Kris Matela  

Maitland, FL United States
Luxury Global Escapes LLC, an independent affiliate of Largay Travel
Travel Specialties
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising
  • Hotels
  • LGBTQ Travel
  • Escorted Tours

Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • Polish

My Background

Have you ever noticed when you travel is when you feel most alive? I do. I've always had this insane calling to be where I am not. Growing up behind the Iron Curtain fueled my need to discover new places, people, and cultures. As a result I was always planning vacations for myself and over the last 20 years I have been fortunate enough to travel to 87 countries, cruise on eight different cruise lines, while spending over 300 days on Holland America, and over 100 days on Cunard, Princess, and Disney to name a few. Sharing my travel experiences with others soon led to me planning vacations for family and friends. I would be honored to assist you in planning your perfect vacation. Whatever you dream up, I can plan.

I don't just love travel. Some things you might find interesting about me: I was born in Poland and served in the military. I am a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist and have lectured and worked at luxury destination spas in Thailand. I am a U.S. Open Pro-Am Champion in Latin American dance. I am an animal lover. I mention this because it is important for me to learn about my client's interests and what makes them unique. The more I know about you, the better I am able to plan an extraordinary experience for you, the client.

Your vacation time is precious. Whether it is a long weekend get away or an entire summer holiday, my goal is to provide you with a vacation experience that surpasses all expectations and is unforgettable. It is my belief that your vacations starts the moment you lock up your home. How you get there is just as important as the destination. My job is to take the worry out of the planning, so all you have to do is worry about what to pack. It's time to remember what it's like to feel alive. Escape!

Places I Have Traveled

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Great service!

By: Brittany

Reviewed on: 19 May 2017

Kris was very accommodating and provided us excellent customer service! We were so pleased when we arrived to see that he had provided us with early check in, room upgrade, club level access and a special treat in our room. His communication and follow up was very professional and spot on! We will definitely be calling him for our next trip.

Great place to stay in Prague

By: Kurt

Reviewed on: 15 Jun 2017

Working with Kris is always great. Everything is always perfect and right on time.

Key West

By: JimT

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

He is a total professional in every way. He even personally delivered an itinerary (which was very helpful) just before my trip. He offered several options and investigated each option and made worthwhile suggestions.

Memorable Vacation

By: Eunice

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2017

Kris was excellent to work with while planning my family vacation. He was professional, courteous, and prompt with updated information. He was able to accommodate all of our requests while keeping staying within the designated budget. Kris' recommendations were invaluable!! The hotels we stayed in were in gorgeous locations with so many amenities and local restaurants and shops. Excursions were no more than 15 minutes away. It was an unforgettable trip for our family. It was a pleasure working with Kris and I have already recommended him to friend!

Great advice

By: J

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2017

Kris was a great help. He put together a recommended 6 day schedule with multiple excursion options for our trip to New Zealand. There were a few things I definitely would not have considered had he not recommended them that were a fun surprise. The prices for the excursions were about the same prices as those found on the internet. But I had the peace of mind that Kris’ recommendations were legitimate businesses.

Best travel Agent

By: TereLu

Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

Kris is amazing.. He listens very careful on what you expect from a vacation and he delivers it and exceeds your expectations..

Thank you!

By: E

Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2017

Kris is fantastic!! Cannot day enough positive things. He is extremely attentive, responsive and kind.

Flexible and Caring carácter

By: Cruise

Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2017

Kris was super flexible changing our rooms for the cruise. He called the cruise line himself and was able to accommodate our needs in a timely manner.. He cares about his clients’ travel experiences and makes the transitions stress free! Thank you!


By: Jim T

Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

He is painstakingly careful to help you achieve the best experience. Also very knowledgeable of the options.

Working with Kris Matela , 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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