CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist
Byron joined our team in 2016. He has been in the travel industry for close to 25 years and his experience is wide and varied having worked in South Africa, the UK and now Australia which he has called home for 8 years. Cruising is his passion having spent over 120 nights at sea on various cruise lines such at Cunard, Royal Caribbean, Holland America Line, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises.
Byron is the team leader for our Journeys and Cruisefinder teams.
Destination: New York
Cruise Line: Oceania Cruises for the attentive, personal service and the most amazing cuisine at sea!
Hotel: The “Taj” group of hotels in India is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed
Tip: Arrange and pay for as much as possible prior to departure, so all there is left to do on holiday is relax and enjoy!
Lee Van Dongen
Cruisefinder Reservation Supervisor
CLIA Master Cruise Specialist
Lee has been in the travel industry since 2009 & is the Crusiefinder reservations Supervisor, He became fascinated by the cruise industry and has grown to be a very knowledgeable cruise expert. He has been on P&O, Princess, Cunard, Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean & Avalon. Lee decided to take a years sabbatical from work and travel extensively through Europe & the Mediterranean, he visited the UK, Spain, South of France, Extensive travel through Italy, Eastern and Central Europe. He has travelled to Asia, all of Australia and South Pacific Region, His favourite land destination is Poland and his favourite cruise line is Princess Cruises.
Ship: Royal Princess
Hotel: Royal Tulip, Rio
Tip: Where possible prepay your gratuities. One less thing to worry about.