Testimonials

South Island Trip – 2006 Holiday Euphoria – Hi Jan, Just home, had a sip of your coffee – then it refused to percolate further. I’ll keep trying. Thanks again for such a great holiday! We thoroughly enjoyed it. And we appreciated all the effort you and Mike put into it. I have sent letters to the editors of a few papers recommending you both.

Stan and Grete, Australia

Girls weekend Christchurch – 2006 Dear Mike & JanChristchurch, Akaroa, the conference, the accommodation the food and the fun. You gave us the most amazing time ever This is the first time us two sisters have been away together on our own for many years and you made it so wonderful.
Memories which we will always treasure

Merle & Iris, Tauranga, New Zealand

South Island Autumn Glory Tour Mike & Jan
With grateful thanks, what an awesome trip you gave to mum & I. Mum got to re live an amazing experience as she travelled the South Island. She could never have managed this due to her lack of mobility if it had not been for you both.

Stephanie & Vena, Wanganu, New Zealand

South Island Autumn Glory Tour Dear Mike & Jan
Thank you for taking Ishbel & I on a memorable journey with the Autumn Glory Zealandier Tour. We appreciated the thoughtfulness of you both, along with the attention to detail of all our needs which was so appreciated.

Harry & Ishbel, Matamata, New Zealand

South Island Trip – 2007 My husband, my daughter, my sister and I have all just recently returned from an 11 day tour in the South Island. Our tour managers Mike & Jan cared for our every need and made the tour a resounding success.

Dr John & Elizabeth Comely, KeriKeri, New Zealand

South Island Trip – 2007 Hi Jan and Mike,
How are you both? I wanted to say that it was a really nice trip with you and I took lots of pictures! Thank you for this trip! It was awesome. We all loved you, you took us to lots of places and I will come back to NZ one day. Then just one question, where do you live, so I wanted to ask you . Then see you later.

Toby Saparautzki, German Exchange Student

Kerikeri Garden Festival Thank you Mike & Jan for an awesome weekend. Mum & I had such a nice time away. We saw so much, the gardens were sensational, our accommodation was lovely and we really appreciated the stop you made for us personally so we could catch up briefly with an old friend whilst en route. You both went the extra mile for us.

Joy Payne, Whakatane, New Zealand

Turkey and Greece – 2009 I so much enjoyed this trip with Mike & Jan. I was so well looked after, I had so much fun, I saw so many amazing places. I can hardly believe that I got the opportunity to do this trip and if I was only a few years younger I would do it all again. The food was amazing, the people were so interesting and our local guide Tolun was a beautiful person. We loved him dearly. Thank you so much for inviting me to travel with you. The company was great. Loved you all.


June Mathieson, 
Tauranga, New Zealand

Turkey and Greece Dear Jan & Mike, I had the best time ever. I saw & did more on your tour than any other I have been on. Our guide in Turkey was so much fun & so knowledgeable. I loved staying in his cave house but the balloon ride was the best. I really enjoyed the cruise & Greek islands more than I thought. The entire holiday was far more than I expected. You took care of everything. Thank you both and can’t wait to go on the next one.

Colleen, Whangarei, New Zealand

My thoughts re Israel trip 2010 
You are going to Israel? You must be mad! Were we? No way! We were totally blessed. We came away being more informed of the ancient and recent history of this unique land and its people. With grateful thanks to our highly educated and knowledgeable local guide we can fully appreciate Israel through Jewish eyes. Thanks to Mike & Jan for arranging this tour, escorting us & looking after us all along the way. This tour was combined with Zealandier Tours Munich & Oberammergau tour, and what a bonus it was.


Vivienne & Graham, 
Cambridge; New Zealand

Israel 2010 We chose to travel with Zealandier Tours, hosted graciously by Mike Sowter & Jan Davies. It was an outstanding trip – good accommodation and transport but made very special by our knowledgeable guide – who explained and taught us both from the biblical prospectus and Israel history to present day. We would not hesitate to recommend this tour.

Nathan & Maida Killen, New Zealand 

Cruise Ship Passenger Comments 2010/2011

A great day, extremely well done and excellent value for money. When I enquired about your tour, you promised how professional it was, well Mike you are a true PROFESSIONAL. You know your geography and history well. Thank you again.

Betty & Larry – Canada

Jan, we had the most beautiful time ever. Thanks so much, you are A++++. Loved our day.

Eryn & Geralda – NSW Australia

Tries Bien – absolutely excellent day out.

Rich & Monique – Ont. Canada

Loads of fun, Mike you are such a great guide. Thanks again.

Mike & Joyce – USA

Jan, you have been a wonderful hostess and we have enjoyed all your knowledge, you were excellent.

Anna & Wolfgang – Australia

Excellent, a fun day but also very informative.

John , Anne & Peter – Australia
  1. LauraLaura09-14-2015

    Hi Jan
    I really enjoyed our trip to Rotorua and Hobbition with you.
    Laura

    • Jan DaviesJan Davies09-15-2015

      Hi Laura

      Thank you for coming with us on our Rotorua and Hobbiton Movie Set tour . It was an awesome day and made all that more special for you by having Marks mum and brother from the UK with us.I am sure you all have great memories and pictures.

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