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Karen Grimshaw

Karen Grimshaw

Karen Grimshaw

"Your Holidays are Precious, We make them Priceless."

Welcome

The Travel Industry is the only industry I have ever worked in, although trained as a shorthand typist, it was my ambition to travel and so I got the job of secretary to the boss in a tour operating company. Spain was the main destination for holidays followed by Italy, there was only one hotel in the South of Tenerife so without putting into actual years, it's clear how long I have stayed in travel and how drastically things have changed over the years.

It is the kind of job where you are dealing with people for a pleasurable and memorable event; something for them to look forward to which makes for a happy and enjoyable working career role. However, being the third most expensive outlay for clients makes it very important to offer and arrange the perfect holiday for them, ensuring a great experience and something that lives up to all expectations. Having been lucky enough over the years to have visited many places and hotels, I cannot go to every resort and accommodation in the world and therefore rely on clients to give me feedback on their trips.

Being a homeworker requires total commitment to the job; not having set hours, often working late and weekends also helps accommodate clients who work normal hours and wish to discuss their plans at times which would ordinarily be inconvenient for the high street travel agent. It can be a great comfort to people both at home and whilst on holiday knowing that there is always a contactable person at the end of the phone especially if there is a problem and help is needed when abroad, instead of being faced with the 'Sorry the office is now closed' or 'press 1 for .... Press 2 for ....'.

Sunset Faraway Holidays are the ideal Operator who also care for clients' well-being, they also want repeat business and are not a large conglomeration of where people are merely classed as numbers and statistics. I am positive that we can offer the best and most appropriate holiday solution for all passengers. I can only equate 'service' to being the same as applying for a new passport. You can send your old passport with the new photograph etc and hope to get it back within a few weeks or you can take it to the Post Office where they check the form, take your picture and you are assured to get the new one within a few weeks. Our aim is exactly the same - to make sure all runs smoothly and you get the holiday you wanted.

 

Victoria Beachcomber

West Coast, 10 nights, All Inclusive

Victoria Beachcomber has a superb location set between the Mauritian capital Port Louis and vibrant Grand Baie, so is the perfect read more »

  • Travel: 10 Jun - 21 Jun 2019
  • Book By: 05 May 2019
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fr £2,315
PP Based on 2 sharing

Orlando - Avanti Resort

Orlando, 14 nights, Room Only

Note: Please note, the pricing of this holiday is based on 2 adults and 2 children, , Whats read more »

  • Travel: 13 Nov - 27 Nov 2018
  • Book By: 31 Oct 2018
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fr £929
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All - Star Music Resort by Disney

Bay Lake, 14 nights, Room Only

Bonus offer: 14 Day ultimate Disney Pass with Memory maker, ,  Whats included:, ,  Flights from read more »

  • Travel: 13 Nov - 27 Nov 2018
  • Book By: 31 Oct 2018
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fr £1,399
PP Based on 2 sharing

The Best of Bali

Bali, 8 nights, Varied Meal Plan

Highlights: Sanur - Munduk - Pemuteran - Ubud, ,  Departure from:, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, read more »

  • Travel: 19 Jun - 31 Aug 2018
  • Book By: 30 Nov 2018
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fr £1,045
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Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman and the Musandam Peninsula, 3 nights, Half Board

Le Royal Meridien is surrounded by landscaped gardens along the Gulf, this plush hotel is 32 km from Dubai International Airport, read more »

  • Travel: 03 May - 07 May 2019
  • Book By: 03 Feb 2019
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fr £735
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Cap Maison, St Lucia

St Lucia, 7 nights, Bed & Breakfast

 , , Cap Maison, St Lucia Cap Maison is an elegant cluster of Spanish style, low rise buildings set in read more »

  • Travel: 01 Feb - 28 Feb 2019
  • Book By: 31 Oct 2018
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fr £2,769
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GARAJAU IN MADEIRA, The Perfect Holiday Place

THIS IS A ‘VERY SPECIAL’ OFFER Hotel Dom Pedro in Garajau is about six miles to the east of Funchal, set in its own gardens. The nearby coastline is a consdervation area and was one of Europe’s first underwater nature reserves. Madeira is the perfect place for read more »

SANDY LANE HOTEL, BARBADOS

The Sandy Lane is one of my favourite hotels which I have sold for many years. It has a regular clientele with couples, families and singles returning year after year. Although many celebrities holiday here it is also has a very friendly atmosphere and welcomes children with a read more »

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  • Showing 1 - 1 of 1 Karen Grimshaw Client Reviews
    Dubai | Reviewed 30 Jan 2015
    We have used Karens expertise on at 3 far away trips to-date and each time we have found Karen to be excellent in offering advise and great service, along with competitive pricing. the hotels have always been first class so we look forward to our next two trips with confidence.

    by john
    redditch, worcestershire

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