Shelby Palmer 

Delray Beach, FL United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Escorted Tours
  • Hotels
  • Ocean Cruising

  • United States - All
  • Australia
  • Barbados
  • Croatia
  • French Polynesia
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Hi, I have sand in my shoes so that is why I picked this profession.  I love to travel and share with my clients these wonderful experiences and adventures.  I have been an agent for 40 years.  I started in Philadelphia for 9 years before moving to Florida.  Service is the only thing that makes one stand out over another and that is my expertise.  I am prompt with research and callbacks.  As I work from home you can email or call me on weekends between 9:00am and 7:00pm  I am available for your convenience.

Places I Have Traveled

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Excellent Agent

By: Betty52

Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2013

Shelby is a first class travel agent. From our initial contact through our departure, she was attentive, cooperative and thorough. Shelby fully appreciated our desires and our requirements. There were several questions which arose as the departure date approached and she addressed our concerns promptly and efficiently. Her attention to detail is outstanding. Shelby is OUR travel agent; the only one we will call when we plan our next vacation!

Best agent ever

By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2013

This is the 5th time I have written a review. When I get to the prompt to review, which I do I don't get another prompt to send. Shelby is the best travel agent I have ever used.

highly recommend

By: Georgia

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2013

From the time I called Shelby till we left on the trip Shelby checked and rechecked everything I asked her to do.

Highly recommended

By: Shel

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

As always Shelby is knowledgeable and patient and organized. Everything went smoothly. She does call backs promptly. She is very personable and we love working with her.

Highly recommend

By: Iris

Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

We have always been pleased with Shelby's trip suggestions & extra touches...

Highly recommend

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2013

Shelby is a pleasure to work with....she is knowlegble, conscientious, and cost conscious. She steered us correctly taking a Crystal cruise.

Very good service as usual.

By: Don

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2014

Everything about Crystal is still above average. Only complaint is they now charge if you use the three specialty dining areas more than twice.

Expert Service

By: Skip

Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2015

Shelby did an excellent job accommodating all of our needs therefore we had a wonderful cruise.

shelby made this trip incredible

By: rocky

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

My husband and I took a three week vacation to Alaska, Canada and San Francisco in May. In the past we have done tours completely planned by a tour company. This time we dared to venture into unknown territories on our own. Then we decided to go to a vacation seminar and met Shelby. I have to say that she did everything possible to make this another pleasurable trip for us. She had everything planned to our liking minute by minute,and that is no lie. In addition to the typed out daily schedule she had hand written notes to make sure we were always smooth sailing. She made our trip sheer pleasure al the way down to the amenities in our hotel stays. Looking forward to planning the next excursions with Shelby's help. Thank you.

Shelby is the very best

By: Breny3

Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2015

She planned everything expertly and we appreciated it very much. We leave everything in her capable hands. I would recommend her to everyone who wanted the best.

Shelby hits yet another home run!

By: MissyJ

Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2015

My husband, Craig, and I decided to take my parents on a European vacation and asked Shelby to work her magic and find us a vacation that would be suitable for all activity levels. As usual, Shelby came through with a fabulous trip for us. She booked us on a 10 day Danube River cruise on Scenic Tours. The itinerary was great, the ship was beautiful, crew was exceedingly friendly, and the overall trip was incredible. Shelby is such a thorough agent - staying in contact with us to ensure stress free and easy travel. We are already trying to decide where we want Shelby to take us on our next adventure! Shelby is top notch!

Expert Friendly Advice

By: Betsy

Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2015

We had a fabulous trip thanks to Shrlby's expert help. She thinks of everything which makes for happy travelers. Thank you Shelby!

Great Trip

By: rbsnyc

Reviewed on: 16 Nov 2015

Hotels were great and in central locations in all the cities we were in

Expert friendly service!

By: Susan72

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2016

My husband and I were extremely pleased with Shelby's recommendations and help with our wonderful trip. She was always very responsive, professional, and knowledgeable. I would certainly have Shelby book another trip for us and I would definitely recommend her to our friends.


By: cruising

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2017

She was very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. She notified us of actions needed to be taken prior to our cruise and called after the cruise to see if everything was acceptable. It was wonderful!

Shelby is a star

By: Horse

Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2017

As usual Shelby did a great job helping us with our trip

Shelby Palmer

By: Woohoo

Reviewed on: 21 Jul 2017

Excellent. She answered every question or got back to me with the information. She was very efficient. I liked that she gave me options. Her recommendation for a hotel pre cruise was just perfect for us!!

South American cruise

By: South American Cruiser

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

Shelby is very detail oriented and very easy to work with.

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  • - 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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