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Borderlands Travel Ltd

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Borderlands Travel is a UK-registered Tour Operator based in England. We offer escorted group tours in Europe and tailor-made itineraries for individuals and small groups.There’s a whole world to explore, so we know that choosing the perfect trip...more
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2 Bridge Terrace | Station Town, Wingate TS28 5ET, England
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We contacted Louise from Borderlands a year ago to plan our trip to the Balkans. From the outset, she was knowledgeable, helpful and did her best to accommodate all our requests. A group of 10 of us (from various countries - Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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BorderlandsTravel, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very detailed review. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour, and I would personally like to thank you for contacting us, and for helping to organise everything on behalf of your group....More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

My Mum and I had a great time on the Croatia and Slovenia tour with Louise. Everything was very well organised and when we had a few unexpected hiccups (heavy rain cancelling ferries!) Louise arranged alternative solutions straight away. There is a lot of free...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Another fantastic trip with Louise. The hotels she had booked for us were all really well located and the places we visited were spectacular. Plenty of great opportunities for sightseeing etc but also plenty of free time to do what we wanted. Would happily recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Many thanks for taking another tour with me, and also for bringing your daughter along this time! It was great showing you Dalmatia and enjoying a few local wines along the way. Cheers!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have just returned from the most amazing two week trip to the Balkans with Borderlands travel. Looking back through my pictures I can't believe how much I managed to do in such a short time period. We visited 7 countries, going to a mixture...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Wonderful tour of the Balkans for a wonderful guest! From myself and the rest of the team, a big thank you for taking the time to write this. We're so glad you enjoyed your private tour with us and look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is a well designed and well paced itinerary through the Balkans. I am a solo traveler and joined two others in a car trip starting in Belgrade and ending in Croatia. Travel time through the countryside included stops at castles, local restaurants, and natural...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Many thanks for this lovely review. I tried to create an itinerary which touched on some of the more touristy areas, but which focused more on the 'genuine,' not-so-trodden-paths so I'm pleased you found it interesting. I hope you will join us on our new...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is my travel goal to visit all of the former communist countries in central and Eastern Europe given my interest in modern European history. All of the countries that now make up what was the former Yugoslavia were on my list. However, doing this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

We really appreciate your in-depth review of our tour in the Balkans and are glad you had a great time! Given your interest in history hopefully you now have a better understanding of how this region was formed, along with memories of some beautiful countries...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was lucky to find this small tour operator who offer an excellent service covering the Balkans and beyond (Serbia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Bosnia, Romania, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Moldova). It was the only operator I could find that offered the trip I wanted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Wow, what an amazing review! Thank you so much not only for taking the time to write this, but to go into such great detail. It will help us immensely with future bookings and we really do appreciate it. It is great that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were privileged to enjoy a two-week, seven-country tour of the Balkan Peninsula led by Borderlands Travel founder and owner Louise Martindale, whose company and conversation were, day in and day out, as interesting and delightful as the constellation of wonderful places and incredible sights...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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BorderlandsTravel, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Many thanks to the both of you for taking the time to write this wonderful review! What a pleasure it was to show you around the Balkans and I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour. The conversations for me were equally delightful and I hope...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

Thank you, Louise, for running such a great tour company and tour. I spent two weeks in May on the Balkans tour and had such a great time. It was a small group, just 4 other travelers plus Louise and the driver. We were all...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2016

Thank you so much for this review and I'm glad you enjoyed the trip! We do hope that by taking you to see the lesser visited places that you'll have a more genuine experience and understanding of a particular country, as well as visiting the...More

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Just completed Balkans Adventure with Louise, the owner of Borderlands. Anyone with a desire to better understand both the long ago as well as recent struggles over this land and its religion will benefit greatly from this tour. Ours was a small (5 persons) group...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Louise M, Owner at Borderlands Travel Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2016

Many thanks to you both for such an amazing review! It was a pleasure to have you on the tour and great that our small group bonded as well as it did. You are certainly welcome to join any future tours we have. Thanks again!

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