Client Testimonials

We were very impresses with all the choices, especially Pacuare which was an amazing Eco Lodge with wonderful ethics and such helpful staff.

Mr & Mrs Reay, Costa Rica, Apr - May 2018
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This was our best holiday EVER!! Could not fault any of it from the choice of hotel to the transfers etc. It was perfect! Thank you

The Kirkley Family, Costa Rica, Aug 2017
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The whole holiday was brilliantly arranged and any changes quickly agreed before we left. We were delighted with our holiday and thank you for your expert help.

The Murray Family, Costa Rica, Mar - Apr 2018
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Well organised / smooth transitions / great care from staff in Ecuador.

Mr & Mrs Jeal, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Mar 2018
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We had a fantastic holiday & would love to go back!

Mr & Mrs Ruddle, Costa Rica, Mar 2018
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Our guides were so friendly, accommodating & knowledgeable.

Mr Miller & Ms Muller, Mexico, Feb - Mar 2018
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You folks know your stuff and we would like to say a big thank you for tailoring a holiday to fit our specific requirements. We would have no hesitation in using you again and we would highly recommend yo to other travellers that, like us, do not like to be lumped in with a tour group for a couple of weeks.

Mr & Mrs Germaney, Costa Rica, Jan - Feb 2018
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A great holiday in a fantastic country with friendly, helpful, warm and welcoming people. We’ll be back!

Mr & Mrs Tant, Peru, Apr 2018
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The whole trip was very well organised. All transfers went like clockwork and all guides were friendly and helpful.

Mr & Mrs Stanbrook,Cuba, Jan - Feb 2018
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Once again, DA (Distinctive Americas) have provided an excellent service – from their recommended hotels, choice of local agents to manageable flight connections. We have certainly already recommended DA to our fellow travellers!

Mr & Mrs Reynolds, Argentina & Brazil , Jan 2018
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We had a wonderful holiday – thank you.

The Broughton Family, Guatemala & Belize, Oct - Nov 2017
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Had a fantastic time – Thank you!

Mr Evans & Ms Duncan, Argentina , Oct - Nov 2017
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Excellent Service.
We can’t believe how everything was spot on all the way round, no hiccups, no issues, on a holiday that complicated with 5 separate stops.

The Stables family, Costa Rica, Jul 2017
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The best organised adventure / travel holiday we have ever had. Tailored to our requests, value for money and responsive to questions. Thank you for a fantastic holiday.

Mr & Mrs Richard and Mr & Mrs Kleiner, Peru, Apr - May 2017
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Fabulous trip – non-stop, but incredibly well organised!

Mr & Mrs Hodgson, Peru, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Apr 2017
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Very happy with all locations and staff. Guides’ knowledge and enthusiasm made this a very enjoyable holiday.

Mr & Mrs Pratt, Costa Rica, Apr - May 2017
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We had a great holiday and would return to Cuba sometime in the future. We would use Distinctive Americas again.

The Kingsley Family,Cuba, Apr 2017
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We would definitely recommend your services to others.

Mr & Mrs Clarke, Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil, Feb - Mar 2017
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Excellent service from everyone. Still trying to come down to earth from an amazing holiday with an excellent itinerary put together by Mike!

Ms Phillips & Ms Hughes, Brazil, Feb - Mar 2017
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We have already recommended you and raved about Mexico. Thank you for a wonderful experience. We thought it was a once in a lifetime trip, we shall definitely return!

Mr & Mrs Sonabend, Mexico, Jan - Feb 2017
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We most definitely would book with you again and we have recommended you to other travellers and friends. Muchas gracias, pura vida.

Mr & Mrs Bride, Costa Rica, Feb - Mar 2017
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An experience of a lifetime. Overall, a truly wonderful and unforgettable holiday.

Mr & Mrs Storrs, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Feb 2017
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Wonderful holiday & all separate elements linked seamlessly. Pleased with the quality of all accommodation & timings of tours etc.

Mr & Mrs Peatfield, Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil, Feb 2017
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This holiday was amazing and we both enjoyed every aspect of our trip. The organisation between the companies was amazing and we did not experience a single issue – Thanks.

Mr & Mrs Terry, Argentina, Chile & Brazil, Jan - Feb 2017
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Very happy with everything.

Miss Jack & Ms Watson, Argentina & Antarctica, Jan - Feb 2017
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All very professional, helpful, knowledgeable and friendly staff. At no time were we concerned that there would be a problem or that services would fall short of our expectations. We would confidently recommend Distinctive Americas.

Prof & Mrs Sutton,Cuba, Jan 2017
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Thank you for arranging a very interesting itinerary which we really enjoyed.

Mr & Mrs Black, Chile , Jan 2017
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A fantastic holiday – loved Patagonia – food & culture.

Mr & Mrs Thomas, Argentina & Chile , Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
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We did have a wonderful holiday and have already recommended you to friends.

The Fraser-Harding Family, Costa Rica, Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
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Many thanks – loved it

Dr & Mrs Lumsden, Argentina, Nov 2016 - Dec 2016
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We had the most amazing holiday – a real trip of a lifetime for our family. There was not a single hitch- all transfers and elements of it went smoothly and were fun. I couldn’t recommend you highly enough. Thank you!

The Costello Family, Costa Rica, Aug - Sep 2016
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Monica, our Inca tour guide was excellent, her friendliness and the porters & food were brilliant.

Mr Warner & Miss Finch, Peru & Mexico, Nov 2016
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We cannot praise enough the organisation and thoughtfulness of the itinerary. It was lovely to work with a company who took on our wishes and then complemented them so well, with special thanks to Mike Bride at Distinctive!

Mr Girling & Ms Rostance, Argentina & Chile , Nov 2016
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The guides were superb and really made the holiday for us.

Mr & Mrs Hoole & Party, Peru, Sep 2016
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A fab trip.

Mr & Mrs Wright, Brazil, Sep - Oct 2016
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All transfers, tours & guides were amazingly efficient.
We were so impressed with the service from start to finish.

Dr Cook & Mrs Watson, Peru, Sep - Oct 2016
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Well put together trip and excellent value for money. Many thanks.

Mr & Mrs Joslin, Nicaragua & Panama , Oct 2016
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We have had such a wonderful holiday, that we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to our friends and family. Everything was looked after, our guides were very knowledgeable and we could never have done it ourselves.

The Beck Party, Peru, Sep 2016
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Absolutely superb holiday. Everything went like clockwork – flights, transfers and guided tours. Used (Vamoos) all the time to check on any updates of flight times & tour times.

Mr Barnes & Ms Rolland, Brazil, Sep 2016
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I think that Distinctive Americas and Howards Travel in Trowbridge have done a fantastic job. We loved Costa Rica and will definitely be returning.

Mr & Mrs Wilcox, Costa Rica, Apr - May 2016
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If we were to return to South America we would definitely use you again.

Mr & Mrs Hazeldine, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina , Mar 2016
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We had the most amazing holiday, everything was perfect. Many thanks to Steve & the team in the UK.

Mr & Mrs Price, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Mar - Apr 2016
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The trip was effortless and smooth. We hardly had to give our transport a thought. It made our trip very relaxing and so much more enjoyable. We enjoyed talking to the guides and gaining an insight into the countries we were visiting.

Mr & Mrs Craven, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, The Galapagos, Peru & Tobago, Jan to Mar 2016
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Overall, we had a very good holiday and did not want to come home! There was a good balance between tours and free time. We had a good mix of Mayan sites, natural parks, cities and museums.

Ms Lynas & Mr Wild, Mexico, Feb 2016
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We loved Costa Rica and your itinerary, transfers and places to stay made it a truly memorable holiday for us. Many thanks.

Mr & Mrs Scott, Costa Rica, Feb 2016
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This is the second time we have used your company. As with the first, we can only confirm our complete satisfaction. Quality of hotels was spectacular , and very importantly all the arrangements of a quite complex itinerary worked promptly & smoothly. Would, and indeed have, recommended to friends. Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday.

Mr & Mrs Fair, Panama & Costa Rica, Jan - Feb 2016
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Daniel Benians once again put together an excellent itinerary for us.

Mr & Mrs Hawthorn, Chile & Costa Rica, Jan 2016
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I will certainly recommend your company as every part of our holiday was of a high standard.

Mr & Mrs Gregory, Costa Rica, Jan 2016
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I had a wonderful time in South America …………. Very interesting places visited and I am most likely going to book with yourselves to see more of South America.

Mr Flinton, Brazil&Argentina, Nov 2015
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Very good trip and well put together.

Mr & Mrs Cops, Mexico&Cuba, Oct 2015
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We had a brilliant trip and would certainly recommend Distinctive Americas to others. We would have no hesitation in using them for future visits to South / Central America. To get the most from the knowledgeable staff, travellers should engage with Distinctive Americas closely when planning their trip.

Mr & Mrs Blair, Brazil&Peru, Oct 2015
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We had a brilliant holiday to the Galapagos Islands.
The guides you arranged were excellent, extremely helpful and we were made to feel very welcome on the boat

Ben, London, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Oct 2015
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Our entire holiday vastly exceeded our expectations, thanks in no small part to terrific organisation provided by all the local representatives. We had a brilliant time.

Mr & Mrs Darnley, Peru, Ecuador& The Galapagos , Aug 2015
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Your representative was absolutely superb.

Mr & Mrs Noble, Argentina & Brazil , Aug 2015
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Our tour guide was outstanding – a lovely lady – nothing was too much trouble to sort out – fantastic knowledge & very good spoken English.

Mrs & Miss Young, Argentina , Aug - Sep 2015
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We felt that we were special. The agents were always on time and full of good advice and information. The (Vamoos) App was a great innovation. Easy to use and helpful in making decisions and finding information.

Mr & Mrs Rees, Argentina & Brazil, Mar 2015
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A great holiday and Costa Rica is a lovely country to visit. Will use again & did recommend to other travellers we met whilst away who were impressed with our itinerary.

Mrs & Mrs Chasteauneuf, Costa Rica, Mar 2015
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Thank you Distinctive Americas for a holiday of a lifetime!

Mr & Mrs Heaton, Panama & Costa Rica, Feb 2015
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Fantastic holiday. All transfers were punctual & professional.

Ms Whitehurst & Ms Penfold, Costa Rica, Jan - Feb 2015
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We must congratulate you on your organisation in arranging the complicated itinerary that was trouble free. All guides were courteous and knowledgeable, each transfer was punctual and the lodges that you chose were ideally suited for our sightseeing trips.

It has been a trip we will never forget.

Mr & Mrs Rakusen, Guatemala & Belize, Jan 2015
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