Here at Lincolnshire Travel Club we pride ourselves on finding you the best possible holiday which exceeds your expectations. Your holiday time is precious and we know you dont want to waste time or money on the wrong choice.
Helen Humphreys and her team will work hard to find you the very best your money will buy. As we are mature and extremely well travelled we can often give first hand recommendation of exact resorts and hotels - which means you can rely on us to do the research rather than waste your valuable time.
Very Exciting times at Lincolnshire Travel Club!
We have just introduced a new service - Companion Concierge
If you are an elderly or simply lonely person who wishes to travel solo then we have the solution!
We will facilitate an introduction between yourselves and one of our companion guides.
The initial meeting is to see if you "click" and are happy to spend the duration of the trip together.
Thereafter it is the companion's responsibility to make sure they are knowledgeable about the local area covered on the holiday and to tailor this knowledge to the specific interests of the client.
The cliient pays for their holiday or break plus that of the companion's. Both client and companion receive a single room or cabin.
The client also pays at least the minimum wage on a standard 35 hour week (pro rata) to the companion. There is no overtime paid outside 35 hours which is the maximum the companion will be paid for.
The duration of the break may be as little as one week or as much as one month.
The holidays may be either UK based or abroad.
Two recent case studies are-
Case Study One
Lucy accompanies Margaret to a Stately home by train which involves an overnight stay. Lucy takes responsibility for all the tickets and doucments. helps Margaret with her luggage, hails the taxi from the station and checks them both into the hotel.
Lucy and Margaret spend the afternoon looking around the Stately home with Lucy imparting some knowledge to Margaret about the house and the gardens. In the evening Lucy and Margaret go out for supper to a venue which Lucy has researched in keeping with Margaret's tastes and budget. The pair retire happily to bed after a lovely day out and return home by train the following morning after a leisurely breakfast.
Margaret pays for Lucy's train fare, her entrance to the Stately home and also her supper as well as the hotel room. Margaret also pays Lucy £7 per hour as her fee fora duration of 8 hours.
Case Study Two
Miriam's husband has died nearly a year ago. Miriam has always wanted to visit the Norweigan Fjords on a cruise.
Miriam takes Jenny as a companion on a cruise which she has chosen. Jenny and Miraim join the cruise at Southampton via National Express bus. Jenny checks both herself and Miriam in and the two embark on a delightful week in the Fjords.
Jenny helps Miriam get the most of her trip by suggesting excursions and activities she knows Miriam will enjoy - not all of them run by the cruiseline.
Both Miriam and Jenny have a lovely relaxing week. Miriam pays for Jenny's transport to Southampton and her cruise fare. She does not cover her incidental expenditure for drinks which is Jenny's personal choice. Miriam, however, does cover the cost of any excursions. Jenny is paid £7.00per hour based on a 35 hour week. She does not recieve overtime. Jenny is very knowledgeable about hte Norweigan Fjords and has put in many hours of research in her own personal study time prior to the trip.
I hope that explains how it works!! If you have any queries please give Helen a call - we are here to help!
Thanks for reading!!
01507 451743 or you can skype us at lincstravel or email us at email@example.com
So WHY book with Lincolnshire Travel Club?
In a nutshell, we treat you as an individual, we don't just push at you what someone tells us to sell, we offer you security for your hard earned cash and we can often suggest to you places we have visited ourselves.
From the sun soaked beaches of the Mediterranean through to wonderful safari adventures in Africa and exhilarating ski trips in the Alps we can offer you the trip of a lifetime. Let us help you plan the perfect cruise, a well deserved spa break o ra "shop till you drop" long weekend
"In an age where it is so easy to book a holiday yourself via the internet, I now appreciate how much value can be added by a really good travel agent, and Helen is exceptional. It is so important to get it right when a holiday is such a big outlay, so I will not hesitate to use her for our next holiday and thoroughly recommend her services"
Sarah Odysseas Octoer 2011
"I have dealt with Helen for over 10 years now and have always found her to be very reliable and efficient. I am more than happy to recommend her and Lincolnshire Travel Club"
Mark Fort September 2011