All came together in an excellent manner

Glen Barden from United States traveled to Netherlands, Belgium
5

All came together in an excellent manner. The personal guides- Joris van Vuuren- Amsterdam, Mike with tulip tour- Holland, Louis in Bruges, and Florence in Brussels were each superb. The hotel selection was excellent with each being in the "best" of locations and giving unique experiences. Sim and Stacy sent the needed details in a timely fashion. The behind-the-scenes planning made for a wonderful trip for both my wife and me. Ann called while we were getting our luggage in Amsterdam to check on us as the driver was wondering where we were - was a long line per passport control, then picked up immediately when I called her per a missed pick up in Bruges. We ended up going by private taxi to the hotel as the driver had not checked to see if the train was later on the weekends. this all worked out with not too much-added expense. She and I texted several times and I felt she was ready to help whenever needed. Thanks. The highlight of our trip was having my wife in the middle of a huge tulip field, feeling she was as close to heaven as she could be on earth. Thanks. One glitch per the driver taking us all the way to a tulip field some miles from Amsterdam rather than just taking us to meet the bus at a meeting point in Amsterdam. It was a bit challenging but did all gradually work out. Trains from Brussels ran on different schedules we had per the weekends, or at least this weekend. The driver was apparently there but did not check about the train schedule, so he left when were not there in an acceptable length of time. We ended up having to take a private taxi, which dropped us about one-half mile from the hotel due to the streets being closed for the weekend. Pulling the luggage on the cobblestone streets this distance was tiring. Apparently, there was a closer drop-off point that could have been used. The guides were very good - knew the area, as had lived there all his life. Just a bit hard to understand at times, but a fun person, so high marks as noted. The hotels were at great locations and all excellent. Customer relations and reception staff were most helpful - especially Lucile and Joanne getting us dinner reservations and especially, the results of the Covid test- which was somewhat challenging.

Published,
April 29, 2022
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