Vira Mastroianni 

Waterbury, CT United States
Why work with an advisor? 
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Escorted Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • Italian

My Background

Vira Mastroianni has been in the travel industry for more than 30 years. Having had the privilege and corresponding insights of independently owning a travel agency, she is personally familiar with the many different aspects of operating a successful travel agency, and the value that a knowledgeable travel advisor brings to her clients. She doesn’t just provide information, she provides candid, first hand advice to all of her clients.With a love for sun and sand, her travels have taken her to tropical destinations such as Mexico, Hawaii, French Polynesia and many Caribbean islands. Also enjoying history and culture, she enjoys working with clients to create memorable, customized itineraries to many European destinations. Throughout the planning process of a client’s vacation, she always tries to create the itinerary as if she were doing the traveling herself. This helps in anticipating and providing information to the traveler before they even ask the questions.

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Very attentive

By: ORDFlier

Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2013

If you are looking for an attentive travel consultant, Vira is wonderful to work with. She found us a really nice hotel in Vancouver, which really helped us end our trip on a high note!
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very good

By: mac

Reviewed on: 14 Aug 2013

everthing went very smoothly , no problems at all. trip was enjoyed by everyone.
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Highly recommended

By: Michelle

Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2013

Vira did a great job helping us plan and coordinate our trip!
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Efficient and easy to work with

By: Don C

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2013

Vira is pleasant to work with and very much on her game. She pays attention to details, easy to communicate with and takes the time to follow-up. Although our recent trip was a guided tour, Vira was very helpful in recommending and making pre and post tour arrangements.
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By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 24 Dec 2013

All planned well except for arrival and time we were able to get into our room. The hotel did get us in earlier. Arrived 8am, room available at 2. Got us in for 12. Just need a place to tighty up and get bearings for site seeing. All else was fantastic.
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Highly recommend.

By: Blaze

Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Very organized and attentive to detail. Great knowledge of the area. Excellent recommendations. Patient. Always followed up on questions. Accepting of last minute changes. Followed up after the trip to be sure it went as planned.
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By: Anna

Reviewed on: 26 Dec 2013

Vira is an exceptional Travel professional. She is very thorough, knowledgeable and passionate about travel. I will always use her services when I need to travel.
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Highly Recommended

By: John D

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2014

I have booked 2 trips with Vira and I plane on booking a third. Whenever I call, Vira is always available and anxious to answer any and all of my questions. Vira is very knowledgeable of the areas I want to visit. Vira explains the good and the bad of the hotels, ships and destinations I plan to explore. I would and will recommend her highly.
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Highly recommend!

By: June

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2014

Vira planned our trip to Hawaii just the way we wanted -- the hotels were so beautiful and relaxing and the excursions we requested were just right. She is easy to talk to, listens to the client, and cheerfully makes adjustments. We would use her for all of our travel.
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Absolutely the Best

By: Barbara and Alan

Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2014

Vira has exceptional service and never misses a beat.
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Vira is great . She is very dedicated and works with you to achieve your vacation needs.

By: Michele

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2014

She works at fulfilling your vacation needs . She is attentive and always seeks to To answer your questions.
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By: Ellen Ciampi

Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2014

Vira is a responsive and professional travel agent who has helped us plan two family trips. She was can-do, friendly, super professional and all around great to work with. She made planning a family trip for 15 easy ane enjoyable!! Thank you Vira and Largay Travel. -The Ciampi Family, Cheshire, CT
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Great Family Vacation Location

By: Don C

Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2014

Turks is a wonderful location for the entire family. The Beaches Resort provides exceptional service:Facility, Meals, and Entertainment are high quality.Vira handled the entire vacation for 15 of us, covering every detail.
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Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2014

Working with Vira was a pleasure.  I will definitely be using her and this agency in the future.  I love how organized everything was with all of the travel documents sent right to the house in the perfect carrying case-definitely made traveling easier.  She specifically was amazing, answering emails quickly and searching for the best rates to fit my vacation wants and needs.  Highly recommend her to anyone wanting a headache free travel experience! 5 stars!
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Outstanding Travel Planner

By: Sandi

Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2014

I can't say enough nice things about Vira. She went above and beyond to ease some of the fears that our group of eight travelers had. Her expertise for this trip helped to guide us in the direction that was best for us. The Avalon cruise down the Danube was superb - the bigger rooms with the wall that became the open door was amazing! Amalfi, Vira certainly did not steer us wrong here. The Hotel Marina Riveria was a wonderful experience. It was clean, charming and centrally located which made it so easy for us to get around the town of Amalfi and to take various boat and bus trips to sights we wanted to see. The buffet breakfast was beyond our expectations - amazing and so delicious! Knowing that Vira was making all our connections from place to place made me feel comfortable. Each connection we had worked beautiflully. This was such a wonderful experience and I have Vira to thank for that. I know that I will be using her service again and I would recommend her to anyone!
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NY trip

By: Michele

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2014

We stayed at the New York palace. Really enjoyed our stay. Vira is great and works hard to find us a great vacation
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Professional, expert and personal service

By: Cms111

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2014

Vira has been planning our annual family vacations for 20 plus years! She always considers the type of travel experience she knows we expect. Often, we have relied on Vira to make suggestions for destination, excursions, lodging or dining. She has adapted to our evolving needs as our family grew and our travel adventures expanded. I highly recommend Vira and Largay travel when seeking a trusted partner to help design the right vacation to exceed your expectations. The internet offers lots of information but can be misleading and unreliable and overwhelming. I feel comfortable with a travel professional like Vira to navigate our world wide adventures.
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Uni-World China River Cruise etc

By: Bigal9630

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2014

Shanghai, Yangze River,Xian,Beijing - Our Chinese guide who was with us for entire trip was excellent, knowledgeable, smart and followed up on every issue. Shanghai was spectacular. Waldorf-Astoria one of best hotels we ever visited (room S/B 14th floor or above with river view). Acrobatic show terrific. Concierge gave us two great restaurants M and Italian restaurant across street. Three Gorges Dam and surrounding areas amazing construction feat, but cruise somewhat disappointing; would cut to 2 days not 4. Air travel from city to city on time and newer fleets. Xian with Terra Cotta warriors; very unique. Drivers in Xian very dangerous, careful walking. Beijing large and lots of traffic. Stayed at Ritz-Carlton, would have preferred Grand Hyatt, attached to very large shopping mall. Family enjoyed Chinese meals, except at dinner show in Xian. Great Wall spectacular although an overcast day. All in all; a terrific trip for a first time visitor to China

Great personalized service

By: Dougal

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2014

I found my travel arrangements with Largay to be very easy and comfortable. Vira seemed to give me options and make great suggestions. I will definitely use the service again. I do a lot of travel arranging by myself on the internet however, sometimes it is easier just to have someone do it for you. Dougal
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She is terrific

By: H

Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2015

We have never met Vira but she has planned several cruises for us and we would not even consider anyone else. Very professional and incredible response timing. Even does the boarding pass for us.
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Excellent Jamaica trip!

By: cms

Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2015

Vira planned a much needed escape from NE winter for our family of 4 to Jamaica. She gave us several options to fit our budget and quality expectations. We chose the Iberostar suites in Montego Bay. the resort was very nice, not a far ride from the airport but far enough that you didn't have flights overhead all day. lots of good food options at this all inclusive resort. we especially liked the smaller restaurants that gave a more intimate feel to the dining experience - reservations needed but no extra cost. beach was beautiful - private so not natives harassing you to buy trinkets all day. great pools. staff was excellent - very service oriented and friendly. we used the MoBay club in and out of the airport - highly recommend unless you don't mind waiting in very long lines. thanks Vira for another great trip!
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Perfectly planned

By: sunsethaven59

Reviewed on: 21 Apr 2015

Vira did an amazing job! OUTSTANDING to be exact.
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Exceptional service!!

By: ScottKIm

Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2015

Vira did an amazing job planning our Cancun adventure! She switched our location when I heard about some serious seaweed issues in the original Riviera Maya location we had selected and re-booked us to a location where we enjoyed a gorgeous, practically seaweed free beach lined with palm trees and perfect water. I had read about a Whale Shark excursion in one of the Virtuoso magazines and knew we had to include this in our trip; so Vira found us a wonderful excursion and took care of all the details. It was a once in a lifetime experience we will never forget. Not being an experienced world traveler, I had a lot of questions about passports and ticketing and Vira was always on hand to answer all of my questions and provide reassurance. I had no doubt that Vira would do an excellent job with our trip as we were very happy with the Disney vacation she had planned for us 2 years ago, and she did. I will highly recommend Vira!
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Outstanding Service

By: cindylou

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2015

We planned a trip to Italy for a family of 5 with Vira. She was very patient with us as we made decisions about the kind of experience we wanted. Her professional advice was what took our trip from ordinary to outstanding. Vira helped us consider the finer details of traveling that we may have overlooked on our own. After considering several types of group bus tours, Vira connected us with Abercrombie and Kent. With A&K and Vira, we were able to customize our family vacation to meet our every possible need. We are so happy that we traveled privately, without a group. We had excellent, friendly, knowlegable local drivers and tour guides that made our trip an experience of a lifetime. I contacted Vira twice while in Italy and she responded to me quickly and addressed my questions thoroughly. We are blessed to have worked with Vira and traveled with A&K. We will definitely use their services again.
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Mission Accomplished

By: shari

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2015

Vira planned a trip for 9 women with a specific budget and destinations. She graciously, patiently handled every detail insuring a trip we will all remember as epic, thanks Vira.
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jennifer did great

By: islluka

Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2015

jennifer took good care of us all arrangements flights went smoothly. she got us a great veranda cabin on seabourn quest #722. Peggy and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. you guys are the best.

Vira @ Largay is a pro!

By: Jackie

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2016

I wish I had more time to write a review, I have been out of the office for 3 weeks. In short, this is probably my 6th vacation booking with Vira. If that doesn't tell you anything, I don't know what will. Looking forward to booking my 7th with her! Vira is a pro & can accommodate ANYTHING.
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Extremely helpful

By: J

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2016

Vira worked her magic to help us create the perfect trip. When weather conditions put our trip into question she came through by helping us reorganize at the last minute. Was a great trip and a wonderful experience working with Vira.
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Excellent travel advisor

By: Sandi

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2016

Vira always gives 100%, that's why I keep going back to her and refer her to my friends!
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Extremely competent travel advisor

By: Anni

Reviewed on: 26 Apr 2016

We had an amazing trip to Italy thanks to Vira Mastroianni. Three flights, four trains, four cities, impeccable accommodations and not one problem. Having never traveled internationally we needed a lot of guidance. Vira answered ALL of our MANY questions promptly and SO thoroughly. We knew exactly what to do. The itinerary she developed was very personalized and complete. She introduced us to a true luxury experience at the Hotel Brunelleschi in Florence, where we made wonderful memories with our daughter. Vira's expertise and dedication was evident in all of the planning. She went above and beyond to create a vacation we will never forget. We look forward to working with her again!
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expert and professional consultant

By: mannyand becky

Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2016

Thank you Vira! We walk in not wanting to work hard on our vacation planning. No computer No typing We wanted nothing to do with planning. You saw us through all the aspects and did it all for us. When a limo was not an affordable option, you assured us that driving and parking was an option. Easy as pie! Thank you so very much! Having a travel consulted is as key as hiring any type of professional CPA (i.e.) Then there was more! Thank you for the Botttle Service and Strawberries along with a Meal! Looking foward to our next trip!
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Expert friendly service 😀

By: Sandi

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2016

Vira continues to be an outstanding travel agent who has booked a few trips for us, I have already told her that she will be booking our future trips too. She is always pleasant and patient. She is very efficient and always finds answers for me in a timely fashion, I truly enjoy working with her.
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Great planning and service

By: Jim

Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2016

This is not the first time we have used Vira. Each time she has handled every aspect of our trip and done it extremely well. She handled all the flights, the ground tours and ship accommodations and all went off without a hitch. We were part of a small group (three couples) and all have agreed that Vira will handle all our trip plans in the future. She makes it so easy for us.
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Was able to postpone trip and not lose anything.

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2016

We had to an cancel our trip because of my wife's cancer surgery. However, Vira was able to get all of our deposited money transferred to the same trip next year. Also, we were able to attract another couple to join us after we told them about the trip Vira arranged for us and how helpful she is.
Not Recommended

Marginal-Good Service

By: Frank

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2016

Beaches and facility great. Unless you purchase "Butler Service" an additional $3,000 expect: a. Your towels and personal items to be removed from your pool chairs if you leave for any reason after 90 minutes (by pool supervisor) b. Expect to be told a one and half hour wait in large restaurants while many empty tables are empty in the event Butler Service needs them. c. Two-three days ahead expect to be told better/more popular restaurants (Barefoot, Sky, Neptunes) are all booked. Walk up to them and once again find empty tables waiting for "Butler Service" d. Expect to see reserved pool and beach chairs piled high with towels and characters made with towels as you walk up to empty towel racks. e. If your delayed at all arriving expect to be told all snacks and beverages are gone, lunch finished at 2:30 PM, dinner doesn't start until 5:30 PM.
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Outstanding job

By: Pop5

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2016

Once again Vera has done a wonderful job advising and planning our most recent trip to sardegnia. Her recommendations were spot on as to the quality and location of our hotels.she even called to check up on us when we were arriving at our second hotel. She always provides professional service and always answers our question or does the research herself to come up with the answer. Thanks again for all of your help and look forward to working with you in the future.
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By: SKAN13152

Reviewed on: 03 Dec 2016

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South Beach Recommendation - Best Agent Ever

By: Ralph3

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

Vira recently sent myself to South Beach on a short 3 Night 4 Day trip just after Thanksgiving. She obviously knows my likes and needs and she recommended the SLS Hotel. I had never heard of this place but trusted her judgment. The place was a Grand Slam. It was in the perfect location, with the perfect Beach and incredible Staff! Our Room was a 2nd Floor Villa, and we loved it!!! From the Fights to the Airport transfers, she just doesn't miss a trip. She also checks in on me while on the trip to see of all is OK. She had a bottle of Wine and Champagne and Cookies and Fruit waiting upon my arrival. Thanks Vira! You're the best! Ralphie

Confident service

By: JD

Reviewed on: 29 Dec 2016

We felt Vira had our entire group organized. Without her, we would have surely been lost. We greatly appreciate her work!!

Vira rocks!

By: Maegen

Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2016

Vira planned a cruise for my entire family this Christmas. She made everything so easy! All 34 of us were totally checked in, our show times were pre-booked, our cabins were close together, our dining seating was arranged and she even helped plan a surprise birthday party on the ship for my mother in law! Vira saw to every detail and was kind, gracious and helpful throughout the entire process. She had to have received dozens of emails from me alone and she always called or emailed with a reassuring and helpful tone. I can't say enough wonderful things! Vira is amazing!

Secrets Cap Cana, DR

By: Ralphie

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2017

Vira is simply the most intuitive, organized, thorough, thoughtful and educated travel agent ever . She has figured out my likes/dislikes and anticipates my needs. No stone is ever unturned. I am a pain in the @#$? and she handles me with a smile. She truly loves her job. Thank you Vira!!


By: Winder2

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2017

Perfect, all plans on time and on schedule

Well pleased

By: Travelers

Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2017

Without a doubt Vira has been the best travel agent I have ever had the opportunity to work with. She has always been totally professional and has always been diligent in pursuing every detail concerning our trip. If she doesn't know the answer to a particular question she admits it and then finds the person who does and responds to us in an appropriate amount of time. I never have to worry when Vira is putting together a trip for us.



Reviewed on: 22 Feb 2017

Absolutely great, from original detailed planning of the trip,the paper work,follow through with the hotel to make sure that everything was alright and wanting to hear a feedback upon my return. She pays great attention to the smallest of details to make sure everything works to perfection. It's indeed a great pleasure working with Vira.
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By: Michele

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2017

Excellent she found the perfect hotel for us. She researched to find a hotel near our venue
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Disney Dream

By: Dorene

Reviewed on: 19 Apr 2017

Viral answered all of my questions and took care of everything. It was a pleasure meeting with her and talking about what to expect on my Disney dream cruise to the Bahamas. Would definitely work with her again. Thanks Vira!!!!
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Great service

By: Soccer mom of 2

Reviewed on: 27 Apr 2017

Vira guided me every step of the way during the planning of our family trip. I didn't have to do a thing besides pack and get on the plane! She was fabulous
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The Go To Gal

By: S

Reviewed on: 09 May 2017

Always outstanding!!!!
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United Kingdom/Paris trip

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 08 May 2017

Vira is a very professional and knowledgeable travel agent. She was patient and thorough will all our requests. I would use Vira for future trips that require a travel agent and recommend her to others.
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One of the Best.....

By: Squale

Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2017

Vira, is the best to work with, she is very knowledgeable when it comes to travel. You can tell she Loves her work and is passionate in what she does. She gets just as excited about planning the trip as we are going on the trip. She has every little detail planned and shares her personal travel experiences with you, giving you that personal touch. Even calling you back after you return home to see how you enjoyed your trip, Now that is Customer Service. I highly recommend Vira Mastroianni to anyone planning on traveling near or far.


By: DryDock

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

Perfect. Always the best
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Recent trip

By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Excellent, always is
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By: Sbt

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2017

As always it was a pleasure to work with Vira.
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Oceania Cruise

By: Cindy

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017

Vira is the best! She always has terrific advise and she has loads of experience. I am not particularly good with detail, and Vira is the opposite. She has called me on more than one occasion from her own vacation-following up on a question -or letting me know about an offer being offered by the cruise that I may be interested in. I would not plan a trip without Vira at this point. She is truly a professional and a really lovely person too!
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Simply, the best travel agent to use!

By: Bob and Pat

Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2017

Vira was as usual so helpful, informative and gave us so many tips and advice on how to get the most out of our trip. She even loaned us electrical converters and stayed in touch with us during the trip.She is just a pleasure to work with and we recommend her to everyone. We would not consider working with any other agent.
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By: Jim

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2018

Absolutely great again. She is the best.
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Reviewed on: 28 Feb 2018

She is simply the best. Experienced,pleasant,helpful,patient Simply a pleasure to deal with. If I ever decide to travel to planet Mars,I will choose Vira to plan it On a scale of zero to ten,I give her fifteen.
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