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Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre shows reality of DIY Travel in new video

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Earlier this year, Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre (GMTC) launched the #WhyIDontDIYTravel campaign alongside a competition to highlight the risks travellers face when they book holidays themselves.
The campaign has not only brought to light some of the horror stories, but it has also celebrated the type of incredible trips that can be achieved when booked through an ATAS accredited travel agent. 
The Instagram competition was a resounding success, with the overall winner scoring a holiday to Greece. 
But GMTC still wants to raise awareness. Many people are continuing to choose to book their own holidays and often facing disappointment when things aren’t as they seem or things go wrong. 
GMTC Managing Director Halina Kubica says, “Nothing can replicate the expertise of a knowledgeable travel specialist who is familiar with the locations and will make the best recommendations for the customer. If something goes wrong, travel specialists are the lifeline that can salvage a trip a…

Why is Croatia so hot right now?

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Croatia is the new Greece!

Known as the pearl of the Adriatic Sea, and most recently recognisable as being a filming location in Game of Thrones (check out the Roman ruins in Split!) It’s easy to see why millions of Australians have already visited Croatia this year.

With more than 1,200 idyllic islands, a blossoming wine scene, and historic beauty in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, Croatia has all the ingredients for an unforgettable European holiday! No wonder many of our Croatia tours and trips have sold out early.



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Tailored to Delight - Meet Alex Karakou

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As Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre’s Product Manager, Alex Karakou has been working with us for 5 years. Born in Congo, Alex speaks four languages including Greek, English, French and Swahili, but having lived in Greece he knows all the best secrets and local delights!

One of Alex’s favourite destination apart from Greece is Egypt because of its steep history. He has recently returned from a trip to Turkey, Israel and Greece, and says the trip highlights for him included Cappadocia, The Dead Sea, and the Medieval Palace of Rhodes in Greece, as he is from Rhodes.

Alex enjoys working at Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre because of the passion that the team has about the destinations on offer.

He’s most certainly a people person who loves being able to share his knowledge about the wonderful places he’s travelled to.

August 2019 Specials

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2020 Packages at 2019 Prices
There’s just a few weeks left to take advantage of our 2020 packages at 2019 prices offer.

If you book any 2020 Greece brochure package* before the 31st of August 2019, you’ll pay the same prices as this year.

This is an offer too good to refuse!

*Note: This excludes cruise packages.

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Earlybird Turkey Special If you want to discover the Jewels of Turkey, we have an incredible tour for that!
Starting and ending in Istanbul you can enjoy 14 days of touring the delights Turkey has to offer in a small group, with an English speaking guide throughout.  Book before the 30th of September 2019 and you’ll get $300 off per room! 
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