What our customers are saying
Don't take our word for it. Here is what our clients have to say
Judy SAustralia in April 2019
The trip started with a wonderful stay in Cairns, Australia
Australia was never on Judy's Wanderlist. When her son decide to travel to Australia on a working holiday for several months, Judy reconsidered.
Surf and Safari arranged various details of Judy's holiday including international and domestic flights, accommodation as well as various day trips. Knowing that Judy has an artistic side, Surf and Safari selected the Ovolo Hotel in Sydney to provide the perfect ending to a wonderful holiday in Australia. Needless to say, she was thrilled!
Here are Judy's comments.
(Judy's video testimonial at the Ovolo Hotel, Wooloomooloo in Sydney, Australia)
Marie-Claude GEurope Bike and Barge
My client needed some time off! We all need to get away from it all some time.
For this particular trip some physical activity was required . We looked at a tennis camp in the Caribbean and biking tours in Europe. In the end, it was decided that a barge and bike tour through the Netherlands during the tulip season would be just the thing to recharge. This small group departure included a combination of activity, natural beauty and city exploration. The barge offered both unique accommodation and transport to the next destination. It was just the holiday to bring the Spring back in her step.
(picture of MC amongst the tulips, Netherlands)
Surf and Safari …. A million thanks for making this Bike and Barge trip happen. It was an incredible way to discover the Netherlands and its history from a completely different perspective. The company you suggested was perfect. The staff and our guide were knowledgeable, courteous and very friendly. The barge and cabins were very clean and well kept. The bikes and its equipment were new and well maintained…. And the food exquisite.
Linda, thank you for having gone above and beyond as my travel expert. The trip you designed, was perfect. I have recommended you to my entourage and will continue to do so, as the expertise and service you provide is exquisite.
K RemillardHoliday in Hawaii with the grandkids
Thanks so much in helping to plan our vacation.
As you know I tried unsuccessfully to rent a vacation property in a city I was unfamiliar with. You saved the day by finding the appropriate place where we could play and enjoy our two weeks.
However you didn’t stop there. You also booked our flights at the best price possible.
Using a travel agent makes a big difference when planning your vacation.
I highly recommend Surf and Safari to make your holiday spectacular.
Maureen WSouth Pacific
Linda has been my travel agent for many years now and simply put, she is a knowledgeable, personable, and trusted travel advisor.
When designing the perfect itinerary she begins by asking, "what is important to you … what do you want to see and do?" It has been my experience she truly listens to my wants, needs and concerns. Always mindful of budget, she ensures itineraries flow and are well planned with no flight backtracking to incur extra costs. Linda consistently provides alternate date and location options, looks for the best deals and will work late to make sure that the flight with the great price is booked and not missed. She is always available by phone, email or in person for questions or to make any requested changes.
As Linda is well travelled herself, she is a wealth of information. Considering my likes and dislikes, she suggests sites, activities and "must see's" she believes I would enjoy. Interested to know how I did enjoy my trip, Linda follows up with post trip questions giving her a better insight into any future travel opportunities. Outside of domestic, US and Caribbean destinations, she has also helped plan extensive European, Oceania and French Polynesia vacations for me that were nothing less than outstanding. Honestly, the greatest compliment that I can give, however, is that I have and will continue to recommend her to my friends and acquaintances for all their travel needs.
Alex and LhasaGreat Barrier Reef Snorkel/Dive Trip
A Day on the Great Barrier Reef!
In March 2019, Alex and Lhasa enjoyed a full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns aboard Passions III.
This is what they had to say!
(Video testimonial for the Passions of Paradise, Cairns, Australia)
We recently asked Linda Loewen to book an Australian vacation for us - there were 4 of us in our party.
She had everything so well organised, we didn’t have to worry about a thing. There was always someone waiting for us or we had such concise instructions that there was no chance of anything going wrong. The hotel accommodations were amazing and the excursions were exactly what we wanted! She sent us all our tickets, brochures, itineraries, instructions and recommendations before we even left home. Linda thought of everything! She even got us a terrific deal on our airline tickets.
We are currently booking a cruise through her as we know we won’t have to concern ourselves over the small details. Her cheerful disposition and positive attitude are a bonus. We would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a good travel agent.
Bill and Kathy