Best Virtuoso & Four Seasons Luxury Travel Agent In The UK

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If you are looking for the best Virtuoso and Four Seasons luxury travel agent in the UK, look no further! Our luxury travel concierge offers one of the most successful Virtuoso Travel Agencies in the UK. We are based in England, South of London, and offer fantastic extra free benefits across most luxury hotel brands. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, free hotel credit and VIP gifts at luxury hotels like Four Seasons, Belmond, Ritz Carlton, St Regis, InterContinental and more.

Why Don’t I Just Book Direct On The Hotel Website?

Because you will not get the best deal! All the major luxury hotel brands offer additional benefits and special deals which can only be accessed when booking via a luxury travel agent. There are very few Virtuoso agents and even fewer that also offer benefits at luxury hotels like Four Seasons, Belmond and more.

Wherever you stay, if it is a luxury hotel, our luxury travel concierge should be able to offer you a better deal!

We are based in the UK. Our registered office is in Brighton and our agents are based on British soil, within a five minute drive from the Four Seasons Hampshire, so if you want any personal advice or want to meet them in person for a coffee, they would be more than happy to say “hi” in the delightful surroundings of this iconic Four Seasons hotel.

Our Rates Match The Hotel’s Website

Our rates are not usually better than the hotel’s websites direct, they should match the hotel website, but the extra benefits are valuable and by booking with us, you get all these benefits added in for free.

Our Virtuoso Travel Agency

We partner with and are hosted by the Californian travel agency Travel Edge and our travel agent IATA number is 05769260. Booking via our Virtuoso agency gives you free benefits including upgrades, free breakfast, early check-in / late check-VIP gift and treatment, out and $100 hotel credits (or similar) at every Virtuoso hotel, every Four Seasons hotel, every Aman hotel, every Mandarin Oriental hotel, every Shangri-La etc. See a more comprehensive list below.

An example of the typical benefits* you can expect includes:
Full breakfast for two people per bedroom,
Food and beverage credit of USD100
Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in, (usually excludes suites)
Complimentary VIP welcome gift.
*Benefits vary with each hotel.

There are over a thousand hotels globally that participate in Virtuoso and our other luxury hotel loyalty schemes, including many Fairmont, One & Only, Hyatt, Corinthia and InterContinental properties. Some individual hotels offer even better benefits than those outlined below. At InterContinental New York, Le Grand Paris and InterContinental London Park Lane, you will receive free club lounge access when you book via our luxury travel concierge. Tell us about your next trip here

We offer priority benefits at Four Seasons hotels and Virtuoso benefits at virtually every other luxury hotel brand.
Aman Hotels & Resorts: Free breakfast, room upgrade & gift
Belmond Hotels: Free breakfast, room upgrade & resort credit
Bulgari Hotels: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Dorchester Collection: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit
Edition Hotels By Marriott: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit
Jumeirah Hotels: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Four Seasons Hotels: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Grand Hyatt: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Hyatt: Unbound Collection, Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Hyatt Andaz: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Kempinski Hotels: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, credit (benefits depend on Kempinski)
Langham Hotels: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit
Mandarin Oriental Fan Club: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit
Marriott North American & Caribbean Resorts: Free room upgrade
Park Hyatt: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Relais & Chateaux: Room upgrade, free welcome gifts and more
Ritz Carlton: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Six Senses: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Starwood (Sheraton) A Luxury Collection: Free Breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
St. Regis Hotels: Free breakfast, room upgrade
JW Marriott
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Raffles
Leading Hotels Of The World
Peninsula Hotels: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
Viceroy Hotels & Resorts: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit
Waldorf Astoria: Free breakfast, room upgrade, $100 credit & gift
W-Hotels By Marriott: Free breakfast, room upgrade & $100 credit
Trump Hotels
Rosewood
Rocco Forte Hotels
Anantara
Intercontinental
SilverSeas & Other Luxury Cruises

What Is Virtuoso?

Luxury Travel Diary’s luxury travel concierge is one of the top Virtuoso travel agencies in Europe. Virtuoso has a firm belief that travel agencies and suppliers need each other to be successful and that Virtuoso’s function is to facilitate by creating tools and services that support each side. This is why hotels share special benefits with Virtuoso agents, who can then pass these benefits on to our clients.

Virtuoso now comprises 391 agency members with more than 11,400 travel advisors in 40 countries and has preferred relationships with 1,700 hotels, cruise lines, airlines, tour companies and tourist offices. Its members book more than $15.5 billion in travel sales a year through Virtuoso preferred partners.

What does this mean for the consumer?

Whether you are making holiday plans or want to book a hotel for your next business trip, we can help. Luxury hotel companies have a distinct lack of loyalty schemes, but we can offer loyalty style benefits at luxury hotels.

Client Testimonials

Here is some feedback from current clients to give you an idea of the level of service we offer.

“You are the best! Thank you so much, Alison!” – Jessica stayed at The Cove Paradise Island with the following benefits:

Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability.
Full breakfast for two daily served in Mosaic Restaurant.
$100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit, to be utilized during stay.
Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.

“I am so thrilled to have discovered your service and will certainly be calling on you for the future. Thank you for your kind and prompt assistance.”

“Thank you so very much. I’ve reviewed the confirmation, and it all looks great. I look forward to speaking with Melanie, and thank you for that personal touch. We are thrilled, and I’ll especially thankful to have found you!” – Claire

How Do I Know I Can Trust You?

Our head agent, Ali, is a published agent on the Travel Edge website. You can see her details here.

What about ABTA Bonding and Insurance?

We are not an ABTA bonded agency as we don’t take payment from you. We are a middle man which means that, although we ask for your credit card to hold the room, we never take payment from it. It is the hotel that directly takes payment for your booking. The Four Seasons, Intercontinental will take payment. On your credit card statement, the bill will come from the hotel and not us.

For refundable bookings, payment is usually taken at the hotel and not in advance (although this is not the case 100% of the time) so your billing will all be dealt with by the hotel.

I Still Don’t Feel Comfortable

We would be happy to connect you with the reservation team direct at your preferred luxury hotel, to verify that we are in fact a Virtuoso and Four Seasons (or other luxury hotel equivalent) agent. Once they have confirmed that we are a genuine and trustworthy agent, we hope that you will feel happy to book with us.

How Does The Booking Process Work?

Request your hotel and dates vie our luxury travel concierge, eg ‘I want to book a Pine View room at Four Seasons Cap Ferrat on the French Riviera for 1st to 10th August. Please let me know what benefits you can offer’.

Our rates are not usually better than the hotel’s websites direct, they should match the hotel website, but the extra benefits are valuable and by booking with us, you get all these benefits added in for free.

Once you have agreed to go ahead with the booking, we will then make the reservation for you and send you a confirmation outlining your exclusive benefits. With your refundable bookings, you pay the hotel as usual on departure. Some hotels may request a night’s refundable deposit, which will be outlined at the time of booking. We can also usually match promotional rates and offers if you find a better offer on the hotel website.

What About My Loyalty Points?

If the luxury hotel is part of a loyalty programme, like a Ritz Carlton or a JW Marriott, you will receive points and any elite benefits when you book with our agents. This is not usually the case when booking via any other third party agent eg Expedia.

Can You Add benefits in Retrospectively To Booking?s

If you already have a hotel booked, we may be able to add our additional amenities to your current bookings, please contact our luxury travel concierge for more details.

Anything Else I Should Know?

Yes actually, we also have our own Lux Hotel Collection. A handpicked curated collection of luxury hotels which offers extra benefits. This is in addition to our 1,000 Virtuoso hotels, so just drop us an email and we will happily quote for you with our added free benefits.

Wherever you are travelling to, eask us for a quote. It costs nothing to get a quote and we think that our benefits are so good that you will want to book your next stay using our agents.

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