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All things Ireland, Luxury Cruises & Honeymoons

I have been in the travel industry for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge in planning luxury cruise vacations and tours of Europe, especially Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. I lived in England for 2 years and fell in love with the beauty, culture and history of the United Kingdom. I am also a CLIA Certified Luxury Cruise Specialist, specializing in ultra-luxury cruise vacations, as well as church group cruise retreats such as marriage & family retreats.

My Travel Specialties

Honeymoon & Romance Specialist

Nothing makes me happier than working with a young (or more mature) couple to plan the perfect honeymoon.  Whether planning a cruise or an all-inclusive resort on a tropical island, I love to get to know my honeymoon couples, learn about what they are looking for in a honeymoon, and then put the pieces...
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Church Group Cruise Specialist

I love working with church cruise groups, as they allow me the opportunity to facilitate marriage retreats, family retreats, or whatever type of retreat a church may want to focus on for its members. I will even coordinate the meeting space and guest speaker for the group as well as arrange private...
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Luxury Cruise Specialist

I am a CLIA Certified Luxury Cruise Specialist, specializing in ultra-luxury cruise vacations on lines such as Crystal, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn, Silversea, SeaDream Yacht Club and Cunard.  I have also completed the Certified Luxury Specialist program by Travel Leaders. 

 

The thing...
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Ireland, Scotland & England Vacation Specialist

I have been in the travel industry for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge in planning luxury vacations and tours of Europe, especially Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales.  I lived in England for 2 years and fell in love with the beauty, culture and history of the United Kingdom.

 

I...
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Me and my wife at the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

My Travel Albums

Scotland & Ireland Trip 2018
Our Trip thru the Ring of Kerry
Ireland Trip 2017
Taylor's Three Rock Pub dinner & show in Dublin
Zoetry Paraiso trip 2017
Breakfast delivered and served on our terrace

My Travel Stories

Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita in Riviera Maya

My wife and I traveled to Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, located in Mexico's Riviera Maya.  Zoetry is the upper luxury brand of AM Resorts, which also include Secrets, Dreams, Now, Breathless and Sunscape resorts.  From the time we arrived, the level of service and attention to our needs just blew us...Read more.

Customer Testimonials

Wonderful Cruise!

I have body stopping ...untexable..stuttering causing anxiety and MARTY handled all my woes and questions with urgency and accuracy. He made me feel worthy of being his client. Thank you for making 33yrs of marriage feel like a honeymoon . On board we received bottled water ( thank you), guest of the day ( choc covered strawberries & champagne ). A talent medalion. And the Fantasy was PERFECT for my Veteran. ...a program dedication to the military. EVERYTHING WAS SWELL.... our dinning table 164 my wedding anniversary (6/14) my birthday (1/64). THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU MARTY
Mary D., Mobile, AL

Destination Wedding Exceeded Expectations!

We planned a weddingmoon at Sandals Emerald Bay. It was better than we could have ever imagined. Marty was wonderful to work with. Everyone at Sandles was amazing. Out expectations were exceeded and we can not wait to return.
Ashley W., Mobile, AL

Honeymoon

We booked our honeymoon with Marty. It was a very good experience. This was the first time that we have traveled out of the US and he was very helpful. I will be booking through him every time we go on vacation! :)
K. Reeves

Professional

Marty was so professional and answered all our questions. He prepared us with all the information we needed for an easy check in and disembark. Thank you and we will see Marty for our next travel adventure.
Karen

Quality Service

I've been working with Marty for over eight years now. He always provides quality service and assistance.
Ashtiny

Best Vacation Ever

This was our best vacation ever. Marty had given us good advise and direction for our first cruise. Would recommend to all my friends who will be doing a cruise.
Norma

5 stars

Springdale Travel (Marty Harris) has achieved a level that is higher than just a travel agency. When dealing with personnel, you feel more like family than a customer. You are looked after with the utmost care and if there are changes available that will benefit you, you are promptly informed. I give them 5 Stars (*****) out of 5! Guys and gals, you are FANTABULOUS!
T. Ray Aspinwall

My Reviews

5 of 6 people found this review helpful
Dream trip
He took care of all the bookings and airline tickets. He explained all of the vouchers and procedures and his travel tips were invaluable!! Our vacation was stress free.
By  Marta  from  Wilmer, Al
Traveled to  Ireland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Marty Harris responded:
Thank you so much for the review and the great feedback! I really look forward to working with you again in the future when the opportunity allows :)

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4 of 6 people found this review helpful
Wonderful trip!
What a great trip! Marty puts together great vacations with great prices.
By  Sandy  from  Mobil, AL
Traveled to  Scotland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Sucessful Travels with Marty Harris
Helpful with all aspects of booking process. Thinks outside the box to offer advice on ways to make a trip better. Very responsive to follow up questions
By  Bill  from  Mobile, Alabama
Traveled to  Boston ~ Massachusetts ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Marty Harris responded:
Thank you so much for the great review, Bill. It is always a pleasure working with you and assisting you with your vacation plans! Marty

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Great trip!
Marty was great to work with.... he would always return my calls right away.
By  Kevin n Mary  from  Irvington, AL
Traveled to  Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Marty Harris responded:
Thank you for the feedback and the great review! I look forward to working with you guys again in the future, whenever you are ready to start planning your next trip :)

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2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Our wonderful 30th anniversary trip
Marty was great helping us plan our trip to Vegas. My husband had never flown and he put him totally at ease with the preparations.
By  David and Patricia Taylor  from  Semmes, Al
Traveled to  Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Marty Harris responded:
Thank you so much for your business and allowing me the opportunity to serve you. I'm glad you had such a great anniversary in Vegas :)

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Destination Expert:

  • Ireland
  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • England
  • Mexico
  • Scotland
  • Glacier Bay
  • Inside Passage

Travel Specialist:

  • Groups
  • Honeymoons
  • Luxury Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Adult Only
  • Couples & Romance
  • Destination Weddings
  • Luxury
  • Transatlantic

Top Travel Partners:

  • AMResorts
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Globus
  • CIE Tours International
  • Couples Resorts
  • Holland America Line
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Tauck

Certifications/Awards:

  • CLIA Accredited Cruise Counselor
  • CLIA Certified Luxury Cruise Specialist
  • Certified Sandals Specialist
  • Certified Cunard Commodore Agent
  • Travel Agent Magazine's Top 20 Travel Agents 2009

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