Paula Iwanski 

Orlando, United States
An independent affiliate of Odyssey Travel - ORMOND BEACH
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Food & Wine
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Sports & Outdoors
  • Culture, History & Arts


Destinations
  • Puerto Rico
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
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Selling Travel Since
2017
Languages
  • English

My Background

Paula Iwanski is the lead travel artist, Virtuoso Wanderlist and Scotland Specialist and founder of the Art of Travel Company an affiliate of Odyssey Travel. Having planned vacations for her discriminating family of six, she's traveled to 39 states, multiple Caribbean Islands and European countries and wanted to share her passion and expertise in travel. A Veteran of the United States Air Force with over 20 years experience in marketing, sales, and event planning, she has learned the intricacies of niche travel markets. Working with Fortune 500 companies, and for the iconic media brands Islands, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Caribbean Travel & Life, Scuba, Sport Diver, SAVEUR, Field & Stream, and Outdoor Life magazines, she’s traveled the world turning every experience into her own travel masterpiece. Fueled by the passion to design individualized, unique travel experiences, Paula selectively crafts each itinerary, getting to know you personally, understanding your mood, to create your own collection of travel and vacation adventures.

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Virtuoso Wanderlist Specialist

Reviews and Recommendations for Paula Iwanski

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Awesome vacation!

By: Lyn and Jeff


Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2018

It was a pleasure working with Paula. We had a fabulous vacation and would highly recommend Paula to friends and family. She is very professional and helpful.

Paula is the best!

By: Kelli


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2018

Paula was an amazing advisor to work with. She asked all the right questions and took into account everything we were looking for including working in our budget. She gave us four amazing detailed vacation options. She dealt with all our million questions and went above and beyond with sending us suggestions for excursions, restaurants, etc. Most importantly when we had flight issues she was on the line immediately with the airline rescheduling and setting us up with everything we needed.

Disney trip

By: Cinderella


Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2018

Paula was excellent will definitely use her again and I am spreading the word to friends and family to use her with any of their upcoming trips. She is very knowledgeable of her job. Checked on us during the trip, some problems with Disney that had nothing to do with Paula she did her part but Disney’s technology is terrible. You have gained a sanit to work for ur company she is simply the best👍🏻👍🏻

No Worries

By: Pamo


Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2019

Paula listened to what we wanted for our fun girls trip. She planned a fabulous dinner at a local gem of a restaurant, put together extras (can you say champagne and chocolate covered strawberries?) for a special added touch. The location was everything we asked for with easy transfers to/from. She took the worry out of the trip and we got to concentrate on the sun, fun and relaxation piece. Paula is the best!

Amazing service - attention to details

By: Ginger


Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2019

Paula was/is amazing! She really takes the time to plan out great trips for myself and a group of friends. Making sure that she finds us perfect activities that we would all enjoy. This is the 3rd year in a row that we have entrusted Paula to plan our annual girls trip. We will continue to have her as our go to trip advisor/Travel agent.

Great trip

By: HI


Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2019

Very good - was available for any questions I had and kept me in the loop with different stages of trip.

Perfect vacation from start to finish!

By: Kris


Reviewed on: 13 Jun 2019

Paula is amazing!! I wanted to take our family to visit a new location but did not have much lead or research time due to our busy schedules. After explaining what I wanted, she worked with us and found just what we were looking for within our budget. The area/resort she suggested was perfect and we couldn't have asked for a better vacation!!! Paula is extremely knowledgeable about many areas, very patient and kept us updated throughout the process . We will absolutely use her knowledge and assistance to book our future trips and will HIGHLY recommend her to friends, family and even strangers!!! :)

Thanks Paula!!

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 16 Jun 2019

Paula was great. Quick to respond to our indecisive travel requests. Helped us focus on a great trip

Greatest travel agent ever

By: Mav


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2019

Thank you thank you thank you! Paula you did an amazing job of planning this entire 15 day trip through multiple European countries. You chose fabulous tours and selected the perfect locations for our hotel accommodations which were located perfectly to our preferences. I will be recommending you to other travelers that I know and I will be calling you again on my next expedition. Thank you again you are amazing.

Fabulous Travel Advisor

By: Paige


Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2019

What does Paula do for you in planning your trip!??... EVERYTHING!! Our family has used Paula to plan many trips, and it has been seamless every time! She truly makes your trip 100x more enjoyable by researching excursions tailored to your personal interests! Paula goes beyond the touristy attractions for the best experience possible!

Greece

By: Stephanie Howard


Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2019

Paula was amazing to work with. She was thorough and organized every step of the way. My itinerary was flawless from beginning to end. I traveled for 2 weeks to multiple locations while on my trip to Greece. There were many moving parts and every one was exceptional. Paula is very knowledgeable with travel. She gave me so many suggestions from hotels to drivers that I used and it made my trip that much more enjoyable. I can't wait to plan another vacation with Paula. I would recommend her to anyone.

Barcelona and the coast

By: The Urowskys


Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2019

Paula was fantastic! She was so easy to work with because she listened to what we wanted and worked hard to find out our likes and dislikes. She was creative and resourceful. Everything was incredibly organized and all of the vendors she used were spectacular. We will start planning our next adventure to Greece with Paula and all future excursions!!!

Scotland Golf

By: sle


Reviewed on: 01 Nov 2019

Paula was amazing! She asked a lot of questions to understand exactly what type of vacation we were looking for and then put together a trip that was absolutely perfect. We knew we wanted a golf vacation and we wanted the full experience of playing golf in Scotland. Paula supplied us with information and recommended a golf excursion that included some of the most historic and iconic golf courses throughout Scotland. Her knowledge of the country, combined with knowing what courses to play made for a wonderful trip. We're already planning on going back and we're definitely having Paula plan our trip.

Captiva Island

By: Captiva Island


Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2019

Love her. She is personable and relatable and lovely.

UK and Ireland Holiday

By: Randy


Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2019

Paula is very knowledgable, detail oriented and a delightful pleasure to work with.

New Year Trip to Antigua

By: Laura


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2020

Wonderful! Paula takes the time to get to know exactly what makes you tick, and what your travel priorities are. Then she builds a trip that meets every request!

Best travel planner

By: LCinOrlando


Reviewed on: 23 Jan 2020

Paula not only helped us with our vacation plans, but also made excellent recommendations, gave us great advice, got us a few great specials, and was even available while we were away.

Napa Trip

By: Jeff


Reviewed on: 24 Jan 2020

Paula was great. Very detailed and helpful with every aspect of the trip

Paula Iwanski

By: Niki


Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2020

Working with Paula was wonderful!!

Wedding in Scotland

By: Cacee & Josh Pollard


Reviewed on: 01 Mar 2020

My finance Josh and I were interested in eloping to Scotland. So we reached out to Paula in early October with the hopes of a December ceremony. Paula replied immediately with great enthusiasm. She made it a point to get to know us and find out exactly what we wanted for our special occasion. Paula took great time and care planning absolutely every detail. All we had to do was pack our bags and get to the airport. Once we arrived in Scotland our transportation was ready and waiting and the accommodations were more than we could have imagined. She also gave us excellent recommendations for restaurants and sites to see while staying Edinburgh and Sterling. The venue where our ceremony took place was something out of a fairy tale. Paula was also an excellent resource for our florist and wedding photographer. I would highly recommend her services to anyone planning a trip abroad. We were extremely pleased with her services and attentiveness. We could never express our full appreciation!

Awesome Trip

By: Jeff H


Reviewed on: 01 Mar 2020

Great ! Very detailed and helpful. Always available for questions. Thought and did things for us that we could never of done ourselves online. Thanks Paula !!!

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