Rose O'Connor 

Granite Bay, CA United States
Rose O'Connor Travel, an independent affiliate of Brownell Travel
Travel Specialties
  • Safari
  • Honeymoons
  • Family Travel
  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts

  • Kenya
  • Botswana
  • Indonesia
  • French Polynesia
  • Fiji
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I vividly remember my first big trip - a family vacation to Hawaii when I was four. The taste of real sugarcane and the tropical scent of frangipani stayed with me for years to come, as did the unshakeable desire to see as much of the world as I possibly could. My explorations have taken me all over North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific.

I've danced at a fete hosted by a Marquise in France, attended a traditional Balinese tooth filing ceremony in Ubud, gone Halibut fishing in Alaska, performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, tracked leopards in Sri Lanka and photographed lions, elephants and rhinos in 5 different African countries. I've lived in several of the world's premier cities including New York, Paris, Chicago and San Francisco and have traveled to many others.

My passion is designing enriching and authentic travel experiences for my clients. I am deeply committed to sustainability and conservation and seek out travel partners who feel similarly.

I have particular expertise in planning family vacations, honeymoons and bucket-list adventures. I specialize in a wide variety of destinations including: Alaska, Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Antarctica, France, Fiji, Tahiti, Canada, Mexico and the USA National Parks.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Annie

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Rose was wonderful to work with. She gave me several options of itineraries and worked with my limitations and specifications for what I was looking for. She was very helpful in booking the trip and made me feel like I was completely taken care of. I look forward to booking future trips with her soon!

National parks

By: Tara

Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2017

Very easy and thorough . A pleasure to work with

Recommend Rose

By: Emily

Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2019

Rose was awesome! She booked my husband and I's honeymoon and made everything so easy! We would definitely recommend Rose to others. Rose was very easy to get in touch with and communicate with, she listened to what we wanted and planned the perfect trip.

Couldn't have been happier

By: Linds

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2019

We loved working with Rose on our trip to Wailea. She gave us lots of information on the available choices and helped us make our decision. Loved all of the perks she was able to offer as well.


By: GS

Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2019

Rose did an outstanding job with helping us book our honeymoon. She was very attentive to detail and worked very hard on our behalf to make our trip special. We planned on staying at several resorts in the Caribbean, but one resort unexpectedly closed for renovations. Rose jumped on this, got us a full refund, and found us alternative accommodations which proved to be much, much better. Can’t recommend her enough, and I look forward to booking another trip with her very soon. Thanks.

Thank you!!

By: Sierra

Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2019

We used Rose to book our honeymoon and she made the entire process very easy and seamless! We had multiple different countries we were looking at and she priced out the best places w/pros & cons. We ended up going to Hawaii and we are so happy we did! Will definitely use Rose for all our future trips, she was fantastic!

Another great trip!

By: lindsa

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2019

We had another great trip planned by Rose. We can't wait for our next one. She was so responsive when someone in our group didn't get what they wanted. The small touches she arranged for my husband's birthday were really really nice.

Couldn't have asked for a better spot!

By: Linds

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

Always love working with Rose on our trips.

Attentive and responsive

By: JmmInHI

Reviewed on: 16 Dec 2019

We have just started working with Rose in booking several four seasons stays and she has been very attentive in letting the hotel know our preferences and been able to get is preferable upgrades

Garza Blanca

By: Jamie Carter

Reviewed on: 05 Jan 2020

Good - and would use her again

Knowledgeable and dependable!

By: Charles Abraham

Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2020

Working with Rose is easy and efficient. She carefully listened to what I was looking for in my Cabo San Lucas trip, and used her knowledge base and experience to plan the perfect vacation!

Working with Rose O'Connor, 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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  • Kenya
  • Botswana
  • Indonesia
  • French Polynesia
  • Fiji
  • United States - Hawaii
  • France
  • United States - Alaska
  • Morocco
  • Maldives
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom