The Travel Specialists
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Choose the Travel Specialists…

Competition is tough in the marketplace and when you’ve been in business as long as we have, reputation is everything. Read on and discover 8 reasons why you can trust our experienced team to craft your trip of a lifetime.

Whether it’s Africa, India, South America, Croatia or Antarctica, here’s why you you should turn to our team of specialists…

#1  50+ years of experience

The Travel Specialists bring over fifty years of experience to clients. From its humble beginnings as a suburban travel agency and now as a group of specialist businesses, The Travel Specialists offer tours and safaris to clients all over Australia and the world. Each of our consultants have at least 10 years experience in selling, travelling and/or working in their specialist destination.  We have what it takes to deliver your dream getaway!

#2 Customised Itineraries

Don’t leave a once-in-a-lifetime trip to chance and “too good to be true” deals online. Get expert advice and recommendations from specialist consultants. We’ll tell you when to go, where to stay and we’ve got insider tips and tricks to share.  Our specialist team can craft a unique and exciting itinerary that is sure to inspire, delight and deliver memories of a lifetime.

#3 Responsible Tourism

The passion we have for our specialist destinations go beyond the delight of being unique and interesting travel destinations. For us, it’s about giving back and making a difference.  We are committed to initiatives including “Women for Women”  and “Rhinos Without Borders”  in Africa as well as the “Save the Albatross” program in Antarctica and more in our other specialist destinations.  A Travel Specialists experience is one that delivers a positive impact on the local community and ecosystem!

#4 Australian-owned

The Travel Specialists is an Australian-owned family business, operated by Richard and Sue Ruskin. With a team of experienced consultants all over Australia, we believe that a personalised approach from friendly locals makes all the difference. Relax knowing that you are in the hands of knowledgeable specialists who care about your individual travel experience.

#5 24-7 Support

We make hard destinations easy.  When you travel with us, we offer 24/7 support. No matter what destination you are travelling to, we are available day or night for any help you may need.  Enjoy your getaway as well as peace of mind…

#6 Attention to Detail

At The Travel Specialists, we know how important the little things are. That’s why you can count on us to deliver a quality itinerary that takes into account every single detail, from transfers to food preferences. Let us know what your dream holiday looks like and let our team turn it into a reality.

#7 Luxury really is luxury

If it’s luxury you are after, then luxury is what you’ll get. Unlike many “online deals”,  you can be rest assured if our specialist team say it’s 5 star, then it most certainly is! We regularly visit our specialist destinations which means our knowledge about properties and local experiences is second to none.  Additionally, our onground teams take pleasure in showcasing their destinations.   From unique accommodation to incredible off the beaten track locations, let our team of travel experts craft your your dream getaway.

#8 Value for Money

We understand that every client is an individual, every budget is different as are travel preferences. Our team pride themselves on getting to know clients and truly understanding what their ultimate travel experience looks like. We are committed to delivering the best product in the best area, at the best available price. So, you get to enjoy interesting activities and accommodation suited to your preferences and budget.

Destination Specialists

Here at The Travel Specialists, we have consultants for Africa, South America, India, Croatia and Antarctica. Wherever you decide to go, our experienced specialists are looking forward to the opportunity of working with you to plan your next trip.  So, contact The Travel Specialists with your getaway dreams today…