Within the last few minutes, the British travel agent 'Holiday Designers' has announced on social media it has ceased trading.
Social Media Announcement
As of the 2nd March 2020, Holiday Designers have ceased trading and will not be accepting any new bookings.
For any bookings made prior to this date, as a member of the Travel Trust Association your holiday with us is 100% Financially Protected and we expect it to go ahead as planned. The TTA will be in contact with you in the coming week to confirm your booking with us and to go through any questions you may have regarding your existing booking.
Should you require immediate support on your booking, please email a member of staff and they will get back to you, or call the head office on +44 (0) 1483 - 545 780 (option 7) quoting 'Holiday Designers', your name, booking reference and date of departure.
For any onwards suppliers of Holiday Designers, please email or call the head office on +44 (0) 1483 - 545 780, quoting 'Holiday Designers' and a member of team will be able to assist you.
It has been our absolute pleasure serving you and working with you over the years but sadly the challenges we've had and continue to face in today’s travel industry have made it impossible for us to provide the level of service we choose to give whilst maintaining a viable business.
We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support and for giving us the opportunity to work with and look after you.
Dan Lion at Holiday Designers is absolutely first class, excellent customer care, highly recommended. Mr Williams, customer
Holiday Designers was the brainchild of Dan Lion. He is a seasoned and respected travel professional, having worked in the scuba diving travel industry for at least 17 years. Lion joined Longwood Holidays in 2003 and developed their scuba diving and golfing holiday programme. In July 2011, he left to establish Holiday Designers.
The company soon gained a reputation for excellence. The following are typical comments posted by customers on 'feefo'.
"...very helpful and friendly. Arranged the best New Year / Skiing holiday we have had!..."
"...Holiday Designers are a breath of fresh air. Great customer service. A seamless private transfer make the start of the holiday much nicer...."
"...Excellent service once again, and following the crash of Thomas Cook, Phil Stewart rapidly re-arranged our holiday with minimum inconvenience..."