About Us / Our Philosophy

22nd anniversary

To compliment our local ownership Absolute Travel is a member or TravelSavers Canada, one of North Americas largest group of independent Travel agencies. TravelSavers is a consortium of successful, independently owned and operated travel management companies worldwide, which allows us to maximize our purchasing power and have the ability to pass the cost savings on to our valued clients. It also provides us a broad base to international services, automation expertise and business acumen second to none in today's travel industry.

Elayne Pink has been in the travel industry for the past 25 years and has direct experience in all aspects of the travel industry. Elayne has worked in both large multi-branch and family owned/operated agencies and has acted as corporate agent, leisure travel agent and manager for nine branch agencies. Elayne is the main contact for our clients ensuring that all their travel needs are met and exceeded.

Fred Mack operated a wholesale travel business for 15 years, obtaining large wholesale contracts with Continental Airlines, Avis Car rentals and numerous condominium complexes around the world. Fred's experience in obtaining net rates helps Absolute Travel secure the best available pricing for clients. With a 15-year background with large financial institutions and as a small business owner, Fred values and provides detailed monthly reporting.

Elayne and Fred's skills are complimented by Shelley Campbell who became an employee after Absolute Travel merged with long time Halifax Travel Agency - Concord Travel in August 2009. Shelley has over 20 - years experience in providing her clients with exceptional service. Shelley specializes in Asian Travel and has experienced the Incan Trail Trek. In the Fall 2018 Denise Kroll joined the Absolute team of Specialists as an outside agent located in Bedford. Denise has 17 years previous experience with a major travel agency. Denise specializes in Disney and family vacation packages.

This creates a team of highly trained travel specialists who collectively have 60 years' experience in providing prompt professional services. We are constantly updating our knowledge and keeping current in the fast changing world of the traveler.

At Absolute Travel, we guarantee our travel management services to be responsive, timely, accurate and cost effective for all your travel needs and requirements.

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At Absolute Travel, Our primary goal is to provide complete customer satisfaction.

We firmly adhere to the concept that we are in the personal travel management and service business and our current client relationships can attest to this fact.

Absolute Travel fits perfectly into your travel plans by implementing the following business philosophies:

  • Commitment to quality service and products;
  • Unsurpassed automation systems to better control and reduce your overall travel costs;
  • Ongoing commitment to quality and excellence, which translates into travel management personnel who are experienced and are genuinely dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers;
  • Total quality service program, ensuring every reservation, every ticket and every itinerary is checked and double-checked before you receive it;
  • Dedicated to meet and exceed your expectations for service quality;
  • Locally owned and operated, enabling us to control the quality of our products and services.

Mushkadoodle Rescue Mission

Elayne Pink of Absolute Travel, Maritime Air Charter and Gateway Facilities in connection with Litters 'n Critters Rescue Society are on a mission to rescue Mushkadoodles from Goose Bay, Labrador. Captain Darryl Cross and First officer Aidan Chisholm of Maritime Air Charters set out at 7:30 am on May 5, 2017 to fly to Goose Bay and rescue 2 mother Mushkadoodles and thier pups. They are scheduled to arrive back in Halifax at 3:00 PM, and deliver the dogs to Litters 'n Critters, who will have them checked by local vets and then place them for adoption.
Special thanks to Daryl and Aidan of Maritime Charters and Gateway for volunterring thier time and resources to accomplish this rescue mission. Visit Litters 'n Critters

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