Hi I’m Colin and it would be my privilege and pleasure to becoming your personal Travel Counsellor.
I'm based in South Essex just outside Southend where I have lived for over 30 years. I have over 20 years experience as a travel professional, gained in various roles within various brands, so I feel perfectly capable and qualified to book all of your travel needs from long haul bespoke holidays of a lifetime, package holidays, city breaks, flights and car hire allowing you a stress free holiday.
I have always been passionate about travelling, my favourite destination is Thailand, from the bustle of Bangkok to the friendly peace and tranquillity of the islands. I have visited Mexico, the USA, Asia the Caribbean plus countless European destinations, also fortunate to have skied in Europe and the Rockies, dived in the Red Sea, giving me ample knowledge of all your needs and desires, to make memories of a lifetime and dreams come true.
I truly love operating my own business within Travel Counsellors it enables me to take the time to get to know clients and all their travel needs, turning dreams into reality at a time that suits with the comfort that I will be looking after you from your initial enquiry until your return home.
Whatever your holiday needs I'm here to help you, so please either fill in and send the form below or simply give me a call and I can get things started for you:-
Sent in by Tina Kidd
Corringham , 14 September 2019
I have just booked a taster cruise with my friends in May I contacted Colin who has taken care of all the booking for me no stress or worry!! will definitely book up with Colin again. Thanks Colin x
Sent in by Laura Edwards
Ashingdon, 18 August 2019
The most amazing service from the very first contact. Knowledgeable and always happy to answer even my daft questions. We cannot wait to go on our dream holiday to Florida next year. I would highly recommend Colin to anybody that wants the hassle taken away from booking any trip away.
With independent access to thousands of travel suppliers around the world, I've got an eye for added value. Take a look through my latest selections below. But even if nothing particularly catches your eye - don't worry! Let's chat and I'll take the hassle away from tailoring a perfectly personalised holiday just for you.
Contact me on 01702 490 024
I absolutely live and breathe travel and I love to write about my experiences! Please take a look through my posts - you might find your own holiday inspiration.
07 September 2019
Karen and I took a 4-night break to Barcelona in December. It was so rewarding; warm sunshine, blue skies, fantastic culture and a café lifestyle but without the crowds. Flying from Southend made it even more enjoyable. Staying at a traditional 4* hotel The Rivoli on the “Ramblas” our hotel was just a short walk from the Plaza de Catalunya so it was beautifully central. The Ramblas leads to the beach and marina. We fortunately had a suite on the top floor with a balcony overlooking the Ramblas, courtesy of the hotel being aware it was our anniversary and me making...
18 August 2019
We stayed at the Catalonia Royal Tulum resort, a fantastic resort right on the beach. It’s adults only and we had a really good time. We upgraded to a “Privilege room” which gave us unlimited use of the spa and access to an extra restaurant, it wasn’t a dear upgrade but worked out really good value for money. The hotel is strange in as much that none of the rooms have a sea view. They back onto the forest (or as Karen liked to call it, the jungle) which is alive with wildlife which more than makes up...
05 December 2017
I have been to the Costa Del Sol in the south of Spain many times but never manager to get to Gibraltar. So I promised myself I would visit the iconic “Rock”. It’s a true blend of Britain adjacent to Spain, British Police, M&S and fantastic weather. I flew into Gibraltar airport which is an experience in itself as the runway is actually intersected by the boarder with Spain, consequently the border has to be shut every time a plane lands. I stayed at the elegant "Rock Hotel." The food and service were good and there's a pool too. There are...