Guardian/Observer Travel Awards
Best Travel Agent

Every reader who had used the Uttoxeter-based company rated it ‘excellent’, giving it an amazing 100% score.

Sunday Times Britains Best Travel Agent’s 2004

To the staff of a small independant agency in Uttoxeter we take off our hats. They are exceptional !              AND THE WINNER IS… JOURNEYS A LA CARTE top service, expert know how and friendlyness under our intense interogation.

Extracts from Sunday Times “Best in the Business”

“Good Travel Agents get you to the places you’ll love and at the right prices; bad ones leave you out of pocket and out of sorts.  How do you know which is which?”

“We had hoped to name the best 20 Agents in the country, in the event we found ourselves able to recommend only six…”

“Imagine that you were offered the services of an independent expert; someone charming and helpful, with an impressive knowledge of the world of travel…”
This is the proper role of the travel agent”

“We were impressed by the Journey a la Carte’s clear commitment to personal service”

One of the Best in the Business!

Staffordshire Life

… With the increasing demand for good value holidays and independent travel at all levels, long with knowledgeable advice, the success of this company looks set to continue.

The specialist skills of the Journey’s team are recognised by the tourist boards of many countries

Women in Business   “Business Link”

Using her wealth of knowledgeable experience Margaret May has established Journeys à la Carte firmly as “one of the best in the business”

Uttoxeter Advertiser

The company has rightly earned a reputation for putting together excellent tailor-made itineraries.

The success of Journeys à la Carte has been phenomenal, much due to the company’s selling not just the usual tour operators but an incredible range of holidays along with the dedication of finding the “right” holiday for clients and extensive travel knowledge.

Ashbourne News Telegraph

…. Thoroughly enjoying being part of one of the most successful independent travel agencies in the Midlands

What our clients say about us…

Journeys welcomes feedback and actually phones every client within 72 hours of their return – to do a “head check” and to find out exactly how the holiday went. Below are extracts from some of the letter/cards our clients have sent

“What can we say? We have just spent the most amazing 3 weeks of our lives and it was down to your wonderful advice and superb arrangements…. Thank-you” Simon & Alison Ladamy, Shropshire

“A note to thank you all for your excellent care, we will be recommending you to all our friends and family.” Jack and Liz Criton, Cardiff

“As pensioners with little free cash we are used to being booked “just anywhere” but the care, attention and time YOU spent finding us our latest holiday made it the best we can remember. We will certainly be telling our friends!” June & Basil Jeffery, Ashbourne

“Thank you for arranging our trips to the Italian Lakes, the scenery, food wine and, of course the hotels you chose for us have made special memories.” David & Beth Jones, Suffolk

“Perfect resort, wonderful hotel, great skiing” the Macfarlanes, Staffordshire

“Yet again, a wonderful family holiday in Menorca” John & Marion Moverley, Caterham

“It was brilliant !!! We had a wonderful time I even saw mudskippers and a sea snake… and a turtle while snorkelling. See you next year!” the Homers, Tamworth

A totally, professional, efficient & friendly service we would never consider booking a holiday without Journeys à la Carte.‘ The Bushbys, Derb

“Superb, as usual – and the golf was excellent” Ann & Alan Juxon, Rugeley

“Amazing value, the kids really enjoyed all the facilities” Peter & Ann Davies, Derbyshire

“Super beach, amazing diving – we ALL had a fantastic time. Thank-you, as usual you did not disappoint us.” The Macpherson’s Cambridge

‘As always, superb care and attention from start to finish.’ Ann and Jim Sorbie

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