Michele Grace 

Houston, TX United States
Michele Grace, an independent affiliate of Travel Experts, Inc.
Travel Specialties
  • Family Travel
  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoons
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

World traveled, management consultant turned travel advisor. I am passionate about history, food, wine, and learning about the world. I have traveled to more than 70 countries and 45 states, many with my 16 and 21 year old children during their lives.

I offer my clients personalized itineraries, whether it is a simple long weekend here in the US or a complicated multi week international trip - no trip is too large or too small. My goal is to provide wonderful, hassle-free experiences that become lasting memories, and I always keep value and budget in mind.

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Sensational Service!

By: DFritzy44

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2015

Michele was very professional and friendly to work with. We traveled to London and really didn't know where we wanted to stay. She made a couple wonderful suggestions of hotels and we settled on one of them. It was exactly where we needed to be and was first class for a great price point. We also wanted to have High Tea while there. Michele found us a perfect place. It was so authentic and first class. Michele is efficient and very good at making recommendations as well as listening to what our needs were. I would definitely use her to help book my next trip.

Outstanding travel planning!!

By: Jbizzle76

Reviewed on: 21 Apr 2015

After many years of planning trips on my own working directly with hotels, airlines, etc., I thought I would give a local travel agent a try. We were looking for a different island to check out that was relatively close - Bermuda fit the bill! Michele worked very hard to get us the perfect flights, hotel that we heard good things about, and all airport transfers. When there were hiccups in the booking process, she quickly engaged her network to resolve issues and deliver what she promised. She kept us informed during the entire planning process - and we got some luggage tags to boot! :) If you are looking for an experienced travel agent who can help make your trip a success, look no further than Michele Grace! Thanks for making our anniversary and birthday celebrations memorable!

Persistent and resourceful

By: Travel4evr

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Michele tapped into her resources, friends, other travel agents, clients and other travel agencies outside of the country to gather information so we could make the best decisions for our vacation. She also called the hotels where we were staying prior to our arrival and all details were nicely handled. I think her personal touch resulted in excellent room assignments and service.

Excellent Service


Reviewed on: 06 Jul 2015

Excellent travel service for our family NYC trip. Michele assisted us in getting the accommodations we needed for our family at a great price!!

Fast, Detailed and Insightful Service

By: world traveler

Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2015

Michele quickly created an itinerary that was thorough and addressed all our needs. She was on top of all our questions and changes in a very timely manner. It was a joy to work with her.

First Rate all the way!

By: jen

Reviewed on: 04 Aug 2015

Michele has been amazingly helpful on numerous trips for me. She is extremely responsive, has great ideas, and always works hard to get me the best deal! You don't get service like this very often anymore. You won't be disappointed!

Will definitely refer!

By: Sarah A.

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2015

Everything was great! Seamless pickups, great hotel selections, awesome service

Honeymoon Perfection

By: William

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2015

My fiancee and I had a perfect honeymoon. The island of Antigua was the best spot with two different resorts. Curtain Bluff offered the small family owned resort with lots of services to the premier corporate resort of Jumby Bay. We had some of the best rooms in each place as well as all the activities we could have wanted.

Thanks for a fantastic baby moon!!

By: Jbhats76

Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2015

We called Michele to help setup our baby moon - one last big trip before the arrival of our first child. We've been to many places, but had always wanted to checkout the Maldives. After a brief conversation with Michele explaining what we were looking for, she promptly responded with 5-7 incredible looking options. We selected one and she handled the rest! We visited Maalifushi by Como for 5 nights in mid-August - service, location, food, activities were all fantastic! The hotel staff were all extremely customer service oriented and were genuinely concerned that we were satisfied! Though Michele was traveling quite a bit in the weeks leading up to our trip, she always responded quickly and professionally to my inquiries. Thanks for another fantastic trip! Highly recommended!

Excellent Service

By: Gio2017

Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2015

Excellent service. Well informed. Went over and above to assist with anything that was needed. Thanks

Friendly, fast, and thorough

By: Russ

Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2015

Michele arranged our honeymoon in Costa Rica this fall. It was an amazing experience, and her help with the travel, hotel, and any other details we needed information on was invaluable. We will definitely be contacting her again in the future.

Perfect Planning

By: Kristina

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2015

The easiest, most relaxing and fun vacation we have had in ages. Thank You Michele! Kristina

Excellent service and advisor!

By: Connie1650

Reviewed on: 31 Dec 2015

We had a great time on our trip and it started off on the right foot with the great service received from Michele at West U Travel. She found a great resort with exactly what our family was looking for and was great following up when final payment was due and before the trip to make sure everything was in order. The resort was incredible, the room was fabulous and everyone in the family had a great time. I would recommend the Paradisus Resort to any traveling family and I will recommend Michele as an advisor for anyone who wants a great trip with no stress! Thank you Michele for a wonderful Christmas vacation!

Knowledgable, Organized and Experienced Agent

By: Amlamberton

Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2016

We are thrilled with Michele Grace! Michele worked on three of our most recent international trips: Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, Hong Kong and Macao, China, and Cordoba and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Not only finding great bookings for us in luxury hotels, Michele gave perfect recommendations on stellar restaurants and customized tours. We also took full advantage of the Virtuoso amenities in each of our hotels - breakfast, snacks waiting in the room, massage credits and early and late check ins/outs. Our city and history tour in Hong Kong was first rate - and we bypassed hours of lines for the tram to Victoria Peak. The city tour in Buenos Aires was also wonderful. I most appreciate Michele's attention to detail, sage advice on specific accommodations within the cities we visited, and patience in dealing with us in finalizing all the myriad details. A huge plus was that Michele had already traveled to all the places we were booking. Kudos to an exceptional Virtuoso agent!

Thank you for telling us about Virtuoso!!


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

A wonderful 2 week European river cruise on the Maria Theresa. The dinner for Virtuoso members allowed us to visit with a smaller group. We also had our own tour in Vienna which was unique and the lunch was delicious! We are looking forward to future Virtuosos enhanced trips and will seek out Virtuoso members!

Great hotel great trip

By: Peninsulafan

Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2017

Michele provided the highest quality service.

Spring Break 2017

By: Laura

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2017

Michele was great! She added a lot of value to our trip.

Perfectly planned trip

By: world traveler

Reviewed on: 13 May 2017

Michele planned the perfect trip. She listened to what we wanted to do and created the perfect itinerary. Everything went off flawlessly.

Italy Travel


Reviewed on: 23 May 2017

The best of the best!


By: Jim Watts

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

Great! Very detailed.


By: Kat

Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2017

Will reserve judgement, as haven't taken the trip, yer


By: Sue c

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Michele has planned our last 3 trips. Everything was seamless and hotels and transfers were perfect. Could never have done this on our own

Excellent again

By: Erik Nelson

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2017

I have previously worked with Michele Grace and she was a delight again. There were some unexpected troubles on this trip and Michele Grace was as helpful as she could be and really strove to help us from afar.

Trip to Maui

By: Dana M

Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2017

Michele was very knowledgable about Hawaii and was able to provide excellent guidance and direction in choosing a hotel and activities. She was also available to provide other recommendations and assistance in securing reservations for restaurants and tours based on our wants and needs. I highly recommend Michele to assist in planning the perfect trip to fit your needs.



Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017

Michele was awesome with whom to work. She handled all the details, made multiple recommendations and definitely steered us in the right direction. Our trip just ended and it went off without a hitch. I highly recommend her.

outstanding service! A+++!

By: JD

Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2017

Michele is a first rate travel agent. She is full of great ideas, has extensive travel knowledge, can work with any budget, and will do the work to make sure that every last detail is taken care of. Also, she is very responsive during the planning process and, more importantly, afterward - if you have an issue during your trip, she will be there for you 100%! In addition, she will often get you "freebies" (upgrades, free meals, etc.) that you cannot get on your own. She is my go-to agent and always does an amazing job!

great suggestions and attention to detail; impeccable service!

By: travelin'fam

Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2018

Michele was a top notch advisor from start to finish - from her knowledge of my destinations, great suggestions of things to see and do, to holding my hand in every step of the planning process. Her local connections run deep and she was able to set us up with terrific guides and drivers everywhere we went. Her attention to detail is outstanding, she is always looking to get the best value for my family, whatever our budget, and she even checked in on us during the trip to make sure everything was running smoothly. Plus she was able to get us things like free breakfasts for the whole family that we wouldn't have been able to get if we had booked on our own. I highly recommend Michele for all your travel needs!

Great advisor

By: world traveler

Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2018

Michele was great to work with. She designed a complicated, well executed itinerary that was exactly the trip we dreamed of. The suppliers she used were great and all her suggestions made for a great trip. Highly recommend Michele

Great advisor

By: hotel lover

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2018

Loved Michele's hotel suggestions - unique, boutique and wonderful

Peru Adventure

By: Peru Adventure

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2018

Michele was organized, knowledgeable, and helpful. Working with her was great!

No Hassles. Perfect Execution

By: La Dolce Vita

Reviewed on: 13 Nov 2018

Michele created a great itinerary that executed perfectly.

Italian Expert

By: Italophile

Reviewed on: 17 Dec 2018

Michele really knows Italy! She knows great properties, has wonderful ideas for unique experiences and creates a perfectly run itinerary. Thank you MIchele.


By: Michael

Reviewed on: 01 Jan 2019

Perfect in every way.....complete attention to detail.

Silversea Caribbean cruise

By: Pam

Reviewed on: 22 Jan 2019

Michele is excellent! She responds and follows up immediately on any questions or issues.

Awesome Peru


Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2019

Michele was knowledgeable, responsive, fully engaged and just a huge pleasure to work with. I can't wait for the next adventure and know that she will make sure that it's very special.


By: Michael

Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2019

Seamless experience.upgraded before arrival.one of the most beautiful hotels I’ve ever seen.room and service spectacular

Exceptional service and insight as always

By: Houstonmom

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2019

Michele is always a pleasure to work with. She is so knowledgeable and practical and has great advice. She can set you up for the first class trip of a lifetime, or help you to save money if that is your goal. And she got us a free upgrade at our hotel! Thanks for the great view, Michele!

London and Paris Family Trip

By: Rebecca

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2019

Michele was incredibly knowledgeable, insightful and helpful. Her feedback, guidance and planning made our trip easy and exceeded our expectations. She identified really unique opportunities for a range of kid interests and ages, and put together an itinerary that perfectly blended activities and down town to explore. Her hotel and location recommendations were so helpful, and I could not have planned such a great trip without her help!

Michele Grace

By: Froelich

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Thorough, professional, knowledgeable, conscientious, accessible


By: Michael r

Reviewed on: 01 May 2019

Always great service.

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  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
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