Welcome to Shire Travel, your local Virtuoso, Cruiseco and Family Holiday Specialist!
Our consultants all live local and have a combined 130 years of industry experience. We are the experts in travel planning and know the value of great service and attention to detail. We are always travelling and exploring the world ourselves looking for the next hot spot – fabulous resort, best restaurant, bespoke touring firsthand information and knowledge to pass on to our valued clients. YOU!
We are the only Virtuoso Agency in the St George and Sutherland Shire area. This allows our clients to enjoy exclusive privileges at over 1200 Virtuoso hotels, resorts and cruises worldwide. Many of these benefits include complimentary room upgrades on arrival, breakfast for two daily, early check in and late checkout, spa treatments, resort credits. Just to name a few of the amazing value adds you will receive when booking with us.
Shire Travel welcomes Joanne Watson to the team
Shire Travel is delighted to announce that Joanne Watson has joined the team. Joanne has over 30 years of experience in the travel industry and brings with her a world of knowledge.
Lisa Allan, Manager Shire Travel, said: “It’s wonderful to have someone of Joanne’s caliber joining the team. I look forward to working with Joanne and continue to provide our clients with excellent service and plan unforgettable holidays for them.”
Joanne Watson said: “I love helping clients with their holiday plans whether it’s a big bucket list trip or a quick getaway.”
“Travelling has been a passion of mine since my first Contiki trip to New Zealand when I was 19 years old. I travelled to many places with the UK and Europe, Caribbean Islands and Hawaii among my favourite destinations. I am also a cruise lover and have cruised the Mediterranean and New Zealand to name a few.”
“Having just returned to Triathlon racing, I am looking forward to visiting more places where I can race and at the same time explore the beautiful destinations. Germany is next on the list.” Joanne added.
Joanne is also a cruise specialist and holds a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Ambassador status as well as a Commodore status with Princess Cruises.
Congratulations to Lisa Allan – Manager of Shire Travel
She is among less than 1% of all Tauck Agents Worldwide that is now a Certified Agent.
After recently completing the Tauck Academy this Certification will bring her clients valuable benefits and opportunity rewards. As a graduate she earns her clients an additional complimentary nights at one of the Tauck hotels either pre or post journey on any new 2019 Tauck Journey.
Shire Travel is extremely excited to be a Finalist again in the 2019 Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards, after winning this fantastic award in 2012, 2014 & 2017 we hope to win it again in 2019!
Thank you to the community and all our valued clients who voted for us, we hope to make you proud!
If you are looking for a great travel agent give us a try you won’t be disappointed.
Our Cruise clients have access to hundreds of Virtuoso Voyager Club sailings annually around the world. Each hosted departure offers a private on board reception, plus the choice of a complimentary shore excursion or onboard credits on selected departures.
Being a specialised Cruiseco Agency also gives our cruise clients special discounts on all cruise lines around the world including many exclusive fly/cruise charters. But best of all by booking your cruise with us you’ll also earn 1 Qantas frequent flyer point for every $1.50 spent.
We also have a niche Family Holiday Specialist division which means we have the most amazing travel deals and ideas for family and generational travel celebrations.
Call Shire Travel today for assistance for all your travel requirements +61 2 8264 7890