Amie Rand 

Richmond, BC Canada
 100%
Recommended
15
Reviews
 
Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Safari
  • Independent Tours


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2007
Languages
  • English

My Background

I really fell in love with travelling when I did a 6 week Wildlife Expedition in Costa Rica. My hands on work contributed to the long-term management and conservation of the rainforest. I spent weeks tracking Jaguars, recording bird calls, teaching English to the locals and having fun white water rafting.

After that I knew I had to do something that I love, from that moment on I started my career in travel. It has enriched every part my life, there is something to be said for loving what you do!

I have had some incredible adventures, my most recent was in Sri Lanka, Greece, India and the Galapagos.

Next on my list is the Gorillas and maybe India again.

I love organizing holidays for clients whether it’s a short trip or a dream vacation. I take pride in every arrangement down to the littlest detail. Contact me and I will prepare the best quality travel experience with our worldwide connections.

"WE TRAVEL NOT TO ESCAPE LIFE, BUT FOR LIFE NOT TO ESCAPE US"

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Virtuoso Adventure Travel

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Enthusiastic and Attentive

By: HB57


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2015

Helped me plan an awesome trip to Scandinavia with an Expedition cruise to Svalbard. Quick and curtious response when I had flight issues. Very enthusiastic and helpful.

Simply awesome!!

By: EricL


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2015

Thanks to Amie for getting us this great deal at intercontinental le grand! We got a bottle of champagne, box of sweets and a VIP invitation letter when we arrived to the hotel. Then upgraded our room to a club lounge room so we can have free buffet and free drinks all day long!! Simply the best!!

Easy traveling

By: Bilw


Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2015

Amie made it easy again. All I had to do was show up. This was the second trip Amie helped me to make and I find her knowledge and expertise indispensable. I will certainly be asking her for a third very shortly. Travel is the best educator and Amie's efforts make experiencing different cultures and activities around the globe an absolute problem free joy!

friendly and approachable

By: heather


Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2015

very approachable. responds to inquiries in a prompt manner. Excited for her clients

Helpful friendly patient

By: Lwang


Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2015

Amie was wonderful through the whole trip booking process and all the way to pre-departure. She spent a lot of time with me going over trip options for my first time in South America. To help me choose the best tour option and feel comfortable, she also brought in the Tucan contact Tony who is from South America and walked me through various tour options and offered opinions. They were very patient and helpful in helping with my research and making a decision. I was very comfortable and happy with my choice. Amie definitely provided me a peace of mind in the entire process, no question about it. She was very professional but also personal, especially she travels so much herself so it's easy to talk to her. The tour turned out to be a blast in the end as Amie promised and I expected it! I cant be happier working with Amie and Vision travel.

So happy with the service

By: Jean60


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2016

Amie was so on top of things. Information was shared in a timely manner. She was personal, friendly & helped us find the perfect place for us. We loved the resort & the location we were at.

Professional and friendly

By: Barrett


Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2016

Amie was very professional, friendly and patient in customizing my trip to South Africa. I ended up with great tips and ideas and stayed in the most beautiful hotels. Everything on our trip worked out smoothly and we had a fabulous time. I am looking forward in planning another trip in the future with Amie's help.

Ecuador & the Galapagos

By: Jimbo


Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2016

My 18 day trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos was well-planned by Amie, who was able to find me the kind of small yacht for the Galapagos that I wanted to use for my 10 day trip in the Galapagos. She also found me a cute little boutique hotel in Quito, as well as setting up local trips to landmarks in and around Quito as well as two-day trip to the Cloud Forest of Mindo. Originally I was planning to go to the rainforest of the Amazons and stay at an eco-lodge there, but i had to make some changes and substituted more time in Quito and a 2-day trip down the Avenue of the Volcanos instead. Everything went well. Thanks.

Efficient and friendly

By: MM


Reviewed on: 03 May 2016

Great job by Amie. Thanks for your patience and expertise in working through the various options and choices that we had. It was a wonderful trip!

Provence and Mont Blanc

By: HB


Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

Good. Efficient and responds in a timely manner. Enthusiastic

France

By: HB


Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2017

Enthusiastic Responds to questions in a timely manner

Pantanal

By: Heather


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

Professional Prompt and pleasant

First time to Africa

By: Traveler


Reviewed on: 29 Nov 2017

Amie was a real gem. Having planned all our holidays in the past ten years without the help of any travel agents, Amie has made us wonder whether we have missed out all those years. She was very approachable and would not only provide her personal recommendations but also look for ways to finding savings for us. We will no doubt continue to work with her for our future holidays!

Amie

By: evba


Reviewed on: 03 Jan 2018

A joy to work with, very helpful, easy to communicate

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