This year I’ll celebrate over 30 years working in Travel. My parents opened their Travel Agency the year I was born and I think travel has always been part of who I am!
I specialise in tailor-made, luxury & long haul holidays. Your honeymoon should be one of your most memorable holidays and I pride myself on my level of commitment to clients and the expertise I offer.
I also provide travel services for a number of corporate clients here in the Mid-West. In 2018, I was delighted to win the ‘Best Corporate Travel Counsellor ‘ award in recognition of the exceptional quality of service and customer satisfaction provided to my corporate clients.
I've travelled extensively throughout Europe (cities, sun & ski resorts), USA, Australia, South Africa, Mexico, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Bolivia, Iceland and all over the Caribbean…most recently I’ve travelled to Dubai and South Africa!
Travel Counsellors are licensed and bonded here in Ireland by the Commission for Aviation Regulation and so your money is completely safe. As a professional Travel Counsellor, I’m available at a time that best suits your needs - 7 days a week. My commitment to all my clients begins long before they travel and continues after they’ve arrived home.
If you would prefer a face to face meeting, that can also be arranged and I’d be happy to meet you in the evenings or at weekends and together we can plan your special holiday.
Looking forward to hearing from you,
Please send me your holiday or travel requirements and I will do my best to help you.
Sent in by Paul Hardigan
Ennis, 23 November 2018
I would have no hesitation in recommending Gearoid to anybody. The whole process, from start to finish was a pleasure. Easy to engage with and everything was well explained with thorough documentation. I will definetly use Gearoid Mannion,Travel Counsellor again!
Sent in by Emma McGann
Ennis, 22 November 2018
Gearoid was super to deal with, I sent a quick email detailing my wish list and in less than 30 minutes I had decided and paid the deposit, He understood my needs and made his recommendations to suit in relation to flight times etc. His knowledge is exceptional and as he has many years in the business. I knew I could trust his recommendations. I would use Gearoid again and would definitely recommend him to others!
Sent in by Susan Crawford
Miltown Malbay,Co.Clare, 05 November 2018
Gearoid has taken the stress, hassle and expense out of attempting to plan/travel and return from all of our travel plans. Equally he is a super support if you’re travelling with someone with autism. We’d be lost without him (pardon the pun)!
Sent in by John O'Farreell
Ballyhahill, Co.Limerick, 04 November 2018
Gearoid could not be more helpful in finding the perfect location for our family holiday and all within our budget. I would highly recommend him!
Sent in by Marie Slattery
Barefield, 02 November 2018
10/10. Gearoid is just superb and works all hours to get everything just right. I would absolutely highly reccommend him!
Sent in by Rhys Phillips
Corofin,Co.Clare, 02 November 2018
Gearoid was excellent to deal with. He planned our honeymoon and I couldn't recommend him enough. Made our lives stress free and we could just go and enjoy ourselves. He's a world full of knowledge and will defo guide you in the right direction.
Sent in by Anne Marie McBrearity
, 31 October 2018
Gearoid is the most knowledgeable and efficient travel counsellor. He fulfilled every request with timely responses. We look forward to our trip next month, knowing that everything is in place. I'll be back!
Sent in by Josephine O' Donnell
, 13 October 2018
I give full marks, it was so easy, everything was done for us. We have a party of 11 traveling and the cheapest we could get by far was with Gearoid Mannion. We will all be sitting side by side. Best service EVER. 10/10
Sent in by Regina Basra
, 12 September 2018
We were extremely happy with the warm, courteous, timely and helpful service we received from Gearoid Mannion. Thank you for a great travel experience!
Sent in by Bridget Tubridy
Doonbeg, 24 April 2018
Gearoid went above and beyond helping and advising me on travel options and arrangements on a recent trip to South Carolina, Las Vegas and New York. Nothing was too much trouble. He is so helpful, knowledgeable and friendly! Thanks!
Sent in by Valerie Vaughan
Ennis, 30 October 2017
Gearoid, a few words of thanks for assisting me with my surprise trip to Lapland for my 9 yr old son. From the out set I felt confident that this important, once in a life time adventure was in good hands. You had so much knowledge of the destination and a real understanding of what would be important to making this trip as memorable as possible for us. All the info you have provided has added to the excitement of our upcoming trip and I feel so assured that I will be kept updated of anything should it arise. The fact that you facilitated suitable insurance including multiple options for our needs was just so helpful. Having such a personalised service is truely wonderful and thank you so much.
Sent in by Helen Flynn
Miltown Malbay, 07 October 2017
Great service as always provided by Gearoid on booking and planning my recent trip. Due to the recent difficulties with Ryanair, it was a consolation to know that Gearoid was available should any problems arise while I was on holiday. I would highly recommend booking any trip through Gearoid's business. I will certainly be using his services in the future.
Sent in by Robert Saunders
Kilrush, 04 October 2017
Booking through Gearoid was an absolute joy. He listened carefully to what we expected from our holiday last year and he nailed each one of our requests to perfection. He removed all stress from the preparation and always remained in touch. He is very approachable. We have again booked our holiday for this year with Gearoid and are confident of another perfect holiday.
Sent in by Aoife Flynn
Ennis Co Clare, 03 October 2017
I recently booked a trip to Colorado. I have to admit this service is second to none. After trailing the internet for cheap flights I found that it was difficult to work out the cheapest fares along with the shortest travel times. A friend recommended Gearoid to me and I emailed him. Within hours I had an itinerary and flights were even cheaper than anything I could find online. Even when I needed to make amendments to my itinerary Gearoid was really efficient and without delay he was able to give me exactly what I asked for. Additionally he helped me with the visa process enabling me to apply without any hassle. He even made follow up phone calls to me to ensure I was on the right track. I have recommended this service to many people since and in the future I intend to use Gearoid for any of my ventures abroad. Without doubt the best travel agent I have ever used.
Sent in by Laura Lyons
Ennis, 29 September 2017
Thanks Gearoid for organising our trip, everything went off without a hitch. Great customer service!
Sent in by Hannelore Corris
Ennis, Co. Clare, 18 April 2017
I really enjoyed booking my holiday with you Gearoid. You are quick to reply, your emails are very personable and you answer your phone when I ring (thank God you are not part of a call centre!). I hope that your business will be successful for a long time.
Sent in by Tara Madigan
Crusheen , 16 April 2017
Efficient, friendly, helpful and professional. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
Sent in by Tony O'Connell
Corofin, 11 January 2017
Gearoid was incredibly helpful, on-the-ball, and got me the perfect flight ticket. He took all the 'internet hassle' away from my travel plans. Highly recommended.
Sent in by Margaret Burke
West Clare, 11 January 2017
Gearoid, thank you very much for recommending the perfect destination for our holiday. Your service was second to none and your helpfulness and patience with us was much appreciated. The Hotel Las Palmeras was in the heart of everything and we had blue skies and good restaurants every day. I would have no problem getting you to book for us again. 10 out of 10 for everything!
Sent in by Maeve Mulcahy
Tulla, 11 January 2017
Gearoid went above and beyond when Bernard and I got married in the Caribbean. He organised everything for us and took all the stress away. I would highly recommend Gearoid to organise your honeymoon.
Sent in by Monica O'Shea
Ennis, 11 January 2017
Gearoid, I just wanted to thank you for the amazing honeymoon you organised for us. From the time we left Dublin until we returned we were treated so well. The hotel you recommended was outstanding - we could not fault one thing. Your local contacts were brilliant and they went ‘above & beyond’ to make all our day trips extra special - they were so helpful anytime we had a question. We will never be able to put into words how grateful we are for all you have done. We look forward to planning our next trip with you!
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Contact me on 065 6824211
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