David Petlin 

San Francisco, CA United States
Flair Travel, an independent affiliate of Montrose Travel
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Travel Specialties
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Entertainment
  • Independent Tours
  • LGBT Travel
  • Food & Wine

  • Bahamas
  • Spain
  • Mexico
  • United States - All
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Flair Travel is your destination for no-fee boutique travel service with unparalleled attention to detail! Owner, David Petlin has over 25 years of hospitality and customer experience including training from Disney Theme Parks. David formally holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Flair Travel was born out a pure love for traveling the globe and sharing once in a lifetime experiences with friends and family whether traveling near or far. In owner, David’s own words, “I love to travel! I have been travelling my whole life and in the past 10 years I have journeyed on 20+ cruises and spent more than 100 days at sea. I want to share my love of travel with my clients. My goal is simple, make booking travel simple, fee free, and all the while providing superior customer service.Your time is valuable, let me do the work and find the best value for you.”

Our North Star -

Travel connects us. We help our clients discover the world, one journey at a time.

Our Mission Statement -

To connect each of our clients to custom-curated travel experiences big and small, while delivering exceptional VIP service and travel expertise.

Our Guiding Principles

We are a boutique travel agency and a proud small business, founded in San Francisco, California. We listen and get to know our clients and match the perfect experience suited for them. Be it one night at a hotel or a luxury trip around the world, Flair Travel values our clients and their business.

We are committed to a deep personal connection with industry leaders and suppliers that provide our clients with the highest level of service while travelling. Owner, David Petlin believes keeping current in the industry with a heightened focus on cruises to being the best travel professional for you!

We have dedicated ourselves to constant improvement through professional development. Flair is recognized and certified by the Cruise Lines International Association as a Certified Cruise Counsellor. Beyond formal classes, we dedicate time to direct experiences at live demonstrations and site visits all over the world - allowing us to get first hand peaks at many destinations.

We believe in diversity with our clients and in the human experience. We see travel as a way of bridging the gap of knowledge in cultures and people around the world. We treat our clients and suppliers with the utmost inclusive respect and give all individuals, regardless of background, a sense of welcome and belonging with Flair Travel.

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  • - 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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