Amy Rectenwald 

Conneaut Lake, PA United States
An independent affiliate of Largay Travel
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari

  • Ireland
  • Mexico
  • Italy
  • France
  • British Virgin Islands
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Having spent the first 6 years of my career in the travel industry in various capacities, my wanderlust may have not been present in my work as a technology sales executive or a non-profit fundraising executive, but it was always in my heart. I have now gone back to my true passion... travel and the art of creating amazing travel experiences. Working with Largay Travel enables me to leverage my personal experiences, the experience and expertise of my colleagues and the incredible worldwide Virtuoso network to create incredible experiences for my clients.

Places I Have Traveled


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Atlantic City - Cape May Fall Trip

By: Big Lou

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2014

Amy did a great job in planning and arranging our trip to Atlantic City and Cape May. It was my first trip to the area for a very long time and it was my wife's first trip there. Where Amy had us stay was the best place to be in Atlantic City. Cape May is such a nice place especially in the fall, there weren't many people there during the week. The weather was pretty good and was able to swim in the Ocean, fish and kayak and even walk to the top of the light house. Dining and drinking locations were great. It was a great trip -vacation. I will be asking for Amy's help again in the future and suggest that people do the same.

"everything went off without a hitch"

By: jay

Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2014

Thanks Amy, All the travel arrangements went off without a hitch....and I credit you with the upgrades and ease of getting late checkouts at all 3 hotels during the business trip...I won't go to China again without your help. Jay

Excellent vacation

By: kkocan

Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2014

We used Amy even though our trip was small one, just a long weekend, and had never used a travel agent before. We are so glad we did as she was able to get us better flights and a room upgrade for the same cost if we had used one of the online travel websites. Add in the travel book with pre-printed transfer vouchers and a bottle of champagne waiting for us in the room from Amy made it even better. Also, the security of knowing if anything had gone wrong we could call her was a weight off our mind. We were able to go and enjoy the weekend with no worries, and it was even better than we had imagined. Will definitely use her again for our next trip, wherever it may be!

Fantastic Service

By: Lisa67

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2015

My Husband and I just returned from Punta Cana on a 25th Wedding Anniversary trip. Our Travel Advisor, Amy Rectenwald, made all of the arrangements and it was wonderful! All of our needs were anticipated and taken care of ahead of time. From our private shuttle to and from the airport, upgrades at the resort and the special attention that was paid to us by the resort staff. Amy was able to make our Anniversary trip more special than I could have ever made it by booking myself! I will be using Amy for all of our travel needs from now on!! Thanks Amy for a fantastic experience.

Loved the hotel staff!

By: Kelly G

Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2015

Melia Caribe Tropical Punta Cana was as beautiful as we had hoped it would be! The workers are so pleasant and really want to make the guests happy. The only down side was lots of seaweed on the beach the first several days we were there due to storms but the workers cleaned it all up and for our last few days the beach was beautiful! The staff does not speak much English, some speak better than others. I would highly recommend this resort and please look into The Level, Adults only section at the Melia. That is where we stayed and loved it!!

Excellent !

By: jd

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2015

Amy was able to take our vision and make it a reality. She took time to listen to what we were looking for and worked with us to come up with the perfect itinerary. She communicated with us throughout the process and was genuinely interested in ensuring we had the perfect vacation. The personal notes we found at our first hotel, expressing her gratitude and well wishes were a pleasant surprise! We have rarely used a travel agent in our travels but would definitely use Amy again and highly recommend her to anyone planning a trip.

Upper Peninsula

By: Janet

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2017

Excellent. The entire trip went smoothly, air travel, car rental & hotels.

Incredible Experience From Start to Finish

By: JillyWilly

Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2015

Our recent trip to San Ysidro Ranch was perfect in every way. The little "extras" that we were able to enjoy - thanks to Amy's thoughtful planning - really put the whole weekend over the top. Amy knew that this was a surprise birthday weekend and made sure that EVERYONE at San Ysidro Ranch did too. They really made us feel special - like we were VIP's - and I don't think we would have received such special attention if not for the Amy/Virtuoso connection. There's no way I would book a trip like this in the future, without going through Amy first!

Wonderful Service!

By: Amanda54

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2015

Words cannot express our gratitude and heartfelt thanks to Amy Rectenwald! With our busy schedules we were very thankful for her help with planning our vacation to Costa Rica. From the time we contacted her to start planning our trip she was on top of everything, working with us to help plan a much needed and fun filled getaway. From the second we landed at Liberia airport until the second we left Miami for home, everything was arranged and taken care of. The excursions she organized for us were absolutely top notch. The resort we stayed at was Phenomenal!! She knew just what we were looking for. The best part was that we didn't have to think or plan while we were there, everything was all set to just go and enjoy. Amy went above and beyond our expectations with everything, and now we have memories that will last a lifetime. This experience would not have been possible without her!

Love love loved it !!

By: Scott

Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2015

The resort was wonderful. Everyone had a great time. Amy did a great job finding a great place that had everything everyone in our group wanted. I would recommend Amy to anyone she did a great job!!!

In a word... INCREDIBLE!

By: JillyWilly

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2015

Wow! Who knew only one night could feel so rejuvenating?! We decided to book the Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica for one night - a bit of a "stay-cation" for us, since we only love a couple miles away. But we had a 40th birthday party to attend, nearby, so we figured, "Why Not?" Thanks to Amy and Virtuoso, a one night hotel stay turned into nearly an entire weekend. The Casa Del Mar upgraded us to an Ocean View room and gave us early check-in AND late check-out. This hotel is AMAZING and the extral-special treatment we received, thanks to Amy, made even better. Can't wait to explore more Virtuoso properties!

Stuck in Dallas

By: JB

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2015

I had the "pleasure" of travel through Dallas/Fort Worth airport onto another destination during the ice storm of February 2015. I was stuck with cancelled flights going to and again on the return trip. Amy Rectnewald worked endlessly, even during a small personal vacation of hers to help me re-arrange flights, find hotels, and offer advise on what to do. She was my go to person when I was in trouble. I would definitely recommend her to anyone. Good job Amy. JB

Excellent, organized and personalized!

By: Rosanne

Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2015

Amy did a great job putting together our trip to Italy. She worked within our budget, offered great tour and itinerary ideas, and found great air and lodging for us. Amy was available at almost anytime, and willing to spend time answering our questions and getting back to us with information in a timely way. She was also available via text during the trip. See Italy tour guides were on time and matched the itinerary Amy put together spot on. Traveling abroad was so much less stressful when everything was arranged and paid for ahead of time, and we had no worries! Thank you!

Great Trip, Amy thought of everything!

By: Timalnick

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

This was our first trip planned by Amy and we will be back! She is a pleasure to work with, thinks of all the details, gives lots of options but doesn't overwhelm you and even had purchased a bottle of wine and had it placed in our room with a nice note...what a great way to start the trip. Our trip was to Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port St. Lucie, FL. It is a great place for groups or families. Couples may be overwhelmed by lots of kids. There is an adult pool with a hot tub where you can regularly watch dolphins so it's a nice escape from all the action. Like all Club Meds this is an all inclusive food and drink resort. The food was better than expected; we went to Club Med in Cancun last year and the food was pretty darn bad. One other highlight about Sandpiper is that it has golf, tennis and lots of other fitness activities. The most important thing about Amy is that she is such a nice person and makes the planning process fun and easy, thank you Amy!

Arizona Spring Break Excusion

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2015

Amy was very helpful in planning our first trip to Arizona. We had some ideas about where we wanted to stop but she helped organize the itinerary, lodging and excursions. Due to some personal preferences we made some last minute changes but in the end we had a WONDERFUL Time!!! It was REALLY AWESOME That Amy was able to get us rooms inside the Grand Canyon National Park which was very late. As these rooms fill up 12 months in advance she was able to secure TWO rooms with only a few months Notice. The Westin Kierland is Scottsdale is a wonderful resort and being our last stop was a great spot to take a well deserved relaxing 3 days!!! Thanks again and looking forward to our NEXT Trip soon. Tom/

immensely helpful and patient

By: eastern europe

Reviewed on: 12 May 2015

it was a wonderful trip. amy's suggestions and patient advice beforehand provided the infrastructure that allowed the 16 days to unfold deliciously. it was a blast and I'm ready to do it again!

No hitches

By: Rust fam

Reviewed on: 04 May 2015

We booked a trip to Cancun/Maya Riviera last November. Amy suggested the Hard Rock Resort, since we had a 12 yr old, 17, and 19 year old. It was awesome. She took care of every detail, and all we had to do was get on the plane. That makes for a relaxing vacation! She set up extras for us and we had champagne and an xbox waiting for us in our adjoining rooms. We also had resort points which we used to take an amazing family photo that I'll cherish forever. We've now booked another trip - Rome/Florence Italy - this summer and can't wait to see what awaits us there!

Just Call Amy!

By: Frank&Peg

Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2015

Our trip to Ireland was perfect. Started to plan on my own then remembered Amy does this for a living and it made everything so easy. Great rates were found, easy transfers, all booked with a couple of short phone calls and emails. No waiting on hold for the next available agent or haggling for a better rate. For your next trip, just call Amy!


By: SteveB

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Absolutely fantastic trip thanks largely to the work Any out into helping us. Every detail, and I mean every detail was looked after by Amy. The team at Made for Spain, all of our hotels and all of our excursions were first rate. We will absolutely work with Amy for all of our major events!

Responsive, Professional Service

By: MM

Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2015

Amy did a fantastic job of providing recommendations and options for our Alaskan cruise. Our travel circumstances were a little different do to my husband's use of a manual wheelchair. Amy investigated excursions and accessible accommodations that made the trip less challenging. Even at the end of our trip when we lost one piece of checked luggage, Amy helped us find the right contact and made the correct connection to make sure our luggage was at the airport. There is not a travel website that can provide this type of personalized service!

Wonderful Trip

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2015

Detailed planning went perfectly and was directly responsible for a superb experience. Well done!!

Expert, timely, friendly service!

By: Mully

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2015

Amy provided excellent travel advise and hotel recommendations. She was extremely quick to respond to all my questions and itinerary changes. Great overall experience!

Friendly, professional and reliable service

By: christalee

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2015

I was more than pleased with my trip arrangements that Amy Rectenwald provided for a weekend getaway to Vegas. She had a great deal of patience with us, as we did not have definite plans or a desired hotel chosen. She checked into things and got us the very best deal that I couldn't have found. We were able to check in early to our hotel and had a lovely personal thank you note from Amy upon arrival. After a fun first day of sightseeing, we return to our room to an extra special surprise, chocolate covered strawberries and a note to enjoy our stay from Amy. This is going above and beyond what is ever expected, shows her personal attention to detail and her clients. I will not only choose Amy as my personal travel agent, but have highly recommended her to friends and business colleagues. Thanks Amy! I hope to be planning something fun again soon with you!

Great trip advisor for our honeymoon!

By: kkittka453

Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2015

Amy helped us plan our honeymoon trip to California. She booked great hotels for us that were exactly as we requested...with beautiful vistas, friendly service, and convenient locations. Some of the places she had booked for us she had experienced first hand which made it easier for us to imagine what the trip would be like. She let them know at several places that it was our honeymoon which got us a few perks! She recommended great restaurants for us to try and even mapped everything out for us before we were ready to leave. It was the vacation of a lifetime and we were so grateful for Amy to help us plan it. Highly recommended!! :)

Professional Accommodating Service

By: linny

Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2015

Amy was a delight to work with. She listened carefully to our requests and anticipated future needs. She also quickly responded to all questions we had. She had to coordinate 7 people utilizing different airports to our destination. We will definitely contact Amy again when we travel.

The Best Travel Agent!

By: Samantha

Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2015

Amy did an amazing job finding us the perfect spot to vacation at. The resort had everything we were looking for. She made the process so easy, we didn't have to worry about anything at all! I have already recommend her to more of my traveling friends! :) Thanks Amy!!

Wonderful recommendations!

By: mns

Reviewed on: 23 Jan 2016

Amy is an amazing travel advisor. She is professional, knowledgeable, friendly and very patient. All of these being very important characteristics when choosing a travel agent. My husband and I love to travel. We have wanted to travel to Europe with our kids for a few years now. We waited until we thought our kids were at a "good age" for this trip. Our dreams became a reality thanks to Amy guiding the way!! The itinerary Amy helped us put together was perfect. The flight bookings, rail bookings, transfers, tour guides, and every tour we took was phenomenal. Amy put a lot of attention into the details of our trip. She was cognizant of the ages of our children and their energy levels when creating our itinerary. Every detail and logistic was seen to and occurred flawlessly. Memories to last a lifetime were made! Amy was very patient with the countless questions and concerns we had. Thank you Amy for everything! I give Amy my highest possible recommendation! She is simply amazing!

5 Star Planning & Service!

By: KatieN

Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2015

Amy did a wonderful job of making a dream trip come true for my family and I. Her service was excellent, her recommendations were top notch and she was always there to help me every step of the way. I can't wait to have her assist us with our next journey!


By: 60

Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2016

Amy did a fantastic job in planning, organizing and seeing the project through the end. Would recommended Amy to anyone interested in planning a vacation!

excellent trip, excellent agent!

By: Judd

Reviewed on: 21 Jan 2016

Can't say enough about the trip and how wonderful Amy Rectenwald was to work with. She had my back the whole way!

Another Perfect Trip by Amy

By: LJ

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2016

Once again, Amy put together the perfect last minute get away to beat the winter blues! My husband and I have complete trust in Amy's ability to use her professional resources and personal travel experience to develop trips that go above and beyond our expectations.

Amy Rectenwald is the BEST!

By: Murph

Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2016

Premier service, great food, awesome support staff for Chichen Itza excursion. Would recommend for 50 and older, don't bring your kid/teen.

"every detail handled ..every trip!"

By: China traveler

Reviewed on: 05 Apr 2016

Amy has gotten me over and back to China 4 times now...and each and every trip has been flawless...Everything handled before I leave, and everything goes exactly as planned when I am there.

Stress free!


Reviewed on: 03 Apr 2016

I gave Amy our interests, budget, dates and a few specific parameters. She made a few recommendations. We picked the get away we like and were on the beach our first day of Spring break by 10 am! The travel was flawless, the hotel/resort beautiful with activities to entertain my entire family. Amy is charming, knowledgable, professional, and customized to our family dynamics. We have already begun planning our next travel plans with her.

Amy is amazing!

By: adifferntamy

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2016

Amy is detailed oriented, quick, and picks the best places with the most amazing service. Every hotel the staff knew our names and seemed to anticipate every need/request. I don't know how she does it - but I won't work with anyone else as long as she is in the business. She also planned a fantastic private tour on short notice, which has been the highlight of this trip.

Every detail accounted for!

By: jsw6113

Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2016

Everything was lightyears above what we could have planned on our own. It was a wonderful experience, stress free, and every single detail was accounted for! We had no problems what so ever and were able to just relax and enjoy our travels! Just what a vacation should be! (or an anniversary trip in our case!) We highly recommend Amy as she work wonders!

Weekend in San Juan

By: Mat

Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2016

Thanks for creating a fantastic weekend in San Juan for us. We had a great time and truly appreciate your help and the extra touches you added. Can't wait for our next trip!

Easy planning a great adventure

By: Ssandrock

Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2016

Amy did such a great job helping us get to Talum, Mexico. We told her where we wanted to go and she did all of the organizing and planning. It was hassle free and she was very prompt on getting back to me with info I requested. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to plan an adventure.

Exceptional Service!

By: Becki

Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2016

Amy is a gem. From the first email exchange to the follow up upon our return, she thought of every detail. Each piece of our trip was well thought out, organized and truly exceeded our expectations. The air, train and car travel - each excursion - all the hotels were perfect. We requested a few last minute additions, no problems! I was never one who thought I'd ever *need* a travel advisor, and I am a changed traveler. I know because we used Amy our vacation was a one of a kind experience, stress free, and beyond anything I could have conceived on my own. I can't wait to go away again!

Exceptional service


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2016

Amy was fantastic! She planned our trip and it was phenomenal! Top notch - high quality - excellent service! She took care of all the details - I am recommending her to everyone I can!

Felt like VIPs!

By: LuisaK

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2016

Amy was wonderful! She gave us great recommendations of hotels and all the extras were amazing! Getting personalized notes from her at both hotels made us feel so special. No doubt I would recommend Amy to all my friends, when you book with her, you are guaranteed a worry-free vacation. She is the best!

Great family vacation.

By: kkocan

Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2016

This is the third trip we've used Amy for in the last couple of years. The trip was great and went off without a hitch. Flight was easy and no hassles, resort was perfect for our family and the kids loved the resort she found for us. I would highly recommend using Amy and for any family looking for a great vacation would highly recommend the Iberostar resorts.

Great help

By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2016

Everything went as planned. Excellent trip.

Great service

By: Jody57

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2016

Amy was very helpful with the planning and booking of this trip. She promptly answered any and all questions we had.

Amy is our go to!

By: The Tees

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2016

Thanks for everything you suggested and arranged Amy to make our holiday to Europe so memorable. Nothing was a problem and this was truly our best holiday experience. Bring on our next adventure in 2017. Thanks again!

Expert trip planner!

By: Randomguy

Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2016

Amy did a great job helping to set up an itenerary for our family that involved a number of locations and hotels. She also had great advice about how to save money on rental cars and flights as well. All in all, I would strongly recommend her and look forward to dealing with her in the future.

Listens to what we want

By: Susan B

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

Amy did a great job in planning our trip to Italy and Sicily. She made adjustments to the plan to fit what we wanted to do and see. The AXUS App made travel so much easier!

Another great trip!

By: carrieann0306

Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2016

This is the 2nd time I've worked with Amy. Once again, her recommendations were spot on! The resort was amazing, along with all of the wonderful weather!


By: Hugh8

Reviewed on: 06 Dec 2016

Amy was wonderful!!! For someone who hasn't traveled in a long time, She not only set things up, She helped me in ways she'll never know. Secured my needs and lessened my foolish fears. I will trust her again and recommend her to everyone! Amy is the BEST!!

Expert advice and assistance!

By: RCM32

Reviewed on: 05 Jan 2017

What a fantastic trip to Iceland that Amy Rectanwald helped coordinate. Amy took care of all the airfare, hotel, and car rental arrangements. She even arranged support with our personalized GPS, international phone charges, and answered all our questions with regards to tours, special sights, and points of interest. Amy rocks - and we will definitely be back for all future traveling plans!


By: England

Reviewed on: 01 Feb 2017

We just returned from a fabulous 15 day vacation to England and Austria. This is our 2nd trip we have booked through Amy Rectenwald. Amy is nothing short of impressive. Her attention to detail, knowledge, professionalism and patience is truly spectacular. Will definitely be booking all of our future trips through Amy!

Grand Cayman

By: HF

Reviewed on: 24 Jan 2017

Amy is wonderful; she's easy to work with and always has all the answers.

Italy trip

By: linny

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2017

Always excellent. Amy is very responsive and offers good suggestions.


By: Hugo

Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2017

Amy is a pleasure to work with and she met our expectations. She guided us through the process in a very clear and concise manner.

Cancun, Mexico

By: Chris

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2017

Amy was wonderful to work with. It was our first all- inclusive and she took care of everything for us. She left no small detail to chance. It was an amazing experience for us and I would highly recommend her for any future trips, for our own as well as for anyone else.

Disney Review

By: Dave

Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2017



By: dkp

Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2017

Amy was professional, personal and great to work with. She recommended a wonderful hotel within walking distance of everything we wanted to do and the hotel had an outstanding, friendly staff.

Wonderful trip to Mexico!

By: lsw

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2017

This was our second trip (first to Scotland, second to Cabo) planned by Amy. Both trips have been outstanding. We have appreciated the personal attention and the way Amy designs a trip to be exactly what we're looking for!

Napa Valley

By: Christi

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2017

Working with Amy was an absolute pleasure. She saw to every detail and helped to make this trip so much more than what was anticipated. Thank you, Amy!!

Mexican Family Vacation

By: Brian

Reviewed on: 05 May 2017

Amy was wonderful to work with. I put her in a tough position of keeping it a secret from my wife since I was surprising her and my children with the trip. She helped pull everything off and also exceeded even my expectations on the trip itself. Anyone would do themselves a huge favor letting her plan your next vacation.

beijing trip

By: judy

Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2017

she is the best always attentive to details, and willing to go above and beyond. She makes traveling easy.


By: hawkeye

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Wonderful. She gets the details correct, acts in a very timely manner, adds all upgrades that are available, puts her personal touch on every trip, and has great suggestions for activities in the area.

A Gem!

By: Becki

Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2017

This is our second trip to Europe that we have used Amy and all her infinite wisdom and every aspect of our many stops and adventures was perfect. We basically just had to show up and enjoy!! From information preloaded in the app to the packet in our first hotel room - every details had been attended to - the hotels, the guides, the local contacts she took care of everything!! I have said this a thousand times since our first trip with Amy, to anyone who asks, I will never plan a trip without her again - it makes all the difference in the world!

Ideal Ireland Trip

By: Jess

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

Amy took what we wanted for our trip to Ireland and matched our needs completely. Her picks for B&Bs and parts of the country were spot on and her time and attention were prompt. Working with her was a pleasure and I look forward to book again!

San Francisco/Monterey

By: Kathy M

Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2017

Amy was very knowledgeable, made great suggestions for our family and was extremely patient. Not being frequent travelers, we asked a lot of questions and made last minute changes and she was great through all of it. We made memories to last a lifetime

Great job

By: Dan

Reviewed on: 04 Aug 2017

Made it effortless and easy. Thank you Amy!

Hawaiian Honeymoom

By: Lolo

Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2017

Working with Amy was wonderful! She is so knowledgeable and enthusiastic and made the entire process seamless! We knew we wanted to go to either Bora Bora or Hawaii. She provided us with a variety of options and we decided Hawaii was a better choice for us. We completely entrusted her to select which islands, to determine accommodations and car rentals/transportation, and to suggest excursions. We couldn't have been happier with her choices! From start to finish, we loved every minute of Kauai, Waikiki, and Maui. We are so grateful to Amy for the time, energy, enthusiasm and love she put into planning our honeymoon! We will certainly look to Amy for her expertise on any future travels!


By: Steve Brame

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2017

Amy is terrific. There is literally nothing that she won't do or research on behalf of clients. We have taken three trips with Amy as our advisor and each has been organized and well thought out. Everything is thought of. We will be back!

Italy and Switzerland

By: VB

Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017

We had an amazing trip because of Amy. Every single thing went beautifully.....three flights, three hotels, several trains and drivers, nine excursions, and all dinner reservations etc were planned perfectly. We did not have any little hiccups at all. She is a delight to work with and is responsive and action oriented and has great ideas....we really had a trip of a lifetime because of her!!!!!!

Great Support

By: Shartford

Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017

She was super helpful and quick to respond to all me needs and questions. Hugely appreciate her help and would recommend her to others!

Honest Review from a Non Disney Fan

By: Not A Disney Mom

Reviewed on: 15 Sep 2017

My kids (13 & 16) had been pushing hard for a Disney Vacation. We have been before years ago and I swore I would never go back. The crowded parks, pools, lines, everything about it rubbed me the wrong way. I consulted with Amy about any sort of compromise we could come to that would give my children the "Fun Disney Experience" they were craving and allow my husband and me a relaxing, low-stress vacation... A formidable request... I'm happy to report she pulled it off in Spades - She booked us at the Four Seasons, arranged all of our park-hopper passes and stuck with me during the months prior to our stay alerting me of all the deadlines/opportunities/all that frustrating Disney stuff that has to be done in advance. The Four Seasons was the key to this successful venture - A beautiful, uncrowded and spacious resort. Kids enjoyed / We enjoyed. So many amenities. Food was incredible. Best hotel we've stayed in the U.S. Thanks to Amy, we will probably return to Disney.


By: RobinBG

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

Amy did a lovely job of planning our itinary for Ireland! Her recommendations of hotels was just what we liked, and the trip itself was just right. Amy was always prompt in returning messages - reminded me of deadlines and helped me think about packing, etc. All the details were taken care of so we could enjoy our trip. AND... she made the whole process FUN!!! Thank you Amy!!

Amazing Service.....Again!

By: Jim D

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Amy is always a pleasure to work with. She is responsive, knowledgeable, thorough and always a pleasure to work with. She has an extensive understanding of the industry and always has insightful and meaningful suggestions on amazing properties and places to visit. On this particular occasion a previously planned trip had to be cancelled at the last minute due to Hurricane Irma. Within hours, Amy was able to assist us in finding a new travel destination and had made all of the necessary arrangements for what turned out to be an amazing trip to Jackson, Wyoming. I'd highly recommend anyone looking to plan a trip take advantage of Amy's extensive knowledge and superior customer service!

Perfect getaway at the Sweetest Place on Earth

By: Christa

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2017

It is always a pleasure working with Amy, whether it be for a work or personal trip. This particular trip was both work and personal time. It was a last minute trip, and she made it happen instantly with no work on my end at all. All I had to do was call Amy and say where & when I needed to be and she took care of the rest. it doesn't get any easier. We received excellent service upon arrival at the Hershey Hotel by all of the staff. Our stay was wonderful, the lowers at the hotel were absolutely gorgeous, the hotel breakfast was delicious (and included in my package), we did some shopping (another bonus with my package) and enjoyed our stay in one of my favorite places. Thanks so much to Amy Rectenwald for her friendly and efficient service. I would highly recommend her to anyone for any type of trip, large or small, personal or business. This trip was just overnight and she made sure it was perfect.

Polar bears

By: Mry

Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

Amy was thorough and inventive. She planned the trip around the sights I wanted to see.

Awesome Agent

By: Bruce

Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

Amy is thorough, detailed and always ensures that her clients are treated well

Fabulous advisor

By: Jo

Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2017

Amy is very detail oriented and made sure everything was planned according to our preferences.


By: Doc & Robin

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

Perfect. Amy arranged things better than we could ever have done for ourselves, and asked all questions promptly and well!!

Honeymoon Review

By: Court & Mike

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017

Amy helped my husband Mike and I plan our honeymoon in October-November 2017 and choosing to work with her was one of the best decisions we have made! Amidst all of the wedding planning craziness, it was SO nice to have Amy on top of the honeymoon. Amy is patient, extremely responsive, kind, dedicated, knowledgeable, easy to talk to and an overall pleasure to work with. She planned for us two unforgettable weeks in Cabo San Lucas at the Resort at Pedregal and One & Only Palmilla and every single day was absolute perfection. The amenities we received through Amy/Virtuoso were great - spa credits, breakfast daily, upgrades upon arrival, etc. It was truly a stress free and enjoyable experience working with Amy and we will certainly not be planning any future travel without her! Thank you, thank you, thank you, Amy - you are the BEST in the industry! We are forever grateful for you and we will never forget our magical honeymoon. We absolutely recommend her to any and everyone!!!

Working with Amy Rectenwald, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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  • Ireland
  • Mexico
  • Italy
  • France
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Dominican Republic
  • Australia
  • Costa Rica
  • Greece
  • Jamaica
  • Maldives
  • Portugal
  • South Africa
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Spain