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Consultant Profile: Sara Baldwin « Orewa Outlet Page

Personal Details

 

Travel Consultant

sbaldwin@hot.co.nz

+6494265034

Unit C
316 Hibiscus Coast Highway
Orewa

Why ME?

Having been in the travel industry for 17 years, I have been a part of creating some weird and wonderful travel experiences worldwide for my clients. If you would like me to be a part of your plans I would love to help.

Image Gallery

 
  • Phang Nga Bay Thailand Phang Nga Bay Thailand
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Gold Coast Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Gold Coast
  • London Eye London Eye
  • James Bond Island Thailand James Bond Island Thailand
  • Q1 Gold Coast Q1 Gold Coast
  • London London
  • Phuket Phuket

Where on Earth do you still want to go?

  • Hawaii
  • Caribbean
  • Artic
  • Cuba

Useful Apps & Gadgets for Travel

  • Useful Apps – House of Travel APP, XE Currency, Packing Pro, Tipulator, Travelsa
  • Gadgets – World Travel Adapter, Sleep Mask/Ear Plugs, Durable Waterproof Poncho

HOT Awards & Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma in Travel, Tourism & Business Technology
  • NZQA – National Certificate in Travel Level 3 + Level 4
  • NZQA – National Certificate in Tourism & Travel Level 3
  • IATA (International Air Transport Association) – Construct & Ticket Airfares
  • 2011 House of Travel Bronze Sales Award
  • 2013 House of Travel Bronze Sales Award
  • Accredited Cruise Consultant for CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association)
  • P&O and Princess Cruise Commodore
  • Cruising for Excellence - Royal Caribbean, Azamara, Celebrity
  • Silversea Platinum Expert

What I always take on holiday

  • Pashmina – to keep warm or countries where you need to be culturally sensitive.
  • A little homemade kids activity & snack pack to keep the little ones occupied

Where I've Been

 

Favourite Holidays

 

Cambodia

This is one trip I will always remember, it was my first trip to South East Asia and wow what an eye opener! The sights, smells and people were all amazing to see and be amongst. One of the most sobering moments was visiting the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh, however I am glad I went and saw for my own eyes some of the extent of what happened not so many years ago

Tropical North Queensland

This is a beautiful destination to explore. We based ourselves in Port Douglas and ventured out daily from here as nothing is ever too far away. Highlights of this area of course #1 is the Great Barrier Reef, if you haven’t done this put it on your bucket list to do, whilst out at the reef jump on a 5 – 10 minute  helicopter ride as this will give you a whole different perspective of the size of the reef – plus some amazing photographs. To see some amazing scenery – cool lush greenery and exotic wildlife visit Cape Tribulation National Park and the Daintree Forest National Park! Why not even try out whitewater rafting, this was a first for me and definitely not as intimidating as our NZ rivers, plus the bonus if you happen to fall out the water is warm!

Cruising

What a fabulous way to holiday. Unpack once, all your main meals and entertainment included just save some money for drinks and duty free shopping onboard. One thing I look forward to on these cruises are the “BINGO” days they have when you are at Sea, don’t laugh if you go on one I can guarantee you will give it a go. If that’s not your thing why not visit one of the many lounges on board, take a book or listen to live music. The kids are taken care of with their own entertainment areas which are “Adult Free” – great holiday for all!

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