… minding the flow, from design to delivery …
TIDES staff and partners are dedicated to creating remarkable travel experiences. TIDES delivers a very well organized and creative approach in making your travels a success. With over 30 years of global travel service, TIDES Team members bring a wealth of expertise to travel on Vancouver Island and around the world. From the company’s base in Victoria, we manage a worldwide network of services and contacts to coordinate insider journeys and create experiential adventures and journeys to all parts of the world. TIDES is an independent travel advisor. When we plan your travel journey, you get our destination knowledge–with the resources across the world. TIDES is part of a knowledgeable team with decades of experience, with the latest technology and information available. We strive to offer you the best service, at the best value. TIDES is able to offer you insider connections and industry expertise – along with the guidance, and required know-how, to make educated travel choices. When you plan with TIDES, you can do so with confidence – secure in the knowledge that you’ll get more. It’s that simple.
Expert advice for extraordinary experiences: TIDES is connected to travel advisors, accommodations, travel services and tour operators worldwide.
Global Connections: With personal contacts at hotels, resorts, and premier destinations worldwide, TIDES can put these relationships to work for you.
Unparalleled Expertise: The travel advisors we work with are among the most well-traveled people on the planet. TIDES draws upon our first-hand experiences when customizing vacations for you.
Customized Travel Experiences: From weekend getaways to trips of a lifetime, you will learn to count on our expertise to achieve your greatest journeys.
Confidence: As our client, you can rest easy knowing your personal preferences are reflected in every aspect of your itinerary, as we deliver the best value for your time and money.
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… what we do
- Personalized travel itineraries for individuals, couples, families and small groups.
- Specific travel plans which meet desired accommodation standards, cultural interests, culinary requests and activity levels.
- Special journeys, romantic getaways, slow travel, adventures, and discrete surprises.
- Specialized trip and destination research.
- Self-guided or professionally accompanied.
- Let us know when, where, what and how you like to travel.
- We provide an initial draft itinerary with options for transportation, accommodation, restaurants, and activities based on your needs and interests.
- We refine the itinerary using your feedback and our local knowledge base.
- Once you are happy with the plan, we finalize the transportation and accommodation choices. We provide daily options on what to do and where to go. Detail options include transportation bookings, accommodation bookings, personal guides at destinations or a personal travel leader throughout your trip.
TIDES your independent travel advisor. So we are able to be completely objective and take an unbiased approach to choosing the best vacation options for you, our client. TIDES offers you the guidance, and required know-how, to make educated travel choices. So when you travel, you can do so with confidence – secure in the knowledge that you’ll get more. TIDES is your travel and vacation planner!