Laura Epstein 

Atlanta, GA United States
SmartFlyer (945)
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Family Travel
  • Beach & Sun
  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoons
  • Hotels


Destinations
  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2009
Languages
  • English

My Background

Stemming from a lifelong passion for the world, Laura is eager to help others realize their dreams of travel through her work as a travel advisor and was named one of 2010’s top “30 Under 30” travel agents in the country by Travel Agent Magazine. Laura is continuously inspired through her travels, with her ultimate goal being to have her clients return home with a greater cultural understanding, as well as memories that will last a lifetime. Laura is passionate about educating clients, especially those among a younger generation, about the advantages of using a travel advisor. She has planned such trips for clients’ as honeymoons to the Maldives and the British Virgin Islands, long weekend getaways to California wine country and Amelia Island and three week tours Europe and South America. 

Laura was recently named as one of Condé Nast Traveler's Top Travel Specialists for 2013 as the specialist for the Southeast United States.


Places I Have Traveled


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Wonderful Weekend

By: Meaghan


Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2015

My family and I had a wonderful weekend at the Ritz in Amelia. Laura helped us by booking our room and setting us up with some wonderful treats (wine in our room, credit at the spa, and credit at the breakfast cafe). As expected the customer service was amazing. We never wanted for anything. The weather was perfect which was a huge bonus. Thank you!
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Outstanding Agent !!

By: Mike S


Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2015

I greatly enjoyed working with Laura. She was extremely quick to respond via email when planning the trip. She was very responsive to my trip requests. And my trip was a HUGE success. It couldn't have been planned any more accurate to what I wanted.

Outstanding service again

By: BBCheney


Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2015

Another great trip with Laur! She's the best to deal with for all of our vacation needs.

Great Guidance

By: E&R


Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2016

Laura helped us plan an excellent trip to the city of London then the Cotswolds. We have not met Laura in person and this was our first trip planning experience with her. Having never been to either of these locations we expressed our desires for this specific trip and how we like to travel. She nailed it! Both hotels were exactly as we wanted and expected and the overall guidance about planning the trip was great, especially given the little information we provided her to go on. We will be calling Laura again soon for our next trip. Thank you!

Relaxing

By: Waldco


Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2016

Laura, Thank you for your help in planning our recent trip to Jumby Bay. The experience was smooth and the APP came in very handy. Our stay was excellent and while we did have a snafu here and there, you and your team handled it very well and the overall outcome was very good. Thank you again, David

Wonderful service!

By: Reed


Reviewed on: 15 Mar 2016

Laura has helped us with many reservations and we are always so happy with our travel arrangements and accommodations. She is great about checking in to make sure our travel documents are current and that our dinner and spa reservations are made. We just got home and are looking forward to booking our next trip with her.

Amazing!

By: Jana


Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2016

Laura is simply amazing. She helps from the biggest to smallest trips and ensures a customer has all aspects of their trip planned. I would recommend her to anyone!

First class service!

By: MaryBeth


Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2016

Laura met our families every need in a short time frame. She was resourceful and immediately responsive creating trip options to meet our family's unique needs. She has excellent customer service skills. She identified saving opportunitities. She was very patient and was organized in communicating deadlines. I wouldn't hesitate in going back to Laura to organize another trip for us and friends.

Excellent trip planning

By: Steph7


Reviewed on: 21 May 2016

Laura did an amazing job planning our trip to Miraval! She made sure we were able to get the best package available for what we wanted. Our trip and stay at the resort was seamless.
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Great booking experience

By: ATL2FL


Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2016

Our experience was great. So easy to book. Same rates as online plus we were offered a free upgrade to a suite, a 100 spa credit as well as free bfast for 2.
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Wonderful Travel Agent

By: Lesleymo


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2016

Laura is an exceptional travel agent! She helped us book a romantic getaway in St. Lucia at Jade Mountain! Her expertise throughout the process and knowledge made our planning a breeze! We will definitely use Laura to book our trips in the future!
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Excellent Friendly Service and Upgrades/Amenities

By: ATL Mike


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2016

Laura helped me plan a short trip to Las Vegas. She responded promptly to my emails, offered advice only after asking enough questions to determine my wants and needs, and obtained great rates. She clearly and succinctly explained the upgrades that I would receive by booking with her (room upgrade, free in-room breakfast, $100 spa credit). Everything went smoothly at check-in. She is a real professional. I imtend to rely on her advice and book through her whenever I am planning a nice trip.
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Memorable Trip to France & England

By: Emily


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2016

Laura helped my husband and I plan a memorable trip for our 10th Anniversary. She went above and beyond as we were planning our trip helping match our requests with reality and being respectful of our budget. She recommended a great design for the number of places we wanted to visit and the order in which to visit them. She found some fun things, like a private tour of Paris and Champagne valley, that we wouldn't have scheduled on our own; we learned so much and it helped us get the most out of our stay. Our accommodations were great and our meals were delicious. Our trip was amazing. The itinerary app was a life saver. We can't wait to plan our next trip with Laura!
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Amazing trip - stress free thanks to Laura!

By: TracyandRusty


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2016

We recently returned from our trip to Sicily and it was amazing. Not only was the country beautiful, but the trip was stress free thanks to Laura and her team. We loved Grand Hotel Timeo and the wine tasting that she arranged was spectacular. It was a private tasting experience and we loved every minute. The car services that she arranged throughout the week were always on time and the drivers were great. I can't say enough great things about the trip and how much we appreciate all that Laura did to make the trip spectacular. We won't book another trip without her!
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Awesome UK Family Vaca

By: Bess


Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2016

Laura provided us with a great family vacation in England. Our kids ages 4,7, and 8 all enjoyed a great vacation and will always remember this vacation. We had excellent guides and hotels. It was truly a great experience and I could not recommend Laura enough.
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Well thought through honeymoon

By: EastCapDwellers


Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2016

Laura put together a well thought out plan for our amazing honeymoon to South Africa. From the first preview of a plan to the day we left we were taken care of. The trip was a breeze and we got to do everything we had wanted to. The next time we go back Laura will be our first stop.
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Perfect Birthday Trip

By: MRU


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2016

Thank you Laura for recommending Round Hill to us. We had the perfect trip. We can't thank you enough for everything you did.
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Seamless

By: bgaiiso


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

My wife and I went on a 2 week trip to English countryside for our birthday. We hadn't travelled internationally since our kids were born. While we didn't originally envision English countryside for what we wanted out of our trip, but it ended up being everything we wanted and the arrangements were such that we never had a concern. We couldn't be happier.
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Pacific NW trip

By: Annie


Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

Laura and her team were amazing. We had the best vacation, with expertly picked restaurants, hotels and trips.
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Wouldn't Plan a Trip without Them!

By: Lesley


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Laura and Angie are simply the best! This is the second trip they have planned for us this year! And, I can't tell you how smooth they make the planning process as well as the trip! We surprised our children with a trip to NYC for a long weekend! They made the perfect hotel recommendation and literally scheduled every detail of our trip including tours, museums, shows, and restaurants! Can't imagine booking a trip without them! Highly recommend!
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Wonderful experience

By: SuzyP


Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2016

After many trips to many Disney hotels we decided to check out an on property "off property " hotel. Our experience was magical. From the moment we arrived every need was met. The children loved the pools and the breakfast, and I loved the room and the staff. I highly recommend this hotel. Rose was the best.
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A Travel Advisor You Can Trust

By: Maureen Lev


Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2017

Laura is a fountain of information and a diligent planner. She makes planning a vacation stress-free and always offers good alternatives. I am confident when she makes my arrangements. She never lets you down!

Italy

By: J&R


Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

Laura’s and Angie’s responses were always very prompt and they made excellent recommendations, which contributed to a fantastic vacation.

Italy Trip

By: Todd Harris


Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2017

She was awesome. We definitely plan to use her again.

Very pleased!

By: Kim


Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2017

Laura has been incredibly pleasant to work with and very helpful and responsive on both trips she has planned for us so far. The properties Laura chose were exactly what we were looking for and we got VIP treatment because we booked through her. I highly recommend Laura for travel planning and look forward to using her again in the future.

London Thanksgiving '17 trip

By: Ben Gold


Reviewed on: 11 Dec 2017

Laura - was incredible - easy to access - answered questions day and night and always had resources to go to for questions that she wasn't able to answer. She was incredible helpful and put together an incredible trip - including hotel and travel for me and my family. Can't say enough positive about Laura and her staff.

Flawless Planning and Execution

By: mackenna.m.white@gmail.com


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2018

Laura Epstein and Ali White were great! My sister and I wanted to take a trip but we didn’t know where to, Laura and Ali found us several amazing spots to choose from. They did everything from start to finish, making sure we were informed and ready to go! I can’t recommend them enough. I know l will be using them again, hopefully soon!

Laura and the SmartFlyer Team

By: Darren


Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2018

Laura provides a truly professional service and genuinely cares about her clients' travel experiences. It is a pleasure dealing with Laura and the SmartFlyer team and we look forward to a long association with them.

Australia

By: Brad


Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2018

Amazing as always. Love working with Laura and her team!

Fabulous Experience as Always

By: Lesley


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2018

Laura has always done a fabulous job booking our trips! She planned this last minute 8 day trip to London, England in weeks with a smile! Her staff is equally as professional and helpful. From the hotels to the tours, our entire family (including 8 and 10 year old) were very pleased!

Perfect Ski Trip

By: Meredith


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2018

Another fabulous trip thanks to Laura’s help!

Angie Smith and Laura Epstein are the best!!!

By: Angie


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2018

Our last-minute trip to the Ritz Oconee went off without a hitch thanks to Angie and Laura! The special touches, including wine and cheese upon arrival, got us into "vacation relaxation" mode the moment we crossed the threshold of our room. I'd highly recommend!!

Our Manager of Details

By: Sarah


Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2018

We have worked with Laura on two trips, one of which is completed. Everything went perfectly smooth in a trip with lots of moving parts, such as being met at a small airport in southern Argentina to be driven into Chile and being met in Buenos Aires and driven to a second airport. She also arranged two days of individual tours in Patagonia, working with the a very good local company. Laura attends to details and doesn't drop the ball when she is making arrangements for her clients. We are looking forward to our upcoming trip knowing that all of our flights have been well taken care of.

Round Hill Jamaica

By: RHR


Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2018

Everything about the trip went smoothly with Laura’s help. We were given early check in and a late check out as a courtesy because of her.our transfers ran smoothly. Laura is very organized and we try to use whenever we can.

Gasparilla

By: Ashley


Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2018

It was great...she was very responsive.

Harbour Island

By: Caelyn


Reviewed on: 29 May 2018

Working with Laura was fantastic! I have never used a travel advisor to book a trip and Laura exceeded all expectations. She made the process so easy and stress free and all of her recommendations were wonderful. She was quick to respond and was great about communicating throughout the planning stage and even while we were on our trip. I'd highly recommend Laura and will definitely be referring her to others.

Laura's Great

By: David P.


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2018

Laura and Angie always do everything first class, and the best is that they always deliver special deals and special treats that are always appreciated.

VIP treatment

By: Shelley M.


Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2018

Laura was awesome to work with and even responded to me while she was in Ireland! Not only did she save me a lot of money (free breakfast everyday, spa credit, better rates) but we were upgraded to a huge suite. Our trip was perfect!

5 Star Travel Agent

By: MLEV


Reviewed on: 07 May 2018

I have been working with Laura for several years and she is consistently knowledgeable, efficient, and pleasant to work with. She is a good source for private guides and offers excellent travel advice.

Turks and Caicos

By: ksp


Reviewed on: 08 May 2018

I worked mostly with Alison on our trip to Turks and Caicos. She made everything very easy. She was responsive and quick. We were pleased with all of her recommendations.

Amazing experience!

By: Hankey


Reviewed on: 13 May 2018

They were so great! I will use them for all my trips moving forward! They made it so smooth and easy managing everything from hotels to transportation, excursions and more! They were super organized, VERY responsive and out of this world customer service. I saved probably $600 and got a free upgrade on my room. So you get someone to do all the work and save money....no brainer! Thanks guys!

Knowledgeable, courteous & responsive

By: Elizabeth


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2018

As always, Laura does not disappoint. She and her team tended to every detail - including ones we didn’t think of - to ensure we had an itinerary suited to our preferences, and top notch lodging and travel services. She’s incredibly responsive and knowledgeable. Our trips always go better when we work with Laura- and our travel partners agree!

Working with Laura Epstein, 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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