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We would love to know what you enjoyed about your vacation and overall experience with Crystal Travel & Tours. Also see what others have said about their trips below. Find out their favorite attractions and hotels, learn about their flight experiences and be sure to look at the pictures they have sent along! These testimonials can give you an idea of destinations to visit and places to stay. Get recommendations for your next trip from other people who have traveled with us!


Amanda was outstanding! She made our honeymoon travel arrangements a breeze! I didn't have to do or worry about a thing! We will have Amanda help with every trip from now on!
Hi Ann, We had a wonderful trip and enjoyed all of it. We saw so much! Weather was good too. The trip to the west coast was wonderful! Marcia Walsh, Marshfield MA, June 2015
Hi Amanda, The trip was wonderful! Paddy was great and so was Mike, the chauffeur for the last day. Everything worked out extremely well. We loved Salthill. It has a wonderful pool/spa area...
Elma was so wonderful with us!!! No improvements needed. Thank you!!!
Oban was was very nice. Pretty harbor and great pictures at sunset, and before that, as it set around 10:30p local time. Portree was very nice. We did drive North and then around that part of the...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
Everything was absolutely amazing and we owe that all to our travel agent. Our trip was so easy to book, we told our travel agent our budget, time of year we could go and she made it all happen. We...
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...
Where you were on this trip?: Ireland How would you rate the trip?: 5* Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann The Wind Way B&B was a wonderfully quaint place to stay and Ashford Castle was...
Where you were on this trip?: Ireland How would you rate the trip?: 5* Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann Rental car arrangements went smoothly. GPS provided. Cliffs of Moher, tour to...
We have returned and we had a great trip.  The itinerary you arranged aswell as the rental car and the Tep wireless worked out quite well.
Traveling the highways of Ireland and seeing the landscape was beautiful!
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...
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...
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...
Ann, I just want to thank you so much for all the planning of our trip. We had a fabulous time and couldn't have asked for more. If you ever need a recommendation, please let me know. We're...
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...
Hi Ann! Our trip was wonderful! We had so much fun! Everything was planned out so well and all of the hotels were perfect. My mom wanted to stay an extra night. Thank you for all your help, -...
Hi Ann, Overall, we had an excellent trip and it exceeded my expectations. Ireland is a beautiful country and we truly loved it. Most importantly, our CIE tour guide, Domenic Dixon, was fantastic...
Christmas in London Happy New Year Ann! Thank you for the welcome home. We had a fabulous trip. Flights were on time, without the crowds at the airport that I expected. We went through...
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...
Paddy, I know it has been a couple of weeks since we have been back but I wanted to write to let you know what a great trip we had and how much we enjoyed it. From the flights to the hotel to the...
Where you were on this trip?: Ireland (Game of Thrones) How would you rate the trip?: Who was your Travel Expert?: Bridie The flights went very well. Central location in Dublin was nice, ...
Elma was an incredible resource helping us plan our self drive along the Wild Atlantic Way. She selected the perfect guest houses and hotels for us.
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 of the accommodations were excellent, we were close to whatever we were doing in each city/ town. The food was a nice surprise. Several spots we ate the food was gourmet quality! Especially...
Where you were on this trip?: Ireland & Scotland How would you rate the trip?: 5* Who was your Travel Expert?: Ann The connecting flight Ann booked from Dublin to Glasgow was good because it...
Loved Whitestream Ballina hosts and location. Loved Girmish hosts and close to Galway and nice room. Loved room at Headly Court, nice host stayed one night.
We will certainly book with you again and have recommended your company to family and friends. You customized our trip was at a very reasonable cost and you understood our needs with accommodation...
What do you get with Dingle, Kinsale, the Cliffs of Moher and Crystal Travel? A 5 star rated trip.
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...
Hi Ann, Thank you for all your help in planning the trip. You were very thorough and had excellent follow-up.I definitely would go back to Crystal or recommend to friends. K.K., MA (September...
Everything that Ann did was P.E.R.F.E.C.T. ! She made the traveling so easy! All we had to do was show up and do our thing! We stuck mostly to her itinerary with some little additions on the way.
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! The flights went smoothly and the rental cars were...
Everything was perfect!!! Seamless, smooth, and enjoyable are words that come into mind. We had an awesome trip!! Thanks again!! Loved the Park House - my favorite!! - Kathleen Matthews, Quincy MA...
Where you were on this trip?: Ireland How would you rate the trip?: 5* Who was your Travel Expert?: Elma Elma, we had such a great trip, we want to relocate!! Excellent hotel choices -...
Amanda, I'm sorry it took a while to get back to you, but I'm still recovering. Jane and I had a great time on the trip! Dave (the chauffeur driver/guide) was knowledgeable, funny, and helpful, and...
I enjoyed the Blarney Castle, the Gravedigger Ghost bus tour in Dublin, and the Cliffs of Moher can't be beat! The Deros day tour of the Ring of Kerry was a lot of fun as well. The driver was very...
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...
Hello Amanda, I had an absolutely amazing trip! Ireland is truly a magical beautiful place! My mom did not want to leave she loved it more than any another place she went. Everything was great. ...
I'm not sure you could improve. Every change we wanted to make, every question we had, was answered promptly and completely. It was our first experience with traveling through a tour company, and we...
Great tour driver, he made the trip especially fun. Breath taking landscape, beautiful views.
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...
Denise and her family saw it all from wild and rustic Sligo to the Irish city life of Dublin. With the expertise of our travel professional Katie and Kennedy Coaches, Denise enjoyed a memorable, ...
A special thanks to Birdie. She was great in organizing the trip we requested and so helpful when we were abroad!
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.
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...
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. ...
Welcome home! I hope all is well with you and that you had a wonderful trip to Ireland! I had the best time of my life! Rental car: I was disappointed in its size, barely able to get both my...
Thanks Ann! We had a great time, both in London and in Bath. We really loved the quaint charm of Bath. The day tour was great. We had a really nice tour guide (Kevin) who was extremely...
Hey Amanda, We had an absolutely amazing time over there and things honestly couldn't have gone any better with the flights, rental car, and accommodations. Every place we stayed in was awesome. ...
Having David as our driver for 5 days taking us from Dublin to Killarney andthen on to Galway was great. He added many great suggestions and somewonderful stories to share.
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...
Maggie was delighted when our progress was slowed down by sheep wandering onto the roadway. We also found a Highland cow grazing in a pasture and Maggie got a good picture of it. However, the...
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...
Hi Sean, We returned from our wonderful trip to Ireland yesterday afternoon. I wanted to write to thank you for your care in planning such a great trip for us. I feel as if we made the most of...
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...
Katie was so amazing and was really patient with all our last minute changes and requests. It was a great experience working with Crystal Travel and Tours.
Hi Paddy, I just wanted to say thank you for helping us plan an amazing trip! We truly enjoyed our first overseas visit to Ireland.
Wow! What a trip! Thank you soooo much for all the work you put in for us. We had a MARVELOUS time!
Kevin -- Hi. Am back safe and sound from the Vienna to Warsaw trip. MANY THANKS for your assistance in all the arrangements. Although I still prefer the Croatia trip, this one had many...
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...
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...
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...
It was perfect!!!! The weather in both countries was superb, the food was good, accommadations nice - just a beautiful vacation. CIE was great as well. Thank you for all your assistance getting...
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...

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