We are an independent travel agency in Knowle. Being independent allows us to use our extensive range of tour operators to tailor each travel experience perfectly to our clients brief and ensuring they get the best value for money.

At Journey the World, our excellent team have amassed a wealth of knowledge from over 150 years combined experience in the industry. We are regularly travelling to established locations as well as exploring the new up and coming destinations, gaining valuable first hand experience which we can then pass on to our clients. Having travelled to over 50 countries between us, there is very little of the world left untouched by Journey the World’s dedicated staff.

We offer a friendly and personal one to one service, promising to never sell the same holiday twice. Each booking is tailored to suit your exact requirements, ensuring every holiday with us is memorable for all the right reasons.  We are not a faceless internet company; we take pride in our work and thrive on taking all the hassle and time consuming research away from you. Our belief is that the enjoyment of a holiday should start the moment you walk through our door, allowing you to focus on the experience of choosing your dream destination right up to when you arrive back home.

Meet the team…

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Guy Widman.
Founder and Managing Director.

Guy commenced travel when he was 17 years of age following his mother and brothers passion working in travel. At the age of 57, Guy now completes 40 years in the industry, he says ‘golly, how its changed, I must write a book’.  But his passion has never dwindled and still loves every day in the industry. He set up Journey the World in March 1997 which makes the company the same age as the Spice Girls at 24 years.

Destinations travelled to:
Caribbean, Antigua, St.Lucia & Jamaica. USA, Florida, California & New York. Canada, Toronto and Vancouver. Spain, Mallorca, Menorca, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote & Gran Canaria. Greece, Crete, Rhodes, Cyprus.  Italy, Rome, Florence & Milan. Indian Ocean, Mauritius, Maldives & Seychelles. Middle East, Dubai. Far East Singapore & Borneo.  South Africa, Cape Town, Winelands, Garden Route & Shamwari. Australia, Sydney, Adelaide, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock & Cairns. Fiji.

Most favourite destination: Mauritius, I have to say that as I was married on the beach in Mauritius ! a close second is the Maldives & watching The Eagles at MSG in New York.

Next destination to visit: Maldives.

Claire Kirby.

Destinations travelled to:
Caribbean, Aruba &  Barbados. USA, Florida, Texas & New York. Mexico. Spain, Mallorca, Ibiza, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote & Gran Canaria. Costa del Sol & Costa Brava.  Greece, Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, Kos & Skiathos. Cyprus. Netherlands & Denmark. France, Malta. Africa, Morocco, Tunisia & Kenya. Indian Ocean, Mauritius. New Zealand, North & South Island.

Most favourite destination: Kenya & Florida.

Next destination to visit: Mediterranean cruise.

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Sue Koumides
Senior Travel Consultant.

Destinations travelled to:
Caribbean, Antigua, Jamaica, Dominican Republic  &  Caribbean cruise. Mexico. USA, Florida, California, Chicago, Las Vegas & New York.  Canada, Calgary, Banff & Lake Louise. Spain, Mallorca, Fuerteventura & Barcelona. Greece, Rhodes, Zante & Thassos, Cyprus.  Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland & Austria. Italy, Rome, Venice & Sicily.  Middle East, Dubai. Africa, Morocco, Tunisia & South Africa. Indian Ocean, Mauritius. Asia, India, Japan, Singapore, Bali, Hong Kong, Thailand &  Malaysia.

Most favourite destination: Thailand, namely Elephant Hills.

Next destination to visit: Tenerife.

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Judy Masters.
Senior Travel Consultant.

Destinations travelled to:
Caribbean, Barbados. USA, Florida, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York. Canada, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper & Kamloops. South America, Argentina, Spain, Balearics, Canaries, Andalucía, Barcelona & Gibraltar.  Belgium, France, Malta & Portugal (Algarve).  Sweden, Swedish Lapland for the Northern Lights & Switzerland. Italy, Tuscany, Florence, Pisa, Rome & Venice. Africa, Egypt including a Nile Cruise, Morocco, Tunisia & Kenya. Middle East, Dubai & Abu Dhabi. Indian Ocean, Mauritius & Seychelles.

Most favourite destination: Argentina.

Next destination to visit: still planning.

If you do not live in the area we would still love to help you. Please call us, or email us on sales@journeytheworld.com and we will be happy to assist however we can.

We are members of ABTA and we also act as agents for ATOL holders. This ensures your booking has financial protection and peace of mind.