Angela Pierson ATC, CTC, DS

Amelia Island, FL United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari


Destinations
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Italy
  • Saint Lucia
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Selling Travel Since
1999
Languages
  • English

My Background

I have a passion for cultural and adventure travel as well as customized itineraries! I officially began my travel career after graduating from college with a marketing degree in 1999. My first role was as a travel advisor. I was then hired by The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island as the Travel Industry Sales Manager from 2003-2005. I am happy to be back in the agency as co-owner and travel advisor! 

I am an Aussie Specialist, South African Specialist, yachtalist and honeymoon/destination wedding specialist. I am a believer that travel is an amazing education and also believe the phrase "boundaries divide, travel unites".  

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • VAST - Virtuoso Active & Specialty Travel

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By: margo


Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2014

The planning of th trip was not done as easily as I had hoped. There were many mistakes made by the European travel agency that was used through Virtuoso (bucher) They omitted important excursions in the planning and submitted etimate that omited some costs. They did do a good job on the paperwork, tickets and reservations at the end and the trip itself was seamless. I would not recommend them to plan another trip. Angela tried very hard to get us through the process, although we didnt finalize everyting until about a week prior to the trip.

Awesome experience in Portugal

By: amelia09


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2014

We took the Mountain Travel Sobek Walking the Route of Historic Villages tour. It was fantastic and we would recommend it for anyone who likes an active adventure that is moderately strenuous. We saw some beautiful remote historic hill villages as well as stunning mountain scenary. Our tour leaders, Artur and Marianna were gracious, knowledgeable and helpful. MTS also specializes in small group tours which we feel makes the experience more rewarding.

Ireland Road Trip

By: Sisters


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2014

It was a great trip! Accomodations were wonderful. Pace was perfect. Weather was Irish!?!

Exceptionally Helpful and Patient

By: family4


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2015

Angela was always available to answer my questions, no matter how silly or seemingly insignificant! I was truly impressed with her professionalism and energy. I look forward to planning another trip with her very soon!

Friendly and efficient personal service!

By: Mack4


Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2015

Everything on our recent trip went perfectly, from the limo ride to and from airport, plane reservations, tour accommadations. Angela once again got everything right. She fulfills all our requests if possible. Can't wait for our next trip!
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Attentive first rate travel provider

By: PWL


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

Well planned trip. Everything worked as it should. We had a great time.
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Exceeded expectations for service

By: Jcm


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2015

Wee have taken many trips through Angela Pierson., and have never been disappointed. SHe is extremely attentive and always surprises us with little extras.
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Fabulous Travel Agent!

By: Katie Jo


Reviewed on: 18 Apr 2015

Angela helped my husband and I plan our honeymoon to gorgeous St. Lucia and we had the time of our lives! She was great in helping us select the property that best fit our desires and budget. Travel and transportation were a breeze thanks to her careful planning. We would highly recommend using Angela for your upcoming travels!
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Excellent recommendations!

By: Rbaugh


Reviewed on: 08 May 2015

Angela booked a cruise for my family and took care of travel insurance and private tours. Wonderful attention to detail, so I could enjoy the trip. We were all so pleased and relaxed. I would recommend her and her agency.
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Over the Top 4 Us !

By: Ted4math/Micdundill


Reviewed on: 08 May 2015

Perfect! Saw so much and learned many things that we wouldn't have imagined!
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Excellent and caring service

By: Jack45


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2015

Found the perfect hotel for our visit to Barcelona. Utilized Spanish VCS company to provide two private auto tours in the area, both of which were very well done with friendly and courteous drivers. Provided information on Barcelona attractions and also for ports-of-call for subsequent Mediterranean cruise. Top notch counselor.
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Expert, Friendly, and Professional!

By: Beach Folks


Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2015

My husband and I discovered Wallace Pierson (then "The Travel Agency") five years ago, and now would not plan a trip without them. Angela and the staff are knowledgeable, resourceful, friendly, and accessible. I actually try not to send e-mails outside of normal business hours because I KNOW they will be answered immediately. Their recommendations can be trusted, and their worldwide network of resources is invaluable. I also know that they are available if we have an issue while on a trip. That hasn't happened yet, but we appreciate knowing they are always there. We have recommended Angela and her fellow Wallace Pierson staff to all of our friends, and will certainly continue to do so.
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Outstanding trip

By: Mike01


Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

Angela did an outstanding job on this trip to Turkey and Greece. Our daughters family had a wonderful experience both on the Azamara Journey and all of excursions she organized in Turkey and Greece. A wonderful trip our family will never forget. Mike 01
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Great Service!

By: Jackie


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2015

Angela and all the people at Wallace Pierson Travel do a wonderful job. Her attention to detail is wonderful. I always feel comfortable when Angela has planned my trip!
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Great service. Excellent follow-up

By: paul


Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2015

Takes good care of us. Is always responsive to our needs.

Expert and friendly service

By: Cece4


Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2015

Angela as always had every thing planned exactly as we wished. The on site tour company she used was wonderful. Hotels were first class. She knows our tastes and she never disappoints us with our accommodations.

Great service with excellent followup

By: Paul


Reviewed on: 29 Feb 2016

Very user friendly. Excellent recommendations and always attuned to customer needs. Great follow-up.

Happy

By: Awesome88


Reviewed on: 14 Jul 2016

Best trip ever! Angela made traveling easy!!!!

Expert friendly service!

By: Cece


Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2016

Everything was perfect as usual when Angela plans our trips. We had a surprise waiting for us each place and my husband received a delicious cake for his 75th birthday which occurred on our trip. Angela knows our preferences and makes sure all goes just as we prefer.

Fun-filled, exciting, and educational

By: Kate


Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2016

This was a wonderful trip. We came back very tired but satisfied that we had accomplished and learned so much. The naturalists were outstanding. The staff on the ship were always friendly and helpful. The food on the ship was good but not the best we ever had. We did realize as the the trip progressed that the Ecuadorian government does restrict what is served on the ship. All in all it is a trip we will never forget. We will certainly recommend it to people we feel are capable of making it.
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Asia 2017

By: Mike and Glo


Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2017

Angela is an excellent travel adviser, always looks at things that would appeal to us. Good at details and sends us communications about things of interest. Meets with us post trip to evaluate how it went.
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Vietnam, Cambodia

By: Bill


Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2017

GREAT. What else can I say.
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Angela is Tops

By: map


Reviewed on: 23 May 2017

Angela was tops in her advice, her follow up and the timing of her follow up. Nothing was left to chance. She actually answered an email I had with some concerns about our flight on a Sunday afternoon, which I did not expect. I recommend working with Angela wholeheartedly.
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Another Excellent Trip

By: Kathy


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2017

Angela and her team are professional, efficient, and knowledgeable. We appreciate the advantages of access to Virtuoso amenities, and have not yet been disappointed by any of the features or properties. The Wallace-Pierson staff travel extensively, and we also appreciate their candid advice regarding travel locations and venues. We would not think of planning an overseas trip -- or ANY trip that involves any complexity -- without their expert guidance.
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By: Tom


Reviewed on: 04 Jun 2017

She was helpful when we asked questions. There needed to be more discussion concerning our flights and seating. For example, our frequent flyer numbers were not entered with the airline and we had to have them entered ourselves on our first leg of the trip. Also, our seating preferences were not discussed and consequently we ended up in the middle seats on a wide plane for over 5 hours. We began the trip a day early and all the side trips that were recommended by our travel agent were hundreds of dollars per person. We found, on our own, a day trip for less then $60.00 for the two of us.
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Ireland

By: Bubblehead


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

We enjoyed working with Angela and planning our trip. However, I feel our seats on Delta should have been assigned for us much earlier. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. The hotel was beautiful and the staff was very friendly.
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