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Sylvia Shannon

Based in Wexford

I originally started in travel in 1973 and worked for a number of years in a leading agency in Carlow. Following a break when my children were young I returned to the industry in 1997 and I have been working in Wexford since 2000. I live close to Wexford...

I originally started in travel in 1973 and worked for a number of years in a leading agency in Carlow. Following a break when my children were young I returned to the industry in 1997 and I have been working in Wexford since 2000. I live close to Wexford town and work from home, which gives me the flexibility to meet clients at a time to suit their busy schedules, including evenings and weekends.

I love my job and providing good personal service has always been my aim. I like to take my time with clients to ensure they get the holiday that suits them. I have recently researched and booked holidays for two couples travelling to India. These were very different itineraries and my clients were delighted with my suggestions.

I have travelled widely in Europe taking family holidays in mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands, Portugal, Cyprus, Italy, France, Lapland, Madeira, Austria and Turkey. Some of the cities I have visited in the UK are London, Manchester, Birmingham and Newcastle. I have also taken Mediterranean cruises which gave me the opportunity to visit many European cities. I have been to Thailand and spent 3 nights in Bangkok, and then travelled to Pattaya beach resort.

One of my favourite holidays was a trip to South Africa. I flew to Cape Town where I spent two nights and this gave me time to explore the city and places of interest. I then flew to Port Elizabeth and stayed in Lalibela Private Game Reserve. I undertook three safaris while staying there, and was up close to all the animals which was a wonderful experience. I then travelled back to Cape Town by the Garden route, where I visited many towns and places of interest.

I recently spent a week in Kusadasi in Turkey. The weather was beautiful and I found the people to be very friendly and helpful. While there I visited Ephesus and Pamukkale which are both historic sites.

I hope you will take the opportunity to read my travel diaries while visiting my website.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my existing clients, and look forward to your continued support. I also look forward to meeting lots of new clients and looking after your travel needs.

Kind regards,


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Customer Story 1

I found Sylvia very professional and she gave us great accommodation options to choose from. Booking was easy with her service. Her personal touch of a birthday card mean a lot to my aunt, as the holiday was for her birthday. I would recommend Sylvia with her experience and attention to providing a professional service.

Josephine Keane, Wexford
Customer Story 2

My two friends and I travelled to Gran Canaria last February and Sylvia arranged everything for us. It went very smoothly, the hotel were contacted directly beforehand and all our needs were addressed. Fantastic service - will definitely book again with her.

Mary Carragher, Wexford
Customer Story 3

Sylvia has booked 3-4 holidays for us, she is friendly and efficient, a 5 star service! Thanks for all your patience and help

Louise Ennis, Wexford
Customer Story 4

We have been booking our family holidays wiyh Sylvia for almost 10 years. We travel with both young and old members in our family so our destinations must suit everyone, Sylvia always ensures all our requirments are met and her knowledge is excellent . We would highly recommend her, and look forward to booking many holidays in the future.

Olive Reddy, Wexford
Customer Story 5

I'd consider myself fairly good at booking travel, doing it for 7 family members and company directors, but Sylvia was able to get a better price (including her fee) AND the times I wanted. We got a nice folder with the 'tickets', itinerary and luggage tags and all the other personal touches that make you feel appreciated. I know it's not, but she makes it seem easy and certainly makes my life easier!

Lynnie O'Connell, Co. Wexford
Customer Story 6

Sylvia booked a great trip for my patner and I in January this year. We had a disaster last year through a regular travel agent, and we had felt abandoned, as we had gotten stuck in Heathrow with last years snow etc. This year it was a comfort to know that we had Sylvia on our side, and available on the phone at a moments notice should anything go wrong, which is so important with long trips.

Jo Mc Ateer, Gorey

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Sylvia's blog, 28/04/2013

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