met Val in July of 2004 when I wanted to take a trip to the
Fall Foliage in Atlantic Canada. She matched me with a travel
companion from Nanaimo to avoid the single supplement
This was a wonderful trip. I would recommend this club
to anyone. I am already registered for other trips the
Club is offering.
May I traveled with 16 members of the Club to four Greek Islands
and Athens. It was a wonderful holiday. Everything was well
planned and the accommodations were excellent. Earlier this
year a group visited Cuba. We spent 3 days in Havana &
4 days in Varadero. Great trip, good accommodations& everything
life begins at 60
I will start off by saying something really corny, yet very
true. This travel club has opened up a whole new world for
me. As a retired widow, it was difficult to find friends to
travel with. Those who could afford it, could not get away,
those who had the time, did not have the money. You know the
story. It is much too expensive and lonely to travel alone.
Then I happened to attend a travel meeting and Val gave a
presentation on a South Africa trip. Well, it sounded wonderful,
so I signed up, not knowing who my roommate would be, and
hoping we would be compatible, and especially hoping she would
not be a neat freak! Well, I was delighted on both counts.
We have had three overseas trips together and one road trip
The travel club meets once a month and those who attend discuss
where they would like to go. There is a lot of sharing from
experienced travelers and very interesting presentations from
various travel agencies. We make suggestions on the type of
accommodation we would like and can afford and the things
that would be the most interesting to us, taking into consideration
our physical abilities, etc. etc. Obviously some of us are
not going bungy jumping or snow boarding! Val takes all these
factors into consideration and puts together the best possible
trips for us. We as a group have a great deal of flexibility
in regards to the sights we wish to see. If we are not interested
in seeing 16 dancing snakes, we can omit that part of the
This group is a wonderful opportunity to combine the joys
of travel with the interesting conversation and company of
our group. We also enjoy those who join us from other parts
of the world. Everyone there loves the new experiences and
delights of travel. I look forward to the trip to India in
November and Kenya next spring. There is always something
exciting to anticipate just around the next corner!
Dear Val - will no longer be eligible for your club next month,
as I shall be getting married here in Manila.
Have fun traveling, and bringing joy and happiness to so many
lives. Love and God Bless
Thanks for your personal touch to all our trips. Much appreciated
October 2010 I went on my first Singles Travel trip with Val.
We were away 18 days and had a most enjoyable and educational
trip. Everything was well organized with excellent guides,
drivers, hotels, food and air/boat transportation. Every day
was packed full of activities. I bought a piece of furniture
at X' Ian and appreciated Val's help with bargaining. One
member developed a health issue and needed hospital care and
she received excellent care from Val, the guide and the hospital.
The lady was able to carry on with the rest of the tour after
one day of rest. I am looking forward to my next trip with
Singles Travel and think this company offers very good value
and service to all members.
you so much for all you do which helped make my dream of a
lifetime come true Thank you for all the background work you
do that not all get to see and going that extra mile was very
much appreciated by me
joined the Singles Travel club in order to travel and meet
other people who also like to travel. It was a good decision.
Last fall I traveled to China with the group for 16 days of
fun and adventure. Everything went extremely well from beginning
to end. The trip was well organized, taking us to many historical
and beautiful spots.The group was wonderful to travel with
- fun and friendly, and no luggage was lost - in spite of
8 plane trips! It was the most exciting and adventurous trip
of my life and I can't wait to do more travel with Val.
you for doing a super job in organizing all our travel arrangements
and tours though South Africa. We really enjoyed the trip
& appreciate all you have done to make it a great holiday.
Traveled on 6 trips with the Singles Travel Club & booked
to go on 2 more.
took my first trip with the Singles Travel Club February 2011.
We went to South Africa. It was the trip of my life. We saw
and did what I had expected and more. Val had matched me with
a lady who I didn't know and we got along like sisters. So
much that on our way home we were planning our next trip.
We were twenty-two, eighteen women and four men. I felt safe
with the group and by the end of the trip we were like a big
family. I will be going with the club to Turkey in September
and then France in May 2012. Thanks Val for making my dreams
bouquet to Val of the Singles Travel Club. Thanks for coming
to Nanaimo every month to provide us with fabulous trips.
I look forward to the trips being planned for this year.
in the Nanaimo News.
the trips I have been on have been well organized, very interesting.
I learned lots about the areas I visited, hotels were very
good. I have travelled with different people & have had
no issues with roommates. Joining the Singles Travel Club
is one of the best decisions I have ever made.
would like to thank you for arranging the cruise from Havana
this past week. Everything was good. I enjoyed our 2 days
at the beach resort also - our accommodations there were really
good - quiet and very clean. Everything went smoothly - thanks