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Stephanie Rea

Based in Ballynahinch

Hi, my name is Stephanie and welcome to taking your first step of having your own personal Travel Counsellor.

I live in Ballynahinch Co. Down, with my husband Gary and my two boys, Joel (11) and Alex (9).

I have been in travel for 22 years and travel is my...

Hi, my name is Stephanie and welcome to taking your first step of having your own personal Travel Counsellor.

I live in Ballynahinch Co. Down, with my husband Gary and my two boys, Joel (11) and Alex (9).

I have been in travel for 22 years and travel is my passion, I love the buzz and excitement of going on holiday. Throughout my career I have worked for two of the top agencies in Northern Ireland, I have decided to join Travel Counsellors because I have the knowledge and experience to be able to provide you with a high level of customer service.

I have travelled extensively throughout Europe, America and the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and the Far East on family holidays. I have been fortunate enough to ski in Europe and the US, play golf in Mauritius and Spain and even a flotilla holiday in Turkey.

If you want to relax by the pool or if you prefer the beach, if you want an adventure holiday to a sporty holiday like scuba diving, skiing, golfing or sailing. I can help you plan your Round the World trip or if you want to cruise, I have the knowledge, experience and ideas to send you on your dream holiday every time.

In the introduction above I am telling you about myself, but the travel consultancy service I provide is all about ‘YOU’ and your holiday requirements.

Don’t spend hours and hours on the internet, I can provide you with competitive prices and a high level of customer service that you won’t receive booking online… call me at a time that is convenient for you, even outside of normal office hours.

I look forward to hearing from you.


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Whatever your holiday needs I'm here to help you, so please get in touch with me with any of the methods below: -


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­0­28 9747 8050­


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Customer Story 1

My husband and I have used Stephanie Rea Travel Counsellor after a friend recommended her. I have found her to be approachable, friendly, professional and very efficient. We have used her services on more than 4 occasions and would not book a holiday or flight again without her help. I in turn recommended her to another friend whose daughter (Irish Paralympian Gold swimmer) was swimming in the World Games, in Montreal this summer. This totalled 7 members of a family. Stephanie was able to correlate travelling from different locations and times, for ALL 7members of the family. When I was speaking to Lindsey, the mum, she said she will never try to do the organising herself again, but will ALWAYS use Stephanie. Great service. Well Done!

Yvonne Young, Comber
Customer Story 2

Stephanie was friendly, knowledgable, flexible, speedy and enthusiastic when she organised our honeymoon to Cuba. She thought of everything, taking the hassle out of travel so that all we had to do was turn up and enjoy ourselves! Not only that, but she managed to do it all within budget, at short notice, and at better prices than we had previously found elsewhere. We have already been recommending her to other people and won't hesitate to use her again!

Aisling Shannon, Belfast
Customer Story 3

Stephanie has helped and organised two great holidays for me and has been extremely helpful sorting out all the smallest details for me.These have been both around twenty days and have been multi locations and hotels. Stephanie is a pleasure to talk to and work with and has made my holiday experiences extremely enjoyable without any stress or worries.

Nicholas McCavery, Ballynahinch
Customer Story 4

Stephanie has given us superb service on our holidays. When we phoned her from Venice regarding a problem with our check in at Heathrow, she quickly checked that everything was ok for our return flight and phoned us back to reassure us. She was extremely helpful sorting out optional excursions on our South African holiday. When we had to return home early she helped us with our insurance claim and to get money back on the excursions we had not taken. She put in a lot of extra effort on our behalf for which we are very grateful.

Seymour and Judy Thomas, Exmouth
Customer Story 5

Stephanie was a brilliant help in researching the right type of holiday for my family! We gave Stephanie a brief outline of the type of holiday we were looking for with two young children and feel she found the perfect location and type of accommodation very quickly and efficiently without having to trail through loads of brochures/options. We are so looking forward to going now in July and would like to thank Stephanie for her help and will certainly recommend her to our friends and well as coming back to her in the future ourselves!

Amanda Ramsey, Ballynahinch
Customer Story 6

I have been using Stephanie to organise both my business travel requirements and also private holiday requirements. Fro example, I have just completed a six flight business trip to Germany, I have 14 people going to Minnesota in September on a family holiday and returning to Salou in july having had it recommended by Stephanie last year. In the current business climate using Stephanie ensures all travel logistics run smoothly, leaving me with no worries apart from the "business". At all times Stephanie has displayed dilligence, enthusiasm and a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure the customer service experience is 100%.

Philip Gregg, Spa Ballynahinch
Customer Story 7

We booked our honeymoon with Stephanie and from the moment we made our initial enquiry the service that she provided to us was first class. Any query was answered promptly and she provided different options for us to choose from. Stephanie is very friendly, very knowledgable, and her enthusiam for her job is wonderful! We had the most fantastic time on our honeymoon and it was all down to the fact that Stephanie had put so much effort and hard work into it - for this we are very grateful. Even when we were away and hurricane Irene was potentially going to disrupt our journey home, she was on hand to help. I would certainly book any future holidays with Stephanie and would recommend her to anyone.

Karen McCourt, Belfast
Customer Story 8

Great advice and recommendations and service with a smile. Thank you for your help!

Andrew Campbell, Ballynahinch
Customer Story 9

Had a great time in Legoland and holidaying with Haven holidays. All travelling arrangements and holiday went really well due to the great lengths that Stephanie went to. Thanks very much Stephanie.

Diane Mcneill, Ballynahinch

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My Blogs

My St Lucia Dream!

Stephanie's blog, 05/06/2014

Wow. I have been to a few places around the world, but I have never been to one from my bucket list before!
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In St Lucia, there was definitely a Caribbean vibe, which I loved....

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