Jeannie Smith CTC

Jacksonville, FL United States
Travel Specialties
  • Food & Wine
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Independent Tours
  • Adventure
  • River Cruising

  • Italy
  • France
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I provide personalized travel itineraries within France, and Italy including a focus on epicurean travel. I have an intimate connection with Croatia, Tuscany, Argentina and many other amazing places. Specializing in Adventure Travel and Ocean, and River Cruises.

People believe that all travel experiences are 1-2 clicks away on the internet, they are not. The very best and most unique travel experiences are unknown to the general public. They are provided by Travel Advisors such as myself, with personal connections throughout the world!

I am very proud of my affiliation with Virtuoso. With my affiliation I partner with over 1,800 of the world’s best companies such as hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more. As a Virtuoso adviser I use my personal connections and firsthand expertise to craft one of a kind, unique trips for clients, including bespoke experiences, special values, complimentary perks, VIP treatment and rare access - that otherwise do not exist.

The world is magnificently larger than we realize, and being a guide to this incredible planet, for those who need a fun, relaxing vacation, or a journey of personal growth and exploration, is my life’s work. I would be honored to be a part of your future travel dreams and explorations!

Places I Have Traveled

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Knowledgeable, friendly, easy to work with and great suggestions on places to see.

By: Memorie

Reviewed on: 10 May 2016

Jeannie gave us great suggestions on hotels, wineries, places to visit and travel tips. She took care of all bookings and rentals and made our trip an absolute delight! Thanks Jeannie! :)

Awesome Service!

By: First time travelers

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2016

Jeannie Smith was very knowledgeable when planning our trip to Italy. She suggested beautiful hotels and booked us on fun, informational tours. Since this was our first trip to Europe, we had so many questions - but Jeannie answered them all and made us feel at ease. She met with us and provided expert advice about everything from hairdryers to taking trains between cities. She patiently answered this anxious traveler's many e-mails, even one from Siena! Thanks to Jeannie, we had the trip of a lifetime. All of our expectations were met as we traveled confidently through Italy. When planning your next vacation - be sure to call Jeannie. I know we will!

Provided excellent service

By: NoNickName

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

Provided excellent service

Helpful and meticulous

By: Morocco 2017

Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2017

Without much advance notice, I decided to take a trip to Morocco. Jeannie did a great job of arranging my travel. When I had a bit of a problem with one of the hotels, she made sure it was resolved to my satisfaction. I highly recommend Jeannie!

Another GREAT trip!

By: DrMango

Reviewed on: 16 Aug 2017

Jeannie is a great travel advisor. She always takes time to listen to our needs and helps plan the best vacations for our family. Every detail is handled well which helps eliminates stress and increase fun and relaxation. Our family appreciates her!!

Trip advising

By: Susan

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

She listened to what we wanted and help plan trip accordingly.


By: Merion

Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2017

Excellent responses

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By: Cazbow

Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2017

Very helpful and knowledgeable travel professional. Nothing is too much trouble. Highly recommend her. She is clear in her descriptions of places. Excellent!

joe's cruise

By: Joe

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2018

she was friendly and professional. A delight

Cruise from Barcelona

By: jax

Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2018

Wonderful and so easy

Alaskan Cruise


Reviewed on: 11 Jun 2018

Jeannie Smith was awesome! My husband and I went in to book a cruise to Alaska two months out. Jeannie was instrumental in getting us booked on such short notice, with a great balcony view. Our cruise to Alaska was relaxing and breathtaking! We will be booking another vacation in the future and we will most definitely be using Jeannie as our travel advisor.

awesome trip

By: k-k

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

She is and was amazing. From making suggestions of hotel (amazing four seasons) to recommending tours for us and fly fishing for the guys. Our children are planning their anniversary trips with her. Will tell all our friends about her and odyssey travel.

Trips organized by Jeannie Smith

By: Cazbow

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2018

She was always very helpful and accommodating. Jeannie went to a great deal of trouble to satisfy our requests. We were very happy with her suggestions Thankyou

Detail oriented

By: Dr. Manganello

Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2018

Working with Jeannie is wonderfully easy. She is so detail oriented and friendly. My family and I appreciate her recommendations and insights to our travel destinations and resorts.

Barcelona cruise

By: ward

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2018

A pleasing and results were excellent

A Cruise in the Fall

By: Squirrel

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018

She is a wonderful person and was very helpful in planning all of the details. I cannot wait to plan another trip with Jeannie.

Eager, Available, Professional and Effective!

By: Charles

Reviewed on: 02 Jan 2019

I called Jennie a bit close to my desired trip to San Francisco with my wife. We wanted to go to San Francisco for a whole week, which included Christmas Day. Jeannie arranged the trip - air travel, hotel suite, flowers and Christmas tree in the room; as well as a Christmas lunch for eight people in the penthouse restaurant. The room Jeannie booked was fabulous - a corner grand suite on the 16th floor, with incredible views! Jeannie was pleasant and profession, even in the face of my last-minute requests (during a very busy travel season!) I will also mention that enjoyed many benefits at the hotel, due to the great reputation of Virtuoso and Jeannie. I will definitely use Jeannie for my future travel needs - vacation and business.


By: Matt and Lauren C

Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2019

GREAT! She took care of everything for us and planned a very special trip for us that we will always remember.


By: Rick

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2019

very easy to work with and knows the travel industry

Competent, Professional; and willing to help in any way!

By: Charles Irby

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2019

Jeannie is a joy with whom to work. She will arrange the most complicated trip and she will handle the mundane also, such as simply changing a flight schedule. She is precise and timely. Further, Jeannie communicate well, keeping me informed of weather, flight changes and such. I heartily endorse Jeannie Smith!

Wonderful Service

By: DrMango

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2019

Working with Jeannie is always easy. She takes great care of each of our travel needs. We appreciate her thoughtful suggestions about our itinerary and the way she takes care of every detail.


By: Anonymous

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2019

Thoughtful, patient, and efficient.


By: Gary

Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2019

very professional and easy to work with

Russia travels


Reviewed on: 23 May 2019

A pleasure and she spent hours fine tuning

Hard-working, knowledgeable, professional and courteous!

By: Charles Irby

Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2019

Jeannie always stays on top of the situation, eagerly seeking to correct or improve any travel issues. She is dependable and trustworthy! Plus, Jeannie has a good back-up organization, which gives her operation good "bench strength"! Working with Jeannie is always a pleasure. -Charles Irby, Nashville, TN

Travel plans

By: Caz

Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2019

Wonderful. Detailed. Carefully thought out. Excellent

Amazing vacation!!

By: Vasant

Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2019

We had originally planned on doing a multi-city flying trip in Europe and Jeannie suggested a Mediterranean Cruise on Norwegian Cruse Lines as a more cost-effective way to visit even more cities than we had planned. We had never taken a cruise before but Jeannie had taken it last year and highly recommended it. She made it extremely easy for me to plan and booked our flights (including travel in Europe after the cruise) and cruise tickets. She got us a great mid-ship cabin with a balcony and shortly before the trip began she printed out everything for us and even included handy luggage tags. Overall I am extremely happy and satisfied with my first experience using Odyssey travel and I'm already having her help to arrange our next cruise. Cannot recommend her more highly!!!

A Friendly, Caring, Productive Professional

By: Charles

Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2019

Jeannie is an attentive productive caring Travel Agent. She is a joy with whom to work! Further, Jeannie treats the business day-trip with as much enthusiasm as more expensive First Class vacation travel.

Working with Jeannie


Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2019

Terrific. Reliable. Very helpful. Couldn’t have managed without her

Wonderful experience

By: Jerry Hawkins

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2020

Loved working with Jeannie. She treated us like we were her only clients, and met our every request and need.

Working with Jeannie Smith, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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