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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF POSITIVE FEEDBACK
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Please take the time to view our customer feedback throughout our 15 years of leading the sightseeing tour industry.

Thank you so much for the wonderful Stonehenge Inner Circle Tour. Our tour director, David was very informative and quite fun. I want to share a brief story with you: as a high school student, I received a copy of Sir Walter Scott's Lady of the Lake from my teacher with the following inscription: "Someday I will touch the monoliths at Stonehenge for I know Merlin has stored his power there. I hope you can too.." Twenty one years later, your tour company allowed for me to fulfill my dream of touching the stones at Stonehenge. Thank you for this opportunity. I am forever grateful!
Buffy Martin
4th January 2016

Many thanks for the great service and wonderful guide/drivers for our 8 person group from Georgia. We all enjoyed ourselves on the Culture Vulture, Stones and Bones and our special Windsor/ Heathrow transfer. We hope to use your company for a trip to Scotland in the future- all we have to do is recruit the participants! Thanks again for your prompt professional service and very pleasant personnel.
Beth Unger, Madison,Georgia USA
8th January 2016

We will certainly recommend your service because of the wonderful and informative time we spent on this tour.
Sincerely,
Angela Ober
6th January 2016

I went on the "history and mystery" tour on the 10th January and i would just like to congratuate you on an awesome tour. The tour was led by Peter who was an excellent guide. it was fun and informative and i really did enjoy the entire day. Thankyou
Michael Phillips
10th January 2016

Hi there,
just wanted to let you know that i had a fantastic time on the History and Mystery tour last Saturday. Our tour guide, Peter, was entertaining and informative and really made the day fun. Could you please forward this e-mail to him as I would like to thank him personally for a great day out.
Kind regards,
Joanna Hodge, Western Australia
December 2015

Your tours are simply the best! Our Stonehenge special access tour in January 2016 was truly a great experience. I did this tour with you guys about 7 years ago and the new itinereary works well. Keep up the good work!
Peter Kray
10th January 2016

We booked 3 tours with you and want to thank you for a
memorable experience. I have to commend your conductors Helen and Tony.
Both were entertaining and knew their subjects. We booked with you 2 years
ago and came back because of Helen's praise of the Stonehenge Special Access
tour. It was even better than he said.

Thank you all for the wonderful time.

Donald(Maryland USA)
September 2015
Dear Travel Team

The day was quite full, however, I got back home and felt refreshed. The tour was well planned and professionally executed. Dave's eccentric comments often had me smiling and please tell him I say that he did a great job entertaining us and getting us home safely.

Kind regards
Elouise Moolman
December 2015

Kirsty,

If you treat all your customers as well as you have treated us,
Astral should be the ONLY tour company in London by now.
:)

Thanks again!

Donna

Friday, December 10, 2015

Dear Chloe,
Thank you so very much for your attention to our lost camera case. Please share my thanks with the driver also. If it was Pat, who was our driver on our tour, please extend my sincerest thanks for his efforts.
We know we lost it at some point during that day, but all things considered, it could have been worse.
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour, the guide was extremely informative and entertaining as well; we loved his humor. In addition, he was so accommodating to all of us with our return drop-off requests.
We spent 10 days in England and loved every minute of it. We enjoyed your beautiful and historically rich country. We met the most incredibly warm and friendly people.
Thank you Alfie . I appreciate your follow up and getting back to me. I am very happy that we used you as our tour company last Sunday.

Carole - October 2015

My husband and I would like to express our thanks and extreme satisfaction for the tours we participated in while in London. Both were beyond all our expectations.

On August 13th we were scheduled to take the tour that included Glastonbury but due to weather the tour changed and included Salisbury instead. Although disappointed about the change we were not at all disappointed by the trip. Our tour guide for the day, Steven , was outstanding and very personable. The amount of history and knowledge Steven shared with us was incredible which made our day even more enjoyable.

October 2015

On November 15th we were scheduled for the tour of Dover, Canterbury and Leeds Castle. Imagine our surprise and happiness when we found out that Robert would once again be our guide for the day. Robert once again shared an incredible amount of history and knowledge with us and we thoroughly enjoyed this trip also.

Then to our surprise, upon returning home to the States we found that your company had credited us for the difference from the scheduling change from the first tour on the 15th. It is wonderful to do business with a company that is honest.

We cannot give your company and Robert enough praise and be assured we are recommending to everyone we know who may be traveling to London to use your company for tours. We also will use you again when we get the chance to return.

Thank you again for making our vacation so enjoyable
Bill & Cathy Skoda

August 2015

Recently while holidaying in London I went on a Stones and Bones tour. I had
a great day. Paul, the tour guide was very good and full of information. The
small bus was comfortable and being part of a small group was good. The pub
lunch at Woodford was excellent. I will recommend you to everyone I know
who travels to London/UK. Thank you, I'll be back.
Regards
Sue Hill
July 2015

We toured with your company to Warwick, Stratford and Christchurch on May 29th this year. It has almost been 3 months since then and I still feel the need to let you know how much we all enjoyed your excellent tour guide Tim (I can’t remember Tim’s last name).

I have done a lot of traveling and had many tour guides through the years but Tim was far and away the best guide I’ve ever had. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable about all subjects discussed but he was able to connect with the young and the old. Tim seemed to enjoy himself as much as the rest of us!

Please pass this compliment along to Tim.

I’m sure we will be back in London and use your tour services again and I hope that Tim will still be with you as we will certainly request him as our guide.

Sincerely,

Kevin McKinney
May 2015

Alison:

Thanks so much for your email. We have absolutely no objections to your
posting our email on your website.

We hope to see you next year! Thanks again for a wonderful, unforgettable
tour.

Sandy and Tom
June 2015


Name : Ann A. Huse
Email :
Message : I just wanted to thank you for the excellent "Mystery Tour"
I took with Ken from Yorkshire on July 27. David was adept at giving us
colorful but accurate background information ahead of time and then letting
us experience the site for ourselves. The tour was so well planned,
especially since it allowed us to get to Stonehenge before the big coaches
arrived--and the smaller vans allowed us to see sights along the way, such
as Silbury Hill and Marlborough. Our tour of Avebury was the highlight for
me since this ruin isn't hyped as much as Stonehenge but is larger and in a
beautiful natural setting. I only wish you offered the tour of Ham House and
York House as a regular option. Thanks again, Ann from Brooklyn

Dr. Ann A. Huse
Assistant Professor
City University of New York
July 2015

Alison:

Thanks so much for your email. We have absolutely no objections to your
posting our email on your website.

We hope to see you next year! Thanks again for a wonderful, unforgettable
tour.

Sandy and Tom
June 2015

> > While in London, we took your Special Access Stonehenge Tour. It was
> > fantastic and our guide Ken was terrific. Ken provided the perfect
> > blend
> > of fascinating information, witty sense of humor, and amusing anecdotes.
> > He
> > made sure that the entire tour went smoothly, allowing time for some
quick
> > shopping and great photo opportunities. I highly recommend your tours
> > andKen. My family considers our Stonehenge tour to be the highlight of
our
> > trip! Thanks again.

Randy Williamson, Redmond, WA, USA
June 2015
> >

> > Message : Greetings, We recently returned from a trip to the
U.K.
> > While in London, we took your Special Access Stonehenge Tour. It was
> > fantastic and our guide Phil was terrific. Phil provided the perfect
> > blend
> > of fascinating information, witty sense of humor, and amusing anecdotes.
> > He
> > made sure that the entire tour went smoothly, allowing time for some
quick
> > shopping and great photo opportunities. I highly recommend Ayour company
> > and
> > Andy. My family considers our Stonehenge tour to be the highlight of
our
> > trip! Thanks again.
Randy Williamson, Redmond, WA, USA
> >
> >

Just wanted to thank you for making our tours on April 17
and 19 such a wonderful adventure. Please be assured the next time I visit
England, I will use your services. Our guides were outstanding and very
knowledgeable. Thank you.

My wife and I really appreciated the service you gave us and we hope this video will help you reach more clients like us. Billie and Gaines 2015- Watch a video of our Stone and Bones Tour - Click here

Travel Editor of LA Splash Magazine wrote this article on her recent tour with us - Please click on this link to see the full review- Barbara Keer - August 2015

Dear Alison,
I just wanted to let you know I had a terrific time Saturday! The tour was a great experience that I enjoyed tremendously. Nick was fun, patient and very knowledgeable. I only wish the weather had been a bit warmer. At one point, I thought I would wind up staying on as one of the stones!!

If I am ever lucky enough to get back to the UK, I'll be in touch. Your country is lovely and I would be remiss to not explore more of it if I get the chance.
Thank you for all your help!
Cheers!
Nancy, Abbot Park, IL
20th March 2015

We took the stonehenge and bath tour last thursday. it was outstanding,
and our driver (chris) was excellent. thanks very much,
Steven Lubet
19th March 2015

Thank you Alison. I ended up doing the Stones & Bones Tour today w/Trev.
It was excellent and I would highly recommend it!
April Codair
17th March 2015

Hi Alison:
Just a quick note to say thanks for the help in organising the trip to Stonehenge and the other stops in between (Avebury, Old Sarum).
Both Derek and Nick were fantastic and I'd like to pass along that feedback from everyone in the family.
Jim was especially great with the kids and they walked away from that trip with far more than I expected them to.
Again, thanks for your help and I'll certainly let others know thatyour organisation was a great one to work with.
Regards,
Musharaf

Alison, just to thank for a thoroughly delightful tour. Allan was wonderful and we were so glad to be able to get on the Culture Vulture Tour on Saturday, February 18. Weather could have been better but must admit that the fog added a certain something to the ambiance.
Thanks, Sharon
7th March 2015

Hello there
My friend, Laura, and I went on the Stones and Bones Tour on Saturday and we
loved it! We booked the tour because we wanted to visit Stonehenge but we
were really surprised and delighted by the other sites on our trip. Our
tour guide, Nick,, was great. He had loads of information and had a lovely
approachable and helpful personality.
All the best
Ciara Flanagan
27th Ferbaury 2015

Just wanted to e-mail you to tell you that our above mentioned tour with your company was FANTASTIC!!! Allen ( I hope I spelled his name correctly!) was our driver & tour guide and was so knowledgable and interesting in our tour of Canterbury, Chilhem & beautiful Leeds Castle - and he had a wonderful personality too!! We really didn't want the day to end!! We had to cut our trip to England short, as we had a death in the family and had to come home. We really were thinking of your trip to the Cotswalds if we hadn't had to return home. Oh well, I will return & hopefully your tour will still be there. Please relate this back to Allen & tell him we really had a great time - hope he remembers us! Thank you again!
Sincerely,Mary Xander, Dennis Xander and Terry Lee
22nd February 2015


Thanks very much for your attention to my emails. Have just printed my confirmation for my tour and am looking forward to the day trip. If the tour is as pleasant as your email assistance it should be a great day out.
Regards,
Suzanne Szecsodi

Thank you for your confirmation. I used Astral travels when I was in London in 2000 and went on the Arthur's tour with Nick as our guide. I had such a wonderful experience so when I return to London this year and had an extra day, you were the ONLY place to call for my day trip.
See you when I get there!!!
Jennifer Lee
31st January 2015

Just wanted to say I had a great time on December 17th when I did the Stones
& Bones Tour. Our Tour Guide, was very informative and wonderfully
kind. I found out so much information (which I love). I would go on
another Tour with youl anytime. I have some friends going to
London in February and have recommended that they contact you to do a Tour.
Love and hugs,
Wendy Flynn
26th January 2015

Dear S-J,
Just returned to the U.S. from our trip and had to let you know how much all of us enjoyed our tours with you. Nick, our tour guide both days, was a complete delight! Both our teens said they learned more from him on the tours than in four years of high school! Go figure! For the rest of our trip (we then traveled to France), our mantra was "I wish David was here to tell us about this...". I am serious! Thanks again for the great tours and for being so accommodating. I would highly reccommend your company and we
will definately take another tour with you when we return to the U.K.
Sincerely, Mary deGirolmo
24th January 2015

Dear Becky
We were very gratefull of your courtesy email because it showed care about us. We were looking for a tour visiting Stonehenge, Bath and Avebury; because no one offers that, we happily will visit (and touch the stones) twice Stonehenge.
With my best regards
Jose Ernesto Marquina
20th January 2015

Hi S-J,
Thanks very much for the info, its been very helpful. I think we'll make the call on going to Rosslyn the day of the trip, but at least now we now its possible to do.
Thanks also for noticing the reduced fare for April! I will be in contact if we decide on another tour when we get to London. We had great service from Welcome2Britianl on our London trip last year as well, from booking right through to the tours themselves, and we appreciate all your help very much.
Karen Cooper
21st January 2015

We just returned from our trip to London, and wanted to contact you and tell you that out of four tours, our best experience was with your tour guide, Nick. He was our first tour guide, and set a standard that the others just couldn't live up to. (We also toured with British Shrinkers and Evans Evans.) We don't know Nick's last name, but he is planning on purchasing a canal boat for a residence. Nick was very organized, and was friendly and very knowledgeable. He was able to add so many interesting insights to the things that we saw.
I am a high school teacher in the U.S., and I was impressed by the fact that David answered all of our questions about everything, whether profound or rather stupid. We found ourselves comparing every other guide to him throughout the entire trip.
We will defintely be recommending youto everyone we know, thanks to our good experience with David. He really is an asset to your company.
April Czerepak
Barbara Hoffman
19th January 2015

Hello,
Just wanted to write and tell you how much I enjoyed my trip, Stones and Bones, with Peter. He was very friendly and knowledgeable and made everyone feel welcome. He was also very caring and sensitive to the passengers and their personal needs.
I also wanted to mention that I personally would have liked the tour to have less time at the Cathedral, and more time at Old Sarum and Stonehenge. Old Sarum was amazing, but we didn't have much time to walk around and explore.
Thanks again,
Siobhan Houston
Boulder, Colorado
14th January 2015

Dear Ladies and/or Gentlemen
On Monday, January 2, 2006, we had the opportunity of touring Stonhenge (special access tour) with David serving as our guide. Just to let you know he is a well-informed, personable and engaging individual who is a credit to your organization. Everyone I spoke to really enjoyed having him as our guide.

I just wanted to drop a note about the Magical Tour my wife and I were on a week or so ago. It was great, as was Nick,, the guide. I had actually gotten sick during the tour, and he was very helpful. It was and is much appreciated.
Could you also do me a favor and pass my email on to Nick--I would like to thank him personally.
Regards
Michael Mirabito
17th January 2016

I don't remember the drivers name, but he was getting married and moving...I think to New Zealand. Both drivers were great....We all got acquainted in the henges. Both were very knowledgeable, respectful of the site and entertaining;
Please feel free to share my comments.
Thanks for a wonderful tour;
C harlotte Stanbery - September 2014

Hello,
Just a quick note to let Astral Travels know that we really enjoyed the Stones & Bones tour, which we took on Sep.4. The guide (Peter, I think was his name), was very entertaining & informative. The pub lunch was also a tasty addition to the tour. Thanks for a great time! The service was great, from the call to your reservations office to the actual tour.
Jonelle & Dave, Toronto Canada
September 2016

Just wanted to let you know how much I loved the tour.

I just recommended you to my oncologist and his fiancée...they will be coming over within the month. Hope they have as wonderful a time as I did.
Char - September 2015

On Monday, 5 September, I was part of your tour to Lacock, Bath, and Stonehenge. I wanted to write and mention that this was a wonderful tour and that it was greatly enhanced by Nick, our guide. He provided a great deal of interesting information, extended extra effort to make us comfortable and happy, and was very friendly. Peter and the tour members quickly became like a group of friends having a fun and interesting day trip. I'm very pleased I chose your company for my one tour while in London and am grateful that Nick was the guide.
Best regards
Robert Krikorian - September 2014

Many thanks for all the help - it has been a great help to me and I don't
think I would have gotten close to any of this without it. Also, just to let you know, I have passed your contact details and web site over to the Travel Agent here who has organized my flights. I have found your service to be fantastic and wanted to let other know about your company.
See you in about 2 week or so,
Thanks again,
Dean - September 2014

Hi Guys!
Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know that we enjoyed our day tour to Bath and Stonehenge on Monday August 29th. Our tour guide was great and offered us more than the standard package! We appreciated his knowledge and his flexibility.
Thanks again,
Emma Maguire and Ronnie Oliver - August 2014

Hello. I went on the Friday, 19 August, All Access StoneHenge tour. Chris was the guide. It was a fantastic trip; When I was taking on one the pics of Stonehenge and the sunset, he walked across and it came out well. Please forward this pic to Chris and tell him thank you, again. All my Stonehenge pics are on Snapfish (you are welcome to view them from this link)...they are amazing...the sunset was spectacular!
All the best. --
Stephanie Bavaro - August 2014

We had a wonderful tour with Nick on Sunday, the Stones and Bones tour. Very informative and education, as well as amusing. Thanks so much!
Gerald Moulds - August 2014

Thanks so much for being such an easy company to work with. Looking forward to the tour.
Susan - August 2011

Hi!
I went on the 'Stones and Bones' tour with 3 fellow Australians on the 12th of August 2005. I had a great time and the tour guide was fantastic. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.
Genevieve Edgell - August 2014

Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the rock 'n roll tour. We had a lot of fun and our guide was excellent! You always does a very nice job.
Debra Singleton - August 2014

Just wanted to tell you that we enjoyed the bones & stones tour very much, I have already recommended you to friends and colleagues, and this is not my last tour with Astral Travels!
Hilde Flakk, Norway - August 2014

Hi! The driver was David.
You certainly may use my comments on your website. And you may add these
as well: I've traveled extensively to several countries and taken many
tours, and I've found your company's tours to be the best planned and
best guided of all. Your driver/guides are very friendly, knowledgeable,
and humorous. And they will always try to accomodate a special request
if they can. For instance, David took us on a route to Avebury where he
knew there was a crop circle because someone had asked to see one. The
variety of places that you go to and the different combinations of
attractions give tourists a wonderful flavor of England. And the
door-to-door pick-up and delivery of your guests is an extra treat,
providing safety and saving wear and tear on a tired traveler's feet. I
highly recomend you to everyone I know and will not hesitate to book you
on my next trip to your lovely land.
With much appreciation,
Karen Valentine - August 2014

Just wanted to tell you how much my granddaughter and I enjoyed our two tours with you, we had the Paris day trip on July 20th and the Stones and Bones tour on the 22nd. Had a simply marvellous time on both days, our guides were interesting, informative and fun. Thanks so much for the extra steps you took to make sure we hade a good time both days.
Sincerely
Margaret Wallace - August 2014

We're back home from our vacation in England and wanted to drop you a quick thank you. Our Stones and Bones tour was fabulous and much of the credit goes to our guide, Peter. He is incredible and made our day a "wow"! He entertained us with interesting facts and stories about the places we were visiting and made us laugh with his accompanying music selections. Yes, we loved the music! Thanks for a wonderful day that we won't forget....................
Kathy and Allison - August 2014


Sorry it took so long for me to write, but I just wanted to let you know how wonderful our tour was. The tour took place on the morning of the London bombings, July 7. Our driver, David, with Astral Travels, was absolutely terrific. He let us know of the bombings right after we got out of Stonehenge. Naturally, we were all very upset and nervous. David kept us informed, but never panicked anyone. He went on with the tour with humor and a very professional manner. He even let some of us use his cell to call
home to the States and let everyone know we were ok because we couldn't find a phone that would accept our phone card where we were touring. We were very lucky
to have him as our guide.

So few times people acknowledge other people for the special things they do. Please pass this information on to them so they may thank David for uspersonally.
Thank you.
Lin Lyon (group of very grateful 9 people) - July 2015


To whom it may concern:
On July 14, 2015 I was on the stones and bones tour with Peter. It was an excellent tour and we all felt like he did a wonderful job. His wealth of knowledge kept us interested all day. My 3 other American friends and I just wanted you to know that we felt like we had the best guide available! Thanks again.
Linda Lee - July 2015

A group of fellow Girl Scouts and I enjoyed your Stonehenge tour about a year ago. We just wanted to send a belated thank-you for the wonderful time shared. Thanks to Graham, who was patient and friendly with the girls. I know they enjoyed his humor and charm.
It would mean a lot to the girls to hear back from him or someone about working with Astro. Thanks again!
Sincerely,
Laura - July 2014

Dear Sasha and Kirsty,
Thank you very much for your attention to every client, your understanding and your skill to solve problems in each particular non-standard situation.
Despite all force-major circumstances we had at last our ?Magical Tour¦ on 21st of July. And it was really magical.
We had a wonderful guide who knows how to make the tour interesting and informative simultaneously, and as a result - unforgettable. It-s very important when you receive your knowledge about the country from the person who really loves it and is proud of it. Due to such people you want to come back some day.
Besides, he-s a real gentleman.
So, it was the last day of our week staying in England, but thanks to you it has left a vivid impression.
I wish good luck to you and prosperity to ?Astral Travels¦.
Many thanks,
Ekaterina Eliseeva - July 2013
Moscow, Russia.

Dear S-J, and/or customer service,

I'm back home after my very busy five day trip to England, and I wanted to tell you that the "Stones and Bones" tour I attended on Tuesday was one of the highlights of my trip.

My sister-in-law and I enjoyed the entire itinerary very much. Although I was mostly looking forward to visiting Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral turned out to be the unexpected jewel of the day.

But I'm saving my highest compliments for our driver and tour guide. Our driver (whose name unfortunately I did not catch) was quite friendly and very professional and kindly went out of his way to get us back to our hotel quickly since we had theatre tickets for the evening. And Andrew, our tour guide, was simply the best guide I've ever encountered on any trip, anywhere. Actually, the term "Tour guide" does not do him justice - Andrew was a wealth of information, and I feel as if I took a mini British history course during the tour. Again, please extend my compliments to both of them.

I will recommend your company to everyone I know planning to visit Great Britain, and I hope to return sometime soon (hopefully with the rest of my family!) to participate in more of your tours. Also, I recommended you to the consierge at our hotel, Marriott Grosvenor House, before I left yesterday morning.

Thank you once again for a terrific day out.
Sincerely,
Mary Ellen Landolfi - July 2005

Absolutely - it was the highlight of our trip along with all the kind and wonderful people we met. I have been making it a point to let people know about your company and your special tour- it's such a great opportunity I'm sure other trips you offer are great too and we will hopefully be back very soon and take another trip!!!
Jim and Ellen Hill - July 2005

Just a quick note to let you know that once again, you have provided a great tour experience. This was the second time I've booked "Stones and Bones" (once for each of my sons visiting me from the United States). I'll be booking again in August when my wife comes over. Great value, and wonderful drivers (Dave this past weekend, and Tony back in March). Have recommended you several times, and all have been equally impressed. Thanks
Again,
Jim McMahon - July 2005

Hallo
Your more than welcome to use it for anything you like! It was a great day and we would be happy to put our names to it. Few people realise what a treat and unusual day it is to actually go into the middle of the stone circle we consider ourselves very fortunate. So please use this a a testimomonial and i will endevour to not only tell evrryone about the tour but that the testimonials are real too!!!!!
Much regards
Emma Nova
Xox July 2005

Hello again,

I have no objection to your adding my comments to your testimonials.I took your Stones and Bones Tour on May 15th, Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed the tour and have recommended it to others. I liked the unrestricted and informal atmosphere of the tour, the guide's (Tony's) treatment of us. There was a friendly and spontaneous atmosphere created by Tony. The information he provided us with was not overwhelming and our questions were answered. I found the size of the bus and number of passengers far superior to the giant tour buses that are generally offered. I especially liked the walk up in a hill in the beautiful countryside and seeing the crop circles.I just wish you would have gone to the Cotswolds, as well!
Steve and Cathy Smith - July 2005

We had a wonderful tour with you on Saturday 23rd - it was wonderful - me,my husband and best friend all went and it was the best day - made even better by our driver TONY who was a very informative and kind host - he made our day.
Thanks again
Emma novashinski - July 2005

On Easter Monday, we took the Stones & Bones tour. It was perfect from the time I booked via the Internet until Tony, our courteous, informative, and humorous driver/guide, brought us back to London. I will tell my friends about your excellent tours and will definitely plan to take another tour next time we are in London. Thank you for an excellent experience from start to finish.
Sue Sayles, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

We just wanted to let you know that all four of us in our party were thrilled with our inner circle tour of Stonehenge. Our tour guide, David, did an excellent job.
Thanks to him, the tour lived up to the anticipation. We will be recommending Astral Travel, and David in particular, to anyone who will listen! And we will not hesitate to book with Astral Travels again ourselves.
Thank you for a job well done.
Jim and Kate Schroeck - July 2005

Hello there,

I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you for fantastic stonhenge inner circle tour that i went on last thursday. the itinery of the tour was excellent, the places we visited were breathtaking, and we found the guide very informative, amusing and his encyclopaedic knowledge of the area and it's history was very impressive and complimeted the tour very well. Also, the tour was made extra special as i proposed to my girlfriend (now fiance!) while we were at stonehenge, and cant thank you enough for making the day truly memorable!
Thanks again and i look forward to joining you on another tour (Honeymoon possibly?? :-)
Carl Marsden - June 2005

This past monday 14-03-2005, Tony was our driver and he was so much fun, very entertaining. Really enjoyed it.
Louise Parker
Pam Mcginley - March 2005

Thanks for your confirmation of my day tour. This will be the third day tour I have booked with your Company and when I knew I was going to be back in London, I naturally looked up to see what you had. I am delighted that you added the Pilgrims Progress Tour. It was not available in 2000 and 2001 when I was last in London.David was my driver both times and I found him to be wonderfully informative and helpful.
Betty Hellmers - July 2005

Both of the tours we took were fantastic. I come to England 2-3 times each year and, in the past, have taken tours with other companies. However, Astral Travels was better than any of the others. I like the size of your tours, the different and interesting place you go, and your excellent guides. David was particularly knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I’ll definitely try to take the Glastonbury tour again.
Mike - Florida - July 2005

I can't say enough about our 4/2 tour to Stonehege/Lacock/Bath. The driver guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. We were very pleased with the service your company gave us regarding the necessary cancellation of the Pilgrims Progress on Tuesday 3/29. We will be sure to mention our raving review on the travel sites and to all of our friends. Thank you, Nick, for your great customer service.
Best Regards,
Robert, Victoria, and Jaime Bloxom - June 2005

Wow! Thanks so much, Kirsty, for your understanding and help. Now I truly understand why your company was so highly touted and I am very glad I chose you. I am out of the hospital now and having a follow up tomorrow so will then have an idea of when I can travel. We will try to avoid peak travel times and will contact you again as soon as I can make hotel and air reservations. Thank you again, for your kind and generous assistance with this problem.
Sincerely,
Mary deGirolamo - June 2005

Hello! We enjoyed a great tour with you to Stonehenge and Bath. David was our tour guide and we promised to send him a picture. Now it is almost a year. I would like to send him a good picture of him. Can I send it through you? If so, at which address would be best? Also, could you give me David's last name.
Thank you.
Mary Yaeger - June 2005

Good Morning or should I say Good Afternoon. Well I am back in the states feeling very refreshed from my wonderful vacation in London. Everything was amazing!!!
I just wanted to say thank you for all your help and tell you that our drivers to and from the airport and for the tour on Friday were absolutely delightful. Gibby, Sean were just so nice. They were very pleasant and full of information for us to take in. I couldn't have picked a better place to organize our transportation. I have your contact info and will be spreading the word how wonderful 21st Century Travel (U.K) Ltd is.
I hoping to get back to London very soon so don't forget me! ha ha ha
I wish you well
Danielle D'Amato - June 2005

My friend and I went on the Bones and Stones tour with our tour guide Tony. Tony was GREAT!! It was a raining day so it could have been very disappointing but Tony made sure we had a great time. I would recommend Tony to anyone I know.
Thank you for the great time.
June 2005

just back from our trip to london and the english countryside. the highlight of our stay was the tour out to bath and the stones with the guide david. our tour left london on sun. morning apr. 17th....we saw so much and had sucha good time. thank you again david for making our trip so wonderful. should have gone with your tour company out to the cotswolds as the train schedule ended up not allowing us to go ourselves out to morten-on-marsh...and we missed the cotswolds all together...very disappointing....sigh. next time we will book a few tours with your company...thank you again.
June 2005

Just a note to thank you for helping to organise what was a very successful tour with Peter Goddard on Saturday morning. Everything went like clockwork and Mr. Goddard was an excellent guide. Our in-laws were very happy with being able to see London from the comfort of an Astral coach.
Best regards,
Deborah S. Deane - June 2005

Becky
Want to tell you the tour yesterday was a highlight of our trip to England. The guide was great !!! I will be recommending it to others.
LaDonna M. Cleveland
Sales Specialist - June 2005

just back from our trip to london and the english countryside. the highlight of our stay was the tour out to bath and the stones with the guide david. our tour left london on sun. morning apr. 17th....we saw so much and had sucha good time. thank you again david for making our trip so wonderful. should have gone with your tour company out to the cotswolds as the train schedule ended up not allowing us to go ourselves out to morten-on-marsh...and we missed the cotswolds all together...very disappointing....sigh. next time we will book a few tours with your company...thank you again.
Kim Williams- June 2005

Hello there,I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you for fantastic stonhenge inner circle tour that i went on last thursday. the itinery of the tour was excellent, the places we visited were breathtaking, and we found the guide very informative, amusing and his encyclopaedic knowledge of the area and it's history was very impressive and complimeted the tour very well. Also, the tour was made extra special as i proposed to my girlfriend (now fiance!) while we were at stonehenge, and cant thank you enough for making the day truly memorable!Thanks again and i look forward to joining you on another tour (Honeymoon possibly?? :-)
Carl Marsden - May 2005

Hi-ya

Just a quick note to say a great big thank you and to let you know what a fantastic time we had on your tour! Everything was perfectly organised and we were made to feel special the whole time. The tour guide was a joy - he was really enthusiastic and totally knew his stuff and your booking staff were really friendly and helpful. It was a perfect day and we've already started planning a return trip.
Again, many thanks!!
Rachel - June 2005

hello, we are now home from our trip to London. We, my daughter and I, really liked our tour with your company. Our guide was very good and talked about tha sites we went to in a very interesting way. Thank you for a good memory.
kind regards PIA from Sweden. June 2005

My son and I took the Stonehenge special access tour on June 2. Just wanted you to know it was the highlight of my son's trip. Tony was an excellent guide - well informed, funny, oh and a good driver! Tony made the tour that much more exciting. He recommended a book of photographs about Stonehenge which I bought in Avesbury and my son has been pouring over ever since. Thanks for a great experience,
Sincerely,
Jeanne - May 2005

My wife and I had a wonderful time on our tour (June 5th) to Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral and the other sites we visited that day. Graham was a superb host - very knowledgable, great sense of humor, and most considerate. Thanks again. We've recommended the experience to others traveling to London.
Regards,
Steve and Cathy Smith - May 2005

I just wanted to send a note expressing how much our group of 11 enjoyed our Astrals custom tour of Harry Potter Higlights, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Warwick Castle on June 5, 2005. Our guide -- Stan Medland -- and driver -- Trevor -- were excellent and hospitable travel companions.
Sincerely,The Armbrister Family - May 2005

On May 26, my wife and I did your tour of Stonehenge, Avesbury, Sarum Castle and Salisbury. We very much enjoyed the tour and especially the great guide. His name was David. He was very knowledgeable about everything associated with the tour and his great personality and professional manor added greatly to the success of the tour. We will be happy to recommend Astral Travels to our friends, especially if David is their tour guide.
Larry and Rena Freimuth - May 2005
dear Sasha and Kirsty,
Thank you very much for your attention to every client, your understanding and your skill to solve problems in each particular non-standard situation. Despite all force-major circumstances we had at last our ?Magical Tour│ on 21st of July. And it was really magical. We had a wonderful guide who knows how to make the tour interesting and
informative simultaneously, and as a result - unforgettable. It-s very important when you receive your knowledge about the country from the person who really loves it and is proud of it. Due to such people you want to come back some day.
Besides, he-s a real gentleman. So, it was the last day of our week staying in England, but thanks to you it has left a vivid impression.
I wish good luck to you and prosperity to ?Astral Travels│.
Many thanks, May 2005

Dera Sasha
Thank you for helping me connect with Mike. Once again you and your tour company has come through for me. Thank you for making my trip to England a treasured memory...and a special thanks to Graham and David.
Kindest regards
Charlene May 2005

Hello,
I took your Stones and Bones Tour on May 15th, Sunday and would very much like to know the name of the Pub we had lunch at.
I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and have recommended it to others. I also took a tour to the Cotswolds through Evan Evans (?) but it was FAR from being as good as yours...
Thank you for your assistance with the above.
Sara - May 2005

I just went to your website and see that you DO go to the Cotswolds.I guess I just wasn't sure which was the best way to go when planning my
trip I thought I would try a couple of different companies. Not having
any previous experience with any Tours before, I did not know how the
big buses were run...never again! Always Astral Travel!
May 2005

Hi Sasha:
Yes - it is fine to share my email address with Charlene.
By the way, I was VERY impressed with my tours - both were excellent and exceeded my expectations. David, the tour guide for 1 May, was outstanding and very knowledgeable. I have already picked up a few of the books he recommended.
If/when I return to England, I would be interested in participating in other AstralTravels tours.
Thanks,
Michael Loftus - May 2005

Hi-ya

It's absolutely fine to quote me as I've been telling absolutely everyone I meet, including random strangers on the bus how fantastic you all were!

Our tour guide on the day was Graham and yes he was pretty darn fantastic - although thats not to say Tony wasn't great too, he certainly kept my bucks fizz nicely topped up!!

I was actually celebrating my 25th birthday on the day and it all ran so smoothly it was just perfect!

Many thanks again, Rachel May 2005

Name : Helen Usher
Email : irishfu@msn.com
Message : I had the best tour with David on the Stones and Bones Day Tour on May 19, 2005. I like the fact that there were only 16 people and the bus was comfortable. The best part of the tour was David who made it such fun and was very informative. I shall recommend your company to anyone traveling to London and the next time I'm there I already have my tours picked out that I want to take. So again thanks for makeing my London stay so memorable.
May 2005 Ekaterina Eliseeva.
Moscow, Russia. -

Becky,
I just wanted to thank your company for a most enjoyable tour of Bath and Stone Henge, our guide David did a wonderful job, our small group of 11 was so great!! Recommended your company to some fellow travellers who were looking for something to do!
Can't thank you enough, our family really enjoyed the personal, laid back approach that David took, he gave us great information, and yet we were on our own as well!
Perfect way to spend a day getting to see the english countryside!
Kindest Regards,
The Flick Family -

Just wanted to let you know what a great time we had on the
"Magical Tour" last month. Allen was a marvelous guide
Monique Posa - April 2005

We were on the Stones and Bones tour with Nick It was great! He was very
knowledgeable about everything. I have recommended Astral to a friend who
is planning a trip late this summer. Karin PackardI thank you for your very accurate and gracious attention to our group. If the service you have given us thus far is any reflection of what we will receive from the bus transfer and tour, then I am very pleased and look forward to pleasant travels in London.Regards,
Sylvia - April 2005

Kirsty I have found a hotel and booked it. I have also supplied your company with the details and have rec'd confirmation of this.
I want to say thank you for all your assistance. I have been wanting to travel Europe for twenty years and in just ten days my journey begins. Companies and employees such as yourself are making the planning of this trip easy and exciting.
I very much look forward to the tour and please pass on to your supervisor that it is people like yourself with your exceptional customer service skills that make a company great.
Thank you again.
Sincerely,
Terri Evans
Vancouver Island - March 2005

I wanted to let you know (belatedly) of our wonderful experience with your company’s tours. We took two of the tours last September and were very pleased with the experience. We are now traveling to Ireland, and were wondering if you do business there or could recommend a company that does?
Thank you,
Judy McArdle - March 2005

Thank you so much for your help.It is a little difficult to make these travel arrangements overseas and you really helped me get this tour reserved and I feel so much more confident talking to a real person than through the internet.You followed up so quickly.i can tell already that this tour is going to go well. If your helpfulness and kindness is any indication of how well Astral Travels is run then we will certainly have an enjoyable time. and it is so nice to be picked up right at our hotel.
Thank you again.
Nancy LeKostaj - March 2005

Hello,
I wanted to let Astral Tours know that we recently took the Stones and
Bones tour and had an AWESOME time!My family and I went on Saturday, February 19th, hosted by Tony. Tony
was an incredibly safe driver who told us everything about the places
we visited, as well as about many places on the way. He was pleasant,
funny, and extremely informative.He arrived at our pick-up spot right on time and helped us figure out
where the best place (relative to our hotel - we were in N. Acton where
you do not pick-up) would be to get dropped off and back home.The reservation was easy to place, even just a day in advance, and
everything went off as expected.We would highly recommend Astral Tours to anyone who wants to tour that
Western area outside of London.Please feel free to post my comments where necessary in your marketing
materials, both in print and online if you like. And give Tony a big
pat on the back for us.Best regards,
Victoria & Angelo Schembri - March 2005

We just wanted to let you know that all four of us in our party were thrilled with our inner circle tour of Stonehenge. Our tour guide, Nick, did an excellent job.
Thanks to him, the tour lived up to the anticipation. We will be recommending Astral Travel, and Nick in particular, to anyone who will listen! And we will not hesitate to book with Astral Travels again ourselves.
Thank you for a job well done.
Jim and Kate Schroeck - March 2005

Both of the tours we took were fantastic. I come to England 2-3 times each year and, in the past, have taken tours with other companies. However, Astral Travels was better than any of the others. I like the size of your tours, the different and interesting place you go, and your excellent guides. David was particularly knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I’ll definitely try to take the Glastonbury tour again.
Thank you again for your help.
Arlene Michaud - March 2005

This is a belated message to tell you that my wife and I were hugely
impressed and satisfied by your 'best-in-class' tour company, during our
recent visit to England (Dec. 30-January 10). We enjoyed three of your
wonderfully intimate and highly experiential tours - Stones & Bones; Bards &
Battles and Culture Vulture (Bath, Lacock ,etc) Thankfully there are more
to enjoy on a future visit. Also must tell you that Graham was an
outsanding guide and interpreter, making us feel at home and immersed in
British ancient and 19th-century history on two trips. I will recommend your
company to friends. I found it interesting though, that our hotel,
Harrington Hall, was not either widely aware of or 'selling' your tours - -
which is too bad for the rest of their guests. I work as a cultural tourism
marketer in Canada; your company and staff are superior.
Neil Beaudry, January 31, 2005

I've read many of the comments from other clients and I
just have to add mine. We have visited London several times, but wanted to
get out and see the countryside this time. Are we ever glad we choose the
Bones & Stones tour to Salisbury, Stonehenge, Old Sarum, and Avebury. We
were picked-up right at the front door of our hotel, the mini-van was
comfortable, but best of all the guide (David) was just great. He really
knew his stuff and his delivery was excellent. Although he had done this
tour umpteen times, it seemed like he was seeing everything for the first
time just like his guests. Thanks again for a great experience that my wife
and I still talk about.
Richard Plastow, Sent: 30 January 2005 03:12

did the 'stones & bones' yesterday
thank you very much! it was great - I could not have done the whole thing cheaper myself
it was fun but tell me your secret- how did you order up such fantastic sunny weather? after cold wet ireland , it was glorious!
thanks
dianne, Wednesday, December 08, 2004

> Hi, my husband and I took the STONEHENGE INNER CIRCLE
> SUNRISE tour on Monday 3rd January 2005. I just wanted
> to say what a wonderful experience we both had and
> would recommend it to everyone. The tour guide was
> fantastic and so informative and to be able to go up
> to the stones without the presence of hundreds of
> tourists was a valuable and unique experience. Thank
> you so much for this opportunity, Tracey and Nicolas> Just a quick note to let you know how much we enjoyed our tour today. It
> significantly exceeded our expectations. Stonehenge at sunrise was
> beautiful; the rest of the tour was lovely.
>
> Robert was the best tour guide any of us could remember having; we
> especially appreciate him arranging for the rainbow to appear at
> Stonehenge at sunrise (*grin*) and a wonderful pub lunch.
>
> I have attached two quick rough pictures; more later after we get home
> and have time to go through them and a broadband connection to send them
> to you. We have several we thought you and Robert might both appreciate;
> the rainbow at Stonehenge comes to mind.
>
> Thanks again for all your work.
>
> Sincerely,
> Stephen D. Poe
> Flattes, Boston MA USA., Thursday, January 13, 2005

We were on the Astral Travelk tour to Stonehennge and Bath yesterday
and want to thank Graham for hiswonderful tour we think he is a great
tour guide and whatever u pay him, we think he deserves more more
more!

From Queenie David and Quinlan - 16 December 2004

>> Dear S-J and others at Astral Travels,
>>
>> I took part in the Stones and Bones tour on Sunday, September 24. David
>> was
>> our tour guide.
>>
>> I had such a wonderful time. You were so extraordinarily helpful in
>> getting
>> me signed up for this tour. You gave me so much personal attention,
>> which
>> appears to be how you run your company.
>>
>> The pick-up and drop off were convenient. The tour itself was more than
>> I
>> could have hoped for (except for the driving rain!). I thought I was
>> only
>> interested in Stonehenge, but the other sites were so interesting. I
>> loved
>> everything! I want to go back and see everything again. Lunch was good
>> and
>> the other people on the tour were very nice and we enjoyed visiting.
>>
>> I don't know about your other tour guides, but one of the best things
>> about
>> the tour was David, our tour guide. He was delightful. He was so
>> entertaining and knew so much. I learned so much about London and other
>> areas we passed along the way because of all the information he shared
>> with
>> us. He went far beyond what I could have hoped for and my day would not
>> have been as wonderful without him. I wished I had the titles of the
>> books
>> he mentioned so that I could read more about the sites I saw. I used
>> every
>> scrap of paper I had with me to take notes on the extra information he
>> gave
>> us.
>>
>> I told David he gave me one of the best days of my life (although he did
>> have to keep dragging me away from different sites so the tour could
>> continue!). I would go anywhere (well at least on tours with your
>> company)
>> with David. Although I lavished sincere praise on him, I thought you
>> should
>> be the people I tell about what a treasure he was. Please give him my
>> regards and best wishes.
>>
>> If I am ever back in England I will certainly be checking into your tours
>> again (and hoping David will be directing the tour).
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>>
>> Sheelah Anderson
>> Louisville, Kentucky U.S.A. - Monday, December 06, 2004 10:04 AM

Thanks very much, Kirsty!As I stated in my first email, I very much enjoyed the
Astral Travels approach: small groups, vans, etc. I
often fly to London at weekends, and will certainly
avail myself of some of your other tours. It was very
good value for money, and I will also recommend them
to my friends here. Thanks again.

Daniel Soulia, Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Dear Kirsty:My friend Deborah and I recently took two of your trips during our stay in
London: The Stonehenge special access trip on 28 September, and the
Bath/Cotswolds trip on 30 September. I wanted to write to you and let you
know how much we enjoyed both of these experiences.We signed up for the Stonehenge trip last February and had been looking
forward to it since then. Having a chance to actually get up to the stones
at Stonehenge was a fabulous, once in a lifetime, magical experience.
Robert was our guide, and we found him to be knowledgeable about both
Stonehenge and Avesbury. He was very pleasant, and made the tour very
enjoyable.Thank you for making our trip truly memorable. And please pass along our
thanks to Robert.Sincerely,

Donna Lewin, Thursday, October 21, 2004

My Father and I had a great time. David did a wonderful job.
Cheers, Tuesday, June 11,

Hello, In early September I joined both the Culture Vulture Tour and the Stones and Bones Tour and just wanted to say thank you for two fantastic trips.I was originally booked in for the Special Access tour but due to problems with London transport I missed it and was most upset. When I rang your office to let you know what had happened I thought I had missed my one chance at seeing Stonehenge as I was due to go home the following night. However, the kind person I spoke to immediately booked me on the Stones and Bones Tour for the next day at no extra cost. I can't thank you enough for doing this for me. I was embarrassed at having missed it (and sorry at not being able to ring ahead of time because I was stuck on a bus). Stonehenge was one of the things I was most looking forward to seeing on my holiday and I'm so thankful that I didn't miss out after all. It turned out to be one of the best days of my tripI had a great time on both tours and if/when I make it back to England one day, I'll be sure to join another tour!

Thanks!
Kylie
13 October 2014

> We had a great time on the tour. It was more than the Stonehenge tour.
> Avebury was lovely .
>
> Marc and Terri Borchardt
>
> P.S. Robert was a great guide!

October 11, 2014

We enjoyed the tour very much. Stonehenge was beautiful after the morning
rain and cold weather when we were in Avebury. Graham was a great tour
guide and he was very entertaining. He was very knowledgeable about all
things in London. I was quite impressed.

Dawn Cimeley

October 11, 2014

Dear Kristy
We will travel with you again. Being in a minibus is much nicer than
a big coach.
Susan

October 09, 2014

Went on your Stonehenge special access tour on September
28. This was the highlight of our 3 weeks in England! David is a courteous
and knowledgeable guide and we were lucky to have him. We have recommended
your tours to others and will certainly book again next time we visit
England. Susan and Joe Heidinger

October 04, 2014

Hello Sarah,

A fabulous experience, one I will never forget. It was magical. Robert was well informed and a pleasure to be with.

I will certainly book a different tour with you when I return to London.

Marsha Brown

Monday, September 20, 2013

Went on your special access evening tour on August 26th with Louise as our guide. We had a great time and would pack and leave tomorrow and do it all again. Thanks Louise, for a great experience. from Archie and Regina Chamberlain Williamsburg, PA USA

Friday, September 17, 2013

DEAR KIRSTY: I JUST WANTED TO WRITE A QUICK NOTE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT MY BROTHER AND HIS WIFE

THOUGHT THIS TRIP TO STONEHENGE WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THEIR TRIP TO LONDON...........

I WILL CONTINUE TO TELL EVERYONE I KNOW THAT IS GOING ANYWHERE NEAR THE U.K. THAT THEY NEED TO CONTACT YOU FOR THIS EXCURSION.............THANKS AGAIN..........MARY BEYER

September 15, 2013

Mary and I

just want to say thank you for a wonderful experience: Dave was excellent in

his very broad knowledge of the area. We will tell many of our friends

about the trip.

Regards,

Will and Mary O'Herron

Tuesday, September 14, 2013

Hi Kirsty!!!

It4s great to be remembered! I just wanted to thank you for the
wonderful offer of pickup right at the hotel- I knew Gloucester Place
was one way but I was hoping you had a nearby pickup point since it4s
close to Marble Arch...

We have recommended Astral to several people who are traveling to
London. There4s no other tour comapny we4d go with! And we4ve been
visiting London once/twice yearly for a LONG time! I think we4ll end
up taking all your tours eventually. You are great!

OK, I will be booking a tour tomorrow...I need to decide for sure
which one this time around.

Thanks again,
Donna

Tuesday, September 1

Thursday's Magical Tour excellent as always! All your guides are outstanding
but Robert's professional commentary, tact and punctuality on the day was
outstanding! Five stars! The writing work reaches completion but I hope it
will not be too much trouble if I have to escape to Glasto for the day again
sometime in the autumn!
Sincere thanks
Sancia

Monday, September 06, 2004

Message : While it has been over three weeks since our return to the
U.S. from London, I can't stop thinking about our experiences in Great
Britain. I want to personally thank everyone at Astral Travels (especially
our tour guide David), for making our time in the London so memorable. All
though we based our decision to book our day adventures in Britain solely on
the recommendation of our pocket guide (Lonely Planet - London Condensed,
ISBN 1-86450-301-7), my wife Heidi and I could not have been more pleased
with the services provided by your organization. For us, the prime motive
in traveling is to gain insight and knowledge about the culture and lives of
others. With David's help and historical expertise, the "Stones & Bones
and Bards & Battles" tours we booked truly provided us with a greater
understanding of the United Kingdom.

Cheers to all and thanks for the memories...

Joe & Heidi Soto

Glendale, CA

Saturday, September

hi! kristy

iam sanjay i went to see bards and battles along with my friend on 4th sept . tour was fantastic , i reallly loved the trip with astral, i look forward to see some other trips with astral in very near future.

with regards

sanjay

Sunday, September 05, 2004

Message : Thanks for a spectacularly GREAT tour- we went on the
Stones and Bones. Our host, David, was very good, very nice and very
knowledgeble. Really GREAT, and when we visit UK again, we will go on one of
you're tours again.

Thanks
(and say hi to David!)

Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Please place this in your testimonials (20 August):

We just wanted to send a BIG thank you to Louise for
being a FANTASTIC tour guide! Magical Day Tour was
everything we expected and more! She was so
informative I am still telling people what a great
tour it was! We will recommend your tour to anyone
traveling to the UK!

-The Couple from Washington, DC

Friday, August 27, 2004

Message : Thank you! Thank you! We spent nine days in London and two
of the best days were spent on Astral tours. We took the Cotswalds, Oxford,
Straford tour with Tony and 'mad' Deb and had a wonderful day! We also
toured Stonehendge behind the scenes with Robert. We are a family of five
and each of us agreed that the Stonehenge visit was the highlight of our
trip! Thank you for the wonderful service and insight. We will urge all
of our friends to share the Astral experience when visiting London.

The Kastan Family, Montvale, New Jersey

Monday, August 23, 2004

Hello,
> I want to thank your company for a great tour and a wonderful day.
Dave
> is a great plus, and ever so well enjoyed!! If and when I get back, I
will
> make another trip arrangement if he is the tour guide. Thanks again for a
> great day!!!!
>
> C.M.Beckendorf

Tuesday, September 28

Hello! I just wanted to let you know that my husband and I
> participated in the "Stonehenge, Touch the Stones" tour on Sept. 9
> with Louise as our driver/guide. It was a FANTASTIC tour, a
> tremendous experience. Louise's knowledge and good humor were a
> delight, the coaches were very comfortable and we learned so much
> (and it was beautiful weather, too). We had no idea how fascinating
> Avebury was (and being uninformed North Americans, had never heard of
> it). The chalk horse and the West Kennett Long Barrow were marvelous
> too.
>
> Our Londoner friends were so impressed with our description that they
> plan to book a tour for themselves sometime soon!
>
> Your company runs a marvelous tour, and we're so glad that there are
> still means to "touch the stones" at Stonehenge.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Karen Kalumuck and Rob Swezey

Friday, September 24,

Aloha,

We returned to Maui on September 15, after visiting in the Midwest for a few days. I wanted to write as you requested, to let you know our reaction to the Inner Circle Stonehenge Tour.

Let me say that when we heard we were going with a group called Astral Travels, our hearts sank!. We had visions of some kind of "outer limits" experience. Indeed that was not the case! We cannot be complimentary enough for the quality of the tour and tour guide. The tour guide's name was Robert, and I think he must have a degree in archeology or some such preparation. He was extremely knowledgible. We appreciated his ability to separate fact from fancy yet clearly impart a respect and almost reverence for the history of the artifacts, and the unknown civilization that constructed the sites visited.

We enjoyed the small group which made the trip more pleasant. Robert also had interesting commentary on some of the areas we traveled through, especially liked the comments on the thatched cottages, and changes in agriculture of the area. We also appreciated his clearly stating that at some times he would not take questions in order to drive safely.

Your directions were quite clear as to how to meet up with the group. We were dropped a short block from our hotel upon return.

We look forward to returning to Great Britain at another time, and to be sure, we will contact your company for further tours.

Thank you so much for enhancing our travel experience. I take the liberty of attaching one of our pictures. It was an interesting experience coming from the "rainbow isle" as we do, to have a wonderful rainbow photo op!

Smiles,

Alice and John Perry

Sunday, September 26, 2004


> Hello, My wife and I would like to express our deepest gratitude to Chris
our tour guide. He was very informitive, funny, and a great host for the
day for out trip to "the inner circle tour" of Stonehenge.
> What an amazing experience. We will reccomend to Astral Travel Tours to
all our friends traveling to London.
>
> Cheers, Kiley and Victoria

Saturday, September 18,


> This tour for filled a dream of a life time. The driver/guide was
> excellent and we both would appreciate him knowing. I will use your
> tours again when next visiting my son. Kindest regards Brenda.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

> This tour for filled a dream of a life time. The driver/guide was
> excellent and we both would appreciate him knowing. I will use your
> tours again when next visiting my son. Kindest regards Brenda.

Many thanks to Graham for an outstanding tour!!!

This was our (myself and 14 y.o. son) first trip to England and we had a spectacular time. Graham was (as we say here) a hoot!! with a great sense of humor as well as knowledge of the area - it was a very enjoyable day. I plan to take my son back to England for his 16th birthday and we will certainly plan on taking another Astral tour.

Thanks again!!

Monday, August 30, 2004

Dear Mr. Kendrick,

We appreciate your candor and your handling of this matter. We will not hesitate to refer Astral Travels to our friends and
family and hope to return to enjoy one of your tours in the future.

Best Regards,
Michael and Victoria Copeland

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

We recently took the Stonehenge Special Access tour with
Chris and I just wanted to thank you for what turned out to be the highlight
of our trip to England. Chris was informative and friendly and surprised us
with a quick side tour to the Saxon Church that was a thrill for us all.
I cannot say enough about your wonderful service. Thank you so much for
making this trip so special for my family. It exceeded our expectations.
Kay Weiderhaft Sunday, August 22, 2004

We would like to take this opportunity to thank your
company for the excellent tour of Stonehenge and Salisbury. This was the
highlight of our trip. Our thanks to Robert and Tony for sharing their
knowledge of the history of your beautiful country. We will recommend your
company to anyone visiting London, and we will certainly utilize you again
on any future visits! Thank you again,
Don and Terri Sherrard
Phoenix, Arizona - Thursday, August 19, 2004Hello,
> We were just standing around thinking about the
> tour we took this June for about the hundredth time.
> We have been led back to the memory of this tour so
> many times, not because of the sites themselves,
> although they were quite beautiful. We think of the
> tour so often because our tour guide, David, was just
> such a fantasticaly exemplary guide with a real knack
> for entertaining his audience. David's style and
> professionalism made us really enjoy our trip and we
> are grateful for having what is truly a memory to last
> a lifetime.
> Thanks again,
> Tim and Destiny Wallis - Friday, August 13, 2004

On our visit to London, we took two of your tours - Stones
and Bones & Bath/cotswalds. Both were outstanding and worth every pound.
Much better than the "big bus" tours. You offer excellent value.
Thursday, May 27, 2004

Sarah,
>
> The trip was very good, first getting to get up close to Stonehenge and
> then allowing a change to the original itinerary. Avebury, Silbury
> Hill, and the crop circles were icing on the cake. Kudos to the
> driver. We just got home yesterday, thus the delay.
>
> Thanks,
> Tom Burns - Thursday, August 12, 2004

Kirsty,I didn't know how to reach the main office or owner of Astral Travels, so I was hoping you could relay my message???This is Becky Sydney. May husband and I just got back to Hawaii (where we live) from an extended vacation in France and England.
I had the TIME OF MY LIFE and must give credit to Astral Travels and especially, the tour guides for the Stonehenge Tour, Tony and David.
We easily booked our tour on-line for Aug. 2 - the Sunrise Stonehenge Tour and had personal assistance, both email and telephone, from Kirsty, who informed us of pick up times and helped us choose a hotel that was convenient. She was very helpful and informative. Although the pick up time was quite early (for our usual night owl standards) - 5:15 am, the Tour Driver was promptly there at 5:15am! We met Tony and was on our way. When we read the description of this tour, we assumed the sunrise would happen AT Stonehenge not while we were driving there. Looking back, I'm glad we weren't at Stonehendge for sunrise, we would have had a 3:30am pick up and I'm not thrilled about that! hee, hee, hee.We stopped for coffee and breakfast at a roadside food court which gave us an opportunity to talk with Tony. I asked him if we would see any crop circles (my true passion) near Stonehenge and he said 'no' that they were the other direction and after Stonehenge, the tour was going to Salisbury. I was very disappointed - since I was informed that we'd probably see some. Watching my excitement deflate, Tony suggested an idea ....that if I could convince everyone on the Tour bus to see Crop Circles, instead of Salisbury, he would try and drive by some for us. With a surge of lightning, I immediately introduced myself to the others on the Tour and asked if they would like to see Crop Circles and perhaps Avebury Henge......they all said YES!, emphatically. Everyone seemed to have an amplified excitement and the group energy was super positive and intrigued.I thank Tony sooooo much for this opportunity!! It was truly, the best experience of the entire trip and has made THE BEST TOP 3 EXPERIENCES OF MY LIFE list. I would like to personally thank the Owner or Office Manager of Astral Travels, who permitted the change of schedule for Tony and us, for his/her flexibility, understanding and pursuit of guest satisfaction. I will recommend your business to everyone!My husband and I would also love to thank David, the other Tour Guide, for his exceptional narrative of Stonehenge, it's history and mystery. He was an excellent orator - very articulate and well informed. He really made us appreciate Stonehenge even more. I can't thank you enough! (obviously :-) We had our "minds blown" to put it bluntly and the experience is etched in our brains forever. Again, special thanks to Tony, for being a safe driver, and guiding us with enthusiasm to view the mysteries of England.Until next time,
Mahalo nui loa (Hawaiian for THANK YOU!)Becky and Paul Sydney - Thursday, August 12, 2004

Tony,
Thank you so much for sending the picture. Patt and I had a delightful time with you on our tour. You knew your business and made the trip fun for all involved. Alex Sott - Thursday, August 12, 2004

Tony,
Thank you so much for the pics. I took some GREAT ones of the stones myself, including one very similar to the one you have of the sun coming right up over the stone. Also, thank you for including the group shot of the champagne toast. Melissa and I are the couple all the way on the left. Please, if you could forward any evening photos of the comet shoots, it would be kindly appreciated. Astral runs a great program and we enjoyed our tour immensely. You and Robert are super people (make sure you send our regards to him) and fun to be around- and that's what counts in life. Enjoy the rest of your summer and bring more champagne next time!!!All the best,Peter Grunwerg
Edison, NJ
USA - Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Dear,This email is in the "better late than never" category.On Saturday, 8 May 2004, I took your "magical" day tour to Stonehenge,
Glastonbury, and Avebury.When I was younger and visited England, I took a number of tours and,
eventually, tired of them. In fact, I had become quite critical and it was
with some trepidation that I signed up for this one...however:1), The minibus was comfortable and the fact that you limit the number of
people per tour is great, 2) the tour went places that I actually I wanted
to go and there were no unwanted stops for shopping, 3) it was well paced
with enough time for a layperson-tourist such as myself to enjoy the sites
without being hurried or being bored.Our driver-guide was David (I'm sure he has a last name but I never found it
out) and his enthusiasm for what he was doing coupled with a very good
knowledge of what we were seeing made this trip one of the best I have taken
in a long time. He was neither ignorant nor cloying and it seemed to me
that he was enjoying the trip almost as much as we were. Also, even though
he drove on the wrong (i.e. left) side of the road, his driving was both
skilled and safe.So thank you for a wonderful day. I will recommend your company to all of my
friends who visit and someday...after this trip is paid for...I hope to come
back and take another tour with you.Sincerely, Joe Lindenfeld
Memphis, TN 38104-5116 - U.S.A. - Wednesday, June 02, 2004

We just got home and I just wanted you to know that we enjoyed the Bards and
Battles tour with Nick. He and Debbie made the tour lively. Wish I could
have gone to Oxford as a student years ago! Especially enjoyed the small
size of the group.
Thanks, Gail Haymovitz
Friday, June 18, 2004We took your special access tour to Stonehenge on July 4. I wanted to tell you how
much we enjoyed it. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and showed great initiative
when we arrived at Stonehenge and the tour had not been booked. We were able
to tour the site, and it was a memorable experience.Having returned home, we discovered that we left a package on the bus. My daughter
had bought a children's book and a book about cats at Salisbury Cathedral gift shop.
We're sure it was left in the overhe compartment near the back where we were seated.
Has it been turned in? If so, can I send you the cost of posting it to us, along with
the cost of your time? They aren't particularly valuable of themselves, but she had
hoped to give them as gifts.Please let me know if this is possible and how much it would cost. I appreciate any
help you can give. Again, thanks again for the great tour. We plan to return to Britain next summer and
want to try some of your other tours.Barbara Halada - Sunday, July 11, 2004

We were very pleased with our Stones & Bones tour on June 30 with David as
our guide. I will pass the word on to any other clients I may have
requesting such a tour. Sandy - Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Hi this is Dean, we took a tour with your company on Friday and i would like to say on behalf of our group that we enjoyed it very much, and we would like you to say thanks to Chris our tour guide as what he told us so much stuff that we thought was amazing to learn about englandagain, i would reccomend this tour to anyone!Thu, 27 May 2004

For the second year in a row, we booked a trip with Astral Travels. We love the small vans, and the personal service. For a second year, we had the pleasure of David as our excellent guide. This year, he took us to Oxford. It was my Birthday, and it was as if we had all of Oxford (with extremely knowledgeable guide, Andy), Stratford and the Cotswolds for my present! Thank you for the fun. We will never go back to those big bus tours.
April and Don Desch from South Carolina. 12-05-04

I wanted to thank your company for a wonderful group of tours you provided to my wife and me during May 2004. Great guides, vechicles were comfortable and clean. Using small tours such as what you provide is the best way to see the U.K. We especially enjoyed the ability to get off the big main highways and travel the countryside. Your small vans made this possible. Best to you in your future business ventures.
Frank J. Loge, Sacramento 09-06-04

On our visit to London, we took two of your tours - Stones
and Bones & Bath/cotswalds. Both were outstanding and worth every pound.
Much better than the "big bus" tours. You offer excellent value.
Richard L Kelley 01 - 06 -04

Astral Travels-
I was a member of a group of nine family members that took the Stones &
Bones tour on May 16 with our wonderful tour guide Nick. We all
enjoyed the tour very much and recommend it very highly. We thought
Nick was the best tour guide we had while we were in England. He was
knowledgeable, entertaining and just plain fun. We also enjoyed our pub
lunch. It was fabulous.
Sincerely,
Carol Aguilera
Sherwood, Oregon U.S.A. 24-05-04

Dear ,On Saturday, 8 May 2004, I took your "magical" day tour to Stonehenge,
Glastonbury, and Avebury.When I was younger and visited England, I took a number of tours and,
eventually, tired of them. In fact, I had become quite critical and it was
with some trepidation that I signed up for this one...however:1), The minibus was comfortable and the fact that you limit the number of
people per tour is great, 2) the tour went places that I actually I wanted
to go and there were no unwanted stops for shopping, 3) it was well paced
with enough time for a layperson-tourist such as myself to enjoy the sites
without being hurried or being bored.Our driver-guide was David (I'm sure he has a last name but I never found it
out) and his enthusiasm for what he was doing coupled with a very good
knowledge of what we were seeing made this trip one of the best I have taken
in a long time. He was neither ignorant nor cloying and it seemed to me
that he was enjoying the trip almost as much as we were. Also, even though
he drove on the wrong (i.e. left) side of the road, his driving was both
skilled and safe.So thank you for a wonderful day. I will recommend your company to all of my
friends who visit and someday...after this trip is paid for...I hope to come
back and take another tour with you.
Sincerely,
Joe Lindenfeld
Memphis,
U.S.A

We took a couple of tours with your company while in London. Both were very pleasant and Robert the guide was very good with the history aspect of the tour. He was very interesting to listen too and made both of the tours very enjoyable.We will recommend your company to anyone traveling to London. England was an interesting place to visit and probably will go back to see more.Thank you for all your help in setting up the tours and keep up the great work.Have a great dayAnita Reid
Carrollton 07-05-04

We would like to thank Louise for such a great time on our trip to Lacock, Stonehenge, and Bath on Wednesday May 26th. She was most informative and helpful. William and Boyd say thanksBer Dane 28 - 05 - 04

Your Cotswolds Connection tour is brilliant!
Mayumi Hayashi, Japan 02-09-03

Your tour was excellent and I'd recommend it to anyone who's planning a trip to London!
Barbara Sugano, Hawaii 02-09-03

Alan was excellent and provided a level of true interest and information that the whole bus appreciated.
Steve Foskett, USA 31-08-03

Chris was a terrific guide. We learned so much and would recommend your company to anyone.
Donna, USA 01-05-03

Just wanted to let you know that the tour was GREAT, WONDERFUL, and MET ALL EXPECTATIONS! People were shocked to hear that we got into the stones at Stonehenge.
Sue, 30-06-03

`I have to say that travelling in a smaller tour group was most enjoyable.
Chuck Fisher,

I loved the tour, our guide was hilarious - he had a very relaxed style with some quirky stories which I enjoyed.
Kelly Girdlestone, 14-06-03

I took the Special Access tour of Stonehenge back in March, and it was the best thing I’ve ever done in my many trips to the UK. With a lot of my colleagues going to England for the first time over the next few months, I gave them only one name for tours: Astral Travels. If you treat them half as nicely as I was treated, they’ll have the memory of a lifetime. Thanks again!
Nick, Chicago 11/11/03

The tour was very professionally done. The van was comfortable, we were on time to everything, and the driver and guide were enthusiastic and informative.
Steve Jaros, USA 16-05-03

The tour was always informative and well-paced as we proceeded from one highlight to the next.
Michael and Natsuko Sakai-Salazar, 21-08-03

I would like you to know our guide on the 'Stones and Bones tour' on August 25th was wonderful! He had a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm about the subject-matter which greatly enhanced our tour.
Kathleen Casey, 05-09-02

We are middle-aged Canadian academics, who were on our first-ever trip to the UK. In our ten days as tourists there, we enjoyed a marvellous array of sights, encounters with people, concerts, theatre, museums, etc. However, at the very top of our list of wonderful experiences was your tour on Sept 4th.
John and Connie, Nova Scotia, Canada, 24-09-03

I just wanted to let Astral Travels know how much we enjoyed our Stonehenge Special Access tour. It was absolutely the best!! The van was on time, clean and airconditioned, and our tour guide Allen extremely friendly and knowledgable. The small group was really the way to go.
Sue Pauls, West Virginia, USA 16-09-03

Thank you for your superb and well-informed guide. I couldn't have such a good experience on my own.
Nishida Miya, Japan, 15-08-02

I just would like to thank you all at Astral Travels for your very original and interesting tours.
Henri Lao, France 21-08-02

The day was beautifully organised from start to finish.
Jana Seely, California USA 28-02-02

One of the most enjoyable times we had in the U.K.
Paul Jagielski, Wisconsin USA 19-06-99

We just wanted to tell you again, "Thank you".
Mark Acres, Indiana USA 09-09-99

We enjoyed every moment of a beautiful day and your company, Astral Travels, is 100%.
LeeAnn Bartolini, California USA 01-06-9

One of the highlights of our stay was the Stones and Bones tour,
John and Dianne Alexander, Ontario 09-10-99

The tour was excellent and a wonderful escape from Central London.
Sue, Shaun, Marisa and Jackie, NYC USA 26-08-98

Thanks again for making our trip to England fun and fascinating!
Leigh and Brent, Utah USA, 18-06-98

It has been a pleasure dealing with your company.
Linda Schultz, 16-08-99

From the friendly and courteous person who took the reservations, to picking us up at the hotel and on to the tour, all I can say is "You've got it together!"
Lucinda Headrick, GA USA 13-12-00

You have a professional staff to feel proud of.
Robyn and Ellen Hansen, NY USA 04-02-00

We were really happy at being in a small group rather than a full-sized bus, and the preliminary stops were a wonderful lead-in to Stonehenge itself. And, or course, being able to get so close to the stones was a special experience we will never forget.
Angie and David Boyter, 28-07-03

My mother, Keiko Karat, and sister, Mary Igarashi said the tour guide was wonderful, informative providing them with not only info on the historical sights but also on the culture and goings on in London.
I wish also to comment on the good value of your tour as I searched the web for such a comprehensive, all-round experience.
I could not have asked for better and feel as if I could not have put them in better hands on their day out.
Frances Petrovic, 21-08-03

I was on the 7th August Special Access tour with David and learned so much from him. He also made sure that every one in our group of 11 was having a good time. I never felt rushed at any of the sites we visited. While there was 'group time' where David gave us history and explanations, we also had time to wander around. David was very helpful in answering any questions we had and also offered suggestions for the rest of my stay in London.
I took this tour on the very first day of my trip and when I returned to my hotel that night, I thought to myself, 'How can the rest of my trip ever measure up to today?!'
Jennifer Mroz, 18-08-02

The BEST is exactly what we got. What a fantastic tour. Our tour with Astral Travels raised the bar for the rest of our 15 day vacation through Europe - a bar that was not met by many other destinations.
After visiting 5 countries and 11 ports - we came away with a greater understanding of this part of England than any other place.
Brad and Michelle Jefferson, USA 03-10-02

The trip was a real blast and two thumbs up for the Stones and Bones tour. Thanks again for the tip! Especially after navigating central London on our own (by foot, on the Tube, and by bus), it was a delight to hop on the Mercedes minibus and be chauffered around all day, watching the (lovely) countryside go by. The stops are great: not only Stonehenge but anther stone circle at Avebury, and the Salisbury Cathedral, where the 1216 copy of the Magna Carta isn't as amazing as the fact that the ink is still dark and crisp.
I am so glad I didn't go for the alternative, which would have involved a long day of trains and buses to see (only) Stonehenge.
Janice Hough, California USA 29-01-03

We decided to go for the Stones and Bones tour (nice name by the way!) and you know what? That is the one day that we enjoyed in England the most! Your tour was sooooo well planned, and interesting, that it has become impossible for the memories to fade.
Shefali and Manjrika, Delhi India 17-08-97

"I commend Astral Travels for stepping out into the forefront of tourism by doing what others will not and can not!"I would recommend Astral Travels to anyone planning to visit London. The professionalism with which you operate your tours is obvious. The clean spacious minibus was a very comfortable method of travel, the route was well planned and designed to give us the most time possible to explore the sights without feeling rushed, and the cost of the day's tour was very very reasonable. From the minute David collected us in the morning to the moment we stepped off the minibus in the evening, we could relax and enjoy ourselves to the fullest extent possible. And enjoy we did -- all of us hated to see the day end -- it was great!!!We only wished we could have had more time to take advantage of other Astral Travels day tours. When any of us return to London, you can be assured that we will be in touch with you!With our sincere thanks for a great day and best wishes for continued successin the future,-- Cindy, Amy & Robin Criswell-- Ed & Dorothy Welch with Ellie, Renee, and Joe

March 2000Hi. Just got home yesterday from England, where I took your Stones and Bones tour with special access (with Dick as the guide) last Wednesday. I really didn't know what to expect, but I enjoyed every minute of the day! I really appreciated the way Dick gave us a very loose rein on the tour -- not once did I feel regulated or "shepherded about"like a child. I would (and will) recommend it to anyone -- I definitely intend to book more of your tours on subsequent trips. My only regret is that I booked a Jack the Ripper tour with another tour company before I left the States -- I got spoiled, because it was definitely pale by comparison with my Stones & Bones tour. My congratulations on providing an incredible product...- Tonia Lorenz (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Aug 2000 - Thank you!! I've just returned from a tour around Europe and made it to one of your Stonehenge Tours (Aug 30). AMAZING! Absolutely brilliant! My father and I enjoyed ourselves very much, it was worth every penny (pence?)..................... Had we toured by ourselves, we wouldn't have gotten such a memorable and charming experience. And a splendid, friendly welcome into the UK!Again, thanks very much for this experience,Lindsay Mallar

Sept 2000 - I received a great compliment today from one of my clients...........................she said everything was absolutely wonderful. She said it was one of the nicest tours she had been on and she said every one was so polite and helpful. I thought it was so nice of her to take the time and call and I am so proud to be able to sell your tours.Thank you for doing a great job.US Travel agent

May 2000 - Our guide, David, and driver, Ian, were fabulous. I hope to return to Britain and take another one of your tours, as they are smoothly run, comfortable and a lot of fun. Not only did we receive a great deal of information, but we were still able to do some roaming of our own. The pub lunch was great, as was the comfort in the bus. You all were also great in rearranging your pickup schedule when our tube station was closed.Thanks again and I will recommend you to all I know!!Sincerely,Lisa Bundy, Montgomery, Alabama, USA

Aug 2000 - I must commend you on a job well done. The tour group was small and friendly and the coach was very nice too. ( clean and comfortable ) . We really enjoyed our tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and helpful.......... I will be happy to recommend your tours to any of my friends who are going to London.Helen & Paul Mancuso

Feb 2000Last Friday, we had the pleasure of going on your Stones and Bones tour. David was a wonderful tour guide- navigating us expertly not only through the countryside, but London in a watermain break. His knowledge is to be commended, and his enthusiasm was contagious We were 3 of 9 people on our tour, and David got us all involved. He made sure each of us was having a good time, made himself available for questions, and had great suggestions on how to spend the time we had for sightseeing on our own.The ease of booking online was courtesy of Alison and Nick...I truly thank them for holding our reservations so we could go on the tour the day after we arrived. They responded quickly to my inquiries and problems. You have a professional staff to feel proud of.Sincerely,Robyn and Ellen Hansen, New York

Feb 2000I want this message to reach the person in charge of Astral Travels. We took the tour as booked below by Sam, and guided by Nick. I just want the management to know that both Sam and Nick couldn't have served us better! Sam did our booking with me via your website, and it worked out great. Nick is another story...what a guy! He gave us the best tour I think we have ever had. His knowledge combined with his wonderful personality made for a very informative and fun day. It is very obvious that he is enthusiastic about the history surrounding the places we visited. We had a wonderful time. Thanks so much Sam and Nick.Mary Smith

Hello---I am back in the US and just thinking how much I enjoyed your mini-bus tour of Bath and Lacock and Castle Combe----The backroads were a special feature that no tourist with a rental car would ever be able to find and a gigantic bus would not be able to fit on some of the roads we were on. I will gladly pass your name along to friends here in the states who travel frequently to London. This was my first trip. I would have loved going on the other trips and hopefully will do them sometime.Linda Popper

March 2000 - Just a note to wholeheartedly thank yor for your wonderful tours............. I also appreciate the fact that you were able to pick us up at our hotel and deliver us back which made things much easier. I also appreciated the individual attention, comfort and intimacy the the mini-buses provided......... I assure you I will recommend you to anyone I meet planning to make a trip "across the pond". Best wishes to all of you--Sincerely, Sandy LanierI would like to thank you for the incredible tours we had out to Oxford and Stonehenge. The bus was small and comfortable with a great driver. Your guide made both tour days complete. He shared his knowledge, drove us around, and became our friend. He must be a valuable asset to your company!Thank you again.Sincerely,Heidi Roberts

Jan 2000 - Dear Everyone:................Jodie picked us up and he was the epitome of professionalism as well as anexcellent tour guide. All 8 of us have voted that day in the English countryside the best part of our entire trip to London and Paris! Jodie was very informative, a careful driver, and was very knowledgeable about theregion. Thank you again for a wonderful, memorable day!Best wishes, Karen Jorgensen, Orlando, Florida

Astral Travels,We just had to write and tell what a great time we had on our recent tour, "Stones & Bones" . We had a great time and it was a pleasure to have Sue & Nick as our guides.They seem to be truly interested and informed in the sights. We will be recommending your tours to our travel agent. Hope to see you on our next visit to London and surrounds.Bobbi and BobEverson, Pa. USA Jramerrl@westol.com

Thanks for a great day!I've just gotten home from my vacation in Europe, and I had to drop you a line to let you know how pleased my family and I were with the "Magical Day" tour that we took on Friday, July 4. Nick was a wonderful guide. Katie, our 7 year old, hated most of the things we did during our vacation.But she has repeatedly said that she would like to go back to "that big hill" (Glastonbury Tor).The small size of the group made for a welcome change from the "mass market" tours that we had done previously. No need to "follow the umbrella."After having viewed your web site, my wife suggested that you might want to consider adding a "guest book" type of feature. That way, anyone can read the glowing reports of people like me.I was so pleased and impressed with the service that you provide, that I plan on adding a link from my site to yours. Hopefully, by the time you read this, it will be in place. The URL is http://www.mika.com/~dwayneFrom: Dwayne Bailey <dwayne@mika.com>

Subject: What a great time I had!!Thank you for your wonderful Magical Tour last August. It was *JUST* what I was looking for. I wanted a day focused on the spiritual sites of Southwest England and Astral Travels was there to provide a superb fulfillment to that dream!I enjoyed the small bus/small group environment. You catered to and streamlined our every need--taking care of entrance fees and lunch. ( A yummy lunch, at that!). We had plenty of time to see everything and to quietly experience the energy and awesome nature of the sites ourselves. Your explanations about the sites really "hit the mark" and provided a well balanced view of what we were seeing. I enjoyed the way that you tied them all together into a related whole. It made for a full and memorable day. Your enthusiasm was infectious and inspiring. You are clearly experienced and knowledgeable about the spiritual topics! You are a real "plus" to Astral Travels. I particularly enjoyed your "hands on" demonstration of the energy lines running through Avebury. What other tour would do that?None other.I commend Astral Travels for stepping out into the forefront of tourism by doing what others will not and can not!I was soooooo glad to find Astral Travels. I will tell my friends here in the U.S. and will recommend that they go for a magic bus ride when they go to England.Thanks for everything.Ms. Basia Conroy, 66 Point View Parkway, Wayne, NJ 07470Basia9951@aol.com

This is a note to accomplish 2 ends. First and most importantly, thank you for the wonderful day you provided for my children and myself. We had a totally amazing time and the insight and enthusiasm that the two of you passed along made the day even more special. It was one more perfect day in the 2 weeks of perfect days. We could not have had a better trip, done more or seen more. It was too hard to return to real like. Secondly, we were wondering if you had located the book, cards, tape and CD which we left on the bus. The book was about massage and Joy was very much looking forward to studying it.********(found & returned to Mary) ********** Again, thanks so much. You can bet that we will recommend your company to anyone we know coming over.Take care.Bye Mary Lloyd Lee

We just wanted to send a note to tell you how much we enjoyed our tour with Astral. On Friday, September 18, 1998 we took the Magical Tour with Nick as our tour guide. Of the 10 days we spent in London, that tour was by far the most enjoyable day of our trip. Nick was very knowledgeable of the area covered by the tour, and added a lot to the trip with the stories he told and the music and tapes he played in the bus. He reminds me of a good waiter in a restaurant. He always seems to know when to be there to help you and add to your experience, but doesn't dominate the tour or interfere with your ability to enjoy it. He points out the things you need to see or do, and then gives you plenty of time and latitude to go enjoy those things for yourself. That gave my wife and me a chance to walk around and discuss the things we were seeing. Due to an accident a couple of years ago, my wife was not able to walk up Glastonbury Tor. Nick found other things for her to do in that area, and kept her entertained while the group made the walk. Because of his help during this time, she was just as excited about the other things she did that she didn't at all feel like she missed anything. We also discussed the fact that the tour was a great value for the money we spent. The fees included everything but the souvenirs we bought. You have a great thing going. Just keep up the good work!Greg and Mary

Had a wonderful day with the tour., Thank you>Barbara Magura

>ASTRAL TRAVELS, JUST A QUICK THANKS FOR A GREAT DAY. MY WIFE, PAMELA, AND I HAD A GREAT TIME, ON THE MAGICAL TOUR(OCT. 15TH). THE BOTH OF YOU MADE THE DAY VERY INTERESTING AND THE TIME JUST FLEW BY. WE DON'T KNOW WHEN WE WILL BE ABLE TO VISIT YOUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY AGAIN BUT WHEN WE DO WE WILL CERTAINLY INCLUDE YOU GUYS IN OUR PLANS.NICK: I HAVE EVERYONE IN MY OFFICE TALKING ABOUT THE CROP CIRCLES-NICE JOBON THE WEB PAGE.CHEERS,>MIKEP.S. HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

My father and I just wanted to drop you a line and say thanks again forthe fantastic Magical Mystery Day Tour on August 25. The entire day wasreally great, and you may get really busy soon (we're going to tellEVERYONE how great it was!)With the exception of magical Stonehenge destroying my film, the tourscouldn't have been better. Thanks again.Sincerely,Elizabeth and Ron Pariani

Just a note to say a huge Thankyou for the Magical Day Tour on Jult 11th. We all had an incredible time and were impressed with how well organised and informative the tour was, as well as the more far-out element of being in the centre of the circle at stonehenge, we're still zinging with energy!Love and LightRosyln/Oban/Bradfordjukka.lantta@pp.kolumbus.fi

We took part in 'stones and bones' trip on Friday 18th July.Thanks for a nice trip and good guidance on visited places. Atmosphere was very nice on your trip and we had a very enjoyable day on english countryside. Best regardsMari and Pasi from Finland

Joyce and I are back from our European tour and can honestly say that Astral-tours helped make it a most enjoyable trip. I can't say enough about Susan, she was terrific. She knew the territory, the History, the people and the really good pubs. Shes a valuable asset toyour company; I'd do everything possible to keep her if I were you, she is obviously a womaon of many talents. Although I'm sure that we saw mainly the things everyone else sees, it was really nice to do it on our own schedule and at our own pace. You can be sure that we will tell all of our friends about your Company, your servive and the wonderful guide you provided.Thanks you from both of us.PLAYTEN@aol.com

>Howdy,>I just wanted to thank everyone at Astral tours for an absolutely wonderful time! Laura and I just got back from England today and I just had to let you know that the Magical tour was the highlight of our trip.>Everything about the tour was great...Alison was very patient and hospitable in booking and re-booking and re-re-booking our tours (Next time, I'll let Laura coordinate the plans...it will be much smoother). Nick and Sue were the best tour guides we've ever had and the Magical Tour was planned and designed really well. Nick's expertise and insight revived my interest in crop circles! And, of course, we won't forget Nick's driving in London which really added to the excitement of the tour :-)>Thanks again for a great time!>Doug Green & Laura Hume

Bright Blessings Alison :)>I just had to send you a note & tell you how much my daughter & I loved the Magical Day Tour on Feb. 26! Sue & Nick were absolutely fabulous! Glastonbury was awesome, Avebury was incredible -- I just can't think of enough good things to say. In fact, we liked Glastonbury so much, we went back on Saturday & spent the whole day there. And when we got home & started showing people our pictures, the most asked question was "How in the world did you get past the National Trust and into Stonehenge??????" <g> I just smiled and said "we've got connections" <g> & then of course, I told them about Astral Travels!>Thank you so much, the tour was the highlight of our entire trip. I can't wait to come back!>Peace & luv,>Tessa Piontek

Chancellor of the Exchequer Endorses Astral Travels "He should have come on one of {Astral Travels} minibuses" quipped Britain's Chancellor, Gordon Brown, when another speaker at the London TUC Conference failed to turn up. Gordon Brown had been immediately preceeded at the podium by Nick Kendrick representing Astral Travels. The company had been selected as a prime example of how a relatively young small business can achieve success by doing things right. Discover why Astral Travels has made such an impact on the specialist travel scene. Take a trip with this dynamic young company and find out why it has such a high rate of return bookings and recommendations.

I am just writing to tell you how much I enjoyed your Magical tour, which I took with my grandmother on 7 September. Our guide was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and took the time to tell us all kinds of interesting stories, even as we drove to our various destinations. I thought the tour was very well planned in terms of the sites that were visited. It was a dream come true to be able to visit these places and was perhaps the best day of my entire vacation.

Heather Savino, 24th Sept 2003

We took the Stonehenge Special Access tour on 2003 September 4th. Thank you for this. Your organization handled the booking, and all the other arrangements, flawlessly. We are middle-aged Canadian academics, who were on our first ever trip to the U.K. In our 10 days as tourists there, we enjoyed a marvellous array of sights, encounters with people, concerts, theater, museums, etc. However, at the very top of our list of wonderful experiences was your tour on 4th Sept.John and Connie DeRoche, Nova Scotia, 24th Sept 2003

I have a fantastic time on the tours I took during my stay in London a couple of weeks ago. I'm already looking forward to a return trip and have told many friends about your companies tours.Lee Pullen, 26th Sept 2003

Last week, my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting England and we decided to book of your tours, the "Stonehenge Special Access" tour and the "Cotswold Connections" tour.
Both were above and beyond our expectations, from the moment we were picked up until the moment we were dropped off at the end of the tour. I feel that we treated to sights that we'd not normally have seen on our trip, and that made our holiday even more enjoyable. Your guides were knowledgeable, informative and polite, the buses were clean and comfortable, the rendevous points were easily accessible and the prices were more than reasonable.Linda Raines, 25th Sept 2003-10-22

We've just returned from our trip to the U.K and wanted to say thank you for arranging such a wonderful tour of Avebury, West Kennet Long Barrow and of, course, Stonehenge. The experience of a lifetime!Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, 7th Oct 2003

It was really nice to get away from the bustle of London and have a relaxed but informative tour of the Wessex area. Your comfortable mini-bus picked us up right on schedule, and delivered us back to South Kensington just a few steps from our hotel. The pub lunch was pleasant, and the time allotted for each stop was adequate - we packed a lot in but didn't feel rushed. Another nice aspect was that it was a small group - rather than a herd of people cramming a 50-seater bus. Everything was as your web site promised.Tom Brown and Joe Silva, 18th October 2003

I just returned yesterday from my trip to England. By far the best tours we had while we were there were the Culture Vulture and the Stones and Bones.Debbie and Sarah, Ontario, 20th October 2003

Your staff are lovely. I had a good impression both on telephone and email.Mayumi Hayashi, 2nd Sept 2003

Dear Peter,
I just printed the two tickets. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for the superb service you have given me. It truly was a pleasure doing business with you.
I can't wait to visit England again!
All the best,
Sally - South Africa

Dear Alison,
Just a quick note to thank you for your courtesy, and professionalism. If every one I dealt with in business was the same. I would be a very contented and a happy man.
Thanks once again
N.Y -USA

Hi Simon,
Received your vouchers promptly and thank you once again for your excellent service and attention. Your website is excellent and I would
definitely use Astral again should the opportunity arises and I would definitely recommend my friends to you.
Thanks once again.
Philip London-

Hi Sue,
Thanks so much for following up on this for me. Yes, we had a marvelous time and would very much like to return soon. The service from Astral Travels was efficient and responsive and we wouldn't hesitate to use your services again or recommend you to others.
Many thanks,
Hi Guys,
This must be the best services I've ever had online. I'm sure I'll be back for more.
Danielle - Denmark

Hi Michael ,
Just wanted to tell you that we've returned home from our European holiday that you set up for us. Europe was even more fantastic than we had imagined. Everything you set up went perfectly. All arrangements were just as we had requested and the vouchers were immediately accepted by all Tour Operators. Your service and advice were fully first class. I will recommend and your web site to everyone who may be contemplating a trip to Europe or worldwide
Regards,
G.Dawes - San Francisco, USA

Dear Kate,
We tried a number of web travel agencies, but you rank number one in service and quick response when it matters!
We've recommended you to others here as well.
Best regards,
I.K - Dubai

Alison,
Thank you very much for all your time and efforts on our behalf. It was a lucky thing for us that we found your website, and particularly your efficient and friendly service. It has been a pleasure working with you, and you can be certain we will recommend you to anyone needing organise travel and you can be sure we will call upon you again should we make the trip..
Many thanks,
Peter.K -, USA

Hi Nick
Just a great big thank you from myself and my companion for the excellent service you and your firm has provided us. Our stay at the Scotland was the best
Saija, Helsinki

Kirsty
Just a short note to thank you for your assistance during our bookings etc. Everything you arranged for us was perfect. We have recommended you to our friends and will certainly be contacting you for our planned trip to Europe next year.
Thanks again.
Mr. Joseph - CANADA

Dear Michael,
I just printed the two tickets. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for the superb service you have given me. It truly was a pleasure doing business with you.
I can't wait to visit England again!
All the best,
Sally - South Africa

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I Just a short note to say thank you so much for a lovely trip. Did the Oxford/Stratford trip with Pauk and Debbie yesterday. It will definately stand out as a memorable moment. I'm actually quite happy with the fact that we got some rain, must be my romantic side, as I saw the real English weather.
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