Hello my name is Paula and I am an independent Travel Counsellor based in Derbyshire close to Matlock on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. Originally from Cheshire I live with my husband Mike and our son Arthur who enjoys regular visits from my stepchildren Liv & Will.
Being a member of the Travel Counsellors family is a privilege which allows me to draw on extensive personal travel knowledge whilst enjoying the framework of holiday options and discounts the travel counsellor global brand offers. The key factor to all that we do is the personal touch ensuring that we deliver, and exceed, customer expectations – meaning that you are sure to receive the best service and enjoy the holiday you deserve.
I have over 18 years of travel industry experience initially with Monarch Airlines as both long haul and short haul cabin crew. This gave me extensive knowledge of world destinations, the best hotels, the resorts which suit differing profiles and those hidden tips which once experienced can make a holiday extra special. My knowledge includes safaris, Lapland, ski resorts and beach/sun destinations. City breaks including my own personal favourite New York and driving the Pacific Highway from San Fran to Vegas feature heavily in my list that have been ticked and thoroughly enjoyed. If you dream of a South African wine tasting trip, I have experienced it and can make it a reality! More recently I have worked organising travel logistics for a triathlon events team organising bike travel and hotel/flight bookings for competitors across Europe. This involved valuable knowledge of European flights and hotels to suit all budgets.
Throughout my time in travel my focus has been on customer service of the highest level. It is the most important factor to me when I travel and it is how I believe my customers should be treated, I am a trained wedding florist and therefore can specialise in dream weddings abroad or honeymoons – in 2017 I arranged my own marriage in Montenegro and therefore can bring my own ideas and experience to assist you to make your day perfect in every way!
Whatever your travel needs, be it a flight, city break, winter sun, cruise, villa, luxury, low cost, activity holiday, theme park, conference or business travel, dream wedding or honeymoon or requirements to suit all accessibility needs I can be your travel contact.
Please give me a call or send me an email to discuss all of your travel needs – I would be delighted to help.
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:-
Sent in by Keith Lears
WARRINGTON, 27 September 2021
I will most definitely be using Paula and the travel counsellors service again and again. So much patience, she listens and takes on board everything you require to make your holiday special. Thank you so much!
Sent in by Radhika Sood
London, 07 September 2021
Paula was excellent and very approachable and prompt in dealing with our queries and holiday requirements. Very pleased with her assistance!
Sent in by Carolyn Foster
Hale, Cheshire, 27 August 2021
I have found Paula very helpful at all times and will be using her in the future for all my trips!!
Sent in by Lynnette Tabner
Warrington, 26 July 2021
Paula is always at the end of the phone to answer any questions you have and could not be more helpful. In these present times she is indispensable would not travel anywhere without her booking it!
Sent in by Chloe Madden
Reigate, 27 April 2021
Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the booking of our holiday I am so excited finally a holiday to look forward to!! You have been amazing and dealing with a massive load of demands ???? what a tailor made holiday to look forward to....thanks Paula can’t recommend you enough xx
Sent in by Toni Wilson
Wigan, 28 September 2020
I would like to say a massive thank you to Paula, for organising an evening in Manchester at The Brooklyn Hotel. Paula did everything for us. She went out of her way to make sure everything was right for us and it was just perfect. I have also asked Paula to look for Christmas/New Year venues so we can have a break over the festival season for a couple of days. I’m excited to see what she comes back with depending on our the hotels will be operating then. I definitely recommend contacting Paula and have recommended her to our friends.
Sent in by Patricia Fiddler
Brighton, 15 August 2020
After enquiring about a holiday in Devon we had extremely efficient service from Paula. Our booking was complete in no time with a very helpful and friendly service. We would highly recommend Paula as your Travel Counsellor.
Sent in by Keith Lears
Warrington , 14 August 2020
Thank you so much Paula for finding me the perfect hotel right in the centre of Manchester. I’ll be able to go see Ru Paul’s Drag Race. Go shopping and have a great night out, all within easy reach. You’ve got me a wonderful deal too. I can’t thank you enough. You’ve saved me all the hard work of scrolling through the websites. I’m so grateful and you’ve saved my loads of time scrolling through the websites. You really are a star. I’ll be recommending you to everyone I know. KL
Sent in by Barbara Hodson
WARRINGTON, 18 April 2020
Just a few days into our holiday in Thailand, Paula got it just right with the hotel Amari, far enough out of Patong for the secluded feel but near enough for fun!
Sent in by Carly Griffith
Bristol, 18 April 2020
Paula tailor made our holiday to Singapore and Borneo. She took all the hassle of finding fabulous hotels, the perfect flights, and timely transfers. We were having a fantastic time.... Then, when COVID 19 struck, Paula worked tirelessly to help and support us to get home! Thanks so much Paula.... we might still be stranded, without you!
Sent in by Paul Tabner
WARRINGTON, 21 February 2020
We told Paula where we wanted a long weekend break in Amsterdam and she came up with great flight times early going late coming back to maximise time there and a highly rated hotel at very reasonable cost just outside the city centre. Paula took all the hassle out of searching and we will definitely use her next time we go away.
Sent in by Allen Griffith
WARRINGTON, 17 February 2020
I told Paula where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do there and she came back to me with the solution which I found to be excellent!
Sent in by Carol Penny
Gillingham , 14 February 2020
My partner and I are in our 70,s and are not completely technology inclined and we found Paula took all our worries regarding our holiday and found us just what we wanted very very helpful and efficient we highly recommend her and will be using her again Thank you very much.
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 01773 790 030