Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Shimba Hills Mombasa Kenya Would This Works As A Day Trip From A Cruise?
  2. 2 Dubai - 4 hours between flights, what can you do ??
  3. 3 Tipping guide & driver in israel???
  4. 4 Trip Report Trip Report Kenya 9 Days With Family
  5. 5 Cairo International Airport
  6. 6 Petra from Israel
  7. 7 Best books to read before Morocco visit? (not guide books)
  8. 8 Need help planning Namibia Trip!
  9. 9 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  10. 10 Trip Report Trip Report: Tanzania, Kenya & Zanzibar with MICATO May /June 2006
  11. 11 Southern Africa or Tanzania/Kenya for August 2018 Family Trip
  12. 12 Trip Report 4th Safari with Warrior Trails in 2016
  13. 13 Lady Liuwa no more !!
  14. 14 Gamewatchers are great for helping plan
  15. 15 Trip Report Family4Travels to Israel & Petra -matzos, mezze and Menachem!!
  16. 16 Women's wear for Dubai?
  17. 17 Dubai Guide
  18. 18 Solo/female/40's US traveler req tour operator recommendations
  19. 19 Trip Report Trip Report: Madagascar and Rwanda
  20. 20 Cape Town/ Wineland Tour
  21. 21 Bush plane luggage (again)
  22. 22 Loldia House Kenya
  23. 23 rekero and encounter mara vehicles
  24. 24 Alexandria
  25. 25 kicheche compared to porini
View next 25 » Back to the top

Jordan Select Tours

After reading the reviews on this medium I was concerned that:
1. they were too good to be true,
and/or
2. Jordan Select wouldn't live up to their reputation.

I was happy to find that I was wrong on both counts.

I worked extensively with Hind to book a tailored trip which included all of the highlights (Amman, Aljoun, Umm Qais, Jerash, Petra, Karak, Wadi Rum, Madaba, Bethany and the Dead Sea) with the exception of Aqaba. I had a rough idea of where, and for how long, I wanted to visit and Hind provided guidance on the best "program" based on logistics. I also wanted to include some day hikes and she was a great source for suggestions.

We were met at the AMM airport by a Jordan Select representative. He collected our payment (this was unique to me - no down payment required, we were given the option to pay in full on arrival), reviewed our program, then introduced us to our driver (Mohamed).

Mohamed was outstanding - he went over each day's itinerary so that we knew how far we'd be going and when the best time would be to start. He was prompt for all pick-ups and was always waiting at the conclusion of our tours/stop.

The day before our departure a Jordan Select representative called to inquire about our satisfaction - something else I've not experienced with other tour operators.

During our time in country (11 days) we met a variety of people who arranged for transport after arriving. We heard no complaints from any of them and most were impressed with the service and reliability of the cabs/cars for hire. This may be less costly, although I did not do a cost comparison, so I'm not sure. However, if you're inclined to have your itinerary planned and booked prior to departure I recommend, without hesitation, Jordan Select Tours.

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement