Bill Beckett 

Ancaster, ON Canada
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Safari
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising

  • Australia
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

As a graduate of Sheridan College's Travel & Tourism in 1979 I have been helping multigenerational client`s find their perfect vacations for over 34 years.

I am an accredited Virtuoso travel consultant specializing in luxury cruises and custom-designed vacations. When you want to book a luxury cruise, having a personal trusted travel advisor will insure all of the details are taken care of and that you select the best cruise line, accommodations and destination that fits your budget and interests.

I will provide you with access to people, places and experiences that you can't find on the Internet, that can't be "Googled". When you expect excellence in every aspect of your travels, you can be certain that I will provide inspiring, personally-enriching experiences rather than just finding the cheapest deal on the Internet.

My area of travel specialization includes the tailoring of adventure and exotic travel experiences. My specialties are the Virtuoso and VAST (Virtuoso Active & Specialty Travel) products as well as the World of Cruising. I have arranged and detailed many exciting and exotic destinations for my client's. Whether it’s a quick trip to the Caribbean or a detailed itinerary to the exotic, I can help make the arrangements seamless.

I have visited many: Australia and New Zealand, The Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, Mexico, the Islands of the Caribbean, Bermuda and most of the European Union and Great Britain, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.

I will provide you with consummate expertise, attention to detail, exclusive amenities and immense travel values.

Places I Have Traveled

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Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2013

From the moment I touched done in Rome until I left Milan everything went so smoothly. It was really a huge stress relief to have everything taken care of from Day 1. I’ve been to Europe before but never ever did it go as smoothly as this trip. I have already recommended Bill to my mom and dad and the rest of the family in Edmonton which is big hahaha that's how great it was.

highly recommend

By: kate

Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2013

Bill has planned three major family trips for us. our family of five has 3 "kids" now aged 19, 17 and 15. he has more than kept up with our changing family needs as he planned our most recent holiday in Scotland and Ireland. we had a wonderful time and were fully confident of every step! we will start planning next year immediately with Bill.

highly recommended

By: peaches

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2013

Our cruise to Alaska combined with a land tour was more than we could have hoped for. The scenery was breathtaking, the people of Alaska were so friendly, and the transfers from one location to another were seamless. It was a trip that indeed was a once in a lifetime experience! So much to see and do!

excellent service

By: Elle

Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2013

Bill is a professional with a great sense of humour!! He had met all our travel needs. He responds to our e-mails in a timely fashion. We have booked a few cruises with him so far and have never been disappointed. Previously we booked with Vacations to Go, which was adequate but without the personal service Bill provides. Thank-you

Incredible Travel Agent

By: JasonHaz

Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2013

After months of thinking I could plan a honeymoon by myself I gave up and was referred to Bill Beckett. Our trip to Greece & Portugal was amazing! He took care of every detail which relieved so much stress. We will definitely be return customers. I would highly recommend Bill Beckett to anyone.

Highly reccomended

By: Dan1000

Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2013

Bill has always provided great service and advice. Everything is always well planned and easy to follow. He is a master at his job.

Highly recommended

By: Traveller

Reviewed on: 23 Nov 2013

We've had Excellent service from Bill over the years. We would recommend him to anyone planning a vacation.

Mr B Beckett the Travel Agent

By: suds3

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

Mr Beckett was very professional during all our dealings. Helpful to arrange the trip of a lifetime. Will use him as a travel agent again. Do not recommend whomever is sending out this survey. Received three surveys on the same day. That day was when I was in the middle of the Atlantic using ship minutes. All three surveys will be answered with different replies for each.

A Superb Trip!

By: Linda53

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

We would never organize our own trip again, when Bill Beckett is so much better at it. Our trip was flawlessly planned from start to finish, and all we had to do was enjoy every moment of it! When we go abroad again, we will definitely trust Bill to plan the trip.

That is Bill's picture

By: suds2

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

Mr Beckett was very professional during all our dealings. Have to recommend him as a travel agent. This is second of three surveys. Do not recommend whomever is sending out this survey. Received three surveys on the same day. That day was when I was in the middle of the Atlantic using ship minutes. All three surveys will be answered.

One of the best!

By: bramwell

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

I'm glad we were recommended to try Bill Beckett many years ago. We usually go on multiple trips a year and Bill takes pride in sorting out the little details, going the extra mile to make the trips as smooth as possible. He's a friend of the family now! A pleasure to work with, Bill is mature, very experienced, and has a great sense of humour. I would recommend him unreservedly as a travel agent.

The best

By: Newfie

Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2013

I have dealt with bill many times in the past. He is a true professional. Bill will go out of his way to find the vacation you are looking for and always follows up after to see how everything went.

Bill's the Best

By: suds

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

Mr Beckett was very professional during all our dealings. Highly recommend him as a travel agent. Do not recommend whomever is sending out this survey. Received three surveys on the same day. That day was when I was in the middle of the Atlantic using ship minutes. All three surveys will be answered.

Highly Recommended

By: SusanLee

Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2014

My partner Aaron and I had numerous experiences with travel agents prior to our visit to see Bill, so we definitely had something to compare his services by. We were at our last straw when we had the pleasure of meeting Bill. We told Bill what we wanted and within two days he had sent us some suggestions. He got it right the first time; we were thrilled and booked on the spot. Bill was informative, friendly, courteous, and he listened to our needs and delivered! We shall see you again Bill for our next traval adventure. Thank-you again.

Couldn't wish for a better travel agent

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 09 Dec 2013

Great job always

By: Jenny

Reviewed on: 18 Feb 2014

Bill has planned, explained and booked the holidays we want and he does a fantastic job. He also follows up on our return and I am sure uses the feedback we give him to make sure he is always striving for the best for us. I would highly recommend him.

Highly Recommended

By: KC

Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2014

We  have worked with Bill Beckett a number of times and have always received excellent service. He is very pleasant to work with and pays great attention to detail. I recommend him without hesitation.

Simply put, he was great!

By: Cc

Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2014

A great help in putting our trip together, made it worry free. We just knew all details were taken care of,

Highly recommend

By: Tommy

Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2014

We can always be confident we will get the best advice and service from Bill.



Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2014


Highly Recommended

By: Mody 1

Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2014

As usual Bill arranged everything  efficiently and kept us well informed throughout the pre-cruise period.

Highly recommended

By: Peggy

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2014

Hear to Listen

By: Kong21

Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2014

Not only does Bill provide great customer service but he takes it one step further. He is there to listen to your needs and will do his best to accommodate. I enjoyed my trip partially because he helped me find the perfect flight tickets making me trip easy and comfortable.

Highly Recommended

By: ken m

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2014

Bill helped plan and book the first cruise for my wife and I and another couple.  He did a great job in smoothing out the unknowns for all of us.  Everything went as planned with no unpleasant surprises.  The cruise was great and because of Bill's knowledge we were able to make the most of our vacation.  I would recommend Bill to anyone who is looking for a travel agent that pays attention to details and keeps you informed in a timely manner.  Bill is now planning our next cruise, through the Panama Canal, next April.

Well planned trip

By: Elle

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2014

Our trip was well organized from beginning to end. No hassles to worry about while on vacation!

Expert to say the least, the best service!

By: bcuttler

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2014

Bill did an amazing job of planning our honeymoon. Everything from the seats on our flight, transportation to and from, the hotels, excursions everything was planned perfectly! He was very helpful and informative with helping us make our decisions. Every time we book a trip with Bill we relax with ease. He is reliable patient and knowledgeable. Thank you Bill for planning the honeymoon of our dreams and exceeding our extremely high expectations! You are incredible!!!!

Perfect Trip

By: LizD

Reviewed on: 11 Dec 2014

Bill helped us with all aspects of planning our business group trip. From location, to facilities, to all the additional details, he was helpful, well-informed, and very professional. It made all the difference in our overall enjoyment and the success of the trip. We would highly recommend Bill.

The Best!

By: R&C

Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2014

Bill is patient, knowledgeable, fun, detailed, goes overboard on service, and dependable. What more do you need!

Thorough, professional and friendly service

By: Anniversary

Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2015

A well planned and executed trip at a great resort that was proposed by Bill based on our requested wishes. Bill provided us with 3 or 4 initial resorts as options, then provided 2 more choices at our request. We quickly narrowed this down to Iberostar Quetzel in Riviera Maya. The resort met all of our expectations, and the "jungle / wild life" on location setting provided an added experience for all of us, but especially our 2 early teenage grandsons. Much appreciated.

great travel agent that went above and beyond!

By: Skwash

Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2015

Very helpful and knowledgeable. Happy to recommend and to use the services of him again.

Expert Friendly Service

By: GailM

Reviewed on: 24 May 2015

Bill gave us exactly what we asked for. An amazing memorable Trip

great trip

By: halldo1

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

A well organized and executed trip to Ireland. The itinerary was just what we wanted. Insight was well organized and made the trip go smoothly. The tour Director, Clodagh was exceptional. The hotel used in Galway should be upgraded somewhat to an alternative hotel. It was very old and somewhat fairly remote from town.

Patient knowledgable, and professional

By: JayB

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2015

Our family recently booked a trip/adventure through Scotland and Ireland with the help from Bill. Our flights, auto, and accommodations were all excellent and came off without a hitch. Bill was informative as well as patient as I worked with him and the itinerary that he presented . Our trip was all and more than we had expected . Thanks to bill for his work on this adventure of a lifetime. We would highly recommend Bill Beckett to any others planning this kind of adventure . We will most certainly use his help and services again.

Dead On!

By: lab

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2015

This is the first time I have worked with Bill. He was "dead on" with our itinerary! The hotels were all in great locations and convenient. The schedule he coordinated for our trip to Europe was at a perfect pace and everything ran smoothly. His recommendations for places to visit and time allotted for each location were ideal. This made for a very pleasant and enjoyable trip. The next time I hope he can order better weather!! Ha! (We had a lot of rainy days). Thank-you Bill!!

Took care of everything!

By: JeffAt

Reviewed on: 15 Nov 2015

This is the second time that Bill has helped with my vacation and again he was very helpful and made planning the trip as easy as could be. Always has great advice and recommendations!

Awesome so far

By: Colleen

Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2015

Kona was beautiful, weather was perfect. All is going well.

Excellent experience full service provider

By: Bartming

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2016

I would like to thank you Bill in helping us with our St. Lucia vacation plans. You promptly researched the resort we had chosen to give us full details. initially I had seen st. James club on an Internet search, if I would have booked on line would have stayed on garden view unit. When contacting bill he said let me research this all inclusive for you before you book. He came back with recommendations for beachfront unit, which I am glad we decided on. Beautiful location and we were right on the beach to listen to the waves crash every day and evening. Truly paradise. He also kept us in the loop regards to the Zika virus with safety tips. All in all full customer service provider, prompt replies. Thank you will happily book next vacation with bill at vision travel.

Fantastic service!

By: TedY17

Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2016

Bill's service was fantastic. Thorough, detailed, accurate, professional, etc. Can't say enough about how great we were treated. I provide my highest recommendation with respect to Bill's service and will definitely use him again for our travel needs.

Trip to Barbados--May 2 -- 12

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 19 May 2016

Hotel and staff were excellent, grounds were beautiful and very well maintained, and food was very good. They upgraded us to a one bedroom apt with a good kitchen, and the service was excellent. We spent most of the time reading and lazing around the pools, although we did one short tour to Holetown so Jackie could shop. We ate one.meal per day at the restaurants,but looked after ourselves the rest of the meals. Two evenings we went out--once to Tapas and once toThe Harlequin--both truly wonderful

We Smashed Italy

By: spc

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2016

A fantastic trip, full of sights, sounds, tastes, and surprises(all of the good kind). Accommodations were excellent as to locations and amenities. Thanks for helping plan the trip of the far.

A perfect place to relax

By: Ber Jr.

Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2016

The Sandals resort in the Bahama's was wonderfull, the sand on the beach was great. the ocean was wonderful for snorkeling. The food at the resort was top notch, a great way to spend 4 day

Great Travel Advisor

By: Jax

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2016

The trip to Tanzania , Africa was fantastic. Bill arranged the entire trip and he hit this one out of the park. We had no idea what to expect and Bill proved once again that he knows his clients extremely well and everything was fantastic. We have told everyone about this trip and have given out Bill's name and contact information to many people. Thank you Bill for the many special memories that were created on this trip .

Expert Friendly Service!!

By: Little David

Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2016

Everything was seamless, and the itinerary accurate and helpful. Great suggestions and organization made this a wonderful holiday for us. Thanks Bill. You rock!!

Great Experience

By: MJ

Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2017

Bill created a wonderful trip that was to be adventure without any hassles! A dream trip that he created just for us.


By: Parke

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2017

Bill is always a wonderful person to work with

No Worries Cruise

By: Ken M

Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2017

Bill takes the problems and worries out of cruise planning. He ensures that all the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed and you have a complete understanding of what to expect, no surprises.

Great trip

By: Elle

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2017

Bill organized another successful trip for us. Everything went smoothly. We can count on Bill. We hope to work with him for many more vacations.

Friendly, helpful and likeable agent

By: G&K

Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2016

We had an excellent trip planned by Vision Travel Solutions (Bill Beckett). Nearly everything was absolutely perfect from beginning to end and we enjoyed every stop on the itinerary including all the tours and local tour guides, and especially the added events provided by the 3 managers that made Prague, Vienna and Budapest even more enjoyable than we could imagine. The servers at supper time (Boyko and Addi) were fantastic, friendly and helpful. The only thing we found that was a bit of a let down was the choice of food for supper and how long it took to complete our supper serving. We felt we were not finished in time to fully utilize evening walks on the upper decks or sitting in the lounge after long hot touring days when we had early wake up times and tour times. All in all we had a great time and we thank you all for your kindness and a special shout out to Brian who we talked to on several occasions and found him to be a class act and a person of integrity in all respects.

Efficient, quick, thorough service!!

By: thomp

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2016

Bill is a great travel agent. He was quick to respond to emails with thorough, comprehensive information. He provided great advice and his itineraries were accurate, easy to decipher and contained extra helpful information.

Great trip

By: Rubbersoul

Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2016

Well planned trip with every detail in place. No problems to report. Thanks!!

Great Service

By: Jocie Girl

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2016

A big thanks to Bill for helping us with our trip! It was a trip with multiple legs and dates, that we were trying to coordinate with 5 other travellers. Bill always listened, and was able to fulfill all of my travel needs. I really appreciated Bill's professionalism, timeliness, and honesty with my demands. Thanks Bill, everything went very smooth!

Good trip

By: Barb

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2016

All was well, but 1-1/2 hour layover in Vancouver was too short. Flight leaving Aukland was late leaving by 1 hour, so missed connection in Vancouver. Was well looked after, but Wifi in Vancouver wouldn't let me send email to let my husband know I would be on a flight 3 hours later than expected.

Expert in knowing what we like

By: Colleen

Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2016

Always very good at doing the planning of our trips never been disappointed

Beautiful Hawaii

By: Steven L

Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2016

Great trip all around. United airlines were mediocre but the price was right. The modern hotel in Honolulu was excellent. Great location and very nice suite. The Norwegion cruise around the islands provided a perfect way to explore all of the areas. the tours were excellent. The specialty restaurants made up for the average food on the rest of the ship. Bill always provides excellent service and recommendations and is an invaluable asset when planning a trip. His expertise is very much appreciated.

No Surprises

By: Dorset

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2017

It is always a pleasure working with Bill. His attention to detail ensures that our vacation travel is without issues. He keeps us informed and aware of everything we need to know. Bill takes the time to review all the options and gives us good sound advice on choices we need to make.

Caribbean cruise

By: Elle

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2017

Bill organized our cruise to the Caribbean in an efficient manner. Everything was done for us. We just had to get on the ship and enjoy the amenities! He also gave us a dinner in a specialty restaurant which was a nice treat. Thanks Bill! We are looking forward to our next cruise to Alaska that Bill is also organizing


By: Skwash

Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2017

excellent! He knows his stuff and will go out of his way to accommodate any issues

Bill is the BEST!

By: Lizzy

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

Bill has planned too many successful trips for our family to count! He has organized big trips for our family of five (plus parents) overseas, on cruises, on planes and automobiles. Some guided and some self-guided. Every possible amount of care is given whether the trip is large or small. Bill just helped our 18 year old son plan a trip to Norway. He has helped our 21 year old daughter travel to and through China. We have been to places we've never visited like Israel, Japan & Alaska and we've re-visited old haunts like London (for our 25th anniversary). We completely rely on Bill's professionalism, care and charm. It is a true pleasure to work with Bill and I highly recommend him. He has a great sense of humour as well!



Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2017

It was a great experience working with Bill again as usual dealing with Bill he delivers everything promised from start to finish And I would not have a problem recommending him. Celebrity cruises have lots to do and the staff are allways great. This was my son's 1st cruise and he is loosing his sight so it was extra special for us. He is still smiling and talking about it and would like to go back. Thank you!!


By: Angela

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

Exceptional. Loved every detail

Trip to Italy & Greek Island Cruise

By: Dia

Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2017

Working with Bill was great. He listened to what we were looking at, what we would like to do and took it from there. He provided suggestions for excursions in Italy and took care of all our transportation needs - arranging drivers to pick us up at each place to making our train reservations. His advice and guidance to ensure our trip was perfect went above and beyond. We would not hesitate to contact Bill again for our next trip.

Planning a cruise to bermuda

By: Jackie

Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2017

Very patient and thorough We had To change our plans because of illness of partner and his arrangements were excellent Gave much time to us. Boston hotel perfect and smooth very organized process . He is extremely knowledgable and knew exactly what he was doing. I had never been on a cruise or been to Boston but Bill saved the holiday. He has done this before, arranging accessible rooms and delightful hotels Thanks Bill

Bus Driver

By: bus driver

Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2017

Bill Beckett is the man. He asks a lot of questions,but it is for your benefit. He listened to what we wanted,offered other ideas. He kept us abreast of the places he had in mind. Everywhere he set up for us, is truly a special memory. I phoned him with lots of questions he answered them all. No question is trivial. He makes you feel you are #1. thank you Bill Beckett. You go out of your way. Thankyou

Allure of the seas

By: Skwash

Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

He is very knowledgeable and helpful

Solo to Nfld

By: Joanne

Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017

Supportive, secure and encouraging. All questions respected and answers complete. Follow up with questions after booking very helpful and re assuring. I will be choosing Mr. Beckett for my next trip.

Great trip

By: Rigby

Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

Fantastic! Everything went well. Will continue to work with Bill for many more trips.

Trip to U.K.

By: Janny

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

It was easy to email my needs and in a short time it's all done. Booked flight, insurance, plus any special needs. Had everything ready for the trip to pick up quite a while beforehand, so you can be organized. Bill is highly knowledgeable on travel products and puts them together to fit your needs.

Montreal end of cruise

By: Daniel Lee

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017

Working with Bill is always a pleasure. Always excellent recommendations and advise. Extremely knowledgeable.

France vacation

By: Mary

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017

Excellent. Can't find better anywhere

Paris river cruise

By: Colleen

Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2017

As usual dealing with Bill was a pleasure and every thing was exactly as he told us that it would be. A great trip.

Spain Road Trip

By: Alex B

Reviewed on: 10 Nov 2017

Having never used a travel agent in the past, we were skeptical as to any benefits, however Bill was highly recommended to us. I have to say we were beyond being pleasantly surprised as he far exceeded our expectations. By asking all the right questions, Bill was able to tailor the trip to satisfy our preferences. Many of the highlights of our wonderful trip were in places that never would have made our radar had we planned the trip ourselves so naturally we were thrilled. In conclusion, we will definitely be using Bill again in the future and will highly recommend him to others looking for a customized memorable travel experience.

Great advisor

By: ez

Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2017

Bill found us a great deal on a vacation and made sure we knew what to expect every step of the way!


By: The travel arrangements made by Bill for me were a

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2017

Travel arrangements made for me by Bill were great Would not go anywhere without his help Have already recommended him to some friends He is such a super travel advisor and so knowledgable

Beautiful Scottsdale

By: Steven Lee

Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2017

Always excellent experience working with Bill. He found a great resort type hotel very close to downtown very good amenities and booked a lot of great golf courses for us. He always seems to be looking after our best interests and is able to understand what we are looking for. Would recommend Bill to anyone looking for a quality travel expert.

Flight to Manchester

By: Cat fancier

Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2018

It's always easy to work with Bill. He is knowledgeable of products and his clients.

Knowledgeable With Attention To Detail

By: Bear

Reviewed on: 01 Feb 2018

Working with Bill is always fun. He pays attention to details so there are no surprises with your vacation. He has a wealth of knowledge that he willingly shares with us to make everything go smoothly.

Great trip

By: Rigby

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

Very easy to talk to, Pays attention to detail. Have used many tines and will continue to do so Thanks Bill


By: Steven Lee

Reviewed on: 21 Feb 2018

Always a pleasure working with Bill. Everything always planned perfectly and usually always exceeds expectations. Thanks again for a great job.

Trip assistance

By: Meralee

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2018

Bill was a real help to us in planning our trip. Flight arrangements were excellent. We use Bill regularly and always have the best service and advice from him. Best agent ever!

pulmantur cruise line

By: kimmrr

Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2018

very informative


By: frequent flyer

Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Bill organized my cruise, flights and other amenities like virtuoso and it was a wonderful trip that I will repeat gladly. He knows your needs and wants and personalizes everything to you. He is easy to talk to and always approachable.

Pleasant experience

By: Dave

Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2018

Very pleasant. Extremely helpful. Good sense of humour. Bill did most of the work for us - printing out passes, baggage labels etc.

Highly recommended - great advice, awesome trip

By: LandL

Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2018

Bill was an absolute pleasure to deal with. Always professional, but still fun and warm. His shared thoughts, advice, and experienced information were key in our enjoyment of the trip he fully arranged. He is our choice to help us for any future travel adventures. Thanks Bill!

Thirty Eight Days

By: Ken d

Reviewed on: 12 May 2018

It was fun working with Bill throughout the planning of our cruise vacation. Bill listened to our objectives and expectations for our cruise and made helpful suggestions for us. He was able to find better pricing for our airfare from Rome to Toronto that resulted in us being able to stay three more days in Rome before flying home. The arrangements he made for hotels and private transportation worked out well. We were very pleased with the Hotel Del Borgognoni in Rome that Bill booked for us. The location was great for walking to most of the historical sites in the city.

South Africa/Botswana

By: leslielovesmuskoka

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

He was amazing. Went beyond our expectations to ensure our trip was seamless, in budget, and used our short time efficiently.


By: norwood

Reviewed on: 27 May 2018

As always wonderful

Tour Advisor - South Africa/Botswana

By: Chris

Reviewed on: 30 May 2018

Bill is great to work with. This is the second trip he has organized for us and again he did not disappoint! Bill put together an excellent tour package based on our needs/budget. We were satisfied with our itinerary, accommodations and tour operator. Everything went off without a hitch except for an Air France strike that could have complicated our plans but in the end, worked out very well thanks to his efforts on our behalf. Bill was always quick to respond to our queries and kept us in the loop during the entire planning stages. I have already recommended him to a friend.

Well planned trip

By: Rigby

Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2018

As usual Bill arranged everything to keep us happy while travelling. The mishaps we experienced were do to Holland America. There were out of Bill’s and our Aha ds Bill has spoken to HAL on out behalf to garner compensation from them.

North Spain

By: Suzi M.

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2018

Bill planned a fabulous, self-guided 2 week holiday for us, including a car rental and a couple of 'group tours'. Everything went perfectly, due to Bill's attention to each detail of the trip.

Bill Beckett

By: Jimbo

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2018

We have worked with Bill for a few years now. All of his recommendations have exceeded our expectations. He is truly a pleasure to work with. We need to meet him in person sometime soon!

UK & Baltic cruise

By: Will

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2018

Bill is a very professional travel agent who looked after all of our travel needs including arranging transfers from LHR to hotel, cruise port and return to LHR. Hotel booked in London was perfectly located for independent exploration via foot. We are more than satisfied with our relationship with Bill and have already booked another trip with him for 2019. While Bill is very knowledgeable he also has a great sense of humour which makes the experience that much more enjoyable.


By: JD

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2018

Bill organized everything from door to door, including flights, hotel, food, park entries, transport to and from resort to airport and location of my room (near shuttle bus stops and with disability access), as well as disability assistance at the airports. My trip was for a wedding and this made it possible for me to attend and be at the same hotel as the group from overseas.

Great Vacation

By: OS

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2019

Bill as always is great to work with. He covers all the details to make traveling easy, no surprises.


By: Roger

Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2019

We had to travel to Cape Town at short notice. Bill was, as always, quick to respond, careful in his research, gracious, and fun to deal with. I unhesitatingly recommend Bill as a superb travel agent.

20th cruise

By: Cruiser

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2019

We have been working with Bill for several years now. He plans our itinerary with attention to detail. He responds to our requests in a timely manner. We will continue to work with Bill for any future travel plans!


By: Newf

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2019

I found Bill to be very knowledgeable and friendly travel agent. He took time to listen to our wants and needs and came up with an excellent trip that we were looking for and thourily enjoyed.

Mauritius Vacation

By: Carlo&bek

Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2019

Bill Beckett was excellent to deal with. Our trip to Mauritius was going to be a trip of a lifetime and we had mentioned this to Bill. Bill truly went above and beyond to have this trip in order for us. There could have been multiple flights with much more leg work inbetween airports to and from our destination but, Bill had a better plan to minimize our stress as we were travelling halfway across the world. We are new to Ancaster and loved that we have found Bill in our local community to plan more trips for us in the future. Thank you Bill Beckett, our trip was amazing. Looking forward to the next one!!


By: Donna

Reviewed on: 27 Feb 2019

This is the third time we have used Bill Beckett as our travel agent.Twice to go to Cuba in the same year and recently our trip to Australia. Booking our trip through Bill we had nothing to worry about he took care of everything. Would highly recommend Bill. On this last trip my husband proposed to me again so we will be using Bill again next year to book a trip for our family to Cuba so we can renew our vows there for our 30th anniversary .


By: Kate

Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2019

Always excellent


By: Davo

Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2019

Exceptional. Entirely responsive.

A Great Proffesional

By: Ken D

Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Working with Bill for this cruise was fun as always. Bill's documentation always gives us a step by step procedure that makes our vacation care free. It is nice not to have to worry about connections, shuttles hotels etc. Nothing was left to chance and made for a very relaxed and fun vacation.

Great Guy

By: Rig

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2019

As always, Bill is a pleasure to deal with. His straight forward honest approach covering all details and concerns is valuable for our decisions and planning. His sense of humour is enjoyable too. Recommended!

Caribbean cruise

By: Muriel

Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2019

It was fantastic working with Bill. Very knowledgeable and helped with many details that were important to the success of the trip.

Cruise and land trip

By: Catfancier

Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2019

Bill put together a cruise with pre and post hotels, tours and transportation. It all went well as planned. Hotels were in excellent locations for tours and restaurants etc. He managed to organize everything that I wanted and needed for my “marathon trip”.

Group Family Vacation

By: Laurian

Reviewed on: 18 May 2019

Exceeded Expectations!! Having worked with Bill before I had no doubt we would have a seamless vacation, all 16 of us. Two months before we left Bill was thrown a curve ball and he hit the ball and scored a home run. Highly recommend Bill for planning any type of vacation, from a simple packaged holiday to one that requires greater expertise, knowledge and great planning skills. Also like to add that the team at Vision Ancaster are super friendly and welcoming. Thanks again Bill. :)

Working with Bill Beckett, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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