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ATAS Accreditation

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Weddings & Honeymoons


We understand and value that a wedding or honeymoon is a most treasured beginning of a life together. Our close partnerships with airlines, hotels and specialist suppliers enable us to package an overseas honeymoon or wedding that is even more special than your highest expectations.

We can help you through the entire planning process, including choosing the destination (if you need ideas), planning and booking everything that you require and desire and helping you work within a budget. We will also ensure all the legalities are in order so you have the correct documents and certificates to make that extra special day so much more enjoyable and relaxing.

Feel free to call us or drop by for a chat . You can also make an appointment so that you are assured of our undivided attention.

We also offer a unique Gift Service – please ask for more information.

Couple having romantic double massage

Make a payment day or night towards your next trip – click here and enter your card details and you will be sent your receipt automatically

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Travel Specialists

Lauren Savery

Having been in the travel industry since leaving school it’s clear that this is a passion for Lauren.

Lauren initially spent a few years after leaving college in the European holiday resorts of Portugal and Spain working as a resort rep and children’s rep. 

Afterwards a career change to the airline industry as cabin crew moving over to group tour operators, major wholesalers of package holidays in the UK to starting her own travel business back in 2005.

Lauren relocated to Australia in 2011 and began business as The Departure Lounge Berwick in 2013. 

Her passion has never changed – being able to enable people to travel, see places, experience new cultures and lifestyles and make lasting memories for life. 

Favourite destination – New York for the most fun and exhilarating city break and the Greek Islands sailing for a relaxing getaway with the most beautiful scenery and relaxed times. Not to mention the amazing food!

Come and chat about your next dream trip anytime with Lauren 🙂

 

Lauren Galli

With a huge 19 years in the travel industry including managing an office at top wholesaler, Qantas Holidays, Lauren has been with the Departure Lounge Berwick since 2012.

Since her return from living, working and travelling extensively in Italy she has been a valued member of the team.

She has a wide knowledge of destinations with many years travelling to incredible places such as Europe, USA (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, South Africa, Mexico, Asia and the Pacific Islands as well as cruising various cruise ships!

Recently enjoying an educational trip to New Caledonia this is now one of her favourite places in the world simply for its crystal clear waters, year round climate and wonderful cuisine – and literally only a few hours flight from Melbourne.

Come and chat to Lauren soon about your next escape…

Sandra Potenza

Alessandra Potenza (Sandra). Sandra has twelve years’ experience in the travel industry all up!

Her travel journey initially started working for a specialist group tour operator arranging tours around Egypt and the Middle East.

Sandra has visited many countries including lots around Asia, Europe, Mauritius, Fiji and Mexico.
Tahiti and her beautiful islands were her most recent trip and by far her favourite relax holiday spot for the most pristine beaches and local wildlife! Check out the Facebook page for photos and a report.

By working at The Departure Lounge Berwick means that she can do what she really loves, which is to be able to really put herself in her clients shoes and tailor their itineraries to make trips and memories of a lifetime! Hearing clients stories about their trips and seeing their amazing photos makes her job every bit worthwhile and rewarding.
Sandra has an Italian background and speaks fluent Italian so for anyone wanting to plan a tailor made trip around Italy she is your girl!

Come and chat anytime with Sandra about your next getaway.

Contact The Departure Lounge

96A High St Berwick Vic 3086

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Saturday: By appointment only*

*fee will apply and will be deducted from your booking

Tel: 03 9769 5722