recharge and reconnect

Design Travel Group is a boutique, luxury travel agency.  Designing the perfect trip for you.

Whether you need to recharge or reconnect – our approach is personalised.

Renew your love of being looked after – you deserve it.

design travel group

Do you want value for money? Do you need someone to help you navigate the infinite options so you can save time and money and create the best possible travel experience?  Do you want someone on hand and in your corner when things don’t go to plan?  Do you want someone to look after you and make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible?

Then you need an expert in the industry – constantly developing and maintaining global relationships with the world’s top hotel, cruise and tour operators all to give you the best possible experience and get you special benefits.  Design Travel Group is a full service travel agent.  Who will go the extra mile for you and also offers a complete concierge service at no additional cost for restaurant bookings, securing tickets to a show and of course a sporting events, concerts and authentic experiences unique to your holiday destination.

Celebrate the milestones and special holidays with travel.  We design incredible guest experiences for that special birthday or celebration.  Gather some close friends for a getaway, a weekend of golf or a sporting event or a concert.  Design Travel Group can curate the perfect trip from the shortest getaway to a complex detailed itinerary.  If you can imagine it they can make it happen.  They can even imagine it for you and present you options you never thought possible.

gift vouchers

Instead of more possessions that crowd our closets and homes, and leave us feeling a little “empty”, treat yourself or someone you love to the gift of travel.  An experience that will stay with them forever.  Ask us about our gift voucher or holiday voucher options.  Perfect for wedding and milestone gifts or for that hard to buy for special someone in your life.

5 BIG benefits of working with us

  • save you money and time
  • help you when an issue arises
  • help you navigate through seemingly infinite options
  • global expertise and connections – hotels, cruise, tour operators and other specialists
  • create the dream trip you deserve – from quick getaway to complex itineraries

Design Travel Group is an affiliate of one of the travel industry’s most esteemed agencies, New York City based SmartFlyer. With extensive networks & close relationships with the world’s top hotels and accommodation.  We carefully choose our on ground service providers to ensure you will get the best possible experience andextend you to exclusive amenities and little surprises along the way.

exclusive benefits

As a Design Travel Group client your exclusive benefits include:

  • Free breakfast
  • Welcome amenities
  • Upgrades to higher room categories
  • Early check in and check out
  • Spa credits
  • Restaurant vouchers
  • Exclusive welcome cocktail events and excursion on select cruise departures

NB: the above benefits vary between hotels and cruise companies at their discretion.  They are assessed on the best available options at the time of booking or check in and are subject to availability.

As a Virtuoso member and a Smartflyer Australia affiliate we are recognised globally and are members of the world’s best hotel clubs including:

  • Dorchester Collections Diamond Club
  • Four Seasons Preferred Partner
  • Starwood Luxury Privelages
  • Mandarin Oriental Fan Club
  • Belmond Bellini Club
  • The Peninsula Pen Club
  • Rosewood Elite
  • Jumeirah Passport to Luxury
  • Como Hotels and Resorts
  • Morgans Hotel Group
  • QT
  • Firmdale Hotels
  • Design Hotels
  • Leading Hotels of the World
  • Small Luxury Hotels

Plus many other smaller boutique properties dotted throughout the globe. We understand that luxury means different things to different people.

about marienne

When you follow your passion great things happen.

I have been in the travel industry for more than 26 years and love what I do.  You want to know that you are booking with a reputable company that has been around for years and with an advisor that has booked millions of dollars worth of travel and executed thousands of travel itineraries to every corner of the globe while working closely with varied budgets to achieve the perfect result.

I love nothing more than getting the best outcome for clients who trust me with their travel plans – but it’s not about me it’s all about you and what I can do to help bring your travel dream to reality.

contact marienne

We’d love to chat about your plans – let’s see if we are a right fit for you.  Click here to get in touch with Marienne to start planning your perfect trip.

Mobile : + 61 416 211 567

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