Hi I’m Helen and I’m a personal Travel Counsellor.
I live with my 16 year old daughter, Megan, in Teignmouth which is a lovely seaside town on the South Devon coast.
Travel is my biggest passion, hence 30 years in the industry as a manager and retail consultant on the high street. Joining Travel Counsellors was not a difficult decision to make, as 'customer care' is at the core of what they do.
I take great pride in my work and give 100%. I strive to find the right holiday for my clients and always go the extra mile. Building a rapport and forming friendships with my clients is also a very important element to my job. I care about my clients and would love to have the opportunity to turn your dream holiday into reality.
I have visited the majority of Europe, including more unusual destinations such as the Azores. I have also been to South Africa, Caribbean, Mexico, USA, Canada and Egypt. I have a good general knowledge of the cruise market, having had the opportunity to cruise with Fred Olsen, Cunard, P&O Cruises, Carnival, Royal Caribbean International, NCL and Voyages of Antiquities. My holiday wish list for the future would have to include the Asia, New Zealand, India and Peru.
Having had so many years in the travel industry, I am confident I can offer you excellent travel advice. If I have not been to the destination you’re interested in, I have access to the other 1600 Travel Counsellors so I can always ask for advice so you get the very best recommendations!
If you like the idea of having your very own personal Travel Counsellor then just get in touch. I’ll get back to you promptly. Thank you - I look forward to hearing from you!
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 PETER SAVAGE
CREDITON, 16 January 2019
Helen has been incredibly helpful in finding the right holiday for us and has gone out of her way to make it happen.
Sent in by JEFFERY BOORER
TEIGNMOUTH, 13 January 2019
Helen was absolutely fantastic and found us the exact holiday we were looking for, the hotel the flights even car hire The whole thing was done in a couple of days with no fuss or worries from our end, we just told Helen what we wanted and she did the rest
Sent in by PAULINE MOUNTAIN
EXMINISTER, 02 December 2018
Helen is always so helpful.
Sent in by AIDAN KING
TEIGNMOUTH, 27 November 2018
Helen has been booking my holidays for years and she has never got it wrong yet. Her enthusiasm and professionalism is excellent and now some of my friends use her all the time as well.
Sent in by MARTIN WALDEN
TEIGNMOUTH, 12 November 2018
Friendly efficient service leading to excellent holidays
Sent in by GEORGANNA SMITH
DAWLISH, 06 November 2018
Helen is always lovely, and listens to our holiday needs each time then she always finds us the perfect holiday and at great prices too. Nothing is to much trouble. We have been using her for a number of years now and every time we go somewhere different. Can’t wait for our next recently booked family adventure. Thanks again Helen
Sent in by TREVOR STRATFORD
DAWLSIH, 04 October 2018
As usual the whole holiday was organised in a very professional way. All tickets printed and made available. A meeting arranged to run through everything, as this included two train trips across Austria. This was a 3 centre holiday and all went well. We did have to make changes to our itinerary while we were in Austria and this was done without any hiccups and organised quickly and professionally.
Sent in by MILES OPIE
TORQUAY, 19 September 2018
All worked out well - great holiday - many thanks
Sent in by WILLIAM COULSTON
NEWCASTLE, 19 September 2018
Helen was really helpful throughout the process of the booking our Honeymoon.
Sent in by ANTHONY SILLIFANT
DAWLISH, 30 August 2018
Helen has the personal touch and goes the extra mile to ensure a successful booking.
Sent in by AMANDA BLIGH
NEWTON ABBOT, 28 August 2018
Helen provides a personal & efficient service.
Sent in by FIONA ROSS
TEIGNMOUTH, 22 August 2018
Fantastic service all-round. Helen was very attentive and thorough and found us a great last minute family holiday at a great price. Very Happy!
Sent in by JOSEPHINE MITCHELL
TEIGNMOUTH, 15 August 2018
Helen is always Welcoming, cheerful and helpful
Sent in by JANET SWIFT
PAIGNTON, 08 August 2018
Helen always goes the extra mile to ensure all holiday arrangements are perfect in a warm and professional manner.
Sent in by JOHN DOWDY
TEIGNMOUTH, 26 July 2018
Helen is an efficient, thoughtful and very patient consultant. She has a very pleasant bubbly personality and bends over backwards to accommodate requirements. Nothing is too much trouble and not only have we recommended her but we will definitely use her again. It is always a pleasure to deal with her.
Sent in by MIKE NICHOLLS
TEIGNMOUTH, 10 July 2018
Visiting Helen and being looked after by her is just as enjoyable as the holiday itself. She gives sensible advice and has never put us wrong yet.
Sent in by NIGEL POTTS
TEIGNMOUTH, 04 July 2018
Brilliant operator and will recommend Her to all my friends. Going forward I will always use Helen for holiday and trip advice.
Sent in by CAROLE MARTIN
TORQUAY, 29 June 2018
I have already recommended Helen to all my friends and family for a number of years and will continue to do so with pleasure.
Sent in by PETER MAPPLEBECK
PAIGNTON, 26 June 2018
Helen always provides a professional service and knows exactly what we want from a holiday when booking with Travel Counsellors. We always recommend her to family and friends.
Sent in by JOHN OTT
SHALDON, 26 June 2018
Helen is just brilliant
Sent in by JO SOLEY
HERTFORDSHIRE, 25 June 2018
Helen is my go to travel agent for anything travel related. I trust her. I love working with her as she really understands my needs and nothing is too much trouble.
Sent in by JIM STOWERS
DAWLISH, 19 June 2018
Throughly professional lovely lady who always goes the extra mile for her clients. We are repeat business and will be again and again.We cannot recommend highly enough. Nothing is too much trouble for her and she goes out of the way to ensure everything runs smoothly every time. A real star.
Sent in by REBECCA PEARCE
PLYMOUTH, 12 June 2018
Helen is brilliant, really happy to help and to meet all our needs, 2nd time booking with her, and I expect will do again in the future.
Sent in by STEVEN DALE
DAWLISH, 04 June 2018
Always very helpful with a smile.
Sent in by ROY PHILLIPS
TEIGNMOUTH, 25 May 2018
Fantastic service from Helen. Nothing is too much trouble. Calm and friendly, knowledgeable and inspiring. Great stuff!
Sent in by ALBERT JONES
TORQUAY, 15 May 2018
Helen was very helpful and arranged a cruise for us at very late notice. Brilliant service.
Sent in by THOMAS FORD
TEIGNMOUTH, 11 May 2018
Helen has been fantastic every step of the way. Always gets us the best deals and best hotels.
Sent in by Anita Kinsella
Arklow, 11 April 2018
I would be very happy to recommend Helen to anyone. The least little thing is always organised as soon as possible. If you phone Helen and she’s with a client you will receive a return call promptly, on one occasion she even booked a cruise for me while travelling back from her own vacation. With Helen, personal service means just that.
Sent in by EMMA TAYLOR
TEIGNMOUTH, 05 April 2018
We had a specific holiday in mind and having tried several of the high street travel agents who were unable to help we were so glad to talk to Helen. I felt like she was the only person who listened to what we wanted and then proceeded to arrange everything as we wanted it. Communication was also excellent. We are more than happy with the service received.
Sent in by Anne Ardley
Letchworth Garden City, 21 March 2018
I am so glad that friends of mine recommended Helen to me. She has been brilliant! I am planning a holiday of a lifetime and Helen has been great at making suggestions but also responding to my requests and requirements so that we end up with something which really suits us. She has never made me feel that I am awkward for changing details and I am confident that we will have a great holiday. Thank you Helen!
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