Grace Shpiz 

Larchmont, NY United States
An independent affiliate of Elli Travel Group
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Sports & Outdoors


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2013
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

My Background

Much of my life has revolved around travel, having moved too many times to recall, including overseas stints in Europe and Asia.

Prior to joining the travel industry, I formed a relocation consulting business. I assisted both returning ex pats as well as newcomers, all of whom were facing large-scale moves. Before this I had to organize my own family’s move from Hong Kong back to New York.

While in Hong Kong for five years, I traveled extensively. I served on Asian Tours Committee of the American Women’s Association (AWA) of Hong Kong. For the AWA I selected and planned group trips, and served as a trip leader for several tours including those in China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Prior to life in Asia, my family and I lived in New York and London, the latter of which allowed me to visit many of the special places throughout Europe.

Before becoming a full-time mom, I worked in the fashion industry for many years. My appreciation for design, culture and food is prevalent when helping clients plan their own trips.

To connect, please contact me grace@ellitravel.com.

Places I Have Traveled


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Amazing

By: Tiffany Smith


Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2017

Thank you Grace for planning such an amazing girls weekend for us! More to come for sure!! We felt like we were in another world yet we were only 30 miles away!!!

Highly Recommended

By: RyeMom


Reviewed on: 18 Apr 2017

Grace was a pro all the way. She understood the needs of the group, made great recommendations and helped us deal with some unexpected issues. She was in touch on a Saturday night to make sure all was well with our trip. This experience has made me see the value in using an experienced travel agent rather than trying to plan and book everything on our own. Thank you Grace!

Grace

By: Caroline


Reviewed on: 17 Apr 2017

She was great. She got our group a great deal.

Terrific Travel Advisor!

By: Suzy


Reviewed on: 22 Apr 2017

We have been working with Grace for a couple of years now and it continues to be a smooth and pleasant experience. Grace knows our family's travel preferences and selects appropriate hotels or resorts, as well as tours and sightseeing destinations. Grace always follows up during and after our trips to see how we're doing or how it went, and is open to and appreciates hearing negative comments as well as the positive ones. We highly recommend her and look forward to continuing to work with her.

Quick family getaway

By: Kyle Greenberg


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Grace is great to work with she gets back to you immediately with great suggestions, she helped us plan a short last minute family vacation over a holiday weekend.

Review T&c planning

By: T&C or Bust!


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2017

Great! Very efficient and easy.

Great to work with!

By: Family4


Reviewed on: 31 Aug 2017

Working with her was very enjoyable. She handled everything with professionalism.

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By: oliver alma


Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2017

highly professional

Awesome Travel Planner

By: Jusgaeta


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017

Grace’s recommendations were great!. She made our trip to Barcelona so awesome. Easy to work with and had great suggestions to make the trip unforgettable!

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By: Traveler


Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2017

All worked out very well. My only complaint was that we didn't go over the final itinerary in detail. There were some aspects that would have gone smoother on the trip if Grace had pointed out to us the options. This may be a case of buyer beware; we could have pored over the details ourselves, but we might not have spotted the potential problems as well as a professional. On the other hand, Grace did point out one potential problem with the flights on our way back. That saved us from possibly missing our flight home. All in all a good experience.

vacation

By: o


Reviewed on: 09 Dec 2017

Grace is very professional and the trip was great.

grace

By: oliver


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2018

easy and profssional

Costa Rica 2018

By: Diane L.


Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2018

Grace makes planning a trip easy! She gives great suggestions, works within your budget and is reliable and thorough.

Ski trip

By: Flan5


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2018

This is the third trip Grace helped us plan. As always we were very appreciative of her insight with helping us choose lodging and work out transportation logistics. This time we also needed advice on different ski locations and what would work best for our family for a first time ‘out West’. Grace had a lot of advice to offer and took the time to help us plan a great trip.

Attends to every need

By: Deb


Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2018

Grace was wonderful to work with. Helped us with all aspects of our trip and responded to every question including change of plans due to an unexpected nor'easter We will definitely work with Grace again!

Ocean club

By: Ems


Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2018

Great! She was very helpful!

Paris

By: Scott


Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2018

Grace was helpful, knowledgeable and patient. Made choosing my hotel easy.

Europe #5

By: Sluggo


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

we're in a good rhythm after 5 European trips.....she knows what I need reminders of, and what I don't.

Backroads Trip to Canadian Rockies

By: Kathleen W.


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2018

Grace was knowledgeable, responsive and a joy to work with.....a consummate professional. We have worked with Grace several times before on previous trips and she exceeded our expectations. She was always organized, honest and was there for us when we needed to make changes to our itinerary while on our trips. I would highly recommend her!

Grace is incredible

By: Liz


Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2018

Grace organized my entire trip to China - from hotels, to guides and internal travel. I was met at every destination by a professional and courteous local guide and driver. The itinerary was seemless, diverse and manageable, with a good mix of free time and scheduled sightseeing. Grace was responsive and attentive to my every need. I would highly recommend her and plan to use her services for future travel!
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European vacation

By: Jen


Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2018

She is amazing! Grace is patient, very responsive, incredibly knowledgeable and thorough.
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