It all started in 1991 when Toni began hosting packaged holidays for Qld Pensioners using rail concessions on tourism trains to Rockhampton. In 2002 Fun Over Fifty was launched and it has expanded rapidly offering tours from Australia to the world. Toni continually researches for new and amazing destinations to offer her much valued customer base. Toni has been involved in the tourism industry for 25 years.
Best Travel Tip: Always plan for delays and try not to get upset when things inevitably go wrong. Patience is extremely important when travelling.
Bucket List: Greek Islands
Surprising Fact: Past State Champion Showjumper
Rob is General Manager of Coach Operations and Coach Captain, dedicated to delivering interesting and entertaining commentary while on tour. He has extensive on the road experience along with a professional commentary about the regions and towns you are travelling through. Rob is trained in all aspects of heavy vehicles and defensive driving.
Jan has been with Fun Over Fifty from the very beginning! She works her magic designing amazing destinations with our Tour Development Team and brings her creative flair to the business, specialising in tours to design in Tasmania, Victoria, the Top End and Western Australia. With over 13 years as a hostess, her enthusiasm for travel and bubbly personality maker her a popular character “on the road”. Jan also assists with reservations and accounts payable.
Last Book Read: Follow the River – a true story
Bucket List: See more of Austria
Favourite Destination: South Africa
Courtney is the daughter of Toni and granddaughter of Jan. She provides administrative support to the Fun Over Fifty team whilst studying Bachelors of Business Management and International Hotel & Tourism Management at the University of Queensland. She continues to learn and grow her skills each year in preparation for graduation.
Last Book Read: “Stolen” by Lucy Christopher
Favorite Destination: South Africa
Best Travel Tip: Take lots of photos
Lynn has an extensive background in administration and customer services spanning over 20 years and her attention to detail is unparalleled. Her love of people and places givers her a genuine interest in assisting our customers to fulfil their travel goals. Lynn’s role includes assisting with phone reservations, customer and crew travel documentation, contracts and accounts.
Best Travel Tip: Live it and love it!
Bucket List: Walk the Milford Track in New Zealand
Surprising Fact: I have been “kissed” by a dingo!
Cassie has over 15 years administration experience having worked previously in the print and building industries and brings proficiency in planning, scheduling, document management and customer service. Cassie’s role within the office is telephone reservations, passenger and crew documentation, contracting and product development.
Bucket List: To learn sign language
Surprising Fact: I have had 2 knee reconstructions (thanks to netball) and I am a Justice of the Peace (Qual)
Best Travel Tip: Take a triangular pen for writing, puzzles etc. They won’t roll away from you and be lost down the plane/coach aisle!
Kirsty brings with her a wealth of administration experience from various industries including Travel, Radio and Television. Kirsty’s background includes Office Administration, Executive Assistant, Customer Services and Sales. Her love of travel has seen her travel to various destinations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. Kirsty’s role at Fun Over Fifty is to process booking confirmations, reservations, credit card & internet banking payments, ticketing and customer/agent email enquiries.
Best Travel Tip: Bring a bright coloured suitcase when travelling or tie a bright ribbon to your bag. It makes it identifiable on the baggage carousel.
Favourite Destination: Fiji
Bucket List: Go to the highlands in Scotland
Our furry family are an integral part of the Fun Over Fifty team. Our “stress relief crew” are always on hand to accept a pat or cuddle and include two dogs, Maggie and Buck and two cats Butch and Jasper. Our free range chickens also roam the premises and ensure we have fresh eggs for lunch.