Many travel professionals have seen a decline in business or have shut their doors altogether as travelers turn to booking their own airline tickets, tours and accommodations online but those who offer specialized service focused on taking the burden off of the traveler are leading the way in this new travel era according to this Washington Post article.
“…For years, it looked as though the travel agent had gone the way of the milkman. As online booking sites such as Orbitz, Expedia, Travelocity and others soared in popularity…. The travel agents who have survived have had to change their modus operandi…. And most now have specialties.” Read article…
More than ever people are cautious of spending their hard earned money as the economy slowly rises from recession. More time is being spent at the office with the building pressures in the work arena as so many struggle to keep the jobs they have. With little time and energy left for much else, many simply do not have the time it takes to plan, research and coordinate a well deserved break. Savvy travelers are turning back to travel professionals who can take the burden off of their shoulders to plan a well organized vacation with little or no effort from the traveler.
As Aussie & Kiwi Specialists having over 19 years experience sending adventurous travelers to the GLORIOUS South Pacific we delight
in tailoring customized trips according to each traveler’s need. By simply speaking with our clients we are able to determine many things that go into planning a once in a lifetime, worry free vacation. We learn about the traveler’s lifestyle, level of fitness, interests, travel dreams and desires. We then take our expansive local knowledge of the South Pacific and design a tour that suits the individual traveler perfectly. Our clients meet the locals, get far off the beaten track, and experience the usual from unusual perspectives allowing them travel experiences that go far beyond tour books and Google searches.
What sets us apart is our personal service and attention to every detail. From hand selected accommodations and boutique small group and private tours to our own agents located within Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and Fiji, who are at your service to attend your every need, we are able to design customized tours where all our clients have to do is turn up and be prepared for a magical experience.
For two delightful couples we created a luxurious trip that included private touring throughout their 21 day adventure. Highlights from the journey included meals prepared by private chefs at the couples accommodation, a private seaplane flight to our tour guides Sydney beach house for an intimate dinner experience with newfound friends, dinner with renowned vintner Peter Lehmann, private touring and wine blending at Penfolds Winery, a private gallery tour by the owners of a leading Aboriginal Art Gallery and the opportunity to meet and take a painting lessons from a local artist.
We delight in being dream makers and are only limited by your imagination.