Central & South America
Hi, I’m Gearoid Mannion, a Travel Counsellor - and I am available to be your personal travel planner.
Having spent 28 years in my family’s travel business I have lots of experience in all aspects of travel: Leisure, Corporate & Groups. I've travelled extensively throughout Europe (cities, sun & ski resorts), USA, Australia, South Africa, Mexico, Kenya, Nepal, Dubai, Peru, Bolivia, Iceland and all over the Caribbean!
With Travel Counsellors I can offer you so much more than just a package holiday. I can assure you of the very best quality hotels & apartments, family holidays, ‘soft-adventure’, city-breaks, tailor-made holidays and amazing honeymoons!
You no longer need a high street travel agent or a tour operator. I do the work of both, and this means I can give you better value holidays and much better service - with no middle-men!
I also provide travel services for a number of corporate clients in the Mid-West. So if you are in business? Call me.
Travel Counsellors are an independent company and we have negotiated rates with all major airlines, thousands of 4* & 5* hotels worldwide and we work closely with cruise lines, transfer providers & car hire companies. You benefit from the very best rates available as well as the guidance of your personal travel planner.
Travel Counsellors are bonded & licensed in Ireland by the Commission for Aviation Regulation - so your money is safe with us.
I hope to hear from you soon.
And remember, with me, its personal.
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 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 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 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 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!
With independent access to hundreds of travel suppliers around the world, I can pick out exceptional offers with amazing added value. Take a look through my latest selections – but even if nothing catches your eye, let me know what you’re looking for and I’ll do my best to find it for you!
Contact me on 065 6824211
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