Based in Gloucester

Ali Parker

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With more than 20 years’ experience in making holidays and travel accessible and inclusive to all, it is with great excitement and anticipation that I join the Travel Counsellors global family of award-winning travel professionals. It’s going to be an amazing journey!

In my previous role as General Manager of one of the UK's leading accessible tour operators, Accessible Travel, I was able to establish a unique insight and understanding of how to create holidays and travel that meet the requirements of customers with even the most complex access and mobility requirements.

I have enjoyed seamlessly making holidays accessible and my comprehensive service includes, assistance through airports and on flights, adapted transfers, guaranteed accessible rooms, through to hiring of equipment, nursing care and accessible excursions.

Having curated holidays, just not for a specialist market, along with drawing on my travel experience through more than 50 countries, I instinctively match holidays and listen to my customers’ tailoring holidays to individual needs and requirements. I love finding out where you’ve been and where you want to go, because sometimes travel is about heightening your imagination and finding those things you never knew you were looking for.

But of course, the most important relationships over the years have been with my valued clients, many now friends. It is so rewarding that you are already allowing me the pleasure to plan and book your future holidays and travel. That means so much. But what is really exciting about being a Travel Counsellor is that I will now be able to offer an almost unlimited range of destinations and holiday opportunities to everyone, that simply cannot be matched by any other travel organisation. This will mean I can help realise your travel ambitions and dreams in a way that was simply not previously possible. Add to this round-the-clock support wherever you are in the world, 100% financial protection and of course a personal, caring service without compromise and it really is going to be a future without limits!



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My customer stories

Sent by Elspeth O’Neill

Ali has been an absolute star every step of the way in making sure we have the best holiday possible! Nothing was ever too much to, despite the numerous changes and amends due to covid, date and requirement changes! She always provided all the information to us so we could make an informed decision and choose what’s best for us, as well as taking away all the hassle of planning so we could just relax and enjoy our dream trip! Ali arranged a trip of a lifetime to the Maldives for us and we couldn’t recommend her or the resort highly enough! Everything from travel, transfers, accommodation, extras and insurance was all taken care of! We will definitely be working with Ali again!

Sent by Matthew Treanor

Ali is very helpful, friendly and professional! We won't hesitate to recommend booking through her.

Sent by Annamaria Tudor

Ali always make herself available to understand what you need. When requirements need changing she is quick to anticipate and resolve. She’s a perfect travel counsellor and I am reassured that my money is well spent and secure in these challenging times

Sent by Michael Clarke

Ali was a pleasure to deal with, extremely comprehensive answers to our requirements.

Sent by Scott Hodder

Ali Parker is fantastic and helpful and has placed several of my clients on great holidays this year, despite the uncertain travel restrictions. I would highly recommend Ali and trust her to communicate and support my clients, especially given the confusion around what documents and tests are needed. I have also had the opportunity to compare Ali's service at Travel Counsellors with other agents offering a similar service for clients with access challenges. In my view, Ali has been way better in terms of service, communication, holiday options, professionalism and building rapport with my clients. Definitely scores 10 out of 10.

Sent by Norman Downer

This is the second time that Ali has arranged a holiday for me - the first one, last year, was quite a one-off, being just myself on selected railways in India; also, at the very start of the Coronavirus problem! Everything ran like clockwork; your reps were excellent, and last minute adjustments due to a flight cancellation, were handled with great care and speed! This is the reason that two of us have asked Ali to handle a two-week stay in The Gambia, which has been done with her usual speed and professionalism! Excellent!

Sent by Karen Harding

Ali was fantastic and listened to everything I wanted. She delivered 100%. Not only would I recommend Ali to friends and family I would actively encourage they definitely use her to book their dream get away.

Sent by Matt Nicholson

My wife had a stroke some years back which left her in a wheelchair. Ali has managed most of our holidays since, helping us get to Crete, and more recently, a cruise to New York. The cruise was eventually aborted but Ali took care of all the details with a clear understanding of our specialist needs. I have no hesitation in recommending her services and will certainly be contacting her for our next trip.

Sent by Paul Goulden

Extremely knowledgeable about the requirements of disabled travellers. Very prompt with dealing with enquiries.

Sent by Kerry Frazer

Ali is so helpful and professional and she made the whole process a dream! We will definitely use her again and have recommended her to our friends.

Sent by Katherine Turner

Our holiday was just incredible; the best we’ve had yet! When we emailed months ago with a list of what we wanted you met every wish and created the best holiday - there is no way we could have done it without you! The hotel was just perfect; they couldn’t do enough for us and provided an excellent service with delicious food and drinks a plenty. The kids were hooked on non-alcoholic daiquiris all week! We created the most wonderful memories in Barbados and fell completely in love with the island; it had history, culture, safety and is inhabited by the most laid back and lovely friendly people. Thank you so much for your work in putting together the perfect holiday and ensuring that it was so easy! TC ted was a huge hit with the kids and loved his holiday too!

Sent by Mikala Newbold

Ali was so friendly and helpful and answered all my questions . She was there from the start of booking our holiday to the finish of our holiday . We couldn't fault her one bit so much so within a week of returning we had booked our next holiday with her , she really is a star x

Sent by Carolyn Saville

Always able to sort any requests you may have with your booking to ensure a hassle free holiday

Sent by Zoe Doughty

Ali has always been great to deal with simplifying what can be a daunting project at times. Ali remains professional but approachable at the same time and is always prompt in answering any queries that arise. I would whole heartedly recommend her to colleagues and family and friends. I look forward to dealing with her on organising our residents next adventure.

Sent by Mette Warriner

Ali has a lot of knowledge of travel which shines through. None of my requests were an issue for her, amazing quick service.

Sent by Raymond Britten

I am so pleased to be able to book with someone who understands & caters for the needs of the disabled. I look forward to booking many more holidays with you. Thank you, Ray

Sent by Emma Hillman

Ali was so helpful with booking our 2 trips abroad this year. Nothing was too much trouble and she was happy to adjust and tweak small things to make our trip perfect. Highly recommend. Thank you Ali!

Sent by Stephanie Simpson

Amazing Service, Ali is so helpful and goes above and beyond.

Sent by Patricia Lawson

I found Ali to be very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Made the booking of a cruise very easy and enjoyable.

Sent by Elize Davis

Ali was lovely to deal with. She has found the perfect cruise for me and my family and she has made the booking experience a pleasurable one. I would have no hesitations in using her again for future bookings.

Sent by Linda Dove

I found Ali Parker to be very knowledgeable, helpful, patient and thorough. I would be more than happy to recommend her.

Sent by Charles Scott

Very helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble.

Sent by Pauline Thomas

Ali was very helpful finding and arranging accommodation suitable for a wheelchair user.

Sent by Neil Turner

Fantastic service giving plenty of options of holidays that all suited our list with great advice attached to each choice. Great price comparison. All round enjoyable experience booking with Ali.