John Skelton 

Mountain Brk, AL United States
An independent affiliate of Andavo Travel - Alabama
Travel Specialties
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Honeymoons
  • Family Travel
  • Ocean Cruising

  • United States - All
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Switzerland
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Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • Italian

My Background

Starting at a young age, I always dreamed of traveling to faraway places, and experiencing life as a local. My dream came true when I had the opportunity to study abroad for a year during college. I fell in love with Italy the moment I stepped off the plane in Rome.

I ended up living in Umbria for over fourteen years, where I had the great fortune of teaching at a prestigious local university. This allowed me to travel all over Italy, as well as the rest of Europe. I have taken a night train from Munich to Budapest, flown to London for dinner, rung in New Year’s on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, taken a cruise on the Nile, and celebrated my birthday in a castle.

As someone who specializes in European travel, I love using my vast experience to help my clients. Whether it’s a week sipping wine and soaking up the Tuscan sun or a weekend shopping getaway to London, let me put my expertise and passion to work for you in creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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By: Mike

Reviewed on: 21 Jun 2016

John took care of every detail of our cruise trip, from airline reservations to side-trip hotels and transportation. He anticipated our needs and kept us informed. John let us know when reservations were complete and charges to credit cards were made. He even did an early airline check-in for us! John never got tired of the many questions we had or alternatives we asked about, and he actually seemed to enjoy those questions and taking care of all of the details of our trip. I highly recommend John Skelton and will certainly request his help when our next cruise or big trip is on the horizon!

Great trip from start to finish

By: Clifton

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2016

John booked our trip from beginning to end - flight to Seattle, two nights in the incredible Fairmont Olympic hotel in Seattle (he got us one night free), transfers from the airport to the hotel, seven night cruise from Seattle to Alaska, transfers from the ship to the airport. On the ship he got us credits for spending ($300), all daily crew tips paid ($210) and free internet for the whole trip ($100). He arranged a suite when we thought they were all taken. He checked with us several times prior to departure and made sure everything was perfect. He arranged wheelchairs at each airport going both ways for my wife, who had had hip replacement surgery two months before and we did not want her to have to walk a gabillion miles. The wheelchair service was waiting for us each step of the way. Wonderful trip and all made possible by his great legwork. We did not have to lift a finger.

Outstanding Knowledge of France!

By: Jeffd

Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2016

John's experience in Paris helped him recommend some wonderful excursions prior to our Viking cruise to southern France. The Seine River dinner cruise was magical and very worthy of it's price. The Vintage Car Tour was also fun and a good finish to the evening. We will be certain to contact him with future travel needs.


By: KK

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2017

John was excellent, very helpful at every step. I recommend him to others.
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By: Annaree

Reviewed on: 08 May 2018

John was great! I am normally a huge planner, but I didn't want to spend the time or energy to plan something overseas! After a meeting with my husband and me, he put together a great itinerary for our trip! We cant wait to go! It was a huge relief to me to have it so thoughtfully prepared! Thanks John!
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Our trip to Italy...

By: Happy Travelers

Reviewed on: 15 May 2018

John created an excellent itinerary in Italy for us and really paid attention to even the little details, which to us meant a lot. His suggestions on hotels, transportation, sites, etc. were all right on with what we told him we wanted to experience. He was right on the mark with everything! During our initial conversations with him he really paid attention to what we shared were our desires for this trip. He listened very well and translated those desires into a wonderful trip for us. We would absolutely connect with him again for future travels.
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