(19 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Ian Proctor

Caledon, ON

Luxury Cruise and European Destination Specialist

Why do we travel?

Memories…

Whether travelling with family, friends, or on a solo adventure, memories of your adventures, will stay with you throughout your life, as a fond recollection of moments that you can cherish.

From enjoying local wines and fresh cheeses at an agriturismo in the rolling hills of Tuscany, to hiking the rugged Amalfi Coast, sailing through a remote Norwegian Fjord, relaxing on a pristine white sand beach, enjoying a “unique” local delicacy at a local bistro, or immersing yourself in a fascinating new culture, those are a few small snapshots of many memories you can encounter on your next vacation getaway.

I became a travel consultant in 2001, and have been fascinated with travelling my entire life, and I enjoy sharing my passion for travel with all of my clients. Throughout my travels, I have had a chance to travel and visit many wonderful places, such as:

  • Iceland
  • Norwegian Fjords and North Cape of Norway
  • Alaska
  • Rocky Mountaineer Luxury Rail Trip in British Columbia/Alberta-
  • The Mediterranean (Italy (Rome, Tuscany, Venice, Naples, Amalfi Coast), Greece, Croatia, French Riviera, Spain, (Barcelona, Madrid, Granada), Turkey (Istanbul, Ephesus),
  • The Baltic (Stockholm, St. Petersburg Russia, Copenhagen Denmark, Tallinn Estonia)-Chamonix and Mont Blanc Alps Region of France/Italy-Amsterdam Netherlands, Bruges Belgium-Bavaria Germany (Munich, Neuschwanstein Castle, Nuremburg, Regensburg)
  • Cruising in the Caribbean
I am an honors graduate of Sheridan College ‘s Travel and Tourism program, and am a certified CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor) from the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies. One of my specialties is luxury and river cruising, and I hold an ACC (Accredited Cruise Counsellor) designation from the Cruise Lines international Association.
 
Value:
 
The most important lesson I’ve learned is to provide excellent “value” to all of my current clientele.  Value doesn’t always mean getting the lowest possible rock bottom price on a trip, but means finding the right holiday choice for you, in the right resort, cruise line, villa or tour, while making sure to advise you on possible optional enhancements, to help make your holiday even more special. I will be there from start to finish on your trip, to make sure your trip runs smoothly, and will be in your corner, as we work for you, not the airlines, cruise lines or hotel companies. In addition to working with you to find the perfect cruise or land holiday, I will use my knowledge and expertise to make your getaway a special one, from booking a private welcome transfer, assisting with dining reservations, creating custom tour experiences, and assisting with pre or post customized hotel stays.
 
Whatever your special future travel memory is, I will be happy to help make it become a reality.

A trusted travel advisor with 19 years experience

Enjoy the beauty of Iceland's many waterfalls.
Enjoy the beauty of Iceland's many waterfalls.

For the past 19 years, I have been working to make our clients travel dreams come true.

With an expertise in luxury and contemporary cruising, I have also travelled throughout Europe for holidays for many years, as well as having first hand knowledge of Alaska and the Caribbean.

My favourite trips are nature based, and I enjoy visiting remote unspoiled places like Iceland, Norway, or Alaska.

 

My Reviews

3 of 5 people found this review helpful
The Cruise King
Ian is a consummate professional in his field. We have always been extremely pleased with his knowledge and suggestions for all our cruises.
By  NorthernDancer  from  Palgrave Ontario
Traveled to  Norway ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Our Cruise Specialist!
Ian has always been very helpful and always makes sure we understand the ins and outs of his suggestions.
By  Sparky  from  Mono
Traveled to  Cape Horn ~ Chile ~ South America
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Many wonderful trips!
We have been working with Ian for a number of years now, on a variety of types of trips. Ian listens to us about our thoughts for a trip, and then provides thoughtful options to enhance our experience. Once we decide on the overall plan, he takes care of all of the bookings and the details, as well as following up to make sure everything is covered to ensure a wonderful experience for us. Ian is attentive to our desired pace of travel for a trip, as well as our budget. We highly recommend working with Ian to have a wonderful travel experience.
By  Reilly  from  Caledon East
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Smooth sailing with Ian
Ian is our go to guy when booking Windstar cruises. He always does a great job of securing the cabin we want and finding on-board perks and specials. Where we have really appreciated Ian’s expertise is when things “go wrong”. The best example of this was the chaos resulting from the hurricane season of 2017. We were booked on a family cruise out of St. Martin and Ian reorganized the cruise, flights and hotels for us - it was painless and our reorganized cruise out of Barbados was a better itinerary.
By  Ethu   from  Wasaga Beach
Traveled to  Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Our expert travel companion.
We have booked two tours in the past through Ian (Alaska and the Danube) and have a deposit on a third (Norway and Iceland). He is very efficient, answering all our questions and making great recommendations based on his knowledge of our destinations. He thinks of things we wouldn't. He helped us choose the tour operators, arranged all the flights, handled all the financial aspects, gave us tips on packing and how much money to take, By the time we headed out on our trip we felt we knew what we were doing and the reduction of stress is very important in the enjoyment of a trip.
By  Bell Vacances  from  Toronto
Traveled to  Danube ~ On the River ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Alaska
  • Baltic
  • Danube

Travel Specialist:

  • Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • European Culture
  • River Cruises
  • Singles

Top Travel Partners:

  • Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Azamara
  • Tauck
  • G Adventures

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • Celebrity Cruises Five Star Academy Graduate
  • Certified Travel Counsellor from ACTA
  • Accredited Cruise Counsellor from CLIA
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