After experiencing a stress free and wonderfully planned trip to Australia and New Zealand we knew we would be using Zicasso again for our trip to Spain and Portugal. Within a day we were contacted by and agent from this travel company.
Our agent called and spoke to us to get an idea of what things we like... Read more
Fantastic trip, beautifully organized. This travel company took our bare-bones specifications (contemporary art, architecture, food, and music) and created a trip that felt truly personalized including intimate experiences we could never have arranged on our own. Hotels were ideally situated in each city we visited... Read more
Planning for a 5-week trip that covered most of Spain and some of Portugal was very daunting. What I feared the most was to finish the trip and find myself regretting that I did not see something that I would later find as important and meaningful. This fear was not to be founded. Our agent was extraordinary in... Read more
We had an amazing vacation in Portugal thanks to our agents. I contacted the company in August through Zicasso and after a few emails about us (family of 4 with active 6 and 12 year old boys who love history and nature) she planned an amazing trip. Our entire vacation was perfect and hassle free. I can't stress... Read more
If I could give them more than 5 stars, I would!! This travel agency was a fantastic company to work with!! I had a difficult itinerary (I wanted to visit 3 Spanish cities and 3 Portuguese cities in 2 weeks), and they worked tirelessly to provide me different options until they found a routing that would work with... Read more
After many email exchanges determining our preferences and interests, our travel agent prepared our itinerary and provided 5 star service throughout our stay. I had several specific requests in regards to hotel views, and expectations on arrival. All were met... Read more
I was completing a 3 year assignment in Ireland at the end of March and wanted to enjoy an extended (6 week) European vacation before returning to USA. Since I had used Zicasso before for trips to Peru/Paraguay and Italy with good experience, I contacted them for assistance. They recommended this travel agency for... Read more
We felt our travel company was exceptionally responsive during the planning stages, responded to questions promptly, and made every effort to accommodate our requests. The trip itself encompassed everything we asked for, and more, and went like clockwork. All of the guides and drivers were on time or early, even... Read more
Dear Zicasso: My trip to Spain and Portugal was just superb made so by the excellent and caring guidance by my agent at this tour company. She figuratively took me by the hand and guided me all through a wonderful adventure in Spain.
This was a memory trip for me in that my wife and I did a similar... Read more
This trip surpassed our expectations. We have traveled pretty extensively in the US, Europe and South America. I am pretty much a do-it-yourselfer and do a LOT of research into everywhere we go. We like to stay in unique properties and do not enjoy being herded along with a big group into the usual tourist traps... Read more
We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and we wanted a special vacation to remember the occasion. Our European tour operator did an excellent job of organizing every last detail of our trip to multiple cities in Europe. We had a wonderful and most memorable vacation with no major issues. Not only did the... Read more
We had a wonderful trip! Olaia, our Spain and Portugal travel agent, perfectly planned the trip for us. I told her where I wanted to go and she made it all possible in the time frame I gave her even suggesting other places we would be (and were) interested in. She catered our trip to our taste and provided the... Read more
This company was a joy to work with...they responded promptly upon first inquiry and then responded just as promptly each and every time thereafter. I worked with this agent who was a joy...efficient, kept in constant contact, listened to our requests, came up with great suggestions, rectified any issues we had... Read more
We just returned from a 9-day honeymoon vacation through Portugal which exceeded expectations at every turn. We toured the northern loop of the country, including Obidos, Cuimbra, Porto, Douro Valley, Sintra, Cascais, and Lisbon.
Our travel agents could not have done a better job. From our first working with... Read more
We decided to book our vacation to Spain and Portugal this spring with this travel agency and could not have been happier with that decision. Our travel coordinator was extremely helpful in planning the trip. He is an experienced traveler and knew how to guide us through planning, taking into account our interests... Read more
We have just completed a three week trip to Spain and Portugal arranged by this travel agency. This trip exceeded our expectations and proved to be an outstanding itinerary. We had worked with our agent to design a trip approximately five months prior to our departure date. We went through a several revisions... Read more
Our travel agents made our honeymoon to the Azores and Lisbon unforgettable and so easy to enjoy! From the planning of our itinerary through escorting us through the airport in Lisbon on our way home, we were always in great hands. We highly recommend, we will recommend to our friends and family, and we would... Read more
This agent and her team are top notch! We really felt like they were part of a family while we were in Portugal. From the time you land to the day of your departure, they are totally involved and in contact to help you with anything you need. They really want you to have a... Read more
We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was our first time in southern Spain, and first time in Portugal. It's also the first time we've used an agency in about 5 years or so (we've used them in Asia before, but not in Europe). This travel agency helped organize the whole thing. We had a pretty good idea of the cities... Read more
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