2017: Tami, David & Will. Highton, Australia. Trip - Vietnam & Cambodia


We recently booked and travelled to Vietnam and Cambodia with Ciao Travel who recommended from personal experience a tailored trip with Insider Journeys. We had a wonderful time from start to finish, our driver met us at the airport and we had an air-conditioned commute to our hotel. Each and every time on all legs of the trip our


2017: Elizabeth & Tim, Tatyoon & Barwon Heads, Australia. Trip - Greece, Italy & Adriatic Cruise


Dear Cindy,

Wowsy! We enjoyed the best holiday with so much fun on our tour of mainland Greece vising Delphi, Olympia and Meteora. Santorini was magic! And Rhodes was Dad’s favourite, beautiful memories and lots of stories to tell you. We loved our Regency Cruise and our time spent in Verona with friends.

I must just thank you for the


2017: Diane & Roger. Mt Gambier. Australia. Trip - Italy & Mediterranean Cruise


Dear Cindy,

 Roger and I would like to Thankyou from the bottom of our hearts for all the work and detail you put into making our adventure the most wonderful time we could ever have imagined!

Every detail was so well thought out by you, we were absolutely so impressed with all our destinations, accommodation choices, all your suggestions


2016: Lindy & Chris. Curlewis, Vic, Australia. Trip - England, Switzerland & Singapore.


After not having travelled overseas for 32 years, my husband and I were a little anxious, however there was no need to be, as Cindy took that on board and put together the perfect trip to England, Zurich and Singapore for us. The "Back Roads Touring" tour company was suggested by Cindy for part of our trip, and was excellent. Small group, very


2016: Gaby & Andrea. Vic, Australia. Trip - South Africa, Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe.



Our most recent trip organised with Cindy at Ciao Travel was to southern Africa, and as much as we loved the last few trips, this took the cake. The Australian government is recommending at the moment that some parts of Africa are not safe to travel to but with the companies that work with Cindy to organise our trip directly in


2016: Anne and friends Carolyn, Angie and Lyn - Italy & Mediterranean Cruise.




Hi Cindy, on behalf of my friends Angie, Lyn and Carol, I would like to thank you for organising our wonderful trip to Italy last September. 

Your advice, guidance and itinerary made our trip was so memorable and easy to follow. We simply had to read our itinerary and knew exactly what to expect each day. So many


2015: Mary & Ross, Drysdale, Vic. Australia. Trip - Christmas in Scandinavia & Germany.

Every part of our trip to Scandinavia and Germany worked well booked through Ciao Travel. Lapland was a great experience and the most enjoyable part of trip. Our hotels and excursions were excellent, the Husky Safari, Auroa Borealis and Santa Safari to Santa's home and workshop! The train from Stockholm to Copenhagen encounters a booking,


2015: Julie & Wayne, Moriac, Vic. Australia. Trip - France, Switzerland, Italy & Singapore.

Our second trip with Ciao Travel and the service once again was excellent. Some of our favourite highlights Cindy arranged for us was the Bateaux Parisians Dinner Cruise in Paris, Monet's Garden in Giverney bike tour, Hostellerie Le Cedre was a beautiful hotel with an extrodinary restaurant. Our hotel on Lake Maggiore was just the


2015: Gale. Lara, Vic, Australia. Trip - UK & Ireland

My neices Donna and Melissa and I travelled to England, Scotland and Ireland together and booked through Ciao Travel, who was recommended by a friend, their service was very good and accommodating to our requirements and budget.

Blarney Castle in Ireland was a highlight with stunning gardens. We were lucky enough to have a tour through a Baron's


2015: Gaby & Andrea. Victoria, Australia. Destination - England, Scotland, Ireland & France.


After the first trip to Europe we organised with Cindy, we decided to go back to Paris as well as to the UK. We loved Paris so much the first time (even though we never had any intention of originally going there) we couldn’t resist going back to explore some of the things we missed, such as the Opera Garnier and Monet’s Garden. Cindy


2015: Eliza. Newtown, Vic, Australia. Trip - France.

Thank you so much Cindy! my three friends and I had an amazing time.  The flights with Singapore Airlines were fantastic, we encountered no problems or hassels. The help we received as a result of being unaccompanied minors was a great accompaning service that you pre-arranged for us on the flights and in the airports. The whole trip was


2014: Sonia, Martin, Olivia & Hugo. Anglesea, Australia. Trip - USA


Thanks Cindy, we enjoyed an unforgettable family holiday to San Francisco, Disney World and New York, memories for a lifetime!

Air New Zealand offered a great service and very nice aircrafts. Staff very helpful with a young toddler.The Handlery Hotel in San Francisco and Affinia 50 in New York were excellent. The Buena Vista in Orlando was


2014: Patricia & Sean, Leopold, Vic. Australia. Trip - Ireland, London, Paris & Italy.

Dear Cindy and Anne,

Thank you so much for all your help and organisation for our trip away to Ireland, London, Paris and Italy. We had the most fabulous time, saw many wonderful sights and feel we have learnt so much from this amazing experience. While there were some confusions, these were more due to Sean and myself being fairly novice


2014: Gaby & Andrea. Victoria, Australia. Destination - Borneo, Malaysia & Singapore.

This was our second trip organised with Cindy from Ciao Travel was to the Malaysian part of the island of Borneo. I had always wanted to visit the orang-utan sanctuaries over there, and with Cindy we were able to visit true conservation reserves with no risk of accidentally supporting across those that exploit to tourist demand. Around the time we


2013: Vikki, Danny, Claire & Dermot, Sth. Melbourne, Australia. Trip - Singapore & Vietnam


This is our second trip booked through Ciao Travel, and all the accommodation in both places was excellent. Us girls enjoyed our time in Singapore whilst the boys visited Vietnam for a bit of an adventure, then met up with us in Singapore, it all worked out perfectly for us.

The couple of tours  in each place were


2013: Vickie, Doug & Eliza, Newtown, Vic. Australia. Trip - UK, France & Italy.

Cindy we had a wonderful family holiday full of fabulous memories that we will have forever. Thank you Cindy you are a fanstastic Travel Agen, great advice, personal knowledge, re accommodation and everything.  All the guides we had were great, informative, friendly and happy to your needs. We loved the Venice, Florence and


2013: Rona & Peter, Curlewis, Vic. Australia. Trip - USA, France, Singapore & Vietnam.

Cindy, wer just had the most fabulous and memorable trip, undoubtedly made all the moreso due to the excellent recommendations from Ciao Travel. Re Itinerary,tours, transfers, flights, car rental and especially the accommodation in San Francisco, New Orleans, New York, Paris and Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An and Singapore. We'll always be grateful


2013: Regina, Neil, Tom & Oliver, Newtown, Australia. Trip - France, Germany & Italy

Hi Cindy, we wish for you to know we had a fabulous trip and it is hard to believe it is all over after waiting so long! The apartment hotel "Citadines Bastile" in Paris was in a great location and excellent for a family.

We loved the guide walking tour through the Trastevere in Rome and the personal Vatican Museum was excellent.


2013: Kerry & Greg, Central Coast, NSW, Australia. Trip - Switzerland & Italy

We were recommended to Cindy at Ciao Travel by another specialist company, and we were very pleased with the very high standard of details covered. The hotels were all excellent throughout the trip, however a few of them like the villa in Tuscany was outstanding, and the hotels in Siena, Verona and Rome we could have stayed longer. All the


2013: Julie & Wayne. Moriac, Vic, Australia. Trip - France & Italy, 2013.

The services of Cindy at Ciao Travel were peronally recommended to us by a friend and were excellent.

All the hotels Cindy booked for us throughout France and Italy were all fantastic, infact there was only one that rated very good! We loved everything about each hotel, the views, the restaurants, great food, great staff and locations.


2013: Gaby & Andrea. Victoria, Australia. Destination - Italy, Switzerland & France.

This was the first trip my Mum and I planned to Europe, we hade been recommended by a friend to see Cindy from Ciao Travel and we were not disappointed.

Ciao Travel tailor your trip to your exact specifications with all the bells and whistles, whilst keeping you involved in the process all the way up until departure. The main


2011: Vikki, Danny, Claire & Dermot, Sth. Melbourne, Australia. Destination - France & Italy.

The service provided to our family by Ciao Travel was excellent and all the accommodation was wonderful in Paris and Italy. Our absolute favourite hotel was La Piccolina in Venice and the apartment at Podere Monticchello in Tuscany. Our private walking tours and guides in Venice, Florence and Rome were fabulous, interesting and family friendly.


2011: Richard & Joell, Melbourne, Australia. Destination - Ireland.

Excellent goes to Cindy at Ciao Travel for all services provided on our private group tour of Ireland. Our Tour Manager Judy was outstanding and the guest speaker was a gem. We loved the reassurance that you new the tour operator and Judy personally.

Thank you Cindy for organizing such a great Irish experience.


2011: Pieter & Jeanne, Drysdale, Australia. Destination - USA & Canada.

Cindy, we cannot thank you enough for the wonderful holiday you organised for us to Canada, USA and Hawaii. It more than lived up to our expectations and we cannot think of any way in which it could be improved.

We love Boston and San Francisco and the extra time we had to explore at leisure. The view from our room at Moana Surfrider on Waikiki


2011: Lyndal, Ross & Ethan, Newtown, Vic. Australia. Trip - France & Singapore.

Cindy was very thorough in preparing our winter vacation in France and all went according to plan. We loved Paris in winter and look forward to visiting again in springtime. We highly recommend Cindy’s expertise to anyone wanting quality travel advice. Thank you for the lovely surprise on our anniversary dinner at Raffles in Singapore.


2011: Lachlan, Curlewis, Australia. Destination - South Africa, Swaziland & Mozambique.

Cindy assisted me with my travel plans to South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland for my GAP year program and she was very supportive and encouraging, that enabled me to confidently enjoy what was to be a brilliant life experience. Everything was prepared perfectly and the service was very thorough and informative, all paper work explained


2011: Helen & Roger, Curlewis, Australia. Destination - Italy.

Ciao Travel was very responsive to our travel requirements, provided sound travel advice and put together a wonderful Italian experience. We love staying at the villa in Tuscany, it was such a beautiful setting and the cooking course was fun. We joined a Segway Tour in Rome, which was lots of fun, and covered all major sights. We recommend the


2011: Claire, Port Fairy, Australia. Destination - Italy & Ischia.

Ciao Travel’s service was excellent and made travelling on my own in Italy easy and relaxing.

Ciao Travel’s representatives in Naples, Amalfi Coast and Ischia were always available, easy to contact, cheerful and very helpful. The transfer drivers throughout my stay were punctual, friendly, well presented and careful. All the special


2011: Claire & Neville, Bell Park, Australia. Destination - Italy.

We thoroughly enjoyed each and every day of our trip to Italy prepared by Ciao Travel. Thanks to Cindy for the planning and suggestions, we would not change anything other than to stay longer and explore further. Our highlights were staying at the villa in Tuscany, and our tours staying Sorrento and Santa Margherita Ligure. Cindy your local


2011: Nancy, Craig & Rebecca, Belmont, Australia. Destination - UK, Denmark, France & Italy.

What a brilliant trip! Honestly the best holiday we have ever had and all prepared by Ciao Travel. The magnificent views from our rooms in St. Remy, Stresa and our villa in Tuscany were a highlight, breathtaking and magnificent. The late checkout from our Rome hotel was brilliant, enabling us to enjoy another full day. All the hotels throughout