is a recent graduate of the Saint Petersburg State University, philological faculty (Department of English language and Translation studies). Andrei speaks English fluently and if you happen to talk to him there hopefully will be no misunderstandings... Andrei also speaks German. He is very interested in developing tourism in Russia and other European countries. He is highly committed and will do his best to help our clients. In his free time Andrei enjoys watching films, driving, playing tennis, football and basketball.
Tourism department specialist, St. Petersburg Galina graduated from St Petersburg State Engineering Economics University, Tourism faculty. She also worked as a tour guide for several seasons. She likes art, music and travel. She is planning to learn Portuguese and visit Portugal some day soon. Galina is always ready to help and loves working with our clients.
Tourism department specialist, St. Petersburg Yulia graduated from Saint Petersburg State University with a degree in sociology. With practically 3 languages under the belt it is still her dream to learn a 4th. She wants to step foot on all 6 continents (half way there) and loves her yoga classes. She likes traveling, spending time with friends, visiting museums, theaters and reading classical literature. Very optimistic and full of energy, wants everyone to see how beautiful Russia really is.
Ticket and Visa Specialist Anastasia was born and grew up in Omsk. She moved to St. Petersburg after graduating from Omsk State Pedagogical University with a degree in pedagogy and linguistics. Having worked as a teacher for a year, she then decided to dedicate herself to tourism. She likes classical literature, music and traveling, especially by train.
Accountant Julia was born in Belorezk, a Bashkir city close to Urals. She is now studying at the St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance. Having started to work in our company as a courier Julia was soon promoted to the Accountant position for her responsibility and attentiveness. She is always reserved but friendly and helpful. Julia is fond of music, sport and healthy way of life. She likes going out with her friends.
Programmer Sveta is our extremely talented programmer. She brings a great mind and excellent service ethic to our team. Sveta graduated from St. Petersburg State Electrical University with a degree in programming. In her free time Sveta likes to take long walks, listen to music and design her own clothes.
Customer Service Representative Olga has graduated from St Petersburg State Engineering Economics University with a major in Tourism and Hospitality business studies. She is very fond of traveling and meeting new people. In her free time she likes to ride her bicycle if the weather is nice or share a cup of coffee with friends.
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We also just launched our own Russian Travel, Culture and Literature Club on Facebook. The club was created to be a place for everyone with an interest in Russia to get to know each other and share experiences, stories, pictures and advice. Here you will also learn about interesting events taking place in Russia, lectures on Russian culture, Russian language lessons with native speakers and more. To join our club, please follow this link.