Iris Malik Ferrelli 

Larchmont, NY United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Destination Weddings
  • Escorted Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I have been in the travel industry for 24 years.
I  left teaching to pursue my passion for travel. Since that time, I have been on 27 cruises including  Alaska, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and the Baltic. I have traveled to many worldwide destinations as well. Two of my favorite places are Bangkok and Moscow, but I  am happy to share my experiences on all of the wonderful places I have been been.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Shanabanana

Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2015

Love working with Iris.

Detail oriented

By: cathyc

Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2015

organized a great trip to St. Thomas for our family!

Fantastic Honeymoon!

By: McKees1010

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2015

Iris booked our honeymoon for us with very little input as we didn't know much about Hawaii and didn't have the time to do our research. Our flights were all timed well and Iris worked to get us the best seats possible. Our hotels were awesome and we were able to take advantage of a special rate that included breakfast that I would have never known about on my own. We highly recommend Iris and look forward to booking our next trip! The McKee's

Terrific !!!

By: Patty Finn

Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2016

Iris is the best. She gets it all done and then some. She is diligent about sending detailed arrangements with a friendly happy attitude. Wouldn't go anywhere else.

Proffessional personal service

By: Lorilynn

Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2016

Iris know exactly what I am expecting and manages to find the perfect place that suits my wishes!

Florida Keys

By: Wass

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2016

Many thanks to Iris for coordinating our family trip with Backroads to the Everglades and Florida Keys. She got us signed up with Backroads and booked the extended days at our hotel plus travel insurance. Everything went very smoothly.

Great trip!

By: Cynthia29

Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2016

Iris thinks of everything. Dinner reservations, airport, car service, spa services, you name it...she is on it. Vacations are stress free because I know that she has thought of everything beforehand!

Great way to see Yellowstone and Tetons

By: Gcmin

Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2016

We took the Globus tour of “America’s National Parks" and had a FABULOUS time. It was a 10 day bus tour starting in Rapid City ending in Salt Lake City including Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, and Jackson. We had a terrific tour guide and a very talented bus driver. The hotels were clean, comfortable, and well located allowing us to walk into town in the evening and to restaurants. The Rustic Inn in Jackson, WY (two nights) was quite luxurious with individual cabins located just a few blocks to town. There were 43 people on our tour. We were glad that not all meals were included, and online resources pointed us in the right directions, particularly Open Table. The itinerary was excellent and we got a good overview of the region. While there was a lot of travel time on the bus, much of it was scenic, and we were glad that we didn’t do the driving ourselves. With the caveats that there is a lot of bus time, and many one night hotel stays, we gladly recommend the trip

Very satisfied with the trip Iris made a smooth boarding for me and my husband.

By: Nanny

Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2016

My trip was planned exactly how I asked aboard the QE2. Iris was so helpful when she did the boarding passes with me, I am just not good when it comes to computers. Everything was perfect and we plan to ask her again to help me with a trip to London in the fall

Recent Trip

By: JoAnne

Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2016

Wonderful trip! The guide was very knowledgeable and the bus driver was friendly and a great driver. Accommodations and food were excellent. Tours were interesting. The guide provided a special cake and balloon for Madeleine for her birthday and the bus driver reminded the Lenox in Boston that it was her birthday and they gave her a stuffed eagle from the hotel. Perfect trip. Looking forward to next year's trip. We will probably go to Ireland. Talk to you soon. Enjoy the rest of the summer.

Amazing service

By: Ellen

Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2016

The Wequasset is an amazing place to stay. The rooms are nicely decorated and very spacious and the grounds are beautiful. The staff can't do enough for their guests. A call to maintenance resulted in someone at our door in just minutes. I felt completely pampered and taken care of. The buffet breakfast was delicious and we had a great dinner at Atlantic 28. We loved the complimentary boat ride to the beach where we saw tons of seals. Dave the tennis instructor was great to play with. We will definitely return.

another great trip

By: jsch

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2016

Iris has booked many trips for our family over the years and we have never been disappointed. This trip was no exception. She knows what we like and always comes through.

A wonderful, thorough professional. As always.

By: CeeBXLV2016

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

The trip went smoothly start to finish. The Virtuoso perks were terrific. Iris always does a top notch job.

The Seabourne Experience

By: Love to travel

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2016

Our second trip with Seabourn Cruise Lines and it could not have been any better. The service, the food and our "upgraded suite" were top notch all the way! Highly recommend


By: SWass

Reviewed on: 28 Dec 2016

Iris did a fabulous job of booking our trip to Deer Valley for skiing. In a tight season she was able to get us the specific unit we wanted at Trails End Lodge, and she arranged in-room delivery of ski rentals. The ski rental staff were so accommodating and even returned when some of the equipment needed adjustment. Thank you, Iris!

Simply the best

By: Pepper

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2017

Iris was truly the best advisor we've worked with. She instantly "got" us and knew what we were looking for - and recommended a place we never would have thought of or found by ourselves. She is thoughtful, efficient, great attention to detail, knowledgeable - and fun to work with. And she picked paradise for us. We can't thank her enough.

South Seas

By: S

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2017

Excellent personal attention to all details of trip planning. Highly recommend Iris!

Iris Malik Ferrelli, trip advisor extraordinaire

By: x

Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2017

Iris is an extremely knowledgeable travel agent professional. On our recent trip, she worked hard to make our vacation dreams come true and she did so with both courtesy and a sense of humor. We have worked with her before, and in our future travels, we will continue to rely on her expertise and generous good will.

Florida Trip

By: JoAnne

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2017

Wonderful. She took care of all the details.

Travel Agent to the Stars

By: M&M

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2017

Iris takes care of everything and makes traveling a pleasure. She gives good advice and always has her clients desires in mind.

A Family Trip to Alaska

By: Carol

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

Working with Iris was a delight. Although we have not met face-to-face, I now feel that I have a knowledgable, thoroughly competent travel. We will turn to her again. As I wrote in a note I sent with a thank-you gift, Iris' wise counsel and friendly presence on the other end of the phone line was wonderful. Everything worked out as planned--except when it turned out better that anyone expected! Thank you, Iris, for a great trip.

Very helpful

By: Gcmin

Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2017

We have worked with Iris for a few years now, and she seems to both understand our needs and know the alternatives that would provide the necessary things that would make for a wonderful experience. We appreciate the time she puts into helping us get what we want, and doesn't just favor a given tour group. She's a wonderful resource.

top notch treatment

By: Svetlana

Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2018

Always love working with Iris. She takes the work out of trip planning, provides all the information we need to make the right choices for us. We are often provided with beautiful food welcome baskets at the hotels when we book with Iris.

Casa de Campo

By: Ellen

Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2018

Iris is very easy to work with. She knows what I like and is a straight shooter. She is very responsive.

Good advice

By: Holiday17

Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2018

It went smoothly

Wonderful TA

By: Jen Finkel

Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2018

Iris is always helpful, reliable and very easy to work with. She provides a wealth of information and is very organized when laying out travel plans and important notes. I have used her for several trips and will continue to do. I have recommended her to several friends.

Iris's review

By: None

Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2018

She is professional and detail oriented....& knowledgeable. Works hard on behave of her clients. Wonderful Travel Consultant!!'nnn


By: Peg

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2018

I only use Iris when we travel. We have needed her advise for years.


By: Hi

Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2018

She knows her stuff and works hard. She is creative and thorough.

Fantastic first trip to the Grand Canyon!

By: Alex

Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2018

Iris is knowledgeable, thorough and organized. She made some great suggestions, and we were all pleased with all of her recommendations. She planned a fantastic first trip to Arizona and the Grand Canyon. Kudos!


By: Peggy

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2018

Always fabulous. She attends to details.

Travel the World

By: Carol K

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2018

I've worked with Iris many times in the past. She has always helped to plan and execute the perfect vacation for means my family.

Great advisor

By: BS

Reviewed on: 27 Apr 2018

We have worked with Iris since 2001

trip to spain

By: joseph dedona

Reviewed on: 21 May 2018

Ms Ferrelli was easy to work with and handled all items professionally

Very enjoyable trip out West

By: Travelman

Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2018

We have worked with Iris for several years and it is always a pleasure. She understands our needs and likes, and always is very helpful. Not only that, but Iris has been very good at suggesting less expensive alternatives when the situation arises. We highly recommend Iris for travel needs.


By: Westchesterfolks

Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2018

Iris focuses on what is most important and brings great value to our trip planning.


By: Mpiscina

Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2018

Iris did an outstanding job in planning our trip to Amsterdam! The hotel was fabulous, she pre purchased our tickets for all the museums and events we were interested in seeing. She arranged our flights to Catania and the transfer was seamless!

Fabulous trip to Northern Italy!

By: Alexa

Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2018

Iris is very mindful of travelers' specific needs and does a wonderful job of creating itineraries that will delight all family members. This was especially helpful because we were traveling with our 13 years old daughter and wanted to ensure that our family had a fabulous trip.

Alaska cruise

By: Larry

Reviewed on: 22 Aug 2018

Iris – We very much appreciate your help in pulling together the details for our first cruise experience. All went smoothly and well, even in the face of some complicated logistics of accommodating six members of our family including two young children. Your guidance and recommendations were very much appreciated. We all had a grand time! Thanks!



Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2018

Great as it always has been

Great family experience

By: Mother of Boys

Reviewed on: 06 Sep 2018

Iris is a super travel agent who pays attention to details. She helped us find our destination and took care of everything. Iris has worked with us in the past and she remembers what our likes and dislikes are - and what's important to us. She is very thorough and I've never been disappointed in the several trips that she has planned for us.

Bliss cruise

By: ginger

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2018

She gave good advice and followed up on questions. Worked well with me on organizing our group cruise reservations.

knows her stuff!

By: traveler

Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2018

We were prepared to go to the Caribbean in late August, when Iris counseled us about hurricane season and re-directed us to the Enchantment Resort in Sedona. What a magical place. 360 degree gorgeous views, plenty of activities, such attentive hotel staff and great food. Iris really knows her stuff!


By: Max

Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2018



By: Geri

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2018

Very knowledgeable

A fantastic trip, enhanced with Iris' recommendations

By: Maureen

Reviewed on: 11 Nov 2018

Iris was excellent in recommending tours and spacing and scheduling them so we could take the most advantage of our time in Iceland without overdoing it. We tried things we hadn't done while traveling before, following her guidance, and were very happy with the experience.

Don’t know

By: Drew

Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2019

Very professional

Trip to Turks

By: Patty

Reviewed on: 16 Jan 2019

Absolutely fabulous. She has a wonderful, carefree personality that is very easy to like. She is smart and very well versed in her profession. She did a wonderful "soup to nuts" job on our trip and I didn't have to do a thing. I plan to call her again next year for another trip


By: Murray Mania

Reviewed on: 20 Jan 2019

Iris is a seasoned professional who understood our needs immediately and executed in them!

iris Can Do

By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2019

Thorough and reliable. Have used Iris for many trips. Never once has there been a "glitch" in any arrangements that were made by Iris.

Iris our travel Agent!!!!

By: Travel Pro

Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2019

Iris is hard working, professional, knowledgeable and extremely pleasant to deal with. She recommended several great suggestions and cost saving measures.

Westin Playa Conchal

By: PartyofFive

Reviewed on: 08 May 2019

Iris was great! Made sure our hotel and airport transfers were perfect - and made sure that our rooms connected, which was very important to us. Excited to plan our next trip with Iris!


By: m

Reviewed on: 22 May 2019

Excellent. She was responsive. I

Danube excursion

By: Shelly

Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2019

Iris Malik Ferrelli is very experienced, professional, knowledgeable, and always accommodates our needs. I have worked with Iris for over 15 years, and she has always made our trip experience excellent. She works hard to ensure that every detail is completed. Recently when extreme weather caused necessary changes for us while we were abroad, Iris completed the new arrangements to go along with our new location due to extreme flooding on our river cruise. Her work ethic is exemplary and very appreciated by us.

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