I recently had the fantastic opportunity to go to Sri Lanka and Dubai with Gold Medal Travel. I had such a great trip in totally contrasting places that I thought I should share my experience. Our 1st hotel in Sri Lanka was the Chaaya Village in Habarana which is located in the middle of the island. This hotel is in an area of flat swap like land a lot of green trees a lot of rain this time of year [...]
We flew with British Airways to Miami in business class. The flight was extremely comfortable, service and food very good. Our flight arrived into Miami at 1455 local time, immigration and baggage collection went smoothly. We were met by our transfer company – Mears Transport – and taken to our hotel, The Metropolitan by Como (originally known at the Traymore), Miami Beach where we were just spending the one night before going on to the Turks & Caicos. The Metropolitan [...]
By Gin Ford I travelled by train to Gatwick and stayed overnight at the Premier Inn North Terminal. Very good with excellent facilities, having never stayed at this hotel before I would recommend it. Il Borro is a medieval village, made up of beautiful individual houses, some small shops, 2 restaurants, a spa, riding stables and church. It is very quiet and set in vineyards and acres of lush green hills and pastures. The first recorded production of Chianti wine [...]
A huge congratulations to Gin and the Chew Valley office for winning Top Agent in the West Country for Carrier Holidays. This has been the third year in succession that this has been won by Chew Valley Travel.
I have just returned from a fabulous tour of South Africa and would like to share the experience. I drove to London Heathrow and parked my car at the purple parking valet site which was very efficient and a good start to the trip. We checked in for our British Airways flight and were fortunate to be travelling on the A380 on the top floor in business class, obviously thrilled. The experience was very good I would recommend this aircraft [...]
Just returned from a Fab trip to the beautiful island of Mauritius flew out with British Airways in Club Class and stayed in two superb hotels The Heritage Le Telfair a golf and Spa Hotel and Le Tousserok what a wonderful island with lovely people great food and some of the best beaches, you must try the palm hearts a local delicacy, I hope to return one day soon. Tracie
I recently had the privilege of travelling to Bermuda for the first time and really enjoyed this friendly Island full of fantastic hotels and beaches. I flew out with British Airways from Gatwick on the direct service which takes just 7 hours and has daily departures in the summer months. Arriving at night on the BA service Bermuda looks like a sparkling jewel in the middle of the ocean, the Island enjoys calm waters thanks to the reef which surrounds [...]