Helpful, personal service. Would highly recommend. My thanks to Wayne Bailey.
I have always had great service from DialAFlight and especially from Marcus Nunn. Everything on this holiday to Mykonos was as expected and amazing.
Found me a fabulous hotel which we loved!
Amazing in every way. Thank you.
Peter Smith was professional and knowledgeable, a credit to DialAFlight and will definitely be returning to book our next holiday
Travelled without any problems, all went smoothly!
Great service - always professional
Thank you Joe and all the team. Great service.
First class from start to finish
Fantastic. Everything we wanted and more. Couldn't have been better
I’ve used DialAFlight for years and have recommended a few people. Manager Danny has been extremely patient and delivers excellent service.
Cody was amazing - honeymoon was perfect !
Consistently good, love the fast answering of the phones, seamless handovers between different staff and Philippa was a star.
Loved the accommodation that was found for us. Thanks so much. The hotel actually provides a complimentary airport pick up and drop off. I only knew this from reading the hotel’s website. This might be a good ‘value added’ if you mention this during the booking process.
Everything went very smoothly, Roy and the team were a delight to deal with, early finish for them all.
Another fabulous trip! Be in touch soon to book our next one
Eric always does a good job
This is the first year I have used DialAFlight. I like it and will use it again.
As usual very efficient and professional.
This is one of the best holidays I have had. Mykonos Grand hotel deserves 7 stars NOT 5. Immaculate hotel, amazing food, and the most warming and helpful staff. Claire, our travel manager, was amazing as well. She made sure everything was perfect from our first call to departure
Our two hotels in Mykonos and Santorini were beyond expectations and the whole trip fitted together well. It felt very personalised.
Very efficient and friendly service, would definitely use this company again.
Todd is the best yet again
Holiday was great. Niall organised a great trip. We loved Mykonos. Only feedback for any other bookings to Mykonos was the Ammos hotel was nice but we felt it was expensive for what it was- but it didn't stop us having a great time.
This was the first time I had used DialAFlight and was very pleased with the experience. Your staff are very helpful and efficient and took all the hassle out of planning our perfect trip.
Thank you for spotting the recommended hotel it was even better than we had imagined and I would never have found it without your help. Big thanks!
Ever since I was a child, I've had this passionate desire to go to the Greek island of Santorini. When I was little, a friend's parents spent their honeymoon there, and when I saw the holiday snaps it became my dream holiday destination.
However, time has flown and circumstances change. I now have a four-year-old daughter, Betsy, and when I started looking at hotels in Santorini, I realised that bringing a child along might prove tricky. From what I could see, the hotels are very much set up for couples. It's the ideal destination for a honeymoon - as my friend's parents discovered all those years ago.
So despite my best intentions, it was time to come up with a Plan B. I asked friends for their advice and they all suggested I visit Mykonos instead - and I'm so pleased they did.
I'm now its biggest fan. It's an extraordinary island - an absolute gem. Everything about Mykonos was glorious, and I would just go back in an instant because I absolutely fell in love with it.
Before the trip, I had celebrated my 40th birthday by throwing a party in London. It was great fun but pretty hectic getting things organised, so afterwards I wanted to do something more low-key.
That's where the idea of a trip to Greece came in. I travelled with Betsy, my best friend Tamara Edward and my goddaughter Elicia (just to make things a little bit more complicated, Elicia is now godmother to Betsy). I thought it would be lovely to have a girly trip.
Elicia was especially thrilled when I told her we were going to Mykonos because the Kardashians had been there the previous summer - apparently it featured prominently on their reality TV programme. Like many young girls, Elicia is a huge fan.
Heading to a Greek island was also significant for me because I've co-written a one-woman show in which I play a sort of Shirley Valentine character having a midlife crisis.
I've had a kind of Shirley Valentine obsession myself over the past three years - no, not of meeting a tall, dark, handsome fisherman, but of exploring the Greek islands.
From the moment we arrived on Mykonos, I was enchanted. The food was incredible.
I had salads and grilled halloumi, and the fresh seafood was just amazing - huge prawns and excellent sea bass.
Normally I'm very careful about what I eat, but on holiday I let myself relax a little. In Mykonos, I felt I didn't need to worry. At lunch, the restaurant served a simple tomato and cucumber salad in a delicious lemon and olive oil dressing and plenty of herbs. After eating something like that, I felt full, yet had the satisfaction of knowing I'd had something really healthy.
Betsy also loved the food. She tried halloumi for the first time and adored it.
We were staying on the 'quiet' side of Mykonos (there is a clubbing side too).
Betsy had such a good time, especially walking around the little town and wandering down to the port to look at all the posh yachts. She was so active that by the evening, she was worn out and just wanted to go to bed.
Mykonos has small yet delightful beaches - I could sit on the sand and easily keep an eye on Betsy. There weren't too many people around either, so it was all very relaxed.
We stayed at the impressive Grace Hotel. It's on the hills above Mykonos town, with stunning views of the sparkling Aegean. It's relatively small, with just 32 rooms, many of which have their own plunge pools.
The hotel's literature accurately said 'the overriding atmosphere is one of serenity'.
For the adults in our group, one of the hotel's great treats was its signature Grace cocktail - a delicious gin-based concoction. Every time we ordered a Grace cocktail, there was a chorus of Happy Birthday - to the point that on our last day, I had to say: 'Right, I think we've established that I'm 40 so there's no need to keep celebrating!'
We had lunch every day in the hotel but took the decision to dine out several evenings - although dinner on the Grace terrace was difficult to beat, with that amazing sea view.
Mykonos town centre was just a five-minute cab ride from the hotel, so it was simple to get to the shops - always an important consideration during a girly holiday.
I knew that after I returned from my trip, I was about to go into the West End with my one-woman show, so this was the perfect time to relax before a busy period. So home again and normal, hectic, life has begun again - at 40.
First published in March 2015
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