Based in Maidstone

Lee Munn

Available for new enquiries

Looking for help with your business travel? Find out how I can help here

It's Nice To Meet You

I’m far more than a leisure and business travel consultant, you can see me as your 'personal' Travel Concierge. I’m here to provide expert advice, confirm all your travel arrangements and to make sure that everything from the planning stages of your dream holiday right through to the time you return home is entirely stress free.

For as long as I can remember I’ve always been passionate about all things ‘TRAVEL’ and I’ve worked for a number of successful global tour operators in all different areas of the industry for 25 years. I’ve had the opportunity to travel to over 50 countries, including working and living in America, Asia, the Middle East, Far East and Australasia, both creating and guiding group tours, sometimes of up to 500 clients at a time!

My career experience in the industry has also included planning and implementing travel itineraries to the last 4 Olympic and Commonwealth Games for spectators and well-known international athletes and their families, working with British Athletics, British Swimming and sponsors such as Nike. I have also arranged and led group tours to Canada, Mexico and North America (40 States), when working for a US overland adventure tour operator.

With award-winning technology and my personal expertise, I can tailor-make the dream holiday or successful business trip for you. I’ve got access to all the big travel industry names, with hundreds of suppliers at my fingertips. Most importantly, you’ll receive 100% Financial Protection through ATOL or the Travel Counsellor Financial Trust, a scheme that is globally unrivalled protecting ALL payments, no ifs no buts, if you book a travel package with me.

Here’s something that's unique – I’m available at hours that suit your busy schedule and unlike other travel companies you'll have one point of contact - me! No call centres, no waiting on hold for hours on end, just a complete personalised experience. I’m free to talk at any time, in the evenings, over the weekend and even on bank holidays. I’m always just a phone call or an email away.

So, whether you are looking for a UK break, European or Worldwide travel, Flights, Ski, Cruise or maybe a Special Interest trip such as Sports or a group educational - the list is endless... Get in touch and I look forward to planning that perfect trip for you.

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My Videos

TC Brand Campaign Video

12/10/2023

A pleasure and a privilege to have been asked by the company to feature and voice-over in their 2023 brand campaign video

Ibiza Uncovered

10/22/2023

A superb few days spent on the sunny island of Ibiza in the Balearics courtesy of the Palladium Hotel Group.

Why we care the most

6/19/2023

Take a sneak peak of who we are and what makes up so unique

Who are we? Why are we different?

11/29/2022

Our customer's holiday snaps and video clips were used to create this montage of poetic imagery representing who we are and what we do!

The TC Experience Through Poetry

4/7/2021

I hope you enjoy reliving your travel memories with us as you watch our film, and when you’re ready to travel again I’ll be here for you.

Turning a Dream into a Reality

2/13/2021

While we can't actually travel right now, it's still OK to book a holiday and give yourself something to look forward to in the future. Trusted travel!

Staycation - Is It For You?

2/13/2021

If you're thinking about a UK staycation and don't know where to go, hopefully my video will give you some ideas! A lot more choice than you may think!

How I can help you!

1/18/2021

I thought it more personable to make this short video introducing myself and the services that I can offer you as your Personal Travel Concierge.

My Blog

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.

Why Tour in 24 - The Solo Traveller

02 July 2023

Why Tour in 24! Would you love to explore the world but nobody to go with? Are you nervous to travel alone for the first time? (I know I was!) There are so many reasons for being an independent solo traveller. Maybe you’re recently widowed (like myself) or divorced, or simply you and your partner have different interests, or possibly you’re just ‘single wanting to mingle’ with other like-minded travellers. Well don’t fret, I think I have the perfect answer for you in just two words ‘ESCORTED TOURING’. Such small group holidays of up to 24 like-minded solo travellers, mean trips aren’t disruptive to the places visited. Plus, a smaller number of guests creates a great group dynamic; you’ll get to know a range of people from different backgrounds with a shared interest in travel. And with a friendly and experienced ‘holiday director’ to lead the way, you’ll get a unique insight into local life. They know the stories behind the sights you’ll see and take all the hassle out of travel arrangements, so you can focus on enjoying every moment of your adventure. So, who is the market leader in offering escorted tours for solo travellers? Well, I can answer that again in just two short words ‘JUST YOU’? As part of the G-Touring Group and with close ties to the highly reputable Travelsphere, ‘JUST YOU’ are the market leaders in bringing together solo independent travellers and providing a sense of adventure all over this amazing planet of ours. But why JUST YOU vs other escorted touring specialists? Well where do I start? Ok from the beginning I hear you say… - Everything is organised in advance (even an airport rep to help with check-in) “I know right!” - Initial nerves are put aside when your holiday director welcomes everybody for a welcome drink or a relaxing introductory dinner. - Chance to see multiple destinations either staying in a number of hotels or just using one hotel as a comfortable base – the choice is yours! - The quality of accommodation surpasses most travellers expectations, offering 4/5* hotels in perfect locations in order to explore together or alone (or I should say “Solo, not alone!”) - The dreaded ‘Single Supplement’ simply doesn’t exist on a JUST YOU escorted tour. Double or Twin bedded rooms all the way and don’t worry, a room of your own is guaranteed, so no sharing…unless mutually requested of course? - Guaranteed departures for all tours in 2024, offering complete package protection – phew! And the list goes on… So, what’s on your ‘must do’ list of destinations to explore? How about ITALY? Believe it or not, this is the number one destination for escorted touring with ‘Just You’ and offers something for everyone. With it’s beautiful country inside and out; a warm welcome awaits anyone fortunate enough to visit, as well as a wealth of fabulous cities, sites and natural monuments that you’ll surely hold in your heart forever. They say a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and for me personally, the draw of Italy is the food; innovative and delicious, Italian cuisine has always led the way in both in both flavour and technique. I would be more than happy to source the origins of Pizza, in the city of Naples. Touring by coach or train with your new found friendships, you can explore the spectacular mountain vistas of the northern Dolomites, be a food connoisseur tasting the truffles from Umbria and Prosciutto from Parma in central Italy and meander through the scenic Amalfi Coast to romantic Sorrento in the south. With so much to see and do across this amazing country, you’ll want to choose a hand-crafted solo escorted tour of Italy to make the most of the whole experience. Take a solo tour of Italy with Just You and embrace all that’s on offer in Europe’s uniquely astonishing boot-shaped nation, with the flexibility of travelling with other solo travellers and having free time to yourself. Now, are you still nervous about travelling alone? I’m not! To find out more about the wide choice of escorted tours available for this year and beyond, get in touch and let’s arrange that first tour together.

My Daily Mail Interview - European Visa Waiver

24 November 2021

Greater Public Awareness Needed!! ETIAS & EEA - not just two irrelevant acronyms but they represent systems that will affect 'EVERYONE' who wishes to travel to any of the 34 EU & Schengen countries from the beginning of 2024! You may already be aware and have used the ESTA - visa waiver programme for entry to America, well a similar mandatory authorisation entry scheme will be with us UK citizens and every other non-EU country sooner than we may think, thanks to Brexit! To keep things simple: ETIAS - not a visa, more accurately referred to as a visa-waiver. The system will check the security credentials and charge a fee 7€ to travellers visiting EU member countries for business, tourism, medical or transit purposes. EES (Entry & Exit System) - from May 2023 Established by the European Union to register entry and exit data of non-EU nationals crossing the external borders of EU Member States - yes just like those self-serve machines you find in the immigration hall at Heathrow. My interview today on this subject on The Andrew Pierce Show - Daily Mail+ Spotify Podcasts - https://spoti.fi/3l5NzmR Daily Mail website - https://bit.ly/3l6Ezxv Google Podcasts - https://bit.ly/30QFE61 Scroll to 25:40 This continues to endorse the importance of using the services of a 'Trusted Travel' professional!!

I’m a cruise convert! My first impressions of Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady Cruise Ship

15 August 2021

What an amazing cruising experience! Just back on terra firma after a brilliant and insightful 4-day cruise on VIRGIN VOYAGES brand new swanky Scarlet Lady. As a treat for my dad's 80th birthday and of course a 'go-see' mission for myself on this 'Superyacht-inspired' inaugural sailing around the UK, we were in ore of everything this cruise had to offer. With comprehensive Covid-19 testing prior to boarding for all passengers, hand sanitizers all around the ship and an overnight fumigation of all communal areas, there was a relaxed vibe, as there should be on any cruise. Operating at 65% capacity there was plenty of space on board and no reason to rush for the poolside sun loungers. In fact, all over the ship there were secluded private spaces to lay and chill in the sun or in shaded 'pods' looking out to sea at the horizon. For us both it was the high-end finish and furnishings that stood out. Something you would possibly expect for a new build cruise liner, but everything felt 'swanky' and 'trendy' really encapsulating the modernity that the Virgin brand represents. From the tablet-controlled room lighting, curtains and TV to the easy use of wrist bracelet called 'The wearable', used when confirming reservations and paying for alcohol beverages, all of the funky tech served a convenient purpose rather than just being just some gimmick. But for those of you who aren't maybe tech savvy, don't be put off, the conventional ways off turning on a light, opening curtains and looking at a physical menu instead of using the VV App are all still possible and the tech is not instead of. FOOD & DRINK: The eateries on board were numerous, 20+ in all, covering all parts of the globe and very high-end food cooked to order (No cold buffet food!) From Italian (Extra Virgin), Mexican (Pink Agave), The Wake (Steakhouse) and my personal favourite was the high drama of 'Gunbae'. A theatrical and authentic Korean BBQ, where it was possible to join others around a circular table dining experience. Ideal for the solo traveller if you're looking to meet other like-minded sailors. The waiters at Gunbae are incredibly enthusiastic and will invite you to play a traditional Korean drinking game, Sam-yuk-gu (3-6-9), where the losers take a shot of soju. It would've been rude not to partake! While alcoholic drinks aren’t included in the standard package, Virgin Voyages offer reasonable pricing at around £4 for beer, £7 for a cocktail and nearly 50% of their wines are under £8 a glass. For a limited time only, if you purchase a $300 prepaid bar tab, Virgin Voyages will give you a bonus $100 extra to spend at any bar on board or at The Beach Club, which is a banging deal if you ask me! ENTERTAINMENT: Although the weather wasn't at its best (not totally unexpected for a UK sailing), and opportunities to lay out in the sunshine were less than desired, there were plenty of daily onboard activities and entertainment shows to attend. I must give a big shout out to the entertainment crew. You’ll never find yourself bored on board the Scarlet Lady cruise ship, with a thrilling variety of entertainment and events. Not your average pre-dinner show, this cruise featured contemporary live performances in The Red Room, a large multi-form theatre where we were dazzled and delighted. We were captivated by the Duel Reality performance (produced by 7 fingers) which featured impressive acrobatics and elaborate circus tricks and treats. If you want to keep the party going, then it was possible to head to the Scarlet Lady’s very own night club, The Manor, which is open until the early hours of the morning. In here you’ll find a moody party vibe across two storeys and three bars to refuel and keep you up on your party feet. Note: the entrance to The Manor features an epic light installation where you can get your Instagram fix. IN CONCLUSION: With high-end modern furnishings throughout, the ship was equally matched by the fantastic and friendly international staff, who couldn't do enough for us. A 'new' modern cruising concept that should really open the eyes of other operators. The convenience of having all food included with meals cooked to order, no gratuities to pay, group workouts at no extra cost and basic bevvies all included - it proved to be the most inclusive cruise I've ever been on! So much so, I couldn't resist and have booked another sailing for Easter 2022 on the sister ship 'Valiant Lady' around the Canaries, which only touched the sea for the first-time last week. Get in touch if you want to know more about experiencing any of the Caribbean or Mediterranean cruises that Virgin Voyages will be operating, as early as October 2021. But that's not it - there will be another chance to cruise on the brand-new Valiant Lady from Portsmouth to Zeebrugge in March/April 2022, with a chance to hop-off and spend a full day in Bruges. Virgin Voyages - certainly redefining 'cruising' as we know it!

My customer stories

Sent by Lynne Brier

Lee replied promptly to my requests and offered plenty of different options. This is the second time for me to receive support from Lee and I will most definitely recommend his services to others.

Sent by Ian Tempest

Excellent service - most helpful, especially as I've not been abroad for six years and I'm therefore very rusty with all the procedures and requirements. Lee was a great help!

Sent by Diane Protizane

Honestly could not have been happier with Mr. Munn's services. He was extremely forthcoming and helpful, and beyond efficient in every step of the journey. I am deeply grateful, and will definitely be recommending him to others wishing to travel, and requesting his services again in the future.

Sent by Peter Tullett

Excellent customer service. Very prompt, friendly & helpful. Options fully explained & questions answered. Would highly recommend.

Sent by Michael Jones

My experience with Lee as being first class nothing seems to much trouble. I am a return customer and no doubt will be returning again. Faultless service from start to finish.

Sent by Lee Munn

Lee is amazing to deal with, super quick to answer questions, even quicker to come back with quotes and always happy to amend things - don’t know what we’d do without him.

Sent by David Hozier

Hi Lee, Just a quick note to say thank you very much for ll your hard work in organising flights etc for our recent swim camp. The whole trip was a complete success from start to finish and we have decided we will be returning in 2 years time! Thanks again,

Sent by Thomas O'Reilly

We just recently returned from 9 days in Budapest and we can say that it was a 5 Star experience, led by Lee and his team. Nothing was left to chance, every aspect of the trip was arranged to the highest order, from transfers to accommodation to recommendations for places to visit in Budapest. Any challenges that did arise, Lee dealt with them calmly and thoughtfully, quickly finding solutions. He made it easy for us to enjoy a great holiday experience.

Sent by Debra Brewer

Len and I wish to thank you for your efficient, professional and friendly service before and during our recent Budapest trip. As always, you deal with everything so well and it's comforting to know we are in safe hands. Getting up to check our 5am transfer worked out was above and beyond! Thank you so much Lee.

Sent by Sharon Winchester

Firstly, I cannot thank you enough for all your superb organisation for my trip to Budapest for the World Athletics Champs, then my add on trip to Vienna. The entire trip was amazing , the Athletics tickets were superb, as were the two hotels that I was booked into in Budapest and Vienna. All my transfers were perfect. Even with the Gatwick Air Traffic Control major issue, you worked tirelessly to try to resolve everyone's problems. Huge, huge thanks for such an amazing trip , once again.

Sent by Steve Wilks

Many thanks for the excellent organisation of our travel arrangements for our trip to Budapest with an extension to Vienna. The documentation we received was very clear and efforts had been made to ensure that we had the best possible flights. All transfers were organised for us and it really felt that it was personal. I would certainly recommend the company for anyone wishing to arrange a holiday.

Sent by Ingrid Clayton

Lee, was recommended by a friend, I was looking to arrange a family holiday to Australia . First contact via email to Lee his reply was swift with good content . A face to face meeting followed shortly after I was impressed by his knowledge of the travel industry. This was an informal meeting he presented in a good manor and enthusiastic. He was attentive, took notes on the fine details as I required support assistance with elderly relative . I was very impressed with the service on offer, mostly the attention to detail and family's needs during our travels also the knowledge of the area the family were visiting . I would not hesitate to recommend the service of Lee to others for a personal bespoke service .

Sent by Anthony Taylor

Very helpful sorting out complicated flights also called back whenever I had a query whatever time of day it was. Highly recommended.

Sent by Robert Edwards

Absolutely fantastic service with remarkably attentive and understanding attitude. Nothing but praise for Lee

Sent by Janet Morris

Lee organised my flights to and from Budapest for the World Athletics Championships. It was all very straightforward, efficient and hassle free. Thank you . I would use his service again for future travels.

Sent by Timothy Loseby

Lee was very keen and efficient with all aspects of our booking from start to finish. Nothing too much trouble. Paperwork and follow up phone calls to run through everything have been exemplary

Sent by Ann Hindle

Very easy to deal with planning our trip, good at answering questions and dealing with multiple travellers' addresses, and fully understanding of non-tech problems!!

Sent by George Wright

I have known Lee for more than a decade through Track and Field Tours, and now working with him at Travel Counsellors. Lee is a great person, who is extremely professional. He has made planning for my add-on trip to Vienna and Zurich next summer very easy. I plan to do further business with him in the future.

Sent by Debra Miller

Lee provides an amazing service. Efficient, personalised and very professional. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Sent by Peter Lee

We have used Lee across the world many times and his service and personality has always been 'top drawer'. This time too he listened to our needs, made suggestions when asked and came up with what we wanted.

Sent by Vicki Guinnane

Have recently booked a trip with friends and family, Amazing service, very polite and friendly and very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.

Sent by Patricia Oakes

Lee has given excellent service throughout the booking process & has answered all my queries, even looking up bus timetables when I queried whether there is public transport on an internal route I need to take during my visit to Poland. I have used his services in previous years with great satisfaction which is why I contacted him again for my next trip.

Sent by Claire Chandy

Lee is highly professional and competent as well as being genuinely very friendly and pleasant. You always think everything will be fine when he is there. He treats his clients as individuals and nothing seems to be too much trouble.

Sent by Carole Simpson

Nothing is too much trouble for Lee. He communicated clearly and got us what we asked for in our price range. Add to this he’s friendly and available when you need him. Great service. Thanks Lee

Sent by Michael McKeown

We would unhesitatingly recommend Lee Munn as Travel Counsellor. He is helpful, patient, extremely knowledgeable and very professional, he also has a great sense of humour.

Sent by Sandra Soulas

"Lee is very professional and a pleasure to work with. He is friendly, communicative and on the ball. He has taken the pain out of large group bookings more than once for our organisation - you can always rely on him to get the job done."

Sent by Joanna Panambalana

Lee is very professional, gives an excellent service, replies very swiftly to any query, and on the phone sounds like a jolly nice person. I have booked several holidays with him, including one which ultimately had to be cancelled due to the first Covid lockdown. So not only did he book the holiday, he then had to unbook it and negotiate refunds, which must have taken him hours. He works hard to create the perfect package, gives you plenty of options and alternatives. I highly recommend using him.

Sent by Trevor Claydon

Lee is very patient and managed to produce what looks like an excellent itinerary for our USA west coast holiday. Always available and helpful which is just as well given the number of times I changed my mind. His local knowledge was a most valuable resource all the way through the process. Looking forward to our trip cant wait.

Sent by Emma Gregory

I'd recommend Lee without hesitation to anyone who is looking to speak to a professional about their travel plans. Whatever your budget, Lee treats you with the same personal touch, care and attention.

Sent by Stuart Paul

I've known Lee for many years - it has been a while since I have used their services - so when I recently booked a trip for next year, I was very impressed with how Lee has embraced modern technology and made booking flights and add-on features such a smooth process. The speed and accuracy of the booking details was very reassuring. I can't wait for next summer.

Sent by Mo Pearson

Really pleased with the speed of reply regards my flight bookings and travel insurance. Would recommend to all my friends.

Sent by John Greig

Lee provided an outstanding service during the planning of a US trip: professional, responsive and a pleasure to deal with. All his suggested travel and accommodation options fitted perfectly what we were looking for. Highly recommended!

Sent by Peter Furness

I have known Lee for a number of years and have always found him courteous, helpful and efficient in dealing with any travel issues I may have had, together with being able to provide knowledgeable support with a new enquiry or booking. I would happily recommend Lee to anyone looking for help with their travel needs.

Sent by Denise Aylward

Lee was professional, polite and arranged all my special disability requests. Myself and my parents can now look forward to a stress free holiday

Sent by Vijay Chandy

Lee Munn is completely trustworthy, hardworking and professional. I have known him as a tour operator with Track and Field tours for many years and have the highest respect for him.

Sent by Vince Byrne

I have known Lee for over 15 years and have sought his advice on numerous occasions with regards to flight schedules, routes, prices, bookings, etc. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone who is looking to use his services. Has always been professional, patient and polite.

Sent by Maxine Woodcock

Lee has been so helpful in helping us get our honeymoon booked. He has found us an amazing holiday within our budget and has always been on hand for any questions that we have. Thank you Lee

Sent by Vicky Labinger

Lee has been awesome at putting together a once in a lifetime surprise trip for my husband’s 50th birthday. His extensive knowledge of Japan has meant that everything that we want to do has been included, plus activities that I would not have known about. Can't wait for the trip now, and to surprise my husband. Highly recommend you give him a call to see how he can help you.

Sent by Hannah Smith

I asked Lee to have look for package holidays for Next April 2022. Lee got on to this challenge straight away and gave 3/4 options for each place we had asked for. I loved the quotes that came through which detailed everything from flights, accommodation and even a short video of each property! I wouldn't hesitate to book my holiday through Lee - Thanks again!

Sent by Kristi Bains

Highly recommend Lee to help you plan your perfect holiday. He worked tirelessly to ensure that all our requirements were met. Nothing was too much trouble.

Sent by Simon Stewart

Lee has managed to help us create what is undoubtedly going to be an amazing trip to the US. Lee has been incredibly patient, knowledgable and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Sent by Emma Gregory

I've used Lee twice now for family holidays- both in the UK and Europe. His service is second to none- understanding, consultative and experienced. I felt valued as a customer at every step of the way. I'd highly recommend Lee for leisure or corporate travel, you won't be disappointed.

Sent by Patricia Leighton

I have known Lee for at least ten years and travelled with him on numerous occasions. Frankly, he is the best tour guide and advisor I have known. He manages to combine efficiency, advice and knowledge, with an understanding and calm manner. He is a delight to be with, totally reliable and helpful and I would recommend him to anyone.

Sent by Ralph Pearson

I have known Lee for many years, travelling abroad watching athletics. He has always been friendly, professional and done everything possible to to ensure all the clients experienced the best possible holiday. I would not hesitate to call Lee if I need help with travel arrangements in the future.

Sent by Nigel Giles

I have known Lee since 2005 when he intervened in a complicated and slightly stressful negotiation between, myself, my better half and a Finnish hotelier over our preference for a double bed rather than two single beds. Lee smoothed the matter over with his customary courtesy, charm and firmness. We've travelled to athletics all over the world with Lee once or twice a year since then and have nothing but praise for the organisation, service ethic and general friendliness that we receive every time. Lee exemplifies all these virtues.

Sent by Andrew Waterhouse

I've known Lee for several years and travelled to many destinations on trips which he has been responsible for organising. All have been superbly run and enjoyable which is largely down to Lee and his attention to detail. I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone who is looking to use his services.

Sent by Joy Morton

Lee has been organising holidays for us, two or three times a year for the last 16 years in many capacities linked mainly to athletics events. Lee has proved to be a reliable source of information in every aspect of these holidays - planning at all stages, travel, accommodation and securing tickets for the various events. Using his vast knowledge and experience he has provided us a wide choice of excursions varying from local culture to world heritage sites. Lee has often accompanied us on group tours where he is always a friendly and supportive group leader. He is extremely well prepared for all eventualities and is able to confidently and competently resolve any difficulties which may arise. However, his preparation is so thorough that all travel, accommodation and venues rarely present any problems. His experience has proved invaluable in all corners of the world. Lee is an outgoing, sociable, diligent and professional individual who is a much valued member of the tour group as well as paying great attention to individual requirements

Sent by Michael Sibbald

Lee has made great complex travel arrangements for my wife and I over many years. I would recommend his services to anyone.

Sent by Angela Paskin

I have had the pleasure of working with Lee since October - from initially first speaking to Lee it was clear that he has a real passion for all things Travel, has a wealth of experience and knowledge and what has stood out very clearly is his care for his customers. Lee will offer the best service from start to finish, is thorough, professional and committed to his work. I am very confident that Lee will have a successful Travel Business.

Sent by Barrie Wells MBE

Lee has an insightful knowledge of the global travel industry, energetic drive and interpersonal skills which I know will help his new venture to be a success! I have had the pleasure of working with Lee on many of my international travel bookings and could not recommend him more highly.