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Rachael Higgins

Based in Mayo

Travel is my passion, and with more than 25 years’ experience in the travel industry I can confidently say that when you book with me your travel plans are in safe hands.

‘With us it’s personal’ really epitomises what your holiday plans mean to me. Whether you are looking for the...

Travel is my passion, and with more than 25 years’ experience in the travel industry I can confidently say that when you book with me your travel plans are in safe hands.

‘With us it’s personal’ really epitomises what your holiday plans mean to me. Whether you are looking for the honeymoon of a lifetime, a luxury cruise or that perfect family holiday, I will make sure that you get the personal and exceptional service you deserve.

I love to travel and have been fortunate enough to visit many destinations including Australia, the Far East, Africa, America, Canada, the Caribbean and of course Europe. I love cruising, and have personal experience of most of the major and most popular cruise liners. I have recently gained my ‘Cruise Ambassador’ status with CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) which is a recognised accreditation by ‘City and Guilds’.

Being part of Travel Counsellors means I have access to award winning technology and better buying power than I have ever experienced before. I also have access to all of the big travel industry names as well as lots of niche products at better rates than anyone else.

For further information and advice on how I can help plan the trip of your dreams just give me a call!

I look forward to chatting to you soon.

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Customer Story 1

Rachael was absolutely amazing and so patient with us as we tried to decide on our perfect honeymoon! She was always just an email or phone call away and honestly could not have been more helpful or accommodating if she tried! 10/10 would recommend and use again and again

Elaine Rothwell, Ballina
Customer Story 2

Both holidays were amazing and we had a great time, locations were spot on. We will definitely be booking with you again, thanks for everything.

MJ Cleary, Claremorris
Customer Story 3

Rachael has been absolutely incredible booking our dream honeymoon. As travel isn’t as straight forward as usual at the moment, she left no stone unturned with options to make the whole experience as smooth as possible. This trip is our second to book through Rachael and we have recommended her to so many of our friends and family as she is amazing at her job. So looking forward to our dream trip that she has planned for us and we will definitely be booking through her again!!

Elaine Morgan, Co Roscommon
Customer Story 4

Excellent lady, very supportive.

Angela Lavelle, Charlestown
Customer Story 5

Rachael has being an absolute gem trying to organise our honeymoon for next year. She's so patient and thorough with everything and I mean everything.

Breda O'Connell, Listowel
Customer Story 6

Rachael is very well informed, courteous and really nice to deal with.

Josephine Walsh, Ennis
Customer Story 7

I would definitely recommend Rachael to my friends and family and I already have! She’s an amazing agent and she’s so thorough. I wouldn’t travel without her!

Dominque Cosgrove, Kiltimagh
Customer Story 8

Rachael was amazing and provided us with an excellent service. So approachable, she always followed up on queries and has great knowledge and competence in planning holidays and listened to our needs.

Josie Doolan-Ruane, Castlebar
Customer Story 9

Thanks so much for putting such a wonderful holiday together. It really was a trip of a lifetime. Thanks for all your help, patience, attention to detail & kindness.

Louise Coughter, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo
Customer Story 10

I would definitely and have frequently recommended Rachael to family and friends as I never had anything but a very positive and professional experience when dealing with her. She is fantastic.

AnneMarie Gallagher, Kiltimagh
Customer Story 11

Rachael is so friendly and supportive when booking a holiday. Nothing is too big or small and she always answers every question I ask. I love doing business with her.

Deirdre Currivan, Castlebar, Co Mayo
Customer Story 12

Rachael Higgins is excellent; prompt in replying, very knowledgeable and helpful, and I trust her!

Margaret Rourke, Westport, Co Mayo
Customer Story 1

Rachael went above and beyond to help us find our ideal holiday! We can't wait to go.

Patricia Joyce, Castlebar, Co Mayo
Customer Story 2

Rachael has being a great help to me in booking my trip. She has being unreal and I wouldn't have done it without her. 10 out of 10 for her excellence in what she does.

Aisling Prendergast, Co Mayo
Customer Story 3

I have booked with Travel Counsellors for vacation travel on the past. Rachael has always made the experience a pleasant one. I have holidays booked and I have every confidence they will run smoothly thanks to Rachael’s efforts and advice.

Kathleen Moran, Aghamore, Co Mayo
Customer Story 4

Rachael was excellent she made everything so simple and away came back with answers so quickly. I'd recommend this service to anyone.

Catherine Heffernan, Glenmore
Customer Story 5

Rachael is amazing. She thinks of EVERYTHING and makes booking a family holiday so much easier.

Kate Joyce, Galway
Customer Story 6

Rachael is always very helpful and prompt with feedback. Makes booking a family trip hassle free and should problems arise she is there to help resolve them.

Lorraine McCloskey, Dublin
Customer Story 7

I just wanted to email to say thank you so so much for organising our honeymoon. It really was out of this world and we would never have managed to pull off a trip like that without your help! Everywhere you booked for us was stunning and so safe! We had an amazing time and it was all thanks to your hard work in planning the perfect trip for us!!

Roseanne O'Carroll, Kiltimagh
Customer Story 8

We could not have received any more help than we received from Rachael, she went out of her way to arrange our honeymoon a few years ago and we use her any time we need to arrange our holidays.

Michael Kelly, Easkey, Co Sligo
Customer Story 9

We can't thank you enough for the wonderful honeymoon you planned for us. We had the time of our lives, we are devastated it is all over, but all good things must come to an end. We will be recommending you to future brides and grooms or families who are looking for a trip with such attention to detail.

Donna Taaffe, Sligo
Customer Story 10

Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly, trust worthy and really nothing too much trouble!

Bernie Browne, Galway
Customer Story 11

Rachael was fantastic and I've recommended her already to people.

Grace Creighton, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo
Customer Story 12

Rachael was very helpful with organizing our honeymoon. She was very quick to respond to any questions I had and it was a pleasure to deal with her.

Laura Walkin, Ballina, Co Mayo

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My Blogs

My advice for booking your honeymoon

Rachael's blog, 04/09/2019

For most people, a honeymoon is one of the biggest trips they will ever take and is understandably laden with high expectations. It is very exciting but can also be overwhelming for some couples. I have over 20 years of experience in planning and booking these special trips. I have several hints and tips below to help you plan the perfect honeymoon.

Not sure where to start?
-Make a bucket list of destinations (separately) you would love to see, then grab a coffee and sit down to go through both options. In most cases there will be a few places...

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