David Porter 

Scottsdale, United States
The Roaming Boomers, an independent affiliate of CADENCE
Travel Specialties
  • River Cruising
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Food & Wine

  • United States - All
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • France
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Our travel agency grew out of a luxury travel blog - www.theroamingboomers.com - that we started in 2010. As we were traveling around the world taking photographs, shooting video, and leaving a trail of our experiences in our travel blog, folks increasingly began to ask us two questions: can we come with you, and will you help us plan our travel experiences.

After hearing this nearly 100 times, it dawned on us that folks were asking us to be their travel advisors. So, in 2013, we opened Roaming Boomers Travel Services.

And now, just a few short years later, we find ourselves having fun helping others travel, and remarkably, one of the top booking agents in the U.S.

How about you? Where can we help YOU travel. We're experts, relationship driven, and would love to have you as one of our clients. Give us a call and share your travel dreams with us. We'll make them come true. Like we say, "we do the work, you have the fun!"

Places I Have Traveled

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Highly recommended

By: Benn

Reviewed on: 05 Jan 2014

David (aka Roaming Boomers) seems to find "deals" that I would never know existed (4 day reservation at hotel, while paying for 3) and other such deals make me WANT to use them!!!! Give them one shot and you will never do it yourself or use another Travel a Agent. Worth your investment!!!!!!
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Awesome Trip to Kona!

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2014

From the moment I called Dave and Carol Porter to plan a special trip for my wife's 65th birthday I knew I had done the right thing. I had seen a feature on their website about the Top Ten Destinations that they personally had visited and recommended. The Four Seasons Resort in Kona HI was tops on their list!I called them and gave them the general idea of the trip and they took it from there! Every detail from the flight to the champagne and breakfast in bed on the special day was arranged for us. We dined, golfed, snorkeled and drove to the volcano with a rental car all set up for us. We were treated like royalty at the Four Seasons and the service, food, drinks and pools were all unreal! Dave and Carol went far beyond our expectations in every detail! We would certainly recommend them to our friends and family. They made a "special" trip really "special".
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Quick and Great Service!

By: Kelly

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2014

Decided on a Wednesday to book a girls trip to Punta Cana leaving on the following Sunday.  So, that night (Wed) I emailed The Roaming Boomers and by Thursday they had booked our trip and got us all settled!  I highly recommend them; it's evident that they are passionate about what they do and wanted to ensure that we had a fantastic, stress free, girls vacation!  Thank you Dave & Carol!
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Absolutely, without a doubt, would recommend David Porter for all my travel needs!

By: Karen

Reviewed on: 28 May 2014

We have just completed the trip of a lifetime, starting with a cruise in Alaska and then a 7 day journey through the Canadian Rockies. We left all arrangements, decisions, and planning to Dave and Carol Porter. They created the itinerary from start to finish, keeping in mind our preferences for a seamless relaxing vacation. All details were handled prior to our departure and everything was seamless! Our cruise was spectacular, our hotels were luxurious, our meals were all culinary delights, and our activities were exhilarating! This wasn't the first time we used the Porters, and it won't be the last! We're already planning our next adventure!
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It's like knowing someone in Italy!

By: Liz64

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2014

We started working with Carol Porter to plan our family's trip to Italy in December of 2013 and didn't travel until June of 2014. Carol worked with us to come up with our ideal itinerary and then worked directly with an Italian company that scheduled all of our tours, local transportation and most of our accommodations. Before we left, we received a detailed itinerary with information on where we'd stay, tours and travel and had paid for the large portion of our trip. Once we were off, ll we had left to do was to relax, enjoy and decide where to eat! Our trip of a lifetime was completely customized to our interests, to our family's stamina level (our children were first-time overseas travellers) and to our budget. Highlights were: a trip to a sheep farm where raw cheese is produced by hand, a gondola ride complete with a serenade that electrified the neighborhoods we travelled through, a tour of a cathedral on top of a cathedral in Assisi, and a dreamy night among olive groves.
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By: AmyDecor

Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2014

Carol & David went out of their way to make this trip perfect and memorable!
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The very best travel advisors ever!!!

By: K&B

Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2015

I love to travel, and working with Dave and Carol Porter made it a breeze. They made all of the arrangements, leaving me the freedom to just relax and enjoy the scenery! Our hotel grounds and amenities were beautiful. Being a customer of David and Carol Porter brings perks as well, a room upgrade, breakfast buffet every morning, and even a $100.00 spa credit! It makes no sense to handle the details myself when I have these two travel advisors!
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Mediterranean out of Southampton

By: Jon48

Reviewed on: 05 Sep 2015

If you like cruising and days at sea, this is the cruise for you. Fourteen days of which six were in transit on the Caribbean Princess. Ports of call of Barcelona, Corsica, Rome, Florence, Genoa/Milan, Marseille and Provence, and Gibraltar give you the broad brush of the Western Med. David Porter (and his wife Carol) were attentive, helpful, and informative in planning this trip. I plan on using The Roaming Boomers again in the future.
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Exceeded Expectations!

By: Kim L.

Reviewed on: 28 Feb 2016

Dave and Carol planned an awesome trip for me to take my sales team on as a reward for exceeding their goals for 2015 and WOW! what a trip it was! Knowing our budget, they found the nicest all inclusive resort possible which far exceeded anyplace I have visited in the past. In budget, Five Star and no hassles....that's why I always use The Roaming Boomers!
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By: Symans

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2016

Awesome, every last detail!
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Easy, friendly, no-hassles

By: Lisa

Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2016

Dave and Carol made the trip as easy as possible for us. They really knew the industry, the ships, and the routes. If you are looking for help to design a great trip I'd give them a call. My only issue was that we had already made flight and hotel arrangements prior to booking and we had to fend for ourselves to get to the boat even though the shuttle picked up the other passengers directly across the street from us. That was a little annoying but not a game changer. We did get a $200 credit to use on anything on the boat which we used for an excursion and I really appreciated that.
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Great Customer Service - always a step ahead!

By: Double Bo

Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2017

David and Carol Porter are true professionals. They go above and beyond to make everything go smoothly. Carol negotiated the best rate for a cruise for me and when the trip was interrupted due to a mechanical failure of the ship Carol was available and quickly and efficiently made arrangements to get me back home. I had purchased trip insurance from David, and my questions were answered promptly and the documentation I needed was sent to me immediately by Carol. Although we had a misfortunate mechanical problem with the ship, Carol and David made everything ok again, by provided outstanding customer service. I live in Alabama and they are in Arizona, however, their service was flawless as though they were right next door.
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Scenic Danube on Viking

By: Jackie

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2017

David was a delight to work with. We will use him again in our future traveling plans.
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Great job

By: fisherman

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2017

As always David did a great job planning our trip. they have always been available when I had questions or ruble's on a trip. You can't do better.
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By: Tina

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2019

Did a good job of making arrangements
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Another Great Trip

By: Sunlover

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2019

Once again the Porters exceeded expectations. Carol and David are very knowledgable and provide top service. It is a joy to work with them and we will certainly continue to do so.
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Great service, Amazing trip

By: Erica D

Reviewed on: 28 Dec 2017

David and Carol planned our Honeymoon and it was one of the most amazing vacations we have taken! They took of everything and made it so simple for us. They were great with communication, always responded quickly, and really listened to us to make sure our honeymoon was exactly what we wanted. They took the time to understand what we were looking for and took exceptional time into planning things perfectly. They even reassured us that should something change, get delayed, or go off script once the trip began, they would be available to straighten it all out for us. This was amazing because after planning a wedding, we wanted no more planning and were ready to just leave all those phone calls, itinerary, and necessities to someone else in order for us to get into full vacation mode! I am so happy we used David and Carol and I plan on using them in the future for other trips we take. Thanks again guys!!!!! You were awesome!!!
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Spring Break in the Caribbean

By: Steve and Cathy

Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2017

David and Carol accommodated all our desires and travel needs. Our cruise and travel all went well and my family truly had a great time. Thanks David and Carol for coordinating a great trip and spring break!!
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Using professionals makes the difference!

By: A&J

Reviewed on: 21 Apr 2017

The entire process was made easy by using the professionals (Dave & Carol Porter)! We had a great time, with no details missed. We had a great room, excellent meals and met new 'friends' as we traveled the beautiful French countryside of Bordeaux. Loved the trip and would use the Roaming Boomers every time!!
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River cruise

By: Diane Peck

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

As always, David and Carol are a delight to work with and are always responsive and knowledgeble. They have usually already traveled to the places we want to go so are able to give us good advice and insights that only come from experience. They always make us aware of the perks we get when we book through them. We highly recommend them!!
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Paris to Normandy

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

Our family had a once in a life-time trip organized by David and Carol Porter. The Paris hotel and location were ideal for our needs to be close to art museums and there were plenty of cafes , bistros and brasseries to choose from for every meal. The Uniworld cruise aboard the Joie de Vivre was perfect for our extended family including the two teenagers. Food was excellent, staff courteous and efficient and the suites were spacious and well appointed. David was available for consultation when unexpected airplane delays occurred in USA and staff of Uniworld guided our exit from Paris airport . It would be hard to outdo this trip.
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Great experience

By: Florence

Reviewed on: 21 Jul 2017

We enjoyed not only working with David and Carol on planning our cruise and we also enjoyed traveling with them. They really know their stuff and we appreciated their knowledge and expertise in the many difference components involved in international travel. They were thorough and provided all the information we needed to make good decisions. Thank you David and Carol!
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Azamara club cruise from Athens to Venice

By: Mike and Carol

Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2017

Working with Dave and Carol was like being with old friends. We got many friendly calls before the trip and could tell that Dave and Carol were very conscientious about making sure that every edge was covered. We were fortunate that Dave and Carol were on our trip with us and sponsored a "get to know each other"cocktail party where we were able to connect faces to the helpful voices we had heard on the phone before cruising.
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Happy cruiser

By: Walnut Mark

Reviewed on: 04 Aug 2017

Provided an array of options, pros and cons, allowed for an informed decision. Worked to insure we were satisfied.
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Always the Best!

By: Krittykat

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

We have been working with Dave and Carol for a few years now and would never consider travel without contacting them first! Every interaction with them is professional and we know we can trust them to provide exactly what we need before we even know we need it. Carol and Dave are masters at making the seemingly impossible happen: a private dining room reservation, flight reservations that no one else could find, insights and advice on itineraries we didn't even know about. Their own travel experiences have given them a depth of knowledge that is much appreciated. Dave is a master at travel insurance- he provides excellent advice in designing the correct package for our needs. Carol is a whiz at securing reservations and itineraries, especially for special occasions. We highly recommend Carol and Dave.
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Honeymoon Trip to Maui

By: Sabrina Norcia

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

I had a great experience with the Porters and their travel agency services. It was worry free and we were definitely taken care of. The hotel was made aware that we were on our honeymoon prior to arrival, and the hotel room was decorated with beautiful flowers and towel swans, and a bottle champagne in fresh ice was sitting there for us also. We had the best time in Maui. All we had to do was show up!
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Danube Trip

By: kim

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

planning this trip was very easy!
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50th anniversary trip on Mediterranean

By: Pat & John

Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2017

Good, but we mainly communicated with Carol. She gave us excellent advice and was patient in answering all our questions. We really appreciated her scheduling our plane tickets both ways, including perfect layovers in each airport which reduced our stress. The on board credit, some of which came from RoamingBoomers was great! We had fun spending this "free" money!
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Western National Parks

By: Richard

Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2019

David did a great job setting us up for a two week tour of many of the Western National Parks. And we had a wonderful time on our trip.
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Viking cruise To the Midnight Sun.

By: Steve Q

Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2019

Excellent. Easy to work with and incredibly knowledgeable.
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Greek Isles

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2019

Smooth and efficient.
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Great service!

By: Debbie

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2019

David did a great job in planning our trip! Very nice to work with
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David Porter

By: Kitty

Reviewed on: 31 Aug 2019

Pleasant and easy
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Roaming with the Roaming Boomers

By: Carol

Reviewed on: 15 Sep 2019

We would highly recommend David and Carol to other travelers. They take care of all the details and whenever we had a snag in our plans, they were the ones to deal with the airlines, tour operators, insurance, or whomever so we did not have to. They make recommendations that we would not even think of— for example, paying the small fee for a better flight connection or seat when air was offered by the tour operator. You are in good hands with Dave and Carol Porter.
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A real professional

By: Marg

Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2019

David & Carol and their team are consummate professionals. They attend to details extremely well and keep the traveler well informed. They are very knowledgeable and will go out of their way to answer any questions. Besides that, they are all very nice people. Even though I’ve never met them in person, I feel like they are friends. I’ve referred friends to them and the friends are as impressed as we are.
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Great Service and Support!

By: Travel Obsessed

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2019

The Roaming Boomers, Carol and David Porter have been a pleasure to work with! They provide great insights and solve problems in a professional manner. I highly recommend their agency!
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River Cruise

By: Acy

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2019

No pressure sales. Will likelywork with him in the future.
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Amazing Viking Cruise

By: Happy Traveler

Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2019

David was wonderful to work with. He would return my call promptly if I left a message. I loved working with Roaming Boomers and will definitely be booking again with David in the near future. Our Viking River Cruise was amazing and the entire trip was flawless. Thanks David!
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By: cindy

Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2019

Joan was amazing and planned the absolute perfect trip for us to Greece with very little lead time! Beautiful, great accomodation, price was fantastic....definately recommend!!!!
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Viking Cruise

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

David provided good and useful guidance
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Recent Seabourne Med Cruise


Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2019

We found David and Carol Porter very helpful in planning the cruise as well assistance during the cruise. Very capable and professional agency and have booked a second cruise for the fall of 2020 through Roaming Boomers. Their office staff is well-trained and provide excellent phone and email coverage which is appreciated as questions will inevitably come up when travel planning.
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Viking Rhine River Cruise

By: Donna

Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2019

David gave us good information and advice about the cruise from the beginning. He and his team took care of everything. They were easily available to answer any and all questions as we planned for our trip.
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Tapping out

By: jamablue

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2019

When I tried planning this trip in 2018, I was overwhelmed with all the elements involved (cruise line, tours, flights etc). I actually 'tapped out' a few times. My wife and I decided we needed some help and that is when we decided to find a travel agent. It was a worthwhile expense as we probably would not have gone without your help. You made the process much easier for sure.
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Awesome Windstar Cruise

By: Barron

Reviewed on: 24 Dec 2019

The Roaming Boomers are awesome to work with. They took care of me every step of the way and we had an amazing trip!
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Seabourn Antarctic Cruise

By: JR

Reviewed on: 26 Dec 2019

David and Carol Porter of the Roaming Boomers and their staff are the best. Their personal attention is very much appreciated. No detail is overlooked.
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Great advisor

By: Mb

Reviewed on: 28 Dec 2019

Dave is a pleasure to work with. He is knowledgeable, efficient and always friendly. I have worked with him and his agency for several years booking cruises, land trips and river boats. He and his wife and partner Carol are the only travel agents I use and I’ve recommended them to very good friends.
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Kudos to the Roaming Boomers

By: David M

Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2020

We spent our the time working with Carol and her great staff who are wonderful to work with.
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Another Great Experience!

By: S Carey

Reviewed on: 20 Jan 2020

Great service once again! I transferred this trip to Roaming Boomers after purchasing it while on another Viking cruise. One of the most important things to me is having the best possible airline schedule. As it seems usual anymore, American Airlines canceled one of my flights within about 60 days of my travel date. I contacted Roaming Boomers and within an hour they had us another flight schedule that was much improved over the AA generated schedule. Great Service!!!
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Excellent Support

By: SusieQ

Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2020

Roaming Boomers helped me arrange a cruise. They were able to get me a $150.00 per person for on board credit. They were always quickly responsive to my questions and requests. Turned out to be a very good company to work with for my travel needs.
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By: anonymous

Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2020

I really don't like doing reviews.

Sunset Key Cottages

By: Ron

Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2020

Great. great resort to stay at, fine food and service. Had trouble with the flights, but we booked our own and the problems were with Delta. Dave's staff was very helpful along the way as the trip time approached.
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  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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