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About Never A Wasted Journey

The bespoke travel agents who go the extra mile (plus many, many more) to provide you with a customised, all-inclusive holiday package that is crafted specially to you, your needs, your dreams.

MEET COMPANY FOUNDER, DAN SALMON

Creating Memorable Experiences:
Never A Wasted Journey on Your Holiday

Holidaying with Never A Wasted Journey is all about using our time to save yours! Let us introduce you to experiences and people that will enhance your life. Charter a yacht around the Sea of Cortez, dubbed the “world’s aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau, or enjoy a helicopter flight over Robben Island, followed by a private dinner with Nelson Mandela’s former-prison-guard-turned-good-friend...

Leaving school with a sense of uncertainty about my future, I made a bold decision that would shape my entire career.

 

Embarking on a gap year adventure across China, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji, I unknowingly caught the travelling bug, igniting a passion that would lead me to redefine the concept of personalised luxury holidays. I’ve since travelled to the farthest reaches of the world, exploring the biggest cities and smallest villages, vast rainforests and tiny desert islands.

Dan being interviewed

The Frustration of Traditional Travel Jobs:

Upon returning from my gap year, I worked in various travel sales and concierge jobs, eager to continue exploring the world and sharing my experiences with others.

 

However, I soon grew frustrated with the lack of progression and the absence of truly exceptional travel experiences available to discerning travellers.

Recognising a Gap in the Market:

Driven by my love for travel and armed with a vast network of contacts I had amassed over the years, I saw a glaring gap in the market.

 

I realised that while anyone could book a holiday, very few travel companies offered the level of luxury and personalisation I sought. Inspired by this, I set out to create a new standard for bespoke travel.

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Dan at dinner table in sunny location

Crafting Unforgettable Experiences:

Fast forward eight years, and I've become a sought-after travel curator for renowned figures in the world of TV and sport. Through my expertise and impeccable connections, I have orchestrated some of the most extraordinary and outlandish holidays imaginable.

 

Importantly, my personal journey of travelling with my own family has provided invaluable insight when it comes to curating lavish trips that cater to the needs and desires of families.

Unveiling the Best of the Best:

With an extensive global network, I have access to the crème de la crème of travel offerings. From securing exclusive deals to obtaining free upgrades and additional perks, I will leave no stone unturned in my pursuit of excellence. It is through these connections and attention to detail that I have elevated the travel experience for my clients, ensuring that every journey becomes an unforgettable memory.

 

My transformation from a young traveller unsure of his path to a purveyor of unparalleled, luxury holidays showcases my power of passion and dedication. By identifying a gap in the market and leveraging my personal experiences, I have carved out a niche in the travel industry, creating bespoke experiences that redefine the notion of a dream holiday.

 

With Never A Wasted Journey at the helm, no holiday is ever wasted, as we continue to push boundaries and create journeys that are truly exceptional.

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Never a wasted - Dan & His Family

A Multi-Award-Winning Travel Agency

My multi-award-winning personal approach delivers where technology cannot, providing exclusive access to the most sought-after places, island buy-outs and private jets if you desire, with all journeys completely customised around you and your needs.

 

Enjoy a service that is highly personalised, attentive and fully bespoke to your needs.

Never A Wasted Journey:

Travel agents who are so much more than travel agents. We take the time to understand your unique preferences, interests, and desires to carefully design an itinerary that reflects your personal style to a T.

Richard Branson
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