Julie Boulanger Taylor  

Fort Lauderdale, FL United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Ocean Cruising


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2000
Languages
  • English
  • French

My Background

My career in the travel industry started with my family traveling through Canada and the Untied States as a little girl, and the travel bug stayed.  Being an enthusiast in traveling, thanks to my parents, I got a degree in Tourism at the College April-Fortier, which is the most important institution in Quebec’s travel industry.  From there I decided to work on Cruise Ships and travel the world. I started my cruise ship life on Premier Cruise Lines, the Big Red Boats in November 1995. I worked on the Big Red Boat (Oceanic), the Oceanbreeze, the Seabreeze, the Rembrandt and the Big Red Boat III. When Premier ended, I was not ready to give up my sea legs so I went to work for Holland America on the Rotterdam.  After 5 years of working on ships, traveling the world, the Caribbean, Alaska, Canada/New England and Europe, I decided to continue in the cruise industry and work for Renaissance Cruises in their Fort Lauderdale office. Due to world events, and so many changes and luck, I came to work at Going Places Travel in 2003 and continued enjoying the world of Travel.
 


 




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By: Hapfam


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2014

Does a great job

By: Linda43


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2014

We have worked with Julie since 2004 and booked at least eight cruises with her, she responds quickly to our needs, and several times has been able to get us additional benefits for the cruise. We are very satisfied and recommend Julie to our family and friends who consider cruising. Recently her services have expanded to other types of land tours, and Julie is helping us with those trips as well.

Highly recommended

By: JoAnn


Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2014

Best travel agent I've ever had including A & K

By: Don't have one.....sorry!


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2014

My Christmas trip to California was made very easy in every way by Julie. I am 88 and need all the help I can get when traveling and she made sure that all was made that way with wheelchairs, etc. When I felt it time to come back to NYC sooner that planned she made all the arrangements to do so effortlessly for me. I cannot say enough good things about this young lady.

By: Mike C


Reviewed on: 25 Apr 2014

Very effective , accessible, friendly, and professional.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

By: Frequent cruiser


Reviewed on: 02 May 2014

Julie is a professional in all regards.  Most helpful in assisting a client in  obtaining the best value for the client's money with regard to any aspect oftraveling.  I would highly recommend her to others which I have frequently done.

recommend

By: abby


Reviewed on: 02 May 2014

highly recommended

By: jojo antoine


Reviewed on: 19 May 2014

we were very pleased with our cruise and all the arrangements done in advance.  As with every cruise that we booked thru  Julie.....Thank you for the great service....

very highly recommended

By: big al


Reviewed on: 17 May 2014

Highly reccomend

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 13 Jun 2014

Great trip.  Everything went according to plan.

highly recommended

By: JaneyBoo


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2014

Thanks Julie for your quick responce to our cancellation of the tour.  We had a great time and needed a rest when we got home.  All went well.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

By: NONE


Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2014

My wife and I have been using Julie B. Taylor and her travel  agency for a number of years.  We have been highly satisfied with the trips she has planned for us.  I would and have in fact recommended her to numerous relatives, friends and colleagues of mine.  We look forward to a continued relationship with Julie and her travel agency Going Places. 

Enthusiastically recommended

By: Doug


Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2014

Ms. Taylor has planned a number of trips for me. She has gone far beyond ordinary services in solving problems that I encountered. For example, on one trip I had a long lay-over in Paris, and she arranged for a private car to take me into Paris and back to the airport so that I could have lunch in Paris. On a recent cruise in Europe, she was able to obtain several upgrades for me in the category of cabin I had.  She ahs been extremely helpful in planning trips and obtaining information I requested.

Sometimes answers the phone directly..........

By: Uncle Davey


Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2014

Both Viking river cruises were great. Bordeaux wine cruise was spectacular. Paris to Normandy was very good. Four days is Paris was wonderful. Your getting the tickets for the Paris visits before we left was really a good move. Never waited in the long lines for tickets......ever! Would tell everyone to duplicate this holiday.

She's number 1!

By: Rbee1


Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2014

Julie is more than just helpful! She is with you before and after a trip! Ask a question? You get the answer no matter how dumb it might be. She remembers birthdays, special occasions, and "how are you today". I wouldn't go to anyone else!

Great food and service

By: Hapfam101


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2014

Our South American cruise with Oceania Cruises was amazing. I would definetly recommend this cruise. The food is amazing. We love the smaller ship. Only 634 passengers. Casual dress and open seating for meals. I would also recommend a pre and post cruise trip.

Western Caribbean

By: Bill


Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2014

Thanks, Julie! Everything went off without a hitch. Of course we were rained on in two of the ports due to the storms from the North, but we made it work - this trip was all about family getting together anyway. We appreciate the excellent service, follow-ups and prompt attention to our questions. We are looking forward to our next adventure and will call you first!

expert

By: db


Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2014

Julie provided excellent help when booking our cruise, she was very attentive to all our needs. Will use her again.

Western Caribbean Cruise

By: Paul M.


Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2015

Had cruises Carnival before and found it OK, but CARNIVAL DREAM is too big to enjoy. Found the food in the dining room pretty bad. Seemed like warmed-up cafeteria food. Staff was generally OK but Eastern European manor front desk crew cold and unfriendly. Entertainment was good and sailing smooth. Dining room and cabin staff very good. Cayman Island is boring - Jamaica and Cozumel were worth seeing.

Anniversary Cruise

By: Rudy


Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2015

Had a wonderful cruise despite problems with American Airlines changing flights at last minute! Had to cancel stay-over in Buenos Aires (cancel hotel) to depart at midnight..... Overall, we did enjoy our adventures both onboard Golden Princess and on our own excursions. Met many lovely people from Canada, Australia, England, Chili, and of course, Chicago! Plan to stay in touch and perhaps visit them (or visa versa.) We celebrated our anniversary with the Captain and crew who sent champagne to our suite. Lovely! Thank you for your $20. gift toward wine. We shared it with new friends. We would like very much to plan a trip to Australia and Asia some day.....

Great trip

By: Rod


Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2015

The ship was very comfortable and the staff was the best you could ask for. Every one from the cruise director, the wait staff to the cabin steward made the trip very enjoyable.

Great job

By: Larry


Reviewed on: 23 May 2016

Julie did a fine job of making arrangements for my trip on Oceania's Sirena inaugural cruise. Arranged dinners, perks, etc. Could not have done a better job. Most grateful to her.

Viking Trip - Danube River Cruise

By: Gerry


Reviewed on: 02 Jun 2016

Great trip. Flawless and pain-free arrangements. Everything like clockwork. Thanks.

expert friendly service

By: lori 72


Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2016

The trip was great. Julie and Tina did a fantastic job, as usual, in planning everything about the trip. I only had to enjoy the experience. thank you

Good service

By: Cookie


Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2016

Perfect Every question answered. Always friendly and helpful

great service

By: lori


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2016

The trip that was planned by Julie and Tina was great. Everything as it should be These ladies deliver great service and are extrmemly helpful in planning all of my trips.

Good trip

By: Cruise queen


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2016

Wonderful trip...great crew...went around "Matthew"saw Grand Cayman...ship very well run...good shows...nice people....ultimate ship tour was fabulous...great time!!

Excellent Service and Advice

By: Jeff


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2016

The team at Going Places is thorough and experienced. Made it easy to plan a trip with complications and covered all contingencies. They followed up when necessary and provided advice when needed. Thanks

Julie Taylor

By: Carole


Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2016

Just great. !All we hoped for.

Australia

By: op


Reviewed on: 04 Feb 2017

great in every way

African Safari

By: Mr. P


Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2017

Julie, is informative, she always responds to my communications. Working with her is a pleasure.

💖Julie is amazing💕

By: Travel95


Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2017

She is very thorough, consistent and persistent. She gets exactly what you want and works tirelessly to get what you need for your travel.

Group of 7 on Oceania

By: Roundy


Reviewed on: 26 Apr 2017

I really didn't have any contact with Julie. All communication went through other members of our group.

Great T A

By: Deen


Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2017

Lovely lady,works for me,gets me the best!

great job

By: rainey


Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2017

she is wonderful. Always helpful and I know it will be done right.

Mediterraneo

By: returning


Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017

The best, she will always try to accomodate your needs and make sure you are happy.

In search of Eclipse

By: Stanardsville traveler


Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017

It is always great The resort on Kiawah Island she found was great. We decided not to go back to the 100% eclipse area because of the hours of driving before and after the Eclipse. Instead we arranged to rent chairs on one of the gorgeous beaches and watched the 99% eclipse. We had a fantastic villa within short walking distance of one beach. Huge living room kitchen. Screened in porch with table. Washer and Drier. The resort has a shuttle bus within 10 minutes to take you to other beaches and facilities including formal and informal restaurants. Height of the summer. In other times of year the wildlife preserves would be more pleasant. This was the first time Bob and I used Julie for domestic travel. We will do it again

travel advisor

By: rainey


Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

great, She was wonderful and makes travelling easy

Advisor

By: Happy trip


Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2017

Julie has always been super to work with. Makes our travels easy.

Great and responsive!

By: Marilyn Denver


Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2017

Julie was great to work with. She responded whenever I had a question while all the while supplying the needed information.

Julie

By: bennett


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Outstanding. Lots of follow ups.

recommendation

By: lori


Reviewed on: 16 Dec 2017

she is terrific

Going places NOW

By: The Explorer


Reviewed on: 02 Jan 2018

She gave information promptly and was expeditious in completing tasks.

Travel review

By: Misty


Reviewed on: 05 Jan 2018

Julie was either immediately available or quick to return my calls. She always called me back when she said she would; a trait sadly missing in many customer service areas.

AMAZING vacation!!!

By: Pamela


Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2018

Amazing... Julie was so helpful with planning our family vacation. She was always easy to get in touch with and a pleasure to communicate with. Her knowledge on planning our trip was exceptional. I would highly recommend her for future vacations.

Amazing vacation!

By: Fancypants


Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2018

She was fantastic. She went above and beyond to help us plan our trip to Disney world. We had never been and had no idea what to do. We had problems finding some pictures taken from one of the photographers and when I asked Julie about them, she had the problem solved within 15 minutes. I cannot stress enough how amazing Julie is! I have already recommended her to anyone planning a trip but especially for first timers.

cruise plans

By: bobert


Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2018

We have worked with Julie on several cruises and she has been terrific with our plans and always answers our questions that we have concerning everything from flights, excursions, parking, how to communicate back home, etc. Tina who works with Julie has also been great at taking care of us. Will definitely continue using Julie.

advisor

By: lori


Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2018

great, she continues to always make sure I have a great trip

Best TA

By: Deeniie


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2018

Wonderful,,,,all desires were met!

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