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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

Kim looked after my daughter and I for a 4 week trip to the Himalayas last year. I had never used an agent before to book made things very easy indeed. She was incredibly professional and helpful. I will definitely use her services next time.

Paul Franklin, Gold Coast , QLD
Customer Story 2

Without a doubt the best travel agent I have ever used.

Shane Magill, Mooloolaba
Customer Story 3

Kim always goes above and beyond when she helps plan and book your travel arrangements no matter where in the world you are or want to go. Kim booked a trip from the UK to the USA for us last year and was brilliant - sorting out our quite specific requirements quickly and efficiently and always cheerfully, even when we changed our minds! Thanks Kim.

Sarah Bowman, London , UK
Customer Story 4

Of course I can buy my own flights online... but that leads to hours of trolling websites, indecision, searching for that "better deal" missing out on that original flight I saw... having to search again. Kim makes everything so easy. I tell her my dates and a budget, she comes back with a few options and I choose one, literally no more than a 30 minute process for me, and I love that I never once get caught up searching online. Thanks Kim for making our family holiday to Italy so easy and my work flights to Singapore so simple. Standby for our future "American White Christmas"!

Caroline Harris , Edge Hill
Customer Story 5

My first time working with Kim and I am more than happy. Kim listened to what I wanted and came up with the goods (still not entirely sure how she managed to get the airlines to have a sale on the exact fares I wanted, but I won't complain). Going the extra mile and actually caring about the client is one of Kim's strengths. Look forward to working with her in the future.

Sharlene Summers, Cairns
Customer Story 6

I used Kim to organize our family holiday to Japan where she had to deal with family members from Brisbane, Canberra and Cairns. Kim came to our house where we discussed the planned trip. Kim was patient and keen to help, nothing seemed an issue. The trip went ahead without any issues. Even when in Japan and we wanted to change, confirm or organize other ideas she was very supportive and keen to help. Kim made our trip very free flowing which we all enjoyed. This was the first time I used Kim after a recommendation from others and I would not hesitate to use her again and also recommend her to others.

Craig Mcdonald, Cairns
Customer Story 7

Kim's attention to detail and customer service were of a high standard! She was always available to answer our queries and her wealth of information about our destination enabled her plan our amazing travel experience that we will never forget! We highly recommend Kim!

Nicole Georgeou, Keiraville
Customer Story 8

Kim is exceptional - professionally and personally. Her late night email replies say a lot about her commitment, especially when I know she's juggling a young family too. The internet has created overwhelming choice and it's just nice to have someone else wade through it to allow us to enjoy not just our holidays, but all the exciting family-involved planning! Kim's also our extra layer of travel insurance; she'll be there to solve any issues for us if something goes wrong - and that's worth more to us than any potential "savings" from booking things yourself. Call Kim to help with your next trip - we have!

Angelo Veschetti, Freshwater
Customer Story 9

Kim went above and beyond to help me get my very first trip to the USA planned and booked! She is very professional and nothing was a problem. I highly recommend Kim for your next trip anywhere around the world.

Christian Sullivan, Newcastle
Customer Story 10

Kim has helped us with a travel arrangements a couple of times now. Nothing has been too much trouble for Kim and she has always been able to work to our budget. The accommodation has been excellent and she takes the stress out of holidays! I would highly recommend Kim for any travel arrangements you need!

Rebecca Mackenzie, Emerald
Customer Story 11

Great service, friendly advice and efficient support.

Narelle Macdonald, Sydney
Customer Story 12

Kim goes the extra mile to ensure we have a great time and will help us if anything doesn't go to plan. She has a great eye for detail and offers wonderful insight and advice

Sarah Eadon, Sydney
Customer Story 1

Love Kim, she is fantastic! I use her as often as possible for travel.

Scott Richards, Melbourne
Customer Story 2

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 3

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 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

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 10

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 11

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 12

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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My Blogs

Morocco: Be a time traveller!

Kim's blog, 25/06/2017

There has always been something intriguing to me about Morocco.

Moroccan culture is an exciting and worldly experience. The people (from many different cultural groups ) are friendly, colour is everywhere and the food is an absolute treat.

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