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Nicky Banin
Sales Consultant

Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

Arranging tailor-made holidays and advising customers on an ever-increasing range of holidays since 1984, we are known as the leading luxury travel agents in Surrey.

Our knowledge and first-hand experiences have been enhanced by the ongoing support of our preferred tour operators and hoteliers, enabling us to offer much more than a shop-front. There is so much to choose from, our job remains to match the right travel experience to your individual needs.

Talk to us about unique, unexploited destinations and experiences reserved for the privileged few, Symphony World Travel is the place for luxury, intimate, boutique and exclusive travel.

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Languages:
  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish
Year established:
  • 1984
The areas we specialise in:
  • Adventure travel
  • City breaks
  • Coach travel
  • Cruises
  • Cultural trips
  • Cycling holidays
  • Diving
  • Golfing holidays
  • Sailing holidays
  • Skiing
  • Travel planning
  • Walking holidays
  • Winter sports
The destinations we specialise in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • United States
  • AITO
  • IATA
  • Advantage
  • ABTA
  • A grizzly bear in Canada

    Canada – Grizzlies, Eagles and Orcas!

    “I would like to share the most amazing experience I have ever had, this was in British Columbia, Canada this June. We landed at Vancouver, and were whisked to Stanley Park to see the Capilano Suspension Bridge and walked across up and over, all in the tree canopy, lovely and refreshing as it was a...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    A stunning vista of Dubrovnik

    Croatia – Simply stunning

    “We arrived in Split for a 3-night stay – a lovely city. We took a day trip to the Krka National Park which was stunning. You can walk across the boardwalks over streams and watch the cascading waterfalls. A truly beautiful day out finished with a relaxing boat ride.  On the way to Dubrovnik we...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Vintage cars line the streets of Havana, Cuba

    Cuba – A country that steals your soul

    “Last September our family took a fascinating trip to a country steeped in history and somewhat stuck in a time warp, the Caribbean island of Cuba.  Cuba is in fact an archipelago with the principle island being about two-thirds the size of Florida. Then there is the Isla de Juventud (Isle of Youth) and about...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The three valleys - beautiful all year round

    France – Skiing the 3 Valleys

    “ A three-hour journey from Grenoble will take you winding through pretty mountain villages, towards your first glance of snow covered mountains, wooden chalets and crisp blue skies.  You can explore and have fun at Meribel and Meribel Mottaret, two resorts that are ideal bases for skiers of all levels. For beginners, there are plenty of...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Germany – Berlin and Dresden 2 centre tour

    “ In June 2019, my husband and I visited Germany. On arrival at Berlin Tegel Airport, we were transferred the short distance to the four-star Maritim Hotel in Berlin, ideally located near the famous Potsdamer Platz in the heart of the city.  The following morning, we engaged on a city tour taking in many of the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Crete

    Greece – Mamma Mia, here we go to Crete again!

    “ Greece is having a moment again – thanks to a very popular film franchise involving many Abba songs! The real star of the film of course is the location. What is not to love about sunshine, crystal clear seas, fabulous food and very friendly people?  Following in the footsteps of Cher, I headed to the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The Northern Lights seen from Iceland

    Iceland – Much more than a volcano!

    “I have just spent two nights with Regent Holidays in the most amazing place I have ever visited. Iceland has so much to offer. Of course if you want sunshine, beaches and exotic open air restaurants then I wouldn’t recommend it but if you want the thrill of off road jeep safaris, amazing waterfalls, geo-thermal...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Stromboli at sunset

    Italy – Sicily & the magical Aeolian Islands

    “Seven volcanic islands, just 45 minutes by hydrofoil from mainland Sicily, rise out of the cobalt seas off Sicily’s northeast coast. These Unesco-protected pearl drops of islands are a little piece of relatively undiscovered paradise, offering stunning waters for water sports enthusiasts, swimmers and divers as well as trek worthy volcanoes, bubbling thermal springs and...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Verona, Italy, The city of love!

    Italy – Verona, the city of love

    “ September 2018 saw my wish to visit Verona fulfilled. Arriving on a beautiful sunny day, my husband and I fell completely under its spell. Our first glimpse of the city was from the panoramic grounds of our boutique hotel positioned high above the city centre, but which was in fact only a twenty-minute walk downhill...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Temple in Kyoto

    Japan – A stunning and unique destination

    “My journey began in Tokyo, the most exciting metropolis in Asia where traditions from centuries past exist side by side with the ever –moving elements of the latest in urban culture that radiate their own special heat and energy. Most of the clichés are true. Tokyo in my impression is neon-wrapped, a hectic playground where...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Two traditionally dressed Japanese walk past Cherry trees

    Japan – Time to visit the Land of The Rising Sun

    “ I had wanted to travel to Japan for a long time, and in March I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to spend two weeks in this fascinating country.  There are several ways to see Japan, a fully escorted group tour, a cruise, independent travel and a self- guided tour. We decided on the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Mauritius – Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort and Spa

    “Paradis hotel is widely regarded as one of the premier resorts on the island and has an enviable position at the tip of the stunning Le Morne peninsula surrounded by 5kms of beautiful beach. Luxurious and spacious accommodation is spread out along these inviting sands, there’s a choice of eight restaurants (four of which are...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Mauritius Royal Palm Beachcomber

    Mauritius – Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury

    “The world famous Royal Palm Mauritius Hotel was the first hotel in the Indian Ocean to become a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and continues, to this day, to set the standard in terms of luxury. The hotel offers just 69 intimate suites, is set on an idyllic stretch of beach and...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The Mauritius Shandrani Beachcomber Resort and Spa

    Mauritius – Shandrani Beachcomber Resort and Spa

    “Set in the unspoiled south surrounded by 70 acres of gardens and the Blue Bay Marine Park, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa  is located on a magnificent stretch of Mauritius’s south coast, we believe it offers the best all inclusive package in Mauritius. There’s so much included from fine dining to champagne by the glass...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Chichen Itza, Mexico

    Mexico – Mayan Ruins, Margaritas and Mariachi!

    “I have been lucky enough to visit the Riviera Maya twice, and would definitely return again. Situated on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, it really does have something for everyone.  If you are a fan of the beach you are totally spoilt with the powder white sand and the brilliant turquoise blue of the Caribbean...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, in Nepal

    Nepal – Travel to the Top of the World

    “My journey began at Heathrow’ Terminal 3, flying out to Kathmandu in Nepal with Qatar Airways via Doha – a comfortable flight on a fantastic Airline.  Whilst Tribhuvan airport at Kathmandu was rather chaotic, the ground handlers were pleasant and efficient and I was duly whisked away to my first hotel, The Himalaya, for a...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The coastline of Madeira

    Portugal – Marvellous Madeira

    “On arrival at Funchal Airport we were met by a lovely holiday representative and taken to the Cliff Bay Hotel for a two-night stay. We had a junior suite located in the most gorgeous position with stunning views and the gentle sound of the ocean lapping over the rocks below. Oh, the tranquillity! The hotel...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Portugal – The Amazing Azores

    “I have to share the most amazing experience ever, the fabulous nine major archipelago gems of the Azores, little heard of here in the UK, but only a 3hr 30min flight from Gatwick. You gain an hour because of the positioning of these historic volcanic Islands, half way from Canada and half way from Lisbon Portugal, in...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Boats at harbour in Lanzarote

    Spain – Winter sun in Lanzarote

    “Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands, a volcanic destination with quaint white buildings dotted around the place, all painted with either green or blue shutters. The Canary Islands are an ideal destination if you are looking for some winter sun during the cold miserable months of the UK as the climate is temperate all...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    USA – A Texan road trip is a real adventure

    “ The adventure starts in Houston which has emerged as one of the great cities of the 21st century. Head to Bayou Place for great food and entertainment and definitely visit NASA. NASA’s Johnson Space Centre houses the historical Mission Control Centre and the International Space Station mock-up facility where Astronauts receive their training. A three-day...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Bai Tu Long - An alternative to Halong Bay

    Vietnam & Cambodia – Away from the tourists!

    “It is a truth universally acknowledged that tourists hate other tourists. But, when visiting the most iconic sites a country has to offer, we have to accept that being among a crowd of fellow travellers is inevitable. Or do we? Vietnam and Cambodia are receiving an unprecedented number of visitors, which means that the reality...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Click to enlarge

    5th December 2019

    Symphony World Travel Celebrates 32 Years

    Symphony World Travel’s Fetcham office will soon be celebrating 32 years of successful trading in the Surrey village. Symphony World…

    READ MORE →

    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

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    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Sales Consultant

    Arranging tailor-made holidays and advising customers on an ever-increasing range of holidays since 1984, we are known as the leading luxury travel agents in Surrey.

    Our knowledge and first-hand experiences have been enhanced by the ongoing support of our preferred tour operators and hoteliers, enabling us to offer much more than a shop-front. There is so much to choose from, our job remains to match the right travel experience to your individual needs.

    Talk to us about unique, unexploited destinations and experiences reserved for the privileged few, Symphony World Travel is the place for luxury, intimate, boutique and exclusive travel.

    More about Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Languages:
    • English
    • Italian
    • French
    • Spanish
    Year established:
    • 1984
    The areas we specialise in:
    • Adventure travel
    • City breaks
    • Coach travel
    • Cruises
    • Cultural trips
    • Cycling holidays
    • Diving
    • Golfing holidays
    • Sailing holidays
    • Skiing
    • Travel planning
    • Walking holidays
    • Winter sports
    The destinations we specialise in:
    • Australia
    • Canada
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Maldives
    • Mauritius
    • Mexico
    • New Zealand
    • Peru
    • Portugal
    • Seychelles
    • South Africa
    • Spain
    • Tanzania
    • Thailand
    • United States

  • AITO
  • IATA
  • Advantage
  • ABTA
  • A grizzly bear in Canada

    Canada – Grizzlies, Eagles and Orcas!

    “I would like to share the most amazing experience I have ever had, this was in British Columbia, Canada this June. We landed at Vancouver, and were whisked to Stanley Park to see the Capilano Suspension Bridge and walked across up and over, all in the tree canopy, lovely and refreshing as it was a...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    A stunning vista of Dubrovnik

    Croatia – Simply stunning

    “We arrived in Split for a 3-night stay – a lovely city. We took a day trip to the Krka National Park which was stunning. You can walk across the boardwalks over streams and watch the cascading waterfalls. A truly beautiful day out finished with a relaxing boat ride.  On the way to Dubrovnik we...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Vintage cars line the streets of Havana, Cuba

    Cuba – A country that steals your soul

    “Last September our family took a fascinating trip to a country steeped in history and somewhat stuck in a time warp, the Caribbean island of Cuba.  Cuba is in fact an archipelago with the principle island being about two-thirds the size of Florida. Then there is the Isla de Juventud (Isle of Youth) and about...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The three valleys - beautiful all year round

    France – Skiing the 3 Valleys

    “ A three-hour journey from Grenoble will take you winding through pretty mountain villages, towards your first glance of snow covered mountains, wooden chalets and crisp blue skies.  You can explore and have fun at Meribel and Meribel Mottaret, two resorts that are ideal bases for skiers of all levels. For beginners, there are plenty of...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Germany – Berlin and Dresden 2 centre tour

    “ In June 2019, my husband and I visited Germany. On arrival at Berlin Tegel Airport, we were transferred the short distance to the four-star Maritim Hotel in Berlin, ideally located near the famous Potsdamer Platz in the heart of the city.  The following morning, we engaged on a city tour taking in many of the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Crete

    Greece – Mamma Mia, here we go to Crete again!

    “ Greece is having a moment again – thanks to a very popular film franchise involving many Abba songs! The real star of the film of course is the location. What is not to love about sunshine, crystal clear seas, fabulous food and very friendly people?  Following in the footsteps of Cher, I headed to the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The Northern Lights seen from Iceland

    Iceland – Much more than a volcano!

    “I have just spent two nights with Regent Holidays in the most amazing place I have ever visited. Iceland has so much to offer. Of course if you want sunshine, beaches and exotic open air restaurants then I wouldn’t recommend it but if you want the thrill of off road jeep safaris, amazing waterfalls, geo-thermal...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Stromboli at sunset

    Italy – Sicily & the magical Aeolian Islands

    “Seven volcanic islands, just 45 minutes by hydrofoil from mainland Sicily, rise out of the cobalt seas off Sicily’s northeast coast. These Unesco-protected pearl drops of islands are a little piece of relatively undiscovered paradise, offering stunning waters for water sports enthusiasts, swimmers and divers as well as trek worthy volcanoes, bubbling thermal springs and...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Verona, Italy, The city of love!

    Italy – Verona, the city of love

    “ September 2018 saw my wish to visit Verona fulfilled. Arriving on a beautiful sunny day, my husband and I fell completely under its spell. Our first glimpse of the city was from the panoramic grounds of our boutique hotel positioned high above the city centre, but which was in fact only a twenty-minute walk downhill...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Temple in Kyoto

    Japan – A stunning and unique destination

    “My journey began in Tokyo, the most exciting metropolis in Asia where traditions from centuries past exist side by side with the ever –moving elements of the latest in urban culture that radiate their own special heat and energy. Most of the clichés are true. Tokyo in my impression is neon-wrapped, a hectic playground where...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Two traditionally dressed Japanese walk past Cherry trees

    Japan – Time to visit the Land of The Rising Sun

    “ I had wanted to travel to Japan for a long time, and in March I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to spend two weeks in this fascinating country.  There are several ways to see Japan, a fully escorted group tour, a cruise, independent travel and a self- guided tour. We decided on the...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Mauritius – Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort and Spa

    “Paradis hotel is widely regarded as one of the premier resorts on the island and has an enviable position at the tip of the stunning Le Morne peninsula surrounded by 5kms of beautiful beach. Luxurious and spacious accommodation is spread out along these inviting sands, there’s a choice of eight restaurants (four of which are...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Mauritius Royal Palm Beachcomber

    Mauritius – Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury

    “The world famous Royal Palm Mauritius Hotel was the first hotel in the Indian Ocean to become a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and continues, to this day, to set the standard in terms of luxury. The hotel offers just 69 intimate suites, is set on an idyllic stretch of beach and...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The Mauritius Shandrani Beachcomber Resort and Spa

    Mauritius – Shandrani Beachcomber Resort and Spa

    “Set in the unspoiled south surrounded by 70 acres of gardens and the Blue Bay Marine Park, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa  is located on a magnificent stretch of Mauritius’s south coast, we believe it offers the best all inclusive package in Mauritius. There’s so much included from fine dining to champagne by the glass...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Chichen Itza, Mexico

    Mexico – Mayan Ruins, Margaritas and Mariachi!

    “I have been lucky enough to visit the Riviera Maya twice, and would definitely return again. Situated on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, it really does have something for everyone.  If you are a fan of the beach you are totally spoilt with the powder white sand and the brilliant turquoise blue of the Caribbean...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, in Nepal

    Nepal – Travel to the Top of the World

    “My journey began at Heathrow’ Terminal 3, flying out to Kathmandu in Nepal with Qatar Airways via Doha – a comfortable flight on a fantastic Airline.  Whilst Tribhuvan airport at Kathmandu was rather chaotic, the ground handlers were pleasant and efficient and I was duly whisked away to my first hotel, The Himalaya, for a...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    The coastline of Madeira

    Portugal – Marvellous Madeira

    “On arrival at Funchal Airport we were met by a lovely holiday representative and taken to the Cliff Bay Hotel for a two-night stay. We had a junior suite located in the most gorgeous position with stunning views and the gentle sound of the ocean lapping over the rocks below. Oh, the tranquillity! The hotel...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Portugal – The Amazing Azores

    “I have to share the most amazing experience ever, the fabulous nine major archipelago gems of the Azores, little heard of here in the UK, but only a 3hr 30min flight from Gatwick. You gain an hour because of the positioning of these historic volcanic Islands, half way from Canada and half way from Lisbon Portugal, in...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Boats at harbour in Lanzarote

    Spain – Winter sun in Lanzarote

    “Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands, a volcanic destination with quaint white buildings dotted around the place, all painted with either green or blue shutters. The Canary Islands are an ideal destination if you are looking for some winter sun during the cold miserable months of the UK as the climate is temperate all...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    USA – A Texan road trip is a real adventure

    “ The adventure starts in Houston which has emerged as one of the great cities of the 21st century. Head to Bayou Place for great food and entertainment and definitely visit NASA. NASA’s Johnson Space Centre houses the historical Mission Control Centre and the International Space Station mock-up facility where Astronauts receive their training. A three-day...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham
    Bai Tu Long - An alternative to Halong Bay

    Vietnam & Cambodia – Away from the tourists!

    “It is a truth universally acknowledged that tourists hate other tourists. But, when visiting the most iconic sites a country has to offer, we have to accept that being among a crowd of fellow travellers is inevitable. Or do we? Vietnam and Cambodia are receiving an unprecedented number of visitors, which means that the reality...”

    READ FULL
    Nicky Banin
    Symphony World Travel - Fetcham

    Click to enlarge

    5th December 2019

    Symphony World Travel Celebrates 32 Years

    Symphony World Travel’s Fetcham office will soon be celebrating 32 years of successful trading in the Surrey village. Symphony World…

    READ MORE →