Shonah Rabman 

Glencoe, IL United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Adventure
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari


Destinations
  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
1980
Languages
  • English

My Background

Planning great travel adventures and helping my clients create special memories are the reason I love being in this industry. There is always something new and exciting!

  

Places I Have Traveled


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Fantastic

By: fhz


Reviewed on: 24 Dec 2013

Shonah is wonderful! We have never been disappointed by the trips she has done for us and she has come through for us when we've been in a bind. I highy recommend her!

Highly Recommended

By: ADL


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2014

We were recently on a trip to Panama that Shonah planned for us. The trip was great. All the transfers and excursions were well planned. We wanted to change hotels early and she contacted the hotels and made that happen for us. We have used Shonah before and will continue to in the future.

Great for business and personal trips.

By: Steve60


Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2014

Shonah responds very promptly to calls. She provides several options to choose from and makes great recommendations. All the paperwork is thorough and complete. I have used her many times and will continue to do so in the future.

Paradise Found Quickly!

By: Njoylife


Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2014

We gave Shonah the challenge to send us on a five-day vacation, somewhere with warm sunshine & total relaxation--next week!  She gave us a few options and recommended a resort in the Caribbean that exceeded our expectations.   We had a wonderful, refreshing vacation that we will long remember.  Thank you, Shonah!

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By: patti


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2014

The trip was great. We loved the trip up North and the day trips offered in the International Kitchens program were terrific. The cooking school as more of a demonstration than hands on cooking school. There were three serious cooks in the group that left wanting more - but the others were satisfied. I would suggest IK offers a more intense program for those who want to really cook. But nonetheless we so enjoyed our Chef, Joan. Loved learning about the fish auction too. Our guide Jordi was very accommodating and took us to some of the places only he knew having grown up in one of the small towns. He was the type of guide that answered questions when asked - and was great one-on-one. He didn't always make an effort to point things out as we were driving - but I think it was more of a language barrier than a lack of knowledge. A lovely man. Barcelona was great - easy city to get around in and our guide Susanna was very good and I would recommend her to others.

Perfect hotel in NYC!

By: Njoytravel


Reviewed on: 10 Nov 2014

In planning a last-minute trip to NYC, Shonah found us a perfect hotel--and it was the (busy) weekend of the NY Marathon. The Hotel Plaza Athenee was lovely, in the neighborhood we wanted, and we would return.

wonderful as alaways!

By: FHZ


Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2014

Shonah planned our trip and didn't miss a beat. She is always so thourough and insures we have everyting taken care of. We are grateful that she continues to do a fantastic job!

Great service and advice

By: Twirpy


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2015

We have used Shonah for several years and have found her so helpful in meeting our family's needs when when helping us choose a travel destination. She has also gotten us some really great deals with several really nice properties as a Virtuoso member. My husband also has used her for years for his business travel and has been very happy. Thanks Shonah!

Another fabulous trip

By: Ls58


Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2015

We have booked many trips with Shonah. Her planning and advice are always excellent. She knows what our family likes and her recommendations are always spot on. I'll be working with her again soon on our next adventure.

Shonah knows her hotels!

By: Luisa36


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

The recommendation of the Corinthia Hotel in London was spot on. A wonderful hotel! Our room was superbly comfortable. (And, the Corinthia will bill in US Dollars, avoiding conversion fees charged by the credit card company.) Thanks again, Shonah!

Another great trip

By: Lsr


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Another wonderful experience. Good advice, great hotels - a wonderful family vacation

Excellent recommendations

By: ls58


Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2015

Our family has used Shonah to plan many trips. Her advice is always relevant, her suggestions always accommodate our family needs and the planning is seamless. Another flawless trip - thanks!

Perfect Vacation!

By: Nia73


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2015

Shonah planned the most amazing vacation for us in Europe! The itinerary and hotel recommendations were wonderful! I cant say enough about her detail to planning and how much fun we had while away!

Happy cruising!

By: Lyn13


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2015

Loved the Veendam--friendly and attentive crew, good food, comfortable accommodations, and a lot of talented musicians for our evening entertainment. We found Quebec charming, enjoyed the Bell Museum in Baddeck, and were happy to have had the opportunity to see Acadia National Park. All in all, a relaxing and enjoyable seven days. Lyn13 ,

Great trip

By: Alev


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2016

We have traveled extensively and Argentina was one of the best trips we have taken. Shonah booked our lodging, tours and transfers. All went off without a hitch.

Competent, friendly and professional

By: DianeK


Reviewed on: 29 Feb 2016

Shonah made my vacation fantastic. Her attention to detail was of the highest quality. My treatment at the hotel was above and beyond because of her efforts.

Amazingly Planned Trip

By: migdow02


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2016

Shonah was truly unbelievable to work with! her recommentdations were flawless and helped to create some of the best memories from our whole trip! She was also incredibly respectful of our budget needs and we were able to travel quite luxuriously without breaking the bank. We will definitely look to Shonah again once we are planning snother trip and will definitely recommend her to all our family and friends!

Chicago/Denver/Tulum

By: CH


Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2016

As usual the arrangements you made all worked beautifully; even Frontier to Cancun was a fine option for the time we wanted to fly, thanks CH

Awesome!

By: Franny


Reviewed on: 04 Jan 2017

Shonah planned & executed a fantastic trip for my family. Everything was planned in every detail.

Expert service

By: Gary2016


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2017

The service was excellent. All of our travels were done well in advance and all requested items were ready at our vacation location. I highly recommend Shonah Rabman.

A Great Trip to Maui

By: Chip


Reviewed on: 05 May 2017

We have worked with Shonah for many years on many of our trips. Our trip to Maui was the latest. Everything went very smoothly down to the last detail. American Airlines does a great job, our hotel was excellent and the weather was perfect. Shonah can't control the weather, but her expertise ensured a wonderful week in Maui. We will contact her again as we plan our next trip!

Portugal

By: Alev


Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2017

Shonah booked a great trip fr us. All the plans went off flawlessly. She has booked many trips for us and continues to do a marvelous job.

Thailand

By: HQ


Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2018

Great, she made sure everything was taken care of from start to finish.

Unconditional endorsement of Shonah

By: Oscar


Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2018

It was great. Shonah took care of everything. She understood my needs and went above and beyond to make sure I had smooth travels.

Excellent

By: Mhh


Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2018

A wonderful expierience

Trip to Peru

By: Nia


Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2018

Shonah is great to work with! She planned an amazing trip to Peru and I will definitely be using her for all future travel plans!

Wonderful Trip to Belize

By: DK


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2019

Shonah was excellent with guidance and suggestions for our eight day trip to Belize. Shonah made sure all our plans were in order prior to leaving, and sure enough, the trip went off without a hitch. We very much appreciated Shonah's advice and look forward working with her again!

5 Star Travel Agent

By: Pat


Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2019

She is absolutely the best travel agent. Very knowledgeable on international travel with excellent follow through. Always puts in the extra effort to enhance the travel experience to make it enjoyable and running smoothly. Thinks of every detail and offers valuable suggestions, time saving tips and country specific travel needs. Excellent recommendations on hotels world-wide.

Hotel Mousai

By: Brent Weiss


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2019

Fantastic, Shonah exceeded our expectations.

Long -Time - Relationship

By: LAF


Reviewed on: 22 Feb 2019

My wife and I have been working with Shonah for many years -- from the time when we were traveling with our small children on family vacations -- to today, now that we are retired. She has always provided good ideas and locations for travel and excellent service to make the trip happen. Our trip to the Bahamas and the Baha Mar resort is the latest example. LAF

Shonah Rabman

By: laurie


Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2019

Shonah took care of our reservations at Rancho Valencia and at Banyon Tree Mayakoba. We were able to check in early and received wonderful service on both trips. Both hotels were very generous with the Virtuoso "treats" that appeared in our room many days. I would always want to book our virtuoso hotels with Shonah. Laurie Levin

Happy in PV

By: Stevie


Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2019

Shonah booked our recent trip to Puerto Vallarta and it was great. United Flight was comfortable as we had an empty seat between us. I like aisle which I had round trip. We use Shonah for our annual warm weather get away. Muy Bien!

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