Welcome to Highfields Travel & Cruise

Meet Ainsley Hardie,
Managing  Director and Designer of Travel

Ainsley began her working life in a small family-run travel agency in Melbourne in 1989. Studying a BAdmin (Tourism) at James Cook University she then worked in marketing with hotel groups, airlines and as a Tourism Development Officer for regional shire councils in North West Queensland.

In 2009, Ainsley started My Personal Travel Planner as a boutique travel agency specialising in Italy, North America, Europe, Disney and Cruising, holiday destinations close to her own heart.

In 2018 she merged My Personal Travel Planner with her Highfields store to create Highfields Travel and Cruise. It is a pleasure coming to work each day to help provide clients with personalised holidays and itineraries to ensure that clients receive a perfect holiday experience just for them.

Favourite Destinations: Italy, Northern California, Scandinavia and all things Disney.
Just back from Antarctica and Argentina
Where to Next: Christmas in the Slovenian Alps.
Ultimate Bucket List: Iceland, Greenland and the Yukon (watch this space) and Africa (my final continent)

Email: ainsley@highfieldstravelandcruise.com.au


You’re invited. Join us in-store to find inspiration for #thenextholiday.

Throughout the year we host special events in store to help you with #thenextholiday We are joined by destination experts to assist you with ensuring the perfect holiday. Traditionally held on the first Thursday of the month join us for drinks and nibbles as we discover destinations across the globe.

Highfields Local Brochure Delivery


We know its sometimes hard to make it into the office when travel inspiration strikes. You may be at your desk, or really not wanting to head out again for the day but that is alright.

Simply give the office a call on 4615 5499 or click on the link below to send through your request. Tell us a little bit about #thenextholiday and where to drop them off and we will have them on your doorstep before dinner.

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