Great throughout. Will be booking again soon.
They always find us good flights
Another excellent trip. Thank you again. If arranging car rental from Fort Lauderdale must use Dolllar as so easy when getting off a cruise ship. Their compound just outside cruise terminal gates.
I felt I was given first class treatment by DialAFlight from the moment I picked up my phone, with instant flight details to booking seats, baggage all included with great price for my recent trip to Florida.
Everything went according to plan -can’t fault you in any way
Aways a pleasure from start to finish
I have been a client for many years of DialAFlight. Never let me down, excellent service, helpful, polite and they take great care of all one's needs
I always feel reassured bookIng with DAF.
Good communication, very happy and will use you again
From our initial call to the day before we went your service was superb. Took all the stress out of booking. Well done!
Have recommended Anton to all of my business colleagues.
Very helpful and friendly staff. Brilliant thank you
Both flights on time and no problems - service from DAF excellent as usual
Never any problems with my trips when I book with DialAFlight.
Service provided by Shelly and her colleague was first class and we would be pleased to contact her for future holidays.
Thanks Glen for all your help - great customer service
Would not wish to use Dollar car hire again.
Very efficient service
Lucky to get car upgrade as well
This company never fails to meet our needs. The personnel attention we receive is second to none. Ryan is our first port of call for all our vacation flights, car rental etc.
Brilliant service and extremely helpful, would definitely use the service again.
Everyone we dealt with in your company went above and beyond what was expected by myself. Well done to you all
Donovan, as usual, was helpful and organised everything.
As usual everything covered - fantastic service
Everything went exactly as planned.
Great service and help from Ryan!
Happy with overall service. Reid was very helpful and always happy to answer my many questions!!
Brilliant as ever Chris. Thanks
Very good service.
Thanks so much for organising our trip to Florida which was amazing
In January 1981 when mass tourism from the UK to Florida had hardly begun, I made my first trip to the Sunshine State - flying to Miami; this was memorable if only because in the departure lounge at Heathrow I found myself standing next to Eric Morecambe and his wife Joan.
Bring me sunshine, he was probably singing to himself. He needn't have worried; it was freezing in London but when we landed in Miami in the late afternoon, it was roasting. In January! Yet in 1981 Miami was in decline. In the 1960s, for example, when The Beatles made their first trip to the US in 1964 to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show, they demonstrated their stratospheric success by finding time for a sunshine break in glamorous Miami Beach.
But 20 years later the Al Pacino gangster film Scarface showed how fast Miami Beach had fallen - business was so bad that plans were laid to demolish the famous Art Deco hotels which had largely become hostels. (Curiously, it was the filming of the 1980s cop series Miami Vice that initiated the preservation campaign - the rundown buildings clashed with the show's Ferraris and Armani suits, so the city was forced to smarten up.)
By 1981 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, had been open for almost a decade but the place was relatively modest; EPCOT didn't open until 1982.
My trip in 1981 was to write a piece on Air Florida, which had announced the start of low-cost flights between Miami and Gatwick - a route on which it was to compete with Laker Airways. Laker went bust the next year while Air Florida collapsed in 1984. But by the mid-Eighties, thanks to the marketing of some mass operators, Florida had begun to dominate the UK long-haul market.
It had good year-round weather and offered extraordinary value for money. Brits found the accommodation well-appointed and spacious and in the favoured Orlando suburb of Kissimmee, theme parks were on your doorstep.
Since that first visit, the more I've seen of Florida, the more I like it. I've been pretty much all over from Key West - so far south it is just 100 miles from Cuba - up to St Augustine and beyond. I like it all but I'm beginning to decide that I like the western Gulf coast the best, especially the stretch between Tampa and Sarasota.
For a week recently I had a house rental on Anna Maria Island, about an hour's drive south of Tampa. Tampa is an attractive entry point into the States, with shorter immigration queues.
Everything in Florida is nice and easy, from picking up a hire car to obtaining the keys of your holiday house (most have lock boxes, all you need is the combination - I never met anybody from the house rental company). Florida has everything to make a holiday perfect. Had we wanted, we could have made the two-hour drive to Orlando for a theme-park fix, but Anna Maria island has pretty much all you need.
The property came with a golf cart for short trips to the shop or the beach - bikes were also available. There was a large pool, a table-tennis table, a multi-channel TV with domestic TV catch-up - and the fastest wifi I've come across: 80mbps (ten times faster than I get at home). With a Slingbox connection, I was able to sit next to the pool and watch England beat the Aussies in the Ashes - holidays don't get much better than this.
Bradenton was a 25-minute drive, worth it to visit the Ellerton premium outlet mall with outrageous bargains on designer clothes. A similar distance away down at the end of Longboat Key (winter home to writer Stephen King) was Sarasota, worth visiting to stock up on food and drink at Whole Foods: not as cheap as the Publix, a ten-minute golf-cart ride away from the house, but in a different universe in terms of quality.
Because Anna Maria is a place which doesn't attract day trippers, the beaches are never crowded, and at many times of day, if you avoid the busier stretches, you will have them to yourself. Keep an eye out and you will spot dolphins skimming the offshore waters.
The house had a rooftop deck area where one night we watched the Perseid meteor shower stream across the night sky.
Even on non-meteor-shower nights, it was a delight to sit up on the roof and look at stars that seemed close enough to touch. There may be more perfect places to holiday than Florida but, at this very moment, I'm finding it hard to think of one…