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About Us

We love to travel

Sharing our experiences since 2009

Chester Travel & Cruise is an independently owned travel company located in the historic city centre.
With over 90 years of combined service, a wealth of knowledge, exceptional service and a passion for travel. We don’t just meet client expectations but exceed them.

Having travelled extensively from Antartica to Zakynthos, from skiing in the Alps, treks in the desert, ballooning over the Nile, tented safaris in Africa through to Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey. We will be delighted to assist you in booking flights, winter sports, cruises, UK breaks, long haul and bespoke holidays.  In addition to this, we offer business travel and welcome group enquiries in both the UK and overseas.

Our Experienced Travel Experts

Gaynor Davies

  • I'd like to visit : New Zealand touring both North & South Island, followed by a cruise to South Pacific Islands

  • Favourite Desitination: Usually my last place visited, but Caribbean Islands in winter and the Greek Islands in summer.

  • Essential Items:  A book or Kindle. In the hand luggage for airports, then lazy days reading in the sun

Travel is my passion and has been for 40 years. I've experienced over 60 countries and love visiting new places and cultures.

Some of my favourites include; Sailing around French Polynesia on a luxury yacht,  Getting lost in the souk in Marrakech whilst seeking out bargains, early morning game drive in the Kruger National Park and family adventures in the theme parks of Florida.

I'm also a cruise master with CLIA, the most experienced in West Cheshire & North Wales! I love to cruise and have been on many different ships - from Silver Spirit around the Caribbean, Disney Magic to Norway, Celebrity on the Mediterranean & a few river cruises.
Whatever type of holiday you are looking for, I would love to share my knowledge and recommendations.

Karen Cioma-Park

  • I'd like to visit: Anywhere in the search for animals or wildlife.

  • Favourite Desitination: South Africa Safari - combined with a stay in  Mauritius.

  • Essential Items: Bluetooth speakers. I enjoy sit on the balcony, watching the sunset and listening to music. 

I've been working within the travel industry for over 25 years.

With young children, I now have excellent knowledge of family-friendly resorts within Europe and further afield.

India is a fascinating country with many wonderful people. I was lucky enough to stay at the super luxurious Oberoi Hotels.

The Maldives - well, if you have ever dreamed of Paradise, it is here. Barefoot luxury on an island surrounded by crystal clear water and powder white sand is one of the most romantic destinations you can visit.

My favourite destination/holiday would have to be my for my honeymoon; South Africa Safari - combined with a stay in Mauritius.

Sally Colvin

  • I'd like to visit: South America - Brazil, Argentina and Patagonia.

  • Favourite Desitination: New Zealand, in particular South Island and Stewart Island - the most southerly point of South Island is so remote and so idyllic, knocks spots off the Caribbean beaches.

  • Essential Items: Eye mask, airpods to listen to podcasts on long flights plus my Kindle.

Travel is my passion since a teenager as my father worked in Cotton Business in Liverpool and I was lucky he took me with me on his travels in 70's and 80's. When my 3 daughters started school, I spotted an advert for a travel job in Heswall. The rest is history!  I have worked in travel for 20 years and have experienced over 40 countries, I am passionate about travel and want to share my passion to ensure our clients have simply the best time ever.


  • Trekking in Atlas Mountains in Morocco with the help of a mule!
  • The view of the Pyramids of Giza and cruising along the Nile around Luxor in Egypt.
  • The amazing scenery in Seychelles and the islands around Mahe.  The granite boulders are overwhelming.
  • Wine tasting in Franschoek, Babylonstoren is a wonderful vineyard with stunning scenery.
  • Truffle hunting in Italy
  • Taking a private jet to Canouan Island.
  • Swimming between the Pitons in St Lucia.

Sue Johnson

  • I'd like to visit: Always wanted to do Route 66 in USA with my husband doing all the driving!

  • Favourite Desitination: Honeymoon in South Africa, any Caribbean island, city breaks, Paris and Florence among my favourites. and relaxing in the beautiful North East area of Corfu.

  • Essential Items: Never leave home without 100% deet insect repellent and a good book.

I answered an advert in the Liverpool Echo for an admin job at a tour operator in  Bold Street in 1976, this was the beginning of my long career in the travel industry.
Over the years I have worked in business travel, office management and training but my favourite has always been finding amazing, exciting and interesting holiday destinations for the lovely clients I have got to know.

Every holiday experience is unique.

We love nothing more than working with you to ensure we create a trip that is unique and perfect for you.

As a local high street agent, we will be on hand throughout. From the initial planning, advice before travel and asking all about your trip on your return.