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Tracy F

June 21, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 stars

Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann

How were your accommodations?: Great. The hosts were very nice and helpful. Breakfasts were fantastic. Room accommodations were good.

Did everything go smoothly with your transportation?: No. A...

Carol C

June 19, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 stars

Who was your Travel Expert?: Amanda

How were your accommodations?: Great. All 3 hotels had great locations! They were clean, friendly and accommodating.

Did everything go smoothly with your transportation?: Yes. Flights were on...

Lisa and Tammy

June 14, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 stars

Who was your Travel Expert?: Renee

How were your accommodations?: Great. I really enjoyed the mix of hotels, B&Bs and the castle. All were very nice and all of the B&B owners were great. Having the breakfast included every day...

Helen W

June 14, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 stars

Who was your Travel Expert?: Natasha

How were your accommodations?: Great. Easy to find. Very nice staff. Clean.

Did everything go smoothly with your transportation?: Yes. Smooth flights. Easy pick of rental car and it was nice...

Sheila S

June 07, 2018

Bridie:

My trip went very well thanks to you. The Iveagh Garden Hotel is beautiful. You have to try to stay there when you are in Dublin. I had a wonderful time in and around Dublin seeing friends and also going to events at the Dublin International Writers Festival. I went...

Nicole S

June 05, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 stars

Who was your Travel Expert?: Renee

How were your accommodations?: Great. Burke's Mulbur House in Killarney was excellent. Beautiful, clean and Jacqui was the best. She made our visit so much fun. Staying in Doolin was fun and the...

Adele M

June 05, 2018

Good morning Ann. We just got back from the trip. I wanted to tell you the air was good. The hotel was wonderful, the best we have ever stayed at in Europe. I just wanted you to know what a nice job you did for us. I have referred you to my sister Debra for her travel needs....

Sara B

June 05, 2018

Where you were on this trip?: Ireland

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5/5

Agent: Bridie

How were your accommodations?: Great

Tell us more?: It was wonderful. Although Garryvoe hotel has mostly American cooking. We loved Irish authentic meals everywhere we went.

Did...

Patty & Mike B

June 04, 2018

How would you rate your trip overall?:   5 Stars

Who was your Travel Expert?:   Bridie

How were your accommodations?:   Great

What did you love?:  The hospitality and friendliness at the B&B's was excellent. The Breakfast's were superb!Did everything go smoothly with your...

Tom & Kate M.

June 04, 2018

Hi Amanda!

We had a blast! Hotels were wonderful! Great choices. Both included wonderful breakfasts. Both had attentive professional staff.

St Paul Rive Gauche was a perfect location, easy walk to the Seine and Metro. A quirky little place, we got the room pictured on their...

Jill B

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland

How would you rate your trip overall?

Agent: Amanda

Camille M

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5/5

Who was your Travel Expert?: Amanda

Michelle P & Christopher C

April 11, 2018

Where did you go on this trip? St. Lucia

How would you rate your trip overall? 

Agent Amanda

How were your accommodations? Great

Linda K

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland

How would you rate your trip overall?: 5/5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann How were your accommodations?: Great

What did you love?: Loved Whitestream Ballina hosts and location. Loved Girmish hosts and close to Galway and nice room....

Patrick O

April 11, 2018

Hi Ann,

We have returned and we had a great trip. The itinerary you arranged as well as the rental car and the Tep wireless worked out quite well.

We all agree that Clifden and Galway City were the highlights of the trip

Stephen & Kelly M

April 11, 2018

Hello Ann,

Please excuse my delay in getting back to you. Yes, the trip was great. Kelly actually drove all the time. I was going to also, but it got easier for her as time went by. So, why have another learning curve with me trying? ; ) We found that on the GPS, as I brought...

Nancy O.

April 11, 2018

Hi Ann! The trip was amazing. Our driver Donal was terrific. Always on time, great sense of humor. Once he figured out what and how we operated he was suggesting stops that were perfect for us. We saw a lot of Ireland and enjoyed every minute. The accommodations were spot...

Marcia W.

April 11, 2018

Ann, Everyone loved the trip! The only change we made was the day to travel to Dublin, instead of the really long day going by Blarney and Cobh, we went a more direct route across stopping at Adare. All of the accommodations were excellent, we were close to whatever we were...

Anne M. & Family

April 11, 2018

Ann,

Wow! What a trip! Thank you soooo much for all the work you put in for us. We had a MARVELOUS time!

The dingle skellig wasn't awful...it's just, as you said, a bit of a letdown after the AMAZING Sheen Falls Lodge. Had the order been switched, it would have been better, I...

Dennis D

April 11, 2018
Hi Amanda

It was an awesome trip. Everyone had a great time. By far Dingle was our favorite. The kids went fishing in addition to catching a ton of fish we saw seals and Fungie the dolphin. The bars there were the best, every bar had music everynite. John Benny's bar...

Kayla and Dean P

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Scotland How would you rate your trip overall?:  5/5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann How were your accommodations?: Great What did you love?: We loved EVERY place we stayed at! Every host was so incredibly friendly and the accommodations were...

Pamella F.

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip : Ireland How would you rate your trip overall? :  5/5 Who was your Travel Expert? : Amanda How were your accommodations? : Great What did you love? : I loved all the places we stayed at. Did everything go smoothly with your transportation? :...

Linda & Marissa S.

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip? : Ireland, Scotland, London, Rest of England How would you rate your trip overall? : 5/5 Who was your Travel Expert? : Elma How were your accommodations? : Great What did you love? : Favorite hotel was Hayworth Hotel in Cork: fabulous...

Emma G.

April 11, 2018

Full Name: Emma Galloway Where you were on this trip: Ireland How would you rate your trip overall?:  5/5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Amanda How were your accommodations?: Great What did you love?: Every B&B was wonderful, our hosts were great. Especially in...

Jamie P.

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip : Ireland How would you rate your trip overall? :  5/5 Who was your Travel Expert? : Katie

How were your accommodations? : Great What did you love? : The hotels were pretty and the staff great! I did have a little issue at the Alexander but...

Leonard T

April 11, 2018

Where were you on this trip: Ireland How would you rate your trip overall: Who was your Travel Expert: Ann How were your accommodations: Great Did everything go smoothly with your transportation: Yes What did you love: Haywood Manor and car was great. Had a great driver...

Rochelle D

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Other How would you rate your trip overall?: 5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Amanda How were your accommodations?: Great What did you love?: Everything was absolutely amazing and we owe that all to our travel agent. Our trip was so easy to...

Maria & Marc

April 11, 2018

Hi Kevin, 

Merry Christmas and happy new year to you and your family! Apologies for this being long overdue, but please find our review below. 

Our flights were excellent. In particular KLM, which never disappoints and Delta which in my opinion is always best when traveling...

Denise H

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland How would you rate your trip overall? 5/5 Who was your Travel Expert? Katie How were your accommodations? Great What did you love? All were different and all exceeded our expectations. Katie did a great job in picking each property ...

Diane C.

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland How would you rate your trip overall?: 5/5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann How were your accommodations?: Great What did you love?: The breath taking landscape Did everything go smoothly with your transportation?: Yes What did you...

Ashley R.

April 11, 2018

Where you were on this trip: Ireland How would you rate your trip overall?: 5/5 Who was your Travel Expert?: Katie How were your accommodations?: Great What did you love?: We loved our hotel in Killarney, The Fairview Guesthouse! The couple that runs it was such a...

Randy & Teresa

April 10, 2018

Where you were on this trip?: Ireland

How would you rate the trip?:  5/5

Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann

The Wind Way B&B was a wonderfully quaint place to stay and Ashford Castle was unbelievable. I wish we could have spent more than one night, didn't have enough time to do...

Mark & Kim

April 10, 2018

Where you were on this trip?: Ireland (Game of Thrones)

How would you rate the trip?:  5/5

Who was your Travel Expert?: Bridie

The flights went very well. Central location in Dublin was nice, although parking for that first hotel was a pain. Loved the out of the way inn at...

Maria D. & Family

April 10, 2018

Good morning Bridie,

I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our trip. Our driver Mark Lyons was absolutely the best!!! He was fun and interesting all at the same time. He made the trip very enjoyable for us all. He took us to off the beaten path kind of adventures,...

Lou & Ann G, September 2016

April 10, 2018

Where you were on this trip?: Ireland & Scotland

How would you rate the trip?: 5/5

Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann

The connecting flight Ann booked from Dublin to Glasgow was good because it gave us plenty of time to make that connection. And the return flight she booked was...

Mike Harvey

April 10, 2018

Hi Paddy,

The trip was excellent! England was beautiful, but Ireland has it beat hands down. I will definitely go back. I just wish the roads were a little wider :-)

We saw quite a bit, and even tracked down some of the churches and homes of our ancestors. I even found the...

Robyn Factor

April 10, 2018

Hi Ann

We had an absolutely great time on our trip! It was even better and more fun that I imagined! Everything went so smoothly; my husband and I commented on that and said that usually something goes wrong but really it didn't. Here is my summary of our trip:

Aer Lingus was...

Beth Regan

April 10, 2018

Ann,

Everything went very well. We were happy with all of our accommodations. We really enjoyed our time in Ireland. Everything went smoothly. Some of our funniest days were laughing over the narrow roads and the size of our “bus”. When the large buses were coming at us we...

Colleen Murdoch and family

April 10, 2018

Hi Ann,

We had an amazing time! I'm glad you reached out, we had wanted to thank you for all your great advice. The accommodations were perfect, great locations! It was so nice to leave the car and stroll around downtown;) Sean did go surfing (at Carrowniskey Strand in...

Curtis & Brooke Ebl

April 10, 2018

Our trip was FANTASTIC. We wanted to go back the day after we came home. Both the flights and the car rental were fine as well. There were no delays at the airport so everything was went according to schedule.

As far as the hotels are concerned, they were great! Awesome...

Daniel & Cristina C.

April 10, 2018

Hi Ann, Thanks for asking about our trip. If Ireland was closer I think we would move there tomorrow! It is just an amazing country in every way. We did not care too much for Dublin because it is a bit dirty and we saw a number of street people but the accommodations were...

Maureen Roycroft

April 10, 2018

Hi Bridie,

I have been wanting to email you. The trip was FANTASTIC!!! Everything was perfect!! We all had such a great time. We can’t thank you enough for all your work. Hotels were great, so easy walking in and just handing over the voucher. The driver Mark was so good. If...

Bev & Maggie P.

April 10, 2018

Hi Amanda:

It was definitely a trip to remember! We covered quite a bit of the country and saw many beautiful sites. Here is the feedback you requested:
The flight to Amsterdam and the connecting flight to Glasgow went smoothly and on time. So convenient not to have to...

Boston Gathering III (July 2016)

April 10, 2018

Dear Ann,

Our trip to Ireland was great, the flight was good, it was exciting for me landing at Knock Airport, all 3 hotels were very good we were very pleased with them and also the breakfasts and dinners, food good and plenty of choices.

Our tour was really enjoyable,...

2016 Testimonials

April 10, 2018

Hello Katie,

We had a MARVELOUS time!!!!!!!!! All the hotels were fantastic, really really special. Hayfield Manor in Cork and Abbeyglen Castle in Clifden were my favorites but they were ALL really unique and beautiful and we were treated so warmly. When we checked into our...

Maureen Eble, (Mount Kisko, NY, August 2014)

April 10, 2018

Christmas in London

Happy New Year Ann!

Kathy S. and family, (Dover, MA, August 2015)

April 10, 2018
Hi Ann,

The trip was AWESOME! The scenery, the accommodations, the activities were all great. Andrew and I loved it and so did our kids!

Mary-Kate Canavan (Rockport, MA, June 2015)

April 10, 2018

Ohhhhhhh Ann! I want to go back... right now!!!! There are no words to convey how grateful I am for having you and Crystal Travel as a resource! For over a decade I have purchased every one of my flights with Crystal Travel and your professionalism, guidance and patience is...

Laurel and Mitch Urda (April 2015)

April 10, 2018

Hi Elma,

The flight both ways had no complications and in fact United was a great airline that offered meals and great viewing choices for entertainment on individual screens. When we arrived in Scotland, we were a bit tired but Enterprise wasn't too far from the baggage...

2015 Testimonials

April 10, 2018

Hello Ann,

We had an absolutely wonderful vacation!  Hotels and B&B's were great.I loved Helen McGonigle (proprietor of Old Church House in Kenmare). The people all over Ireland were friendly and helpful. It is a beautiful and CLEAN country! I didn't want to come home! Thank...

Michelle Baker (Amesbury, MA, March 2015)

April 10, 2018

Crystal Travel was the best phone call I made to help my family and I plan our trip to Ireland.  I explained what I needed and was given options, ideas and suggestions that made each day worry free and fun for all of us.  Crystal Travel helped me in advance to book my B &...

Una Simmons (September 2014)

April 10, 2018

Oh Ann Where do I start!

What a fabulous time we had! Really you made it all come together, thank you so much for putting this trip together. I will add a few details for you because of you may like to pass on some insights to your other customers.

Nicole & Paul (Beverly MA, August 2014)

April 10, 2018
My boyfriend and I used Crystal Travel & Tours for our trip to Ireland. Bridie planned the best trip I could have ever asked for. Paul and I have been wanting to go to Ireland together since we started dating 5 years ago. We finally were given the best opportunity to go - for...

The Fuller Gang (Chattanooga, TN, July 2014)

April 10, 2018

Ms. O'Brien,

The trip could not have been more spectacular!! We enjoyed every aspect of our vacation! We LOVED the driver with Kennedy Tours-- Jerry; very informative, he went above and beyond to get us to the greatest sites! The hotels were wonderful and everything went just...

Jimmy and Abby Rowley

April 10, 2018

Crystal Travel helped plan our honeymoon which also coincided with a family wedding this summer in Ireland. We traveled throughout the UK and Ireland and visited multiple cities over the course of a month, which they helped to arrange and made sure it was completely seamless...

The Crowes go to Ireland 2014

April 10, 2018

Dear Vivienne Stanley, our Crystal Tours travel agent,

Thank you for organizing The Trip of a Lifetime: The Crowes go to Ireland 2014 along with our sister, Meg Weidenman, as your liaison. You both did an excellent job!

Boston Gathering I & II, June 2013 & 2015

April 10, 2018

People all over the world can claim Irish ancestry. In 2013, the Irish government extended a warm invitation to them to celebrate their heritage. Crystal Travel was honored take part in this and partner with Boston’s Lord Mayor, Richard Gormley. Combine great banter, bucket...

State Police 2014

April 10, 2018

I have worked with Crystal Travel since 1999 to manage my groups of police officers and their families in the planning and organizing of our trips to march in the St Patrick’s Day Parade in various towns in Ireland. Starting with a group of 26 troopers and their families in...

2014 Testimonials

April 10, 2018

Hi Ann! I have so much to say, but there just isn't the time. This will have to suffice: Thank You. Thank You. Thank You. This was one of best trips ever!  We appreciate everything that you arranged and suggested. The week was splendid, and went tragically fast. We had a...

2013 Testimonials

April 10, 2018

I cannot thank you enough for all of your help with this trip. You have made a potentially complicated situation (traveling with an elder) so much more efficient and much easier for me. I am grateful for your help.

2012 Testimonials

April 10, 2018

It was perfect!!!! The weather in both countries was superb, the food was good, accommadations nice - just a beautiful vacation.