Judy Rafter DS

Cincinnati, OH United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Family Travel
  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoons
  • River Cruising

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My Background

I began my travel career with TWA  right out of college and the fun began! I really wanted to work directly with the public to help create memorable vacations so I joined a large agency in Philadelphia and then in 1974 we moved to Cincinnati and I started working at Provident Travel shortly thereafter. I love coming to work each day to  a fabulous group of agents and facing the new challenges, finding new and exiting places for my clients and enjoying the many new friendships.

My travels have taken me to some exotic places, Russia being my favorite! I encourage people to take a chance and try something new and different at least once a year..There is so much to be explored and I never stop learning..

Places I Have Traveled

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By: peggy1216

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2013

Judy Rafter provided the most professional service on our trip to Europe . The hotels were fabulous and her expertise in suggestions for day trips and sights to see were so helpful. we would highly recommend Judy to others as well as continue to use her ourselves.

Highly Recommended

By: Janet32

Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2013

Judy went above and beyond to help us on this cruise. She got us great accommodations in Copenhagen, transportation from airport to hotel. She helped my son and 2 friends get off the ship for a couple of days and she helped arranged for one of our party to come on board at Dublin. Judy also arranged for transportation for us from the ship to Heathrow Airport. I've already arranged with her for a trip to Germany next summer.

highly recommended

By: Sharon

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2013

Judy helped me plan our family vacation to Disney.She took care of all the details for me and we had a wonderful time. She has a cheerful disposition which makes planning a trip with her a nice experience.

Highly recommended -

By: Ralph

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013

Very nice cruise. Food was much better than on our previous (last) Princess cruise. Princess up-graded us from a mini suite to a suite, which was very nice. We didn't know of the upgrade until we checked in at the port of Houston. Judy did an excellent job of making arrangements and keeping us posted on developments.

Always on top of things!

By: Fran & Ralph

Reviewed on: 18 Feb 2014

We have used Judy's expertise for many years. She's knowledgable, very prompt in responding and a pleasure to work with.

The best

By: Helen

Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2015

Wonderful advise and attention tom detail

Personable, concerned, capapble, follows up!

By: Ralph

Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2016

Judy works very hard & knowledgeably to plan a trip, concerned with cost, comfort, convenience, and follows up.

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By: Dorette

Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2017

She is knowledgeable, professional and always willing to answer questions or find the answers

Great Lakes Cruise -

By: Ralph

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

Working with Judy has always been a pleasure. She diligently follows up and makes all needed arrangements, very promptly, accurately and always is eager to do the best for her clients.

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By: Zekey

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2018

Wonderful. She had handled my travels for the past 8+years

Travel Plans

By: Janet Ziegler

Reviewed on: 27 Apr 2018

Judy is always a pleasure to work with. She looks for the best deals. My friend and I have contacted Judy on numerous trips and always come back because she does professional job and is friendly on top of it. She goes out of her way to help her clients. One of my overseas cruises is an example. United cancelled our flight (this was 7 p.m. at night) we called Judy from the airport - she fixed things for us with the cruise line so we could board a day late and in a different port. It all went fine - but United was not the "friendly skys" as promised. I certainly would and have recommended Judy.

Lisbon to Amsterdam

By: Don

Reviewed on: 11 Jun 2018

She is an excellent travel agent


By: janet ziegler

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2018

She does an exceptional job. Even fixed transportation for us from the ship to our London airport. I would recommend her to anyone.


By: Jane

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2018

Helpful and pleasant

Trip to Florida and my cruise

By: Edith

Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2018

Judy is really top notch. She always finds the best way for me to travel at the best price. I've worked with her over the years and haven't ever been disappointed. She has worked out a couple of complicated travel problems professionally and well. She is great.

Judy's trips

By: Don & Marty

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2019

Fantanstic, have worked with her for years, never a disappointment. We have had Judy set up trips to England, Alaska,New Zeland, Italy, Dominican Republic and all, were absolutely wonderful, went off with out a hitch from arrival, hotels, side trips, airlines, nobody could have done them better!

I have worked with her a long time and have recommended her.

By: Ziggy

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Judy is professional, efficient, knows her clients likes and dislikes and always get job done to my satisfaction. She also helps by recommending a better way to go - transportation, hotel, etc. She has even got us extra transportation for me out of the country.

Florida Trip

By: Janet

Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2019

Always great - this time she got a great price on my air. Used her for years - great lady!

trip to Florida

By: Janet

Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2020

Always easy, professional and gets the job done.

Barge trip burgundy

By: Don

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2020

She handles everything just great!

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