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What some of our clients had to say...

Finally getting around to sending you some feedback on the Red Dragon tour to Japan.

In one word....Brilliant....your team of Angharad and local reps did you proud. "Boobies" has become a folk legend in her own right and will forever be part of Strachan touring history. 

The warmth of the welcome wherever we went was very touching and sincere. Japan ,its people its countryside its players were the stars  of the show. I am still in awe of their litter free culture . I did not see a single piece of discarded paper/gum. Remarkable!

Having promised to keep in touch with many new friends , in the mad rush at the airport I mislaid and missed getting e mail details.

Do you have contact details that we could follow up on  the promises made to "keep in touch"? 


Thanks once again for organising the tour with such professionalism. Sadly we missed out on the silverware. Next time!

 Here's hoping that we remain fit enough to join Strachan tours in the near future. 


James and Lesley Evans    



Dear Jim and team, As you know I’ve been on at least 5 tours with you and all been great. However, the Japan RWC was fantastic. Thanks to all of you especially Angharad, Lowri and Ito, and of course my fellow tourists who all made it a great experience. I’ll be joining you for the Lions and probably before.

Kind regards,




Good Afternoon Angharad

I trust you have now recovered from your marathon trip to Japan and  hopefully your back has also  improved Rather belatedly I am writing to congratulate you on being the best tour guide  I have experienced!! Well done and please let Jim know  and also for the organisation of the trip as a whole .

One of the highlights was your fantastic whistle when you wanted our attention .Whistling has never been my forte but  I  do have other attributes.

x Margaret



Hi Jim and Angharad

Just a brief note to thank you for organising a near perfect trip. All transfers , flights and hotels went to plan

On behalf of Ken and I 

Well done and sincere thanks 



Dear Jim,

Just as the dust settles after the World Cup in Japan I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for an absolutely magnificent trip. You are aware that I was on the Red Dragon Trip 1 for the first three group games following Wales and had a fabulous time from start to finish. The trip included everything and more that one would expect from a visit to Japan viz Hiroshima, Bullet train, Sumo wrestling, Geisha , Tokyo etc. Whilst I have come to expect a great trip ( after Argentina last. Year) with the attention to detail that always seems to be included , this trip was something special.

I can appreciate that a lot of research goes into every trip but the finer detail included in this trip was outstanding. The order of the trip was extremely well thought out to provide a superb traveller experience from start to finish. Looking back I fully appreciate the effort you and your staff put into organising and delivering such a magnificent experience for us . I feel I must pay tribute to Angharad who was totally outstanding in every way. She tended to our needs from day to day, anticipated events and made sure our experiences were always excellent. She was very proactive from day one and was on call 24/7 showing remarkable resilience, patience and empathy with all travellers not just on Red Dragon 1 tour. She worked ever so hard throughout and deserves a medal !! Even if it was just for putting up with me!!!

Sincerely, many thanks to you all from a very appreciative tourist.

All the best,

Dai Gatehouse



Now that the dust has finally settled and the events of the Rugby World Cup are over we feel it is high time to write to you to thank you for such an amazing experience in Japan. Angharad and the team really pulled out all the stops to make the tour such an enjoyable adventure. We met so many like minded people who travelled with Strachan, now friends who we regularly keep in contact with. Three fantastic weeks of fun and laughter in an amazing country. As a result so many of us have signed up together to go to South Africa in 2021.

Looking forward to travelling with you again.

Kindest regards,

 Huw and Angela Roberts


Hi Angharad. 

Just sat in Bangkok departures. Slight delay. 

I can’t express how enjoyable the whole tour was. Even the delay turned out to be fun. 

Your professionalism is exemplary. Both you and Princes Lowry are a great double act. 

Thank you very much

The Lubie’s. Eunice Dave. 😀

Please pass on our thanks to the whole Strachan team did a great trip to RWC in Japan. 

Just arrived back in Heathrow so short trip home. 

Hotel, the tailor made itinerary, the flights and of course the support of Angharad and Lowri was fantastic. 


Thanks again, look forward to seeing what you can offer for the Lions now. 



Mark & Hazel

Hi Angharad,

                just wanted to say a big thanks to you, Clare and the team for a great trip to Rome, really appreciated all your help, looking forward to the Edinburgh trip now!

                                  Thanks Keith

Italy v Wales - Rome 2019

Dear Strachan Sports Travel,

I hope you had a safe flight home, and all was well. This is just a short message of thanks & appreciation for everything we had on the 20 wonderful days we had together (even if you missed some of it).


I knew I would have a good time but never in my wildest dreams I would have such a fantastic time. The team you have put together is so professional and friendly that everything was great. Angharad was wonderful, dealt with all problems given to her, always smiling unless an hotel upset her! It so wonderful in these days that a successful company can manage to have a team so friendly and people orientated such as Strachan, and I have always said that is not by accident, but by choosing the right people and good management, well done Jim. Thanks again, and I will be with you again, God willing in the future.


Thanks so much,


David (Dai) Phelps


Wales Summer Tour to Argentina - June 2018

Hi All


We are still recovering from the brilliant time we had in Argentina with you all, many thanks for organising such a great trip.

I was just wondering if you could send me costings and itineraries for Rugby World Cup in Japan please .


Many thanks again,


Phil Gatehouse & Co

Wales Summer Tour to Argentina - June 2018

Hello Jim,

We would like to say a big thank you to you and all at Strachan travel for organising our lion's tour to New Zealand in June/July 2017 we had a wonderful time. The travel and site seeing trips which were included exceeded our expectations, from the hot geysers in Rotorua to the deep snow and Fiord at Mount Cook. We covered so many miles in the time we were there but the organisation was great and made the travelling easy.

We would like to say a big thank you to Angharad who took control of any situation that arose efficiently and was  an excellent courier and travelling companion keeping us on track, nothing was too much trouble. We would not hesitate to travel with Strachan Travel again and would recommend you to anyone thinking of booking this type of tour in the future. This is our 3rd Lion's tour with Strachan Travel and each one has exceeded our expectations. 

Looking forward to the next adventure. 

Best wishes 

Kathryn and David Pegington "

                                                                                                       British and Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand - August 2017

"We've just arrived back home after our short extension to the Kiwi Classic Tour.

We just want to say a big thank you for a brilliant trip. Everything was so well organised and planned. Even the window seats for my wife on the flights! A special mention of Paul our guide, he was excellent and great company too. Nothing was too much trouble for him, and his presence enhanced the enjoyment of the trip. Thanks again


Hwyl fawr!

Martin & Ann Harrison, Huw & Helen Davies"

                                                                                     July 2017

"Just returned from The AMAZING Silver Fern tour to New Zealand to watch the British Lions. Had an excellent time with Angharad looking after us. The trips in between the matches were fantastic. Strachan Sports travel arranged plenty of things included in the price which made this an amazing holiday. All we had to find was the beer money!!!! This really was a VFM tour, roll on the next one.


                                                                                                             August 2017

"Thanks to everyone at Strachan Travel for an awesome Italy Wales trip. We had an amazing time!"

                                             February 2017

"Thanks - great weekend away!"

                                             February 2017

"On behalf of our party of 16 from Haverfordwest, I would like to thank you and your team for an excellent tour.

It was great to see a director of a business so hands on. The rapport you have with your staff and customers is second to none.

Thank you for including details of upcoming tours. We will definitely be traveling with Strachan Sports Travel again."

                                                                                  February 2017

"Jacki and I would like to express our gratitude for all the planning etc that made our trip to Rome such an enjoyable experience."

                                                                      February 2017

"Just a short note  to say big thank you to you and your staff for a wonderful weekend in Rome. Would it be possible to forward the details

 for the Ireland 2018 trip as soon as you get the dates.

 Many thanks."

                                                                          February 2017

"Thanks for all your time and patience in organising last weekend’s trip for my son and I and all the rest of the gang.

We had a great time and enjoyed the whole experience."

                                                                          February 2017

"Can we thank you for your excellent service during the recent trip to Rome.  

Every facet was first class and we had a great time. 

We shall certainly be travelling with Strachan Travel again."

                                             February 2017

"I would like to thank you and your staff for a well organised trip to Rome hopefully see you for Dublin trip if you can let us know when the dates are out" 

                                            February 2017

"Hi Angharad. It's  Stella (and  Steve). Can't believe it's been a week since we arrived home from  NZ ? Hope the cats were glad to see you?!!!Just wanted to say a huge huge  thank you for the most amazing holiday I have ever been on. It was fantastic. Thank you so much for everything. We will never forget the trip......or you! 😂Thanks again. Keep in touch ok ?xx"

                                                                                           July 2017

"Just a quick e mail to thank everybody for a wonderful trip to New Zealand.

Flights, Coach along with driver Rob were excellent throughout the trip. The tour party got on well together  and we had many a good night out.

Please pass on a big thank you to Paul for being a wonderful leader and host.

Many Thanks"

                                                     July 2017

"We had an absolutely marvellous time out in NZ - thank you very much for everything you did for us - much appreciated.  Roll on the next tour!!"

                                                      July 2017

"Apologies for delay in sending this e-mail, but a quick note to say thank you for a great holiday in New Zealand 18/06-10/07/17.

Our tour guide (Paul Tabram) provided us with a fantastic service which ensured that we had an incredible time and a mind-blowing experience, many thanks to you all."

                                                                                                           July 2017

"Dear Jim, the high level of organisation and quality of accommodation on your Pacific Islands tour were complemented by the excellent rugby experience provided. It was obvious that you are held in high regard by the regular tourers and I certainly agree with their opinions. You dealt with everything thrown at you with an assured calmness and efficiency! I certainly hope to join you on next year’s trip to Argentina. Thanks again for a wonderful tour."

                                                                                          June 2017

"Dear Jim, it was good to meet you and may I take this opportunity to thank you for a very enjoyable 20-day tour to the Pacific Islands. I will have many lasting memories to cherish."

                                                    June 2017

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