Francis Contreras ASA, CTC

Coronado, CA United States
 100%
Recommended
48
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • River Cruising
  • Family Travel
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Spa Vacations


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
1980
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

My Background

With nearly 38 years of experience in the world of travel, Francis Contreras is the owner and founder of Travelworld of Coronado. A nationally recognized and Certified Travel Consultant (CTC), she was recently voted as one of the top 25 Travel Agents in the USA. Francis specializes in tailor-made trips from safari's to family private jet vacations. As one of the first Virtuoso agencies over 20 years ago, she is also an Accredited Space Agent and future astronaut herself!

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Virgin Galactic Space Program

Reviews and Recommendations for Francis Contreras

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Highly Recommended

By: Asha


Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2014

Francis and her team are responsive and arrange fabulous trips for us. We appreciate their services and advice immensely and wouldn't travel without their consultation. Thanks!

Highly recommended

By: Nacho


Reviewed on: 14 May 2014

Excellent service and personalized attention.

Great Trip

By: Fred


Reviewed on: 31 May 2014

You guys did a great job thru Classic Vacations. Had a wonderful time

Strongly Recommended

By: ADev


Reviewed on: 30 Jun 2014

Just returned from a fabulous Hawaiian vacation booked by Francis. Virtuoso upgrade was honored and her connection with the property was respected. We felt welcomed and special. We would never leave home without help from Francis!

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Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2014

excellent service

Highly Recommended

By: miki


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2014

I was fortunate enough to work with Francis in planning a river cruise along the Rhine. She was a pleasure to work with, on every level: thorough, knowledgable, informative and fun! Francis' recommendations to customize the trip to fit my lifestyle made it truly memorable. The ship was lovely, the accommodations first rate, the food and wines delicious. Everything was as she described it. Francis was sincerely committed to assuring me a wonderful travel experience from start to finish and it was!

Maui Vacation

By: GABY 57


Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2014

El viaje fue excelente, no tuvimos ningun contratiempo, el hotel excelente y todos sus servicios, los empleados todos muy amables. En la renta del carro y el avion tambien todo excelente. Todo salio como lo esperabamos, agradeciendo todas sus atenciones por lo excelente que estuvo el viaje.

Super Nice trip!

By: Dav&Tat


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2014

All the trip happened according it was planned. All the hotels were beautiful and the small details were lovely. All the trip was perfect from the planning until our return! Thank you!

VIP treatment

By: Chris


Reviewed on: 18 Apr 2015

Thanks to Francis, all of our arrangements were perfect and we felt like VIPs from arrival to departure from the Sanctuary Hotel. Thanks for a lovely time.

Great ideas and lovely experience!

By: Singles traveler


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

I was really nervous about traveling alone but Francis prepares for me this amazing Caribbean cruise, with extended days at Florida I can't wait for my next adventure. Of curse if she is in charge of all the details of my itinerary.

Travel Review

By: Ale12345678


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2015

Everything went well!

Very good services, friendly and efficent

By: eba


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2015

Francis gave us very good orientation about what to buy and get special services and conditions for us. Congratulations

Excelente servicio y limpieza, precioso!

By: Angelica


Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2015

me gustaría que en el siguiente crucero nos informaran mas de las actividades, restaurantes o cenas con el capitán que nosotros ignorabamos. El viaje fué genial y me encantaría que el próximo probar en un princess Cruise. Gracias por su excelente servicio y atención Angélica Contreras

GREAT service

By: Caro10


Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2015

Francis otra vez gracias, resolviste todo de maravilla. Muchas gracias Un beso

excellent service

By: Horacio


Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2016

Congratulations and thank you Francis on all your arrangements and recommendations. The trip was wonderful ! Horacio Altamirano and family.

As usual, Very good!

By: Juan


Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2016

Everything went excellently. Fabian was very helpful and prompt. Thank you,

Excellent

By: Chiquis


Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2016

Francis. El viaje estuvo excelente. Los hotels muy bonitos y servicio de primera. Muchas gracias por todo. Saludos.

excellente

By: vaca


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2016

Everything excellente!!!!!!!

excellent service

By: jvaca


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2016

excellente service and good prices

Ana Amelia

By: Venezia


Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2016

El mejor viaje de mi vida, todo salió perfecto, en tiempo, comodidad y lujo.

EXCELENTISIMO SERVICIO

By: Angie120


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2017

mi viaje fue excelentemente planeado. mi experiencia en hoteles, transfers virtuoso son lo mejor del mundo. recomiendo ampliamente todos los servicios virtuoso. la agencia siempre estuvo pendiente de guiarme desde un principio en todos los puntos y situaciones que tenía que hacer, sus recomendaciones en todos los lugares visitados fueron muy acertados. Gracias Virtuoso. Angélica Contreras

Expert trip advisor

By: Jorja


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2017

Great trip, the best hotels and extra services provided by by Virtuoso. Seaborn cruise in excellent. One very bad stop was port Blair.... A pet where nobody should stop. Had to get a visa, which was difficult and expensive.... the cruise should plan the ports thinking in the importance and facilities. Besides that incident, the ports were interesting or beautiful.

The adventure?

By: Jorja


Reviewed on: 27 May 2017

Fast and accurate

Trip Review

By: Dolce


Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2017

She is great, guarantee of a perfect trip

Trip to Europe

By: Mana


Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2017

Very nice and easy ... excellent experience!!!!!

My Baltic Cruce

By: Becky


Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2017

It was a great experience, she help us in every detail. We would like to keep on working with Francis in a near future. She is a great person to talk to

Great experience !

By: Marco


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2017

Very professional. She prepared an amaizing experience for us. And was in constant comunication with the on sites, making sure we were happy all our trip

Francis

By: Nena


Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2017

Excelente its always a pleasure , she is the best

Trip to Indochina

By: neron


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Francis Contreras is the best. She is always available for help in case something in the tour goes wrong or need modifications. The hotels recommended were excellent .

Excellent

By: J vaca


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

The best!!!!!!!!!!!!

Travél

By: Anu


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2017

Every thing is perfect with Francis

Thank you Francis

By: Tete


Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2017

Very happy with Francis expertise and knowloge .was the best She is amazing.! My travel experience with out her Will not be as good. Thank you, thank you, Francis
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The best travel agent in the world

By: Me


Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2017

Francis is an expert at arranging top flights, hotels and vacations. She considers every detail so that the customer has only to experience the trip without worry about seat selection or awkward timings of transfers. Look no further than Francis and her team.
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marvelous

By: Enrique


Reviewed on: 29 Nov 2017

excellent trip!!!!!!
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Fantastic

By: Checo


Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2018

Is the best advisor, I been travel a great part of the world thanks to Francis,
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Colombia

By: FC


Reviewed on: 19 Jan 2018

Service was extraordinay the best on my life Sofitel Legend the room that are incredible are only the ones on the old part of where was the convent..- The fine restaurant French one of the best in Cartagena

Trip to Myanmar, Cambodia and Tokyo

By: Patricia


Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2018

👍🏻 Great!! She was very helpful. Always in hand to help with any misunderstanding. I would recommend her to my friends

Trip to Asia

By: Fer


Reviewed on: 27 Feb 2018

Excellent, nothing could be any better!
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The Best

By: Anis


Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2018

Ella es muy buena, atenta y conoce muy bien a sus clientas, te ofrece y consigue lo mejor,
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Perfect

By: J vaca


Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2018

Perfect trip everything ok

Francis

By: Espe


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2018

Excelent a great travel agent, the best

Life made easy

By: Jorja


Reviewed on: 09 Aug 2018

Easy.....just follow her advise.

Cruise to Alaska

By: Erin Sardiello


Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

Working with Ernestina Mendoza and Francis was amazing. I can not say enough wonderful things about them. From start to finish Ernestina was there to help and answer all of our questions. We are excited to book another trip with them in the near future.

Spain

By: Gaby


Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2018

Great Service, very fast and efficient!

Great Travel Agency!!!

By: José


Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2018

Great!!! Always is a pleasure to work with Francis because her kindness, availability, alternatives, solutions for any question or request.

Excelent

By: Espe


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2018

Excelent travel advisor, Francis Contreras Everithing she does, it 100 % incredible

Easy

By: Jorja


Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2018

Easy easy easy easy easy easy

Vancouver

By: Fran


Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018

Francis is the best Travel Advisor that we have been having. Amazing incredible help and information

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