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Shellie Dunham

Based in Reading

Welcome and many thanks for visiting my web page.


I am based in Silchester on the Hants/Berks border. Working from home I offer a bespoke and personal service for booking all independent travel arrangements as well as all major holiday companies and cruise lines. As a Travel Counsellor, I am...

Welcome and many thanks for visiting my web page.


I am based in Silchester on the Hants/Berks border. Working from home I offer a bespoke and personal service for booking all independent travel arrangements as well as all major holiday companies and cruise lines. As a Travel Counsellor, I am now able to utilise my independent, unbiased expert advice, obtained from over twenty years travel agency experience and combine this with individual customer service.


After studying Travel and Tourism at University, I joined American Express Travel where all arrangements were put together independently, and the emphasis was ALWAYS booking what was right for the customer and exceptional customer service.....an excellent training ground!


As a Manager for Thomas Cook for over 12 years, my destination knowledge was broadened extensively. A list of places visited, too long to detail, includes;


Asia, North and South America
South Africa and Egypt
First hand experience of most cruise lines - I am an avid cruiser!
A keen skier for over 30 years, visiting many resorts.


I became disillusioned with the increasing 'High-St' culture of 'mass-market' and directional-selling, away from the emphasis on the customer to what was most profitable for them.
As a Travel Counsellor I already feel I have found my 'niche'! I can offer same day response to enquiries and even home visits if required. Having now spent two yearsat TC, I am in NO doubt that I am now working for the most professional, customer-focussed company in the travel industry, where the little touches matter.


I am able to arrange anything from low-cost flights, weekend breaks and traditional family holidays to golf trips, cruises, weddings and honeymoons!


I can remove the stress that booking travel arrangements can often entail. Many people waste valuable time searching the internet only to be overwhelmed with a minefield of information, and without confidence in who they are dealing with and whether they have the best deal.


Let me take on this role for you, secure in the knowledge that you are booking with a fully-bonded, professional organisation.


I would be delighted to receive the opportunity to provide a non-obligatory quote for your travel arrangements. Please call or email and enjoy the service you deserve, from your own Personal Travel Agent.


I look forward to hearing from you!

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Customer Story 1

We usually make our own bookings on the internet. However, having met Shellie (and liked her!) I asked her to quote for our annual trip to New York. We were impressed with her knowledge of the city and, better yet, she was able to get a better price than I had been able to find myself! Booking was easy. Shellie answered all my queries straight away. Would definitely use her again.

Yvonne Rabson, Basingstoke
Customer Story 2

Just a quick thank you for the excellent holiday you arranged for us in Kenya - the safari was out of this world and all the accommodation, transfers and internal flight absolutely first class. You took all the pain out of booking what was a quite complicated holiday and stayed within the budget target. We had a fabulous 3 weeks and will use you for all our holidays in future.

Alan Hardy, New Romney
Customer Story 3

We have used Shellie's services several times in the past, and will continue to do so in the future. Shellie has always proved very knowledgeable, and does her utmost to find exactly the best deal for our particular holidays. She is always cheery, very helpful and I would say an asset to the Travel Counsellors team. We look forward to dealing with her again shortly.

Lynn Dallas, Maidstone
Customer Story 4

Excellent caring, but professional service. Would not hesitate to recommend Shellie to my friends and family.

Judith Williams, Leatherhead
Customer Story 5

Shellie was wonderful, she helped me get exactly the flights I wanted to Florida, at the times I needed and for the price we needed to pay. Thanks Shellie I'll definitely use you in future!

Joanna Gough, Basingstoke
Customer Story 6

After trawling the internet trying to get the right Orlando holiday for my family, at a price I could afford, I almost gave up. Then a friend recommended Shellie. Her knowledge and practical suggestions were perfect - especially regarding theme park tickets. We had Virgin flights at a great price and a holiday of a lifetime. This year she's suggested boating in France; we can't wait!

Sarah Nicholson, London
Customer Story 7

When I get some time off for a holiday, the first thing I do is think of where I'd like to go, and the second thing I do is email Shellie! She organises everything with the minimum of fuss, maximum speed, and always manages to secure the best possible deal saving us money, time, and stress. It's like being on holiday before we even get there! Simply brilliant!

Sam Beavis, Earley, Reading
Customer Story 8

I was recommended to Shellie by a friend after booking our holidays myself for the last few years. I found Shellie to be extremely knowledgable and helpful which is just what you need. Shellie is very efficient and our holiday went so smoothly from beginning to end. It is so nice to hand the stress of booking a holiday over to someone else! I would recommend Shellie to anyone.

Sarah Bass, Hemel Hempstead
Customer Story 9

Shellie has been great organising various trips for me and my family and friends. I've found this to be a much better way to book my trips. Shellie offers a personal service and is so friendly. She has made personal recommendations which is much better than relying on a brochure or taking pot luck! I will continue to use her for my holidays and trips and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.

Carol Barnes, Southampton

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