Testimonials - 1998 to 2002

1998

The children could not have had a better excursion in any way. We will have no hesitation in organising a tour with you again. The children have not stopped talking about it yet!

1998

Thank you for your help in planning and managing our Canberra Excursion. We were extremely satisfied with the service we received and your professional approach meant our excursion ran without a hitch. Thanks again, I will definitely be recommending we use your company again next year.

1998

Thanks Heidi: we really enjoyed the trip. The Carotel was a suitable venue for our needs.

1998

Thanks for all your help with our trip to Canberra. We all thoroughly enjoyed it, In fact, we didn’t want to come home!!!

1998

Thank you for going out of your way to make our excursion an enjoyable, stress-free 2 days. We had a wonderful time.

1998

Thank you for making our excursion so exciting and trouble free. The instructions were excellent, the accommodation great value and I especially appreciate the communication – nothing was too much trouble! Thanks.

1998

Thanks once again for a great excursion – the kids had a great time.

1998

Tea, coffee & biscuits provided for teachers: it had to be a great excursion!! Thank you Greg for your very professional and personal manner. We could not have been in better care. Thank you Heidi for your organisation and planning of our excursion. I have already recommended your company to others!! And will continue to do so. Even better than last year. Thank you for your help. I thoroughly enjoyed this excursion.

1998

Assistance with planning the excursion and liaising with various organisations was excellent. The excursion ran very smoothly and any communication with the company was always (thanks Heidi) helpful and of valuable assistance to planning on the schools part. Greg was very patient, co-operative and reliable. He helped our excursion run smoothly. His knowledge of venues was very helpful. I’ll certainly recommend your company highly to others planning future excursions. Thank you very much Greg & Heidi.

1998

We had an extremely well organised camp and the children loved it. Thank you.

1998

Thanks Greg & Heidi – the kids had a great time. Greg the kids thought you were nice & ‘cool’. Thanks for your extra help. We want Greg to drive in 2 years time.

1998

Once again a great excursion. Thanks Heidi & Greg.

1998

Thanks again we had a great time.

1998

We all had a terrific time (both kids and teachers) and that was thanks to Greg!!

1998

Thanks again for a professional, friendly & organised excursion.

1998

It was a wonderful trip. Parents and children have complimented everyone concerned. I loved the urn (coffee making). Greg was so well organized. I felt like I had nothing to do – it was all done for me. The itinerary was great – everything fitted in well. You are both so well organized – thank you very much for all your hard work.

1998

It was great to go on an excursion where everything was arranged, choices were given and alternative venues were suggested when first choices were not available. Thank you.

1998

Another great excursion enjoyed by all. Many thanks for Greg’s patience and consideration during the trip.

1998

We had a great time. Thanks guys.

1998

Our tour was a huge success largely due to your services and personal touch. I would certainly recommend you both to schools and any groups travelling to Sydney. Thanks for your flexibility and understanding of our students. Mark was the best coach driver I have every dealt with, safety was never an issue and Mark became a part of our group helping with students, encouragement and genuinely interested in our students. My sanity is still intact. Sincerely, thank you both.

1998

Well satisfied with service provided. Enjoyed the fact that I DID NOT have to run around & make arrangements. I will definitely use you again!! Both Greg & yourself are infinitely approachable & helpful. Thanks muchly.

1998

Standard of the bus we went on was excellent – seatbelts etc. Ross was very helpful in all aspects of the tour. Meals and organisation were great. Thank you.

1998

Thank you for everything. You made it seem easy to be on this trip. It has been a pleasure travelling with you, hope to do so again.

1998

Thank you very much everything was perfect. I particularly appreciated our pre-event pow-wows to discuss some of the conflicting information coming from various sources. Anyway I felt completely confident of your ability to get us there and back on time and that was exactly how it happened. Thank you so much for the wonderful organisation. Look forward to working with you in the future.

1998

Everything was just so well organised. Nothing was left to chance. The kids and adults have truly had an experience of a lifetime. You should feel very proud of your achievement in helping to organise the biggest group of school children to ever perform at a venue in Australia. It was a pleasure to work with you both. Thanks once again for everything.

1998

Excellent bus driver – very helpful and accommodating.

1998

Paul and I really appreciated Greg’s flexibility and helpfulness. All the activities were worthwhile and enjoyable. Questacon at night was a great idea. We were pleased with the outcome of the itinerary. Thank you Heidi for your suggestions. They made the excursion very worthwhile. Overall thanks for a great excursion. All the parent feedback has been very positive.

1998

Mick was outstanding in all facets – he was helpful and professional at all times. The meals served were of a high standard as was the accommodation provided.

1998

Tour was great. Mick was excellent! We had a ball. Everything was very professional and well organised. It was a bonus running into Greg at the War Memorial.

1998

We couldn’t have asked for a better trip! Heidi did a fantastic job at organising our group. Communication between Macquarie Educational Tours ad the school was wonderful. I’d definitely use your company again. Thank you.

1998

We had an absolutely wonderful time. The planning and itinerary were excellent and Dane was a terrific driver and guide. We couldn’t have had a better time and look forward to going with you again.

1998

I found this one of the most worthwhile and well arranged excursions I have been on. Everything that could be done to make it more worthwhile or enjoyable was done for us.

1998

We believe the excursion was an outstanding success. You kept us informed throughout the lead up to the excursion and were most professional in every way. Greg was flexible and very accommodating. Thank you once again for all you did for the students and staff.

1998

The whole trip was fantastically planned. The staff, accommodation and food was fantastic. On behalf of the students on the bus as well as Maggie and myself I would like to thank Greg for making our three days so very enjoyable.

1998

Dear Greg & Heidi Thank you for the great excursion. Everything was excellent. I will definitely be in contact with you for next year’s camp. Bruce was also great with us.

1998

All teachers and children were very happy with the organisation & planning of the excursion. We had a great time thanks to Greg and would be happy to go with Macquarie Educational Tours at any time. Both teachers and children enjoyed this excursion very much. We were impressed with the enthusiasm& knowledge of our driver Greg Turton. We were also impressed with his willingness to participate & assist with our students.

1998

All aspects of this major excursion were planned and executed extremely well. The driver, Greg Turton, was courteous and obliging, had a good knowledge of all aspects of the trip and related well to the children involved. Every opportunity was taken to add that “little extra” which made the whole experience enjoyable for pupils and teachers alike.

1998

Your planning was excellent. Motel & meals were excellent. Very successful. Everything ran smoothly – we were more than happy with the excursion.

1998

A very enjoyable excursion, made easy by excellent planning and effective and efficient management by Greg.

1998

Many thanks for all your efforts. Well done.

1998

The tour was brilliantly organised & run. Food & accommodation were great. Each day was well organised. I’ve already recommended Macquarie to another school. Well done.

1998

We were extremely happy and satisfied with all aspects of the excursion. As I said in an earlier fax to you I have been impressed with the service from the moment I first spoke with you regarding the excursion. Thanks again for everything. Look forward to next year.

1998

Next time we will try to avoid the very early starts! The program kept the children busy. Children enjoyed the venues and especially the day in the snow.