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I have been in the travel business for 20 years and have become a specialist in Sandals, Costa Rica and Cruiseing. I am very fortunate to be the designated Advisor for the "Make a Wish" foundatin for Northern and Central Florida.
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Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2015
Alan did a great job organizing our all-inclusive vacation even though we didn't give him much notice.
GREAT JOB ALAN, AMAZING TRIP!
By: Mazda Man
Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2015
We stayed at the El-Dorado Royale Casitas at the recommendation of Alan and it was everything we could have dreamt of! Thank you!
Really good service
Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2015
We really enjoy dealing with Alan. He does a great job of setting up our trip. We just took the Fall Colors in the New England trip with Caravan. It was a great trip with reasonable prices, good tour guide, excellant bus driver, with many beautiful views, good eating, good fellowhip with other travelers, and some great tourist stops. It is a highly recommended trip.
120515 Westerdam cruise
Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2015
Good morning, Alan, The trip which started as a mega- challenge, proved to be just what I needed: First off, I was up and ready to go when my driver arrived at my home to meet the 0700 arrival time at the Daytona Beach Mickey D.'s, we were there before 0700 and had a light breakfast before the ride to FLL; unfortunately we were at the MacDonald's across from the Speedway, none of us thought of the other location west of I-95!!! As a result the bus and guests came and went; my driver then said Ok we'll drive you to FLL, we then returned to my home to drive my vehicle down; thank God the tank was full so we didn't lose time with that aspect!!! Throughout this part of the adventure, Tony, my driver, was in contact with Julie or Jackie at the agency, once the office opened for business and we kept her apprised of our progress plus we made sure I would be included on the return bus!!! Overall the trip was terrific but I try to not let speedbumps, such as this, get to me!!! Patti Goodwin
Well organized advisor
Reviewed on: 07 Jul 2016
Alan was most helpful and well organized. He managed every task and request completely and efficiently. There is nothing that I can think of that he could have done better.
By: JB and LB
Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2016
Alan provided worry free accomodations with car service connections through out our trip. Also he provided vouchers to the tourist attractions that he recommended we visit. The hotels he recommended were outstanding properties that provided for our every need. Basically all we had to do was show up. I would highly recommend Alan for any vacation or travel experience.
Professional friendly service
Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2016
Had a great trip. Alan was very knowledgeable & helpful. Look forward to using him on our next trip.
Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2016
This was my first cruise and Alan did a great job of walking me through it and getting us what we wanted. The Junior Suite on the Majesty was the right room and the advice on buying the drink package was a real money saver. His other tips really made our 40th Anniversary memorable. I will call Alan when I want to book another cruise. A real professional.
Munic and Tauck
By: Jim B
Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2016
The tour guides in Munic were first rate. They took us to places we would have never thought about going. Very knowledgeable and also very punctual. In addition to doing a first rate job on our proposed itinerary we saw some great other stuff..........like would you believe Germans surf boarding on the river running thru the middle of town? Unbelievable!!!! Tauck tours were provided by experienced and professional guides and where else can you have dinner in a castle owned by royalty. During the trip we went through several locks, on one of them we were side by side along another riverboat cruise ship............I would not have wanted to be on that ship. Alan did a great all around job.
Great job by a travel expert
Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2016
Alan was outstanding as always. Every request we had was met and we did not have a single problem on the trip. All of our special needs we arranged by Alan and each one was provided and met just as we hoped. Great job from a travel expert.
grat, great time. thx for all you did.
Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2016
A BIG thanks to you.
Always a pleasure...
Reviewed on: 01 Feb 2017
I love working with Alan. He is always knowledgable, trustworthy and patient with me. This is the second trip that we have worked on together, and there will be more in the future.
Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2017
Alan was helpful, knowledgeable, and very friendly. He presented all the options available to us and recommended the best for our vacation dollar.
Alan is the best
By: Judy and Carlos
Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2017
Alan is an outstanding travel agent. His work with us was beyond the call of duty.
Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2017
After doing my research and deciding on a cruise, Alan put this together for us. He was able to secure additional shipboard credits when they became available. When our friends decided to join us on the cruise, Alan quickly put it all together for them.
Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2017
Alan got us exactly what we wanted at a reasonable price
Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2017
Alan recently helped me plan a three week bus trip with my mother in law in the UK, but for this trip I just needed assistance with airline tickets for my family of 4 to Italy. I was not familiar with overseas carriers and the airfares were sky high. At first Alan wasn't able to find anything under $1,400 per ticket, but after about an hour on the phone with me he was able to find me great tickets for $850 each. He was a lifesaver. He knew which carriers to book with and when a layover was to short to safely make the connecting flight. I really appreciate him going over and above!
Luxury to off the beaten path
Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2017
Our family usually spends half our vacation exploring areas off the tourists' radar and half of our time at luxury tourist destinations. Alan does a great job accommodating our unique requests.
Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017
You can count on Alan to plan a seamless and interesting trip! He listens to your ideas, offers suggestions - makes it happen!
Flying to Va
Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017
Great, this is 5-6 time & he’s known what I need & does it !!
Autumn 2017 Cruise/Trip
Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2017
Alan was fantastic! He took care of everything -couldn't have asked for a better advisor!
Reviewed on: 19 Dec 2017
Alan is the best travel agent I ever had. He was always in touch with me on every detail. If there was a problem, or I had a concern, he went out of his way to try and fix it. Talking to him on the phone was like talking to a good friend.
Very helpful will definitely use alan for all our trips
Reviewed on: 31 Mar 2018
Excellent helpful always returned our calls promptly very helpful with details
Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2018
He was very helpful and responded quickly to any questions I had. Enjoyed the certificate for a great meal on the ship.
By: Transatlantic Cruise
Reviewed on: 07 May 2018
Alan is a true professional. He knows all the ins and outs of cruising. This is the second vacation we have planned through Alan, and we will be back again and again!
Always up to the task!
Reviewed on: 27 May 2018
I’ve working with Alan for almost thirteen (13) years. I’ve never had a disappointing experience. He is very capable and adroit in his knowledge and has been invaluable in my cruise planning. I generally plan group cruises and his knowledge and experience in the cruise industry has always netted outstanding results!
By: Dee K
Reviewed on: 19 May 2018
He was always courteous and knowledgeable and efficient. Had no hesisanticy calling him for information.
Reviewed on: 29 May 2018
Alan is wonderful to work with.He listens intently to the places you want to visit,the things you want to do, and the style in which you want to do it. He then puts together an itinerary to accommodate your requests and his recommendations. I have used Alan as my trip advisor for many years in visiting France,Spain,Portugal,and Italy.He has always exceeded my expectations. If you want a special and personalized vacation, Alan is the person to see.
Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2018
Alan has gone over the top with Customer Service. Prompt with returning calls !! A real Professional !!
So well planned
Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2018
Alan really was able to take the things we wanted to do and make the trip enjoyable with everything included. Not having to arrange for transportation within the country AND having pre-paid tours was KEY!!! It is absolutely worth the money to use his expertise! We saw so so many lines to get into things that we had tour access to! We will be using him for future travel!
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