My name is Jenny and I am a Travel Counsellor based in Barnet, North London. I have lived here for eight years and prior to that lived in West London, Essex and Gloucestershire. We have three young children and a dog, and we love this area because it’s close to the city while still having so many green spaces and villages to explore.
Before becoming a Travel Counsellor I was helping my husband set up and run two businesses in the motor and property industry. Before that I always worked in the travel industry, right from leaving school. It started with an apprenticeship with Thomas Cook, followed by many years with Flight Centre when I moved to London.
I have had extensive experience in arranging travel for both leisure and business clients. My early years in travel were very much based around traditional package holidays and European beach destinations. My career in London was more varied with experience in booking First and Business fares, luxury tailor made travel, ski trips, honeymoons, round the world tickets and everything in between!
Personally, I have always loved to travel. I booked myself a round the world ticket at the age of 20 and went to Thailand, lived and worked in Australia, and then visited Fiji, Hawaii and Las Vegas on the way home. I was lucky to travel a second time when I met my husband and we took a six month trip around South and Central America. We spent a month in Brazil, a month in Argentina and took a crazy road trip from Lima to La Paz. We trekked the Inca Trail to Macchu Picchu, and then relaxed in Panama, had three weeks of yoga in Costa Rica and then another amazing road trip from Belize to Mexico, which I absolutely loved.
In between, working in travel gave me the opportunity to take educational trips to Los Angeles, and on safari in Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar which is something I’ll never forget. I particularly love arranging safari trips and tailor made holidays to dream destinations like this where first hand experience is so useful.
I hope to be able to help you arrange your future trips whether they are for business or pleasure, and would love to hear from you soon.
Sent in by Warren Lipman
London, 11 June 2018
Informative, creative and a joy to deal with.
Sent in by Fiola Myerthall
Manchester, 06 June 2018
Super easy process and Jenny was so lovely to deal with.
Sent in by Slavi Todorov
London, 04 June 2018
Jenny is very friendly and professional at the same time.
Sent in by Paddy Ryan
Cork, 21 May 2018
Jenny was absolutely brilliant, I was struggling to make up my mind on where I wanted to go and she helped make my decision very easy. We had everything booked in a few days and Jenny was available anytime day or night. I could not have been happier with the service.
Sent in by Michelle Ralph
Bushey, 17 May 2018
Jenny is very friendly to deal with. She listens well and delivers a tailored service. Would definitely recommend Jenny.
Sent in by Eleanor Goodhew
London, 14 May 2018
Jenny was incredibly helpful, even after I changed the dates three times! Would highly recommend her services.
Sent in by Pauline Madigan
Exeter, 08 May 2018
Jenny has been very helpful and supportive with are booking, would definitely use her again
Sent in by Carly Sims
Surrey, 30 April 2018
My husband and I had been looking to go to the Maldives for our delayed honeymoon when we were recommended to try Jenny. Well, what can I say, everything from beginning to end was fantastically organised. We had a budget to stick to and Jenny made it her mission to get us to where we wanted to go. Jenny was in contact throughout - even when she was away, she made sure we had a name and number to contact if we needed anything! The place was incredible and thanks to Jenny’s knowledge, she knew this island would be our dream come true - she wasn’t wrong! Can’t thank Jenny enough and definitely will be booking through Jenny again. Thank you!
Sent in by Hak Husayin
London, 28 February 2018
On point, hit the nail on the head.
Sent in by Louise Khazali
London, 19 February 2018
Jenny has been great, very attentive and customer focused in order to tailor make a package that suited our budget and needs. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Looking forward to the holiday!
Sent in by Stef Fabbri
London, 14 February 2018
Jenny was a fantastic Travel Counsellor. Nothing was too much bother for her. I changed my mind several times and she still did her job with a smile.
Sent in by Diana Hatchett
London, 21 January 2018
Jenny has found us the perfect holiday and was so helpful with all what we were looking for. I have already recommended Jenny at Travel Counsellors to my friends.
Sent in by Clare Loftus
London, 12 January 2018
We felt you gave good advice about what we could do in Thailand. The hotels look amazing. We were really impressed and struck by how much time you put in (mostly out of hours) which made it feel like such a personal service. Can’t wait for the holiday now!
Sent in by Melaney Diment
London, 30 December 2017
Jenny will always aim to offer the best package she can discover. She is dedicated to researching whatever your trip needs and is always friendly and professional in the process!
Sent in by Wayne-Francis Abbott
London, 30 December 2017
Jenny provided excellent service and excellent options. Everything was so easy with her!
Sent in by Beth Charkham
London, 13 November 2017
Jenny is the best travel agent I have ever dealt with. She understood my needs and organised my holiday perfectly. She is not pushy in any way. I had been dealing with other travel agents including Travel Centre and as they were so pushy telling me I would lose my flights if I didn't confirm immediately it put me off using them again.
Sent in by Amy Best
Radlett, 01 November 2017
I found booking my holiday stress free and easy. Jenny was fantastic she knew what I wanted and just did it amazing work!!
Sent in by Kate Bendon
Wales, 25 October 2017
Planned all the details and added all the extras I didn’t know I wanted. Truly personalised experience
Sent in by Camilla Collins
London, 25 October 2017
Jenny you were fantastic! Nothing was too much trouble for you especially with the going back and forth to arrange the perfect holiday for me! I'm so excited, thank you so much for being amazing and organising it all so quickly! :)
Sent in by Carly Sims
London, 25 October 2017
Jenny has been absolutely amazing finding us our perfect holiday!
Sent in by Jane Cubbidge
London, 05 October 2017
Jenny came up with a great itinerary for our Summer 2018 holiday, I would never have been able to come up with something as exciting! Thanks, cannot wait!!
Sent in by Brenda Bell
London, 29 September 2017
Jenny is amazing, we were so unclear about what we wanted but she pulled it all together and put a few packages together which we chose from, cant thank her enough
Sent in by Josh Leitner
London, 28 September 2017
Hi Jenny Hope all is well. Just a quick note to thank you for your care and attention-to-detail on the recent air booking. My son, daughter-in-law and baby arrived safely last night, having been upgraded to Premium Economy to give them access to a bassinet. Will certainly use you again! Many thanks and best wishes for Travel Counsellors
Sent in by Andrew Demetriou
London, 22 September 2017
Jenny was amazing, she went above and beyond to ensure we got the best booking.
Sent in by Jodie Andow
Gloucester, 08 August 2017
Jenny was extremely efficient and replied to my texts/emails within a couple of hours. I have already recommended Jenny to friends and family who have gone on to book with her. I will definitely be booking my holidays through Jenny in the future. I'm already thinking about next year and feel reassured Jenny will give perfect advice regarding destinations/hotels etc.
Sent in by Athena Harris-Ellis
London, 02 August 2017
Friendly, polite and working at ridiculous o'clock to find our holiday! Thank you xx
Sent in by Adem Mustafa
London, 24 July 2017
Jenny was amazing; won't book a holiday without her.
Sent in by Michael Marks
London, 19 July 2017
Jenny was extremely helpful in arranging my break, from my initial enquiry through to the actual booking. It was a pleasure to work with her.
Sent in by Nicki Lynch
London, 19 July 2017
Makes life so easy when you're a busy family Jenny can't do enough for you.
Sent in by Lynette Gill
Portsmouth, 03 July 2017
so professional, efficient and pleasant. Exceptionally quick response.
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