If you are looking for exclusive personal service, independent advice and attention to detail then Embarque Travel can arrange and book your holiday, wherever your destination.  

Owner Gill Jackson has over thirty years experience in the Travel Industry and a vast knowledge of holidays destinations especially Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Gill has travelled to some of the world’s most beautiful places and with her passion, knowledge and expertise she will be able to create and source your perfect holiday, whether the destination is around the world or around the corner!

I aim to take the stress away from my clients by researching, planning and booking their holiday.’


Gill started her working life with a tour operator that specialised in trips to Southern and Eastern Africa. She worked with them for 20 years, gaining a huge wealth of experience in this amazing and beautiful continent. She has travelled from Cape Town to Dar Es Salam, on safari, by luxurious trains and overland in buses and cars. She has stayed in everything from small tents and safari camps to luxurious 5 star hotels.

‘Africa is one of my most favourite places in the world; it offers so much – beaches, deserts, mountains, wildlife, great cities and small towns – it really has everything.’

Her expertise in providing holidays to Africa was recognised by her winning the SOTOA Best UK Travel Agent in 2014

Down Under

Gill also worked with a tour operator specialising in holidays to Australia and New Zealand. Both holiday destinations offer a place for everyone, both young and old. If you are visiting friends and family or wanting to experience the very best of what these countries have to offer, Embarque Travel, working alongside specialist tour operator Anzcro, are able to offer a totally tailor made holiday for you.

New Zealand

One of the most beautiful countries on Earth, New Zealand’s dramatic scenery and strong cultural history offers you something quite unique with memories that will last a lifetime. North Island with its stunning landscapes, rainforests and National Parks as well as the beautiful archipelago  are in sheer contrast to the Alpine, Glacial and Fiordland regions that make up the South Island.


Holiday destination - AustraliaThere is really nothing like Australia! With its breathtaking contrasts, stunning landscapes, extraordinary experiences, ancient cultures and warm hospitality it creates the perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday. Diverse network of internal flights, trains and open roads allow you, no matter what your duration, to be able to tick off many of the ‘must see’ within a few weeks.

From the city life of Sydney with its iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge to the dusty Red Centre, home to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kings Canyon. Experience a great natural wonder,the Great Barrier Reef or many of the other spectacular coastal regions and islands.

There are so many choices – the world is your oyster.

Call Gill at Embarque Travel on 01759 301613 or email