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Hi, I’m Kevin your personal Travel Counsellor based on the Isle of Wight.
I’m here to plan and organise travel experiences for you; my wonderful customers, not just the run of the mill beach holidays, but the unusual, the exciting, the adventurous and the off the beaten track. I even have an amazing UK holiday line up! If there’s a holiday, trip or adventure you’ve always dreamt of, maybe now’s the time to make it happen! (After 2020’s trials and tribulations surely we all need an amazing getaway!?)
Your getaway could be visiting the natural wonders of the world, going on a pilgrimage, taking in the beauty of Yellowstone National Park, a Lantern Festival in Thailand, relaxing on the white sands of Mauritius, partaking in a cookery class with a local family, trekking in South America, witnessing the sun-rise at the Taj Mahal or taking in the wonder of Machi Picchu in the Andes Mountains.
Whatever you dream of doing, I will put together the perfect trip just for you.
Every trip I plan is unique, because every one of my clients is unique. But they all start the same way… with an idea. Just tell me what you want to do, and I’ll plan everything from scratch; the travel, the transfers, itinerary and accommodation. Even the details you haven’t thought of, so your trip runs smoothly.
My job as your personal Travel Counsellor is to use my wealth of travel experience, along with my connections with our local teams around the world, to find you the most authentic experiences so that you can relax and make memories. Together we can make your dream a reality.
I take pride in giving my clients an unrivalled, personal service, working hard to give them an unforgettable holiday. I’ll pay attention to the detail, take care of any special requirements and can be available outside of normal office hours by appointment.
So, what are you waiting for? let’s get started.
PS.... “It’s Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times”
Whatever your holiday needs I'm here to help you, so simply give me a call or send me an email with your contact details on and I can get things started for you:-
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.
Haydarpasha Palace, Antalya
7 nights from £2470
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Adults Only Gran Canaria
7 nights from £797
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Kent – Castles, Gardens & Vineyards Tour
4 nights from £599
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Iceland – Reykjavík & the Northern Lights
4 nights from £655
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Canadian Rockies Tour
9 nights from £1899
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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.
01 December 2020
"That" time of year is fast approaching once again so here's a (nut) cracking variety of the best festive fairs in Europe; from the traditional to those that think outside the gift-wrapped box…!! Christmas markets in Europe are once again tipsy on mulled wine and festooned with fairy lights. But, the coolest events in December are those that shake things up like a snow-globe, where the festive stalls sell niche artisan brands, festivities are carried out in a roguish artists’ commune in Denmark or there’s mischief from prank-loving Icelandic trolls. I’ve worked on the season’s Continental markets that put the ‘oi’...
01 December 2020
And here's part two of the Coolest Christmas Markets!..................... HAMBURG, GERMANY. The second-largest city in Germany has a family of festive markets to make merry in. The largest is spread out over the square by the neoclassical Town Hall. Here, you’ll find handicrafts for sale, discuses of sweetly spiced Nuremberg Lebkuchen (cookies) and mulled wine made from local grapes and spices. There are historic treasures from the Roncalli Circus Museum on display, too: a 1920s carousel, classic cars and some old-school decorations. While visiting, stop by the Winterwald ‘forest’ at Mönckebergbrunnen, Weisser Zauber’s lakeside light show and find some ‘ho ho hos’...
13 September 2019
So I've told you all about Newquay and its surrounding areas in part one. In this part of my blog i'm going to tell you all about the Eden Project and the road from St Ives to Sennen Cove. The road from St Ives to Sennen is like no other in Cornwall, or even in Europe! Its winding road takes you through the most spectacular scenery I've experienced in the UK. It quite literally hugs the remote Cornwall coastline, leaving drivers in awe at the magnificent sweeping views across the coast, and the rugged hills on the other. It’s not all...
07 September 2019
Every year I like to visit what I call my “home from home” – Cornwall. I first visited Cornwall 12 years ago and immediately fell in love with this amazing part of the British Isles. In this blog I’m going to talk about some of the north coast and its amazing coastline and attractions. I would recommend staying in the Newquay area if it’s your first visit. Newquay is easily accessible from the main roads into Cornwall, the A30 or A39. Newquay would appeal to pretty much anyone! Why? The beaches are fabulous for families, surfers, ramblers and explorers. It's very...
Sent in by Raquel Johnson
Bath, 04 July 2020
What an amazing professional service 5* I contacted Kevin yesterday for some staycation ideas. Within minutes of contacting him, Kevin replied and asked how he could help, with requirements for my family with location & budget I was sent so much information with a wide range of choices to suit us, I was so impressed We will definitely be contacting Kevin straight away for future holiday recommendations Kind Regards Raquel Johnson
Sent in by Will Peters
Cowes, Isle of Wight, 24 February 2020
Great friendly service.
Sent in by Val Graham
Totland, 11 February 2020
Kev booked us the most fabulous Saga Cruise. Every last detail was explained to us, allowing us to choose the right cabin and itinerary. The Cruise was excellent, I’m so pleased Kev convinced us to try Saga Cruises. It was wonderful and very relaxed, with amazing entertainment, a truly wonderful cabin and the best ship food we’ve ever had. The all important Travel Counsellors lanyards and card holder were a lovely touch too, along with the home to ship and ship to home VIP chauffeur service. When we got home we had a lovely little welcome home note and a few milk sachets and tea bags. Holidays with a difference! I’ve never experienced this sort of service before. Next year is Marks big birthday so we have already tasked Kev to find us the perfect holiday.
Sent in by Lucy Griffin
Southampton, 11 February 2020
Kevin Phillips is very professional, friendly and informative 10/10 would recommend him!
Sent in by Jane Harvey
Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, 13 January 2020
Just returned from the most beautiful trip to Krakow, although we didn't do the Auschwitz tour as included the beauty and stunning city of Krakow was amazing. A big thank you to Kev for making every step so easy a full 5 star recommendation from me!
Sent in by Richmond Willett
Newport, Isle of Wight, 22 December 2019
I found Kevin very helpful, lots of information given to help me book the right holiday. I will definitely book again.
Sent in by Carl Deakin
East Cowes, Isle of Wight, 06 December 2019
Wow, Tickets for the holiday personally dropped off by Kevin Phillips and a little treat. Before you book your next holiday give Kevin a call. We booked a cruise through him, very professional and thorough. Nothing is too much trouble and customer service second to none. All the little touches makes you feel very special.
Sent in by Marie Everard
Ryde, Isle of Wight, 05 December 2019
Absolutely amazing and professional service!! He bends over backwards to get you a holiday that suits you so there's nothing to disappoint anyone ??
Sent in by Denise Smith
Bedford, Bedforshire, 05 December 2019
Kevin was extremely helpful and kept me informed throughout the booking process. Kevin is warm and friendly nothing was to much trouble for him great service.
Sent in by Jane Harvey
Newport, Isle of Wight, 05 December 2019
I got exactly what I wanted within my price guide. Couldn't ask for better service, friendly goes above and beyond and super helpful.
Sent in by Julie Pickering
Haylands, Isle of Wight, 05 December 2019
Kevin was so helpful with our cruise booking, will definitely be booking again.
Sent in by Norman Griffin
Darlington, 07 October 2019
Kevin is very friendly, very informative, very helpful and has great deals!
Sent in by Tina Edwards
Bedford, 05 October 2019
Kevin provides excellent customer service and is so helpful, comes very recommended.
Sent in by Melanie Henretty
Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, 24 September 2019
Eeeeee! Got my holiday documents delivered today, *by hand* from my lovely Travel Counsellor, Kev Phillips! Kev has thought of everything to give us the smoothest and most enjoyable experience possible. He has even printed off directions to the nearest parking for the day trip he has booked for us, and a map of the route to follow to the meeting point! And the travel sweets for the plane are a lovely touch, too! For those who, understandably, are feeling wobbly about making travel plans, what with the collapse of arguably the biggest name in the British travel industry today, please be reassured that there are still people out there who will look after you. Travel Counsellors like Kev put their customers first, and their operating methods protect their customers from dangers like flight company insolvency better than any other company.
Sent in by Cat Stichbury
East Cowes, Isle of Wight, 12 September 2019
Such a friendly chat about planning an amazing trip to Romania. Kev made it all so easy for us. Would definitely recommend!
Sent in by Amanda Cowdrey
Totland, Isle of Wight, 12 September 2019
Very professional and very knowledgeable! Kev is a great down to earth guy who will make sure he gets the job done professionally and hassle free I highly recommend !
Sent in by Sue Wass
Ryde, Isle of Wight, 12 September 2019
Wow Kevin Phillips worked so hard finding me a cruise to suit me. I'm a novice when it comes to using anything on line so he gave me peace of mind, by doing all the hard work and booking my cruise for me. Nothing being too much trouble to find me the perfect cruise. I have told all my friends about his super work ethic and calming nature. Thank you.
From the pristine white-sand beaches of Thailand’s idyllic islands to the sprawling wide-open roads of the USA; the historic and breathtakingly beautiful architecture of India to the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Maldives – there’s a world of wonder out there and it’s just waiting to be explored.
Contact me on 01983 580 017