Betsy Bouche 

Somerville, MA United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Safari
  • Sports & Outdoors
  • Independent Tours

Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

A little over 30 years ago, I stood on the back deck of a cruise ship. My friend turned to me and said, "Let's be travel agents and travel the world". The home PC was bringing my many years as a typesetter to a close, so on a whim I said "OK, let's do it". Maybe not the best way to choose a new career, but sometimes things just work out right.

In the years since, I've arranged trips to nearly every part of the world. My true love, though, is active & adventure travel, and sustainable travel. We didn't use the word back then, but I learned and lived sustainability as a child at a middle-school/farm in the Adirondacks. It's exciting to see sustainable & responsible tourism become a priority in travel.

I have a specialty in Latin America, as well as Scandinavia, Australia & New Zealand, small-ship cruising and Canada. And of course, my New England home (don't forget you can call me for those local weekend trips). Among my certifications are Peru Specialist, Ecuador Specialist, Arctic Kingdom Certified Polar Advisor, Tauck Certified Agent and UnCruise Adventurist.

Wherever I am, my knitting is always close by. On my travels you'll see me in small shops & markets checking out local yarn. I love all things fiber arts, textiles and artisan-made. If you do, too, let me know. I have some special places and experiences up my sleeve for you.

I haven't traveled the whole world yet like we thought we would, way back when on the deck of that cruise ship. My list is still long. But I've made footprints on 6 continents so far – Antarctica, I'm looking at you!

Places I Have Traveled

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By: FrederickR

Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2016

Betsy helped me organize a family gathering with multiple points of departure. She was able to find travel times and schedules that made for a minimal of downtime waiting for airport arrivals. Thought through everyone's needs, perfect advice on rental car, and minor details that made bringing everyone together easy.

Thorough Research!

By: Jess

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2017

Betsy always takes the time to find the best flights at the best prices. Her years of experience yield great results, delivered in a no-pressure helpful way.

Patient and Resourceful

By: Kris

Reviewed on: 31 Mar 2017

I recommend Betsy. She has a huge personal knowledge base of interesting places to go, cool places to stay and a broad range of things to do. She is thoughtful and patient throughout the planning process and is mindful of budget and other travel considerations. I will use her again!!


By: Jess

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

Always the best decision to call Betsy. She takes the time to find the best flights for the time requested, and provides multiple options.

Betsy is Awesome!

By: Laura

Reviewed on: 11 Nov 2017

I have worked with Betsy for many years at this point (~12+ years). She always handles my travel needs with enthusiasm and a desire to find the best plan for my trip. Betsy is my go-to person especially when my plans get complicated or I am traveling with others with complicated plans. I'd much rather call Betsy than spend endless hours on my own (with time I don't have) trying to find the best deal or perfect flights. On my recent trip to France the flights Betsy found me worked out great and for an amazing price. She has all my info such as passport, seating preferences etc. so once we have settled on an itinerary it is so easy to complete the plan. I've never had a single issue at airports when booking with Betsy. I heartily recommend Betsy and her wealth and years of experience!

Got out in timr

By: Annr

Reviewed on: 03 Apr 2018

Betsy got us out the Monday before the storm. She got us a room in Ft Myers for the night. What could have been a disaster turned out to be a great vacation. She was available all Monday evening making sure we got on the plane ok. She is great!

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  • Peru
  • Norway
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  • Canada
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  • New Zealand
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