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GIS x Festigo Travel Tour to Defqon 1 Festival

Warriors…….  Join GIS & Festigo travel for one hell of a Defqon weekend….

We welcome Australias premier Tour Operator into the foray to bring the biggest and best Defqon 1 Tour to date, Our friends Festigo Travel have “heaps” of experience in providing a “Far out” ticket and travel service to Aussies for many years now and excel in arranging bookings and providing first class support on the comfort and accommodation (and flights) side of festivals and events.

GIS Tours have been organising Tours to Defqon at least 7 times now and excel in the large movement of people, arranging camping equipment and making sure every single person on the GIS Tour has our full support available from the moment they meet in Amsterdam to the moment they get back to the Arena.

This year we are combining to make sure you have a seamless experience from the moment you book to the moment you arrive back in Amsterdam after the event, you get the opportunity to meet like minded souls and create memories that last a lifetime!

From now you will also be able to join our Raver Saver Pay Now Rave Later Scheme which will allow you to pay towards your Defqon 1 Tour packages and your comfort options in one lump sum or automatic monthly payments. Please click the Raver Saver button for all the info and make sure you read it properly before committing to getting involved. No Credit check is necessary making this service available to all.

You can also pay a deposit to secure your place and pay the final amount when tickets come on sale.

Don’t worry if you don’t want to use the Raver Saver scheme, you can also book via our website from the 28th of October…

The Official ticket sale starts on the 28th of October.

For this tour we will be offering:

* A Massive GIS, & Festigo Boat pre-party in Amsterdam the day before Defqon (5pm-11pm) Complete with Headliners and some of our favourite acts from the UK Australia and beyond.
* A range of Comfort Options in the Sanctuary and the Highlands camping grounds at Defqon. Hosted by Festigo Travel.
* Premium and Regular Weekend tickets.
* Return travel from Amsterdam Arena Park.
* GIS camp – including – GIS Camp Flags, pre-pitched communal area, clearly marked walkways, campsite support and much more TBA.
* Camping Equipment options – including pre-pitched options (TBA)
* A Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday Tour guide service – complete with Photographer and videographer (optional)
* Meet and Greet with Hardstyle and Hardcore DJ’s performing at Defqon 1 (TBC)

We have also

* The option to pay now and rave later with our improved Raver Saver scheme.
* A new and improved booking service which will creating a seamless experience for all.
* Improved communications via email and Whatsapp (please add info@ravetours.com as a contact)
* A separate Whatsapp group for general chat.
* Improved check in’s at Amsterdam Arena park, at the Camping ground, and in the coach park after the festival.
* Build your own camping equipment options.
* Camping Equipment packages.
* Sundrie Service – Soft drinks, water, snacks, cool boxes.
* GIS & Festigo Limited edition Merchandise range.

If you have any questions at all please feel free to Whatsapp us or send us an email to info@ravetours.com

  • When is Defqon 1 2024?

    Defqon 1 will take place at Biddinghuizen Showground on the 27th of June - 1st of July 2024.
  • When do Tour packages go on sale?

    Tour packages went on sale in November last year, as soon as we have the information from Q-Dance we will let everyone know!
  • Should I book my flights and hotels yet?

    Feel free to book your flights and hotels.

    We strongly recommend that you arrive on the Wednesday night latest to make sure you have plenty of time to meet the bus on Thursday.

    Return flights should be booked for at least 6pm incase of any delays.

  • I'm coming on my own will I be ok?

    Yes! We pride ourselves on bringing people together and making sure people make friends for life on our tours.

    If you are coming on your own just let us know when you book and we will make sure that you are placed on a bus or in a camping area with amazing welcoming people.
  • How much do packages cost?

    Each package varies in price, our Tour package prices this year a with Regular ticket, return travel and GIS Campsite was £342.50 + BF and our Premium (VIP) was £499.99 booking fee.

    Comfort options were a minimum of £230 per person extra.

    We do expect a small price rise this year.
  • Will payment plans be available?

    Yes payment plans will be available for either 2 or 3 months depending on how much time Q-Dance give us to pay.

    We also have a revamped Raver Saver Scheme where you will be able to pay into the scheme every month, when that is paid off you will receive a discount code and then when tickets go on sale you will be able to redeem what you have saved against the price of the tour pacakge.
  • Will comfort options be available to us?

    Yes! This year we were given the opportunity to book several of the comfort options at Defqon 1 Festival. We hope to be able to give you the full range of comfort options for 2024.
  • Can i buy camping equipment from you?

    Yes! We have massively improved our camping equipment service after a few bumps in the road and have struck a business partnership with Decathlon to make sure you get professional products at a better price!

    All camping equipment will be pre-pitched for your arrival at Defqon 1 so you can turn up with all your camping equipment all ready to go, you will need to borrow our electric airbed pump though so you can sleep comfortably whatever time that may be!

    We also strongly recommend that you take your camping equipment home with you or collapse it at least and pack it up so it can be recycled and donated to those who need it most.
  • What campsite improvements are you planning for this edition?

    The main improvements we can tell you about are:
    A dedicated campsite check in team who will check you on to the campsite and to your pitch.

    GIS and Festigo branded flags and marquees to help finding the camping area that much easier.

    Clearly marked walk ways around the camping area so you don't have to dodge tent pegs and guidelines making the campsite easier and safer to navigate.

    Glow in the dark numbered stickers for your tents so you know where your are and we can mark out where you are on the campsite using what3words.

    Communal shaded areas with benches and Gazebo for all to enjoy.

    We are literally going all out to make it the best camping experience we have ever done!
  • What time do we need to meet?

    We recommend that you arrive at the meeting point at least half an hour before the time stated incase of any delays.
  • Will there be two bus runs?


    We have moved our first bus meet to an earlier time so the second bus run will get there not long after opening.
  • What is your refund policy?

    At Rave Tours, we are committed to providing you with the best possible experience and ensuring your satisfaction. We understand that circumstances may change, and we want to make sure our refund policy is fair and transparent. Please take a moment to review our refund policy outlined below:

    1. 7-Day No Questions Asked Refund:

    We offer a 7-day refund period for all tour bookings, starting from the date of your initial booking. During this time, you are entitled to a full refund of the tour price, no questions asked. If you decide to cancel your tour within this 7-day period, simply contact our customer support team at info@ravetours.com with your booking details, and we will process your refund promptly.

    2. Refund Eligibility:

    To be eligible for a refund, the following conditions must be met:

    The refund request is made within the 7-day period from the date of booking.

    You provide all necessary booking details, including the booking reference number and your contact information, when requesting the refund.

    Bookings made within 1 month of the Tour commencing are not eligible for a refund

    3. Processing of Refunds:

    Refunds will be processed using the same payment method that was used for the original booking. Please allow 10 business days for the refund to be processed and reflected in your account, depending on your payment provider’s policies.

    4. Cancellations and Changes:

    If you need to cancel or make changes to your tour booking after the 7-day refund period has expired, please contact our customer support team to discuss available options.

    Depending on the circumstances, we may be able to offer alternative tour dates, credits for future tours, or partial refunds, subject to our discretion.

    5. Tour Modifications and Cancellations by Rave Tours:

    In the rare event that Rave Tours needs to modify or cancel a tour due to unforeseen circumstances, we will make every effort to provide you with suitable alternatives or a full refund. We will communicate any changes or cancellations to you in a timely manner using the contact information you provided during booking.

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