Melonie Graves 

Lexington, KY United States
Why work with an advisor? 
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Sports & Outdoors
  • Escorted Tours
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I am third-generation Lexington, KY woman who's been a co-owner of Avant Travel since the late 1980's.  I tend to specialize more now in groups, corporate annual meetings, leisure groups and perk-type group but I can coordinate travel experiences pretty much anywhere in the world.  I was actually once a steamship line officer heck, I've been through Strait of Magellan five times and I tend to personally preference vacations that can involve riding horses.  I love Chile, Patagonia and Costa Rica (ridden all over that country), and at Whitefish (in Montana) I drove cattle for seven straight days.  That's me, though.  When I work with you, its all about being casual and conversational and getting to know you as a client what do you like?  What do you expect from your leisure time, once I know that, I develop the perfect experience for you. Multi-generational travel is it, my sons love to travel with me. I can help you coordinate an unique, lifetime-of-memories experience.  

Places I Have Traveled

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Fun in the Sun

By: Aphelion9

Reviewed on: 03 Apr 2017

Melonie made my travel experience ease and stress free. I went from SFO to Cancun for a good friends bachelor party. All in all, a stress free and fun filled weekend.

A trip of Malta

By: Kirtley Amos

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

Melonie made traveling to and from Malta a breeze, there were no hangups that couldn't be handled with haste. Time spent in the airport during layovers was minimal while also enough to ensure early hang ups didn't prevent later transfers. An excellent person to talk with over the phone and very polite. I would work with her again, without question.

Barcelona- Paris trip

By: Billy

Reviewed on: 19 Jan 2019

Melonie was great. Right on target for hotel choices and travel itinerary. No glitches and down quality for everything. I would recommend her without reservation.

Great advisor

By: Italy traveler

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2019

Melonie is always available to her clients. She goes over and above. I would definitely recommend her!

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