Our customers expect exceptional service and worry-free vacations. We deliver that to each and everyone who books their travel through us as part of our “Ultimate Dream Vacation Package.”
Researching air fares, cruises and custom travel is time consuming when done right. We take that off your table giving you more free time.
|Service & Research Fees|
|Air Research Only…………………………………………..||Domestic ticketing: $100/passenger
|Cruise Research Only……………………………………..||$150|
|Custom Itinerary Research (starts at)…………..||$250|
And you get our “Ultimate Dream Vacation Package” included for added peace of mind.
*Your travel planning fees includes up to 4 hours of work by your travel specialist. Should the scope of work exceed 4 hours, due to multiple modifications to the itinerary, you will be notified of the overage in advance and charged $100 per hour after that.
*Travel assistance and questions are available during normal business hours is complimentary. After-hours assistance is available for $50 per hour with a one-hour minimum
Our 19 point “Ultimate Dream Vacation Package,” exclusively from Sophisticated Travel
Pocket Travel app
1) “Trip Plans” smartphone app
2) When problems arise our close relationship with suppliers means more clout for you
3) We work for you – not the cruise lines, hotels or tour operators
4) Hotel selection
5) Continuously monitor cruise fares for price drops
Once you book a cruise with Sophisticated Travel, we continuously monitor the cruise fare for a price drop. We’ve been able to save our clients hundreds of dollars as an on-board credit, in additional amenities, or a reduction in the cruise fare. Costco, Expedia and the cruise lines don’t do this for you.
6) Excursion & sight-seeing selection assistance
7) Flight arrangements
8) Quarterly or monthly payment options
9) 12-month financing option
10) Manage final payments
11) Printable PDF itineraries for your luggage
12) Country guides
Shortly after booking your cruise, we’ll send you a country guide for each country you’ll visit. This guide will have information about visa requirements to enter the country, health and safety information (including vaccination requirements), electrical voltage and currency information, as well as some general information about the country.
13) Local destination guides
Around 90 days before your vacation, we’ll send you a detailed local guide for each city you’ll visit (for major cities). These guides are personalized based on what we’ve learned during our initial consultation, plus our years of working with you. The guides can run 30 – 50 pages depending on the city. Guides include city facts, points-of-interest, things-to-do, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.
14) Re-verify hotel reservations
15) Track cruise loyalty, airline frequent flyer, and hotel loyalty program numbers
16) 24 X 7 Emergency assistance line for airline issues
Airlines are notorious for changing and canceling flights. We offer 24 x 7 emergency assistance through a special phone line for clients who book flights through us. There is nothing worse than being in a foreign country where you don’t speak the language and need to handle airline changes or cancellations. With this emergency assistance number, you can call and get your airline issues addressed.
17) Track your preferences
18) Arrangements for special needs
19) Support, assistance, and advice
All of this is included in our “Ultimate Dream Vacation Program.” We also offer VIP services at an additional charge for those wanting extra services such as tickets, golf outings, VIP meet-and-greet at airports, special pillows, pre-stocked mini-bar with preferred brands, luggage handling, and highly detailed and/or structured vacation requests.
Plus, I’m just a phone call or email away should you have any questions or needs. So sit back and enjoy your dream vacation.
So how to choose the right vacation for you?
Vacations are an investment! With literally thousands of options, choosing the right vacation and the best value is difficult to sort through. That’s where I bring my 12 years of travel experience and expertise to do this right, and get you the best value for your money. With the backing of the largest travel consortium behind me, we have options you can’t find online. Plus our work just gets started once we book your dream vacation. Chat with us to learn more.
The world awaits you and we look forward to assisting you in choosing the exact right adventure on the waters or land for you and your companions!