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Kim Rudd

Based in The Sunshine Coast

Hi ,

My name is Kim and I look forward to being your personal Travel Counsellor. I am based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland. I grew up in Newcastle and have lived all over Australia, most recently Cairns, Queensland and Cooma, New South Wales.

My family and I love...

Hi ,

My name is Kim and I look forward to being your personal Travel Counsellor. I am based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland. I grew up in Newcastle and have lived all over Australia, most recently Cairns, Queensland and Cooma, New South Wales.

My family and I love camping and the outdoors, especially exploring the spectacular part of the world that we live in. I am a keen scuba diver and love to travel to destinations that allow me to blow some bubbles!

I have been in the travel industry for over 14 years in a variety of roles. I got into this industry because of my background in archaeology which was fed by my passion for travel. Over the years I have lived in the UK and travelled extensively (to over 53 countries) throughout Australia, Asia, the South Pacific, the Middle East, North America, Africa and Europe. My background includes my most recent role as an Africa and Middle East travel specialist and my passion for Africa really shines through once you get me talking!!

Being a part of Travel Counsellors allows me to access the best technology and to hundreds of suppliers and their latest deals. As I work from home I am flexible and available after hours for those who need to discuss anything or just touch base.

I greatly look forward to speaking with you about your holiday plans and travels. As a Travel Counsellor, my commitment is to you and making your trip everything you dreamed it would be.

Kim Rudd
Your Personal Travel Counsellor

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." ~St. Augustine


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Customer Story 1

I would like to endorse Kim as a professional, friendly, competent travel agent who took care of my entire family’s travel plans so that all we needed to arrange were our passports. We had a completely smooth experience and a lovely surprise once we embarked on our cruise, with very thoughtful gifts aboard from the company. These little things make the experience such a pleasure. I have no hesitation in recommending Kim and her services to anyone.

Rochelle Lewis, Newcastle
Customer Story 2

I found Kim to be very thorough with her research and she completely understood my needs and requirements. Her communication was prompt and professional - it felt more like a friend helping me book rather than a business.

Charlotte Tregellis, Lennox Head
Customer Story 3

The service is personal, professional and accommodating for personal needs and budget. When I travel overseas, Kim is there for me to make the trip less stressful for me and fun for the kids. Love it.

Hala Hijleh, Cairns
Customer Story 4

My wife and I were planning to take a five-week holiday to Italy in Aug-Sept 2016 and Kim was recommended to us as a good person to arrange our trip. This involved air and land transport, accommodation and tours. We nominated the places we wished to visit, including a reasonably remote village in the north of Italy, and Kim did the rest. We totally relied upon her recommendations and judgement, which proved to be excellent. Accordingly, we had a wonderful trip with every detail attended to. Kim maintained contact with us throughout and arranged some very thoughtful surprises that made us feel 'special'. I would have no hesitation recommending Kim as a first-class travel agent and will most certainly engage her again when we next travel beyond our immediate surrounds. She also keeps us well informed of travel and holiday offers and deals.

Phillip Paraggio, Randwick
Customer Story 5

Kim made it easy. I gave her a brief on the basics we wanted on our holiday and she came back with options and a quote that were a perfect match. We didn't have to change a thing. Easiest holiday I've ever booked!

Andy Mellis, Toowoomba
Customer Story 6

For someone who travels frequently for work Kim has been an absolute angel. She has made my life, on more than one occasion, so much easier. I don't book a flight without her these days!

Scott Roberts , Melbourne
Customer Story 7

Fast, efficient, friendly, wise and provider of great advice -- Kim Rudd has it all. I fully recommend her for all your travel needs.

Linda Worland, Mebourne
Customer Story 8

My family and I travelled to Cairns last year. Kims' service and local knowledge was invaluable when sourcing accommodation options as well as sight seeing tours. I have no hesitation in recommending Kim Rudd for any holiday inspirations.

miranda maher, lake macquarie
Customer Story 9

Kim organised my flights for my first ever overseas trip. The communication between her & myself allowed me to relax & be secure in knowing everything was going to transpire smoothly. I have & would recommend her to any of my friends that are considering any form of travel.

Blair Robert, Newcastle
Customer Story 10

We really thank Kim Rudd for her great help organising a campervan in Australia on very short notice. We didn't plan anything in advance and we really had problems to find a van for our Trip on the East Coast. Kim got us a great deal and we had unforgettable vacations! Thank you again Kim!

Maja Korsch, Bochum germany
Customer Story 11

The high caliber of excellence and immediate attention has been outstanding, we recommend your services to anyone and we are happy to have our business associate you as our travel counsellor. Electronic & Mechanical Calibrations P/L Brisbane AUSTRALIA

Carlos Ortega, Brisbane
Customer Story 12

Brilliant service! Didn't have to worry about anything, took the stress out of booking my holiday, everything was done for me :) I just had to give my dates and destination! I would certainly book again and would recommend to all my friends and family. Thanks again

Sally Harker, Cairns
Customer Story 1

Hi there, I had the pleasure of Kim Rudd assisting me with my flights last December from Sydney - KL - Koh Samui and return. She was brilliant. Professional, courteous and checked in with me WHILST I was away to ensure all was OK when we had a power failure at one of the places I was staying in. The beautiful thing was, I came home to a postcard in my letterbox from Kim, welcoming me home. This was above and way beyond the call of duty. Kim is a really lovely person. I refer her to friends/colleagues when they are thinking of traveling. Travel Counsellors, you have a very valued employee there. Many thanks! Suzi Dhnaram

Suzanne Dhnaram, Sydney
Customer Story 2

Brilliant service! Didn't have to worry about anything, took the stress out of booking my holiday, everything was done for me :) I just had to give my dates and destination! I would certainly book again and would recommend to all my friends and family. Thanks again

Sally Harker, Cairns
Customer Story 3

I can't thank Kim Rudd from Travel Counsellors enough, for her prompt and professional assistance for our family holiday to Italy in April 2013. Not only did she find us great prices for our flights, but also gave us invaluable advice and booked accommodation and sight seeing. I felt we were dealing with a friend, which was comforting as we hadn't travelled overseas before. Absolutely highly reccomended!!

Heidi Geise, Newcastle, NSW

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