private travel by design

African Specialist

Personal African

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Private Travel by Design takes the concept of a travel agency to the next level. We are your very own personal travel concierge. We offer one-of-a-kind services for your stay in Africa, planning the ground portion of your trip whilst catering to your specific needs and providing assistance during your stay. We have expert knowledge of Africa and as your own personal travel concierge, we do everything we can to give you the perfect vacation of stress-free relaxation.

Why work with
Private Travel by Design

Connect with a unique international network

The prestigious Virtuoso affiliation. Private Travel by Design are an associate of 360 Private Travel who are proud members of Virtuoso. We are in collaboration with not only travel specialists across the globe, but Virtuoso who are the best of the best in brands you know, exclusive perks, upgrades and peace of mind you won’t find anywhere else.

Gain access to exclusive services

When you plan a trip with Private Travel by Design you’re unlocking a world of in-the-know expertise, unbelievable travel perks, and access to a well-edited portfolio of the best brands in the business. We work with the world’s most elite travel companies, from five-star hotel groups and renowned cruise lines to boutique properties and high-end adventure travel outfitters around Africa. When it comes to experiencing the best of the best in travel, it's about who you know.

Full Financial Protection

Private Travel by Design is fully bonded by 360 Private Travel ATOL (7514) and IATA, providing you with the very best in financial protection and security, including preferential rates. We are a member of the Virtuoso network which gives you access to benefits and promotions at many of the world’s leading luxury hotels. 24hr Emergency Last-minute cancellations, border closures, unexpected changes – we have you covered, now more than ever.

A curated travel experience

Private Travel by Design designs and plans your trips around your needs and desires. We research in-depth ahead of your trip, providing you with personal concierge services to help you coordinate tours and specialist guides. Our support stays with you during your vacation to provide you with access to luxury services, assistance, and further planning. When you return, we help you close everything off. We are here to provide you with the highest caliber holiday of your choosing so that you can truly relax and unwind in the world’s most vibrant destinations.

What is Virtuoso & Preferred Partner membership?

Virtuoso is the worlds leading travel network. We are only a handful of companies within the UK that are members, a true Badge of Honour! As with our elite membership with our Preferred Partners memberships, we are given exclusive rates, rare access & availability giving you the best travel experience, unmatched against others. As a member, it offers personal and privilege access to the worlds best and most exclusive properties and bespoke experiences, giving recognition to our clients and able to automatically elevate to VIP status, everytime. You will enjoy the best rates, upgrades and added amenities at Africa's top venues, hotels and spas. You can expect 24 hour VIP level service from the moment you start your journey.

We provide consistent and reliable service

As proud members of Virtuoso, we are associated only with partners who we trust to offer high quality, dependable service. Anywhere you travel with us, you will have access to 24-hour assistance should you need it at any time.